10 Most Successful LBOs and Private Equity Buyouts in History

The 1980s saw the beginning of the first private equity boom, which culminated in RJR Nabisco’s acquisition. That period also witnessed the rise of notorious corporate raiders like Carl Icahn, T. Boone Pickens, Kirk Kerkorian and many others. Their hostile takeovers and subsequent asset stripping of companies like TWA earned them the reputation of being ruthless men who didn’t care about anything but the bottom-line. The practice of greenmail (essentially a form of financial blackmail) didn’t do much to improve their reputations either. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 most successful LBOs and private equity buyouts in history.

We have picked one item from their list for now. Continental Airlines. In sharp contrast to Carl Icahn’s takeover of TWA, which ended in the company being stripped of its most valuable assets and ultimately led to its bankruptcy (while significantly enriching Mr. Icahn), newly formed Texas Pacific Group took the other way in their 1993 buyout of Continental Airlines. By taking a direct, hands-on approach in the daily operations of the company, they managed to turn their initial $66 million investment into a handy $600 million profit. You can also check our list of Easy Money: The 10 Most Successful Investors in the World Today.
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10 Most Famous, Beautiful Piano Songs from Movies

When I was younger I played the bassoon, and I wanted to be a musician. I loved to play lots of music on my instrument. The surprising thing is that there’s a remarkable amount of similarities between some of the songs on their list. Some of the all time best piano music from classic movies with famously beloved soundtracks. The same movie appeared three times with three of its best songs, and another movie series scored two of its songs. Out of nearly 30 piano songs we rated from popular movies, the results showed only a few movies to have the best soundtracks. Here is the list by Insidermonkey experts of 10 most famous, beautiful piano songs from movies.

We have picked two songs from their list as usual. The first one is Mia & Sebastian’s Theme from La La Land. It’s no surprise that music from the fairly recent movie La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, would land this list. It’s clearly a hit with music lovers all over. The next one is Epilogue from La La Land. This song is much longer than the previous on our list, clocking in at 7 minutes and 41 seconds, but it’s also a combination of much of the music from the whole La La Land score, a very well loved movie soundtrack. No wonder it’s got so many views. You can also check our list of 11 Beautiful Modern Piano Songs to Learn.
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10 Best Vacation Spots for Singles in Their 30’s

In most cases, typical vacation packages don’t offer the features single travelers in their thirties are after. When you are thirty, you want to go to a destination that offers spectacularly beautiful beaches, interesting sights, outdoor activities and relaxation spots. People usually work very hard in their 30’s, and that is why relaxation is one of the crucial factors for spending a great holiday. For more adventurous people this also includes various outdoor activities, like hiking, sailing, canoeing or paragliding. For others, a relaxing time at the beach, with a cocktail in one hand and a good book in the other. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 best vacation spots for singles in their 30’s.

We have picked one item from their list. This spot is Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Bora Bora is the pearl of the Pacific Ocean. The light blue sea of the Society Islands Archipelago and scenic over-water bungalows became widely known to the Western tourists after the release of Mutiny on the Bounty in 1962. Bora Bora offers some of the best beaches and diving spots in the world. It’s a luxurious and expensive destination. But you can also take plenty of free and equally amusing activities like swimming with the dolphins, feeding sharks, hiking on the mountains and enjoying the sunsets. You can also check our list of 12 Best Vacation Spots to Get Laid.
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9 Best Resources for Special Education Teachers

Autism is the most common disorder detected among school children, but there are also other disorders that cause smaller or bigger problems with learning to students. Besides autism, we need to mention the Asperger’s syndrome, ADHD, problems with reading, dyslexia or various handicaps. Students with learning disabilities completely rely on their teacher. The teacher has to be smart, creative, well-informed about his students’ problems and emphatic, but at the same time it is necessary that the teacher performs all regular duties in the classroom on a daily basis. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 9 best resources for special education teachers.

