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  • Jun 18 2019

    Ah, the holidays.    It’s the perfect time to buy something significant for a special person—you know, show them you care. And it’s the perfect time to freak out about how, exactly, to do it.   Jewelry is an intensely personal way to express style, even for men. (Don’t try to tempt your tweed-wearin...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Shopping in France is an experience which cannot be the same for two people. While some want to visit the designer stores, others like to visit one of the countless local French markets and small gift shops that dot charming villages and seaside towns. Whether you head out to shop for clothes or loc...

  • Jun 18 2019

        MAY 22, 2019 in featured, shopping by zephyr - cf editor Photo: Lulu’s I just received the following email and thought it would be a great question to answer here: “have you ever done an article on how to shop? i feel like i absolutely LOVE fashion and know what i would like to dress like, but ...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    It is no secret that while the late Princess Diana was married to Prince Charles, she had marched to the beat of her own drum. Before Diana had come along, the royals were known for being somewhat uptight and living by a strict set of rules. But Diana refused to follow the same set of rules. Instea...

  • Jun 18 2019

    Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan have only been parents for a little over a month, but ever since their son Archie was born on May 6, there haven't been any pictures of the little fella available to the public. Until now!  For Father's Day, the royal couple released an adorable photo of baby Archie ...

  • Jun 18 2019

    The second annual Universe in Verse — a celebration of science through poetry, and a voice of resistance against the assault on nature — opened with the poem “A Brave and Startling Truth” by Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928–May 28, 2014), which flew to space on the Orionspacecraft. I chose this poem to s...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    As they say, once you have trekked in the Himalayas, you keep coming back. Having done Parashar lake earlier, this was the next one on the agenda. Nagtibba or Serpent's peak at a height of 9900 Feet is the highest peak in the lesser Himalayan range of the Uttarakhand state. It did carry special sign...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Have you ever wanted to do something different, follow a schedule or keep up the New Year resolutions you’ve made? The answer is, you’ve tried and probably failed in the process and you’re not alone! There’s a reason you fell short, it’s ‘Empathy Gaps‘. ‘Empathy Gaps‘ is basically our inability to f...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Johnny Cash was one of the most successful music artists of all time. A country music icon, his songs and his sound embraced many genres, including rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk, and gospel. He sold more than 90 million records worldwide. With his all-black performing wardrobe, the ‘Man in ...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Did you know that tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of childhood? And that 40% of children have tooth decay by kindergarten? This is a big deal, not only because of the pain and infection it can cause, but also because children with tooth decay are more likely to miss school and have po...

  • Jun 18 2019

    The decision to go for the Kedarkantha (henceforth KK) trek was made on a whim. One of my friends posted about it on Facebook and in the moment of sheer spontaneity, I thought, why not? After some haggling with my parents (they're my financiers. i'm an impoverished college kid, you see), I found my...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Editor’s Note: Babble is a part of The Walt Disney Company. Also, Babble participates in affiliate commission programs, including with Amazon, which means that we receive a share of revenue from purchases you make from the links on this page. IMAGE SOURCE: THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY Retta Scott probabl...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Thoughts on the struggle startup founders face while onboarding new hires and how to successfully avoid that I have not always been great at retaining the new hires. During my early days as an entrepreneur, I’ve burnt my hands bad while hiring and retaining employees. Really smart people who joined ...

  • Jun 18 2019

    The Surrealist photographer is primarily known as the subject of Picasso’s paintings – but she deserves to be known as an artist in her own right, writes Cath Pound. Dora Maar was one of the most important Surrealist photographers and the only artist to exhibit in all six of the group’s internation...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Thirty-seven-year-old Vikas Jha, an ex-merchant navy officer-turned-venture capitalist-turned entrepreneur, always found himself drawn toward product design. As he led a glamorous life of a VC in Europe — analyzing around 100 proposals and meeting 30-40 startups a week, he often found himself helpin...

  • Nov 13 2019

    “The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.” —Ray L. Wilbur Toys are not merely playthings. Toys form the building blocks for our child’s future. They teach our children about the world and about themselves. They send messages and communicate va...

