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How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

9 stupid mistakes entrepreneurs make, according to a guy who started 20 businesses and failed at 17 of them

<b>A) IGNORING THE "SIX MONTH RULE"</b><p>I was on the board of a business where we all got the financials for that month and realized that the company had six months of cash in the bank.<p>I called the CEO. He said, "no problem. We have six months. I'll raise money a long time before then and we have some big …

Entrepreneurship

Noam Chomsky: Bernie Sanders can’t save America

<b>(Associated Press)</b><p>The famed linguist-philosopher talks neoliberalism, the future of fossil fuels and our broken political culture<p>Noam Chomsky<p>September 25, 2015 8:45am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Jacobin.<p>Throughout his illustrious career, one of Noam Chomsky’s chief preoccupations has …

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1 - Waimanalo Bay Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii

Top of the list is Oahu’s longest beach, a whopping five miles (8 kilometers). Dr. Beach praises its soft white coral sand, turquoise blue waters and the backdrop of the Ko’olau Mountains. Ironwood trees provide shade, and shallow sand bars make for good body boarding. Plus, its location - 15 miles …

7 successful entrepreneurs on the worst advice they ever received

But sometimes, it's hard for new business owners to decipher which nuggets of wisdom are helpful and which will actually do harm.<p>As a new entrepreneur, you will undoubtedly make wrong turns when you start your own business, but it's better to own your mistakes instead of following bad advice that …

Top 10 Urban Escapes

Travel<p>Some American cities are lucky enough to have units of the National Park System right on their doorsteps, offering recreation and natural beauty within easy reach of millions.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Most people, even dedicated urbanites, need a …

Yosemite National Park's Best Hikes

From secret hikes to date hikes to cave hikes, San Francisco holds its own pretty well in the hiking department. Yosemite though? Yosemite owns the …

America is a Ponzi scheme: A commencement speech for the scammed

<b>(fotosipsak via /Krivosheev Vitaly via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>If you’re graduating from a liberal arts college, you’ve been taken for a ride. Start getting used to it<p>Tom Engelhardt<p>June 5, 2015 7:45pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>It couldn’t be a sunnier, more beautiful day to exit …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

5 secret habits of self-made millionaires

Nearly every one of the millionaires attributed their success in life to habits they learned primarily from their parents or some mentor in life.<p>The secret to success is our daily habits. I thought this was a secret that needed to be shared with everyone so I began writing books about these …

Self-improvement

Entrepreneurs should learn to code - experts

<b>Entrepreneurs should learn to code in order to better understand their own platform, and save costs in the early stages of launching a startup,</b> …

Why Startups Fail, According to 13 Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Are you sabotaging your entrepreneurial efforts? See what these millionaire founders have to say.<p>Launching your startup may well be the most exhilarating, rewarding, and terrifying experience of your lifetime. I remember that roller coaster well--there were a lot of sleepless nights in WordStream's …

4 Glorious Places to Celebrate National Camping Month

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>June is National Camping Month, and there is no better time to tell stories around the campfire, revel in stargazing, and get up with the sunrise. While some of these spots are not the easiest to get to, we guarantee these destinations will not disappoint. So pack up your …

The $40,000 Olive: How Entrepreneurs Can Spend Time Saving Money

Nearly 30 years ago American Airlines made a startling discovery. They determined that eliminating one olive from each passenger’s salad plate would reduce costs by $40,000. The story made headlines because the cost of an arbitrary garnish had a surprising impact on costs.<p><b>Focus time on cost</b> …

Steven Pinker explains how capitalism is killing war

The idea that war is on the decline — that is, that there are fewer wars today and fewer people are dying from them than ever before — is hard for a lot of people to believe (including Republican presidential candidates).<p>And yet the data makes a very compelling case that that's true:<p>Those numbers …