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How executive women avoid being called 'the B-word'

“Women have to be all the things men are, minus the things we would judge women harshly for,” says an unnamed male executive early on in the …

How to Work Confidently with Numbers People

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>In the era of Big Data, analytics are becoming a competitive necessity for many managers. And even if it’s not an explicit part of your job description, chances are you need to understand at least something about data and analytics to be successful. So, where should you start? What’s the …

You don’t want to make one of these 5 common mistakes when buying a motorcycle

Merely entertaining the idea of getting a new set of wheels under you is enough to give you goosebumps.<p>Upgrading to a new bike or adding one to your growing stable is enough to keep you up at night (in a good way, of course), and if you're anything like us, you put together spreadsheets, put stacks …

Unnecessary recession: Partnership with First Nations would supercharge economy

It's official. Canada is in a recession.<p>The cold hard truth is First Nations have been in economic depression since Canada carved out the first …

Frosty relations over future of the Arctic

<b>When, like Evon Peter, you know your ancestors have lived, hunted and fished the same land for 14,000 years, the concerns of nations which have existed only for a few hundred can seem trivial.</b><p>Yet in the Arctic, the proximity of Russia and the US is becoming hard to ignore.<p>On Monday, President Obama …

These Stunning Silk Scarves Are Helping Save The Earth

Eco-friendly fashion at its best.<p>"Fashion is a very strong means of expression, and it can inspire others to act. You become your own promotional tool for your beliefs and the way you want to change the world."<p>That's what Celine Semaan Vernon, designer and founder of Slow Factory, told The …

7 menswear brands you’ll like as much as J.Crew

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>J.Crew Most people try to avoid buying clothes that have ostentatious brand logos on them. However, if you purchase all, or nearly all, …

Food Prep & Recipes for Ultralight Thru Hike Adventures

Stripped Down With Mike St. Pierre I live for adventure. I love owning and operating a growing ultralight outdoor gear company (even the stress and …

nanamica Presents “Triple Black” Luggage Offerings for Fall

Japanese brand nanamica heads into the fall season by launching a set of luggage. As usual the brand presents its Cycling Pack, Day Pack and …

Where to Go in New York City for the Ultimate Power Workout This Fall

A quick perusal of New York trainer Nicole Winhoffer’s Instagram account includes a recent post-class group portrait. The caption reads, "Just another Sunday at #nwchurch." The analogy works well for the fitness star tasked with chiseling Madonna’s famously ageless body for five years; Winhoffer, …

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Man turns people’s yards into micro urban farms; everyone benefits

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- Sean Conway of Lakewood is a new kind of farmer. Learning agriculture and farming in the peace corps, returning home he had an …

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The best months of the year may be over, but September doesn’t have to be all about going back to school and leaves changing colour. There are tonnes …

Indigenous communities are losing out in the development of northern Australia

As the Australian Government pushes ahead with its Northern Development agenda “making it easier to use natural assets”, it’s important to ask how …

Nearly 200 First Nations haven’t filed yet under Financial Transparency Act | The Star

Ottawa ended up taking five First Nations to Federal Court to force them to submit the information for fiscal 2013-14.<p>One of them, Onion Lake Cree …

How To Clean and Lube Your Motorcycle Chain

Spotlight<p>How to Clean and Lube Your Motorcycle Chain<p>Cleaning and lubricating your drive chain will extend the working life of your motorcycle drive …

PaperJohn is an Eco-friendly Backpack-styled Shopping Bag

Countless plastic bags are destroying our environment. The best way to improve this situation is to reduce usage of plastic bags, so PaperJohn, a …

The Short Person's Guide To Motorcycle Riding

So you want to ride a motorcycle, but have discovered you’re vertically challenged. Before telling yourself that either a) riding was a stupid idea …

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6 More Crazy Easy Crock-pot Recipes With Shopping List

I was amazed by the response to my 6 Crazy Easy Crock-pot Recipes post. I really thought people would be put off by how simple the recipes were, but …

The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride: A Worldwide Motorcycle Phenomenon With a Worthy Cause

Don Draper might have found his bliss in an ashram at the conclusion of the iconic series, <i>Mad Men</i> -- or not? But he did leave an indelible impression on Mark Hawwa, who was so "suitably" inspired by a photo he came across of a dapper Draper astride a vintage Matchless motorcycle, that he was …

Travel Tech: On the Go Grooming Gadgets

It’s amazing how a little clip, clean, and press can have us looking good, feeling our best, and ready to take on the world. Doing all that on the go …

Harvest Haus Oktoberfest Festival 2015

Last year was the inaugural event and it proved so popular that it’s returned to grace us for another season.<p>The Harvest Haus Oktoberfest Festival …

Articles about 7 camping retreats build your backyard on Dwell.com - Dwell

Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>Why not exercise your design muscles and get a fantastic workout at the same time?<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>In …

OutDoor News 2015 - I

What new gear is coming in 2016 for lightweight backpackers, mountaineers, climbers and outdoor lovers?Outdoor ResearchOutdoor Research’s big news …

14 Things Only Introverts Who Seriously Love Being Outdoors Understand

By Johanna Mort,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1JkQHRD<p><b>1.</b> Your favorite activities are all outdoors, but usually involve socializing…which is not …

Why Now Is the Best Time to Shop at Forever 21 If You’re Over 21

When I was in high school and college and living on a record store clerk’s budget (RIP FYE), Forever 21 was my fashion mecca. Fast forward to the present, and you won’t find my going-on-30 self shopping there almost at all. Repellants include: hoards of tweens live texting their shopping …

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