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Everything You Could Possibly Want To Know About Protein Powder

Working out the best protein powder for you is often more painful than legs day with a hangover. To find out what you actually need from a protein …

Nutrition

The 9 Best Napa Valley Tours to Book in 2018

California’s bucolic Napa Valley is one of the world’s great wine-growing regions, making it a bucket-list travel destination for wine lovers and a …

Napa Valley

Easy Chicken Fajita Marinade Recipe

"This is a simple fajita marinade that has been bounced around in my family for at least 15 years. It's simple, tasty, easily altered for a twist on …

Contrarian Outlook

<i>Brett Owens, Chief Investment Strategist</i> <i><br>Updated: March 30, 2018</i><p>Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are as cheap as they’ve been since the financial …

3 Safe 8% Dividends You Can Buy Now

I had an odd experience a couple weeks ago.<p>I met up with some money managers and financial advisors. They were discussing the same problem: how tough it is to beat the market.<p>Since I focus on closed-end funds, and since I know of many CEFs that have beaten the market thanks to smart managers (I …

Investing

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Description<p>Initial bracelet for men - cord bracelet with a silver tone charm with english letter of your choice. The cord is light brown and made of waxed cotton and the charm is made of acrylic and it is silver tone. You can request a different cord color from the colors shown in the last …

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Entrepreneurship

These are the ingredients you need to deal with *every* single skin issue

With shiny packaging, bold graphics, and alluring promises of clearer, firmer, and brighter skin in just days, the skin-care aisle can prove …

Take The Guesswork Out of Choosing An Eye Cream with This List of Best Sellers from Dermstore

Splurge-worthy picks that live up to their price tags<p>Wouldn’t it be great if there was a site that had dermatologist-tested, beauty-expert vetted …

Pot is dangerous, not funny -- a doctor tells us why

The legalization of marijuana became a hot topic in the past week. First, recreational use of the drug became legal in California at the start of 2018. Next, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he would allow U.S. attorneys to decide whether to enforce federal laws outlawing the use and sale …

Cannabis

This Superfood Cheatsheet is Your Guide to Health

This Superfood Glossary is the Ultimate Cheatsheet to Health<p>Save this link on your phone and you'll never be confused at a juice bar again.<p>October …

Psychologists Express Growing Concern With Mindfulness Meditation

"It's not bare-knuckle, that's for sure."<p>Mindfulness, which involves the simple act of paying attention to your thoughts, feelings, and surroundings, …

Mindfulness

Low oil prices are pushing drilling companies into bankruptcy

Now that international oil prices are once again on a downward spiral, drillers are facing a new challenge, according to Bloomberg: <i>their bondholders are no longer optimistic.</i><p>Shareholders were the first to start doubting the recovery as it became increasingly evident that OPEC's production cut …

Do Professional Athletes Need To Be Represented By Sports Agents?

Are sports agents necessary? Professional athletes have recently focused on the importance (or lack thereof) of sport agent representation in contract negotiations.<p>In May, National Football League first-round draft pick Ereck Flowers represented himself without an agent in contract negotiations …

NFL

Teachers cash in, big time, by putting lessons up for sale

Miss Kindergarten is in the million-dollar club. So are Lovin Lit, the Moffatt Girls and about a dozen other teacher-entrepreneurs who are spinning …

Teaching

Why The NBA Will Eventually Overtake The NFL In Popularity And Why It Matters

The NBA is outdueling the NFL in global popularity. There are now about 100 international players in the NBA. The NFL is too distant to be counted in a two League race. The NBA’s critical mass is an economic mass as well. The NBA quite adeptly realized that changing the playing times can increase …

Profit

Self-made millionaire founder of Nasty Gal explains how a $28 purchase once wrecked her credit

"I wasn't always stealing stuff," she writes in her book, "#GIRLBOSS." "Sometimes I went the conventional route when I wanted something; I went into a store and, you know, paid for it."<p>It was one of those occasions when she ruined her credit in one fell swoop. All it took was a $28 purchase at …

This Retailer Is Downright Crushing the Competition

article<p>The retail industry is going through a particularly challenging period, and most companies in the sector are delivering dismal sales figures. However, in a time when most competitors are struggling, <b>TJX</b> looks stronger than ever, and this says a lot about the company and its management …

ESPN Is Rapidly Becoming a Commodity Business -- and That's Terrible News for Disney

ESPN may have bigger problems than its suddenly shrinking subscriber base.<p>The sports broadcasting leader and crown jewel in<b>Walt Disney Co</b>'s entertainment empire is rapidly losing the very things that made it such a distinct and beloved brand over the last 20 years. A combination of a talent drain …

What Really Happened In The Scheme That Cost Dwight Freeney Millions?

<i>Wherever there are professional athletes with money, people looking to take advantage of them aren’t far behind. The case of Dwight Freeney vs. Bank of America serves as a reminder that one can never be too careful.</i><p>A couple of years ago I wrote an article about how a Washington, D.C. investment …

Bank of America

25 Best High-Protein Egg Recipes for All-Day Breakfast

1 of 25<p>The Perfect Protein<p>Eggs are considered the "perfect protein" because they contain all the essential amino acids in the amounts your body …

Gimme Some Oven Slow Cooker "Rotisserie" Chicken | Gimme Some Oven

Slow Cooker “Rotisserie” Chicken<p>There’s a bird in my slow cooker!<p>Yes, make that an <i>entire</i> roasting chicken tucked right in there, seasoned perfectly …

10 Dog Apps That Are Barking Genius

Dog peeps: We see you. From throwing adorable office paw-ties in the middle of the work day to spoiling your pooch with chic indie store finds, a true dog lady finds every opportunity to shower their slobbery best friend with love. Whether you’re looking for a doggie daycare, some free vet advice …

Here's what Tom Brady eats to stay in peak condition at an age at which most players have already retired

If you've ever wondered — from the couch, horizontally, picking at buffalo dip on a Sunday afternoon — what Tom Brady eats to stay in peak football shape at 40, now you can learn all about Brady's diet from his personal chef.<p>Boston.com ran an interview with Allen Campbell, the chef employed by …

Danny Woodhead, Jordan Norwood among four players allegedly defrauded by Ohio man

Getty Images<p>An Ohio man was charged Wednesday with wire fraud and money laundering after allegedly defrauding four NFL players out of hundreds of …

13 Must-Download Apps to Help Make Your Home Renovation *MUCH* Easier

If your Pinterest boards are overflowing with marble kitchens, statement wallpaper, and mid-century modern Amazon finds (two-day shipping, y’all!), it may be time to *seriously* consider embarking on a springtime renovation. But because renos are practically synonymous with stress, we’ve decided to …

What Amazon's Influencer Marketing Program Means for The Entire Marketing Industry | Inc.com

Many experts consider this a game changer for the space and a powerful signal that the influencer marketing industry is here to stay. Others note that Amazon's program might not be all it's cracked up to be.<p>Over the past two years, online marketers have witnessed an influencer marketing explosion. …

Public Relations

The Best Way to Season Chicken Breasts So Every Bite Is Flavorful

For well-seasoned chicken breasts, salting the top of the skin isn’t enough; you need to get some under the skin as well. Though wiggling your …

Former NFL Linebacker Jason Hairston Has Built Outdoor Apparel Firm KUIU To $50 Million In 5 Years

Dixon, CA-based KUIU is a popular direct-to-consumer outdoor apparel company for the hunting niche. Last year, the firm did $50 million in sales. Its CEO, Jason Hairston, has an unusual background. A former NFL linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, he founded the company Sitka Gear after a neck …

Business Strategy