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What Facebook Did to American Democracy

And why it was so hard to see it coming<p>In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.<p>Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s …

Social Media

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Happiness

Outsmart Your Own Biases

Suppose you’re evaluating a job candidate to lead a new office in a different country. On paper this is by far the most qualified person you’ve seen. Her responses to your interview questions are flawless. She has impeccable social skills. Still, something doesn’t feel right. You can’t put your …

28 Delicious Things To Cook In February

Winter is tough. Eat your feelings.

11 Cities You Must Backpack At Least Once

There are almost too many must-see cities in the world -- and the most seamless way to hit them all is by backpacking. With little luggage and a huge sense of adventure, a backpacking trip allows you to experience new places with freedom and ease (all while teaching you more than college ever …

European Travel

Minimum wage: 37 firms named for failing to pay rate

<b>Retail giant H&M and service station operator Welcome Break are among 37 firms to be "named and shamed" for failing to pay the minimum wage.</b><p>It is the single biggest list of companies exposed by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.<p>The 37 firms will be fined a total of £51,000 and must …

Fight for $15

What Motivates Employees?

Employee engagement – what makes it tick?<p>It’s a question that keeps HR folks up at night. In the 2014 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends research, 78% of business leaders rate retention and engagement as urgent or important.<p>But these days, if you’re typing “employee engagement definition” into …

Employee Engagement

Why You Should Be Less Responsible at Work

An overstressed friend told me recently that her boss had counseled her to “be less responsible” at work. On the surface, it’s a ridiculous thing for …

What Good Is Impact Investing?

Impact investing is on the rise. Yay! But, um, what is it? Last year, Michael Drexler and Abigail Noble of the World Economic Forum took a stab at defining it as “an investment approach intentionally seeking to create both financial return and positive social impact that is actively measured.” That …

Please Stop Complaining About How Busy You Are

We’re all just so “busy” these days. “Slammed” in fact. “Buried.” Desperately “trying to keep our heads above water.” While these common responses to “How are you?” seem like they’re lifted from the <i>Worst Case Scenario Handbook</i>, there seems to be a constant exchange, even a a one-upping, of just how …

DIY Dining Room Table (with Copper Legs!)

We've been making some major progress these past few weeks at our studio house. This past week we've been ripping through dining room and kitchen …

Greenpeace to P&G: Enough with the 'Dirty' Palm Oil

Open flames on dry tree branches in an area of recently deforested peatland in the PT Rokan Adiraya Plantation oil palm concession in Riau | Image …

Procter & Gamble

Making Money While Making The World A Better Place

Making money while making the world a better place – what could possibly be better than that? That is exactly the goal of impact investors. James Lee Sorenson, successful entrepreneur and philanthropist, calls it the “double bottom line,” and achieving that double bottom line is something he is …

How to Budget Your Paycheck Like Elizabeth Warren and Jean Chatzky

Financial experts give different suggestions for how we should divide up our paychecks. With so much varying financial advice, it can be hard to …

How Men And Women Invest Differently

Oster finds three major differences between how men and women invest. From BlackRock:<p><b>Women tend to focus more on longer-term, non-monetary goals.</b>As this Fidelity investment guide lays out, women generally associate money with security, independence and the quality of their and their families' …

Investing

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

Wikimedia

Warren Buffett Reveals A 6th Rule For Investing

Earlier this week, Warren Buffett gave Fortune Magazine an exclusive clip of his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders.<p>The excerpt included "fundamentals of investing" that Buffett had identified. Fortune had these five bullets (emphasis added):<p><b>You don't need to be an expert in order to</b> …

Why Empathy Is Your Most Important Skill (and How to Practice It)

TL;DR: Empathy is the most important skill you can practice. It will lead to greater success personally and professionally and will allow you to …

AirDrop: The Ultimate Guide

How to turn on AirDrop for iPhone or iPad<p>AirDrop lets you choose between enabling it for just your contacts or for everyone. "Contacts" requires more …

Build a Raspberry Pi Powered Touchscreen Point-and-Shoot Camera

The Raspberry Pi's extra camera board won't win any photography boards, but if you want to make your own camera entirely from scratch, Adafruit has a …

7 Ways to Generate Great Ideas

You don't have to be a deep thinker to come up with new ideas. Here are 7 ways to break your conventional thinking and make that light bulb appear.<p>What makes the difference between a good idea and a great idea? Good ideas come along all the time and help people solve minor problems in work and …

The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination

A recent early morning hike in Malibu, California, led me to a beach, where I sat on a rock and watched surfers. I marveled at these courageous men and women who woke before dawn, endured freezing water, paddled through barreling waves, and even risked shark attacks, all for the sake of, maybe, …

Seven Rules for Managing Creative-But-Difficult People

Moody, erratic, eccentric, and arrogant? Perhaps — but you can’t just get rid of them. In fact, unless you learn to get the best out of your creative employees, you will sooner or later end up filing for bankruptcy. Conversely, if you just hire and promote people who are friendly and easy to …

The Happiest People Pursue the Most Difficult Problems

Lurking behind the question of jobs — whether there are enough of them, how hard we should work at them, and what kind the future will bring — is a major problem of job engagement. Too many people are tuned out, turned off, or ready to leave. But there’s one striking exception.<p>The happiest people I …

How to Create Your Reason

Here’s a tiny question: what do you do when reach the edge of heartbreak? Consider the story of my good friend Priya. Let go from a successful career in finance, with no new opportunities on the horizon, Priya bravely decided to write a book about careers and meaning. One long year later, Priya’s …

Does Money Really Affect Motivation? A Review of the Research

How much should people earn? Even if resources were unlimited, it would be difficult to stipulate your ideal salary. Intuitively, one would think that higher pay should produce better results, but scientific evidence indicates that the link between compensation, motivation and performance is much …