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Science says that charisma can be learned — here are 9 proven strategies

"Charisma is simply the result of learned behaviors," says Olivia Fox Cabane, author of "The Charisma Myth."<p>Here's a rundown of the skills you can learn to become more charismatic:

A Diet and Exercise Plan to Lose Weight and Gain Muscle

If there is a holy grail of weight loss, it would be a program that allows someone to shed fat rapidly while hanging on to or even augmenting muscle. Ideally, it would also be easy.<p>A new study describes a workout and diet regimen that accomplishes two of those goals remarkably well. But it may not …

The misunderstood psychology of weight loss — how to lose 30 pounds in 2016

<i>An extremely effective fat loss and muscle-building blueprint anyone can use.</i><p>There’s a huge connection between physical wellness and mental clarity. …

World's Best Boutique Hotels 2015

Le Sirenuse is another winner that used to be a family home—and that family still runs the place. The former villa overlooking the Amalfi Coast has …

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5 Ways To Pound The Competition With Emotionally-Charged Leadership

Nine years back I hired a sales leader with a face like a European James Bond who had a great pedigree, dressed Zegna impeccably and had lots of years scaling startups. He talked a good game, like Jay-Z at the mic. Everyone was hyped up, excited by him. But the results were like aliens: They never …

Kim Kardashian's App Made $43.4 Million This Quarter

From the editors of ELLE.com, that's a whole lotta K Stars.<p>Despite being totally free to download (and play), Kim Kardashian's super addictive smartphone app "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood" is raking in MILLIONS. $43.4 million, to be precise—and that's just for the third quarter.<p>According to a Q314 …

How do you make avocado toast even better? Put a tomato on it, says @deedubbayew. (Eating it on vacation doesn't hurt, either.)

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

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Ke$ha Enters Rehab for an Eating Disorder

This just in: Ke$ha has entered rehab for an eating disorder, according to <i>People</i>.<p>Pinterest<p>The singer confirmed the news with a statement:<p>"I'm a crusader for being yourself and loving yourself, but I've found it hard to practice. I'll be unavailable for the next 30 days, seeking treatment for my …

This Woman Just Completed a Year of Eating Nothing but Starbucks!

Imagine that every meal you ate <i>had</i> to come from Starbucks...for an entire year. Could you do it?<p>A woman from Seattle named Beautiful Existence did just that. Beginning January 1, 2013, she went to Starbucks and its associated stores (Roy Street Coffee & Tea, Teavana, Tazo Tea, the Starbucks …

Reader's Dilemma: What Does It Mean That My Ex Came Back Into My Life After 7 Months?

Pinterest<p>Call it the seven-month itch, but exes do tend to have a habit of popping back into your life when you least expect it. Here, let's help a reader through the return of her ex-boyfriend and how she should handle it.<p>She writes:<p>I dated a man who I met in college for almost four years. After …

3 Lovely Little Ways to Pamper Yourself When You're Stuck Inside

1. Slap on a face mask. If you don't have a ready-made one,<p>2. And if you don't have milk in the fridge, powdered milk will do! If you want to make it feel even more special, No tub? Just try the candlelight thing!<p>3. Sure, your feet will most likely be cooped up in winter boots in the coming weeks, …

The Best Spas and Beauty Hot Spots in Europe

In the event that your 2014 vacation plans take you abroad, we've mapped out the best beauty destinations on that side of the Atlantic. Need a blowout in Paris or a makeup touch-up in London? Maybe some fancy Milanese soap to bring back home? Just because you're traveling through uncharted …

Why Sunday Night at 8:57 Might Be Your Best Chance at Finding Love Online This Year

Anyway noticed a change in their online love life in the last few weeks? I have, and the change is: Stuff is happening again. There are lots of visitors and messages, and most happily, some of them are even appealing!<p>I'd love to imagine that the reason I'm getting more attention is based on my own …

Daft Punk to Perform With Stevie Wonder at the Grammys

Daft Punk may have been laying low since releasing their smash hit album <i>Random Access Memories</i> this past May, but they're making their first live …

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This Is Why You Can Never Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

We start every new year with the feeling of a clean slate, a time that we can set our goals and intentions and actually make the changes we want to see in our lives, to get rid of those nagging bad habits and usher in some good ones. But by February, many of our resolutions are already abandoned or …

These Numbers Show Facebook Is Trailing Social Messaging Apps Globally

There is a race underway to be the global leader in over-the-top social messaging, and one of the latest surveys suggests Facebook, while still dominant in the U.S., is falling behind the upstart mobile players in the rest of the world.<p>WhatsApp is tipped as the most popular social messaging …

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So You Think You're Creative?

We're always talking about creativity, but what do we mean? Can we find creativity, can we measure it, can we encourage it? Kurt talks with professor …

Wal-Mart kick starts holiday shopping online

World's largest retailer debuts 7 big deals usually saved for day after Thanksgiving.<p>NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is upping the ante on holiday shopping.<p>The world's largest retailer is pulling forward by nearly a month seven big deals on items like TVs and tablets that were originally …

How General Motors Was Really Saved: The Untold True Story Of The Most Important Bankruptcy In U.S. History

<i>Editor’s Note: Lots of people–including President Obama–have trumpeted their role in the success of the government-backed turnaround plan that saved General Motors, the most important industrial company in the history of the United States.</i><p><i>But on the fifth anniversary of the crisis, Forbes presents</i> …

AT&T could buy Europe's biggest mobile phone network (and Verizon's former minority owner)

If <i>Bloomberg's</i> sources are to be believed, the UK might need its own Paul Revere, riding from town-to-town and screaming "The Americans are coming!" Those persons familiar with the matter have claimed that AT&T is looking to buy Vodafone, Europe's biggest mobile network, to help bolster the …

Kanye Just Announced Everything You Need To Know About His June Albums

Music<p>Your trusted destination for top music news, music industry information, and concert details.<p>Pop<p>See her exciting, deer-filtered …

What will recorded music sound like in 2050?

John La Grou, founder and CEO at Millennia Music & Media Systems, forecast how recorded sound will evolve over the coming decades.<p>Last weekend in NYC John La Grou was a keynote speaker at the Audio Engineering Society convention. He based some of his assumptions about how recorded music will evolve …

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