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The 27 hardest job interview questions, according to Glassdoor

Jobs interviews are always hard, but some come with trickier questions than others. Where do you see yourself in five years? How many ping pong balls …

A 30-Minute Tabata Session to Burn Some Serious Calories

This calorie-torching cardio and sculpting workout is one of our hardest ever, but Equinox Tabata instructor Raneir Pollard's amazing energy will inspire you to fight for it. Tabata is a form of HIIT (high intensity interval training) that alternates between 20 seconds of intense bursts of work and …

The 5 Best Korean Sheet Masks In the Game - PAPER

This isn't the full-face horror show sheet mask you're used to--this one's actually (stand by to be totally shocked) got a little who-is-that-masked-stranger sex appeal. It's an eye mask, set in the shape of a good masquerade-meets-Zorro-type mask, with little lacy designs festooning its little …

The most shocking films based on true stories

Sometimes the “based on true events” splash at the beginning of a second-rate slasher film should be taken with a pinch of salt – or maybe a bucket. Other times, it's cutting uncomfortably close to the bone with stories you can barely believe are real.<p>July sees the UK-wide release of <i>True Story</i>, a …

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25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop’s 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Photoshop

How to Reduce Pot Belly Considerably with some Food Items & Exercises

In the current scenario, due to hectic & busy schedule, improper diet, inadequate sleep, and irregular exercise people are becoming unhealthy, and …

Nutrition

5 Steps to Sharpen Your Thinking

Do you believe what everyone else does and go along with the flow but with a nagging doubt at the back of your mind that you’re not sure that it’s …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

THE BIG SEVEN, by Jim Harrison

Featuring murder, treachery, calamity, and revenge.<p><b>The days when you had to choose</b> between a great story and a great piece of writing? Gone. The days when you were steadfastly denied cheap thrills and blood and quality mayhem just because you picked up a so-called literary novel? Kaput. We're …

The Top-Secret Food That Will Change the Way You Eat

I dumped meat a few weeks ago, and it was not an easy breakup. Some of my most treasured moments have involved a deck, a beer, and a cheeseburger. But the more I learned, the more I understood that the relationship wasn’t good for either of us. A few things you should never do if you want to eat …

Here's A Diet For People Who Really Love Food

Bon Appétit magazine's fifth annual Food Lover's Cleanse is here and it looks amazing — albeit a little intimidating — but SO DELICIOUS.<p>For the fifth year in a row, <i>Bon Appétit</i> has just published their post-holiday, get-healthy eating plan called The Food Lover's Cleanse. It's two weeks' worth of …

Your Daily Guide to Getting in Shape This January

So, your New Year's resolution is to get in shape—for real, this time. You've joined the gym, you've bought some kickass running shoes; now, all you need is a game plan. And, here it is: We enlisted celebrity trainer and fitness enthusiast Lacey Stone to set up a daily schedule that starts January …

The Hottest Workouts for 2015

A guide to the best fitness classes in the country for the year ahead.<p><b>NEW YORK CITY</b><p><b>S10, S10training.com;</b> This workout incorporates weight training and cardio with the goal of getting you to sub 10% body fat (S10), the optimum for health and body composition.<p><b>Mile High Run Club, milehighrunclub.com;</b> …

The Most Popular Recipes of 2014

2014 was a stellar year for recipes here at Serious Eats. We're talking an epic series on waffling...just about everything, ridiculously gorgeous crown roast rack of lamb, and a massive collection of some of the best vegan food you'll ever eat. Out of the hundreds of recipes we brought to you over …

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

How Comcast Broadband Customers Can Earn 11 Percent Per Month

You don’t often come across opportunities to earn 11%/month with no risk. But Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and (NASDAQ:CMCSK) offers its broadband customers just such a deal. However, there is also a catch! The catch is that you can only put about $70 in this deal per account. Regardless, though, its an …

Always Make Promises

Living up to a social contract is inordinately valuable, and there's no pressure to exceed it.<p>Nicholas Epley recently made news when he paid commuters $5 to talk to a stranger on a Chicago train. The people were happier for having done it. But the point of his experiment was to shatter …

How to Look Smart

Wear glasses, use a middle initial, and other tips for appearing intelligent<p>Choose your own adventure: You’re at a party, trying to have a good time, when someone brings up <i>War and Peace</i>. Finding yourself caught in the middle of a conversation about a book you haven’t read, do you: (A) listen …

Couple held in Bali after American woman's body found in suitcase

The cabbie probably thought nothing of it when the young couple left their large hard-sided suitcase in the trunk of his car and went back into the five-star hotel.<p>They said they needed to find the other person they were with and to pay their bill.<p>But after a lengthy wait, the young man and woman …

Samsung’s Metal-Edged Galaxy Alpha Is Its Most iPhone-A-Like Handset Ever

[gallery ids="1043093,1043092,1043085,1043086,1043087,1043088,1043090,1043089,1043091"]<p>Samsung has announced a new metal-edged flagship smartphone that takes its design language a step closer to the iPhone — and gives it something to fend off competition from surefooted Android startup Xiaomi.<p>The …

Salaries to rise 3% this year, while executive pay soars

Not everyone is reaping the same benefit from the recovery in the jobs market.<p>U.S. wages and salaries are estimated to rise by roughly 3% for most …

Employment

Michael Brown's friend describes shooting - CNN Video

Ferguson, Mo. residents again clash with police despite calls for peace

On a small hill overlooking an area of Ferguson where rioters ravaged stores Sunday night, a crowd of youths stared down police and reveled in the confrontation late Monday.<p>Little could be seen of what lay at the bottom of the hill, where bright police lights blinded out the source of the tear gas …

It's Probably Best to Avoid Antibacterial Soaps

Antimicrobial chemicals are so ubiquitous that a recent study found them in pregnant mothers' urine and newborns' cord blood. Research shows that their risks may outweigh their benefits.<p>Antimicrobial chemicals, intended to kill bacteria and other microorganisms, are commonly found in not just …

Communicating in Italy

I am terrible at foreign languages. Despite traveling to Europe four months a year, I can barely put a sentence together anywhere east or south of England. But with some creative communication, I manage just fine to write guidebooks, produce TV shows and simply enjoy Europe on vacation. But nowhere …

Russell Brand: Robin Williams’ divine madness will no longer disrupt the sadness of the world

I’d been thinking about Robin Williams a bit recently. His manager Larry Bresner told me that when Robin was asked by a German journalist on a press junket why the Germans had a reputation for humourlessness that Williams replied, “Because you killed all the funny people.”<p>Robin Williams was …