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The Down And Dirty History Of TMZ

How a lawyer from the San Fernando Valley created a gossip empire and transformed himself into the most feared man in Hollywood, all by breaking a few long-held rules and, as rumor has it, lording over a notorious vault full of secrets.<p>For just $53, you can purchase a guaranteed front-of-the-bus …

The Rise of the Hyper-Informed Football Fan

Analysts like Mike Mayock have transformed the close study of the NFL draft from an elite profession to a popular hobby—and changed the way fans engage with their teams.<p>A few weeks back, I tuned into sports talk radio just as an 11-year-old called at 10 on a weeknight to submit his mock draft to …

Science proves elephants are even smarter than we thought

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>We now have evidence they’re some of the most empathic animals on the planet. Can we still justify their captivity?<p>Ferris Jabr<p>March 1, 2014 2:30pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>One day in 2010, while taking a stroll in his backyard, Kandula the …

Lessons on Love From 100 American Couples

I traveled around the country interviewing happy couples; this is what I learned.<p>I’m a single, 20-something woman, so I should note off the bat that I don’t know much about marriage. But most young singles go into what is meant to be a lifelong commitment relatively clueless. Our perceptions of …

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My name is Emily McDowell, and I live in Los Angeles, California. I write and draw greeting cards, art prints, dish towels, tote bags, temporary tattoos and whatever else I can come up with.<p>My line is inspired by universal, relatable human truths and observations. Why we do what we do, how weird …

Singer Tori Kelly Shares Her Secrets to Curly-Hair Perfection

Tori Kelly's been a busy girl the past few months. She released her dreamy EP, <i>Foreword</i>, opened for Ed Sheeran, and somehow managed to avoid a bad hair day while juggling it all. She stopped by our office to talk all about her booming music career (I'm personally addicted to the Taylor Swift cover …

Urban Decay Releases Naked3 Palette, Tips for How to Wear It

You guys, I have some major beauty news. Anyone who is a fan of perfect neutral eyeshadow palettes knows about Urban Decay's cult favorites Naked and Naked2. Well, the company just launched Naked3 ($52) and it is GORGEOUS. (And popular. The first batch of 17,000 palettes sold out in a few hours, …

6 Ways to Make Friends with Your Neighbors

Use these tips so you don’t feel like a stranger in your own neighborhood<p>You have hundreds of “friends” around the country (or even the world) through social media—but how many people do you actually know in your own ‘hood? Sixty-one percent of Americans would like to know more of their neighbors, …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

How Much Coworker Socializing Is Good For Your Career?

Wondering whether, where and how often you should socialize with coworkers? Weighing the pros and cons of getting to know them on a personal level? Thinking about how it might help (or hurt) your career? I spoke with four workplace experts to get some answers.<p>“Socializing with your coworkers is …

A tale of two cities: poor New Yorkers demand a slice of Manhattan's action

A man calling himself "Uncle" surveys the scene. It's growing dark, and a misty rain is falling over Brownsville, in central Brooklyn, over rows of social housing blocks that rise into the clouds. Above us, the No 3 subway line runs on elevated tracks, held up by rusty scaffolding that shakes …

Don’t Let Your Career “Just Happen”

We all know The Statistic: Only 4.2 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. But the gender split in mid-level management is now nearly even. While women have made progress in being recognized as managers, why aren’t they making it to the top?<p>In many cases, they’ve climbed to the last rung of a …

The Sad Passions

Sometimes it feels incredibly good to weep along with the plot. Here, a few novels and memoirs to dig into with a box of tissues by your side.<p>The …

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Hangover Be Gone! We whipped up a juice that fights the morning after.

A few shots here, a few beers there, a rum and coke, that shot of Goldschläger your friend bought you as a joke, a few large-ish nips out of that …

How Millennials Can Craft Successful Careers And Help Companies Thrive

“Experts expect that constantly connected teens and young adults thirst for instant gratification and often make quick, shallow choices,” according to Pew Research Center, cited by Shawn Murphy, so “you’ll need to work hard to get your work noticed for what it is,” he concludes. Characterizing that …

Hearst Magazines

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Google’s CIO on How to Make Your IT Department Great

Running an IT department is hard enough under any circumstances, but imagine doing it at one of the world’s preeminent technology companies. Your customers aren’t haplessly trying to set up their voicemail; they’re experts in technology and expect it to work.<p>In that sense, you might think Ben …

Seven Tips for Shifting a Mindset in Your Organization

We’re all fascinated by new ideas and how they can grab hold of us, influencing how we think and affecting how we take action. How does Atul Gawande (the checklist doctor) get inside my head, when others don’t? Why does Gwyneth Paltrow make me adjust my behaviors, when others can’t?<p>In business, …

How to Create an Awesome Online Dating Profile

Make sure your profile presents you in the way that you want

101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

Running for Beginners: FAQs

Run your way to a better body with these beginner tips from Runner's World<p><b>How do I get started?</b>Start walking for a length of time that feels comfortable--anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes. Once you can walk for 30 minutes easily, sprinkle 1- to 2-minute running sessions into your walking. As time goes …

Build a Career Worth Having

We live in a time of chronic dissatisfaction in the workplace. Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace study found that as many as 70% of working Americans were unfulfilled with their jobs, 18% to such an extent that they are <i>actively undermining</i> their co-workers. This is a marked increase in …

Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness

People who are happy but have little-to-no sense of meaning in their lives have the same gene expression patterns as people who are enduring chronic adversity.<p>For at least the last decade, the happiness craze has been building. In the last three months alone, over 1,000 books on happiness were …

Hotter Weather Actually Makes Us Want to Kill Each Other

A new meta-analysis finds that extreme changes in temperature increase the likelihood of inter-group conflict.<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>Farmers in Brazil are more likely to invade each others' land in years that are particularly wet or unusually dry. Americans honk their horns more at other cars when it's …