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Anti-Stress Coloring Book Offers Fun Creative Therapy for Adults

Coloring books geared towards adults are a fun way for people to unwind from the stresses of everyday life. Grown ups can step away from their computer screens and simply focus on coloring inside the lines, which is often seen as a meditative and relaxing experience. The newly-released <i>Creative</i> …

29 Books That Will Enrich Your Inner Literati

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

Google Executive: You Can Win Every Interview With These 6 Steps

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Laszlo Bock originally published this post on LinkedIn. Follow Laszlo on LinkedIn.</i><p>Three unbelievably cool things happened to me …

Employment

9 Sneaky Marketing Tricks We Fall for Every Time We Shop

We all know we're being manipulated every time we shop, but it can still be unnerving to see the true extent of mind games being played on us.<p>That's …

Advertising Industry

The Korean DMZ Is A Surprisingly Popular Spot For Tourists

Despite its confusing name, the Korean Demilitarized Zone on the border between North Korea and South Korea is, in fact, the most militarized border in the world. Currently, thousands of troops are standing guard around the clock, including 28,500 U.S. Troops .<p>The buffer zone stands as a physical …

It's Not Only What You Say, But How You Say It: On Language and Class

Passing by Columbia University on Broadway and Amsterdam on my morning stroll to work, I noticed a flyer tacked to a lamp post as I waited to cross the street. The advertiser was offering linguistic lessons to non-native speakers to help them adapt to Standard English. The ad also offered to help …

10 Simple Ways to Make People Like You More

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

Body Language

Facebook just made its boldest moves yet to become the Google of mobile apps

Facebook announced a shedload of new features today at F8, a conference for its developers. The new features include a “Like” button for mobile apps, the ability for apps to “deep-link” to things inside other apps—cross-functionality that today usually requires people to exit one app and navigate …

Apps

The New Secret To Interview Success: Leave Something Behind

One of the most common (and most important) pieces of job-searching advice out there is to be memorable.<p>And there are lots of ways to do it—give a firm handshake, look the hiring manager in the eye, ask smart questions about the position or company, and show just how well you’d fit in with the …

In the Absence of Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn Expands Into China

Online professional networking titan LinkedIn has launched a new Chinese-language version of its site.<p>According to Forbes, the company is hoping to …

Job-Hunt Like an Executive

When I started teaching people how to get jobs without groveling, lots of them got nervous. “Won’t something terrible happen to me,” they asked, “if I don’t follow the rules? The job ad specifically said No Contact with the Hiring Manager allowed. You really want me to ignore that, and contact my …

How Khan Academy is using design to pave the way for the future of education

Every morning Khan Academy’s lead designer, Jason Rosoff, spends the first 15 minutes of his day reading over the constant flow of new feedback from …

How to Lose Jobs And Alienate People On LinkedIn

Lurking, over-sharing, being lazy–if you’re making these mistakes on LinkedIn, you’re doing your career a disservice. Here’s how to tweak your LinkedIn experience to work for your advantage.<p>Sometimes building connections on LinkedIn feels a little like my relationship with my insurance broker–I …

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