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15 pictures of living rooms to inspire you

Whether you have a huge airy mansion or a small apartment, the living room is a key space that needs due consideration, thoughtful concept & tasteful …

Living Rooms

‘Many cultures in a spoonful’: Re-create the flavours of Malaysian street food

<i>Our cookbook of the week is The Malaysian Kitchen: 150 Recipes for Simple Home Cooking by chef and Southeast Asian cooking expert Christina</i> …

What are the best podcasts right now? Here’s our 2017 guide.

Recode’s Kara Swisher, The Verge’s Lauren Goode and 60db’s Liz Gannes share their picks — and then our listeners weigh in.<p>On the latest episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode reprised one of our most popular episodes from last year, a guide to the best podcasts you should …

Advisor fees may leave people ‘doubly shocked’

Now that new disclosure rules on investment fees have come into effect, the first related statements are rolling out across the country – and many people's jaws may be dropping as a result.<p>Under the Canadian Securities Administrators' Client Relationship Model Phase 2 (CRM2), adviser fees are now …

How female athletes’ eating patterns can affect bone health

Top athletes have an iron will, but their bones are made of the usual imperfect collection of minerals.<p>That's the reality that confronted junior tennis star Bianca Andreescu, who was sidelined for six months by a stress fracture in her foot last year. Similarly, Canadian marathon record-holder …

IKEA for Grownups: 5 Next-Level Scandinavian Shops

Although we would never want to put an age limit on shopping at everyone's favorite Swedish superstore, a new study by the lending company Earnest …

The Single Girl's Guide to Cooking for One (and Loving It)

Dining solo is the ultimate test of willpower. After all, when you're only accountable to yourself, it's easy to find an excuse to forgo cooking a …

Cooking

11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory

Whether you want to be a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Minimalists Agree—This Is How You Decorate a Clutter-Free Space

With life pummeling forward at such a rapid pace, we all need a sanctuary to come home to and escape the world. This is exactly the approach Collin …

Minimalism

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

I often get asked what apps, services and travel tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

Google Analytics

How to Decorate with Navy Photos

Navy might not just be the new black; it could be the new neutral. Many dark tones can feel stark and gloomy, but navy provides a well-balanced blend of both richness and intensity. Translation: It can easily warm up a place while still offering a nice contrast (yet managing to work well with just …

Home Decorating

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

All Eyes on Ace

We visited Hans Hornemann in Normann Copenhagen’s design studio in Østerbro to talk about his creative process, what it’s like to live in Copenhagen, and his newest addition to the company’s product portfolio: the stylish Ace collection.<p>At age 27, Danish designer Hans Hornemann has had a steep …

Google cut its 2015 tax bill by $3.6 billion using the infamous Dutch Sandwich loophole

Google has sheltered as much as $58.3 billion in overseas profits<p>Google was able to shave $3.6 billion from its 2015 tax bill by relying on an elaborate system of loopholes known as the “Double Irish" and “Dutch Sandwich,” according to a report from <i>Bloomberg</i> today. The loopholes — infamous among US …

The Backpack You’ve Been Dreaming Of

Designers broadly aim for two reactions to their design. For other designers to go “I wish I had thought of that”, and for everyone else to go “I …

Industrial Design

The Millionaire Real Estate Investor

• <b>Author:</b> Gary Keller and Others<p>“This book is not just a bargain, it’s a steal. It’s filled with practical, workable advice for anyone wanting to build wealth.”—Mike Summey, co-author of the bestselling The Weekend Millionaire’s Secrets to Investing in Real EstateAnyone who seeks financial wealth …

Getting to Yes

• <b>Author:</b> Roger Fisher and Others<p><b>The key text on problem-solving negotiation-updated and revised</b><p><i>Getting to Yes</i> has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. One of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that …

The Energy Bus

• <b>Author:</b> Jon Gordon & Ken Blanchard<p><i>The Energy Bus</i>, an international best seller by Jon Gordon, takes readers on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment - at work and at …

Originals

• <b>Author:</b> Adam Grant & Sheryl Sandberg<p><b>The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas—and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take and co-author of Option B</b><p><b>“Reading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner</b> …

Red Notice

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Browder<p>A real-life political thriller about an American financier in the Wild East of Russia, the murder of his principled young tax attorney, and his dangerous mission to expose the Kremlin’s corruption.<p>Bill Browder’s journey started on the South Side of Chicago and moved through …

Europe is poised to give Silicon Valley a run for its money, argues a new report

You might think Europe is treading water these days, with one of its biggest financial centers, London, hamstrung by Brexit and the uncertainty it has fostered.<p>You’d be wrong. So suggests a new survey by the venture firm Atomico that persuasively argues that Europe’s tech scene is instead being …

These mashed potatoes are so good they’ll be the star of Thanksgiving dinner

<i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here are the winning mashed potatoes.</i><p>True to stereotype, my mother’s side of the family — …

Where To Find The Best Classic NYC Dishes

<i>New York, a town bought by the Dutch for a handful of Ess-A-Bagel dough, has long since been a City Of Food, boasting the universe's finest pizza,</i> …

Meet the world’s top stock pickers – and they don’t manage a penny

MSCI Inc. isn't usually a name that springs to mind when one thinks of the most powerful players in the global equity market.<p>The New York-based index compiler doesn't have BlackRock Inc.'s trillions under management, Morgan Stanley's army of financial advisers or UBS Group AG's storied history. At …