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Here's how much exercise you need to see results

So what's the shortest amount of time you can work out in order to start seeing some of these benefits?<p>A new paper, published in the Viewpoints section of JAMA, reviews the existing evidence on that question and concludes that this magic number is merely minutes.<p>In several studies the authors …

Exercise

BUFFETT: Volatility is not the same thing as risk, and investors who think it is will cost themselves money

In his most recent annual letter to shareholders, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett wrote about the difference between the two and how many investors conflate these concepts, costing themselves money.<p>Here's Buffett:<p><b>The unconventional, but inescapable, conclusion to be drawn from the past fifty</b> …

Investing

Over a million WordPress websites at risk because of flaw in popular SEO plug-in

Over a million WordPress websites that use a popular plug-in to optimize their search engine results are at risk of being hacked if they don’t apply a newly released patch.<p>The WordPress SEO plug-in developed by Dutch website optimization firm Yoast contains a vulnerability that allows attackers to …

Information Security

Why Starbucks Pays Its Baristas With Stock: A Beginners' Guide To Company Stock

Kaycee Kiesz was 18 in September 1992 when she started work as a Starbucks barista. She took the part time gig to help cover costs while pursuing an accounting degree at Highline Community College, located about 20 miles south of Seattle. The coffee company had gone public that summer.<p>A year before …

Finance

Apple's CarPlay Success Shows The Power Of Going Long

One of the most impressive announcements Apple Inc. made last week was not the pricing of its new Watch nor the litheness of its new laptop, but rather that CarPlay — its proprietary interface between iOS and the automobile — has now officially been adopted by every major automaker.<p>Why is this so …

Wall Street

You Are Not Your Diet

READ THIS NEXT{{displayTitle}}<p>There was a time I obsessed over what I would eat and when. Everything revolved around my workout schedule. I’d turn …

5 Experts Explain Why A Sweet User Experience is Vital For Search Marketing

Are you optimizing your business for Google or your customers?<p>Of course, you can and should do both. But if you take a look at the sea of SPAM out …

UX Design

TV, Twitter and #SharkWeek: Maximizing Brand Engagement Across Platforms

It was possibly the biggest media frenzy since #WorldCup some weeks ago.<p>It took over your Twitter, Facebook, and possibly your weeknight …

AdWords Introduces Website Call Conversions

Wondering how to better quantify the benefits of an SEM campaign?<p>If you are anything like us, sometimes conversion tracking via forms and even …

The Business Plan that Always Works | Inc.com

Why is it that business plans never come to life? Why do almost all of them, once written, sit on a shelf and gather dust, while the futures they describe never see the light of day, and the businesses they lay out wobble their way into uncertain futures?<p>A traditional business plan is …

Small Business

Next Silicon Valleys: How did California get it so right?

<b>From Hewlett-Packard to Google, from Apple to Intel - the many start-ups created in Silicon Valley have helped define the modern world.</b><p>The area - surrounding San Francisco Bay in northern California - has arguably been the world's supreme entrepreneurial hotspot, generating a seemingly endless …

Silicon Valley

'Dumb Starbucks' In Los Angeles Tests Parody Laws As Coffee Lovers Laugh

It may have been the dumbest stunt in coffee history. Or else the coolest, smoothest move since the Frappuccino itself. A store opened in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Feliz this weekend calling itself “Starbucks,” only with the word “dumb” in front of the name. “Dumb Starbucks” had a Dumb …

How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.<p>Facebook users upload 350 million photos onto the social network every day, far beyond the ability of human beings to comprehensively look at, much less …

Apple met with FDA, reportedly working on 'Healthbook' for iOS 8

Some of Apple's top executives met with officials from the US Food and Drug Administration last month, something that — together with new software rumors — could signal a new direction for the company's upcoming products. Apple's senior vice president of operations Jeff Williams, as well as the …

Beaconic Releases An iOS App For Its iBeacon Retail Kits

Beaconic has published the accompanying consumer-focused iOS app for its iBeacon-based retail platform. The company began shipping its first retail kits to customers throughout Europe and the US last week.<p>Apple introduced the iBeacon standard for indoor Bluetooth transmitters at WWDC last year. …

Medium, Evan Williams's Post-Twitter Media Startup, Raises $25 Million Round

The collaborative publishing startup takes on its first outside investors.<p>Medium is about to become large.<p>The collaborative publishing startup has just closed a $25 million round of financing, the company confirmed, marking its first major funding raise since it launched a little more than a year …

Cabrito Serif Font Family by Jeremy Dooley

The Cabrito Serif Typeface.<p>The <b>Cabrito</b> typeface is a serif font family based on Jeremy Dooley‘s latest research on typographic legibility for …

FloTrack

Why Multicultural Shops Have the Advantage

The advertising industry still refuses to make good on old and oft promised diversity initiatives. The industry may ignore the lack of diversity and …

Barack Obama

12 Successful Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Being a successful entrepreneur frequently involves a series of missteps and mistakes before finally nailing the right idea or business. The difference, for many, between giving up and persisting through the toughest times can be getting advice from …

Entrepreneurship

Smarter

• <b>Author:</b> Dan Hurley<p><b>“A riveting look at the birth of a new science.” —Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive</b> <br>When he was eight years old, Dan Hurley was labeled a “slow learner” because he still couldn’t read. Three years later, he had become a straight A student.<p>Until the publication of a major study in …

Apple awarded stocking full of patents, including heart monitor

US Patent and Trademark Office grants Apple 23 patents on Christmas Eve, perhaps most interestingly one for an embedded heart-rate monitor. That's for you, iWatch watchers.<p>The US Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple 23 patents, including one for an embedded heart-rate monitor that …

Christmas Eve

10 Common Google AdWords Mistakes You Need to Stop Making -- Now

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>Internet marketers know that using Google AdWords is an excellent way to drive traffic to their sites. Since it can be expensive if not handled correctly, the trick is to manage campaigns to get the highest return on investment.<p>A poorly managed campaign …

AdWords

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

Think Your Diet Needs More Discipline? Think Again

If we listen to the words of authors, therapists and coaches, we come to believe that in order to lose weight we need to be disciplined. Without discipline, we are told, we won't be able to stick to our weight loss strategy. We will fail. However, this advice is only half true and can easily betray …

Weight Loss