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8 Facts You Never Knew About Christmas

Magic mushrooms, prostitution, home invasions? The story that Americans celebrate has far from family-friendly origins. The truth about this holiday, …

4 Facebook Secrets to Keep You Safe

Never let your boss see your embarrassing photos again<p>If your number of Facebook friends competes with your monthly mortgage payment, you may not be so happy after those embarrassing pictures from the holiday party go live: The more social circles you’re connected to on Facebook, the more anguish …

How to Know When to Trust Your Gut

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs live a life of constant decision making. Is that new person you just met a good fit with the company? Should you enter into a cooperative relationship with another firm? Is the financing deal in the works likely to …

Entrepreneurship

What Every Mentor Should Know

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a mentor you want your time and your experience to make a difference. But mentorships, while rewarding, are not without their frustrations. Luckily, just adjusting your approach can remove a lot of unnecessary hurdles and …

Women in Tech

A Beginner's Guide to Private Equity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>What it is:</b> Private equity is a general term used to describe all kinds of funds that pool money from a bunch of investors in order to amass millions or even billions of dollars that are then used to acquire stakes in …

Venture Capital

Apple Surpasses Coke to Become World's Most Valuable Brand

2 min read<p>This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Apple was named the world's most valuable brand on Monday, taking the fizz out of Coca-Cola's 13-year run at the top of a closely followed annual survey.<p>The soft drink giant slipped to third place, behind Apple and Google, in this year's Interbrand …

Top 10

Meatless Monday: Fried Rice with Asparagus, Corn and Mushrooms

<b>Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life</b><b>.</b> It’s not a campaign to turn everyone in the world vegetarian or vegan; in fact, many involved <i>are</i> …

Lolo and Lola's Tortang Talong

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Jacqui MacKenzie of Happy Jack Eats introduces us to an omelet that tastes like home.</i><p><i></i><p>Let me start off by telling you that this is not <i>my</i> Lolo and Lola's recipe for <i>tortang</i> …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

Flat-out: the best new apps for iOS 7

Apple just released its “biggest change” ever to iOS — and it’s hard to argue with the company’s phrasing. From top to bottom, every corner of the operating system looks different, even if it all still acts pretty much the same.<p>But there’s one area where iOS 7’s bright and colorful new look will …

Sprint confirms 'One Up' early phone upgrade program

Sprint on Friday confirmed its own early-upgrade program, "One Up," that will allow customers to pay in monthly installments and change their phones once a year.<p>The program comes with an introductory offer of a $15 discount on its Unlimited, My Way, and All-In plans, one of which must be selected …

Telecoms

After 30 years, lost 'Steve Jobs Time Capsule' finally recovered

We can assume that Steve Jobs' 30-year-old mouse is in good condition. But what about the six pack of beer?<p>In 1983, at the close of the International Design Conference in Aspen, Colo., organizers buried a time capsule, known officially as the Aspen Time Tube. Many attendees contributed various …

Archaeology

The Senate’s media shield bill protects bloggers, and they should support it

Some bloggers are alarmed by a law recently moved forward by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Ironically, this law would actually protect them.<p>The …

Sriracha Mayo

Makes about 5 tablespoons<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon Sriracha<p>1 tablespoon chicken broth, reduced down from 1/2 cup<p>3 tablespoons mayo<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Mix Sriracha, chicken broth reduction, and mayo. Slather it on a roast pork sandwich with hard-boiled eggs.<p>Nutritional Content<p>Hide …

Sriracha-Grilled Tofu

Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 14-16 ounce container extra-firm tofu<p>3/4 cup Sriracha<p>1 tablespoon roasted sesame seeds plus more<p>1 tablespoon soy sauce<p>1 tablespoon white miso paste<p>3 chopped scallions plus more<p>2 garlic cloves<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Cut tofu into 1" blocks. Drain well on paper towels.<p>Put …

What's Your Real Motivation?

We all want to be healthier, but why? What's our real purpose? Even the strongest resolve can collapse if you're trying to change for someone …

Self-Help Advice You Haven't Heard Before

We sifted through the season's life-improvement books to help you become more clever, more relaxed, more satisfied—and more realistic about how long …

Sherlock Holmes

The Secret To Staying Motivated? Optimism, Not Anger

Many of us use anger to fight our way back from failure. But as our veterans have proven, optimism is a more powerful motivator than anger.<p>There’s an old idiom, “don’t get mad, get even.” I’ve always loved it, but of course, that just means I’m a hothead. Because if you really break down that …

Self-help

5 Tips to Stay Motivated in 2013

The No. 1 resolution in the U.S. this time last year was to become more physically fit, up from No. 4 in 2002, according to a Franklin-Covey survey. …

17 Quotes That Will Help You Discover Your Life's Purpose

15 Ways To Wake Up With Motivation

Through all of the stories of great successes, it’s the men and women who found their <i>motivation</i> and consistently used it as their main drive to reach …

101 Ways To Make Money Online | All The Secrets Are Right Here

Here are 101 ways to make a living online.<p>Like To Talk?<p><b>1. Blog for Ad Revenue</b> – Start a blog on a topic you love, build up a reader base and make …

Hung Up

Ideas & Advice

Photo<p>26 Must-Have Wedding Photos You Don’t Want to Miss<p>Trust us—you’ll want to capture all of these moments.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>Your Complete Guide to …

9 Creative Engagement Photo Props

If you're having engagement photos taken, take it from us: having a prop or two handy adds creativity and personality. Not just that, but it can also …

Ikea's new augmented reality app lets you preview digital furniture in your physical house

Augmented reality may be the most interesting thing ever to happen to the Ikea catalog.<p>With the 2014 Ikea catalog app, not only can you preview Ikea’s furniture in 3D, but for the first time you’ll be able to use your smartphones to see exactly how the digital items will look in your home.<p>The …