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JPEG vs. PNG: When and why to use one format over the other

In the world of digital imaging, there are two image formats that prevail above all else: JPEG (or JPG) and PNG.<p>At first glance, a single image shown …

Tutorials

34 Words You Can Use in Your Resume to Highlight Your Leadership Skills

Let your resume speak for you.<p>One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're …

Leadership

Study finds Humans Have 27 Emotions

You're not the only one who feels all the feels.<p>Scientists used to think people had six basic emotions: happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, fear, and disgust. But if that seems like an oversimplification to you, the authors of a new study in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> …

10 Habits of Unlikeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural traits that belong only to a lucky few.<p>Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Too many people succumb to the …

Emotional Intelligence

If You Ever Get Kidnapped, You’ll Be Glad You Know This Lifesaving Hack

If you're ever kidnapped and handcuffed, you'll be glad you knew how to escape using only a bobby pin and this clever hack.

Kidnapping

27 of Our Most Popular Soups (Ever!)

In celebration of this blustery, bone-chilling time of the year, we've rounded up our <b>27 most popular soups in the history of this site</b>. That's a lot of time—and a lot of soup, and a lot of people who've made these soups. If one thing's clear from the list, it's that you love lentils and …

Control your lights and more using just a Bluetooth connection with Yoswit

Who says you need to flip a switch to operate it? Certainly not Yoswit, a new smart-home product helping you control your lights with nothing more …

The “Bart And Lisa” Theory Of Information Design

In a new book, Jennifer Daniel uses design to illustrate the origin stories of everything, from Big Bang theory to earwax.<p>When she was working as graphics editor for the <i>New York Times</i>, Jennifer Daniel and her team developed a philosophy they termed the “Bart and Lisa approach” to designing …

Infographics

25 Vegan Food Gifts to Make and Give This Holiday

The holiday season is gift-giving time and what better gift to give and receive than a food gift? I’ve put together a list of 25 vegan food gifts to …

Build a Smart Calendar and Notification Center for Family Agendas with a Raspberry Pi

We’ve seen a Raspberry Pi combined with a cheap LCD screen to create a smart calendar before, but Instructables user ozua takes it a step further …

Make Crispier Roasted Potatoes by Roughing Them Up First

Boiling your potatoes with salt or vinegar before you roast them can help make your roasted potatoes come out crispier, but there’s an even better …

Recipes

Honey Mustard Pecan Crusted Salmon

<i>Impress your family or dinner guests with this easy Honey Mustard Pecan Crusted Salmon recipe. All you’ll need is 5 ingredients and</i> <i>15 minutes to make</i> …

Masala Palmiers - The Washington Post

Whisk together the sugar, poppy seeds, cinnamon, cloves and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt in a small bowl. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons of the mixture evenly over a clean work surface.<p>Unfold the puff pastry dough on top of the sugar mixture, then sprinkle another 2 tablespoons of it on top of the dough. Use a …

Cornmeal Thumbprints With Tomato Jam - The Washington Post

For the jam: Fill a bowl with ice and cool water.<p>Score a shallow X in the bottom of each tomato. Place the fruit in a pot of boiling water for a minute or two, then drain and place the tomatoes in the ice-water bath.<p>Once they're cool enough to handle, peel them and discard the skins. Hull and chop …

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Puff Pastry.

Hello hello! I have the EASIEST dessert ever for you today!And it’s coated in cinnamon sugar. Um hi, can I please coat my entire life in cinnamon …

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Ingredients<p>4 sheets of Puff Pastry (thawed according to instructions on the packet)<br>• 2 1/2 cups Frozen Spinach<br>• 1/2 Onion, finely diced<br>• 1-2 cloves of …

Recipes

Coconut Cake with Rum Filling and Coconut Ermine Frosting

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Cake Layers: Pulse shredded coconut in a food processor until finely chopped, about 20 times. Transfer to a bowl. …

9 vegan Thanksgiving appetizers to prove to your family that you don't just eat leaves

Thanksgiving is a time of giving, spending time with friends and family, and catching up on all the things you missed when you were busy with your …

The Best Days to Shop for Holiday Gifts This Year

Black Friday is still around, but it’s not the mega shopping day it once was. And that’s a good thing. Deals are now spread throughout the holiday …

HugeDomains.com - TweetAdvise.com is for sale (Tweet Advise)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

The Trtl Pillow Is a Perfect Travel Pillow for People Who Need Neck Support

In order for me to sleep while sitting upright, I tilt my neck to one side and just let it kind of hang there. Then I wonder why I’d wake up with …

Two Admissions Essay Tips From Someone Who Got Into Every Ivy League School

Getting accepted into an Ivy League University is a big accomplishment for most folks. Kwasi Enin got accepted into <i>all eight</i> schools, so if there’s …

Letter of Agreement

If you're doing a school visit, it's a good idea to agree to a letter of agreement ahead of …

Smack Dab in the Middle

<b>Marcia’s 10 Questions for Outlining a Scene</b><p>Use these 10 questions to plan, write, and/or revise your novel scene-by-scene!<p>Where is the character …

Quality critique services for your manuscript, novel, book, or proposal

Just the word alone makes many authors cringe. Why? Because it reminds us of another word that has a negative connotation: <i>criticism</i>.<p>Yet, as authors …

Improving Your Writing With AutoCrit by Pat Haggerty

Tweet<i>Every time I think Pat Haggerty can’t out-do his last post on RU, he comes up with another amazing article. Ever heard of AutoCrit? Check out</i> …

Learn the Basics of Good Web Design in Four Minutes with This Tool

Let’s say you’re new to web design, but you’re intent on learning how to build a site from start to finish. It can be a lot of info to take in, but …

Web Design

Make Better Fried Chicken by Adding Vodka to Your Marinade

For maximum crispness and flavor, raid your home bar and grab a bottle of vodka.<p>Serious Eats’ J. Kenji López-Alt shares this unusual tip and explains …

Recipes

Liquid Armour Is Now a Thing, And It Stops Bullets Better Than Kevlar

Saving your life with increased comfort.<p>Researchers in Poland have developed a liquid that’s super-light and flexible... until you shoot a bullet at …

Engineering