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10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

Marketing

The 100 best movies of all time as chosen by actors

What are the best movies of all time? Depends on who you ask, of course. We’ve got our own ideas, ranging from the best movies out right now, to …

Al Pacino

Why black entertainers still need the BET Awards

When BET launched its awards show in 2001, it was one of many music-centric telecasts that doled out awards and irreverence equally. There were MTV's Video Music Awards, American Music Awards and Billboard, to name a few. BET also wasn't alone in celebrating black excellence in entertainment, given …

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Travel

Black Faces - Photographs and text by Marta Azevedo | LensCulture

I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where nearly half of the population is Afro-descendent. During my childhood, I spent my summer vacation in the black neighborhood where my father grew up. His mother and siblings still lived there but my father’s family were the only white people …

Rio De Janeiro

11 Cream Pies That Have Got It Going On

Baking

The Perfect Roast Chicken from The Kitchn

Sara Kate Gillingham and Faith Durand, the editors of the popular blog The Kitchn, hold forth on tools, techniques, and cooking the perfect bird. For more recipes, check out The Kitchn Cookbook.<p><i>Photo: Leela Cyd</i><p>Skillet-Roasted Whole Chicken Serves 4<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon coarse salt<p>1 teaspoon …

What Kids Learn From Travel

Our family Christmases can be a little unconventional -- once we took our 2-year-old son to South Africa. Some of my friends gave me a hard time. They said I gave myself a safari holiday while my son was too young to protest instead of giving him a tree and a stocking.<p>For his third birthday, …

The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, or that title is …

How to Sleep Well At Night | The Art of Manliness

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Pork Carnitas Recipe - Crispy Slow-Roasted Spiced Pork Recipe

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

Avocado Breakfast Recipes That'll Make Your Heart Sing

There's not really a wrong way to eat avocado. But there's definitely a right way, and that's with breakfast.<p>The savory green fruit is an egg's best friend. It creamifies an a.m. smoothie without hesitation and it transforms a bland piece of toast into a sought after delicacy.<p>Start your morning …

Hand-Crafted Big and Bold Deep Brown Leather Watch for Men and Women

Ceramic Speakers V2

When <b>Joey Roth</b> designs an object, he tries to capture its essence. That means analyzing its function and creating a product that performs in the purest way possible. For his <b>Ceramic Speakers V2</b>, Roth made a sound system that <b>amplifies every nuance of the music</b>. With a new, second-generation set of …

Audiophile

40 Spinach Recipes to Make You Stronger than Popeye

40 spinach recipes that we love, from a sauté to green juice<p><b>Run through a juicer, folded into party dip</b>, or served in an updated salad, the original “leafy green” shows us its muscles (and its versatility). Here are 40 great spinach recipes.

Cooking

James Blake Covers Bill Withers' "Hope She'll Be Happier" Live

During his Sunday afternoon set at Governors Ball yesterday, James Blake covered Bill Withers' "Hope She'll Be Happier". At one point during the performance, someone screamed "Take them to church, James!" (Thanks to Kristyn Cheek for the video.) Watch the live performance below.<p>James Blake - "Hope …

Men's Shorts | Designer Menswear

Menswear

New Balance Men's ML402 Classic Running Shoe,Grey/Green,6.5 D US

• Synthetic<br>• Imported<br>• Synthetic sole<br>• Low-cut vintage track style with signature N logo overlay<br>• Dual texture upper<br>• Perforated details

SALE lettuce turnip the beet ® trademark brand - light grey tank top with black logo - as seen on Madonna's choreographer and in DJ Mag

[OFFICIAL SITE - LETTUCE TURNIP THE BEET® - Original Trademark Registered Brand]<p>This the same tank that was seen in 2012 at the Super Bowl rehearsal on Rich Talauega, the longstanding choreographer to Madonna and Chris Brown. It is also featured in the June 2015 issue of DJ Mag.<p>**THIS IS A SALE …

Robert Plant Fires Back at Jimmy Page: 'Have a Good Rest'

Robert Plant responded to Jimmy Page's comments that he was "fed up" with the singer holding back a Led Zeppelin reunion, telling reporters at a …

Guitar

Chris Cornell Looks Back on 20 Years of Soundgarden's 'Superunknown'

"I never look back – ever," Chris Cornell says. "It wasn't until we did this reissue that I realized, for me, how good it is to look …

Music

10 mammoth corporations that will do anything to cheat the free market — and their consumers

From Monsanto to Comcast, these massive companies are doing everything they can to stamp out their competition<p>One of the fundamentals of free-market capitalism is that consumers benefit when competition is plentiful. If a business is selling a weak or inferior product, consumers can turn to the …

How and When to Tuck in Your Shirt | The Art of Manliness

<i>Why talk about something so basic?</i><p><i>Is there really a need to teach men something most of us have been doing since we were 5?</i><p>Well, yes actually.<p>Just …

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …

10 Insider Hacks For Common Cleaning Conundrums

Be warned: they are weird, and many require a fridge.<p>During my first internship at a fashion magazine, I watched the editors with awe (and a little fear): They were powerful, worked hard, and looked impossibly chic. Everything about them seemed cool and effortless. So I studied them. I tried to …

Shop America: Chicago

Taking its name from the summertime playground that is Lincoln Park, this historic district is known for leafy streets and period homes. It attracts well-off families and newly minted graduates in equal numbers, and the mix has created a dynamic shopping scene that fills stately buildings and …

5 Essential Aromatic Fragrances For Men

Aromatic fragrances are almost exclusively designed for men, and so are an especially good choice if you’re in the market for something …