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Is poker a game of skill, or a game of luck?

As a spectator sport, poker traditionally isn’t the most engaging thing to watch. I realised this when I found myself in the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas a few years ago. I was there for a couple of days with a friend, and being a fan of poker, thought it would be fun to check out a high stakes game …

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The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

Back pain: Acetaminophen no better than placebos

A large-scale, rigorous study published in the Lancet found that the go-to, front-line treatment for back pain was no better than a placebo.<p>We did a …

Lingerie store removes skinny mannequins after social media complaints

A thin, bony mannequin used in an upscale lingerie store has created a social media outcry, prompting the intimate apparel company La Perla to remove it from the New York store that started the controversy and pull similar ones from all of its boutiques.<p>The backlash began after a Twitter user in …

There’s A Secret Size At Starbucks That Makes For A Better Cappuccino

While espresso drink purists deride Starbucks for its gargantuan sizes — including the larger-than-a-human-stomach Trenta— the chain actually offers a secret smaller size that is perfect for an Italian-style cappuccino.<p>The unlisted size is called a "short," and every Starbucks is stocked with …

The Year Ahead: 5 Social Media Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The social media landscape is evolving rapidly, and therefore, your social media marketing strategy cannot remain static. Instead, it’s important to reevaluate business goals, social media campaigns, platform results and revise your …

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Portraits Made Electric by Luminescent Neon Paint

Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model. In other instances, the …

Christmas Light Photography Tips

At this time of year, many of the world’s cultures and religions celebrate holidays that involve lights. While the use of lights and candles is often …

Here’s the Difference Between Content Marketing and Social Media

Here’s the Difference Between Content Marketing and Social Media<p>Image from Bigstock.com<p>What is the difference between content marketing and social …

5 Tips for Hiring a Social Media Marketer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Once a week we hear the same question: what should I look for when hiring a social media marketer? It's an important question and one becoming more critical as companies build their online presences.<p>Social media marketers can seem like an …