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For Sale: Detroit Land Bank Seeks Buyers For Vacant Houses

Detroit has tens of thousands of abandoned homes. The city is experimenting with new ways to repopulate them — including auctioning them online for as little as $1,000. There are deals to be had, but the cost of repairs often exceeds the value of the homes.<p>The city's worst homes end up with the …

8 Secret Amazon Prime Perks You Don't Know About

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Politics<p>What happened to the U.S. college student—who was sent home brain-damaged from North Korea—is more shocking than anyone knew.<p>By Doug Bock …

Red Carpet

12 Music Festivals You Should Actually Attend This Summer

It's easy to hate music festivals. Some have grown so enormous and commercialized that you're more likely to encounter the stench of crowds and branded merchandise than to actually bask in the glow of good music.<p>Confronted with <i>the same</i> lineup over and over again, the monotony of festival season can …

How to Make Your Brand Irresistible to Millennials

Millennials are one of the hottest topic in marketing. Here's how to really appeal to them.<p>When it comes to understanding younger consumers, there aren't many experts better than Matt Britton. He's the founder and CEO of MRY, the agency devoted to building youth-focused creative marketing solutions …

5 Signs You're Ready To Seek Your Higher Purpose

I didn’t become a banker to change the world. I became a banker to make money.<p>It was ultimately the desire to change the world, which never left me …

Airbag maker Takata announces largest auto recall ever

Takata is nearly doubling the size of its already massive recall for faulty airbags, making it the largest auto recall in history.<p>The company has already recalled airbags used in about 18 million vehicles for the problem. This move will bring that number up to about 34 million autos.That is nearly …

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

UI Design

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

Millenials aren’t really that different!

Millenials aren't really different. Charities just haven't been paying attention!"Selfie" by Patrik Nygren. Used with …

The simple math that will change the way you hire forever

<i>This piece originally appeared at First Round Review.</i><p>Eric Feng made a lot happen at Hulu in just three years. As the first senior executive the company hired, he played a pivotal role in the development of Hulu.com, the desktop app, distribution, and advertising. He served as spokesperson and even …

Employment

5 Toxic Habits That Are Preventing You From Succeeding

To get ahead, you need to ditch these 5 habits.<p>I don't care who you are--everybody out there wants to be more productive. Sometimes, however, the things that hold us back from ultimate productivity and success are things we can't even see. These habits represent the actions we take because we've …

40 Awesome Things to Do in Your 40s

Not only did I never think I would turn 40, but I was shocked to make it to 27. So when this happened, it was quite a surprise. I had a 2-year-old …

Productivity guru David Allen shares his 3 best tricks for saving time

With the flurry of resources and information out there, it can be difficult to know where to start and what will actually work.<p>We decided to ask David Allen, the productivity expert and author of the best-seller, "Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity," to share his top three …

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Saying Yes

When my son was only a few months old, I made a vow to myself that I would learn, and have the courage, to say no to things.<p>Now that he’s three, with …

How to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Day

How much sleep did you get last night? If the answer is “not enough” you’re hardly alone. According to Gallup’s estimates, almost half the people you’ll run into today are suffering from some level of sleep deprivation.<p>We often dismiss a little morning fatigue as an inconvenience, but here’s the …

Sardinia's Mediterranean diet: 10 foods that may lengthen your life

In the book "The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People," author Dan Buettner reveals what the people around the world who live the longest are more likely to eat.<p>One of the keys to longevity?<p>A plant-based diet, says Buettner and colleague Gianni Pes, a senior …

Nutrition

Distractify

Before you cough up $30 for her lip kits, here are all the complaints customers had about Kylie Cosmetics.<p>By Tiffany White<p>1 minute ago<p>All the people …

Kylie Cosmetics

5 Ways To Quickly Pull Yourself Out of a Funk If Your Life is in The Dumps

I was in a funk for a very long time around my “Quarter-life crisis” period and like most people, I turned to the Internet for advice before asking …

11 Of Your Favorite Kid Foods, All Grown Up

Let's be honest: No matter your age, you're never above a gooey grilled-cheese sandwich or piping-hot bowl of mac and cheese. Here are 11 grown-up …

PandaDoc for iPad: Easy (and Cheap) E-Signatures

PandaDoc has been pushing its mobile-first approach to paper-free document handling for small businesses for almost a year. However, something’s really clicked now and its newly-updated iPad app for electronically signing documents is really worth a look.<p>There are plenty of e-signature apps already …

Free Resume Templates

Today I selected a few free resume templates that you can use to make your own resume look extra fresh and very professional. Take a look on the …

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

Personal Finance

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[Guest Post] 4 Fundraising Questions for Your Board Chair

I like John Fulwider. His energy, optimism, and experience make a powerful force for helping nonprofits. I suppose this is in part because of his …

Leadership

Looks Matter: A Century Of Iconic Food Packaging

We take the packaging our food comes in for granted. Yet many of the boxes, bags and bottles that protect our edibles were once groundbreaking — both in their design and in how they changed our perception of what's inside. Sometimes, packaging is so distinctive, it transforms food from mere …

10 Superfoods Every Man Needs

You've loaded up on apples and lettuce, and eaten more than your weight in carrots. Your efforts are noble, but you might be missing out on some of …

Nutrition

What the Better Business Bureau's New Advertising Standards Mean for Your Company

Learn what you can, and can't, say in ads and avoid a fail rating.<p>Word of mouth is great so long as it's positive. Bad word of mouth can hurt. Positive reviews on a rating site? Great. Bad ones? You don't want to go there, but it can be all too easy to find yourself pilloried and your business …

Startup founder: I want to be a horse, not a unicorn so I won't take VC money

It was 2011 and I was at a roundtable event at Grow Conference, an annual gathering of investors, entrepreneurs, and wantrepreneurs alike. I'd just finished telling my table that I didn't want to raise venture money and had decided to bootstrap Flow, which we had launched a couple months …

Venture Capital