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How Helpfulness Drives Employee Engagement

Most leaders are aware of the link between employee engagement and business results. We've seen studies like Aon Hewitt's 2013 Trends in Global Employee Engagement, which showed that a 5% increase in engagement is linked to a 3% increase in revenues.<p>However, most companies struggle with employee …

Employee Engagement

Underwater Photographer Gets Caught in a Sperm Whale 'Poopnado,' Brings Back Photos

There's a story behind every photograph -- some are inspirational, some are harrowing, some others are just downright crazy. Drone and underwater photographer Keri Wilk's recent encounter with a defecating sperm whale falls squarely into the last of those three.<p>You might know Keri from the …

Sperm Whale

30 Workouts That Take 10 Minutes (Or Less)

<i>By Alice Oglethorpe for Men's Journal</i><p>Finding half an hour to get to the gym is hard enough, let alone the 60 minutes that you think justifies a trip. The upshot? With the right routine, you can change your body -- and burn a chunk of calories -- in 10 minutes. We've got 30 of those routines here, …

Stop Hitting the Snooze Button: A Guide to Setting and Completing Your Goals, Big or Small

How many times have you sat down on New Year's Day and created a list of goals? Perhaps you even did it at the start of 2014.<p>With the year almost nearing its close, have you stopped to think 'what happened to all of those amazing things I said I was going to do?'<p>Why did we ever believe there was a …

Goal Setting

Bill O'Reilly's White Privilege Memo

Here's America's highest rated cable news host explaining why he doesn't believe in white privilege, a concept he says is "the big lie" being perpetuated by "racial hustlers."

White Privilege

There Was A Mini-"Friends" Reunion And It Was Perfection

In an exact replica of Monica's kitchen, no less! Could we be more excited?<p>Many have tried to organize an official <i>Friends</i> reunion in the decade since NBC's beloved show went off the air — but we came as close as we likely ever will on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> Wednesday night. The late-night host asked …

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99 Clever Ways To Transform A Boring Dresser

You have 99 problems but a dresser ain't one. Anymore.

Crafting

64 Mind-Blowing Facts That Will Make You Feel Incredibly Happy

Did you know that smiling actually improves your mood? That one was free, now here are 63 more!<p>1. Every year, hundreds of new trees grow because of squirrels forgetting where they buried their nuts.<p>2. There is a basketball court on the top floor of the U.S. Supreme Court Building. It's known as the …

U.S. Supreme Court

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind

Common fact: They're all weirdos.<p>1. George Washington grew large amounts of cannabis.<p>2. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson went to see William Shakespeare's home in 1786. They then ripped off a piece of Shakespeare's chair with a knife to take with them as a memento.<p>3. Thomas Jefferson invented the …

24 Reasons Yzma And Kronk Are The Best Disney Characters Ever

"Why do we even have that lever?"

The 18 Best Little Known Black History Facts

The Tumblr is back for its fourth year of teaching the people what The Man doesn't want them to know. Illustrations by Xavier Payne.

30 Reasons Greyhounds Are Gentle Giants And You Should Adopt One

Many greyhounds around the country are rescued from dog racetracks, and now all they want to do is love you a lot.

Sleep

33 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Disney Parks

The Disney parks are even more magical than you think. You just have to know where to look.

Walt Disney Company

36 Genius Ways To Hide The Eyesores In Your Home

Take those ugly household fixtures from ugh to ugh-MAZING.

Kitchens

The 31 Most Important Political GIFs Of 2013

The GIF that keeps on giving.

33 GIFs From 2013 That Will Make You Laugh Every Time

Trust me.

Family Creates A Singing, Dancing Christmas Card Parody Of Will Smith's "Miami"

In their jammies, no less! Full disclosure: You may notice I share a last name with this family — these are my cousins.

Christmas Cards

Breaking Down The Most Important Michelle Obama Photo Ever

Merry Christmas.

Michelle Obama

17 Signs You're Just Not That Into Relationships, As Told By The Grinch

Dr. Seuss' beloved character totally gets you.

This Wedding Cake That Plays Donkey Kong Will Change The Way We Get Married

I now pronounce you Jumpman and Jumpwoman.

Should You Be Tested for Alzheimer's Disease?

It happens to everyone, even young people. You are out to dinner with friends and the answer to a question is on tip of your tongue. You should be able to remember the name of your favorite actress and her latest movie, but this time it takes you a minute to blurt out "Sandra Bullock!" and …

Alzheimer's Disease

How To Make French Toast Crunch

Every week on Food52.com, Senior Editor Kristen Miglore digs up Genius Recipes -- the ones that make us rethink cooking myths, get us talking, and change the way we cook.<p><i>Today: What happens when the minds behind Mission Chinese cross creme brûlée, French toast, and tres leches cake? An indulgent,</i> …

Breakfast

People With Alzheimer's May Still Be 'There'

There was a lady with Alzheimer's I volunteered to visit weekly at a local memory care facility. I'm going to call her Carolyn. Before my first visit the administration told me she loved Elvis. So I bought an Elvis CD and took it, along with my portable CD player, to the visit.<p>After introducing …

Alzheimer's Disease

A New Era of Alzheimer's Research: Focusing on Prevention

The toll of Alzheimer's disease is reaching epidemic proportions. Someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's in the United States every 69 seconds -- a somber reminder that we must do more if we are to find an effective treatment for this devastating, debilitating condition. More than 5.2 million …

Dementia

52 Meticulous Organizing Tips To Rein In The Chaos

You're better than your mess.

Personal Organizing

How To Cure The 'What Will People Think' Blues

As the saying goes, "In your twenties, you worry about what people think about you. In your thirties you hope people are thinking well of you. In your forties you don't care what people think about you, and in your fifties you realize people aren't thinking about you."<p>To prove this, I conducted a …

Engagement Rings

Richard Dawkins: How I Write

The influential evolutionary biologist and fierce defender of atheism on his first memories and having to write 3,000 words before he’d call a day …

15 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

Don't care what anyone says. Pumpkin makes everything better.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow us at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out our new shop, Provisions.

Baking

Every "Friends" Thanksgiving Episode, Ranked From Worst To Best

From touch football to fez-sporting turkeys, Monica, Chandler, Ross, Rachel, Joey, and Phoebe have made a lot of memories.<p><i>Correction: This post has been updated to accurately reflect that Rachel's "other" sister, Amy, had been mentioned, but not by name, and had not been seen before Season 9. The</i> …

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