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How I landed a 6-figure job at LinkedIn without a degree

Despite the aforementioned opportunities and over 10 years of experience, throughout my career, I have been turned down for dozens of social media roles because I did not meet the education prerequisite.<p>Which is why, when I was hired by LinkedIn on March 16, 2015, it wasn't just any other …

21 Candid Photos Of Old Hollywood Celebs

Celebs just doing normal stuff.

The Maldives: In search of the gentle giants

“There!” he shouts, pointing to a spot some 50 yards away. To the untrained eye, he could be pointing anywhere in the Indian Ocean. By now, however, …

How 5 Mega-Famous People Make Time For Daily Meditation

One of the most common challenges that meditators face is learning how to build their mindfulness practice into already busy days. It's not always as easy to make the time. Joining a meditation class or pledging to do a challenge (like Oprah's upcoming one with Deepak Chopra!) is a great way to …

If You’re Too Busy to Meditate, Read This

This morning, like every morning, I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor, rested my hands on my knees, closed my eyes, and did nothing but breathe for 20 minutes.<p>People say the hardest part about meditating is finding the time to meditate. This makes sense: who these days has time to do …

2 Easy Ways to Capture Brilliant Starbursts in Your Photographs

Have you ever wondered how photographers are able to depict lights with a star effect along piers, boardwalks or a sunrise with trailing rays peering …

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10 Essential Tools for Mexican Cooking

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Today: Margarita Arronte's book Mexico: The</i> …

Chicken & Indian Spiced Sauce One Pot recipe

Sausage, bean & bacon bake

Feed a crowd with this all-in-one brunch dish with homemade baked beans, chipolatas, bacon and fried eggs<p>Ingredients<p>12 chipolatas<br>• 200g pack smoked …

I Heart My City: Spencer’s San Francisco

Hello again to another edition of <b>I Heart My City</b>. This week’s questionnaire is courtesy of travel writer Spencer Spellman of the Traveling Philosopher blog. Spencer has traveled all over the world, but he calls <b>San Francisco, California,</b> home. A mosaic of colorful, distinctive neighborhoods, San …

I Heart My City: Lizz’s Chicago

<b>Lizz Riggs</b> was born and raised in the Southern United States, but there’s no city that stands out to her more than Chicago, where she writes for ChicagoTraveler.com. “I love the comfort of the food, all of the beautiful and scenic places to run, the welcoming ambiance you can feel in your bones …

I Heart My City: Katie’s Rome

Buongiorno city-lovers! Welcome back to another Wednesday edition of <b>I Heart My City.</b> Today’s insider guide to <b>Rome</b> was sent to us by American expat and foodie Katie Parla, who writes about mouthwatering eats in Italy and beyond on her Parla Food blog. Discover Katie’s favorite places to eat, shop, …

I Heart My City: Jessica’s Barcelona

Travel and lifestyle writer <b>Jessica Benavides Canepa</b> has been living in Barcelona for two years, but is going to be spending the next year of her life traveling around China and writing about her experiences. To bid <i>adéu siau</i> to the city she’s come to love, she sent Intelligent Travel her top picks …

I Heart My City: Nicola’s Rome

<b>Nicola Ferlei-Brown</b> is a British travel writer based in Rome who’s passionate about getting the word out about where to eat, shop, and see all things divine in the city of Seven Hills. Here are a few of this art history aficionado’s favorite things about the place she’s proud to call home.<p><i>Follow</i> …

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The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

Meditation: What Is It and What Are Its Benefits?

Have you ever meditated? Perhaps you’ve dabbled but haven’t found the right groove to make it a daily practice. Or perhaps you meditate multiple …

Raspberry-Beaujolais Cheesecake Poptail Recipe

<b>Serves 10</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 cups raspberries<br>• 8 oz. simple syrup<br>• 6 oz. Beaujolais wine<br>• 1/3 cup cream cheese, at room temperature<br>• 1/3 cup heavy cream<br>• 4 Tbsp. …

Happiness is Not a Destination: How to Enjoy the Journey

<b>“Happiness is a direction, not a place.” ~Sydney J Harris</b><p>Being happy is for most of us one of the key aims in life. But where we often go wrong is in …

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Golf: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

<b>This week's winner</b><p><b>Scottish challenge</b><p>It may seem routine to say that you should visit Scotland for your golfing holiday as there are so many great courses available, but for a really interesting trip, try some of the more quirky courses that abound.<p>Go right up to the north west to Durness to …

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Here's Steve Jobs Giving The Best Advice On How To Lead A Happy Life

In 1994, Steve Jobs sat down in front of a camera for the Silicon Valley Historical Association and offered a lot of awesome advice about success and failure from his own personal experience.<p>We previously posted a clip from this interview, less than two-minutes long, where Jobs gave the best tip …

HDR Photography – The Facts

The rise of beginner digital SLR cameras has generated a great new following in photography. Amateur photographers find they now have more control …

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Jean Todt could face opposition in upcoming FIA election

Jean Todt could face a challenge for his likely bid for a second term as FIA president from one of predecessor Max Mosley's key aides.<p>David Ward, who …

An insider's guide to driving in Italy

So you're ready to go. You've booked your flight, arranged your accommodation and organised a hire car. Awaiting is a week of motoring through Italy's magical countryside. But what's it really like to drive in Italy? Is it as nerve-wracking as it's made out to be? Do you need the skills of a …

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Exploring Scotland by road

Scotland offers a heady mix of rugged scenic beauty and historical delights. Whether you're up for urbane city pastimes, outdoor activities or sampling the fresh local food and drink, two weeks is ample time to hit the highlights - depending on your mode of transport. There are good bus and train …