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    One Third of Women Report Harassment

    In a totally depressing article, the Daily Mail reports that one third of women in the UK claim they have experienced sexual harassment at the workplace. Some lowlights: * 14 percent are “dreading” going to their holiday party because they’ll have to dodge a drunk and/or handsy coworker * 20 percent say they have had to fend off a coworker’s sexual ...
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    Gift Ideas for Your Unemployed Friends

    Gift Ideas for Your Unemployed Friends
    With the national unemployment rate above 10 percent and Kentucky's even higher, it's a fair bet that most people this holiday season know someone struggling to find a job in our slowly recovering economy. Rather than a manufactured trinket, here are eight gift ideas you the employed person can give that might help the unemployed land the biggest gift of all: ...
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    Zen and the Art of Holiday Party Dressing

    Zen and the Art of Holiday Party Dressing
    Writing on the Huffington Post, Friend of STA Brooke Moreland deftly breaks down the main types of holiday party outfits, what they say about you, and what others will think of you for wearing them. Here are a couple of highlights: * The LBD: You think it’s timeless, everyone else thinks it’s safe and predictable. They’re also all wearing LBDs themselves. ...
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    Answers to the Winter Holiday IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Winter Holiday IQ Quiz
    AdminSecret created the What's Your Winter Holiday IQ? quiz to help you learn more about all the winter holidays. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Winter Holiday IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Why do we hang ...
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    Everyday Objects That Have Gone Extinct Since 2000

    Everyday Objects That Have Gone Extinct Since 2000
    New York Magazine has put together a list of everyday objects that have gone extinct since 2000, and you won't believe what's on it. Check it out: 1. Answering machines 2. Lickable stamps 3. Foldable road maps 4. Cathode ray tube TVs 5. Incandescent light bulbs 6. Paying for pornography 7. Smoking in bars 8. Fax machines 9. Hydrox cookies 10. ...
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    5 Spring Activities That Won't Hurt Your Wallet

    5 Spring Activities That Won't Hurt Your Wallet
    As spring approaches, people want to be able to do fun and leisurely activities that do not cost them a lot of money. With the changing of the weather and people finding themselves outside more, it is important to find things for people to do with their family and friends that they can afford in such a tough economy. h4. *Go ...
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    New Year’s Resolutions? Put Some Teeth Into Yours!

    New Year’s Resolutions? Put Some Teeth Into Yours!
    It’s that time of year when we hear about the importance of New Year’s Resolutions. We all know and have heard about a million times the importance of goal setting. But, hey, can we get real here? Entrepreneur to entrepreneur. Salesperson to salesperon. You KNOW that you probably won’t reach all those ultra-lofty goals no matter how enthusiastic you are on ...
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    Dos and Don'ts of Summer Office Attire

    Dos and Don'ts of Summer Office Attire
    Those hazy, lazy days of summer can make a business suit feel as comfortable as a suit of armor. Fortunately, you can make a professional statement and still beat the heat with these tips. How Casual Is Summer Business-Casual? Even some of the most formal workplaces — such as those within the financial and legal industries — now institute a "casual ...
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    Upcoming Software: Microsoft Achieve for Time Management

    Upcoming Software: Microsoft Achieve for Time Management
    Being able to focus at work is tough in any organization, but Microsoft's (MSFT) flat and freewheeling culture can make the problem especially acute. The sprawling company has so many intertwined product groups that keeping up with all the developments around campus can become a job in itself. "At Microsoft, e-mails fly around, and you get hooked into so many meetings ...
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    Beat the Heat this Summer with Uncooking

    Beat the Heat this Summer with Uncooking
    With summer approaching quickly, here in Boston we've had a good amount of sun and the kind of temperatures that beg you to open the windows and feel the breeze. As the weather warms, I typically start craving different things. The outdoors, for instance! And instead of stews and soups, I want salads or sushi. Instead of Shiraz, I want sangria. ...
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    Google 411 Via Telephone!

    Google 411 Via Telephone!
    I was introduced to Google when I went back to work as an assistant in a law firm in Ottawa. I had taken time off to raise my daughter and when I came back computer technology had gone from DOS to Windows and the Internet was becoming very popular. I shied away from it however. I was happy just to know ...
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    Signs of the Times

    A Recession Special that doesn't involve hot dogs or a bowl of chili. This bike - on Broadway and 96th Street in New York - is advertised for 30% off its original price. h4. **_-> 1 out of 13 ->>_** [page] Forget the government - God has a bailout plan for Main Street h4. **_-> 2 out of 13 ->>_** ...
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    Don't Worry, Be Happy: Is Anxiety Genetic?

    Don't Worry, Be Happy: Is Anxiety Genetic?
    It’s 7 a.m. on Saturday morning and your phone starts ringing. Who could it be but your mom stressing about the latest doomsday email forward in her inbox? You roll your eyes and thank the good heavens you’re not a worrywart like your mother … until three days later when you find yourself losing sleep over what you’d do if that ...
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    Five-Star Service

    Five-Star Service
    Working relationship: Julia Hands, head of Hand Picked Hotels, which owns and renovates country house hotels, and her assistant, Louise Fiksen Some women buy shoes; Julia Hands buys country house hotels — 17 at the last count, including three in a bulkbuying spree in February. We are meeting at one of these and it is clear that Audleys Wood is something ...
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    Protect Our Planet: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

    Protect Our Planet: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
    You release greenhouse gases as a result of using energy to drive, using electricity to light and heat your home, and through other activities that support our quality of life like growing food, raising livestock and throwing away garbage. But you know what? Greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced through simple measures like changing light bulbs and properly inflating your tires. ...
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    Stressed Out? There's an App for That

    Stressed Out? There's an App for That
    Ever wished you had access to your therapist 24/7, without the high price tag of all that supervised navel gazing? Well, help is on the way in the form of what some psychologists are calling "mobile therapy" — applications you can download to your cell phone to help you track and manage your moods between therapy sessions. Dr. Margaret Morris, a ...
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    Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

    Making a few small changes in your home and yard can lead to big reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and save money. Explore our list of nine simple steps you can take around the house and yard to reduce greenhouse gas emissions-> All photos courtesy of Creative Commons. [page] *1. Change 5 lights* Change a light, and you help change ...
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    Reduce Your Carbon Footprint On the Road

    The burning of fuels releases carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere and contributes to climate change, but these emissions can be reduced by improving your car’s fuel efficiency. You can take the following actions to reduce your greenhouse gas emissions, reduce the nation's dependence on oil and save money -> All photos courtesy of Creative Commons. [page] *1. Buy smart* ...
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    Stress-Relieving Home Decor Ideas on a Budget

    Stress-Relieving Home Decor Ideas on a Budget
    Kim Danger, nationally-recognized savings expert and founder of www.mommysavers.com, has teamed up with Uniroyal Tire to release a series of e-books for the frugal-minded. The team’s e-books and videos can be found here, and they are available for free. My latest e-book, Pamper Yourself for Less, is all about making yourself a priority and creating some “me time.” The best place ...
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    $30 One Way: Airlines Offer Deep Cuts on Fares

    $30 One Way: Airlines Offer Deep Cuts on Fares
    A trio of discount airlines led by Southwest on Tuesday rolled out some of the lowest fares seen in years. Southwest (LUV) is offering one-way fares of $30 on routes up to 400 miles, $60 on flights up to 750 miles and $90 on longer routes. The prices, which don't include taxes and fees, are good for travel between Sept. 9 ...
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