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Interview with Actress Narisa Suzuki

January 26, 2015  
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Interview with Actress Narisa Suzuki

{Photo by Madoka Hamlin} Narisa Suzuki, a Japanese native who moved to the United States at the age of 18, is an actress and model based in Los Angeles with a background in musical theater and opera. When asked about how she defines success, her answer wasn’t about getting to a certain destination or reaching a […]

Global Influence: 5 Facts About Korean Pop Culture, Beauty & Fashion

January 13, 2015  
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Global Influence: 5 Facts About Korean Pop Culture, Beauty & Fashion

Korean dramas, Gangnam Style, K-pop, Samsung, Hyundai and amazing skincare products might be the first things that come to mind when you think of South Korea. But with 50 million people living in a country the size of Utah (which has a population of 2.9 million), along with a competitive nature that stems from the […]

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 […]

How to Be a Perfectionist (It’s a Good Thing, Actually)

December 22, 2014  
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How to Be a Perfectionist (It’s a Good Thing, Actually)

While “I’m a perfectionist” might not be the smartest answer to give to a job interviewer’s request to “Tell me about your strengths and weaknesses” (since perfectionists can be known to have difficulties finishing tasks on time), being a perfectionist is actually a good thing…with the right approach, that is. The wrong way to be […]

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 […]

Accessories with Lyrics: Meet the Co-Founders of Budding Jewelry Line, Zoetik

May 12, 2014  
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Accessories with Lyrics: Meet the Co-Founders of Budding Jewelry Line, Zoetik

Lately, a spate of new jewelry lines have been popping up everywhere, whether by an A-list celebrity or just a fashion-loving commoner with a knack for bling—and it’s not going to die down anytime soon. Accessories are—and have always been—a hot market and Zoetik (pronounced as zo-etik) is basking in this steady mass appeal. Launched in 2013, what […]

Interview with John Griffiths, Entertainment Journalist/TV Critic at Us Weekly

April 28, 2014  
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Interview with John Griffiths, Entertainment Journalist/TV Critic at Us Weekly

[PHOTO CREDIT: FOX TV PUBLICITY] As a television critic and entertainment journalist, John Griffiths has interviewed a long list of big names in the industry including Nicole Kidman, Christian Bale, Ellen DeGeneres, and on and on. When one of the writers at Collaj first read his work in Statement Magazine profiling Christina Applegate, she knew […]

Work Bags: Stylish Schlepping for Him & Her

March 26, 2014  
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Work Bags: Stylish Schlepping for Him & Her

Anyone can look spiffy or chic with the right hair, a perfectly tailored outfit, and, of course, a great bag—not just any ordinary one, but one that is a) multifunctional b) withstands weight and c) gives you the ability to look effortlessly cool without doing much. Here are 10 for your liking. FOR THE LADIES […]

Interview with the Founder of Vi Bella: Jewelry that Gives Back

February 17, 2014  
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Interview with the Founder of Vi Bella: Jewelry that Gives Back

MEET JULIE Hulstein, the founder and president of Vi Bella, who’s all heart and business. Without taking any wage or salary, Hulstein uses the company to employ poverty-stricken and at-risk women in Haiti, Mexico and the United States so they can have consistent access to the basic necessities of life. Overcoming the high learning curve […]

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 […]

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