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Hikes of a Lifetime

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania<p>Early European explorers who claimed to have seen a snow-capped mountain in Equatorial Africa were dismissed as delusional. …

6 US Travel Destinations If You’re Wanting A Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

Work is hectic, the family is crazy, you need a vacation <i>now -</i> we all know the feeling. One problem though… you bank account doesn’t agree. Forget …

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

Fitness

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

PRESENTING: The most important charts in the world from the brightest minds on Wall Street

Here they are: the most important charts in the world.<p>Once again, we've asked some of the sharpest strategists, economists, and reporters for one chart that's at the top of their minds right now.<p>We asked for a chart that reflects something that concerns them in markets and the economy right now. …

The 12 Best Free Online Business Courses To Take This Fall

Maybe you have entrepreneurial aspirations but are lacking a financial background. Or maybe you realize that after years as a professional you still don't know how to best manage your finances.<p>Whatever your situation, there are plenty of excellent free online courses available this fall. We've …

21 Websites That Will Save You A Fortune On Travel

All the companies listed here are the ones I use when I travel. I consider them the best companies out there and the ones that continually offer the best deals.<p>1. <b>Kayak</b><p>A good flight search engine for fares leaving from the United States. They search a wide variety of airline and other flight brokers …

9 Insider Tips On Acing A Harvard Business School Interview

While HBS isn't known for throwing candidates strange interview questions, it can still be a nerve-wracking experience — one 30-minute interview isn't long to make a strong impression.<p>We spoke with Nabil Mohamed, a second-year Harvard student, about his interview experience. As editor-in-chief of …

The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you have the Big Idea. You have the passion. You have the business plan. You can see your future success. All you need now is money in the bank, right?<p>Probably nine out of 10 startups are where you are, in need of operating capital. …

7 Public Speaking Tips From A Toastmasters Pro

How did Rinaldi transform from someone who could barely stand in front of people to a public speaking teacher in such a quick time? Practice, he says, noting that this short learning curve isn't uncommon.<p>"People improve very quickly," Rinaldi says. The intense fear that people get before speaking …

Public Speaking

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

8 Questions You Should Ask Your Interviewer To Show How Smart You Are

To gain an advantage, you need to show the interviewer that you can ask the questions as well.<p>In her book "301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions," Vicky Oliver writes that at the beginning of her career she "learned the hard way to always come prepared with questions."<p>"A successful job …

Goldman just lost the engine behind its technology IPO dominance

So long, Noto. One of the main drivers in Goldman Sachs’ IPO machinery, tech banker Anthony Noto, just walked out the door, the Financial Times reports. Noto will leave banking to join hedge fund Coatue Management, which has offices in New York and Menlo Park, California.<p>The move is unexpected …

Markets

Bitcoin 2.0: Unleash The Sidechains

“Cryptocurrencies will create a fifth protocol layer powering the next generation of the Internet,” says Naval Ravikant. “Our 2014 fund will be built during the blockchain cycle,” concurs Fred Wilson. And Andreessen Horowitz have very visibly doubled down on Bitcoin.<p>Even if you don’t believe in …

Venture capital spending at highest level since end of dot-com bubble

Across Silicon Valley, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs are busy chanting: "Not a bubble. Not a bubble. Not a bubble."<p>But with venture capital numbers reaching levels not seen since the dot-com bubble days, the question of whether things in Silicon Valley are a bit too frothy is getting harder …