Camille Burdin

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‘Selfie’ Generation Forces U.S. Companies to Change Tack

Whole Foods is holding wine tastings. Ikea is pitching apartment furniture to divorced dads. Applebee’s turns into a nightclub after dinner.<p>These …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study

Robert Proctor is one of the world's leading experts in agnotology, a neologism signifying the study of the cultural production of ignorance.<p>March 09, 2014|Michael Hiltzik<p>Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during… (Courtesy of Susan Lawson,…)<p>Robert Proctor doesn't …

Public Health

How Do You Win The Mobile Wallet War? Be Like Starbucks.

Your money is going mobile. Everyone, from Apple, Amazon, Google, eBay, Square not to mention Visa and MasterCard wants a piece. And for good reason–as I wrote previously– research firm Gartner estimates that mobile payments will top $720 billion a year by 2017, up from $235 billion last year. The …

Are We Having Fun Yet? New Book Explores The Paradox Of Parenting

When you're a parent — even when you're a miserably sleep-deprived parent — sometimes magical things happen in the dead of night. Jennifer Senior's son was 1 month old when, during a late-night feeding, he looked directly at her and cooed. "It was this recognition, like 'Oh, you're my mom,' " she …

Organic Food Makers Hilariously Take Down Bogus ‘All Natural’ Labels on Packaging

Hey, professional truth-benders. Here's a sweet mockumentary-style PSA about professional truth-bending. Extra bonus if you also happen to be a tree …

The Year’s Most Provocative Valentine’s Day Ad Is Also One of Its Most Touching

There's a lot going on in this 60-second Valentine's Day commercial, but it would probably spoil things to reveal either the product or the plot. …

Kraft Packs Meat, Peanuts and Cheese Into New 'P3' Product

Kraft Foods Group is combining peanuts, meat and cheese into a new brand called P3 in a move to capitalize on America's growing protein fix.<p>Kraft CEO …

Ads of the World™

Discover A World Of Treasures<p>Creative Agency: McGarryBowen, Shanghai, China<p>2018 Clio Awards<p>Welcome to Clio Town<p>Deadline: April …

China now guzzles more red wine than any other country in the world

The world’s biggest red wine drinking country isn’t France, Italy, or the US. According to a report released by Vinexpo and International Wine and Spirits Research (IWSR), China now guzzles 1.9 billion bottles a year—more red wine than any other nation on the planet.<p>As recently as in 2008, the …

Health and appiness

WHEN Kenneth Treleani was told last summer that he was suffering from high blood pressure, his doctor prescribed medicine to tackle the condition. He …

Digital Health

Super rich shift their thrills from luxury goods to costly experiences

They say money can't buy happiness but the world's super rich are still giving it their best shot, spending $1.8tn (£1.1tn)last year on luxury goods and services – with extreme holidays, gourmet dining and art auctions emerging as the status symbols <i>du jour</i>.<p>Whether that means spending a record $142m …

This Is Why You Can Never Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

We start every new year with the feeling of a clean slate, a time that we can set our goals and intentions and actually make the changes we want to see in our lives, to get rid of those nagging bad habits and usher in some good ones. But by February, many of our resolutions are already abandoned or …

This SMS-based social network now on Indonesia’s largest telco

While many people are talking about the smartphone boom, the feature phone userbase in developing countries like Indonesia is still huge. That’s why …

The Worst Possible Online Dating Profile

As an experiment, Cracked writer Alli Reed composed a fictitious but truly <b>awful online dating profile</b>. Her goal was to to create a persona that was …

Mourning through a monitor: Watching funerals streamed online grows in popularity

• <b>A families spread world-wide, demand has grown for webcam services</b>• <b><br>Mourner cans log-on and watch proceedings from anywhere online</b>• <b><br>Undertakers say it is</b> …

Top 12 hottest food and beverage trends for 2014

Think you saw the McDonald’s Mighty Wings coming? Well, these guys did. Last month, restaurant consultant group Baum & Whiteman released its annual report on food and dining trends. More than just offering some tongue-and-cheek remarks about McDonald’s latest chicken addition, the report offers …

Competitive 'interestingness': the new social disease?

We’re all constantly trying to 'out-interesting’ each other – at dinner parties, on social media, in our careers. Polly Vernon asks, when did being normal stop being OK?<p>At a recent drinks party, I met a man who said he was chive-phobic. “You’re afraid of chives?” I said. “Yes.” “The herb?” “I have …

Emma Watson

Adorable Series of Babies Sucking on Lemons for the Very First Time

Starting to make its way around the web is this incredibly adorable series called <i>Pucker</i> of babies sucking on lemons for the very first time. Photographer David Wile captured the babies' priceless expressions which will make you do everything from purse your own lips to laugh out loud. Wearing just …

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Chores for Kids, Chores for Preschoolers, Simple Chores for Kids, Family Chore Chart, Chore Charts for Children, Chore List for Kids

Simple Chores for Kids<p>Choose to make chores fun with The Chores Box from The Idea Box Kids!<p>Inside The Chores Box, you will find simple, everyday chores that children can accomplish easily.<p>Your child will love reaching in and choosing a coin/chore from the box. After choosing a couple of coins from …

Safer food in China means a healthier economy

Author: Sacha Cody, ANU<p>At a time when the Chinese government is trying to increase domestic consumption’s contribution to the economy, food safety …

Singaporeans applaud their government for cracking down on philandering

Singapore is notorious for rigidly managing its citizens’ conduct. But in some cases, they don’t necessarily mind—or even welcome it. Earlier today, the government blocked access to the Singaporean site of Ashley Madison, a Canadian-owned online dating site for married people who want to cheat. …

About 31% Of Chinese Couples Using Diamond Engagement Rings, Up From Zero In The '90s

That's one driver of growth for the diamond market, Citi analysts say.<p>Now for some news about sparkly things!<p>Citigroup analysts, in a report about the growing diamond market, say that a bunch of demand is coming from China, where diamond engagement rings have only just become a trend in the past 20 …

5 Lessons in Luxury Car Design From the Guys Who Park Them

Google<p>“On a hot summer day, after getting in a high-end Lexus, I felt a sensation similar to peeing my pants. I looked down and noticed that the seat had little holes, blowing cool air up from below.” It was just another day for Ben Nesvig, who valet-parked cars in Minneapolis for over eight …

Cheating Makes People Feel Good (When There’s No Victim)

In a series of experiments, cheating on tasks improved people’s moods, says a team led by Nicole E. Ruedy of the University of Washington. For example, participants who were shown the correct answers to an intelligence test and used them to improve their scores registered a bump from <b>2.42 to 2.71</b> on …