Miriam Israel

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Billboard's 'International Power Player' Anjula Acharia-Bath Advises Women With A Startup Vision

<b>Part of the series “Entrepreneurial Women Rocking the World”</b><p>Read the media headlines today about women in startups, and you’ll be faced with an onslaught of bad news for women about how hard it is to raise money, and the devastating gender inequity and mistreatment women experience on a regular …

10 of the Best New Travel Apps of 2014

<i>On the first Tuesday of each month, Dave Dean from Too Many Adapters gives us great tips and advice on travel tech and gear. This month’s column is</i> …

Are science students better at creative writing than art students?

Irish writer Aifric Campbell, who has taught creative writing to London’s Imperial College science, technology, engineering and medicine students for …

The Oral History Of The Poop Emoji (Or, How Google Brought Poop To America)

Everyone’s favorite emoji began in Japan. But without Google, it may have stayed there.<p>If the story of the poop emoji’s rise were told in emojis, it would look like this:<p>…which is to say, it is an international tale of drama, cultural differences, and near-disasters. This is that tale, told for the …

Language

The Pretty Skin Diet

When it comes to having a gorgeous complexion, you truly are what you eat.<p>Maintaining a consistent skincare routine that utilizes a powerful mix of anti-agers to reverse as well as prevent future damage is key to having youthful, radiant skin. However, it's not the only link in the quest for …

10 Effective Strategies for Boosting Your Efficiency and Productivity

<i>Image Credit:</i> Pixabay.<p>Whether you're in Australia, England, or America; blue-collared, white, or pink, we've all got 24 hours to work with. Success comes down to what we're able to do in those hours. While every entrepreneur would love to keep the sun from setting and adding hours to their day, …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Flying

Today's Alluring Links

A Victoria's Secret Angel smolders on the red carpet, the new song you'll have stuck in your head all summer, and an app that solves shopping's biggest mystery in today's Alluring Links.<p>That's it, Candice Swanepoel is an alien. There's no other explanation. [The Huffington Post]<p>Plug in your …

The best writing of the week, June 8

Your Sunday reading<p>We all know the feeling. You're sleepless in the sad hours of the night or stumbling around early on a hazy weekend morning in need of something to read, and that pile of unread books just isn't cutting it. Why not take a break from the fire hose of Twitter and RSS and check out …

New in tech this week

• <b>Health and home on your phone.</b> Apple unveiled its plans for its iPhone software for the next year complete with Home and Health apps.<p>Apple's Home app promises to automate the house, remotely connecting lights, locks, TVs and washing machines, and make them all controllable via voice, thanks to …

Why Bad Financial Predictions Will Kill Your Startup

<i>Paul Jackson is the Founder of Worthworm.</i><p>If headlines are to be believed, it’s a great time to get into the startup game. It seems like every day startup after startup is announcing its most recent million dollar round of funding or billion dollar valuation. However, if you’re just entering this …

Career Tips From The Women Who Turned $200 Into $250 Million

It seems like everyone has a bit of career advice to give, but whose guidance should you follow? We’re placing our bets on the whip-smart founders of …

Grazia

Better-Looking Skin Through Massage! How to Tone, De-Puff, and Get Glowing in Minutes

Oh hello! It’s just me, your friend Krista, the girl who spends hours upon hours in her fleece onesie footie pajamas watching makeup and beauty …

11 Killer Career Tips From #GIRLBOSS

You’ve likely heard a lot of career advice—from your mom, your opinionated best friend, and your high school counselor—but how do you know whose …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …

Self-improvement

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Achieve True Beauty by Overcoming Low Self Esteem | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>Image courtesy of dailymail.co.uk</i><p>You know you need to start overcoming low self esteem when you wake up in the morning, look in the mirror, and see a …

Find Your Passion With These 8 Thought-Provoking Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p>In a previous post, I shared questions that can help in overcoming fear of failure. But sometimes, there’s an even more basic …

Creativity

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Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

The Best Beauty Surgeons

Bazaar's Hot List: 24 doctors on the cutting edge<p>While skin-smoothing lasers, peels, Botox, and other wrinkle erasers are incredibly fast-growing noninvasive procedures (and are performed regularly by most of the plastic and cosmetic surgeons listed here), going under the knife remains the gold …

Facelifts

6 Habits That May Be Hurting, Rather Than Helping, Your Skin

Want to look like Jennifer Aniston when you’re 40? Yeah, us too. Taking care of your skin can get complicated when there’s a never-ending supply of …

Skin Care

This DIY Will Make Your Skin Very Happy

It’s true what they say: you are what you eat, and it shows! Raw food and vegan chef Jason Wrobel—who hosts <i>The Cooking Channel’s</i> first-ever show …

The Healthy Hair Diet

The products that you reach for and how much (or little) TLC you give your hair every day, aren't the only crucial steps in your crusade for gorgeous strands.<p>Focus on these foods a few times a day and you'll see longer, stronger, shinier hair in no time.<p><b>Sea Buckthorn</b><p><b>WHY IT WORKS:</b> It's rich in …

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.

Clothing

4 Unexpected Things That Are Messing Up Your Skin

We're all familiar with seasonal changes. For instance, the recent, never-ending winter caused our skin to misbehave in ways we'd rather not think …