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Challenge Yourself With This Trainer's No-Equipment Ab Workout — It's a "Tough One"

Are you up for a challenge? Personal trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells is here to fire up your abs like never before. She shared an advanced bodyweight ab workout on Instagram that's "not for beginners," according to her caption. The workout features five killer moves that require zero …

The secret to loving your life

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

16,000 votes, 32 nations – so which is the greatest holiday destination in the world?

Over the past month we have pitted 32 nations against each other in our World Cup of Travel, to find out which is the greatest holiday destination on the planet.<p>After more than 16,000 votes on Twitter, and some seriously nail-biting contests, we can reveal that the winner of our tournament is …

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Immune System

Koa Smith Rides a Mile-Long Wave, Gets Barreled Eight Times at Skeleton Bay

Yep, that's one hell of a leg burner<p>In the most mesmerizing clip to come out of Namibia since Cory Lopez put the surreal left hander on the map a …

Cake Box cooks up plans for £43m London listing

Franchise cake retailer Cake Box announced its plan to float on London's junior market today, with a £43m valuation.<p>The 91-strong chain sells …

A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money at Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared-inbox app that lets teams handle messages from email, texts, Slack, and social media, all in one place.<p>This year, Mathilde Collin, the 28-year-old …

This Kickstarter project lets you experience the majesty of Earth in the palm of your hands

Fun fact: We all live on this planet!<p>Although we call Earth our home, it’s shocking that we know so little about it. It would be like not knowing the …

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

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Bill Gates says read this book if you want to be a better manager

Billionaire — and bookworm — Bill Gates has announced his latest reading recommendation, and it's based on the principals of the man who first taught …

22 amazing rooftop bars in London

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

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This Entrepreneur's Online Reputation Was Destroyed. He Used His Experience Fixing It to Form a Multimillion-Dollar Company.

Here's Pete Kistler's story -- and tips for improving your own online presence.<p>Pete Kistler had never Googled himself. It was fall 2009, and the Syracuse University junior was sending out applications for software design jobs to offset about $20,000 in student loan debt. After a couple of weeks, …

The UK is getting a MoviePass clone

It's not up and running yet, but you can sign up now.<p>It's hard to deny that MoviePass (the service that allows you to see one 2D movie a day in theaters for a set monthly fee) has been a huge hit in the US. That's why it's hardly surprising that the UK has a MoviePass clone of its own in the works. …

Best Alternative Spring Break Destinations

1 of 10<p>Instead of Ft. Lauderdale, Try St. Augustine, Florida<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Instead of Miami Beach, Try Havana, Cuba<p>3 of 10<p>Instead of South Padre …

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Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

The Garlic Broth Recipe That Brought Me Back to Health

This soup has just three other ingredients, but garlic is the one that matters.<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Guide to Feeling Better Already, a collection of recipes, remedies, and distractions to get you back on your feet.</i><p>Before there was this garlic broth, my sick-day cooking was pretty …

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Research Shows High-Performing CEOs Boost Growth By Doing These 5 Things

Research shows that the majority of CEOs from small and midsize businesses are projecting revenue growth in 2018 -- here's how they are making that happen.<p>Is the current business environment good for revenue growth? A lot of CEOs from small and midsize businesses (SMBs) think so.<p>In the latest …

21 Hotels We Can't Wait to Visit in 2018

As travel editors, there are two questions we’re asked on a consistent basis: “Do you travel a lot?” (Yes, and it’s wonderful.) and, “Where are you …

How to Save $1 Million for Retirement -- When You Have Nothing Saved by Age 50

Believe it or not, it can be done.<p>It's no secret that Americans on a whole are mostly unprepared for retirement -- but sadly, that includes those who …

Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely to have heard about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency and payment system that uses the technology. Another platform called Ethereum, that also uses blockchain, is predicted by some experts to overtake Bitcoin this year.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum …

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In My View

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 …

Entrepreneurship

I asked 8 brilliant people for their best advice — here's what they told me

2017 was an interesting year for me. I turned 40, lost several close friends of mine, and came to some sobering realizations that often strike people who are in the middle of their lives.<p>I didn't have a midlife crisis per se, more of a midlife reassessment. So over the past year, I've been reaching …

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This Elon Musk Email to Tesla Employees Is a Powerful Lesson in Authentic, Heartfelt Leadership

When times get tough, great leaders don't just protect -- they connect.<p>Elon Musk is one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI -- not to mention helping to found PayPal -- he tackles some of the biggest challenges.<p>That includes some of the …

Shopify’s Arrive app tracks your online orders on a live map

It also claims to keep your shopping data private.<p>Now that Amazon's smart-home-synced delivery service is unlocking doors for parcel drop-offs, we never have to worry about missing packages again. For anyone freaked out by the idea of a stranger entering their pad, there's Shopify Arrive for iOS: A …

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Startup Raises $12 Million To Help Students And Immigrants Get A Credit Card

Credit cards may be popular, but for millions of people living in the United States they are unattainable. One Menlo Park-based startup is working on changing that. Deserve, formerly known as SelfScore, has recently unveiled a new card targeted at two groups who are among the most …

Only 1 in 10 People Has the Right Skills to Manage. Here Are 5 Things That Person Does to Succeed (the Other 9 Rarely Will)

Research by Gallup has determined that managers with these skills frequently realize 48 percent greater profitability and 22 percent greater productivity.<p>According to extensive Gallup studies over two decades, one of the most important decisions any organization will ever make is whom to hire or to …

MUJI’s $26k prefab huts are finally available for sale

The wait is over—MUJI’s microhomes are now officially on sale to the public. Ever since MUJI debuted their line of tiny prefabricated homes in 2015, …