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How to Build a Great Personal Brand

These days, your personal brand is as important as your resume. But defining--and communicating--your brand can be tricky.<p>Today, having a “personal brand” is virtually analogous to having resume--it’s essential, particularly for entrepreneurs. You have to not only be able to write about your …

10 Things To Do While You're Unemployed

If you’re unemployed and worried that employers will turn you down for taking on unimpressive work during the recession or for the large employment gaps on your résumé—you needn’t panic. A survey released by the careers website CareerBuilder.com last year revealed that the vast majority of …

How to Shoot Landscapes at Sunset

Sunsets are a huge draw for landscape photographers due to the unique light at the end of the day. Not only is the colour of the light attractive but …

50 Must-See Celebrity Top Knots, from the Teeny Tiny to the Towering

Knot to be missed.<p>Whether you're sloppily throwing your hair into a bun when the weather gets gross or pinning back a sleek, fly-away free topknot for special occasions, take some pause with these perfect celebrity examples.

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps.<p>Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. …

Healthy Breakfast Ideas: What Doctors Eat In The Morning

Do the people giving you their sound health advice actually practice what they preach?<p>For the most part, yes. Doctors -- who <i>should</i> know the ins and outs of healthy living -- are typically walking the walk. In a 2012 Gallup-Healthways report, doctors scored higher on scales of physical health and …

Why Caffeine In Coffee Is A Miracle Drug For The Tired

NPR's Coffee Week is winding down, but we'd be remiss if we didn't give some space to caffeine, the most widely used stimulant drug in the world.<p>As much as we may enjoy the nutty dark roast aromas and the sensations of a warm beverage, coffee is often just a caffeine delivery system for a groggy …

The Bilingual Adventure Of Making “Kon-Tiki”

As the Oscar-nominated film hits theaters, we speak to the director about the filmmaking adventure of re-telling Thor Heyerdahl’s famous story, in two languages.<p>The journey to dramatize Thor Heyerdahl’s famous Kon-Tiki voyage for 21st-century consumption relied on a hellaciously complicated …