We have picked two resources from their list. The first one is Resources with interesting activities and games. Sometimes, the best way to learn and acquire new skills is through a game. Special education teachers know how important it is to find easy, interesting and funny games to use while teaching children with special needs, so having a good learning game is a real treasure for them. We recommend Do2Learn, a site with some interesting games, songs, crafts and seasonal arts. Not only do these games help children learn, but they also improve their social skills, communication, and behavior. You can also check our list of 20 best states for special education teachers.
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10 Most Handsome Arab Men in The World

In 2013 a story of three men being deported from Saudi Arabia made its rounds around the globe in a matter of hours. While people being deported from the Desert Kingdom for a variety of reasons is nothing new. Apparently, their offending quality was their handsomeness. Saudi Arabia’s infamous Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vices AKA religious police were afraid that they will cause women to fall in love with them and thus break Sharia law enforced in the country. Remember that song I’m too Sexy by Right Said Fred? They should add another verse, too sexy for Saudi. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 most handsome Arab men in the world.

We have picked three men from their list for now. The first man is Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, he lives in Dubai. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum is the Crown Prince of Dubai and the heir to the throne. Among other things, he is a poet and publishes poetry by the name Fazza. The next man is Hani Hussein, and he is from Egypt. Hani Hussein’s looks alone would be enough to make him quite popular with the ladies. The next handsome man is Badr Jafar, he is  from United Arab Emirates. Schooled at Eton and Cambridge, Badr Jafar is one of the most prominent businessmen in Emirates. You can also check our list of 10 Most Handsome Indian Men in the World.
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10 Biggest White Hindu Celebrities in America

There were many celebrities, who, even though they haven’t converted, were very interested in Hinduism or they have just practiced it through already mentioned yoga and meditation. For example, Marlon Brando expressed his affinities to Hinduism, through meditation as the form of everyday relaxation. Then Sting, even though he considered himself to be agnostic, in one interview said that he is “addicted to India” and that he likes Hinduism a lot. There were many American celebrities who converted to Hindu religion. Some of the most known are George Harrison, a member of the Beatles, Aldous Huxley. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 biggest white Hindu celebrities in America.

We have picked three celebrities from their list for now. The first one is Alfred Ford. Alfred Ford is a great-grandson of Henry Ford, which makes him an American heir of the Ford company. He is also a businessman. He has been practicing Hinduism since 1974, and he is also known as the Ambarish Das. The second one is Richard L. Thompson. For some reason maybe unknown, Richard Thompson was an American mathematician, who strongly believed in Hinduism. Together with Michael Cremo (next on our list), he wrote Forbidden Archaeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race in 1993. You can also check our list of 11 Countries with Highest Hindu Population.
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10 Best Future Business Ideas in 2020 in India

No matter what you plan on doing, you need to think about the future. Every decision we make right now has an impact on the future and carries consequences which may or may not be positive. That’s why decision making is sometimes complicated. Not because we don’t know what we want, but because we fear what that decision may cause tomorrow. For example, when we are choosing what college to enroll into, we consider many things related to it. One of the most important things when choosing a college is the possibility of finding employment upon graduating. The same is with every major decision we make. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 best future business ideas in 2020.

We have picked two ideas from their list. The first one is Consultancy Businesses. There is a belief among experts that there will be a growth of consultancy businesses in the future so this may be something to think about if you seek profitable business ideas. Whether you decide to start a recruitment firm or a consultancy business, you’re likely to be very busy either way. The second idea is Collaborative Economy Business. UBER is the business based on the collaborative economy and they are a huge success. In the future, it is predicted that similar businesses will grow. You can also check our list of 11 Profitable Agricultural Business Ideas for Young Entrepreneurs.
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6 Armenian Language Classes in NYC

Armenian is the official language of the Republic of Armenia and, historically, it has been spoken throughout the Armenian Highlands. The language is still spoken in the country, but also by people who are living outside of the country. There are over 1.4 million Armenians living in the United States, out of the 10 million that have moved in all the corners of the world. Many of these people have moved to the States over a century ago, but continue to speak the language within their families. Many others moved after one of the ugliest moments in history, one that is still ignored by many nations of the world. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 6 Armenian language classes in NYC.

