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39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Etymology

Recipe from Cooking Light: Seared Scallops with Roasted Tomatoes

Bananas<p><b>Why they’re good for you:</b> While this tropical fruit is an American favorite, bananas are actually classified as an herb, and the correct name …

Food

4 Ways to Eat More and Still Lose Weight

I love to eat. And I’m lucky: As a food editor, it’s my job. So I always wonder about weight-loss advice that says to eat less and move more.<p>Be more …

New York City

These Are the 2 Most Important Words in a Job Interview

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Job Interviews

How to Not Work for the Rest of Your Life

<i>This article originally appeared on Levo.com.</i><p>I was fascinated and thankful to recently read, “How to Accept that You Have to Work for the Rest of …

Self-improvement

You Asked: What Is My Poo Telling Me?

Some say you are what you eat. But really, you are what you poop. “Not only does stool tell you about the health of your diet, but it shows you how …

Holistic Medicine

The 15 Best Business Books Of 2014

We've collected our favorites of the year — from billionaire Richard Branson's leadership insights to media mogul Arianna Huffington's thoughts on success — which are guaranteed to not only educate but entertain.

Self-improvement

4 Resume 'Tricks' That Are Sure to Backfire Spectacularly

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Bad job search advice. It’s everywhere.<p>Don’t shoot …

Employment

Top 10 U.S. companies to work for

What makes a company great to work for?<p>Good pay and benefits don't hurt. But when it comes down to it, employees said it's office culture and great colleagues that make these companies satisfying places to work.<p>Glassdoor asked people about the pros and cons of their employers, and had them rate …

30 Things You Should Never, Ever Say in an Interview

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>In an interview, your primary goal is to get across …

Employment

5 Tricks to Stop Procrastinating for Good

I meant to write this piece two weeks ago. I created a Word document and fully intended to start banging away on my Mac. But I had to contact some …

Procrastination

India isolates man with Ebola-infected semen

<b>New Delhi, India (CNN) —</b> An Ebola survivor has been quarantined in India after his semen tested positive for the virus, health officials there have announced.<p>The 26-year-old man, an Indian national, traveled to New Delhi from Liberia on November 10, almost two months after he was hospitalized in …

Riley & Grey wedding websites

Nov <i>19</i><p>We’ve always loved the pretty wedding website designs that Riley & Grey offers, so we were pretty pleased to see that they recently launched a …

How to Find The Perfect Job for You

Should you follow your passion?<p>It may not be that easy unless we can all be athletes and artists:<p>Via So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump …

Happiness

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happier at Work

Most people I meet assume that if anyone on the planet is happy at work, I am. Their assumption is easy to understand: I co-founded and run a company …

Happiness

How to Deal With Anxiety, Tragedy or Heartache — 4 Steps From Research

<b>“You don’t remember me, but I was in your experiment a year ago. I just wanted to thank you. It changed my life.”</b><p>James Pennebaker has had a number of …

Self-help

The #1 Thing To Remember Before Comparing Yourself To Others

When I was in the second grade I learned an invaluable life lesson that I carry with me to this day. It all started with a "friend crush."<p>Jenny …

Bats’ Link to Ebola Finally Solved

A new paper outlines five steps required for a virus to ‘spill over’ from bats to humans. But don’t just blame the bats—deforestation and hunting are …

Study: Laundry Detergent Pods Pose 'Serious Poisoning Risk'

If you use laundry detergent pods, you've probably noticed how the brightly colored and shiny packages resemble a fun candy or juice rather than a potentially dangerous cleaning product.<p>This similarity has presented a "serious poisoning risk" to thousands of children around the country, according …

Refusing Quarantine: Why Typhoid Mary Did It

In the early 1900s, when typhoid fever was associated with slums and their dismal sanitation, epidemiologists — and everyone else — wanted to know …

Disease

Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox, boyfriend plan to leave Maine town

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend are planning to travel to southern Maine from Fort Kent, Maine, after her 21-day monitoring period ends this week.<p>Hickox, who recently returned to the United States after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, defied a quarantine in a tense standoff …

How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

Meditation