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Firefighters and bartenders are adopting a practice that's helping them avoid injuries at work

When she watches a bartender at his craft, she's more concerned about crooked shoulders, locked knees, uneven hips, swollen fingers, and creaky joints.<p>"Nobody has any grasp of how physically taxing bartending is," Polas says. As an occupational Pilates instructor, Polas has long been disabused of …

Fire Fighting

This is the wrong way to take divots on the driving range

My home course has a terrific practice area, which our greens crew has built and steadily improved over many years. Here are Corey (our pro, left) and Gary (our superintendent) last March, in the rain. They're measuring yardages from various positions on the freshly re-graded and sodded teeing …

17 charts that show just how scary Amazon's $275 billion business really is

Most people think of Amazon as an online shopping store, but it's actually much more than that.<p>Over the past 22 years, Amazon has turned itself into a $275 billion juggernaut that sells everything from cloud-computing services to its own hardware gadgets.<p>These 17 charts show just how scary its …

eCommerce

14 ways to save money by thinking like a millennial

With the rise of smartphones, there are now a bunch of ways to cut costs by embracing a more mobile lifestyle. There are apps that will let you invest with no fees and subscriptions that can help you rack up big discounts on everyday items like food. There is also a wealth of entertainment you can …

AT&T, Starwood, Marriott working on Cuba deals ahead of Obama visit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At least three major U.S. companies, AT&T Inc (T.N), Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc HOT.N and Marriott International Inc (MAR.O), are seeking to complete deals in Cuba as President Barack Obama prepares to visit Havana, a person familiar with the discussions said on …

Cuba

Hot Startups on AWS – March 2016 | Amazon Web Services

We love startups!<p>When energy, enthusiasm, creativity, and passion for changing the world come together to build new and exciting businesses and …

Cloud Computing

IBM's restructuring continues, with reduced severance for laid off employees

The exact size of the layoffs could not be determined, but the job cuts are part of ongoing changes to the tech company's workforce.<p>IBM won't comment on or disclose how many people it cuts except to confirm that it is continuously shedding some workers while hiring others, and to report the …

The Workplace

LinkedIn's CEO just gave his $14 million stock bonus to his employees

The move is sure to boost morale among employees after the company's stock value took a drubbing following its earnings report in February. The stock, which had been trading around $192, fell more than 40% to $108 in the aftermath. It's since increased to $119.<p>Re/code's Kurt Wagner was the first to …

Employment

Here are the most popular emojis in every state

Between the months of July and October 2015, ImproveNet, an online home improvement service, analyzed nearly 2.5 million tweets. The tweets all contained at least one emoji as well as a reference to one of 252 locations throughout the U.S.<p>ImproveNet used that data to create a breakdown of emoji …

The real story of Peyton Manning’s weird love for Budweiser, Papa John’s and Gatorade

By Drew Harwell<p>, Reporter<p>There was so much for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning to talk about after winning Super Bowl 50 Sunday night — becoming the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl, his rumored retirement — that it seemed a bit odd when he instead started giving big, sloppy kisses …

NFL

7 things you can do to become a better leader today

Maybe you're aiming to lead an initiative, been chosen to lead a team project, or given the opportunity to apply for a management position.<p>As a Forbes, Business Insider and ELLE Magazine "30 Under 30" recipient as well as the Founder and CEO of Mogul, an award-winning worldwide platform connecting …

Communication Skills

If you take these 3 tax deductions you have a higher chance of being audited

Below, you'll learn about three tax deductions that often raise red flags from would-be auditors.<p><b>1. Home office deduction</b> <br>Self-employed entrepreneurs often work out of their homes, and the tax laws provide for such businesses to deduct the legitimate expenses that are connected with their …

Personal Finance

Fantasy sports giants ban employees from games over cheating concerns

Two of the biggest companies in the $1.5 billion business of fantasy sports, DraftKings and FanDuel, have banned employees from playing fantasy games for money amid claims that a worker may have used insider information to win a six-figure prize.<p>The two companies, along with the Fantasy Sports …

Fantasy Football

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Self-improvement

New Balance needs to make one major change to compete with Nike

But one mistake is driving the company down — its clunky, outdated logo.<p>"They seriously need to redesign the logo in order to show the world what their future is," Jeetendr Sehdev, professor of marketing at the University of Southern California, told Business Insider.<p>New Balance made an effort to …

New Balance

New data suggests Google's Amazon nightmare could get even worse

Google's search business makes the most money when people use it to search for products they intend to buy online.<p>But a lot of those people are increasingly going straight to Amazon to search for products, bypassing Google's search ads in their purchasing process.<p>As more shoppers move to mobile, …

eCommerce

Festival flags provoke a Catalan fracas

Politicians tussle as they compete to hang Spanish and Catalan flags from Barcelona city hall ahead of regional elections, styled by campaigners as independence vote<p>Tensions over Catalonia’s self-styled independence vote erupted into a bizarre scuffle in Barcelona on Thursday as opposing …

Tempe councilman recovering after ASU mascot Sparky pounces on his back

In a typical year, zero employees from the city of Tempe, Arizona, are sent to the hospital for mascot-related photobombing injuries.<p>Well, except …

Amazon Prime Is $67 This Friday. Here's Why Gamers Should Care

Amazon Prime is normally $100 a year, but for one day it'll be $67. Here's why that's awesome.<p>You've probably heard of Amazon Prime, the yearly …

MLB Power Rankings: Cubs now the best team in baseball? - MLB - CBSSports.com

Who is number one?<p>No, don't just look at the standings. Who do you feel like the actual best team in baseball is at this point? Be honest and fair. …

Anheuser-Busch buys L.A. craft beer favorite Golden Road Brewing

Golden Road Brewing, the largest craft brewery in Los Angeles, is being acquired by beer giant Anheuser Busch.<p>The news broke Wednesday morning as much of the craft beer industry in the country convened in Denver for the opening of the annual Great American Beer Festival — a days-long trade show …

Where you went wrong in your job interview

Losing out on a job after you’ve gone all the way through the interview process can be discouraging. But instead of focusing on what went wrong, take the opportunity to ask: How can you improve next time?<p>For instance, many recent grads don’t realize that, just as they studied for tests, they need …

3 ways to make an informational interview worth your time

It became clear to me very quickly when I was a recruiter that one of the most misunderstood facets of the interview process is the informational interview. All too often, I’ve had to be the bearer of bad news to friends who didn’t quite understand what to expect from one.<p>“But, they don’t schedule …

Opinion: Why saving money in your 20s is actually self-indulgent

Financially responsible 20-somethings everywhere were feeling indignant earlier this week (this one included) after millennial news site Elite Daily …

Why NFL player Ryan Broyles lives like he made $60,000 last year, and not $600,000

With the Super Bowl a week away, you’ll be reading a lot about the skillsets of members of the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. But a member …

What Were You Doing at Age 19? This Guy Already Owned His Own Franchise Business

<i>Franchise Players is Entrepreneur's Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email ktaylor@entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Ron Balchandani was not your typical teenager: At age 17, he was already working at an accounting firm, learning …

Entrepreneurship

3 Reasons You Should Fire A High-Performing Employee

Or how to know when a great performer isn't a great employee<p>Making the right hires is hard and once they come on board, the last thing we want to do is lose them. However, high-performers sometimes have issues that make their high performance come at a high price. Who hasn't had a business …

Subway is running out of options

Sales are falling the most of any of the top 25 fast food chains as customers choose restaurant chains like Chipotle instead. And perception of the brand has eroded since a scandal involving its former spokesman Jared Fogle.<p>Subway also fell two spots to become the third-most-popular fast-food …