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Want To Double Your Salary? Of Course You Do—Try This

Research shows money (in the form of a paycheck) can buy happiness. Experts craft a game plan to double your salary.<p>The best things in life may be free, but a study out of Case Western Reserve University found that money does indeed buy happiness. Increasing income–to the tune of an annual salary …

How to get rid of Anxiety

Once you begin to feel anxious, you might not be sure as to how to start feeling better. Some persons inadvertently do things that help to fuel their …

Mindfulness

Decades of Dresses from Cannes All in One Infographic

The <b>Cannes Film Festival</b> is officially in full swing. Film fans that we are, we’re obviously keeping close watch on which flicks take the top awards, but let’s be real: Until those films make their way to theatres, we’re way more interested in what’s walking down the red carpet.<p>So we were delighted …

This Chart Of Japanese Business Performance Is About As Ugly As A Chart Can Get

This is a chart of Japan's composite PMIs (which combines both services and manufacturing). It really doesn't get uglier than this.<p>One thing that's hurting Japan quite a bit is a new consumption tax that was put into place at the beginning of April.<p>This likely caused a front-loading of consumption …

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FORTUNE — One of the tenets of smart investing is to avoid becoming excessively concentrated in a group of extremely expensive stocks. Anyone who’s enthralled by the big returns in the Nasdaq over the last 18 months, and thinks the recent selloff is a buying opportunity, is making precisely that …

Big banks targeted as probe into hiring heats up

U.S. regulators have expanded their investigation into large banks’ hiring practices in Asia, seeking more information from at least five U.S. and …

Climate change affecting economy nationwide: report

Climate change is creating problems for American citizens coast to coast and costing the economy billions of dollars, as extreme weather brings …

Airbnb Disrupts Hotel Economy, Sends Regulators Scrambling

The “sharing economy” is not a new concept. Though companies like Airbnb, Relayrides and TaskRabbit, which let users share their homes, cars and chores, have become the darlings of the tech investment community in recent months, the idea of trading things you have for things you need traces its …

A Colorful Uptown New Orleans House

<b>Name:</b> Emily Rosenzweig & Andrew Hunter <b><br>Location:</b> Uptown, New Orleans, Louisiana <b><br>Size:</b> 2,000 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 9 months; owned<p>All it took was …

25 DIY Projects for Small Bedrooms

Small bedrooms can present interesting challenges. Where do I store clothes? How can I fit a lamp on a nightstand that's the size of a postage stamp? …

Explore Possibilities! Advice on Taking Risks With Your Home's Design

(Image credit: Andie Powers)<p>We believe in taking risks. We believe in exploring possibilities. Being bold. And we definitely believe in not taking …

Refresh Old Furniture: 11 Painted Furniture DIY Projects With a Contrasting Finish

(Image credit: Karrie Franks )<p>Want to add sophisticated drama to a piece of furniture you found at a thrift store (or you've had for awhile)? Create …

House Tour: Cozy Farmhouse Style in Chicago

<b>Name:</b> Nick Fanelle & Spiro Georgi <b><br>Location:</b> Andersonville; Chicago, Illinois <b><br>Size:</b> 1,100 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 2 years; Rented<p>There’s no reason …

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The 6 Biggest Salad Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From underseasoning to overdressing, it's surprisingly easy to ruin a salad. Watch out for these 6 common mistakes, and you can avoid this sad fate<p>Salads are supposed to be light, bright, and full of life—but too often, they hit the table flat, limp, and soggy, with all the good stuff sunk at the …

Healthy Eating

Cook Like a Pro: 11 Ways to Make a Restaurant-Quality Meal at Home

Ever wonder how restaurants bring that extra oomph to every dish? We asked the country's best chefs to spill their secrets. Your home cooking will never be the same again<p><b>Burnt Citrus:</b> For cocktails, char thin slices, then muddle (and garnish) as normal.• <b><br>Toasted Barley Risotto with Spinach and Herb</b> …

San Francisco

BBQ Chicken Wrapped In Bacon Glazed With Tamarind BBQ Sauce.

When it comes to BBQ and grilling in the Caribbean, we usually stick to more traditional things, like ‘jerk” and your everyday grilled chicken and …

Junk-food fakes: Healthy alternatives to fast food

Like most people, I enjoy a love/hate relationship with junk food. I love it (in almost all forms), but it invariably hates me right back with a bunch of undesirable side effects, like tight jeans, lethargy and an overall feeling of ickiness. High-fat, high-calorie foods are okay as an occasional …

Exercise like the Irish

Every year, we like to celebrate St. Patrick's Day by indulging in some quintessentially Irish things, such as stout beer, strong whiskey and/or corned beef and cabbage.<p>Cabbage aside, those aren't exactly the cornerstones of a healthy lifestyle -- but the good people of Ireland do know a few things …

Making time for your health: Plan ahead

There's not enough time.<p>That is the excuse I used for 19 years. There's not enough time to prepare healthy meals. Not enough time to plan healthy snacks. Not enough time to exercise. Not enough time to get a good night's rest. There's not enough time.<p>I stopped using that excuse on September 8, the …

How to Make Healthy Flavored Water at Home

Sometimes plain old water just doesn’t cut it. The thirst-quenching solution? Fruit-infused H2O! Infused waters are easy to make, nutritious, and …

Spices

How to Make New Friends (and Keep the Old) as a Young Adult

If James Taylor ruled the world, all we’d have to do is call and a BFF would appear on our doorstep. In reality friendships are among the trickiest …

Relationships

32 Solutions for When You Can't Sleep

It’s oh, I don’t know, <i>3 o’clock in the freaking morning</i>, and I’m lying in bed, staring at the ceiling and wanting to cry with frustration. I'm trying …

Sleep

15 Easy Ways to Beat Anxiety Now

I’m halfway out the door in the morning with a heavy bag in one hand and a mug of coffee in the other. Then I wonder: <i>Where did I put my keys?</i> And so …

10 Famous Film Scripts and What You Can Learn from Them

Thanks to the glory of the internet, we no longer need film school to offer us a peek at the minds behind some of cinema’s greatest works. Scripts …

The Lunchbox is a minor film about the minor moments of life

Rather mild for a film whose plot hinges on the joys of rich, aromatic food, Indian director Ritesh Batra’s debut feature, <i>The Lunchbox</i>, begins with a …

PHOTOS: 10 Best Budget Destinations for 2014

With amazing food, glorious public spaces, and unparalleled museums, theme parks, and beaches, the only thing “budget” about these world-class …

Write Down Your Failures. You Just Might Learn Something | Inc.com

After you fail, sometimes it helps to read the writing on the wall.<p>That's what Jeff Stibel, chairman and CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation--a California company not affiliated with the more famous Dun & Bradstreet on the East Coast--came to realize.<p>About two years ago, Stibel and his …

Medical Marketing

What to Do When the Stock Market Plummets

If you had invested into the stock market in December 2012, and then were sprinkled with fairy dust, falling into a Rip Van Winkle-esque slumber …