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Hawaii Super Cheap: Kauai

Staying in Kauai for $6/day<p>By Cristina Romento<p>There’s a vacation in Hawaii many travelers don’t take. It’s not Thailand cheap, so it’s easily …

Love it or Hate it, This Airline's Bikini Uniform is Earning Them Billions

If most 20-something guys could have their way, they'd probably have girls wearing nothing but bikinis. Well, that or lingerie (come on, we've all …

The Lost Girls of Panama: The Full Story

The mysterious deaths of two young tourists in Panama puzzled examiners and shocked nations on both sides of the Atlantic; now secretly leaked …

A Strategy for a Lifetime of Income

Split your nest egg into separate buckets to generate income throughout your retirement.<p><i>EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was originally published in the</i> …

North Korea economy shrinks most in eight years

<b>North Korea's economy shrank at its sharpest pace in eight years after a fall global commodity prices hit the value of its coal and iron ore exports.</b><p>Gross domestic product fell by 1.1% last year compared to a 1% gain in 2014, according to an estimate from South Korea's central bank.<p>The Bank of …

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The right questions get others to convince themselves you’re right

It’s not quite a <b>trick</b>, but it sure <b>works:</b> Asking the <b>right questions</b>. Questions can be the <b>difference</b> between <b>stating</b> what you think someone should think …

Why the San Francisco Giants Are Baseball’s Marketing MVPs

If recent history is any guide, it's the San Francisco Giants' "turn" to win the World Series this year. For the past six years, the team has won the …

7 Secrets of Successful People to Living a Balanced Life

Highly successful people measure themselves on seven key elements, Health, Family, Social, Financial, Business, Civic and Spiritual. They try to maintain a balance between these elements to live a healthy and fulfilling life.<p>Most of us business leaders have a time in our lives when we just feel out …

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Customer Perspectives Archives

ServiceNow’s HR Summits are a multi-event series that bring together HR practitioners and thought leaders to discuss and share best...<p>For businesses …

The 5 Exercises Every Guy Should Master

Before you do another rep, make sure you’re an expert on these movements first<p>I know the best way to train my body. But this knowledge took almost two decades to accumulate.<p>So when I look back on my first workout ever, I cringe.<p>There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back …

3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

9 fab empowering TED talks that will zoom you towards SUCCESS

Is SUCCESS important to you? Check out these techniques that will empower you to take action right now. You'll zoom yourself towards success.

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

Sam Altman, 29

<b>President, Y Combinator</b><p>Since the legendary computer programmer and entrepreneur Paul Graham founded Y Combinator along with 3 others) in 2005, the accelerator has funded and coached more than 730 start-ups. Nearly thirty of those firms now have market valuations in excess of $100 million and some …

Ryan Amos, Co-founder, Batch, 25

Co-founder of Batch, a new photo app that has early adopters buzzing, previously cofounded photo-a-day site DailyBooth.

5 Ways To Keep Your Health And Your Wealth In Retirement

Shockingly, many American women have an irrational fear of becoming bag ladies.<p>In the “Women, Money and Power” study by Allianz, almost half the women surveyed responded that they “often” or “sometimes” fear losing all their money and becoming homeless. This fear permeated all income levels — a …

Start Now: A Step By Step, Tough Love Guide To Saving For Retirement In Your 20s

As Stuart Ritter instructed new T. Rowe Price hires on the retirement savings options available to them, a woman in the back of the room at a recent orientation started pounding on the table in front of her. The 53 year-old told her mostly 20-something colleagues that after she graduated from …

100 Reps to Ripped

Here's what you need to know...<p>The more experienced you are in the gym, the easier it is to hit a plateau.<br>• To break through a training plateau, use …

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How To Recruit Great Talent, Rock It, Retain It

Are your company values clear and compelling? Do you recruit for them?<p>Are your company values clear and compelling? Do you recruit for them?<p>Once you’ve learned how to set them (see my previous blog you need to ensure you recruit with your values in mind-;here’s how.<p>Many clients ask for help in …

The Best Exercises to Blast Belly Fat

Reveal your six pack with these big muscle moves<p>To whittle your middle, grow tree trunks for legs.<p>Muscular legs can help you fend off belly fat, according to a study from Japan. People with the most muscle mass on their legs had the least visceral fat—the dangerous kind that surrounds</b> …

Tap Your Portfolio With Taxes in Mind

Holding tax-free, tax-deferred and taxable accounts gives you flexibility when trying to control your tax bill.<p>When it comes to tapping your …

Million Dollar Arm Workout - Build Muscular Arms

It might be a long shot developing a 95mph fastball to make the big bucks in the big leagues, but you certaintly can build yourself some solid beach …

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Zuckerberg and Musk back software startup that mimics human learning

Some of Silicon Valley’s biggest names are backing a hitherto low-profile tech startup that aims to recreate the human neocortex as computer code.<p>Vicarious, a four-year-old San Francisco-based startup, claims to be “building software that thinks and learns like a human”. According to the Wall …

Are You Too Afraid to Succeed?

Tim had been on the fast track. An Ivy League graduate, he had joined one of the premier consulting firms as an associate. He went on to take an MBA at INSEAD, graduating at the top of his class. Recruited by a pharmaceutical firm he rose quickly through the ranks, joining the executive team in …

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit …

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How to Read Any Business Book In an Hour or Less

Do you always wish you could get more reading done? Here's a simple guide to help you make a dent in that big pile of books you've been meaning to read.<p>I want to teach you a system for rapidly reading business books. It's something that has helped me a lot over the course of my career. I learned …

How to Get Your Employees to Think Strategically

Studies show that strategic thinking is the most important element of leadership. But how do you instill the trait in others at your company?<p>What leadership skill do your employees, colleagues, and peers view as the most important for you to have? According Robert Kabacoff, the vice president of …

Yes, you can bet on whether McIlroy invites ex to wedding

<b>By John Strege</b><p>What are the odds that Rory McIlroy's former girlfriend Holly Sweeney will be invited to his wedding to Caroline Wozniacki? Yes, apparently such a bet can be made, according to BettingPro.com.<p>Paddy Power, an Irish bookmaker, is offering 7/4 odds that Sweeney will be on the guest list, …