Dale Ekstrom

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5 apps for spying on your spouse

American lawyers are heading into the busiest time of the year for divorce filings. Big Brother is watching your every move — and so is your …

Staffing Software | Bullhorn

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75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

Signs Your Company Suffers From a Toxic Culture

I once asked an executive to share the essence of his company’s culture with the members of a business school class I was teaching. His response was …

Your Vagina On Sex

From the first sexy thought to that ultra-satisfying orgasm, here's what's happening below the belt.<p>Shutterstock<p>Women’s Health <i>and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) teamed up on an exclusive survey that revealed how much women know about their own anatomy. The answer,</i> …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

The Most Influential Books of the Past Decade

Every once in a while, we read a book that doesn’t just transform the way we see the world. It also changes how we live our lives. For the past ten …

3 Habits Highly Productive People Do Every Day, Even If They're 'Too Busy'

"Productivity" is such a buzz word these days that hundreds of books, apps and systems have popped up hoping to teach us the magic formula.<p>But at the end of the day, really getting the most out of your life comes down to the fundamentals.<p>Successful people have known for years that to stay …

Dragon Age: Inquisition preorder deals rise up as release nears

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p>We’re just three weeks away from the next big AAA RPG release <i>Dragon Age Inquisition</i>. A hot pre-order deal has emerged this week, cutting $12 off the PC Download price tag. At GMG, there’s a 13% drop to $51.99 in a “VIP” games sale. Click here and login or …

The Worst Thing You Can Do in Your Career

Stew Friedman is a Wharton professor who encourages his students to share intimate details of their lives, while the profs down the hall are talking …

Why Asia Dreads Ebola

How quickly any case is detected — and the measures taken once it is — will determine whether the virus takes hold in a region where billions live in poverty and public health systems are often very weak.<p>Governments are ramping up response plans, stepping up surveillance at airports and considering …

Tour A Tiny Home With A Tinier Hot Tub

Even skeptics might be sold on small-space living with this one.<p>The minimalist living trend certainly does not seem to be dying down. There are families of four who live in just over 300 square feet, surprisingly charming buses-turned-hotels, and cottages on wheels. And the latest home we've …

How to lay off good people

I wrote about how I hire in “How to hire good people instead of nice people.”<p>But what I didn’t know then was how to lay off those good people I’d hired once our business had run its course.<p>Now I know.<p>By the end of last year we’d been running a quantitative trading desk for 18 years. We’d managed to …

Labor Economics

Where Did Last Names Come From? - Big Questions (Ep. 8)

5 Tips to Improve Your Portrait Photographs

In portrait photography, there are a few technical and artistic elements to consider when you are on the quest for the perfect portrait photograph. …

Photography

The 4 Habits You Need to Be Successful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful people in this world maintain and master good habits. They realize what they do on a daily basis and where they direct their energy deeply matters when it comes to reaching their goals.<p>The habits you have picked up …

How Reading Slowly (Real Books, Not Twitter) Cuts Stress

A “slow reading” movement touts the benefits of unplugged reading time, and the detriments of skimming the Internet.<p>Before the dawn of the Internet, it was unlikely that while trying to read, you’d be confronted all in the same second with a blinking ad for belly fat removal, a message from an ex, …

Obama May Have Just Dealt A Crushing Blow To Russia's Oil Exploration

The measures are "designed to effectively shut down this type of oil exploration and production activity by depriving these Russian companies of the goods, technology, and services that they need to do this work," a senior Obama administration official said Friday.<p>The official added the intention …

The 7 Common Habits of Remarkably Talented Photographers

One of the best ways to improve yourself is by observing the habits of those you find to be inspirational and talented. In doing so, we hope to learn …

Self-improvement

'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series

SEATTLE (AP) — "Halo: Nightfall" is returning to familiar territory.<p>The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced Saturday at …

The Five People You Meet at Work

Oftentimes we hear the statement, “it is not enough to work hard, you have to work smart,” but seldom do we really know what that means. What does it …

17 Things Every Successful Leader Says Every Day | Inc.com

Successful leaders get that way because they have a positive attitude, and they know how to build strong and enduring relationships with their employees. Instead of becoming adversaries, they become partners with their employees--earning their respect, their trust, and their loyalty.<p>They don't do …

Leadership

3 Ways to Squash Burnout and Boost Productivity

<i>Joelle Steiniger is the co-founder of Small HQ, HookFeed and Minimalytics. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help …

15 Things Guys Think When You Ask for Rough Sex

Please define "rough" in advance.<p><b>1. What does "rough" mean?</b> It's too late to sit down and flip through an hour-long PowerPoint presentation about what "rough sex" entails and what her expectations are. I guess we're role-playing as John Wetton and Geoff Downes from '70s rock band Asia, because …

Curiosity Rover on Mars Nears Rocks at Base of Giant Mountain (Photos)

Two years after touching down on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover is about to get its first up-close look at the rocks that make up its ultimate …

Don't Be These Guys: The Worst Grooming Trends of All Time

Nope, that neckbeard was never a good idea.<p>Guys get bored with their faces. It's just a fact of life. And it's as true today as it was 500 years ago. Which goes a little way towards explaining some of the many grooming fails that have happened over the years. After all, if there's a weird way to …

Hair

Fourth of July in Centre Square

<i>Fourth of July in Centre Square</i><p>John Lewis Krimmel (1786-1821)<p>by 1812<p>Oil on canvas<p>Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts