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Weird Bikes Done Right

If you're going to make a conceptual fixie at least make it funny<p>I'm on record as pretty unimpressed by most of the hubless and minimal frame and …

Carbon Fiber

Your Fat-Loss Workout of the Week

Step into the ring to test your strength and endurance against the Metabolic Matrix

The Do-Anywhere CrossFit Workout

No time? No equipment? No space? No problem. This travel-friendly, CrossFit-inspired workout will blast fat and sculpt muscle in minutes. No excuses!<p>Vacations generally present a number of fitness obstacles, and summer ones are no exception. For starters, there never seems to be enough room in your …

Kansas City gushing over out-of-nowhere Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Among the World Series souvenirs being hawked near a fountain off 47th Street Monday afternoon was a blue T-shirt with a generic slogan:<p>"Kansas City vs. Everybody."<p>I asked the saleswoman what it was referring to. She replied that it was "a Midwest thing."<p>"I'm from Michigan, and …

Here's How Ebola Compares To Other Terrifying Diseases

Ebola is a deadly and terrible virus: It seems to kill about 70% of people infected, though it's hard to know the true numbers while the outbreak is still in progress, and this outbreak has claimed about 4,500 lives so far.<p>Yet Ebola spreads less easily than the common cold. Someone with the virus …

Disease

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Shows Why Azure Is A Serious Threat To Amazon And Google

At a press event held in San Francisco, Nadella gave a bunch of figures that show Azure's rapidly growing business. He said more than 80% of Fortune 500 companies used Azure, resulting in a revenue run rate of nearly $4.4 billion.<p>Although the revenue run rate is not the actual sales amount — but …

Satya Nadella

Colorado Wants to Ban Marijuana Edibles

Hold onto those pot brownies, Colorado residents. Today, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced in a release that it sought to <b>ban almost all edibles</b>, or marijuana-infused candy, cookies, and brownies. Colorado was the first state to legalize recreational use of marijuana …

Savory Apple Recipes

Apples are as delicious in savory dishes as desserts<p>When it comes to cooking, apples are mostly closely associated with desserts like pies and …

Top Annual Food & Drink Events in the City This Fall

With the arrival of fall, New York City is bustling once again with mouthwatering food and drink events. Check out what's happening throughout the city this fall, and be sure to indulge your gastronomic palate by attending some (or all!) of these food and drink events.<p><b>Food Film Festival</b><p>As the only …

Film Festivals

Baby Boomers are overexposed to stocks in this rocky market

Even though they've seen their fair share of stock market crashes, many Baby Boomers are betting a big chunk of their retirement savings on stocks -- leaving them exposed to major losses in today's rocky market.<p>Among 60-to-65 year olds, 30% have invested almost all of their savings in stocks, while …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

Good morning! It will be relatively cool, and partly sunny today in New York. Let's look at the news.

Marissa Mayer

6 Leadership Lessons From A 3-Star General

"Leadership is deliberate: You don't accidentally have successful teams," retired Lt. Gen. Frank Kearney recently told a group of small-business owners.<p>He was speaking to more than 130 dealers from a Fortune 50 automobile company at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York. They had …

Leadership