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Behold The Most Hilarious Wildlife Photos of 2017

Wildlife photographer Tibor Kércz would spend a few nights each year camped out in a tent near a tree, hoping to capture photos of little owls and …

The Most Romantic Destination in Every U.S. State, Mapped

With Christmas coming up, there's really no better time to show your loved ones how much you care about them. And you want to share a new experience …

Here's 13 Things That Make People Dislike You Immediately, According to Science

Ugh.<p>Everyone's got a story about how they thought a certain friend was mean the first time they met, but realised later that he or she is actually …

Here's why we're often attracted to people with qualities that will drive us nuts down the road

There's a sentence toward the end of Gretchen Rubin's new book, "The Four Tendencies," that struck me as perhaps her greatest insight.<p>"When we first meet someone," Rubin writes, "we're often attracted to the very qualities that, over time, will drive us nuts."<p><i>Preach</i>, Gretchen. How many of us have …

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

Why some home buyers are ditching the real estate agent and turning to start-ups

Real estate agents used to be privy to a lot of information that home buyers couldn't obtain on their own.<p>But now property listings, photo galleries, historic sales prices, school ratings and neighborhood crime rates are freely accessible to anyone with just a few clicks. For some assertive buyers, …

​8 inexpensive ways to finish your kitchen

As the kitchen is the heart of the home, and we all know the importance of a well-functioning heart, it is no surprise some decent upkeep and TLC is …

60 Top Modern and Minimalist Living Rooms For Your Inspiraton

Modern and minimalist living room has been a trend in today’s era. And, this type of living room has been very much chosen due to its simplicity, …

4 Things the Property Brothers Always Do Before Hiring a Contractor

Some projects are best left to the professionals.<p>Tackling a renovation can be daunting, but there's one simple way to set yourself up for success: Surround yourself with the best experts out there, including a committed and talented contractor.<p>Jonathan and Drew Scott, authors of <i>Dream Home</i> and the …

After Ikea: 10 mid-range furniture stores that won't break the bank

Graduating from Ikea? Here’s where to start<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information</i>.<p>What do you do when you graduate from Ikea? Where should you shop when you’ve outgrown the DIY-attitude of easy assembly and flat-packed …

Los Angeles

Start These 225 Franchises for $50,000 or Less

This story appears in the June 2016 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>There once was a time when franchising appeared to be the domain of people with deep pockets who could afford to build a restaurant or retail store. But no longer. Today some of the most popular and successful franchise categories -- …

Pest Control

The 20 most beloved CEOs in America

Try getting a job at Facebook, LinkedIn, or Apple. Employees at these companies have three of America's most beloved CEOs.<p>That's according to a new report by Glassdoor, an online jobs and careers community. The 2016 Highest-Rated CEOs report relied solely on the input of employees who elected to …

CEOs

Want to Be Unforgettable? Science Says Do This

People forget up to 90 percent of what you communicate. Fortunately, there's something you can do about that.<p>Believe it or not, researchers have found that we forget up to 90 percent of the new information we receive--whether it's in a one-on-one meeting with our boss, or in a large industry …

Startup Metrics: Which Ones Matter Most to Investors?

What metrics are investors actually looking at when evaluating a potential startup? How do the key metrics change as the company seeking funding …

Startups

15 Essentials to a Luxury Kitchen Design

One cannot design around sub-par materials because true luxury does not exist without quality, and that cannot be disguised. Our bodies sense it. The …

Kitchens

Diet, Exercise, and Sleep Are Great, but 1 Thing Matters Even More for Your Health

<i>What is the best way to live a happy and successful life? originally appeared on Quora, the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Katherine Killoran, physician and cancer survivor, on Quora:</b><p>Establishing healthy habits is a good …

TED Talks

60 Inspiring Bath Décor Ideas, Milan 2016

It is hard to describe the interior design and decorating extravaganza that is <b>Salone del Mobile</b> in mere words. If you are a design aficionado, being …

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?

Talking Money with superstar business school prof Raj Raghunathan<p>Raj Raghunathan asks a provocative question right in the title of his new book: <i>If</i> …

The Definitive Guide For Making The Right Career Move

Thinking of changing careers? You’re not alone.<p>More now than ever, people aren’t just changing jobs, they’re changing careers. Thinking of leaving your job to start your own business? You too, are in good company. The rate of MBA grads showing a preference for going into a startup is higher than …

Employment

Before Getting A Loan, Check Out State-Level Funding Opportunities

As a startup entrepreneur it may seem easy, or unavoidable, to go the usual route of regional bank loans or sweet-talking your relatives to fund your business.<p>But there could be a much simpler route right in your own backyard, especially if your business is aligned with a local hotbed of activity. …

3 Dividends You Need To Buy And 3 To Dump Immediately

Stocks that raise their dividend meaningfully every year will make you a lot of money over the long haul… provided they continue to boost their payouts, of course.<p>Studies by two global investment heavyweights, BlackRock and GMO, have shown that 90% of U.S. equity returns over the past 100 years …

10 Easy Steps That Will Make You a Master Relationship Builder

Here's how to make the connections that can accelerate your career.<p>Are you looking for a new job, new customers, new investors, or new opportunities? You likely know that networking is one of the best ways to find them. Unfortunately, if you're like most people, networking doesn't come that …

10 apps to download if you want to get rich

"These habits are like snowflakes — they build up, and then you have an avalanche of success," says Thomas C. Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals."<p>We can't guarantee using these habit-building apps will help you get rich, but they can get you off to a …

Apps

The 29 richest people in America

This comes from new data provided to Business Insider by Wealth-X, a company that conducts research on the super-wealthy, featured in our recent ranking of the world's richest people. Wealth-X maintains a database of dossiers on more than 110,000 ultra-high-net-worth people, using a proprietary …

Real Estate

Should your startup be an LLC or corporation? Here are the pros and cons.

New entrepreneurs put a lot of time and thought into incorporating and choosing a business structure. After all, it’s the first big legal decision to …

9 Google Maps tips that will make your life way easier

You don't need directions to get home from the office every day, but it's still nice to know how long the journey will take you. With the latest Google Maps for Android update , the app predicts where you're headed, based on the time of day, and shows travel times and traffic conditions for your …

Google Maps

Best boss ever? Work for this firm and you get long holidays, short hours and an amazing benefits package

Do you feel appreciated at work? This software company is bending over backwards to make sure its workers have a good quality of life<p>While most workers in the Britain are entitled to more than five weeks paid holiday a year, over in the US employers are far less generous.<p>After a year's service, an …

1 Million Cups

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Entrepreneurship

8 Disastrous Outsourcing Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Your company's ability to effectively orchestrate, manage, and produce a cohesive and competent development team will have large implications for its success or failure.<p>Entrepreneurs are busy. Building a company from the ground, while battling a mountain of adversaries is a humbling and tiring …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …