Meggan Barraza

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ISIS Wants a Truce

After months of being targeted by U.S.-led airstrikes, losing ground in Iraq and suffering defeat in a weeks-long assault to capture the Syrian …

Middle East

Yes, 400 Square Feet Can Feel Spacious. Here's How.

8 tips that make it easy to live in one room.<p>Top photo stylist and head stylist at One Kings Lane, Andrew Stewart, gives eight tips that make it easy to live in one room.

Farrow & Ball

8 Secrets to Successful Self-Promotion and Building Your Own Brand

A selfie-made millionaire isn't just a pipe dream anymore.<p>Larry Busacca/Getty Images<p><i>Photo Credit: Getty Images</i><p>Whether or not you realize it, you are a brand. We all are. Branding is not reserved for just celebrities and big name products and services – we all have individual brand equity. Personal …

Obie the (No Longer) Tubby Dog

Obie, the tubby dachshund then - via Obie's official website<p>Obie, after losing 55 lb - via Facebook<p>Obie's elderly owners couldn't resist those big …

Anonymous idols and agency reps asked about their reaction to Taeyeon & Baekhyun's dating news http://www.allkpop.com/article/2014/06/anonymous-idols-and-agency-reps-asked-about-their-reaction-to-taeyeon-baekhyuns-dating-news

Belle Knox: “I’m a sexual person and that’s that”

<b>Belle Knox (Fox News)</b><p>Belle Knox, the 19-year-old Duke porn star, on loving sex, losing privacy, tuition — and why she’s misunderstood<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>June 23, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Miriam Weeks, also known as Belle Knox, also known as "the Duke porn star," is legally an adult. In fact, she just turned …

Don’t call him the Walt Disney of Japan: How animator Hayao Miyazaki became a cultural icon by doing everything Pixar doesn’t

<b>Hayao Miyazaki, with a still from "Spirited Away" (AP/Koji Sasahara)</b><p>Miyazaki built an empire on rejecting fancy special effects, embracing darkness and ignoring the mainstream<p>Samuel Sattin<p>June 23, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Traditional animation is on its way out. In the age of Pixar, Dreamworks and other …

What The CEO Of 2040 Will Look Like

By 2040, 30% of CEOs will be women. Future leaders will be worldly, entrepreneurial, tech-savvy, strong communicators, and team players.<p>Meet Melissa. These days, she’s in the early stages of her career. Fast-forward 25 years to 2040, and she’s the CEO of the future.<p>With women comprising 60% of U.S. …

Best and Worst Terms for Your Résumé

In a recent CareerBuilders survey, over 2,200 hiring managers were asked to rank the terms they typically see in resumes as good or bad terms to use. The results are worth noting if you are currently submitting résumés for job opportunities.<p><b>The 15 Best Résumé Terms</b><p>These are the 15 terms those …

The Maleficent Rape Scene That We Need To Talk About

Imagine you're drugged by someone you thought you trusted. You wake up in the morning with your face down in the dirt. You're aching. Your appearance has changed and you can feel that you're different as you try to stand through the pain. Beyond the physicality of it, your power was stolen from …

Reality TV

12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

What's Your Best Time to Exercise?

Plan them right and you can get better results out of your sweat sessions.<p>What's the best time to exercise? If you answered, "Anytime I can drag my spandex-clad ass to the gym," it's not that you're wrong exactly, but your body does respond to exercise differently throughout the day. Given how …

University of Maryland

6 Habits of Super Successful People

There is no 'secret' to success. You need discipline, perseverance, and six simple skills that anyone can (and should) build into in their daily routine.<p>Why are some people more successful than others? There’s really no mystery: It's because they do things differently than people who are less …