Shane Daerden

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Son of Slain Hedge Fund Founder Thomas Gilbert Sr. Charged With Homicide

The son of a hedge fund founder whose death was "staged" to look like a suicide has been charged with his father's death, police said today.<p>Thomas …

7 Things No One Told Me About Being an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people become entrepreneurs because they want to take charge of their financial future and enjoy the freedom entrepreneurship can provide. While the allure of entrepreneurship is strong, there are some realities you should be aware …

Best Secret Ski Towns of North America

Adventure<p>Most people haven’t heard of these towns, which is just fine with the skiers and boarders that live and play there. These are the places without gloss, the unknown gems, where the locals are friendly and shops are locally owned. Some have terrain for everyone, while many are for experts …

Yellowstone National Park

Rent-a-Tent Canada - Top ten Day Hikes: Canadian Rockies

Welcome to an 87¢ Canadian dollar (Wait long enough, it’ll be 81¢)

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Monday, Dec. 8, 2014</i>.<p><b>Loonie sinks</b><br>The Canadian dollar tumbled today as oil prices sank again, sliding ever closer to the 87-cent mark.<p>The loonie, as Canada's dollar coin is known, fell to a low of 87.08 cents U.S., its weakest since the summer of …

Ski Goggles: New Technology Means More, Better Choices - And Confusion

When I started skiing, goggles were something to be avoided – sunglasses were the preferred eyewear and goggles a last resort, for very low temperatures or bad weather.<p>Part of this, admittedly, was the bizarre fashion of the 80s, with a penchant for mirrored sunglasses on the slopes, but most of …

Why Bad People Make The Best Leaders

Want to build a great leader? Don’t start with a good person. Start with a <i>bad</i> person–then chisel, sandpaper and polish as necessary.<p>Most of the modern leadership development industry is based on a myth. It’s a feel-good myth, spread by consultants and academics and “gurus,” about how the best …

How to Maximize the 2 Most Productive Hours of the Day

Don't waste your most precious and productive window of time.<p>Wake up, smell the coffee, and get right to work. That should be your new mantra to start the day, according to Dan Ariely, a Duke University professor of psychology and behavioral economics.<p>This week, Ariely conducted an Ask Me Anything …

Banff National Park

Travel<p>This Canadian park boasts some of the world's finest unspoiled ecosystems.<p><b>Location:</b> Alberta <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1885 <b><br>Size:</b> 1,641,027 acres<p>Simplicity marks the origin of Banff—Canada’s first national park. In 1883, on the slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, three railway workers discovered a …

National Parks

Time Assets and Debts: A Different Way of Thinking about Productivity

Most productivity strategies focus on short-term efficiency, like how to get more done each morning or workday. But certain strategic choices impact …

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Skiing With Olympic Champions At Colorado's Luxury Beaver Creek Resort

One of my favorite winter locations is Beaver Creek in Colorado. It boasts the ambiance of a modern resort coupled with the unhurried feel of an alpine village, where visitors enter the gates and leave everyday life behind. Next year the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort will play host to the 2015 FIS …

Cheaper and greener: 10 of the best ski resorts you can reach by train

Tickets for indirect winter rail journeys to the Alps went on sale today (October 12), with skiers now able to book travel for indirect journeys to ski resorts up to and including January 12 2018.<p>In general travellers can only book three months in advance, but on November 7 2017 it will be possible …

Love Your Pan: What to Cook (and What Not to) in a Cast Iron

Steak is made for cast iron cooking. A bolognese? Not so much.<p>If we could, we'd shout it from the mountain tops: We love cooking with cast iron. They're durable, efficient, endlessly useful, and make a pretty photo to boot. And yet, for so many, cast iron pans remain tucked away in the furthest …

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How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

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US Navy Seal: 'I don't care if people believe me'

Rob O'Neill, the former US Navy Seal who claims he shot dead Osama bin Laden, has comforted 9/11 relatives with details of how the al-Qaeda terror chief died<p>Osama bin Laden died afraid, the US Navy Seal who claims to be the man that shot him dead has been telling the families of 9/11 victims to …

7 Things You Absolutely Must Try in a National Park

President Franklin Roosevelt once said, "There is nothing so American as our national parks.... The fundamental idea behind the parks...is that the country belongs to the people." If you have yet to explore "your" parks -- there are 401 of them -- then Veterans Day is just the excuse you need.<p><i>By</i> …

National Parks

Here's Why The Time Is Always Set To 9:41 In Apple Ads

It even extends to print ads and television commercials.<p>That time used to be 9:42. You could see it across various commercials, print ads, and even on Apple's website. The explanation was simple: That's the time in the morning that Steve Jobs announced the very first iPhone in 2007. Around 42 …

Shooter: 'It doesn't matter anymore if I killed bin Laden'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The former Navy SEAL who says he fired the shot that killed Osama bin Laden says he doesn't care if people believe him.<p>"The most important thing that I've learned in the last two years is to me it doesn't matter anymore if I am 'The Shooter.' The team got him," Robert O'Neill said in an …