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Scientists use criminal profiling to 'identify' Banksy

LONDON — It's arguably one of the best British mysteries around, so you might want to stop reading now if you want to avoid spoiling it.<p>A group of …

You've Sold Your Business. Now What?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many successful entrepreneurs dream of the day when their business is sold, resulting in a sizable check and a sense of accomplishment. The many years of hard work, taking big risks and meeting obligations such as an aggressive …

Entrepreneurship

To Catch A Bomb-Maker

This is the story of a little-known FBI forensics lab and how it changed the war on terror<p>The insurgent began with a cordless phone—one of the knockoffs of a Chinese-built Senao so popular in northern Iraq. Hunched over a worktable somewhere near the refinery town of Baiji, about 150 miles north of …

Terrorism

Ease Your Neck and Shoulder Pain in Less Than 10 Minutes

It's not as enjoyable as a massage, but it works better<p>If you regularly get neck or shoulder pain—or even burning sensations down your arm—try this stretch from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>It’s designed to relieve the “neuro-tension” in your neck and traps and help mobilize your …

7 Ways to Get More Done at Work without Staying Late

Make the most of your 9-to-5 with these genius productivity tips<p>Ever have those workdays when you know by 10 a.m. that you won’t be making it home for dinner? Instead of resolving to work after hours, tap into these seven surprising secrets for boosting your productivity.<p>(For more smart life hacks …

5 Things Elite Entrepreneurs Always Do (And You Should, Too)

Entrepreneurs spend their money to make the most money.<p><i>What are some of the habits entrepreneurs have that other people don’t? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Oliver Emberton, Founder of Silktide, on Quora:</b><p>Most people spend their money to get the most <b>utility</b> <b>–</b> …

Entrepreneurship

Six ways to come up with your ultimate business idea

Efficiency,Guardian Small Business Network,Business,Small business,Entrepreneurs,Life and style,Health & wellbeing,Meditation<p>From meditating to seeking inspiration from your travels, explore the creative ways to hit on an entrepreneurial money-making scheme<p>Finding your niche as an entrepreneur can …

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It is never too early nor is it ever too late to start planning for retirement. It ultimately depends on your way of life, where are you living, and …

Young and Entrepreneurial: How College Entrepreneur Eileen Phoan Uses Her Jewelry Business to Tell a Bigger Story

<i>Young and Entrepreneurial is a series of articles where I've decided to interview and write about young individuals disrupting the world. By sharing the stories of these individuals, I hope to inspire youth from all over the world to follow their passions, to take the road less travelled and to</i> …

White House calls new report on Osama bin Laden raid 'baseless'

A published report in Britain that disputes the official U.S. account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011 drew sharp criticism Monday from the White House, which said the story was full of "inaccuracies and baseless assertions."<p>Investigative journalist Seymour M. Hersh wrote in the …

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come from? It transpires that it was left by the previous customer. The only snag, if indeed it is a snag, is that you now have to …

How To Quit Your Job

I’ve been reading articles left and right on why someone should quit their job today and start their own business, or why it’s foolish not to quit your job and travel. This led me to remembering my very own journey and when I was faced with the decision of starting my own business vs. going back to …

The More Sex You Have, The More Money You Earn

<b>Why Is This Important?</b><p>Because anything that involves earning more money <i>and</i> having more sex seems like a pretty sweet deal.<p><b>Long Story Short</b><p>British research has found that people who have sex 2-3 times per week earn 4.5% more than those who don’t.<p><b>Long Story</b><p>Ah, sex. It’s good. It’s better when we’re …

Change the Way You Breathe to Relieve Stress, Boost Energy, and Get Stronger

You're breathing all wrong. Here's why you should fix the way you suck wind<p>The seminar looks like a faith healing.<p>Seated elbow-to-elbow at tables set amid squat racks and weight sleds, more than 30 trainers crane their necks to see the miracle unfolding at the front of the room. The lights are …