The Armenian language is part of the Indo-European family of languages and it is most closely related to Greek. There are three known dialects, one of them, classical Armenian, dating back to the fifth century. It is mostly used by the Armenian Church. The other two modern dialects are Eastern and Western. The Eastern dialect is most often spoken in Armenia and Iran, as well as throughout the communities that emigrated to North America. The Western dialects have somewhat died out when speakers migrated to all corners of the world following the Armenian genocide. You can also check our list of 7 US states that didn’t recognize the Armenian Genocide until recently to learn more.
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4 Kosher Cake Decorating Classes in NYC and NJ

Do you like baking? Or are you just planning to study it? As for me I really love baking. It is one of my favorite hobbies, aside cooking. But what is true that we can always learn something new, something exciting in the kitchen. I love checking new recipes everywhere; what’s more I registered lots of baking sites, blogs in order to learn as many recipes as I can. The first “real” cake of mine was when I wanted to bake a birthday cake for my Love. It was so nice that I couldn’t believe it. Are you curious about kosher cake decorating classes? Insidermonkey experts recently published an article of 4 kosher cake decorating classes in NYC and NJ where we can find couple of interesting tips.

We have picked two courses from their list. The one we have chosen for today is Natural Gourmet Institute. Dr. Annemarie Colbin, Ph.D. is the founder of Natural Gourmet Institute and her program has been in operation since 1977. Here, they are promoting healthy dishes (mostly vegan) and have produced over 2,500 chefs from all over the globe. The cakes made in their classes are vegan and have no gluten, soy, eggs, and any trace of dairy.  This class is led by Chef Hideyo Yamada where the cake decorating is also included. We hope you will enjoy these classes and will learn lots of wonderful decorating tips. You can also check our list of 7 kosher cooking classes in NYC and NJ.

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Top 8 Film Schools in New York City

Some people say it is better to just get hands on experience than to spend thousands of dollars on film education in a school. The other opinion is that getting a degree would mean that you have truly committed to your passion of film making, and mistakes made during classes will save you from making costly mistakes in the real world. Now neither opinion can be dismissed, and both have their fair share of supporters. Regardless of which opinion you approve of, in both cases, hard work, dedication and a highly competitive nature is required in the industry. Insidermonkey experts made a list of top 8 film schools in New York City.

Whether you have a degree from a reputed school or not, if you have enough experience to show, you are likely to get jobs in the industry. However, getting the first few jobs in this highly competitive field of work could prove to be a bit tricky, this is why you need to make contacts and show them your capabilities in every given opportunity. If you do decide to enroll in a film school, then you will have plenty of opportunities to show off your skills to the people in the industry. If you would like to study abroad and pursue film-making as a career, then I would like to recommend our article of the 10 Best Film Schools In Europe to you.
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9 Horseback Riding Lessons For Kids and Adults in NYC

I loved horses when I was a kid and because of that, I spent many years trying to convince my parents to buy me a horse. While we lived in the country and had a lot of land and space for a horse, just like any pet, horses require a lot of responsibility that I’m sure I didn’t have at the time. If you don’t live somewhere where there is a lot of access to land, owning a horse is out of the question. However, if you live in or around New York City, with limited space, there are a number of stables where you can keep your horse, or take lessons if you are interested in learning to ride. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 9 horseback riding lessons for kids and adults in NYC.

Horseback riding is one of the best activities you can do because it has so many benefits for you and your health. The sooner you start, the better it is for you because you will sharpen your horseback riding skills and you will learn so many different techniques that will allow you to enjoy every ride. While we are talking about benefits you will get from horseback riding; it is only fair to mention at least the most important ones. Horseback riding will help you strengthen your core, improve your balance, coordination, flexibility, tone your muscles and improve your cardiovascular system. You can also check our list of 17 Fun Classes to Take in NYC.
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10 Cool Science and Technology Activities for NYC Kids

So what can you do around New York with your kid that’s interested in science and technology? Well, a great lot. In fact, you can probably do more here than in any other city in the world. There are so many cool places waiting to be discovered and you child is certainly looking forward to learning more about the world around them, whether that’s how various objects work, how robots move or what can be done to make the world a better place with the help of science and technology. Science is an extremely interesting topic and most kids are attracted to it from very early on, as they try to figure out how things work, even if that’s at somewhat basic level, so Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 cool science and technology activities for NYC kids.

