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27 Best Stocks to Own in 2017

Amid a dense fog of uncertainty, an aging bull will have to find its footing in 2017. Rarely has the way forward been so obscured by the murky …

How to Create a Social Media Branding Strategy From Scratch

One of the major reasons that people buy products from a business is because they trust their name. If you’ve established credibility, then people …

Marketing

The first colour photographs of America

10 of the best foodie retreats in rural France

These charming B&Bs, guesthouses and gîtes offer comfortable pitstops on a French adventure, but with their mouth-watering regional food and wine they may prove hard to leave<p>Manoir de Troezel Vras, Brittany<p>Strawberries, squash, lemon verbena and lettuce come from Françoise Maynier’s immaculately …

France

19 photographs that will convince you to visit the world's happiest country

European Travel

James Martin's brioche dough

Enriched doughs are actually really simple to make. My top tip for brioche dough is to use fresh yeast instead of dried. It’s also important to add the softened butter slowly so that you end up with a smooth, but quite sticky, dough. This will stop the baked brioche being …

Dessert

How to Make Homemade Sausage

<i>Please welcome guest author Hank Shaw of Hunter Angler Gardener Cook as he walks us through the steps of homemade sausage-making. (more photos) ~Elise</i><p>…

Has Cardboard Architecture’s Moment Finally Arrived?

This home doesn’t need a foundation. It’s vastly lighter than a normal house. It costs just $28,000. Oh, and it’s made out of paper.<p>Houses built out of cardboard don’t exactly scream luxury. The concept seems suited to playhouses at best, and homeless shelter at worst. But inspired by a crate of …

Gordon Ramsay's Best Cooking Tips: 10 Ways to Be a Better Cook - Great Ideas : People.com

If there’s anyone you should be taking your culinary advice from, it’s <b>Gordon Ramsay</b>.<p>In a video posted on his YouTube channel, the celebrity chef …

Gordon Ramsay

This Sushi Bar’s Color Scheme Is White Rice, Black Nori Paper, and Wasabi

This newly opened Japanese restaurant in Poznań, Poland is our idea of a thematic restaurant. The vibrant <b>TOKYO TEY Sushi Store,</b> designed by <b>Mode:lina</b> …

Smart Shelter in Spain Evoking A Breathable Lifestyle

When time spent with family and friends becomes a priority, you also take into account the place you would like that to happen. This is where the …

Canadian Cottage Exudes “Modern Scandinavian Barn”

This contemporary cottage-like dwelling was developed by <b>CARGO Architecture</b> for a young, dynamic couple in their thirties. The project, named <b>Villa</b> …

Creme Caramel Recipe

<i>This easy creme caramel recipe, similar to flan in its delicate texture, is as simple as it is sophisticated. You’d expect nothing less from the</i> …

Dessert

5 Ways to Lose Weight Overnight | Men's Health

<b>1. Lift weights at night.</b><p>After work, head straight from your desk to the dumbbell rack and you can boost your metabolic rate for 16 hours, according to the <i>International Journal of Sport Nutrition</i>.<p><b>2. Upgrade your protein shake.</b><p>Feed your hungry muscles by trading whey for casein in your post-workout …

Build Furniture With the Push of a Button on a ShopBot CNC Router

The ShopBot Desktop MAX bridges the gap between enthusiastic hobbyist and small manufacturer.<p>The digital fabrication industry continues to grow, and there's no better time to be a maker. Much has been written about 3D printing, but many DIYers have found more practical uses for CNC routers when it …

Fitness: The best Muscle-Building Smoothie Recipes .

Whether for people who want to adjust their weight or for people who are health-concerned; smoothies are one of the best ways to achieve one’s goals. …

Top 8 Weight Training Exercises for Muscle Mass Building at Home

If you ask what exercises are the best for building muscle mass, you’ll usually get an answer like bench press, squats, deadlift and so on. However …

Workouts

7 Scientifically Proven Habits Of Charismatic Leaders

For charismatic leaders, it all comes down to how you make others feel.<p>Some people just seem to have it: The way they communicate energizes others and makes people to want to be around them. They have what’s commonly referred to as charisma.<p>This is no small matter, as any of the U.S. presidential …

This Addictive Home-Design App Lets You “Try On” New Decor

With a new round of funding, Modsy aims to launch its 3-D design tool out of beta this summer.<p>Shanna Tellerman wants to help you redecorate your home. She’s not a designer, furniture aficionado, or personal shopper. She’s the founder and CEO of a company called Modsy that rolls all of the …

The 10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs

Under 35 and looking to start a business this year? NerdWallet has some location suggestions.<p>With the job market gasping its way back to life and so many young people nursing the knocks and bruises they received navigating the choppy waters of the post-Great Recession economy, many millennials are …

10 Tips to Transform Your Physique

GETTING YOUSELF INTO SHAPE IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS IT SEEMS<p><b>Skeptical about your New Year resolution of getting a stunning physique?</b> Here's some good …

Charisma

Cambodia

Asia Travel

The 21-Day MetaShred Fat-Loss System | Men's Health

THE 21-DAY METASHRED—my all-new body-shredding DVD plan—represents the culmination of every hard truth I’ve learned on the front lines of fat loss. It combines cutting-edge science with tried-and-true training advice to attack your flab with no mercy. One guy lost 25 pounds in 6 weeks!<p>I share five …

Best luxury watch: deluxe men's watches from the world's most high-end brands

By Duncan Bell

Watches

The top 13 booming housing markets in the world

According to the Global Property Guide, 29 of the 42 housing markets they track made price gains this year.<p>"The world's housing markets continue to surge, and the boom now includes most of Europe, North America, and some parts of Asia," said the group's new report. "The five strongest housing …

10 Secret Mindsets of Multi-Millionaires

I have a ton of rich friends who’ve wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>Yesterday, I was chatting with future billionaire, Josh McAfee (Founder …

If you want your business to be seen online, this course could help it reach the first page of Google search results

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Thomson Reuters If you run a website or blog, you know how difficult it can be to get your posts seen by the Internet masses. The same …

13 Online Tools Used by Successful Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Today's tech-driven entrepreneurs know how to get stuff done. In the current entrepreneurial culture, it is essential that any successful entrepreneur understand and use online tools, apps, programs, interfaces, and systems to increase productivity and efficiency.<p>What kind of online tools do these …

Small Business