Sean Bahar

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Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Into the wild Nāpali: A hiker's journey on the Kalalau Trail

For the past seven months, I’ve had to explain myself to others: I’m hiking the 11-mile Kalalau Trail on the Napali Coast of Kauai. I’ll be off the …

Hiking

TOP 11 WEST OAHU BEACHES, HAWAII

The west side of Oahu is a beautiful stretch of island paradise. Beaches, caves, hikes are spread throughout the west coast. After living on the …

Coding 101: Getting Started as an Adult

<b>Technology continues to play a greater role in everyday life, but those who weren’t exposed to computers or programming languages in school are</b> …

Intel Corporation

3 Graphs That Show What's Going On In China's Housing Market Right Now

The “China property bubble” has come back to a headline-making theme but a quick look at the data uncovers a more nuanced picture, and how this time might be a bit different.<p>The chart above illustrates the cyclicality of the housing markets, with an almost sinusoidal line that represents a monthly …

how to own the first corner like a boss

We’ve seen some pretty audacious overtaking moves in our time, but this could top them all.<p>It comes courtesy of the always-entertaining World …

The next recession will end capitalism as we know it

The dollar broke out of its long consolidation Oct 4—and it's headed higher. No doubt about it. This has implications for… everything.<p>I've been yapping for months about how FX was going to be the primary driver in the markets. And it's happening.<p>This happened to gold:<p>And this happened to USDJPY, …

The Motley Fool

<b>Apple's Secret Project Stuns Investors</b><p>3 stocks to buy before Apple unveils its next must-have product<p>Strange noises roar out of a mysterious Apple …

Investing

North Korea accidentally allows world to access its entire internet

Too much choice may be a bad thing at times, but evidently that's not a problem for North Korea's internet users.<p>Thanks to (presumably) a higher-up in the country making a horrible mistake, the e-sleuths at GitHub were able to access information on all the websites hosted on the reclusive …

Banks and Colleges Are Wasting Our Money

Let’s say you’re willing to do some job — say, regrouting a bathroom — for $15 an hour. Now let’s say you find a homeowner so desperate to replace his sand-brown grout with fashionable charcoal gray that he is willing to pay you $30 an hour if you will just come over and get it done right now. That …

More than half the people in the world live in the sphere of influence

Back in 2013, a meme circulated quickly off of a Reddit post that showed the incredible population density of the southeast corner of Asia.<p>You may have seen it: the satellite map showed, quite simply, that "more people live inside this circle, than outside of it".<p>THE POPULATION EPICENTER<p>We are in …

An economist figured out how much Hillary Clinton's plan to save the world from runaway climate change would actually cost

In fact, in 2016 — decades after scientists first warned of the sharp changes necessary to stop global warming — it's more accurate to say that our climate <i>has changed</i>.<p>"There's no stopping global warming," Gavin Schmidt, a climate scientist who is the director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space …

Hillary Clinton

5 years of studying rich people taught me they have a set of unwavering beliefs that the rest of us don't

In my five-year Rich Habits study of 233 rich people and 128 poor people (you can see the criteria for each on my website), I discovered that your beliefs dictate your circumstances in life. Those who are wealthy have different beliefs than those who are poor or stuck in the middle class.<p>We adopt …

Self-improvement

William Osler Address to Yale Students, 1914 | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following excerpt has been condensed from the original.</i><p><b>From “A Way of Life”</b> <b><br>Address given to Yale students, 1914</b> <b><br>By Sir William Osler</b><p>…

Will the Uberisation of personal finance kill off banks altogether?

The next industry to be “Uberised” will surely be finance. But which bits of it? And how far will digital disruption go?<p>It’s a bundle of questions …

Financial Services

4 Best Travel And Airline Credit Cards

Frequent travel can be stressful. Dealing with airline schedules and flight delays, last-minute itinerary changes, and unsatisfactory hotels can be challenging — but travel can be rewarding in many respects. With the proper credit card, frequent travel can literally be rewarding in the form of …

Easy Money and the Fed's War on the Middle Class

The Federal Reserve's monetary policies burden American middle class families as they endeavor to retain their quality of life, financial prospects and social standing. While Fed officials talk about the importance of driving down unemployment, they are focused on protecting economic growth: a …

Why Aren’t American Express and Discover Credit Cards Accepted Everywhere?

