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Two Charts That Show This Bull Market Is Truly Historic

The bull market is six-years old, and it's looking like a truly historic run.<p>If you hear music in the air, particularly from the direction of the …

Stock Markets

Science goes to great lengths to measure average penis size

Researchers have finally answered one of the most compelling questions in the field of medicine: What is a normal size for a penis?<p>The answer, according to anatomically precise measurements of up to 15,521 men from around the world, is 3.6 inches (9.16 centimeters) in the resting state and 5.2 …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Sleep
Political Science

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

11 Terrible Resume Mistakes That Are Keeping You From Getting Hired

The resume is virtually a prerequisite to gainful employment. But for such an important document, it's astounding how much can go wrong.<p>Bad grammar, flowery language and too many words are just some of the mistakes that can make potential employers toss your resume in the trash.<p>The U.S. job market …

Employment
Innovation

Here's How The Longest War In America's History Unfolded

The 13-year war, known as Operation Enduring Freedom, saw the deaths of 2,356 American soldiers, along with thousands of Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters — as well as Afghan civilians.<p>Roughly 13,000 troops, including 10,000 Americans, will remain in Afghanistan for two years to train and advise Afghan …

Afghanistan

50 Universal Truths That Will Make You More Successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from billionaires to entrepreneurs launching startups (one while fighting brain cancer).<p>All of that has led me to conclude that there …

Startups

Overworked And Overwhelmed? Use These Mindfulness Secrets To Restore Balance In 2015

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle, as quoted by Scott Eblin, author of “Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative“</i><p>Stress and burnout are an all-too-frequent condition for executives, and especially for entrepreneurs. But feeling …

The Best Way To Buy Stocks Is To Go All In And Wait

Unfortunately, playing the stock market is just not that easy.<p>Investors have several strategies they can employ when buying stocks.<p>But if you have a decent chunk of money just sitting around, you might be better off going all in and throwing everything into the stock market at once.<p>An …

Investing

20 essential games for your new iPad

<i>Be sure to also check out our picks for essential iPhone games as well as our recommendations for Android phones and tablets.</i><p>Congratulations: Your new iPad helped change the term “mobile gamers” into just “gamers.”<p>You won’t have to compromise in quality or quantity of games on your new tablet. This …

4 Reasons It Will Be Easier to Buy a Home in 2015

Housing economists and would-be homebuyers are finding reasons for optimism as 2015 nears. To be fair, the bar’s set pretty low after a tough year for housing.<p>However, there are some genuinely encouraging signs that next year will be better for prospective buyers. Economic recovery and an improving …

COOs

David Tepper's Top Stock Holdings In His Favorite Sector

David Tepper (Trades, Portfolio) believes 2015 could play out like 1999 as both years were preceded by trouble in Russia and “worldwide money” that was “made too easy for where USA fundamentals were in both late 1998 and 2014,” he told CNBC on Wednesday.<p>He also foresaw overvaluation of markets next …

How to Launch a Business in the Sharing Economy

This story appears in the January 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>As a tech executive who often traveled on business, Aaron Easterly was constantly asking friends and family to care for Caramel, his beloved Pomeranian. “I would never take her to a kennel, so I’d go frantically down the list …

Peer-to-peer

Year-end tips may yield tax savings

Ah, the holidays. The season of spirited tax avoidance and homey deductions, when thoughts naturally drift to capital-loss harvesting and full or partial Roth conversions.<p>Well, perhaps not everyone thinks this way. The end of the year may be a busy time of gathering and celebrating, but financial …

3 tips for choosing the right city for your startup

You’ve got your disruptive idea. You’re making the rounds with angels and VCs. But where will you launch and set up shop with your new startup?<p>A successful business can have origins in almost any location — Rogers, Arkansas, was the site of the first Walmart, after all. Strategically basing your …

7 Christmas carols that teach investment lessons

<b>Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer</b><p>This tragic tale of a crazy sleigh driver whose reindeer ran Grandma down (leaving hoof prints on her forehead) on …

Christmas Eve

The Tech Stocks You Shouldn’t Have Owned This Year

It’s that time of the year again. Parents are buying presents for their children, mobile device fanatics are arguing over iOS and Android, and investors are clearing out their portfolios before the end of the year to make their tax rebate checks just a little bit fatter.<p>2014 hasn’t been a good year …

Dragon Age: Inquisition finally gets 33% price cut at Origin

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p>One of the top RPGs and games of the year, BioWare’s <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i> on PC finally receives a sizable discount today. While the game was noticeably absent from Black Friday weekend sales (excluding sporadic deals for the console version), the PC …

Can the U.S. Government Go Moneyball?

In an excerpt from their new book, two former Office of Management and Budget directors ask whether or not a focus on numbers and hard evidence—not …

6 Smart Tax Moves to Take Before the End of the Year

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's a busy time of year. It’s wise, though, to set aside some quality time to consider tax moves that can help your business.<p>Here are six things you should do as soon as possible:<p>1. Stock up on supplies<p>Self-employed taxpayers who use the …

Retirement

The Official Biggest Losers Of 2014

WASHINGTON -- Sometimes one's best effort is just not good enough. It's at those times that one is a loser.<p>In no particular order, here are the biggest losers of 2014.<p><b>DEMOCRATS</b> -- Lost so bad in November President Barack Obama wouldn't even give it a gerund -- no shellacking, no thumpin', no …

Why the dollar will spoil the 5% GDP party in 2015

All of a sudden, the U.S. economy appears to be cashing in.<p>On Tuesday, the government reported that GDP rose 5% in the third quarter. That is 1.1 …

Obama administration crams over 1,200 new regulations just before the new year

The Obama administration is cramming like a college student trying to study for a final exam, publishing more than 1,200 new regulations in the last 15 days alone, according to data from Regulations.gov.<p>Energy and environment rules are the biggest category, with 139 published by the federal …

"Money: Master The Game:" Book Review

On page 27 of the best-selling book "Money: Master the Game," Tony Robbins writes that "As I was writing this book, Congress slashed $8.7 billion from the food stamp budget. I witnessed firsthand the devastating impact this had on the volunteers and nonprofit organizations that work in the fight …

Income Inequality

FORGET GOLD: Here Are 11 Odd Items People Use To Store Their Wealth

That's what Warren Buffett said back in 1998.<p>Gold has long been considered a safe-haven investment. However, the price of gold has performed dismally in recent years.<p>For those who don't trust the conventional financial markets, there are alternative more unorthodox ways to put away wealth.<p>We put …

Classic Cars

These are the CIA’s tips for spies on how to avoid detection at airports

Let’s get one thing clear: The two secret CIA documents published today by Wikileaks will not make you a clandestine officer.<p>Both reports are aimed at teaching CIA agents traveling undercover to avoid unnecessary scrutiny at airports. The first, “Surviving Secondary,” dated September 2011, explains …

Surveillance