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The best fonts to use on a resume, according to typographers and designers

When it comes to writing a resume, there a few rules everyone is familiar with — avoid typos, and don't lie. But many applicants skip over crucial …

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No Impact Man

By the way, if you like the ultra cool cup, you may also like the green hipster PDA and perhaps even be willing to take the extra step to become a …

1947 Video Suggests a Career as a Librarian

(Video Link)<p>As a librarian, I found this 1947 vocational guidance film from Iowa State University fascinating. Paul of Weird Universe comments, "I …

Roasted Carrot Soup with Dukkah Spice and Yogurt

4 to 6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup unsalted, shelled raw natural pistachios<p>2 tablespoons sesame seeds<p>2 teaspoons coriander seeds<p>2 teaspoons cumin seeds<p>1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds<p>1/4 teaspoon whole black peppercorns<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>2 …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

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25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

20 New Yorker Design Stories To Read Now

Curl up with your iPad while the archives are free<p>So far, the best thing about the <i>New Yorker</i>‘s digital revamp is not the new site design, but rather the opening of the magazine’s storied archives. For the next three months, articles dating back to 2007 (plus select additional features) are free to …

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12 Wonderfully Quirky Words with No English Equivalent

In <i>They Have A Word For It: A Lighthearted Lexicon of Untranslatable Words and Phrases</i>, Howard Rheingold describes many words from other languages …

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25 iPhone Apps That Could Change Your Life

There are too many silly apps to choose from, but these are actually super useful.

100 Productivity Hacks For Time, Attention, & Energy - A Life Of Productivity

<b>When I graduated University with a business degree last May, I received two incredible full-time job offers, both of which I declined because I had a</b> …

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Hi-Res Images Online to the Public

The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently made public an extensive archive of 400,000 high-resolution images available for download and non-commercial use. Divided into categories ranging from Asian Art to European Paintings to American Decorative Arts to overall Highlights, the collection is a …

The complete guide to listening to music at work

If you’re reading this article at work, there’s a decent chance you’re wearing headphones.<p>It has never been easier to tune in to your own customized soundtrack—or more necessary to tune out your open-office coworkers, cubicle mates, and fellow coffee-shop denizens. But not all music is created …

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A Visual Assessment of Exactly How Much Water the Average Person Uses in a Day

BuzzFeedYellow explores exactly how much water the average person uses in a day by forcing the subject of their “How Much Water Do You Use in a Day?” …

The First Step: Create a Project List

<b>Date:</b> Thursday, January 2 <b><br>Today's Assignment:</b> Create a Project List<p>Congratulations! You are about to take the first step toward your "new" cleaner and …

Père-Noël zigzag quilt tutorial part one: quilt top

This is the first tutorial in a series of three that makes a Christmas themed lap quilt.<p><b>Part one:</b> quilt top assembly<p><b>Part two:</b> embroidery …

Money Can Buy Happiness -- If You Spend It Right

Benjamin Franklin got it wrong.<p>“Time is money,” the Founding Father famously wrote. But Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton, the co-authors of the new book <i>Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending,</i>say research shows that embracing Franklin’s view of time can actually undermine your happiness. When …

Designer Sends Handwritten Notes From Her Phone Instead of Text Messages in Weeklong Project

After receiving her father’s old calligraphy pen, designer Cristina Vanko decided to brush up on her penmanship by sending handwritten messages in …

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Four Games to Make You Happier, Healthier Now

<b>Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.</b><p>Video games can do so much more than entertain -- they can open players' minds to new ideas, establish new positive habits, and even help us heal. Recent studies have shown that games can …

7 Ways Structure Your Day to Maximize Fulfillment and Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

1. Begin your day with a goal in mind. Take time to think about your passion and purpose. <b>Write down your goal</b> for the day. On the line below it, …

10 Incredible Food Life Hacks You Need To Know!

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Library Sets Up World's Longest Book Domino Maze

To celebrate the start of its 2013 Summer Reading Program, the Seattle Public Library set up and knocked down this domino maze consisting of 2,131 …

How Can Bodies of Water Be Different Colors?

When I saw the Caribbean Sea in person for the first time, my eyes metaphorically popped out of my head. As a kid who grew up in South Jersey, I was …

Fresh from the Garden Tuna Salad Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I created this recipe after enjoying a similar dish at one of my favorite cafes. The best thing about this tuna salad is that unlike many traditional tuna salads, it requires no mayo! Instead, I make a "cashew mayo" dressing that serves as the binder for the tuna salad. Because the …

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Recipe: Kale Salad with Apricots, Avocado & Parmesan

Kale Salad with Apricots, Avocado, and Parmesan<p>Serves one<p>6-8 ounces of kale <i>(Tuscan or dino kale are particularly fantastic)</i><br>6-8 dried apricots<br>1/3 or …

Michelle Tea And The Queerest YA Novel You Will Ever Read

Author Michelle Tea discusses Mermaid in Chelsea Creek, her new queer YA novel, and why — now more than ever before — it's awesome to be queer.<p>It's not just the ambiguous sexuality of the protagonist or the casual androgyny of the potential love interest; it's the heart of the thing, the tilted …