Victor Hsieh

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Have Big-Box Superstores Helped To Make Us Fat?

The humorist Bill Bryson once wrote that "the purpose of the modern American suburb is to make sure that no citizen is ever more than 500 yards from a food product featuring melted cheese."<p>That's an exaggeration, but health officials have long worried that our environment of plentiful, cheap and …

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Teachers Hit The Common Core Wall

This time next year, millions of schoolkids in the U.S. will sit down for their first Common Core test. In some places, the stakes will be high — for kids, their teachers and their communities. The goal of the Core benchmarks in reading and math is to better prepare students for college, career and …

RECAP: Game of Thrones Watch: Snow Castles in the Snow

<i>Spoilers for last night’s</i> Game of Thrones <i>follow:</i><p>“If you want to build a better home,” Petyr Baelish tells Sansa Stark just before planting a …

The Smartest Long-Term Investment is You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The greatest gift you can give yourself, the wisest business investment you will ever make, is investing in your personal development. I am such a firm believer and advocate of investing in yourself that we hand every new employee CDs, …

Self-improvement

Forget Free TV: Viewers Spend Money, Time on Cable

Science Shows Men Like Women With Less Makeup

Women should probably cool it with the eyeliner.<p>New research published in the <i>Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology</i> found that people’s …

Protecting Viagra: Inside Pfizer's Fake Drug Lab

Adidas Chasing $3B Market With High-Tech Lab

Prostitutes Using Airbnb for Brothels: Report

Why Banks Would Want Lazy, Impulsive, Penniless Youth as Customers

Since when did irresponsible slackers become such hot financial prospects?<p>Banking and investment firms have ordered up and publicized an avalanche of …

Facebook: The World’s Biggest Direct-Marketing Company

Having written a big piece about Facebook way back in 2006, I still feel a bit proprietorial about it—although it’s hard to have personal feelings for a Web site that eight hundred million people use every day. But Facebook, although it’s no longer new or cool, is still a fascinating company, …

KFC's Double Down: Fast-Food Chicken Is a Bargain

IKEA Will Soon Serve Vegetarian Meatballs

Everyone knows that the best part of a trip to IKEA is taking a break to eat those delicious signature meatballs. That experience has heretofore …

The Workouts That Can Prevent The Flu

You know that vigorous exercise burns fat and builds muscle (<b>and it may even help fight cravings</b>)—and now you might be able to add “fight the flu” to …

Teen Sues Parents, Claiming They Owe Her Money For College

A judge held an unusual hearing in New Jersey on Tuesday: a lawsuit brought by an 18-year-old who says her parents kicked her out of their house. Rachel Canning is seeking to force her parents to give her financial support and money for college, in addition to pay for tuition at her private …