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Piece of string better than BMI for checking body fat

Checking that waist circumference is no more than half of height is the best way of monitoring body mass, say experts<p>A piece of string is a more accurate measure of dangerous weight gain than the controversial Body Mass Index (BMI) a new study suggests.<p>Simply measuring height with string, folding …

Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Make The Call: Should This Employee Be Fired?

<i>Dear Liz,</i><p><i>I respect your advice very much. I could use your help with a leadership situation in my company. I own a sales training business with eleven employees. Our newest employee, “Anne,” has been on board for ten months.</i><p><i>She is an Analyst in our office which means that she works directly with</i> …

Cherry Bitters

Golden Cashew-Curry Brittle

8 Servings<p>Everyone loves brittle, and most people are happy to avoid the holiday shopping crowds, which is why homemade presents like this rule. Learn how to make brittle in this video.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup cashews<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>¼ cup light corn syrup<p>1 teaspoon …

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014- Spring/Summer

Is that your shopping list or your wish list that you're working on there? Either way, you're going to find something for you, er, everyone in this wonderful, eclectic, and charming mix of products from the best outdoor brands. Don't miss our gift ideas selected specifically for the hiker/camper, …

5 Things Entrepreneurs Know That Other Professionals Don’t | Inc.com

<i>Answer by Peter Baskerville, Wrote the Australian national qualification for Vocational Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship, teach it at Southbank Institute of Tech, on Quora,</i><p>Here are the things I have found to be true, but that my contemporaries in corporate, government and managerial-type …

Motivation

10 Great Books for the People in Your Life | Inc.com

Books offer the gift of wisdom. They are also cheap, easy to wrap, and gratifyingly un-ironic after all those ugly holiday sweaters. Entrepreneurs--or those who love them--can whip through their shopping lists with the following:<p><b>For your son graduating college</b><p>With so many traditional career paths …

Entrepreneurship

National Geographic Travel

The Dirt on Dirt: 5 Things You Should Know About Soil

It's World Soil Day: why our life depends on it.<p>We walk on it every day. Get it under our fingernails. Track it into the house. But do we really appreciate the vital role soil plays—not just in the environment, but in human health?<p>The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization is giving soil …

Let Us Introduce You to the Experimental Booze You'll Never Get Your Hands on

There's a whole lot of whisky, gin, tequila and more that is nigh-on impossible to snag. Perhaps it's made in limited quantities and "allocated" before you ever get the chance to see it, like fine Bordeaux or Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23-year bourbon. Perhaps it's only available in a few …

Alcohol

Holiday cooking hacks: Whipped cream in a jar, muffin tin poached eggs and more

When you have a house full of guests for the holidays and you're trying to feed them all without breaking a sweat, you'd do just about anything to save time, right? Whether you're cooking up brunch, dinner or dessert, Food & Wine magazine test kitchen senior editor Justin Chapple has a time-saving, …

Hacking

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Can You Put An Urban Farm There? This App Will Tell You

Data viz guru Ben Fry releases Urb.ag, an app that distills labyrinthine rules for urban farming into a simple map.<p>Urban farms are a great idea, in theory. People in cities need food, and shipping food over short distances (or not at all) saves fossil fuels. One problem? Urban farming, at least on …

Urban Agriculture

Bryce Canyon National Park: Hiking the Rim Trail

<i>Looking down into Bryce Amphitheater at the magical hoodoos.</i><p>The Rim Trail follows the mesa tops for 5.5 miles each way. The trail can be joined at …

Is This the Perfect Christmas House?

Perched high on a hill and featuring a 180-degree panoramic view of Vermont's Green Mountains, this magical Victorian home looks straight out of a holiday postcard. The best part? It's for sale! This article originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p><i>All photos: CIRCA Old Houses</i><p>It's easy to envision …

New England

Homemade Whipped Topping - Fresh Whipped Cream vs. Processed Whipped Topping

Russian ruble plunges as economy hit hard by falling oil prices, sanctions

Russia's central bank is trying to resist a brutal assault on the ruble, but any respite is bound to be short-lived.<p>The Central Bank of Russia waded into currency markets Monday as the ruble plunged to levels not seen since the 1998 financial crisis that triggered a devaluation and government debt …

Economy

Russia Has 1.9 Trillion Roubles In Debt Coming Due At The Worst Possible Time

The Russian rouble is collapsing (again), falling over 8% in Monday trading before staging a modest rebound. And this is terrible news for Russian companies, which are due to make $35 billion of debt repayments in December.<p>The more the rouble falls, the harder it is for Russian businesses to pay …

Economics

How to deal with Wall Street and income inequality in one fell swoop

If we want to curb the worst Wall Street abuses, and also make America a more equitable place, here’s what to do<p>The financial industry is a behemoth. Over the past 150 years, it has grown dramatically as a share of GDP. And entrance into its ranks has become a great way to enter into the top 1 …

7 Life-Changing Lessons I've Learned Living on a Caribbean Island

Lessons are learned every day -- or at least they should be. Whether positive or negative, life is full of daily experiences that change us and affect us. Living on an island in the Caribbean for two years has taught me many valuable lessons I may not have learned living Stateside. In case you …

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7 simple weight-loss foods

Looking to lose weight? You’re not alone. With the majority of Americans wanting to slim down, it’s all too common to hear what you should cut out of your diet to drop a few pounds. For a refreshing change, check out these seven simple foods that you can add to your diet for a tasty way to help …

You're actually hurting your business with these five 'productive' habits

Entrepreneurs are expected to do everything and be everything at all times. It's part of business, especially when you're first starting out.<p>However, there are some seemingly productive habits that you may have formed that are actually killing your success in the long term. The candle that burns …

Small Business

Spicy Maple Chex Mix

When I lived in Las Vegas as a kid, we had a free-standing hot tub. This kind is the best, because it is always hot. That means you could get in …

Food

How To Lose Weight In Short Span | Weight Loss in Short Time

<b>How To Lose Weight In Short Span</b><p>Obesity or over weights are the things that scare us to death. If anyone say that you can lose 8kgs of weight in just …

Before You Quit Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur, Read This | Inc.com

You could be sitting on the fence with an idea or a desire to start your own business. Inspiration comes through many different sources and not all reasons are valid enough to pursue a business.<p>For instance, getting fed up of being answerable to someone all the time isn't the right reason to start …

Entrepreneurship