Becky Fabrizio

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Employers ignore almost everything on your application–except this

It’s the holiday season, and millions of people are about to get a flood of unsolicited career advice from older relatives.<p>Most of it will be useless.<p>You don’t need to be told that a resume should be clear, uncluttered, and typo free. (A good summary of common, deal-breaking mistakes comes from …

Employment

Mattel's holiday wish: to get its toys on more children's wish lists

Barbie and her teammates may get a chilly reception from holiday shoppers.<p>After suffering a rough year, toy maker<p>Mattel Inc.is facing an uphill battle during the crucial gift-buying months of November and December.<p>The El Segundo company has reported four straight quarters of declining revenue. Its …

Obama administration sets stricter smog standard

The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems, making good on one of President Barack Obama's original campaign promises while setting up a fresh confrontation with Republicans and the energy industry.<p>In …

Chef Sean Brock shows how to make the perfect cheeseburger

Sean Brock is one of the hosts of the highly recommended PBS's TV show The Mind of a Chef and the executive chef at Husk, in Charleston, South …

Kitchen Before & After: An Apartment-Sized Kitchen Gets a Quirky Makeover

(Image credit: Emily Danforth)<p>When Emily and her partner Erica bought their 1900s Greek revival home in Providence, Rhode Island, the house had been …

Kitchens

15 Ways to Rethink Kitchen Islands

These designer projects combine style and practicality.<p>These designer projects combine style and practicality.

A New Bathroom With Vintage Charm

The room is new, but it feels lived-in.<p>The room is new, but it feels as if it's been there forever — in the best way.Produced by Samantha Emmerling and Carisha Swanson

10 Tips From a Buddhist Monk on Living a Fulfilled Life

Is there any doubt that people are searching for happiness in the wrong places?<p>Reaching a fulfilled lifestyle is much more than just a beautiful home …

SpaceX may upset firm's monopoly in launching Air Force satellites

Entrepreneur<p>Elon Muskand his upstart companySpaceXare on the verge of upsetting a cozy and pricey military deal that for years has given two aerospace giants the exclusive right to launch the Air Force's most crucial satellites into orbit.<p>In recent years, those satellite launches have become so …

Netflix CEO says broadcast TV will be dead in 16 years

During a speech Monday in Mexico City regarding Netflix’s burgeoning presence in Latin America, CEO Reed Hastings explained how broadcast television …

Televisions

10 Greatest Thanksgiving TV Episodes Ever

It doesn't <i>really</i> feel like Thanksgiving until those holiday-themed TV episodes start airing, right? And while its the time of year when there's a good excuse for your favorite shows to exercise gimmicks, sometimes these episodes really deliver. Sometimes they're the best of the season.<p>Nothing …

George Eads exits 'CSI' after 15 seasons

CSI is losing another veteran team member, reports TV Guide.<p>George Eads, who has played the role of CSI Nick Stokes since the series' pilot, will exit the show at the conclusion of the current season. Sources say Eads' departure was amicable and that his character's exit will be connected to the …

10 DIY Projects That Are Past Their Prime (And How To Update Them)

DIY? Maybe don't. These 10 trends have overstayed their welcomebut they're ready for an update.<p>DIY? Maybe don't. These 10 trends have overstayed their welcome—but they're ready for an update.

Historical Timeline

Research

An International Initiative Expanded the Frontiers of Science

<i>Astronauts conduct scientific research during Spacelab’s first mission. From left to right: Mission Specialist Robert Parker, Payload Specialist</i> …

Health Nuts: A History of Nutritional Advice

Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow Reunite to Compete in Hilarious Celebrity Curse-Off—Watch Now!

Foul-mouthed <i>Friends</i>!<p><b>Jennifer Aniston</b> appeared on ABC's <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> Monday, and at one point, the actress was joined by her former co-star and …

Jennifer Aniston

Ferguson protests around U.S. clog streets - CNN.com

<i>Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p>Washington University students march through a student lounge on the St. Louis campus as part of a nationwide walkout on Monday, December 1. Activists called for students to walk …

Ferguson message: System unfair to minorities (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Raul A. Reyes is an attorney and member of the USA Today Board of Contributors. Follow him on Twitter @RaulAReyes</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- A little over two days. That's how long the grand jury deliberated before deciding not to bring an indictment against Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot …

Microsoft sues IRS for details of probe on internal transactions

By Dan Levine<p>Microsoft sued the Internal Revenue Service on Monday, seeking information about a law firm hired by U.S. tax authorities in a review of …

Black Friday Is Already Here

Based on the big discounts already in effect at Walmart, Target, Amazon, Gap, Staples, and plenty of other retailers, it looks like Black Friday …

eCommerce

The Shrinking of Personal Space at Work

Forget standing desks—some companies are doing away with assigned workstations entirely.<p>First they came for the offices, replacing four-walls-and-a-door situations with desks in cubicles, even for workers of considerable stature.<p>Now they’re coming for the desks themselves.<p>On both sides of the …

#ThanksMichelleObama: Students criticize school lunches - CNN.com

United States First Lady Michelle Obama has made reducing childhood obesity a focal point of her time in the White House.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media of lunches sarcastically tagged #ThanksMichelleObama.<p>Some of the …