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A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

The History of Sears Predicts Nearly Everything Amazon Is Doing

One hundred years ago, a retail giant that shipped millions of products by mail moved swiftly into the brick-and-mortar business, changing it forever. Is that happening again?<p>Amazon comes to conquer brick-and-mortar retail, not to bury it. In the last two years, the company has opened 11 physical …

eCommerce

Best biceps exercises: The only 10 bicep workouts you need to know

Best biceps exercises: The only 10 bicep workouts you need to know<p>Let’s face it, the real reason you joined the gym was so you could work your guns. …

Should we raise the US minimum wage? Why people disagree — and what solutions might really work.

You've heard it before: Most Americans have seen pay stagnate, while the costs of education, rent, health care, buying a home and starting a family …

How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

Marketing

Fitbit, Quants and Uber

Also the guy who picks index funds, and index funds vs. managers.<p><b>Fitbit.</b><p>Last Friday, Robert Murray, a 24-year-old mechanical engineer from Chesapeake, Virginia, was arrested and charged with manipulating the stock of Fitbit Inc. Murray is not my first reader to be arrested for a financial crime. …

Investing

Protein-Pacing: The Science-Backed Secret to Getting Fitter Faster

New research from Skidmore College confirms what trainers around the world consider the perfect diet and exercise regimen: A workout that checks all …

This weird trick can help you lift more weight

You can’t just stand there and expect to build muscle—not even when you’re lifting.<p>Before you begin a set of any standing exercise, place your feet …

If You Thought ‘The Hobbit’ Should Have Been Only One Movie, A Fan Has Made The Version For You

<i>The Hobbit</i> was somehow filmed as a trilogy (aka <i>The Hobbit: The Bloating Of The Five Pages</i>). In retrospect, stretching the tiny book (and some supplementary pages) that thin may have been helped along with winging it and cocaine. Well, maybe not cocaine (except for Beorn). But if you thought they …

Movies

This fitness star shares how much happier she's becoming since gaining weight

Throughout the years, most of the fitness “progress pics” we’ve seen on social media have featured weight loss, which can be very cool and inspiring …

Food Network’s Alton Brown: Drinking Rules

From drinking with Giada De Laurentiis to his stash of rye whiskey, the Food Network star opens about cocktails and spirits.<p><b>In your new book,</b> <i>EveryDay</i> …

Alton Brown

Why Tesla is losing its luster

When Tesla Motors Inc. reports third quarter earnings Tuesday, Nov. 3, it will do so in a headwind of growing skepticism around the Elon Musk-led …

Microsoft has trapped its biggest partners between a rock and a hard place

Sales in the PC industry are declining at around 11% per quarter, according to IDC, causing drops in profits for PC makers. Microsoft is somewhat insulated from this decline thanks to big enterprise sales, but the company's increased focus on hardware with the new Surface Book Pro — a high-end …

Satya Nadella

Google Maps Now Lets You Add A Stop Along Your Route, Check Gas Prices

Google announced today it’s rolling out an update to its Google Maps mobile app that will (finally!) allow users to add a stop along their current route. For example, you’ll be able to search for things like gas stations, grocery stores, coffee shops and restaurants while still in navigation mode, …

Why Sears Was Doomed Back In 1978

The company's sales have been falling since 2005, but its problems may stretch as far back as the late 1970s, when Sears executives characterized the retailer as a reflection of Middle America's "concerns," "problems and faults."<p>"We are not a fashion store. We are not a store for the whimsical, nor …

Business (Canada)

Google Glass Could Save KFC And Other Fast-Food Companies Millions Of Dollars

KFC, one of the world's largest fast-food chains, recently ran a trial in which it trained employees using a software program on Google Glass that could potentially help its parent company, Yum Brands, save millions of dollars in labor costs.<p>The training program was developed by Ankur Gopal, a …

Google Glass