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My Father Invented The Best Business Quotes Of All Time

How having an entrepreneurial dad gave me a huge advantage in business (and life).<p>My dad, who would be mortified if he knew I was doing this, has been my greatest inspiration in business. Thanks to his disdain for any sort of self-aggrandizement, I'm doing this behind his back (sorry, dad).<p>If I've …

Self-Pity

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

11 Underrated Movies To Watch On Netflix When You Feel Like You've Already Seen It All

The weekend may feel too far away, but if you're lacking formal plans, a Netflix marathon session is always a good idea. If you're an avid viewer, …

California Democratic Party won't endorse Dianne Feinstein

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein failed to win the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party as she seeks her fifth term, …

DoorDash makes a big push into grocery delivery through a pilot program with Walmart

DoorDash is about to make a huge move into grocery delivery, but instead of going all out as a delivery service on its own, it’s instead going to be working behind the scenes to power delivery networks for larger companies — with Walmart as its first big partner.<p>While Instacart looks to control the …

Spotify beefs up its free tier

Today at the Gramercy Theater in NYC, Spotify’s Chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström announced a brand new free version of the Spotify mobile app.<p>By leveraging their investment in machine learning, Spotify’s new free tier recommends music to users on the fly. That said, the free tier has always …

Trump's budget balloons deficits, cuts social safety net

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget plan Monday that envisions steep cuts to America's social safety net but …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Brilliantly Trolls Flat-Earthers With 1 Hilarious Image

Here's a view of the moon you'll never see.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson has something he’d like the flat-Earthers to see.<p>Or rather, it’s something they’ll never see... and neither will anyone else, at least not in the real world.<p>The astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American …

‘Avengers 4’ Will Feature Something ‘Never Seen’ Before In A Superhero Movie

<i>Justice League</i> is currently the second highest-grossing movie in the country (although that doesn’t mean it’s not a commercial disappointment), but talk has already shifted away from DC, thanks to <i>Vanity Fair</i>‘s “Secrets of the Marvel Universe” cover story. The article is full of noteworthy details …

The chef who's making the fusty, old slow-cooker hip again

<i>Moroccan lamb tagine is served at Vegas Uncork'd on May 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.; Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Vegas Uncork'd</i>Laurel …

The Formula for the Perfect Breakfast Salad | MyRecipes

Who decides which foods are breakfast foods? What mysterious board holds semiannual meetings to shuffle pancakes into the yea folder and cookies into …

How to use Movies Anywhere to stream your film collection on every device

Your digital purchases now work across Amazon Video, Apple, Vudu, and more<p>Disney has created the buy once, watch everywhere movie service that consumers have always wanted. The company has managed to rally support from a number of major Hollywood film studios — Paramount and Lionsgate are the major …

Trump Is Sabotaging Obamacare

Donald Trump has created a rare hat trick of bad public policy. His latest move to kneecap Obamacare will raise premiums, throw at least a million …

Health Care

Pay-TV Companies Are in Crisis Mode

Investors in traditional TV providers are reeling as companies from AT&T Inc. to Viacom Inc. fail to stop the desertion of customers lured away by …

Google commits $1 billion in grants to train U.S. workers for high-tech jobs

The nature of work is changing on a global level at a rapid pace. Sure, it’s not the first time work has been dramatically impacted by technology, but the growth of automation, robotics, AI and the like have the potential to displace jobs at an unprecedented rate. And Google will almost certainly …

Researchers Have Discovered a Previously Unknown Role For The Brain's Hippocampus

Whoa!<p>That sea-horse shaped chunk of grey matter deep inside our skull called the hippocampus has a job on its resume we've never seen before – …

Tony Robbins Reveals the Secrets to Ultimate Happiness

Being grateful is the key to happiness, says entrepreneur, philanthropist and New York Times Best-Selling Author Tony Robbins in an interview with …

All it took was $1.1 billion for a part of HTC to be a part of Google

The idea that Google would purchase at least part of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC was something that cropped up in the rumor mill from time to time, but it was also something that hit overdrive not too long ago. That notion is no longer a rumor as Google officially announced that it has purchased …

Mobile

What to expect from the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

After months of rumors and leaks, the next iPhone is just days from being unveiled at Apple’s brand new Steve Jobs Theater.<p>So, what do we know so far? Typical of Apple leaks in recent years, we’ve heard trickles of information on just about every piece of the new device, but, as always, everything …

Outside Trump's rally, thousands take to the streets in mostly peaceful protests

Thousands of protesters gathered Tuesday outside a campaign-style rally here by President Trump, engaging his supporters in shouting matches over whether Trump harbors racist views.<p>The demonstrations remained peaceful until the end of the rally, when some protesters tried to break through …

Taylor Swift: DJ Groped Underneath My Skirt

Taylor Swift testified in court Thursday that former radio host DJ David Mueller groped her “ass” during a meet-and-greet before her 2013 concert in …

What happens to political satire when the real world goes mad? ‘Veep’ is about to find out.

<b>On Nov. 8,</b> as the nation picked its 45th president, Julia Louis-Dreyfus spent the night observing a fake election.<p>The scene, filmed for an upcoming episode of the political comedy “Veep,” unfolded in what was supposed to be a polling station in a post-Soviet republic. Actors dressed as villagers — …

Comedy

FCC chair to block stricter broadband data privacy rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will block some Obama administration rules that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for internet providers such as AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications …

Trump Picks Scalia 2.0

Gorsuch might lack Scalia's flair, but he's a high-powered thinker — and a modern twist on the right's favorite justice.<p>Last spring, trying to shore up his conservative credentials for Hugh Hewitt’s radio audience, the insurgent candidate Donald Trump laid down a marker about his first Supreme …

Hillary Clinton

Xbox One's New Guide And Home Screen Demoed In New Video

Following an extremely brief glimpse of the Xbox One's new user interface we got last week, Microsoft has released a video better demonstrating what the system will look like following the release of a new update.<p>This video focuses primarily on the Guide and system's Home screen. In a blog post, …

The History Channel Alexa skill is getting popular among Echo owners

On this day in 1919, diplomats met to negotiate the end of World War I. In 1950, it’s the day China and the Soviet Union officially recognized the Republic of Vietnam, and in 1991, former Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry was found doing crack in a hotel room.<p>The This Day in History Alexa skill …

My great uncle Roald Dahl gave me a magical childhood

Roald Dahl issued me with a challenge: if you can swim a width of my pool, I’ll buy you the biggest box of chocolates you’ve ever seen.<p>The pool was an indoor one, a big ugly building at the top of Roald's big beautiful garden at Gipsy House in Buckinghamshire. I was five-years-old and bit scared, …

Books

Trump vows ‘insurance for everybody’ in Obamacare replacement plan

President-elect Donald Trump said in a weekend interview that he is nearing completion of a plan to replace President Obama’s signature health-care law with the goal of “insurance for everybody,” while also vowing to force drug companies to negotiate directly with the government on prices in …

Health Care