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6 Things to Do On and Around Sanibel Island, Florida

Sunset-gazing and beach walks are only the beginning of the story on the 150-plus islands that make up southeast Florida’s coast.

Florida

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How to make Tend Skin

I don’t know about you guys, but I think the price of Tend Skin is outrageously expensive for what’s actually in it. I have been using Tend Skin for …

The $3 Billion Project Transforming Downtown Tampa

Tampa’s Water Street development is intended to be one of the world’s greenest neighborhoods and one of the first true “smart districts.” The …

Nuts Could Be Key to Sperm Crisis, Suggests International Nut Council Study

Eating nuts might save your nuts.<p>The Western world’s sperm is in crisis. In July 2017, a huge meta-analysis suggested the sperm count of the average …

Fertility

Are Your Best Candidates Not Responding? Here's How to Avoid Being Ghosted

Make sure your next hire doesn't disappear into thin air.<p>I seem to have read a fair few articles recently about candidates "ghosting" a recruiter or employer. In case you've not heard this phrase before, it means that once an offer is made to a candidate they disappear into thin air, like a ghost. …

Career Development

This Miami street could be the blueprint for how the city handles sea level rise

On a map, the only natural water body nearby Alan and Alicia Sirkin's Coconut Grove home is Biscayne Bay. But after living there more than 25 years, …

Sea Level

10 telltale signs you’re working at a really awesome company

When you’ve spent you’re entire career in a single company or just started a new career, it can be hard to tell if you’ve landed in the right place. …

Tiptoe

Stone Carver Nick Benson Gives Eternity a Run for Its Money

Three generations of Bensons carved some of the nation’s most beautiful stone work, including the JFK gravesite and the MLK memorial. Now Nick Benson …

Jackson Pollock

Orange Glorious I Recipe

"Refreshing on a hot day, and not bad for you! In my opinion, this beverage tastes better than the over-priced commercial version."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup …

Recipes

10 Smoothies With More Protein Than Two Eggs

1 of 11<p>mama mia/shutterstock<p>When you think high-protein breakfasts, you inevitably think eggs. But two eggs pack only about 13 grams of protein, and there are plenty of simpler morning meals delivering way more of this hunger-quashing nutrient. Each of the following 10 delicious smoothies contains …

Healthy Eating

Grab a friend and book a two-for-one deal on Amtrak's sleeper cars

If you’ve been longing to take a cozy train journey through the spectacular scenery and cities of the US, now is the perfect time as Amtrak announces a two-for-one deal for travellers.<p>There’s nothing like cruising from Seattle to LA or New York to Orlando in the comfort and privacy of your own …

Trains

Hippies, Crocs, and a Terrifying Cliff—Hiking One of the World’s Deadliest Trails in Hawaii

Hawaii’s Kalalau Trail has cost a number of determined hikers their lives over the years, but the breathtaking vistas and pristine nature make it …

Hiking

5 Game-Changing Products To Make The “Ladyscaping” Process Go Much Smoother

Grooming your “down there” hair region takes precision, time and ideally products marketed specifically for your sensitive area(s).<p>While these …

Skin Care

9 vegan travel bloggers you should follow on Instagram

As more of us are making a conscious effort to opt for a lifestyle that is in harmony with the ecosystem, eating vegan is becoming normalized and …

6 Toxic Phrases That Should Never Come Out of a Leader's Mouth

This is the sure path to demoralizing your team.<p>Let's start with a hard truth: Many people in management roles got promoted to managerial positions based on individual job performance or tenure, not because of their natural ability to effectively lead, serve, and engage other human beings to <i>be</i> and …

workimprovement

Salaried workers entitled to overtime pay unless exempt

At mid-year, it’s back to basics to address the misconception that a private sector employee paid a set weekly salary rather than by the hour is …

Bourdain Confidential

<i>(Editor’s Note: We were all saddened to find out on June 8 that world-renowned chef revolutionary, social change advocate, television star, writer</i> …

How To Create Weird But Brilliant Food Pairings

How does flavor work, exactly? Why does our tongue like what it likes? James Briscione was the Director of Culinary Research at the Institute of …

Are You Familiar With 529 Plans? Most Americans Aren't

A 529 plan can help you sock away money for college efficiently. Here's what you need to know about this helpful savings option.<p>If there's one thing …

3 ways to get other people to pay off your student loans

As student debt grows, so do the plans to squelch it.<p>Some of the ideas are pretty creative: New Jersey, for example, is considering establishing a …

Figure Out Where You Are With Nothing But a Watch and Protractor

In a recent episode of MacGyver, Angus (yes, that's his first name) finds his location in the desert using only a string, a protractor, and a watch. …

Download this: Google's Grasshopper aims to make coding as easy as a game

Ever wanted to learn to code, but didn't know where to start? Google's new app wants to help.<p>This week the company launched Grasshopper, an app that …

The Forgotten Beauty-Travelers Pack Your Bags And Hit The Road

Porto is a historic mercantile city with business and trade written into its very name.This city has something mystical that is difficult to describe …

Groundbreaking, Game Changing Vegan Cheese Is Here

I don’t talk a lot about how I struggled to give up cheese when I went vegan years ago; I don’t want people to think that living dairy-free is so …

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.<p>In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector. In the course of watching 9,000 …

Pedagogy

Pittsburgh ‘Cap’ Park Plans to Honor Neighborhood History

A rendering of the planned I-579 Cap Park. (Credit: LaQuatra Bonci/Pittsburgh Sports & Exhibition Authority)A new park in Pittsburgh will attempt to …

The edible solutions to the plastic-packaging crisis

Who hasn’t occasionally considered whether you could just chomp on your water bottle once you have finished drinking from it? That is a reality with Ooho water pouches – from Skipping Rocks Lab, a UK-based “sustainable packaging” startup – made from seaweed for an esoteric post-beverage snack.<p>Of …

edible

The Scariest Bridges in the World That Aren't for the Faint of Heart

Just don't look down.<p>1 The Trift Bridge<p>Getty Images<p><b>Location:</b> Gadmen, Switzerland<p>In the Alps, the Trift Suspension Bridge, built in 2004, is the …