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7 ways you're wasting money while traveling

Seemingly tiny expenses can add up quickly when you're traveling. And often it's money that's better spent elsewhere.<p>Here are seven expenses you can (and should) avoid paying for on your next trip.

Eight Career Skills You Need To Be Competitive In 2016

The mix of hard and soft skills it takes to get hired change as quickly as business does. Here’s what it will take this year.<p>Good help is hard to find. At least that’s what one-third of hiring managers say, and the talent shortage isn’t just in technical fields. Good sales reps, managers, …

Human Resources

Ikea’s New Desk Goes From Sitting To Standing With The Push Of A Button

Anyone who has priced a convertible desk that he or she can both sit and stand at knows it’s an expensive proposition that can quickly reach into four digits. If only Ikea made one in birchwood veneer, or something.<p>Voilà! Ikea presents its updated Bekant line of convertible desks. The 63″x31″ …

How to become a software developer without a degree

In 2014, careers in the software industry are wide open – even for people who don't have a degree in the subject. Although it is a highly skilled profession, unlike areas such as law and finance, there are no accreditations or formal exams needed to become a developer.<p>Generally, graduate …

Thinking About A New iPhone? The Ultimate 2014 Buyer's Guide Can Help You Choose

Tim Cook said Apple’s new iPhones will cause “the mother of all upgrades.” But with two brand new models to choose from, as well as two carryovers that are now just a year old and significantly cheaper, it’s arguably never been harder to choose from among Apple’s smartphone lineup. In addition, …

The Ultimate Pricing Cheat Sheet to Singapore's Cinemas Movie Tickets

Have you ever came across instances where you bought an item, but soon after, realized that you could have purchased it at a cheaper price with an …

Tokyo's Robot Restaurant: lights, fembots, action!

It allegedly cost £83m and opened only recently, but there's something decidedly throwback about a robot 'strip-show' with light-up tanks and bikini-clad staff<p>Deep underground in Tokyo's Kabukicho district is a cavernous fantasy land, filled with bikini-clad dancers, potentially seizure-inducing …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop …

The 11 Differences Between Dating a Boy vs a Man

When I was in my early twenties, if a guy acted aloof, called back only sometimes and showed minimal interest, I would get hooked. You could say I …

Relationships

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40 Money Things You Need To Know By 40

Many by-40 milestones have become debatable: Get married? Only if you really want to. Own a home? If it’s financially feasible. Know what you want to be when you grow up? Well, if 40 is the new 30, you’re certainly entitled to change your mind.<p>But there’s one thing that’s nonnegotiable: By age 40, …

Creative Mom Turns Her Baby’s Naptime Into Dream Adventures (Updated)

Do babies dream when they sleep, or they simply rest peacefully? Queenie Liao, a free-lance artist and mother of three boys living in California, has …

Study: 10 Percent of U.S. Youths Cause Sexual Violence

Females are just as likely to be perpetrators as males.<p><b>When you think rapist, you probably think of an adult male lurking in an alley and preying upon young women.</b><p><b>Not so fast, according to a new study published in today's JAMA Pediatrics that overturns many commonly held beliefs about sexual</b> …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

<b>The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)</b> <br>These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!<p><b>1)</b> <b>Availability</b><p>We often settle for what’s available, and …

World's Top Brands, Where Are The Chinese?

Nowhere.<p>China may be growing by leaps and bounds and has become the world’s second largest economy, but Chinese companies have yet to make it to Forbes’ Most Powerful Brands list and Interbrand’s list of Best Global Brands.<p>Both lists are filled with American companies like Apple, Google, Coke, …

This Is How Your Brain Responds To Beer vs Coffee

We all know the drinking a coffee first thing in the morning, will increase your energy levels with its caffeine boost. But how exactly does it work? …

23 Things Playing Sports Taught Me About Life

1. Everyone has a limit, although it varies from person to person. Know yours, and know when to tap out. Learn to bow out gracefully. Everyone has a …

3 Beliefs That Will Transform Your Work-Life Balance

It was probably about my third month living New York City that I realized that I had lost control. I was working long days while also trying to stay fit, build rapport in the media community, and have a vivacious social life (and maybe get some shut-eye). My schedule would be booked for weeks in …

43 Pokemon Mash-Ups That Are Better Than The Real Thing

Here's hoping some of these guys make an appearance in whatever comes after Pokemon X and Y. Your move, Nintendo.

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Is Apple The World's Most Innovative Company (Still)?

Boston Consulting Group ranks Apple as the world’s most innovative company–as it has every year since 2005 when it first put out its most innovative companies list. That’s quite a contrast to Forbes’ own 2013 list of most innovative companies, which we released in August. Our No. 1: Salesforce.com, …

The Pretentious Beer Glass Company's Dual Beer Glass

In Kentucky, a revolution is brewing—literally. "Craft beer is encroaching on bourbon territory," says Louisville local news station WDRB, "and a …

Craft Beer

An incredible collection of video game backgrounds in animated GIF form - The Fox Is Black

I’m sure a lot of people don’t think of video games as pieces of art, but I’d say they’re wrong, and this proves it. Reddit user RudeBootie has put …

Luis Suarez must stay loyal to boost Liverpool's chase for Champions League football, says Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard’s loyalty to Liverpool will be celebrated on Saturday with a sold-out testimonial against Olympiakos at Anfield with the £1 million proceeds going to charity.<p>Many eyes will be on Luis Suárez, the unsettled striker coveted by <b>Arsenal</b>, but Gerrard hopes he can convince “the best …

35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects

These handy little things are all things you probably own already. I know this is a topic usually reserved for moms on Pinterest, but seriously — who has time to properly iron a shirt or clean a toilet?

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the cockpit's closed doors? Real pilots and industry professionals share six secrets your airline pilot won't tell you: http://bbc.in/167Q0bi

EYVoice: Top 5 Cities For Entrepreneurs http://bit.ly/1b8EwsG Where are the breeding grounds for America's entrepreneurs? Not surprisingly, the biggest cities are producing the highest concentration of business talent.

Waking up to the link between a faulty body clock and mental illness

Our lives are ruled by time and we use time to tell us what to do. But the digital alarm clock that wakes us in the morning and the wrist-watch that …