A "closed loop network" is one answer.<p>Visa and MasterCard dominate the market when it comes to credit cards that retailers accept as methods of …

How to Wax Your Car

Get in the habit of giving your car a regular wax or polish and you'll thank yourself later.<p>Regular car waxing will improve your vehicle's look and prolong the life span of its paint. Learning how to wax and buff your car properly can save you a bunch of money over time.<p><b>What You'll Need</b><p>You'll need …

Forget Obama, John Maynard Keynes Predicted Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders

It’s no major insight at this point to say that the presidential campaigns of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump signal something amiss within the electorate. Voters are plainly mad about something, and the something is likely economic. Does anyone seriously believe Trump and Sanders would be part of …

Bernie Sanders

A majority of millennials now reject capitalism, poll shows

By Max Ehrenfreund<p>Max Ehrenfreund<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>In an apparent rejection of the basic principles of the U.S. economy, a new poll shows that most young people do not support capitalism.<p>The Harvard University survey, which polled young adults between ages 18 and 29, found that 51 percent of …

Middle-class

The New World Order Is Ruled By Global Corporations And Megacities—Not Countries

By Parag Khannalong Read<p>Ask yourself, honestly: If Uruguay or Guinea-Bissau disappeared off the face of the Earth, would you really notice? Now what …

Mega Cities

These are the apps Apple thinks you should use to manage your money

ETFs (exchange traded funds) in particular, are changing the way many young people are investing in the market. In the past 10 years, ETFs, which usually have lower costs than mutual funds, have gone from $230 billion in assets to around $4 trillion in early 2016. And many startups are trying to …

11 daily habits keeping you from getting rich, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Author Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying the lives of both rich people (defined as having an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million or more) and poor people (defined as having an annual income of $35,000 or less and a liquid net worth of $5,000 or less).<p>He …

Study Skills

The government owns a lot more land than you think

In "Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth," Ludwig von Mises challenged the socialists to explain how economic calculation could be performed in a socialist economy absent prices. Mises concluded that economic calculation in a socialist economy is impossible, therefore socialism is …

What Trump and Sanders' Success Says about the Fate of Capitalism

Is capitalism broken? If so, can it be fixed?<p>Amid the name-calling and juvenile distractions, these have been among the most pressing questions of …

Is it time to stop thinking of cars in terms of nationality?

<b>What makes a car German, American or Japanese?</b><p>Is it where it is designed, where the parts are manufactured, or where those parts are assembled? Or is it where the brand owner is based?<p>The answer is more complicated than you may think.<p>And this is putting some patriotic US car buyers in an awkward …

The Pakistani Dystopia

Imagine a country that is embroiled in a long and bloody conflict with its neighbor, and each time its democratically elected Prime Minister tries to reach out and make peace, his own army launches an attack to make sure the peace doesn’t take hold. You might think you were trapped inside a …

Is posting support for Paris on Facebook narcissistic, or heartfelt?

By Maura Judkis<p>Maura Judkis<p>Reporter covering culture, food and the arts<p>Email Bio Follow<p>We were in Paris, more than a mile from the attacks, enjoying a quiet Friday night dinner at an Alsatian restaurant, just as people on vacation do. Our first indication that something bad had happened wasn’t the …

Social Media

Volkswagen Offers $1,000 to Diesel Owners

Volkswagen said on Monday that it would begin talks with worker representatives about how to cut costs, in the latest sign that the company’s crisis over cheating on emissions tests is taking a heavy toll.<p>Separately, the German automaker said it would offer up to $1,000 to owners of diesel cars in …