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27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

Nutrition

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

A Lufthansa passenger filmed a 'demonic' child screaming for 8 hours on a flight — and people are horrified

Sitting next to an upset child is every airline passenger's worst fear — but a YouTube video taken by a passenger on a Lufthansa flight from Germany to New Jersey in August takes it to another level.<p>The Daily Mail first reported the video, which shows a child yelling, climbing on a seat, and …

New Jersey

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

The Three Meanings Of E=mc^2, Einstein's Most Famous Equation

For hundreds of years, there was an immutable law of physics that was never challenged: that in any reaction occurring in the Universe, mass was conserved. That no matter what you put in, what reacted, and what came out, the sum of what you began with and the sum of what you ended with would be …

Physics

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

Bill Gates

"You Can’t Make This S--- Up": My Year Inside Trump's Insane White House

Author and columnist Michael Wolff was given extraordinary access to the Trump administration and now details the feuds, the fights and the alarming …

Donald Trump

Cryptocurrencies explained, in plain English

Everything you need to know about what cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and how they're valued.<p>By now you've probably heard about the cryptocurrency craze.<p>Either a family member, friend, neighbor, doctor, Uber driver, sales associate, server, barista, or passer-by on the street, has probably …

Cryptocurrency

Bill Gurley — the legendary investor who backed Uber, Snap, and eBay — is now betting big that healthcare has hit a 'tipping stage'

Bill Gurley is getting serious about healthcare.<p>The tech investor, a general partner at Benchmark Capital, has made a name for himself backing companies like Uber, Snap, Twitter, and eBay. But Benchmark's footprint in healthcare wasn't as prolific.<p>In 2014, he tweeted that the healthcare market is …

Startups

Expand Your Marketing Vision With Lessons From Elon Musk | Inc.com

The world is fascinated by visionaries - and for good reason. These are the people who run successful businesses, perpetuate innovation and challenge the status quo.<p>These are also the people we need to look to when running our own businesses, no matter how small. Entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs, Mark …

Entrepreneurship

A Woman Made Ricin Poison and Tested It on Retirement Home Residents, Investigators Say

A Vermont retiree planning to “injure herself” tested the efficacy of homemade ricin poison on other residents of Shelburne’s Wake Robin retirement …

Crime

Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

Blockchain

12 of the Best Business Books of 2017, According to the Stanford Business School | Inc.com

A good book is like food for the soul. When you want to curl up by the fire with a truly great one, look no further than this list furnished by members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.<p>If you've got an entrepreneur or two in your life, these might make good holiday gifts, too:<p>1. Good to …

Self-improvement

Tell me how this ends?

David Petraeus finally answers his own question<p>It took 14 years, but now we have an answer.<p>It was March 2003, the invasion of Iraq was underway, and Major General David Petraeus was in command of the 101st Airborne Division heading for the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. Rick Atkinson, <i>Washington Post</i> …

War

7 of the Best Books on Investing That Will Help You Save Major Money

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, the good news is you’re not</i> …

The clock is ticking for Rex Tillerson

The problem is that America's top diplomat is not John Hay, Dean Acheson, Henry Kissinger, George Shultz, James Baker, or Madeleine Albright. It's Rex Tillerson, and he is proving to be quite possibly the most ineffectual secretary of state since America's rise to global prominence in …

U.S. Dept. of State

How to have money rolling in without doing anything

Passive income allows you to have a stream of income pouring in with little on-going work on your part.<p>How would you like to put in a little work <i>once</i> and then get a steady stream of income forever after? Sound too good to be true? It's not – this type of arrangement is called "passive income" and …

Retirement

The Women Behind The 'Alt-Right'

Last weekend, when white nationalists descended on Charlottesville to protest, it was clear that almost exclusively white, young males comprised the so-called alt-right movement — there were women, but very few.<p>So where were the white women who weren't out protesting in the streets?<p>For the most …

Feminism

Six budding stocks that trade for less than $5 a share

Investing in small or micro-cap stocks is fraught with risk, but the potential for owning a multi-bagger is also greater.<p>Early-stage companies often fly under the radar compared with their large-cap cousins because they lack brokerage coverage. Some may not generate much in the way of revenue or …

FDA

Opinion: 9 books about financial markets you really should read

Earlier this week I wrote (again) about the importance of understanding financial market history. This prompted a few people to ask for some of my …

Stock Markets

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

A Wall Street investor call revealed part of the secret of why drugs are so expensive

Earlier this month, Wells Fargo pharma analyst David Maris called a Wall Street huddle.<p>He held a call for embattled pharmaceutical firm Mallinckrodt, giving its CEO Mark Trudeau an opportunity to explain the uproar surrounding his company's $36,382 blockbuster drug, Acthar.<p>You see, a very Wall …

Health Care

Think Wind Turbines and Solar Panels Are Fads? Think Again

Wind power and solar power generated 10% of U.S. electricity in March, and both sources continue to grow at a rapid clip, displacing more-expensive …

Renewable Energy

3 Stocks That Look Just Like Amazon in 1997

These disruptive businesses could hold the key to market-crushing growth.<p>When <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) went public in 1997, few investors knew just …

Investing
Investing

If your home wifi router is on this list, it might be vulnerable to CIA hacking tools

For the past four months, WikiLeaks has been slowly publishing a series of documents that describe a plethora of hacking tools, which the anti-secrecy organization says belong to the US Central Intelligence Agency. The latest release, published June 15, is a batch of documents describing tools that …

Wi-Fi

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now

The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really want to know what you're going to get the most out of, why not rely on the hive mind of …

Self-improvement

The Best Way to Invest $1,000

It's hard to make money in the market when you start out with little money, but there are ways to maximize your chance of success.<p>Let's address a …

Investing

7 Great Podcasts That Will Teach You Something About Money

On-demand financial advice that's smart and entertaining.<p>How well do you know your own money? According to a 2017 survey from finance site …

Goldman Sachs

How to Practice Day Trading | Investopedia

Day trading has become incredible competitive in recent years with the advent of high-speed trading and algorithmic trading. The good news is that …

Stock Markets