Molly McGoodwin

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How To Make Coffee Syrup At Home And Save Money On Starbucks

Coffee shops offer a lot of special drinks that give us little reason to brew our own coffee at home. They serve our lattes with fancy art. They pour chocolate syrup on top of our mochas. They even add fun flavors to our regular cup of joe. It's great, but there's something you should know: you can …

19 Ways You're Wasting Money at the Grocery Store

Are you still spending too much money at the grocery store even with coupons and after reading tips on how to save money while shopping? Maybe that's because some of your own shopping habits are making you buy and spend more. Take a look at our list of bad grocery shopping habits, and get rid of …

Personal Finance

10 Easy Ways To Save $250 This Week

Lattes, errands, fitness classes…we all know <i>spending</i> cash is easy. But, turns out, it can be just as easy to <i>save</i> money, largely by cutting costs on …

15 Quick & Easy Ways To Save Money

Let’s be clear: When it comes to unnecessary expenses, we’re all human. Which means while we all <i>know</i> it’s smarter to brew our own coffee at home or …

Personal Finance

How Your Money Beliefs Are Hurting You

We make things up about money and believe them.<p>What you believe about money drives your financial behavior. Finding out your beliefs is a key step to …

7 Tips For Effective And Stress-Free Budgeting

Spending less than we make is often cited as the most important personal finance goal. It helps us get out of debt, save for emergencies, and stash money away for retirement. It’s the primary habit that enables us to achieve some level of financial freedom.<p>It can also be really difficult to …

The One Thing About Your Spouse’s Personality That Really Affects Your Career

Here’s something that’s obvious, but at the same time not: We’re all a lot more than we appear to be at work.<p>We have other dimensions that are invisible to our companies, supervisors, direct reports, and most of our colleagues, and those invisible dimensions have a deep impact on our work.<p>A couple …

North Korea marks Korean War anniversary with threat to 'leave no Americans alive'

North Korea rails against US imperialism as the reclusive state celebrates 62 years since an armistice brought the three-year Korean War to an end<p>North Korean leaders have warned the United States that another war on the Korean Peninsula would leave no Americans alive, as the reclusive state marked …

The Tale Behind The Tat: Why A Semicolon Is A Symbol Of Strength

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Melissa Engle, Isabelle Zanzer, Natalie Williams, Erin Pierce, Aurora McCausland, and Gillian Watts.</i><p>What do Ellen DeGeneres, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, David Letterman, Jim Carrey, Heath Ledger, and Woody Allen have in common? (Besides the fact that they're …

Five Brainless Management Fads That Desperately Need To Die

I became an HR person in 1984, when the Cubs played in the postseason for the first time in ages.<p>If you had asked me in 1984 to predict what HR would be like in 2015, I would have said “Between advancing technology and the social movement away from boxes of all kinds, work itself will be very fluid …

Employee Engagement

7 Life Hacks to Be Productive Instead of Just Busy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When your nose is constantly to the grindstone, sometimes it is hard to eat your meals on time, much less get perspective on anything else that is going on. As entrepreneurs, we often have periods when we are frenetically trying to …

Time Management

The Research We’ve Ignored About Happiness at Work

Recently, we found ourselves in motivational seminars at our respective places of employment. Both events preached the gospel of happiness. In one, a speaker explained that happiness could make you healthier, kinder, more productive, and even more likely to get promoted.<p>The other seminar involved …

The 10 Most Powerful Things You Can Say to Your Kids

Effective conversation helps parents create lasting, meaningful relationships with their kids. These 10 powerful statements can get you started on …

How Did Long-Necked Dinosaurs Drink Without Getting Dizzy?

Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>Extremely tall animals such as the giraffe may offer clues.<p>Many of us have gotten dizzy when we stand up too fast—and we don't even have to go that far. Imagine if you had to lower and raise your head several stories every time you wanted a drink of water.<p>Our Weird …

Are you promiscuous or faithful? Measure your index finger to find out

A new study of sexual attitudes reveals men and women are both just as likely to want a fling as they are a long-term partner<p>They say that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.<p>But when it comes to our attitude towards promiscuity, it turns out there is no such gender divide.<p>Both men and women …

Three year-old shoots both parents after reaching into mother's purse for iPod and finding gun

Boy's eight-months pregnant mother and father injured by single bullet in latest incident when young American child shoots a relative's gun<p>An American toddler shot his father and his heavily pregnant mother with a single bullet after reaching into her purse for an iPod but pulling out a loaded …

Free App Friday: 5 Painless Ways To Be More Productive At Work

Whether you’re already a highly effective person or merely aspire to be one, there’s a tool here for you.<p>As the old saying goes: Work smarter, not harder. Never has that been more possible than with modern technology.<p>Here are a handful of ideas about how to handle messages, automate repetitive …

The 6 Step Online Marketing Strategy Every Small Business Should Follow in 2015

<i>This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan.</i><p>2013 was the year when people started taking content marketing seriously. The momentum grew in 2014 and …

Muslim Woman Sues Police For Forcing Her To Remove Hijab

A Muslim woman who was forced to remove her hijab by police in Michigan claims her religious rights were violated, and she’s hoping a civil rights lawsuit will ensure other women don't have the same experience.<p>Malak Kazan, 27, is suing the police department and city of Dearborn Heights, a suburb of …

5 Ways to Lose Weight Every Day

These are totally doable for anyone!<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Lorna Jane Clarkson, founder of the Australian activewear line Lorna Jane, has a confession: While she may seem like she lives the perfect healthy lifestyle, she struggles …

Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Starstruck<p>Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the …

Astronomy

Nearly half the systems crucial to stability of planet compromised

Almost half of the processes that are crucial to maintaining the stability of the planet have become dangerously compromised by human activity. That …

The 10 Commandments of Organizing

Want an organized home? Follow these rules. This article originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com<p><i>Csondy / Getty</i><p><b>1. Keep like with like.</b> "When putting your belongings away, store them with like or similar items to keep things sensical and logical," says professional organizer and blogger Tidy Tova. …

10 Smart Tips to Prevent Distractions and Sharpen Your Focus

Whatever kind of work you're doing, you're probably fighting some kind of distraction--whether it's electronic, in person, or internal.<p>Your ability to stay focused is more than just a worthwhile thing to cultivate--it's a critical factor in your success or failure. Getting things done is …

How To Overcome Your Own Laziness

s<p>You read productivity tips, you've used a million to-do list apps, and you promise yourself every month that you're going to start being productive, …

Data shows human pressure on Earth reaching critical level

Using 24 key social, economic, and environmental indicators, our friend Félix Pharand-Deschênes has created a dashboard that shows how human pressure …

In 1973, on the first manned mission to the Skylab space station, astronaut Paul J. Weitz received the first-ever haircut in space. Charles Conrad did the honors. Joseph Kerwin rounded out the three-man crew (pictured here), which made major repairs and set a new record for time spent in space (almost 673 hours).

Scientists: Human activity has pushed Earth beyond four of nine ‘planetary boundaries’

By Joel Achenbach<p>, Reporter<p>At the rate things are going, the Earth in the coming decades could cease to be a “safe operating space” for human beings. That is the conclusion of a new paper published Thursday in the journal Science by 18 researchers trying to gauge the breaking points in the natural …

Climate Change

Your 12-Month Guide to Staying on the Right Financial Track in 2015

Ah, January -- the time when we reminisce about the past year and vow to do better over the next 365 days.<p>Money, too, is never far from our minds during this season of contemplation.<p>According to a recent Fidelity study, about a third of the roughly 2,000 people who responded to the study plan to …

Personal Finance

The mystery of where Earth's water came from deepens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mystery of where Earth's water came from got murkier Wednesday when some astronomers essentially eliminated one of the chief …