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Here's what could happen to America's hundreds of dead malls

As one of the first postwar suburban shopping centers in the US, the Northgate Mall in northern Seattle defines classic mall architecture.<p>Its architect, John Graham Jr., pioneered the dumbbell, big-box shape for malls, in which two rows of stores face each other and a department store anchors each …

Urban Design

Why You Shouldn't Buy a Car in Cash

Just because you have the money on hand to avoid taking out a loan doesn't always mean it makes sense to do so.<p>A few weeks ago, two friends told me …

Personal Finance

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

These three stocks have the potential to be huge winners over the long term.<p><b>Microsoft</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) changed the world by helping to bring computers …

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Leadership

Here are 7 essential criteria to identify undervalued stocks

<b>WHAT IS VALUE INVESTING?</b><p>Value investing identifies undervalued stocks. The Motley Fool defines value investing in this way:<p>Value investors understand the market often undervalues stocks based on news and events which have little if anything to do with the long-term fundamentals of those stocks. …

Investing

An Age-By-Age Guide to Teaching Your Children Financial Lessons

Kids are ready to learn about saving, spending, and more at fairly young ages—but they need your help to really understand. This graphic gives some …

Kids

Personal Finance 101: How to Budget the SMART Way

Image source: Getty Images.<p>No two ways about it, America's saving habits stink.<p>According to data from the St. Louis Federal Reserve, the U.S. personal savings rate as of Sept. 2016 was just 5.7%. That's down nearly 50% from where we were 50 years ago, and it's a far cry from what the citizens of …

What You See is What You Use

A few summers ago, I had the opportunity to live in two separate units of a loft building in San Francisco.<p>Given this was the same building, you’d …

San Francisco

User Memory Design: How To Design For Experiences That Last

The two charts pictured below changed the way I think about thinking. Reproduced from a classic 1996 psychology study, the story behind these charts …

Web Design

UX Design Top Ten Articles in August

We’ve observed nearly 1,450 UX articles posted in August 2016.<p><b>User Experience (UX)</b> design is the process of enhancing user satisfaction by improving …

The Best Arms Workout For Men | Men's Health

After all, what’s better than getting a massive, shirt-splitting arm pump?<p>Arnold even used to say that getting a good pump is “better than coming” as he’d hit a legendary double biceps pose. I’m not sure what that said about his actual sex life, but I think you get my point.<p>But something tragic …

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Jump-Start Your Day | Inc.com

Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the same as the beginning of a race--if the runner stumbles at the starting line, …

Time Management

Google testing Material design for desktop search

One of the big news items that came out of Google I/O 2016 this year was the announcement that Chrome OS would support the running of Android …

Android News

Material Design Navigation Drawer for Android App Development

The Android Material Designer has its unique material theme, vectors, custom shadows, animations, and widgets. It’s been over a year since the new …

The 500-Rep Unloaded Barbell Challenge | Men's Health

<b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an All-New Body-Shredding Fitness and Diet Program From <i>Men’s Health</i><p>1. Hip thrust<br>2. Floor press<br>3. Zercher squat<br>4. Bent-over row<br>5. Overhead press<br>6. Biceps curl<br>7. Alternating forward lunge<br>8. High pull<br>9. Power punch<br>10. Pogo hop<p>Time how long the workout takes you. Progress …

The Beginner’s Guide to Google’s Material Design

Advertise here with BSA<br>You may be the type who struggles to keep up with web speak, confused by phrases like “UX (user experience) design” – or the …

UI Design

Are Chatbots Really The Future Of Web Design?

Here’s what working designers think of the conversational interface trend.<p>Adrian Zumbrunnen was terrified of what conversational interfaces meant for him as a UX designer. “The conversational interface is scary,” he says. “Will I still have a place in this industry when pushing pixels around is no …

Chatbots

Looking for income? These 23 dividend stocks provide it

In this seemingly eternal period of historically low interest rates, stocks have become increasingly popular as income-seeking investors have been …

Investing

Moving Past Responsive Design to a Mobile-First Email Strategy

By now we’ve all heard the statistics that as much as two-thirds of all email is opened or read on mobile devices. But no problem – you’re using …

Fact: It Only Takes One Minute of Intense Fitness to Get Results | Women's Health

<b>Sign up for Women's Health's new newsletter,</b> <b>So This Happened</b><b>, to get the day’s trending stories and health studies.</b><p>The study, published in <i>PLOS ONE</i>, divided 27 sedentary men into two groups. (Yep, one downside of this study is that it was only done on a small group of men.) The first group did …

7 tips to create massive wealth

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>Imagine if you were a millionaire right now.<p>You would have practically everything you want. You could enjoy the …

Self-improvement

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Bill Gates

50 Tax Deductions You Didn't Know About

From home renovation deductions to hobby expenses.<p>Tax deductions reduce your taxable income by accounting for expenses you’ve incurred. The IRS …

Personal Finance

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people bury themselves in books. They commit to self-education long after they've finished college or any formal education.<p>To help make 2016 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old …

Personal Finance

The 10 best U.S. cities to build wealth

Many Americans, intent on building their fortune, think of heading to New York or San Francisco. But it turns out neither are the best U.S. city to …

San Francisco

7 Travel Costs Reduction Tips That You Probably Did Not Know About

The biggest setback most travellers face is usually finance related. But did you know that there are many ways you can cut back on the seemingly …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Bodybuilding twins reveal how to get ripped quick: 'We workout 20 minutes a WEEK'

With rock-hard abs and bulging biceps, you might think twins Zoran and Goran Tot have just been blessed with great genes.<p>But the super-ripped …

New iOS vector app makes it easy to create stunning designs

Adobe Illustrator may be the world's favourite vector design tool – although it's been getting some serious competition of late from Affinity …