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These photos reveal why women are abandoning Victoria's Secret for American Eagle's Aerie underwear brand

Victoria's Secret has an advertising problem, and it's putting off customers.<p>In January, Business Insider reported that mothers of teenage children who shopped at its teen-centric brand, PINK, were revolting online because of the oversexualized ads in Victoria's Secret's stores.<p>"It is basically …

Advertising

4 Worst Reasons to Buy a House

Myths about homeownership that could persuade you to buy for the wrong reasons.<p>Each month you send a rent check to your landlord. Meanwhile, every …

Personal Finance

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Want to Fall In Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

8 Apps You Need If You Spend All Your Money on Food

Make dinner a little cheaper.<p>The days of loyalty punch cards and clipping coupons are (almost) over. Just as technology has enabled us to get …

There's A Good Reason Feds Don't Call White Guys Terrorists, Says DOJ Domestic Terror Chief

Federal law doesn't make domestic terrorism a stand-alone crime. As a result, law enforcement is "somewhat reluctant" to call domestic extremists "terrorists."<p>WASHINGTON ― Every time a white man tries to kill Americans en masse, people ask law enforcement officers, politicians and journalists the …

21 People Who Are Having A Way, Way, Way, Way Worse Day Than You

Remember: it can always get worse.

A Former White Supremacist Schools Megyn Kelly On Dog Whistles When She Tries To Defend Fox News

Former Fox News host Megyn Kelly found herself on the receiving end of some friendly, but nonetheless poignant criticism during Tuesday’s <i>Megyn Kelly Today</i> on NBC. Taking a break from her program’s wall-to-wall coverage of many sexual misconduct scandals, Kelly spoke to former white supremacist …

Rights & Freedoms

Robert Reich: Trump Voters, He’s Taking You For Suckers

<i>This article first appeared on RobertReich.org.</i><p>Almost one year in, it’s time for another update for Trump voters on his election promises:<p>1. <b>He told</b> …

30 free macOS apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While powerful tools like Photoshop or …

Apps

The 'Eat This Not That' guide to the keto diet

The ketogenic diet can be dizzyingly complicated.<p>You want to load up on fats and protein, and keep your carb intake low—but all fats and proteins …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

I’m a Pediatrician. Here’s What I Did When a Little Boy Patient Said He Was a Girl.

“Congratulations, it’s a boy!” Or, “Congratulations, it’s a girl!”<p>As a pediatrician for nearly 20 years, that’s how many of my patient relationships …

9 things you should know but real estate agents won't tell you

In 2016, close to 5.5 million homes — including single-family dwellings, townhouses, and condos — were sold across the country. In nearly 90% of those transactions, the buyer, the seller, or both used a real estate agent. In fact, just 8% of the houses sold in 2016 were for sale by owner (FSBO).<p>So …

Real Estate

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

Everything White People Think About Affirmative Action Is Wrong

Quitting your job to care for your child is a financial decision that will follow you the rest of your life

That's an average of $18,000 a year, childcare advocacy group Child Care Aware reports.<p>A majority of working parents (63%) say they've made big career decisions like changing jobs or asking for flexible work arrangements to help alleviate some of the pressure.<p>Almost a quarter of surveyed parents …

Retirement

Study Faster, Work Smarter with Two Top Speed-Reading Programs: $19 (Orig. $478)

If you need to quickly read and comprehend lengthy documents under a deadline, speed reading skills are really valuable. The Award-Winning Speed Reading Bundle combines two of the top learning apps for just <b>$19</b> (Orig. $478) at 9to5Toys Specials.<p>With the right coaching, anyone can learn to process …

Video Tutorials

This startup raised $50 million to sell brand-less products online for $3

A new startup is making a bet that you don't care as much about the brands you consume as you think.<p>Brandless, pitching itself as the "Procter & Gamble for millennials," offers a host of essential consumer items for a single low price of $3. Instead of a big logo emblazoned on a product, the actual …

Procter & Gamble

I studied millionaires for 5 years and realized being 'rich' comes down to only two things

In my Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals (177 of whom were self-made millionaires) with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets.<p>I found that becoming and staying rich tends to come from two actions:<p>The first step, getting rich, requires that you …

Self-improvement

How to raise brilliant children, according to science

Parents receive a lot of mixed messages surrounding how best to bring up their children.<p>How strict should you be? Should you be more of a friend or …

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

Benj Pasek