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The 13 best stories about Bill Gates that show off his eccentric genius

In that time, he's developed a reputation as a strict manager, a brilliant thinker, and a guy who takes simple pleasure in doing the dishes.<p>Here are the absolute best stories we've ever heard about Bill Gates, sourced from books, the web, and all the interviews with former colleagues Business …

5 mindsets that have helped successful people bounce back from failure

Milton Hershey was a 'nobody' who, according to Biography, became the American manufacturer and philanthropist who founded the Hershey Chocolate Company and popularized chocolate candy throughout much of the world.<p>He started three separate candy ventures before he found success. None of them worked …

21 signs your company is about to lay off a bunch of people

While I didn't see either of them coming, hindsight is always 20/20, and I now have a much better sense for when the tides are changing.<p>To get a better understanding of the signs that layoffs are coming, I polled others who've been through them, scoured the news about high-profile mass layoffs, and …

The spectacular life of Google founder and Alphabet CEO Larry Page

The quirky, soft-spoken computer scientist cofounded Google and now runs its parent company, Alphabet.<p>How did he get to where he is today?<p>Here's his story:

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Here's the best piece of job interviewing advice I ever received

I remember being a 19-year-old sophomore at Samford University. I was asked to interview for a volunteer position at our local Crisis Center. It was my first face-to-face job interview ... and I was terrified.<p>I got myself all nervous and worked up by thinking about the conversation as a …

7 things not to do when you first wake up

Maybe yours involves reading the news, or guzzling water, or dancing to pop music in your underwear. No judgment.<p>That said, there are certain morning mistakes that can set the stage for an unproductive rest of the day.<p>We checked out what scientists and other experts had to say about making the most …

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A psychologist says parents should do these 12 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who lacks confidence will be reluctant to try new or challenging things because they're scared of failing or disappointing others.<p>This can end up holding …

The 14 best adults-only, all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean and Mexico

Not only are your food and drinks already included in the price, but most adults-only versions also offer stunning settings and luxurious amenities.<p>We teamed up with Hotels.com to find the 14 best adults-only, all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean and Mexico, based on guest-review scores that had …

15 Teddy Roosevelt quotes on courage, leadership, and success

Born to a wealthy Manhattan family in 1858, Roosevelt grew up both sickly and pampered, but decided that he would not only overcome his debilitating asthma and become a cowboy but serve the American people through politics rather than relax with his father's money. This resilience and drive would …

19 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Journalist Napoleon Hill set out to uncover the key to wealth around 80 years ago. He studied more than 500 self-made millionaires over a span of 20 years, and his research culminated in what would become a timeless personal-finance classic: "Think and Grow Rich."<p>In addition to boiling down the …

20 modern classic TV shows everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

Business Insider has rounded up the 20 most noteworthy shows of the last 15 years — the best of this bright generation in TV. They range from the most elite shows of the period, like "Six Feet Under" and "Mad Men," to shows that have become part of the pop-culture lexicon, like "Firefly" and "30 …

25 'superfoods' you should be eating more of right now

Ever wondered what people mean when they say you should eat more superfoods?<p>You're not alone. As it turns out, there's no legal or medical definition for what counts as a "superfood." Nutritionists and public-health experts rarely use the term.<p>But that doesn't mean it's completely bogus. In fact, …

The 50 most powerful people in the world

It isn't just wealth. And it isn't just control over people or resources. No, <i>true power</i> is a potent combination of money and influence that enables people to help shape the world. But only a select group of people really possess the economic and political clout to effect global change. For better …

101 quotes on success from some of the world's most accomplished people

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

18 iconic John Lennon quotes and photos for his 75th birthday

Though The Beatles disbanded in 1970, after a decade of creating music that made them arguably the most popular band of all time, Lennon would go on to record several solo albums and achieve worldwide fame of his own.<p>In 1980, while Lennon and artist wife Yoko Ono were entering their apartment at …

The Greatest Secret Ever Kept Inside a Cider Box

If you were in posession of something extremely valuable, where would you hide it? Probably locked away and not, say, in a wooden cider box. But …

6 Insanely Great Recipes from Top Chef Champ Kristen Kish

In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin Chapple demonstrates chef and Top Chef champ Kristen Kish’s easy recipe for crispy fried rice …

Why You Should Use More Spices in Your Cocktails

For years, Lior Lev Sercarz of NYC’s La Boîte has been the go-to spice guy for star chefs across the country. Now he’s being tapped by bartenders.<p>For …

8 Lightning-Fast Rice Recipes

If you’re looking to make something with rice and are short on time, try one of these superquick recipes that take 30 minutes or less.<p>In this week’s …

8 Recipes for the Coolest Retro Salad Around: The Wedge

A classic steak house staple, the wedge salad is seriously satisfying. A big hunk of iceberg lettuce, creamy dressing and crunchy toppings, it’s both …

5 Pumpkin Breads You Should Definitely Be Making

Nothing says fall like moist pumpkin bread. From pecan-cranberry swirled to coconut-studded, here are five amazing pumpkin breads to make this …

This couple spent their honeymoon on a luxury safari in Tanzania — here's what it was like

They wanted a trip that was active and exciting but also luxurious.<p>They spent six days in the Singita Grumeti Reserve in northern Tanzania — which Conde Nast Traveler named the best hotel in the world — and six days in Zanzibar.<p>Morgan said the best parts about the trip was the privacy the couple …

Three easy ways to speed up Windows 10

Are you running Windows 10 on a brand-new PC? Or did you upgrade one that's eight years old? Maybe something in between?<p>Whatever your PC's origin story, there are ways to make it faster. And I don't mean faster at crunching complex spreadsheets or processing mammoth Photoshop edits; I'm talking …

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Science says parents of successful kids have these 9 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

15 healthy eating habits that work according to scientists

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks, and as a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 15 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Check out Porsche's new $100-million US headquarters — it's like Disneyland for car lovers

Back in May, Porsche opened a brand-spanking-new North American headquarters. The car maker did this because Porsche's business has been booming in recent years — one of the reasons that Matthias Müller will succeed Martin Winterkorn in the aftermath of an emissions-cheating scandal that has rocked …

21 signs you're about to be fired

But upon looking back on the situation, almost everyone realizes there <i>were</i> signs — they just chose to ignore them, says Robert Dilenschneider, author of "50 Plus!: Critical Career Decisions for the Rest of Your Life."<p>Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible …

The world's most expensive tasting menus

Switzerland's Restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville ranks No. 11 with a $773 tasting menu.Restaurant de L'hotel de ville<p>One of the best ways for foodies to truly experience the world's best restaurants is by ordering a multi-course tasting menu.<p>But it's not for everyone — these carefully crafted and …