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Health

The Beauty Diet: It’s Not Just Aesthetics

“Diets? To think there is a general one that works for all is, to be frank, a true illusion. Because it’s ridiculous to think that each of us, with our own metabolisms, habits, and nutritional needs can adjust to a diet that adapts to all types of people, very different among them”. Professor Evelina Flachi, who teaches a Nutrition […]

Fashion

Pushing the Boundaries of Black Style

THE best posts on the style blog Street Etiquette find its principals, Travis Gumbs and Joshua Kissi, in motion. As opposed to the fascistically frozen street-style snaps of The Sartorialist and others, these pictures are styled and plotted fictions but also affecting ones, depicting a pair of young black men taking ownership not just of […]

Fashion

A Fashion Line’s Old-World Branding Evokes Bygone Glamour

Honor, a fashion line started by designer Giovanna Randall, is designed to look like a revival of an old couture Italian fashion house, complete with crests, gold-foil stamping, and stationery that Grace Kelly would have loved. For an industry that prides itself on its one-day-you’re-in-next-day-you’re-out ethos, fashion is nevertheless mindful of its own history, where […]

Entrepreneurs

Do You Really Have What it Takes to Run a Business?

Few people are suited to be their own bosses. Most people want a regular work routine. Their lives are based on forty-hour work weeks and steady paychecks. When people tell me they want to start their own business, I ask them whether they can really live without regular income. I tell them to talk to […]

Young Professionals

Social Media Tools For Your Job Search

Searching for your next career opportunity can be a frustrating and tiresome process. Thankfully, there are an unprecedented number of free tools and resources to alleviate some of the stress and ease the time commitment of trying to secure a new job. The key is identifying the tools that suit your needs and maximizing their […]

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Pushing the Boundaries of Black Style

THE best posts on the style blog Street Etiquette find its principals, Travis Gumbs and Joshua Kissi, in motion. As opposed to the fascistically frozen street-style snaps of The Sartorialist and others, these pictures are style...
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Artist to Watch: Allen Stone

Allen Stone may look like a hippy from Chewelah, WA, but he sounds like Stevie Wonder and Prince had a child. He blew the audience away earlier this year during BMI’s “Snowball” at Sundance and got a standing ovation for ...
by Socialtik Mag
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GAP Men Gets Graphic

The GAP has spruced up it’s men’s T-shirt collection. The fashion brand is currently selling graphic shirts doning some really cool images of The Beatles, Muhammad Ali and Wu-Tang clan just to name a few. The shirts...
by Genel Ambrose
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A Fashion Line’s Old-World Branding Evokes Bygone Glamour

Honor, a fashion line started by designer Giovanna Randall, is designed to look like a revival of an old couture Italian fashion house, complete with crests, gold-foil stamping, and stationery that Grace Kelly would have loved....
by Socialtik Mag
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Oprah Drops 10 Spots on Fortune Most Powerful Women List

Fortune Magazine today released its list of Most Powerful Women (MPW) in the world. To the surprise of some, but not many… Oprah Winfrey’s rank fell from No.6 in 2010 to No. 16 this year. Oprah’s rank could have f...
by Ronn Richardson
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Gen Y: Increase Productivity with a Flexible Work Schedule

GenY graduates are ambitious and value autonomy in the workplace. They have high expectations for advancement and will switch jobs frequently, more than their GenX counterparts. Recently, the nine-to-five has been given a lot o...
by Emmelie De La Cruz
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ETC

The Best Cities for Foodies

When you travel by your stomach, the challenge may now be following the latest trends—literally. Anna Brones, a food columnist at EcoSalon.com, recalls sitting in a San Francisco bar when she saw a woman walk in, dragging a c...
by Socialtik Mag
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Russell Simmons TV?

Russell Simmons has his sight set on a new media venture – television. The hip hop mogul is looking to purchase his own TV network that is “integrated,” “diverse” and accurately reflects American c...
by Genel Ambrose
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Trending: Men in Women’s Clothing

The latest fashion trend in hip-hop has its male stars raiding the women’s clothing department for inspiration. Lil Wayne jumped around in skinny women’s pants during his performance at this year’s MTV Video M...
by Genel Ambrose
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On the Set: Rihanna’s “We Found Love” Video Shoot

Rihanna shot the video for her recently released single “We Found Love,” in the rural cornfields of Bangor, northern Ireland this weekend. “Im shootin a video in 2 #beatDAT,” she tweeted on Sunday. The 2...
by Genel Ambrose
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Gaga’s Plea to Obama

“Mother Monster” Lady Gaga attended a $35,800-per-couple fundraiser for President Barack Obama in northern California over the weekend. The 25-year-old Grammy winner didn’t sing, but she reportedly asked Obama a quest...
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Gap Debuts Candy Colored Jeans and Khakis for Spring Fashions

Gap showed their Spring 2012 lineup yesterday and the casual cool pants were definitely the highlight. Jeans and khakis came in yummy colors like plum and bubble gum pink, mirroring the candy color trend we’ve seen e...
by DeAndra Harrison
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