Imran A. Sheikh

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How to Buy a House the Wall Street Way

To help Wall Street buy tens of thousands of houses, Martin Kay and his colleagues taught a computer to spot a sunny kitchen.<p>Ever since last decade’s foreclosure crisis, institutional investors have been gobbling up single-family houses and becoming landlords. They have criteria just like …

Wall Street

15 handy Samsung Bixby tricks you need to know

Samsung's assistant Bixby can do a wide range of tasks on your phone. Once you've learned the basics, here are 15 additional tricks that will help you get the most out of your assistant.<p>Add quick commands<p>Don't want to memorize long strings of commands? You can shorten them by going to <b>My Bixby</b> ></b> …

Bixby

New robot will fold all your laundry in 2 to 4 minutes

COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- If you hate doing laundry, we've got an invention for you.<p>California-based robotics start-up FoldiMate is getting ready to sell a …

Amusement Parks

There’s never been a better time to have a full bush

I’m about to get real here: The bush is back.<p>Among friends and around the web, I hear that more and more women are tossing their razors and …

Skin Care

A Google recruiter shares the winning 3-part formula for resumes that get noticed

Google is a highly sought-after employer, fielding more than 50,000 applicants a week. Yet just a sliver of those applicants actually get hired, …

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Weight Loss

Extra-valuable £2 coins in circulation - find out if you have any of the rarest 37 kinds

Experts indicate it might be worth going through your pockets, as a new Scarcity Index from Changechecker has identified the 37 rarest and most …

Set Sail (and Keep Your Deck Scuff-Free) in the Best Men’s Boat Shoes

Whether it’s on a small, yet elegant sailboat, or a gargantuan, powerful yacht, summertime is the right time to cast off and feel the cool spray of …

22 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read this summer

Everyone needs a good beach read.<p>We asked Wall Streeters for the books they are having trouble putting down as the weather warms up.<p>Along with titles about finance and successful figures, we also received recommendations for thrillers, novels, and historic non-fiction that make the list of perfect …

Bank of Canada

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here's what a week of my spending looks like

I retired at 52 in August 2016 after a 28-year career as a business executive.<p>My wife and I are what some would call "fat FIRE" — we live off the income our assets produce, not having to drawdown the assets themselves.<p>Our income-earning assets include real estate (14 units we bought after the …

McDonald's

50 Best Backpack Brands for the Man on the Go

Whether you're a student, commuter or frequent traveller, these are the best backpack brands for men on the go...

Renting Versus Buying: A Real Estate Expert Breaks It Down for Us

The renting versus buying dilemma is one my friends have started to face since they've begun leaving Manhattan and escaping to the suburbs (I'm still …

Real Estate

Anyone can park on your drive and there’s nothing you can do about it

There’s nothing more annoying than waking up and finding a complete stranger has parked their car on your private driveway. Right?<p>Well, that’s what …

The Millionaires Are Fleeing. Maybe You Should, Too.

Tracking the rich has become a voyeuristic global industry, a form of celebrity worship. But it can also provide serious clues about where countries are headed.<p>When a country begins to fall into economic and political difficulty, wealthy people are often the first to ship their money to safer …

United Arab Emirates

Apartment Vs. REIT: Which Is The Better Passive Investment?

In real estate investing, there are two major strategies to choose from, and each can be used to pursue a variety of different opportunities. In passive real estate investing, two of the most popular investment opportunities are apartment syndications and real estate investment trusts, or REITs.<p>A …

Pop singer-songwriter is now third richest woman in Britain - and wealthier than the Queen, Adele and JK Rowling combined

A former songwriter is now the third richest woman in Britain and wealthier than the Queen , Adele and JK Rowling combined.<p>Kirsty Bertarelli's net …

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can understand …

Each year the government asks 10 simple questions to test the public's knowledge of science. Can you correctly answer them all?

Every two years, the National Science Foundation is required to tell the president how the US is doing in regard to science and engineering.<p>"As economies worldwide grow increasingly knowledge-intensive and interdependent, capacity for innovation becomes ever more critical," the NSF says in its …

National Science Foundation

What a $500,000 Home Looks Like in 25 Major Cities Across America

The cost per square foot for homes can vary drastically from city to city.<p>Space is hard to come by in some of America’s most popular housing …

Real Estate

5 simple sex positions for partners who kinda don't know what they're doing

Simple doesn't mean boring though, oh no.<p>In life, you're gonna come (or more accurately, not come) across some people who aren't quite getting it in bed—either they don't have much experience, picked up some bad porn moves, or are just doing whatever the person before you was into. To inoculate …

Turkish Kebabs

Grilled meats or kebabs are a mainstay of the Muslim world, from Turkey to Iran to India and Pakistan to Muslim China to Indonesia (where kebabs are …

Recipes

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

Ryan Reynolds

Every Boston Venture Firm, Listed

The reports on 1Q 2018 are in: 1,683 venture-backed companies raised $28.2 billion in funds last quarter, according to industry database Pitchbook. …

This Blockchain Startup Could Revolutionize Real Estate Investments

On Tuesday, an initial coin offering launched by the real estate startup Propy Inc. sent shockwaves throughout the blockchain community. The …

10 Best Operating Systems for Hackers

Linux has always been a favorite operating system for hackers because it allows them the control they require to do strange and ingenious things. The …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

The Best Oxford Shirt (OCBD) Guide You’ll Ever Read

The Oxford cloth button-down shirt (or OCBD for short) is a wardrobe essential every man should own. Our guide to the Oxford shirt includes the …

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Stealing Wi-Fi Passwords with an Evil Twin Attack

While Wi-Fi networks can be set up by smart IT people, that doesn't mean the users of the network are similarly tech-savvy. We'll demonstrate how an …

The Definitive Guide To Every Type Of Tie Knot

A complete guide on how to tie a tie. From the Full Windsor and Four-in-Hand to the Granchester and Bow Tie, mastering these 8 popular tie knots will …

You're Dumb If You Don't Bet the Ranch on FANG Stocks During This Tech Rout

It's been a rough week for the FAANG stocks. The group has proven that, just as a rising tide lifts all ships, so too can a big fat Facebook Inc. …