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Everything you need to know about 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame class

Eight new candidates entered the 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Here's a snapshot of stories based on how each impacted the game on and …

How This Couple Created the All-In-One Travel Jacket That Is Nearing $2 Million on Kickstarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hiral Sanghavi is a smart dude. At 29, he’s already started multiple businesses, won several robotics competitions and is studying for his MBA at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. But that doesn’t mean he’s not …

Nike Spends Billions On Marketing, But Millennials Still Like Toms More

What does it mean for businesses that a survey found young people feel more affinity with the small, one-for-one company than a corporate giant with as much visibility as Nike?<p>Nike is one of the most admired and prolific marketers of the past generation, revered for its big idea (Just Do It), its …

How to Use Your Nest Thermostat as a Motion Detector

While your Nest Thermostat is obviously meant for adjusting the temperature in your home, it can pull double duty and also act as a motion detector …

These luxury playhouses will make your inner child and adult jealous

Canadian dad Tyson Leavitt has a dream job, which consists of bringing people's dream playhouses to life in the most stunning way imaginable.<p>His …

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7 Amateur Bench-Press Moves That Will Restrict Your Chest Growth

Lots of guys know that the bench press is a great way to develop a Schwarzenegger-like chest. But what many guys <i>don’t know</i> is that this venerable …

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Nike Metcon 2

Posted in Sneakers and Wear<p>Engineered for the rigors of all kinds of muscle-confusing crossfit, lifting, and atypical workout regimes, Nike’s Metcon …

A 23-year-old entrepreneur on 'Shark Tank' just convinced Robert Herjavec to invest $100,000 in gross-looking fruits and veggies

Evan Lutz, on the other hand, took pride in showing off some of the ugliest inventory he could find.<p>The 23-year-old from Baltimore, Maryland, is the cofounder and CEO of Hungry Harvest, a business built on selling "ugly" — but perfectly edible — produce that would otherwise get discarded. For every …

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

The history of an iconic sports beverage: Gatorade turns 50

Is there anything more symbolic in sports than the Gatorade shower?<p>The beverage that sits in coolers on the sidelines of football fields and …

This chart shows why Wall Street is so worried about Google's business

Google's digital advertising business has long been the envy of the online business world, and has help turned Google into a business with more than $56 billion in annual revenue.<p>But the red-hot growth that once made Google a Wall Street favorite is slowing.<p>Google's paid clicks, the frequency at …

Padres Notes: Shields, Kimbrel, Grandal

Despite a disappointing 39-49 season thus far, the Padres aren’t planning a complete rebuild, Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune writes. “<i>We</i> …

The Ikea For Entrepreneurs: 1,000+ Handpicked Apps To Help Build Your Business Overnight

This week I am writing about 5 companies that I expect to see making waves this year on the London start-up scene. Right now, London is the most popular destination in Europe for Tech founders. Favourable tax breaks, state of the art facilities, enthusiastic government support and an increasingly …

Entrepreneurship

It's Possible To Get Too Much Of These 5 Essential Nutrients

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>We've all been schooled about the unhealthy things we should limit, like sugar and sodium. But there are also some healthy things that, in excess, can do more harm than good. In other words, even when a nutrient is vital, more isn't necessarily better. Here are the risks …

Inside GitHub’s Super-Lean Management Strategy–And How It Drives Innovation

Comedy is central to a lot of our video content. I think that just to strip it down to the fundamentals, I think that comedy is fun and people like …

Nate Silver on Finding a Mentor, Teaching Yourself Statistics, and Not Settling in Your Career

Perhaps no one has done more for the cause of data-driven decision-making in the minds of the public than Nate Silver. His book, The Signal and the Noise, explains the power of statistical modeling to improve our predictions about everything from the weather to sports to the stock market. Data …

Piper Is The Prettiest Way To Monitor Your Home From Afar

Ottawa-based BlackSumac may not be the first startup to try and revamp the home security system, nor is it the first to use a crowdfunding platform like Indiegogo to make it happen. What this batch of Canadians did do however is create one of the sleekest-looking bits of security hardware I’ve …

Canada’s summer adventure hotspot

Not just for goggle-eyed powder nuts, Whistler transforms each June into the country’s coolest outdoor activity playground.<p>It is Canada’s top ski resort, but the gable-roofed village of Whistler – 122km north of Vancouver in mountain-studded British Columbia – is not just for goggle-eyed powder …

How Much Better Will The Camera On The iPhone 5S Be?

There have been six iPhone models from Apple in as many years, and each one has made fairly significant improvements to its camera. Apple now claims (in a recent TV ad) that, “Every day, more photos are taken with the iPhone than any other camera.” If you look on Flickr, indeed you will see that …