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25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Linguistics

Which houseplants make the best gifts?

A houseplant is the gift that keeps on giving. It purifies the air and will spruce up virtually any residence. But which houseplants make the best …

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia

It's based on ancient yoga practice but it can lower your blood pressure today.<p>You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in …

I Tried The Insanely Effective Acne Treatment Nobody Talks About

It finally cleared up the chronic acne that even antibiotics, IPL, lasers and Accutane couldn't.<p>It finally cleared up the chronic acne that even …

The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's best-received albums, assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top album from each year, starting with 2000 (and including the best album of 2017 so far). …

Kendrick Lamar

11 Classic Books You Must Keep on Your Bookshelf

Complete your library this Prime Day.<p>It's Prime Day, which means deals abound all over Amazon.com. While you're filling your cart, add these classics to your bookshelf or Kindle library—the BAZAAR editors tell you why they return to them time after time below. Plus, score the best tech deals for …

How to Stand Out With Your Photography

Do you value yourself as a photographer? Do you value your photos? Do you value yourself?<p>Problem: many photographers talk down on themselves.<p>For …

Street Photography

What jobs will still be around in 20 years? Read this to prepare your future

Jobs won’t entirely disappear; many will simply be redefined. But people will likely lack new skillsets required for new roles and be out of work anyway<p>The robots are coming, the robots are coming!<p>Regular reports warn us that an automation apocalypse is nigh. In January, a McKinsey & Company study …

Yes, You Can Grow Thriving Houseplants In Just Water. Here's How.

Houseplants <b>make you happy</b>, and they <b>clean your indoor air</b>. But they also require upkeep and can feel daunting for the brown-thumbed among us. At …

11 Must-Reads For Summer (Written By Badass Women)

It’s Summer, and you know what that means: Underboob sweat and endless hours of listening to your children argue. Woo!<p>Just kidding. It means it’s …

Eight Questions Every Prospective MBA Should Answer Before Applying

<b>1. WHY DO I NEED AN MBA?</b><p>This is the most important question. Are you planning on switching functions or industries? Do you need one to move up in …

5 plants and flowers that will help you sleep better

Sleep, or lack of, is one of the biggest problems every household faces. But there's an easy and relatively low cost solution that can make you sleep …

This May Be The Most Boring--And The Most Useful--Article You Read All Day

Why you should embrace monotony.<p>As an entrepreneur, you might be tempted to jam-pack your schedule you're doing something productive every minute of the day. But one activity you might not have considered making more room for: boredom<p>According to recent studies, boredom is a productive, regulatory …

Remembering The Great Poet Gwendolyn Brooks At 100

In 1950, Gwendolyn Brooks became the first African-American to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize. Hers was a Pulitzer in poetry, specifically for a volume titled <i>Annie Allen</i> that chronicled the life of an ordinary black girl growing up in the Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicago's famous South Side.<p>Brooks …

19 summer books that will keep you up all night reading

It’s summer — a time to catch up on missed readings, turn back to old favorites, and discover new ones. A time to sit with an easy read on the beach, …

8 Houseplants that Can Survive Urban Apartments

Ever since a friend recommended that I start following The Sill, a Brooklyn-based plant company, on Instagram, I've been hooked. Besides knowing how …

Plants

The Best Photography Advice You Never Got

<b>If you’re anything like me, then you tend to learn things the hard way—through personal experience. I’ve learned that life will continue to present</b> …

7 Cheap Photo Hacks Using Common Household Items That Will Improve Your Photography (VIDEO)

All photographers love quick tips to help them improve their images and protect their gear. And if that advice involves using inexpensive household …

These are the best books ever, according to the Goodreads community

We’re always on the hunt for new books to add to our reading lists. That’s why we use Goodreads. It’s one of the easiest ways to find new titles and …

Five Reasons to Study Poetry in 2017

<b>STEM, STEM, STEM, STEM. STEM. In case you haven’t noticed, STEM studies garner a huge amount of attention in 2017. And with good reason: countries</b> …

The discovery of alien life may be close. How will religion survive it? | Santhosh Mathew

Encounters with new worlds and new life will present religions with the ultimate theological conundrum. But they will adapt, as they have done before<p>About two decades ago, it was quite uncertain whether stars other than our own sun even hosted their own planets. However, according to Nasa, the …

Paranormal

The Books That Made Your Favorite Writers Want to Write

It’s a question that’s asked by interviewers all the time: how did you become a writer? It’s kind of a lob, and for many authors, the answer is …

Poem of the week: In the Evening by Anna Akhmatova

Translated by the late Richard McKane, this strikingly love-deprived love poem is a fine example of the author’s intense focus on personal experience<p><b>In the Evening</b><p>There was such inexpressible sorrow<br>in the music in the garden.<br>The dish of oysters on ice<br>smelt fresh and sharp of the sea.

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 64 – Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1854)

This account of one man’s rejection of American society has influenced generations of free thinkers<p>On Independence Day 1845, an idealistic young American (Thoreau was just 28) turned his back on what he saw as his country’s depressing materialism, its commercial and industrial soullessness and took …

The secret delight of poetry

By Garrison Keillor<p>April is National Poetry Month, a painful reminder for some, who suffered under English teachers who made them write about the cherry tree wearing white for Eastertide or “The Love Song of J. Alfred Pruneface” by T.S. Eliot, that small dark cloud of a poet.<p>We all suffered under …

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This

Mental age is more in your control than you might think.<p>Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. …

How to grow stuff: everything the novice gardener needs to know

If I were to plot my journey as a gardener, it would start with a basil plant from Tesco. I kept it on the windowsill of my university hall bedroom (it could have easily become an ashtray if left in the kitchen) and, when I came home in those cerulean-hued nights of summer term, its sweet heady …

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York: The Power of Storytelling In Documentary Photography

How does an out of work, amateur photographer manage to acquire a following of 18 million people and publish two best-selling books? “Through a lot …

Easy-Care Houseplants

Houseplants