Stephanie Elder

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Sexism and Success for Women Entrepreneurs

<b>Are these the Best of Times or the Worst of Times for women entrepreneurs?</b><p>“Savagely misogynistic” is how a recent cover story about Silicon Valley described the venture capital climate on the West Coast, complete with a cartoon image of a woman whose skirt was being lifted by a phallic cursor gone …

Women Entrepreneurs

Why History Will Eviscerate Obama

The Obama History Project<p>History Will Be Very Kind By Jonathan Chait<p>History Will Eviscerate Him By Christopher Caldwell<p>Historians Weigh In on …

Blood test could pick up Alzheimer's Disease 10 years before symptoms appear

The test developed by researchers at the National Institute on Aging, distinguishes between patients and healthy elderly with 100 percent accuracy<p>A new blood test for Alzheimer’s could detect the disease as many as 10 years before clinical diagnosis is possible - far sooner than other tests in …

Dementia

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

These 5 types of on-demand services will get even bigger in 2015

Building apps and services for lazy people is one area the tech industry is quite good at.<p>2014 was a big year for getting everything you could want from the comfort of your smartphone. We found plenty of these services in Y Combinator’s Summer 2014 class. But next year is going to get even lazier. …

eCommerce

'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John explains what he learned from losing $6 million

When John founded his fashion company Fubu in 1992 out of the Queens home he grew up in, he had nothing. He and his mother mortgaged the house to supply Fubu with $100,000 to meet a growing demand for its clothes.<p>By 1998, Fubu was the brand of choice for many of America's top rappers, and it …

Rich Kid, Poor Kid: For 30 Years, Baltimore Study Tracked Who Gets Ahead

Education is historically considered to be the thing that levels the playing field, capable of lifting up the less advantaged and improving their chances for success.<p>"Play by the rules, work hard, apply yourself and do well in school, and that will open doors for you," is how Karl Alexander, a …

How to Get a Job in the '60s: Have Your Husband Incorporate You

A tale of pregnancy, bureaucracy, and an extremely literal instance of corporate personhood<p>Susan Elliott grew up in St. Louis in the middle of the 20th century. In the '50s she headed off to Smith College, and she graduated in 1958.<p>"I went to the college counselor and said, 'There's got to be a job …

How Shark Week screws scientists

Discovery is alienating the very people who supply its content: scientists<p><i>This post was originally published last year. With this year's Shark Week programming beginning tonight, we thought this would be a good reminder of some of Discovery's more unpleasant tendencies.</i><p>Discovery’s Shark Week …

So, here's a question we get a lot, especially from kids: "Do #sharks eat people?" The answer: http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/sharkseat.html via #NOAA's National Ocean Service. (In general, sharks *do not* eat humans.) Photo: This @NOAAFisheries photo is a close-up of a tooth from a white shark. #sharks #science #conservation #sharkweek #sharkes365 #SharkAttacksAreRare #WeLoveSharks!

Did You Know—Each whale shark’s spot pattern is unique as a fingerprint. Learn 6 surprising facts about whale #sharks, the largest fish in the #ocean: http://1.usa.gov/1q71cLM #sharkweek #shark #noaafisheries #fish #sharks365 #nofilter #water #didyouknow #trivia

We <3 sharks. One look at this photo and it's easy to see the majesty of sharks! This image of a shortfin mako was taken with an underwater pole camera during one of Fisheries Research Division's juvenile shark #surveys off the coast of southern #California near the Channel #Islands. Mako sharks are fast-moving and streamlined. They propel themselves through the #water with short strokes of their thick, powerful tails. Photo: Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries Service. Check out this shark web page on our @noaafisheries website and explore lots of shark stories, science, and videos: http://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/stories/2013/08/08_2_13shark_science_research_policy.html #sharks #science #conservation #sharkweek #sharks365 #WeLoveSharks!

Instant Muscle: Back and Core

You’ve done conventional lat pulldowns to death, but your back is still not where you want it to be. The more advanced a lifter you become, the more …

Recruitment

Ultimate Starter's Guide 2014: Part II

Multitudes of first-time lifters were among those who flocked to gyms in January, each eager to reconstitute his physique into something better. For …

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

Chobani Weighs Investment in an Attempt to Raise $500 Million | Inc.com

How long can one entrepreneur carry a packaged-food company before turning to outside investment? Hamdi Ulukaya, the founder of Greek-yogurt maker Chobani, is about to answer that question.<p>Ulukaya began Chobani with an SBA-backed 504 loan that allowed him to buy a dilapidated factory in upstate New …

5 Essential Rules for Great Presentations | Inc.com

I recently had a long conversation with Peter Handal, the CEO of Dale Carnegie Training, on the subject of giving great presentations. I've read (and written) plenty of posts on this topic, but Handal managed to boil everything down to these five essentials:<p>1. Be yourself.<p>If you pose as somebody …

Squats and Hip Dysfunction: 2 Common Problems and How to Fix Them

(Source: Bruce Klemens)<p><b>Movement disorders and motor programming are all the rage in the physio-world these days and that’s a great thing.</b> We’re …

Pain

The 5-minute abs workout for a shredded midsection

Peathegee Inc / Getty<p>Peathegee Inc / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 5<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>A five-minute abs workout that actually delivers on results probably …

Men's Health & Fitness Tips, Advice

6-Minute 6-Pack: Plank Reach

The plank reach is one of 36 core-strengthening exercises featured in Lesley Paterson’s 6-Minute 6-Pack video series. A two-time Xterra world …

It's Never Too Late to Get In Shape

No matter how long it's been since your last date with the treadmill<p>We've all taken time off from working out. Sometimes it's a day, sometimes it's—gulp—a year. And now there's great news for those who have taken one of those extra-long hiatuses.<p>A new study published in the <i>British Medical Journal</i> …

Medical Journals

How to Choose Running Shoes {Infographic} - Best Infographics

Running on a daily basis can work wonders for your body. You need the right equipment to get the most out of your workouts and protect your feet. The …

Infographics

Weight Training for Beginners: Lifting Basics

Weightlifting is not just for body-builders…regular people can also benefit from these muscle training exercises. By adjusting the weight, repetition …

Getting ready for tomorrow! #Sochi2014 #Olympics Supercombi starts at 11