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Design Thinking Comes of Age

There’s a shift under way in large organizations, one that puts design much closer to the center of the enterprise. But the shift isn’t about aesthetics. It’s about applying the principles of design to the way people work.<p>This new approach is in large part a response to the increasing complexity of …

Design

This Hot Sauce Could Be Better Than Sriracha

Give harissa a try and you may end up putting it on pretty much everything<p>Watch your back, Sriracha. There’s a new condiment in the supermarket aisle and it goes by one name: harissa.<p>Harissa builds its firepower from an armory of hot peppers, garlic, and spices. Olive oil—and, in some recipes, …

Recipes

3 crucial skills for leading without authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional …

Body Language

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Workouts

Want to Be Happy and Successful at Work? Stop Doing These 10 Things

Often we're so focused on doing more, when we should be focused on doing less.<p>With a world of advice on how to improve our working lives at our fingertips, it may seem ironic that the most simple things can often derail our productivity and our happiness--both as an employee, and as a leader. And, …

Self-improvement

Here are the best books of 2018 so far, according to Amazon

Good thing summer vacation is here because your reading list is about to get a whole lot longer.<p>On Tuesday, Amazon Books announced its selections for …

Books

Beyoncé and JAY-Z Collaborators Cool & Dre Detail the Last-Minute Making of 'Everything Is Love'

Where were you when the joint Beyoncé and JAY-Z album dropped?<p>Producer duo Cool & Dre won't forget the answer to the question on everybody's minds …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 8 Best Ways to Get 6-Pack Abs Fast

Whether you’re aiming to achieve your fitness goals or simply want to look good in a swimsuit, acquiring a sculpted set of six-pack abs is a goal …

Nutrition

History's Not on the Market's Side in a Trade War

The fallacy in interpreting the immediate investor reaction as muted misses the likely secondary and tertiary impact of tariffs.<p>The first shots of a global trade war were fired on Friday as U.S. President Donald Trump announced a 25 percent levy on $50 billion of imports from China. The tariffs …

Stock Markets

Warren Buffett is making a rare move — and it's a sign it might be time to take some money off the table

It's typically pretty hard to find anything exciting to say about drywall.<p>Yes, drywall… as in, the building material that's used for interior construction.<p>Drywall, also known as wallboard, is manufactured from rehydrated gypsum to produce a calcium sulfate plaster, that's later mixed with …

Investing

Ebro Explains Why 6ix9ine Couldn't Get Into Summer Jam

The tension between Hot 97 leader Ebro Darden and Soundcloud rapper 6ix9ine came to a head this weekend, when he appeared outside of Summer Jam …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Managers’ 13 Top Tips

“Does anyone know how to negotiate salary?” my friend asks at one of our semiregular wine nights. Our conversations usually run the gamut from what’s …

Employment

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

Cooking steak indoors? Embrace the reverse sear

Cooking steak outside? That's easy. Get the grill as hot as possible, toss the meat on and cook until done. But attempt that same stunt indoors, and you'll smoke out your family and any immediate neighbors. Sure, you could turn the heat down, though then you risk either ending up with a sad, gray …

BBQ

Warren Buffett Says Living Your Life This Way Is What Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

In two sentences, the Oracle of Omaha offers up a profound bit of advice.<p>Who better than Warren Buffett to teach us a valuable lesson on success? The Oracle of Omaha offers up a profound bit of truth in this advice related to our work:<p>"In the world of business, the people who are most successful …

Happiness

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Body Language

Hello, Gorgeous! We Found the Sexiest Lingerie Ever, All From Nordstrom

There's something so powerful about wearing great lingerie. Having on a great undergarment can give you the confidence to take on the world feeling your best ever. And seriously, there's nothing sexier than confidence. Plus, shopping for lingerie is really fun! With all the different styles, …

Clothing

China's Solar Cutback Wiping Out Trump Bump for First Solar

President Donald Trump said imposing solar tariffs would help domestic companies. But China’s surprise decision to slash installations is negating …

Solar Power

Haitch or aitch? How a humble letter was held hostage by historical haughtiness

Like Dr. Seuss’ Star-Belly Sneetches and Plain-Belly Sneetches, there are two types of creatures — haitchers with H on their 8th letter name and …

Language

Brand Identity for New York City Architecture Firm Dash Marshall

TwoPoints.Net shared a beautiful brand identity project for the New York City architecture firm Dash Marshall. When designing the corporate identity …

Graphic Design

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Build an Ecommerce Business That Could Make You Millions

For our first video in the series $0 to $1,000, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman chats about the type of site you need, the basics you must have before you launch and how to use email the right way.<p>1 min read<p>Before you can run, you need to learn how to walk. The same logic goes for building a …

eCommerce

A Major Physics Experiment Just Detected A Particle That Shouldn't Exist

Scientists have produced the firmest evidence yet of so-called sterile neutrinos, mysterious particles that pass through matter without interacting …

Physics

Why getting up early is the ultimate life hack

Get up early.<p>Right now I’m up writing this at 6:30 AM. I slept in today.<p>A few weeks ago I woke up early by accident. Four-thirty AM my eyes popped …

Time I

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

Apple Watch

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging. Here's how to incorporate them into your life.

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise — and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

Exercise

Forget Paris—This Tiny Town Is the Unofficial Food Capital of Europe

As I drift in and out of a jet-lagged haze during our drive from Frankfurt airport to Baiersbronn, a small town in Germany, I'm confused by the …

European Travel

10 highlights from Jim Olson's six decades in architecture

From a party bunkhouse to a hotel with a pool dropping to the ocean, we've rounded up 10 key projects by US architect Jim Olson, co-founder of …

Architecture

12 foods to eat when you're craving carbs but trying to lose weight

1/<p>Acorn Squash<p>Besides serving up a third of the day's fiber, a 1-cup serving of this highly nutritious, naturally sweet veggie contains 30 percent of …

Nutrition

Australia's foreign real estate investment boom looks to be over. Here are five things we learned

Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) reported this week that foreign residential real estate approvals dropped significantly in the …

Real Estate

The most valuable vinyl records on Earth

As more and more listeners embrace the vinyl resurgence, vinyl fans around the world are increasingly on the hunt for the coolest wax to spin on …

Vinyl Records