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Earin Wireless Earbuds

Love music but hate cables? Earin may well be the perfect solution if that´s your case! These are the world´s smallest wireless earbuds, as they say, …

Why oil could rebound to $80. Yes, $80.

Oil bulls are a lonely bunch these days.<p>The price of crude tumbled below $50 a barrel earlier this week. And even though prices have started to stabilize a bit, many experts still don't think the sticky black stuff has bottomed just yet.<p>But there's one brave soul who believes that there are better …

Homemade Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

In a medium saucepan, heat the milk, sugar, coffee beans, salt and 1 1/2 cups of the cream until hot but not boiling, stirring occasionally. (The …

What's Your Iced Coffee Method?

I don't always agree with IsItIcedCoffeeWeather.com about whether we've hit the frosty-coffee season. As long as the sun is out (even if the wind is brisk), I'm game for a cool afternoon caffeine kick. But these days there's an entire menu of possible iced coffee brewing methods...even if you're …

Salmon with Honey-Coriander Glaze

A salty-sweet blend of honey, soy sauce, and coriander adds Asian flavor to salmon.

What are Cronuts and How Do I Make Them at Home?

What could be better than a hybrid pastry of donut and croissant?<p>The cronut, a "baked good heard round the mediasphere," according to Vogue magazine, …

Perfect Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …

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Confessions of a Culinary Student: How to Get the Crispiest Skin

<b>Curious about cooking? High-pressure culinary school requires a lot of time and money. We asked present and former culinary students for their No. 1</b> …

Shoyu Ramen

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 3 min<p>Bringing ramen home takes a trip to an Asian market, three days of work, and your largest pot, but this low-stress (really!) labor of love might be the best soup you'll ever make.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kombu Dashi and Tare<p>2 pieces dried kombu<p>½ cup …

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

Crispy Pork Belly

Crispy Pork Belly<p>Author: The Crepes of Wrath<p>Prep time: 24 hours<p>Cook time: 2 hours 30 mins<p>Total time: 26 hours 30 mins<p>Serves: 6-8 servings<p>Juicy, …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

10 Tips for Improving Your Memory

It's hard to recall every single little detail. Here are 10 tips to make remembering easier.<p>Yesterday I was readying myself to sit down and write this column, and I completely forgot what subject I had planned. I laughed out loud when I found my notes and saw the title. Perhaps I couldn't remember …

Why Productive People Take Better Notes

If you can’t recall what you had for lunch, why do you think you’ll remember what your mentor just said?<p>In a recent blog post, entrepreneur-author Ben Casnocha relayed this reality check: that as Mark Zuckerberg was sharing lessons from Facebook’s rise to a room full of hard-hustling Silicon Valley …

How To Be More Interesting (In 10 Simple Steps)

<b>How to be interesting (in 10 stupid-simple steps):</b><p><b>1.Go exploring.</b> <br>Explore ideas, places, and opinions. The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p><b>2. Share what you discover.</b> <br>And be generous when you do. Not everybody went exploring with you. Let them live vicariously …

4 Smart Investments Sure to Help Your Business Grow Up

When you’re ready for your small business to grow up, there are many different steps that you could take to get things rolling. It can be difficult …

10 Ways To Clean Up Your Creative Process

I’m no Martha Stewart, but I do enjoy the satisfaction that comes with spring cleaning. It is the perfect time of year to throw open the windows, clear the cobwebs, and remove the clutter in preparation for new beginnings.<p>In the advertising world, the rites of spring cleaning can also be applied to …

3 Things You're Screwing Up (and Why Nobody Tells You)

Sure, you're a great leader and you always ask for feedback. But there are three mistakes you're making that nobody has the guts to tell you about.<p>Given the ubiquity these days of 360 assessments, rounded feedback, and executive coaching, you'd think that there would be little room for unexposed …

10 Things Every Customer Wants

Surprisingly, the best price and best value is at the bottom of the customer's priority list. See what's at the top.<p>Why does a customer buy from one vendor rather than another? According to research recently conducted by The Rain Group (detailed report here), customers tend to buy from sellers who …

The Common Start-up Mistake You Don't Want to Make

Most start-up founders accurately predict how they'll make money, and how much it will cost. But there's one thing they almost always get wrong.<p>I've built five businesses. I teach business. I regularly judge business plan competitions. And I advise both mature and start-up businesses. And there is …

The Coffee – Kool Aid Cup

Need both hot and cold water but have only one travel mug? No problem, the ‘It’s up to you – Temperature-controlled Cup’, allows you to carry both …

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL "Gullwing".

Mercedes has created an entirely new niche with the CLA, but is it any good? We test the 220 CDI AMG Sport at the link... http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/mercedes-benz-cla-first-drive-2013-03-06

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First full image of Mercedes' 360bhp baby saloon breaks cover early on the web: it's the CLA 45 AMG http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/mercedes-benz-cla-45-amg-leaked-2013-03-20

The reveals are coming thick and fast from the New York Motor Show. And we love this: the limited-edition, alphabetastic Jaguar XKR-S GT http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/be-afraid-its-the-jag-xkr-s-gt-2013-03-26

Daniel Craig, the Manhattan skyline and the new Range Rover Sport. Full story and video at the link – you like? http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/Its-here-the-new-Range-Rover-Sport-2013-03-26