I Like to Keep it Simple: Interview with Anne Flipo

Anne Flipo, an IFF Master Perfumer, created some of the biggest, greatest fragrances of the last decade and, more recently, produced Libre and Libre Eau de Parfum Intense for YSL. We sat with her for a while on the day of YSL's Babycat Club, the launch of the brand’s seasonal collection, and talked about Libre and perfumes in general. Ksenia Golovanova: Would you say you have a distinct style... Read full article: I Like to Keep it Simple: Interview with Anne Flipo from Fragrantica Perfumes an...
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Thai Curried Hokkaido Soup with Kale

We enjoy many various recipes for pumpkin (winter squash) soup,; but this is by far our favorite. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 medium onion or shallot 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, de-seded and chopped 2 tablespoons ginger, grated 1 stalk lemmon grass, chopped or 1 teaspoon powder 1 teaspoon turmeric 3 tablespoons vegan red curry paste 1 15 ounce can puree winter squash or pumpkin (Hokkaido, butternut), or 1 (14 oz.) can, rinsed and drained, or 3½ cups ...
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The Evolution of Amber, Vol. II: The Sun Gods, Shalimar, and Iso E Super

For those that missed Vol. I you can find it here: The Evolution of Amber, Vol. I: “Amber” In All Its Forms   * * *   If what you now know as the amber note smells to you both ancient and modern, as if it’s traveled eons and not forgotten a thing – landing in the 21st century, in an outfit that’s somehow stylish all over again – then its fame is also owed to the fact that it writes i... Read full article: The Evolution of Amber, Vol. II: The Sun Gods, Shalimar, and Iso E Super from Fragrantica ...
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Job diary: I've been a professional tarot card reader for over 20 years — here's what my days are like

The author Patti Woods during a virtual tarot card reading during the pandemic. Patti Woods Patti Woods, 49, has been a professional tarot card reader for over 20 years.Although she stopped holding in-person sessions during the pandemic, she says people are still reaching out to her for virtual readings.She charges $50 for a half-hour session and works out of a spare room in her home.A reputable reader won't tell you that someone in your family is going to die or that there's curse placed o...
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Zac Posen Headlines New Education Series for Stacey Bendet’s Creatively Job Platform

Stacey Bendet’s new job platform Creatively is now offering free educational programming. Celebrity fashion designer Zac Posen headlines the series, which kicks off on Oct. 19, with a class in draping on Oct. 27. Creatively, which is free, allows members to use its portfolio tools to showcase their work and find jobs and internships. The […]
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Adidas Blends Surreal, Satisfying Art and ASMR in a 12-Hour Video Starring Its New Shoe

Adidas Originals has created a rather bizarre 12-hour YouTube video featuring its new ZX sneaker and describes the extremely long-form work as typical of the "escapism content" consumed by teens online. The video, on a channel titled "ZXience Network" features a stream of "oddly satisfying" ASMR-like clips that have only the trainer in common. It...
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How to Get PrEP for Cheap

It’s unfair and frankly stupid that we have to worry about other illnesses while a pandemic rages its way through our country. But life goes on, and so do all the other things that threaten it—including HIV. It’s not always easy to access the medication that prevents HIV transmission, but if you know a few tricks, it…Read more...
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Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice! Delicious Fall Goodies And Seasonal Treats

Want some delicious fall treats? Boy have we got a TREAT for you! Indulge in these delicious fall goodies from Sugar Plum. Go ahead, you deserve it! Pumpkin Spice Almonds Crunchy, tasty, vegan-friendly and packed full of flavor, Sugar Plum’s handcrafted kettle-cooked Pumpkin Spice Almonds are the undisputed taste-of-the-fall snacking champion! Generously coated with specially-crafted blend of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and other exotic spices which tastefully amplify the nut...
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Problems You Only Need to Solve Once

If you have a recurring problem and you can reasonably expect it to recur, solve the problem once. Really solve it. Document your solution. Then run your solution each time the problem occurs. This form of process documentation is common in business. I recommend you use it in your personal life as well. Here are some examples of problems you can solve just once: Do you get up right away when your alarm goes off in the morning without ever using the snooze button?If you’re feeling anxiou...
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Top 5 Sex Swing Positions

Sex on a swing…is that even possible? Hell, yeah! With sturdy, superbly strong, and soft sex swings, you’re the king of the sex mountain. Although swings are among the best BDSM toys, it doesn’t mean all people can’t enjoy them! Sex swings allow your phantasies to come true in ways you could never imagine! Are all swings the same? Nope. That is why you need to decide what sex swing to purchase first. Does it have to stay in your room all the time or need to be removed right after sex? If you’r...
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Boost Your C-Level Job Search: Hidden Job Tips + My Executive Search Tools

