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The White Sand Beach P*rn You Need Right Now

<i>By: Meagan Drillinger</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>It's never wrong to daydream about white, sandy beaches and crisp, aqua waters. But when it's cold, slushy, and there's four feet of snow out your window, well, those thoughts take on an entirely new voyeuristic value. And if <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> taught …

Beaches

I'm Flying Lucky: Google Flights Will Help You Buy Plane Tickets

"Okay Google, where should I go on vacation?"<p>Kayak, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia, Hotwire—our collective need to feel like we're not getting screwed over on airfare supports a small industry of companies promising to scour the airlines and deliver to us the best data and lowest prices. Now you can …

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

<i>This is part of the #BorderlessTravels series - featuring tips on your upcoming trips.</i><p>The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices.<p>If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a …

Travel Deals

How To Write Your First Pain Letter

A Pain Letter is a new-millennium alternative to a cover letter. It’s a letter. It has black or blue ink on a white page, but that’s about all that a Pain Letter has in common with a cover letter.<p>When you send a cover letter with a resume into some kind of faceless Black Hole recruiting pit, you …

Employment

The 5-Step Editing Process for a Perfect Resume

You know that you should edit your resume before you send it off in the world, making sure it’s error-free.<p>But to make sure that resume is in the …

The Top LinkedIn Tricks for Outfoxing your Competition

Most professionals I run into consider LinkedIn to be a place to connect with other humans, not companies. But, as my friend Mitt used to say: corporations are people, too.<p>Go to the Interests tab, click on Companies, and you’ll see a list of companies you’re already following. If you want to add …

4 Tips For Crafting The Perfect Interview Follow-Up Note

You’ve just interviewed for your dream job. You sent a nice follow up letter and now you’re waiting to hear back. And nothing. Let’s rewind this scenario all the way to the interview and replay it.<p>1. <i>Think of an interview as your fact finding crusade</i>: If you approach an interview primarily as a …

10 Jobs In High Demand That Require A College Degree

Last month, Forbes took a look at eight highly-sought after jobs that don’t require a college degree, exploring cases where companies advertise a number of openings each month that far exceeds the number of individuals they can find to hire within the same period. Several of these roles, such as …

Do You Have Enough Grit To Make It As An Entrepreneur?

Certain words invoke powerful images in the mind—and “grit” is one of those words. When we associate grit with someone, it goes far beyond just being tough. It’s that something extra in the face of adversity.<p>Through the years we have seen many stories of grit, and it touches us deeply when the …

Is Grad School Worth It? 7 Steps To Calculating The ROI

<i>This is one half of a two-part story on whether graduate school is worth it. Check out the companion piece, “How This Lawyer Ended Up With $350,000 In Debt And Near Poverty-Level Income.”</i><p>People go to graduate school for various reasons. For some professions, like medicine, law and academia, a …

7 Daily Promises That Create Sales Success

Success in sales, life, and business depends upon your ability to cultivate and grow these seven key emotions.<p>If you have the world's best sales process, technology, worksheets, playbooks, sales scripts, and marketing collateral, you will still fail if you don't have the emotional strength it takes …

Independent Reviewed VIP Mature Escorts Las Vegas

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The world is facing a growing threat of nuclear war

In exchange for relief from sanctions it will accept, in principle, that it should allow intrusive inspections and limit how much uranium will cascade through its centrifuges.<p>After 2025 Iran will gradually be allowed to expand its efforts. It insists these are peaceful, but the world is convinced …

Geopolitics

The Best High-Altitude Cities

Tanzania Photos

“You have to go on a journey”: How one man traveled to the end of the Earth in search of spirituality

<b>Sacred Journeys host, Bruce Feiler, at the Kumbh Mela (Courtesy of Khishnendu Bose)</b><p>Bruce Feiler went on six pilgrimages in a single year<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>January 3, 2015 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Each year, millions of people embark on spiritual pilgrimages or journeys that will take them across the globe in search …

Breaking Away

10 essential apps for your tablet

The thing that makes tablets really useful is the apps. Unfortunately, there are literally millions of apps available. Fear not! I've done the research for you, and am bringing you the apps that every tablet owner needs to install. By the way, these apps are also great for your smartphone.<p><b>1. Don't</b> …

Q&A: Obama's free tuition plan for community college

WASHINGTON (AP) — Did somebody say "free tuition"?<p>President Barack Obama's plan, called "America's College Promise," seeks to make two years of …

College & University

How to work smarter: Tips from 10 CEOs

This time of year, we all resolve to find ways to be more efficient: to lead teams better, be smarter about how we manage our time, and find wiser …

Why You Should Work Your Abs First

Lift more weight, burn more fat, and unlock your potential by training your core at the beginning of your workout<p>If you want to take your workouts to a whole new level, start with your middle.<p>“People achieve better results when they do core exercises at the beginning of their workout instead of the …

The best adventure holidays for 2015

Surf in solitude in Mozambique, go hiking in Kurdistan or bumble through Spain in a 2CV … we round up the best new adventures for 2015<p>Hard-pushed to pinpoint it on a map? You’re not alone. On the Horn of Africa, bordered by Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia, this tiny country is hardly on the tourist …

Horn of Africa