  • Nov 13 2019

    “Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.” —Thomas à Kempis Simplicity brings balance, freedom, and joy. When we begin to live simply and experience these benefits, we begin to ask the next question, “Where else in my life can i remove di...

  • Nov 13 2019

    For the last seven years, I have been compiling and publishing curated articles that inspire simplicity in life. At first, it was an exercise in communicating to Becoming Minimalist readers the most popular articles I sent out on Twitter. But over the years, it has become more than that. It has beco...

  • Nov 13 2019

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    France finished top of Group A after a twice-taken penalty by Wendie Renard gave them victory over Nigeria in an incident-packed Women's World Cup game. The initial penalty - awarded after a video assistant referee review for a foul on Viviane Asseyi - hit the post. But keeper Chiamaka Nnadozie was ...

  • Nov 13 2019

    Trekking has become popular these days and increasing number of people are opting for it. There are ample of blogs on the Internet to guide you for the trek you desire. Even Himalayan treks are guided with blogs! But what matters is how well prepared you are for any trek. My love for trekking has ta...

  • Nov 13 2019

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    You’re invited to take the SWOT analysis challenge—see if you can complete all five steps in five days or fewer! Then invite your network to do it too. Share this article on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter and use the #SWOT hashtag. If you’re looking for the rest of the steps in the SWOT analysis ser...

  • Nov 13 2019

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    Language development in infancy is influenced differently by well-educated mothers and fathers, even though they read to their young toddlers (1 to 2 years old) in broadly similar ways.   Well-educated mothers and fathers influence language development in their young toddlers (1 to 2 years old) dif...

  • Nov 13 2019

    Overbearing parents can harm toddlers’ capacities to manage their feelings and actions, opening pathways to later difficulties with school and friends.   Do you quickly tidy up the toys, not letting your toddler attempt to clean up after playing? Do you intervene immediately if your two-year-old sq...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Elephant Pants has one simple mission – to save the elephants. The idea for the company came to two friends on a trip to Thailand after they reached an epiphany. As they marveled at the sight of elephants, they understood why elephants have been treasured by so many cultures for thousands of years. ...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    The world faces a countless number of global challenges every day. As different people and organizations try to tackle these problems, it can become difficult to keep track of and support their initiatives. We have compiled a list of blogs you can reference when looking for new initiatives and inspi...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Years ago, I hosted a travel show for the BBC that took people all over the world on vacation. On one of the episodes, we took a charming senior couple in their 70s to beautiful Vienna. On the first evening, I was making polite chit chat over dinner, as you do. I asked the husband if they had any ch...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    “Why so serious?” The Joker’s catchphrase was the most common response to BBC Culture’s poll of 177 critics last year to determine the 100 greatest films of the 21st Century. Very few comedies made that list, apart from Wes Anderson’s confections and a few Pixar romps. That canon of modern classics ...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Shakib Al Hasan's sublime unbeaten 124 helped Bangladesh pull off the second highest chase in World Cup history with a dominant seven-wicket win over West Indies at Taunton. Set 322 for victory, the Tigers made a rapid start but lost two quick wickets to leave the game evenly poised at 133-3 off 19 ...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Pitting a chess computer against a chess champion used to be the end goal for machine intelligence. We explore how game play has improved artificial intelligence   Cliff Saran Managing Editor   Since the first industrial revolution, inventors have been driven by the idea that an automaton could mim...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Of all the several ways of beginning a book which are now in practice throughout the known world, I am confident my own way of doing it is the best – I'm sure it is the most religious – for I begin with writing the first sentence – and trusting to Almighty God for the second.”   William Hogarth’s il...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    As AI 'learns' from human input, the language we use becomes an increasingly important consideration   Rob Gear PA Consulting   Technology loves a bandwagon. The current one, fuelled by academic research, startups and attention from all the big names in technology and beyond, is artificial intellig...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    There are lots of reasons a business might turn to outside investors for capital. That comes up most often with startups, but occasionally even with more established small business. Investors might be friends and family, angel investors, or venture capitalists. Startups tend to go with investors whe...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    he subject of a new play, Princess Alexandra of Bavaria, believed she had swallowed a piano made of glass, and that it could shatter inside her. By Holly Williams A young princess in 19th-Century ringlets and a flouncy white dress creeps across the stage and eyeballs the audience warily. “I’m of a ...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    There are those of us (myself included) who would argue that the first three Toy Story episodes stand as the finest trilogy in Hollywood history, and for us Toy Story 4 was a nerve-wracking prospect. Nine years ago, Toy Story 3 seemed to be the perfect farewell to a perfect series, so another instal...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    We made you the Fudgiest Paleo Brownies of your dreams! Made with a combination of coconut flour and almond flour, these healthy brownies taste like the real deal, but are actually grain-free, dairy-free, and gluten-free! We love healthy dessert recipes! Similar to our sweet potato brownies, these f...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    Frank Lampard becoming Chelsea manager "looks like it's going to happen", says his uncle Harry Redknapp. Derby boss Lampard, 40, is the favourite to replace Maurizio Sarri after the Italian left Stamford Bridge to take charge of Juventus. Lampard led the Rams to the Championship play-off final last...

