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14 techniques for more thorough proofreading

PR pros put great effort into crafting press releases, building a targeted media list and developing relationships with journalists. Yet even a minor …

Public Relations

Ben Higgins Uses Coffee To Help Those In Need

You may recognize him from season 20 of <i>The Bachelor</i>, but today he has a new platform. Ben Higgins has leveraged his television stint into great projects, one being a startup. Generous Coffee Co. is a movement to invest in underresourced communities with each purchase of product. Jobs, education …

Entrepreneurship

10 classic European islands on a budget

<b>Santorini, Greece</b><p>Even the epic photos don’t quite prepare you for Santorini, with its encircling black cliffs. The island was formed by an enormous volcanic eruption in 1600 BC, and the subsequently collapsing caldera formed these sheer faces. Its extraordinary landscapes justly attract hordes of …

Italy

How to instantly improve your LinkedIn profile headline

There is a <b>proven LinkedIn profile headline formula</b> that <i>isn’t</i> about catchy taglines (“The pro you’ve been looking for”) or meaningless buzzwords …

Employment

The Best Books on Writing, According to Novelists, Poets, and Writing Professors

An introduction to the writer’s library.<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at</i> …

Writing

12 Upcoming Chicago-Area Restaurant and Bars to Know

June 20<p><i>ANDERSONVILLE—</i> The owners of Fat Cat and Five Star are quiet about what they have planned inside the former Pork Shoppe spot at 5721 N. Clark Street. But a job description for an executive chef reveals a few details. Expect a globally inspired menu executed using a wood-fired grill and oven …

Texas

"Mind-boggling" Stanford research turns human blood cells into functional neurons

In breakthrough new research described as "somewhat mind-boggling," a team at Stanford University has developed a technique than can transform human …

Neuroscience

Rainn Wilson gave a commencement speech to rich kids — and he got very real with them.

<b>Rainn Wilson started his New Trier High School commencement speech poking lighthearted fun at the graduates’ wealth.</b><p>Pulling from the Chicago North …

Education

Want to Build a Better Product? Here's How to Ask the Right Questions

Stop asking what a better product looks like, and start thinking about the people who are going to use it.<p>If you're asking how to design a better chair, you're asking a product-focused question. If instead, you ask, how can I help someone who is tired of standing up, you're asking a human-centered …

Design

If You Think Horror Movies Are Scary, Wait Until You Read These Novels

If you've ever wondered whether or not your love of horror movies and scary stories is creepy, this should give you some peace of mind: There's …

Horror

Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

Food

As Ireland Joins Europe’s Sprint From Catholic Fold, Francis Looks South

VATICAN CITY — When nearly one-third of Ireland’s Catholic population came to see Pope John Paul II celebrate a papal Mass in Dublin in 1979, divorce, homosexual acts and abortion were all illegal in the country. Ireland, like much of Europe, toed the line on Roman Catholic Church teaching.<p>In …

Christianity

How One Hundred Years of Solitude redefined Latin America

When Gabriel García Márquez wrote One Hundred Years of Solitude, he reimagined the genesis of his continent. That had real political impact, writes Felipe Restrepo Pombo.<p>Before One Hundred Years of Solitude, Latin America bore certain similarities to the imaginary place described in the first …

Everything Stephen King Thinks You Need To Know About Writing

Stephen King is one of the most prolific writers of our generation. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and if nobody has told you yet, …

Creative Writing

15 proven ways to get people to take you seriously

Just because you're smart, thoughtful, and competent doesn't necessarily mean people perceive you that way.<p>If you want coworkers and friends to take you seriously, you've got to think seriously about the image you're projecting — from your outfit to your speech to your body language.<p>To that end, we …

Best books on identity: Author Patricia Nicol suggests novels to help with trickier times

• <b>Patricia Nicol recalled volunteering at a school in the north east of Brazil</b>• <b><br>Zadie Smith’s Swing Time portrays betterment and belonging</b>• <b><br>Jeffrey</b> …

The best national parks in the U.S.

Sometimes we at <i>Time Out</i> find ourselves sitting back, taking a deep breath of fresh, smog-free air and saying to ourselves: Damn, America, you are one …

The Best Steak Marinade Recipe

"We use this marinade for rib steaks, but can be used for almost any cut of beef."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1/4 cup …

Curious Questions: Why is a day divided into twenty-four hours?

We've been counting things in convenient chunks of ten for thousands of years, so why on earth is a day divided into 24 hours? Martin Fone, author of …

These Are America's 100 Favorite Books of All Time, According to Data

A battle between 100 much-loved novels. At the end, only one will prevail.<p>There's one simple and surefire way to get smarter: Read more books. Many of the most respected entrepreneurs--from Bill Gates to Elon Musk--are voracious readers.<p>Take a page out of one CEO's book, and you can find a way to …

Rap should be put on a par with Shakespeare and Wordsworth. When will the education system wake up to black creativity?<p>I can’t help thinking that the Pulitzer prize committee missed a trick in their award to the rapper Kendrick Lamar this week. If they had given him the Pulitzer for literature …

Literature

Middlemarch: Jennifer Egan on how George Eliot’s unorthodox love life shaped her masterpiece

By making a plain girl the object of affection, Eliot is making a larger point: beauty is a distracting liability<p>Social mobility is the transformation that forms the blazing heart of her vision<p>It is striking that the author of the most brilliant literary study of marriage in English was a woman …

Literature

Six of the most evocative books you'll read all year

Two much-praised travel books are among the titles shortlisted for the 2018 Ondaatje Prize of the Royal Society of Literature, an award of £10,000 for “a distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry evoking the spirit of a place”.<p>One is Border by Kapka Kassabova (Granta), which is about …

Books

The world's most beautiful ceilings

Syracuse suspends engineering fraternity for ‘racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic’ video

“Do you know what you signed up for today?” a fraternity member says in the video as he stands in front of a young man kneeling on the floor.<p>The young man on his knees then proceeds to make sexually explicit gestures as laughter erupts around him. Asked to recite “the oath,” he says: “f‑‑‑ black …

Rights & Freedoms

21 Books You Don’t Have to Read

And 21 you should read instead (technically 20 books—Adventures of Huckleberry Finn did not fare well).<p>We've been told all our lives that we can only call ourselves well-read once we've read the Great Books. We tried. We got halfway through <i>Infinite Jest</i> and halfway through the SparkNotes on</i> …

Literature

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

Self-help

A local’s guide to Chicago: 10 top tips

Traditionally overshadowed by coastal powerhouses New York City and Los Angeles, Chicago is on the rise, with a record 55 million visitors in 2017 – and new direct flights from the UK with Norwegian and Wow making the US’s third-largest city more accessible. While visitors tend to congregate around …

Travel

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

How I learned to live with a name that’s a constant source of humiliation

A month into my first semester as an exchange student in the United States, I was at an inter-city bus stop waiting to get to St. Louis. I only mentioned my surname—Lung, pronounced “loong”—when I checked in with the receptionist. It was a quiet Wednesday noon and I was the only customer …