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How To Clean (Almost) Anything And Everything

It's springtime and we all know what THAT means.

Cleaning

5 inspiring TED talks by women leaders in 2014

By<p>There are so many TED talks that have the power to illuminate and inspire. The TED series turned 30 in 2014, and the list of talks by inspiring …

37 Surprisingly Chic Gifts Under $25

So fun, you won't even need a gift receipt.<p>You don't have to spend all your money to show your loved ones that you appreciate them. These budget-friendly and totally thoughtful gift ideas are guaranteed to be some of the best birthday, anniversary, or "just because" gifts they've ever gotten.

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The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Living Rooms

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Popsicle Stick Bookmarks by Kids Stuff World

Posted by Guest Poster · June 8, 2014<p><b>Popsicle stick bookmarks</b> are a fun kids craft that will take away summer boredom blues and encourage kids to …

101 Kids Activities to Keep Your Children Entertained

Do you have any little makers in your house?<p>Kids that constantly need to be making or building something or taking something apart to see how it …

23 Healthy Homemade Kid Snacks

I was looking through our archives recently and realized <b>we have a whole bunch of really awesome recipes for homemade healthy kid snacks.</b><p>And what do …

Here's How Google Glass Could Transform Visits To The Doctor Office

Nashville-based startup Octovis, Inc. is working with doctors to bring Google Glass technology — the $1,500 wearable computing device — into examining rooms and operating rooms to make it easier for doctors to take notes and access patient information, like MRIs or other images during surgery.<p>We …

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The Most Ambitious Artificial Intelligence Project In The World Has Been Operating In Near Secrecy For 30 Years

IBM's Watson and Apple's Siri stirred up a hunger and awareness throughout the U.S. for something like a Star Trek computer that really worked — an artificially intelligent system that could receive instructions in plain, spoken language, make the appropriate inferences, and carry out its …

US-bound passengers may have to switch on mobile phones for security

Passengers using airports that offer direct flights to the US may be forced to switch on their mobile phones and other electronic devices to prove to security officials that they do not contain explosives, it was announced on Sunday.<p>“During the security examination, officers may also ask that …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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Which Social Media Accounts Really Matter and Why

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>I think social media is really important. I doubt anyone would argue with me about that. But social media is also misunderstood in some ways. One of those misunderstandings is <i>which social media sites a business or individual should be on.</i><p>If you read this …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

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US disrupts $100M GameOver Zeus malware cybercrime ring

US authorities on Monday charged a suspected Russian hacker with creating a botnet that was used by cybercriminals to steal more than $100 million from businesses and consumers since 2011.<p>Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev controlled a criminal ring that secretly infected between 500,000 and 1 million …

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Guy Kawasaki's Secrets to Influencing Anyone (Infographic)

Here's how to influence others, while maintaining your trustworthiness.<p>In his book, "How to Achieve Enchantment," Silicon Valley business advisor Guy Kawasaki explains how you can influence others while doing it ethically. In the infographic below, created on behalf of Kawasaki, Column Five depicts …

The Unintentional Way You're Holding Yourself Back

Even successful entrepreneurs often unconsciously put a limit on what they can achieve. Here's the antidote.<p>Let me tell you three quick stories about three successful entrepreneurs.<p>Entrepreneur one is a member of the <i>Forbes</i> 400. He has created a worldwide retailing empire, but it all began with one …

Workout Plans for Every Excuse

Is a little voice inside your head insisting that your obstacles to exercising are stronger than you are? Psych it out with a few ingenious …

Tour de France

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Entrepreneur Designs Upscale Hotels for Budget Travelers

At Rattan Chadha's citizenM hotels, thread count is high and bottled water is free, but carrying bags and checking in? That's your job.<p>CitizenM has found a way to create the budget traveler's Shangri-la: a low-cost hotel with high-end design. There's no concierge, no room service, and you check …

Executive Leadership: What Is Your Professional Reality?

<i>In a special BlackEnterprise.com series, career coach Michelle Awuku-Tatum offers insights and strategies for executives of color to find fulfillment</i> …

Leadership

The 80/20 Rule and Listening to Your Inner Procrastinator

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A decade ago, my friend Bill said, "Perry I've got a million-dollar idea for you. There's just one catch: If you sell a million dollars, you have to give $10,000 to my favorite charity."<p>"OK Bill, you're on," I said. He insisted I was …

How to Win Every Argument

<b>So you want to know how to win every argument?</b><p><b>Stop trying.</b><p>Not that passivity is the most effective strategy but if you’re thinking about “winning” …

TED Talks

How This Tech Startup Is Renovating the $12 Trillion Commercial Real-Estate Industry

Though the commercial real-estate industry has long towered in assets, Nick Romito felt the space was in need of some serious renovation.<p>And so the 31-year-old broker-turned-entrepreneur founded View The Space, whose aim was to give the immensely lucrative -- though technologically-regressive -- …