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Company Refuses to Reimburse Expenses

I’ve always said never mess with an employee paycheck. Especially final paychecks. But do the same rules apply to expense reports? That’s what …

Employee Fired After Facebook Posts Claiming Sexual Harassment

In 2014, the United States Supreme Court declined to review an interesting case involving an employee who was fired after she posted on Facebook that …

4 Things Your Employees Want More Than a Raise (and That Won't Cost You a Cent)

A new survey reveals what employees care about most. Money doesn't make the list.<p>Do the people who work for you love their jobs? If so, it may not be for the reason you think. For years, some management experts have argued that employees care more about the nonmonetary aspects of their jobs than …

The Workplace

6 inspiring mantras to help you master work-life balance

As CEO of eight different companies, it’s become a conscious decision for me to maintain a positive work-life balance. Over the last 20 years of …

We’re putting an end to religion: Richard Dawkins, Bill Maher and the exploding new American secularism

Religious right extremism, new atheists & late-night mockery have religion on the run. American secularism’s rising<p>What is going on? How do we explain this recent wave of secularization that is washing over so much of America?<p>The answer to these questions is actually much less theological or …

The Secret to Weight Loss Without Cardio

Secret to Weight, Secret to Weight Loss, The Secret to Weight Loss, Weight, Weight Loss, Weight Loss Without, Weight Loss Without Cardio<p><b>Hours and</b> …

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

Some are in line with what you would expect—but others are pretty shocking.<p>Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall …

The 25 WORST Diet Tips Ever

Because there are BETTER ways to lose weight<p><i>This article was written by Stephanie Castillo and repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>You know you can't believe everything you read. And still, you haven't eaten an egg yolk since the nineties, and you can't touch a French fry without being …

Book review: Peter Thiel’s Zero to One challenges everything you’ve learned in business school

Competition is an epidemic and your college degree is worthless. At least, that’s the opinion of controversial entrepreneur Peter Thiel. The …

Productivity gifts

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could give someone an extra hour in the day to get things done? Unfortunately, it is not possible to do precisely that, …

Solar and Wind Energy are Finally Cheaper than Fossil Fuels in the United States

Solar and wind energy have long struggled to compete with conventional energy sources on two fronts: dispatch and cost. However, new U.S. industry …

Renewable Energy

How To Maximize Your Procrastination Potential In 8 Easy Steps

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re currently putting something off. Good. You’re on the right track.<p>Procrastination is an art that …

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22 Gifts That The Modern Gentleman Actually Wants This Year

And think about it: Do you really think he'll like getting a single tie? Again?<p>Business Insider put together a list of creative items that might be the very thing a gentleman wants without knowing it.<p>After all, those are the best kinds of gifts.

The Persistent Myth of the Narcissistic Millennial

People are still lobbing the same accusations at Millennials, even though evidence shows they're not any more self-absorbed than their predecessors.<p>A few months ago, the news went viral that the American Psychiatric Association had classified “taking selfies” as a sign of a mental disorder. It lit …

What Does A Real Astronaut Think Of 'Interstellar'?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What do the astronauts think about the movie Interstellar?</i><p><i>Answer by Garrett Reisman, Former NASA Astronaut, @astro_g_dogg, on Quora,</i><p>A few days ago, a group of us from SpaceX took the afternoon off to watch Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’. We loved it. …

Why Now Is the Best Time for Veterans to Become Entrepreneurs

Compared with 20 years ago, fewer military veterans are launching their own businesses. A wealth of federal incentives might spur more of them into entrepreneurship.<p>Strict discipline, an unparalleled world perspective and focused problem-solving tactics: These are a few of the skills that make …

Entrepreneurship

Two High-Tech Stories To Watch In 2015: Digital and Industrial Internet of Things

There will be two particularly important business opportunities unfolding next year in the electronics and high tech industry.<p>The first is the growing importance, broader use, and more extensive leveraging of digital as the industry’s universal language and central driver of all key strategic …

7 Blow-Dryer Mistakes You're Probably Making

Read this before your next at-home blowout.<p>That glamorous feeling you have when you first step out of a hair salon with your perfectly bouncy Victoria's Secret Fashion Show-worthy blowout? Amazing. But the hot mess you make when you try to recreate that look at home? Not so much. To help you get a …

9 Signs You're Suffering From Lifestyle Inflation

Our tendency is, for the most part, to live right up to the ceiling of what our income will allow. This <i>lifestyle inflation</i> becomes a problem when our …

13 Juicy Questions Men Are Dying to Ask Women

Here's what he's secretly wondering when he's on a date with you.<p>If your last bad date or fight with your guy was any indication, men and women don't always understand each other all that well. Okay, yes, understatement of the century, but seriously. You might think you're pretty open and …

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

This is going to save your hair, big time.<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>Conditioners have always been one of those tricky hair products to master—like does using it daily actually help or hurt your hair? And though it really depends on …

Visitors Are Getting So Lost in the World's Largest Corn Maze That They Are Calling the Police for Help

The world’s biggest corn maze is a jaw-dropping 63 acres – so large that people are getting completely lost and are resorting to calling the police …

23 Healthy Foods Everyone Should Know How To Cook

No diet food allowed.

Busy signal

Telecommunications behemoths throw a wrench into the plans of Internet phone providers — and you’ll be the one stuck with the bill.<p>Jake Tapper<p>June 14, 2000 6:01pm (UTC)<p>Even though most of us are still in the dark about using our PowerBooks to call grandma, that may soon change. When the House voted …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

<b>1.</b> <b>We interviewed the most important man in advertising, Sir Martin Sorrell.</b> He spoke about the rise and rise of ad tech, "grey swans," his career highlights and lows and his old rivalry with competitor Publicis Groupe boss Maurice Levy.<p><b>2. Maurice Levy has responded to Sorrell's comments (who had</b> …

How to Take Landscape Photos

Get tips for taking great photos of landscapes in this how-to photo gallery, from National Geographic.