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20 Outrageously Priced Products, and How to Save on Them

Best Buy takes up to $200 off a selection of Apple systems, devices, and accessories as part of its Apple ... Read more.<p>Updated: 3 hr 41 min ago<p>Wish …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos4 days agoView …

Lifestyle

Scientists have figured out a new way to use coffee grounds to save the Earth

That's the word from a paper published in the journal Nanotechnology, in which researchers from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology in South Korea have figured out a way to soak and heat used coffee grounds, turning them into the grittiest, most delicious methane storage source …

Natural Gas

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

European Travel

The five horsemen (and one horsewoman) of Europe’s monetary apocalypse

Europe's tilted table is dominated by the five presidents of its main institutions. Politico calls them, the "Five Horsemen of the Euro's Future." Or as I call them, the "Five Horsemen of Europe's Monetary Apocalypse." At the head of the table - the same negotiating table that is now being used as …

Europe

It’s not the religion that creates terrorists, it’s the politics | Giles Fraser: Loose canon

The radicalisation hypothesis steers us away from the real causes of terrorism – and enables the west to maintain its denial about a role in helping create it<p>The word “radical” has always been an overly capacious term, easily filled with whatever meaning the speaker wants to pour into it. There is …

Religion

Can a Brilliant, Ambitious Man With A Modest Income be Attractive to Successful Women?

Earlier this week I wrote a post Why High-Earning Women Should Disclose Their Income on Dating Sites explaining how my own dating prospects improved greatly once I clicked the box on my OKCupid profile that disclosed my six-figure income. One of the commenters asked for some very interesting advice …

13 Tricks for Landing Your First Thousand Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting the first 1,000 customers will not guarantee your success, but it will you give you a chance to get some real-world feedback -- and maybe even pay some bills at the same time!<p>As a startup, your biggest challenge is to get …

Marketing

Malaysians believe they've found 139 graves at suspected trafficking camps

Malaysian authorities have discovered 139 suspected graves in the country's northern jungles at what they believe were camps used for trafficking humans, police announced Monday.<p>The discovery underscored the staggering human cost of a smuggling trade that has engulfed the region from Bangladesh to …

Marcus Lemonis: How to Turn a $2 Million Business Into $200 Million

Patrick Freuler sells Audicus hearing aids online. In this video, Marcus Lemonis explains how Freuler can exponentially grow his customer base--fast.<p>As it turns out, Marcus Lemonis, the CEO of Camping World and star of CNBC's <i>The Profit</i>, is deaf in his right ear.<p>That gives the professional …

Small Business

Highly Profitable Practices For Accounting Firms

Accountants are well positioned to provide high-caliber advisory services to business owners. However, to do so most effectively and most profitably requires adopting excellent interpersonal skills and moving beyond the time-based compensation.<p>Competition for accounting clients is as intense as it …

Hillary Clinton has a smart and surprisingly simple investment strategy

When Hillary Clinton released a financial disclosure statement on Friday, there was a lot of controversy over the long list of special interest groups that paid her speaking fees over the last 18 months. Yet there is something in Clinton's disclosures that everyone should emulate: investing in …

Autonomous cars will destroy millions of jobs and reshape the US economy by 2025

Most people—experts included—seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption. I believe that this is significant underestimation.<p>Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near …

Autonomous Cars

The Female Orgasm: How it Works

Want it, need it, have to have it — but what precisely is happening when you're climaxing? Here, the science behind the female orgasm<p>It's the only thing that feels better than diving into a cool lake on a sweltering day, biting into a juicy cheeseburger when you're starving, or even getting your …

The Simple, Often Forgotten Secret to A Profitable Business

Dave Kerpen talks with Author Mike Michalowicz about what "Profit First" means.<p>"Why don't we have enough money in the bank to go on a vacation?" my wife asked me, befuddled at how little cash we had despite a fast-growth million dollar plus business.<p>It was September 2008 and I was befuddled too. We …

14 Skills Entrepreneurs Need to Win Clients

Winning the best customers isn't easy, but using these tips it becomes a lot easier!<p>No matter how great of an idea you have, your success as an entrepreneur comes down to securing paying clients. How else can you expect your business to thrive? But, how can you effectively win over clients who are …

The Real Story of How America Became an Economic Superpower

Adam Tooze's study of the two world wars traces a new history of the 20th century.<p>Very rarely, you read a book that inspires you to see a familiar story in an entirely different way. So it was with Adam Tooze’s astonishing economic history of World War II, <i>The Wages of Destruction</i>. And so it is …

Did North Korea Really Attack Sony?

It's too early to take the U.S. government at its word.<p>I am deeply skeptical of the FBI’s announcement on Friday that North Korea was behind last month’s Sony hack. The agency’s evidence is tenuous, and I have a hard time believing it. But I also have trouble believing that the U.S. government …

10 Legendary Investment Rules From Legendary Investors

I live in Houston, which has been a huge economic beneficiary of the sustained increases in oil prices, drilling, refining and related processes. As …

When The Job Offer Comes In Low

These days you can’t afford to say “I’ve had three interviews with the same company, so it looks like I’m going to be working there soon.” There are too many things that can and do happen to disrupt the hiring process. You can’t stop your job search just because you’re involved in one …

The teen entrepreneurs making millions on their lunch break

The business world has always been notoriously perilous -- but a group of young entrepreneurs are proving that cubs can thrive in the lion's den. From California to the Caribbean, Generation Y-ers around the world are considering abandoning formal education and generating successful empires before …

The Sad Reason Why Millennials Aren't Saving Money

These numbers come from an analysis of the Census Current Population Survey by Konrad Mugglestone, an economist with Young Invincibles.<p>In retail, wholesale, leisure, and hospitality—which together employ more than one quarter of this age group—real wages have fallen more than 10 percent since 2007. …

Premier League: Kolo Toure says Liverpool can still finish in top four despite poor form

Kolo Toure is confident Liverpool will make up lost ground on their rivals for a Champions League place.<p>The Reds missed the chance to close the gap …

The world is Xi’s oyster

XI JINPING, China’s president, has lately had little choice other than to ponder foreign policy. Last month his country played host to the leaders of …