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This Hair Embroidery Trend Will Blow Your Mind

There's a new form of embroidery in town, and it's completely changing the way we think of sewing.<p><i>Teen Vogue</i> recently posted a story about model …

A Tiny Paris Studio With a Genius Bedroom Solution

One of the chief difficulties of small-space living is figuring out where to put all your stuff. And one of the chief difficulties of <i>studio</i> living …

No Lie: This Blogger's Beach House Has Breezy Vibes for Days

How do you make a tired midcentury home on the Jersey Shore feel like the ultimate Mykonos escape? Leave it to Nicole Cohen, an artist, blogger, and …

What nutrition experts think is missing from the new Dietary Guidelines

The heated debate surrounding the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines is over, and we’ve had time to explore them (and maybe even shift our food choices based on them). So how are they looking, nearly three months in? We asked some leading experts what they think: what’s missing, what they like and a …

Nutrition

14 meal services that deliver healthy foods across the country

What’s for dinner? It’s a perennial question. For some, it’s an excuse to dig into the newest cookbooks or blogs for inspiration. But for those of us …

The 9 Best Marketing And Sales Analytics - Every Manager Should Know About

Sales and marketing analytics are essential to unlocking commercially relevant insights, increasing revenue and profitability, and improving brand perception. With the help of the right analytics, you can uncover new markets, new audience niches, areas for future development and much more. Let’s …

Marketing

The Right Way to Fire Someone

You’ve decided it’s time to let the low performer on your team go. You’ve covered your bases in terms of documentation, and you’ve coordinated with HR. But now you have to have the dreaded conversation. What’s the best way to deliver the news? Who should be in the room with you? What do you say and …

Sexual Harassment

4 creepy psychological tricks companies use to get you to buy things

The human brain is a powerful reasoning machine, but it has its Achilles' heels. These mental shortcuts help us navigate the enormous amount of information we're exposed to at any given time, without feeling paralyzed.<p>And companies are aware of these pitfalls.<p>Here are a few of the ways marketers …

How to Be Creative, According to Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso and Stephen King

Creativity isn’t some esoteric quality that only the Bob Marleys and Salvador Dalís of the world possess — it’s a learnable, trainable skill that can …

Creativity

"Cloud Bread" Is the Latest Food Trend Exploding on Pinterest

Bread without gluten, carbs, and hardly any sugar? It exists!<p>In a recent trend taking over Pinterest (pins and likes have spiked by 73 percent within the last year, according to She Knows), cloud bread is quickly becoming a favorite among carb-addicts everywhere.<p>Unlike most breads, this one is …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>February: Honolulu<p>3 of 12<p>March: Buenos Aires<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>April: Chicago<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p>May: …

San Antonio

Ultra-Effective Butt Exercises That Aren't Squats

No shade to squats, but you can only drop it so many times until your body gets too used to the exercise. "If you keep doing the same exercise over and over, you'll keep working [your body] the same way—which will limit you from developing those targeted muscles," says Brad Schoenfeld, author of …

Workouts

30 most creative people in advertising under 30 2016

Pierce Thiot, art director at Chiat/Day, makes the list again this year.Tumblr<p>It can take many years for the young and talented to get recognized in the advertising industry.<p>That's why each year Business Insider puts out a call for the 30 most creative people in advertising who are under 30. The …

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Lose Weight?

If you’re hoping to drop a few pounds for an upcoming vacation, the old “calories in, calories out” method can be effective. Combine a meager diet …

Nutrition

Is coconut oil really a miracle food? Surprising facts about this saturated fat

Wondering about all the hoopla surrounding coconut oil? Is it really a miracle “super fat,” as many natural health bloggers claim? Coconut oil's champions say it works as a treatment against everything from Alzheimer’s disease to thyroid issues. So, what's the truth?<p>No miracle fats<p>Despite what some …

Coconut

The 10 edgiest innovation ideas of 2016

At the end of every year, Edge reaches out to the smartest people on the planet and asks them a single question in an attempt to find the ideas and concepts that are changing the world of science. This year’s two-part question was: “What do you consider the most interesting recent [scientific] …

29 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track

<b>Follow us on</b> <b>Pinterest</b> <b>for more healthy eating inspiration.</b><p><i>Additional reporting by</i> <i>Justina Huddleston</i>

Slow Cooker Recipes

90 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Business Leadership

Let this be the year you become the leader you want to be--in your business, and in life.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the First 90 Days count by joining the conversation on social</i> …

Leadership

11 quotes that show the great leadership of General George Patton

Gen. George S. Patton was a complicated military figure, but there can be little debate over whether he was quotable.<p>Perhaps most famous for his commanding of the 7th Army during World War II, Old "Blood and Guts" often gave rousing speeches to motivate, inspire, and educate his soldiers.<p>In honor …

A former Google exec explains how he evaluates his senior leadership team

On a recent Monday morning, I was preparing for my weekly staff meeting. Item #1 on the agenda was a discussion about an upcoming review cycle, where everybody at Upstart would receive a performance score based on feedback from their peers and manager.<p>Though I had yet to begin the process of …

30 experiences everyone should have before they turn 30

For many it means that you're no longer in the hard-partying, bad decision-making stage of your life, for better or worse.<p>Before you turn the big 3-0 — or even if you already have — here are 30 things you should do, from adrenaline-pumping activities to experiences that help you grow.<p><i>Additional</i> …

Sound Like a Leader With These 5 Simple Sentence Starters

What you say at work directly impacts what others think about your leadership potential.<p>You're not sure if others see your leadership potential at work, and you don't know why. You work hard. You have the skills. You follow the rules, but you still haven't been recognized for your contributions. …

Leadership

Sakara Life diet review

Hollis Johnson<p>I'll try any diet or fitness regime once, so when I heard about Sakara Life — something Victoria's Secret models do — I had to try it.<p>Sakara Life is an all-natural meal-delivery service that's completely vegan and plant-based. The idea, founders Whitney Tingle and Danielle DuBoise …

By Reader Request: Recipes from Cafe Pasqual's, The Red Dory, and Rosemary's

Quinoa burgers, orecchiette with veal meatballs, and celery caesar salad are the restaurant recipes our readers want to cook at home this month.<p>This is <b>R.S.V.P.</b>, a monthly column in which <i>Bon Appétit</i> publishes recipes, requested by readers, from restaurants all across the country. These are real live …

5 Signs Your Employees Are About to Turn Against You

They are about to have a mutiny. Here's how to spot it and change your behavior.<p>Craig Groeschel is a really smart guy. He happens to be a pastor of a very large church, but he's also a leadership expert. He's written several books and speaks at conferences (I heard him recently at one called …

Employment

10 digital branding and marketing trends to watch for in 2016

Tried-and-true marketing strategies will never go out of style, but savvy marketers also keep up with current trends.<p>Social media and the popularity …

9 parenting tips from Warren Buffett to set your kids up for success

"When a kid at 8, 9, or 10 years old learns the basics of how finance works and how to behave in a business relationship, he or she can apply those lessons throughout their lives," says Buffett. "Practicing those good habits over a lifetime can have huge beneficial consequences, not just for …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

17 Beautiful Quotes From Novels In 2015 That'll Make You Wanna Curl Up With A Book

"You remain the hero in your own story even when you become the villain in somebody else's." — Anthony Marra, The Tzar of Love and Techno.