We have picked one activity from their list. The first activity is Science Barge. It has been around since 2008 when it was bought by Groundwork Hudson Valley so it could be operated as an environmental education center. The cool thing about it is that the Barge gets all the energy it needs from solar panels, wind turbines, and bio fuels. The barge holds a lot of produce, such as tomatoes, melons, peppers, eggplants and so on, all of which are irrigated by collected rainwater and purified river water. The barge holds weekly educational programs hoping to teach kids about a lot of topics. If you want more than to take your kid to a program where they can learn this or that, you might even be interested in these 10 Science and STEM Camps For Kids in NYC.
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10 Science and STEM Camps For Kids in NYC

There are so many things children can learn by starting to study these fields, especially if this is done through games and other fun activities. As it is, New York City offers dozens of options for those looking to enroll their children into this type of summer camp, with weekly tuition that go for quite a few hundred dollars. Overnight options are available for older kids, but for the most part, you’ll get to take your kid to camp in the morning and get them back in the evening, all after a day spent full of interesting activities. Learning about science, technology, engineering and math can be quite exciting and open up a child’s world in so many ways, so Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 science and STEM camps for kids in NYC.

We have picked one camp from their list. The Brooklyn Robot Foundry has a really cool camp set out this summer, seeking to engage kids with engineering concepts and hands-on building. The camps are dedicated for 1st to 4th graders for all weeks, although kids through 7th grade are welcomed for Programmers Weeks. For July and August, the camp offers full week sessions from 9 AM to 3 PM, with extended day option until 6 PM starting July 5th, for an extra $30. The camps that take place in July and August alternate between Robot Discovery and Robot Explorers. Another exciting detail is that for one week in August only girls can participate. You might also be interested in reading about the 10 Best Schools for Gifted and Talented Students in New York City.
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6 Best Part-time Coding Bootcamps in NYC

When it comes to coding, there are just so many programming languages out there, that it might be difficult to pick just one. If you’re passionate about one of them in specific, you should look for classes regarding those exactly. In the meantime, we searched for boot camps that offer part-time courses in a multitude of languages. In order to create our list, first, we did a thorough Google search, going trough many boot camps offered in NYC. We also checked great database about everything in NYC – Class Curious, and then we handed out scores to boot camps on several criteria. Here is the list by Insidermonkey experts of 6 best part-time coding bootcamps in NYC.

We have picked two bootcamps from their list. The first one is Fullstack Academy. It offers its Flex Immersive part-time program in the hopes of helping the world’s future software engineers. The entire idea behind the program is to help students who prefer not to leave their day jobs in their hunt for their next big coding job. However, they need to be prepared to learn quite a bit in the 24 weeks the course stretches over. Students will learn about front-end development of both web and mobile applications, study HTML5 and CSS, or delve into back-end development by learning JavaScript. You can also check our list of 5 Free or Cheap Coding Bootcamps in NYC.
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10 Best Places for an American to Find a Wife in the World

I will give you a bit of an overview on the history of modern marriage and its implications. If you keep reading, you might even realize you don’t want to get married at all! But first, how do we know where Americans find their wives? The answer to that question lies with the Department of Homeland Security –as it often does- and their “Profiles on Legal Permanent Residents”. Their stats allow us to extract data on how many “Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens” possess “legal permanent resident status”, their countries of origin, and how many of them are female. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 best places for an American to find a wife in the world.

