Carlos Barragan

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THE TRUTH ABOUT SHRINKING WALL ST. PAY: The rich are getting richer & the 'middle class' of banking is going away

His annual salary — $350,000 — hasn't changed since Blackstone went public in 2007. The tale of flat salaries is one that's all too familiar for Wall Street's professionals these days.<p>But Schwarzman isn't going to find a sympathetic ear. In 2014, his total compensation — a number that totals annual …

How to Build Muscle Endurance

While one minute for each move doesn’t sound that hard, you must do the exercises back-to-back without rest. That’s 3 minutes straight of going as hard and as fast as possible. If you’re not used to training like this, it’ll be tough. Really tough.<p>“In the weight room, you probably test your muscles …

The Spiralizer: Why Your Next Bowl of Pasta Just Might Not Be Pasta at All

Pasta? That's so last season. The latest culinary rage is spiralized veggies, with zucchini leading the charge. But no, we're not calling them "zoodles."<p>We love traditional pasta, but lately we've noticed a new breed of noodles. We're not talking about rice, corn, or quinoa spaghetti—we're talking …

Healthy Eating

Grilled Butterflied Prawns with Sriracha-Lemongrass Butter

These shrimp are so big and sweet you'd never know they weren't lobster. Hinged grill baskets make turning them super easy.

45-year physics mystery shows a path to quantum transistors

An odd, iridescent material that’s puzzled physicists for decades turns out to be an exotic state of matter that could open a new path to quantum …

Apple becomes first company worth $700bn

iPhone maker was already world’s most valuable business, but in early trading its shares rose nearly 1% to $119.75<p>Apple set a record by becoming the first company to be valued at $700bn (£446bn). The iPhone maker was already the world’s most valuable business, but in early trading its shares rose …

Palawan, The Most Beautiful Island In The World, Is Sheer Perfection

It's hard to believe the Philippines are an under-appreciated tropical travel destination, especially with their extraordinary hiking, diving, beaches and of course -- islands that are THIS beautiful.<p>And while we'd like to visit every single island in the Philippines, there's one island in …

Slain woman, and the luxury car she crashed, unfamiliar to residents who discovered morning murder scene

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Banff National Park

This Canadian park boasts some of the world's finest unspoiled ecosystems.<p><b>Location:</b> Alberta <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1885 <b><br>Size:</b> 1,641,027 acres<p>Simplicity marks the origin of Banff—Canada’s first national park. In 1883, on the slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, three railway workers discovered a natural …

National Parks

4 Things Millionaires Have in Common, Backed by Research

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

The 8 Best Bedtime Snacks for Weight Loss

Food that helps you sleep like a baby...without making you bloated in the a.m.<p>Just so you know: While Women's Health editors independently select all products we feature, product links may be from affiliate partners. That means if you buy something, Women's Health gets a portion of the …

The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …

How to Make Addictive Flaky Bread—Plus Dips!

The warm, buttery, pull-apart 'flaky bread' at Brooklyn’s Glasserie is versatile and easy to throw together<p>There are certain restaurant dishes that become instant classics, even if the restaurant hasn't been around for long. The flaky bread from Glasserie in Brooklyn is one of those dishes. At the …

Onions

The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a way to bake chocolate chip cookies to please everyone.<p>There is! And, no, it's not Martha Stewart's way. It's science.<p>We've taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named Kendra Nyberg, who co-taught a …

No-Bake Energy Bites Are The Little Healthy Snack Your World's Been Missing

Snackers, rejoice! The no-bake energy bite is everything you never knew was missing from your snack routine. Sure, the office vending machine will miss you, but you'll have confidently moved on.<p>This delightful treat is entirely customizable, portable and -- most importantly -- delectable. To craft …

How to Chill a Bottle of Wine Faster

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: How to chill a bottle of wine so quickly, your guests won't even notice their glasses are empty.</i><p>You can prepare all you want for a party -- make lists, …

The 5 Best Booze Delivery Apps

What's better than hearing a knock on your door and being greeted by a bottle of whiskey? Not much, right? Well, with the latest boom in alcohol delivery apps, that's exactly what's happening.<p>Alcohol delivery isn't a new concept. Liquor stores, especially those in close proximity to college …

10 Quick Sauces for Fish

Here, 10 great sauces that will take any fish dish over the top.<p>Now that you know how to masterfully score and season fish fillets, thanks to this …

What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time?

The science of the spins<p>The intoxicating effects of alcohol and of marijuana have been widely studied, but their combined effect—getting "cross-faded"—is woefully underexplored scientific territory. Here's a look at what we know about how pot and booze together affect the brain.<p>First, the basics: …

Cannabis

8 Easy Summer Recipes You'll Make Over and Over Again

<b>1. Asian Kale Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing</b><p>Believe or not, this salad will have you eating your vegetables (and, most surprisingly, your kale) with pleasure and abandon. Bright, bold flavors and textures abound: earthy kale; cool and crunchy carrots, bell peppers and red cabbage; toasted …

How Your Food Impacts Your Vagina

But the foods you eat can influence that pH, changing the way your nether region smells (and even tastes). For instance, spices, onions, garlic, red meat, dairy, asparagus, broccoli, and alcohol can all affect the natural balance you’ve got going on, while fruits and fruit juices may turn things …

Best Adventure Travel Destinations 2014 (PHOTOS)

As dawn breaks over the savanna, your guide signals a stop. Through the trees ahead, you see the outline of something <i>very big</i> ambling through the underbrush. When the elephant -- a 10-foot-tall, 12,000-pound bull--finally steps into the clearing and looks your way, your heart races, and for a …

The 15 US Cities That Are Driving The Future

In the 2013 rankings, thirteen cities defined by Milken as tech hubs made it into the top 25, while nine could attribute their impressive growth to the energy industry, notably the shale and natural gas renaissance.<p>Milken's ranking is based on data from both long- and short-term growth in jobs, …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking

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Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Report champions $1-billion effort to make U.S. a neutrino science hub

The United States should devote about $1 billion to build a neutrino experiment that would make the country a major center for particle physics on the world stage, according to a panel of experts – a plan that would involve building a high-power accelerator that would attract international support …

Physics