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The Year-Round Golden Glow of Karlie Kloss, Beyoncé, and More

It's been chilly and drizzly in New York, but at the Chanel dinner celebrating the fashion house’s new <i>N°5 The Film</i> in the city on Thursday night, <b>Karlie Kloss</b> and <b>Gigi Hadid</b> looked like they'd just stepped off a swath of sandy white beach and into the party. Across the pond, <b>Naomi Campbell</b> and <b>Beyoncé</b> …

When Four Seasons Put A Pony In My Room: Customer Service Without Scripting

Have you ever called your cable provider and suffered through a customer service conversation that’s scripted and stilted all the way up to the last moment, when the agent asks you: <i>“Is there anything else I can help you with today, Mr. Please-I-need-you-to-go-away?”</i><p>There’s nothing intrinsically …

Apple unveils new perks to attract talent

Apple employees are getting a few new perks today (and no, it’s not free iPhone 6’s).<p>On Thursday morning the company’s head of HR, Denise Young …

In Silicon Valley, High Salaries and Free Food Aren't Enough Any More

This story originally appeared on Reuters<p>High salaries and free food aren't enough any more in Silicon Valley, where maturing companies are competing for talent with creative health care and "wellness" programs that use gadgets to promote good behavior.<p>Standard benefits at the largest technology …

Silicon Valley

Milan Fashion Week: 10 beauty trends

From tangerine eyeshadow, to leather-look eyeliner and crimson lips, we review ten stand-out beauty looks from Milan Fashion Week.

Manon Leloup Debunks the Glamorous Life of Models

In a new documentary,the top model gets behind the camera and shares her view of Fashion Week.<p>Model Manon Leloup (pictured above in a shoot from BAZAAR's June/July 2013 issue) worked in front of <i>and</i> behind the camera for her debut documentary <i>Speaking Dolls</i>. Like many of those before her, including …

13 Enviable Closets From Pinterest

While you may not have the real estate yet, there's no harm in taking wardrobe organization inspiration from these 14 enviable walk-insall spotted on Pinterest.<p>A perfectly-organized, designer-filled walk-in closet: the universal object of desire for every fashionable woman. While you may not have …

Real Estate

12 Fashion Illustrators To Follow on Instagram

On the cusp of Fashion Month, these are the fashion illustrators to follow for their stylish sketches —which are sure to be in full force for the month of shows ahead.<p>On the cusp of Fashion Month, these are the fashion illustrators to follow for their stylish sketches—which are sure to be in full …

Helen Mirren Quotes That Will Help You Live Your Best Life

Few actors have reinvented themselves more onscreen than Helen Mirren. The Oscar-winning star has played a sorceress, a Roman empress, a housekeeper, Queen Elizabeth II, an assassin and, in her latest film, "The Hundred-Foot Journey," a cantankerous restaurant owner. "I can't say no to an …

How to Get Gisele's Gorgeous, Wavy Hair

Steal the top model's signature look.<p>We surveyed the top 100 salons across the country to bring you ELLE's annual report of the most requested cuts and colors. Here, how to make the winning looks your own.

'Bourbonism' is taking root in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The worldwide bourbon boom emanating from Kentucky has an increasingly Louisville address.<p>At 120 N. 10th St., on the western edge of downtown, Corky Taylor is turning a former tobacco market and burlap bag factory into the Kentucky Peerless Distillery and visitor center.<p>Near …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

You may be missing out on some of the iPhone's most powerful features.<p><b>1. Take Siri to School</b>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another try, and offer you a few options …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

Sweden: The New Laboratory for a Six-Hour Work Day

Officials hope less time at the office will make workers healthier and more productive.<p>Corn-flake capitalism has come to Sweden.<p>In 1930, in the throes of the Great Depression, cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg decided to conduct an experiment. He replaced the three daily eight-hour shifts at his plant in …

