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10 Bad work habits entrepreneurs must avoid at all costs

Share79<p>Tweet<p>Share119<p>+115<p>Shares 213<p>“Success does not lie in results, but in efforts; being the best is not so important, doing the best is all that …

A Syrian Activist Might Have Witnessed The Failed U.S. Attempt To Rescue James Foley

"It is believed that those behind this attack are Jordanians and Americans," the activist wrote on Facebook.<p>At 3 a.m. on July 4th, a Syrian activist reported on their Facebook page that U.S. and Jordanian war planes had attacked a suspected ISIS military base in al-Akershi, near Raqqa, the Islamic …

Islam

Hillary Clinton Ignores Questions On Ferguson

The former secretary of state has not commented on the shooting of Michael Brown or the subsequent protests.<p>WESTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Surrounded by a retinue of aides and members of her security detail, Hillary Clinton left a book signing on Sunday afternoon as two reporters asked questions about the …

A Trip With Her Folks Turned Barbara Bush Into A Global Activist

Barbara Bush may be known as the quieter of the Bush twins, but when it comes to global health, she's anything but. At 32, the Yale graduate is co-founder and CEO of Global Health Corps, a nonprofit organization that pairs young volunteers — she calls them "fellows" — with health and development …

Horror Movie Mistakes So Scary You Missed Them

Part of the appeal of horror movies is that scares are the top priority. But sometimes that means quality comes second.<p>Horror movies are sometimes filled with cheesy sub-plots, low production value, and, at times, some seriously questionable acting, but as long as the movie delivers that thrill or …

Here’s Why You Helpless Tramps Don’t Vote Republican

A new internal GOP survey suggests the party’s history of demeaning comments and policies is just killing them with women voters.<p>Things aren’t …

Why Uber must be stopped

The touted start-up is proving to be the embodiment of unrestrained hyper-capitalism. What happens when it wins?<p>What is Uber? A paragon of free market efficiency and technological innovation serving the greater convenience and comfort of the general public? Or living proof for why capitalist …

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The 5 Most Important LinkedIn Features You Aren't Using Correctly

When LinkedIn debuted in 2003, it was merely an online resume and an entree to e-networking. Since then, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its offerings – transforming into a complete career management resource. Our mindset about how to use LinkedIn, however, has not evolved as quickly as the …

60 Ways to Find Meaning in Life After 60

Does the meaning of life change after 60? That's the question I found myself asking, recently, as I sat in a small cafe, writing and preparing for the week to come. As I wrote, teenagers walked past the window, arms filled with shopping bags. Moms navigated the busy street with toddlers and …

Online

Going Out of Our Way to Uniquely Screw People With Student Debt

America is truly an exceptional country. Along with many other Americans of all political stripes, I do believe that. I am very thankful for all the ways in which the uniqueness and exceptionalism of our nation has benefited so many of us. Our history as the birthplace of modern democracy means the …

Why It Looks Like Don Draper Will Die

The evidence in this week's Mad Men episode<p><b>It was easy to watch</b> this week's episode of <i>Mad Men</i> and see nothing but signs of death.<p>Okay, fine. At this point, that's probably true of at least 90 percent of <i>Mad Men</i> episodes. But this particular installment — the fourth out of seven we'll get this year — …

TV

What I've Learned (at WhiskyFest): Dave Broom

<i>Whiskey writer</i><p><b>Drinking in the 18th century</b> in Scotland, in the Highlands, the cup would be filled with whisky and passed from one to the other, and they would keep drinking for twenty-four, sometimes forty hours, until they all fell over.<p><b>As soon as you get civilization,</b> you get distillation. It's a …

Mount Fuji

Watch: Every Drink Ever Drunk on Mad Men

<b>Even if you don't watch</b> <i>Mad Men</i>, you're probably aware that the characters drink. A lot. Eat Like a Man's own Elizabeth Gunnison tried drinking and working like Roger Sterling, which explained why Sterling seems to achieve so little. Now supercut veterans Slacktory have made a five-minute supercut …

Mad Men

What Happened at WhiskyFest: A Drinking Diary

<b>It could be said that</b> the perfect meal consists of a good steak, a great bottle of whiskey, and a loyal dog to eat whatever remains of the steak. Starting at nine in the morning during this past weekend's 2012 New York WhiskyFest, four hundred people had whiskey for breakfast. We had whiskey for …

Bobsled

How an Absurd Adultery Law Finally Died

And Why They Lived for Thousands of Years<p><b>Well, it turns out the Christian conservatives were right</b> — gay marriage is destroying traditional marriage between a man and a woman.<p>The latest evidence comes from New Hampshire, where the state government voted to repeal a very old adultery law after a …

Marriage

The 5 Fitness Apps to Help You Bulk Up for Summer

It's that time of year again. And no, you're not allowed to suck in your gut all summer. People will know.PLUS: The Dead-Simple Esquire Fitness Program >><p><b>Depending on where you are in the country,</b> it's spring. Well, it's technically spring everywhere, but some of us are still wearing our goddamn …

Fitness