Piyush Sanghi

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How Many Hours Should A Salaried Employee Work?

Dear Liz,<p>I’m an HR Manager in a new job and I am running into a sticky issue.<p>In my new company different departments arrive and leave the office at different times. The official business hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. but some people come in at 10 or 11 a.m. (or 6 or 7).<p>I think the flexibility is …

The Workplace

8 Reasons Why People Suffering from Anxiety Struggle with Relationships

People suffering from anxiety face many difficulties in all spheres of life, including relationships.<p>About 40 million people – or <b>18 percent of the</b> …

Mental Health

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Sex Writing?

In "literotica," there's no faking it.<p>This is how I generally spend an evening alone in my bedroom:<p>Close the curtains<br>• Crank up the Rihanna to drown out any subsequent noises<br>• Plug in my Hitachi magic wand<br>• Take off my pants (jk they've been off for hours already)<br>• Open a new window in Google Incognito<br>• Head …

This simple checklist tells you if you have healthy self-esteem

High self-esteem impacts everything from how happy you are to how much money you earn, but many of us have a short supply of it.<p>Research shows that …

Self-esteem

65 Amazing + Creative Halloween Nail Art Designs

October 31 may seem light-years away, but if last-minute Halloween costumes stress you out, then you know it’s never too early to start planning for a killer getup. Makeup and hair are a given, but the perfect costume isn’t complete without an amazing mani. This year we’ve pulled out all the stops …

9 Things You Can Get for Free on Flights

Craving more soda? All you have to do is ask!<p>You already shelled out major money for a plane ticket, checking your bag and an expensive (but unsatisfying) dinner during your layover. We feel your pain, traveling isn't cheap. But not everything has to cost an arm and a leg. Here are a few things …

15 Interior Design Charts To Help You Feel Like A Professional Decorator

Because not everyone knows the difference between Windsor and Ladder Back.<p>You don't need to be an interior designer to know all the handy little secrets the pros know —just pin and reference these charts to sharpen your decorating skills. Guests won't have a clue that you didn't pay big bucks for …

The 9 Biggest Myths About Creativity You Should Never Believe

Here are nine things you were told about innovation and creativity. None of them are true--here's what the reality is.<p>The following beliefs are held firmly throughout corporate America, and I hear them all the time. They simply make sense to people, but they are not true. Here is why.<p>1. Innovation …

17 ways technology will change our lives by 2050

New forms of technology are bound to change how we live.<p>We asked Ian Pearson, a futurist with an 85% accuracy record, what new technology we can expect to see by 2050 and how it will change the way we live.<p>Scroll down to see Pearson's biggest predictions about the future:

Artificial Intelligence

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11 Coolest Underwater Hotels in the World

From Dubai to Sweden, these hotels (and hotel bars, spas, and restaurants) take sleeping with the fishes to a whole new below-sea level. Prepared to be wowed by deep blue and bright turquoise waters—all visible while you stay dry and comfortable.<p>Maldives: LIME Spa at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi

Here’s how to watch NASA’s $1 billion do-or-die mission to Jupiter today

(NASA)<br>The biggest space event of the year is happening soon.<p>Today, NASA's un-crewed Juno spacecraft will end its nearly 5-year journey through space …

Two years of Islamic State: where are we now?

Today marks two years to the day since Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s so-called caliphate.<p>Taking advantage of the war in Syria and the instability and sectarian divisions in neighbouring Iraq, the extremist group swept through huge swathes of both countries …

Beverley Lee: The New First Lady Of Dark Fantasy

Six weeks ago a book appeared multiple times on my Instagram feed. The last thing I needed was another book on my TBR (to be read) list, but due to the comments written by the serious readers of #bookstagram, I found the book online, read the first paragraph and bought the eBook immediately. Half …

Books

Real-Life ‘Love Potions’ Are Coming, But Are they Ethical?

In the future, our relationships will be neuro-enhanced.<p>In the Middle Ages, a common trick for getting your crush to like you was the "love cake." The recipe called for baking the cake while naked, and pressing the dough to your breasts, armpits, and genitals to absorb the sweat. Get your crush to …

This smart garden turned me into the laziest gardener ever

It grows plants with zero effort, but also zero satisfaction<p>I love growing plants — which doesn’t mean I’m good at it. I have one aloe vera named Bob that has survived my horrible gardening skills for four years now, but has been on the brink of dying multiple times. I’ve killed lots of other …

Artificially intelligent: A brief glossary of the ideas behind AI

What if the scariest thing about AI is the vocabulary test?<p>Sure, some people worry about machines putting an end to humanity as we know it, but that may be no more likely than a Mayan-predicted apocalypse. Artificial intelligence, though, may actually bring us lots of things we'll like: …

Want To Retire In Your 30s And Travel The World? This Woman Did

Most people think you need to wait until the retirement age of 65 to stop working and escape the 9-to-5 grind. Ever thought about what it would be like to retire early and travel the world? Anita Dhake, a former Chicago-based lawyer, had that fantasy — and she was so driven that she quit her job …

Shipping

10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

<b>Bottom line:</b> Every manufacturer has the potential to integrate machine learning into their operations and become more competitive by gaining predictive insights into production.<p>Machine learning’s core technologies align well with the complex problems manufacturers face daily. From striving to keep …

Machine Learning

The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far

From silkpunk to Big Data dystopia, the year's best SF/F (so far).<p>Four magical Londons or four women who meet during a violent rebellion? Sleeping …

Science Fiction

5 Simple Tricks to Remember Everything You Learn

The secret to successful learning is making memories stick. Here's how you can do it more effectively.<p>From where you parked your car to the password for your Facebook account, the sheer number of things you have to remember each day is pretty astounding.<p>So if you are having trouble keeping some of …

27 Gorgeous Front Entry Doors That Make A Strong First Impression

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Interior Design

Less is more as Japanese minimalist movement grows

TOKYO (Reuters) - Fumio Sasaki's one-room Tokyo apartment is so stark friends liken it to an interrogation room. He owns three shirts, four pairs of trousers, four pairs of socks and a meager scattering of various other items.<p>Money isn't the issue. The 36-year-old editor has made a conscious …

Here Are the Best Books of 2016 So Far

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Books

Get ready to zip-line down the mountain at Lake Tahoe ski resort

Heavenly Mountain Resort at the southern end of Lake Tahoe and Vail Mountain in Colorado are launching new summertime Epic Discovery adventure programs starting in June.<p>Summer activities will feature zip-lines, canopy tours, alpine coasters, rock climbing walls, wildlife trail exploration and what …

10 Affordable Countries That Are Budget Travelers Dream

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. Well, that effort will be to …

Machu Picchu

Want to Improve Your Decision-Making? Shut up for 10 days.

Recently, my partner, who once lived in a meditation-focused intentional community (read: hippie house), urged me to go on a 10-day silent retreat to learn insight meditation. Being a skeptic, but wanting to move our relationship forward, I reluctantly drove to the Sierra Nevadas for just such a …

19 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

Employment

The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America

An epic adventure awaits.<p>If you're looking for the most epic hike in America, get ready to pack your bags and head far, far west.<p>The Kalalau Trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai weaves through one of the world's most famous natural wonders, the Na Pali coast. With 180-degrees of the electric blue …

7 Must-Use Tools for Building an Infographic

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Infographics are such a fun and effective visual way to display information. We at Buffer have certainly used them quite a few times to share information.<p>I always enjoy looking at them, but always feel like <b>there is no way I could ever create one myself.</b><p><b>Or is</b> …

Infographics