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How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Time Management

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Creativity

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

Now Serving

Inside Flipboard / May 19, 2014<p>After Ariane and Michael Batterberry got married in 1968, they set out to create a culinary magazine that felt more …

Bacon Pineapple Burgers with Candied Jalepenos and Sweet Chili Mayo

Bacon Pineapple Burgers. (or maybe… OMGburgers)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 23, 2014 86<p>The real question here is… what do you even do with yourself after eating …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Here Are The States That Are Most Likely To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

There's some debate about how to survive the Zombie Apocalypse. Some say science will save us all, some will rely on math, and still others are banking on specialty gadgets. You can buy Zombie Apocalypse survival kits, and there are even Zombie Apocalypse maps that pinpoint where the danger zones …

Walking

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See photos.

With $1.9M From Venrock And Others, Trumaker Wants To Bring Made-To-Measure To The Masses

When most men go out to buy a casual shirt, they think of sizing in terms of small, medium, or large. But a new startup called Trumaker wants men to start expecting more from the fit of their day to day shirts, by bringing personalized made-to-measure fitting to the world of casual men’s shirts — …

Simple banking app updated with Goals

Trying to save up for a vacation? Or working tirelessly to pay off that pesky loan? Simple’s new app update will help.<p>Simple is an online bank replacement that has been in the App Store since January 2012. With no monthly fees, mobile check deposits and free ATM locations (through their banking …

Top business accessories for your phone, tablet

Richard LaBar has long ditched his heavy laptop in favor of a lightweight iPad mini.<p>"I won't travel without it," says LaBar, who totes around the 7.9-inch tablet (from $329) as owner of LaBar Golf Renovations, based in Bernardsville, N.J.<p>LaBar, 43, uses the pint-sized tablet from Apple for e-mail, …

7 Money Habits Of The Rich That The Rest Of Us Can Copy

Yachts? Evening gowns? Travel?<p>That's true to an extent, but not all rich people live that way. For this argument, we'll define "rich" as having an excess of money, and "lavish" as obscenely using moolah like those in Hollywood.<p>Those who are rich, especially the self-made rich, are a different breed …

Personal Finance

Quinoa Salad with Arugula and Tomatoes Recipe

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

London Underground

Visit The Beautiful Maldive Islands Before They're Gone Forever

But the Maldives are in danger of disappearing due to climate change and rising sea levels. The islands themselves only have an average ground level of 1.5 meters, meaning within the next century, they could sink below the ocean's surface for good.<p>And as if you needed more of a reason to go now, …

Maldives

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

17 Unexpected Studying Hacks

So no matter how hard you try, you're still having trouble studying. Here are some helpful tips that will train your brain into retaining information better.

Study Skills

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

Sous-vide Cooking

Maker's Mark Master Distiller Shares 4 Tips For Tasting Bourbon Like A Pro

The Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday, and if you're planning to watch, chances are you'll be doing so with a glass of bourbon in hand.<p>Last year, we traveled to the Maker's Mark distillery outside Louisville, Ky., for a behind-the-scenes tour of one of America's biggest bourbon producers.<p>Of …

Maker's Mark

Best places to get naked

It's not news to point out that the human body has been fetishized by advertising, consumerism, cinema, etc. There is, however, no better way to realize the folly of this fetishism than to get naked with others (in some non-sexual way) and see how quickly the symbolic becomes hyperbolic. Here are …

Henri Matisse
Watches

The World's Coolest Tree House Hotels

Once the sole province of young boys and Ewoks, tree houses offer adventurous travelers (read: unafraid of heights) a unique travel experience in an age of roadside motel chains and globe-stretching hotel corporations.<p>Building a hotel in the treetops is hardly a new idea: Brazil's Ariau Amazon …

National Parks

The Ultimate Guide To The Latest Craze In Food –– Farm To Table

As a result, community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs are becoming the hottest new trend in healthful eating, with more than 12,500 farms doling out fresh produce to neighborhoods around the country.<p>CSAs are all about minimizing the costs of eating plant-based foods and supporting local …

Farming

How Limitations Can Be Positive | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The word limitation is usually connected to something negative; it refers to being restricted, being held back from pursing or completing a task and …