Colin Garcia

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The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

I'm 34 Years Old and Own 8 Homes. Here's How I Did It

It's a strategy that combines low cost of living and a frugal mindset.<p>When Paula Pant was 27 years old, she and her future husband Will were paying …

Real Estate

5 Simple Ways Elon Musk Accomplishes The Impossible

Elon Musk is one of the most productive and successful business people of the twenty-first century.<p>Born in South Africa, he’s the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink and The Boring Co. What’s more, Musk helped build or co-found companies like PayPal, SolarCity and Hyperloop.<p>So how does Musk accomplish …

Elon Musk

Cyber consultants earn $150,000 a year working from home—here are 7 other high-paying remote jobs

With major companies like IBM, Aetna and Yahoo calling their remote workers back in the office, the idea of finding a well-paying, stay-at-home job …

Employment

Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over 'Defective' Keyboards in Recent MacBook, MacBook Pro Models

Apple has been hit with a class action lawsuit over "defective" keyboards in recent MacBook and MacBook Pro models.<p>The lawsuit, filed in Northern California district court, alleges that the low-profile, butterfly-switch keyboards in 2015-and-later MacBook and 2016-and-later MacBook Pro models are …

Meet The Startup That's Trailblazing The New Clean And Healthy Home

Finally, the warmer weather is upon us and like anything else in life—with the good comes the bad. Spring is not only the season for nature to come out of its dormancy but also for various pests like mosquitos and ants to do the same. These creatures aren’t just nuisances inside and outside of your …

CDC

The 23 Best National Park Adventures

Longtime park patrons known that what makes parks significant isn’t the packaging, but what’s inside their borders. Still, the more popular parks get …

National Parks

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

Amazon, Dell, and 23 more companies that will let you work from anywhere

<b>• In 2016, about 43% percent of Americans worked from home at least once in a while, according to Gallup.</b><p><b>• FlexJobs recently released a list of the best companies when it comes to telecommuting.</b><p><b>• The companies are from a range of industries and include some big names like Amazon and Hilton.</b><p>Being …

Remote Working

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Amid Conversations About Phone-Life Balance, Motorola Is Taking The Lead

Eighty-one percent of people check their phone during a wedding ceremony, while making out, in the shower or at a funeral , according to a survey by Motorola Mobility. In another study of 1,600 managers and professionals, Harvard Business School professor Leslie Perlow found that 70% respondents …

Gallery: To the ends of the Earth – the most remote hotels on the planet

Feel like spending a few nights in the desert? Find a five-star hotel in the middle of the Liwa sand dunes hours outside Abu Dhabi, or take a trip to …

21 Places to Stay if You Care About the Planet

Sustainable, spectacular, and engaged with local communities, these lodges are tucked into some of the planet’s wildest places.<p>From a handful of rustic lodges committed to conservation back in the early 1990s, sustainable tourism is now transforming the global travel industry, and in the process …

National Parks

Ghost Concert In Legal Purgatory: The Dispute Over The Late Roy Orbison's Planned Hologram Concerts

The late Roy Orbison’s ghost, the famous singer of “<i>Pretty Woman</i>,” is in a not-so-pretty<i>,</i> unusual legal dispute currently playing out in New York. The dispute concerns a conceived hologram of Mr. Orbison, scheduled to give concerts in 2018.<p>The Plaintiff is actually Roy’s Boys LLC (“Roy’s Boys”). …

Why Unusual Habits Can Be Vital to Your Success

Our cause-and-effect rituals, recognized as such and nurtured, can turn into quasi-religious habits that become the rails on which success arrives, time after time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My father had a habit of loudly “predicting” that a traffic light he was …

3 Stocks That Cut You a Check Each Month

Looking for monthly income? These three stocks have you covered.<p>A handful of companies choose to send their shareholders a check each month instead …

Work-Life Balance Becoming Unattainable Goal For Millennials

It’s becoming more uncommon to find companies that require you to be parked in your desk chair from 9-to-5 each day. There are always jobs that will absolutely require you to be physically present for the entirety of your work day, but where possible, companies are beginning to loosen their …

How Much Money Should You Be Saving to Retire? Your Savings Account Will Tell You | Inc.com

Conventional wisdom tells us that the sooner you start saving for retirement, the sooner you can retire. Unfortunately, that's sometimes easier said than done. After all, life has a habit having constantly throwing a monkey wrench into your savings goals.<p>To make matters worse, we all have different …

Retirement

The 55 Best Questions To Ask To Break The Ice And Really Get To Know Someone

What’s the first question most people ask you when you meet?<p>It’s likely, “What do you do?”<p>This has become the new “How’s it going?” or “How about that weather?” and it’s awful.<p>If you’re anything like me, this question leaves you feeling sized-up and minimized. It’s as if the asker is thinking to …

Halloween Costume

3 Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

These companies all possess the five key traits of winning stocks. The first and fifth traits are the most often overlooked.<p>It might sound overly …

These are the happiest cities in the US

When it comes to feeling happy, your home state may be key to your state of mind.<p>Next to genetics, geography is the biggest determinant of bliss, says Dan Buettner, author of the new National Geographic book, "The Blue Zones of Happiness" and the accompanying November cover story of National …

The 40% Rule: The Simple Secret To Success

There is no shortage of business books on the market (including mine), most of which claim to hold the secrets to success.<p>As a business book writer myself, I’m not inclined to disparage any of these. Most offer useful tactics that entrepreneurs can use to streamline their processes and boost their …

Motivation

10 of the Best US Beach Towns to Visit in the Offseason

Visiting the beach during the peak of the summer season can be more of a headache than it's worth. What with traffic, parking, and how difficult it …

Back Country House

Located in New Zealand's Puhoi settlement, the Back Country House is modeled after the vernacular architecture of the region. An exterior of …

10 of the Best American Cities to Live Comfortably on $40,000 a Year

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Much of America's charm is predicated on small-town life. It's community-oriented, nostalgic, …

Modular shed-like addition turns a 1930s bungalow into an open, light-filled home

A 1930s California Bungalow in Sydney received a modern shed-like addition that maximizes the usability of the original structure, adding plenty …

How Much It Costs to Take an Epic 2,400 Mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is …

RVs

This Is the Best Island in the World

It's lined with sugar-white sand beaches and hidden coves<p>For the second year in a row and the third time since 2013, Palawan, Philippines, has won …

Startup adds beds and Wi-Fi to buses to turn them into 'moving hotels'

Maybe you're reading this while slogging through soul-crushing traffic during the long holiday weekend. You might wish you could just curl up with …

Transportation

A dilapidated Venice bungalow is reborn as a 'crazy' family compound

When restaurateur Paul Hibler (Superba Food + Bread, Pitfire Pizza) and realtor Tiffany Rochelle purchased a dilapidated 1948 bungalow in Venice in 2012, they weren’t actually in the market for a house.<p>They couple had, in fact, just settled into a newly remodeled home nearby.<p>But when a coveted …