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I Dip, You Dip, We Dip: Our Best Dips and Spreads

Never let your chips get lonely again.<p><b>We'll always love a good dip</b>. Here are our favorites, from spinach-and-artichoke (classic) to an herby feta number. Chips, ahoy!

Carrot Salad with Coriander Vinaigrette and Pistachios

4 Servings<p>Using your food processor’s shredding blade makes this simple bistro salad a very doable weeknight option.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup unsalted, shelled raw pistachios<p>¾ teaspoon coriander seeds<p>½ garlic clove, finely grated<p>3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>…

TED

"Playing music is the brain's equivalent of a full body workout." (via TED-Ed)

Best Summer Trips 2014

5 Things To Do When You Hate Your Job

I still remember the feeling now. The nausea in the pit of my stomach on Monday mornings and the dread that overwhelmed me on Sunday evening. The way …

This Gluten-Free 'Pasta' Recipe Will Blow Your Mind

And it might become your new favorite weeknight meal.<p>There's no denying the deliciousness of a big bowl of pasta. All of that starchy goodness, drenched in a rich sauce—sorry, we're salivating. But between the noodles, meat, and sauce, this dish is hardly low in calories, not to mention off-limits …

Thanksgiving: A Time to Do You

As you arrive at home to see the family – eager to fill your belly with Turkey, cranberries and maybe a bit too much wine – it’s important to …

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks | Inc.com

Productivity

We All Need Friends at Work

Survey after survey shows that employee engagement at work is at an all-time low. One way to help improve engagement at work is to foster friendships. We all know them: the good old fashioned friendships created when we chit-chat, hang-out, joke, and have fun with co-workers.<p>Tony Hsieh, the CEO of …

Best Safari? Botswana.

This year, my wife and I will be marking our 20th wedding anniversary – a fact to which our kids excitingly wanted to know, “where are we going to celebrate?”<p>Becoming an expert on family travel has pretty much mandated that we vacation with the children at every opportunity. Not that I’m …

The Ripple Effects You Create as a Manager

Each one of us holds a set of beliefs and attitudes — a mindset — that determines how we interpret and respond to situations. That mindset shapes how we interact with others, and therefore it also affects the people we work with — in ways both subtle and profound. A person with a distrustful …

How to Explain Your Career Transition

Shifting careers is often hard to explain. Whether you’re moving from one department to another in your own company or starting over in an entirely different field, you’re likely to face a litany of rejoinders: Why would you want to do <i>that</i>? Isn’t that a little risky? Are you really qualified? …

Seven Rules for Managing Creative-But-Difficult People

Moody, erratic, eccentric, and arrogant? Perhaps — but you can’t just get rid of them. In fact, unless you learn to get the best out of your creative employees, you will sooner or later end up filing for bankruptcy. Conversely, if you just hire and promote people who are friendly and easy to …