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5 Key Attributes to Look For in the Perfect Startup Hire

<i>Josh Tolan is the CEO of Spark Hire, a video powered hiring network that connects job seekers and employers through video resumes and online interviews. Connect with him and Spark Hire on Facebook and Twitter.</i><p>Hiring for a startup is much different than hiring for a large company or a …

The Insanely Effective 15-Minute Workout

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Can you really get an effective workout in only 15 minutes? You bet your abs you can! Maximize every second of your precious time with this simple plan that's as effective (if not more!) than most hour-long training sessions. The secret is that it combines two proven …

The 10-minute holiday workout routine

RossHelen / Getty<p>RossHelen / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 10<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Look, we all love the holiday season—but all the traveling, office parties, …

The Fit Five: Bulk Up With Body Weight

Fitness enthusiasts around the world have always advocated for body-weight exercises, but to the beginner and even some seasoned lifters these …

The double-duty arms workout for massive biceps and triceps

Peathegee Inc / Getty<p>Peathegee Inc / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 40<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Want to improve the size of your arm muscles? We designed this …

Best Full-Body Stretch Before You Work Out

<i>By Marc Perry, CSCS, CPT</i><p>Dynamic stretching is a phenomenal way to warm up your body before exercise. Unlike stretching in place, which may not warm up your body effectively and may decrease explosive power and strength, dynamic stretching takes the body through stretches in motion that can help …

Pure Genius: Avocado Chocolate Chip Cookies

Seriously, why didn't someone think of these sooner?<p>Prepare to see a lot more avocados very soon: Menu trends experts recently named avocados the "ingredient of the year" at the 2013 MUFSO Supershow, a food-service industry conference. Get in on the trend by adding more avocados to your at-home …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

5 Secrets to Looking Confident While Speaking in Public

Rethinking the way we perceive stress may actually improve our physical and mental performance. It may be easier to give in to our fears, but you will accomplish much more in life and feel a greater sense of pride for facing them.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Nikki Stone.</i><p>If you break out in a cold sweat or …

Public Speaking

10 Recipes to Get Kids to Eat Broccoli

10 delicious broccoli recipes to help you turn your kids onto the cruciferous green stuff—no bribes necessary<p>Oh, broccoli. We love you, you know that? We love you charred, roasted, sautéed with a bit of garlic. We love how you taste, we love that Harrison Ford tells jokes about you, and we love …

Healthy Eating

A Day of Healthy Eating

A 1,500-calorie eating plan designed to help you stay trim and satisfied

Nutrition

$11 a month? Obamacare super-cheap for some, feds find

Health news<p>Bare-bones health insurance could cost just $11 a month for a family of four in Indianapolis on the federal government's new exchanges, which start serving customers next week.<p>A similar family in New Orleans might pay as little as $23 a month, although they’d have to shell out $282 for a …

You Are What Your Employees Eat

When I started out in the food service business over four decades ago, corporate food was largely cafeteria-style dreck. But today, food is playing a role far beyond just keeping employees fed and sustained. What once was a distraction has become a great way of integrating work and life. In my work …

Pork Stew "Al Latte" - Pork Cooked in "Milk" and Sage

Why Google+ is Sneaking up on Facebook

Last week, Google+ announced some small updates to its platform. The news hasn’t made huge waves, but these two new features could spark some big …

Meet Helpouts, Google’s Secret Project That Turns Hangouts Into A Commerce Platform

While its roots lie in search, today, Google wears many hats. From self-driving cars and wearable technology to social networking and mobile operating systems, there are few industries where the search and advertising giant has yet to make its presence felt. Lately, however, Google’s expansion has …

Chromecast vs. AirPlay: how do they compare?

Can Google finally take on one of Apple's best features?<p>Google's new Chromecast HDMI stick is a lot of things: it's a simple new way to bring internet video to your living room after the company stumbled with Google TV, it's a new platform for content creators like Netflix, and it's an interesting …