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7 Signs Your Rockstar Employee Is Eyeing the Door (Infographic)

The first step to retaining your stars is recognizing when they're starting to look around.<p>Do your employees have one foot out the door? It's critical not to miss the first few signs, especially because even if they're looking around, it's not a sure thing that they're ready to leave you just yet. …

Out-of-the-Box Approaches to the Job Search (That Actually Work)

You've heard the commonly cited statistics before: 80% of job openings are unlisted; there are 100+ resumes submitted for every job posting; 50% of …

8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books

Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further.<p>As summer rolls on, you may find yourself with free time to catch up on …

20 Starry-Eyed Summer Romance Confessions

Summer romances are like sand castles. You spend a lot of time on them, only to have them washed away in a matter of minutes.<p>You and your summer …

5 Websites That Will Keep You Sane on a Rainy Day

American adults spend an average of 5 hours using digital media every single day, according to an eMarketer report. Although that might sound a bit …

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Crying baby ad from Thailand mobile phone company goes deservedly viral

DTAC, Thailand's second-largest mobile provider, produced this 2-minute "Power of Love" spot that shows a father struggling to calm his crying baby. …

Temple of the Attainment of Happiness (Shōfukuji)

Temple of the Attainment of Happiness (Shōfukuji)<p>Artist/maker unknown, Japanese<p>Made in Nara Prefecture, Japan, Asia<p>Muromachi Period (1392-1573)<p>1398<p>Wood, plaster<p>Philadelphia Museum of Art

Study: Kids on screen-time diet lost weight, performed better in school

Research suggests parental monitoring of media consumption can have a lasting effect on a child’s development<p>Douglas Gentile<p>July 19, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Parents are in a much more powerful position than they realize.<p>A new study of over 1300 …

Here's What Happens When Cellphone Users Get Their Own Lane On The Sidewalk

There are bike lanes. There are slow lanes and fast lanes. And now, at least for a little while, there's a lane for cellphone users.<p>The lane was drawn by the folks behind a new National Geographic TV show called "Mind Over Masses," according to Yahoo Tech's Rob Pegoraro. The show, which was …

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7 Signs You're Just Not Meant to Be Together

When a relationship dies, it’s easy to point fingers. The other person was a bad listener, insensitive, unreliable, and all those other things we say …

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Amazon.com Is Selling the One Ring as the Lord's Prayer Ring

Until recently, <b>this Amazon.com listing</b> described this ring as being inscribed with the Lord's Prayer in Arabic. It is not not Arabic, but Elvish. It …

Top 10 Jobs With the Highest Work-Life Balance

Balancing your career and personal life is no easy task.<p>But if you're a data scientist, tour guide or social media manager, it may be easier to …

What to Put In Your Personal Mission Statement

Writing a personal mission statement is a great way to decide what you really want to do with your life, but it's hard to know what to include in …

​Focus on Shared Goals to Reduce Workplace Conflicts

When tempers flare at the office, we often say things we regret later. Talk about your shared interests in solving the conflict and potentially …

When to Say No to New Responsibilities at Work

Usually you should embrace new tasks and responsibilities at work to demonstrate your potential, but sometimes an opportunity comes along that might …

The "Perfect" Salary for Happiness, by State

A few years ago, a Princeton study suggested that $75,000 is the happiness tipping point—earning more than that, happiness may not really improve. …

​Tim Ferris' Email Auto-Responses Can Help You Manage Your Inbox

We all rely on email, we all know it can get overwhelming. To get back in control, Tim Ferris suggests setting up auto-responses that make it clear …

How to Say What You Really Mean at Work (and Be Heard)

Navigating conversations in the work place can often leave you dealing with "fake talk" and useless jargon to avoid conflicts and difficult topics, …

Always Looking Busy Isn't Necessarily a Good Thing

Generally, when you look busy, it's a good thing because you're probably busy doing your work. However, consistently looking busy could make you look …

Master the "Six U's" to Perfectly Pitch an Idea

Delivering an elevator pitch or even telling your boss about an idea can be nerve-wracking. Entrepreneur James Altucher has crafted "the six U's of …

Stalker in the Attic: The Cyberbully Who Spies on 12-Year-Old Girls in Their Home

<b>On a Monday afternoon in late March,</b> 12-year-old best friends Melody Coffey and Julia Young sat in Melody's room, mulling the latest message from …

Apple CEO Tim Cook says everyone should do 80 percent of their work on an iPad, just like him

We’d heard back in 2012 that Apple CEO Tim Cook spent 80-90 percent of his time on an iPad, but the <i>WSJ</i> reports today that Cook thinks that’s the way it should be for all of us – and he believes the partnership with IBM can help make that vision a reality.<p>“There’s no reason why everyone shouldn’t be …

Forget love: How to use OKCupid to make friends

Melissa Kluger didn't anticipate the note that landed in her OkCupid inbox, beginning with the words, "This might be the strangest message you've ever received on here."<p>It was January when Kluger, a divorced Toronto publisher and mother to a three-year-old, got the note from Jennifer Solmes, …

Study: Yoga Practice Improves Mental Capacity

Eight-week program boosts working memory, other traits.<p>Adults who did yoga three times a week for eight weeks improved their performance on tests of their brains' executive function, while adults who did a stretching and strengthening program for the same time didn't, according to research …

Geometric Tattoos by Chaim Machlev

Israeli artist Chaim Machlev works in Berlin as a tattoo artist, under the professional moniker Dots to Lines. Machlev left Israel after living there …

The Ultimate Banksy Gallery (127 photos)

Banksy is one of the today’s most prolific artists yet his identity remains unknown. Best known for his satirical street art, the artist debuted his …

Teaching 4-Year-Olds To Feel Better

You're 4 years old, building a block tower. Another kid runs up and knocks it down. What do you do? A) Tell her that's against the rules. B) Go tell a teacher. C) Hit her. D) Start to cry. E) What did you say again?<p>According to a large national study just released, it's possible to teach kids in …

10 Cheap Ways to Reduce Employee Stress

Do you want to see productivity go up and costs go down? Keep your employees healthy and focused with these 10 stress busters.<p>As an entrepreneur, you're accustomed to dealing with high stress levels, but what about your employees? Yes, they have stress, too. And when work stress builds up, your …