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This simple sum tells you just how many calories you need in a day

We all know that the average woman should be consuming 2,000 calories in a day, while men need 2,500. But just how true is that, exactly?<p>Well, the true number of calories you need depends on your height, along with other factors such as how much exercise you do and how fast your metabolism is. But …

Fitness

Top Ten Business Books For 2017

Just in time for the holidays, here is a list of 10 books, published this year, that you may want to consider putting under the corporate tree for your boss or colleague. While much of what I read is focused on customer service and customer experience, you’ll also find books listed here about …

Customer Service

40 million fire extinguishers recalled because they may not work

More than 40 million fire extinguishers, some on the market for more than four decades, are being recalled because they may not work in an emergency.<p>One death has been linked to problems with the extinguishers made by Kidde, according to a notice Thursday from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety …

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Chia Seeds: History, Nutrition, and Uses

<b>Mexican chia</b> (<i>Salvia hispanica</i>) is in the mint family, and the green bushy plant can grow up to 4 feet tall. It is native to southern Mexico and …

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

Deliver My Ride delivers another car buying service

Deliver My Ride, a new car buying site from the new firm MadDog Technology, is the latest to offer a car buying service without the buyer having to visit the dreaded dealership.<p>Deliver My Ride made the interesting choice to be website only so far; there is no smartphone app. Users create an online …

4 Exercise Machines That Help Burn Fat And Build Muscle

If you’re a fan of the exercise machines at your gym, you might put more thought into how to time your visit so there’s actually one free than to …

Exercise

Under Armour and Tom Brady Want to Help You Sleep Soundly

Under Armour wants you to get serious about your sleep.<p>The Baltimore-based athletic gear maker, in collaboration with Super Bowl-winning quarterback …

How 5BX, an exercise regimen created to keep pilots in shape, can help you get fit

By the time my Uncle John was 28, in the mid-1960s, he had a demanding office job and a young family at home – and it was starting to show.<p>"I found that I was gaining a couple of pounds a year on home cooking, and getting in the habit of catching a nap after supper," he recalls, "and I realized …

How to Produce Stunning Change in Your Life Immediately | Inc.com

We all want positive change in our lives. We seek to succeed, and to break free from the doldrums of the everyday rat race.<p>We also know that motivation can be fleeting. So how can we buckle down and shock ourselves into the change we need?<p>I'm going to share seven ways to produce stunning change in …

The Goldman Sachs Elevator guide to dressing like a gentleman

Maybe for some young bankers, it's an excuse to go out armed with business cards, pay for bottle service, and probably still go home alone.<p>Still, there's no shortage of advice when it comes to men's fashion. And there's obviously no real consensus.<p>You've got Mark Zuckerberg showing off his closet …

The creator of MySpace now travels the world taking insane photographs

The founder of MySpace was assigned as the first friend of everyone joining the social network — connecting him to millions of people around the globe.<p>The glory days of MySpace are now long gone, and Tom is no longer involved with the site. But he keeps himself busy.<p>Along with co-founder Chris …

Placemeter’s New Sensor Helps Business Owners Measure Traffic In Front Of Their Stores

Placemeter, the “urban intelligence platform” that launched earlier this year, wants to help businesses measure how many people walk past — and into — their stores. The company is officially launching its first sensor today. Until now, the company was using standard IP cameras.<p>With this new sensor, …

How Three Grads Turned Sweetgreen Into a $95 Million VC Darling

When three Georgetown undergraduates, Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman, and Nathaniel Ru, sat in their student digs wondering what they'd do after …

How Playing the Long Game Made Elizabeth Holmes a Billionaire

You'd have to look really hard not to see Steve Jobs in Elizabeth Holmes. Both Holmes and Jobs were loners as kids. As a teenager, Jobs discovered Plato; Holmes favored Roman emperor-philosopher Marcus Aurelius. Both dropped out of college, in part, because they didn't see the virtue in an …

Genetic Engineering

What to do in Rome on an unlimited budget

Forget what you think you should see in Rome — the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Spanish Steps, or even the Sistine Chapel. The city has much more to …

19 books by CEOs that will teach you how to run the world

But the ones worth reading ditch the platitudes in favor of instructive anecdotes — which is why they so often come from execs who have lived through it.<p>From the memoir of a former gang member to an analysis of the most efficient hiring methods, here are the best leadership books from people who …

Ashley Madison hackers appear to have followed through on threat to expose users

When casual sex and cheating site Ashley Madison was hacked last month, the perpetrators gained access to personal data for millions of users, and threatened to release it unless parent company Avid Life Media took the site and its sister enterprise Established Men down for good. Now, less than a …

Weight-loss balloons get FDA approval

For many struggling with their weight, a new device has been approved that will give them another medical alternative to treatments like prescription drugs and surgery.<p>It involves inserting a small balloon into the stomach through the mouth. The saline-filled balloon is meant to be a temporary …

Weight Loss

These Are The Best Bluetooth Keyboards | Inc.com

After testing 20 Bluetooth keyboards with a four-person panel, and using our favorites for months of daily work, we found the Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard K810/K811 (Mac/Windows) is the best Bluetooth keyboard for most. The Easy-Switch has a rechargeable battery that lasts a few weeks to …

Best-Ever Grilled Cheese

Makes 1 awesome sandwich<p>After rigorous scientific testing for this best-ever grilled cheese, we’ve determined that sandwiches sliced in half on a diagonal actually taste better.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 slices ½”-thick Pullman or other white bread<p>2 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon unsalted …

Recipes

1 officer in policy, 1 officer out of policy in Ezell Ford shooting

The Police Commission has determined that one Los Angeles police officer involved in the fatal shooting of Ezell Ford violated department policy, but …

Law Enforcement

Documents Reveal Secret Legal Battle Over Medicare Overbilling

Federal officials have spent years locked in a secret legal battle with UnitedHealth Group, the nation's biggest Medicare Advantage insurer, after a government audit detected widespread overbilling at one of the company's health plans, newly released records show.<p>The audit found that Medicare paid …

Singles nation: Why so many Americans are unmarried

When Karin Denison was in her early 20s, it seemed that all her peers were coupling up and planning to live happily ever after. She spent the summers …

20 Smart Apps For Enterpreneurs To Use

A list of great apps for entrepreneurs to increase productivity, manage projects effectively and expand your business with ease!

How I became more productive with Getting Things Done (GTD) and Evernote

27. March 2013 03:00 by Calvin Yu in Productivity // Tags: evernote, gtd, the secret weapon // Comments<p>One of my secrets of running a successful …

4 Books That Can Pump Up Your Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>If you’ve ever felt like, despite your best efforts, you can’t seem to get to the bottom of that daily to-do list—join the club.<p>But just because being a productivity ninja seems like a farfetched concept to you doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try.<p>After all, for …

Time Management