Evelyn Mendez

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From Bettie Page to Dita Von Teese and Katy Perry, Pin-up Rules again from Onstage to Tattoo Parlors

The retro pin-up look from the 1940s and 1950s, which was popularized by the likes of Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, and pin-up icon Bettie Page, is increasingly being seen everywhere around the world.<p>Rebel Pin-up Page girl "HellCath" - Photo: Martin Cartier<p>Nick Dee is lead media …

Lana Del Rey

Breathless: Sex Toys Are the New Couples Therapy

I didn’t own a vibrator until I was twenty-five. Until then, I always had the same thought: Why waste money on a masturbation machine when my hand and showerhead are both free and perfectly capable? That was until one day when, against my will, vibrators started showing up at my apartment. And it …

3 Wines To Try If You Love a Pumpkin Latte

Pumpkin fever began a little early this year and now it’s in full swing. If you’re the type to rev up your day with a pumpkin latte, try these wines …

The Great GMO-Food Debate: Diet

Hair Gods<p>Becks gets a fade, Tyler the Creator goes leopard, and more.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>And they're already sold out on Nike's …

The $3.2 Billion Man: Can Google's Newest Star Outsmart Apple?

Google is betting big on Nest CEO Tony Fadell, who helped invent the iPod and iPhone. Here, a look inside his design revolution.<p>Lounging poolside in 93-degree July heat as Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” thrums through the patio speakers, Tony Fadell takes a sip of nonalcoholic beer and sinks far enough …

Google Glass

China, the Climate and the Fate of the Planet

If the world's biggest polluter doesn't radically reduce the amount of coal it burns, nothing anyone does to stabilize the climate will matter. …

The Look And The Legend Of Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall, nicknamed "The Look," was one of the last remaining vestiges of the golden age of Hollywood — with the mythology, unique beauty, and gravitas of all classic stars. In the wake of her death, this is how her legacy came to be and how it will live on.<p>Lauren Bacall was a woman of sharp …

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

New to Your Workplace? Brand Yourself as a High Potential

You might argue — but it is my opinion that you cannot expect to walk through the office door a virtuoso. Whether you are new to the workplace or …

Thought Leadership

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

Shame and Survival

She tried public appearances. She tried being reclusive. She tried leaving the country, and she tried finding a job. But the epic humiliation of 1998, when her affair with Bill Clinton became an all-consuming story, has followed Monica Lewinsky every day. After 10 years of self-imposed reticence, …

Soccer's Deadliest Fans: The Troubled World of Brazil's 'Organizadas'

With the World Cup fast approaching, Brazil is attempting to curtail its controversial soccer fan clubs. But who is really to blame for the violence …

Brazil hosts pole dancing world cup

More than 150 pole dancers from around the world are competing in the annual Pole World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.<p>Contestants from 36 countries are taking part in the three-day competition with judges looking at the difficulty of the moves and artistic performance.<p>Tim Allman reports.

Brazil

Does Your Company Make You a Better Person?

When we hear people talk about struggling to maintain work-life balance, our hearts sink a little. As one executive in a high-performing company we have studied explained, “If work and life are separate things—if work is what keeps you from <i>living</i>—then we’ve got a serious problem.” In our research …

Five Questions Every Leader Should Ask About Organizational Design

A few years ago Dave Ulrich, a management thought leader from the University of Michigan, made a comment I found both insightful and profound: “<i>Every</i> leader needs to have a model of organization design.” Typically a graphic depiction of the organizational components to be addressed in a redesign …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

Seek "Instagram Power" if You Want to Engage Customers with Images

To be a business book that belongs in the pantheon of excellent business practices, a book must avoid banal details. It must drive to the heart of …

Toyoda’s legacy goes well beyond the lean

Eiji Toyoda was the man who taught the world’s production workers Japanese. If you know <i>kaizen</i> means continuous improvement, and use <i>kanban</i> inventory …

Manufacturing

How Infor CEO Charles Phillips Is Quietly Becoming The 'Steve Jobs' Of Business Software

When you first meet Infor CEO Charles Phillips, you can't help but notice that he's a tall (6' 3"), graceful, and impeccably dressed man. Years ago, …

How to make Mozzarella Sticks

9 Classy Cocktails -- Shaken, Not Stirred

Today, we're taking a cue from Bond, James Bond, and making our drinks shaken, not stirred. Because if we've learned one thing from the international man of mystery, it's not how to drive or how women should be treated (thank goodness), but how to order our alcohol.<p>Since we can't pull off his …

Sunshine Sour Pickles

<b>Ingredients</b><p>About 2 lbs. cucumbers<br>• 3 cups water<br>• 1 1/2 cups white vinegar<br>• 1/4 cup kosher salt<br>• 1/4 tsp. tumeric<br>• 1/2 tsp. mustard seed<br>• 4-6 cloves of garlic<br>• 1 …

Seven-Layer Soda Pop Rocks Cake

<i>Note</i>: We tested the cake in the Test Kitchen using Betty Crocker Super Moist White Cake Mix and 9-inch cake pans.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>4 (16.25-ounce) boxes …