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The 8 Technical Skills Modern Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up

Today’s entrepreneurship environment is…complicated. Never before have you had such an extensive array of methods, techniques, tactics, strategies, and ideas for growing your business.<p>The landscape is bewildering in its variety and astonishing in its complexity. And in this brave new world of …

Marketing

How to use a Raspberry Pi to browse anonymously

Do you use <i>Tor</i> to prevent Big Brother from tracking you online? Although it is pretty straightforward to use, it can be quite a hassle to configure <i>Tor</i> …

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Costa Rica

Weekly Maker's Roundup

One-stop viewing for the latest and greatest recent YouTube maker projects<p>Thankfully for those of us looking to learn, YouTube is now awash in makers …

Seven Things I Did To Reboot My Life

<i>About twenty years ago, I had a portable spa in the back yard of my first house. One day, the heater stopped working, so I called a repairman to come</i> …

Stephen King

'America's Shrinking Farms' Is The Sustainable Food Film Everyone Should Watch Right Now

At this point in the American food dialogue, we don't need to tell you that there's something wrong with our current system. You already know. Enough films have been made, enough articles written, enough organizations started to at least bring awareness to food-conscious people. We've learned about …

Spring cleaning: Apps for getting stuff done

Spring cleaning can become a relatively involved process. That's because you're usually adding these tasks to your normally scheduled ones, like grocery shopping or picking up your kids. Here are a few apps for your Android or iOS device that can help you remember what to do, when, and even where …

Apps

How I Lost 30 Pounds—and Then Gained it All Back

A.K.A. what NOT to do after you reach your weight-loss goal<p><b>Before:</b> 152 pounds <b>After:</b> 122 pounds <b>Now:</b> 144 pounds<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>I was never a fit person growing up. In fact, even as a kid I had a pot belly that people loved to rub. When I was about 8 years old, my parent’s marriage and finances were on …

Fitness

Normal-Sized Guys Who Are Freakishly Strong Tell You How They Did It

Hit new PRs with secrets from these Hulk-like average Joes<p>The following three men look totally non-descript—they’re not big or small, simply average sized.<p>But in the weight room they’re anything but ordinary. They’re freaks of fitness with the ability to perform truly amazing feats of strength. …

Workouts

12 Incredible Abs Exercises You Should Know

Everything you need to do to get a stronger core without doing a single solitary crunch. For everyone from fitness rookie to hardcore exerciser.<p>Thumbnail from Thinkstock.

From Getting Fit To Staying Organized, These Are Our Tech Resolutions For 2015

We informally polled the editors at Business Insider about their 2015 goals involving tech and came up with an interesting list involving fitness, money, music, security and more.

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

How to Pick a Lock | The Art of Manliness

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the ITS Tactical Muster, during which I learned several awesome manly skills. My favorite tutorial …

The Best Browser Privacy Tools (That Don’t Make Life More Difficult)

In a year when social media giants and governments alike have made headlines for tracking users online without their consent, battening down the …

American meat’s disgusting secret: Why factory farms are even worse than you thought

Journalist Ted Genoways probes deep into the pork industry’s horrific business plan<p>Fremont, Nebraska, 2004: Maria Lopez, a meat production line worker, gathers and bags fat trimmings while her co-worker slices pork shoulders. Struggling to keep up with the plant's accelerated assembly line, her …

Meet Garfi Officially The World's Angriest Looking Kitty

We all know that cats rule the internet and until recently, the supreme rule of all cat memes was the world famous Grumpy Cat.<p>But now there might …

These Lunch Bowl Recipes Just Made Your Work Week Infinitely Better

The lunch slump -- it happens to all of us. Once you've eaten at every lunch spot around your office, and you've made every sandwich, soup and salad you can dream up, you're hit with a total loss of what to eat for your midday meal. Once it sets in, it's hard to shake. Nothing seems appetizing …

Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet …

Green Curry Pork Tenderloin

8 Servings<p>Start this recipe one day ahead; the pork is best if it is left to marinate overnight.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pork and Marinade<p>1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>1/4 cup fresh orange juice<p>2 tablespoons pure maple syrup<p>2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil<p>2 pork tenderloins (about 2 1/4 pounds …

Recipes

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Dessert

Canal House Green Goddess Dressing

Makes about ¾ cup<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>This dressing is equally good drizzled over hard-boiled eggs or with crudité for dipping.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ bunch watercress, tough stems removed, coarsely chopped (about 2 cups)<p>4 anchovy fillets packed in oil, drained<p>½ cup mayonnaise<p>2 …

Recipes

16 Cheesy Pasta Recipes That Are Definitely Always Worth It

16 cheesy pasta recipes that are rich, creamy, and always worth it.<p><b>C'mon—who doesn't like cheesy pasta?</b> From a dead-simple mac n' cheese to a traditional Italian <i>cacio e pepe</i>, here are 16 recipes that combine two of our favorite things.

Cooking

Root Vegetable Gratin

8 Servings<p>The key to gratins is having all the ingredients—whether they’re basic potatoes or the mixed root vegetables below—sliced the same thickness so they cook at the same rate. Make friends with a mandoline: It quickly yields precise, even slices.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons …

Recipes

Cornbread Tamale Pie Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could cornbread tamale pie—a quick and spicy chili topped with cornbread—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them.</i> …

Cooking

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

4 to 6 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup Sriracha<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/4 cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>1/4 cup red currant or strawberry jelly<p>12 large chicken drumsticks<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup rice flour<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring Sriracha, rice vinegar, mirin, …

sunken apple and honey cake

There are recipes on my Cook This list that I’ve been plotting for years but take forever to jump from that place where they’re a rough idea of how I …

Morning Buns Recipe

1. Prepare the Dough: Combine the flour, sugar, yeast and salt in a large zipper-lock bag. Add the butter, seal and shake to evenly coat the butter. …

Unique Grilling: Grilled Asparagus With Hard-Boiled Eggs and Crispin Cider Vinaigrette

Simple yet showy, this dish centers around a tangy Crispin Cider reduction, made with onions and honey on the stovetop. It's then whisked into a bold vinaigrette that's used to flavor a salad consisting of stalks of asparagus and hard-boiled eggs.<p><b>Note: If you're having company over, the asparagus</b> …