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22 Gifts That The Modern Gentleman Actually Wants This Year

And think about it: Do you really think he'll like getting a single tie? Again?<p>Business Insider put together a list of creative items that might be the very thing a gentleman wants without knowing it.<p>After all, those are the best kinds of gifts.

Shopping

The third great wave

Special report<p>MOST PEOPLE ARE discomfited by radical change, and often for good reason. Both the first Industrial Revolution, starting in the late …

Oxford University

A Decoy Computer Was Set Up Online. See Which Countries Attacked It the Most - Bloomberg

If you build it, they will come. And attack.<p>Earlier this year, I was brainstorming with Greg Martin, the founder and chief technical officer of …

An Energy Saving Air Vent In The Cloud Designed By A 13-Year-Old

Father and daughter team Gabi and Shani Zuniga put their heads together with neighbor and long-time friend Danny Eizips to create Ventix, a home heating and cooling device controlled by the cloud.<p>Think of it like Nest, but one step into the future. While the Nest thermostat controls your entire …

6 Google Analytics tools your company probably isn’t using but should

Google Analytics is a powerful and free service that businesses often use to measure the effectiveness of their online marketing campaigns. The system is genuinely intuitive and offers many services that businesses have used since it first debuted.<p>Many companies use Google Analytics for these more …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

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How to go completely paperless with iOS

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an …

How to Measure the ROI from Your Ongoing SEO Efforts

A conversion can be a completed sign up to your email newsletter, which is considered a goal completion in Google Analytics, that will lead to revenue in the future or a purchase directly from your website.<p>The Multi-Channel Funnels report in Google Analytics is extremely helpful at visualizing …

Zipcar, Uber And The Beginning Of Trouble For The Auto Industry

There’s a good chance if you’re a city dweller and a regular Zipcar user, you don’t own a car. And according to a new study from Alix Partners, you’re probably not alone. Had it not been for car-sharing services, automakers would have sold about 500,000 more new cars over the past decade. And Alix …

US Army colonel: world is sleepwalking to a global energy crisis

Senior figures from industry, military and politics explore risks of financial chaos, oil depletion and climate catastrophe<p>A conference sponsored by a US military official convened experts in Washington DC and London warning that continued dependence on fossil fuels puts the world at risk of an …

While Everyone Else Whines, This Guy Makes His Whole Living Off Facebook Traffic

But one small business owner says the people in those industries have only themselves to blame.<p>In early December, Facebook changed the way it decides which stories its users see in the News Feed.<p>Facebook said it changed the feed so that more "high quality" news stories would show up.<p>But lots of …

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14 Toys That Will Make Your Kids Smarter

<b>Pitch:</b> Players (age 8+) assemble a group of magnetic modules to create circuits that light up, vibrate, and spin.<p><b>Payoff:</b> The free-form nature of the …

This Simple Infographic Will Help You Decide Between A Roth And Traditional IRA

We all know we should be saving for retirement.<p>But one of the reasons why we don't is because there's tons of intimidating jargon.<p>For example, what the heck is a Roth IRA?<p>The introduction of the Roth option has been a winner for those wanting to minimize the cut taken by Uncle Sam.<p>But it has also …

Retirement

Why Warren Buffett Rocks

(Photo: Insider Monkey)<p>A new NBER working paper (abstract; PDF) analyzes <b>Warren Buffett</b>‘s Berkshire Hathaway and the drivers of its stock market …

Reduce Your Stress in Two Minutes a Day

Bill Rielly had it all: a degree from West Point, an executive position at Microsoft, strong faith, a great family life, and plenty of money. He even got along well with his in-laws! So why did he have so much stress and anxiety that he could barely sleep at night? I have worked with Bill for …

Dennis Gartman's 19 Rules Of Trading

But the amount of money you made depends on how you traded.<p>Dennis Gartman, editor and publisher of the Gartman Letter, has 19 rules of trading from 2013. But these hold true in general.<p>Here they are verbatim:

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Architect Zaha Hadid Fires Back at Critics of Her So-Called “Vagina Stadium”

Zaha Hadid, the world’s best-known female architect, is none too pleased with critics like Jon Stewart, who have mocked her Al Wakrah …

Oil's Future Draws Blood and Gore in Investment Portfolios

Al Gore has come a long way from the Inconvenient Truth raconteur who in 2006 extolled the “leaves rustling with the wind” and talked about boiling …

14 low-tech ways to keep your house warm over the winter

<b>There's growing concern about price rises from British energy companies. Here are cheap ways to save money when heating your house.</b><p>Householders are regularly being advised to install double glazing, thorough insulation and overhaul their inefficient heating system. But apart from those often …

Home Improvement

How to Design Your Startup Office for a Productive Workforce

Having a good balance between collaborative space and quiet space gives employee the option of being in a socially creative atmosphere or a peaceful area to crunch out the work.<p>“We have an open floor plan with glass conference rooms, and monitors throughout the office displaying company metrics and …

Research: The Emotions that Make Marketing Campaigns Go Viral

We’re all well aware of the fact that marketing is shifting from a landscape where marketers can utilize mass media to speak <i>at</i>consumers, to one where marketers are simply part of the crowd themselves. The bullhorn of radio, television, printand other one-way interruptive marketing approaches are …

Three Things that Actually Motivate Employees

The most motivated and productive people I’ve seen recently work in an older company on the American East Coast deploying innovative technology products to transform a traditional industry. To a person, they look astonished when I ask whether their dedication comes from anticipation of the money …

This 28-Year-Old Built A $3 Million Business In 10 Months Thanks To Instagram, He Says

"I tried it and I lost 8 pounds in two weeks. I asked him is this legal? If so let's mass produce it," Lal told Business Insider.<p>Lal had a credit card with a $5,000 limit, and Dimarco had a credit card, too, and off they went to bottle the supplement now named Shredz.<p>By the start of 2013, he was …

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How big retailers learned the tricks of high fashion

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1019000/1019706_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522653166_c8ddeb36cb60b3ff2633b4b754dc8f0c<p><b>When Sir Stuart Rose says something on retail, it's worth listening. With a 40-year track record in the industry, the former chief executive and</b> …

Clothing

Shedding light on Grangemouth

<b>Amid a lot of heat at Grangemouth, the shutdown hasn't completely extinguished the light.</b><p>So we're now looking at the prospect of a choreographed re-start - a written pledge from Unite that it won't strike before the end of December, and a parallel commitment from Ineos that it will respond by …

United Kingdom

Bosnia’s First Ever Census Sparks Heated Debate Over National Identity

Nearly 18 years after the war ended, the scars of war are visible in Bosnia, whose 4 million-strong population still live in a society shaped by the …