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Latest Articles

Supporting Working Parents: A Guide for Companies and Coworkers

Evernote parents share their thoughts on how companies and coworkers can do their part to make the load a bit lighter. From providing benefits to setting the tone for a more caring culture, there’s a lot that businesses, managers, and colleagues without children can do to support working parents with space, empathy, and a little human kindness.
By Jessi Craige Shikman
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Don’t Take The ‘Free’ in Freelancing Too Seriously – Ashley Alt –

As I drove away from my corporate job, I felt a little sad. Should I have left? And then the sadness shifted to excitement. I’m free! I am — quite literally — free. No more structure, no more “I’m sorry I’m going to be late” emails, no more dealing with things I simply didn’t want to deal with.
By Ashley Alt
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10 Ways to Live Like a Gentleman – Rochelle Sampy –

Living like a gentleman is more than dressing to impress. It is a mindset that a gentleman uses to develop his physical goals or outcomes so that he can then experience rewards in his lifestyle. It can never be learnt in a day and often takes years to live by these principles. He must learn to find his own comfort zone and trust his instincts and of those around him. Here are 10 ways you can do this: If you are responsible for leading a team within your company, try to paint a picture of how yo
By Rochelle Sampy
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The Amazing Thing That Happened When I Stopped Being Afraid of Everything

Stress is really just fear — fear of not making a deadline, fear of failure, fear of not making enough money, and fear of not feeling good enough. If stress is, in fact, in direct correlation with fear, how do we train our minds to stop fear before that all too familiar and uneasy feeling of stress takes over? When my confidence became (very unexpectedly) compromised a few years ago, I felt lost, numb and most of all, scared. I literally did not recognize the person in the mirror and I didn’t
By Ashley Alt
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AC Milan Greatest XI and subs

AC Milan rightfully claim a spot as one of the biggest clubs in world football. Though various issues have resulted in a downturn in fortunes, they have had spells of complete domestic and European dominance. Only Juventus have more Scudettos, only Real Madrid can beat their seven Champions Leagues. From the Swedish invasion of the 1950s and 1960s to Arrigo Sacchi’s revolution and Fabio Cappelo’s evolution with Carlo Ancelotti’s 2000s dream team to follow, the Rossonieri have spent decades sti
By Gursimran Hans
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Places You Never Vacuum but Probably Should – Vacuums 360 –

Keeping your home clean and germ-free can be a constant struggle for most. Thankfully, vacuum cleaners like Dyson, Shark and Bissell continue to make everyone’s lives easier, providing a fast and efficient way of removing dirt, grime and just about any other airborne ugliness that settles on surfaces. However, besides the obvious locations to start your vacuuming, many people miss some of the biggest hotspots for dirt and germs. Here are 3 places your Dyson may have never visited, but probably should.
By Josh Nadeau
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A Tale Of Two Rulers: An Analysis (spoilers) – Lucy Turner –

I want to start out by saying that a love story between Zelda and Ganondorf is a rather interesting one. One that has always played out in the minds of many, but has not been put onto paper until recently. Well… several years ago, and not finished yet as this is an ongoing comic. I also want to point out that the overly realistic art style mixed with cartoony antics and jokes is pretty fun to look at and behold. I have to give this artist kudos for their wonderful artistic prowess, as I can’t d
By Lucy Turner
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Top 10 modern no. 10s you’ve probably never heard off

In football, no.10s, the forward players just behind the main striker often stir up the most emotion. These players are often enigmatic, can do things with oranges that most cannot do without a football and contribute with goals and assists and just moments of sheer ecstasy. This article is dedicated to 10 of these men who have graced the game in the last 20 years that you may not have heard off. The only player on the list still playing professionally for Czech side Slavia Prague. Having burs
By Gursimran Hans
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How to Tailor Your Resume – LA Myers –

Tailoring your resume for Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) is something new for many job seekers. After all, doesn’t every hiring manager actually read the resume you spent so much time on? Unfortunately, there is simply not enough time in the world for hiring managers or recruiters to read every resume that crosses their desk or lands in their inbox. Fortunately, there is a way that you can make it past the ATS to have the hiring manager’s awesome eyes lay upon your resume.
By Lori Myers
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Why Luna Grill Offering A Vegan Burger Was A Bad Business Decision

First of all, 10.75 for a burger by itself seems to be a bit expensive. I know this is California, and the hipsters like their asparagus water, but when I spend 10.75 cents, I expect fries and coleslaw and perhaps free bread on the table. You can literally buy a pack of 4 beyond meat patties for 6$. The main issue with this burger arose because they “cannot make it vegan style” due to the fact that they butter their pans and apparently it takes too long to take 10 seconds out of your day to was
By Lucy Turner
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Breath of the Wild Link Is A Gary Stu – Lucy Turner –

Nintendo’s guide on how to make a character that everyone sucks the dick of. I just can’t help myself. What is this, the 7th or 8th post that I made about this game? Anyways. Love this game, and wasted over 200 hours of my life that I am never going to get back with it. And loved almost every moment of that time wasted. However, just because I love a game, doesn’t mean I can’t shit on it. One issue that both me and my husband have when it comes to this game is the fact that Link is just about
By Lucy Turner
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Breath Of The Wild’s Monsters Are A Bit… Boring – Lucy Turner –

Zelda: Breath of the Wild, has easily become my favorite Zelda game of all time. I have spend about 200 hours of my life spaying the game, beating it in both normal mode, as well as master mode, and also getting all 120 shrines and all of the outfits (besides all the DLC yet). That is days upon days of my plastered to my husband’s Nintendo Switch, and playing this game instead of doing anything more productive with my time. Now this is not my first time talking about this game. I not only have
By Lucy Turner
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What Makes You Want to Change The World? – Asif Iqbal Khan –

There are a lot of brutal and horrific incidents that are taking place right now all over the world. Some of these incidents are big enough to come to the international news and some are not. Some people are unfortunate enough to see the events right before their eyes, and the really unfortunate ones are falling victims of the disaster. So, does that mean the little incidents are not so important? I live in Dhaka, Bangladesh. My country is right beside India. It’s a developing country. My count
By Asif Iqbal Khan
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Is Buying Groceries Online Really Cheaper? – Lucy Turner –

I am a frugal as hell woman, and that means that if I can clip a coupon to get something for free, you are damn well sure that is what I am going to do. But with sites like Amazon Price, Shipt, and Brandless taking the world by storm, is it worth the money to be lazy? My husband hates the fact that I spend hours perusing the aisles of the grocery store, but at the same time, he enjoys the mountains of food that I bring home for low prices. However, neither of us have a car, so that means that w
By Lucy Turner
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Stuck in a Rut? Tinker with Your Routine – Taking Note –

We’ve all heard about that perfect routine. We’re supposed to wake up with the sunrise, meditate, squeeze in a workout, eat a balanced breakfast, and then get to work before everyone else. This will set intention for our day — we’ll methodically work through our to-do lists while staying on top of our messages (without letting them distract us from deep work, of course).
By Jessi Craige Shikman
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Did Hitler Make Pink Feminine? – Lucy Turner –

Hitler marked homosexuals with a pink triangle to be killed for being “undesirables.” But did this make pink from masculine to feminine? It’s a lot more nuanced than that. This may be shocking to hear, but pink used to be a manly color. Well, in some circles. The idea of gendered colors did not really become rigid until pretty recently. Before the 1930’s, different sources had different things to say about colors. For instance, one source from the Earnshaw’s Infants’ Department publication in 1
By Lucy Turner
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Rohingya refugees sure to pay the price as Monsoon season approaches in Bangladesh

The world has watched one of the most tragic contemporary examples of massive ethnic cleansing, now totaling over 680,000 Rohingya refugees forced to flee Myanmar. Now, with Mother Nature ramping up in preparation for monsoon season, things are about to get a lot worse.
By ceci sturman
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My Little Pony Has Some Petty Villains – Lucy Turner –

I know that My Little Pony is supposed to be a kids show, but if they are also going to appeal to the older population of viewers as well, as least make your villains understandable. Take one of the first bad guys in the series: Princess Luna. She turns evil because ponies sleep at night but played during the day. The Great and Powerful Trixie is simply a show pony who’s way of living was destroyed because she tried too hard to act as if she had more magical prowess than Twilight. Discord is
By Lucy Turner
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Sorry Vox, But Eating Healthy Is Not Expensive – Lucy Turner –

Comparing apples to donuts is not only unfair, but also poor journalism People complain all the time that junk food is just that much cheaper than their healthier counterpart. Just compare a 1$ value burger with a large chicken salad, right? But there is something severely wrong with this idea: Apples are NOT the epitome of health. For instance, for 10$, you can buy 10 donuts, or you can buy 8–10 pounds of dry beans. With 8 pounds, that is 12,575 calories of cooked beans, which also has fiber,
By Lucy Turner
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Book Review: Homicide: A Year On The Killing Streets

That fact that my copy of Homicide: A Year On The Killing Streets got battered in the post is quite poetic. It is a gritty, hard-hitting story. David Simon who would go on to produce hit TV series The Wire, spent 1988 shadowing the homicide squad of Baltimore Police Department whilst on sabbatical from his job as a reporter at The Baltimore Sun. It is quite simply, a stunning example of immersive journalism as Simon gets under the skin of the detectives, the suspects, the lawyers, the witnesse
By Gursimran Hans
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Coding is Hard – Asif Iqbal Khan –

The date was 17th September 2014. Winter was knocking at the door. All the students were wearing comfy warm clothes. The leaves were falling and the morning breeze was both relaxing and cool. American International University-Bangladesh was the name of the university. It’s located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A bunch of students was gathering in front of the Computer Science department. Very few were talking but most of them were silent. We all had one thing common that day. We all were new students a
By Asif Iqbal Khan
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6 Activities To Help Find Work That Aren’t Applying For Jobs

Of course, you should be applying to new jobs every day. But we all know how tiresome and repetitive this can become, and besides, it isn’t the only thing that can help you land that new (and better) position. We have lives outside of work to begin with, and just because your direction changes doesn’t mean your personality has to be put on hold. In fact, just the opposite. Companies want people who can get the job done from day-to-day, but they also want to like the person they are working alo
By Jonathan Marshall
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