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50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

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26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

National Parks

Ten of the best food and drink secrets in Europe

With its momentous history, cutting-edge culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Europe comprises an extraordinary wealth of sights, sounds, peoples and parties. But it’s the endlessly varied cuisine that makes us reach for our passports again and again. Whether you’ve been to Europe once or 100 …

The Decorating Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Home's Value

The unexpected little details that could cost you big time.<p>Thinking of selling your home...even one day? Real estate experts weigh in on the unexpected little details that could cost you big time in the long run.

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

Swimwear

Can a working mother be as good at her job after maternity leave?

Working mothers seem doomed to feel they're failing both their career and children. So how do you break the double-guilt cycle?<p>As soon as I walked into my daughter’s bedroom I knew she was ill. Rosie’s forehead was clammy and her little body listless. Instinct told me she should stay at home. And …

Parenting

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

Hoi Sin Chicken Lettuce Cups

<i>These crisp, fresh parcels are popular appetisers, found on Chinese restaurant menus worldwide. They’re perfect whenever you fancy a lighter</b> …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Smoked Salmon, Saffron and Crackler Quiche

<i>A sophisticated quiche, this smoked salmon, saffron and crackler quiche makes for the perfect hors d’oeuvres for summer dinner parties as well as the</i> …

Recipes

15 Ways to Use Fish Sauce in Non-Asian Cooking

We love fish sauce—aka nuoc mam—and not just in Southeast Asian cooking. Here are 15 ways to bring its funk to salad dressing, braised dishes, and more<p>Can I tell you a secret? I put fish sauce (a.k.a. <i>nuoc mam</i>) in EVERYTHING. Nobody who eats at my house knows that it's in there—they just sense a …

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FORTUNE — Craft supplies is a $29 billion industry, but it’s fragmented. The big brick-and-mortar players — Michael’s, Jo-Ann Fabrics, Hobby Lobby — have a minimal online presence, and in the words of Nicole Shariat Farb, “don’t approach the market with the mindset that savvy e-commerce players …

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

Bringing the Wal-Mart Edge to Financial Products

Wal-Mart has a new way for consumers to send money across the U.S., with simple fees the retailer says cost as little as half as much as “similar …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Beaches

European parliament votes for compulsory 'made-in' labels

(Reuters) - The European Parliament voted on Tuesday to oblige manufacturers to label all non-food goods with their country of origin, a step designed to help consumers know what they are buying, but one that has divided industry.<p>A label that reads "French origin warranted" is seen on a shirt …

How To Really Listen To Your Customers

Discovering what your customers are experiencing–and really hearing what they have to say about it–is not only good practice, but it’s what makes your business tick.<p>There’s nothing that is more effective for improving the quality of your product or service than listening to your customers.<p>But often …

Why bamboo is booming again in Taiwan

<b>Bamboo is ubiquitous in Chinese culture. Sturdy and tenacious, it symbolises virtue.</b><p>In fact, the plant has had a profound impact on the daily life, culture and spirituality of the Chinese.<p>In the past, a wide variety of products were made from bamboo - from roof tiles and rafts, to shoes, furniture …

Family Business

How Online Retailers Are Walking Away From $3 Trillion A Year

Abandoned online shopping carts are a major source of lost revenue for retailers. Shutterstock<p><i>This post is sponsored by SaleCycle.</i><p>Have you ever started to shop online, put a few items in your shopping cart, and then walked away without buying anything?<p>You're not alone: In 2013, 68% of online …

eCommerce

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

Does small business success lie up in the clouds?

<b>Sophie Devonshire has her "head in the clouds", but she's not an unrealistic dreamer - far from it.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessCash flow king for small businessesWould data geeks make better football managers?Big data dating the key to romance?Big data offers tailor-made shoppingCrime …

5 mistakes companies make when automating their marketing

According to Raab Associates, Inc. the marketing automation space is due to grow by 60% this year and reach overall revenues of $1.2 billion. The continued rise in revenue is indicative of the increased sophistication of the B2B market and the need for marketers to be more strategic in driving …

Posh pound shop: Tiger sinks its claws into UK high street

Whether it's noir detectives, Faroese knits or home furnishings, Scandinavian chic has never been cooler. Now the Danes have even given the pound shop a Nordic makeover and British shoppers can't get enough.<p>It's lunchtime on Monday and trade in Tiger's central London store is brisk as office …