Leonor Soto

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How to Look Great Coming Off the Plane, By the Minutes

For all of the secrets frequent fliers hold—from the chicest florist in Paris to how to talk your way into the ultimate hotel room upgrade—perhaps the most refined skill is mastering the art of looking unfettered no matter the distance (or time zones) between your origin and destination.<p>For …

Carly Fiorina Dominates First GOP Debate

The former Hewlett-Packard CEO dominates Thursday’s first GOP debate—and sets herself up to be a real contender for the nomination.<p>When other …

18 things every modern gentleman should have in his closet

But do you have the right pieces? The essentials? The pieces no wardrobe should be without?<p>It's probably time to take stock of your wardrobe to make sure.<p>Don't get caught in the rain without a raincoat (literally).

Men's Fashion

Top 5 Castle Hotels in the World

Sleep like a king (or queen) at these regal properties across the planet -- literally! From Medieval-style English manors to an Indian palace in the middle of a lake, GAYOT's Top 5 Castle Hotels give guests the royal treatment. Centuries-old architecture is complemented by modern amenities and …

3 Kettle Bell Moves To Transform Your Body

Leanne Shear of Uplift Studios in New York's Flat Iron district shows how it's done.<p>Uplift Studios, a women's-only gym in Manhattan was launched three years ago with an ethos of bringing fun into fitness—without sacrificing good form—through strengthening, sculpting and high intensity training …

Stars of yesteryear glam up for awards shows

Take a look back at the celebrities who've graced the red carpet during Hollywood's heyday

Avoiding the Wrong Eyelid Surgery

Looks are largely genetic and whether we like to admit it or not, many of our defining features are directly inherited from our family members, especially with regard to our faces. Similarly to the way we inherit these features, the process by which these features change as we get older is also …

On the Red Couch with Author Julia Alvarez

<i>When learning a new language, it’s important to watch what you say —especially if forced to flee your homeland under the threat of death.</i><i>A way with</i> …

Dominican Republic

12 Things You Didn't Know About Airstream Trailers

<i>By: Jordi Lippe</i><p><i>Credit: Kate's Lazy Desert/Facebook</i><p>They've popped up in movies and on TV. You may have even caught a passing glimpse of one on the open road. But long before Matthew McConaughey stepped out of his retooled Airstream onto the beach and (probably) said "alright, alright, alright," …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Track Down

Showroom vs. Sanctuary: Rebecca Solnit on What Our Dream Homes Reveal about Our Interior Lives

Despite being a longtime believer in and reaper of the benefits of meditation, I only recently attended my first meditation retreat — and found myself confronting a strange disconnect. The workshops and dharma talks were imbued with tremendous production value, from the “set design” of the lecture …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

<b>1. Moisturizing Mask</b><p>Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it's retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration.<p><b>Try it:</b> Spread one teaspoon raw honey on clean, dry skin, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. …

For Women, Mentorship Is Key To Getting Over The Mid-Career Hump

Women’s careers don’t slow down because they “opt out”; it’s a management problem. Here’s how one L’Oreal exec is changing that.<p>Mike Larrain is your typical man’s man: he’s served in the Marines, spends his weekends coaching his sons’ Little League teams, and casually uses sports terminology to …

Basic Short Story Template: Keep It Simple!

Readers asked for a basic short story template. On Fab Freelance Writing Blog, we’ve been talking about writing and self-publishing short …

15 Flower Hacks To Make Your Home More Beautiful

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, floral tips and tricks to easily decorate your home.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let Cosmopolitan.com in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/dorm room with beautiful flowers …

Can Leadership Be Taught?

This is an old question, even a hackneyed one. Many might say that research and experience over the past decade or two demonstrate that leadership is far better learned than taught. On-the-job – and its first cousins action, experiential, and community learning – are held in the highest regard. The …

3 Cultural Problems That Cause Good Employees to Go Bad | Inc.com

We like to think of character as stable. "I'd never do <i>x</i> bad thing!" we tell ourselves, but a parade of findings in psychology and behavioral economics shows that our choices are often a lot more malleable than we'd like to admit. Change the surroundings in which you make a decision and you can …

Leadership

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

The Bizarre Tale of Ben Bradlee, JFK, and the Master Spy

When the editor’s gorgeous sister-in-law was killed, Bradlee rushed to find her diary. But why was James Jesus Angleton looking for it too?<p>On October …

What Your Wine Choice Says About You

An unscientific analysis of your personality type based on your favorite vino.<p><b>Champagne:</b> You have a closet full of cashmere sweaters and Manolo Carolynes, your favorite place in the world is Paris and all your Instagram photos (of macarons, pretty stationery and flowers) have a dreamy pink filter. …

Pope Francis denounces perversion of religion

Pope Francis spoke out Sunday against the perversion, distortion and exploitation of religion to justify violence as he visited Albania.<p>"Let no one use God as a shield while planning and carrying out acts of violence and oppression," the pontiff said in an address to Albanian President Bujar …

20 Ways to Become a Better Leader Right Now | Inc.com

It all started in 2001.<p>My role as a leader in business had reached a pivotal point. I was managing about 50 people in three large teams, just a couple of positions away from the CEO of a major retailer, making a nice income and eating out almost every day for lunch.<p>And, before landing this …

Leadership

9 Ways to Simplify Anything | Inc.com

Life sure isn't simple, especially in business. Technology is supposed to make things easier and in many ways it does, but at the same time change comes so fast and goals are so lofty that many people don't have the skills and knowledge necessary to tackle even everyday projects.<p>Well, the world is …

Project Management

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

Nearly a quarter century ago, at a gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, John W. Gardner delivered a speech that may be one of the most quietly influential speeches in the history of American business — a text that has been photocopied, passed along, underlined, and linked to by senior executives in some …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley11 hours …

Fitness

21-Day Shred: Back and Biceps Workout Video

At the start of August we launched our 21 Day Shred program with our online director Mike Simone. The program includes workout routines for the full …

This Abs Exercise Makes All Other Core Moves Look Easy

Think about the move as an upside-down plank: While holding a plank position, your glutes, quads, and core are braced as one solid unit. The second you pick up one foot from the floor, though, the move instantly becomes more difficult. The muscles that are still involved must work even harder to …

Beautifully Passionate Photo Portraits of Women Enjoying Solitude

<i>Atomic Occasions</i> is a voyeuristic overhead glimpse of women enjoying an isolated moment of privacy. Created by Australia-based photographer Jessica Tremp, each composition is an explosion of floral patterns and textures that seem to perfectly highlight the feminine forms as they relish in their …

Photography

10 Healthy Two-Ingredient Avocado Recipes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, make dessert, smoothies, milkshakes, and more in five minutes flat.<p>The world's most perfect berry — yes, avocados are classified as berries — doesn't need much to taste delicious. A little salt is all you really need. But when you're feeling a little fancier, …

Healthy Eating