Lisa Sugar worked in advertising but loved celebrity gossip. Ray Chen was a university student who just wanted to share funny images.
Goals are an important part of getting what you want out of life. They can also be specific enough that we miss the forest for the to-do lists we made out of the trees. Money blog Finance Girl explains why it’s important to draw a distinction between your goals and your vision.
Once you have a few good knives in your kitchen, you need to know the right way to use them. The folks at Serious Eats put together a basic guide to the four knife cuts that every cook—home or professional—should know how to do: The slice, the chop, the back-slice, and the rock-chop.
Food isn’t the only thing that expires. Everything from Windex to lipstick to condoms have an expiration date. It’s good to use what you buy, but you also need to know when to throw it out. We all know food expires and that lifespan can vary based on type and how you store the item.
Chrome: We’ve seen some solid apps for speed reading on mobile, but if you’re not interested in reading on your phone, Spreed is a Chrome extension that offers a similar experience. Spreed uses a technique that tries to eliminate subvocalization so you can read faster.