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This Hot Spring Is a Vacation In Itself

Health care defeat is a brutal loss for Speaker Paul Ryan

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan guaranteed a win on the Republican plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law. Instead, he suffered a …

Paul Ryan

Mexico ready to 'step away from NAFTA' if new deal isn't good

Mexico says it is willing to pull out of a trade deal with the U.S. and Canada if it isn't a win-win for everyone.<p>"If what is on the table is something that is not good for Mexico, Mexico will step away from NAFTA," Mexico's foreign minister, Luis Videgaray, told Bloomberg TV Thursday in Acapulco, …

W.E.B. Du Bois Was A Master Of The Hand-Drawn Infographic

The activist, historian, and prolific author was also a skilled designer of infographics depicting black life post-Civil War.<p>The prominent civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois was also a historian and sociologist—a background that led him to a firm belief in the revolutionary power of empirical …

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

Shutter Speed

Walla Walla to Seattle Historic Corridor Wagon Roads

The Cascade Mountains posed a formidable obstacle to wagon travel in the 1840s and 1850s. When waves of emigrants began arriving in the Northwest, …

Oregon

The Deal on Acne-Fighting LED Beauty Tools

Up until now, my main method of defending my face against breakouts has been conscientious cleansing, exfoliating, and if those efforts don't …

This Is What 100 Calories Looks Like

Diet fads come and go every day, each one more extreme than the next. No carbs, no fat, high fat, no meat, high meat, no gluten — we don't know about …

Seven Ways Retailers Are Embracing Tech

With Forrester predicting online shopping will reach $370 billion by 2017, retailers are fighting hard to get consumers to visit stores -- and …

J.Crew's Social Media Users Spend Twice As Much As Its Average Customers

The company disclosed the statistic in its annual filing on Monday. Retailers have long been debating the impact of social media on sales, and this would indicate it matters.<p>Social media actually matters for J.Crew's business: Customers who engage with the upscale retailer on Facebook, Twitter, …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

Want More Happiness? It's Hidden in the Ordinary

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy.' They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life." -- John Lennon<p><i>Your</i> …

Happiness

10 Things Your Brain Does and You Probably Didn't Know About

Most of the time, we are so used to our brain functioning smoothly and automatically that we don't take a lot of time to think about what is going on underneath. Walking, eating, discussing a book... all of these things seem very natural and easy, but in truth, each and every one is done through a …

Struggling American Eagle Outfitters Lowers Outlook On Winter Weather

So far this year American Eagle Outfitters has lost about 3.5% of share value and a CEO a Jefferies analyst recently called “best in class.” As it fights to stay relevant in a teen retail landscape that increasingly favors fast fashion like H&M and Forever 21 the company says severe winter weather …

New data suggests "showrooming" on Amazon might not be killing physical retail after all

Early in February, Amazon rolled its ‘Flow’ feature into its main iOS app, allowing shoppers to scan an image with their camera of a product in a …

Retail sales rise more than expected in February

With the first hint of spring sunshine last month, shoppers began emerging from hibernation, fueling hopes that a particularly bitter winter was to blame for the sour economic signals of recent months.<p>Retail sales rose 0.3% to $427.2 billion in February from the previous month, marking the first …

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Trail of the Month<p>INTERVIEW SERIES<p>Tips for Success<p>BLOG SERIES<p>Real Trailblazer Stories to Inspire You<p>Jul 27, 2018 By Laura Woods<p>“Even though I was a …

Aéropostale’s survival strategy is built on a teen YouTube sensation

“The challenge of any teen retailer today is to adapt to the new generation of the teen consumer, Gen Z, who is more connected, curious and current than any prior teen generation,” declared Aéropostale CEO Tim Johnson last night.<p>Few retailers have been as badly exposed by shifts in teen consumption …

Why Bricks-And-Mortar Retailers Still Have A Chance Against 'Pure-Play' E-Commerce Sites

Showrooming is only the latest scourge for bricks-and-mortar retailers that are struggling to eek out margins as more consumers shop online.<p>But now a recent report from BI Intelligence finds that retailers have discovered "reverse showrooming," or "webrooming," which is when consumers go online to …

13 Things That Happen When You Date A Girl Who Bakes

By Candace Thompson,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1imTSJS<p>1. Your taste buds will taste things you never imagined possible.<p>2. You’re amazed at how …