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Chanel shoes, but no salary: how one woman exposed the scandal of the French fashion industry

Giulia Mensitieri takes little to no personal interest in clothes. So it is likely to have been an ugly surprise to the French fashion industry that her PhD – now a book entitled The Most Beautiful Job in the World – has opened up its secretive profession in such a dramatically public way. In …

Sexual Harassment

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Profit

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

Unusual Furniture Design: These Super-Beds from China Come Loaded With Accessories

Shockingly, most of them are less than USD $500<p>I think the hours we spend sleeping are enough time to spend in a single piece of furniture. But for …

20 Modern American Farmhouses That Update Tradition

With a strong connection to the land and a nostalgic silhouette, there's something special about farmhouses that recalls a bygone era.<p>But that doesn't mean they have to be stuck in the olden days. In fact, many architects have created new homes that are inspired by the classic structure, while …

Farmhouses

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Kim Kardashian

11 ways to update your résumé when you get a new job

When you land a new job, it's hard to imagine there's any need to update your résumé once again.<p>Perhaps you just updated it to land the role, and, at the very least, you don't have plans to pursue a new gig after just landing this one.<p>If you're like most people, you're probably going to wait until …

Résumés

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

How to Successfully Find Gallery Representation as an Artist

For most emerging artists, seeing their work hung in a gallery for the first time is a major milestone. Even though the art market is shifting, there is something about the intangible prestige of working with a gallery. The best gallerists not only know how to make collectors fall in love with …

Earthquake-Resistant Coffee House in Shizuoka, Japan

Japan’s infrastructure is built with earthquakes in mind, and the Coeda House, a cafe in Shizuoka, Japan, is one example. Instead of columns, …

These Are Our 10 Healthiest Chicken Dinners

Not only does chicken's versatility and crowd-pleasing tendencies make it a recurring choice for weeknight dinner, but it's ability to be a wholesome …

Ikea’s modular sofa hits stores next month

The collaboration with Tom Dixon, a “platform for living,” rolls out across Europe<p>Delaktig, the intriguing “hackable” sofa by Ikea in collaboration with British designer Tom Dixon, is finally launching in February in Europe (with the U.S. release coming later this summer or fall). Conceived of as …

What sort of tired are you?

We look at the science behind those energy slumps<p>Diet and lifestyle play a hugely important part in enhancing or depleting energy levels, but what …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, & Light

In upcoming days, we are going to share interesting Video Tutorials for beginners in photography. Here is the first video, clearly explained about …

Architect Is Reinvigorating Bolivia with Colorful Architecture Inspired by Indigenous Cultures

Architecture is more than simply construction, it's a creation expressing a specific culture at a particular moment in time. And nowhere is this as evident as in Bolivia, where former bricklayer turned star architect Freddy Mamani Silvestre has transformed an entire city and created what is now …

Inside the Hollywood Home of Social Media’s Stars. (Don’t Be Shy.)

LOS ANGELES — On any given day, something crazy is likely to be happening at 1600 Vine Street, a 550-unit apartment complex in Hollywood.<p>A scary-looking clown might be shimmying across a narrow ledge eight floors above the sidewalk, or a young woman dangling from a balcony while a masked man wields …

Social Media

Use These Free Calculators to Figure Out Paycheck Tax Deductions

If you’ve ever had a job before, you know that your gross pay is significantly more than your net pay, the number you deposit in your bank account. …

Personal Finance

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Protein You Should Have Before 8 AM To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, According To A Nutritionist

A good morning starts off with a good breakfast. And a great breakfast would be one that helps you shed belly fat. No problem! Stick with a regular …

The Power of RAW on the iPhone

I take a lot of photos. Usually, I pack either a Sony a7R II or a Leica M — two cameras with massive sensors and brilliant lenses. But lately, I’ve …

Duo who unmatched on Tinder magically reconnect on reddit

The internet certainly is a small place.<p>Haley, 22, from Houston, Texas posted on reddit about being unmatched by another person on the dating app …

Tinder

NASA’s new titanium tires can never get a flat

Ever since man started thinking about putting things on other planetary bodies, transport has been a concern. Wheels are the obvious means of getting …

Off-roading

The Only 4 Money Rules You Need to Follow to Become Rich

They're simple, but they can change your financial future.<p>Managing your finances can sometimes seem like a full-time job, with lots of decisions to …

As Bitcoin prices climb, Siacoin offers an attractive alternative

Everyone is looking for the next Bitcoin. Finding a currency with potential not just to change the world, but also net multiple thousand percent returns over the next several months, though, isn’t as easy as an influx of new contenders would have you believe.<p>But it doesn’t matter. Wealth creation …

Cryptocurrency

After years of struggling to build wealth, I realized the key to having more money was just a new way of approaching it

<b>• This plan leaves only a little disposable income, requiring a reconfiguring of other expenditures.</b><p><b>• But, over time it helps pay down debt — and since savings are prioritized, increased retirement and college funds.</b><p>When my husband and I first started building a life together in our 20s, we treated …

The A to Z of Photography: Aperture

Together with shutter speed and ISO, the aperture setting on your camera is one of the three fundamental elements of exposure. Not only that, but …

Landscape Photography

Lucinda Chambers, Fired Vogue Director, Gives Fashion Industry a Kicking

PARIS — Hell hath no fury like a fashion editor fired. At the couture shows in Paris this week, the front row was abuzz — both conversationally and electronically — with news of an incendiary interview with Lucinda Chambers, the former British Vogue fashion director, that was unusual in its frank …