Ariel Furman

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5 tough sacrifices every entrepreneur must make

Every entrepreneur starts out with big dreams and excitement.<p>As an entrepreneur, you control your own destiny, and with the right ideas, the right skillset and unflinching dedication, you can build wealth or establish an enterprise to serve as your legacy.<p>This is the bright side of …

Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing

Buffett is undoubtedly the most successful investor in history. His investment philosophy is no secret, and he has repeatedly shared bits and pieces of it through a lifetime of quips and memorable quotes.<p>His brilliance is timeless, and we find ourselves referring back to them over and over again.<p>We …

Investing

7 Steps To Enable A Creative Culture

Building a creative team – and nurturing the creativity of individuals — is an art and a science. Here in the SAP Design and Co-Innovation Center, we have made it our mission to foster creativity that sparks innovation. Here are seven practical steps to cultivate creativity in your</b> …

Quick Desserts to Whip Up in Less than 30 Minutes

Our new favorite (gluten-free!) chocolate chip cookie requires only five ingredients and 25 minutes, start to finish.

The Secret Behind a One Day Project Going Viral

Corom Thompson and Santosh Balasubramanian, Engineers in Information Management and Machine Learning at Microsoft were playing around with Microsoft's newly released Face Detection APIs through a web page called http://how-old.net.<p>What happened then was magical.<p>In their own words on their blog, …

Machine Learning

Marketing Your Business: It's Not All About Facebook

Having a business development strategy that incorporates Facebook, and other social networks, in your small business marketing plan makes sense in …

Avant

<b>What it does</b>: Makes personal loans. <b><br>Founders</b>: Al Goldstein, John Sun, Paul Zhang. <b><br>Notable investors</b>: August Capital, Tiger Global Management, Peter Thiel. <b><br>Capital raised</b>: $1.4 billion ($334 million in equity) with current valuation of $875 million.<p>CEO Goldstein and two former interns turned cofounders …

Peter Thiel

Vegetable Soup Diet - Lose 10 Lbs a Week

A vegetable soup diet has the dual advantage of being very nutritious as well as low in calories and contributing to weight loss. As a result, it …

Garlic Butter Shrimp and Quinoa

I’m in tender, juicy, light and buttery seafood heaven. Because —> THIS. Garlic Butter Shrimp and Quinoa.<p>But also because I’m in Washington, D.C., …

Seafood

Healthy Quinoa Chicken Curry Bowls

And so it begins!<p>This recipe was lovingly cooked, photographed, and snarfed down in .3 seconds from the very new, very bright, and very extra …

Chasing unicorns: Inside the not-so-exclusive billion-dollar startup club

At the peak of the dot-com bubble in the early 2000s, Nirav Tolia watched his consumer reviews website Epinions surge to a valuation of about $150 …

Venture Capital

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Apples and whole-grain oats team up to give you the slow-burning carbs you need to sit through office meetings that stretch into the afternoon. A …

How to Lose a Pound By Next Week

Notice a major difference in just seven days!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>If you're trying to drop pounds and are new to the whole exercise scene, then knowing exactly what to do can be a struggle. Since cardio, strength training, …

Easy, Healthy Dinner Recipes for Weight Loss

Don't be afraid to cook outside of the box when you're trying to lose weight. Choose ingredients that you don't normally cook with, and make …

Your New Favorite Way to Enjoy Sweet Potatoes

Craving the crisp satisfaction of sweet potato fries without the fat? This baked recipe comes together with minimal prep, and the results are absolutely delicious. With less than 155 calories per serving (including the creamy and spicy chipotle-pepper dip!) and lots of vitamin A, these crisp and …

Sweet Potatoes

Healthy Snack: Gluten-Free Quinoa Pizza Bites

I'm crazy for quinoa <i>and</i> crazy for pizza. Put them together, and you get a nutritious treat featuring the goodness of the whole grain packed with fiber and protein <i>and</i> a savory, gluten-free snack.<p>The original recipe calls for pepperoni, but being a vegetarian I substituted diced cherry tomatoes for a …

Chewy and Cheap: Homemade Strawberry Fruit Leather

For a quick and nonperishable snack, fruit leathers are perfect for keeping in your gym bag or purse. But costing almost a dollar each, these snacks can quickly add up in price. With a food processor, an oven, and a lazy afternoon, it's easy to whip up a batch of fresh-tasting fruit leathers for a …

Baking

These Banana and Spinach Smoothie Muffins Are a Healthy Way to Mix Up Your Routine

While making another one of my favorite smoothies, seeing a bunch of ripe bananas in the kitchen gave me the urge to bake some banana bread. Then a light went off — why not combine a smoothie recipe with banana bread to make banana smoothie muffins?<p>Made with pureed banana, spinach, and …

Recipes

Satisfy Your Cravings For Something Sweet and Chewy With This Couldn't-Be-Easier Recipe

Enjoy the aroma of apple pie baking in your oven without the floury mess or the hundreds of buttery calories by whipping up a batch of homemade apple cinnamon fruit leather.<p>This might be one of the easiest snacks you'll ever make, and aside from saving calories, you'll also save money since a fruit …

Low-Calorie, No-Bake Brownies — They're Vegan, Too!

Craving a chewy, chocolaty brownie, are you? These no-bake treats not only spare you having to turn on the oven during a hot and humid day, but this sugar-, gluten-, and dairy-free recipe is just 59 calories per fudgy bite. As a bonus, each bite offers almost two grams of protein and fiber.<p>Just …

Satisfy Salty Chip Cravings For Just 79 Calories!

If you find yourself constantly craving chips, then you're going to be all over this snack recipe. Made with carrots and baked instead of fried, these crunchy gems are a much healthier alternative to traditional potato chips.<p>Aside from a healthy dose of vitamins A and C and fiber, carrots contain …

This Post-Workout Treat Tastes Like Cake and Is Loaded With Protein

Have your (carrot) cake and eat it too, but without all the calories and fat found in a traditional sugary slice. These no-bake protein balls are sweet, nutty, and soft, and they're cake-like without a drop of flour. Made with raw cashews, pecans, dates, raw carrot, rolled oats, and unsweetened …

75+ Snacks to Satisfy Hunger, All Under 150 Calories

There's so much more to snacking than cheese and crackers! Here are 77 different mouthwatering, hunger-curbing snacks to enjoy every day of the month (and then some!) — all at 150 calories or fewer.

Japanese Salmon with Mirin and Soy Sauce

Combine all ingredients except the oil in a ziplock bag, remove as much air as possible and marinade overnight (or minimum 3 hours).<p>Heat 1/2 tbsp oil …