Chris Bjelke

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The End of the Heat’s Winning Streak Doesn’t Matter

Miami's stunning 27-game winning streak is over, but even that won’t throw cold water on LeBron James’ blazing popularity. As international athletes …

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Havets englar står alltid klare

Fleire tusen nordmenn la i 2010 ned arbeid for over 100 milliardar kroner i frivillig arbeid. To av desse er Marius Strømmen (27) og Håvard Svoren …

Your Coworkers Are Your Biggest Distraction At Work, Survey Says

On average, U.S. workers spend 16 percent of their workday checking irrelevant email, the study finds.That's a little over an hour a day for an 8-hour day. And some people have it much worse. 18 percent said that they spend a quarter of their workday, about two hours, checking useless emails.<p>Jive …

U.S. Economy

How To Land That Job When You Think You Can't

When candidates prepare for potential make-or-break interviews that could land them their dream job or a spot in their dream school, the checklist often reads like this: What do I wear? How do I differentiate myself from the other candidates? How should I react if the interviewers ask me a question …

Planning For Retirement When Savings Fall Short

For most Americans, the math for a comfortable retirement may never add up.<p>According to recent census figures, Americans ages 55 to 65 had about $45,000 in savings and assets, not including their homes. In another survey, by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, 57 percent of American workers …

Buffett out-Goldmans Goldman

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Warren Buffett didn’t need the financial crisis to prove his chops to the investing world.<p>If anything, the announcement …

How the internet is making us poor

Everyone knows the story of how robots replaced humans on the factory floor. But in the broader sweep of automation versus labor, a trend with far greater significance for the middle class—in rich countries, at any rate—has been relatively overlooked: the replacement of knowledge workers with …

Income Inequality

The Key to Turning an Entrepreneurial Venture into a Real Business

To successfully turn an entrepreneurial endeavor into a stable business, leaders must leverage their networks to fill critical skills gaps as the business evolves. Move from starters to transformers to sustainers.<p>Desktone CEO Peter McKay laid this out for me. He described the need to have different …

The Perils Of Working From Home

Earlier in my career as a journalist, I worked in an office. For nearly two decades, I trudged in every day and never did my job from home unless I was sick.<p>Over the past 10 years, however, I’ve crafted my trade from my home office in Washington, D.C.; in reality, it’s more of a floating …

Investing Is All About Finding The Perfect Way To Reach Your Goals

Aside from saving for retirement, should you be investing for other goals? If so, what type fits the bill? Should you be putting your money in the market for buying a home … or saving for college, instead?<p>In this video, LearnVest's certified financial planners help you identify whether you should …

The 12 Most Disruptive Names In Business: The Full List

Who are the people shaking up their fields most dramatically? To answer that question, we sifted through hundreds of names in scores of categories to come up with a dozen disruptors less content to improve the status quo than to blow it up.<p><b>Perry Chen, Yancey Strickler, Charles Adle</b><b>r, cofounders,</b> …

One Medical Group: A Concierge Service By Another Name (And Price)

Routine visits to the doctor’s office have become the definition of inefficiency. Whether patients are stuck filling out mounds of paperwork or counting ceiling tiles in the examiner’s office, time–with or without insurance–is always at a premium on doctor’s visits.<p>Doctors are well aware of this, …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The world's greatest bookshops

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other cultural events, and if you raced through your lone paperback on the first leg of your trip, the …

10 Big Solutions for Small Spaces

Designer tricks for tiny rooms.<p>From striped floors in the living room to open shelves in the kitchen, designers share their best tricks for tiny rooms.

Beautiful Houses: Lake House 2

I have been doing the Beautiful Houses post for a while now, and I am also a big fan of architecture. And although I browse architecture related …

22 Rules of Storytelling by a Pixar Storyboard Artist

Former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted a number of valuable storytelling rules during her time at the animation studio.<p>You admire a …

Top 10 Ways You Can Waste Money Without Realizing It

Everyone's always on the lookout for ways to save money, but sometimes we ignore the fact that we're actively <i>wasting</i> money every day. Here are 10 …

TreeHouse / FMD Architects

The site is a residential block in Lorne, Victoria. Several large eucalypt trees are clustered in the southeastern end of the block, offering a treed …

Built Environment

Sriracha-Buttered Shrimp

Servings<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>6 tablespoons Sriracha<p>3 cloves minced garlic<p>1 pound head-on shrimp<p>1 tablespoon lemon zest<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh mint<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh basil<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whip butter with Sriracha and melt in skillet.<p>Sauté minced garlic in it and …

Common Drug Has The Potential To Slow Aging, Boost Cancer Recovery

Some exciting research from the University of Montreal has found that the drug metformin, commonly prescribed for diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), has the potential to slow aging and fight cancer. The study, published in <i>Aging Cell</i>, found that metformin reduces the body’s production of …

Good News for Commuters: Mobile Data Options

Inside Flipboard / March 22, 2013<p>Do you use Flipboard on the go but have a limited mobile data plan? Good news: now you can adjust how Flipboard uses …

Articles about long hall on Dwell.com - Dwell

The dark, primeval mountains and jagged ravines of New Zealand are free of rampaging Orcs, but Middle-earth, 2007, has another...<p>Architecture Discipline designed a unique, movable gathering place for a firm in Karnataka, India.<p>An architect and designer couple rescued their partly-sunken home and …

Architecture

40 Bedroom Colors That Will Make You Wake Up Happier

Because beige is no way to start the day.<p>These take-notice bedroom color ideas are total mood boosters. Once you've gotten all the inspiration you can here, check out our most stylish bedroom ideas.

More Incredible Rooms and Tips from the Million Dollar Decorators

Top spaces from Hollywood's hottest designers.<p>The designers of Bravo's addicting show, <i>Million Dollar Decorators</i> know style and luxury with their big budgets and A-list clients. But you don't have to have a huge cash flow to get the same look in your home. Here, the cast of season 2 share their …

Designers Reinvent the Pay Phone with 6 New Concepts

The future of the public phone may lie in info kiosks.<p>Have you seen a payphone, recently? The experience is kind of like finding a velociraptor in …