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Samsung still tops in smartphones, but market share plummeting

Samsung remained king of the smartphone market in the third quarter, but a deeper dive into the data shows that the situation was far from encouraging for the company.<p>During the third quarter, Samsung sold 73.2 million smartphones worldwide, giving the company 24.4 percent market share, research …

James Martin

14 Food TV Shows Actually Worth Watching

Today's food TV is a cultural wasteland, but you can still watch food shows that were actually great. Here are 14 of the best of them<p>With the onslaught of a generation of TV food shows that seem to be vying for an Emmy in the category of Most Thoroughly Robbing Cooking of Dignity, Fun, and Good …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Cleaning

Obesity: We're not overeating, we're under-exercising, study suggests

A new study suggests that under-exercising, rather than overeating, may be at the heart of America's obesity epidemic.<p>Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine report a strong correlation between the rise in obesity and a striking drop in the amount of time Americans spend exercising …

Diabetes

What Makes Countries Rich or Poor?

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty<p>by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson<p>Crown, 529 pp., $30.00<p>The fence that divides …

The Multitrillion-Dollar Opportunity Open to Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humanity is facing new, enormous pressures that threaten our ability to create a thriving global economy. Two mega challenges in particular -- extreme weather (driven by climate change) and intense pressure on resources -- are raising the …

Cameron Diaz Is Excited to Get Old

Cameron Diaz is 41-years-old, which is a full seven years beyond 34-years-old, the age where Hollywood actresses reach their earning potential. (After that, the wage gap between actors and actresses just increases as women age. <i>Harrumph.</i>) Yet Diaz is actually <i>excited</i> about getting older, as she just …

Cameron Diaz

The Anti-Pastel Guide to Spring Decorating

Take on your spring updates.<p>Inspiration to take on your spring updates with a heap of creativity...and close to zero of the expected pastels we're used to seeing this season.

Interior Design

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Eating More Vegetables Can Almost Halve Your Risk of Dying

We’ve all been told to eat our vegetables, and even if we don’t like it, we know they’re good for us. But a new study shows just how good for our …

How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …

Miu Miu

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5 Stylish Sinks That Make a Splash

From vibrant color to a shell motif, these sinks make a statement in the kitchen and bath.<p><i>Photo by Christopher Sturman, Design by Garrow Kedigian</i><p><i>Pattern</i>Faux caning slips a visual joke into the powder room's vintage basin. Tour the stylish and traditional Manhattan apartment.<p><i>Photo by Francesco</i> …

Interior Design

4 Wildcard-Winning Recipes

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved. Every other Saturday, we'll roundup the most recent winners.</i><p>Thanks to our community, we've got four more recipes to add to our …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

A Cold One For Everyone: Craft Beer Sales Surged In 2013

If you think craft beer is seemingly everywhere these days, there's good reason. From bars and restaurants to supermarket aisles, the selection of locally made, often quirkily named brews has grown at an exponential rate.<p>It may be tempting to mock those bearded hipsters who brew their IPAs with …

At TED, Bill Gates Talks About Spending Warren Buffett's Billions

There are two philanthropy partnerships that dwarf all others when it comes to sheer dollar impact, and Bill Gates makes up one-half of each. At the TED conference in Vancouver, one of those partnerships, the one comprising Gates and his wife Melinda, talked about the other one, the one he shares …

IRS: $760 million in 2010 refunds unclaimed

WASHINGTON — If the Internal Revenue Service is looking for you, it could be a good thing.<p>The tax agency said Wednesday it owes money to 918,600 taxpayers who did not file a 2010 tax return. Total amount up for grabs: more than $760 million.<p>But you have to file your 2010 tax return by April 15 to …

Oprah Partners With Billionaire Buddy Howard Schultz For Her Own Starbucks Tea

Just when you thought Brand Oprah couldn’t extend into any new categories, the media queen can now be found in a Starbucks near you.<p>At the coffee giant’s annual meeting on Wednesday, Winfrey took to the stage with her friend Howard Schultz, CEO of the java chain, to announce a new partnership: the …

Spain's wine surplus overflows across globe following year of unusual weather

A soggy spring and sunny summer made Spain the world's top wine producer in 2013, according to figures from the country's agriculture ministry.<p>Official ranking from the International Organisation of Vine and Wine will not be released until May, but the Spanish ministry said that wine production …

24 Techniques to Market a Product on a Tight Budget

Learning how to market a product on a tight budget is not as difficult as you think. It requires that you learn how to combine <i>content marketing</i> with</i> …

Marketing

Starting a Company? 8 Free Online Courses You Can't Miss | Inc.com

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 taken this a step further--offering in-depth classes on entrepreneurship taught by …

Entrepreneurship

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey Shares His 10 Simple Rules Of Life

These simple <i>life rules that Jack Dorsey lives by</i>, may be the reason why his company <i>Twitter</i> has reached a massive 500 Million+ user base over the past …

Jack Dorsey

5 Things Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a …

Success

3 Time Management Tips That Will Improve Your Health And Productivity

This is especially true with your health, where the important issues almost never seem urgent even though your life ultimately hangs in the balance.<p>No, going to the gym today isn't urgent, but it is important for your long-term health.<br>• No, you won't die from stress today, but if you don't get it …

The $0 Marketing Stack: 41 Free Options to Popular Paid Services and Tools

What tools do you use to get your online marketing work done?<p>Can you do all the same work of a digital marketer, and do it for <b>free</b>?<p>The list of tools …

Financing Sustainability Projects

DENVER, Colo. – City budget deficits are far from rare. Chicago, Phoenix and Newark are just a few examples of cities confronting likely shortfalls …

San Francisco

The Women Investing in Women Initiative (WIN-WIN) Surpasses $20 Million Invested for Women Worldwide - Press Release

Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) March 11, 2014<p>Calvert Foundation announced today that it has surpassed $20 million in loans to organizations that empower women …

Citizen Journalism