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20 Breakfast Bowls to Jump-Start Your Morning

With desk lunches becoming more and more common, it’s also increasingly important to unplug and find some time for yourself. There’s one way to do exactly that, and it’s so simple you’re going to want to try it right away. Want the solution? It’s breakfast! Here’s the deal: If you can make time at …

The 10 Most Intimate Podcasts About Love and Sex

What is love? (Besides a really good '90s song, of course.)<p>Podcasts are the perfect place to talk about love because they feel intimate, and these podcasts are the most intimate of intimate. In very different ways, these hosts dive into the depths of their own love lives, guests answer the …

7 Easy Arm Toning Workouts That Don’t Require Weights

So you’ve decided to be more fit and healthy this year, especially after seeing your favorite #fitspo stars post about their fitness resolutions. But where and how do you start? You can check out popular personal trainer apps and try some outdoor workouts… or you could experiment with targeted …

8 Lip Products That Are Perfect If You Hate Wearing Lipstick

Believe it or not, there are many of us out there who just plain hate wearing lipstick. From chalky formulas, having to reapply it throughout the …

7 Questions Only the Smartest Job Candidates Ask | Inc.com

You've interviewed potential employees. I have too: Over the years I interviewed well over a thousand candidates for job openings. (Don't ask.)<p>And I'm willing to bet the part of thejob interview when you ask the candidate, "Do you have any questions for me?" almost always seemed like a waste of …

Employment

The best infographics of 2015, and why we can’t stop looking at them

You’re not alone. We’re obsessed too. Over the last few years, a steady stream of illustrated charts, diagrams, maps, and process drawings have fed and fostered a raging appetite for infographics. Gareth Cook, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and a former editor at <i>The Boston Globe</i>, has been sifting …

Infographics

15 Hair Tutorials #LazyGirls Will Love

We’re hitting that point, people. Yup, we’re talking a change in weather, change in routine, possibly a change in job or heading back to school and waving goodbye to the beach (it’s not too soon to count down to spring break, right?). For when your fall to-do list is overrun with tasks, we’ve got …

7 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Why women are always freezing in offices, according to science

It turns out that most office buildings are kept at a temperature that's comfortable to the average man.<p>But women typically produce less body heat than men, meaning they're more likely to feel chilled in the workplace, a new study finds.<p>And there could be a benefit to fixing the thermostat besides …

Climate Change

See the secret airplane bedrooms where flight attendants sleep on long-haul flights

But where do they do it?<p>Most Boeing 777 and 787 airliners have a secret stairway that leads to a tiny set of windowless bedrooms for the cabin crew — and few people know they even exist.<p>See what the secret cabins look like.<p><i>An earlier version of this story was written by Jim Edwards.</i>

25 Commonly Used Phrases That Can Hinder Your Success

What you say and how you say it can have a big impact on your success. Unfortunately, what seems like an innocent phrase in the workplace can lead …

Uber can't be stopped. So what happens next?

Last week New York City backed down from a plan to cap the explosive growth of Uber's vehicle fleet. The mayor's office declared the deal it reached to be a win-win for both sides, and warned Uber that an eventual cap is still a possibility if it doesn’t comply. But that threat seemed hollow given …

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

In his fourth book, "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures in North America," award-winning author Colin Woodard identifies 11 distinct cultures that have historically divided the US.<p>"The country has been arguing about a lot of fundamental things lately including state …

21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

Samsung forgot the lesson it learned 2 years ago, and now it's imploding

Its semiconductor business is growing healthily; it is Samsung's beleaguered smartphone business that is the problem.<p>Samsung was once the undisputed king of the smartphone industry. But in recent years it has run into repeated difficulties.<p>A lack of meaningful differentiation from other devices on …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Vince Vaughn and Jimmy Fallon Were as Shocked as You Were by Colin Farrell’s Attempted Murder Story

They can’t handle the truth about Farrell.<p>When <b>Jimmy Fallon</b> invited <b>Colin Farrell</b> and <b>Vince Vaughn</b> to <i>The Tonight Show</i> on Thursday to promote the new season of <i>True Detective,</i> he ended up getting an all-too-real taste of detecting the truth.<p>On the show, Fallon asked Farrell and Vaughn to play a game …

Colin Farrell

The 10 most purchased brands in the world

The study analyzes 11,000 brands in 35 countries and ranks them based on Consumer Reach Points, a metric based on how many households around the world are buying a brand and how often.<p>Kantar Worldpanel also provides data on the most bought brand in each of the countries it looks at. Some you may …

Why Coca-Cola wants to fund the next billion-dollar startup

But making the soda is only part of the story. Getting the fizzy stuff into stores and restaurants all over the globe requires a massive supply chain of shipment, bottling, stocking, and staffing — not to mention sales and marketing.<p>Each of those are giant, sometimes independent, businesses related …

10 Cities That Are Shaping The Future Of Urban Living

Cities are frequently at the front line of innovation when it comes to addressing the changing problems of urban life. Plans to combat climate change, bring about cleaner air and create safer, healthier spaces for citizens are all being executed by mayors and councils in the world's major …

Urban Planning

The 10 best airports in Asia

Leading consumer aviation website Skytrax has published its latest annual World Airport Awards, and for the third consecutive year, Singapore's Changi International Airport took the crown as the world's best airport. However, Changi isn't the only world class facility of its kind in Asia — which is …

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Philanthropic Struggles Of TOMS Shoes

Millennials are on track to spend $200 billion per year starting in 2017. One of the many things that sets this generation apart is its insistence that business be about more than just turning a profit. According to a survey by Deloitte, 73% of Millennials believe businesses can have a positive …

Entrepreneurship

Canada’s Food Guide is broken – and no one wants to fix it

While it's true that pretty much no one goes grocery shopping with Canada's Food Guide in hand, that doesn't mean the Guide doesn't play an incredibly important role in our nation's health. Touted by Health Canada as the second-most downloaded government document behind tax forms, it serves as our …

The 18 most hotly contested islands in the world

The biggest disputes range from the Arctic to Croatia to north of Samoa, and some of the competing claims were made centuries ago.

There's a funny reason people didn't understand how to use Google when it first launched

The company couldn't figure out why until it went to do a user study at a nearby college, Google HR boss Laszlo Bock writes in his new book, "Work Rules!"<p>The reason researchers found was both surprising and funny.<p>Users were so accustomed to sites that "flashed, revolved, and asked you to punch the …

34 Healthy Energy Bars You Can Make at Home

Everyone loves a great bar. In this case, we're talking about the kind you can pack as a perfectly portable meal or snack (though we love bars with …

MAJOR MUSICIANS BLAST TIDAL: 'This thing is going to fail miserably'

Usher, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Kanye West, Daft Punk, Arcade Fire, Beyoncé, and many others all showed up to support the world's first streaming platform owned by musicians, which will pay established musicians for playing their songs.<p>"I think they totally blew it by bringing out a bunch of …

Are You Ready To Subscribe To A Netflix For Learning? Curious.com Thinks You Are

The next time you get bored with watching whatever’s rotting your brain on your television or your iPhone, you’ll have a healthier alternative: educational courses.<p>Don’t laugh. And no, we’re not talking about <i>America’s Test Kitchen</i> or <i>This Old House</i> on PBS, but video courses on everything from …

Televisions