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How Melanie Duncan Built Multiple Seven-Figure Businesses

Entrepreneur Network partner Kelsey Humphreys chats with Melanie Duncan about success and her tips for online entrepreneurs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Melanie Duncan is a serial entrepreneur who, along with her business partner and husband, Devin, has been …

Entrepreneurship

Not Getting Enough Sleep? Camping In February Might Help

It's tempting to keep the computer running late and promise yourself an extra 30 minutes of bed rest in the morning. It's tempting to do it again the next night, too. But sleep inevitably loses out to getting up early for school or work.<p>There's a simple way to combat this: End all artificial lights …

Sleep

Caffeine Dreams: 13 Books for the Coffee Obsessed

According to legend, the coffee bean began shaping culture since its effect was discovered by a goatherder in 11th-century Ethiopia.<p>Then the drink spread and spread fast, first through mostly Muslim areas and then gripping Europe by the 1600s. Its effect on human imagination took hold quickly, too, …

Awards

Solving the 10 Most Common Social Media Marketing Challenges

Today, there are 2.307 billion active social media users around the world. That’s nearly one-third of our planet’s total population of 7.125 …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened.

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

Workouts

11 Affordable Ways to Make Your Home Feel Cozier

Regardless of the season, every home can benefit from adding a little cozy comfort. If you're looking to add soft layers and homey touches without spending a fortune, you'll love these cheap solutions! Check out these 11 styling tricks for making your home feel better on a budget — your savings …

Home Decorating

6 Great Alternatives to Foam Rollers

Get creative with your mobility routine for faster recovery<p>Foam rollers have shaken up the way we cyclists go about recovery, and for good reason: They’re largely portable, help break up muscle knots and lessen soreness, and prepare us to tackle our next big effort pain-free. But they’re not the …

Exercise

Super Shelter

<b>Super Shelter - Mors Kochanski's</b><p>During a trip to Ontario, Canada, I had the opportunity to learn from Caleb Musgrave of Canadian Bushcraft and …

Sharpening a Survival Knife; Sharpening Systems and Kits, Product Review by Survival Expert James Mandeville, Survival Expert

Sharpening a (Survival) Knife<p>by survival expert James Mandeville<p>Article completely revised November 2015<p>Stainless steel is much harder than carbon …

Survival shelters, by James Mandeville

Making a Survival Shelter<p>by survival expert James Mandeville<p>New November 2015; not rated yet<p>The following comments refer to building a shelter in a …

The Coolest Custom Bikes of the 2016 Tour de France

Bespoke paint jobs and accessories for the Tour's best riders<p>Each year, the Tour de France sees a wide array of custom bikes and accessories made specially for the sport’s biggest stars. Some are bold, others are sentimental, and a few are just plain weird. But that’s the Tour!

Road Cycling

Why Every MTB Rider Should Consider a Singlespeed

No matter what your skill level is, riding a singlespeed mountain bike offers many benefits. Here are just a few.<p>If you think of singlespeeds as merely the mountain bike of choice for disheveled mechanics, it’s time to think again. No matter who you are, singlespeeds are, first and foremost, fun. …

Carbon Fiber

Here's how to make your site mobile friendly, rise in Google Rank

Here’s how to make your site mobile friendly, rise in Google Rank<p>Since 21 April 2015, Google has been seriously considering the mobile-friendliness …

Harvard and MIT teamed up for this open-source online education platform

<i>This post is brought to you by EdX.</i><p>It’s often said that the internet makes it possible for anyone to get educated on any subject. But just as in offline modes of education, the many models of online teaching and learning are far from perfect, with plenty of room for improvement and innovation.<p>A …

Video: Surfing the Arctic Ocean in Siberia

I don't cover surfing often here on The Adventure Blog, but I couldn't resist sharing this video, which takes us to Siberia where a group of …

Global Warming

Photo Friday: Finding Your Purpose in Photography

The Japanese concept of “ikigai,” or a “reason for being,” is determined using four concentric circles, each with its own criteria for identifying your purpose: what you love, what the world needs, what you can be paid for, and what you’re good at. If you’re a fan of our Photo Friday posts, there’s …

How To Build A Global, Scalable Company - This Entrepreneur Has A Formula For It

Over the past few years, the discussion in Israeli tech has shifted. No more talk about innovation that leads to small exits, where both entrepreneurs and investors settle for less. Less talk about products that tackle very specific problems that result in smaller market opportunities. A lot more …

Startups

4 Hard Questions to Ask About Your Company’s Purpose

jennifer maravillas FOR HBR<p>In the early 1930s, cars in Europe were still a luxury for the rich. But in 1933 Dr. Ferdinand Porsche launched the People’s Car: Volkswagen. Its purpose was to enhance people’s lives through great engineering that offered everyone an accessible, high-quality car. The …

West Africa

Every Day Is Pancake Day with These 24 Recipes

Sweet or savory, can we all just agree that pancakes rule?<p>Name a meal more satisfying than a stack of pancakes. Nothing? Nothing? All we hear is crickets, because whether pancakes are fluffy or crusty, sweet or savory, there's really no contest. Here are our 24 favorite recipes.

Breakfast

How To Make Your Own Beef Jerky

Slow-cook the ultimate, protein-packed snack right in your kitchen<p>Jerky might be the world’s greatest portable meat. But you don’t have to swerve into a convenience store every time you need a fix.<p>“If you make your own jerky, you have ultimate control over the flavor,” says Benkei O’Sullivan, …

Nutrition

5 Top Indicators for Startup Success, According to This TED Talk | Inc.com

Bill Gross is a smart guy. Twenty years ago he started Idealab. They have started over 100 companies. They have had some successes and many failures.<p>Bill Gross loves startups. He believes the best ones can unlock human potential. Bill wanted to pin point what factors or factor accounts the most for …

Startups

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

50 Hearty (And Easy) Chili Recipes

Cooking

How One Man Got More Than 300 Kids Mountain Biking

Rich Matthes, the founder of Seacoast VeloKids, shares his secrets to cycling success<p>Rich Matthes sometimes can’t believe he created a mountain biking nonprofit from scratch, and that he once got 300 kids on mountain bikes in a single day. His wild success is in part explained by his infectious …

Kids

Tested: Campagnolo Super Record

Why this mechanical drivetrain, from a beloved brand, still makes us swoon<p>Apologies to the other component makers, but nobody loves them. Yes, they're respected; their parts make our bikes better, and we praise their technological derring-do. But Campagnolo is loved. Even beloved.<p>Why? Is it Italy, …

InterAct