Drew Powell

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How To Create A 1 Page Business Plan In 20 Minutes

Use A Lean Canvas Template<p>Before product/market fit there is problem/solution fit. Some of the first steps many failed startups neglected to follow …

Product Management

Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture

Somewhere between r/mildyinteresting and an episode of 99% Invisible is where you’ll find the collective works of Louise Harpman and Scott Specht, …

Coffee

What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

Public Health

The Single Worst Way to Respond to Customer Complaints (and How to Avoid It) | Inc.com

Exceptional customer service is critical to keeping your business humming. Getting there can involve all kinds of strategies, but the real key is to grasp that most difficult customer- service experiences involve reactance theory. Wrap your head around this one principle and you might see your …

Customer Service

The 10 Best Titles Coming to Netflix This Month

It’s comforting to know the people at Netflix knew we were going to desperately need some cold weather relief in December. Subscribers are getting …

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Bill Clinton

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

The 23 best scary movies on Netflix

Seeing as it's Friday the 13th, we've highlighted the best scary movies on the streaming giant so you can go into the weekend scaring the heck out of yourself and your friends.<p><b>Check out 23 scary movies below.</b><p><i>Note: Numerous Netflix titles drop off the streaming service monthly so the availability of</i> …

Horror

Coffee Roasting Guide: How to Control Charge Temperature

Don’t underestimate the power of charge temperature. If you want to really control your roast, highlighting the coffee’s best features for espresso …

Coffee

The Best Lattes in Toronto

The best lattes in Toronto are a wake up call for coffee lovers. Skilled baristas pour thick and frothy microfoam over espresso for a beverage that's …

Espresso

A Revealing Look at Bullets Precisely Split in Half

<i>Ammo</i> is a series of portraits featuring bullets cut in half, revealing what this powerful object looks like on the inside. With over 900 specimen in her collection, Pearlman displays the projectiles in a simple format, against a blank background, to draw the focus on the objects themselves. Each …

Ammunition

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

Six Variations on a Negroni

Perhaps not since its 1919 debut in Florence, Italy (though a few hotels in Lake Como also stake claim to its origin) has the Negroni been so popular. It's progressed beyond classic cocktail bars and is now on menus around the world. There's nothing wrong with a traditional Negroni, composed of one …

Vermouth

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

<i>By Laura Woods, Contributor</i><p>While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds so that you can have even more …

Self-improvement

15 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 15 books by self-made billionaires. Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

10 of the best festivals in Europe ... that you’ve probably never heard of

From a rave in an abandoned Polish coalmine to bonfires and bunting in the Bulgarian mountains, these under-the-radar festivals are an excuse to explore new musical landscapes<p>Compare the costs of festivals around the world<p>Meadows in the Mountains, Bulgaria<p>With a wild camping vibe – bonfires, small …

European Travel

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Hiring Challenged? Sift for These 17 Worst (and 15 Best) Resume Phrases | Inc.com

"I'm a real go-getter who always thinks outside the box, demonstrates thought leadership, and proactively motivates myself!" If this sentence made you cringe, you're not alone. These phrases come from the new CareerBuilder survey on the best and worst résumé terms.<p>The company surveyed 2,201 hiring …

Employment

The best bodyweight workout of all time

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 3-5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Ever wonder how guys who exclusively work out on monkey bars get so ripped? This …

Capitol Hill baristas pour over what it takes to join their ranks

Erika Zumwalt at Kaladi Brothers on Pike (Photo: Alex Garland)<p>Hot, fast, and with a smile. For most coffee customers, that’s enough to please. Even …

Suddenly Things Have Gotten A Little More Interesting In The Market

And yet suddenly we're on a 5-day down streak.<p>Not only that but we've gotten a string of good economic data, which has put the Fed sharply back into play, while raising hopes that just perhaps the great "liftoff" is finally here.<p>Mike O'Rourke of JonesTrading has some good commentary on this:<p>We have …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

Into Shelley's Belly: Davis Street Espresso in Oak Cliff

The Bishop Arts District has adorned itself with yet another ornament of hip sophistication with the addition of Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters’ Davis …

I Want Your Job: Sam James, Coffee Connoisseur

<i>I Want Your Job finds Torontonians who make a living doing exactly what they love to do, in any field, and for any salary, and asks them how they did</i> …

The Role Of Luck And Skill In Investing

<i>Michael Mauboussin is head of Global Financial Strategies at Credit Suisse and the author of several books, including</i> The Success Equation: Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports and Investing <i>(Harvard Business</i> <i>Review Press, 2012). He and I spoke about the role skill and luck play in investing.</i><p>…

The price of a bitcoin, in gold, over time

It’s been quite the year for bitcoin, and quite the opposite for gold.<p>At the start of this year, on January 2, 2013, gold was trading at $1,687.90 per toz, and bitcoins were priced at just under $13.30 each. A bitcoin exchanged for dollars then used to buy gold on that day gave the buyer 0.0079 toz …

Cryptocurrency

Extreme Races: 10 Mind-Blowing Marathons (Photos)

Running 26.2 miles is crazy to begin with. So why not do it in one of the most extreme—and spectacular—places around? Sign up for a race across the …

In praise of pubs: why every man should have a local

Every neighbourhood worth its ready salted should have a pub, and every man should be loyal to his local, say Thinking Drinkers Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham<p>A neighbourhood isn’t a proper neighbourhood if it doesn’t have a pub. It helps if it has a post office or a corner shop or some kind of local …

Living Rooms

How to Build Mental Muscle

New research reveals that if you really want that PR, you have to train your brain—hard.<p>I spring out of bed, pull on my shorts and trainers, slather on sunscreen, and sit down at my computer. It's 7 a.m. on a Sunday morning in mid-May, two weeks before the start of my first marathon, and time for …