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Bugatti boss reveals what kind of people buy its $3 million hypercars

Bugatti is one of the most storied names in the automotive universe. Even though the century-old brand has not always had the smoothest ride financially, the company is now thriving under Volkswagen Group ownership. Leading the venerable marque these days is company president Stephan Winkelmann.<p>The …

Bugatti

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation) | Inc.com

While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job interview questions).<p>Oddly enough, …

Employment

7 Diet Tips to Look Better Naked

Justin Grinnell, CSCS, for Muscle & FitnessLook Good NakedPut the finishing touches on your physique with these eating tips.

Fitness

Buying and selling bitcoin, explained

A quick and dirty introduction to trading the world’s most exciting cryptocurrency.<p><i>Before you jump into this overview of how to buy and sell bitcoin, check out our first article in this series,</i> <i>Bitcoin, explained</i><i>.</i><p>Mining bitcoin isn't the only way to get your hands on the stuff, you know.<p>In fact, …

Bitcoin

Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

Blockchain

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

5 Big Mistakes You Are Making on Your Resume

Crafting a resume that stands out from the crowd is no easy feat. To do so, you must first understand the principle objective of any resume: not to …

Employment

Five secret tricks only serious Gmail ninjas need to know

With great power comes great responsibility. If you click into this article, be sure to pay attention to the warnings.<p>If you're serious about Gmail, …

Gmail

This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, and more than 20 top startups

I also crafted, revised, rewrote, and continuously edited my résumé.<p>This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, Oscar, and nearly two dozen other top startups.<p>I also got interviews for full-time jobs at a major political campaign, a huge government contractor, and a billion-dollar …

Employment

You Just Had a Difficult Conversation at Work. Here’s What to Do Next

We’ve all been there: the fluorescent light flickering above, your stomach in knots, voices at the table becoming raised, including your own. Nearly everyone experiences difficult conversations at work, whether with peers, managers, clients, or direct reports. We know they are difficult …

Management

Good managers give constructive criticism—but truly masterful leaders offer constructive praise

Getting feedback from your coworkers is scary. A leader at one of my previous jobs once said that my emotional stability fell somewhere between that of a squalling infant and pubescent teen. (Cool, cool.) Now research shows that not only are most managers bad at giving constructive …

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone should know before exiting young …

Self-improvement

A CrossFit Coach Says This Is the Best Way to Lose Belly Fat

Stop doing ab exercises, people. If you want to get rid of your unbudging belly fat, the answer isn't how many crunches you can do. Jade Jenny, head CrossFit coach and owner of Champlain Valley CrossFit says, "there are really no exercises to reduce belly fat, unfortunately this is the age-old …

Workouts

How To Lose Weight: The Military Diet And 5 Things To Know About The Strict 3-Day Regimen

Want to lose weight fast and believe you have the discipline of a solider? Try the three-day Military Diet that promises a 10-pound weight loss if …

3 Essential Exercises for the Over 40 Crowd

This year I turn 47 years old. It’s pretty hard for me to get my head around this number, when deep down inside I still feel like I'm in my 20s—but …

Why it’s important to read aloud with your kids, and how to make it count

One of the most important things parents can do, beyond keeping kids healthy and safe, is to read with them. That means starting when they are newborns and not even able to talk, and continuing well beyond the years that they can read by themselves. Study after study shows that early reading with …

Kids

MacTrast Deals: Wipe Away Your Online Footprint on All of Your Devices with VPN.asia

VPN.asia allows you to browse anonymously with AES-256 data encryption and SHA-256 hash authentication.<p>DESCRIPTION<p>When you browse the Internet, you …

Information Systems

Why the Humble Push-Up Could Be the Key to the Body You Want

It turned Jake Gyllenhaal into a prize fighter, and it can do the same for you.<p>The one exercise that can be performed anywhere at any time, the push-up is, nevertheless, an often misunderstood and under appreciated aspect of bodyweight fitness.<p>Many men ditch it early on in their workout lives for …

Workouts

7 Minutes and 13 Moves are All You Need for Stronger Arms and Shoulders

Whether you want your arms to be crazy jacked or you just want to be able to open a dang jar without asking for help, this quick 7-minute HIIT …

Simple and Effective Strength: The Perfect Beginner Workout

Meet Jimmy: Jimmy is a 32-year-old insurance salesman. <b>He’s been happily married for the past six years and has two beautiful children.</b> He loves …

Workouts

A Proven Method for Building Full-Body Power (Plus a 6-Week Plan)

<b>The fitness world is in a constant state of flux.</b> It’s like a kid trying to balance a see-saw on his or her own, running from one end to the other. …

Wikimedia

The 6X6 Brutality Workout

Do you think you're tough? Do you think you're invincible and have faced your greatest workout challenge? If those are true, congratulations - you're …

Health

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Best Ways to Exercise at Home

Whether you're allergic to the gym, want to save money or crave convenience, exercising at home is an easy choice to make. What's more difficult is …

The Athlete's Guide to One-Arm Push-Ups

Your Complete Guide, From Newbie to Advanced<p>Push-ups are one the most complete exercises you can do. And the one-arm push-up is one of the most …

7 Easy Exercises To Get Rid Of Body Fat [With Pictures]

7 Easy Exercises To Get Rid Of Body Fat<p>It is a known fact that exercise is an importand part of becoming and staying slim. However, there are some …

Torch Calories With This Low-Impact High-Intensity Workout

You can build muscle and burn calories without all that jumping around, which can be hard your joints, especially your ankles, knees, hips, and even your lower back. This low-impact high-intensity workout, created by Justin Norris and Taylor Gainor, cofounders of the LIT Method, builds muscles, …

Tip: A New Exercise for Total Shoulder Development

This exercise hits all three heads of the delts along with the rhomboids and lower traps. Can't beat that. Check it out.<p>For the past few years I've …

Recruitment

A 10-Minute Fat-Burning Plyometric Workout You Can Do At Home

Plyometric exercises are the current fitness darlings. And what makes them so effective also makes them extra brutal. That's because plyometric …

Workouts