We have picked one country from their list. Indonesia. Indonesia holds place number on our list of best places for an American to find a wife in the world. Not really surprising, is it? In fact, one thing I found out while writing this article is that most stereotypes on this subject are correct. Given that marriage is a very old concept is something that didn’t exist until relatively recent times. Think about it, your great-grandparent’s marriage probably had little to do with love, and a lot to do with alliances and convenience. It was a deal not between individuals, but families.If feel interested you can also check our list of 10 Easiest Countries to Find a Wife.
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16 Cheapest States to Live in the US for Seniors

On this ranking you can find places where median home price does not exceed $150,000 and where healthcare costs are from 12% to 1% below America’s average. All of the ranked states are tax friendly toward retirees – seniors do not have to pay taxes on money coming from social security while others types of retirement income are completely or partly exempt from taxation. Moreover, in many of them property and sale taxes are below the national average. Although low costs of living go with fuller wallet they do not guarantee high quality of life. Insidermonkey experts made a list of the 16 cheapest states to live in the US for seniors.

We have picked one state from their list. South Carolina. It has the highest health care costs and third highest real estate prices on this ranking. Still, compared to many other places in America, Palmetto Sate is pretty affordable, especially if we take into account taxation. The state does not tax social security income, while pensions, both private and public, are partly taxed. Moreover, the state has very low property taxes (for $100,000 home value owners pay around $570). There are a few things that attract retirees to SC – slow pace of life, beautiful nature and sandy beaches, mild winters. You can also check our list of 15 Cheapest Places to Live in the World on the Beach.
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15 Funny Beauty Pageant Questions

Beauty pageants are being held all across the world. No matter what we think about them, most people watch beauty pageants even if they don’t like them. Why is that? Well, I guess that we just have this strange need to compare ourselves to everybody else. Who is prettier than who, who is smarter than who…It goes on and on, and it seems as if it isn’t even our choice because we are somehow involved in all that from the moment we are born. In fact, we love beauty pageants so much that we even organize beauty pageants for babies and toddlers only where we decide which child is the prettiest. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 15 funny beauty pageant questions.

So why do we like beauty pageants? Perhaps it has to do something with our desire to define everything so we rate the contestants according to their physical appearance which may be pretty harsh. Some people are concerned about what message do beauty pageants send to young girls everywhere. Girls obsess about their weight and appearance anyway, so these competitions based on looks may emphasize that issue. We seek some sort of perfection which, in my opinion, is a very subjective thing, and cannot be defined anyway. If feel interested you can also check our list of 10 Political Pageant Interview Questions.
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10 Political Pageant Interview Questions

We may or may not support beauty pageants but regardless of our opinion, they are being held everywhere. Ever since we learn how to walk and talk, we are somehow involved in all sorts of competitions where we are compared to other kids. There is something inexplicable about beauty pageants that people will simply love. What is it about it that we enjoy so much? Is it the judging of a contestant’s appearance? And how is beauty defined anyway? What one person considers beautiful may be hideous for another so how do we choose the most beautiful woman? It never seizes to puzzle me. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 political pageant interview questions.

We have picked two questions from their list. The first one is ”Journalists are calling out Matt Lauer for aggressively grilling Hillary Clinton while letting Donald Trump slide. How would you grade the media on their election coverage?” This political question probably surprised the contestant. You can watch the full answer on TMZ. The second question is ”The immigration debate rages on: Building a wall along the Mexico border, establishing sanctuary cities, deporting 11 million undocumented people. Do you believe our country has an immigration problem?” You can also check our list of 50 Common Beauty Pageant Questions and Answers for Teenagers.
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10 Best Engineering Summer Camps for Middle School Students

An early introduction to such a serious scientific field that is engineering is a great idea, especially at an early age. One of the fields of STEM education, engineering also has multiple applications in a variety of disciplines. There are many engineering branches: chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, etc. The main characteristic of a discipline having ‘engineering’ in its name is applying mathematical, scientific and practical principles to certain scientific fields in order to improve, inventing something new. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 best engineering summer camps for middle school students.

