Robert Herb

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The Only 4 401(k) Rules You Need to Retire Rich

You can easily use your employer plan to create a brighter financial future.<p>Everyone wants to have an enjoyable retirement, and having the financial …

Retirement

How Apple Plans to Change the Way You Use the Next iPhone

Apple Inc. plans to transform the way people use its next high-end iPhone by eliminating the concept of a home button and making other adjustments to …

Alexa and Cortana will soon work with each other

Amazon and Microsoft are integrating their digital assistants. Alexa and Cortana will soon be able to communicate with each other, allowing users of one AI to benefit from the other's skills. In the near future, summoning the AI helpers will be as easy as saying "Alexa, open Cortana," or "Cortana, …

German Volume Training: the best training regime for increasing muscle size

Personal trainer Scott Laidler suggests a German Volume Training (GVT) regime that will help to supersize your muscles<p>I’m often asked which training regime I would recommend for gaining muscle mass. Unequivocally, the answer is always German Volume Training (or GVT). For me, it's the most effective …

The Masochist's Marathon

The world's top ultrarunners fight to compete in the Barkley Marathons, an ever-shifting race designed by a madman to break their spirits through 100 miles of hellish Appalachian mountains. So far, only 14 people have completed it.<p>A man is begging on the side of a Tennessee mountain. He's crumpled …

Why Are Senior Professional Expats Leaving Hong Kong For Singapore?

Hong Kong was king, but Singapore is usurping its crown.<p>A hectic, eclectic mix of Chinese and British colonial culture, Hong Kong became an economic …

10 tips for your first trip to China

China is a fascinating country, with centuries of rich history and culture. But it can be quite the culture shock on your first trip!<p>Sometime during your visit, you'll have to deal with smog, chopsticks, and government bureaucracy. Just stay informed and be prepared, and you'll have a stress-free …

Merry Christmas from the ladies of SI Swimsuit!

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A Faster (& Free) Way Through Customs Than Global Entry

While I’ve had Global Entry for a couple of years now, I only started using it around 6 months back. The reason for the delay was that Kim and Lucas …

Five Rules for Successful Expat Adjustment

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Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

• Log into history.google.com<br>• Click on the hamburger icon on the top left of the page<br>• Go to “Voice & Audio Activity”<br>• Scroll through your list to see all the silly things there is audio proof of you asking about<br>• Click on one of the squares to select a recording to delete<br>• Stop using the voice function if …

The Voice

Insurance start-up Oscar seeks to shake up healthcare through its app

Imagine you can't sleep, so you grab your cellphone, open an app, type in "insomnia" and browse a list of specialists. Then you make an appointment with a doctor who the app says has a record of not just being the cheapest but also treating patients of your age and gender.<p>Maybe then you fall back …

10 Books You Must Read to Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

<b>Bold – Steven Kotler and Peter Diamandis</b><p>Exponential technologies are technologies that have the ability to generate change and improve lives in ways …

Anastasia Ashley continues to prove she's the 'world's hottest surfer'

Remember back in July when <b>Anastasia Ashley</b> landed the cover of <i>FHM</i> and was deemed the "world's hottest surfer?" Well, not much has changed and we …

Surfing

China is obsessed with a hair accessory that looks like tiny plants are sprouting from people's heads

Why wear a flower behind your ear when you can wear one coming out of your head?<p>The latest fashion statement in China is plastic hair clips that make it look as though a plant is growing out of your head. Yes, seriously.<p>The antenna-esque hairpins come in all sorts of shapes, from vegetables to …

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One third of young men in China will die from smoking, says study

Research published in Lancet spells out sheer scale of looming public health crisis in country where two-thirds of men start smoking when young<p>Research published in the medical journal The Lancet says one in three of all the young men in China are likely to die from tobacco, but that the number can …

Expats and Alcohol: A Problematic Pairing?

Dow Jones

The brightest minds on China explain what's going on

This summer the country's stock indices crashed twice, China devalued its currency, and the country's traditional growth drivers — exports, manufacturing, and property — all started flashing red.<p>So there are tons of questions.<p>Will the government be able to stop the bleeding?<p>Will companies start …

Emily Ratajkowski shares the sexiest bathtub selfie EVER

The moment you start to think that <b>Emily Ratajkowski</b> can't get any sexier, you're terribly, horribly wrong.<p>In another attempt to prove her Instagram …

This Robot-Run Indoor Farm Can Grow 10 Million Heads Of Lettuce A Year

In a single day, the farm can harvest 30,000 heads of lettuce. On a traditional farm, a field of the same size can grow about 26,000 plants–but only …

Aquaponics

The Most Important Retirement Income Source Most People Get Wrong

New research shows that most pre-retirees misunderstand Social Security benefits and claiming rules<p>Social Security benefits are more complicated than …

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8 cool new things you can do with Siri

The new Siri in iOS 9 isn't just a question-and-answer machine — she can predict what you want to do or who you want to talk to before you even ask.<p>But Siri has improved in other ways, too.<p>Here's a look at what you can do with Siri as part of Apple's new iPhone update.<p>(For more on how to upgrade to …

Apps

10 Indicators That Distinguish Leaders From Managers

Does it ever feel like the things you want to accomplish always end up on the back burner? If the answer to that question is “yes,” you’re not alone. …

Motivation

What It's Like to Fly the $23,000 Singapore Airlines Suites Class

The world's best airline experience, from Singapore to New York.<p>In 2008, Singapore Airlines introduced their Suites Class, the most luxurious class …

Singapore Airlines

The 5 Best Travel Hacks You've Never Heard Before

There are bunches of articles out there about travel hacking with a variety of focuses from saving money to saving space when you pack. While they are all incredibly helpful, I'm not looking to recreate the wheel. I will be the first to admit that, the older I get, the more concerned I become with …

The Brilliant Retirement Idea That Nobody Likes

Can the nation's largest retirement player make longevity annuities popular?<p>For years, Washington and Wall Street have been co-operating to create a …

Frequent Flier VIP: Meet the Guy Who Never Waits at the Airport

Airport lines are a thing of the past for Tom Stuker. So are middle seats, waiting on hold when calling customer service and missed …

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