Sarah Ordway

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KGoal: introducing the fitness tracker for your vagina

It can already stream the internet straight to your face, vibrate around your waist when you're slouching and track your health using only your wrist. Now, wearable technology is getting even more intimate and attempting to conquer the final frontier: the vagina.<p>Recently launched on Kickstarter, …

6 Things That Happen to the Body Without Enough Water

The Institute of Medicine suggests women drink about nine cups of water a day, which may leave you wondering whether that's actually worth all the trips to the bathroom. We went straight to the studies to debunk the hydration hype.<p><b>1. You're more likely to have health problems.</b> Higher water intake …

Peanut Butter Banana Bonbons

I lay in bed some mornings trying to will my food brain into action.<p>On the particular morning that these Banana Bonbon things were born into my …

Nikon Takes D600 Fix to the Next Level, Will Replace D600s if Service Doesn’t Work

News that Nikon had been replacing some defective D600s with brand new D610s broke months ago, but it wasn’t confirmed officially until late last …

Execute Your App Marketing Plan Effectively

When it comes to what you should know about the measurement of your mobile app, focus on the metrics that help determine whether you’ve reached your goals or not.<p>For example, if you’re looking to generate more sales from your mobile app, analyze where your conversions are coming from in terms of …

4 Big Reasons to Overhaul Your Social-Media Marketing in 2014

Experts in the field weigh in on the biggest trends you can jump on to make your brand stand out on social media.<p>With emerging trends and technology in social media moving faster than your busy Twitter feed, it's hard to know what to pay attention to and what to discard.<p>I turned to the experts to …

How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

Why we need to talk about depression | Kevin Breel

The unheard story of David and Goliath | Malcolm Gladwell

An Ode to Envy | Parul Sehgal | TED Talks

What I discovered in New York City trash | Robin Nagle

Grégoire Courtine: The paralyzed rat that walked

What is so special about the human brain? | Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Want to be happy? Be grateful | David Steindl-Rast

Never, ever give up | Diana Nyad

Why dieting doesn't usually work | Sandra Aamodt

Paula Johnson: His and hers ... healthcare

Keep Your Teeth Happy with a Crunchy Little Guac

Add crunch to your guacamole with a surprise ingredient: celery<p>Guacamole is practically perfect, but if we're being picky, maybe, <i>maybe</i> we could make one tiny suggestion: the creamy dip needs a crunchy counterpoint, fer crying out loud. Yes, obviously tortilla chips can serve as both scoop and …

Eating Your Veggies Was Never THIS Good (Seriously)

I recently became the owner of a Paderno Vegetable Spiral Slicer -- or "spiralizer" for short. I've been wanting to eat healthier -- more veggies, fewer processed carbs -- but I didn't seem to be cut out for a life without pasta. Until now. The spiralizer turns any cylindrical veg (zucchini works …

Food

Four Keys to Traditional Marketing in a Digital World

Traditional marketing textbooks from the 1960s through the present have always taught the four P's of marketing: product, place, price, and …

Seahawks’ Richard Sherman Gets Hounded by Media in This Perfectly Timed Ad

This is the kind of timing that professional media planners dream of pulling off. On Sunday, the same day that Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman …

Ad of the Day: Dove’s New Film Challenges Teen Girls, and Their Moms, to Take Honest Selfies

In retrospect, it seems obvious that Dove would be the brand to find fertile, even poignant creative ground in the selfie, that ultimate modern-day …

Overwhelmed? Here are 3 Strategies to Multiply Your Time.

Stressed? These strategies will multiply your time and free you to focus on your mission. (Image by Renjith Krishnan.)<p>It’s been more than three years …

Closing the Chasm Between Strategy and Execution

Setting strategy is elegant. It’s a clean and sophisticated process of collecting and analyzing data, generating insights, and identifying smart paths forward. Done at arm’s length in an academic fashion, tight logic is the only glue needed to hold ideas together. The output is a smooth narrative …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Why business leaders should become CEOs (chief engagement officers)

In the UK, the proportion of people surveyed for the annual study who said they trust business “a great deal” dropped to 10 per cent, down from 17 …

Financial Services

Measuring What Matters in Social Media

November 18, 2013<p>We are wired to love BIG and to believe that bigger is better.<p>But in the case of measuring social media, our fixation with BIG can …

Marketing

White hat hacker says he found 70,000 records on Healthcare.gov through a Google search

The federal health insurance marketplace at Healthcare.gov still has major security issues according to some experts, including a flaw that allows user records to show up in Google results.<p>At least 70,000 records with personal identifying information including first and last names, addresses, and …

7 Common Mindfulness Questions, Answered

<i>This post is part of an ongoing partnership between the Institute for Mindful Leadership and Huff Post as we work together to bring mindfulness to the workplace. The Institute has just opened enrollment for a number of retreats in NY and MN. More info can be found at</i> …