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Amazon's Alexa is the biggest challenge for brands since the internet

Americans are turning to Alexa to fill their pantries and stock their medicine chests.<p>That's a challenge for brands — maybe the biggest in two decades.<p>As smart speakers take off, companies like General Mills (GIS), Hershey (HSY), and Procter & Gamble (PG) are racing to understand the technology and …

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How to Use Facebook to Bring in an Extra $10,000 a Month Without Running Ads

Making sales on Facebook is easier than it sounds.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By simply using Facebook Messenger, I was able to friend request and go deep with the owner of a fast-growing company. With just a few Messenger chats, our talks turned into multiple sales …

What drives the major currencies?

<b>Forecasting nominal exchange rates</b><p>In their classic paper, Meese and Rogoff (1983) argued that forecasting nominal exchange rates is basically …

Forex

Why the global economy needs structural reform, not QE

The world economy is in the grips of a dangerous delusion. As the great boom that began in the 1990s gave way to an even greater bust, policymakers …

Economics

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15 Turning Points to Celebrate in Life

There's a first time for everything. Celebrate these life milestones.<p><b>1. The first time you see your father as a man,</b> complete with flaws, unfulfilled dreams, and unchained lust. Your mission: Learn from him, but don't repeat after him.<p><b>2. Your first gray hair.</b> You see Grandpa. She sees a …

10 Things Children Teach Their Fathers

Your child has a lot to teach you.<p><b>1.</b> It feels great to run and not worry about how fast or how far.<p><b>2.</b> The only thing funnier than a fart joke is an actual fart. Bonus points if it's at the dinner table or in church.<p><b>3.</b> Remember homework? Yeah, it sucks. And kids have a lot more of it these days.<p><b>4.</b> …

13 Things a Man Should Never Fear

Life throws a lot of scary things at you. But these 13 terrors really aren't that bad—we promise.<p><b>Yoga</b>You may feel as if you're trapped in an endless self-empowerment workshop. But you'll also probably be the only man in a hot, enclosed space full of beautiful women in clingy clothing.<p><b>Having Her</b> …

18 Things Worth Fighting For

Fight for what's important in your life.<p><b>1. Your workout schedule.</b> Nonnegotiable. A deal breaker. Make sure everyone knows it.<p><b>2. The theory that two people must have sex before they can ever be in love.</b> Because you can't love someone until you know that person fully—and sex brings many</b> …

19 Little Things that Will Make You a Better Man

<b>1. Paying attention—real attention—to a small child.</b> I still remember the adults who did that when I was a kid. They also happen to be my role models.<p><b>2. The lid on a jar of pickles.</b> It's not that women really need your help twisting it loose from the jar. They could use a hammer. But they like to …

11 Steps to Save $134,987

Painless money-savings tips that will give you dough and downtime<p>Way too many money-saving tips fall into the category of "Brown-bag your lunch and save thousands." They're not wrong, just not very helpful. We already know we can save money by not spending. And besides, the sandwich always gets …

Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

Public speaking is destiny for all of us. Improve your skills with these tips.<p>"I will make an ass of myself."<p>That's the bottom line, isn't it? The fear of public speaking captured in a single sentence. The size of the crowd may vary—could be a ballroom, could be a living room—but the fear is the …

Outsmart Your Most Destructive Impulses

From the bottle to your bank account, here's how to control inner conflicts.<p>Who among us hasn't eaten another wing when he's already full? A man can value controlling his weight—but also value tasty food, says Paul Rose, Ph.D., an assistant professor of psychology at Southern Illinois University at …

15 Presidential Campaign Ads From the Past

A look at old campaign posters and flyers before television and social media dominated America’s presidential elections.

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Cornel West vs. the world: 6 legendary feuds with everyone from Harvard to Fox News

Following the New Republic’s an incendiary takedown of West, we look at some of his most controversial moments<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>April 20, 2015 7:59am (UTC)<p>Cornel West is one of the most controversial public intellectuals in the United States -- so controversial, in fact, that his former friends and …

8 of the Biggest Business Mistakes in History

Your worst mistakes probably don't come close to these gigantic goof-ups.<p>It's a fact of life that people make mistakes. Even me, and I'm awesome. However, whenever we're facing a big screwup we've made or dealing with the repercussions of another's error, it's easy to forget that mistakes are a …

20 Bizarre And Baffling Unsolved Mysteries

The world is full of incredible stories. The mysteries that make up this list will strain your belief, and while you read about them, a voice in your …

9 Reproductive Problems You Can Prevent

These nine scenarios may make you wince, but at least you'll know what to do if they happen to you<p>We men are a little uncomfortable with our genitals. Girls rock skirts sans undies (thanks, Britney), but most guys wouldn't dare don a kilt. R-rated movies showcase female pink parts, but they cover …

Medicine

From “Economic Man” to Behavioral Economics

When we make decisions, we make mistakes. We all know this from personal experience, of course. But just in case we didn’t, a seemingly unending stream of experimental evidence in recent years has documented the human penchant for error. This line of research—dubbed heuristics and biases, although …

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The Inside Story of the Civil War for the Soul of NBC News

Brian Williams’s fabrication was just the latest, and worst, of the debacles that have plagued NBC News since NBCUniversal was bought by Comcast in 2011. Who is to blame?<p>On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 4, the beleaguered head of NBC News, 47-year-old Deborah Turness, dropped into a chair in …

Security guard is secretly filmed playing the piano beautifully

<b>A security guard is on his way to becoming a viral star after he was secretly filmed displaying his virtuoso piano skills.</b><p>While wondering around the …

Piano

Revenge of the Banana-Suited Wrestler: The Craziest Wrestling Story Never Told

A clown, a stripper, and a banana walk into a bar... It’s not the start of a joke, it’s the setup of our film, <i>Bodyslam: Revenge of the …

Film Festivals

3 Ways to Make Less Biased Decisions

Unconscious bias – judgments and behaviors toward others that we’re not aware of – is everywhere in our lives. And while this type of bias may seem less dangerous in the workplace than it may be on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., or in a courtroom, it still leads to racial injustice.<p>In March 2013, a …

The Unexpected Consequences of Success

Everybody loves a winner, right? No, unfortunately, not always. In my coaching practice, many executives and entrepreneurs vent their frustrations with the unexpected negative consequences of their success — such as their anxiety over being able to maintain their winning streak, the fear that they …

Outsmart Your Own Biases

Suppose you’re evaluating a job candidate to lead a new office in a different country. On paper this is by far the most qualified person you’ve seen. Her responses to your interview questions are flawless. She has impeccable social skills. Still, something doesn’t feel right. You can’t put your …

Marco Rubio’s cynical Tupac fandom: Why “I don’t listen to music for the politics” is a hip-hop cop-out

<b>(AP/Frank Wiese/J. Scott Applewhite/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The presidential hopeful is the latest Republican to burnish his pop culture bona fides to appeal to younger voters<p>Matthew Pulver<p>April 15, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>Senior advisers to presidential hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio are betting on the …

The Organized Mind

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel J. Levitin<p><b>New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin shifts his keen insights from your brain on music to your brain in a sea of details.</b><p>The information age is drowning us with an unprecedented deluge of data. At the same time, we’re expected to make …