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DIY - Garden Love Seat - Quiet Corner

This slatted garden bench makes the perfect garden love seat.<p>You will need:<p>1 of 900 x 900mm 16mm marine plywood*<br>• 7 of 20 x 94mm PAR pine – cut to …

Readers' 10 best books of 2014

We asked you to nominate your favourite books of 2014 and here, in no particular order, are the results - the 10 books that attracted the most consensus. Below you’ll find acclaimed fiction, memoir, fantasy and polemic. Interestingly, the list differs greatly from readers’ choices halfway through …

Drop One Belt Size

The workout eliminates all excuses, too. You just need two dumbbells, a few feet of floor space, and a half an hour a few times a week to turn your body into a fat-burning machine. Want to give it shot? Combine this routine with a diet consisting of whole foods and lean proteins, and get ready to …

The Ultimate Body-Weight Workout

Order Your Body Is Your Barbell Today! <b></b><p><b>DIRECTIONS</b><br>Alternate between Workouts A and B three times a week with a day of rest between them. Do the first four body-weight exercises in each workout as a circuit and the last two back-to-back as a superset; see the directions before each group of exercises. …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Latin America catches entrepreneurship fever

<b>For generations, the countries of Latin America have relied on the export of raw materials for their wealth.</b><p>From Venezuela's oil, to copper from Chile, Argentinean soybeans, bananas from Ecuador, Mexican silver, and timber from Brazil - the vast region is blessed with a fabulous array of …

South America

12 Gym Bags You Won’t Be Embarrassed to Carry

If you’re looking to be a healthier you this new year and your resolution sounds something like “join a gym,” “do more yoga,” or “train for a half marathon,” then it should also be followed by “<i>and</i> get a gym bag that I won’t be embarrassed to carry.” Just because you’re whipping your butt into …

The Great Outdoors: Shop Chic Fitness Gear

Shop the goods to get moving.<p>Sometimes all we need for the motivation to embrace fitness is some new gear. We're keeping our workouts summer ready, from yoga on the sand to stand-up paddling, old school wave-catching and cycling — so we shopped the goods to get moving. See what's happening in yoga …

Coursera Hits 4 Million Students -- And Triples Its Funding

Coursera founders Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng don’t think small. Their Mountain View, Calif., online-education company is less than two years old, yet it already has attracted more than 4 million student signups. Now Coursera has raised $43 million in fresh venture capital, tripling its cash …

7 Tips From Entrepreneurs On How To Have A Fearless Career

But fears at work can be particularly debilitating. <i>What if I fail? What if I'm not good enough? What if the ground opens up and swallows my cubicle whole?</i><p>Letting fear get the best of you at your job can keep you from getting the recognition that you deserve—whether it hinders you from nabbing a …