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Barbie Has a New Body Cover Story

Photographs by <b>Kenji Aoki</b> for TIME<p><b>Inside the biggest change in barbie’s 57-year history–and what it says about American beauty ideals</b><p>Part 1 <br>Barbie’s …

This Viral Video Shows Just How Much Women Are Objectified in Ads

We all know that sex sells—and not just lingerie and high heels but handbags, pickup trucks, and even burgers. And by sex, we mean women's bodies, displayed in overtly explicit ways that make us cringe. But a new video from the ad agency Badger & Winters is asking if there isn't a better …

3 Powerful Tips to Help You Read 100 Books This Year

No excuses! Even the busiest entrepreneur can manage to read like Bill Gates or Warren Buffett.<p>What's the secret to thinking like a CEO? According to Jessica Mah, co-founder of InDinero, it's simple -- just read 100 books a year. She's not the only one insisting that, if you want to be super …

Here is why Todoist is my task management system of choice now

I have recently switched to using Todoist for my task management. I've been a long time Omnifocus user before, and a short while before I started to …

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The Ultimate Guide to Note-Taking

No matter what your profession, there are lots of reasons to take notes. You take notes to retain information from things you hear – like meetings …

How to Simplify Your Life with Systems

Life is vast, unpredictable, and complicated.Systems make it simpler. Systems thinking allows us to take control of a part of life, reduce it to a …

8 science-backed mind tricks to beat procrastination and do that thing you've been putting off right now

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started. But the bills must be paid, the work …