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Ten Years After the Crash

The financial crisis of 2008 was years in the making and has had a lasting impact on American political life.<p>The financial crisis that broke out a decade ago was a long time in the making, and a long time in the playing out. Over just a few days in September, 2008, Lehman Brothers essentially …

Wall Street

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Exercise

Setting up an Airbnb? Here are the basics, the extras and the no-nos.

Let’s be honest: Just like hotels, not all Airbnbs are created equal. There are gorgeous, Instagram-friendly abodes meant to make visitors feel like they’re in the lap of luxury, and more serviceable spots geared toward travelers simply stopping off for a good night’s sleep. But whether your rental …

First Aid

Britney Spears Shows Off Her Sick Yoga Skills In Nothing But A Bra & Boxers — Watch Sexy Video

Britney Spears keeps proving to the world just how fit she really is! And this time, she did so by sharing a saucy yoga video on Aug. 13! Watch it, …

Britney Spears

The best fresh colognes for summer

VOGUE HOMMES<p>GROOMING<p>Whether resolutely modern or a classic aroma, we’ve selected our favorite fragrances for men, for a guaranteed fresh scent this …

Cologne

Your Next Italian Vacation Should Include These Estates and Wineries

If you’re planning a trip to Italy, we know it’s going to involve a lot of pasta, pizza, dessert, probably a wine tasting or two — and rightfully so. …

Italy

7 Steps to Becoming a Thought Leader in Your Industry

When it comes to thought leadership, you can blow smoke or be the real deal. Doing it right takes work, but the payoff can be huge.<p>Thought leadership sometimes gets a reputation as just another buzzword. Honestly, when it's thrown around to describe anyone with more than a few thousand followers on …

Thought Leadership

5 Things to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed by Your Workload

Do your to-do lists stretch on and on — and on? Do you dread checking email on Friday afternoons, worried about seeing messages piling up when you’re just trying to get out the door? Or maybe you’ve noticed that anxiety is preventing you from concentrating on whatever you’re currently doing. You …

Self-help

Forget the Gym, The Best Workouts Are On Your Phone

On the go, just like you.<p>While the camaraderie of an intense, sweat-inducing exercise class is undeniably fun, the ease of an at-home workout is …

Exercise

New Franchise Concepts That Can Emerge From The Healthcare Industry

As the United States population continues to age, it’s predicted that healthcare jobs would continue to take up additional sectors of the economy. In fact, health care has recently surpassed manufacturing and retail sector employment becoming the largest source of jobs in the U.S.<p>In 2016, the …

Health Care

The 10 Best Wineries To Visit In Italy

Italy is one of those countries where the quality of food and wine is of paramount importance in every meal. When visiting the boot-shaped peninsula, …

Italy

Northern Spain road trip: pull over for pintxos

The road from San Sebastián to A Coruña is one of big cities, pretty fishing towns, high cliffs and raging sea. It skirts the rugged Basque coast, runs through lush Cantabria and Asturias, and ends up in Galicia, on the wildly beautiful Costa de la Muerte.<p><b>San Sebastián</b> is all about food, and there …

Travel

All roads lead to Romagna

Emilia-Romagna is often overlooked by visitors, and that’s a shame because its many smaller cities are an absolute treat. And for those who enjoy building their trips around a narrative thread, there’s the Via Emilia, an ancient Roman road that connected Piacenza in the north to Rimini on the …

Italy

Florence: The destination for an art lover

Emma Hughes visits the Tuscan capital.<p>What comes to mind when you think of Florence? Art, of course. The Tuscan capital’s cobbled centre is home to …

Weekend getaways in Northern California for all families

What Northern California may lack in a dominant family vacation destination – say Disneyland, Universal Studios, or Legoland – it more than makes up for in sheer quantity and diversity. Less Mickey Mouse, more whales and sea lions.<p>To help you plan a weekend getaway soon, we’ve rounded up a wide …

Northern California

Pret a Porto: Portugal’s second city is ready for the limelight

Something odd is happening in Porto’s most famous bookshop. We arrive in the middle of the morning, after a leisurely breakfast of coffee and custard-filled pastéis de nata. The queue to get inside runs around the next block. At the ticket office, where access to the bookshop can be achieved by …

European Travel

How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

Thinking of starting a business? Here's the best step by step template for writing the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some …

Small Business

The Best Colognes to Keep You Smelling Good This Summer—Even in a Heatwave

From BBQs to rooftop bars, you'll be spending a lot of time outdoors this summer, despite the sauna-esque humidity. Which is why GQ's Best Stuff found the colognes that won't crumple in the heat.<p>As the mercury rises, so does a man’s need to find the best summer colognes he can. Whether it be an …

The 38 Essential Paris Restaurants

Where to find perfect steak frites, matcha-filled crepes, roasted chicken and wine, and lamb-laden couscous in the City of Light<p>Over the last 10 years, Paris has boldly reclaimed its title as the best food city in Europe. The French capital is bustling with a brilliant constellation of new …

France

A local’s guide to Copenhagen: 10 top tips

There’s no better way to explore the hidden treasures of Copenhagen than on a bike. Rent one and discover all kinds of small wonders that aren’t in the guidebooks. In particular, Nørrebro and Vesterbro are great areas to explore by bike, because of their many small streets. It is an easy way to get …

European Travel

Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline . Talking With Kids . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Understand the meaning behind the behavior.</b> Naomi Aldort, the author of "Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves," says that children want to behave …

The 9 Best Boutique Hotels to Book in Paris in 2018

Ah, Paris. The beautiful City of Love's siren call is heard not only by honeymooners, but families, friends, fashionistas and foodies the world …

Parents: Here's How To Pick The Best Kids Apps For Family Vacations

<i>An earlier version of this piece ran in June 2017.</i><p>It's summer vacation season again and many families will be lucky enough to be heading off for at least a few days. At least half of parents say quality time together is the most important reason to take a family vacation, according to a national …

How This Pitch Deck Raised $66 Million in VC Funding

Find out what investors are looking for and why this deck worked.<p>Sixty-six million dollars.<p>Armed with a 25-slide presentation, 28-year-old CEO Mathilde Collin earned her company, Front, $66 million in Series B funding.<p>She pitched to 11 investors over five days, and walked away with 10 investment …

Classic Men’s Fragrances & Colognes That Have Stood The Test Of Time

We obviously like to keep up with trends here at D'Marge, but even we have to admit it's sometimes exhausting to keep up. Thankfully, you don't …

Reddit users share favorite San Francisco restaurants for 'not rich' people

San Franciscans love their hometown food and so it's no surprise a Reddit thread on the best cheap eats in the city is generating a stream of thoughtful comments.<p>A Reddit user from out of town posted the question recently: "Spending a week in San Francisco, we love food but we're not rich. What are …

GE’s Fall Has Been Accelerated by Two Problems. Most Other Big Companies Face Them, Too.

The General Electric story, of a long-proud initial member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling out of that index — and appearing to be in competitive free fall — provides a powerful illustration of two effects we see throughout today’s corporate world: clueless, but deep-pocketed, activist …

From Brewery to Bakery: A Flour That Fights Waste

For some people, beer is the perfect end to a workday. For Bertha Jimenez, it’s the start of a new way to eliminate food waste.<p>Breweries throw out millions of pounds of used grain every day that could have other uses. While some is repurposed as animal feed, compostable products or heating fuel, …

7 Exercises You Can Do Without Leaving Your Hotel Room

Interest in working out while on the road is on the rise — but not all travelers have access to a gym. And according to a 2017 study from the Cornell …

Workouts

How to Use Google Analytics for Social Media: A Beginner’s Guide

Did you know that social media spend will increase by 71% in the next five years? And did you know that 42.3% of marketers believe that social media …