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Report: Global Freedom Has Been Declining for Nearly a Decade

A third of the world's population lives in countries without political rights and civil liberties, according to a new study.<p>In 2013, for the eighth year in a row, more countries registered declines in political rights and civil liberties than gains. Even as the number of electoral democracies in …

6 reasons female nudity can be powerful

<b>Lena Dunham on stage during the panel discussion for "Girls" at the HBO portion of the 2014 Winter Television Critics Association tour. (AP/Richard Shotwell)</b><p>A reporter’s question about Lena Dunham’s nudity pointed to a bigger issue: Naked women can threaten the status quo<p>Soraya Chemaly<p>January 22, …

We're Obsessed: Amazingly Sexy Lingerie, Hold The Cheese

Lingerie typically belongs to one of two camps: the everyday, cute-n-comfy kind, and the strappy, lacy kind meant to snare the lady or gent of your …

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we respect your privacy<p>Give Back Yoga has updated its Terms of Service and Privacy Policy to help ensure transparency on the data we collect, how it …

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

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High-End Stores Use Facial Recognition Tools To Spot VIPs

When a young Indian-American woman walked into the funky L.A. jewelry boutique Tarina Tarantino, store manager Lauren Twisselman thought she was just like any other customer. She didn't realize the woman was actress and writer Mindy Kaling.<p>"I hadn't watched <i>The Office</i>,"Twisselman says. Kaling both …

How do I Sell Stock Without a Broker?

You can generally buy and sell stock without a broker if you trade directly with the company issuing it through a direct stock purchase plan. You can …

Introducing: Sikara's Deal of the Week

A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings

Ask your team to identify their biggest productivity killer and inevitably two issues will rise to the top of the list: managing their inboxes and …

Project Management Tools for The Rest of Us

As a Project Management Trainer and a Project Manager, I’m often asked about what tools I use to help me manage my workload.<p>Microsoft Project 2010 is …

How Did Dropbox Scale To 175M Users? A Former Engineer Details The Early Days

Ladies and Gentlemen, we interrupt our normal programming about crazy entrepreneurs and even crazier VCs to bring you a little learning from the world of Engineering. Remember that? Recently Dropbox was in the news for revealing they’d hit 175 million users, and daring to say they could replace the …

Infographics: Nonprofit friend or foe? | Network for Good

Posted by Melissa Raimondi, Content Producer at Network for Good<p>Infographics are a hot topic in the world of marketing. They are a popular way to …

The Best of South Africa: Family Style

South Africa has received its fair share of ink in recent years due to Nelson Mandela’s health, the Oscar Pistorius murder case, and the 2010 World Cup. It’s also grabbed the attention of more and more travelers, making what’s happening there that much more newsworthy.<p>As a result of the increase in …

Rebooting the Family Vacation

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>The American family vacation needs an overhaul.<p>Once the best opportunity for enrichment and education as well as much needed R&R, today it’s often a dysfunctional, unhealthy, sense-dulling waste of time and money, typically enabled and abetted by an unimaginative travel …

Island Bliss on the Mainland

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>After drying my gills in the desert, I decided it was time for some island fun. No, Max didn’t have a snorkel, and I wasn’t attempting to drive to Hawaii. I was simply heading over a bridge to a private Island in San Diego’s Mission Bay.<p>The island is home to a resort called …

Sarah’s Cape Town

<b>Sarah Khan</b> was an editor at <i>Travel + Leisure</i> magazine when she visited Cape Town on a whim in early 2012. In the span of four days, she fell in love with the city…and with a Capetonian. Now she’s married, and happily freelancing from the most beautiful city on Earth. Here are some of Sarah’s …

Janelle Monáe - Q.U.E.E.N. feat. Erykah Badu [Official Video]

Nuno’s Lisbon

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><b>Nuno Lopes de Paula</b> was born and raised in Lisbon. After studying tourism and working in the local tourism office, he went off to see the world, but his heart belongs to Portugal. He shows off his hometown pride as a spotter for the Lisbon edition of Spotted By Locals and …

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Vine Comes to the Kindle Fire

Twitter has extended the reach of Vine, its six-second video service, after the app was made available for Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets.<p>Vine shipped to the Amazon store today (here). That’s made more significant because close rival Instagram (which added video support one week ago) does not …