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Tennessee Police Investigating Facebook Photo of Duct-Taped Kids

Tennessee police are investigating a photograph posted on Facebook that appeared to show two young children whose hands and mouths were bound and covered with duct tape, authorities told NBC News Sunday.<p>The kids appeared to be inside a car, and the photo was published under a caption that read, …

The Psychological Trick That Could Help You Reach Your Goals

Everyone from elite athletes to top business executives knows it's important to have goals. After all, goals are what turn dreams into actionable, achievable steps.<p>Whether you set out to lose weight, renovate your house, or complete a triathlon, defining a goal can boost your motivation, at least …

Galaxy S7 Vs iPhone 6S Review: Easy Wins, Big Losses

Everything you know about the Galaxy S7 and iPhone 6S is wrong. Once accused of becoming increasingly identical, in 2016 the ranges offer very different propositions. The result? A tantalising contest where each phone scores big wins and takes heavy losses.<p>So which should you buy: Galaxy S7? iPhone …

Apple's new 4-inch iPhone is reportedly called the iPhone SE

Apple may have landed on a name for its upcoming revamp of the iPhone 5S: the iPhone SE. According to <i>9to5Mac</i>, Apple has chosen to to drop "5" from the new iPhone's name and go entirely with letters. It had previously been rumored that the phone would be called the iPhone 5SE, to indicate that it's …

In Displays, Samsung Galaxy S7's OLED Is Killing It, Apple is Lagging: Researcher

In display technology, Samsung is killing it. Apple is lagging. And Apple gets further behind with every new Samsung phone.<p>Raymond Soneira, the display expert at DisplayMate Technologies, has been making this case for a while now. And makes it again with his review this week of the Galaxy S7 and …

Mobile

Here's what the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge offer vs. the competition

The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are Samsung's best smartphones ever, but how do they compare to the best smartphones out there?<p>Samsung isn't re-inventing …

Smartphone Makers Are Finally Moving Past Megapixels

Smartphone companies like Apple and Samsung have long trumpeted their devices’ megapixel count, which measures the size of a camera’s image when …

5 Steps to Take Before Quitting Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While some professionals have managed to start work on a side business while maintaining their integrity in a nine-to-five job, such a setup has little potential for long-term success. Whether you’ve come up with a new idea or …

Entrepreneurship

7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding success in business isn’t about luck. It requires a great deal of courage and big thinking, as well as the motivation to overcome those fears that can keep you stuck in accepting smaller parcels of reward.<p>To …

Self-improvement

Marketing Conferences That Will Keep You Ahead Of Trends in 2015

<i>For a list of marketing conferences to check out in 2016, visit here.</i><p>The marketing world is changing faster than ever before, and the race to stay in front of digital trends is increasingly competitive. But you won’t get ahead by hiding behind a computer screen; you have to get out there, get …

Marketing

Opinion: Stock-market crash of 2016: The countdown begins

It’s time to start the countdown to the crash of 2016. No, this is not a prediction of a minor correction. Plan on a 50% crash.<p>Most investors don’t …

Stock Markets

10 Tech Gadgets I Never Travel Without – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

1<p>This week, we’re talking all about travel technology. We’ve shared our packing list with you, now it’s time to spill the beans on what technology …

MacBook Air

The Workout That Can Help You Lose 2 Inches Of Belly Fat

It's scientifically proven to detonate fat, and it only takes 20 minutes<p>If you want to lose a belt size, skip the treadmill. Performing intervals during your regular workout may help you lose more belly fat than steady-state cardio, according to Greek researchers.<p>In the study, participants …

Ranked: The salary bump you can expect from a graduate degree, by major

In the immediate aftermath of the financial crisis, things were truly dicey for America’s freshly minted college graduates. Many had a tough time finding employment of any kind, let alone in their chosen field of study. A few years makes a big difference, though. Unemployment is falling for recent …

College & University

The Coming Financial Bubble: Why It May Be The Worst Of All - Part II

In Part I, we discussed the anatomy of an asset bubble, explored the tech bubble, and learned what caused the housing bubble. An asset bubble, as we have seen, is one of the most destructive financial forces on the planet. However, if you understand the stages of a bubble, if you understand what to …

Demand for Apple Watch could use up third of world’s gold

We’re still waiting for the final pricing details on the Apple Watch, but if recent reports that Apple plans to sell one million gold Edition units a month are true, Apple Watch could wreak havoc on gold prices and do who knows what to the global economy.<p>Josh Center at TidBits has done some math on …

