Wesley Williamson

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

Makes one 9" cake<p>You’ve heard it before when it comes to making cheesecakes, but we’re going to say it again: Your cream cheese, mascarpone, and eggs have to be room temperature or your batter will be lumpy. Leave them out for at least 2 hours on the counter before using. Also, you might want to …

Baking

Final Fantasy VI Retrospective: Simply The Best

In the first few minutes of <i>Final Fantasy VI</i>, just when you think you’ve got a sense of the game’s rhythm, everything changes. Your amnesiac hero …

4 Ways to Grow a Personal Brand Worth Millions

Your brand is the single most valuable asset you have.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having a personal brand is a lot of work. When your personality and your professional life come together, the challenges of maintaining both can be a great deal of work. However, if …

New documentary suggests Atlantis was real and large ships docked there in the Bronze Age

<b>Atlantis is probably considered as one of the most fascinating ‘mythical’ city/continents on Earth, and a new documentary—called</b> <b>‘Atlantis Rising’ and</b> …

“Wealth of Nations” stole happiness from workers—here’s how we steal it back

Many Americans today are assembly-line workers—whether they know it or not. The reason can be traced back to Adam Smith, the father of modern economics.<p>Smith believed that when it came to work, people were fundamentally lazy. If you want people to work, he argued in his classic 1776 book <i>The Wealth</i> …

Employment

This Is Your Brain on Exercise: Why Physical Exercise (Not Mental Games) Might Be the Best Way to Keep Your Mind Sharp

In the United States and the UK, we've seen the emergence of a multibillion-dollar brain training industry, premised on the idea that you can improve …

REI's Closing for Black Friday Is Gutsy and Smart. Will Other Retailers Follow?

Last week, outdoor-action-sports retailer REI announced that it would be closed for Black Friday, a day most retailers hope will be their biggest sales day of the year. It's a gutsy move that reflects the compass of company CEO Jerry Stritzke. Stritzke is a relative newcomer to REI, a cooperative …

The Art of Sexual Kung Fu

November 06, 2015<p><b>by Christina Antonyan</b><p>As a spiritual system, Tao means the way to achieving a true understanding of nature, our mind, and reality, to …

GoDaddy Billionaire Bob Parsons' 7 Tips For Entrepreneurs

Domain name registrar and Web-hosting firm GoDaddy was founded by businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons in 1997. The colorful entrepreneur sold the majority of the firm to private equity investors in 2011 and stepped down as executive chairman in June 2014. The company went public on April …

Entrepreneurship

'Happiness thinker' Professor Paul Dolan on pleasure, purpose and everyday happiness

Paul Dolan is not your typical self-help guru, though with his exuberant manner, edgy spectacles and rapid-fire speech, he certainly acts the part.<p>He …

25 Eckhart Tolle Quotes to Inspire You

<b>Eckhart Tolle</b> is a modern personal development teacher who is best known as author of the remarkable books <i>The Power of Now</i> and <i>A New Earth</i>. At the age …

Spirituality

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement

Meet Plague, A Social Networking App That Spreads Information Like A Virus

Plague is a new social networking app with a fun twist that could just work.<p>Plague is all about discovering "viral" content, but the way you discover the next viral video or hilarious photo is what's unique.<p>Instead of seeing posts from people you follow or whatever is trending, a post on Plague is …

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

Silicon Valley's hottest startup is scaring insurance brokers and fighting regulators

Two decades ago, the only way to book a flight was to call a travel agent, a middleman whose job was to connect you with vendors. That job is now …

Shakespeare's Unconventional Conventions

Learn to Code: The Full Beginner's Guide

If you've been looking to learn how to code, we can help you get started. Here are 4.5 lessons on the basics and extra resources to keep you</b> …

14 Tips For Learning Any Skill Incredibly Fast

He writes:<p>"Whether you want to learn how to speak a new language in three months, how to shoot a three-pointer in one weekend, or how to memorize a deck of cards in less than a minute, the true recipe of this book is exactly that: a process for acquiring any skill. The vehicle I chose is …

9 Skills That Every Kid Should Learn

For the full original unedited article visit Leo Babauta’s blog, Zen Habits<p>Kids in today’s school system are not being prepared well for tomorrow’s …

Dropdead

Tim Ferriss Shares How to Master Any Skill by Deconstructing It

Tim Ferriss, the guy behind The 4 Hour Work Week, The 4 Hour Body and The 4 Hour Chef, took the stage at TNW Conference in Amsterdam to discuss how you can master almost any skill through the process of deconstructing it.<p>In case you haven’t heard of Ferriss, he has essentially turned himself into a …

Which Programming Language Should I Learn First?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>With all the buzz about learning to code, I've decided to give it a try. The problem is, I'm not sure where to start. What's the best …

The 30 Second Habit with a Lifelong Impact

<i></i><p><i></i><p><i>What follows is a beautiful Essentialist practice in a gorgeous piece written by my friend Robyn Scott (one of WIRED's 50 People About to Change the</i> …

How to Teach Anything to Anyone | Inc.com

Most people are familiar with the phrase: <i>Those who can't do, teach</i>. Ironically, it's the converse that creates dysfunction in business. So often these doers get stuck doing and doing because they don't know how to teach their skills and knowledge to employees and colleagues. Talented people end up …

Teaching

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

Cooking

Business

Uber Cab Confessions

City by city, Uber is upending the taxi business, even though its rides can be pricier than cabs. So what's the hook? Instant gratification, a hint of glamour, even some sex appeal. That's what GQ's Mickey Rapkin discovered after spending one week as an Uber driver. He also saw and heard some …

Customer Service

Life is a game. This is your strategy guide

Real life is the game that – literally – <i>everyone</i> is playing. But it can be tough. This is your guide.<p>Basics<p>You might not realise, but real life is a …