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5 Addictively Delicious Roasted Vegetables

<b>Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter</b><p>High heat roasting is my favorite way to cook broccoli. It's quick, easy and the broccoli emerges from the oven caramelized and full of flavor. Here, the florets are tossed in a sweet, spicy and smoky chipotle honey butter before roasting. It's as …

The Chief Innovation Officer’s 100-Day Plan

Congratulations! Your energy and track record of successfully launching high-impact initiatives scored you a plum role heading up innovation. Expectations are high, but some skeptics in the organization feel that <i>innovation</i> is an overhyped buzzword that doesn’t justify being a separate function. So, …

3 Questions Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Asks Before Hiring Anyone | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Amazon has forever changed the way people shop online, but it wasn't always the juggernaut that it is today. In fact, once upon a time it was just a tiny startup with a big vision. So …

Team Building

Tom Hanks' Typewriter Tops Charts Because It's Actually Really Good

America's favorite actor made a new app that is refreshingly addictive.<p><b>Tom Hanks launched a typewriter app</b> for iPad last week, and, like everything else that man touches, it's proving to be entertaining, loved, and successful. Just four days after its release, the Hanx Writer has soared to the top …

Tom Hanks

Lightshow DJ

This is not a dream: There’s actually a <b>music light show in your bedroom.</b> Sit down (or rather, lie down) and enjoy the sound-activated spectacle. With the <b>Lightshow DJ,</b> multicolored LED lights move to the beat of your music, creating <b>mesmerizing patterns</b> through one of two lenses. Mix things up by …

Jewelry

12 Dishes to Make With Your Kids

We all have a dish that reminds us of childhood: grilled cheese, ramen, brownies. The first whiff instantly transports us to our childhood kitchens, <i></i>where we once waited wide-eyed for our food to be placed in front of us, legs swinging restlessly from our chairs.<p>After the first bite, we experience a …

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The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Living Paycheck to Paycheck? 5 Expenses to Cut Today

<b>Are you sick of living paycheck to paycheck?</b> Have you ever considered (even for a minute) a payday loan? I'm sure you're smart enough to never have actually taken one out, but using a credit card and paying its usually high associated interest costs is really just as bad. If you need a few tips on …

How I Paid Off $117K of Student Loans

<i>By Gerri Detweiler, Credit.com</i><p>When Richard Kline graduated from law school in 2003, he had $117,000 in debt and jobs in the legal field were scarce, so he took a job as a mortgage loan officer. Despite his hard work and a housing market that was just starting to boom, he was barely making a dent in …

Vaseline petroleum jelly: The secret to a goof-proof manicure

<b>CUTICLE CREAM:</b> Keep a little tub of the stuff by the sink and work into cuticles twice a day. It’s all you’ll need to prevent hangnails.<p><b>FACIAL</b> …

Skin Care

10 Maya Angelou Quotes That'll Make You Love Life and Get Sh*t Done

Inspiration straight from a legend<p>Maya Angelou, the renowned poet and author, passed away this morning at age 86. Celebrate her life and honor her legacy with these 10 motivational quotes—they're guaranteed to stir up feelings of determination, pride, and compassion.<p>"Success is liking yourself, …

How Soda Destroys Your Body

You may never hit the vending machine again.<p>Shutterstock<p><i>This article was written by Mike Smith and Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>It seems like not a month goes by without a new study condemning sugary, bubbly sodas, but seeing all the data in one place does not paint a …

Robert Redford celebrates water flowing in the Colorado River Delta

Changing Planet<p>(July 25, 2014) Today is Colorado River Day.<p>Spend a few minutes with Robert Redford as he narrates a new video from Raise the River documenting the historic 2014 pulse flow release of water into the Colorado River Delta, where the river had been largely absent for the past 50 years. …

5 Seriously Bad Side Effects of Your Smartphone Addiction

Your phone could be messing with your health.<p>You constantly look at it. When you aren't around it, you feel anxious, and when you have it, it's all you can think about. Yes, we're talking about your smartphone. Our obsession with mobile gadgets has become epic — 1 in every 5 people in the world own …

7 Songs for the Weekend

Photo: Instagram<p>You have two options: Play "Partition" for the ten-thousandth time, or get into something new. To help you choose the latter, we're asking our favorite DJs and musicians to mix it up each Friday and give us fresh picks (and throwbacks) for the weekend. Meet this week's resident DJ: …

3 Healthy(ish) Cocktails You Need to Try This Summer

Some fancy shmancy cocktails are loaded with sugar and other artificial flavorings. That doesn't mean you need to stick with boring vodka-sodas. Try one of these healthy(ish) homemade cocktails, made by Distilled NY for CosmoBody with fresh ingredients that beat the garbage found in most premade …

Scientists Are Afraid To Talk About The Robot Apocalypse, And That's A Problem

I thought it'd be a cool story to interview academics and robotics professionals about the popular notion of a robot takeover, but four big names in the area declined to talk to me. A fifth person with robo street cred told me on background that people in the community fear that publicly talking …

To Get To The Root Of A Hard Problem, Just Ask “Why” Five Times

In The Lean Startup, Eric Ries argues that returning to the question of why five times cuts to the quick of a problem.<p><i>In his book,</i> The Lean Startup<i>, Eric Ries puts forth a entrepreneur’s playbook inspired by the Japanese lean manufacturing model: Start small with a ‘minimum viable product,’ gauge</i> …

Women's Suffrage Biographies: Key Activists

Included here are key biographies of women who worked for women's right to vote, as well as a few anti's.<p>Note: while the media, especially in …

9 Things Successful People Do On Sunday Nights

In fact, a 2013 poll conducted by Monster.com found that a whopping 78% of surveyed adults worldwide experience the "Sunday night blues" on a regular basis.<p>Sundays are the dreaded conclusion to a relaxing reprieve from our chaotic workweeks — and many of us get a twinge of melancholy just thinking …

The 4 Most Effective Ways Leaders Solve Problems

With as many problems as we are all faced with in our work and life, it seems as if there is never enough time to solve each one without dealing with some adversity along the way. Problems keep mounting so fast that we find ourselves taking short-cuts to temporarily alleviate the tension points – …

What to Do When a Project Fails, According to J.K. Rowling

I have a new guilty pleasure.<p>My name is Vanessa and I obsessively watch commencement speeches on YouTube. At the time of writing, I’ve probably …

Do You Really Want To Know the Status of a Project? If Yes, Ask Essential Questions! - Project Management Hut

Do You Really Want To Know the Status of a Project? If Yes, Ask Essential Questions!<br>By Harold Strawbridge<p>Monitoring projects in your business is like …

Project Management & Your Startup

It’s an exciting time for small business and internet startups. As the e-commerce landscape continues to shift, new opportunities are being created …

Don't Fall In To These Leadership Traps In 2014

I have been a proponent of the importance of leaders developing strengths as a means to improve toward excellence. After all, the best leaders are characterized by the presence of strengths, not the absence of weakness. That concept is illustrated in the article I coauthored for Harvard Business …

How to Be More Assertive for Better Communication

When people describe me, assertive is the last word they use. This has cost me a lot, both professionally and personally, because of missed …

Body Language

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t struggle with how to make the most of their time at work. How do you stay on top of an overflowing inbox? How do you get work done when your day is taken up by meetings? How can you get through a continually expanding to-do list? How do you even find time to make a …