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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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Understanding What Fonts to Use on Your Resume

Times, they are a’changin’. Actually, make that Times New Roman. What was once the default font of choice is now seen as lackluster, lazy, and difficult—three words we’re sure you wouldn’t put on your résumé. The fo...
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Entertainment News Round-Up: Weezy Edition

It’s been a very busy and controversial week for YMCB rapper Lil Wayne – but its no surprise to us as he is album is set to officially drop later this week. On Wednesday, Weezy released a poignant video for his song, &#...
by Genel Ambrose
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Philanthropy Gains Eager Followers in B-Schools

When Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen first started teaching a philanthropy course at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2000, she quickly discovered she was a pioneer in the field. There were just a handful of case studies ...
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Steve Jobs’s Resignation Letter

This is the resignation letter Steve Jobs sent to the Apple board: To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community: I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as A...
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Need Travel Advice? Ask Friends

Looking back at my favorite vacation spots, several have one vital thing in common: they were suggested by friends. Ten years ago, a tip from my good friend Amy allowed me to experience Tulum well before the crowds arrived. And...
by Socialtik Mag
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No Split for the Smiths

Our favorite Hollywood couple, who have been married for 13 years, have spoken up and issued the following statement regarding the status of their marriage: “Although we are reluctant to respond to these types of press re...
by Genel Ambrose
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BagChat: Fall’s Hottest Handbags That’ll Even Make Your Boss Jealous

Most women probably carry a standard nylon tote or basic black bag to work each day. So, what’s a professional fashionista like you to do? Refinery 29 has got you covered this fall in that department. They have gathered a...
by Genel Ambrose
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The Secret Route to Arousing Her

So, these women masturbated for researchers. Yes, really—but they had their brains scanned, too. (So you know it’s legit.) Their findings—besides the fact they have the coolest job ever? Nipple stimulation activates the s...
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“Setting The Scene” with Socialtik Mag at Volstead 9.1.11

Join Socialtik Mag as we “Set the Scene” and get an early start to Labor Day weekend. Come mix and mingle with other NYC-area young professionals, entrepreneurs and tastemakers from a number of industries. $6 DRINK SPECIALS...
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MLK Gets Home on National Mall

On the 48th anniversary of the “I Have a Dream” speech, a towering memorial will honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as a man of peace among the many monuments to wars and presidents in the nation’s capital....
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7 Fast-Food Meals Under 350 Calories

“How did Americans get so fat?” Of all the questions we get, this is by far the most common. There are many reasons: We’ve added extra calories to basic foods, everything from pasta sauce to ketchup. We’...
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Infographic: 89% of Companies Will Use Social Media to Recruit in 2011

Looking for a new job, or maybe gearing up to test the waters? Better make sure you’ve got your social media life in order. Not only are recruiters and HR folks checking up on candidates via social media, but more companies a...
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