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If You Hate Small Talk, Use These 20 Questions As A Conversation Starter Instead

We are wired to be deep connectors; however, societal norms have taken us a few steps away from our true nature. It's much more socially acceptable to have small talk and direct our conversations to safe topics such as the weather and other people.<p>As society continues to evolve and younger …

This Supermarket's Way of Selling Bananas Is Pure Genius

Whoever came up with this needs to be promoted.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>There comes a moment in every person's life when they say to themselves: "Why have I been doing things <i>this</i> way all my life?"<p>This is what many people …

Hash Brown Shell Breakfast Tacos

Hat tip to the geniuses at Taco Bell<p>Like much of all modern food innovation, this idea came from the culinary geniuses at Taco Bell. About a month …

Google Lens is a student's best friend: How to copy-paste text from the real world

Google Lens is one of the more underappreciated Google services out there, and nowhere is this more true than in education. Sure, Google Lens can …

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

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OpenPhone lets you get a business phone number with an app

Meet OpenPhone, a startup in the current Y Combinator batch. The company has been working on an app to make it easier to get and use a business phone number. You don’t need a second phone, you don’t need to get an expensive solution designed for big teams.<p>“Both my cofounder and I grew up in …

Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

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5 drool-worthy sex positions perfect for internal G-spot stimulation

CLICK.<p>While science doesn't support the widely held misconception of the G-Spot as some sort of magical button, a lot of women and female-bodied people have discovered they <i>really</i> like getting rubbed an inch or so in on the top wall of their vagina. Maybe it's part of the surprisingly extensive …

Stand Out With These 4 Top Personal Branding Tools

Improve Your Personal Branding with These 4 Great ResourcesBuilding a loyal following is not difficult when you know which tools to use. Connecting …

48 Life-Changing Products On Amazon That Work So Well Reviewers Say They Deserve 6 Stars

I love reading searingly honest product reviews. I know that sounds odd, but there's something gratifying when someone just tells it like it is, …

Air-Fried Breakfast Bombs Are a Portable Healthy Meal

If you’re only using your air fryer to whip up awesome party snacks, you’re missing out. Pull it out in the morning to make these hearty breakfast …

12 Surprising Things You Can Make With a Waffle Iron

If you’ve been using your waffle iron just for waffles, then you’re missing out!<p>Waffle-Iron Pizzas<p>These little pizza pockets are a fun mashup using …

Comfort Food

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Food

How to find your eyeglass prescription without getting an exam

Want to freshen your face with a new pair of eyeglass frames? As you probably know, you can save a small fortune by ordering glasses online.<p>Just one wrinkle: You need to know your prescription. Sure, you can call your optometrist to get the numbers -- unless the office is closed. Or you just feel …

11 No-Sugar Snacks That Skip the Refined Stuff but Not the Flavor

Snacking becomes infinitely more important once you start watching your sugar intake. When the munchies suddenly hit, finding something to hit the …

Snacks

25 Amazing Products With Over 1,000 Reviews On Amazon

Nesting doll measuring cups, a cooling pet bed, noise-canceling headphones, and 22 other products on Amazon that hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people absolutely *adore*.<p><i>The reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Shopping

Quick Review: AirPods alternative that charge via USB-C and actually stay in for $28 Prime shipped

Although they cost $159 and can still be hard to find, there’s a lot to love about Apple’s AirPods. The W1 chip makes it easy to pair with Apple devices and they just work…unless they just fall out of your ears like mine. (You can pop some Earbuddyz on them but then you have to remove to charge …

Headphones

This One Tip Makes Cucumbers Taste So Much Better

<i>Every Friday, we're publishing This Good Thing, where we'll feature a restaurant dish, store-bought food item, kitchen tool, or food-adjacent</i> …

Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

"I experimented for many years before developing this recipe. It's bits and pieces of hints I had heard over the years. I have had many compliments …

11 LinkedIn Experts Share their Best Unusual Hack for LinkedIn Marketing

Learn from these LinkedIn Marketing unicorns on how to amp up your LinkedIn presence<p>Through the years, LinkedIn continues to grow as a platform to generate quality leads for businesses. In fact, 80% of B2B leads come from LinkedIn, and fully 79% of B2B marketers say that Linkedin has been an …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

Edmunds recommends 15 used cars for under $15K

Depreciation may be the bane of new-car buyers, but it's also the reason so many shoppers buy used.<p>We scoured our annual Edmunds New Car Buying Guides from years past to see what cars we loved back in the day can now be had for $15,000 or less. For each vehicle, we've provided a range of years …

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This Homemade Pizza Dough Just Calls for 2 Simple Ingredients

Did you know that you can make the most amazing pizza dough with just two ingredients? Sound too good to be true? Perhaps, but after you try this fun food hack, you’ll forget all about delivery and want to make these every time you’re craving a slice. Plus you can top it with anything you’d like, …

Recipes

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Cooking

These 8 Types Of Baked Chicken Wings Are Perfect For Game Day

Wings all day, baby.<p>View this post on Facebook<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 lb chicken wing<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>BUFFALO SAUCE<p>1 cup hot sauce<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C.<p>2. Remove excess moisture from chicken wings with a paper towel.<p>3. In a large bowl, stir in …

Recipes

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

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10 Free Marketing Tools Every Entrepreneur Can Use

Reach your audience effectively without compromising quality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're an entrepreneur just getting started, you know the meaning of a budget. You also probably know that in order to get your business idea off the ground, you have to …

This Is the Top Salad Recipe on Pinterest

Long gone are the days of the boring lunch salad. Sad iceberg lettuce with watery tomatoes and shredded carrots are an insult to the medium. You …

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

I’ve had big-time battery drain issues on my last three iPhones. I just figured it was my fault — maybe I’m too addicted to apps, take too many photos, or just use my phone too much?<p>It’s an issue I’ve gone to Apple for help with many times. But the Genius’s — Apple's retail support — were …

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