Jen Knauf

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Maternity Leave Policies in America Hurt Working Moms

In May of last year, I took a trip to Nevada to report a profile of a political candidate. After a three-hour interview with my subject, a member of …

Black Bean & Corn Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette

Servings: 6 (as a side dish)<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes, plus at least one hour to chill<p>Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>2 ears fresh corn<br>• 1 cup chopped red onion<br>• 1 …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

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15 Stylish Baby Bibs (Almost) Too Cool to Drool on

Let’s face it, babies pretty much live in their bibs — especially when they’re in that drooling, putting-everything-in-their-mouth phase. Bibs are necessary accessories to mop up the dribbling and act as a barrier between her lunch and that adorable outfit. Gere are 15 of our favorite stylish bibs …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

THE END OF AN ERROR: AOL Just Disposed Of Controlling Interest In Patch

AOL just put out a press release announcing that it has given up controlling interest of Patch to Hale Global, a holding company.<p>In the deal, AOL will contribute Patch into a new limited liability company, which will be operated and majority owned by Hale Global.<p>The financial terms of the deal were …

Lil Bub Has The Best Holiday Video EVER

There are many things that qualify as cute this time of the year (your new holiday frock included). But, nothing — absolutely nothing — is as adorbs …

How To Incorporate Kate Middleton's Style Into Your Work Wardrobe

Isn’t the Duchess of Cambridge living a modern day fairy tale? Kate Middleton lives in a Palace, she’s in love and married to a handsome Prince, she just gave birth to a Prince as well, she’s adored by many and even holds a royal title herself, and on top of it, she’s a modern day fashion icon with …

Shazam Finally Becomes A Useful App By Also Becoming Slightly Terrifying

I’ve always been a bit perplexed by Shazam, the app that listens to music and other media and (hopefully) identifies it. That alone can be useful, …

How To Prepare For 2014 At Work

Whether you have a few days off or you’re working right through the holidays—there are a few things you’ll want to do around the office before 2013 comes to an end.<p>“Sometimes this depends on your industry or job, but I think all professionals–no matter their role–can use this time of worldwide …

Outdated Magnetic Strips: How U.S. Credit Card Security Lags

Criminals may have stolen information from 40 million credit and debit cards used at Target. A possible weakness? The magnetic stripe on credit cards — which fraudsters can pull credit card numbers and expiration dates from to make counterfeit cards.<p>Other countries moved beyond this technology …

How To: Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots

5 Ways To Get Good Bacteria In Your Stomach

We have more bacteria in our gut than cells in our body.<p>As foreign as it sounds, the word microbiome may soon be part of the mainstream lexicon. The term refers to the microbes or bacteria that naturally inhabit the body from the surface of your skin to your gut. We tend to think of microbes as …

Ayn Rand’s vision of idiocy: Understanding the real makers and takers

Sorry, but making a profit off something that’s useless to society is not morally superior to helping others<p>For those who haven’t had the great misfortune of reading "Atlas Shrugged," the book is premised on the idea that if the world’s “creative leaders,” businessmen, innovators, artists (i.e., …

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10 Fall Foods to Help You Get Luminous Skin<p>Summer is winding down, and your skin may be left dry and sensitive from all those days spent out in the sun. But the arrival of fall means the return of plenty of delicious seasonal fruits and vegetables that some experts say can help restore suppleness …

GET YOUR ASS OUTSIDE: On Exploring The Hell Out Of 'Black Tusk' And Lake Garibaldi

by Ariel Taylor | Next up on your guide to outdoor adventure is a spot worthy of repeat visits. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve trekked the …