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Why You Should Watch Out for Your 5-Year Job Anniversary

Most of us begin a new position with energy and a desire to impress. Our effort is high. Our passion is infectious. Our enthusiasm helps us to excel quickly.<p>But for some, work becomes mundane and repetitive. They lose some of their passion, and their work can begin to feel like a chore. Eventually …

The Workplace

How to Make Your Unhealthy Dad Give a Crap

You love to work out. So why is someone you care about stuck on the couch? Here’s how to make the case for a more active life, without turning him off to exercise forever<p>“My dad is overweight, and I can’t get him to work out or eat healthy no matter how hard I try.”<p>If I’ve heard this once, I’ve …

10 Common Financial Mistakes Rich People Never Make

If you aspire to wealth but haven't gotten there yet, adopting these habits could be a good start.<p>Everyone dreams of being rich. Understanding what it means to be truly rich, however, eludes a large majority of the population. If you're hoping to substantially increase your financial portfolio, …

Personal Finance

The Two-Tee Drill: Path To More Pars And Birdies

My two-tee drill will improve your accuracy<p>Most amateurs I see spend a great deal of time focused on the break of a putt and, to a lesser extent, the speed. Those are key fundamentals for sure, but equally important is making a good stroke. Swinging the putterhead on a consistent path will help you …

60 Quick, Last-Minute New Year's Eve Appetizers

These are some quick and easy last-minute appetizers for your New Year's Eve party.<p>After all the shopping, cooking, and entertaining for Christmas, New Year's Eve sneaks up on you like a lion stalking a zebra. Whether you're hosting a party or attending one, you need to be armed with a bottle of …

Cooking

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym …

Belen Mozo is way fitter than you. Check out her workouts

You probably know that the vast majority of players on pro tours take working out seriously. And with everyone so into social media right now we don’t have to hypothesize what their workouts look like. We can actually see them in action.<p>So how fit do you have to be on the LPGA Tour? Look no further …

Hiking With Plantar Fasciitis: A Cure

• Do You Actually Have Plantar Fasciitis?<br>• What Plantar Fasciitis and How to Treat It<br>• Hiking With Plantar Fasciitis<p>Is your heel pain a plantar fasciitis …

'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec explains the 4 most common mistakes people make in a pitch

Each "Shark Tank" segment lasts about 10 minutes, but the footage is edited from typically an hour-long presentation by an entrepreneur or team of them trying to sell a piece of their company for capital that will allow them to grow.<p>The show may be entertaining, but it involves real money and …

24 successful people who wake up really (really) early

Waking up with (or before) the sun allows executives like AOL's Tim Armstrong and Pepsi's Indra Nooyi to get a head start on the day, knocking out tasks before the rest of the world has rolled out of bed.<p>Those "extra" hours also give them a chance to do some creative thinking, fit in a workout, and …

Euro falls as Greece votes 'No' to bailout package

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The euro fell sharply on Monday in Asia-Pacific trading after Greeks looked to have overwhelmingly rejected austerity measures demanded in return for bailout money.<p>A No supporter flashes a victory sign before a Greek flag atop the parliament in Athens, Greece July 5, 2015. …

Europe

These Powerful Photos Show the Dangers of Judging Women by Their Clothes

You're not defined by how short — or long — your skirt is.<p>A lot goes into picking out an outfit in the morning. If it's freezing out, if you have anything to do after work, if you're seeing someone you want to impress — it all goes through your head. But often so does what others will think of you</i> …

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Nutrition

Secrets to Making Restaurant Pizza at Home

If you’re serious about pizza, it may seem impossible to create really good pizza at home. While there’s definitely a ceiling to what you can do …

Our Best Layer Cake Recipes

From old-fashioned chocolate layer cake to carmelized-apple spice cake to the ultimate coconut cake, choose from more than 40 of our best layer cake recipes Here, Martha's father's favorite orange-curd filled cake topped with chocolate frosting.

Cardio Enhancers

7 New Ways to Get Your Avocado Fix

Avocados are, like, <b>so hot right now</b>. They've been sweeping breakfasts across the country with <b>avocado toast</b> while holding up its reputation as the <b>crowd-pleasing guac</b>. But it's time to really put this bad boy to work. Check out these different ways to eat the most-Instagrammed food of our time.<p><b>1.</b> …

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

At Oyster, we're known for our honest, undoctored hotel photography, and in our Photo Fakeout series we've shown just how different from reality some marketing images can be. But we've also encountered plenty of hotels that were truly as beautiful as advertised. These photos we took at various …

20 Best Low Carb Asian Recipes

A couple of months ago I started this series of some of my favorite low carb recipes from around the interwebs sorted by cuisine style. I got as far …

One Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Save Weeknight Dinners Everywhere

Weekdays are busy. They're also really long. And even though we all have to eat, making dinner at the end of a workday is the last thing we want to do. Right? If you're nodding your head in agreement, we have good news: We have found a simple dinner option. Let us introduce you to our new favorite …

The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad

Finding apps isn’t difficult. Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. Finding free …

Education Technology

The 10 best beaches in the world, according to travelers

With temperatures below freezing in much of the northern hemisphere, it's the perfect time to escape to one of the world's most beautiful beaches.<p>TripAdvisor has just released its 2015 Travelers' Choice Awards, which ranks the best beaches in the world based on millions of reviews from real …

20 of the world’s most remote homes, structures, and towns

Located on the island of Vágar in the Faroe Islands, this tiny village only became accessible by car in 2004. In 2012, Gásadalur had a population of …

Here's What Women Fantasize About The Most

Women's sexual fantasies do not always reflect what they want in real life, according to a recently published study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.<p>For example, while a large proportion of women in the study said they fantasized about being dominated in some way, half of those women specifically …

The 10 Sexiest Places In The World Are Exactly Where You Think They Would Be

We already knew that the <b>sexiest men</b> in the world are from Australia, and the <b>sexiest women</b> in the world are from Brazil. And the best place to <b>wander around naked</b>? That ranges from St. Tropez, France to Rovinj, Croatia -- depending on what you're looking for.<p>But after viewing Expedia's new "Expedia …

Florida's 15 Most Popular Beaches, Ranked

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p>Florida does a lot of things wrong. We can't vote. We beat people with lizards. We have alligators in our swimming pools, politicians in our public bathrooms, and an entire Twitter account devoted to stupid things our male citizens do. And yet we just passed New York to become the …