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Essential Negotiation Skills: Reaching an Agreement That Works For You

© iStockphoto<br>lizzy-lou<p>Do you know when to compromise?<p>Why does negotiation matter? Quite simply, the world would be a much angrier and more …

Kelis: ‘I don’t think I’ve ever made a milkshake’

<b>Hi, Kelis. You’re playing all sorts of UK festivals this year: I count seven. Any ideas which ones?</b><p>To be totally honest with you, I’ve seen them on my schedule but I haven’t memorised them. I know I’m doing a lot …<p><b>Well, let’s pick some highlights. Kendal Calling takes place in a deer park in the</b> …

Cooking

4 Mysteries From Ancient Egypt We Still Can't Figure Out

The Ancient Egyptians ruled a significant chunk of the world for almost 3,000 years, and left behind a rich legacy of art, architecture and …

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Stop pressuring women to be moms: It’s insulting to assume we all want the same thing

I used to wonder why my childfree friends were so adamant about what they didn’t want—but I get it now<p>We talk a lot about freedom of choice when it comes to reproduction, but there’s still one choice that women face an unconscionable amount of backlash over: the decision not to have kids. In an …

Everything You Need to Know About DIY Oil Cleansing

All over the internet, women have decided that now is the time to start cleaning their precious faces by slathering fatty oils all over them. According to all sorts of earth-mother mama blogs, this is the hottest new trend in having a not-dirty face. The need to oil cleanse seems to be steeped in a …

Is Vertical Farming the Key to Sustainable Seafood?

Bren Smith's 3D Ocean Farming Model could help save our oceans.<p>Bren Smith wasn’t always an eco-avenger. The Canadian expat started his professional …

Cassava Flour: A Great Grain-Free Baking Option, With Some Caveats

A few months ago, when my friend mentioned cassava flour as a grain- and nut-free flour option, I put the idea in the back of my mind. I had entered the world of grain-free cooking because another friend with an auto-immune disease had been advised by a doctor to go grain-free, and <b>the thought that</b> …

Dessert

Earth - What really happens to food when you drop it on the floor

I dropped a piece of chocolate the other day, and briefly wondered just how many bacteria I had added to my tasty treat. But I saw no dirt, so went ahead and popped the chocolate into my mouth.<p>After all, my kitchen floor is pretty clean and the chocolate had been on the ground for less than five …

Microbiology

The Easy Way to Cut an Onion? With a Hair Pick

Onions may be a flavorful staple of many delicious dishes, but let’s face it: they’re a pain in the butt to cut up. If it’s not the teary eyes you …

Eat Orange And Make Good Use Of Its Skin For Better Health

Wellness

When Chefs Become Famous Cooking Other Cultures' Food

So you walk into the new Korean joint around the corner and discover that (gasp) the head chef is a white guy from Des Moines. What's your gut reaction? Do you want to walk out? Why?<p>The question of who gets to cook other people's food can be squishy — just like the question of who gets to tell …

James Beard

Using the body as a tool against censorship

“Since the law about the protection of children from deleterious information came to force (in Russia), strict censorship has been occurring. Galleries and publishing houses are now extremely cautious about the material they present – most of them don’t want to show something too revealing or too …

Patriarchal

4 Signs You Have A Toxic Company Culture

When I took my first job leading a large team, I was sure I knew how to spot a toxic culture. And I was sure that I didn’t have it in my team.<p>I was wrong.<p>We had issues (many of them were my fault). It wasn’t long until I was a young leader with a toxic staff situation. If you’ve found yourself in …

Transparency

15 Hormone-Healthy Foods I Always Keep In My Fridge

As a hormone expert, I field a lot of questions from confused women in all stages of endocrine distress. And the solution I always come back to, time …

Nutrition

12 Awesome Game-Changing Travel Accessories

By Becky Mahan, EditorTravel is good. Travel is fun. Travel is life. I think we can all agree on those basic notions, and we can also agree that …

Gear & Gadgets

8 Simple Ways to Soundproof Your Home

Because we could all use a little extra peace and quiet.<p>You already know that a peaceful home is a happy home. While that likely means choosing your furniture, lighting, and home fabrics based on their comfort quotient, there's one thing that's easy to overlook — soundproofing.<p>Nothing zaps your zen …

Home Improvement

5 Small Changes That Will Make You a Much Better Communicator | Inc.com

Could you be more effective at communication? For most of us, the answer is yes. And business leaders in particular need stellar communications skills to be effective. "Some of the problems we continue to encounter as leaders day after day originate because of a failure in communications. The good …

Public Speaking

5 Intimate Sex Positions That'll Make You Closer As a Couple

Harness the powers of science, neurochemistry (seriously), and things that just straight-up feel good.<p>Sudden, desperate quickies against the kitchen counter can be insanely hot, but the best sex is rich and soulful. That kind of transcendent sex where you feel completely connected to your partner. …

Lifestyle

FreedomPop's latest free SIM plan includes international data

FreedomPop made a name for itself on the back of its free, no-frills mobile plans. Having honed its services in the US, FreedomPop headed across the pond to set up shop in the UK last September, but evidently that's not sated its desire to travel. Today, the provider is launching a new roaming SIM …

10 of the best adventure holidays in Europe

Horse-riding, Turkey<p>The Persians named Cappadocia “the land of beautiful horses” after its wild mountain ponies – and the striking landscape of deep canyons and strangely shaped rocks is perfect for an unusual horseback adventure. Ride Worldwide has an eight-day group trip that crosses plateaux, …

European Travel

How butter works: why recipes call for it cold, soft or melted

1 of 6<p>Previous<p>Next<p>Pin<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Photo, Roberto Caruso.<p>Soft butter: soft cookies<p>Soft butter creates tenderness and lift. Use it in cakes and soft …

Carrying a ‘throwaway’ wallet and other tips in avoiding travel scams

Sid Kirchheimer’s guard is perpetually up — and it reaches its zenith when he travels. As the author of the book “Scam-Proof Your Life” and the “Scam Alert” columnist for AARP, Kirchheimer strives to stay a step ahead of would-be thieves. Tourists, he said, are particularly vulnerable to crooks.<p>“If …

Identity Theft

9 U.S. Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

It's so easy (or is it?) to hop on a flight these days; paid time-off is limited, and travelers want to get the most out of their vacations -- which, to many, means more time spent in the destination. But we've all heard it before: <i>It's the journey that counts, not the destination.</i> While we find …

Make this Toast for Breakfast Because You Are Fancy and Fabulous

This is the fanciest toast in all the land. And you deserve it.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat something</i> …

Breakfast

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

7 Items That Make You Instantly More Attractive

According to science.<p>Infinite information is out there on fashion and what makes certain trends so appealing, which colors are best to wear, which pieces make the biggest impact. It's no secret that we're fascinated by the psychology behind our sartorial obsessions—and making style choices backed …