Robelen Bajar

22 Magazines | 1,531 Articles | 2,394 Followers | 6 Likes | @womancomau | Founder of WOMAN.com.au and digital strategist. Follow my blog on www.robelenbajar.com

Pokémon Go: Hot Trend or Video Game Disrupter?

Pokémon Go became the most-downloaded smartphone app just five days after being released in the United States, capturing 21 million daily active …

Gaming

Energy savings emerge for the savvy hosueholds

Queensland households could save almost $500 a year by switching energy provider, which would more than offset the latest round of price rises that …

Energy

This Is the Cost of Living for the Average Young Person

It’s no secret that millennials aren’t following in the footsteps of their parents when it comes to buying homes, as the U.S. real estate market …

Money

GoldenHour.One Tells You the Perfect Time and Place to Take Photos

iOS: We all know that golden hour is the hour before sunset and the hour after sunrise when lighting is great for photography. There’s a bit more …

Cool

How A Reverse Mortgage Can Save Your Retirement!

Reverse mortgages have been around for a long time. <b>It's a method that an individual can use to convert the equity built up in their home to a credit line or an income for as long as they remain in the home</b> as their primary residence, without the burden of monthly mortgage payments. But up until …

Retirement

Low-Cost, Fashion-Forward Anti-Zika Tunics From An Ecommerce Marketplace for Maternal Health

In the struggle to stop the Zika virus devastating Latin America, one social enterprise marketplace has created an innovative weapon: fashion forward, low-cost clothing with a nanotechnology-enhanced material that repels the mosquitoes carrying the bug. It’s also running a crowdfunding campaign to …

Medical Technology

23 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Startups

Saatchi boss put on 'immediate leave of absence' after claiming gender equality debate is 'all over'

The chairman of Saatchi and Saatchi has been put on immediate leave of absence after suggesting that the debate about gender bias in the advertising industry is “all over”.<p>Kevin Roberts, who is head coach at the advertising agency’s parent company Publicis Groupe, said he did not think the lack of …

Women's News

Startups: How to survive the Gartner Hype Cycle

If you work for or with startups, you’ve likely been a part of the Gartner Hype Cycle and the sky-high expectations that can come with it. It goes like this: the potential of a new concept gets over-hyped, and then companies in that area get panned when they don’t meet expectations quickly.<p>Current …

Startups

Landscape Design - The Most Eye-Catching Plants

Awesome Agave<p>Agaves are exotic, drought tolerant plants with amazing garden structure. Native to the Southwest, agave is known for its architectural …

Gardening

Personal finance bot Trim says it’s saved users $6 million — and counting

Since Thomas Smyth and Daniel Petkevich created the chatbot Trim last year to rid their personal bank accounts of forgotten but costly subscription fees seven months ago, it has helped more than 50,000 people save $6.3 million.<p>That may only the beginning.<p>Now Trim wants to find more ways to take …

Personal Finance

'I begged them to kill me instead': women in South Sudan raped under nose of UN

It was just before noon on 18 July when the soldiers grabbed Theresa*. She was only metres away from safety, a short dash from the UN gate that marked the entrance to her home, a camp for internally displaced people in Juba, the South Sudanese capital.<p>Even though they were in plain sight, the …

Africa

Women 'arrested for riding bicycles in Iran'

A group of women has reportedly been arrested for riding bicycles in Iran and made to sign pledges not to repeat the “violation”.<p>They were planning …

Iran

Female Tech Entrepreneurs Must 'Declare Their Purpose And Act'

Women eager to make their mark as tech entrepreneurs have to “declare their purpose” and take action towards turning their ambitions into a reality.<p>That’s according to Cheryl Rosner, the former president of Hotels.com and now the chief exec of Stayful, an online platform that enables travellers to …

Boutique Hotels

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People - Motto

Emotional intelligence is a huge driver of success<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the …

Intelligence

Why it's time to stop telling women to have children

Another week, another set of warnings to women about what to do with their wombs. It’s got so tedious now, this endless cycle of reporting about what’s best for us ladies and our reproductive organs, that it would not surprise me if some expert popped up and told us we’d be better off fashioning …

Women's News

The 50 Best Decorating Tips Of All Time

These tricks from top designers take good design to the next level.

