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5 Vices to Master

March 6, 2015  
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5 Vices to Master

When you think of Homer Simpson and Garfield, Scrooge and the Grinch, Miranda Priestly (Devil Wears Prada) and Wilhelmina Slater (Ugly Betty), specific characteristics come to mind. While amusing to watch on the screen, it becomes a different story when these things play out in our own lives. These moral flaws, evil practices or unhealthy habits are called […]

Daily Reminders We Often Forget About Until We Read or Hear About Them

December 31, 2014  
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Daily Reminders We Often Forget About Until We Read or Hear About Them

Perfect reminders all year round. 1) Drink more water. We all know this age-old advice but we often forget, missing out on major benefits. When you drink up, it helps clear blemishes and shave years off your face like it did for this gal. She conducted a four-week experiment of drinking three liters of water […]

10 Cool Tech Gifts

December 17, 2014  
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10 Cool Tech Gifts

Nothing beats giving and getting awesome tech accessories that get put into good use. Check out our top 10 gift ideas that definitely have the cool factor. 1) Bendable USB Cable by Zebracco A rad gift for you and your office mates, this fun usb cable is suitable for any device that supports the Apple Lightning connector port […]

Pay It Forward: Ideas to Change the World One Deed at a Time

December 30, 2013  
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Pay It Forward: Ideas to Change the World One Deed at a Time

We’re constantly being deluged with mood-breaker stories of wars, crimes and deaths day after day, but the web has shown us that the world isn’t such a bad place after all, as we witnessed here and here (at a Starbucks drive-thru). Keep the chain reaction going by making it a goal to spread more good deeds in […]

Spot Treatment: A Natural Headache and Stomachache Relief Technique You Probably Overlooked

November 27, 2013  
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Spot Treatment: A Natural Headache and Stomachache Relief Technique You Probably Overlooked

BEFORE  you auto-reach for that extra strength Tylenol or some of that pink stuff to ease your upset stomach, take a stab at option B and you might never go back to your old pill-popping days. It requires no chemicals, additives or needles…just your trusty hands and fingers for a little kneading and firm poking. […]

Fashion Tastemaker of the Year: J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons

December 27, 2012  
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Fashion Tastemaker of the Year: J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons

{Photo Courtesy of Glamour}   BUMP INTO Jenna Lyons and you can expect to see her 6-foot frame in a flawless set of mix-and-match ensembles and her signature dark-rimmed glasses, both of which she pulls off with class and creativity. As the current president and executive creative director of J.Crew, Lyons transformed the company from […]

Time to Strut: Fashion for Fall 2012

August 31, 2012  
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Time to Strut: Fashion for Fall 2012

By Andrew Wenzel — Fashion coming straight off the 2012 fall Haute Couture catwalks in Paris, New York and Milan is exceptionally flawless and creative but isn’t a realistic choice when strutting through the office aisle or neighborhood sidewalk of daily life. The statements of couture fashion are meant to inspire fashionistas to integrate the […]

Summer Lovin': 6 Laidback Fashion Looks with an ’80s Flair (For Him & Her)

June 14, 2012  
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Summer Lovin': 6 Laidback Fashion Looks with an ’80s Flair (For Him & Her)

By Alicia Olivares — THIS summer, designers and retailers are incorporating a blue palette into their latest merchandise. Nostalgic pieces are very hot this summer, and some of us may have owned the same outfits once upon a circa 1985. Acid-washed denim, crystal blue prints, classically tailored shorts, and fresh kicks are this season’s wardrobe […]

2012 Spring Fashion Trends for Him & Her

February 20, 2012  
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2012 Spring Fashion Trends for Him & Her

By Shontel Horne — There aren’t enough words to describe our admiration for spring and summer fashion and style. The lightweight fabrics, bright colors and carefree appeal makes the chilly days leading up to March 20th (the official first day of spring) somewhat bearable. Even though Punxsutawney Phil doomed us to a few more weeks […]

V-Day Gift Ideas for Him and Her

February 9, 2012  
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V-Day Gift Ideas for Him and Her

By Alicia Olivares — The legend of St. Valentine’s Day varies over time and culture. Some say the tradition of celebrating love began during the Middle Ages when women were courted by men in hopes to marry. Others suggest the tradition began during the 1800s with the publication of The Young Man’s Valentine Writer, a […]

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