Life Off The Energy Grid Is About To Become Mainstream

It's official. Off-grid energy is moving from the eco-fringe to mainstream. Last month US investment bank Morgan Stanley announced that the off-grid era had arrived: falling prices for renewable energy equipment and rising prices for energy supplied by power companies are fundamentally altering the …

Off-grid

How to Make Your Brainstorming Sessions Instantly More Effective | Inc.com

You don’t hire jerks and show boaters, so that means your team is probably composed largely of nice people. That’s good news for your sanity and productivity at the office, but according to a trio of leading experts on innovation it may pose a challenge when it comes to generating new ideas.<p>Why? …

Brainstorming

Iris Apfel's Spring Cleaning Spree Results In An Epic Decor Sale

On the eve of her 93rd birthday, the living legend, who admits she just discovered how to access the Internet, decides to sell a lifetime worth of treasures on One Kings Lane.<p>Iris Apfel at One Kings Lane's NYC offices, 2014. <i>One Kings Lane/Ryan Dixon.</i><p>One look at Iris Apfel and you can tell she's …

How Sleep Deprivation Drives The High Failure Rates of Tech Startups

I work in my sleep now. I fall asleep most nights writing and rewriting opening lines and first paragraphs in my head. And every morning before I wake, I am somehow still writing sentences in my head, twisted into my sheets while comparing arguments and searching for counter-arguments that could …

Soft Skills Are Vital to Employees' Long-Term Success: How to Hire for Them | Inc.com

A few years ago, a senior engineering executive at a high-tech Silicon Valley company asked me to teach a two-hour course on assessing "soft skills". His company had mastered the art of judging candidates' technical skills. It conducted day-long interviews focused on programming languages, server …

Employment

Buying Guides

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Underrated Christmas Tunes: 10 Hidden Gems to Spruce Up Your Holiday Playlists

It's Christmastime, and with the wind chill and spiked cider comes the unyielding, inescapable barrage of holiday music. No matter where you go over the next three weeks, you won't be able to shake these jingles -- they're playing at home on the television, in your car on the radio, and when you're …

Decorations

How to Choose Energy-Efficient Lightbulbs

As of January 1, 2014, incandescent bulbs are going the way of the dinosaur. No need to panic. We have the lowdown on which type of energy-efficient lightbulb might be right for your home.<p>We compared energy-efficient options with standard 60-watt bulbs — the most popular — to calculate your savings …

Home Automation

VW Diesels Win Some U.S. Converts

Volkswagen hit a milestone this month, selling more than 100,000 diesel passenger cars in the United States this year for the first time.<p>The VW brand and the upscale Audi division between them offer 12 diesel powered “TDI” models in the United States. Still, 100,000 isn’t much volume considering …

4 Slimming Foods To Always Have On-Hand

<b>Frozen Chicken Breasts or Salmon Filets</b><br>You don’t even have to buy the frozen kind—you can buy them fresh and then freeze them yourself when you get home. When it’s mealtime, just defrost one in the microwave, and then broil, bake, or stir fry it as you wish. The protein in the chicken and the omega …

End Self-Sabotage and Welcome Joy in the New Year

<b>"I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These are your greatest treasures. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world." -- Lao Tzu</b><p>The new year brings an opportunity for a personal transformation or, in other words, a true metamorphosis: a …

Spirituality

Seven Ways to Fit More Stuff in Your Suitcase

Sure, we could tell you to just pack less. But sometimes you want to have wardrobe options when you travel -- whether it's for an unexpected weather change or a fashion emergency. Read on for seven ways to fit even more stuff in your suitcase.<p><b>Save Room With Travel Space Bags</b><p>You've probably seen the …

Clothing

8 Of The Year’s Most Creative Infographics

Fancy flowcharts! Colorful maps! A running cheetah made see-through! In this age of information overload, infographics have evolved into a vital new vernacular, transforming the Internet’s daily avalanche of facts and figures into digestible and often beautiful images.<p>Edited by Pulitzer-Prize …

Infographics