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Grill The Ultimate Bacon Burger! | Men's Health

You read that last part, right?<p>Meatloaf. Bacon. Burgers.<p>After shaping a mixture that includes ground sirloin and brisket, Schimoler’s team bastes the meatloaf with ketchup and then enrobes it with bacon. They bake the meatloaf, refrigerate it, slice the loaf into rounds, and then grill the slices …

The 20 Best DJ Mustard Tracks

DJ Mustard is running hip-hop.<p>It might not look like it on Billboard's hip-hop charts, although that's a deceptive measure these days; rap artists …

The No-Fail Way to Cook Steak (Hint: It Involves Butter)

<i>by Adina Steiman</i><p>By the end of summer, you've probably hit your fair share of barbecues, spent a fair amount of time at the grill, and made your way through an avalanche of (often contradictory) advice on how to master the time-honored art of outdoor cooking. But there's a truth that the most honest …

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17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

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Hondle

Part of our exhaustive list of the 83 Things You Need to Do Before You Die<p><i>Published in the April 2014 issue</i><p><b>A few years ago,</b> in the teeth of the downturn, I started hondling—partly out of necessity, but mostly just to see what happened. I angled for a better price on everything: cable TV, fruit, …

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Kicksdeals Highlights 15 Ways To Improve Your Online Sneaker Shopping Experience

When it comes to buying kicks online, sometimes it’s easy, while other times it's difficult. With that being said, the crew at KicksDeals.com …

Jump Start Your Motivation

<b>By Mari Selby</b><p>The secret to motivation for each of us may be a little bit like trying to find the proverbial and elusive, perhaps mythical fountain of youth. Important goals may seem to take a frustrating amount of time and effort to achieve. And the mere thought of such exertion can be enough to …

7 Reasons You Won't Ever Be Successful

Dear Business Owner,<p>I’m sorry I have to be the one to tell you.<p>It would have been better coming from one of your close friends, but since they didn’t do it, I guess it falls on me.<p>You see, you have a number of nasty habits that are keeping you from being the successful business owner you always …

14 Things Every Successful Person Has In Common

I’m constantly interviewing successful people here at Forbes. Since 2007, I’ve spoken to over 1,200 CEOs, celebrities, authors, politicians and even an astronaut. When speaking to these individuals, I always notice common traits that they all have, which lend to their success. I’ve boiled all of …

14 Things To Look For When You Go In For A Job Interview

You just arrived for a job interview. As you wait in the reception area your mind is racing. But instead of running through your rehearsed responses to possible questions <i>again</i>, use that time to survey the workplace. In fact, you should be keenly observant from the time you arrive until you say your …

The Eight Habits Of Extremely Successful Entrepreneurs

Great entrepreneurs don’t write great books. In fact, they don’t write many books at all.<p>Neither fact is surprising. Successful entrepreneurs are typically too busy innovating to write down much of anything. And on those rare occasions when they attempt to create a book, it’s filled with what they …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

16 Mistakes Employees Make When Trying To Get A Promotion

Asking for a promotion can be one of the most stressful experiences in your career–especially in today’s uncertain economy.<i>Why?</i> “Because you know you’re putting yourself at some level of risk,” says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and author of <i>Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant; How to</i> …

How To Be Respected And Liked

It’s probably no surprise to you that we most admire those who exude the right balance of strength and warmth, even if the notion runs counter to Machiavelli’s famous view that, “It is better to be feared than loved if you cannot be both.”<p>Like to learn how?<p>If you’re a woman or non-white this …

The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013

The experts agree: anyone can take a course in C++, but it’s not going to land you the job. The most in-demand jobs for the new year might be rooted in the booming computer industry, but it’s not only technical and programming chops that prospective hires should be showcasing.<p>“The most sought-after …

Exercise May Help Knees More Than Glucosamine And Chondroitin

If you're among the estimated 27 million Americans who suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee or hip, then perhaps you've tried the nutritional supplements glucosamine and chondroitin. They've been marketed for joint health for about 20 years, and sales are still brisk. But do they help?<p>Some horses …

Job-Hunting Dilemma: 5 Reasons Why You Didn't Make The Cut

<i>This is a guest post by Jorg Stegemann, a headhunter</i> <i>focusing on Europe.</i> <i>You can read his blog, “My Job Thoughts: Career Advice From a Headhunter</i><i>,” and follow him on Twitter. His past articles for FORBES include “Seven Things A Headhunter Won’t Tell You.”</i><p>In today’s tough economic climate, a lot of …

24 Extremely Delicious Slow Cooker Dinners

There's no better feeling than coming home after a long day to a great dinner that you've already made. Way to go, slow cooker. Way to go, self.

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6 Ways To Immediately Get Noticed At Work Without Self-Promotion

As the government shutdown enters another week, our political leaders are getting noticed for all the wrong reasons. They are taking stands that seem more about self-promotion and their own political careers, instead of doing what it takes for the betterment of a healthier whole – the nation and …

6 Tough Money Choices For Millennials -- And How To Make Them

Chicken or fish? Pepsi or Coke? Chocolate or vanilla? There are many “this or that” choices that, to the indecisive, present an impossible dilemma. For matters of food and leisure, it’s possible to find a compromise: you get chicken and I’ll get fish and we’ll share; I’ll get Coke this time and …

5 Myths Of Leadership

When it comes to leadership there is no one size fits all. Every leader has his/her own personality, style, and approach to leading teams. That said, there are leadership truths and myths that seem to surface time and again when I talk to successful entrepreneurs and leadership gurus. Here are …

Early Birds Are Made, Not Born. Here's How I Did It.

People often ask me, “Are you a morning person?” I used to respond that “I am absolutely <i>not</i> a morning person. I hate getting up early and love staying up till 3 a.m., burning the midnight oil.”<p>I did that for many years. I consider myself an entrepreneur and a hard worker. I always try to push …

5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a successful and healthy lifestyle. That’s right, early rising is a common trait found in many CEOs, government officials, and other influential people. …