Deborah Baptista

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Red and White in Roma

Cynthia Pastor

I met up with interior designer, Cynthia Pastor, outside her home in Long Beach, CA after discovering her stylish posts on instagram a few weeks ago. …

What To Do With $20 At The Drugstore

I'll never forget when makeup artist Troy Surratt told me that Great Lash Mascara was his one and only, the product he trusted most and always used. …

How To Layer Up In The Summer Like A Street Style Star

Bohemian Rhapsody … Summer layering. Pic: Bloglovin.com<p>When it’s real hot outside and any fabric thicker than a tissue feels like a comforter, it can …

BlackBerry Venice will come with BB10 features

The upcoming BlackBerry Venice slider has leaked several times and based on previous leaks, the handset appears to be running a close-to-stock version of the Android OS. However, all is not as it seems as the handset could marry the stock Android interface with some of the features from the …

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.

BlackBerry Venice leak shows off Android slider’s keyboard, November launch on all major U.S. carriers

Infamous leaker Evan Blass (evleaks) has once again posted more details of BlackBerry’s Android phone, codenamed Venice. Blass had already suggested the device was coming to AT&T in the U.S., though today he shared that it will launch on all four major U.S. carriers (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and …

Mobile Technology

Why Compassion Is a Better Managerial Tactic than Toughness

Stanford University neurosurgeon Dr. James Doty tells the story of performing surgery on a little boy’s brain tumor. In the middle of the procedure, the resident who is assisting him gets distracted and accidentally pierces a vein. With blood shedding everywhere, Doty is no longer able to see the …

What to Do If Your Team Is Letting You Down

I was working with a CEO who was frustrated that his team often failed to meet deadlines. When I asked why he thought that was, he explained that it was because they were lazy. When I met with the team to ask why they were often late, they explained that the culture of the organization was built …

How to Document a Performance Review

<i>The annual performance review can be stressful. But while many managers focus their attention on what they’ll say in the face-to-face conversation, they forget the importance of documenting their impressions in the right way. The following piece, adapted from the book</i> Performance Reviews<i>, will help</i> …

Three Steps for Extending Your Blowout

I have very, very curly hair. Like, a mountainous tumble of ringlets. Generally, I think it’s sort of cute (in an “How Will I Know”-era Whitney …

5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware

You can’t be a good leader without self-awareness.<p>It lies at the root of strong character, giving us the ability to lead with a sense of purpose, authenticity, openness, and trust. It explains our successes and our failures. And by giving us a better understanding of who we are, self-awareness lets …

There's just no explaining 2014

Published on December 28, 2014<p><b>It was a year of mysteries</b>. To list some of the more baffling ones:<p>A huge airliner simply vanished, and to this day nobody has any idea what happened to it, despite literally thousands of hours of intensive speculation on CNN.<p>Millions of Americans suddenly decided to …

14 Must-Have Apps To Use on Vacation

From easy photo-sharing to last-minute luxury hotel deals,these apps will upgrade your next trip.<p>From hotel bookings to restaurant recommendations to the best ways to get around–these are the apps to turn to when you're stumped in transit.<p>APP IN THE AIR<p>Download this app immediately (it's $49.99–or …

Apps

Boost Your Memory by Testing Yourself, Not Re-Reading

There's a reason why practice tests are so effective. If you need to memorize something quickly for a presentation or interview, create a list of …

Beauty tips for arriving fresh from holiday travel

Planes, trains, and automobiles. They all take a toll on your skin. But this holiday season, you'll want to arrive at your destination fresh! Whether …

Holiday Travel

Cauliflower "Rice" Salad with Herbs and Dried Fruit Recipe

27 People Share The One Cool Internet Or Computer Trick They Know

Found on AskReddit.<p>Whatever you type into the URL bar can be surrounded by www. & .com by pressing control + enter.<p>When viewing picture based …

Full text of Prime Minister Netanyahu's UN speech

The following is the text of the speech that Prime Minister Netanyahu gave to the UN on September 29 2014.<p>><br>• ><p>Prime Minister Netanyahu's UN speech<p><i>Prime</i> …

From this Flour, Bread Won't Come

I listen to the radio on my way into work. It improves my Hebrew which, even after 21 years here in Israel, still needs to be improved. Most...

Counting Your Blessings - Day 22

After an amazingly wonderful holiday filled with food and friends and family and prayers, today's blessing is about the power of the voice. ...

Counting Your Blessings - Day 19, 20 and 21

I'm cheating. Starting at sundown tonight, the people of Israel will go "radio-silent" for three days. Two days of Rosh Hashana and one day ...

What You Can Really Learn from a Bad Boss | Inc.com

Not all former bosses are gems. But there's a saving grace--the bad ones can provide invaluable lessons on how <i>not</i> to run a company.<p>It's common to want to identify the qualities you dislike most in your anti-mentors, then pour a bunch of energy into making sure you never ever exhibit those qualities …

In the Kitchen With: Aarti Sequeira’s Lucia-Lucica Fried Rice

There was a time in my life when I worked more than 18 hours a day, and was on call on Saturdays and Sundays. I was out of the house at 6 am and home …

The Unexpected Tool That Will Solve Life's Tiny Messes

Besides on your clothes, of course.<p><i>This story originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.</i><p>Ah, the humble lint roller. It's lightweight. It's sticky. You always have one handy in your sock drawer. And it makes quick work of picking up life's tiny messes when you don't feel like getting the vacuum …

Cleaning

60-second fix for a stiff neck

It’s 7 am. Time to start your day! You go in for a big stretch when...yeowch! Neck cramp!<p>A knot in any muscle is a nuisance, but it's especially frustrating when the offender is lodged in your neck or upper back. (Turning your head should not induce searing pain...) And while getting a massage can …

Mark Page Line Edges to Organize Your Paper Notebook

There's a ton of fantastic note-taking apps and services out there, but I must admit, I'm more of a pen and paper kind of guy. This trick to …

Note-Taking