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20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

Hacking Concentration: The Complete Guide to Getting Into the 'Zone'

Deane Alban, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><i>Learn how to improve your concentration to get more done. Get many simple lifestyle tips and techniques, including</i> …

What Problem Will You Own?

On the days I’m smashed up against an assortment of characters on the New York City subway, I sometimes play a game.<p>I imagine someone yelling, “What’s your problem?!” It’s a question I’ve heard in this situation plenty of times before but instead of causing a kerfuffle, I picture a different …

Education name-calling turns nasty

When major figures in the education world debate policy, they usually start out with a gauzy declaration that it’s all about the children.<p>Then they begin hurling insults.<p>High-profile activists including union leaders and at least one member of Congress have tarred one another with choice epithets …

Intel Has Acquired Kno, Will Push Further Into The Education Content Market With Interactive Textbooks

We had a tip about, and have now confirmed, Intel’s latest acquisition: Kno, the education startup that started life as a hardware business and later pivoted into software — specifically via apps that let students read interactive versions of digitized textbooks.<p>“I can confirm Intel has purchased …

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How I Got My Team To Fail More

Business-school literature has long stressed the importance of taking risks and encouraging rapid failure. In the real world of quarterly numbers, though, embracing failure mostly remains a throwaway line in CEO speeches.<p>At PBS Digital, we went beyond corporate lip service and demanded failure from …

Free Massive Online Education Provider, Coursera, Begins To Find A Path To Profits

Online education providers may very well disrupt the higher-education establishment, but first, these for-profit companies need to find a way to finance the mammoth technical infrastructure needed to support millions of students. It’s a challenge that all mission-based businesses wrestle with, and …

Cracking the Mobile Advertising Code

“Mobile first.” That phrase is increasingly shaping marketing decisions, and for good reason. In 2012, $10 billion in sales were made through mobile channels. That’s expected to rise to $30 billion by 2016. In addition, 55 percent of smartphone owners use their smart phones to research purchases. …

5 Profound Insights On Success From A Wharton Prof Devoted To Understanding It

When Wharton Business School professor Richard Shell was faced with a life-threatening illness, he was forced to think about the big picture. What was success to him? Since then, Shell has dedicated his life to helping folks find true meaning in their own lives and work.<p>If one advances confidently …

Simple Ways To Keep Your Network From Growing Cold

You’ve put a lot of time into building up a huge network of people by going to conferences, attending industry events, and reaching out to people you admire. Great!<p><b>RELATED:</b> <i>6 Ways to Upgrade Your Networking Skills</i><p>But if you simply store these contacts in your address book, only reaching out when …

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …

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Microalgae Oil: What Your Skin Is Missing

When it comes to being excited about putting oil on my face, I'm just not your girl. I'm sorry. I know — all these different natural oils will …

7 Negotiation Tips Given To Harvard Business School Students

Oftentimes, it comes down to a lack of experience in negotiating, which can be a tricky step for most.<p>A new survey published at CareerBuilder found that the more work experience candidates gain, the more likely they are to negotiate that first offer.<p>Participants in the study who were at least 35 …

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20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Download 1,300 free courses from Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley and other great universities to your computer or mobile device. Over 45,000 …

In Love With Sio Bak (Roast Pork)

George Bernard Shaw famously once said that there is no love more sincere than the love for food. I have to correct and update him. V2- the last part should read "than my love for roast pork." Ever so often I put a slab of this fatty belly pork into oven just to make sure they are still working (I …

Lessons from Portugal: Social enterprises and economic regeneration

If Labour win in 2015 we will inherit an economy which is at best bumping along unsteadily thanks to this government, a Whitehall crippled by staff cuts and an unremitting focus on fiscal prudence. We will come in with a mandate for change, the real change this government has reneged on, a more …

5 Best West Coast Road Trips

There’s something about warm weather that makes us want to hop in the car and drive into the sunset (preferably in a red convertible). While …

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How to do Broadway on a Budget

<i>Photo Courtesy Susan/Flickr. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>It's been a few years since we've written anything about Broadway. We've already sung the praises of saving money on Broadway shows with <b>TKTS</b> and talked about how to take advantage of standing room only, general rush and student …

NYC's Top Waterfront Restos To Scout This Weekend

Summer in the city is many things, and <i>hot</i> is definitely one of them. As in, if that restaurant doesn't have air conditioning, we're not going in, …

Vegging Out: NYC's Vegan Fast Food Solution

It is a familiar tale: You're at work, short on time, and ravenous for healthy, delicious food in your belly. Packing a lunch didn't happen, as …