Amy Kwong

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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Vogue Issue May Outsell Issues With Beyonce, Michelle Obama

It seems near impossible to top Beyonce and Michelle Obama, but Kimye might've done just that.<p>The New York Post's Page Six reports Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's buzzed-about April 2014 Vogue issue is slated to sell between 300,000 and 400,000 copies. It may even surpass sales of 2013 issues …

Facebook and Google Own the Future of Advertising—in 2 Charts

The two companies dominate digital advertising in a way even TV's oligopolists would envy<p>Two remarkable images from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>: First, take a look at the future of American advertising. Print and radio are projected to stabilize this decade, TV is expected to keep growing, and digital …

Twitter’s own tweets serve as marketing lesson

Social media is used by companies to reach users and advertisers in a way that has more cache and hipness than the old-fashioned press release. So if …

Wall Street

GoldieBlox Strikes Again: Your Brain on Princesses

Easter is quickly approaching and while you may be stocking up on cartons of eggs and pretty arts and crafts tools, the geniuses over at GoldieBlox are hoping you get a bit more thoughtful.<p>We fell in love with GoldieBlox for introducing young girls to the world of engineering and providing them …

19 Tiny Lifestyle Changes You Can Make To Get Healthier

The suggestions came pouring in. We've selected our favorite small lifestyle tweaks, which over time, should lead to larger personal changes.<p><b>1. Learn to drink your coffee black.</b><p>Coffee is good for you (in moderation). Eliminating milk, cream, sugar, or flavorings will cut calories and maximize …

Nutrition

What 8 Nutritionists Really Eat Every Day

While we're firm believers that the key to a healthy and happy diet is to enjoy everything in moderation (yes, we still want that slice of birthday …

The Simple Thing You Can Do In The Morning To Lose Weight

It doesn't even involve exercise!<p>Shutterstock<p>"Rise and shine" isn't just something you should say in the morning to drag yourself out of bed. According to a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, published in the journal <i>PLOS ONE</i>, actually <i>doing it</i>—i.e., getting up and …

Why Facebook Is Blue: The Science of Colors in Marketing

<b>Why is Facebook blue?</b> According to The New Yorker, the reason is simple. It’s because Mark Zuckerberg is red-green colorblind. This means that blue …

Tim Berners Lee

What Winning Companies Get... And Others Won't

We are in a bull market for advice to women on how to get ahead in their companies.<p>For most of my career, I lived it. I worked in some of the most …

Entrepreneurship

Facebook Is Building A Massive New Business That Exploits A Key Weakness At Apple And Google

That's because almost everyone downloads the apps they need from Apple's App Store and the Google Play store on Android.<p>It's a powerful duopoly, and everyone is used to it.<p>Apps and downloads are one of Apple's fastest-growing, least-talked about businesses. They generate $4.4 billion per quarter, …

Apps

This Is How Engaged People Really Are On The Major Social Networks

But as audiences adopt newer social networks, and people's social activity becomes increasingly fragmented, other measures of social network activity become more important, especially for businesses trying to determine where to best allocate time and resources.<p>How much <i>time</i> users spend on each …

Social Media

Guide to Facebook Reach: What Marketers Need to Know

Shares 10K<p>Have you seen a drop in your Facebook performance?<p>Do you want more fans to see your Facebook updates?<p>If so, you need to understand Facebook …

Marketing

Developing Your Eye for Photography

Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot …

Photography
Entrepreneurship

Durban - Expored, 26 March 2014, #5

The Real-Life Story That Inspired Up

In 2007, we had a post about Edith Macefield and her refusal to sell her home, even though a high-rise was going up all around her little house in …

Eye-Opening Images of the 2010 Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Many of you will still remember the news as it unfolded on live TV, as we all watched one of the worst oil spill disasters worsen each day. It was …

Lego Simpsons Minifigures

Lego have announced today the set of 16 Simpsons minifigures featuring most of the popular characters from the cult series. Lego had previously …

The Science of Facial Hair: What Signals Do Beards, Stubble, and Mustaches Send to Others? | The Art of Manliness

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a yes or no answer to every question of aesthetics?<p>It’s certainly how magazines and pop culture presents things when …

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

European Travel

Your life goals don’t have an expiration date [infographic]

ALL OF MY FRIENDS managed to graduate college and land cushy jobs the year before the recession of 2008 hit. I wasn’t so lucky. I graduated right …

7 reasons you’ll never do anything amazing with your life

Because you’re comfortable in your mediocrity. Because you choose not to try.<p>Because it’s easier to talk about learning that new language than …

The Kitchn

Breakfast Pizza Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This breakfast pizza is made, quite simply, with pizza crust loaded with bacon and eggs and cheese. Sounds like all the makings of</i> …

Breakfast

The Top 10 Skills for the 21st Century Young Professional [Infographic]

For every open position, there are hundreds of applicants from those who – from a technical point of view – <i>could</i> do the job. What sets candidates …