Melanie Allen Sprague

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Mystery of Greece's Alexander the Great-era tomb deepens with body discoveries

Remains of five people found in vast, ancient tomb dating back to Alexander's era, around 300-325 BC<p>A vast tomb built in the time of Alexander the Great in Greece contains the ancient remains of five people, archaeologists announced on Monday, deepening the mystery as to who it was dedicated …

15 Charts, Graphs, And Maps That Will Shape The Future Of Information

The latest, greatest data visualizations<p>We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing tidal wave will require automation—a shift some have called the Industrial Revolution of data—to …

What Happened When I Woke Up Two Hours Earlier For A Week

Here’s what happened when we challenged readers, and ourselves, to wake up much earlier than we wanted to.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>Last week I challenged readers, and myself, to wake up what they considered to …

Amazing World View Balloon Flight Video Reveals Stunning Look at Earth (Exclusive)

A new video gives an extended look at the record-breaking first test flight by a company that aims to begin lofting passengers on balloon cruises to …

Five Components of Measuring Return on Customer Engagement

With the proliferation of new and emerging channels, marketers continue to struggle to determine where to invest their limited marketing dollars to …

25 Simple Lifehacks

When scheduling an interview, ask what times the employer is interviewing and try to be first or last.<p>... Put a mirror behind you at the counter. This way, angry customers who approach you will have to see themselves in the mirror behind you, and the chances of them behaving irrationally lowers …

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"Lead with an anecdote-not your qualifications. The cover letter compliments your resume. Don't recreate it with complete sentences in the letter, use this space to tell an opening story that humanizes you and makes you memorable." http://f-st.co/pStzDrb

MAP: Divorce Rates Around The World

The world's highest divorce rates aren't found in the U.S. — marriage is actually a much riskier endeavor in Europe.<p>Check out this map, which draws from the latest divorce data from each country:<p>The divorce rate is still high in the U.S. at 53%. But Spain, Portugal, Luxembourg, the Czech Republic, …

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