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The Biggest Failures of Successful People (and How They Got Back Up)

When you mess up, drop the ball, screw the pooch, or have an epic fail, it can feel like the world is ending and your career is kaput. First: take a …

Pharell, Lorde, Chris Martin, Stevie Wonder, Sam Smith, One Direction, and More in One Epic Music Video

<b>Pharell, Lorde, Chris Martin, Stevie Wonder, Sam Smith, One Direction, and More in One Epic Music Video</b><p>What happens when you put musical legends with …

Music Videos

Top 10 hotels, B&Bs and hostels in Wales for walkers

Y Talbot, Tregaron<p>Walkers have been resting weary soles at this Ceredigion inn for centuries or, rather, drovers have. Since at least the 17th century cattle would be herded from this small town over the Cambrian mountains to markets in London and the Midlands. These days any stomping around the …

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You can be a lingerie model and a feminist

Rosie's had a busy week. But that's what happens when you're heading up Marks and Spencers' fastest-selling lingerie line, <i>Rosie for Autograph</i>, …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Take A Tour Of The Enchanting Castle That Just Hit The Market

Multimillionaire Chris Mack puts palatial home in Woodstock, Connecticut on the market—mansion staff not included.<p>Living in a castle has always seemed like the stuff of dreams, but now it could become a reality for one lucky (and very rich) person. A 35,000 square foot mansion fashioned to look …

Richard III Killed by Sustained Attack, Suffering 9 Wounds to Head

A new study shows Richard III died for want of a helmet, not a horse.<p>HASTINGS, ENGLAND—Lack of a helmet and not a horse—"My kingdom for a horse!" as Shakespeare has it—cost King Richard III his life, according to a study published Wednesday in the British medical journal <i>The Lancet</i>.<p>The forensic …

7 Things Great Leaders Always Do (but Mere Managers Always Fear) | Inc.com

When I think about the difference between <i>great leaders</i> and <i>mere managers</i>, I think back to a day when I put my foot in my mouth.<p>I was working as a lawyer for a giant government bureaucracy then. One of my bosses had a fancy title, but everyone referred to him simply as a "manager." One day, he was …

Leadership

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Don't Set Goals, Make New Habits Instead

16 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Turn every day this season into a celebration with these figure-friendly, refreshing cocktails.<p>Turn every day this season into a celebration with these figure-friendly, refreshing cocktails from Kim Haasarud, <i>REDBOOK</i>'s Mixologist. <i>Via Redbook</i>

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8 Brunch Drinks You Have to Try Before You Die

Brunch is a strange thing. It's a bridge between two "real" meals, but it's more of a social activity than a food event. It's a bit of weekend alchemy, allowing you and your best friends to transform last night's hangover into today's happy vibes.<p>That's where the drinks come in. Once you've ordered …

10 Vacations To Take With Your BFF

BAZAAR's edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p>Courtesy

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The Lipstick Shades Bazaar Editors Can't Live Without

Bazaar editors share the one lipstick shade they're constantly re-applying.<p>Just like a fabulous pair of shoes, there's nothing a great lipstick can't fix. It can transform your look from day to night, take attention away from that little blemish, or simply brighten your face. In honor of National …

Makeup

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11 Surprising Things That Can Make Seasonal Allergies Worse

<i>By Rachel Swalin</i><p>Who likes getting a runny nose or itchy eyes when allergies flare up? Talk to any allergy sufferer and they will agree it's never fun. Your goal is to minimize your reactions as much as possible, but you may not realize that seemingly harmless daily habits or things in your …

17 Habits of Very Happy Moms

How do those upbeat moms we all envy keep the joy and love flowing? In honor of Mother's Day, we sent our intrepid reporter to uncover their secrets.<p><b>1. Ask for help</b><p>Happy mothers are not afraid to ask for help from family and friends. While morose, martyred moms miss those out-of-town weekends and …

Parenting

The 30 Best-Reviewed Beauty Products on the Internet

Online makeup shopping just got so much easier.<p><i>This article was written by Maria Del Russo and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>We love buying products online, but it comes with one caveat: You can't test drive them. So, in order to figure out whether a lipstick or shampoo is worth its …

3 Weird Things Sugar Does To Your Brain

They're definitely not so sweet.<p>It's no secret that eating tons of sugar can lead to weight gain—or that too much of the sweet stuff can make you go kind of haywire. In fact, a recent animal study from the journal <i>Appetite</i> found that sugar consumption may induce cognitive dysfunction.<p>But even though …

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There's a Secret Behind IKEA's Catalog Photos

And you're not going to believe what it is.<p>When you open a fashion brand's catalog or shop for a new dress online, you probably assume that the models wearing the clothes don't look like that in real life. Photoshop is everywhere in fashion (and sometimes it's rather egregious), but did you know …

15 Ridiculously Good Ricotta Recipes

Whether you make it from scratch or simply buy it from the grocery store down the street, ricotta is a terrifically versatile cheese to keep on hand at all times. You can use it to create an irresistible topping for crostini, as the base for tasty dips and, of course, go the ever-popular lasagna …

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Five Best Sites to Buy Cheap Textbooks

If you're headed back to campus this semester, your syllabus probably has a list of expensive books to buy. You can make your dollars stretch a …

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