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Tired of the 9 to 5? This is how to start a business for free

<b>(CNN) —</b> You might think that the hardest part about starting your own business is figuring out what new service or product to offer to the world.<p>But after spending months, or even years, meticulously fine-tuning your unique selling point -- the heavy lifting starts. Building a business takes an …

Small Business

A Brief Guide to Buying Secondhand Lenses

One of the biggest pluses to come out of the rapid expansion of photography from a fairly niche pastime to a mainstream high profile activity is the …

Cameras

The White House is using open data to help compare colleges

If you’re planning to apply to universities in the US next year, The White House’s redesigned College Scorecard site is a good place to start shortlisting schools.<p>Using open data and an easy-to-use interface, the resource lets you quickly look up universities by location, size and programs.<p>It also …

College & University

The 3 Biggest Revelations From ESPN's Bombshell Report on Shady NFL Tactics

Yes, Roger Goodell is involved. Heavily.<p>ESPN's eye-opening report on the New England Patriots' record of brazen, relentless cheating—and the NFL's determination to cover it up—may represent a pivotal moment in the modern history of the league. It may also constitute the last nail in the coffin for …

NFL

Why I’m Retiring at an All-Inclusive Resort

The post Why I’m Retiring at an All-Inclusive Resort appeared first on Club Thrifty.As a frugal travel and credit card rewards expert, people are …

Frugal Living

Photographer Documenting the Homeless Discovers Her Own Father Among Them

Honolulu, Hawaii-based photographer and law student Diana Kim can trace her love of photography back to her father, who used to own a photography studio on O'ahu. Until just a few years ago, however, not much else connected father and daughter except for a strained relationship marked by …

Empathy

7 Simple Techniques to Cut Your Workday in Half | Inc.com

We all want to know that we're doing our best to be successful, but too often we feel ourselves becoming less productive even while we're working longer hours.<p>Good news!<p>A new study finds that being productive really is more about working smarter, not harder. The study looked at musicians' practice …

Time Management

The 2016 presidential election is already a dumpster fire

Case in point: The past few days have seen Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), the man who almost single-handedly launched the political career of one of the most divisive and ill-equipped people ever to pollute a modern day presidential ticket, blasting another politician for stirring up the "crazies" in the …

Government

This guy left his $300,000 investment banking job for a fashion startup — and it paid off

After school, he went to Sydney University, got a bachelor of commerce and honours in finance.<p>After university, became an investment banker for Deutsche Bank in the corporate finance division.<p>After a couple of years, he was promoted to associate, and was earning a handsome salary of around $300,000.<p>…

Startups

Jeb Bush says he doesn’t need dynasty to win

Simon says: Bush has a new, appealing voice instead.<p>What Jeb Bush’s presidential announcement speech lacked in grandeur Monday, it made up for in down home simplicity.<p>Unlike Hillary Clinton, who made her (second) announcement speech Saturday amid the grassy splendor of Roosevelt Island in New York, …

Government

Let Teenagers Sleep In

My 12-year-old middle schooler is up late after baseball and basketball games and practices end at 10 p.m.<p>Even on his rare "free nights" he has difficulty falling asleep.<p>He's resorted to drinking warm milk or even taking melatonin or Benadryl.<p>Like many pre-teens and teens, he is getting harder and …

Middle School

What Motivates Terrorists?

It’s an important question. But is it the best one to be asking?<p>One of the most frequently asked questions about terrorism is also the most intractable. Why? Why do they do it? Why do people join terrorist groups and participate in acts of terrorism?<p>There are as many answers to this question as …

Four features Apple should introduce at WWDC to counter Android domination

On June 8, Apple CEO Tim Cook will take to the stage to kick off this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco. As with every year, …

The Secret Diet Health Industry Professionals Don't Want You to Know About!

I would like to introduce to you the holy grail of diets: One that guarantees permanent weight loss and improved health one hundred percent of the time. One backed by decades of medical studies and clinical research, including exhaustive triple-double-blind studies yielding equal results each time. …

The military is buying patriotism: A Memorial Day nightmare about Pentagon budgets — and veterans used as a sideshow

This holiday, let’s tell the truth: We remember our fallen veterans by not making new ones<p>The American empire is dying, and the economy is declining. Dysfunction and disrepair define the sick status and mechanized failure of educational, medical and governmental institutions. One in 10 Americans …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Singularity

10 Perks Companies Should Offer To Boost Productivity

Leading a serious business is actually a lot more than being able to pay your employees at the end of each month. The competition out there is pretty …

Employee Engagement

Go underground with the workers who dig NYC's subterranean tunnels

Since 1872, Union 147— or the Sandhogs, as they're popularly known — has worked underground to excavate and construct most subterranean infrastructure projects for the city, clearing and blasting million-year old bedrock and creating tunnels for various uses.<p>Beginning with the foundations for the …

New York City

The Health Benefits of 4 Types of Running Workouts | Men's Health

Shorter intervals, for instance, increase your VO2 max (one measure of aerobic endurance), while longer sessions boost your “Qmax,” the volume of blood your heart can pump.<p>Smart (and fast) guys take advantage of four key types of training—speedwork, threshold sessions, speed-stamina workouts, and …