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3 fitness tests you should be able to pass

Everyone has different fitness goals—running a marathon, performing 10,000 kettlebell swings, benching 1.5 times your body weight. But before you race toward your big goal, assess your starting point first. There are fundamental things you may have to train for today before you can think about …

16 Astronomical Events in 2014 and How to Watch Them

Space Events in 2014<p>1. Jan. 2, 3: Quadrantids Meteor Shower<p>2. Jan. 5: Jupiter at Opposition<p>3. April 8: Mars at Opposition<p>4. April 15: Total Lunar …

Has the Great Barrier Reef just been approved for destruction by the Australian government?

Who could forget, back in 2009, the launch of the "Best Job in the World"?<p>The campaign by Tourism Queensland generated global interest in the Sunshine State and the role of park ranger and "caretaker" of Hamilton Island in the Great Barrier Reef. Ben Southall was the inaugural winner, a Brit by …

HIIT Workout: What It Is And Why It Works

<i>By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>HIIT is all the hype lately. According to a survey conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine, it’s one of the two top fitness trends for 2014 (the other being bodyweight training). So what’s this type of training all about? What is it with HIIT?<p>HIIT, …

Blippar AR Advertising App Launches On Windows Phone

Blippar has been around since 2011 with the sole intention of making advertising fun again.<p>The app uses high-speed augmented reality and image recognition technology to let brands add interactive advertising to real-world objects.<p>Blippar is already available across a number of platforms, including …

Meet Lesson.ly, A Training-As-A-Service Startup That Is Clocking Quick Revenue Growth

If you work for a large company, you likely dealt with an onboarding process. Perhaps little quizzes or pamphlets. I recently enjoyed this precise exercise while joining TechCrunch a few months ago, given that our corporate boss AOL is a fan of all things ancient.<p>The gist is that corporate training …

Now Any Developer Can Bring Stickers to Their App

We’ve written about the business benefits of stickers and of the (increasing numbers of) companies that use them, but now any developer can try their hand at making money from the sale of these gigantic-emoticons, thanks to Israeli startup Scringo.<p>Scringo, which raised $700,000 in venture capital …

Social Video Startup Magisto Raises $13 Million From Qualcomm And Sandisk

Once upon a time, seemingly everyone was creating mobile apps to help users shoot, edit, and share videos with one another. Thanks to a desire to build or invest in the “Instagram for video,” a number of new social video apps popped up and got funding last year.<p>One startup that was always a bit of …

Build A Massive Back: 5 Must-Do Back Moves

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Alex Savva <b><br>Education:</b> B.S. Physical and Health Education, University of Toronto <b><br>Occupation:</b> Founder of CircuitFIT, Co-founder of …

Workouts

The Five Best Exercises You're Not Doing

As an athlete you train to be bigger, faster, and stronger for that competitive edge. Sure, your classic exercises like the bench press, squat, and …

How to Be More Creative: More Sleep, Less Coffee

Want to be more creative? You're better off living like a health nut than a beat poet. The latest research shows how health and creativity work together.<p>Thanks to a long tradition of whisky-swilling, garrett-living, chain-smoking poets and artists, in our culture at least, creativity and healthy …

Creativity

Starting a Company? 8 Free Online Courses You Can't Miss

Looking for new skills or insider know-how? Hop online and hone your expertise for free.<p>Entrepreneurial education is slowly but surely becoming more mainstream. Traditional universities are offering entrepreneurs more tools than ever before. But education start-ups such as Coursera and Udacity have …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Like many startups Weebly, the website creation and hosting service, was born in a college dorm room. Back in 2006, co-founders David Rusenko, Chris Fanini and Dan Veltri wanted an easy way to display their work on a website. …

Entrepreneurship

8 abs exercises you should never forget

When it comes to training the abs, we have to remember that they’re indirectly involved in basically every compound or standing movement we do, to …

6 Benefits To Being A Morning Exerciser

With all the hustle and bustle of kids, work and life, it can be challenging to make the time to exercise. But exercising in the morning is a wonderful way to create a positive routine and provides many added benefits beyond just keeping you fit.<p><b>1. Better long-term results</b><p>Research shows that those …

9 Tips For Growing Your Shoulders Into Small Melons

Bigger shoulders... everyone wants them, but hardly anyone knows how to train for them. The result: overdeveloped front delts, slopped physiques and …

Workouts

Big data and marketing: an inevitable partnership

"One of the key messages we're trying to land with our clients is about the value of data. Everyone is running around a bit crazily at the moment just trying to have as much data as they possibly can," says Matthew Bayfield, group director of data for marketing agency Ogilvy EMEA. "The old school …

Square Cash lets anyone with a debit card send money instantly over email

What if sending money was as simple as sending an email?<p>That’s the premise of Square Cash, launching today for all debit card users in the US, using any email service. To use Square Cash, all you do is compose an email to a friend, type the amount you way to pay in the subject title, and cc …

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

Twitter flotation: what do superstars of tech do with riches? Carry on creating

Leave it to Justin Timberlake to utter the most important phrase in <i>The Social Network</i>, a film that charted the tumultuous rise of the Facebook founders. It was about money. "A million dollars isn't cool," he quipped in his role as Napster founder and early Facebook backer Sean Parker. "You know …

The Rise Of Social Commerce, And How It Will Completely Transform The Way We Shop On The Internet

Social commerce is all about inspiration and product discovery. Sites like Pinterest, Wanelo, OpenSky, and others are more like digital catalogs or virtual malls where shoppers can browse and connect with people interested in the same products and brands. But entrepreneurs and retailers are anxious …

The Secrets Of Networking For Introvert Entrepreneurs

Just as it helps you overcome a fear of rejection by exposing you to it on an almost daily basis, being an entrepreneur also demands that those of us who identify as introverts find ways to balance our natural reticence with the need to meet and network with potential clients and and collaborators. …

How to Decide Which Fitness Tracker to Buy

Turning your daily actions into data can motivate you — at least, that's the dream behind many quantitative self devices that help you track fitness, …

How Super-Achievers Do What They Do

For their new book <i>The Art of Doing</i>, Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield interviewed 36 super-achievers at the tops of their fields. They started seeing patterns emerge. These are the 10 most common practices of the highly successful.

Yoga

<i>A simple, relaxing pose has a direct, positive effect on your running.</i><p>If you’re like me, and like most Americans, you spend a decent amount of each …

7 Ways to Get a Better Body in 30 Minutes or Less

In as little as a minute a day, you can make noticeable changes to your physique and your fitness level (if you keep it up over time, of course).<p>If …

Exercise

iWatch could control your home as well as your phone

The Apple iWatch could be a remote control for your home as well as your iPhone. Where the Samsung Galaxy Gear and other smart watches are second …

Why small details matter for big firms

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1018000/1018052_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524687918_4d91d181288930d24abc9a04ca4aa385<p><b>Jan Smits is standing in his hotel room staring at his watch and he's not very happy.</b><p>But Mr Smits is no ordinary guest. He's the Asia, Middle East …

Richest 1 Percent Hold 46 Percent Of The World's Wealth

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Global wealth has risen by 68 percent over the past 10 years to reach a new all-time high of $241 trillion and the United States accounts for nearly three quarters of the increase, Credit Suisse said in its World Wealth Report.<p>Average global wealth has hit a peak of $51,600 per …