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How to answer the “sell me this pen/pencil” question in a job interview

I’ve been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in <i>The Wolf</i> …

Employment

If You're Cutting Carbs to Lose Weight, Don't Make This Common Mistake

Think all carbs are created equal? Nikki, known as justget.fit on Instagram, posted this comparison photo for those watching their carb intake in order to lose weight. Most people think of bread, pasta, rice, and cereal when they restrict carbs, but Nikki wants you to remember that fruits contain …

Nutrition

The Best Beaches in Southeast Asia, by Country

Paradise has a bad reputation in Southeast Asia. It’s been more than 20 years since Alex Garland’s <i>The Beach</i> first sent scores of backpackers along …

Asia Travel

This Night Cream Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

A good night cream is hard to come by. And, most people don’t even realize how effective and powerful night creams can be. They’re formulated to …

Skin Care

Not Gonna Lie, This 20-Minute Full-Body TRX Circuit Is Going to Kick Your Ass

Welcome to the "TRX full-body circuit party!" This badass gym workout was brought to you by Michelle Opperman, regional group fitness director for Crunch Gyms in San Francisco.<p>"The TRX is an amazing tool that leverages gravity and your own body weight to perform exercises that can be made easier or …

Workouts
Kuala Lumpur

Gap Found a Way to Earn an Extra $2.9 Million (And You Won't Believe How Simple It Is)

Especially in the retail industry, inconsistent work schedules are bad for business.<p>Scheduling instability is a consistent challenge for people who work in the retail industry. Most people in the sector only work part-time and often have no indication from week to week whether they'll mostly be on …

Employment

Your Blood Type Holds a Lot of Information — Like What You Should Be Eating

Unlike most diets, the blood type diet was founded on the concept of personalized nutrition — eating different foods based on one's biochemical makeup. <b>Eat Right 4 Your Type</b>, commonly known as the blood type diet, was published in 1996 by naturopathic doctor Peter J. D'Adamo. According to <b>Eat 4 Your</b> …

Wellness

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

Flights to These 20 Cities Are About to Get Silly-Cheap Next Month

For some people, April’s tax season is a downright pleasure. No, it’s not universally enjoyable like the Muppets or snow day sex, and if you’re an …

Travel Deals

How a silent retreat changed my life forever

I don’t often evangelize, especially when it comes to spiritual or wellness practices. This is due to the fact that despite being a person who writes …

Meditation
Relationships

5 Cheap Natural Collagen Products Dermatologists Swear By For Women Over 30

A loss of collagen in the skin as we age is one of the main culprits behind fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. It’s also one of the more …

Skin Care

5 Things That Set Apart Expert Freelancers From Beginners

Imagine you come to a salon to get a haircut. You see two available professionals – someone with a “trainee” badge and and a regular employee. Now unless you want to get a heavily discounted, but possibly awkward, haircut, you’d likely choose a “pro” right?<p>When it comes to freelancing, most clients …

Online

8 Anti-Aging, Hydrating and Perfecting Serums You Can Actually Afford

A potent, effective serum that sets you back less than your morning Uber ride to work is the unicorn of the skincare world. It might be tough, but …

Skin Care

How Anthony Bourdain Finds Amazing Restaurants Everywhere He Goes

These 7 tips will have you traveling like Bourdain.<p>“Food is the easiest window into a culture and the most direct expression of character and history …

Anthony Bourdain

4 Red Flags Your Partner Is Gaslighting You, According To An Expert

I once lived with a world-class gaslighter. If they gave out trophies for mental manipulation, there wouldn't have been an empty flat surface in our …

Amazon Fire TV

The Y Chromosome Is Disappearing – So What's in the Future for Men?

The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring. Although it …

Which Beach in Goa Is Best for You?

The multitude of beaches in Goa offer something for everyone, from luxury resorts to makeshift huts, and trance parties to tranquility. The beach …

6 Beautiful Waterfall Havens to Visit in Malaysia - female

by<p><b>It’s time to kick back, relax and chill (literally) at one of these local waterfall hotspots!</b><p><i>Photography: Pinterest.com</i><p>Malaysia has many natural …

The curious ways different nationalities respond to a sneeze

There’s something deeply satisfying about a good sneeze. In Britain, you’re generally met with a polite “bless you” in response (unless you’re on the Tube – then you’re met with a scowl. Even if you bury your face in a scarf. Or a man-sized tissue).<p>But the polite reaction to a sneeze varies across …

Don't end up in a far-flung jail: Foreign Office warns on local laws and customs

Did you know that Vicks is illegal in Japan and that vaping in Thailand is a no-no? The Foreign Office is urging holidaymakers to check its advice before travelling<p>With a growing number of British holidaymakers travelling to far-flung destinations, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is …

Sri Lanka

This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …

Startups

27 Holy Grail Hair Products That Actually Work

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10 Myths Straight Men Have Been Told About Sex

In the #MeToo era, society is finally having frank conversations about the myths and misunderstandings women and people assigned female at birth …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Profit

Prepare to Have Your Mind Blown: An Expert Explains What It Really Means to "Burn Fat"

Look at the description or goal of many exercise programs, and you're guaranteed to see "fat burning" on the list. In fact, it's a widespread belief that body fat is a substance that we'd all be better off with less of in general — it affects how we think about our weight, our diet, and the kinds …

Fitness

People say this Vitamin C serum you can get on Amazon is clearing up their acne — see the amazing before-and-after pictures

When most people think of buying beauty and skin-care products, cosmetics stores like Sephora and Ulta Beauty typically come to mind. However, Amazon is quickly becoming a go-to destination for under-the-radar and affordable beauty products.<p>The Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay previously went viral …

Skin Care

Don't Hire Remote Workers Who Can't Ace These 6 Interview Questions

Let's face it: not not everybody has what it takes to be successful working from home full time.<p>Remote workers are giving our calcified attitudes about collaboration and office culture a much-needed shake-up. They're just as--if not more--productive than co-located workers, and enjoy a high level …

Employment

McDonald's is flipping its iconic arches upside down in an unprecedented statement

People driving by a McDonald's in Lynwood, California, might be baffled by an upside-down sign. The golden arches, typically standing as an M, have been flipped over to become a W.<p>But this isn't a bizarre prank or a careless mistake. The upside-down arches are in "celebration of women everywhere," …

McDonald's