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34 Stats to Help You Plan Your Social Media Strategy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & More

Back in October, I wrote a piece on Medium that covered the numbers behind some of today's top social media networks. From usage numbers to …

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How to give your relationship a break without splitting up

When couples embark on a new relationship, they hope it will last forever. Sadly, statistics show that for as many as half, this will not be the case. Recent UK figures put the divorce rate at 42 per cent, and the average length of a marriage at 11 years.<p>This is despite the fact that there’s a vast …

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Women are less happy than men in marriage, but society pretends it isn't true

To Post Secret, a project that collects personal secrets written artistically onto postcards, someone recently sent in the following bombshell: "Ever since we started getting married and buying houses," she writes, "my girlfriends and I don't laugh much anymore."<p>Her personal secret is, in fact, a …

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10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

Road To Rio: Under Armour Will Use The 2016 Olympics To Expand Its Reach Into A $270 Billion Global Market

Kelley O'Hara stands out among her peers on the U.S. women's national soccer team. The star defender is the only one who wears Under Armour soccer …

French châteaux: 10 princely stays at affordable prices

A château holiday needn’t cost a king’s ransom. These 10 sumptuous castles-turned-hotels across France won’t break the bank<p><b>Château de la Côte</b><b>, nr Périgueux, Dordogne</b><p>This spectacular 15th-century château has been owned and run by the same family since the last century. Travel past golden sunflower …

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The Organizer of a Berlin Sex Party Explains What It's Like to DJ an Orgy

Apparently, people don't like fucking to Goa trance anymore.<p>"Where is it I should put my keys?"<p>A bald German dude, who's perhaps fifty, looks at me perplexed. Given that he has stripped down to a slender thong and a pair of tennis shoes, it is clear that his key-stashing options are somewhat …

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Pets, debts and e-cigarettes: how millennials spend their paychecks

Life is far from hedonistic for most as tight budgets collapse with one cough of a car engine and dreams of property are weighed against the price of a takeout<p>The millennial lifestyle – cord-cutting, wasteful, feckless and more concerned with ordering an Uber than the death of the auto industry – …

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …

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6 free online classes you should consider before going to business school

So you’ve been considering getting an MBA.<p>It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world …

Clothing Insulated With Aerogel Promises To Keep Out The Most Dire Cold

The incredible material is now wearable<p>Aerogel is the material of the future— if you can make it work for you. The substance, a foam made of mostly air and either silica or carbon, is great for insulating, but it’s traditionally been brittle and difficult to work with.<p>Lots of companies like The …

The 21 most innovative startups in tech

Eager to impress our editor's five-year-old son who wants to be wowed by the tech world, Business Insider assembled a list of crazy and unique ways startups want to change the world.<p>We polled investors and entrepreneurs to hear what audacious ideas companies are working. Here are 21 companies will …

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This Is How Much Food Waste Costs You Every Year

Image Source: Aesthetics Of Protest.org<p>The issue of food waste has picked up some considerable buzz recently, and rightly so. The problem goes far …

Everything You Need To Know About Food Waste

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>You might not think twice about throwing away spoiled milk, cheese coated in fuzz, or uneaten leftovers, …

A Waste-Free Thanksgiving

<b>This week, Food Tank is grateful for the farmers, researchers, and activists who are working tirelessly to improve the food system every day.</b><p>According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), getting food onto Americans' plates accounts for 80 percent of the country's fresh water …

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'Shark Tank' star Kevin O’Leary: Entrepreneurs must be willing to miss their kid's birthday party

There's no question that "Mr. Wonderful" enjoys embracing this persona for television, but it's still representative of the pragmatic business philosophy he's used to build his career.<p>And it's why, he told Business Insider, he only invests in entrepreneurs he believes will deliver results and not …

Entrepreneurship

10 Essential Content Marketing Tools to Boost Your Business

Content marketing is all the rage nowadays. There is always a need for consistent and relevant content to draw a clearly defined audience and retain …

Strategies: 7 small business marketing tricks

As a small business owner you have a lot on your plate — creating your product or delivering your service, managing your money, motivating your employees, ensuring operations run smoothly.<p>Phew! How do you find time to actually attract customers? For an overwhelmed small business owner, how do you …

Are you selling to the Brain, Heart or Ego? Follow 3 simple rules to garner maximum sales

Managing Director, VS Prudence Advisors<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>There are many different terminologies that are often used when it comes to explaining sales. Most people, who are …

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8 ways to use data to tell a compelling story

<i>This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.</i><p>The …

US Military Uses IMF and World Bank to Launder 85% of Its Black Budget | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Though transparency was a cause he championed when campaigning for the presidency, President Obama has largely avoided making certain defense costs</i> …

10 things I learnt about selling online in India that made me a marketplace millionaire in 2 months

If you’re reading this, chances are that you are contemplating starting your own online business. Marketplaces like Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal are …

Startups (India)

Why It’s Time You Came Out Of Your Spiritual Closet

Woo-woo. New ager. Yogi. Granola. Hippie. Witch. Kool-Aid drinker. Cultist. “Weirdo.”<p>Just some of the not-so-loving terms often used to describe …

10 Portrait Photographers You Should Follow Right Now on 500px

It's time to discover some incredible portraiture. Whether you're going to use it to inspire other forms of art, or you just want to see 10 examples of portrait photography at its absolute best, these talented 500px photographers know what it means to capture deep emotion, mystery, personality, and …

8 Must-Read Tips Before Buying Art for Your Living Room

Well-placed artwork has the power to transform a space, but selecting the correct piece can be a complicated and intimidating project. To help demystify this process, we've turned to art consultant Daniel Kinkade to give us some pointers on choosing the right piece of art for a home. He's also …

24 Photos From India That Made Everyone Laugh

Your Facebook newsfeed or your Whatsapp group chat would have been boring and less entertaining if these photos were not taken and shared on the …