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Smart Entrepreneurs Use Third-Grade Words. Steve Jobs Did and You Should, Too

Billionaires like Elon Musk and Richard Branson use simple words to express complex ideas.<p>Steve Jobs once said, "Simple can be harder than complex." It's true, which is why it's hard to express your ideas simply. Anyone can write long, confusing sentences. Anyone can speak in esoteric jargon. But …

Hung Up

Stop Trying To Get Your Kid to Eat New Foods

Sounds crazy, but it's true: bribing or begging your child to try new foods can backfire. To really help picky eaters, here's what you should do instead.<p>If you have a picky eater, you probably spend a lot of time trying to get your kid to eat new foods--even just one little tiny bite! But what if …

Parenting

Amazon’s next conquest will be apparel

Late last year, after Amazon announced it had acquired the rights to J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic “Lord of the Rings” saga for $250 million, I wrote how the move underscored Amazon’s relentless pursuit to build one platform to “rule them all.” Now that Amazon is investing half a billion dollars into …

eCommerce

The Real-Life Diet of Victor Oladipo, the Pacers' Newly-Jacked Franchise Player

The fourth-year swingman had a breakout 2017-18 season thanks to his newfound love for fruits and vegetables—and a reluctant aversion to bread.<p>After spending the first three years of his career toiling for lottery teams in Orlando—and then a single tumultuous season with the newly Kevin Durant-less …

Basketball

One Way to Create Income for Life and a Guaranteed Inheritance for Your Kids

Here's how I helped my client take the RMDs he didn't need and turn them into peace of mind for his children's future.<p>Jim was a retired corporate …

Retirement

Shift list: All the new cars you can buy with a manual transmission

You'll be surprised by the size of the list<p>The overarching trend of the past few years has been that the manual transmission is on the way out. People like automatics, they can be faster than manually shifting, and they're frequently better at saving fuel. But there's still a sizable enough …

Subaru

The best method for cooking asparagus is 2,000 years old

I used to think I didn’t like asparagus, but it turned out to be—as these aversions often are—a textural problem. Their stalks would remain fibrous …

Asparagus

Samsung’s giant, 34-foot Onyx screens are 4K monitors for movie theaters

The first US location has opened in Chatsworth, California<p>Samsung today announced that its line of 4K LED theatrical screens are now called Onyx, which is meant to evoke the picture quality of its pure black capabilities. The screens, six of which exist now around the world, stand at 34-feet and …

Gear & Gadgets

Scientific study on Trump voters confirms what people of color have been saying all along

The Trump voter is often portrayed in media and pop culture as a working-class white person, down on their luck and desperate for change. These …

Race & Ethnicity

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

Barbell flat chest press and incline fly superset<p>Follow the power exercise with a strength and accessory exercise superset.<p><b>Chest barbell press:</b> Set …

Workouts

2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 First Drive Review: It's lit

You knew it would be fast, but this Vette plumbs the extremes<p>I was shook. I've driven a lot of racetracks in a lot of exotic cars. But lately I haven't been on track as often as I would like. And my most recent foray on a very wet circuit left me feeling unacceptably slow. Cobwebby. So a first …

Sports Cars

Here's why you should always check your hotel room for bedbugs, and how to do it

• <b>When you're traveling, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told INSIDER you should check for bedbugs everywhere you stay.</b>• <b><br>That's because</b> …

Bedbugs

"But slavery was so long ago"

Originally commissioned as a wrist tattoo, the simple and powerful chart showing how recent black freedom is in America is now also a t-shirt.<p>"...but …

Slavery

21 famous books you don't have to read (and recommendations for better books)

Advice from the editors of GQ: Don't read the "totally silly" <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>. Instead, read <i>Olivia</i>, "the story of a British teenage girl who is …

Books

Trump Accuser Jessica Drake Backs Stormy Daniels’ Most Chilling Claim

Fighting a battle of he said, she said against the president of the United States seems like quite a challenge, but Stormy Daniels isn't in it alone. …

Donald Trump

This One Trick Will Make Your Burger Taste So Much Better

If you’re still struggling to perfect your burger game, then listen up. This trick might be the missing piece you’ve been looking for in your quest …

Country Lifestyle

How To Grow Rosemary And Other Plants For Free

Not everyone has the finances to grow numerous plants or even form their own garden. However, you don’t have to throw enormous sums of money to grow …

Plants

Grilled Cheese Bombs

Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Bagels<p>You'll never top your bagel another way again.<p>See more<p>3-Ingredient Cheesy Sausage Biscuit Cups<p>An easy, on-the-go …

Cooking

Luke Cage Season 2 Release Date, Cast, Trailer, Episodes, Story, and News

"Always forward."<p>Marvel's <b>Luke Cage</b> Season 2 will be on Netflix before you know it. This shouldn't surprise anybody, considering the strong viewership …

Comics

3 Keys to Developing an Effective Stock-Picking Method

When I was 20 years old I was working for the CPA firm that is now known as Deloitte Touche. One day at lunch a partner in the firm mentioned he was …

Investing

After a disastrous Game 3, it’s time to kill the DeRozan+bench lineup

Few things have looked bad for the Raptors in their opening round series against the Washington Wizards. However, few things have looked <i>as bad</i> as the …

Basketball

Quinoa, Mango & Black Bean Salad Recipe

By: EatingWell User<p>quick and easy I substituted couscous for the quinoa (we were out), and omitted the peppers and cilantro (for my little kiddos). …

Healthy Eating

Three Finance Books to Help Anyone Get Better With Money

stevepb / PixabayHave you ever read any finance books? No matter who you are or where you are in life, learning more about money is always a good …

Personal Finance

But have you like, REALLY looked at the earth?

Side Note<p>Apr—21—2018 04:56PM EST<p>Via NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)<p><i>* Hits bong*</i><p>Drew Millard<p>The earth, …

NOAA

Two Ways to Instantly Make Your Photos Pop Using Photoshop

Have you ever felt like your photos were missing something? In this quick Photoshop tutorial, learn how to make your photos pop with this simple …

Tutorials

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story is the Documentary Series Every American Needs to See

It's been six years since Trayvon Martin went to a 7-Eleven near the Sanford, FL gated community where his father's girlfriend lived; six years since the 17-year-old boy was shot in the heart by George Zimmerman, holding nothing but a bag of Skittles and a canned drink. And while Zimmerman still …

Black History

These smashing backyard ideas are hot and happening!

Blessed with extra outdoor space at the rear end of your home? You can convert it into your choice of recreational zone with a little bit of …

Landscaping

Transformers: 15 Powerful Decepticons, Ranked From Weakest To Strongest

Few series have managed to retain their popularity from introduction all the way into the present day like the Transformers. A large part of this is …

Comics

Why Konami should remake Metal Gear Solid 1 – Reader’s Feature

A reader explains his love for the original Metal Gear Solid on PS1 and why he thinks a new remake is long overdue.<p>I have been a fan of the Metal …

Metal Gear

Namib Leather Mens

$200<p>The Namib desert boot is made with camel leather: Specially selected for its rugged durability, this leather is naturally scarred and weathered …

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