Bali's Must-Visit Shops, Restaurants And Hotels

<b>By Alyssa Bird for Architectural Digest.</b><p><i>Hanging Gardens Ubud, a resort in the jungles of central Bali.</i><p>The crown jewel of the Indonesian archipelago, Bali is an island of rich artistic traditions, ancient temples, and verdant mountains surrounded by turquoise sea. "Bali is my favorite place in the …

Stunning Columbian Vacation Home Closes up When Not in Use

A dramatic U-shaped patio encloses a pool under a square box of the moody Columbian sky.A series of pool patios and open-air living spaces culminate …

The 10 Best Party Beaches On Earth

<i>By the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>These are the world's best beaches to eat, drink and play, as chosen by <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers.<p><b>10. Super Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Greece</b><p><i>Courtesy Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort</i><p>If the name alone isn't enough of a hook, Super Paradise Beach on the island's …

Been there. Done that. What's Next? 8 Epic Travel Adventures for 2015

Snowmobiled to the <i>aurora borealis</i>; snorkeled the Galapagos. <i>Been there.</i><p>Blackwater rafted New Zealand's glow-worm caves; communed with orangutans in Borneo. <i>Done that</i>.<p>Took Rio's <i>favela</i> tour; and sick of sand in every orifice after Burning Man. <i>What's next?</i><p>Been there. Done that. What's Next? Indeed, …

Surreal Beauty and Strong Rum on St. John

The ferry chugs out of Red Hook harbor on St. Thomas, and I settle into a bench on the top deck as the sun sinks below the jagged outline of Thatch Cay in the distance. As far as I’m concerned, a boat is the only way to arrive on an island, which is why I’m so intrigued by my destination. St. John …

Seven cruise journeys that evoke a lost era

Giant floating cities complete with endless buffets, kids clubs and climbing walls? Who needs them? Take to the water in style in homage to a bygone era.<p><b>Glide down the Nile on a Belle Époque steamer</b><p>Forget about crowded bus tours, the best way to see Egypt’s archaeological treasures is by boat – …

Travel

7 Mountain Views to See Before You Die

Outdoor enthusiast Steve Casimiro has spent the past 30 years writing and photographing remote corners of the world, documenting these experiences on his travel website, Adventure Journal. He shares his must-see mountain views.

The Biggest and Baddest Roller Coasters in the World

Thrill seekers everywhere flock to amusement parks and theme parks to find the scariest, stomach-turning rides on the planet. Though roller coasters aren't for the faint of heart, they do attract a number of different ages. Every year means an added inch or two closer to reaching a height …

Wage growth picking up in some sectors

Wage growth is accelerating in several key industries, foreshadowing stronger gains across the economy, experts say.<p>Pay hikes have picked up in sectors such as leisure and hospitality, business services, construction and retail, Labor Department figures show.<p>"There is evidence that a cyclical …

Longtime Owner Sells TGI Fridays for $800 Million

2 min read<p>TGI Fridays derives its name from the expression, "Thank Goodness It's Friday." Today, the restaurant's owner can say, "Thank Goodness It's Sold."<p>After 40 years of ownership, hospitality and travel company Carlson announced Tuesday that it has agreed to sell the restaurant chain to …

Private Equity

6 Big Opportunities With Google+ Hangouts on Air

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Videos, already your most powerful marketing tool, are turbo-charged with Google+ Hangouts on Air (HOA). HOAs are feature-rich, allowing you to share your screen and slides, create a custom screen appearance and build a library …

Marketing

Want to Change the World? Maybe Try Being an Intrapraneur.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A growing number of young people are eschewing university studies in favor of pursuing a career as an entrepreneur. It’s hard to argue with the decision to avoid crushing student loan debt in pursuit of an education that often …

Entrepreneurship

4 Tips for Maintaining Balanced Motivation

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We entrepreneurs are always on the hunt for our next motivational fix. We attend inspirational seminars, drink six cups of coffee a day and spend hours reading self-­help books, all for the sake of feeling that energizing, …

Motivation

Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Things Daily

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a saying that there are only three types of people in the world: those who watch what happened, those who wonder what happened and those who make things happen.<p>Entrepreneurs fall into the last category, of course. They …

Entrepreneurship