Christina Hisel

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Bangladesh Garment Workers Hold Largest Wage Protest Yet

DHAKA, Sept 21 (Reuters) - About 50,000 garment industry workers held their largest protest so far in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka to demand an increase of more than 1-1/2 times in the minimum wage, police and labour officials said on Saturday.<p>"Our backs are against the wall, so we don't have …

You Can Get Richer Pinching Pennies Like Warren Buffett

Many people have tried to emulate Warren Buffett‘s investment style. More may attempt it as they search for the best investing ideas for 2012. But here’s a more attainable goal: Pinch pennies like the Oracle of Omaha. This might turn out to be a New Year’s resolution you can actually <i>keep</i>. And …

Here's What Happens To Google Employees When They Die

It’s no surprise that the employee benefits of Google are among the best in the land—free haircuts, gourmet food, on-site doctors and high-tech “cleansing” toilets are among the most talked-about—but in a rare interview with Chief People Officer Laszlo Bock I discovered that the latest perk for …

Creativity Is Really Just Persistence, And Science Can Prove It

We already knew that, as Woody Allen has pointed out, success is overwhelmingly about showing up. Now fresh studies help us understand why that is.<p>If we want to be super creative, we have to learn to be super dedicated. It’s a hardworking thing, as <i>War of Art</i> scribe Steven Pressfield has …

Creativity

Higher Protein Raw, Vegan Snack Bars. Easy to Customize! | The Full Helping

Last week, I shared a recipe for uber-customizable vegan granola bars, and I also reviewed the new Vega One bars, which we all agreed are …

My Favorite Vegan Pesto Recipe | The Full Helping

I consider pesto a fridge/freezer staple, and I make it so often that I often forget it’s not traditionally a vegan recipe. Classic pesto calls for …

Hold the Cheese, Please: Arugula and Asparagus Pesto Pizza | The Full Helping

Remember the vegan pesto I shared two weeks ago? Today, in my New Veganism column at Food52, I’m celebrating spring flavors by sharing a <b>perfect vegan</b> …

The New Veganism: Strawberry Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream | The Full Helping

<i>All photos courtesy of James Ransom for Food52.</i><p>If you haven’t been blending up your berries into homemade fruit leather, I have another idea for you: …

Red Quinoa, Almond and Arugula Salad with Cantaloupe | The Full Helping

Good morning and happy Monday! I hope everyone had a nice and restorative weekend. I hope everyone feels jazzed up about green soup, and all of the …

The New Veganism: Black Bean and Corn Veggie Burgers | The Full Helping

<i>All photos by James Ransom for Food52.</i><p>In spite of the fact that DC is still nice and warm, the air is drying out, and you can almost smell a whiff of …

Cooking

Raw, Vegan Blackberry Cheesecake Bars | The Full Helping

A few glances around the blogosphere suggest that people are gearing up for autumn. Pumpkin is starting to appear on Instagram, honeycrisp apples are …

Y Combinator Opens Up Applications For Nonprofits

Y Combinator, the seed accelerator known for its powerful alumni network, announced today that it will fund nonprofits in every new graduating class. Applications for the winter 2014 class opened today.<p>The accelerator first tested nonprofit funding with Watsi, a crowdfunding site for surgical …

Startups

Healthy Mothers Create Healthy Societies -- and a Safer World

Of the one billion people who live on less than $2 a day, a majority of them are women and girls. In less developed countries, women and girls tend to be the most marginalized: Girls are less likely than boys to attend school. Many women routinely face violence and sexual attacks. And when it comes …

13 Invaluable Tips For Writing LinkedIn Messages That Will Attract The Perfect Job Candidates

How do you grab the attention of someone whose inbox is already flooded? Like this.<p>So you’ve found the perfect candidate on LinkedIn and now need to craft an irresistible message to them.<p>You’re aware they’re probably getting approached every other day by different organizations not to mention the …

Employment

Why Companies Want You To Become An Intrapreneur

Intrapreneurship is responsible for a lot of product innovation around the world today. At Lockheed Martin, intrapreneurs developed a number of famous aircraft designs and at 3M, they came up with Post-It Notes and at Google, they came up with Google News, AdSense and Gmail. What these examples …

SXSW PanelPicker

30 Days of Awesome: Chase Adam (Watsi)

<b>Chase (@chaseadam17)</b><p><b>Background</b><br>Watsi.org is one of the most impressive non-profits I've seen and also the first to go through the ranks of Y …

Nonprofits

chicken noodle soup

There are about as many recipes for chicken noodle soup as there are people who enjoy it, which is everyone. Well, everyone but me. I understand that …

roasted pear and chocolate chunk scones

One of the saddest things you should probably know about me is that I’m a terrible host. I don’t mean to be; in my head, I’m the kind of person who …

ethereally smooth hummus

For as long as I have written this website — yes, even longer than it has been since I told you the wee white lie that Paula Wolfert’s hummus was all …

my favorite buttermilk biscuits

I won’t lie: I generally feel — being a Jewish kid from suburban New Jersey — about the least qualified person on earth to talk about biscuits. My …

greek salad with lemon and oregano

Recently, I attempted to roughly outline the parameters of the gap between the recipes you see here on this site and what I might have made for …

two classic sangrias

Last Friday, we had 17 people over for dinner. No, we haven’t moved to a larger apartment. No, my kitchen hasn’t grown to the size of a normal one …

pickled vegetable sandwich slaw

If you’re one of those people who saw the word “pickled” in the title and said “Ugh, no, sorry, not for me,” do know, I was the same not too long ago …

strawberry, lime and black pepper popsicles

I had these popsicle molds for 14 months before using them once, yet in the weeks since I used them for the first time, I’ve made three other …

kale salad with pecorino and walnuts

As someone who has said things like “the world would be a better place if we could all stop pretending that kale tastes good” (on p. 67, in fact) and …

pink lemonade popsicles

[It’s the last chapter of <b>Popsicle Week</b>, wherein I admitted that I had something of a popsicle incident this summer, wherein incident = gotta a little …