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The 8 smartest things I did when I started my new job

Quick: It's your first day at your new job. What do you do? How do you make sure that you start things off on the right foot when you're surrounded by intelligent and intensely driven people?<p>That's the conundrum I was faced with two and a half years ago when I first entered the workforce as a staff …

Employment

12 F*cking Brilliant Hiking Hacks You Need To Try ASAP

1. Even if you’re going on a short hike, bring the essentials.<p>Things to tick off of your checklist: a map, extra layers of clothing, sunscreen, …

Camping

Here Are The 5 Biggest Financial Rip-Offs To Avoid

Ripping a band-aid off a wound that hasn’t completely healed hurts. Ripping duct tape off your unshaven face? Now, <i>that’s</i> painful.<p>But, do you know what hurts even more?<p>Getting ripped off — that’s what.<p>There’s nothing worse than getting ripped off and losing your money on an investment you should …

Investing

Coconut Rice Noodles with Ginger and Turmeric

4 servings<p>This is a weeknight pantry curry that comes together in the time it takes to boil water for the rice noodles. Fast! For this recipe, blooming the ginger, turmeric, and black pepper in oil is essential for releasing their aromatic properties into the coconut milk-based sauce.<p>August …

Recipes

I'm Starting to Have Serious Doubts About Amazon Prime

My own personal Amazon Prime day is in two weeks. It’s not the day that Amazon puts a lot of random crap on sale. (That’s in approximately three …

eCommerce

These 22 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

Tina Hay doesn't think in numbers.<p>In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts …

Personal Finance

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Graphic Design

This 35-part course consists of tutorials, quizzes, hands-on assignments and real-world projects to learn data science, as well as advanced python tools for data science. You can think of this list as a "Free Online Nano Book". What is Data Science? Why Data Science? Trillions of gigabytes of data is being produced yearly, and the number is still growing exponentially. It is estimated that for eve

Machine Learning<p>In this section, we'll introduce <b>machine learning</b> and take a look at a number of machine learning algorithms. Algorithms will include</b> …

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

7 Reasons To Start A YouTube Channel Now (And First Steps To Take)

Have you considered starting a YouTube channel? YouTube stars are influencing generation Z’s buying habits and career ambitions on an astounding level, millennials check YouTube at least once a day on average, and even gen Xers and baby boomers are in on the action, watching videos at least …

Marketing

The 15-minute Bodyweight Workout for Busy Guys

The best thing about building your fitness around a bodyweight workout: the more you weight you lose and the leaner you become, the easier they …

How to Finance Your Cannabis Business Without Relying on Friends and Family

Looking to raise cash for your startup? With most banks out of the picture, find out what your realistic financing options are.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.</i> <i>and</i> <i>Javier Hasse</i><i>’s book</i> Start Your …

Three Signs Your Business Idea Is Worth Pursuing

Need a business barometer? Look for these three indications that your business idea really is a "can't miss."<p>"Following your heart" will only get you so far in business. Most entrepreneurs open a business in an area they're passionate about, but the chance of failure is high. In the U.S., the …

Entrepreneurship

There are three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

These Crispy Asparagus Fries Are Packed With Flavor — but Are Still Good For You!

<i>Lighten up your fries by swapping heavy potatoes with crunchy asparagus! Spears are tossed in cheesy nutritional yeast and almond meal for a dose of healthy fats and protein, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Spring is in the air with this garden-fresh French fry alternative. No need to sacrifice flavor to achieve …

Food

35 Ways to Earn up to 11% on Your Money

Since the Great Recession, many investors' portfolios have been a tale of feast and famine. Stocks have racked up hefty gains, while the lowest …

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Water

Bodybuilder Mark Robinson Reveals The Protein Powders You Should Never Touch

Let's get this point straight off the bat. Protein supplements should be treated as a supplement, they certainly do not replace a healthy diet. When …

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

What does your Myers-Briggs personality type mean for your love language?

There’s a reason <i>The Five Love Languages</i> by Gary Chapman skyrocketed to the top of the best-seller list: Each person shows—and needs to be shown—love …

Self-improvement

100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Before the TripMake a firestarterEasy Dryer lint and candle wax in a cardboard egg carton compartment (poke a bit of lint out of the wax for a wick). …

Backpacking

How does the average American spend their paycheck? See how you compare

How much do people make (and spend)?<p>The average American household's pretax income is nearly $75,000, but not surprisingly, most of this amount gets spent. In fact, when you add up the money that's paid for goods and services or taxes, the average household spends more than 90% of their income.<p>With …

Personal Finance

Nine of the Most Violent Works of Literary Fiction

Most works of literary fiction aren’t heavy on the violence. After all, where’s the time, with all that wordplay and character development filling up …

This At-Home Vinyasa Yoga Flow Boosts Strength, Flexibility, and Mindfulness

If you're like us, you hear the term "vinyasa yoga," and you immediately picture a long and lean yogi (possibly someone with an intimidating vibe …

E-waste recycling guide: How to get rid of computer parts, old phones

My apartment is rife with black holes. There’s the space between my hamper and dresser, where garments that need mending go — never to re-emerge. …

6 Recipes That Were Made to Make Your Meal Prep Easier

These are meals you'll actually want to keep eating by Thursday.<p>There are two types of people in this world—those who meal prep, and those who don’t. …

Pelvis Circulation Exercises

Pelvis circulation exercises increase blood flow to muscles and bones. Poor blood flow in your pelvis keeps oxygen from getting to these important …

Advanced microscope shows cells at work in incredible 3D detail

For the first time, scientists have peered into living cells and created videos showing how they function with unprecedented 3D detail. Using a special microscope and new lighting techniques, a team from Harvard and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute captured zebrafish immune cell interactions …

Taking a year off at 38, with a plan to retire at 48

April 20 is Scott Sherman's 38th birthday. His gift to himself? Quitting his 9-to-5 job for a year.<p>Even though Sherman is on track to retire early — he anticipates reaching financial independence by 48 — he wants to start living on his terms now. So he's taking up to a year off to live at a slower …

Personal Finance