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How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining

<b>Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say.</b><p>They followed 125 long-distance cyclists, some now in their 80s, and found they had the immune systems of 20-year-olds.<p>Prof Norman Lazarus, 82, of King's College …

Body Fat

5 of the best exercises to do with your kids

They add a whole new dimension to your workout<p>We all know that <b>parenting is a full-time job</b> and that even a few minutes' worth of 'me time' can be …

Bill Gates and Other Billionaires Say This 1 Habit is the Secret to Their Sucess | Inc.com

Bill Gates is at it again. He's indulging in one of his favorite habits: reading. Gates recently wrote a blog post titled, "5 amazing books I read this year." The post is in addition to regular book reviews Gates posts all year long. "Reading is my favorite way to indulge my curiosity," Gates …

There's a 'fatal' flaw in cryptocurrencies which means they can never be real currencies

LONDON — Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ether will never become true currencies because of a series of "fatal" flaws, a senior economist at the Swiss banking giant UBS says.<p>At a roundtable discussion attended by Business Insider on Thursday, Paul Donovan, the global chief economist at UBS's …

Cryptocurrency

7 Reasons Athletes Make the Best Employees | Inc.com

It's common sense that how well a company performs directly correlates with the quality of its employees. But there's a particular trait hiring managers should be looking for when evaluating a job candidate's merits: Athleticism. That's according to Lisa Strasman, president of NCSA, an athletic …

Employment

The 8 Best No-Equipment Moves to Get Stronger

When it comes to no-equipment exercises, it’s best to subscribe to the Navy’s KISS principle—Keep it simple, stupid. Straightforward, compound moves …

How Can You Tell If Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to 1 Rare Trait | Inc.com

In Jim Collins' landmark book <i>Good to Great (</i>published in 2001)<i>,</i> his research team spent five years examining 1,435 "good" companies and discovered 11 unique companies from that bunch that transformed themselves into "great" companies, outperforming, at the time, the S&P 500.<p>Their secret formula? …

Leadership

22 Crazy Things We've Learned About Alibaba Billionaire Jack Ma

From getting kidnapped to dressing up as Michael Jackson, the Alibaba founder has a lot of wacky stories to tell.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As someone who rose from being rejected from Harvard 10 times to becoming the second-richest man in China, Jack Ma’s rags to …

Alibaba Group

Inside a Finnish classroom: What the US can learn from Finland

When I creaked open the door to a first-grade classroom, I noticed a dozen seven-year-olds sprawled around the room. About half of them were sitting …

Teaching

10 things to try after you install iOS 11

What to do after you upgrade<p>iOS 11 is available, officially, today. It's coming to every iPhone and iPad made in the past few years, and chances are, you're going to upgrade. When you install it on your iPhone, you'll find that some things are very different than what you're used to, but the core …

Apps

Résumé Fonts That Make The Best Impression, According To Designers

<b>Although nothing</b> can trump a great portfolio of impressive work, the right—or wrong—font can be the thing that subconsciously nudges your résumé from …

Typography

No Matter What, Building Wealth Always Comes Down to These Four Pillars

Building wealth is simple. Not <i>easy</i>, but simple. We'd all like to make more money, but if your long term prize is financial independence, there aren't …

Apple's 'Think Different' motto used to batter Google in guerrilla ads erected following diversity row

Guerilla ads are dragging Google through the mud and casting Apple in a much better light using its historic ‘Think Different’ strapline, all erected …

Streetwear

Doing This 1 Thing Could Help Your Intelligence, Focus, and Creativity | Inc.com

While our lives continue to be consumed by digital technologies, lost is the art of journaling. Keeping a written journal, however, can have remarkable benefits.<p>Studies have demonstrated that "students who write out their notes on paper actually learn more," and doodling has been shown to help …

Productivity

The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained

Power? Bluetooth? USB? You’ve seen their symbols. Here’s where they came from.<p>We already know where the @ symbol came from, but what about every other strange glyph that appears across our gadgets and user interfaces? While we may have learned to identify the power symbol or the Bluetooth …

Gear & Gadgets

Fast Company posts tagged Infographic of the Day | Co.Design

Co.DesignThe Vast Gender Pay Gap At Google, Amazon, And Apple U.K.The Guardian analyzed wage data from 9,000 U.K. companies, including major tech companies, architecture firms, and design studios.<p>Co.DesignMapping The 1,000+ Streets Named After Martin Luther King, Jr.From Haiti to Germany, King …

Mainstream Media

When It Comes to Female Bosses, Women Can Be Their Own Worst Enemy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When it comes to attitudes about women in the workplace and having a female boss, Americans have …

The First Instagram Ad “Worked,” But What Do Brands Do Now?

The numbers say that Michael Kors’s much derided Instagram ad–the first of its kind–was a success. But how, if at all, can brands really use Instagram effectively as a paid ad platform?<p>When it first appeared, it was just like every other photo in your feed. Or was it? A cup of tea, a smattering of …

Roald Dahl Day: Read His Greatest Story

<b>Today is Roald Dahl Day</b> — he was born on September 13, 1916 — and what everyone is remembering are his magnificent children's stories. As a children's author, he was clearly the greatest genius who has ever tried the form. He wrote nearly a dozen pure classics that have now entertained several …

Books

Essentials: Matt Chevallard of Del Toro

The story of Del Toro is twofold. Foremost, its a lifestyle footwear brand that simultaneously<p>The story of Del Toro is twofold. Foremost, its a lifestyle footwear brand that simultaneously marries American luxury with Italian effortlessness, creating a unique story that has attracted a wide and …

The K-Pop Plastic Surgery Obsession

Inspired by pop stars and encouraged by culture that equates success with physical beauty, the "self-racism subtext" of buying an ideal Korean face<p>When 17-year-old Hailey Kim looks in the mirror, she doesn't see a pretty person. Her face is too round, she thinks; her lips too thin, her nose not …