Monique Thompson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson—a New England preacher, essayist, lecturer, poet, and philosopher—was one of the most influential writers and thinkers of the …

6 Health Hacks to Eat Better as an Entrepreneur

We’re all aware that eating healthy is important. But, why doesn’t the ability to enjoy a juicy cheeseburger after clocking in more than 15 hours of …

5 Pieces of Game Changing Advice for College Grads

You’ve strolled across the stage to grab your degree and maybe did a little “praise” dance on your way back to your seat.Yet, no sooner than you have …

A Liberated Woman: The Story of Margaret King

<i>Emma Garman | Longreads | May 2016 | 16 minutes (4,200 words)</i><p>In October 1786, 27-year-old feminist philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft journeyed from …

Part 2: Mental Shifts That Allowed Me To Become a Millionaire at 22

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year I wrote one of the most popular articles on Entrepreneur.com. It detailed the seven mental shifts that I implemented to accelerate my career success and become a millionaire at the age of 22. These were the ideas that pushed me …

Self-improvement

Could We Just Lose the Adverb (Already)?

I’m cursed with a mind that looks at a sentence and sees grammar before it sees meaning. It might be that I’m doing math by other means, that I …

The 5 books Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer

Want to know what the richest man in the world reads?<p>Bill Gates has written a blog post, recommending five books to his fans and followers.<p>He wrote on his website: "This summer, my recommended reading list has a good dose of books with science and math at their core. But there’s no science or math …

Here Are All the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Books That Will Blow Your Mind This May

Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books …

Books

Year's Best Crime Novels: 2016, by Bill Ott

<b>The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2016.</b><p>Ott, Bill (author).<p>FEATURE. First published May 1, 2016 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>Comic caper novels, psychological thrillers, …

14 Hormone-Balancing Drinks + Recipes

Superfood Green Smoothie<p>A super-powerful smoothie, packed with all the good things for a great hormone balance – fibers, saturated fats, essential …

Wellness

10 Face Masks Celebrities Love

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

What I Tell My Patients Who Want To Lose Weight: A Hormone Expert Explains

<i>In this piece, Dr. Sara Gottfried, hormone expert and Harvard-trained MD, explains how hormonal imbalances can hold you back from weight loss. If</i> …

Wellness

The Quest for the Easiest, Tastiest Palak Paneer

I had a hunch about palak paneer, and three restaurants here in the San Francisco Bay Area confirmed: It’s one of the most popular Indian dishes in the U.S.<p>Made from “palak” (spinach) and “paneer” (Indian cottage cheese), the dish is classified under the generic cluster of Punjabi food. It’s also …

Why Women Are So Obsessed With These 3 Podcasts

If the only podcast you've ever listened to is the first season of <i>Serial</i>, you're really missing out. Horror podcasts, both fiction and nonfiction, …

What I Tell My Patients To Eat For Clear, Glowing Skin: A Hormone Expert Shares

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, bestselling author, and leading expert on hormones. That's why were thrilled to team up with her for a</i> …

This Kegel Exercise Tracker Could be the Solution to Many Women's Health Issues – and a Better Sex Life

One of the first portable Kegel exercise trackers is being used to not only strengthen the muscles surrounding the vagina but to relieve lower back …

Wearable Tech

Hey Bartender, I'll Do a Shot of Book

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With 156 books published to date and 325 million copies sold worldwide, author James Patterson knows a thing or two about how to get people's attention. So when he announced recently a new line of books aimed at completely turning …

Pew Research Center

7 Portable, Healthy Lunches That Are Totally Insta-Worthy

We found a few healthy lunch recipe pins that will inspire you to jazz up your midday meals with cute Mason jars and other creative touches. The best …

Make Your Own Almond Milk—Just Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes

Want perfectly smooth and creamy homemade nut milk? Don't make these mistakes.<p>Let's be real here: Most homemade almond milk is just not great. If it's not too bitter its weirdly watery and gritty at the same time. But it doesn't have to be this way. Homemade nut milk can be every bit as creamy, …

9 UX Secrets I Stole From People Smarter Than Me

The best ideas are the ones someone else has. Here, UX advice from experts at Ideo, Polar, CapitalOne, and more.<p>Like most people, I like to think I have good taste. But if I do, it’s only because I’ve been ruthless about one thing: stealing secrets and strategies from people a lot smarter than …

Easy Cocktails: 35 Simple, 3-Ingredient Drinks to Make at Home

It can be fun to watch a bartender carefully add a litany of ingredients to a mixing glass: layers of different spirits, unusual liqueurs, custom tinctures, bizarre bitters. A bar is a great place to get familiar with unusual bottles and sample drinks that take a more effort than just opening the …

Green Ghost Recipe

Aside from the fact that the Green Ghost is a delicious cocktail, with a lovely appearance and a killer name, not much is known about it. It first appears in print in 1937, in the <i>Cafe Royal Cocktail Book,</i> where it's attributed to a J. B. Hurrell.<p>Never mind that. This tasty drink highlights the …

17 Delicious Indian Foods That You Can Make At Home

Even better than take-out.

Cooking with Watson: Spanish almond crescent

<i>Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson is a collaboration between IBM and the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. Once a week, as part of an ongoing series, we'll be preparing one recipe from the book until we've made all of them. Wish us luck.</i><p>Watson's latest challenge to my self-esteem …

18 Lamb Recipes to Celebrate Spring

Gallery18 Lamb Recipes to Celebrate Spring<p>Lamb is one of the most under-appreciated animal proteins out there. Rich, savory, and just a little funky, it becomes meltingly tender when roasted to a pink medium-rare. Done right, it can also make a show-stopping centerpiece on your Easter table. From …

The 50 Best First Sentences in Fiction

In a 2013 interview with Joe Fassler, horror fiction maestro Stephen King reflected on the magnitude of a novel’s introductory sentence. “An opening …

Literature

Winter Comfort: Red Wine Braised Beef Shanks

If there's one kind of wine that I love to always have around home, it's boxed wine. I know that sounds strange, but I have a reason: I use it for cooking. Cooking with wine can be tricky, because recipes may call for a half cup or two quarts. It often leaves you in the awkward position of having …

Cooking

The beginner's guide to creating a podcast, according to the pros

Podcasts are so hot this season.<p>With the outpour of podcast obsessions (thanks, <i>Serial</i>), we've probably all thought to ourselves, "How hard can it …

4 Ways to De-Bloat During Breakfast

Beat puffiness first thing in the a.m. with these tricks.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>After a long weekend of fun, food, cocktails, or all of the above, you can wake up feeling like a giant marshmallow. Although eating or drinking anything else might be the last …

The Low-Cal Cupcake Recipe to End All Low-Cal Cupcake Recipes

So much deliciousness<p>Normally, if you want to find a really tasty cupcake, you have to plan on taking in, oh, a meal's worth of calories.<p>Not with these babies—or, as chef Candice Kumai calls them, babycakes. They're made with lime zest and blueberries, then topped with a lime and powdered sugar …