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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 [...]

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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 styled and plotted fictions but also affecting ones, depicting a pair of young black men taking ownership not just of [...]

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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. 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Do You Have a Bright Idea at Your Fingertips?

The facts are sobering: the majority of small businesses fail within five years of starting up. While there are many reasons that businesses fail, including some that have nothing to do with an owner’s skills, it’s also...
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Zara Launches E-Commerce In The U.S.

Zara launched full ecommerce functionality in the U.S. Wednesday, beating rival H&M to the punch by half a year. Consumers can now shop the fast-fashion retailer’s full catalogue of fashion goods at zara.com. Free stan...
by Socialtik Mag
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Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 Million To Newark Starts To Gain Some Traction

On their first day back at school today, the students of Newark, N.J., may be too focused on reconnecting with friends and meeting new teachers to notice, but a number of much bigger things have changed since they left for the ...
by Socialtik Mag
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The Blackbelt: Shoot Him A Dial To Reconcile?

Hey Blackbelt, A few years back, me and a close friend found ourselves falling into something deeper. Naturally, we wound up in some sort of a romantic relationship that neither of us could really handle. It didn’t end we...
by The Blackbelt
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The Throne – “No Church in the Wild” (unofficial video)

A group of LA filmmakers known as the High 5 Collective premiered their latest effort last night, an unofficial video for “Church in the Wild.” The song, which is the first track on Jay-Z’s and Kanye’s W...
by Genel Ambrose
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Yahoo Ousted CEO Over the Phone – Really?

Yahoo Inc.’s board ousted Chief Executive Carol Bartz Tuesday after growing impatient with the lack of a turnaround at the once-highflying Web company. The move was abrupt, amid a raft of competitive and strategic challen...
by Socialtik Mag
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Hump Day Inspiration: Overcoming Life’s Obstacles

“Yesterday is but a dream, and tomorrow is only a vision.  But a today well-lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope.”- Unknown As each day comes and goes, we start to re...
by DeAndra Harrison
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The New Sex Cancer

You’ve probably heard of human papillomavirus, or HPV, the rampant sexually transmitted disease most often associated with cervical cancer in women. How rampant? Odds are good that you once had the virus, you have it now,...
by Socialtik Mag
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Google Launches Offline Versions of Gmail, Calendar & Docs

Google is launching a new Gmail web app and updates to Calendarand Docs, in an effort to increase its products’ offline utility. Google users have called bringing Gmail, Calendar and Docs offline an essential step for impr...
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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 try...
by Ronn Richardson
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Can You Count on Your Community Bank?

For  years, the conventional wisdom was that small, community-based banks were good places for entrepreneurs to do their banking. It was easier to build a relationship with a local loan officer who lived in — and cared a...
by Socialtik Mag
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Why Some Women Can Have Problems Falling Asleep

We all know that sleep often becomes more difficult as we age. Some of us who’ve accumulated a certain number of birthday cards know this firsthand! We also know that our circadian “clocks” — an internal...
by Demaris Bailey
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