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Spa Tips to Prepare for the FLOTUS

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 10.17.2012 | Style
Linda Harding-Bond

There are certain amenities and qualities which I look for that would satisfy most folks, probably even a FLOTUS. It may surprise you that while luxurious surroundings are always a plus, it is not always my primary requirement.

Apps And eBooks To Get Your Kids In The Halloween Spirit

Winston Sih | Posted 12.16.2012 | Parents
Winston Sih

With Halloween just a few weeks away, here are a few apps for you to load on your smartphone to get your family in the Halloween spirit!

Think Again, Moroccan Cuisine Is Worth the Trip

Zester Daily | Posted 12.12.2012 | Taste
Zester Daily

For the traveler to Morocco pleasure lies in the unknown and the unexpected, in those tasty surprises that may be just around the next corner.

Nesting: How to Get Organized Before Birth

Latham Thomas | Posted 12.01.2012 | Parents
Latham Thomas

Here's are 10 last-minute details that you'll want to check off your list before going into labor.

SourceFed's Joe Bereta on Engaging YouTube Journalism and Unbiased Reporting (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Joe dishes his best advice on how to tackle unbiased reporting, fully engage with viewers over controversial issues and find the most entertaining and emotional ways to present stories -- all on YouTube.

How To Roast Peppers

Laura Kumin | Posted 11.24.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Why roast peppers? If you haven't had one, just try a home-roasted pepper and you'll understand how far superior it is to the stuff you buy in a jar at the grocery.

Justice Served At Harvard Club?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.22.2012 | Small Business

Servers at the Harvard Club of Boston have schooled their employer in how to treat the help, getting a $4 million settlement in a tipping dispute, rep...

You Might Not Be Tipping Enough

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 09.25.2012 | Money

Forget 15 percent. Or even 20 percent. The new normal in restaurant tipping is to give a full 25 to 30 percent of the tab, the New York Post reports. ...

3 iPhone Apps To Make Layovers Healthy

Fodor's | Posted 11.16.2012 | Travel
Fodor's

Layovers don't have to be sodium-packed, fat-saturated snack-fests, though they can easily devolve.

Sisters Turn YouTube Haul Vlogs Into Beauty and Fashion Empire (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.07.2012 | Style
Shira Lazar

Power sisters, Elle and Blair Fowler, have turned their beauty and fashion expertise into a YouTube Empire.

Tipping Etiquette, From Trae Bodge (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Who should you tip and how much should you tip them? Trae Bodge, Senior Writer for The RetailMeNot Insider set the record straight when she met with m...

25 Pre-Departure Musts

Michael Kaye | Posted 10.31.2012 | Travel
Michael Kaye

For a carefree vacation and homecoming, what you do before you leave home can be as important as what you do when you are away.

Judge Rules For Applebee's Servers Who Didn't Get Paid To Clean Toilets

Posted 08.31.2012 | Small Business

A federal judge in Illinois ruled this week that servers and bartenders at a chain of Applebee's restaurants in the state must be compensated for extr...

Back to School Wants vs. Needs

Winston Sih | Posted 10.30.2012 | Parents
Winston Sih

Back to school shopping can provide a great opportunity to teach your kids a lesson about finances and the importance of "wants" vs. "needs."

How To Be Funny on YouTube (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.27.2012 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

We've gathered some of YouTube's top comedians to give their best tips on what makes a video funny, how to get laughs online, dealing with negativity, and just staying committed to doing what they love.

Spike Lee's Tips on Making Controversial Films & Dealing With Haters (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Spike Lee pulls from his wealth of experience to drop precious knowledge about directing, making controversial films, dealing with the haters, and getting attention for your work.

Why You Should Tip Waiters In Cash

travel.usatoday.com | Posted 08.22.2012 | Travel

My recent story on tipping and traveling generated a lot of comments and feedback. Here's one aspect I have heard about that's news to me. When ...

The Real Secret

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Joanne Tombrakos

Everyone is searching for it. That secret. The one that will solve all their problems. That magic key that will fix whatever they find lacking in their life.

How to Find $450,000 of New B2B Revenue From LinkedIn: 7 Tips for Getting More Out of the Most Professional Social Network

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 10.14.2012 | Books
Ekaterina Walter

Brian Carter's LinkedIn for Business is filled with strategy and tactics for business-to-business companies who want to grow their revenue with social media. And it has answers for everyone in your organization, from marketers to salespeople to executives.

French Waitress Study Links Tip Size To Clothing Choice

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 08.03.2012 | Science

Waitresses who wear uniforms of other colors may be seeing scarlet when they learn the results of a new study. It shows that waitresses who wear red g...

Learning From My Elders: How to Use Online Coupons

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 09.17.2012 | Money
Karin Kloosterman

Some online deals are too easy to find and too hard to pass up. My new fondness for coupons started when I was visiting my folks in Florida. Before entering the Gap Outlet somewhere along the Gulf coast, I found an Internet coupon on the sidewalk: 50 percent off any purchase!

A Modest Proposal to Stop Tipping Bartenders

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 09.16.2012 | Comedy
Stephen Robert Morse

Why do we tip taxi drivers 10% to 15%, waiters and waitresses 15% to 20%, and hotel chambermaids $1 per night, while bartenders expect to rake in $1 per drink (or more if we're feeling generous)?

Alzheimer's Caregivers: Smart Ways to Decrease Your Distress

Marie Marley | Posted 09.09.2012 | Fifty
Marie Marley

One secret to reducing your emotional distress is to remain aware that your loved one probably lives only in the present.

You vs. Meryl Streep: Confronting Barriers as a Public Speaker

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 08.18.2012 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

No matter how fantastic or compelling their expertise, I hear many women say: "My expertise is incomplete. I'm not good enough. I don't know enough." Here's how to change that attitude.

9 Ways to Practice Being a Humble Leader

Pontish Yeramyan | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business
Pontish Yeramyan

It is one thing to talk about humility and entirely another to practice it. How do you bring humility to your interactions with your people? What about with your boss? Your customers? These 9 practices can bring out the strength in humility and open pathways to connection and growth.