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13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for just $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With this in mind, Udemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p><b>The deal ends on March 14 at 6 a.m. PST.</b><p>Below …

16 Productive Habits You Can Practice in Less Than 30 Minutes

Here are a few easy ways you can tweak your weekly routine to be healthier and happier.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Improving your life doesn't have to be about making one big gesture. Instead, it's something you …

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

The most hipster places in Europe

But there are some neighbourhoods where the recent influx of style and creativity is impossible to deny. These neighbourhoods make great places to …

Start Making Your Own Stock and Quit the Boxed Stuff for Good

The world finally figured out that broth—brodo, stock bouillon, whatever you call it—is more than just the base of a great soup: It's nourishing, restorative, and, above all, drinkably delicious.<p>It really is liquid gold. If you have good stock, you can transform almost any dish—from braises to …

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5 Ways Science Says Travel Improves Your Health and Well-Being

<b>By Wendy Perrin, TripAdvisor travel advocate</b><p>How many vacation days do you have left this year? If it's more than you can take in the two months remaining before year's end, you're hardly alone. Americans leave 429 million vacation days unused every year. In fact, as a nation we're taking a week's …

Cauliflower "Mashed Potatoes"

Substitute this low-calorie, low-fat puree for mashed potatoes or use it as a building block for a variety of meals, such as Cauliflower Risotto.

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Pocket Programming helps beginners polish their coding skills

Are any of you learning to code? It can be hard to get everything down at first, especially if you are an autodidact who learnt to code on his own. These are the users developer ffab0 is targeting with Pocket Programming – true beginners.<p>With that in mind, we have to tell you this app is not about …

Programming

The Hidden Toll of Frequent Business Travel | Inc.com

If your job requires frequent trips to the airport, then you already know what two professors in Europe have recently demonstrated about business travel: It's not as sexy as it seems to outsiders. In fact, there's an unhealthy dark side.<p>The academic research, summarized earlier this week in <i>The</i> …

Immune System

Employment Concentration by Metro: San Francisco

The mix of jobs in a metropolitan area has significant impacts on the local apartment market. For this reason, MPF Research has identified five U.S. …

San Francisco

If You Only Learn One Cake Recipe, Let it Be This One

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Can you count to 4? Great! You know a fantastic cake recipe.</i><p>My mother makes the best birthday cakes. …

Dessert

Advice for 20-Somethings From Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Geniuses

If you’re young and your career is in its early days, you’ve likely been privy to plenty of career truisms and clichés.<p>But if “follow your passion,” …

We are nearing peak bearishness in commodities

Commodities have been crushed in the last 5 years. Gold is down over 40%, silver is off 70%, copper is down 45%, oil is down 55% and the Bloomberg Commodity Index is down 60% from its 2008 peak.<p>We all know by now that many of the theories for owning commodities ended up being dead wrong. Anyone …

Investing

10 Bad Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional

<i>(Author’s note: Quite a few readers contacted me after this column was published. You made some really good points, and I listened. So, I wrote a sequel: 17 Simple Habits That Make You Look More Professional.)</i><p>Picture this. I was at a networking event last winter. It was cold outside, but quite warm …

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How To Become A Millionaire In The Next 5 Years

Want to become a millionaire? Making it happen in the next five years doesn't have to be a fantasy. That's the view of Steve Siebold, 50, author of <i>How Rich People Think</i>. Siebold, a self-made millionaire who consults for corporate sales teams and gives speeches across the country, says that in fact, …

Here's Who You Should Be Following on LinkedIn—No Matter Where You Are in Your Career

As most savvy job seekers and networkers know, LinkedIn’s usefulness goes far beyond your own profile. And even far beyond your contacts. It also has …

Figure Out Your Manager’s Communication Style

Effective communication takes a deft touch when you’re managing up. If your attempts to persuade are too obvious, they may not succeed. Yet you need to be deliberate in your approach.<p>As you engage with your boss in everyday activities, try to identify the messages behind her speech and behavior. …

Amazon Echo Is The First Artificial Intelligence You’ll Want At Home

Alexa could be your next personal assistant<p>Your home is about to get a whole lot smarter. On Monday, Amazon announced its artificially intelligent bluetooth speaker—the Amazon Echo—is being made publicly available for purchase. The Echo was first unveiled in November 2014, but it was sold on an …

Artificial Intelligence

3 things you won't learn about a job candidate from a resume

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service?<p>We all know the power of …

7 Books Arianna Huffington Wants You to Read for Personal Growth | Inc.com

In a society where a lack of sleep and burnout are worn as badges of honor, Arianna Huffington knows that there is a better way to find success and happiness.<p>While Huffington acknowledges that some people succeed despite exhausting themselves, no one succeeds because of it. "Many, many more people …

Biographies

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The Ultimate San Francisco Checklist

By College Tourist. Author Jenna Rice, University of Central Florida.<p><b>How to tackle a trip to one of the most iconic cities in both California and the world.</b><p>With so much to do in San Francisco, a visit to this west coast culture hub can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned traveler. From its …

Reduce Your Stress in Two Minutes a Day – Harvard Business Review

Bill Rielly had it all: a degree from West Point, an executive position at Microsoft, strong faith, a great family life, and plenty of money. He even …

12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident …

Self-improvement

Streaming music companies have had uneven success shifting ad-supported listeners to paid accounts

Streaming music companies have had uneven success shifting ad-supported listeners to more valuable paid monthly subscriptions, and this has created a drag on the entire digital music industry.<p>Paid-music streaming services account for a smaller share of revenue — and audience pool — than …

Digital Advertising

This DIY kit seeks to safeguard your Abode

Abode's customizable kit with optional monitoring claims to blend the very best of do-it-yourself and contract-based home security solutions.<p>You can organize most of today's home security offerings into two groups -- do-it-yourself kits like Scout and Viper Home and contract-based professional …

Smart Homes

17 Apps Every Modern Gentleman Should Have On His Phone

But now it's time to grow up.<p>Lucky for you, Business Insider is here to help you by turning your smartphone into an even more useful sidekick.<p>Covering everything from getting organized to buying liquor, we've put together a list of the 17 apps that every gentleman needs in 2014.

Is Twitter Going To Beat Linkedin At Becoming A Recruitment Powerhouse?

Twitter remains my favourite social network by far. Working out why I like it is sometimes hard, and there are times when it frustrates me beyond belief, but generally I live on it more than almost any other online service. What’s interesting to me, as someone who ranks Linkedin as his least …

Employment

The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, and tomato …

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