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How Famed Butcher Pat LaFrieda Ditched Wall Street And Built A $200 Million Business

Often called America’s most famous butcher, Pat LaFrieda is a 46-year-old Wall Street dropout who came back to his family meat business in 1994 and turned it into the distributor to the best restaurants in New York City. Founded in 1922, he runs Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors, which was originally …

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These gritty pictures show Times Square’s journey from porn mecca to family friendly

42nd Street went from ’The Deuce’ to the dud in 20 years<p>Times Square was already lost by the time Debbie did Dallas. Decline, which begun during the …

Construction

What makes a Man Booker novel? Six shortlisted authors share their secrets

Ahead of the announcement of the 2017 prize next week, the stories behind the stories<p><b>Paul Auster on</b> 4321<p>Usually the material of a novel comes to me before I have a form in mind. But with <i>4321</i>, for the first time in my writing life, the idea of the form came first – the idea that I could write about …

Kazuo Ishiguro just won the Nobel Prize. Here’s a brief guide to his bleak, beautiful world.

From Never Let Me Go to The Unconsoled.<p>The 2017 Nobel Prize in literature went to Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born English novelist who writes lovely, lyrical books about trauma, repression, and survival.<p>Ishiguro’s novels range from the polished and conventional to the sprawling and incoherent, so …

Literature

Here are the 20 books nominated for the 2017 National Book Awards

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Books

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re …

Slavery, Democracy, and the Racialized Roots of the Electoral College

At 11:45 p.m. on November 6, 2012, Donald Trump tweeted that “the electoral college is a disaster for a democracy.” Four years later, at 2:31 a.m. on …

The secret history of colour in black and white

It was once seen as sinful, and used to encode social class. Kassia St Clair reflects on colour’s colourful past<p>A distaste for colour runs through western culture like a ladder in a stocking. Many classical writers were dismissive. Colour was a distraction from the true glories of art: line and …

Gigi Hadid Naked: On Zayn, Fame and Lyme Disease

Gigi Hadid is jazzed bout Zulu. He'll be arriving any minute. Someone decided the former equestrian/current "It" girl would enjoy a photo shoot that involved posing with her spirit animal, a black Lusitano horse, and as she gets styled, she gets a little wistful about her childhood. "We were living …

50 Timeless Love & Relationship Tips

<i>“If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.”</i><p><i>Richard Bach</i><p>There are some things that will …

Love

10 Communication Habits of Extraordinary Leaders

What kind of leader do you want to be?<p>Successful companies result from more than a good idea at the right time. If you look behind the best companies in the world, you'll see a great leader. This is why investors commonly say they invest in the founder more than the idea itself.<p>As a founder or CEO, …

Public Speaking

Don't call Clinton a weak candidate: it took decades of scheming to beat her

Years of Republican plots, an opponent deified by television, and FBI smears stood in her way – and she still won the popular vote by more than Kennedy did<p>Hillary Clinton blames Comey letters for election defeat, reports say<p>Sometimes I think I have never seen anything as strong as Hillary Clinton. …

10 Success lessons from Elon Musk – “Tesla Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share3<p>+1<p>Shares 16<p>Elon Musk is now considered Earth’s most future-oriented person. He is an American entrepreneur, inventor and investor. …

Ten Empowering Lessons We Can Learn From Women In Literature

Image Credit: Levy Bittencourt<p>It was Singles' Day on 11th November - a reason for many Chinese people to celebrate their individual status. Here are …

Millennial Entrepreneurs Are Successful Because of 1 Thing (and It's Not Their Age)

The science of success says that age is just a number.<p>From the <i>Forbes</i> 30 under 30 to the Thiel fellowship to the almost normative story of the college dropout-turned-startup-genius, it may seem like the secret to business success is youth. But a recent psychology finding has good news for all of us: …

Your Title Doesn't Make You A Great Leader, But These 7 Dimensions Do.

Who you are at your core either attracts people to follow you or pushes them away from you. True leadership is earned, not granted via a fancy title.<p>Throughout your career, I'm sure you've seen many power hungry people attempting to use their title only to fall flat on their face? Conversely, there …

Leadership

Not All Habits Are Equal. These 3 Habits Outperformed Every Other

Averagely, the human brain is just 2% the mass of the body, but it consumes 20% of the total energy to function optimally. That’s how much our brain …

Self-improvement

What I Learned About Love While Getting High

My relationship with an older gay couple in New York fueled my drug addiction... and at first I didn't want to stop.<p><b>I have never told this</b> story to anyone, ever. But I've told it back to myself. Over and over again. Thinking about that third-floor window in the apartment building in Tribeca just a …

Chimamanda Adichie has 15 suggestions for how to raise a feminist child

The Nigerian novelist and writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has published a new 15-step manifesto on how to raise a feminist child. The piece comes in the form of a letter to Ijeawele, a friend who has given birth to a daughter, Chizalum Adaora. Adichie herself recently became a mother for the …

Feminism

This is what rape culture looks like – in the words of Donald Trump

Look up objectification and victim blaming, and the Republican presidential nominee is a textbook case of offensive attitudes toward women<p>Why are we all so shocked by the sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump? It has always been clear that his attitudes toward women are dangerously …

Trump Boasted of Avoiding STDs While Dating: Vaginas Are 'Landmines ... It Is My Personal Vietnam'

In an unearthed interview from 1997, Donald Trump claimed he was a “brave soldier” for avoiding STDs during his single years in the late ’90s.<p>“It’s …

Donald Trump

12 Fundamental Time Management Tips that Will Change Your Life

Despite being motivated and ready to make big changes in life, we often find ourselves struggling with the simplest of tasks. And it isn’t …

Time Management

I feel for the straight white men who are being silenced by the mean girls of modern feminism

You would be forgiven for mistaking it for a <i>Daily Mash</i> headline – but no, it’s real. <i>The Guardian</i> has published a piece today under the headline “’I …

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20 More Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make

We’ve covered 20 pitfalls of English before, but there are plenty more to look out for. Here are another 20 word usage mistakes that can trip you …

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I love my boyfriend but he only likes rough sex

I fantasise about intimacy and romance every day, but it always stays a fantasy<p><b>I am a 20-year-old woman in a relationship with a kind and sweet 24-year-old man whom I love very much. I used to have vaginismus, which made any penetration impossible – this is now cured, but sex is still painful for</b> …