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The diet that helped millions lose weight easily AND quickly

I’ve used what I’ve learned about dieting over the last decade to create a three-in-one approach that can be used if you just want to lose an inch …

Food

Donald Trump suggests he may pardon Jack Johnson because — c'mon, you know why

While past presidents were mourning former First Lady Barbara Bush at her funeral in Houston today, President Trump was on his phone in Mar-a-Lago, …

Donald Trump

This Laundry Soap Has Saved Me Hundreds on Dry Cleaning Charges

In the words of the theme song to <i>Cheers</i>, “Making your way in the world today, takes everything you’ve got.” And, if you’re a woman with a …

Country Lifestyle

Download this: Google's Grasshopper aims to make coding as easy as a game

Ever wanted to learn to code, but didn't know where to start? Google's new app wants to help.<p>This week the company launched Grasshopper, an app that …

Apps

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

Gardening

NYC Crowds Flood Into Chick-fil-A Despite Attempt To Label Christian Chain as ‘Creepy’

Chick-fil-A's largest location in the world opened in lower Manhattan last month, and though New Yorker Magazine labeled the chain as "creepy," it is …

Chick-fil-A

'INFILTRATED'! This scene at a new Chick-fil-A in Manhattan might trigger Bill de Blasio & The New Yorker

Recently The New Yorker ran an article full of extreme hyperventilation about Chick-fil-A opening in Manhattan:<p>Chick-fil-A’s arrival in New York City …

Bill de Blasio

This Homemade MIXTURE Will Help You Fall Asleep Almost Instantly (It Works Great!)

Waking up in the middle of the night can be quite unpleasant and frustrating. According to scientists, about 42% of all people in the USA experience …

Sleep

Ex-Secret Service agent: Barbara Bush's code name was absolutely perfect

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former first lady Barbara Bush once said, "Nobody likes, you know, the ugly parts of politics." On Tuesday night, the ugliness of our current political landscape dissipated for a moment as people reflected on the life of this remarkable woman. We quietly smiled at the pictures flashing …

Government

You can now take Yale’s most popular (and mood-boosting) class ever online for free

Earlier this year, Yale University introduced a course on happiness that quickly rose to fame on its campus. The class, called “Psychology and the …

Higher Education

The Five ETFs You Definitely Want In Your IRA

<b>Synopsis</b><p>If you’re saving for retirement, you for sure will want to consider making an investment in ETF’s. While mutual funds have long been the …

Investing

Ten Top Habits To Grow Self-Discipline

Thursday, December 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment<p>Over the years I have worked so hard on being self-disciplined. It surely DID NOT come easy! These ten …

How Firing 1 Employee Nearly Doubled My Company's Productivity

One of my employees was regularly late to work. Sadly--but not surprisingly--she was late to her own firing, too.<p>Company culture is a strange thing: If you don't proactively work to shape it, it will shape itself. Two years ago, I had an employee who was consistently late to work. Alexandria was an …

Times Square

Why You Need to Let Go of Average Performers

When average and subpar is acceptable, it lowers the output of everyone.<p>You work hard. Your team works hard. You treat people well. People like you. Your company grows.<p>Your worst people "cover their cost."<p>Stop.<p>You're not in business to cover your cost. You're there to make money. You're there to …

Subpar

5 Stocks Priced Under $10 That You Must Buy

Bargains can still be found in this bull market.<p>The stocks below may be cheap, but they all offer impressive value for the money and big upside …

Investing

7 Absolutely Certain Ways to Grow as a Leader

You can change your future, by changing your habits today.<p>Are you interested in growing as a leader, or just in getting ahead? In my job as a leadership coach, I see lots of people who want to advance. But my work is much easier--and the odds of moving ahead are much better--when the person I'm …

Leadership

5 Things People With Emotional Intelligence Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

When you clash with difficult people at work, how do you manage your emotions?<p>Do you work with people who display emotional intelligence? Better yet, do <i>you</i> display your own emotional intelligence (EQ) when working with others? I've experienced my fair share of conflict and drama in the workplace -- …

Emotional Intelligence

Watch: The TED Talk that people at TED were talking about

“I can’t call these things social networks anymore — I call them behavior modification empires.”<p>This year’s TED conference — this past week in Vancouver — kicked off with a series of talks lamenting the state of society, from sexual harassment to school shootings.<p>The talk from the bunch that seemed …

TED Talks

Leaders: Increase Employee Engagement By 300% With This Daily Practice

We all know that traditional performance management systems and practices have outlived their use.<p>We also know that the #1 stressor for American workers per Andrew Faas’s work with Yale is the old-fashioned, and often intimidating, annual performance review.<p>So what’s the answer?<p><b>Feedback That</b> …

Employee Engagement

The Lakers surprised a 32-year-old G League veteran with a promotion to the NBA during his team's exit interview

The Los Angeles Lakers helped facilitate a feel-good story on Monday by calling up Andre Ingram from the G League to play the remaining two games of the regular season.<p>Ingram is a 32-year-old guard who has spent ten years in the G League, having never made it into the NBA. He's the all-time leader …

Basketball

This Little-Known 401(k) Trick Can Open the Floodgates to Roth IRA Savings

Go beyond well-known strategies to boost your savings -- if your employer does one simple thing.<p>There's a retirement crisis in the U.S., with …

Retirement

Time To Rebalance Your 401(k)? Here Are Four Ways To Get Back On Track

Is the recent wild ride in the stock market causing you to second guess your investment choices in your 401(k)? Perhaps all those aggressive funds that made you so happy these past few years are letting you down. You could ignore this roller coaster and focus on your financial life goals and maybe …

Investing

How to speed up your smartphone, clear up your browser and simplify your digital life

Spring has traditionally meant cleaning, organizing, and mops. But in our increasingly high-tech households, your hard drive, phone, or tablet may need as much attention as your broom closet and stove.<p>It’s not just stuff. Your privacy needs a clean-up too. You’d be shocked at how much Google tracks …

Minimalism

Creamed Chipped Beef & Toast Recipe

Step 1<p>Melt butter in a cast-iron skillet over medium heat until bubbling. Stir in flour, and then add whole milk, whisking until flour is completely …

Cast Iron Skillet

The DASH Diet Is Great For Weight Loss, So Why Is No One Following It?

The DASH diet often flies under the radar, especially when compared to buzzy diets such as the Keto diet, but it’s one of the most widely-respected …

Nutrition

New Science Says Making a Great First Impression Comes Down To This 1 Thing (Clue: It's About Your First Word)

This could be helpful.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Hello.<p>Or, should I say, <i>He-looooo</i>?<p>Or, perhaps, <i>Hell-o</i>.<p>We're going to be practicing all of these very shortly.<p>You see, the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), …

Employment

TAXPAYERS SCREWED: 'Drunk Judge' Shows Up 1 Of 214 Workdays, Gets Pay Raise. Defends It In Video Rant, Calls Media 'Racist'

In the words of the imitable Ron Swanson of Parks and Recreation, "It's never too early to learn that the government is a greedy piglet that suckles …

Facebook Live

Five Steps to Landing a Good Car Loan

Financing a new car is not as simple as getting electricity turned on in a new home or apartment. Buying a big-ticket item with a loan for $20,000 and up should prompt some research, yet many consumers who invest immense effort in negotiating the purchase price let their guard down when it comes to …

Personal Finance