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Scanner Pro 6 simplifies scanning documents with your iPhone

If you need to scan a document these days, you're often presented with two choices: find an actual scanner (good luck), or use your phone's camera. Many of us opt for the latter, but scanning apps can be clunky, and sometimes produce unreadable images, which completely defeats the purpose of using …

How to get your best ever body

Five diet and fitness experts on body-weight training, eating organically and 23 other tips to help you reach and maintain a healthy body<p><i>One thing that gets me going on days when I don’t feel like working out or eating clean is following people who inspire me on social media</i>"<p><b>Hollie Grant is a</b> …

Fitness

5 worst right-wing moments of the week — Rush Limbaugh is pretty sure rape and racism don’t actually exist

The radio host wants you to know that all liberal news is a lie, while Michele Bachmann makes bad Obama comparisons<p>Right-wing heads just pretty much exploded this week. It was terrible. Events occurred that could be construed as progress—a deal with Iran, a deal with that other religious extremist …

Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories

Rice, the lifeblood of so many nations' cuisines, is perhaps the most ubiquitous food in the world. In Asia, where an estimated 90 percent of all rice is consumed, the pillowy grains are part of almost every meal. In the Caribbean, where the starch is often mixed with beans, it's a staple too. Even …

Nutrition

15 Foods You Should Never Eat

The foods to eliminate from your diet now.<p>We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental …

Use Coconut Oil to Cook Rice With Half the Calories

If you ever needed proof positive that science is ridiculously cool, take a look at this! New research presented at the 249th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society revealed that doing this when cooking rice can cut the amount of calories in rice by up to 60 …

9 Ways To Get A Flat Belly Without Diet or Exercise

From the editors of GoodHousekeeping.com, how to make your core appear slimmer, without any intense diets or workouts.<p><b>1) Perfect Your Posture</b><br>"Straighten up," advises The Biggest Loser trainer Kim Lyons, and your figure will look better. "When your posture is good, you're automatically engaging and …

The 5 best right-wing freakouts over Obama’s 100 percent-true comments on Christianity

One Fox News guest said she felt raped, while Tucker Carlson credited the Christian faith with ending slavery<p>Every few weeks or less, conservative pundits freak out over some silly, irrelevant nonsense involving President Obama, who can’t scratch his nose without sending the right into a tizzy of …

6 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Started Managing People

I first became a manager in my 20’s and, back then, I probably wasn’t a very good one. Nothing really prepares you to lead other people. There is, of course, no shortage of advice out there, but most of it is more myth and lore than anything else and not very helpful.<p>Henry Mintzberg wrote, “The …

Leadership

25 Best Snacks For Weight Loss

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their own weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p><b>1) Hard-boiled eggs with sriracha sauce</b> To improve thyroid function—the gland manages growth and metabolism—look no further than a low-calorie, …

Eating

10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015

Resolve to be better at your job this year with these small changes to your daily work life.<p>Most of us start the New Year hoping to be better versions of ourselves.<p>Our work lives, especially, are an easily quantified place to improve: We’re rewarded for jobs well done in promotions or raises, and …

5 Forward-Looking Ideas To Help You Be A More Effective Leader In 2015

The beginning of the year is a time to take one’s eye off the rear view mirror and look ahead. People want to follow leaders who are confident and optimistic – not weighed down by the past but moving forward. With that in mind, here are 5 forward-looking ideas to help you be a more effective leader …

Leadership

17 Fab Fitness Brands Just for Women

Confession time: One of our favorite parts of going to the gym is picking out the perfect outfit. When it comes to workout clothes, you want clothing that flatters your figure, moves without pinching and makes you feel stylish and pulled together after dragging yourself out of bed. Colorful, comfy …

Clothing

4 Ways To Engage And Retain Millennial Employees

Companies across the board are struggling to retain Gen Y workers. According to a 2013 study conducted by consulting firm Millennial Branding, 30% of companies surveyed had lost 15% or more of their millennial employees in the preceding year.<p>With millennials projected to reach 50% of the global …

10 Awesome Business Ideas for Women

<b>Are you looking to earn some extra money on the side or to potentially start your own business?</b><p>Today I want to highlight some of the best small …

Small Business