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What 10 Legendary Entrepreneurs Said to Me

The most memorable remarks from my two decades of interviewing the world's most successful entrepreneurs.<p>Over the years, I've had one-on-one discussions with hundreds of successful executives and entrepreneurs. Here are the 10 most memorable and useful examples of business wisdom that I personally …

The Best Leg Workout You Can Do without Weights

You don’t need barbells and dumbbells to make your legs scream. Attack your big lower-body muscles with this do-anywhere high-intensity circuit<p>The largest muscles in your body are in your legs, so you want to work them hard. But you don’t always need a heavy barbell or pair of dumbbells to truly …

Murderer turned stock picker is ‘Oracle of San Quentin’

Every day, Curtis Carroll dons blue, state-issue jail garb. Every night, he sleeps in a cement cell. At 35, he has spent his entire adulthood behind …

Investing

5 Simple Tips I Used to Save $700 on a Single Flight

I'm always looking for ways to save money when I travel. Instead of cutting back on the small things or saving a few dollar by ordering off the dollar menu, I try to save in the big ticket items. Airfare is by far one of the biggest expenses you can incur during a trip, and there's usually room to …

Personal Finance

6 Things to Consider When Setting up a Marijuana Business

Call them "ganjapreneurs," those wide-eyed marijuana enthusiasts who hope to turn the green stuff into green stuff of another kind.<p>Growers. Shop owners. Bakers. Glass artists. Pot tour operators. Amsterdam-style "coffee shop" owners. Venture capitalists. They're hungry to cash in on the …

Scientists Discover Something Totally Unexpected on 1,300-Year-Old Mummy’s Body

Scientists found something unexpected on the body of a 1,300-year-old mummy — a tattoo bearing the name of Michael the archangel.<p>The mummy is thought to be a Sudanese woman between the ages of 20 and 35 who lived in a Christian community near the Nile and died around A.D. 700.<p>Her body was so …

How The 'Nabes Got Their Names

Ever wonder how Chicago's neighborhoods got their names? Mental Floss has just put together an epic (and nearly complete) list of the city's neighborhoods and the history behind their names. And no Bucktown was not once full of male deer, instead it was teeming with male goats. Sorry urban farmers …

How to Make Chicken Noodle Soup Without a Recipe

<i>At Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Our former head of distribution and partnerships, Maddy Martin, beats back flu season with the purest, simplest</i> …

Spring Music Preview 2014: 27 Must-Hear Albums

Neil Young, ‘A Letter Home’ (March)<p>"It's one of the lowest-tech experiences I've ever had," Young told <i>Rolling Stone</i> about his upcoming solo …

in Food onFeb 12, 2014 2:30 pm

<i>In the no man's land between midnight and sunrise one can always rely on diners to fill up on food. But diners are a dime a dozen and often too</i> …

4 Ways to Jumpstart the Day

"Seriously?" I thought to myself sarcastically as I read the morning paper riding the bus to work the other day.<p>I listened to talk radio on my phone and "Oh, boy" I thought again as I heard a commentator use the word, "uncertainty" about a dozen times. The more I read, listened and absorbed the …

Selling

15 Most Outrageous Faked Musical Performances

Beyonce Sings (Sorta) to the President<p>In an incident that threatened to overshadow President Barack Obama's second-term inauguration, liberals and …

The Poorest Rich Kids in the World

The black Chevy Tahoe picked up speed as it careened down the curving Wyoming mountain road, the two frightened children inside clutching their …

Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech Is an Often Ignored Masterpiece

In 1964, Martin Luther King became the youngest man ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize. When he accepted the prize, he delivered a speech that has …

Fadiouth – A Unique Island Made Almost Entirely of Clam Shells

Joal-Fadiouth is a small fishing village located at the far end of Petite Côte – a stretch of coast in Senegal. Joal is situated on the mainland and …

Words of Wisdom: Your African proverbs from 2013

<b>"The proverb is the horse of words. When the truth is missing we use a proverb to find it" - so goes a Yoruba proverb sent to BBC Africa this year by Kola Odofin, from Zaria, Nigeria.</b><p>This is a small selection of the many African proverbs sent to us in the last 12 months.<p>You can send your favourite …

Africa

'Traditional masculine values' are evolving, not dying

I thought I had heard enough febrile, hyperbolic pronouncements on modern masculinity to get me through any year, but I had not counted on Camille Paglia. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the maverick libertarian feminist pondered the implications of the feminisation of society and the …

World Bank Finances Senegal’s Agribusiness Plans to Boost its Food Production and Jobs; Will Also Help the Wider Sahel Region

<b>WASHINGTON, December 19, 2013 –</b> The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$86 million in zero-interest financing to help Senegal …

Our Furniture's Dirty Secret: Illegal Land Grabs and Logging Are Robbing Papua New Guineans

Sad but true: the mahogany desk in your study or the merbau flooring in your living room probably came from illegal timber logged on tropical lands. It's a dirty trade that's been happening for decades, but a new report finds that Papua New Guinea, one of the main exporters of illegal timber in the …

Disappearing lives: the world's threatened tribes – in pictures

Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent nearly three years visiting 31 remote and unique tribes and cultures around the world, witnessing their rituals and capturing their traditional dresses, jewellery, weapons and symbols in a series of beautiful portraits. His book, Before They Pass Away, is published …

A Total-Body Resistance Band Workout You Can Do Anywhere

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Pumping iron is great, but to get the most out of resistance training, sometimes you need to mix it up! Burn a little rubber (and a lot of fat!) with this exercise band workout from Miami-based fitness expert Jessica Smith. All you need is one super-portable, …

100 Greatest Singers of All Time

100<p>Mary J. Blige<p><b>Born</b> <br>January 11th, 1971<p><b>Key Tracks</b> <br>"Real Love," "Not Gon' Cry," "No More Drama"<p><b>Influenced</b> <br>Beyoncé, Keyshia Cole<p>"I can do a record with …

Guy Lives in Real-Life Hobbit House, Spends Just $5,000 a Year

Meet Dan Price, a real life hobbit who has been living in his underground hole in Oregon for the past twenty years. He manages to survive with only …

10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, and even less about the way others think. As Charles Dickens once put it, “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted …

Skull fossil challenges evolutionary history

The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village offers new evidence that early man was a single species with a vast array of different looks, researchers have said.<p>With a tiny brain about a third the size of a modern human's, protruding …