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How to Buy a Round of Drinks for the Bar

My Kryptonite? I’m a generous drunk. I recently donated $250 to a great cause when I should have donated $50. I’ll usually pick up the tab if you and …

Common Sense

Is technology driving your pet insane?

Be aware of the secret flicker and noise that home technology may transmit to your pets.<p>Few of us would put up with a TV that emits an annoying whine or a light bulb that flickers, but for our pets, that may the world around them.<p>Their senses are tuned differently than our own and may detect a …

Pets

Tourists make easy marks — here are 9 of the most common scams to watch out for on your travels

Tourists are often a scammer's favorite targets — they're likely to be unfamiliar with the area and ignorant of the local customs, and they're probably holding a lot of cash.<p>Even the savviest travelers can wind up victims of a scam, so it's important to know which types of scams exist around the …

Identity Theft

I did a 30-day decluttering of my online life — and it made me much more productive

Over the last 30 days, I participated in Cal Newport's 30-Day Digital Declutter Experiment.<p>The aim was to omit all optional digital distractions in your life in order to clarify the things that truly matter, afterward intentionally adding the truly valuable ones back in and letting the others go. …

Productivity

Here's why Monica's apartment walls were purple on Friends

The biggest mystery surrounding apartments on <i>Friends</i> was just how the heck they afforded them (the girls’ is a huge, West Village spot and Monica is …

Interior Design

5 fascinating stories behind unusual logo designs

At its most basic, logo design can be a very literal, representative thing – and that can be effective, if done well. Think Costa's bunch of coffee …

Graphic Design

To a billionaire, the cost of a trip to Bali is like buying a candy bar — here's what spending looks like when you're that rich

Imagine if a trip to Bali cost you as much as a candy bar. Chances are you'd invite all your friends on vacation, and maybe even foot the bill.<p>That's reality for the typical billionaire, relatively speaking.<p>The median household income in the US is $59,039 a year, according to the U.S. Census …

Candybar

Saggy Pants Might Be Illegal in South Carolina Soon. Because That's Definitely What We Need Right Now.

This is just plain ridiculous.<p>Today in things that shouldn't exist: South Carolina lawmakers have proposed a bill that would ban people from wearing saggy pants. You know, because that's the type of rousing, earth-shattering legislation we need right now. A ban on saggy pants.<p>According to bill …

South Carolina

You’ve Been Making French Toast All Wrong (Here’s How to Do It Right)

A plate of perfect French toast—crispy round the edges, custardy in the center, and capped off with an amber kiss of maple syrup—is a thing of …

Breakfast

10 Steps To A Perfectly Organised Wardrobe

A definitive guide to getting more value and variation from your clothes<p>Minimalism might be the smug Instagram ideal, but the reality for most people …

The people who think 9/11 may have been an 'inside job'

<b>On 11 September 2001, four passenger planes were hijacked by radical Islamist terrorists - almost 3,000 people were killed as the aircraft were flown into the World Trade Centre, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field. Just hours after the collapse of New York's Twin Towers, a conspiracy theory</b> …

Osama Bin Laden

Whole30 Breakfast Treats You Will Be Excited to Wake Up For

Figuring out what to eat first thing in the morning when you're not quite awake can be so hard. And doing that on a diet, especially one as restrictive as Whole30, can be even worse.<p>However, there are so many great things you can eat for breakfast on the Whole30 diet that will definitely make you …

27 Things You Never Knew About Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's 'Good Will Hunting'

"Good Will Hunting" is turning 20 -- how do you like them apples?<p>Released on December 5, 1997, the drama about a tormented young genius from blue-collar Southie famously transformed relative unknowns Matt Damon and Ben Affleck into Oscar-winning Cinderellas. It finally made Robin Williams an …

Best Ever Honey Garlic Butter Salmon In Foil

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Position a rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat oven to 375°F | 190°C. Line a baking tray / sheet with a large piece of foil, big enough …

19 Dinner Party Ideas That Look Fancy but Don’t Take Much Effort

Dinner parties always seem like a great idea. Good food, good company, no corkage fees, no need to even leave your home… but if you’re the host, they …

Cooking

The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State

<i>Welcome to Urban Legends, a month-long collection of articles dissecting persistent myths, unexplained phenomena, shared nightmares, and tales so</i> …

Paranormal

Here's how to become a social media marketing guru for less than $35

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

This Backpack Cured My Addiction to Gadget Bags

Every week a handful of emails hit my inbox about a new backpack on Kickstarter or Indiegogo, complete with a flashy video and promises of …

Backpacking

Former Apple CEO John Sculley is working on a startup that he thinks could become bigger than Apple

John Sculley remembers the first time he met Steve Jobs. He was CEO of Pepsi at the time, and he flew to California to meet with the then-26-year-old cofounder of Apple about a potential CEO role there.<p>Jobs had met about 20 other candidates and been unimpressed. But after 5 months of getting to …

University of Pennsylvania

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that hooks up to your TV. Apple calls it "the future of television."<p>You can tell if you have the latest Apple TV by looking at the remote: the new version's remote has a touchpad and six …

Smart TV

An Avocado Sandwich With Triple The Flavor (Thanks, Mayo)

In college, I was a member of the Peruvian Student Forum. We had gathered one day to plan an upcoming event, and the discussion quickly turned to food. The group reacted enthusiastically as each member announced the dish he or she was going to bring to this function, until someone mentioned the …

The 15 best business books to read this summer

They're not always easy to find, but lucky you — we've found 15 of them. Below, you'll see our favorites from psychologists, data scientists, CEOs, and other business experts.<p>Don't be surprised if you devour more than one in a single vacation week, and return to the office brimming with new ideas.

Self-improvement

How much are your best customers worth?

Is Your Restaurant Using Technology Properly?

Most entrepreneurs don't go into the restaurant business thinking about technology, but the constant growth of mobile users is a force that can't be ignored. To help you better your business and give customers the options they want, NetWaiter has compiled some of the most useful stats on how …

Hospitality

Why There Are So Many Glasses for Beer (and Which Goes in What Glass)

You have so many beers to choose from, and so many types of glasses to serve them in. You don’t need to buy them all, but most beers are …

Alcohol

Restaurant Manager Magazine

In the video game world, fans are celebrating last week’s remastered re-release of PlayStation 2 classic Shadow of the Colossus—but when it comes to …

Restaurants Are Feeling Ripped Off by Food Delivery Services

Like so many of the technologies that promise to make our lives easier, devilery apps seem to be creating new kinds of headache for users.<p>Despite their Tinder-like convenience, mobile food-delivery services like GrubHub Seamless, DoorDash, and Caviar are under mounting scrutiny not only from state …

Apps

Thousands Of Independent Restaurants Are Closing As Chains Expand

The number of independent restaurants in the U.S. shrank by 7,100 between fall 2014 and fall 2015, new research shows.<p>Americans are increasingly choosing chain restaurants over their independent counterparts, despite all the hype over locally-cultivated foodie-ism, new research shows.<p>Restaurant …

Burger King

87% of Potential Customers Won’t Consider Businesses With Low Ratings

We at BrightLocal have just published the findings of the 2015 Local Consumer Review Survey.This annual exploration into the consumption, attitudes …

eCommerce
Hospitality