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Pumpkin Pie, Pavlova & More: 15 Fabulous Thanksgiving Desserts

It may be called <i>Turkey Day</i>, but the best part of Thanksgiving is really dessert. You'll definitely want to save room for these delicious sweets!<p><b>1. Perfect Pumpkin Pie</b><p>For many, it's just not Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie -- but it can be tricky to make. This foolproof recipe guarantees a perfect …

Dessert

These Amazing Illustrations For Parents Is Definitely What Parents Should Read Today

We live in a busy world. Sometimes owing to work and other pressures, its very easy to overlook a few things. We designed this illustrations to help …

Obama wants you to read this book on making smarter decisions

The book, "Thinking, Fast and Slow," by Daniel Kahneman, features insights into the pitfalls of human rationality that might just transform how you think about intelligence.<p>Obama's recommendation comes alongside nine other books on the president's list of required reading in the November issue of …

Critical Thinking

10 Signs Your Boss Is a Great Manager (and You Shouldn't Leave Your Job)

For starters, how is your boss's listening skills?<p>Years ago, I was a member of a politically-charged executive team with each person pulling in different directions with opposing agendas. We were a mess.<p>While that horrendous experience was short-lived, it gave me a front-row seat to witnessing …

Leadership

The Secret to Achieving Your Dreams No One Tells You About

A Stanford student announced that she had to drop out of the Happiness class. “When I asked her why, instructor Carole Pertofsky shared with me, she …

Self-improvement

We Tried It and Believe That Magic Cake Is Here to Stay

It’s been a couple weeks since we found out about magic cake, and it’s safe to say that it is still a hot topic of conversation. A cake with a sponge layer, a custard layer and a fudgy layer — yes, please! We had to try it out for ourselves, and B+C readers — we are happy to introduce you to this …

Dessert

4 Questions to Ask Your Kids at Bedtime (If You REALLY Want to Know What They're Thinking)

I love my kids, but by bedtime, I’m just exhausted. At 8pm, my patience shuts off. It’s like I have some sort of glitch in my mommy code, or maybe I …

15 TED talks that offer career advice you've probably never heard before

But often some of the most valuable advice is the stuff that doesn't get repeated ad nauseam.<p>Thankfully, unconventional thinking is at home on the TED stage, and there are plenty of talks that feature some insightful, if not counterintuitive, career wisdom.<p>Here are some of the best talks:

TED Talks

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

15 islands that are totally underrated

Duty-free

Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipes

This dense moist cake is like a giant chocolate truffle—crunchy on top with a deliciously fudgy center. Extremely rich yet so simple to make, it is …

9 brilliant conversation starters to use in a job interview

But recent research suggests that building rapport with your interviewers before getting into the nitty gritty details can give you an edge over other candidates.<p>For those to whom small talk doesn't come naturally, we asked some career experts to weigh in on some of the best icebreakers you could …

Body Language

App Lets You Buy Leftover Food From Restaurants And It's Really Cheap

Here’s a situation where takeout is more cost efficient than cooking at home.<p>Too Good To Go, an app operating in the UK, allows users to order leftover food at a discount from restaurants, according to the website. The goal is to help curb waste from establishments that typically toss out perfectly …

Sustainability

Elderly Hospital Patients Arrive Sick, Often Leave Disabled | hospital, patient, healthcare, infection

<b>A Different Life</b><p>After coming home, Prochazka said she felt weak. It took weeks of walking her labradoodle, Gino, to regain strength.<p>Her stepdaughter, …

Pain doctors: Insurance companies won't cover the alternatives to opioids

Prescriptions for opioid painkillers like oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, and morphine have skyrocketed— and, with them, the number of overdoses related to opioids.<p>The trend has been decades in the making.<p>Increases in painkiller prescriptions are linked to a "big push" in the early 1990s from …

Health Care
Participation

A 28-year-old entrepreneur figured out a brilliant way to get the homeless off the streets

Liz Powers started volunteering at at homeless shelters when she was an 18-year-old Harvard freshman, serving breakfast early in the morning before her classes started. Ten years later, she's running a business that helps people move <i>out</i> of homeless shelters for good.<p>Powers was working with art …

Homelessness

The 10 most valuable career skills you can acquire in your spare time

In other words, they evaluated a ton of different skills that companies look for in their job postings and then evaluated how much higher those jobs paid on average than similar jobs that <i>didn't</i> include those skills.<p>For example, a lab technician job that includes a requirement for the "data …

Employment

The 9 Books Every Female Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship comes with many challenges and just as many opportunities to learn from those who came before you. There are now countless books, podcasts and online courses and challenges to push you outside your comfort zone.<p>But female entrepreneurs face many unique challenges, particularly …

Women Entrepreneurs

6 Important Lessons Parenting Can Teach You About Leadership

You're not the boss.<p><i>In what ways is people management similar to parenting? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Jonathan Brill, Writer Relations Lead at Quora, on Quora:</b><p><b>One of the first things</b> …

Mentoring

10 Vegetables That Actually Aren't That Good for You

Nutrition

12 Lessons You Learn Or Regret Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school, or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts will only get you so far. Once you build up the nerve and make the leap, …

Self-improvement

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents. Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Self-improvement

Book Recommendations From A Therapist

I love self-help and self-improvement books.<p>The kids are out of school. I’m preparing for my summer vacation. That means it’s time to compile a …

Physiology

How These U.S. High School Students Hit the Big Time

<b>Teens awarded more than $1 million for scientific innovations at the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search, and for the first time in the event’s 75-year</b> …

Hiker Discovered 2 Years After She Was Reported Missing Allegedly Survived for 26 Days

Geraldine A. Largay, 66, was first reported missing in summer 2013.<p>Three years after 66-year-old Geraldine A. Largay was reported missing while hiking the Appalachian Trail, investigators at the Maine Warden Service have released over 1,500 documents regarding her disappearance, including evidence …

The secret to saving American education is something kids have been doing for centuries

Now ask yourself: How could something so pure possibly need the support of academic research to exist?<p>Unfortunately, that's the state American public education has come to within the last decade.<p>Armies of psychologists and administrators have banded together to rectify the disappearance of recess— …

Education

This New York startup is trying to change the way we care for seniors, and it now employs 1,000 full-time caregivers

The problem was how to care for his grandfather. Trying to take on caring for a senior can quickly sap the energy of a family, and hiring a caregiver can be a terrifying experience. You just don't know what you're going to get, Bruno says.<p>"Only 20% of the time a caregiver sticks," Bruno says. Bruno …

Startups

Restaurant's outdoor fridge holds free food for those in need

Indian restaurant Pappadavada is helping combat both food waste and hunger with a new community refrigerator.<p>Minu Pauline, who owns the Kochi eatery, …