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45 free online classes you can take (and finish) by the end of this year

No matter where you're at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart …

This is what Diet Coke does to your body in just one hour

A British health expert has issued an astonishing health warning about the alleged dangers of Diet Coke.<p>Niraj Naik, who runs a blog called the The …

Coca-Cola

Opinion: Why all craft beer should be in cans

What seems like a lifetime ago, the beer can was beer’s not-so-secret shame.<p>It’s what frat guys in movies crushed on their foreheads. It’s what young …

Beer

Strengthen This Muscle to Improve Your Bench Press

Strengthening the small muscle lets you lift heavier loads, bang out more reps, and hit harder, he says. It also bulletproofs your shoulder joints by taking the strain off of your delicate rotator cuff muscles.<p>It’s difficult to hit your serratus with a regular upper-body routine, though. That’s why …

This man's startup solves such a big problem, everyone he showed it to invested

AtScale came out of stealth a couple of months ago, and on Tuesday Mariani announced that he raised a $7 million series A round of funding.<p>That's not a lot of money by today's Internet Bubble 2.0 standards, but it's the people who have backed this company, and the story of how they came to back it, …

Startups

Cool DIY Beginner Easy Simple Woodworking Projects Plans

<b>Cool Woodworking Projects and Tips from Experts</b><p>by |<p>You don't need an unique saw or understanding of the best ways to miter corners. The easiest …

7 Simple Stupid Ways to Eat Less

<b>Put a Fork In It</b><br>Your non-dominant hand, that is. You'll be more mindful of what you're eating and probably end up consuming less. (Using chopsticks works, too, especially if you're not a pro.) Just have plenty of napkins on hand.<p><b>Use a Cheat Plate</b><br>With the Portion Plate ($12, theportionplate.com) you …

Step Inside The 10 Best Green Buildings of 2015

A few solar panels don’t impress anyone anymore.<p>When the American Institute of Architects first started handing out annual awards for sustainable architecture 19 years ago, green buildings were still somewhat rare.<p>Now, the opposite is true: Most new architecture contains at least some sustainable …

Time Management Training Doesn’t Work

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p>Today, knowledge workers use devices and platforms we wouldn’t have dreamed of 15 years ago, in workspaces we probably didn’t see coming, either (goodbye, private offices; hello, telecommuting).<p>But while work has changed, the training we get about how to manage our time …

Time Management

Will Apple's new complex really be the 'greenest building on the planet'?

At last year’s Climate Week conference, Tim Cook claimed the Apple Campus 2, set to open in 2016, will be “the greenest building on the planet.” But …

Sustainability

Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about spider venom that eventually could lead to a new class of painkillers.<p>Spiders use their venom to …

Painkillers

4 Productivity Books That Can Help You Get More Done

From proper procrastination to better distractions, these books will teach you how to be more efficient.<p>If you’ve ever felt like, despite your best efforts, you can’t seem to get to the bottom of that daily to-do list—join the club.<p>But just because being a productivity ninja seems like a farfetched …

Time Management

Seattle boss raises entire company's minimum wage to $70,000

After hearing about a study that claimed income-- to a certain level-- directly affects one's emotional well-being, the founder of a Seattle-based credit card processing company announced Monday that he will take a large salary cut so he can increase the pay for each employee to at least $70,000 a …

Employment