James Michael Gentile

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The 1 Chicken Recipe You'll Want to Make From Oprah's Latest Cookbook

Art Smith's Unfried Chicken<p>Notes<p>If you don’t want the calories of Art Smith’s fried chicken, his unfried chicken is a pretty terrific alternative — super crunchy, so the first bite has that crackle on the outside that you’re looking for and the tender, juicy, steaming meat on the inside and, well, …

20 Pieces of Writing Advice from William Faulkner

William Faulkner is one of the best writers America has ever produced, with a distinctive voice and a relentless intelligence that earned him a Nobel …

Literature

9 Surprising Signs You May Be Smarter Than Average

Researchers found that a higher IQ score could be an indicator of some curious behaviors.<p>Conventional wisdom may point to smart people having advanced levels of cognition, creativity, or emotional intelligence, but if you ever wondered whether you belong with the brainy bunch, these nine signs may …

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People

How to make a great first impression -- and a great lasting impression.<p>There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely …

8 things to do before bed to have a better day tomorrow

The mega-successful wake up at dawn every day, conquering the world many times over, while everyone else is still fumbling around in the kitchen for a coffee filter.<p>I've developed some great morning routines too, but what about the other times of day? Don't they play equally important roles as well?<p>…

Sleep

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

4 Ways of Choosing Happiness from Within

<i>What makes you happy?</i><p>Reflect on what you’ve done today. <i>What do your behaviors say about your approach to happiness?</i><p>These are the question I usually …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …