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How This Woman Went From Homelessness to Running a Multimillion-Dollar Venture Fund

A year ago, Arlan Hamilton was bouncing from couch to couch chasing a dream. Now, she's leading a $5 million venture fund focused on finding the most promising female, minority, and LGBT entrepreneurs.<p>After another long day of chasing down potential investors, venture capitalist Arlan Hamilton was …

This Floating Home Lives On A Lake In Seattle

Designed by Vandeventer + Carlander Architects, this two storey floating home in Seattle, Washington, with views of Lake Union, has been constructed …

7 lessons learned growing from $1,000 to $15,000 a month in 100 days

$15,000/mo in 100 days. Here’s how we got here…<p>I’m about to hit “publish.”<p>Do you want to be a cryptocurrency millionaire?Don't get your hopes up.VISIT HARD FORK<p><i>What’s the worst that could happen, right?</i><p><i>Mm… maybe we should wait until tomorrow.</i><p><i>Let me get back to this after taking a few …

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Summer Skin Care<p>For all under a radiant sun<p>As we bask in the sunshine and take shelter in climate controlled interiors, the body reacts, disturbing …

ISIS Defector Describes Group's Interest in Western Attacks: Report

World<p>A German man jailed after joining and later fleeing the terror group ISIS in Syria said an organizer for the group was more focused on planning terror attacks in European cities than his joining the battle in Syria.<p>Harry Sarfo, from Bremen, Germany, told the New York Times in an interview at a …

Trump Spokeswoman Blames Obama For Capt. Khan’s Death

The Iraq War hero was killed in 2004 -- five years before Obama took office.<p>A Donald Trump spokeswoman Tuesday night opened a new front in the GOP nominee’s campaign of insults against the parents of a Muslim-American war hero, this time blaming President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for the …

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Donald Trump and RNC attack presidential debate schedule

Donald Trump says the fall debate schedule is "unacceptable," raising the specter that he may try to skip them.<p>In a tweet on Friday night, Trump incorrectly said that Hillary Clinton and the Democrats are "trying to rig the debates."<p>In fact, the fall debate schedule was determined almost a year ago …

Idris Elba’s 5-Point Plan to Dressing as Well as Idris Elba

The actor’s collection with Superdry is finally available Stateside. Which will make getting his look a whole lot easier.<p>Leave it to Idris Elba to make jet lag look good.<p>On Monday, the actor took a detour from the incredibly well-dressed promotional tour for <i>Star Trek Beyond</i> (which, in itself, is a …

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Speechwriter defends Donald Trump Jr.'s words

<b>Cleveland (CNN) —</b> For the second night in a row, a successful speech by a family member of Donald Trump was overshadowed by questions of plagiarism. But on Tuesday night, the speechwriter in question quickly defended the real estate mogul's family.<p>Donald Trump Jr.'s speech brought down the house, …

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WATCH: Black GOP Senator Says He's Been Stopped By Police 7 Times In A Year

Following last week's deadly shootings, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott gave a deeply personal speech on the Senate floor in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday about the "deep divide" between communities and law enforcement.<p>While many law enforcement officers do good, he said, some do not. "I've …

Here's how J.K. Simmons got ripped, according to his trainer

The photos were posted by his trainer, Aaron Williamson, a Marine veteran who has become a trainer to the stars. He has been working with the 61-year-old Simmons off and on since they met on the set of "Terminator Genisys." Business Insider reached Williamson by phone this week to get the scoop on …

5 Essential Skills You Need To Keep Your Job In The Next 10 Years

Automation may affect half of jobs. Here are five areas to develop to keep yourself employed.<p>With everything from how we collaborate to the technology we use undergoing enormous transformation, many believe that the future of work will look very different in 10 years.<p>By some estimates, roughly half …

14 high-paying jobs for people who love math

Does the idea of crunching numbers and sifting through data all day excite you?<p>You're probably a "math person" — and you may want to consider pursuing a job that requires these skills.<p>Turns out, a lot of math-centric jobs pay pretty well.<p>We recently combed through the Occupational Information …

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14 Great Reasons to Start Your Own Business Today

Thinking about starting a business, but just aren't sure you're ready?<p>You <i>are</i> ready.<p>Here's why.<p><b>1. You do have the money.</b><p>As Growthink founder Dave Lavinsky says, being an entrepreneur is the art and science of accomplishing more with less -- less money, less staff, less time, etc.<p>Face it: You will …

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Wonderful Websites You Should Bookmark Right Now to Learn From Internet

The internet can be a wonderfully, immense place for interesting content. If you've ever wanted to learn a new skill or to accomplish a seemingly monumental task, you need look no further than the internet. There is basically a site for every interest under the sun. It is also a great place to …

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Tim Cook promises iPhone features you’ve never dreamed of

Future iPhones are going to be so amazing, you probably haven’t even thought of the features Apple is going to add, Tim Cook claimed in a recent interview.<p>The Apple CEO appeared Monday on <i>Mad Money</i> in an effort to abate the company’s bleeding stock price following last week’s less-than-stellar …

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If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

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These 7 Foods Will Wake You Up Better than Coffee

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17 Landscaping Ideas for a Low-Maintenance Yard

HGTV's Chris and Peyton Lambton reveal how to spend less time taking care of your yard and more time relaxing in it.<p>Chris and Peyton Lambton from HGTV's "Going Yard" reveal the secrets to an outdoor space that's nearly effortless to maintain.

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7 Bad Habits Preventing You From Making More Money

Are any of these common habits putting a stubborn limit on the amount of money you earn?<p>Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It's true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in …

Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

These are the 15 highest-paying tech job titles for technical people

The software industry is exploding, and there's an unprecedented demand for folks with technical skills all over the world. But not all skillsets are created equal.<p>More than 50,000 developers responded to Stack Overflow's annual developer survey— the absolute best look at the state of the …

Razer Ripsaw aims to cut the hassle out of game streaming

Razer has announced a new box of tricks for those who want a simple hardware solution for streaming their gaming sessions on the likes of Twitch or …

How To Make Your Oatmeal Extra Creamy

This how-to breakdown of CREAMY oatmeal is super simple and you can play it up however you want as long as you stick to two of the basics: Milk and Vanilla Yogurt. These are essentials to make your oatmeal the dreamiest creamiest breakfast bowl.<p>It's no secret that oatmeal is the bees knees to …

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Microsoft is mashing Windows and the Xbox together to win over its most critical market

Microsoft promised that with its new Windows Universal Platform (UWP), developers could write their apps once and they would run on any device running Windows 10 — including PCs, tablets, smartphones, and, eventually, the Xbox One and HoloLens holographic goggles.<p>From Microsoft's perspective, it's …

Donald Trump's Clinton gambit

Many Republicans agree that Bill Clinton's conduct should be 'fair game.' But they worry about blowback from the billionaire's no-holds-barred approach.<p>Until this week, it seemingly was a settled question. Bill Clinton’s soaring popularity suggested the public had come to terms with the messier …

Why This Model Doesn't Want to Be Called an Instagram Model and Won't Retouch Her Photos

"No retouching, because who says cellulite is a flaw."<p>Despite the rise in popularity of becoming an "Instagram model" – i.e., someone who makes a living off posting mostly retouched images of themselves plugging products – model Iskra Lawrence, who has 700,000 followers on the app, wants nothing to …