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How to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting

High performers, even those who excel at their jobs, still need you to help them grow.<p>If you’re reading this article, congratulations! You must have an awesome team. Managing them must be easy, right?<p>In fact, contrary to popular belief, managing high-performers doesn’t mean you don’t have to do …

Employment

Guy Takes Giant Telescope Around LA and Shows People the Moon Up Close

In <i>A New View of the Moon</i>, Wylie Overstreet takes his giant telescope—a 12″ collapsible Dobsonian reflector—around the streets of Los Angeles to give …

Astronomy

Research Confirms These 3 Things Are What Builds World-Class Teams

Are you missing out by forgetting these 3 things?<p>What does it take to build a world-class team?<p>Not just in business, but in every aspect of our lives? New York Times Bestselling Author, Daniel Coyle, went on a multi-year journey to get to the bottom of this question. He studied the U.S Navy Seals, …

You'll Be Seeing Brussels Sprouts in a Whole New Light After Trying These 12 Recipes

Brussels sprouts might be a festive season staple, but there's no reason why they shouldn't be on your plate all year-round. These filling vegetables …

Here’s How to Make Bubble Tea at Home (It’s Easier Than It Looks)

What is bubble tea, you ask? Nope, it’s not sparkling. It’s actually a Taiwanese drink that features milky iced tea and bubbles made of chewy tapioca …

21 Tweets By Women That Will Make Other Women Laugh Then Sob

*lolsobs*

Star Trek

11-Year-Old Has Spent Her Life in Jail, a Serial Killer as a Cellmate

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Meena got chickenpox, measles and the mumps in prison. She was born there, nursed there and weaned there. Now 11 years old, she has spent her entire life in prison and will probably spend the rest of her childhood there as well.<p>The girl has never committed a crime, but her …

Crime

How to build a fire — with or without matches

Following is a transcript of the video.<p>How to build a fire — with or without matches<p>Whether you're out camping, or in a survival scenario, you should know how to build a fire.<p>Find a dry patch of ground 4 feet wide. Build a ring with rocks, or dig down a few inches. This will keep the fire insulated.<p>…

Tinder

Smuggled, Beaten and Drugged: The Illicit Global Ape Trade

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo — The sting began, as so many things do these days, on social media.<p>Daniel Stiles, a self-styled ape trafficking detective in Kenya, had been scouring Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp for weeks, looking for pictures of gorillas, chimps or orangutans. He was …

Wildlife

A Beluga Whale Living With Dolphins Swapped Her Language For Theirs

She's just trying to fit in.<p>A captive beluga whale has done something amazing: she has seemingly "learned" another language and adopted it over her …

Fish Depression Is Not a Joke

Can a fish be depressed? This question has been floating around my head ever since I spent a night in a hotel across from an excruciatingly sad-looking Siamese fighting fish. His name was Bruce Lee, according to a sign beneath his little bowl.<p>There we were trying to enjoy a complimentary bloody …

Depression

25+ Slow-Cooker Pasta Recipes That Define Easy Comfort Food

We've found over 25 recipes to combine our love of pasta with the ease of the slow cooker — including mac and cheese and lasagna! With this many options, it's going to be hard to choose which recipe to make first.

Quickly Find the Hipster Neighborhoods in Any Major City With This Tool

When you’re visiting a town for the first time, it can be pretty tough to get the lay of the land. Especially if you’re moving to a new place, it’s …

This Badass Koala Survived a 10 Mile Journey Trapped Under a Car

Only in Australia.<p>A brave little koala has survived a perilous 16-kilometre (10-mile) journey clinging to the axle of a four-wheel-drive.<p>The …

The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Genius ideas from the Cooking Light brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get in your way …

Cooking

The Best Refried Beans

From the Saveur archives: Unearthing the legendary refritos from Austin's Las Manitas<p>In a large pot, combine the beans, all but 1 tablespoons of the …

Eggs Benedict

We're challenging you to take on the ultimate breakfast dish: eggs Benedict. You know, that classic pile-up of toasted English muffins topped with …

7 Simple Swaps to Make for Lasting Weight Loss

A registered dietitian shares her top tips for losing those last five pounds.<p>It’s a fair statement to say that at any one time, a large percentage of us are trying to lose weight. As a registered dietitian, I see this in my own practice — at least 50 percent or more of the individuals who come in …

Nutrition

Celebrities Remember Dick Gregory, A 'Comedic Master' And ‘Hero For Civil Rights’

Gregory died on Saturday at age 84.<p>From politicians and actors, to activists and comedians, to fans and friends — people have been taking to Twitter in droves to pay homage to Dick Gregory, the iconic satirist and civil rights activist who died on Saturday at the age of 84.<p>“He taught us how to …

Black History

A fitness blogger posts comparisons that prove calories don't make foods healthy or unhealthy — and the internet loves it

Instagram can often be a breeding ground for promoting unrealistic body-image ideals.<p>That's why London-based fitness blogger Lucy Mountain is all about being upfront and being herself when she posts on the platform.<p>Mountain has two accounts: The Fashion Fitness Foodie and theFFFeed. TheFFFeed …

Restaurant owner leaves brilliant response to Trip Advisor complaint about his 'integrity'

When a restaurant received a brutal review on Trip Advisor , its owner didn't get angry, he got even.<p>Dad-of-three Anthony Gray had a brilliant …

Levison Wood: Why a packet of cigarettes could save your life

He has had more brushes with death than he cares to remember, but that doesn’t stop 35-year-old explorer Levison Wood from wandering into war-torn countries, meeting gang members, jumping over crocodiles and trekking through treacherous climates.<p>During his first expedition along the Nile, the …

Road Safety

Jim Carrey Shocks Viewers With His Amazing Art Talents in Mini Documentary

Even NBA star LeBron James said he was blown away and wants to talk to the actor more about his craft.<p>Jim Carrey has always been full of …

Watch Chris Cornell's Daughter Sing 'Hallelujah' for Father and Chester Bennington

12-year-old Toni Cornell performed Leonard Cohen ballad on 'Good Morning America' with OneRepublic<p>Toni Cornell, the 12-year-old daughter of Chris …

Music

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

'Mind-blowing' cows hold clue to beating HIV

<b>Cows have shown an "insane" and "mind-blowing" ability to tackle HIV which will help develop a vaccine, say US researchers.</b><p>In a first for immunisation, the animals rapidly produced special types of antibody that can neutralise HIV.<p>It is thought cows evolved a supreme immune defence due to their …

Immunotherapy

This Tropical Lemonade is Our Official Summer Drink (Vodka Optional)

Maybe for you, summer's not summer until you eat a tomato salad, or a lobster roll, or an old-school ice cream sandwich. Or maybe it's a bite of a Rhode Island clam cake or a sip a spritz that sets you squarely in July.<p>For our community member nykavi (a.k.a. Kavita), whose blog is called Home on my …

Rhode Island

Spot This Man in the Airport and He’ll Give You His First Class Seat

Gilbert Ott will help you get upgraded.<p>One man is giving travelers the ultimate scavenger hunt: Find him in any airport and he’ll give you his first …