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The Completely Addictive — and Easy! — Way to Prepare Brussels Sprouts

If you would have told me 10 years ago that one of my favorite foods would one day be brussels sprouts, I would have laughed at you. But now that I've figured out the most delicious way to prepare them, I eat them all the time. This recipe takes less than 15 minutes to throw together and is …

Putin-linked ice skater causes outrage with Holocaust routine

An ice skating routine featuring Russian performers dressed as concentration camp inmates has been slammed on social media. Skater Tatiana Navka, …

Skating

GOP Beginning to Face Stark Reality That Trump Might Become Their Nominee

Two interesting campaign articles today both point out a frightening new reality for the Republican Party. Previously considered unthinkable, unconceivable and downright unimaginable, some Republicans are now struggling to come to grips with the fact that Donald Trump might actually become their …

Here Are 2015’s Biggest Pop Songs–All Mashed Up Into a Single 4-Minute Earworm

DJ Earworm just released his annual United State of Pop mash-up for 2015’s hit songs and you will not be able to resist jamming out to it.<p>“You already know what it is” is something rappers and singers have lately taken to saying during the intro to some songs. Whip/Nae Nae-exhibitionist Silentó is …

Does Beautiful War Photography Sanitize the Reality of Combat?

We met with acclaimed author David Shields to talk about his new book about the disturbingly beautiful war photos on the front page of the 'New York Times.'<p>Header image: From 'War is Beautiful' by David Shields, published by powerHouse Books. Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times/Redux<p>On my way to meet …

How the attacks in Paris might change Islamic banking

Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?<p>When Daud Vicary Abdullah stood in front of a packed ballroom at the Global Insurance Symposium in the US city of Des Moines, Iowa, in May, he could feel tension filling the room.<p>Abdullah was there to talk about a sector …

Islam

Did Lyft CTO Chris Lambert hack Uber? Let's have the evidence

Imagine the temptation.<p>You’re leading the technology group at a fledgling car-sharing service. Your biggest competitor is valued at 24 times as much …

States where foreclosures are stubbornly high

The foreclosure crisis in the U.S. is dying a very slow death. Even though there are many fewer homes entering the foreclosure process now than there were before the housing bubble burst, two-thirds of all home loans in some state of foreclosure were originated between 2004 and 2008, according to …

Scammers use this guide to steal huge amounts of money from men on dating sites

Dating sites are, thankfully, getting better at spotting who is using their service to send thousands of spam messages. It's pretty easy to tell: They send the same message over and over, often with the same link.<p>But there's a type of dating site scam that's far trickier to spot, and the people who …

The 10 Best Carbs to Eat for Weight Loss

For years we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight … but not so fast! Turns out, there are some carbs you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when …

Opinion: 5 stock funds you’ll want to own in the next bear market

The six year bull run in U.S. stocks has caused some value funds to stash some of their portfolios in cash.<p>While this has crimped their short-term …

Investing

How Two Entrepreneurs Turned Foreclosure Flipping into a $3.5 Million Business

Banks that own foreclosed properties know little about renovations. Enter PresPro, with a big dream and a bigger contact list.<p>As real-estate agents, Josh Collins and John Sears knew that banks, to maximize resale value, frequently need to renovate the foreclosed properties they acquire. They also …

Real Estate

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

Kentucky's New Heroin Law Marks A 'Culture Shift'

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday night, Kentucky lawmakers passed wide-ranging legislation to combat the state’s heroin epidemic. The bipartisan measure represents a significant policy shift away from more punitive measures toward a focus on treating addicts, not jailing them.<p>The state will now allow local …

8 horrifying revelations in the Justice Department’s Ferguson report

<b>(AP/David Goldman)</b><p>From unconstitutional searches to racist emails, here are some of the most revolting findings<p>Luke Brinker<p>March 4, 2015 9:42pm (UTC)<p>The Justice Department released its full report on the Ferguson Police Department on Wednesday, seven months after Officer Darren Wilson shot and …

Justice

13 Questions You Need to Ask Your First Startup Hires

<b>What one question should startup leaders ask early-stage hires to make sure there’s potential for growth?</b><p><b>CAN YOU ADAPT?</b><p><i>“Ask for examples in which</i> …

The 100 U.S. Cities Where Businesses Received the Most VC Funding

2 min read<p>For many brand-new entrepreneurs, launching a business can be a game of following the money. Silicon Valley certainly has the money. So does New York.<p>But companies in all corners of the country have been able to secure venture-capital funding. In 2014, businesses in 160 cities across the …

Venture Capital

How to Broaden Your Search for the Right Investors

If you’re part of an accelerator or startup, the SEC just granted you a new way to approach funding in 2014: the right to solicit a broader range of …

Xavier University makes history with purchase of MakerBot 3D printing center

Xavier becomes the first private U.S. university to house a full MakerBot Innovation Center for 3D printing, seeing the move as a "game-changer" in …

Your Official 5-Step Approach to Getting Media Coverage

Whether you’re looking to raise your public profile, or hoping to get the word out about a new product, media coverage is one of the best ways to get …

5 Must-Haves for a Successful Logo

6 min read<p><i>In their book Start Your Own Business, the staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. guides you through the critical steps to starting your business, then supports you in surviving the first three years as a business owner. In this edited excerpt, the authors offer tips to help you create a logo</i> …

Graphic Design

Top 48 Cash Flow Management Blogs

You’ve found your way to the Direct Capital Blog, so we know you like blogs (at least a little). But even if you don’t subscribe to dozens of blogs, …

Great Entrepreneurs Sell Solutions, Not Technology

Even though I love technology, I always cringe when an entrepreneur starts his investor pitch to me by touting his new technology. They have forgotten that new technologies are perceived by most customers as causing more pain than the problems they eliminate. I chastise these startups to highlight …

If you like the Mercedes-Maybach S600

Its mere presence announces that the boss has arrived. Or maybe it’s the boss’s boss. Or the guy who just bought the company and fired all the bosses. The 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 is a car that projects absolute authority, and not a negligible amount of intimidation.<p>Putting aside its misbegotten …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Meet Dr. Dustin Cohen: the Yeezy-wearing dentist who designs #influencer-grade smiles.<p>By Alexandra Pechman2 days agoView More<p>GQ Style<p>All the …