Skip the Bar Food, You Can Make Better Hot Wings at Home

Wings made in your own kitchen aren't just healthier—they're more delicious than anything on a pub menu<p>Every guy likes to boast that his go-to bar has the best wings this side of Buffalo. The truth: Most joints follow the same stale recipe you’ll find on the back of a bottle of Frank’s RedHot.<p>The …

Stop Complaining and Learn to Love Paying Taxes

No, that isn't sarcasm. Here's why you should feel proud about what you're paying for<p>I’ve been going back and forth with my tax preparer all week, in advance of April 15th. You know your income tax is due then, right?<p>Don’t laugh. Not everybody is as aware as they should be. <i>Men’s Health</i> …

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Fix Your Health Problems

If you're struggling with one of the following ailments, you might consider going under the needle<p>For weeks, Nathan Suver had a serious pain in the neck. It was a recurring problem, related to a back injury, and nothing made it go away. Until, that is, his doctor jabbed him with pins. "He did it as …

Be Slimmer, Stronger, and Smarter

The 24-hour plan for first targeting and then tapping into what may be your most valuable natural resource<p>Women didn't invent hormones. Granted, women may have given hormones a bad name, but infamy does not equal exclusivity. In reality, the hormones that men possess are exactly the same as …

Japanese Fans Recommend Their Personal Favorite Overlooked Anime

"Shiruhitozoshiru" is an idiom suggesting something that those in the know, know very well (though it isn't known to many people). The concept was at …

Understanding Car Depreciation

The automotive industry is highly misunderstood and that is partly the fault of media and dealers, but also because of the lack of education on how it all works. Most people don’t seem to understand how the used vehicle market works and seem to miss that it actually makes up a very large percent of …

5 Powerful Books That Changed the Direction of My Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Quiz time: Can you name Newton's first law of motion?<p>No? (Don't feel bad, I had to look it up, too.)<p>Newton declared, "Every object in a state of uniform motion tends to remain in that state of motion unless an external force is applied to …

Self-improvement

5 Tricks That Will Make Meditation Less Intimidating

<i>By Andy Puddicombe for YouBeauty.com</i><p>Do you ever get the feeling that life is passing you by, as though you are always playing catch up? Does it feel as though your mind is like a monkey, constantly jumping from tree to tree, without ever stopping to rest? Do you sometimes feel as though your …

Five anime better than their manga and novel source material, according to fans

Only a small fraction of the huge quantity of <b>anime</b> that Japan produces starts off as animation, with the rest being <b>adapted from preexisting works</b> …

You're At Your Most Attractive After One Drink

Why Is This Important?<p>You like drinking, right? And you like being sexually attractive, right? Right.<p>Long Story Short<p>A single glass of wine, a pint of beer, or uh, a piña colada while lost in the rain reportedly puts you at your aesthetic best.<p>Long Story<p>It’s a storied human fact that a whole lot of …

Learn to Meditate and Avoid Common Beginner Mistakes

Touted across the globe as one of the most important daily tools for healthy living, the benefits of meditation include reduced stress, increased concentration and happiness, and more (read them all in this Third Metric article). It's also noted by some of the most successful thinkers of our time …

4 Things Steve Jobs Taught Me About Succeeding as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>He’s been deemed “the greatest marketer of all time.” There are countless stories of his outbursts and his stubbornness, but also of his iconic innovation, his inspirational personality (for some) and his revolutionary methods in …

Entrepreneurship

The Crazy Story Of Twin Smugglers-Turned Informants Who Helped Run The World's Most Powerful Drug Operation

That, among other illicit activities, just landed them 14 years behind bars.<p>But the sentence could have been much longer. Had they not cooperated with prosecutors, the brothers almost certainly would have spent the rest of their lives in prison.<p>After being caught in 2008, the twins became …

Mexico

Use the Theory of Seven to Get Your Point Across

My Theory of Seven says that anytime you have to communicate with a large group of people, you should communicate as though they are seven years old. …

The Best Stretch for Every Body Part

When it comes to getting the most out of your workout, you have to care for the muscles that heave all of those heavy weights, too<p>When you think of flexibility, it's likely that the first things that come to mind are touching your toes, or stretching your hamstrings. Unfortunately, those are often …