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Top 10 Low-Carb Foods You Should Start Eating if You’re Trying to Lose Weight Quickly

You’d think that if the low-carb diet craze taught us anything, it’s the importance of a high protein diet. But even if you haven’t eaten a hamburger …


These Are the World’s Best (and Cleanest) Airports

Asia has the world’s best airports. Still.<p>That’s according to the latest ranking by Skytrax, which sees Singapore’s Changi taking the top spot for …


The top 10 rarest yet important questions an interviewer should ask

When you’re interviewing candidates for a position in your company, you want to make sure that you’re hiring the very best talent available. The more …


United Airlines employees say constant pressure and understaffing are the main reasons for disasters like a dog dying in an overhead bin

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It's not been a good week for United Airlines.<p>A dog died after a Flight Attendant put it in an overhead bin. Another ended up in Japan, rather than Kansas.<p>Although if I had the choice between …


Airline offering a voucher? Just say no!

Beware of funny money, fellow travelers.<p>Airlines, hotels and cruise lines are quicker than ever to push vouchers into your unhappy hands when something goes wrong and you're owed a refund or apology. But think twice before you say "yes," because you might be forking over your hard-earned money …

Fort Lauderdale

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Jessica Jones

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

Time Management

McDonald's Was Just Hit With a Shocking Revelation That May Leave Everyone Thinking Twice About Eating There

Well, this is a surprise.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Isn't everyone on a health kick these days?<p>And doesn't that include restaurants and food manufacturers?<p>They seem to go out of their way to underline the healthier aspects …


Here’s why you should stop using Venmo, and start using Facebook Messenger for paying back your friends

There are a lot of cash-sharing services out there that are specifically designed to be used between friends and family, as a way to split the bill without ever exchanging paper money.<p>The most popular payment apps include Venmo, Google Wallet, Snapcash, and a handful of bank P2P services. These are …


How to Use This Secret Tool to Find Amazing Flight Deals

Even if you've never heard of Matrix by ITA software, you've certainly seen its magic at work. It powers both Google Flights as well as KAYAK, and is …


5 Reasons Why The Mediterranean Diet's Perfect For People Who Don't Want To Diet

Except for a few months of slipping up here and here (ugh, college), I've followed the Mediterranean diet my entire life. In return, I've been …

Mediterranean Diet

Thinking in Bets: a poker-master's Jedi mind-trick for being less wrong

The rest of the book concerns itself with the particulars of this forensic method: how to assemble a "truth-seeking pod" that will help you …

Cory Doctorow

This portable battery pack has wireless charging so you never need to carry a cable again

Have you ever wondered why there are no wireless chargers that are actually, you know, wireless? Well guess what: there actually is a wireless …

Tech Trends

50 Weird Fast-Food Menu Items You Can Only Get In Certain States

I still can't believe McDonald's has lobster rolls in some states.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Burger King

8 High Protein Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

Losing weight can be difficult — but it’s a lot less of a challenge when you plan your meals carefully and keep things as simple as possible. Since …


You Can Travel Cross-Country by Train for Only $186

That's a 3,397-mile trip across America for under $200.<p>There are many things you can buy for $186. A red coat just like Kate Middleton’s. A fancy …


Costco workers reveal store secrets including best products you should buy and the customers that drive them insane

Wholesale giant Costco is hugely popular with those wanting is to buy in bulk and make big savings.<p>Despite the majority of Costco customers being …


Inside the intensive, two-month training all Delta flight attendants must attend that's harder to get into than Harvard

Delta Air Lines flight attendant is perhaps one of the most competitive jobs out there.<p>On Glassdoor, employees rate Delta Air Lines 4.3 out of 5 stars, citing pros like great perks and benefits, a professional and friendly environment, and flexibility.<p>Danny Elkins, who's been a flight attendant …

Delta Airlines

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional 'networking' event, a cocktail party or dinner, do us all a favor: lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making authentic …

George Mason University

Don't Quit Your Job if Your Boss Shows These 5 Rare Leadership Traits Every Day

It all starts with their ability to listen actively to your needs.<p>Does the thought of working for the boss from hell frighten you? Perhaps you've already met that dismal fate and are considering a change. Or maybe you <i>made</i> the change and have sworn off bad bosses forever.<p>Good move. Now where do you …

Peter Drucker

I Actually Gained Weight From Eating a Salad Every Day — All Because of This Mistake

I thought eating a big-ass salad made for the healthiest lunch ever. So I'd meal-prep five salads for the week, pile the veggies into a bowl, add a …

Healthy Eating

This phone's camera pops up like toast to take your selfie

The Apex can also read two fingerprints you scan on-screen.<p>Our eyes nearly jumped out of our heads when we first saw Vivo's prototype phone that unlocks when you place your finger right on the screen. Now that the fingerprint reader is real, Vivo, a Chinese company based out of Shenzhen, has upped …


Costco Just Introduced Its Own Version of Nutella and It's Way Cheaper

Attention Nutella lovers: Costco is now selling a house brand version of the beloved hazelnut spread, and it’s much cheaper than the real deal …

Country Lifestyle

15 health myths you need to stop believing

Do you believe in "base tans"? Have you sworn off bread forever? Are you logging endless miles on the treadmill? Read this. Now.


How to lose weight fast: 8 ways to drop 2 kg in one week

How to lose weight fast: 8 ways to drop 2 kg in one week<p>How to lose weight is a quest several brave men and women venture onto. But few end up …


Starbucks Just Made a Stunning Decision That May Affect Coffee-Drinking At Work

This could change a lot.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Of late, Starbucks has had its problems.<p>It's tried to address overcrowding in its restaurants.<p>It's tried to charge customers for paper cups.<p>It's even tried to avoid …


Is Work-Life Balance Even Possible? (Infographic)

If you don't get a handle on things today, you could be setting yourself up for challenging obstacles in the future.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With email, social media and today's technology, it can be hard to separate life inside and outside the office. Sometimes …

Work-life Balance

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