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You Can Thank These Celebs For Your 10 Favorite Fashion Trends

When you get dressed in the morning, do you ever wonder why you wear certain things? There are the obvious reasons, of course. The things you choose …

30 Of The World’s Most Breathtaking Hiking Trails You Must Visit

Here's the Best Way to Explore Europe's Secret Villages

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Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Montenegro’s amazing sights: best five views for social sharing

For a little place, Montenegro is not short on spectacular panoramas. The juxtaposition of dramatic natural landscapes and captivating architecture will have you constantly reaching for your camera. Here are five of the best places to feed the beast of your social media profile.<p>Kotor town …

Sony streams 'The Interview' online and makes Hollywood history

A bit of Hollywood history unfolded on Wednesday. And it might be a glimpse into the future.<p>The controversial Sony Pictures comedy "The Interview" was released on YouTube, Google Play, the Microsoft Xbox video game console, and a special Web site.<p>The movie, which started streaming online around 1 …

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

Documenting the Invisible: Filmmaker tries to make sense out of Deepwater Horizon disaster

On April 20, 2010 what began with an explosion on the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon that killed 11 members of the crew became one of the largest …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Street Photography

Travellers Splash Cash on Exotic Locations

<i>By Alycia Simons, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>If you are planning a honeymoon or a momentous birthday getaway, chances are that you'll have considered visiting some of the world's most glamorous islands or coastal locations. For years couples and families have flocked to exotic beach destinations for …

The 40 Best Beaches on Earth

Let's face it...it ain't summertime without at least spending a few days at the beach soaking up the rays and relaxing with family and friends. In the spirit of summer, we've gone to the travelers community at minube.net travel community to find the best beaches from around the world, those drops …

5 Reasons to Go to Slovenia

Bordered by four more-popular countries—Italy, Croatia, Austria, and Hungary—Slovenia tends to be overlooked as a worthy destination. But this …

Best Tours in Central and South America 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Chile: Cowboy Up</b><p>This horseback ride through Torres del Paine and Bernardo O’Higgins National Parks in the stark southern region of Patagonia made veteran traveler Bryan Rees feel like a bona fide cowpuncher. “Drinking mate [traditional herb drink] …

South America

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

National Parks

North Americans want to work for Google instead of big banks

As companies do more of their hiring online, their human resources departments are spending a lot of time thinking about how to appeal to job seekers across industry and geographic lines.<p>The business networking site LinkedIn, with more than 300 million users and a billion interactions with …

Computer Science

The 10 Most Beautiful Places in Croatia

As one of Europe's most popular beach destinations and blessed with year-round sun, Croatia's historic towns and idyllic islands have a wealth of natural attractions to offer. From rolling vineyards to sweeping coastal cliffs, here are 10 of the most beautiful places in Croatia to add to your …

@TheOneCrystal: My Top 3 Technology Finds from HR Technology 2013 #HRTechconf

About<p>With over 100K strong in our network, RecruitingBlogs.com is part of the RecruitingDaily.com, LLC family of Recruiting and HR communities.<p>Our …

Human Resources

The 15 Most Desirable Employers In The World

What companies do it the best?<p>LinkedIn analyzed billions of interactions on its platform to identify 100 companies with the highest brand engagements. These are also companies that employees want to work for the most.<p>"A company's talent is its greatest strength, but hiring top talent isn't easy," …

Employment

Foodie Day Trips from Portland, Oregon

America’s quirkiest culinary capital has bars and restaurants to spare, but insiders look outside of the city limits for tasty tours like no other. …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

The Best Anti-Aging Cream for Your 20s and 30s

“In your late 20s to mid-30s, you enter a pre-aging,” says New York dermatologist Dr. Kavita Mariwalla, who works with La Roche-Posay as part of the brand’s Derm By Your Side Q&A video series. At this stage, you might start to notice lines around your eyes and mouth, or dark spots from sun damage. …

100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 83, Lobster Roll at Maine-ly Sandwiches

<i>This year, leading up to our annual</i> Menu of Menus <i>issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston.</i> …

The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Romantic Spots

You'll have to be a little careful with any PDAs as highly impressionable kids are sure to running around, but the Reflection Pond at the Houston Zoo …

8 Toxin-Filtering Houseplants

<i>by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen</i><p>When we think of poor air quality, we often picture smoggy cityscapes and jam-packed highways, but there's another place where we should be focusing our attention on air pollution: our own homes.<p>Due to the airtight nature …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Houston's Top 10 Patio Bars

The patio was designed around a bit of nature, with trees hanging out alongside the cabanas to provide extra shade, if you're brave enough to head …

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Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …