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Defend Your Research: Working Long Hours Used to Hurt Your Wages — Now It Helps Them

<i>Youngjoo Cha, an assistant professor at Indiana University, and Kim Weeden, professor at Cornell University, report in a new paper that the wage premium for working long hours is on the rise – and that rise is perpetuating the wage gap between men and women.</i><p><i>But doesn’t it make intuitive sense that</i> …

Note these 5 investing myths to survive stock market chaos

Understanding these conventional wisdom traps will allow you to surf any turmoil with ease, writes Bryan Borzykowski.<p><i>EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was revised and updated 25 August, 2015, with details throughout.</i><p>What is the first thing to plummet when markets fall? It’s not the price of our stocks— …

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J.C. Penney And Abercrombie At Risk Of Getting Booted Out Of S&P 500

The retailers are among companies at risk of losing their spot in the S&P 500 once Ingersoll-Rand spins off its Allegion unit next month.<p>J.C. Penney and Abercrombie & Fitch, both retailers that have been plagued with falling sales and management mishaps in the past two years, are now at risk of …

What Is Innovation?

Listen to the words of Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, and Seth Godin and you’ll discover what separates true innovators from everyone else.<p>It all comes down to dots.<p>In his famous commencement speech, Steve Jobs said:<p>You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking …

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Samsung defies critics, ships 800,000 Galaxy Gear smartwatches in two months

Despite strongly negative reviews from almost everyone that cared to touch one, Samsung has shipped 800,000 Galaxy Gear smartwatches in two months. That's according to a Reuters article quoting Samsung officials, and the lofty figure reportedly makes the Gear the most popular smartwatch in the …

How To Do A Plank

A plank is one of the simplest, most effective bodyweight exercises out there—if you do it right. Because while you could hold a plank for an hour (figuratively, don’t try that), it’s isn’t worth anything if your form is off. “The plank is a great exercise for strengthening your deep inner core: …

5 Moves for Six-Pack Abs

Just because you can't get to the gym doesn't mean you have to neglect your exercise. One of the easiest body parts to work on without going to a gym …

The Best Exercises for Core Strength

The best core exercises may surprise you. It's not enough to just do ab crunches and sit ups. To build a strong core you need to exercise a variety …

Hotel Workout: Men's Health.com

Donkey Kick<p>Repetitions: 15 each leg<br>Rest: 30 Seconds<br>Sets: 2<br>Get down on your hands and knees and kick your right leg back and up as high as you can. Finish by arching your back and pulling your knee to your chest. Repeat on the other side.<p>Boot Slappers<p>Repetitions: 8<br>Rest: 30 Seconds<br>Sets: 2<br>Stand with …

Camel racing with robotic jockeys in Dubai – in pictures

Getty photographer Christopher Furlong captures one of the oldest sports in the Middle East during the al-Marmoum camel-racing season in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

'Syria is not a revolution any more – this is civil war'

For three men in northern Syria, the second civil war started shortly after the first staggered into a quagmire of sectarian violence. The goals of the first war – freedom, Islam, social equality of some sort – were replaced by betrayal, defeat and anger towards rival militias, jihadis and foreign …

Dick Cheney daughters Liz and Mary in gay marriage spat

<b>An argument between former Vice-President Dick Cheney's two daughters about gay marriage has gone public.</b><p>Liz Cheney, a candidate for a US Senate seat, told Fox News Sunday she believed in the "traditional" definition of marriage.<p>The remarks prompted her sister Mary Cheney, who is married to a …

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Hollande: We won't allow a nuclear-armed Iran

Francois Hollande, the French president, has told Israeli MPs that his country would not allow Iran to secure a nuclear weapon, saying that such a situation was a threat to Israel and the region.<p>To loud applause inside the Israeli parliament, Hollande said: "We have nothing against Iran, or its …

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Toxic gases blamed for American family death in Mexico<p>French police officer Arnaud Beltrame is being remembered as a hero<p>Investigation continues …

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WikiLeaks publishes secret draft of Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty

WikiLeaks has published a leaked draft of a secret international trade agreement that could create stricter laws governing digital copyright and freedom of speech. The leaked chapter focuses on intellectual property rights, and is part of a broader agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership …