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8 tech skills you need if you want be to an entrepreneur

That's because, in order to be successful in any market, you'll need to hone your skills, knowledge and be vigilant in your work.<p>That's why, in addition to knowing your business, employees and various strategies for success, you must also know how to use all the tools at your disposal.<p>These days, …

Gorgeous Recipes That Save Canned Tuna's Reputation

Canned tuna gets a bad rap, and understandably so. It's fish that comes in a can, it often appears with way too much mayonnaise and it can be reminiscent of cat food. While not quite as bad as canned chicken -- yes, this is a thing -- canned tuna can often be pretty frightening. Even just one bad …

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

And you might think you approach all those decisions rationally.<p>Yet research suggests there are a huge number of cognitive stumbling blocks that can affect our behavior, preventing us from acting in our own best interests.<p>Here, we've rounded up some of the most commonly cited biases that screw up …

Let's Celebrate The Left-Handed Leaders Who Have Made A Mark On America

It's more than all right to be a lefty.<p>Thursday is International Left Handers Day, where we celebrate those among us whose dominant hand is their left.<p>Although only one out of 10 Americans identifies as a lefty, roughly two out of 10 presidents are left-handed -- a number that includes former …

Smoked Salmon Tartines with Fried Capers

4 Servings<p>Find hot-smoked salmon, a Pacific Northwest delicacy, at specialty grocers.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ small red onion, very thinly sliced<p>⅔ cup Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar<p>¼ cup vegetable oil<p>2 tablespoons capers, rinsed, patted dry<p>8 slices country-style bread, toasted or …

Seafood

Incredible mac 'n' cheese, four ways - Jamie Oliver | Features

A good mac ‘n’ cheese is probably the ultimate pasta bake. It’s simple, filling, doesn’t need a million ingredients, and is perfect for feeding a …

Recipes

How to make the Italian version of mac and cheese, which Anthony Bourdain calls the world's greatest pasta dish

One of the earliest known recipes for macaroni and cheese comes from the 13th-century tome "Liber de Coquina," an Italian cookbook. In it, a recipe called "de lasanis" calls for cut-up sheets of pasta to be tossed with parmesan cheese, which sounds a lot like cacio e pepe to me.<p>If you've never …

Italian Food

This incredible new movie about Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys is unlike any biopic you’ve seen

But then ten years ago he got hooked on the Boys' seminal album, "Pet Sounds."<p>"It was very spontaneous," he tells Business Insider. "There was no reason for it that I understood at the time. It just happened. I really fully appreciated that album and everything Brian was doing with it."<p>The Brian …

Protecting the ocean could boost economy by $900 bn, says WWF

"Every dollar invested to create marine protected areas -- commonly known as MPAs -- is expected to be at least tripled in benefits returned through factors like employment, coastal protection, and fisheries," the campaign group said in a press release.<p>Research by Amsterdam's VU University, …

5 things we got totally wrong about FinTech

When we started our FinTech startup Regalii, over 3 years ago, I thought that we knew everything there was to know about remittances, FinTech and its customers. As a Mexican native living around the world, I had received and sent remittances for years. In Mexico, remittances are a part of our daily …

The new David Foster Wallace movie is much more than a biopic

"The End of the Tour" is based on Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky's (Jesse Eisenberg) memoir, which was based on a Rolling Stone long-form interview that was never published. In 1996, Lipsky traveled to Bloomington, Illinois, to spend five days with Wallace (Jason Segel) and accompany him on …

12 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

The online movie and TV service has a vast cache of business and tech documentaries that anyone with a subscription can watch instantly. The topics range from profiles of great tech innovators like Steve Jobs to deep dives into industrial design.<p>Each of these 12 documentaries offers an entertaining …

How Boredom Kills Us -- In Body, Mind and Spirit -- And What to Do About It

A podcast on the tedium of boredom produced by Public Radio International delves into the subject of boredom in a decidedly un-boring, substantial way. Let's explore the piece, along with related compelling research, to see how being "bored to death" isn't just a euphemism. And discuss what to do …

Chile-and-Olive-Oil-Fried Egg with Avocado and Sprouts

2 Servings<p>To cook the perfect olive oil–fried egg, make sure the skillet is really hot.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup sprouts (such as sunflower, radish, or alfalfa)<p>1 teaspoon fresh lime juice<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 large eggs<p>Crushed red pepper flakes<p>2 sprouted …

Anyone who uses Excel will love this shortcut that keeps spreadsheets in order

There is nothing more frustrating than when someone pastes a value on top of a formula in your spreadsheet. This can ruin a beautiful excel model. And it can take awhile to fix because you have to find the problem cell.<p>The F5 key saves time in Excel by letting you jump to specific cells or named …

Charred and Raw Corn with Chile and Cheese

4 Servings<p>All the flavors of a Mexican grilled corn on the cob, now in a convenient, tossed-together form.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 ears of corn, husked<p>1 large shallot, thinly sliced into rings<p>½ red chile (such as Holland or Fresno), with seeds, thinly sliced into rings<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice<p>Kosher …

Cook with Quinoa: 10 Easy Quinoa Recipes

Tara Donne<p>Quinoa-Basil Tabbouleh<p>Traditional tabbouleh rarely makes it out of the side dish category. But this version made with rotisserie chicken is …

5 global banks just proved that no one can stop Wall Street from breaking the law

The guilty pleas mean the banks are literally felons, and it's a distinct shift in the way law enforcement has dealt with Wall Street in the past.<p>Lawsuits and legal fees are nothing new for the banks: Since the financial crisis, they have essentially become the cost of doing business on Wall Street.<p>…

This SNL clip from nearly a decade ago still teaches you everything you need to know about personal finance

Don't buy stuff you cannot afford.<p>That's the title of this Saturday Night Live sketch from 2006, featuring Steve Martin, Amy Poehler, and Chris Parnell.<p>It's also a fantastic, solid piece of personal finance advice, and has been for the last nine years.<p>Here's how it works:

Goldman Sachs Makes Its First Big Investment In Bitcoin

Goldman is co-leading a $50 million financing round in Circle Internet Financial, a bitcoin wallet company. The investment lends some Wall Street credibility to the bitcoin world.<p>An effort to make bitcoin go mainstream just got some muscle from Wall Street.<p>Goldman Sachs has co-led a $50 million …

22 Healthy And Filling Snacks Under 200 Calories

Healthy noms to tide you over.

Scrambled Egg Subs — Meatless Monday

Switch up your usual breakfast-for-dinner menu with Food Network Magazine's quick-fix sandwich.<p>Ready to eat in only 30 minutes, Food Network …

Muffin Pan Recipes: 27 Brilliant Bite-Size Meals and Snacks

<b>Muffin tins aren’t just for muffins -- okay, or cupcakes! They can be a real workhorse in the kitchen as long as you're armed with the right recipes. Here are our favorite unexpected things to make with these versatile tools, ranging from mac and cheese cups and mini pizzas to sticky buns and</b> …

How To Achieve A Zen Attitude To Cope With Every Day Problems

People usually have trouble responding and coping with every day problems. For a long time, I, myself, had trouble with my daily “problems”….<p>Why?</b> …

El Salvador

10 Mind Expanding Books To Read In A Lifetime

Growing up as a child, I can remember every thing and every one around me reminding me that reading was not something to be done for fun — but rather …

Self-improvement

How Meditation Can Help Us Evolve

When I first began my meditation practice in 1998, each time I’d sit I’d experience tiny little twitches. My hands, mostly, and my arms, would …

Meditation

14 Meaningless Phrases That Will Make You Sound Like A Stock-Market Wizard

A handful of analysts speak English. But the vast majority don't.<p>Rather, they speak a language unique to the investment business.<p>This language consists of market phrases that sound intelligent but don't mean anything.<p>The phrases don't <i>sound</i> like they don't mean anything, of course. On the contrary, …

50 Great Teachers: Socrates, The Ancient World's Teaching Superstar

Today, NPR Ed kicks off a yearlong series: 50 Great Teachers.<p>We're starting this celebration of teaching with Socrates, the superstar teacher of the ancient world. He was sentenced to death more than 2,400 years ago for "impiety" and "corrupting" the minds of the youth of Athens.<p>But Socrates' ideas …