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14 Times Jake Peralta From 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Was the Funniest Cop on TV

Benson. Stabler. Columbo. Sipowicz. Kojak. These are just some of the biggest names in TV cop history. While they all have their own unique approaches to the detective game, none of them are quite like "Brooklyn Nine-Nine""s own Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg). Sure, he's childish and doesn't follow …

TV

11 apps that will make you smarter

Despite the constant hand-wringing that smartphones will lead to the downfall of society, there’s mounting evidence that your phone habit may not be so bad after all.<p>In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We’ve compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your …

Alanis Morissette

15 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 15 books by self-made billionaires. Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

Warren Buffett

The 15 Best Freelance Websites to Find Jobs

Freelance writer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re looking for another way to pay the bills, seeking more professional development opportunities or just love the freedom that freelancing offers, there’s no question that millions of people have discovered the …

Employment

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Recipes

A Massive Social Experiment On You Is Under Way, And You Will Love It

Monica Rogati had already created one of the most intelligent job-networking systems in the world, the code that sifted through LinkedIn profiles and magically recommended “People You May Know,” when she got a recruitment call in 2013 from a company known for its portable speakers, Bluetooth …

Sergey Brin

Teaching Language Quicker, Smarter, Better: Innovation Through Adaptive Learning, Testing

“The number of English learners is going to go from 1 billion now to 2 billion in 2020,” says Bernhard Niesner, CEO & Co-founder of busuu.com, the online language learning platform. “And for sure, there will be several online players, several mobile players who will succeed in this market. We are …

Language Learning

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

Don't Be Sold on the Idea That 'Anything Is Possible'

There is an intoxicating idea that is repeatedly sold to us by the self-help industry. It is the thought that we all possess limitless potential. The idea has certainly captivated a huge audience -- it is reported that the burgeoning self-help industry is worth several billion dollars in the U.S. …

Oil Continues Down Its Slippery Slope: Where's The Bottom?

<b>Intro</b><br>A fundamental shift is underway in the energy complex. The price of oil, as measured by West Texas Light Sweet Crude, has fallen from its most recent high near $107 per barrel in late June of last year, to a current level under $47. This represents a decline in excess of 55%. What’s causing …

Oil & Gas Industry

All Evidence Points To This Beloved Marvel Character’s Death In ‘Avengers 3’

(Possible spoilers)<p>The writing on the wall happens to spell doom for one certain Marvel character, and his death will have huge implications on the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. That character? Captain America, Steve Rogers. Here’s what we know so far…<p>Sebastian Stan, who plays Bucky Barnes …

Marvel Universe

MOOCs Aim To Strengthen Computer Science And Physics Teaching In Middle And High Schools

When massive open online courses (MOOCs) took off three years ago, many educators had high hopes that these courses could expand and diversify access to education. Early aspirations were soon replaced with criticism: studies showed that MOOCs weren’t reaching those who needed access the most. …

Online Education

30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

Investing

5 high-yield, high-tech stocks for 2015

In 2014, the tech sector has once again proven that it’s one of the biggest drivers of returns for investors.<p>As proof, consider the iShares Dow Jones …

Buying Guide: 7 Signs Of A Neighborhood On The Rise

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>When Dustin Knoop, 34, and his wife first began scoping out apartments three years ago in some of the more established neighborhoods in Brooklyn, they were surprised at how little their budget of $500,000 got them.<p>So when their realtor suggested that they …

10 Free Web Tools Every Entrepreneur Must Use

When you are running your own business, you know how important it is to use every tool at your disposal--especially those that are free.<p>When you are running your own business, you know how important it is to use every tool at your disposal--especially those that are free. With more and more …

Small Business

Why you need to sell those losing stocks

Nobody likes losing. So why do people hang on to losing investments?<p>Because selling feels even worse.<p>The pain of a loss is substantially greater than …

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

Personal Finance

Most Popular Personal Finance Tips of 2014

Money: If you need it, you don't have it. If you have it, you need more of it. Or maybe that's something else. In any case, everyone needs help …

Opinion: Three stocks the smart money is buying for a year-end rally

New York (MarketWatch) — For those who are not gunslingers and respect risk in the stock market, I designed a five-part screen to find stocks for …

Take it from a software engineer: learning code can be a nightmare

I was just a guy in a suit in an office with a vague startup idea. Then I decided to learn to code.<p>I overheard some guy at a happy hour bragging about how easily he was able to automate his office workflows by using a language called Ruby. I thought, “huh, Ruby.” I went home, googled it, and within …

Self-improvement

When an oil man sees $30 a barrel, it’s time to sound contrarian alarms

The Kansas City Star story cited in the call of the day was updated to accurately reflect Cook’s opinion that Hillary Clinton has a 25% to 30% chance …

Opinion: 11 rules to guide you through this vexing stock market

For several weeks, the market has been trading in a narrow range. Many bulls believe the market is consolidating and will finish the year with a …

Five Growth Standout Stocks To Buy

With even a little effort, finding companies with operating momentum is pretty easy. Among the 1,500 members of the S&P 1500 Index, 729 delivered at least 10% per-share profit growth in their most recent quarter, while 558 posted double-digit sales growth. Want more evidence? Consider the …

Buiter on gold, Bitcoin and subjective value

2014-11-27T11:51:18.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>Someone once wisely said, “if you love something, let it go. If it returns, it’s yours; if it doesn’t, …

Tony Robbins: This Incredible Money Machine Works While You Sleep

Author, Personal Coach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever noticed that no matter how much you earn, you find a way to spend it? Well, you're not alone. Many people seem to have a way of living up to their means or even beyond it.<p>How many times have you seen a …

Tony Robbins

27 Formulas That Can Drive Clicks and Engagement on Social Media

Social Media > Online Writing<p>Kevan Lee<p>Content Crafter. Buffer<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>You’ve heard it said that storytelling is an essential element to drawing the reader into your content and driving more engagement.<p><b>So how can you add this element to the blogposts you write?</b><p><b>Can you</b> …

Marketing

7 Entrepreneurs You Should Start Following Now

Entrepreneur, Sales Expert and Author; Founder of Shore Consulting<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want some inspiration? Start following inspiring people. And when I say “follow,” I am not referring only to Twitter, although that is an excellent starting point. I mean …

Entrepreneurship

An economist explains what the heck is happening to the global economy

The dawn of the twenty-first century has proved unsettling. It was not what we expected. Only a few years ago, the world was full with apparently justified optimism. The new century would be free of the ideological fights that plagued the twentieth. A consensus emerged that markets and democracy …

Economics