For the past few months, I have been focusing on sharing with my executive clients and readers where the money is flowing and what industries and niches are growing. See the latest hidden executive job opportunities from Crunchbase below! If you are in a passive or active job search and would like to learn how […] The post Boost Your C-Level Job Search: Hidden Job Tips + My Executive Search Tools first appeared on
Tags: Careers, Venture Capital, Crunchbase, Executive Job Search, Executive Career Management & Executive Jobs, Executive Job Search Tips, Business Startups, Hidden Job Opportunities, Hidden Job Market. Unadvertised Jobs

Sunday Firesides: Your Younger Self Is Your Greatest Mentor

Everyone hopes to find good mentors in life — folks who shape your character, point you down positive paths, and model new possibilities for living. We typically think of mentors as being older, and found at school, work, church, etc. But they can in fact be younger, and more intimately proximate than you ever imagined. When something reminds you of a past period in your life, the trigger can stir poignant recollections; for example, drive by your old high school, and feelings of nostalgia...
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Linda Evangelista praises women accusing her ex-husband of rape

Exclusive: supermodel speaks out after four more women accuse Gérald Marie of sexual misconductThe supermodel Linda Evangelista has praised the “courage and strength” shown by a growing number of women accusing her ex-husband, the model agency boss Gérald Marie, of sexual misconduct and rape.Speaking exclusively to the Guardian’s Weekend magazine, Evangelista said she believed the women’s accounts of their experiences with Marie, who for over three decades was among the most powerful figures in ...
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These 10 cities are tailor-made for first-time homebuyers

By looking at factors such as payment-to-income ratios, a new report from SmartAsset finds that smaller cities within driving distance of a major urban center fare the best overall.
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Bitter Peach: Abstract Art in Perfumery

  When discussing abstract art, people often remember artist Wassily Kandinsky's words: "Painting is a thundering collision of different worlds, intended to create a new world in and from the struggle with one another, a new world which is the work of art."   Scent of Apricots on the Fields, 1944, Arshile Gorky   Bitter Peach by Tom Ford is abstract art in the world of perfumery. However, ... Read full article: Bitter Peach: Abstract Art in Perfumery from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Mag...
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Meet 2019's Rising Stars of Wall Street from firms like Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, and Apollo shaking up investing, trading, and dealmaking

NYSE; Edison Partners; Tradeweb; Ruobing Su/Business Insider Meet the 2019 class of Wall Street's rising stars.From starting a hedge fund before age 30 to running their own alternative-data shops and helping lead $27 billion investments, this group of young finance leaders is in a league of its own.It was harder than ever this year to select just 25 people. Our selection criteria: We asked that nominees be 35 or under, based in the US, and stand out from their peers. Editors made the final...
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An Embarrassing Tale and Lessons Learned

A few years ago my wife and our found ourselves in a whirlwind of a few months as we surprisingly packed up our house and moved. Wow. That statement summarizes so much. My days were so busy I would say I did “cross fit” for 12 to 14 hours a day… packing boxes, moving things, taking donations to thrift shops or the dump, fixing things… it was exhausting. We found ourselves in a move we didn’t imagine we’d be in. It was good, but it was a ton of work. The plan was for us to sell our house and use...
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17 tips to save money when starting a new business

One of the most important aspects of a business running on little money is the big idea. gpointstudio/Shutterstock Crises often inspire entrepreneurs to create new businesses -- Airbnb, Beyond Meat, and Venmo were born in the recession. However, launching a company during an economic downturn typically forces founders to start up on a budget and save whatever they can. There are several ways to start your business without having to break the bank, as long as you have a great idea and a goo...
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Bath & Body Works Black Friday 2020 Dates and News

Bath and Body Works Black Friday 2020 dates and news has been announced today and I think maybe it’s going to change how we do Black Friday this year. As you know many stores have been announcing that they will be closed for Thanksgiving this year! That’s such a welcome relief for those that work in retail as having to eat turkey and rush to work without actually enjoying the holiday reason sucks. Thanksgiving has always been a day that 99% major retailers shut down but in recent years they ...
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Ciate Missy Piggy Collection Brings Back That Time She Worked at a Makeup Counter

Ciate Missy Piggy Collection is a new makeup launch that the brand collaborated with Disney to create! As you know last year, Ciate also did a Jessica Rabbit Collection which everyone swooned over as well! I swear as soon as I seen this I instantly though of Missy Piggy working behind a makeup counter with Joan Rivers! That was like thee most epic scene in Muppet history and as someone who has such a heavy hand with makeup I can soooo relate! You might remember that there was a MAC Miss Piggy...
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15 Cord-Pieces, mit denen der Herbst richtig kuschelig wird