We have picked two summer camps from their list. The first one is Berkeley Girls in Engineering. The reason Berkeley is in the last place on our list is not because of bad ranking (it is no. 3 of the top engineering colleges in 2017), but because it only offers middle school summer camps for girls in engineering. The second one is University of Northern Iowa. The University of Northern Iowa offers an interesting summer camp in the field of robotics. Through the course, children will get introduced to the basics of STEM while working on designing, building and programming robots. Also, for some future thinking here are 10 Best Engineering Camps for High Schoolers.
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30 Most Evil People in History

The world’s history is full of certain horrible events connected with some people who will always be remembered for their evil actions and “creative” manners in which they tortured and punished people, especially those who disagreed with them. Probably the first association is Nazi Germany, but we provided the information about it in our another article, so we will try to broaden this one and focus on different historical periods and circumstances. The interesting thing is that the evil people did not necessarily need to be the part of wars, but there were also some of them who operated and spread the fear even though the official war. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 30 most evil people in history.

We have picked one people from their list. King John ruled England from 1199 to 1216, and probably all of the horrible adjectives that you can think of can be used to describe this greedy and malicious ruler. During his reign, England was probably in the worst possible position, impoverished and without the firm hand to rule. There is no specific data on the number of people killed during his reign, but it has been widely known that they lived in the horrible circumstances: they were starved to death and lived in awful conditions. He also started the war against France and the Barons, and thousands of people died in them. You can also check our list of 20 Most Evil Nazis Ever.
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10 Easiest Film Festivals to Get Into for New Filmmakers

So you got involved in making films and now you would like your film to be seen. There are many ways to get your film in front of the eyes of the public, but it’s definitely no easy task. Even with all the social media, YouTube, and the rest of the Internet, it can be tough to get your film seen. But However, sometimes it takes a little more old tradition, than new technology. Film festivals have been around for decades and according to History Channel, the first Cannes International Film Festival was held in 1939. But where you can go if you are a new filmmaker? So, Insidermonkey experts made a list for you of 10 easiest film festivals to get into for new filmmakers.

We have picked three film festivals from their list. Commfest is the first one we mention now, it costs $80 and is in Toronto, Canada, in September. Commfest combines the disciplines of music, film, art, theater containing publish exhibits and human experience. The next one is Sarasota Film Festival, Florida, USA, in April. The entry fee is $35. The Sarasota Film Festival’s aim is to present the talent of young and beginner filmmakers. At last, but not least we mention the International Family Film Festival. It's aim is to showcase the arts of filmmakers, producers, writers, and so on. You can also check our list of 11 Most Affordable Film Schools in the US.
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7 Best Independent Consultant Jobs from Home

Maybe you’re tired of commuting to and from the office or maybe you’re looking for ways to earn extra income. Working from home can be awesome for the right person. Some people are more productive and efficient in an office environment, while others can get just the same amount (or more) work done from the comforts of their own home. For me, I would prefer the option to choose between the two, that way I could have the best of both worlds. For instance, I could spend Monday working from home, recovering from a busy weekend, but then I could go into the office on Tuesday. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 7 best independent consultant jobs from home.

We have picked two jobs from their list. Consulting for Mobile Apps is a good idea. The mobile app worlds is booming and you can join in on the fun and fortune if you know a little bit about the business. Consultants in the field can do everything from development, to making reports and conducting product reviews. There’s a lot of money in this field, and if you do it right, you can make $100,00 annually. Hair company consultant is the second option you can choose. There are a variety of companies that hire hair consultants to conduct home shows. If you are searching some sales jobs from home you can check our previous article on 11 Good Products to Sell From Home.
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10 High Paying Overseas Jobs with No Experience Necessary

Millennial workforce believes in a completely different version of the ‘American Dream.’ Many are not interested in corporate jobs, mortgages and car loans. Their highest ideal is to keep their life interesting and travel wherever and whenever they wish. That is why the number of digital nomads is increasing at a very fast pace. Digital nomads are mainly young professionals, who have decided to replace the corporate job setting with a remote digital work that allows them to travel the world. They usually travel to exotic places where they can take advantage of the strong dollar. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 high paying overseas jobs with no experience necessary.

