Lacy Starling

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True Detective season finale: Everything the HBO series did, the Red Riding series did first and better.

<i>Listen to our</i> True Detective <i>Spoiler Special, in which our critics debate the season finale:</i><p>Jack Hamilton is Slate’s pop critic and assistant …

Google Has 5 Secret Hiring Principles. What Are Yours?

At Google, a set of five key attributes guides every hiring decision. You already have your own set of principles--you just have to identify them.<p>Hiring is very serious business at Google.<p>For a long time, the search giant was known for lobbing complicated brainteasers at applicants--puzzles such as …

Employment

A Recruiter's Guide to Hiring the Super Motivated

Duds and rock stars are easy to spot. Here's an assessment system to help ensure that you don't hire the candidate who's almost good enough.<p>All of the best recruiters I know use performance-based job descriptions and follow this three-part guide to hiring when assessing candidates:<p><b>Rule One</b>: Suspend …

Employment

Does therapeutic yoga work? The best studies say no, but they don’t get much press.

Fifteen years ago, a handful of poorly constructed, clearly biased studies purported to show that prayer was a legitimate medical tool. Americans …

Resurrection reviewed: ABC’s new drama doesn’t compare to its French cousin The Returned.

Once upon a time, I had a toaster. A standard model, two-slots-for-two-slices-of-bread toaster. It toasted bread pretty well. Sometimes I had to jam …

Drought crisis: Arizona may be California’s future.

Driving through the Arizona desert between Tucson and Phoenix, it’s easy to see the remnants of agricultural boom times. Irrigated agriculture in the …

Ask for a Gift Receipt When Buying Something Embarrassing

Sometimes we want to buy something at a store but really don't want anyone—including the checkout clerk—to know we intend to use it. Redditor herrijt …

Happy Hour Virus, A Tool That Fakes Computer Problems So You Can Leave Work Early

TDA_Boulder has created the Happy Hour Virus, a tool that fakes a kernel panic, blue screen of death, or broken monitor so you can leave work early. …

Work-life Balance

15 Things To Talk About In A Healthy Relationship

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

You Can Make More Friends in Two Months By Becoming Interested in Other People

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Emotional Intelligence

The Three Basic Cooking Techniques that Work in a Coffee Maker

Whether you're stuck in a hotel for an extended stay or your dorm room just doesn't have any other options, your coffee maker is a surprisingly …

Coffeemakers

Don't Ever Hesitate to Do Something

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

The Mystic's Diet

Everything natural, organic, gluten free, and locally grown is not enough for the mystical body. No matter how healthy we eat, a part of us is still hungry. We are missing the food that nourishes us deeply. We are missing the diet that makes us truly whole and at one with ourselves and others. …

Russell Simmons Shares His Secret To Lasting Happiness

Morning meditation and late-night drinking are pretty much on opposite sides of the spectrum when it comes to de-stressing, but entrepreneur and author Russell Simmons has turned to both as a way to find stillness. Simmons joined HuffPost Live’s Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani on Thursday to explain …