Sean Bell

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10 Olympic athletes who were not afraid to share their faith

It was surprising -- and inspiring -- to see so many athletes give witness to their strong Christian beliefs. Here's a round-up.<p>Olympic athletes have …

Rio De Janeiro

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

Apps

A Gutsy Prayer for Grown Men

You probably admire someone in your life for the love they have for Jesus. You hear it in their voice, see it in their smile, and feel it in their …

United States

17 Breathtaking Ontario Hikes To Do This Summer

Damn, Ontario.

Hiking

How This Entrepreneur Built A Profitable Business Empowering Ugandan Women

In Uganda, where many women earn as little as $3 per month, a new generation of agri-entrepreneurs are lifting themselves out of poverty. They are doing so with the support of KadAfrica, a social business that grants out-of-school girls with a small plot of land, passionfruit vines, and a …

Entrepreneurship

Domo, the $2 billion startup that just raised money last month, is talking to banks for an IPO

It said Domo's working with Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse to prepare for an IPO, citing unnamed sources.<p>Domo's technology takes data from almost any imaginable business app, from Salesforce to Instagram, and pushes it into one place with real-time updates. If a sales rep wants to see how many …

11 Amazing National Parks For Thrillseekers

Adventure abounds for extroverts and thrillseekers in the national parks. Check out this list for 11 national parks guaranteed to bring excitement …

Blu Homes launches 16 new prefab home designs, including new tiny homes

As a dynamic force in the prefabricated green building industry, Blu Homes has consistently been pushing the boundaries of prefab home design for …

Prefab Homes

Marketing Hacks for Startups and Small Businesses

Overcome with the limitless world of marketing and not sure where to start? We've outlined 5 quick tips to cut through the clutter for you.

Small Business

The Wonderful Big Data Strategy At Royal Bank Of Scotland

RBS has developed a Big Data strategy which it calls “personology” in an attempt to reconnect with customers.<p>The bank, which is currently undergoing re-privatization seven years after it was bailed out to the tune of £45 billion by UK taxpayers during the financial crisis, is combining data …

Customers

10 Boring Investments That Are Surprisingly Profitable

It may seem fun to invest in companies that excite you. But there are few things more exciting than seeing share prices rise, even if the companies …

Investing

2,500 orbiting solar "flying carpets" could power the planet

One need not venture to the Cave of Wonders to discover the magic of flying carpets. The Space Solar Power Initiative (SSPI), a collaboration between …

Measure your muscle and fat anywhere with Skulpt Chisel

It can be hard to see progress when you're trying to get fit. Pounds don't fly off in a week, and massive muscles don't appear overnight. But a …

Forget General Electric Company: Here Are 2 Better Dividend Stocks

Image source: General Electric.<p>Dividend stock investing goes beyond selecting the stock with the highest yield. It requires analyzing the health and prospects of the business to find out whether the company can pay and increase its dividend. The best dividend stocks are financially healthy, can …

Investing

Blockchain tests come to Wall Street

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Industry Insider" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Blockchain-based startup Markit worked with major banks, including Bank of America, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, and JPMorgan Chase, to test blockchain-based technology …

FinTech

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

Aquaculture

This Biodegradable, Algae-Based Water Bottle Breaks Down When It's Empty

You can even eat it if you want.<p>With hundreds of millions of tonnes of plastic being produced globally every year, the race is on to find …

6 Often Overlooked Digital Marketing Metrics

Do missed or overlooked marketing metrics keep you up at night? They should.<p>With so many marketers placing value on vanity metrics it’s a wonder any …

23 incredible travel destinations you probably didn't know existed

Inspired by a Quora thread about the best unknown travel destinations, we've found 23 lesser-known gems around the globe.<p>From a hidden beach to one of the only places in the world where you can swim between two continents, here's your off-the-beaten-path bucket list.<p><i>An earlier version of this post</i> …

National Parks

8 otherworldly landscapes on planet Earth

You don’t have to hop a flight to Mars to see out-of-this-world landscapes. From Krypton-style crystal caves to strange rock formations, Earth gives the seven other planets in our solar system a run for their money. Here are eight of the most jaw-dropping, alien-like places on Mother Earth.<p>1. Salar …

3 Dividend Stocks That Prove Boring Is Beautiful

Even though large-cap dividend stocks can be downright boring to own at times, this group as a whole has produced far better returns on capital compared to their more exciting counterparts -- growth stocks -- in a historical context. The long and short of it is that dividends help to smooth out the …

Investing

Disrupting Transportation and Finance?

A small gathering of about 60 people met in New York City at 304 Hudson Street to witness an event with profound implications for two important industries. As is typical, there was little fanfare. You see, disruption is often overlooked-- at least at first. Innovative ideas are almost universally …

Tesla