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After Listening to 25,000 Pitches, Richard Branson Has 1 Simple Tip for Entrepreneurs

If your pitch can't fit in this format, don't bother pitching the Virgin billionaire.<p>The spark that created one of the fastest growing companies in Richard Branson's Virgin empire came courtesy of a beer coaster.<p>In his new autobiography, <i>Finding My Virginity</i>, the billionaire entrepreneur recalls the …

Our rivers and lakes contain a scary number of pesticides and pharmaceuticals

And they only tested for a fraction of the 85,000 known chemicals<p>From pesticides to caffeine, chemicals that affect living organisms are making their way into the nation’s rivers and streams. That's the conclusion reached by a pair of complimentary studies by the US Geological Survey (USGS) and the …

Pesticides

Time releases Speciale Pedals

It's about Time! ...See what I did there?<p>What came before the Egg… beater? Long before Crank Brothers kept it simple with the Egg Beater, Time …

iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8, Pixel 2 XL: Which should you buy?

So you want a big-screen phone and the Pixel 2 XL, iPhone X and Galaxy Note 8 are catching your eye. Which one do you buy? Decisions, decisions.<p>The best policy is to wait until our reviews are in. Some of you are going to preorder regardless, so for you, we're going to break down the pros and cons …

How to Write Product Descriptions That Sell

At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings, and they need to be as persuasive as possible.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings -- whether it’s for a menu, merchandise items or services. …

Product Management

Amazon No Match For The 'Costco Experience'

Last June, less than a month after reporting revenue and earnings that once again beat consensus expectations, Costco (COST) investors were enjoying …

Naked Mona Lisa By Da Vinci, Discovered In France, Is Rocking The Art World

It’s entitled ‘Joconde Nue’ and ’Monna Vanna,’ and French scientists studying the charcoal drawing of a topless woman with a face similar to that of the Mona Lisa, the best known portrait in the world exposed at the Louvre Museum in Paris, believe it was at least partially painted by Leonardo Da …

Art

The 3 Days Your Employees Are Most Likely to Quit, According to Research

Boost employee retention by using these 3 dates to your advantage.<p>It's not just what happens at work that makes employees quit their jobs. Research from CEB shared in the Harvard Business Review shows significant job hunting spikes on work anniversaries, big mid-life birthdays, and high school …

How to Build a Social Media Marketing Plan for 2018

It's a crowded social media landscape. Here's how to plan for 2018 and get ahead of the pack.<p>Let's face it: being a social media marketer developing a marketing plan for 2018 is not exactly in an easy position. After all, the techniques we use to reach customers are changing at a breakneck pace. …

Giro Terraduro Mid shoe review - MBR

Beefs up the regular Terraduro for big mountain biking<p>The Giro Terraduro Mid is a good shoe, comfortable on and off the bike, efficient on the pedals …

If a Customer Says Your Product or Service Is Too Expensive, This Is What You Should Say

It's fairly simple, once you break it down.<p>There is a big difference between selling your cost versus selling your value.<p>Companies that sell on cost comparison end up losing in the end. It's very difficult to build a profitable and sustainable company when your primary strategy is to undercut the …

How to crash a mountain bike... safely - MBR

Not if, but when<p>Not if, but when… here’s how to walk away from a tumble. Although crashing is not exactly a skill, learning what to do when it’s …

Bill Gates now uses an Android phone

Windows Phone has been dead for a good year now, and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has decided it’s also time to move on. In an interview with <i>Fox News Sunday</i> (spotted by <i>On MSFT</i>), Gates reveals he’s now using an Android phone. While Gates doesn’t reveal the exact model, he does note that it has “a …

Review: Fox 36 Elite Fork

black is the new gold<p>A lot of riders recognize Fox Racing Shox's gold-colored stanchion bling, aka Kashima coating, which is intended to reduce …

Top 17 Best Essential Oils for Stress and Anxiety - And How to Use Them

by Up Nature February 20, 2017 0 Comments<p><i>Anxious or feeling low?</i><p>If you had a rough day or if you suffer from stress day in and day out, having a …

