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The Specifics: Five Unique Exercises For a Bigger, More Powerful Chest

Let’s get one thing straight: Your one-rep max on the bench is no good here.<p>We’re going in a different direction, but trust us, it’s going to bring …

Workouts

5 chatbots that could help you find your next job

Chatbots know how to interact with people, because they either follow a human-composed set of rules or learn how to communicate via artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.<p>Bots that follow rules are more limited and can only answer things they've been programmed to understand.<p>They won't recognize …

11 ways to organize your finances today that will save you time and money later

Got spring fever? How about applying some of that energy to cleaning your financial house?<p>Whether you just need to reorganize your records or do a thorough cleansing, this to-do list will help you make sure you're finances are on track for the rest of the year.<p><b>1. Clear out your paperwork</b><p>Don't be a …

5 personal money numbers everyone should know to check their financial health

You might know your weight and your (pre-tax) income. But how much do you really know about your full financial situation? Your salary and monthly …

Personal Finance

11 Plank Exercises That Double as Cardio Moves

Planks are known for their core-crushing abilities. Holding one will make anyone's abs tremble after a while. But some plank variations have another …

Workouts

Beginner's Guide: How To Start A Blog In 6 Easy Steps

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Lean Leadership: Go and See for Yourself

<i>Image courtesy of (Tie)ler</i><p>I recently came across the Japanese terms <i>genchi genbutsu</i> and <i>genba</i>; they’re both key principles of the Toyota Production …

Customer Experience

How to Remove a Tick: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

The arrival of summer — and along with it all sorts of outdoors activities — also ushers in the arrival of ticks. This guide covers what to do in the …

Tek Savvy: How Blockchains Could Transform Management

<i>Re-architecting the firm with blockchain: Is Craig Wright really Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of Bitcoin? Who knows -- and really, who cares? The bigger issue is blockchains, the distributed ledgers that underpin cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.</i><p>Blockchain technology has so many uses that …

You don’t always have to be a coder to build something

Hossein Rahnama Contributor<p>Hossein Rahnama is founder and CEO at Flybits and a visiting scholar at MIT.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Off-the-beaten-path innovation could rejuvenate Twitter<br>• Startups will overtake enterprises in the new AI ecosystem<p>We live in a world where, because of technology and …

Innovation

This résumé for Elon Musk proves you never, ever need to use more than one page

Let's say your accomplishments range from creating an electronic-payments industry and invigorating the solar-energy market to inventing high-performance electric cars and launching a commercial space and rocket industry.<p>All of that would surely need a couple of pages to explain on a résumé, …

63 Businesses to Start for Under $10,000

You know you want to start something for yourself. You just need to funnel your ambition and time into an idea that'll earn extra cash, make you proud, and possibly lead to a full-time venture-and that amazing moment you get to say "I quit!" to your boss. But what great idea should you say "I …

Small Business

Home Cheats: 10 Cleaning Hacks to Remove Limescale

If you live in an area with hard water, you know how difficult it can be to get rid of limescale. Here are 10 cleaning hacks to help you remove …

Inside the New Microsoft, Where Lie Detection Is a Killer App

Jennifer Marsman recently tested a lie detector of her own design on her boss at Microsoft. Do you work for the best company in the world, she asked. …

It’s here: Quartz’s first news app for iPhone

We just released our first news app for iPhone, which you can download from the App Store right now. Tap or click here to get it.<p>The app, exclusive to iPhone, is a whole new way to experience Quartz. We put aside existing notions about news apps and imagined what our journalism would be if it lived …

Apps

5 sneaky ways to uncover the truth about work-life balance in a job interview

The problem is, it's hard to know before you actually start working in any given job how much work-life balance it offers.<p>Of course, you can outright ask the interviewer about it — but there's no guarantee they'll be completely honest, says Matt Mickiewicz, cofounder of Hired, a site for finding …

Can You Retire In Italy With $200,000 of Savings? | Investopedia

For generations, Italy has been a favorite retirement spot for wealthy expats intent on claiming their place in the sun, preferably one with a …

5 Proven Ways to Keep Your Internet Activity Private

Here's what you can do to stay private on an Internet that has too many eyes.<p>It has been over two years since a previously unknown CIA IT analyst stunned the world with the release of NSA classified information. One September 29th, more than 120,000 people retweeted Edward Snowden when he joined …

Privacy

Inside the creation of the Microsoft Surface Book

No one saw it coming: The Surface Book, history’s first Microsoft laptop (or notebook, if you prefer). And has there ever been a more apt setting for …

Five fitness tips that could prevent poor health in retirement

The problem with fat (subcutaneous not dietary) is that it encourages binary thinking. If you can fit into an aeroplane seat or those jeans you've had for a decade, it's easy to assume you're winning: you aren't part of this obesity crisis everyone's talking about, and nobody's going to make a …

The Top 10 apps no Windows 10 PC should be without

If you have qualified for a free upgrade to Windows 10, or you have already taken the plunge into Microsoft's latest offering, what apps should you …

Software

The Complete Guide To The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures For The Future Of Work

Over the past few weeks I’ve been writing about various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. I explore each of these structures and concepts in my book <i>The Future of Work:</i> …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

10 Great Websites For Learning Programming

Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.