Richard Maddox

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Understanding Blockchain: A Beginners Guide to Ethereum Smart Contract Programming

One of the hottest technologies of late is <i>blockchain</i>. A blockchain is a digital transaction of records that’s arranged in chunks of data called …

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

5-Minute Clinic: Try This Handy Way To Play Better Golf

Why training your hand movement will lead to better golf.<p>Your hands are the only connection you have to a golf club, so it's logical that if you want to improve your swing, focusing on their positions and movement is a smart way to go about it. Remember, it's your hands that control the clubface, …

Golf

Should I keep renting or buy a house?

The jump renting or owning is a huge financial step, not just a change in lifestyle. You’ll need a potentially hefty down payment, solid credit and a …

One of the Most Affordable Mechanical Watches on the Market, Now in Steel

Unveiled at Baselworld in 2013, the Swatch Sistem51 was universally lauded for its Swiss mechanical movement, playfully bright appearance and …

Stainless Steel

Business Valuation (Infographic)

By <b>Tim Vipond</b>, Corporate Finance Institute<p>Over the years I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about and working on business valuations across a broad …

The Definitive Guide For Making The Right Career Move

Thinking of changing careers? You’re not alone.<p>More now than ever, people aren’t just changing jobs, they’re changing careers. Thinking of leaving your job to start your own business? You too, are in good company. The rate of MBA grads showing a preference for going into a startup is higher than …

Employment

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

9 Beginner-Friendly Strength Routines To Try If You’re Just Getting Back Into Working Out

If you’re easing back into a regular training routine after a few months off (or for the first time, no judgments here!), you want to be smart about …

How to Protect Your Retirement Income from the Next Bear Market

In a worst-case scenario, you'll need lots of cash on hand.<p>In November of 1972 the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a little above 1,000 …

These 20 Books Are Game Changers, Read Them Before You Turn 30

Mike Bryan<p>Read full profile<p>Books offer wisdom that we ourselves might need years to figure out. Between 20 and 30, we all would undergo lots of …

Motivation

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

The 17 best icebreakers to use at awkward social events

But talking to new people doesn't have to be such a drag.<p>There are ways to get the conversation going without resorting to irritating clichés.<p>Check out these 17 icebreakers that will help ease you into an engaging conversation with people you've never met before.

The Seven Must Read Books that have to be in the Shelves of Budding Entrepreneurs!

Running your own business is the new cool. With increasing young guns venturing into the mean and competitive space, world is now seeing the new era …

An app millennials are using to trade stocks and cryptocurrencies without any fees is now worth $5.6 billion: Here's how to use it

And it's a model that's working for people. A little over four years after launch, the company has a $5.6 billion valuation— four times more than its 2017 valuation of $1.3 billion.<p>The app first launched in December 2014 and quickly became a favorite among younger people looking to invest. It …

Robin Hood

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

Success

Six-Round Full Bodyweight Burner

The best thing about bodyweight workouts is that they take away all the excuses. The gym is closed? It’s raining outside? So what.<p>A great bodyweight routine can build strength, muscle and endurance. Plus, when the only equipment you need is yourself, you can take your workout outdoors or do it …

Workouts

Stephen Colbert on Learning to Accept the Deaths of His Father and Brothers: 'I Love the Thing That I Most Wish Had Not Happened'

Stephen Colbert has revealed that the joy he uses in his comedy comes from the darkest place in his life – the tragic deaths of his father and two …

Stephen Colbert

Cook Once, Eat for the Week

Make five nights of new dinners with $28

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>We've got the bare bones arrangement you need to start spinning hot wax.<p>By Kevin Nguyen2 days agoView More<p>Style<p>When did every banker's …

6 Lessons We Can All Learn from Louis C.K.

<i>By Sarah Christine Davis, Florida State University</i><p>If you're into comedy at all, you've probably heard of Louis C.K. The hilarious man has two comedy shows streaming on Netflix in addition to a comedy series, <i>Louie</i>, that just wrapped up its fifth season.<p>As the divorced father of two young girls, …

We sent 3 reporters to Cuba for a week, and it was a wild adventure from the moment they arrived

HAVANA — While negotiations are underway to ease the stiff US-Cuba relationship, the world has flocked to the island to experience life in the long isolated tropical nation.<p>Business Insider decided to do the same and sent three reporters to Cuba's capital, Havana.<p>We'll have lots of stories about …

Cuba