We have picked one job from their list for now. The first one is to be a travel blogger. Pay scale is from zero to hero; optimal earnings from an established and respected travel blog: around $60,000. Although you don’t need work experience for starting a travel blog, your earnings in the first phases of your blog’s development might be incredibly low. After one year of writing most people earn enough money to pay for their website hosting fees, but if you are willing to stick to this occupation, travel extensively and work on improving your writing style, you can earn millions of dollars. You can also check our list of 10 Highest Paying Jobs in the World.
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5 Best Brokers for Penny Stocks

If a company has a market capitalization of less than $50 million than it is called a nano-cap stock. In general, both of these fall under the category of penny stocks. Penny stocks are traded infrequently and selling them may prove to be a hustle, because of highly irregular demand, unlike their big brothers traded on Wall Street. This also leads to another penny stock characteristics, their value is hard to determine due to infrequent trades, plus they are traded over the counter. All these had led to penny stocks being labeled a highly speculative trade. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 5 best brokers for penny stocks.

We have picked two items from their list. The first one is Interactive Brokers. One thing we really don’t like about Interactive Brokers is their per share commission policy. Those half cents don’t seem much, but considering that penny stock in if fact a volume trading, they quickly add up and will seriously eat into your profit margin. TD Ameritrade doesn’t require a minimal account, which makes it great for beginners. They also offer a cash bonus for signing, ranging from $100 to $600 depending on the account value. You can also check our list of The 10 Most Successful Investors in the World Today.
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10 Best Jobs for College Students that Pay $15 an Hour

I know it’s a little bit stressful that after a demanding day at college or after long hours spent studying, you have to dress up and go to work. It is the same thing during summer holidays when you think that you can finally rest, and then realize you actually cannot, because you have a job. However, having a job while being a college student is not always a bad idea, on contrary. There are so many positive things in this case, and after elaborating on them a little bit, you will forget why you hated it before. First of all, you get to earn your own money and to sustain yourself. Secondly, you get working experience, and whether or not relevant to your field, it will definitely be useful. Last but not the least, you get to interact with different people depending on your job, and that is almost always positive.

Anyways, I am sure that nobody wants to work long hours and eventually get nothing because people sometimes think they don’t need to pay you much if you are a student. It is why we bring you the list of 10 best jobs for college students that pay $15 an hour.
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10 Best Ways to Use Ashley Madison to Get Laid

Following the security breach in July 2015, which published the names and account details of some 30 million people on Ashley Madison, it seemed that the cheating platform was going down for good. The vast majority of experts agreed that there is no way Ashley Madison can recover after such a massive cock up. The data dump released by a hacker group called Impact Team contained information on AM’s customers’ names, credit cards, addresses, the whole nine yards. It even had data on Ashley Madison’s senior executives and a phone number of the CEO. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 best ways to use Ashley Madison to get laid.

We have picked two items from their list. The first tip is “No collect message’. This is Ashley Madison version of a collect call. To put it simply, don’t do it. There are plenty of men on the site that will shell out cash for their credits and every woman has plenty of choices to pick from. The second thing is the name. This isn’t Xbox. Names like PussySlayer001 aren’t going to cut it on Ashley Madison. For the most part, these are mature women who seek equally mature men. Your name is the first thing she is going to see in your message and while you don’t have to use a real one. You can also check our list of the 7 Best Tinder Alternatives for Dating.
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11 Most Profitable Direct Sales Businesses for Stay at Home Moms

Direct sales have been very popular and profitable business since the 70’s when women used to sell Tupperware products at home parties. This type of business allows saleswomen to sell products directly to buyers, the profit usually depends on the percentage of the total sale. On the other hand these companies have gained this bad reputation due to numerous frauds and pyramidal schemes which used to be very common in the past and usually presented as completely legal. Successful multi-level companies nowadays are devoted to satisfying their salespeople’s needs by paying them commission fees for each item sold. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 11 most profitable direct sales businesses for stay-at-home moms.

