Robert

11 Flips | 2 Magazines | 5 Likes | 11 Following | @RobertsReadings | Keep up with Robert on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Robert”

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

Mexican Billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego Criticizes Women Who Study, Work And Raise Children Simultaneously

Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego’s controversial remarks on women do little to change the perception of Mexico’s machismo. In a well-attended business meeting in Guadalajara on Monday, the President and CEO of Grupo Salinas said that in modern societies women “are doing badly because they …

Is American Homeownership The Impossible Dream?

Today, Interest.com released its annual look at whether average Americans can actually afford the American dream of home ownership. The answer? Not really.<p>Home affordability is down in all 25 of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. “We define home affordability as the ability of a …

Research: The Emotions that Make Marketing Campaigns Go Viral

We’re all well aware of the fact that marketing is shifting from a landscape where marketers can utilize mass media to speak <i>at</i>consumers, to one where marketers are simply part of the crowd themselves. The bullhorn of radio, television, printand other one-way interruptive marketing approaches are …

Marine Commandant Calls For Two Generals To Be Fired Over 2012 Taliban Ambush

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Jim Amos.U.S. Marine Corps Photo / Cpl Lia Atkins<p>The Marine Corps has announced it will fire the pair of 2-star generals who were in charge in Helmand province, Afghanistan last year when the Taliban executed a complex ambush on the Marines regional headquarters …

27 Truths About Being A Teenager

<b>Nobody keeps their middle school friends forever.</b><p><b>You'll fail a math test once in your life.</b><p><b>Your teachers will assign you seats away from your friends and your parents will assign you to your room when you do illegal things.</b><p><b>You're going to get drunk and say something you'll regret.</b><p><b>You're going to</b> …

Tiger Woods Proves He's Still Master of Drama with Near-Miss at 2013 Barclays

Slumped over on all fours with searing pain firing up his back on the 13th hole of The Barclays, Tiger Woods looked like a heavyweight fighter on his way to a 10-count. A little more than an hour later, the world’s best golfer just missed forcing a playoff with Adam Scott by about an inch.<p>In …

Golf

Skipping A Realtor Might Be The Biggest Mistake A Real Estate Investor Could Make

Not hiring a realtor.<p>Yes, they can be a big expense, but a realtor can be an invaluable asset when scoping out properties that you plan on investing a lot of money into.<p>Reyna Gobel, of InvestingAnswers, lays out the pros: "For a percentage of the purchase price, they'll negotiate, help you pick a …

Homebuyers Beware! Short-Term Money And Investors Dominate The Real Estate Market

Ben Bernanke can pride himself in having contributed to the housing recovery by pushing interest and mortgage rates to record lows, but he seems to have encouraged the wrong type of buyers. A report by Radar Logic shows that the share of institutional investors in the housing market is rising, to …