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‘Girl with a Pierced Eardrum’ by Banksy | Colossal

<p>Banksy just published photos of a new piece titled Girl with a Pierced Eardrum, a take on Vermeer’s famous <i>Girl with a Pearl Earring</i>, replacing the …

How Valuable Are Your Customers?

Not all customers are created equal. If you’ve ever run a business (or even just been a customer yourself), then you know that some customers provide more revenue (and incur fewer costs) than others. Figuring out which to focus on and invest in is critical if you want to maximize your profit.<p>Many …

Speed Up Your Product Development Without Losing Control

It can often seem like digital technology is making every aspect of business move at warp speed. There are real benefits to this real-time business capability: getting to market faster, capturing value quicker, more immediate responsiveness to customer needs. For example, in a previous post I …

How the Software Industry Redefines Product Management

Quick, name a product that was developed without using software. It’s difficult, if not impossible. Software has become a crucial part of almost all goods and services. It’s used to design and develop just about any product you can think of, from consumer goods to industrial equipment – or any …

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How to Wrap a Sandwich

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Wrap your sandwich like the gift that it is.</i><p>Your much-needed lunch break finally rolls around. But you open up your brown bag only to find that your …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

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How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Take these tips from illustrations to your own home.<p>Take these decorator-sourced tips from illustrations to your own home.

How to Make Sweet Potato Caramel

An easy, one-ingredient sweet-potato caramel to put on chicken, meat, ice cream, brownies, and more<p>When <b>Brad Leone</b>, our test kitchen assistant, told us that his thick homemade caramel sauce had only one ingredient, we didn't believe him. Because, of course, he was LYING. It has two ingredients, <b>water</b> …

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5 Reasons You Should Own a Chest Freezer

Why anyone who cooks dinner on the reg needs a chest freezer.<p>The basement chest freezer has long been a staple of apocalypse preparation and serial killer humor. But all japes aside, anyone who cooks dinner on the reg and has a family needs one. Really. It saves trips to the market, allows you to …

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8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

This Train Is Hiding A Full Starbucks Store Inside

What if you could sit inside a cozy Starbucks during your morning commute? Now, commuters in Switzerland can do just that.<p>Starbucks locations already seem to be everywhere you look. But starting November 21, the company will take on a new frontier: trains. Starbucks, with the help of Swiss train …

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8 Million Pounds of Soil Shaped Into Huge 11-Acre Portrait

Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada takes landscaping to an entirely new level with his enormous portrait art. His latest work, <i>WISH</i>, was recently revealed as part of the Belfast Festival in Northern Ireland. Across four weeks, Rodriguez-Gerada and volunteers placed about 8 million pounds …

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Articles about 6 ways color accent your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American family of four uses 400 gallons of water each day—which...<p>Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following these tips.<p>These easy, effective ways to improve your rented home …

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Stay Hydrated With These 15 Fruity, Fizzy, Boozy Summer Drinks

Fresh, fruity drinks (both boozy and virgin) that show off the best flavors of summer<p><b>It's summer; you need to hydrate!</b> These fresh, fruity drinks are just the ticket.

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Articles about 7 carefully curated interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's a new beginning for Currie Person's minimalist contemporary homewares collection at Spartan Shop—as well as the end of an...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Upon entering Small Scale Big Change: New …

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Finger Food Recipes For Summer Entertaining

Photo credit: Half Baked Harvest, How Sweet It Is, The Woks of Life<p>If there's one surefire way to ruin a good party, it's to keep your guests hungry. No matter how great the feast you might be preparing for them is, if they can't appease their grumbling stomachs right away hangry things can happen. …

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Blackberry Fluff

<i>In Cooking from Every Angle, we hear from our fearless leaders: Food52 co-founders Amanda & Merrill.</i><p><i>Today: Amanda shows us how to update an old-school dessert.</i><p>Back when it was acceptable to throw some chopped fruit in Jell-O and call it a salad, another, genius Jell-O dish was born. This …

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All-Natural, All-American Rocket Pops

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: The easiest way to feel like a kid on the Fourth of July? Make Rocket Pops at home with this recipe from Ashley of Edible Perspective.</i><p>Growing up, Rocket Pops were my …

This Italian Chicken Salad Sandwich Is Your New Lazy Dinner

<b>Make the chicken salad:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425°F. Place the chicken on a rimmed baking sheet. Rub some olive oil …

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5 Spring Sangria Recipes To Try | Glitter Guide

Spring is here—and we’ll <i>certainly</i> raise a glass to that! We suggest welcoming this glorious season with a refreshing glass of sangria. We’ve rounded …

Raspberry Lime Sangria Popsicles

1<p>Add the 6 ounces of raspberries to a small sauce pan, sneaking a few. I mean, raspberries are freaking in season and these organic berries are …

Making Virtual Teams Work: Ten Basic Principles

Consider this now familiar view from the field:<p><i>“I’ve run a virtual team for the past 18 months in the development and launch of [a website.] I am located in Toronto, Canada. The website was designed in Zagreb, Croatia. The software was developed in St. John’s, Newfoundland; Zagreb, Croatia; Delhi,</i> …