Sheena Rigney

307 Flips | 7 Magazines | 3 Likes | 3 Following | @sheenahaque | Keep up with Sheena Rigney on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sheena Rigney”

Download 275 Free Resume Templates for Microsoft Word

A good resume can land you that job interview, so you want to stand out. If formatting a resume isn't your thing, Hloom has 275 free Microsoft Word …

Foods With Radically Different Names Abroad

As wonderful as it can be to explore supermarkets around the globe, there is a lot about the way they work and the things on offer that can make them confusing for a visiting American.<p>For instance, when you need to know how many apples you want by the kilo, but you have no idea how to conceptualize …

Beyond Sushi and Ramen: Japanese Chefs Recommend 9 Lesser-Known Foods

Japan is a diverse land of culinary pleasures, but lately it seems all America cares about are the raw and slurpy parts.<p>Sushi and ramen aren't the sole culinary delights from the Land of the Rising Sun. So to spotlight some of the culture's lesser-known delicacies, <b>we asked Japanese chefs to offer</b> …

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Potatoes

Here, a few facts you can drop tonight as you sit down to your traditional National Potato Day dinner of fries, baked potatoes and hash browns.<p>We …

What's the Difference Between Jam, Jelly, Compote, and Conserve?

More Jam Intel<p>Right this way »<p>Until the good fairy Electricity entered the scene with her sophisticated appliances like refrigerators and freezers, jarring, picking, and preserving food was more than a locavore's hobby—it was a way of life. Buying strawberries from Mexico in the dead of winter just …

Best of Maria's Kitchen: Crispy Roast Chicken and Gravy

In honor of Maria's Farm Country Kitchen turning 6, I've decided to revisit a few fan-favorite recipes. On Monday, I reposted the number one most popular recipe on my blog: Mashed Potatoes from Scratch.<p>But you can't just eat mashed potatoes (well, you can, but they're better as a side). So here's …

Crispy Thai Pork with Cucumber Salad

4 Servings<p>The crispy bits are the key to this pork’s deliciousness. Use a wide, flat spatula for the best effect.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 English hothouse cucumber, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise<p>1 shallot, thinly sliced<p>2 red or green Thai chiles, with seeds, thinly sliced, divided<p>1/2 cup …

Spain's Version of Carbonara

The chef at Manhattan’s new Huertas creates an irresistible version of a traditional Spanish dish combining fried potato strips, chorizo and …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …

The Making of Ghostbusters: How Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and “The Murricane” Built “The Perfect Comedy”

From a potential lead who died of a drug overdose to a marshmallow man suit that went up in flames, Ghostbusters looked like anything but a slam-dunk when Columbia Pictures made it. How Dan Aykroyd’s big idea led to an all-time comedy classic.<p>For the record, <b>Dan Aykroyd</b> really does believe in …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

The best iPad apps for keeping organized

Because most of us are extremely busy it’s really important to stay organized and on track. This is easier said than done. Even with the best …

Kimchi Ssambap (Kimchi Wrapped Rice Rolls)

Koreans make wraps (<i>ssam</i> 쌈) with all kinds of fresh and cooked leafy vegetables — lettuce, perilla leaves, zucchini leaves and cabbages, to name a …

How to Make Korean-Inspired Beef Bulgogi | Beef Recipes | Allrecipes.com

It's Only Taken Humans Two Millennia to Design the Perfect Butter Knife

Mankind will no longer have to struggle with spreading butter chunks thanks to a genius knife that features a <b>built-in grater</b>. It can be yours for <b>$14</b>. Brb, going to go buy all the bread.

No, He's Not Autistic. Only Yes, He Is.

<i>Autism is something that happens because of vaccinations.</i><p>Autistic people are like Rain Man.<p>Autism is overdiagnosed.<p>Autism only happens to other people's kids.<p>Your son can't be autistic. He's so friendly.<p>* * *<p>I remember when I first saw those multicolored puzzle piece car magnets. I knew they stood …

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught in School, But Usually Aren't

Even though we learn a great deal in school, some of the most essential skills we need as adults aren’t universally, formally taught. Here are some …

4 Things I Do to Keep Our Grocery Budget at $200 a Month for a Family of Four

Think it's impossible to feed your family on a grocery budget -- toiletries and cleaning supplies included -- of just $200 a month? Think again! Here are some tips on how you and your family can significantly cut your spending.<p>When we first got married five years ago we had less than $1,000 cash to …

Health Monitoring Devices Health Gadgets That Work - Consumer Reports News

The modern health-monitoring device craze started with pedometers that simply tracked the number of steps you took in a day. Now there are hundreds …

10 Clever Closet-Organizing DIY Projects --> http://on.apttherapy.com/HwExwQ Forget spring cleaning, the time of year I seem to be the least organized is right here in the almost-autumn. If you're like me and need a little nudge to sort your closet, here are 10 projects that help make organizing easy and inexpensive.

Avoid These Common Pizza Mistakes So You Can Make and Eat the World's Most Perfect Food

Whether you're a cheese or pepperoni fan, learn how to make the perfect pie at home by avoiding these common pizza mistakes.<p>We'll say it: Pizza is <del>one of</del> the world's most perfect food<del>s</del>. But some of the things we love best about a good pie—charred crust, chewy dough, and oh! …

Seven Ways to Be a Good Employee and Make Your Boss Happy

Aiming to please your boss isn't about kissing up. When your goal is to make your manager more successful—rather than just yourself—you'll grow as an …

Leadership

5 Teacher-Approved Apps to Get Your Kid Ready for Kindergarten

<i>By August Deshais, Common Sense Media education blogger</i><p>With the arrival of August, many 5-year-olds are hearing a special question: "Are you excited about kindergarten?"<p>For parents, a different question may come up: "Is my child ready?" As a kindergarten teacher, I know how scary that question can …

4 Signs Your Liver is Crying Uncle

Another summer happy hour invite? Maybe you should stay home tonight...<p>Hey, we get it: Summer is the season of BBQs, rooftop parties, cookouts, music festivals, the BEACH, and so many other amazing excuses to crack open a cold one with friends. But overindulging too many weeks in a row can have …

The Body-Weight Challenge That Works Every Single Muscle

How fast can you complete three rounds of this equipment-free drill? Your goal: 3:37<p>Equipment-free exercises shouldn't be saved for vacations, at-home workouts, or hotel rooms. They can be just as effective as heavy weights for building strength, says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The IMPACT!</b> …

7 Steps to Start Tapping Into Your True Happiness

You receive a promotion and are extremely proud. As the day goes by, you share your great news with your loved ones and find yourself feeling increasingly happy. Fast forward a week later, and although you are still feeling proud, the happiness you initially felt is dwindling, and your success has …

Can Diet Keep Circadian Clocks 'Ticking' Well?

Strong and healthy circadian function is vital to good sleep and to overall good health. Circadian rhythms have a significant influence over sleep, working in concert with the body's internal sleep drive to regulate periods of both rest and alertness. Circadian dysfunction often results in problems …

25 Simple Ways to Eat Better: Pick One

There's always room for fine tuning our eating habits. I am forever reworking how I manage my health, from mixing it up on the exercise front to tweaking the quality of my diet. It's a process. Two years ago I gave up soda and haven't had a drop since. Lately, breakfast has been the target of my …

How Besties Bust Stress: 4 Ways to Strengthen and Expand Your Circle of Friends

<i>By Jan Bruce</i><p>Can you imagine a public health campaign... for friendship? Billboards to remind you to take a walk with your best friend. Morning talk shows covering research on how social connections can decrease morbidity and mortality rates by 50 percent (like this Brigham Young University study). …