We’ve rolled the clocks forward and it’s officially spring next week. Ahh…fresh cut flowers, sunshine, and spring fever. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up some reading material about the sports we’re watching, home hints we’re following, and job-seeking advice we like.
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Next Issue Picks
The Fittest & Fattest Cities in America
“Men’s Fitness” gave America a physical, and looked at much more than just the vitals. Then they made a house call to the fittest city (where 86% of the population gets regular exercise) to learn its secret.
Wine Pairing for Beginners
For F&W’s simplest pairing guide ever, wines are placed into five basic categories with excellent, easy recipes to match from star chef, Hugh Acheson.
Tanya Brown: Murder's Painful Legacy
Nearly 20 years after Nicole Brown Simpson was killed and her ex O.J. Simpson acquitted, Nicole’s sister opens up about the nightmare, and is learning to live again.
O.K., Glass: Make Google Eyes
When Google co-founder, Sergey Brin, discovered his high risk for Parkinson’s disease, thanks to his wife’s genetic-testing start-up, his life changed. Now Brin’s romance with Google Glass marketing manager, Amanda Rosenberg, has Silicon Valley asking big questions.
Spring Sports Stories
MLS Kickoff Time
The 2014 MLS season should be one of the most exciting ever. This year, some top American talent is playing at home instead of leaving for Europe. Plus, the MLS is adding more teams every season. Check out the map to see the cities that today’s 19 teams call home.
The Game That Saved March Madness
By almost eliminating top seed Georgetown in a 1989 first-round tournament game, Princeton made sure Cinderella would always get invited to the ball. Make sure to check out the bonus video.
Upsets in the Making
Every March, a few Cinderellas light up the tournament (and shred your bracket). But, thanks to this “Giant Killers” model, this year, you’ll see them coming.
The Assignment: Follow Tiger Woods all around Augusta National, from arrival to departure. Here’s what you didn’t see on TV.
It's Your Career
Life Lessons: 5 Job Interview Mistakes to Avoid
Your handshake is firm, your eye contact exceptional, and your thank-you notes are the perfect mix of professionalism and personality. But hold on: Experts share the less obvious uh-ohs that could derail your chances.
The World's Most Admired Companies
Go work for the innovators, disrupters, and adversity-resilient companies that top “Fortune’s” annual ranking. #17 Nordstrom. #7 Walt Disney. #1 Apple. Don’t miss the five special covers, with “touch to see company name and rank” interactivity.
How to Get Hired
Anyone who’s job-hunted knows: It’s all-consuming. Writing cover letters, getting the résumé together, asking friends for leads—it’s worse than actually having a job! So how do you find a position you’ll love next year, and maybe longer? Here, your seven-step master plan.
Fight for What You Deserve
Making less than you should? Take these steps to earn what you’re worth. Also check out the Career Playbook story for tips on excelling on the job and turning setbacks into comebacks.
Spray, swipe and sponge your way to sparkling rooms with these simple strategies.
In the Spring of Things
Curtis Stone celebrates the most vibrant of seasons with bright, versatile ingredients. Carrots, leeks, artichokes, peas, asparagus, and rhubarb.
We bet you’ve got at least $200 hidden somewhere in your house—here’s how to find it. Sell some gear with these top-dollar tricks.
Quick and easy decorating ideas to refresh and recharge every room in your house. Float some flowers. Paint an unexpected spot. Get creative with color.