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10 Experts Tell How to Get Great PR in Just 15 Minutes A Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How much would your sales be impacted if your company, product or service were featured in an article in a well-known publication? What would it mean to your career if you were quoted by the media as an expert in your field? As you likely …

Lawmakers are finally doing something about the 70 billion pounds of food wasted per year

And they have an agenda: convince the House of Representatives to address the mountain of food waste the United States generates each year, the <i>New York Times</i> reported.<p>Wednesday's hearing is the first time the House Agriculture Committee, which usually deals with food stamps and farm subsidies, has …

Turning Your Most Loyal Customers into Steadfast Brand Advocates

Turning a young startup into a thriving business is no easy task, and it requires a long process of building up brand recognition.<p>In the beginning, …

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Vacuuming Your Stomach Is the Easiest Way to Get Flat Abs

It's the new crunch!<p>Crunches are <i>so</i> 2000 and late — especially now that everyone's doing a simpler, safer abs exercise: Stomach vacuuming.<p>Stomach vacuuming has nothing to do with your Dirt Devil — and seriously, don't try that at home. Instead, it's actually a breathing exercise that activates and …

See Giambattista Valli's Stunning Collection for MAC

Giambattista Valli is about to revamp your lipstick wardrobe! The designer has teamed up with MAC Cosmetics to create a six-piece lip color …

Hot Looks: Powders

We’ve done plenty of liquid-foundation roundups. Now it’s time to give powders some love. Here, we’ve rounded up some of our favorites powders that will reduce extra shininess and also give plenty of coverage.<p><b>Diorskin Nude Air Loose Powder</b>: If you couldn’t tell already, we’re a little obsessed with …

The Difference Between Baking Powder And Baking Soda, In One Simple Chart

The difference between baking powder and baking soda is an enigma that has plagued the home baker since the dawn of time -- or at least since the introduction of these two chemical leaveners. They both make things rise without the need for persnickety yeast. They show up in a lot of recipes -- …

Eggs getting too expensive? Substitutes to use in baking, scrambles and more

That avian flu outbreak you’ve been hearing about is poised to affect egg prices in a big way. Right now, big chains—the McDonald’s and Paneras of the world—are mainly feeling the squeeze, but analysts predict grocery shoppers could see prices skyrocket this summer. So what if you are hesitating to …

Hot Looks: Cause Some Eye Drama

Make your first impression with your eyes! Make a statement with them and get people talking about your mascaras and pencil eyeliners. We promise you’ll make a lasting impact.<p><b>Benefit Roller Lash</b>: Have you ever wished there was some sort of version of roll curlers for your lashes? Well, your wish …

Highlight, Illuminate, Glow, Shine, Etc.

We ran into a bit of a naming dispute at ITG HQ when shooting this story. Those products you dab on your cheekbones, under your brows, in the inner …

27 Underrated Shows All True TV Fans Should Watch

Did your favorites make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Touchpoint Marketing Helps You Stay Connected to Customers

With the proliferation of digital screens in-car, in-home, in-wearables and more, the traditional linear marketing model no longer works. Marketers …

Norwegian Recipes: Sweet Vanilla Custard Buns!

Have you ever heard of Norwegian Skoleboller? They are the most delicious Norwegian pastry I know! Its sweet buns with vanilla custard, sugar glaze and coconut flakes. Yum! They're actually called Skoleboller or Sweet School Buns because they used to be included in your school lunch. I don't know …

Sunny Southern Coconut Cake, Louisiana Style

<b>Rich, moist, three-layer cake similar to the incredible cakes that can be found at Fricasee café in Louisiana.</b><br>By Michelle M. Winner<p><i>Shutterstock: hd</i> …

If You Eat Pasta For Breakfast, These Are The Recipes For You

The real question you should be asking yourself every morning is, "Why wouldn't I eat pasta for breakfast?" Pasta comes in so many shapes and styles that making room for it at the breakfast table makes sense: it's a great way to ensure you're getting enough of this universal comfort food. Whether …

Coffee-Flavored Recipes Will Seriously Up Your Caffeine Game

There are only so many cups of coffee we can drink in a 24-hour period before we begin to worry about the extent of our addiction. Realizing that we probably shouldn't have another refill is a difficult part of the day, but we've found a work around: coffee-flavored foods. Who needs another mug …

10 Secrets To A Happy And Healthy Relationship

Over lunch with a friend one day, Kevin was asked about the “secret of your obviously happy and healthy love relationship.”<p>Kevin responded, “I …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

Welcome back to Android Apps Weekly! Here are your headlines this week:<p>The Google Play Store is now delivering sponsored app search results in Google Play.<br>• AVG’s latest report shows the apps with the worst storage, worst battery drain, and most data use.<br>• Google launches Android for Work to make the …

5 Steps to Getting a Cookbook Deal

Five essential steps to writing your own cookbook, by Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin.<p><i>F&W's #FOODWINEWOMEN series spotlights top women in food and</i> …

21 Tempting Mug Cakes That Are Way Easy to Make

When it comes to quick cooking and baking, we have options. But when even our go-to hacks take too long we’re all about two pretty low-tech tools: a mug and the microwave. This collection of 21 mug cakes employs both to yield tempting treats in practically no time at all. Whether you’re an …

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19 Cheesy Recipes that Prove Everything's Better with Cheddar

Everything's better with cheddar cheese—these 19 recipes prove it.<p><b>You know what they say:</b> Everything's better with Cheddar (oh wait, or feta.). It's true! These recipes for queso, waffles, sandwiches, toasts, and popovers (to name a few) star one of our very favorite cheeses.

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Peek Inside This Cheerful 260-Square-Foot Home

This house will make you believe in love at first sight.<p>If there was an award for "Happiest Tiny House," then this home might take the prize. Though it clocks in at just 260-square-feet, this cottage's bright and colorful design exudes a cheery atmosphere from all corners.<p>Designed by Richardson …

How to Cover Any Blemish Anywhere, Courtesy of the People Who Do Victoria's Secret Angels' Body Makeup

In VS we trust.<p>As spring draws near, we're contemplating (fearfully) the idea of exposing our long-covered bodies to the world in all their dull, dry, acned glory. And while we're experts at concealing spots and blemishes on our faces, the <i>rest</i> of our skin real estate is a different story.<p>We've …

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

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10 Must-Try Beauty Products This February

Now that one whole frigid month of 2015 has passed, we’re pretty set in our winter beauty groove. We’ve upped our skincare game by going beyond lotions with serums, masks and amped up <i>water</i> to stay moisturized and retain a healthy glow, and are still gushing over dark, moody makeup palettes perfect …

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These 8 Recipes Were Inspired By the Strong Women in Jacques Pépin’s Life

In this week’s Chefs in Conversation video, the extraordinary Jacques Pépin talks about the amazing female chefs who raised him. Here, eight of his …

I Stole This Concealer Secret from a Makeup Artist and I'm Never Going Back

I didn't even have to buy anything.<p>I do this weird thing with my makeup where, despite having all kinds of hellacious spots I need to cover (story to come, worry not), I skip foundation and just wear my concealer <i>as</i> foundation. I literally cannot remember why I made this decision. I'm 100% fine with …

Reimagining Your Party Makeup: Why Fresh Skin, Brushed Brows, and Glossy Lids Are the New Glitter

For a certain kind of woman, holiday makeup presents a challenge: You’re not the type to go for glitter, you don’t do neon red lips, so how do you establish an appropriately festive look that doesn’t involve color? Does the slightly more glamorous equivalent of no-makeup-makeup <i>even really exist</i>? …

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