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90 Percent Of People Trying To Lose Weight Forget This 1 Thing

Could be why so many diets fail...<p>Gym membership, food diary, portion control: Check, check, check. Clothes that fit, cardio, emergency snacks: Three checks again.<p>You think you know everything there is to know about dropping pounds, but a recent survey commissioned by healthcare services company …

Weight Loss

Pictures: Rocky Mountain National Park

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Straddling the Continental Divide, Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park boasts some of the most spectacular high-mountain landscapes in the U.S.


3 Pitches That Will Have Investors Begging You to Take Their Money

Of the hundreds of pitches investors hear each year, these are the ones they say caught lightning in a bottle.<p>Phin Barnes recalls how, when his VC firm First Round Capital was deciding whether to back the meal-kit delivery service Blue Apron, founder Matt Salzberg's eyes lit up as he nerded out on …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. UK mobile carrier O2 is in the "well advanced" stages of looking at technologies to block mobile ads.</b> The UK's second biggest carrier has been testing technologies such as network-level ad blocking, apps, browser extensions, and working with the industry to raise mobile advertising quality …

Bill de Blasio

12 New Business Books for the Perfect Gift

Forget the 12 lords a leaping. Here are 12 soon-to-be-bestsellers that will make excellent holiday gifts.<p>At the end of each year, I review and recommend the best business books in multiple categories, culminating with my best of the best list. The categories I've posted so far are:<p>Top 10 "Start …

10 biggest game changers in digital marketing of 2015

Technology is changing quickly, and as a business owner, you need to be one step ahead. From exciting developments in machine learning to Google's …

Digital Marketing

Massive layoffs are likely coming to Texas

That spells more pain for the energy sector. Many companies have already slashed spending and culled their payrolls, but the total number of job losses continues to climb.<p>According to Graves & Co., an industry consultant, oil and gas companies have laid off more than 250,000 workers around the …

Oil & Gas Industry