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Google Wanted to Know What What Makes a Manager Great, so It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

Employment

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

The Best Travel Websites You've Never Heard Of

In the old days, vacation planning was practically a workout. To land a good deal, you had to keep your eyes peeled for newspaper ads and hit up …

Online

This Photographer Shot His Own Wedding Photo in 11 Countries

After Malaysian photographer Keow Wee Loong and his fiancée Marta got married recently, they embarked on an epic adventure: Keow decided to shoot his …

Photography
LGBTQI

The Most Glorious Glamping Getaways for Your Labor Day Weekend

It’s officially the last hurrah of summer; so rather than hole up in a hotel room for the long Labor Day weekend, take your cue from these glamping destinations and sleep over en plein air. These glorious tented oases are about as close as you’ll get to the comforts of a top-notch hotel while …

L.A.’s Latest Culinary Trend: Comfort Food Moderne

Who would have thought I could name two places off the top of my head, and both within driving distance, that serve a vegan pineapple upside-down cake? (I am not vegan, by the way.) Who would have thought that deviled eggs topped with a tiny piece of house-cured smoked catfish would be something I …

How Hollywood's Favorite Juice Bar Owner Eats Every Day

Amanda Chantal Bacon, founder of Moon Juice, has a diet full of ingredients we've never even heard of.<p><i>When juggling busy careers and lives, it's not always easy to find the time to hit the gym or prepare a healthy meal. For inspiration, we're asking influential women in a variety of industries to</i> …

We Went to Kim Kardashian's Makeup School

And nothing was ever the same again.<p>From multiple interviews, we know that at least two out of three Kardashian sisters wear Joe Blasco foundation and that once, as a Christmas present, their father bought 14-year-old Kim makeup lessons at a Joe Blasco school. Ding ding! So <i>that's</i> where it all …

This High-Tech Planter Will Make Sure You Never Kill Another Plant

Plants can be very temperamental. Too much sun dries them out. Too much water drowns them. Then some people even talk to their plants to give them extra encouragement. Planty takes a lot of the hassle out of trying to decipher what your plant wants, and you never have to talk to it — unless you …

Spices

14 DIY Vegan Cheeses That Taste Awesome

If you’re newly vegan or allergic to dairy, you may fantasize about eating a giant wheel of brie and feel hopeless that you’ll ever get to taste that wonderful buttery cheese again. Have no fear. You can either buy yourself mountains of awesome vegan cheeses (Really! They don’t taste like plastic!) …

Vegan

30 Tasty Ways to Treat Yo’ Self on Your 30th Birthday

You’re turning 30! It’s an exciting milestone, and one that should be celebrated. Whether your party features gorgeous decor or a rad theme, we know you want to say sayonara to your twenties in style. If you’re still not sure what to serve up to your guests, we’ve got you covered with 30 recipes …

Dessert

This Is the Easiest Way to Snack Healthy at Work

The 3pm workday munchies — everyone gets them. And if you’re like us, your desk is stocked with less-than-nutritious goodies. Well, we’ve found a solution. Enter Graze, the snack subscription service that focuses on helping users make “good swaps.” The idea is to swap out the junk food for one of …

Nutrition

Get Some Real Sleep, With This White-Noise-Generating Nighttime Earplug

There are now so many devices that track our sleep and help us get a better night’s rest, but they often take a lot of commitment or offer dubious results. Now one of the most low-tech pieces of gear–the earplug–is getting a “smart” makeover that actually seems to make a lot of sense.<p>The Hush …

This Woman's Incredible Before and After Photos of Her Body Transformation Will Inspire You Forever

THOSE ABS.<p>Give it up for this inspiring woman, who underwent a badass fitness transformation that took almost two years.<p>On Monday, Redditor ahhhgodzilla aka Aliesha Peterson, posted a description of her mind-blowing journey to r/fitness. She told readers on the forum she started by joining a gym at …

Fitness

Learn How to Style the Latest Celebrity Updo Trend

The quiff (aka pompadour) was back in a big way at this year’s Oscars, and the trend isn’t dying down anytime soon (like you can keep a good pompadour down, anyway!). Fashioned on the red carpet by the likes of Rita Ora, Scarlett Johansson and Cate Blanchett, the modern quiff is swept back and …

