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Ben Stein Explains How A Woman Who Wanted To Stay At A Five-Star Hotel Got Him In A Fake 'Sexting Scandal'

Stein texted Business Insider with four points late Wednesday night after we wrote a story about his column and the subsequent tabloid coverage. He took issue with the Enquirer's claim he was involved in "sexting" and the title of our piece, which characterized his column as describing his …

Should You Get An Annual Pelvic Exam?

There are many common practices in medicine that are completely useless. For example, it was once common for patients to get a chest X-ray as part of their yearly physical. Someone finally questioned this practice and studied its utility. It turned out that chest X-rays used to screen for cancer …

10 things home-improvement stores won’t tell you

<b>1. We may be bigger, but we’re not necessarily better</b><p>Summer is when many Americans spend plenty of time working on home improvement projects. That …

Don't Let These 5 Excuses Become Your Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are people with results and there are people with excuses.<p>Sometimes excuses are valid. Life throws everyone curve balls. Some excuses are creative, providing entertainment at the self-inflicted cost to the giver’s reputation. Your …

4 Things Most Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Starting a business is always risky, and success is never guaranteed. Yet, entrepreneurs thrive every day. Although there is no one-size-fits-all …

3 Ways To Spot A Terrible Boss In A Job Interview

"A boss can literally make or break your career," says Abhilash Mishra, a senior marketing associate at CresTech Software Systems, in a recent LinkedIn post<i>.</i> "A great boss can make you feel engaged and empowered at work, will keep you out of unnecessary office politics, and can identify and grow …

4 Things Your Boss Won't Tell You About Advancing Your Career

A vice president of a financial company once told me, “Make a plan—or someone else will make one for you.” And this advice is never truer than when it comes to taking charge of your career.<p>If you’ve worked hard, fulfilled your responsibilities, and received positive performance reviews, then you’ve …

The 8 Basic Things Every Photographer Should Know How to do in Photoshop

Despite the name, Photoshop was created more for graphic designers, not photographers, but photographers looking to <i>airbrush</i> their digital files …

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A resident feeds a cherry to an orphaned juvenile squirrel in New Delhi on June 23, 2014. The squirrel was rescued from a tree which fell during a …

Full-size Watermelon Jell-O Shots

Here’s something really impressive to try for the Independence Day party you’re throwing: Fill an entire watermelon with Jell-o and vodka! You’ll …

Tax Records You Can Toss

Tax season is a good time to get rid of paper files you no longer need.<p><i>I just filed my taxes and am wondering what records I need to hold on to and</i> …