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The 9 Most Adrenaline-Inducing Activities in Peru

5 Steps To A Strong 2014 Start

New Year’s resolutions are a mixed bag of hope and misery. Think about it—we set ourselves up to fail with resolutions that are—by their very nature—passive. “I resolve to lose weight.” “I resolve to get out of debt.” “I resolve to stop eating Twinkies with my bourbon.”<p>Let’s make a pivotal shift: …

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p>Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it’s a benefit.<p>With development comes better controlled access …

The 10 Best American Martial-Arts Movies

<b>Keanu Reeves brings his sword</b> and samurai colleagues to the battlefield in this week's <i>47 Ronin</i>. It's not Reeves's first foray into martial-arts epics, nor is it the first time Americans have tried their hand at Asia's fighting techniques — for years, Hollywood has been making dramas and actioners …

Three Investing Billionaires Have Recently Come Out With Cautious Statements On The Stock Market

In unusual timing, we've recently heard from three investing billionaires (Warren Buffett, Carl Icahn, and Stanley Druckenmiller) suggesting that the stock market is getting rich and fully valued.<p>From O'Rourke:<p>[Buffett] noted that the equity market was fairly valued and stocks were not overvalued. …

What makes a language difficult?

EVERYONE has the intuition that some languages are more difficult than others. For the native English-speaker, professional agencies that teach …

How To Become A Morning Person

One common trait of successful people is that they get up really early. Apple CEO Tim Cook is up and about at 5 am, Virgin founder Richard Branson wakes up with the sunrise.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Twitter</b>

10 Scientifically-Proven Ways To Relax

Today is National Relaxation Day.<p>Relaxation is good because it reduces stress. Chronic stress is bad because it leads to weight gain, increases blood pressure, and makes us depressed.<p>Here are 10 ways to make sure all those bad things don't happen.<p><b>1. Listen to the most relaxing song on Earth.</b><p>In a …

Take A Quick Mental Break With These 5 Relaxing Websites

Technology stresses people out. Sitting in an uncomfortable desk chair in a windowless cubicle for hours can cause back tension, headaches, and overall nuttiness. Everyone needs a break.<p>Brief moments of personal time throughout the workday vastly improve productivity and concentration, according to …

How To Be A Drug Dealer (According to TV)

When budding drug-pushers first enter the illicit realm of slanging dope for cash, conventional wisdom (and Biggie) tells them they should “never get …

BMW Concept M4 Coupe

A new name in the evolution of a cult classic.<p><i>Update: The 2015 BMW M3 and M4 have been officially revealed. Click here for full info and photos.</i><p>After four generations of the two-door BMW M3, it is time to say goodbye: The moniker will henceforth be reserved for the BMW's compact four-door sports …

How To Negotiate Your Salary Without Turning Off Employers

On a popular Reddit thread, user Plyhcky4, an executive recruiter, says the most important thing you need to do before a salary negotiation is determine your minimum and target numbers.<p>"Having those two numbers clear in your head (even if they change along the way) are super important," Plyhcky4 …

The HistoMap – Four thousand years of world history

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks | Inc.com

2014 BMW 435i: Is 4 the New 3? - Ignition Ep. 79

2013 BMW M6 Coupe First Test

BMW's Big, Bad Bully<p>Larger and heavier, yet more efficient and also quicker than its predecessor, the 2013 BMW M6 is a great big bully of a car. With Sakhir orange metallic paint and a naked carbon-fiber roof, it also tends to attract attention. If you enjoy getting thumbs-ups from Slurpee-sipping …

Too Much, Too Fast: China Sees Backlash From Massive Growth

At a time when much of the world is mired in economic torpor, China still enjoys enviable growth rates. Yet there's no question that its economy is growing more slowly these days.<p>Just ask Yan Liwei, a salesman for a construction materials company, who was visiting a park in Shanghai this …

Markets Are Lower And Gold Is Surging

It's nothing but dramatic, but US futures are pointing to a red open. European stocks are slightly in the red. And Japan fell to a 1.5-month low following a pretty sizable GDP whiff last night.<p>Meanwhile, gold is having a very strong start to the week, having spiked upon the opening of trading in …

Twitter prepares to fly IPO

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter appears to be getting ready to issue stock to the public in the wake of social media companion Facebook's return to favor on Wall Street.<p>The investment community has been expecting the micro-blogging service's initial public offering (IPO) to happen in early 2014, making the …

Bitcoin developers say critical Android flaw leaves digital wallets vulnerable to theft

In a blog post the developers of Bitcoin have announced the discovery of a critical weakness in Android that leaves Bitcoin wallets subject to theft. The vulnerability affects every Bitcoin wallet app for Android, including popular options like Bitcoin Wallet, blockchain.info wallet, BitcoinSpinner …

Chrome's Password Security Strategy Is Insane

The other day, I was using Chrome in development for an Ember.js app. I use Safari for day-to-day browsing, but it has a habit of aggressively …

Think Twice Before You Save Passwords in Your Chrome Browser

It might be convenient to save your Facebook or e-mail password in your Chrome browser so you don't have to repeatedly type it in, but you might want …

When Power Goes To Your Head, It May Shut Out Your Heart

Even the smallest dose of power can change a person. You've probably seen it. Someone gets a promotion or a bit of fame and then, suddenly, they're a little less friendly to the people beneath them.<p>So here's a question that may seem too simple: Why?<p>If you ask a psychologist, he or she may tell you …

Ten Things You Need to Know About the BMW i8

BMW’s i8, which will go on sale late next spring, was designed from a clean sheet of paper to be the company’s first plug-in hybrid. Its mission is to deliver equal measures of performance and efficiency, using unusual and unexpected technology and materials to do so. So, with us only just getting …

30 Smart Answers To Tough Interview Questions

This could make the typical job interview "the most harrowing forty-five minutes of your life," writes Vicky Oliver in her book "301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions<p>But you can be prepared ahead of time. We've compiled some of the toughest interview questions from Oliver's book — and how …

One Goldman Sachs Vice President's Advice For Standing Out On The Trading Floor

For our final installment, we spoke with Stratford Dennis, a vice president in Goldman Sachs securities division.<p>Dennis told us the biggest mistake an intern can make on the trading floor.<p>He explained that there's a tendency for some interns to group together and not engage other senior people on …

TED SPEAKER AND CEO: Don't Fall Behind Early, Leverage Your Strengths From The Start

"I think early on...we were two people, getting overwhelmed when we were taking off. What we needed was bodies. We were very willing to get anyone and put them in any role," Bayer said.<p>"It took us a while to learn that, 'hey, you're really good in sales. why are you washing trays outside of the …

The 15 most impressive celebrity bikini bodies of 2017

1 of 15<p>Backgrid<p>1. Michelle Lewin<p>Michelle Lewin shows off her toned and curvaceous body while on the beach enjoying the sun in Miami.<p>2 of 15<p>One Shot / …