Jennifer Clary Grissop

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From botanical gardens to body sprays: The surprisingly green world of fragrance

About an hour's drive outside Manhattan, right behind an unassuming mid-century concrete facade, blooms a room full of 500 orchid varieties, …

New Jersey

The 9 biggest misconceptions everyone has about cologne and perfume

Even the name confuses people. Many think cologne is for men and perfume is for women, but those terms merely refer to the concentration of scent oils in the fragrance, which is itself the basic, gender-neutral term.<p>There are many other misconceptions, so we decided, with the help of fragrance …

Strange Smells We Love (2017) ~ Columns

Columns<p>We perfume lovers are a strange lot. Not only does it seem we seek for the complicated bouquet of fragrant notes, we also learn to appreciate …

Can an Archive Capture the Scents of an Entire Era?

A molecular record of smells could give future generations a sense of the past.<p>In an upstairs chamber at Knole House, there is a bowl of potpourri. It isn’t an attempt to make the place feel homey to visitors touring the more than 500-year-old stately home in the English countryside, nor is it a …

My Personal Formula for a Winning Resume

Reinhold Niebuhr wrote a prayer that many of you will recognize. It goes roughly: “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the …

Photo Booth for Dogs Reveals the Playful and Compassionate Nature of All Breeds

Photographer Lynn Terry designed a dog-friendly photo booth that's allowed her to show the world just how loving pit bulls can be. For a local animal rescue, the artist created a calendar featuring photogenic pits who were adorably posing within her unique construction. Since the resulting images …

Animal Rescue

5 Ways You're Sabotaging Productivity

Tech enthusiasts commonly make some big mistakes that hurt their ability to get things done. Are you caught in your own trap?<p>PCMag reviews products …

7 Summer Reads for the Curious Mind

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Books

Student Loan Delinquencies Jump As Crisis Spreads

Increase comes despite lower loan delinquencies overall. Poor servicing likely a culprit, former regulator says.<p>The share of Americans behind on their student loan payments jumped over the past year despite the improving economy, new data released Thursday show.<p>About 11.5 percent of outstanding …

3 Copywriting Tricks To Elevate Your Content (And Make You Stand Out)

Are you missing the mark when it comes to producing content that sells?<p>Sure, you may have hundreds or thousands of daily visitors to your site, but …

Atlas, the new home for charts and data

Today we are thrilled to launch Atlas, a new platform for discovering and sharing great charts. You can find it at atlas.qz.com.<p>This is a big step forward for Quartz and, we hope, all of you. Atlas deepens our journalism by offering readers better access to the data and visualizations in so many of …

Data Visualization

7 mistakes companies are making on social right now

Gone are the days when marketing professionals question the value of their company having a presence on social networks. Regardless of if the company is B2B, B2C, or any combination of the two – their customers are on social because EVERYONE is on social.<p>You would think, however, that at this point …

Marketing

5 things NOT to buy at Costco and Sam’s Club

Slide 1 of 7<p>Many a shopper has walked out of warehouse clubs like Costco COST, -0.35% and Sam’s Club WMT, -0.78% with a receipt containing at least a …

Personal Finance