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10 Crowd-Pleasing Soups That Are Perfect for Empty Bowls

Are you thinking of hosting an Empty Bowls gathering in your area? Empty Bowls is about raising funds and awareness to fight hunger and building …

Vegetarian

R. Kelly Is Holding Women Against Their Will In A “Cult,” Parents Told Police

As the R&B legend tours the country this summer, parents have told police that R. Kelly is running an abusive "cult" that's tearing families apart. Three former members of Kelly’s inner circle told BuzzFeed News similar stories.<p><b>Backstage at the</b> Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, on …

Spin Class – Important Tips for Beginners

Spin classes can be one of the more intimidating classes to join when you’re a beginner, but bravery is worth the effort. When done properly, an …

FAQs & Spinning Notes

Below are some quick notes that further explain some of the routines I reference in the main blog posts, such as Power 10 sprints, stair climbing …

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

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57 Ways to Motivate Your Inner Entrepreneur

A list of actions you can take today to motivate yourself to succeed as an entrepreneur.<p>Over the past three years, I’ve been investigating and writing about the ideas that motivate great entrepreneurs. Here’s what I’ve learned, in a nutshell:<p>Accept your limitations but strive to overcome them.<p>Avoid …

If We Want Better Love Lives, We Have to Start Making Better Choices

After getting out a serious relationship two years ago (which I thought was going to be "it"), I needed some time to heal and take stock of what I had learned. But for the past year or so, I have really started wanting to be in a relationship again. I'll even take it further and say after lots of …

Relationships

These 10 work apps have gone bonkers in the last few months

Cloud security company Okta works with 4,000 of them, helping big companies manage employee passwords for them.<p>By analyzing the data from its 2,500 enterprise customers in 185 countries, it discovered the 10 apps that are growing the fastest among business users last quarter, from April 2015 to …

Apps

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sports<p>Drew Magary prepares for the inevitable shitshow of bad football this fall.<p>By Drew Magary14 hours agoView More<p>Broadway<p>The Broadway star has …

Lifestyle

The biggest mistakes people make when choosing a life partner

To a frustrated single person, life can often feel like this:<p>And at first glance, research seems to back this up, suggesting that married people are on average happier than single people and much happier than divorced people. But a closer analysis reveals that if you split up “married people” into …

WH, groups outraged by anti-Susan Rice genocide ad

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The White House slammed a full-page ad Sunday that appeared in The New York Times attacking National Security Adviser Susan Rice.<p>The ad, claiming "Susan Rice has a blind spot: Genocide," appeared in Saturday's paper promoting a talk by American Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. He claims …

Melt Away Fat with The Metabolic Supercharge

Crank up your calorie burn and shed stubborn pounds with this full-body fat fryer<p>You have to give those last 5 to 10 pounds hanging around your middle credit: They have real staying power. Like a cold, Madonna, and hipsters, they just won’t go away.<p>But now you can kick those pigheaded pounds to the …

Our Favorite Travel Clothes Ever

We've tested a ton of travel products here at SmarterTravel. And, like all battle-scarred explorers, we travel editors have our personal favorites--the clothes and shoes that get it done, that we bring on every trip, no matter what. Style is subjective, but wrinkle resistance, durability, and …

3 Steps to Create MAGIC in 2015

The new year is here. It is a point in time where many of us stop, reflect on the past year and see what changes could be made in the new year to make the next year better than the previous one.<p>Here are three steps to consider if you want to create MAGIC in the new year.<p><b>Step 1: Commit</b><p>Time seems to …

6 Ways to Do a Handstand

A Republican Wave Sweeps the Midterm Elections

As in 2010, the GOP overshot its targets in this year's midterm elections, taking the Senate and winning House and statehouse races across the board. Now what will they do?<p>LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Republicans took the Senate majority in a commanding sweep on Tuesday, winning nearly every contested race …

The Five Big Questions After the Midterm Elections

With Republicans in control of the Senate, here are the five big questions that will dominate politics in the next few months and beyond.<p>1. Is Obama’s presidency effectively over?<p>Once Republicans won control of the House in 2010, Obama’s hope of accomplishing the kind of big goals he did in his …

How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle

The biggest excuse for not traveling more often is because we think we don't have enough money.<p>Chances are slim that you'll win the lottery, strike it rich in a hot technology IPO, or have trust funds waiting for you to cash in. Most of us are in the grind of earning and burning with no end in …

Personal Finance

Burrito fans rejoice! Now you can order Taco Bell from your phone

If standing in line for your fast food already takes up too much of your time, you can now shave off a few minutes between when you order a Doritos Locos Taco and when you can sink your teeth into its cheesy goodness. That's because Taco Bell launched a new app for Google's Android and Apple's iOS …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

How insects could feed the world

At first, my meal seems familiar, like countless other dishes I’ve eaten at Asian restaurants. A swirl of noodles slicked with oil and studded with shredded chicken, the aroma of ginger and garlic, a few wilting chives placed on the plate as a final flourish. And then, I notice the eyes. Dark, …

NASA rocket's explosion: What happened?

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a rocket contracted by NASA burst into flames seconds after liftoff, its supplies for the International Space Station disappeared in an orange fireball.<p>The explosion also swallowed several experiments, many of them from schools.<p>The bad news: Everything in the rocket is gone.<p>The good …

Pennsylvania manhunt ends as Eric Frein 'had no choice but to give up'

For more than six weeks they scoured the Poconos woods in northeastern Pennsylvania, working extra-long shifts in pursuit of Eric Frein, the man charged with killing one of their own.<p>So on Thursday night, when news came from the field that the focus of their manhunt was in custody, a cheer rang out …

The Only 8 Numbers You Need To Do Math

Mathematicians often represent numbers in a line. Pick a point on the line, and this represents a number.<p>At the end of the day, though, almost all of the numbers that we use are based on a handful of extremely important numbers that sit at the foundation of all of math.<p>What follows are the eight …

Mathematics

Y Combinator to recruit more black entrepreneurs

Y Combinator, the influential incubator of startups in Silicon Valley, says it's stepping up efforts to recruit black entrepreneurs.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — Y Combinator is launching a recruiting drive to get more black entrepreneurs into Silicon Valley's No. 1 boot camp for start-ups.<p>Less than 1% of …

6 Money seeds to bring you prosperity in later life

Editor’s note: Many people believe, somewhat misguidedly, that their future prosperity depends on spreadsheets, calculators and the iron discipline …