Gott segne Cord! Einen herbstlicheren Stoff gibt es kaum – und glücklicherweise hat er längst seinen ehemals staubigen Ruf abgelegt, den er den verbeulten Blazern uralter Erdkundelehrer*innen zu verdanken hatte.Seit 2017 feiert Cord dank einiger großer Designer wie Prada und Isabel Marant sein vielseitiges und -farbiges Revival. Während wir uns also auf die Jahreszeit einstellen, in der wir es uns gern gemütlich machen, liefern uns dazu Labels von Uniqlo über Levi's bis hin zu & Other Stories d...
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The Escape: Talus Lodge

Photo: Noel Rogers. When we began this series, The Escape, we imagined it would be a slippery slope. It turns out the slope is blue-ice slick. Cabin-lust is real.   This past spring, just as Covid-19 began making headlines in the U.S., one of the best treat makers on the planet, Zoë Roy, was chef at Talus Lodge. Roy, along with a friend who is rumored to ride bicycles in all forms, settled at the lodge for approximately two-months as the U.S. and Canada worked out their Covid-19 related bo...
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Two New $15 Sephora Favorite Sets for Holiday 2020

If you need to treat your self to a little something there’s the new Sephora Favorites Mini Mistle Glow Clean Highlight Set and Mini Mistle Glow Highlight Set that are $15 each! Such cute little sets at a steal of a price! Here’s what inside ’em! Sephora Favorites Mini Mistle Glow Clean Highlight Set $15 Anastasia Beverly Hills Mini Dewy Set Setting Spray (1 oz) Becca Cosmetics Ignite Liquified Light Highlighter in Passion (1.5 oz) NUDESTIX Nudies All Over Face Color Glow in Hey Honey (0.07...
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I'm Chris Hemsworth's stunt double. I've been set on fire, smashed through glass, and fallen down dozens of stairs. Here's what my job is like.

Bobby Holland Hanton as Chris Hemsworth's stunt double in "Thor." Bobby Holland Hanton Bobby Holland Hanton is a 36-year old British professional stunt performer for film and TV. He's been Chris Hemsworth's stunt double since filming "Thor: The Dark World" in 2012, and has worked in other blockbuster hits like "The Dark Knight Rises," "Inception," "Skyfall," two Harry Potter films, and the latest Mission Impossible, to name a few. Hanton grew up as a national-level gymnast, played semi...
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Now in Stores: Penhaligon's The Favourite

Penhaligon's The Favourite comes as chapter 18 of the brilliant Penhaligon's 150 year span story, and it's now available for purchase, so naturally we had to test it for you. The Penhaligon's presentation of the 150th anniversary couldn't be more enthusiastic. "One mustn’t stand in the way of a well-needed celebration, and Penhaligon’s have just the thing! 2020 sees the sesquicentennial of ou... Read full article: Now in Stores: Penhaligon's The Favourite from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes...
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Model Mia Kang reveals how Muay Thai saved her life from anorexia

Kang tells all in her new memoir "Knockout."
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How to Get Rid of Acne Scars 8 Ways: The Complete Guide

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars 8 Ways: The Complete Guide Acne loves to leave its mark. And those marks are universally unpleasant, whether it’s the big, red blemish on the day you’re meeting your spouse’s boss or the bumpy scars leftover from last year’s big breakout. But if you had to choose between the two, you’d probably take the blemish over the scaring — just because the blemish is temporary. Acne scars, on the other hand, can feel like a tattoo you didn’t ask for. Fortunately, there are sol...
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Sim Series: 90s XI v Now XI

We’re going to play another Sim Series. The last few were a bit Ashes-centric so this time we’re going to pit a World 90s XI against a World Now XI. If you don’t about Sim Series, this is how it works: we pick two fantasy teams based on some flimsy premise or other and then we pit them against each other using the ‘All-Time Greats’ mode in long-running cricket management game, Cricket Captain. A brief history of Sim Series We started off by playing two Tests between Sri Lanka and En...
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7 Workplace Safety Guidelines for Your HR Department

  Increase your employees’ productivity and prevent workplace-related injuries at the same time. Know the role the HR department plays to ensure employees’ safety, the importance of creating a safe and friendly environment, and how it boosts workers’ morale! Working eight to ten hours a day, five days a week is very tiring for any employee. The Human Resource (HR) department plays a crucial role in making sure that they are providing their employees with a safe and healthy working environment....
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Netflix’ Die Gehörlosen-Uni zeigt: Wir haben keine Ahnung vom Taubsein

Deaf U Achtung: Spoiler für Staffel 1 von Netflix’ Die Gehörlosen-Uni direkt voraus! Die neue Doku-Serie Die Gehörlosen-Uni ist seit Anfang des Monats auf Netflix und gewährt uns einen ehrlichen Einblick in die Leben tauber Studierenden an der privaten Gehörlosen-Universität Gallaudet. Die Reality-Show wirft dabei eine interessante Frage auf: Was bedeutet eigentlich Zugehörigkeit, wenn es für alle so leicht ist, sich „anders“ zu fühlen?  Vor allem in der zweiten Episode stellt sich ...
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