  • Jun 18 2019

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    The traditional 9–5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor, but not in the knowledge working world we now live in. Although this may be obvious based on people’s mediocre performance, addiction to stimulants, lack of engagement, and the fact tha...

  • Jun 16 2019

    Often, the search for weight-loss hacks begins right before summer arrives in anticipation of beach season. But warm weather months are also the perfect time to get started or revamp your weight-loss efforts. After all, summer is filled with mood-boosting sunny days, nutritious foods and plenty of o...

  • Jun 16 2019

    Few would argue that a second or third child adds to parental time pressures and stress. With the arrival of a new baby, previous routines go out the window. Many parents think that as children get older, their lives will become more manageable, easier. This is a misconception if only because they d...

  • Jun 16 2019

    A new online archive launched by the Arab Image Foundation offers new perspectives on the Middle East, revealing forgotten moments and untold stories, writes India Stoughton. From same-sex kisses and men in drag, to nude portraits and children posing with assault rifles, the Arab Image Foundation i...

  • Jun 16 2019

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    It’s no secret that we all stalk fashion bloggers’ wardrobe or often a mission to hunt down the next epic shoe designer on social media. So we turned to our favorite people in the world for a few advise on how to shop like a pro this season and how to save a few bucks for that summer vacation we’ve ...

  • Jun 17 2019

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    Chelsea’s transfer ban, which will prevent the club from registering any new players until next summer, has so far been discussed mainly in terms of how it will hurt the club by preventing them from upgrading their squad in the immediate future. But the damaging effects go way beyond just a lack of ...

  • Jun 17 2019

    How does your business assess its financial strength? No doubt you refer to your income statement (also called profit and loss statement or P&L) and your bank account for the basics.  But the truth is most businesses ignore the most powerful financial tools in the accounting arsenal: the balance sh...

  • Jun 17 2019

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    Life is changing, the earth's heating up and so are the seasons shifting their imminent schedules; courtesy - global warming. Summer seems like the only season that goes on throughout the year. This year's summer seemed to go on foreverrrrr and made me head to the mountains in the month of November,...

  • Jun 17 2019

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    “A book to me is like a friend, a shelter, advice, an argument with someone who cares enough to argue with me for a better answer than the one we both already have.” By Maria Popova “A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us,” Franz Kafka wrote to his childhood best friend. For Alexander C...

  • Jun 17 2019

    We all need a boost of inspiration and motivation every once and a while. And what better way to lift your spirits than music! Research shows that music can boost your mood, make you happier and reduce anxiety. To help you find your motivational mojo, I’ve hand-selected the 35 most inspirational son...

  • Jun 17 2019

    Planck held at the center of his credo the conviction that the pinnacle of scientific progress is the discovery of a new mystery just when all the fundamentals are assumed to be known. This, perhaps, is why he was among the first in the scientific community to recognize the epoch-making genius of Ei...

  • Jun 17 2019

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    “One feels as if one were lying bound hand and foot at the bottom of a deep dark well, utterly helpless,” Van Gogh described depression in a stirring letter to his brother. “The gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain,” William Styron wrote a century later ...