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6 Incredible Abs Exercises That You Can Do Anywhere

<i>These do-anywhere abs exercises from POPSUGAR Fitness are perfect for busy days.</i><p>No need to overthink this. Below are six exercises. You’ve seen them …

9 TED Talks to Kickstart Your Creativity | Inc.com

Innovation is a key to success in business. More than that, to innovate is to break the bonds of who you've always been and to open a door to real change. Every step you take can be toward reinvention, whether of how design a product, run a business process, or address important aspects of your …

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The 10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs

A new poll ranks the friendliest places for millennial entrepreneurs to start small businesses.<p>So-called millennials -- those born between 1980 and 2000 -- have taken more than their fair share of economic lumps. Many graduated into the horror-show job market of the Great Recession, plenty of them …

This mysterious bolt played a huge role in building New York City

In the early 19th century, John Randel Jr. set about planning what would become the gridded street plan of Manhattan. Randel spent ten years walking the entirety of the city, marking each future intersection with either a bolt or marble monument. Two hundred years later, one of the bolts still …

9 successful people share the smartest thing they've ever done with their money

"Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves," writes T. Harv Eker in "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "They see other successful people as models to learn from. They say to themselves, 'If they can do it, I can do it.'"<p>Business Insider asked several …

What 21 highly successful people were doing right out of college

But while some tech geniuses and business tycoons took this route to success, finding the optimal career path right away is easier said than done for many, and others found career bliss many years down the road.<p>To show that no two paths to success are alike, here's what 21 highly successful people …

Artist Brian Griffiths says it was Hollywood star’s attitude that inspired him to create the show at the Baltic centre for contemporary art<p>A20-metre image of Bill Murray looks out over the river Tyne; inside the Baltic centre for contemporary art the actor is everywhere for an exhibition he …

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North Korean Interiors Look Like Wes Anderson Movie Sets

North Korean Interiors Look Like Wes Anderson Movie SetsRungrado 1st of May Stadium, 1989 (renovated 2014) [Photos: Oliver Wainwright]National Drama …

Freaky Girls Of The Sideshow

The lives of sword-swallowing, tattooed, bearded women and giantesses reconsidered.<p>When you’re known as "Percilla the Monkey Girl" or "Julia the Baboon Lady,” your life is anything but ordinary.<p>But the sideshow life could be empowering for women who were born different -- and those who demanded to …

10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders

No one ever became a great leader without first becoming a great communicator.<p>Great leaders connect with people on an emotional level every time they speak. Their words inspire others to achieve more than they ever thought possible.<p>Great communicators are intentional about it, and there are 10 …

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'Second Skin' Sculptures #FreeTheNipple in an Artful Way

The story of how one brave Willem de Kooning student was able to get around Instagram's censorship.<p>Instagram itself is quite clear about it: nudity is in no way allowed. Yet there's still a lot of discussion going around this policy. A question that often arises, for example, is: Why are male …

A writing competition held by the Economic and Social Research Council asked PhD students to look 50 years into the future. Here are the winning pieces<p>Ignorant as I am, I don’t think I’d ever fully appreciated the breadth of disciplines involved in social science until I was asked to help judge the …

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One Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Model Is Sick of Your Food Questions

Stories of models all but starving themselves weeks before the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show have been circling for years. They also pretty much write themselves: "Look at these already-fit women dieting to become even skinnier! Isn't that <i>groooss</i>?" Surprise: the models know what reporters are …

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Chugging boss’s businesses go bust (but she’ll keep the Aston Martin)

The 'chugging' business is thrown into a new crisis after the collapse of one of the biggest charity fundraising firms, used by the likes of the RSPCA and Battersea Dogs and Cats Home<p>This is the owner of one of Britain’s biggest charity fundraising companies stepping into her £150,000 Aston Martin …

Caroline Nokes, chair of the all-party group on body image, says in an interview she has faced a wall of silence from the industry over super-skinny models<p>She has been accused of being an apologist for obesity, attacked for her own body size, been snubbed by Victoria Beckham and been the recipient …

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Homeless People In London Helped By 'Crack And Cider' - But It's Not What You Think It Is

“People don’t give me money because they just think I’ll spend it on crack and cider.”<p>That's what one rough sleeper told Charley Cramer and Scarlett …

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7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

Autism study 'Neurotribes' wins Samuel Johnson book prize

LONDON (AP) — A book that challenges readers to think differently about autism has won Britain's leading literary award for nonfiction.<p>U.S. writer Steve Silberman's "Neurotribes" was awarded the 20,000 pound ($31,000) Samuel Johnson Prize at a ceremony in London Monday.<p>It is the first science book …

Teen Instagram Star Speaks Out About The Ugly Truth Behind Social Media Fame

Essena O’Neill announced that despite having more than half a million followers on Instagram, 200,000 on YouTube and Tumblr, and 60,000 on Snapchat, …

No one told me about the loneliness, the emotional roller coaster, and how to stay sane when I could only eat a spoonful of mashed potatoes

I thought bariatric surgery would solve all my problems; 180 pounds later, I realized I was wrong<p>Eight years ago, tipping the scale at 314 pounds, I decided to undergo gastric bypass surgery. A skilled bariatric surgical team spent a morning in May of 2007 shrinking my stomach to the size of a …

The female photographers you might not know, but should

Like much of art history, the realm of photography has long been dominated by the stories of men. On the 6-7 November, organised in partnership with UAL London, University of Creative Arts, and LCC’s Photography and the Archive Research Centre, Tate Modern will host an exciting conference exploring …

The Last Stand: Abandoned World War II structures, in pictures - Telegraph

Latest Research Says Praising Employees Boosts Productivity After All

Remember when praising was considered a good thing? No more. It’s become almost fashionable these days to think that praise is bad.<p>It’s bad for toddlers. It’s bad for older children. Maybe even children of any age. And is it bad for employees? If you listen to some experts, it’s almost certainly …

I tried a startup that claims to make 86% of users happier — here's the science behind it

My initial happiness level.Happify.comHappify, a startup "experience" that claims to help people improve their emotional well-being through research-backed activities and games, has created a lot of buzz since its launch two years ago.<p>In 2014, the New York Times called it "perhaps the most …

The Dirty Politics of Period Sex

I recently broke up with my boyfriend -- we had almost made it a year. And to make matters worse, I had harbored feverish notions that he was perhaps "my person," or at least one of 25 on this earth who I had actually managed to find.<p>But alas.<p>On paper, his self-presentation was classic …

Job Centre advisers will be based at food banks, Iain Duncan Smith reveals

The Work and Pensions Secretary has said Job Centre workers could be stationed in food banks to help people claim benefits and find employment<p>Food banks will be staffed with Job Centre advisers to help people back to work if charities agree, Iain Duncan Smith has announced.<p>The Work and Pensions …

An insane Gothic castle in Connecticut is still on sale for $45 million

Known as Chrismark Castle, it was the brainchild of Christopher Mark who is the great-grandson of Chicago steel tycoon Clayton Mark Senior. Mark bought 354 acres of land and started building his giant 20-room mansion 12 years ago, according to Connecticut Magazine<p>The house, which looks like a …

I Asked 11 Pro Photographer Friends to Work for Free. Here’s What They Said

What do you say as a photographer when you’re asked to shoot for free? What if the one asking is a good friend, an old friend… a friend who really …

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How to Start a Side Business While You're Still Employed

Credit: Rawpixel/Shutterstock<p>Thinking about starting a business? You aren't alone. Forty-four percent of people are more interested in doing so now …