Michael Murray

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45 free online classes you can take (and finish) by the end of this year

No matter where you're at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart …

University of California

Financial Fridays: It's Financial Suicide To Own A House

I am sick of me writing about this. Do you ever get sick of yourself? I am sick of me.<p>But every day I see more propaganda about the American Dream of owning the home.<p>I see codewords a $15 trillion dollar industry uses to hypnotize its religious adherents to BELIEVE.<p>Lay down your money, your hard …

Real Estate

Suunto Focuses On Easier Navigation with New Traverse Watch

Having GPS navigation on your wrist is nothing new, as a number of companies have been producing watches with those capabilities for years. But the …

The Rise of the Outrageously Long Commute

Some businesspeople are working half of the week in far-off countries or catching 3 a.m. trains just so that they don’t have to uproot their lives at home.<p>A few years back, David Neeleman, the founder of JetBlue Airways, left his company and launched a new airline in Brazil. The airline, Azul, …

Commuting

The Top 10 Most Relaxing Hot Springs in America

Photo: Matt Williams<p>With the crisp air of autumn, can you imagine a better way to spend the afternoon than relaxing in a hot springs pool surrounded by beautiful scenery? We can't either. Check out this list of America's most relaxing hot springs and prepare to unwind.<p>1. Rocky Canyon Hot Springs | …

Hiking

This is the type of person you should never do business with

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

fēnix 2

Combining the best features of our fitness and outdoor watches, the fēnix 2 is the ideal multisport athlete’s training partner. Whether running, …

Caveman Training: 3 Hardcore Workout Routines

A calculated mix of traditional and novel strength and conditioning exercises, Caveman Training is prided on its specificity as much as its …

Exercise

14 Enlightening Quotes By Lao Tzu That Are Life Lessons

Lao Tzu was a legendary Chinese philosopher whose teachings date back to 6th century BC. He wrote Tao Te Ching, a famous Chinese classic text. He is …

The ‘Flight Simulator’ May Be the Hardest Workout You Do This Month

Discover how the world’s simplest exercise can create an incredibly challenging routine<p>There’s a reason we didn’t mention that the ‘Flight Simulator’ is a jump rope workout in the headline: You’d never read it. That’s because most guys tend to only associate jumping rope with kindergarten girls on …

The Best Time Management Tool: Just Say No

What you decline to do can make a lot more difference -- in your business and your life -- than what you actually do.<p>As a small-business owner you're constantly saying yes: to opportunities, to ideas, to ways to grow your business. Saying yes is a crucial element in your success.<p>But so is saying no.<p>…

The Four Desires Driving All Human Behavior: Bertrand Russell’s Magnificent Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

“Nothing in the world is more exciting than a moment of sudden discovery or invention, and many more people are capable of experiencing such moments than is sometimes thought.”<p><b>Bertrand Russell</b> (May 18, 1872–February 2, 1970) endures as one of humanity’s most lucid and luminous minds — an oracle of …

Proposal-Worthy Destinations: The World’s Most Romantic Spots

Big moments deserve big backdrops—and ideally, a little bit of privacy, too. We chose some of our favorite knee-dropping destinations from around the …

24 Important Tips On How To Exert Influence Over Others

Bruce Harpham<p>Bruce Harpham is a Project Management Professional and Founder and CEO of Project Management Hacks. Read full profile<p>Building influence …

Procrastination

Healthy Casserole Recipes You Won't Believe Are Good for You

Let's start with this vibrant gratin, which can only be described as a vegetarian's dream dish. It's packed with antioxidants from the sweet potatoes and cauliflower and uses a lightened-up bechamel sauce. You read that right: This bechamel sauce uses olive oil instead of butter!

Kickstarting Your Longevity Genes -- The Epigenetic Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

It's been 20 years since scientists discovered that putting mice on a super-low-calorie diet extends their lifespans dramatically and combats age-related diseases. But applying that knowledge to humans, who like you and me are reluctant to endure famine, has proven notoriously difficult.<p>Now, …

The 30 best hotels in the world

Luxury comes at a price, but when you're staying at one of the best hotels in the world, that price is worth it.<p>We've created the ultimate list of the 30 best hotels in the world.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + …

National Parks

An all-ages guide to adventure in Sun Valley, ID

SUN VALLEY, IDAHO — it’s the gateway to an epic mountain playground, made for families looking to have transformative outdoor experiences. Here are …

From Monets to missiles, these U.S. museums top the list

If great museums are on your radar, these 10 museums would be a good place to start. TripAdvisor travelers weighed in and selected the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City as the top museum in the U.S. and in the world.<p>The Getty Center in Brentwood and the aircraft carrier Midway in San …

Museums

South Florida Hosts Some of Fall’s Hottest New Restaurants

In the South Florida restaurant world, plenty of news is afoot for the fall, with big chefs making waves at major openings. Given the pedigree …

29 Productivity Apps To Help You Rule The Office

It’s no secret that technology has made our lives a <i>lot</i> easier, especially with the advent of smartphones and apps that can track anything from your heartbeat, to the amount of time you waste on Facebook. However, it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. So here’s a list of 29 of apps …

Productivity Apps

This Hot Soup Is (Maybe) Even Better Than Coffee

It's fast, it's comforting, and it's a great breakfast—all hail miso soup!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …

MIT’s Plan To Inspire The Next Generation Of Bitcoin Innovators

New courses will study the origins of Bitcoin, and its surprisingly varied potential applications.<p>In recent years, there has been a lot of enthusiasm for how cryptocurrencies will create new platforms, markets, and economies. But what will the future of commerce and, indeed, the world look like? A …

GOLDMAN: Here are 19 great stocks shoveling tons of cash to their investors

Dividends and share buybacks help increase value for people holding a stock, and there's a lot of money to be had as companies shovel record amounts of cash back to shareholders.<p>In a note to clients Thursday, Goldman Sachs' Amanda Sneider gave insights into a lot of the firms's investment …

Investing

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

Books

Tax-Smart Moves When Selling Real Estate

<b>Updated March 2017</b> — If you jumped into real estate at the bottom of the market around 2008, or if you've been holding onto an asset even longer, you …

Real Estate

3 Online Custom Shirt Makers, Tested

Clothes are a square peg/round hole kind of problem. Off-the-rack clothes are pre-made, hung in stores, filtered through by the consumer, …