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45 Efficient Products On Amazon That Are Best-Sellers For A Reason

Best-selling products usually have the same quality in common: they might be a bit quirky and unusual, but they solve a problem you may not have even …

Shopping

5 Mystery Books With Plot Twists You’ll Never See Coming

Michelle Regalado is a New York-based digital writer and editor. When she’s not reading books or writing about all things pop culture, you can …

Books

18 Things To Take Off Your Résumé And LinkedIn Profile Today To Succeed Tomorrow

During my 20-plus years of recruiting, I have reviewed roughly over 480,000 résumés and LinkedIn profiles. I’m not too handy with numbers (which is why I’m a recruiter rather than an accountant), but making an educated guess based on my meager math skills, I have searched—at the very least—50 …

Résumés

11 New Science Fiction Books To Read If You've Never Tried Sci-Fi Before

So! You've heard a lot about this so-called "science fiction" genre and you're interested in checking it out. Or you're tired of your usual genres, …

11 Impressive Questions To Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview

Make sure you stand out when you're asked, "Do you have any questions?"<p>No matter how prepared you are, a job interview is a nerve-wracking experience. You have to answer a torrent of questions on the spot and sell yourself to a hiring manager — sometimes even a room full of strangers. And when it …

Employment

An honest look at the personal finance crisis

Millions of baby boomers are moving into their senior years with empty pockets and declining choices to earn a living. And right behind them is a …

Battling My Moody Tween Became a Daily Struggle — Until I Realized What She Needed Most

My daughter bursts through the door after school and I ask her a simple, straightforward question: “So, what do you want for dinner?”<p>She shoots me a …

9 Affordable Places Women Actually Buy Work Clothes

We know the words "office dressing" don't tend to conjure up much excitement. Chalk it up to company dress codes or the general disenchantment with …

52 Ways to be the Most Liked Person at Work

In reality, there are probably many ways you could step up your game when you're on the clock.<p>If you want to move ahead in your career you need to be someone who people admire for doing good work (on time) and being easy to get along with. It sounds simple, but in reality there are probably many …

25 Common Beauty Questions Answered By A Makeup Artist Who Isn’t Judging, I Promise

I'm a cosmetic Nancy Drew. I'm addicted to solving the makeup mysteries of my family, friends, followers, and straight-up strangers. Are you stymied …

The Matte Lipstick That Completely Changed My Morning Routine

Worrying about a precisely defined cupid's bow is about as meticulous a concern as measuring the size and length of both cat-eye wings. But some …

20-Minute Pilates Butt Workout for Stronger Glutes

Andrea Speir, lead instructor for Daily Burn's pilates programs, shares her five favorite Pilates butt exercises.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> …

A 15-Minute HIIT Workout That Will Keep You Fit No Matter How Busy You Are

In this video, trainer Chelsea Potter demos a fast and furious HIIT workout that tones the body from head to toe in just 15 minutes.<p>There’s a reason …

Your winter reading list: 56 books you won’t be able to put down

<i>Sacha Vega/iStock</i><p>Since we know TED speakers love to read, we asked them: What book could you <i>not</i> stop reading? Here are their eclectic picks, ready …

TED Talks

Millions Of People Have Watched This Dad Brilliantly Explain Emotions To His Daughter

Video of dad explaining ways for daughter to address her feelings goes viral<p>One of the hardest parts of being is a parent is knowing how to deal when …

Best books of 2017: The best fiction

The Power<p><i>Naomi Alderman</i><p>Alderman’s inventive, globe-spanning thriller imagines a world in which girls and women have discovered they have the ability to maim and kill men thanks to a mysterious new electrical power. The uncompromisingly feminist novel has drawn comparisons to Margaret Atwood, …

This Is The Side Of Parenting Others Don't See

This is real life.<p>This was me, two nights ago. My hair is frizzy from being interrupted by a screeching baby mid-blow-dry. This is me wearing a …

Why I Capture the Castle has gained a secret cult of book lovers

“Every time I meet someone who also loves <i>I Capture the Castle</i>,” writes Jenny Han in her foreword to the new edition of Dodie Smith’s 1948 classic, “I know we must be kindred spirits.”<p><i>I Capture the Castle</i> is that kind of book. It’s not quite famous, even among Smith’s works (her most famous title …

8 Enlightening and Empathetic YA Novels About Mental Illness

I grew up in a time and place where mental illness was neither understood nor openly discussed. When social anxiety and depression blindsided me in …

These 6 Korean Beauty Products are Bonafide Game Changers

Today marks the beginning of Seoul Fashion Week and, yes, it's all about the clothes. But with fall in full swing, there's no better reminder that Korean beauty is still at the forefront of what's next. From the BB cream that's taking the no-makeup makeup look to new levels of imperceptibly, to the …

Kazuo Ishiguro just won the Nobel Prize. Here’s a brief guide to his bleak, beautiful world.

From Never Let Me Go to The Unconsoled.<p>The 2017 Nobel Prize in literature went to Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born English novelist who writes lovely, lyrical books about trauma, repression, and survival.<p>Ishiguro’s novels range from the polished and conventional to the sprawling and incoherent, so …

Nobel Prize

Finding a Place in the World: 12 Coming-of-Age Novels to Read Now

A Novel<p>John Boyne<p>John Boyne, the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Boy in the Striped Pajamas</i>, is back with another compelling historical fiction novel. This story takes place in post-WWII Ireland and follows the life of Cyril Avery from his birth to his death, and everything in-between. It’s …

Books

The Secret History Is Still the Book I Recommend to Everyone

<i>In the Cut’s recurring books column,</i> <i>Shelf Improvement</i><i>, we delve deep into our bookshelves to find recommendations that never go out of style.</i><p>Whenever …

18 of the Best Coming-of-Age Books to Read at Any Point in Your Life

Whether you've freshly entered high school or you're stumbling through your 30s (or beyond), you never really stop growing up. For this very reason, books centered on coming-of-age tales are great for every age no matter what stage in life you're at. And many times, the core theme is so damn …

Northern California

We Tested 11 Beauty Innovations: Here’s What’s Worth the Hype

We discovered the most innovative—and fun—beauty products out now. Here’s what’s really worth your hard-earned dollars.<p>My friend returned home from a …

38 Years on Books: The Essential Michiko Kakutani Reader

For nearly four decades, Michiko Kakutani, who has decided to step down as chief book critic of The New York Times, has anointed new talent, charted the peaks and valleys of literary careers and memorialized writers when they’re gone. She has stayed up all night reading embargoed memoirs by …

Literature

Indie bookstores always have the best book recs. So we asked them what to read this summer.

If you want a really good book recommendation, go to the critics, by all means — but don’t neglect your local independent bookstore. Booksellers have to stay on top of an enormous volume of books, and they have a unique perspective on what’s selling to whom. And really good independent bookstores …

James Earl Ray

Do these 5 things to get your career in tip-top shape for 2017

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day means one thing: checking off the final items on your end-of-year to-do list.<p>Whether you’re taking a …

Productivity

From College Dropout to Wall Street Success Story: 11 Things Winning People Always Do

If you're a parent, it's hard when you don't like your kids' choices. Sometimes you have to step in, like when they're acting illegally or risking their health. But what do you do when your kids simply seem hard-headed, or following a track that doesn't make sense to you?<p>Sometimes, as much as it …

Wall Street

The 6 Best Butt Exercises for Athletes

The butt muscles, specifically the gluteus maximus, medius and minimus, are some of the most important muscles for generating speed and power during …