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Inside the Crypto World's Biggest Scandal

One day in the spring of 2010, Kathleen McCaffrey, a sophomore at New York University, received an invitation from a stranger named Arthur Breitman. …

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This is THE must-read book, according to some of the world’s top startup investors

For the past couple of years, the “Twenty Minute VC” podcast has been picking the brains of “today’s most successful and inspiring” venture …

CourseBuffet serves up a free DIY degree in Computer Science or Management

CourseBuffet understands that while college may be a rite of passage, it’s certainly not the only way to get the knowledge you need to succeed in the ever-changing tech or business world.<p>Look, school is expensive.<p>Even worse, we’re now finding out that the degrees that set us back years to obtain …

This Chrome extension turns your browser windows into manageable workspaces

If you work, play, shop and socialize in the same browser, it’s easy to open up way too many tabs for your desktop’s own good. Spaces for Chrome encourages you to group them into different windows and lets you manage them easily.<p>For starters, you can name each browser window, or space — say, …

How Bradley Cooper Gained 40 Pounds for 'American Sniper'

In just 10 weeks, trainer Jason Walsh helped the actor become a serious heavyweight<p>Every guy who’s ever picked up a barbell understands how hard it is to gain even 10 pounds of muscle. Now imagine the challenge of packing on 40 solid pounds, the weight of an average five-year-old.<p>That’s what …

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The Stretch That Helps You Squat More

Put down the weights to put up big numbers<p>Your strength might not be holding you back from squatting more weight. The culprit: Your mobility.<p>"Limited range of motion in your joints can cause your form to break down," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Bodyweight Muscle Burners</b> DVD. "When this …

7 Amazing Baked Doughnuts That Are Better for You Than the Fried Version

Indulging doesn't have to wreck your diet.<p>Cupcakes had their day. Cronuts weren't worth the epically long lines. Personally, we're partial to the classic, can't-fail doughnut. The delicious treats are typically deep-fried and coated with sugar, but some all-star food bloggers found a way to make …

5 New Rules of Super Strength

Rethink everything you know about fitness. With these revolutionary methods, you'll be ripped and ready for anything<p>Two minutes into his workout, Louie Vito is already dripping sweat. Rivulets run down the Olympic snowboarder's legs, pooling on the floor as he clutches 50-pound dumbbells and …

Beethoven's Surprisingly Simple Habit for Creative Breakthroughs

Creativity does not rest on eureka moments -- it is a process, designed to consistently bring abstract ideas into the tangible world.<p>For creatives, this emphasizes the importance of routines. Random bits of profound inspiration are few and fleeting; consistent work in your craft requires a …

Kids coding app Tynker expands to Android and adds game-making mode

Education technology startup Tynker is expanding to Android, after attracting more than 8.8 million children to computer programming courses through its website and iPad app.<p>The company has launched its Android tablet app on the Google Play app store, including a new mode – also available in the …

Microsoft explains quantum computing so even you can understand

Microsoft is offering a quick quantum computing primer that makes the esoteric subject almost understandable.<p>Quantum computing promises to solve unimaginably large and complex computer problems that classical computing could never crack. That is, if it can ever be made to work in anything like a …

6 tips to make freelancing pay off

<i>Two years ago, Darja Gutnick started her own company, grew it internationally, and invested all her effort into it before she chose to shut it down. After an experience that had brought her so much responsibility and knowledge in a short time span, she didn’t want to return to a different company</i> …

How to Make Your Own Ice Cream—without an Ice Cream Maker!

This creative dessert recipe will take your taste buds for a super-fun ride.<p>Calling all ice cream lovers! Want to learn how to make your own ice cream at home, but don't have an expensive ice cream maker? We've got a genius recipe for you that doesn't require anything fancier than a blender and a …

Unleash Your Inner App Developer Part 6: Finishing the Prototype

<i>Do you have an idea for an app, but lack the programming knowledge to begin building it? In this weekly blog series, How To Unleash Your Inner App Developer, I will take you, the non-programmer, step by step through the process of creating apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Join me each</i> …

10 ways Wall Street skims $100 billion of your money

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Wake up America, you’re wasting your money paying big advisory fees for hot tips on the stock-market casino. …

The Resume Addition That Makes You Instantly Appear Smarter

A new study reveals how easy it is to look like a brainiac<p>Applying for a job? Put your middle name to work. Including your middle initial makes people think you're smarter, reports a new study published in the <i>European Journal of Social Psychology.</i><p>In the study, 500 participants read almost the same …

5 Resumé Secrets That Give You an Edge

Step inside a hiring manager's head<p>It doesn't take long to leave an impression: Recruiters and hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds reviewing a candidate's resumé before they make an initial assessment, according to a study from the job-search website TheLadders.<p>Six seconds.<p>Now that you’re …

Find Out if You Have a Strength Imbalance

Sculpt muscle and boost total-body mobility and coordination—one limb at a time<p>Think of these two body-weight exercises as performance audits. "Being able to do both the offset pushup and the single-leg squat with perfect form proves that you're strong and athletic," says Craig Ballantyne, C.T.T., …

Get In Fighting Shape: The 'Divergent' Cast's Workout Secrets

<i>By Jacqueline Risser,</i> SELF<p>"Divergent" fight coordinator J.J. Perry was given a mission: whip six Hollywood actors into kickass shape, so they don't huff-and-puff while sprinting, punching and throwing knives onscreen. His deadline? Five weeks. Here's how he did it -- and how you can steal his …

How to retire early — 35 years early

For many Americans, the idea of an early retirement is pure fantasy — many surveys suggest that a good portion of us are convinced we’ll never be …

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How to Raise Money

<b>Want to start a startup?</b> Get funded by Y Combinator.<p>September 2013<p>Most startups that raise money do it more than once. A typical trajectory might be …

6 Simple Mindfulness Practices To Reframe Your Perspective

Get familiar with the Holstee Manifesto and join the fast track to a better understanding–and appreciation–of your work, your life, and the world around you.<p>This is your life.<p>Do what you love and do it often.<p>If you don’t like something, change it.<p>If you don’t like your job, quit.<p>If you don’t have …

Newly-Minted Billionaire Is Spinning eBay Scraps Into Gold

Michael Rubin is lucky. And he’s also damned good. Lucky, because eBay approached him last year with a $2.4 billion offer to buy his moneylosing GSI Commerce–which provides Web design, customer service and shipping to big-brand retailers–a 51% premium over the share price. Damned, because Rubin has …

Why Every Small Employer Should Sign Up For Obamacare's SHOP Exchange

The recently released “Navigator’s Manual” is an interesting read. It provides the foundation for how the Navigators will direct consumers in using the new health insurance marketplace. There are some interesting tidbits, although overall any difficult questions are not answered satisfactorily by …

The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013

The experts agree: anyone can take a course in C++, but it’s not going to land you the job. The most in-demand jobs for the new year might be rooted in the booming computer industry, but it’s not only technical and programming chops that prospective hires should be showcasing.<p>“The most sought-after …

A Beginner's Guide to Starting and Marketing an App

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a mobile app for the first time? You no doubt have many questions: Is it worthwhile? Does it make sense? How will people know about it?<p>Having helped build more than a hundred apps from categories ranging from social networking, …

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How Do You Build Strength Without Size?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>Answer by Nate Moore, Fighter. Trainer. Entrepreneur. combatcircuit.com</i><p>The answer is motor unit recruitment and refined motor patterns.<p>Your muscles are controlled by the nerves in your brain. Each nerve is connected to several individual muscle fibers, so …

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