Hairstyling

This DIY Watermelon Fanny Pack Is What You Need for Your Summer Vacay

Somehow, fanny packs have managed to snag a spot in the world of music festivals. Cooler, modern-day versions have made this comeback easy to work with… and, dare we say, totally fun. That’s why we made this adorably kitschy watermelon fanny pack just in time for your next festival getaway. …

Sewing

There Are Just 7 Steps to DIY-ing a Floral Crown for Coachella

We can all thank Coachella for giving us entirely new genre of beauty looks. Everything from flash tattoos to technicolor mermaid waves and bohemian …

Chemicals

Foilyage: The New Hair Color Method to Achieve Miranda Kerr-esque Highlights

No, we didn't misspell the term for describing the spring leaves blooming on trees. Foilyage is a brand-new color method to add to your hair …

Hair

Why Aussies Make the Best Bathing Suits: 6 Swimwear Labels to Stock Up on Now

Fashion Week Australia is poised to kick off this Sunday, and the forecast in Sydney is looking pretty pleasant—surprise, surprise! Much like our friends out West, Aussies get their fair share of warm weather overall; even during the coldest months, the temperature bottoms out at a temperate 64 …

Rhubarb Gets Its Savory Due in This Soup Recipe for Your Vitamix

<i>Jessica Koslow is the owner and chef of Sqirl</i><p>Bakers tuck rhubarb into pies to “tart up” sweet ingredients. But in the States, this versatile vegetable rarely gets its savory due. Here, in another recipe for your Vitamix, the traditional lentil soup gets a refresh with Scandinavian influences like …

Skin Laundry Lands in NYC: One Vogue Editor Test Drives the 10-Minute Laser Facial

When I first heard about Skin Laundry, the recently opened New York City treatment center devoted exclusively to ten-minute laser facials, I immediately made an appointment. After debuting in Los Angeles last year, it quickly became a cult sensation. The premise is simple: In less time than it …

An Ex-Googler Launches An In-Home Care Startup Called Honor And Raises $20 Million

Seth Sternberg, who sold a messaging service to Google for around $100 million, is launching a new startup centered around in-home care — and has raised a ton of money to build it.<p>Honor, a combination of an online service that connects in-home caregivers, seniors and their families, has raised $20 …

Startups

Touching Photos of a Family’s Special Bond with the Magpie They Rescued

In late 2013, Australian photographer Cameron Bloom‘s family found an abandoned magpie chick on the ground in Newport, New South Wales. They took the …

New York Times

15 Fresh Ideas for Bridal Shower Themes

Planning a wedding is great and all, but let’s be honest, it can be totally stressful. Keeping track of all those to-do lists and get-togethers is like a full-time job. So what’s on the top of our list for getting ready for the big day? The bridal shower, of course! It’s the perfect time to …

Weddings

15 Beautiful Tablescape Ideas for Your Seder Dinner

If you’re Jewish or have a Jewish heritage, there’s a good chance that Passover is part of your spring celebrations. The eight-day holiday focused on tradition and deliverance kicks off with a special Seder dinner. And of course, such a special evening requires an extra special tablescape. We’ve …

Decorations

15 Creative Ways to Organize Your Jewelry

If you’ve ever spent an entire afternoon working out a knot in your favorite necklace, you’ve probably learned the hard way that keeping your jewelry organized is not only a total bonus when ramping up your decor, it’s also crucial for your sanity. (Side note: if those horrible tangles ever do …

Jewelry

15 Temporary Tatts to Rock All Festival Season Long

Tattoos are cool and all, but they’re<p>kind ofreally permanent. If you aren’t looking to be tatted up for the rest of your life, but are still on the market for a little ink to spice up your look, try out temporary tattoos. No, we’re not talking about the (slightly tacky) ones you got when you were …

Text Messaging

The 2015 Way to Travel on the Cheap

You'll be a jetsetter in no time.<p>The digital age is bittersweet for those of us with wanderlust. On one hand, your Instagram feed is filled with idyllic snaps from exotic locales that are merely pipe dreams due to your lack of funds. On the other, you have a million sites and apps at your finger …

Travel