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Companies rush to lock Web domains after 'NYT' hack

Scores of major companies dodged a huge bullet. They could have suffered the same fate as the <i>New York Times,</i> Twitter and Huffington Post, whose website domains were disrupted by the Syrian Electronic Army t this week.<p>Many of those those companies took steps within 16 hours of news breaking about …

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7 Ways Your Grandmother Dressed Better Than You

It's a common problem when discussing vintage fashion: Just how different clothing was "back in the day" versus now. If you're like me, you nearly start to turn into a one-off version of Andy Rooney, grumbling about the sloppy hems, plastic buttons and the rarity of natural fabrics in today's shops.<p>…

Recipe Of The Day: Creamed Corn

When corn is in the peak of its season, <i>this</i> is the recipe you should make. And we don't mean just any creamed corn recipe, but this particular cream-less version of creamed corn. If you're a skeptic like us, you're probably wondering why you'd ever bother with a creamed corn recipe that has no …

Drugstore Beauty Products For Us Brown Girls

I love myself a budget-friendly buy, but because of my deep, coral-y, yellow-ish undertones, I have a hard time finding makeup products that match my skin tone. After many years of trial and error, I've accumulated drugstore beauty products that work perfectly for us brown girls. Here are my …

BuzzFeed Changes Its Name To BuzzFaux

Nope, the media company is not parodying itself. It’s selling soup.<p>“BuzzFaux” sounds like the name of a Twitter account that parodies BuzzFeed. And it is. But, as the logo on its homepage indicates, BuzzFeed itself started using the name before its satirist did.<p>The reason BuzzFeed altered its own …

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Affordable Care Act Boosts Status Of Alternative Medicine -- At Least On Paper

<i>By Ankita Rao, KHN Staff Writer</i><p>Jane Guiltinan said the husbands are usually the stubborn ones.<p>When her regular patients, often married women, bring their spouses to the Bastyr Center for Natural Health to try her approach to care, the men are often skeptical of the treatment plan -- a mix of herbal …

Labor Unions' Latest Problem: Obamacare's 'Cadillac Tax' Harms Their Gold-Plated Health Insurance Plans

Last month, we discussed the stunning turnabout from leaders of prominent labor unions, who stated that “unintended consequences” from Obamacare were “causing nightmare scenarios” that would “shatter not only our hard-earned health benefits, but destroy the foundation of the 40 hour work week that …

Obamacare Hurdle: Consumers Flunk Health Insurance 101

It's hardly news that people are having trouble understanding the nitty-gritty of the Affordable Care Act. Recent polls have detailed the difficulties.<p>But work by economists at Carnegie Mellon University suggests a big reason for the confusion that's been largely overlooked: The public doesn't …

Creamy Tomato Soup

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This recipe can easily be doubled to feed a larger group—and makes for great leftovers. For a lighter soup, omit the cream; or for a little decadence, add more cream or swirl in a little crème fraîche.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted …

Budget iPhone - Apple's best or worst idea?

Techradar asks: is a "budget" device the right move for Apple, or will it taint its premium image?<p>Rumours have been circulating about the 'budget iPhone', or mid-market smartphone Apple is planning to launch. Some have suggested it will have a more colourful design than its higher-end equivalent, …

Square app now records and tracks all payments, prints over Bluetooth

Many shops that use Square readers still have to accept checks and gift cards, but they haven't had an easy time reconciling those physical payments with the digital variety. Thankfully, updated versions of Square for Android and iOS should bring harmony by recording and tracking payments in …

Sunday Supper: Jamaican Chicken Curry

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>Vibrant, ochre Jamaican curry differs from its Indian counterpart, thanks to a healthy dose of allspice; it's a bit soupier, too. Like South Asian takes, …

13 Ridiculous Things Siri Says

Sometimes Siri is ridiculously helpful, other times it is half-baked.<p>You can play around with Siri and get some pretty interesting and comical responses.

19 Apps For Your iPhone That Are Better Than The Ones Apple Made

Some stand-out apps are even better than Apple's very own apps.<p>If you're looking to get more out of your phone, check out this list we put together of Apps that replace Apple's and make your phone more useful and fun.

TECH NOW: Best new gadgets for women

Take a look at this gear thoughtfully designed with women in mind, from fashionable earbuds to handy charging devices and totes.<p>When it comes to great gadgets for gals, tech companies have been slow to realize they can't just make the same old gadgets and slap some pink paint on them.<p>According to …

Try on London’s Bespoke Style

Savile Row’s artisans offer big-name talent and multigenerational expertise.The post Try on London’s Bespoke Style appeared first on Four Seasons …

We’re in a health jobs slump. And it might be good news!

<i>Welcome to Health Reform Watch, Sarah Kliff’s regular look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing the American health-care system — and being changed by it. You can reach Sarah with questions, comments and suggestions here. Check back every Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon for the latest</i> …

White House Launches Health Care 'Web Wizard'

In response to concerned small business owners, the White House created a website to answer Affordable Care Act questions.<p>Got a question about Affordable Care Act? Now there's a government website dedicated to answering the questions of business owners.<p>Officially launched on Thursday as part of …

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7 Quiet Career Truths That Speak Volumes

Lately, I have been writing less. With the economy picking up, our marketing and sales recruiters are busier.<p>I’ve also come to learn that in business sometimes it’s strategically (and monetarily) beneficial to remain under the radar.<p>As I sat down to write, I began looking over interviewing and …

You are my Sunshine 1st Birthday Naming Ceremony Party Planning Ideas

This charming <b>“YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE” FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY</b> was submitted by Samantha Spector of Milk & Honey Special Events.<p>I love how bright and happy …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Sheryl Sandberg On Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

In this special year-end collaboration, TED and The Huffington Post are excited to count down 18 great ideas of 2011, featuring the full TEDTalk with original blog posts that we think will shape 2012. Watch, engage and share these groundbreaking ideas as they are unveiled one-by-one, including …

The RaiseForWomen Challenge: Investing in Women Who Change the World

<i>UPDATE: The RaiseForWomen Challenge begins today and runs until 5:00 p.m. ET on June 6th. We've selected more than 75 women-focused charities from a pool of nearly 250 applicants, from 150 cities and 38 states. We encourage you to spread the word using the hashtag #RaiseForWomen, read the blogs</i> …

'Top' hospitals aren't always tops, new report finds

The top hospitals don’t always live up to their reputations when it comes to handling surgery, according to a new report released on Wednesday.<p>Consumer Reports used newly available federal government data to look at how patients fared after surgery at nearly 2,500 hospitals in 50 states. The report …

Montana's State-Run Free Clinic Sees Early Success

A year ago, Montana opened the nation's first clinic for free primary healthcare services to its state government employees. The Helena, Mont., clinic was pitched as a way to improve overall employee health, but the idea has faced its fair share of political opposition.<p>A year later, the state says …

Miami-Based Blogger Kamau Hosten Named June Users’ Choice Winner in the International Best-Dressed Challenge

The artfully assembled style of the International Best-Dressed Challenge’s June Users’ Choice winner can be summed up in three words: proper, elegant, simple. “At the core,” explains the Miami-based student and blogger, “my style is an extension of what I want to project and revive: a return to the …

Men's Style Pro | Men's Style Blog & Lifestyle Site

Men’s Style Pro & Levitate Style partner w/ Tallia Orange to showcase some of our favorite takes on spring menswear essentials Photography by Alicia …