tlevine

103 Flips | 1 Magazine | 38 Likes | 1 Following | @tlevine | Keep up with tlevine 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 “tlevine”

Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …

Ask This, Not That, at a Job Interview

A job interview is incomplete without a question and answer session that has you doing the asking. You should be prepared with relevant questions …

Employment

The Best Documentaries On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: May 4th</b><p>Streaming video is the best thing that’s ever happened to documentaries. People who would never have paid for a ticket to a theatrical nonfiction film are now, thanks to Netflix’s robust selection, scarfing down the stuff by the barrel. But where to start among the masses? …

Google Just Revealed the Incredibly Simple Formula for Killer Résumés

Search giant's human resources chief offers words of wisdom on framing your strengths.

How to Finance a Start Up | Business Loans | Small Business Loans | Startup Funding

At some stage, most entrepreneurs will need to finance their startup. This means raising money to fund the continued growth and development of their …

Argentina's 'stolen babies' seek truth, face ghosts

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Pedro Sandoval stopped celebrating Mother's Day, Father's Day and even his own birthday after he found out the truth: The mom and dad he knew growing up had stolen him from his biological parents, who were kidnapped, tortured and never heard from again during …

Buenos Aires

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

Film short about disabled puppy wins hearts, 59 awards, job offers from Disney

This boy seems not unlike other boys — he plays video games, he gets annoyed when his mom gets in his way, and he's fascinated by a gift she gives him in a large cardboard box — but as we find out at the end of this video short, there's more to him than we initially believe.<p><b>Don't miss more of our</b> …

Babies' ability to learn 2 languages at once reveals something fascinating about the brain

So when a three-year-old growing up in a bilingual household inserts Spanish words into his English sentences, conventional wisdom assumes that he is confusing the two languages.<p>Research shows that this is not the case.<p>In fact, early childhood is the best possible time to learn a second language. …

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

​The Ancient Poop Trail of Conquerors

Where did Hannibal cross the Alps? Follow the trail of ancient horse poop.<p>The Carthaginian general Hannibal lived over 2,200 years ago, yet his legacy continues to cast an immense shadow over modern history and culture. Brimming with hatred for Rome, the charismatic commander staged an invasion in …

This Web App Identifies Unnecessary Words In Your Writing

Whether you need to craft a punchy email, a concisely worded cover letter, or a clever Twitter update, it can be difficult to identify unnecessary …

Creative Writing

25 fun, affordable places to retire around the world

Retirement means more than golf and gardening for an increasing number of Americans looking for fun outdoor activities, international adventures and cutting-edge cuisine later in life.<p>And while there are countries, cities and states that offer more affordability for retirees, the best place to …

Why You Should Visit These 8 Spanish Towns That Time Forgot

Spain is such a diverse European Country, from the breathtaking heights of Ronda, the vibrant culture of Salamanca to the freaking delicious …

How Corporate Anthropology Can Help Women Drive Change

As a corporate anthropologist, I am a bit of an “a-ha” moment junkie. My days are spent digging into business problems and hunting for previously unimagined opportunities. Often, people want to know how they can use “a little anthropology” to help them better innovate—see things with fresh eyes and …

How to Build An Epic Home Bar

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Back in the old days, it was enough to have a shaker and a few martini glasses to impress your guests. …

netstra.org

20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

Home Decorating

Why Latin American Women Can't Follow the Zika Advice to Avoid Pregnancy

Mario Tama—Getty Images<p>Felipe Dana—AP<p>Ueslei Marcelino—Reuters<p>Felipe Dana—AP<p>Christophe Simon—AFP/Getty Images<p>Ueslei Marcelino—Reuters<p>Christophe …

Public Health

15 Simple Cold Weather Car Hacks

Owning a car in winter can be a chore. Use these tips and tricks to make cold weather car ownership a little easier.<p><b>1. CLEAN YOUR WINDSHIELD WITH</b> …

Cleaning

Where to Travel for Food in 2016

Our editors have scoured the globe to bring you the top destinations to satisfy your every craving. Whether you're hungry for exotic cuisine or thirsty for a cold one, we've got you covered.

10 unique hotels to stay at before you die

From ice manors in Sweden to al fresco wooden lodges in Botswana to hanging pods in Peru, some hotels can make your trip unforgettable.<p>Here are the ones you need to visit during your lifetime.

What proper table etiquette looks like around the world

Food is what brings us together, but each country has a unique set of customs for how to act before, during and after a meal.<p>Whether you're planning …

40 Brilliant B Words To Brighten Up Your Vocabulary

If you had to take a guess at the 10 least-used letters of the English alphabet, chances are you wouldn’t rank B down among the Zs, Qs, Xs, and Js. …

21 incredible facts about the world 100 years ago

Or maybe you saw the very same list of of facts years ago, when it said it was about 1906, or 1902, or 1900.<p>The origin and sources of the original list are unknown, but the idea is provocative: What was life <i>actually</i> like 100 years ago?<p>We decided to find out. Not all of the data we dug up references …

Scientists discover oldest words in the English language, predict which ones are likely to disappear

The oldest words in the English language include "I" and "who", while words like "dirty" could die out relatively quickly, British researchers said …

50 Fantastic Facts About The English Language

This month, words and language Twitter account @HaggardHawks celebrated its second year online. Since December 2013, it has been providing a daily dose of rare and unusual words, surprising language facts, peculiar etymological stories, and all manner of other linguistic tidbits and trivia covering …

Gallery: Step-by-Step: The Food Lab's Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Dessert

The First Language You Learn Changes How You Hear All Other Languages After

An MRI experiment shows that the language you hear as a baby makes a permanent imprint on your brain.<p>The first language you learn as a baby “locks in” certain patterns in your brain and affects how you will learn other languages in future. Even if you forget that first language, it will continue to …