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3 career experts share the keywords that stand out on a cover letter

Cover letters are tough to crack They're the lengthier cousins of resumes, requiring you to call upon your writing skills and explain why you deserve the job. It can be a frustrating process, one that sometimes feels like a blatant cry...Show More Summary

It's hard enough to balance a cocktail, let alone on ice skates

St. Moritz, Switzerland hosts a multitude of winter sports, including skiing, ice skating, tobogganing and more recently snowboarding. It was and is a favorite destination of the super-rich, allegedly ranking as one of the very mostShow More Summary

1959: Seville's extraordinary Holy Week festival, celebrated since 1350 A.D.

Since the 14th century, the festival of Semana Santa (Holy Week) is celebrated across Spain. In Christianity, Holy Week is the one-week period preceding Easter, the day believers celebrate Jesus rising from the dead The week of observation in Seville is undoubtedly the most elaborate. Show More Summary

This Instagram of Disneyland's feral cats will make you purr

There are well-known animals at Disneyland—the goats in the petting zoo and the horses on Main Street—and then there are ones that fly under the radar: the feral cats that prey on rodents. Sorry Mickey Disney doesn't like to talk about...Show More Summary

Going global: 6 opportunities to take advantage of when working abroad

Young Americans are a shockingly mobile workforce. A recent large-scale study revealed that 59% of Americans between 21 and 30 years of age are willing to work overseas — and while Americans’ willingness to relocate still ranks low compared to the global workforce, U.S. Show More Summary

Brutal bull fighting is livelihood for some in rural Haiti

In rural Haiti, gambling extends beyond slot machines and poker tables The Haitian tradition of fighting bulls is similar to a cock or dog fight, but on a larger scale, as the animals are bigger and the stakes higher. More than a century...Show More Summary

'This young man should not be dead': Hundreds protest NY police shooting

NEW YORK — Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demanded a full investigation Saturday into what law enforcement...Show More Summary

5 can't-miss apps: Carousel, Cheezburger, Next Glass and more

With Uber enraging users and sparking a Senate investigation into its privacy polices, you may have overlooked some of this week's best new apps Luckily, each weekend, we round up our favorite new and updated apps, so you won't missShow More Summary

Show us your best Grumpy Cat scowl

Grumpy Cat has finally hit the silver screen and she's none too happy about it! Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever premieres on Lifetime Nov. 29, and we're totally not excited about it. But we are teaming up with Lifetime to prepare for...Show More Summary

Whatever happens to Google Glass, it's been a boon to smart glasses

Wearable technology took a hit this past week after many began proclaiming the apparent demise of Google Glass. Once the "hot new thing," Glass has had a tough time ever since Reuters reported many developers had stopped building software for the gadget. Show More Summary

Aerial footage shows massive roof collapse after barrage of heavy snow

Aerial footage released Saturday by the Eerie County Sheriff's Office of a massive roof collapse underscores how badly the barrage of snow has impacted area towns The video, released on the sheriff's Facebook page, was shot on Friday, according to the footage's timestamp. Show More Summary

These are the tablets to put on your Black Friday hit list

The retail sales battle lines have been drawn: Black Friday is upon us. Some deals will be genuinely rare and valuable, while others will simply be normal discounts dressed up in Black Friday camouflage Distinguishing between the two...Show More Summary

Woman hides camera on her butt to promote prostate cancer awareness

Another day, another hidden camera experiment that seems to expose men leering at women...kind of CJ Koegel, a fitness trainer and former MTV personality, has produced a video that features a woman wearing tight-fitting yoga pants and...Show More Summary

Hitler painting fetches $161,000 at German auction

He's history's murderous megalomaniac who just won't go away: The ghost of Adolf Hitler is back — this time with art in tow A watercolor painting titled "Standesamt und Altes Rathaus Muenchen" ("Civil Registry Office and Old Town Hall...Show More Summary

Listen to Jennifer Lawrence sing a haunting tune from 'Mockingjay'

Add singing to Jennifer Lawrence's extensive list of talents (see: shooting a bow and arrow, goofy red carpet faces, Oscar-worthy acting) The Hunger Games released audio of Lawrence singing "The Hanging Tree" from Mockingjay - Part 1,...Show More Summary

NASA taught astronauts about zero gravity using cats

It is a well-known phenomenon that a cat falling upside down has the ability to turn its body mid-air so that it lands on its feet. Nobody had attempted to analyze the the "falling cat" movement mathematically until 1969, when T.R. Kane and M.P. Show More Summary

Buffalo braces for flooding and roof collapses due to melting snow

Concerns that warming temperatures will melt snow in Buffalo have prompted residents to brace for potential flooding In a press conference Friday afternoon, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state was stockpiling equipment...Show More Summary

Not a fan of Uber? Here's how other ride-sharing apps measure up

Uber has been the king of the taxi-alternative market for awhile now, but after a series of controversial reports about the company's ethics, some are deleting the app and looking elsewhere. In what was probably Uber's worst week yet, news surfaced that top executive Emil Michael wanted to dig up dirt on journalists who were critical of the company. Show More Summary

Kim Kardashian's butt is now helping kids study for the SAT

It's Kim Kardashian's butt's world, and we're all just living in it Considering the fact that Kim K.'s Paper Magazine spread broke the Internet last week, students can no longer actively study for the SATs. But Catalyst Prep has prepared...Show More Summary

17 worst selfies of 2014

A successful selfie requires proper skill, execution and just the right amount of self-absorbedness. Unfortunately, any number of factors can turn the perfect selfie into a complete and total disaster The year 2014 had some pretty awesome selfies, but the good must come with the bad. Show More Summary

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