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The Ultimate Guide to Note-Taking

No matter what your profession, there are lots of reasons to take notes. You take notes to retain information from things you hear – like meetings …

28 Things You Should Learn To Make If You Love Chinese Food

Your taste buds deserve so much more than orange chicken and fried rice.

Food & Dining

June 2015

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Gypsy Interiors: A Colorful Look Inside the Homes of Wealthy Roma

The houses of wealthy Roma in Eastern Europe have a distinct architecture. They are memorable because they look extravagant and massive from the …

Your Kit Lens is An Excellent Lens

As the saying goes, quality lenses are a lot more important than good bodies when it comes to investing in camera gear. They last longer, retain …

How to stage a family portrait, HBO style

Pat Pope has formidable rock photography credentials. He has three images in Q magazine's 100 Greatest Rock'n'Roll Photographs and his portrait of Dido hangs in the National Portrait Gallery.<p>In the 20-odd years since he photographed the then relatively unknown Jarvis Cocker and Richard Ashcroft for …

Workout Pyramids: The Fastest Way to Lose Fat

When it comes to fat loss, slow and steady does not win the race. Utilizing pyramids, an advanced training technique, can provide an intense …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

Recipes

Healthier Peanut Butter Cookies

Personally, I don't even like going a day without dessert, let alone a year. Enter Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies.<p>Like many of you, I've made myself a few promises this January. In 2014, I am going to try to be on time, pause to be grateful each day, and call my family more frequently. I am <i>not</i> going …

Butter Cookies

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Mick Rock revisits his iconic images

The photographer recreates his famous portraits, Debbie Harry and Queen, for his project 'The Revisit', a collaboration with Nikon using the new Df camera

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Cooking

Tutorial Shares How to Turn an ‘OK’ Photo Into a Great Photo in Post

No matter how long you’ve been shooting or what level you’re at in your photography endeavors, there will always be those moments where you walk away …

The Best Juicy Grilled Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts Recipe

Grilled skinless chicken breasts are all too often more like pieces of cardboard than food you'd actually want to eat. With a little know-how, however, you no longer have to stand for this injustice. The key to juicy grilled chicken breasts is to brine them first, then cook them over a two-zone …

Chimichurri Wings Recipe by Carolyng Gomes

<b>A mix of parsley, cilantro, red pepper flakes, garlic and a healthy dose of olive oil makes these wings crisp on the outside and tender on the …

Seafood

Seared Beef Salad with Thai Flavors | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Thai-style ingredients make this salad vivid and light. Here, they’re paired with quickly marinated and briefly sautéed beef to make a simple, satisfying meal. Serve with fresh spring rolls purchased from an Asian restaurant or specialty-food store.<p><b>Seared Beef Salad with Thai Flavors</b><p>1 lb. beef top …

This Grilled Doughnut Ice Cream Sandwich Will Change Your Life

You will never be too full for this.<p>Dessert is usually an afterthought at a BBQ. Yes, some simple fresh fruit can be nice after you've spent hours gorging on meats. Sometimes it's all you can stomach. But the satisfaction of cooking each course on the coals, from salad to main to dessert, is a …

Ice Cream

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Onions

Associated Press News

Fitbit Force vs. Jawbone UP24: Which activity tracker should you buy?

There’s little doubt that activity trackers will be a hot gift this holiday season, but which one should you give?<p>Recently I’ve spent some time with …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

5 Ways You Might be Undermining Your Authority

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sometimes the little things can make a big difference. For example, people who frequently use personal pronouns like "I" and "me" in small group interactions may be more viewed as more insecure than people who use more inclusive pronouns …

Roasted Garlic Tomato Sauce

I grilled up a very simple sauce today and it was delicious! I’ll definitely make this one again! I used tomatoes from our garden, sweet peppers from …

Grilled Bananas For A Quick Dessert

My friend, Christo, made grilled bananas last week on the Weather Channel, the same day I was going to do these, so I held off a few days. They’re so …