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The 5 best stretches to counter all your desk sitting

If you have a desk job, you’re kinda screwed. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who work in these …

Pain

Holidays Celebrated in Poland

National and religious holidays celebrated in Poland are marked by traditions, public celebrations, or days of rest and relaxation. If you're …

Travel

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

Letter to My Younger Self | by Doug Gilmour

Dear 13-year-old Doug,<p>Writing you here from the future. It’s 2016. Still cold as hell in Ontario. No flying cars yet. They have these things called …

Ice Hockey

Two Days in Budapest: The Perfect Itinerary

Shares 376<p>Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Visit the exquisite Parliament building, walk across the Szechenyi Chain Bridge, …

European Travel

How GE Became a Square-Peg Business in a Round-Hole World

It's not enough to improve existing businesses, you have to also invent new ones<p>It's no secret that General Electric has fallen on hard times. Its CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, was forced to step down last June. In December, it announced that it was laying off 12,000 employees in its massive power business. …

Innovation

You can stop changing your oil so often

What you don't know about your car's oil is probably costing you time and money.<p>Too many dealer service lanes and quick lube places still make you feel like a bad parent if you don't change your car's oil every 3,000 miles, But the 1970s are over and so is that requirement.<p>Engines are built to more …

Engines

How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone or Android phone

Fight back against the constant, annoying scam calls<p>Mobile spam calls have been a nuisance for years, but over the last few months, it’s felt to me like there’s been a surge of them. I get between four and six calls daily, and a quick survey of friends shows that I’m not alone. Every waking day …

Identity Theft

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

Nutrition

The Worst States to Retire In

"What's the best place to retire?" That's the question John Brady, president of TopRetirements.com, says they most often are asked. But, he says, the …

British Columbia Program Helps Builders Get Zero-Energy Ready

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental, Global Housing by NAHB Now on February 12, 2018 • 2 Comments<p>Buildings in British Columbia will be …

Guess How Many Seniors Say Life Is Worse in Retirement

Unfortunately, it's a higher percentage than we'd like to admit.<p>We all like to think of retirement as a carefree, fulfilling period of life. But …

Tips for Mastering the Miter Saw

14 Ways to Make Safe, Accurate Cuts with No Tear-Out<p>by Tom Caspar<p>At first glance, using a miter saw appears quite simple. But to get good …

A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>"There is one thing we know about fats," Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of …

Nutrition

How to win with a narcissist: 5 secrets backed by research

Is that difficult someone driving you up the wall? What’s the best way to handle impossible people?<p>I’ve broken down the research on how to handle …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. …

Here's why you should never charge your phone in your car

Whether you're on a long road trip or stuck in traffic during a daily commute, a low iPhone battery could spell disaster for the bored driver. At first, it may seem harmless to plug your phone into your car's USB port. But unless you're desperate, charging your iPhone during your commute might be a …

Electric Vehicles

A New History of the First Peoples in the Americas

The miracle of modern genetics has revolutionized the story anthropologists tell about how humans spread out across the Earth.<p>Europeans arriving in the New World met people all the way from the frozen north to the frozen south. All had rich and mature cultures and established languages. The …

Anthropology

A Self-Made Billionaire Reveals the 1 Mental Hurdle That You Must Overcome to Reach Your Potential | Inc.com

Billionaire Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater, one of the world's largest and best-performing hedge funds. A true entrepreneurial success story, Dalio started his company in a two-bedroom apartment. He was a self-described ordinary kid and worse-than-ordinary student. Forty-two years after starting his …

Self-improvement

6 Innovative Farmers That Will Change Your Perception of What It Means to Grow Food

6. Old Farm, New Tricks<p>Don Bustos, organic farmer and owner of Santa Cruz Farm and Greenhouses.<p>Gabriella Marks<p><b>Santa Cruz Farm and …

Agriculture

11 websites that let you book luxury hotel rooms for cheap

These days, it's easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a button, you can find incredible vacation packages on sites like KAYAK or score cheap flights on apps like Hopper.<p>It's usually a bit harder, however, to find deep discounts on luxury hotel rooms — even for seasoned …

Hospitality

5 Stocks I'll Hold Forever

It would take a lot to remove these stocks from my personal investment portfolio.<p>Investing guru Warren Buffett's favorite holding period is …

Investing

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Author and Brand Storyteller<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and built a …

Success

How the First 20 Minutes of Your Day Can Set You Up for Success

Engage a positive routine right after waking, and you'll tap into the power of your subconscious brain.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You all know about that morning-routine thing: Everyone raves that waking up early and sticking to your routine will help you get more …

Motivation

The Best Day to Buy a Flight and Other Tips to Save Money When You Fly

Buying an airline ticket can be a stressful situation. There never seems to be a perfect time to catch a good price since they seem to go up and down …

This Mini Wind Turbine Can Power Your Home in a Gentle Breeze

The first time you see a Nemoi wind turbine, you may not realize it’s a turbine at all. A white and silver metallic structure about the size of a …

Renewable Energy

Got Robocalled? Don’t Get Mad; Get Busy.

Several times a week my cell phone receives the telephonic equivalent of spam: A robocall. On each occasion the call seems to come from a local …

Identity Theft

GE is building the world’s largest laser-powder 3D printer

GE has announced its plans to build the world's largest laser-powder additive manufacturing machine. The device, which will be developed through a …

3D Printing

[Opinion] Forcing refugees on Poland will do more harm than good

This is a terrible idea.<p>Let me first make two things clear.<p>I agree completely with the principle underlying western member states’ anger.<p>Poland, a …

Europe