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Forget HIIT, Fartlek is the new training trend that'll whip your butt into shape

If you often catch yourself scrolling through the peachy bums of Instagram, thinking 'why don't my thighs look like that?', 1. It's probably filtered …

Exercise

The Next Generation of Wi-Fi Security Will Save You From Yourself

There are more Wi-Fi devices in active use around the world—roughly 9 billion—than there are human beings. That ubiquity makes protecting Wi-Fi from …

Information Security

The Roman Empire, explained in 40 maps - Vox

Two thousand years ago, on August 19, 14 AD, Caesar Augustus died. He was Rome’s first emperor, having won a civil war more than 40 years earlier that transformed the dysfunctional Roman Republic into an empire. Under Augustus and his successors, the empire experienced 200 years of relative peace …

Ancient History

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

Infographics

7 hints to help create viral content

What’s the essential element of any promotional campaign?You want more people to be aware of your product or service. You want more of them to pay …

15-Minute Core Workouts For Runners

If you are even slightly serious about your running, then scheduling some core workouts each week is a must. It doesn’t have to take long: as the two …

What 20 Years of Jeff Bezos's Shareholder Letters Can Teach You About Becoming a Top Performer

Reading 20 years of Bezos's letters shows that becoming a top performer isn't rooted in special tactics. Instead, it's rooted in simple principles.<p>The year is 1997 and Amazon is going public. At the time of this event, many investors and people viewed the company as a joke. Another big event at …

topperformer

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Social Media

The Five Rules of High-Intensity Workouts For Fat Loss and a Killer Physique | Poliquin Article

Imagine the perfect workout. It would allow you to:<p>• burn a ton of calories in as little time as possible—think 30 minutes or less<br>• build muscle for …

Bitcoin’s Price Has Soared. What Comes Next?

SAN FRANCISCO — Bitcoin has been in a bull market like few the world has ever seen.<p>At the beginning of the year, the price of a Bitcoin was below $1,000. It hit $5,000 in October, then doubled by late November. And on Thursday, less than two weeks later, the price of a single Bitcoin rose above …

Cryptocurrency

Ancient clay tablet has revealed locations of 11 ‘lost cities’ from 4,000 years ago

Baked clay tablets from ancient Assyria, dating back as much as 4,000 years, could reveal the locations of 11 ‘lost cities’ in modern-day …

Archaeology

Amazon EC2 F1 Instances are now available in AWS GovCloud (US)

F1 instances are accelerated-computing instances with field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) that you can program to create custom hardware …

New multi-tenant patterns for building SaaS applications on SQL Database

We’re delighted to announce the availability of an expanded set of sample SaaS applications, each using a different database tenancy model on SQL …

The Fed May Hike Rates More Often Than You Expect

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivered an even-handed speech on inflation September 26, warning it could end up much higher, or much lower, …

2016’s top programming trends

Last January I wrote a TechCrunch post predicting the major programming trends of 2016.<p>But in the software development world, things can change very quickly. It can be difficult to see the high-level trends clearly through all the chatter about shiny new development languages, frameworks and …

Programming

WHAT TO KNOW NOW | Amazon Web Services

Invest in yourself.<p>A few years ago, “cloud computing” seemed like the marketing phrase du jour, a form of network decentralization designed to ease …

Novice to Expert Java Bundle, Save 96%

We have a great deal on the Novice to Expert Java Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 96% off the regular price.<p>The Novice to …

How to Use Google Trends to Start and Run a Retail Business

It’s no secret that Google knows how to find the information you need. The massive search engine is the most popular in the world, receiving more …

What Every Leader Can Learn From Steve Jobs About Risk

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Will grad school improve your finances?

Graduate school is not cheap. It’s a decision that will cost you both time and money, so you want to make sure it’s the right call before signing on …

Personal Finance

5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

Motivation

How it feels to learn JavaScript in 2016

<i>No JavaScript frameworks were created during the writing of this article.</i><p><i>The following is inspired by the article “It’s the future” from Circle CI.</i> …

JavaScript

16 Life Lessons

At the heart of wisdom lies a paradox. On the one hand, our homegrown instincts about the world can be deeply flawed; the bias built into each of us …

University of California

HDMI Cloud Digital Signage System Created For Small Businesses (video)

Anybody in the market for a modern signage solution, May be interested in a new digital cloud signage system which comes complete with HDMI input and …

Abandoned places: the worlds we've left behind – in pictures

Kieron Connolly’s new book of photographs of more than 100 once-busy and often elegant buildings gives an eerie idea of how the world might look if humankind disappeared. Here are some evocative, stylised images of nature reclaiming the manmade world

6 Bad Habits You Must Break to Succeed

You can't outwork unhealthy patterns. The best way to ditch a bad habit is to embrace a good one in its place.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of the young entrepreneurs I meet through my work as a writer, investor and entrepreneur aren't reaching their …

Time Management

Study Reveals the Best Way to Tell Customers “Thank You” in the Digital Age

Study Shows Consumers Liked to Be Told "Thank You" When Done Correctly<p>As was discussed in a recent article, building brand loyalty with your customers is a great long-term strategy for the success of the business. There are a lot of ways to build brand loyalty, such as rewards programs or by having …

Customer Experience