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29 Traditional Indian Dishes The Whole World Should Know And Love

There's more to Indian cuisine than butter chicken.


4 Questions to Answer Before You Ask Someone to Be Your Mentor

Do you want someone to mentor you? Before you ask them to step up, make sure you know the answers to these 4 questions.<p>One of the most important strategies for personal and professional growth is to strategically surround ourselves with mentors and advisors that have achieved what we want to …


Hacker Launches Public Mineable Blockchain Thought For 'AI Superhighway'

An artificial intelligence (AI) and Blockchain start-up with backing from Harrisburg University in Pennsylvania is developing a completely new way of utilizing and processing data by integrating AI and “smart logic” into every bit of data. The goal is to build what is described as an “AI …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Irish Movies Every Guy Should See

Your St. Patrick’s Day viewing guide should include more than just a parade. After the floats have gone by and you’re a couple pints of Guinness …

Peaky Blinders

Shake Up Your Flexibility Routine With These Dynamic Stretches

Holding a stretch for 30 seconds isn’t the only way to improve your flexibility—it’s just the way a lot of us are used to. Dynamic stretching is …


These 10 movies are so scary that viewers are forced to switch them off midway, says Netflix

After the success of Veronica, the new horror film released on Netflix, whose claim to fame was that several audience members were too scared to …


How to create the perfect résumé, according to a CEO and former Googler

<b>• Résumé tips often focus on mistakes to avoid.</b><p><b>• But Google alum and WayUp CEO Liz Wessel has a recommendation for what you should do that could help your résumé stand out.</b><p><b>• She said you're going to need to avoid generic descriptions.</b><p>A résumé is basically a first impression in document form. So you …


The Best Websites to Get Your Retro Gaming Fix

Ready to relive some retro games directly in your web browser? If you’re bored at work and your mind suddenly drifts to those hours you spent …


I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Platinum Card

Streetball Legend Hot Sauce Predictably Embarrassed ESPN’s Darren Rovell In One-On-One

The Atlanta Hawks added a glorious new segment to their in-arena entertainment this season. They’ve invited local And1 Mixtape legend Hot Sauce to play one-on-one against fans and celebs during halftime and timeouts, treating the world to some of that signature ball-handling wizardry that made him …

Darren Rovell

15 Genius Tricks For Working Smarter, Not Harder

Trouble focusing? Listen to Baroque music and rub some rosemary oil on your pulse points.


6 reasons this is the perfect thank-you email to send after a job interview

• The interview thank you email is a crucial part of getting the job you want.<br>• When you don't send a thank you email or letter after an interview, you …


5 Breakfast Recipes You Can Eat Any Time of Day

One of the most important things to me in choosing recipes to fill my meal plan is versatility. And really, when it comes down to it, eggs — in all …


What is Agile and why do project managers and engineers need to know it? This online class will teach you.

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Project Management

20 Documentaries from the Past 10 Years You Just Have to See

True stories well told.<p>If you’re looking for something to watch for your next movie night, may we suggest a moving and thought-provoking documentary? …

Ai Weiwei

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working on Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare’s Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

Creative Writing

8 Surprisingly Effective Hacks For Getting That Negative Voice Out Of Your Head

Most of us are familiar with that negative voice in our head: The one that tells us we aren't good enough, that we should stop trying, that we aren't …


3 Secrets Every Successful Negotiator Knows

Here's how to handle yourself in even the most aggressive of negotiations.<p><i>How do you handle a difficult negotiation? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic</b> …

Emotional Intelligence

Over 45 million people are playing a bizarre shooter that pits 100 players against each other in a fight to the death — here's what's going on

In 2000, a bizarre and controversial film named "Battle Royale" was released. In the film, dozens of Japanese high-school students are placed on an island, given weapons, and ordered to kill one another until one person remains.<p>That person is crowned the winner. Their prize is survival.<p>Its plot is …

Gaming Industry

8 Bourbon Cocktails You Need to Try

Bourbon. One of those exquisite, tantalizing liquids we can drink any time, in any weather, in any place on Earth. Sometimes we like it neat, …

Kentucky Derby

Everything You Need to Know About the Jimmy Kimmel-Matt Damon Feud

The infamous feud between Jimmy Kimmel and Matt Damon may technically be fake, but that doesn’t make it any less entertaining. In the 12 years since …

Matt Damon

9 Industries That Will Soon Be Disrupted By Blockchain

In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.<p>Let's face it; many people are resistant to technological changes in both their personal lives and at the office. However, what they often lack is the vision to see how the new technology they are resisting will improve their lives in …


7 Thinking Patterns That Will That Rob You of Mental Strength (And What You Can Do About Them)

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …


'SNL's Unaired 'Star Wars' Sketch Provides A Hilarious Answer To A Major Fan Question About The Franchise — VIDEO

For all the diehard sci-fi enthusiasts out there in dogged pursuit of the next great intergalactic-themed parody skit, <i>SNL</i>'s unaired <i>Star Wars</i> sketch …

Star Wars

I Drank Fire Cider for a Week, and I Don’t Need Coffee Anymore

WHAT IS FIRE CIDER?<p>THE EXPERIENCE<p>THE VERDICT<p>Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it’s not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it’s also known, is not unlike a shrub …

Alternative Medicine

10 Actually Cool Uses For A USB Drive

The humble USB drive - supplanted by the download and the cloud sync, but still useful in all kinds of ways. If you've got an old drive lying around, …

Raspberry Pi

Learn Python and you could put yourself on track to make a six-figure salary

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Google Chrome's latest experiment lets your write songs in your browser

In case you needed another excuse to procrastinate today, Google Chrome just launched a new music experiment, and it's pretty addicting.<p>It's called …

Google Chrome
Arianna Huffington

HBO’s first trailer for Farenheit 451 is disturbing and eerily timely

‘A little knowledge is a dangerous thing’<p>“News, facts, memoirs, internet of old — burn it.”<p>That’s one of the many lines spoken by Michael Shannon in the first trailer for HBO’s upcoming movie <i>Farenheit 451;</i> a film that perhaps fits a little too comfortably in today’s current political and …

Michael B. Jordan