Design

The Forgotten History of Female Athletes Who Organized Their Own Olympics

Swimming was one of the few sports women could compete in at the 1912 Olympic games, where the UK team (above) took home gold. Frustrated at their …

Gender

Scientists Modified This $40 Cotton Candy Machine To Spin Artificial Organs

An off-the-shelf cotton candy machine from Target spins together gelatinous cubes of living capillaries.<p>Go to your local fair and watch a carny spin you a cone of candy floss. You might not know it, but that's how your body is put together: the structure of cotton candy is remarkably similar to the …

The Most Design-Savvy Super Bowl Commercial

Design geeks, ICYMI: Noma Bar's animated spot for cancer research was a cut above the rest.<p>Amid a deluge of Super Bowl ads filled to the brim with animals (some of a stranger species than others) and celebrity cameos, one commercial stood out last night for its design. The Israeli illustrator and …

15 Surreal Places In Texas You Need To Visit Before You Die

The stars at night are big and bright…<p>1. Hamilton Pool Preserve<p>Located about 23 miles west of Austin, Hamilton Pool is an extraordinary natural pool that formed thousands of years ago when the dome of an underground river collapsed. During the hot summer months, it’s a popular swimming spot to many …

National Parks

7 TED Talks That Help You Start (and Maintain) Good Habits

Is 2016 your year to finally eat healthier, start saving, and liking yourself more?<p>You probably know it's a lot easier to create a good habit than to get rid of a bad one. Forming good habits is one of the few ways you can create better, healthier, or more productive behavior. But how do you start …

TED Talks

Transcript: Ten things introverts wished you knew about them

<b>KARL MOORE</b> – This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Based on many interviews and a blog post by Tim Parsons – thanks Tim – in homage of the recently retired David Letterman, here is my Top 10 list of the things …

David Letterman

15 Things Introverts Don’t Do At Work That Makes Them Excel

Raise your hand if you’re an introvert.<p>Introverts are everywhere (one out of every two or three people you know). And they are like icebergs. What …

Introverts

Introverts & Extroverts Have Different Brains: Which One Are You?

Arjun WaliaMay 27, 2015<p>Scientists have discovered that the brains of introverts are actually different from those of extroverts. This isn’t too …

Psychology

Designing Offices Where Both Introverts And Extroverts Can Thrive

One size really doesn’t fit all when it comes to office design.<p>Office design trends tend to come in cycles. The open plan office has been in vogue for years now, with companies from Google to Goldman Sachs to American Express to Bloomberg building workspaces without partitions. Facebook recently …

10 Successful Women for Introverts to Look Up to

In the post-Women's Lib world, we've started championing the idea that a quieter woman is docile, bad; that a woman needs to be loud to be powerful. It's a dangerous thought, and as these women prove, it's just not true.<p>I'm on the phone with the most famously introverted woman in the world, Susan …

Behind The Numbers: Branch Out, Introverts

The social networks of introverts tend to be smaller than the networks of extroverts, which could affect their careers, according to new research by two Dartmouth professors.<p>“Everybody implicitly recognizes that networks are important for career success,” said Adam M. Kleinbaum, a professor at Tuck …

Personality

The Place for Introverted Leaders on Boards

Post Views: 3,338<p>When author Susan Cain took the TED stage in 2012, she made a lot of noise for a quiet person. More than 11 million viewers have …

The Introvert’s Guide to Owning Any Social Situation | Greatist

You might also like {{displayTitle}} READ<p>Hanging out with friends is fun. (Duh.) Hanging out all by yourself? Not so much. But if you're an introvert, carving out alone time is crucial to your well-being.<p>Introverts process the world around them by turning inward and thinking quietly, and gain …

Psychology