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'I thought anti-Semitism would be a thing of the past. Naïve really'

Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, three women share the stories of their miraculous childhood escapes from the Nazis<p><b>Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, 89, was born in Germany. She survived Auschwitz-Birkenau, where she played the cello in the camp orchestra, and Bergen-Belsen</b><p>We were a middle-class Jewish …

World History

Build Your Online Reputation. Jobs Will Follow.

A job search can be daunting, but you can measurably shorten your search time horizon if you build an online reputation. Think of your search as a content marketing initiative.<p>What exactly is content marketing? Michael Brenner, Vice President of SAP Marketing & Content Strategy defines content as …

Want to Improve Your Life? Write Yourself a Letter

Science shows that writing about how you will look back on your life decades in the future drastically improves decision making. Put that insight to use.<p>Physically, you're just one person, of course, with one head and one heart. But think about yourself through time and suddenly it seems like there …

Creative Writing

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom and lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.

15 Billionaires Who Were Once Dirt Poor

All from humble beginnings, these 15 people not only climbed to the top of their industries but also became some of the richest people in the world.<p>Although the rich do get richer, these rags-to-riches stories remind us that through determination, grit, and a bit of luck anyone can overcome their …

Li Ka-shing

Star Investor Shares 15 Unconventional Lessons For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Fisher is highly renowned as one of the earliest investors in companies including Pinterest, ShopHers, Makerbot, Vine, and Refinery29.<p>Fisher mentioned that she has often been told she gives founders surprising advice, which she outlined in her talk.<p>Here are some of the unconventional lessons she …

Entrepreneurship

Signs You’re Being Passive-Aggressive

When was the last time you did any of the following at work?<p>You didn’t share your honest view on a topic, even when asked.<br>• You got upset with someone, but didn’t let them know why.<br>• You procrastinated on completing a deliverable primarily because you just didn’t see the value in it.<br>• You praised someone …

The Common Behavior That Increases Your Risk of Cancer By Up to 66 Percent

And you're probably doing it right now<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from Time.com.</i><p>By now we're pretty familiar with the biggest cancer-triggers in our lives–processed meats, smoking, and tumor-causing pollutants in the air, to name a few. But it turns out there's another hidden cancer …

Baby's First Finger Foods

When it's time for your baby to start eating solid foods, the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests slowly introducing fruits, veggies, and meat one at a time to gauge baby's reaction to each new food. Here's our list of safe finger foods to gradually introduce into your child's diet.<p><b>What:</b> Baby …

How One Paralyzed Woman Lost Almost 60 Pounds

Jamie Goodwin didn't let her disability stop her from leading a healthier life.<p><b>Before:</b> 248 pounds <b><br>After:</b> 190 pounds* <i><br>*Jamie has to use a special scale to weigh herself during doctor visits. This is her estimated weight. Her before photo is from a year ago.</i><p><b>The Lifestyle</b><br>Losing weight is a tough …