Michele Saunders

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This surprising activity could help you relieve stress

In 2015, ahead of the Great Comic Relief Bake Off, a survey conducted by baking company Cake Angels found that one in three people asked said they felt more stressed than five years previously. 80% of them said they had started baking to help relieve this pressure.<p>People living in Scotland and the …

Billionaire Warren Buffett Hates This Investing Metric and You Should Too

Investing guru Warren Buffett thinks WACC is wack. Image Source: The Motley Fool<p>Investing is one of the few industries where complexity is favored over correctness. In this environment you'll find a tremendous number of performance metrics by which you can judge companies performance, many of which …

Investing

19 Instagram Travel Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Take note before your next trip.

Hacking

How Remarkable Leaders Make Their Employees Feel Valued, Says Science

From startups to corporate giants, these remarkably simple behaviors will tell your employees that you care about them.<p>Here's something to chew on: Do your employees feel valued? How would you know? If you haven't smelled the fresh brew, we are in a relationship economy and the workplace has …

The 30 Pantry Staples Every Kitchen Should Have

Do you ever stare at your pantry, hoping that a meal emerges from the random assortment of rice, stocks, and spices lying around, and then give up and order Seamless? We all have those moments, sometimes more often than we’d like. Luckily, the new cookbook <i>The Kitchen Shelf</i> will help to cure all of …

4 Men with 4 Very Different Incomes Open Up About the Lives They Can Afford

From a father on the poverty line to a CEO millionaire.<p><b>The median household income in America is $53,657.</b> Politicians draw $250,000 as the line between the middle and upper classes. And the true starting point of real wealth remains a cool $1,000,000. We asked four more or less typical men, each of …

Personal Finance

These 5 Facts Explain the Good News About Africa

It was just a couple of years ago that “Africa Rising” was a hot story, as a continent best known for tragedy gained attention for rapid economic …

Infographic: The ultimate hot dog guide

Who knew there were so many types of hot dogs? Sure we’re all familiar with the Chicago, New York and even Seattle dog but what about the Korea or …

Texas trooper indicted and faces possible firing in case of black motorist Sandra Bland

The Texas state trooper who pulled over Sandra Bland was indicted on suspicion of perjury Wednesday, making him the only official criminally charged after Bland's death last summer fueled criticism of police and their treatment of minorities.<p>The Texas Department of Public Safety announced it would …

Justice

20 award-winning editorial cartoons from 2015 everyone should see

Zyglis, 33, a staff cartoonist, won the "Editorial Cartooning" 2015 Pulitzer Prize.<p>"His editorial cartoons take on Republicans and Democrats, John Boehner and Barack Obama," wrote Mike Connelly, editor and vice president of The Buffalo News, in his cover letter to the panel of Pulitzer judges.<p>"With …

Travel is my normal state of being. There’s no ‘home’ or ‘home culture’ to compare it to

“HOW DO YOU SAY UZBEKISTAN IN CHINESE?” I asked my colleague. “I’m telling my taxi driver from Uzbekistan so I won’t have to explain where I’m …

Middle School

How giving away over $8,000 in free samples on Reddit saved this woman's startup

In the case of entrepreneur Sue Sullivan, it ended up saving her business.<p>Sullivan had started a chipotle-sauce company called "Hot Squeeze" back in 2007, but in the years that followed she realized that it wasn't going to survive if she kept working with middle-men distributors, who quickly …