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The 7 Strategies For Getting Past Gatekeepers

Do you know how many people approach me every week with article pitches? Neither do I, but the number is huge. However, this salesman—a first-time author—managed to use the strategies in his book to get successfully through to me, a busy CEO with a part-time unpaid gig writing articles about …

The iPad Will Lead Apple's Next Wave Of Growth

Following Apple is like contemplating the big waves in a Hokusai print. Successive lines of iPods, intermixed with iPhones and then iPads rise and crest relentlessly. For a while it seemed like the established interval between those waves was shortening, but Tim Cook’s comments at Apple’s earning …

Top 10 Awesome MacGyver Tricks That Speak For Themselves

Some life-altering tricks require a complete how-to guide just to understand. Others are so genius in their simplicity that they speak for …

Free Podcast Hosting, Best Podcast App

Podbean is an easy and powerful way<br>to start podcasting. Everything you need. No<br>technology to learn.<p>Free Podcast<br>Hosting<p>Podbean is an easy and powerful …

KQED

Education reformers have been calling for a different type of education, one that nurtures creative and innovative thinkers. But for many, that …

Human Brain Can Now Control Rat’s Tail

You know something? The phrase “I don’t give a rat’s ass” might not be too accurate, considering how the rear end of a rat has a tail hanging from …

Sony outs Lightning-friendly speaker dock in Japan, alarm clock and radio features in tow

Sony may have unveiled a slew of new audio products back at CES 2013, but the company has been relatively quiet when it comes to launching ones that are compatible with Apple's novel Lightning connector. That being said, it looks as if folks in the <i>Land of the Rising Sun</i> will soon be able to pair …

Colorado Rockies Opening Day 2013

Wilin Rosario (20) of the Colorado Rockies hits a home run in the fourth inning. (Photo by Karl Gehring/The Denver Post)<p>Troy Tulowitzki (2) of the …

Chris Davis' grand slam help Orioles rally past Twins

BALTIMORE -- It seems as if there is no ballpark -- or landmark -- big enough to contain the mighty swing of Baltimore slugger Chris Davis.<p>Davis …

Ranking the Top 15 MLB Free Agents Still Up for Grabs

With the regular season underway, the free-agent market has understandably cooled down and is not something that will be talked about much over the next several months.<p>That said, last season saw veterans Johnny Damon, Bobby Abreu and Roy Oswalt all find homes after Opening Day.<p>Here are my rankings …

Baseball

The Economic Paradox of Major League Baseball—Explained in 1 Word

Bulk.<p>Reuters<p>Baseball would appear to be in crisis. Viewership is falling fast, down 30 percent across ESPN, TBS, and Fox since 2007. But those same networks are signing new contracts to pay more than ever for the rights to broadcast baseball games. Why?<p>As David Bank explained in an RBC note from …

Honus Wagner card sells for $2.1M

The most coveted baseball card of all-time proved its worth once again early Saturday morning, as the 1909-11 T206 Honus Wagner card sold for $2.1 …

The 20 Highest-Paid Players In Major League Baseball

But to understand Andrus' contract, it needs to be placed in perspective. In 2015, when the extension begins, Andrus will be making $15 million. That would not even rank among the 20 highest-paid players in baseball this season.<p>And with television revenue skyrocketing in baseball, salaries will …

Baseball