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How Aretha Franklin Created “Respect”

The story of the greatest cover song of all time and the quintessential empowerment anthem.<p>“The call for respect went from a request to a demand,” …

Music

3 No-Brainer 8%+ Dividends Perfect For Retirement

First-level investors are at it again, crowing that now is a great time to give the vaunted Dividend Aristocrats another look.<p>(You’ve probably heard of these darlings of the income world: they’re the 53 stocks that have hiked their dividends for 25 straight years or more.)<p><b>Desperate for a Deal</b><p>So why …

Investing

Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, Dead at 76

It was a small moment that would reverberate for decades. On January 24th, 1967, Aretha Franklin was struggling to record “I Never Loved a Man (The …

Civil Rights

Warren Buffett Just Invested $1.2 Billion in These 3 Bank Stocks

The Oracle of Omaha clearly sees value in the financial sector.<p>We recently got a look at <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b>'s (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) closely …

Investing

13 Ideas to Steal from Maine’s Young DIY Farmers

Maine’s newest farmers are doing it all: When thirtysomethings Katee Lafleur and Andrew White found a 35-acre property on Maine Farm Link, it housed …

New England

Fact: Dry Rubs Are Better Than Marinades

By Alex Delany<p>There. We said it.<p>We usually don’t like to use the word "dry" when talking about our food. But there are exceptions. A dry martini? Sure. Dry-aged steak? Absolutely. Dry rubs? Oh, yes. <b>We love dry rubs</b>. We prefer them to marinades almost every time. That's right: When it comes to …

BBQ

How to make béarnaise, the king of steak sauces

Recipes

5 Facts About High-Yield Dividend Stocks Every Investor Should Know

Don't let these valuable stocks surprise you.<p>Investors turn to high-yield dividend stocks for the income they need from their portfolios. The higher …

Michael Kors, Sally Beauty and Tesla highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

<b>For Immediate Release</b><p>Chicago, IL – August 15, 2018 – Zacks Equity Research highlights Michael Kors Holdings KORS as the Bull of the Day, Sally Beauty …

Michael Kors

Invest Like Buffett & Berkshire With These Top Stock Picks

1 / 2<p>Warren Buffett has for years been looked at as an investment icon, while maintaining a relatively simple mantra. Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway …

Investing

18 High-Growth Stocks With Massive Upside Ahead

This has been a market that favors high-growth stocks and not value plays. Obviously, the rising tide of the nine-year-plus bull market has lifted …

11 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Buying or Selling

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B, $205.83), wasn’t kidding when he said he couldn’t get enough bites of Apple’s (AAPL) …

Investing

How to Invest $500 a Month and Become a Millionaire in 30 Years

Investing $500 a month is a simple and easy process to build wealth.<p>If you have $500 left over at the end of every month, you can easily achieve …

Investing

12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

Science Has Just Confirmed That If You're Not Outside Your Comfort Zone, You're Not Learning

Stability shuts down your brain's learning centers, new Yale research shows.<p>Not knowing what's going to happen next is generally stressful. Uncertainty signals that you're unsure of your environment, your skills, or both. But uncertainty also signals the brain to kickstart learning, new Yale …

Monkeys

Be a Better Programmer with these 45 Mathematics Courses

The Ultimate Course and Book list to be an expert in Mathematics and Programming<p>We’re so scared of Mathematics. <b>Why?</b><p>because,<p><b>We Fear What We Don’t</b> …

Mathematics

Tesla Stock Is Among Least Volatile And Is Highly Lucrative

The media and short sellers may be wrong after allLast week, Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, made world news by announcing his plan to take the company …

Automotive Industry

Finland’s Education System: The Journey to Success

When Finnish students scored amongst the top in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA, a very influential international assessment …

Education

Kid-Friendly Instant Pot Recipes for Make-Ahead School Lunches - Chowhound

Between tying shoes, brushing teeth, and zipping backpacks, mornings can be a whirlwind to get everyone on the bus in time. Within all the chaos, …

Cooking

Cramer’s charts suggest it’s still worth investing in bonds

U.S. Treasury bond yields have been on a tear this year, and with the Federal Reserve on track to continue raising short-term interest rates, it …

Stock Markets

From Kosher to Pink to Fleur de Sel: Your Guide to Gourmet Salts

Confused about the multiple kinds of salt now available? Look no further than this straight-forward guide to gourmet varieties of all shapes and …

Spices

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

Build an Ultralight Backpacking Kit for $600

Going ultralight just makes sense. The lighter your gear, the longer, faster, and more comfortably you can hike. The problem is that ultralight gear is usually bitterly expensive. If high costs have been keeping you from shaving ounces from your kit, you're in luck. Through the end of the month, …

Backpacking

20 Dividend Stocks to Fund 20 Years of Retirement

The conventional approach to funding retirement is to withdraw 4% of your savings in the first year, followed by “pay raises” in each subsequent year …

Retirement

Automatically Create Website Citations For a Bibliography With This Chrome Extension

When I was in college, my least favorite part of writing research papers was figuring out how to write the bibliography. Citing sources is tedious …

Writing

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Lessons to Learn About Facebook Stock: Jim Cramer

Always be learning.<p>Investors who lost big money on Facebook (FB) because of its late July earnings disaster have a valuable lesson ton learn, …

Investing

How to Merge Word Documents

If you have multiple Microsoft Word documents you'd like to combine into one, simply copying content from each and pasting it into your destination …

Databases

The Biggest, Most Chaotic Used Bookstore in the Southern Hemisphere

With two million books, 500,000 vinyls and a 45-year history, this ramshackle family bookstore business has to be seen to be believed.<p>“You’d be …

Books

Game-changing iDrive offers unlimited mobile backup for life

<b>No monthly subscription</b>, <b>unlimited data backup</b>, and even <b>cross-platform compatible</b> despite the iName). This is why iDrive has made our <b>special deal post</b>, and remarkably right now it’s available for a <b>one-off payment</b> of just $19.99.<p>You might well ask why you would pay for mobile backup when there are …

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