Irene Gelyk

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Tammy Duckworth will be the Senate's first new mom, but she already has a record of blazing trails

Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s life has been marked with momentous firsts, the most dramatic of which arrived about 120 combat hours into a tour as a battle captain with the Illinois National Guard in war-rocked Iraq.<p>It was November 2004. Duckworth (D-Ill.) was in the pilot seat of a Black Hawk helicopter. …

Motherhood

21 Breakthrough Books from 2017 That Were Written by Women

It’s almost the end of the year, and if you missed any of these must-read debuts, there’s never been a better excuse to add to your to-be-read pile. …

Books

Our favorite data visualization projects of 2017

We've made hundreds of data visualizations this year covering everything from the hurricane season to the way the economy is changing. Make sure to …

Data Visualization

Man buries 42 school buses to build North America's largest nuclear fallout shelter

When doomsday arrives, Bruce and Jean Beach have no intention of elbowing their neighbors for space. The retired couple, who reside on 12.5 acres in …

Escaping e-mail hell

<i>This was first published on my mailing list</i> <i>The Looking Glass</i><i>. Every week, I answer a reader’s question.</i><p>How can I write more effective e-mails in less …

Productivity

Should Canadian businesses consider a moratorium on e-mail?

Imagine a world in which you don't receive any work-related e-mail except during working hours. That's right: no beeps, bells or buzzes on your smartphone announcing the arrival of e-mail either overnight or during the weekend. None, nothing, nil, nada.<p>Impossible, you say? Well, it's happening, …

Jim Carrey on His Hardest Role: “It Was Psychotic at Times”

The actor took a look back at his time playing Andy Kaufman.<p>Here’s a frenetic concept: an ambitious <b>Jim Carrey,</b> at the height of his stardom in the late ‘90s, going method to play Andy Kaufman in a biopic. In 1999, the comedian went all in for his starring role in the film <i>Man on the Moon,</i> directed …

Comedy

This Egg Dish From LA's Eggslut Is Going To Be Your New Favorite

There’s a breakfast place in Los Angeles’ Grand Central Market called Eggslut, and it’s famous for a dish known as “the Slut.”<p>But it’s not the risqué name that brings this dish its notoriety. It’s the fact that the chef who created it so expertly combined coddled ― or gently cooked ― eggs with …

Breakfast

How Good Taxonomy Can Drive Your SEO Strategy

<i>Welcome to HuffPost’s Keeping It 100. From infusing our culture with data to figuring out how to reach Gen Z and cultivate niche distributed communities, we’ll give you an inside look at the hits and misses of HuffPost’s biggest bets.</i><p>Eleven years on the internet has an upside and a downside when it …

Jurassic World

Shhhh! Use These 5 WordPress SEO Secrets to Drive Insane Traffic - Small Business Trends

There are more websites than there are people in the United States, by a good margin. The population in the U.S. is around 321 million while the …

Small Business

10 Tips for Promoting Your Small Business from Online Entrepreneurs - Small Business Trends

How do you promote your small business? You can use content marketing. You can focus on social media. You can host some sales or other events. And …

Small Business

What the Teacher of the World’s Most Popular Online Course Has Learned About the Science of Learning | Heleo

“Whether you’re learning a language, a musical instrument, how to dance, how to drive a car, it’s all the same: developing a compact, connected, …

Before you start building your new classification scheme...

It is a simple process to create terms and categories and build them into information systems. And easy to justify building a new classification …

Machine Learning

Do You Listen to Music While Working? Here's What It Does to Your Brain (and It's Pretty Awesome)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press "play", …

The Brain

Huawei MateBook Offers Surface Pro-like Experience on a Budget

The number of companies producing 2-in-1 computers is growing as users want the convenience of smartphones, tablets and PCs all rolled into one. And …

Small Business

Professional services companies lose thousands to poor document management

You might think that a small amount of time spent looking for documents each day is insignificant. But according to a new survey of accounting, …

12 Great Authors Pick Their Essential American Book

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Writing

How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …

Procrastination

MyBusinessGenie Offers Invoicing, Scheduling, More From iPad - Small Business Trends

Running a business requires you to manage so many different functions at once. That often leads to businesses relying on multiple apps or tools to …

9 Psychology Books Every Leader Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

Self-improvement

Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs join forces in harmonious supergroup

If you could cherry-pick a dream-team trio of singer-songwriters, the combination of k.d. lang, Neko Case and Laura Veirs sounds like it would fit the bill. It may not be the most obvious lineup – the women have not collaborated with each other before, and they have different styles and lyrical …

Indie Music

Mississauga rapper John River shows Matt Galloway why he loves his community

<i>This is the first installment of Where I'm From, a new Metro Morning series that explores the neighourhoods that shaped prominent GTA residents.</i><p>"Tell …

The governance fabric: Applying simplicity to the velocity, variety and volume of data | Inside Counsel | Corporate Counsel

More from ALM<p>ResourcesCLE CenterLegal CompassEventsWebcastsLawJobsProfessional Announcements<p>Premium Subscription<p>With this subscription you will …

Breaking down hierarchical data with Treemap and Sunburst charts

So far, we introduced you to our new cast of modern chart types and placed the spotlight on Waterfall charts—the classic financial powerhouse chart. …

50+ Free Data Science Books

Edward Tufte Forum

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Bill Gates recommended these 6 books for TED 2015

He recently wrote a list of recommended reads in honor of the TED 2015 conference on his blog, and they include thoroughly Gatesian themes: business, history, and public health.<p>They are:<p>1. "Business Adventures" by John Brooks<p>A collection of John Brooks' writings for the New Yorker published in …

Self-improvement

B6186 | Butterick Patterns | Sewing Patterns

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