Jason Corfield

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How to Answer the Nasty Little Question Buyers and Interviewers Love to Ask

There is one question that often strikes fear in both sales people and job candidates. For this reason, I call it the "nasty little question." In sales situations, this question usually takes the form of "What's wrong with your product?" For job interviews, it usually morphs to, "What are your …

These Are The UNHEALTHIEST Foods On The Planet

“I’m on a health kick,” our friend Darlene said the other day over brunch. She proudly poured almond milk into her coffee, took a sip of OJ and bit …

Nutrition

Visualizing the Meditative Lives of Bonsai Trees

Photographer Stephen Voss spends most of his days bouncing between rushed portrait sessions and heavily scrutinized PR-commissioned shoots in Washington, D.C. It’s unusual for him to have more than a few minutes with any of his subjects. When he started photographing the bonsai collection at the …

Gardening

Hallowee'n toffee apples carry deadly listeria disease

Listeriosis symptoms include fever, headache, stiff neck and gastrointestinal illness<p>A warning over toffee apple Hallowee'n treats has been issued after a study found they can harbour a deadly disease.<p>If the sticky fruits are not refrigerated they are a source of the potential lethal food poisoning …

‘We Need an Energy Miracle’

Bill Gates has committed his fortune to moving the world beyond fossil fuels and mitigating climate change.<p>In his offices overlooking Lake Washington, just east of Seattle, Bill Gates grabbed a legal pad recently and began covering it in his left-handed scrawl. He scribbled arrows by each margin of …

Japanese Artist Launches a Bonsai Tree, Plants Into Space

Launched into the stratosphere, these plants are literally out of this world.<p><i>azumamakoto.com</i><p>Japanese artists Makoto Azuma set out to send everyday objects to quite an unfamiliar location: space. Azuma and his team worked with JP Aerospace on the project, called Exobiotanica, to launch a bonsai tree …

Stephen Voss photographs bonsai trees at the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum in his book, In Training.

Stephen Voss was a student at the George Washington University when he first encountered bonsai trees nearly 20 years ago at the National Bonsai & …

A surprising way to keep your marriage happy: annual performance reviews

After college, I had a boyfriend who lived in New York City. His parents—one worked in finance, the other in art—saw a marriage counselor every week. I assumed they had serious problems. The boyfriend assured me they did not: it was a way to keep their marriage strong. I chalked it up to them being …

Marriage Counseling

Photos: The quirky, haunting, and stunning sights along Scotland’s answer to Route 66

The Scottish Highlands is one of the most sparsely populated regions in the world; at 9.1 people per sq km (23.6 per sq mile), it’s less dense than all but a handful of US states (pdf), and all but the northernmost parts of Europe. Now the tourist board responsible for the northern part of the …

Scotland

5 Common Myths About Anxiety, Depression and More

5 Common Myths About Anxiety, Depression and More<p>Date January 31, 2018<p>A photo posted by Project Semicolon Inc. (@projsemicolon) on Aug 28, 2015 at …

The Truth About Coconut Water's Health Benefits

Coconut water is definitely an acquired taste. Although many people love it, you're not alone if you wonder why some people like it! For those of you …

Nutrition

You Asked: What’s the Best Stress Relief Method?

When it comes to quelling stress, there are dozens of research-backed remedies. But the most effective treatment is always going to be the one you …

Jan Thomas's Why

When faced with challenges recovering from heart disease or stroke, it’s important to have emotional support. That is why we created a network to …

Holy Limps & Holy Scars

When faced with challenges recovering from heart disease or stroke, it’s important to have emotional support. That is why we created a network to …