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Here’s the Right Way to Approach Your Gym Crush

You know, meeting people offline isn’t easy. Once you’re post-college, your options for finding true love IRL are limited. You can hang out at bars, wait for […]

Be Well Philly

Women Want to Look Thin and Muscled, According to New Study

The fitness world has been saying it for a long time: Strong is the new sexy. And now, it would seem, a majority of women […]

Business

This One Thing Motivates Employees More Than Money

To get your employees working harder, don’t promise them pay raises per se, says a new Harvard Business Review study — instead, make sure your […]

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Scientists Just Found Another Reason You Can Blame Winter for Making You Fat

As far as excuses go for reason’s we, um, fill out a little during the winter, we’ve used them all: it’s too cold to exercise, the days are too […]

Business

Why Aren’t Philadelphians Aiming for the Corner Office?

LinkedIn started off the New Year by looking at how professionals across its platform view success. For example, is getting the corner office everyone’s goal […]

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Scientists May Have Cracked Why Smelling Your Boyfriend’s Shirt Feels So Soothing

We’ve all known for a long time that burying your face in your partner’s shirt and breathing in deeply can feel pretty soothing, but now […]

Business

Philadelphia: The No. 1 City for Diversity in Sciences, Tech

Philadelphia is the nation’s no. 1 city for diversity in STEM, according to a new ranking from the financial technology company SmartAsset. The 2017 ranking […]

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Turns Out, Canola Oil May Not Be So Good For You After All

You would think that something that’s made of vegetables would get a free pass onto the “healthy” list. But even though canola oil — the […]

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A New Study Suggests Women Are “Naturally More Fit” Than Men

In the classic Amanda Bynes movie She’s the Man (raise your hand if this was the sleepover movie at your middle school), the coach turns down Bynes’ character’s request […]

News

Philly’s Poverty Rate Is the Highest Among U.S. Big Cities

Pew Charitable Trusts’ Philadelphia Research Initiative released the findings of a new report on Wednesday that examined, in detail, our city’s poor. At 25.7 percent, […]

Business

How Social Media Makes You Buy Things You Never Knew You Needed

It’s not news that online shopping is on the rise, but what’s really mind boggling is just how many people shop online after seeing a […]

Business

Venture Capitalists Made Fewer Bets on Philly in 2017

If you talk to almost any entrepreneur in Philadelphia about what the region’s innovation ecosystem lacks, chances are the word “capital” will be among their […]

Be Well Philly

How to Cut Back on the One Thing You’re Definitely Eating Too Much Of

Lately, nutritionists and dietitians have been telling us that we’re eating too much sugar — but what about the salty stuff? It’s not breaking news that we’re consuming too […]

News

Drexel Study: Why Philly Should Use Rainwater to Flush Toilets

Purified water is wasted in toilet bowls, but flushing is the single largest source of water consumption in the U.S. Some researchers at Drexel University […]

Property

Center City Housing Market Still Strong, But…

Though the pace has slowed a bit from the torrid level of 2013, new housing continues to be produced in Greater Center City at a […]