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time on your hands, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

Amid new sanctions, Trump calls North Korea's leader 'madman' whose regime will face new tests

By David Nakamura<p>, Reporter<p>Anne Gearan<p>, Reporter<p>NEW YORK — President Trump lashed back Friday at North Korea's leader, calling Kim Jong Un a “madman” whose regime will be “tested like never before” amid new U.S.-imposed financial sanctions.<p>The latest economic pressures announced Thursday come as …

North Korea

Mondraker makes the leap to U.S. sales

There’s no sign of an immigration ban in the bike industry<p>Who invented punk rock? Was it the Sex Pistols or the Ramones? It's an endless and …

A German grocery store that's invaded the US is a bigger threat to Walmart, Kroger, and Target than anyone thought

The German grocery chain Lidl is opening dozens of US stores — and it's already becoming a threat to major players in the space.<p>According to a recent note by equity research firm Jefferies, there's evidence that mass-market retailers like Target are now lowering prices to compete with Lidl, which …

Kroger

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

A company that builds underground bunkers to withstand nuclear war has made millions during Trump's presidency — take a look

Suppliers selling to doomsday preppers are making a fortune off fears that the world is coming to an end.<p>Rising S Company sells underground doomsday bunkers at every price point. The Texas-based manufacturer says its business has soared over 500% since the election of President Trump, with about …

Hurricane Harvey

Global debt is around 3 times the size of the world economy — and it shows no sign of slowing down

There is big debate over the exact amount of global debt.<p>Parts of it get hidden in many out-of-the-way pockets. But broadly speaking, global debt is about 325% of GDP, and likely over $225 trillion as I write.<p>This chart from McKinsey is almost three years old, but it does show the growth of debt …

Economics

Moab Mountain Biking 101: What to Know, Where to Go

Few places can capture the imagination in quite the same way as Moab, Utah. Just minutes from two national parks—Arches and Canyonlands—the Colorado …

How Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Threatens to Choke Idaho’s Dairy Industry

Hispanic workers power the state’s farms. Without them, a ‘Made in America’ success story would collapse.<p>JEROME, IDAHO —In the Magic Valley of southern Idaho, milk is money.<p>Over 400,000 cows reside in this area, where the miracle of modern irrigation from the Snake River fed pioneer farming. …

Mountain bike news, photos, videos and events

Though Nico Vink is known for his prowess on big jumps, my oh my can the man manual. For all we know, Nico might still be manualing on his way to a …

Mountain Biking

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All

The best confidence is quiet confidence. Here's how to know if you have real confidence -- and if not, how you can develop it.<p>Like most people's, my confidence level ebbs and flows. I'm what I call situationally confident. Depending on the setting, sometimes I'm extremely assured. Other times I'm …

iPhone X or iPhone 8: Which one should you pick?

Apple has made it harder than ever to chose an iPhone. In addition to launching the iPhone 8 ($500 at Cricket Wireless) and 8 Plus this year, the company added a super-premium iPhone X to its lineup. So, what are the differences between the three phones and which one should you buy?<p>While we haven't …

7 Brain and Body Supplements for Limitless Performance

Take your business game to the next level by improving cognitive performance and enhancing your body's natural chemistry.<p>Even the finest margins can have a massive impact on peak performance and general levels of well-being and success. Whether it's pushing yourself physically or mentally, there …

Red wine: the unexpected health benefits

Another day, another story about red wine being good for you. Today's happy news comes from scientific researchers at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, who have found that drinking at least one glass of red wine a week boosts fertility in women.<p>The research investigated how alcohol …

Dell’s 8K monitor is stunningly ahead of its time

Buggy and beautiful<p>Dell’s UltraSharp UP3218K display is from the future. Usually, that’s a compliment around these parts, but on this rare occasion, I find myself ill at ease with this fragment from a time that is not yet upon us. With a native resolution of 7,680 x 4,320, this is the first widely …