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To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression,Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person... anyone can do those …

Body Language

Portraits of African American Ex-Slaves in the Late 1930s

These portraits of African American men and women from locations in Texas were taken in the late 1930s as part of the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) …

The secret ingredient for perfectly fried eggs, every time

If you don’t know this trick for the greatest fried eggs, let us help you crack the code: Carefully basting your whites with oil from the pan ensures that they set all the way through as the edges crackle and crisp away, and the yolk is left gloriously runny.<p>But what if we told you there was an …

A 'Forgotten History' Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America

In 1933, faced with a housing shortage, the federal government began a program explicitly designed to increase — and segregate — America's housing stock. Author Richard Rothstein says the housing programs begun under the New Deal were tantamount to a "state-sponsored system of segregation."<p>The …

How to Keep Your Kitchen Knives Sharp | Consumer Reports

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Moanin' - Lee Morgan

Bob Cranshaw Remembers Lee Morgan and "The Sidewinder"

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Here's how much America's affluent really spend on vacation

That's according to a new study by BMO Private Bank, which notes that the average affluent American (those with over $1 million in investible assets) spends a total of $13,249 a year on leisure travel.<p>Here's how that money is spent.<p><b>Spending per trip:</b> On average, HNWI shell out $2,902 per vacation. …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

Woke up this morning and Trane was on TV. #coltrane http://t.co/GzREPNs6vA

The Trick to Great Corn on the Cob? Mayonnaise, and a Grill

Step away from the boiling water! In this grilling video, we show you how to add way more flavor to your ears of corn.<p>We could eat a lot of corn on the cob. A <i>lot</i>. But we've thankfully abandoned the boiling-pot-of-water ways of our youth in favor of a smokin' hot grill, some fresh lime juice, and …

Cooking

History of Jazz Piano (THE INSTRUMENTALS - Episode 5)

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Prestige 65: Kenny Dorham

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Dolphy #unsunghero http://t.co/ImAEttiatd

Sammy Davis Jr. on drums & vibes

Eric Dolphy: Freedom of Sound

A two-day celebration of jazz icon Eric Dolphy. The debut of unheard Dolphy works (!!), more than 30 world-class musicians, and proceeds to two great …

Yusef Lateef Tribute Lesson

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The Hang - I Played with Horace Silver

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Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Tokyo 1961

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Bitcoin vault offering insurance is 'world's first'

<b>A Bitcoin storage service that is insured against the loss and theft of the digital currency has launched in London.</b><p>Elliptic Vault uses "deep cold storage", where private encrypted keys to bitcoins are stored on offline servers and in a secure location.<p>The facility's founders say they are the …

First Interactive Jazz Hangout

Noon Today on the Jazz Video Guy Channel<p>“The Hang” is a sixty minute program that utilizes Google Hangout, Twitter and Facebook to create a unique, …

Drums

10 Delicious Recipes Made with Frozen Spinach

If you have a package of frozen spinach that’s been sitting at the back of your freezer for a while but you have no idea what to do with it, here are …

The Law of Success

• <b>Author:</b> Napoleon Hill<p><i>The Law of Success in Sixteen Lessons</i> by Napoleon Hill, author of <i>Think and Grow Rich</i>, is a book that documents the steps necessary to achieve success, wealth, and happiness. Hill’s work is based on interviews with over 500 millionaires including Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, …

The Science of Getting Rich

• <b>Author:</b> Wallace D. Wattles<p>The Science of Getting Rich is a success classic book written by Wallace D. Wattles in 1910. It was a major inspiration for Rhonda Byrne's bestselling book and film The Secret (2006 film).Wattles' work is considered a philosophy of Mental Science or Mind Science which may …

Ben Webster meets Oscar Peterson (Hannover, 1972)

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