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This Go-Big-or-Go-Home Workout Will Make You Sweat Buckets (In a Good Way)

Prepare to kick your own butt—and like it.<p>About once a week, I love to do an extra-tough workout to boost my endorphin levels, challenge my abilities, and sweat buckets. There's just nothing like a ridiculously hard sweat session to make you realize what your body is capable of—and burn way more …

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This FinTech startup says it will take $13 trillion away from Wall Street

FinTech companies are using the power of the internet to disrupt the financial industry. By cutting out the middle man (i.e., banks) and lowering costs, they're able to make financial services far more efficient and consumer friendly.<p>Fundrise, a DC-based startup, may be building the biggest …

20 startups out to create a new world order on Wall Street

Startups are taking on the financial sector. Some of the companies look to usurp traditional players, and others step into the gaps they've left behind.<p>Business Insider spoke to venture capitalists and banking veterans to put together a list of lesser-known startups, some of which are just a couple …

Who Says You Can't Time the Stock Market? Why Market Timing Is Easy

At some point every investor, trader, or stock picker has dreamt of buying a stock right before some major news turning him/her into a retired millionaire seemingly overnight.<p>It's fair to think that way, and I've done it myself several times. After all <b>we buy stocks to see our investment go up in</b> …

Software developer on lazy, low-cost dividend investing

<b>Ken Cenerelli</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Software developer<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Nearly a dozen stocks including Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, BCE Inc., Enbridge Inc., TransCanada Corp., and TransAlta Corp.<p><b>The investor</b><p>Ken Cenerelli has been investing for over 10 years. He is also …

4 Warning Signs You Have an Unhealthy Relationship With Money

We are all engaged in various relationships, ranging from our family and friends, to neighbors and colleagues. It is fairly easy to know if these relationships are healthy or not: When love, respect and enjoyment emanate from the relationship, we can safely assume it is a healthy one. When anger, …

Why Women-Led Businesses Are The Best Bets

In 1999, Bukky George founded a pharmacy in Lagos Nigeria. Fifteen years later, HealthPlus has expanded to more than 20 locations, George opened a beauty supply company, and now employs more than 350 people.<p>It’s a success story — but also a missed opportunity for George, who could have had more …

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This brilliant map renames each US state with a country generating the same GDP

Sometimes it helps to employ unconventional perspectives when thinking about the size of things.<p>So here's a pretty awesome map from American Enterprise Institute's Mark Perry that shows how massive and productive America's $16.7 trillion economy really is on a global scale.<p>The map compares the …

Here's the extreme diet regular people used to look like underwear models in 30 days

These people might look like underwear models, but they're not. And 30 days before this photo was taken, they didn't look like this.<p>But in just a few weeks, the women slimmed down to have as little as 12% to 14% body fat and the man had just 5% to 6% body fat.<p>And that woman on the left? She was …

The 1 percent are parasites: Debunking the lies about free enterprise, trickle-down, capitalism and celebrity entrepreneurs

The rich don’t generate jobs. Rising tides do not lift all boats. And they probably built that with government help<p>‘When did you last get a job from a poor person?’ So goes my favorite Tea Party slogan. The Americans are good at slogans but the Tea Party specializes in discombobulatingly daft ones.</i> …

“The GOP has scores of racists”: A former Bush official condemns modern Republican orthodoxy

Colin Powell’s former chief of staff, Lawrence Wilkerson, warns of the militarism & racism of Republican lawmakers<p>Lawrence Wilkerson is a contradictory figure.<br>Wilkerson is a career military man, who served as chief of staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell; but he has also voiced reluctance to …

The 30-20-10 Run Workout

<i>Regular fartlek-style workouts can up your performance while decreasing training time.</i><p>When it comes to improving running fitness, every workout has …

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5 Foods to Give You Superhuman Powers

When it comes to superheros, how do you stack up? Have abs like Christian Bale in Batman Begins? Relax—that's a rubber-coated Kevlar chest piece. Recognize any kindred spirits among the Fantastic Four? Who wouldn't want Mr. Fantastic's flexibility, the calorie-burning skills of the Human Torch, or …

Nutrition

Growing the Next Generation of Food Lovers

Blog Post<p>Growing the Next Generation of Food Lovers<p><i>Oct. 22, 2014</i><p><i>By Andrew Nowak, Director of Slow Food USA’s National School Garden Program<br>This post</i> …

Mood Boosting Happy Foods

In so many ways, we are what we eat—and the "what we eat" in that sentence can also help us in terms of boosting our moods.<p>Jenna Hollenstein, C.D.N., is a certified nutrition ambassador for Just Salad—a New York City-based restaurant that offers healthy, customized salads, wraps, smoothies, and …

9 Secrets for Bigger, Stronger Muscles

Your body has about 650 muscles. It doesn't matter that you only care about four or five of them. You need every one in order to perform the normal functions of everyday life—eating, breathing, walking, holding in your stomach at the beach.<p>Granted, you don't need to spend a lot of time thinking …

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18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Try these muscle building moves<p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most men—including longtime gym rats—make tiny but key technique errors on even the most basic movements. And as it turns out, these seemingly minor mistakes …

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7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding success in business isn’t about luck. It requires a great deal of courage and big thinking, as well as the motivation to overcome those fears that can keep you stuck in accepting smaller parcels of reward.<p>To exponentially elevate …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

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