We have picked one item from their list for now. Wine and other beverages. If you think that people would never buy a beverage or wine in this way and that they would rather go to a store, you should know that there are many companies which have earned a fortune by selling these products like this. Many of them are willing to accept new members and they offer very interesting conditions to their sellers. Traveling Vineyard, for example, offers 35% commission fees, which is much higher than for any other product sold in this way. The only problem could be the affiliation fee, which can go up to $140. You can also check our list of 10 Easiest Direct Sales Companies to Make Money From.
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10 Best Places to Live in the US if you have Rheumatoid Arthritis

People who are diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis have only one wish, to get better and relieve themselves from pain. The best way to battle the symptoms of this chronic illness is by keeping yourself active and visiting rheumatologists on a regular basis. That’s why rheumatoid arthritis patients need to be very careful when choosing the place to live. They should look for locations that are close to a respectable rheumatology institutions, with plenty of parks. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disorder, which occurs when the immune system attacks body’s own tissues. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 best places to live in the US if you have rheumatoid arthritis.

We have picked one place from their list. The city is Washington D.C. The capital of the United States has overcome its former reputation, and today it is considered as one of the America’s most friendly and cosmopolitan cities. The District of Columbia has several respectable health care institutions, including MedStar and Virginia Hospital Center. The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is also relatively close, and patients can reach it by Metrobus or Amtrak. Washington D.C. also offers a nice selection of organic markets and vegan and vegetarian restaurants. You can also check our list of 11 Best Places to Live with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia in the US.
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25 Military Sayings, Quotes and Phrases Only Used by Military Families

Just like any other group of people, members of the military have developed their own language for everyday use. Most of it is developed with a goal of making communication as simple and straightforward as possible, reducing chances of misinterpretation and misunderstandings, which can be fatal in combat. However, many of the military phrases and sayings have found their way into civilian life as well, either through family members that served or through movies. Reporters often love to use them, mostly to appear that they know what they are talking about. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 25 military sayings, quotes and phrases only used by military families.

We have picked two items from the list. Oscar Mike or OM is military for on the move. Oscar Mike in five means we are leaving in 5 minutes. It’s cool to say OM in 10, isn’t it? Let’s see the next one! Embrace the suck is very useful for dealing with rebellious teenagers whining about their chores. In armed forces, people are taught early on to embrace the suck, meaning that a large portion of their enlistment will be spent doing unpleasant or simply boring stuff. For every minute of shooting or blowing things up, there are at least nine minutes of soul-crushingly dull presentation or cleaning the latrine. You can also check our list of 31 Funny Fortune Cookie Sayings for Kids.
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6 Biomedical Engineering Summer Programs for High School Students

Since biomedical engineering is not an easy scientific field, it is better to come prepared to college, or, maybe find out that this scientific field is actually not for you. Biomedical engineering consists of the application of engineering methods to biology and medicine in order to improve health and health care. Since it is a vast scientific field, there are many things biomedical engineers can do. Some examples are developing technology for printing 3D biological organs, developing orthopedic implants, stem cell engineering, biomedical signal processing, etc. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 6 biomedical engineering summer programs for high school students.

We have picked one program from their list. University of Arizona. For applying to University of Arizona’s biomedical engineering program for high school students, applicants must be minimum 16 years of age, and have US citizenship. During the 7 week program, students will, among other things get involved in lab researches, and get knowledge in basic laboratory skills. Prestige Columbia University offers 9-12 grade students to participate in their summer program. This year a course being held is a 3-week program Biomedical Engineering: Physical Effects on Cells. You can also check our list of 10 Best Engineering Camps for High Schoolers.
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9 Easiest Finance Jobs to Get Without Experience

Working in the finance field has many advantages, although it sometimes includes difficult tasks and many stressful situations, especially for beginners. Beginners are needed in every company to perform some simple daily tasks so that experienced workers can deal with some more complicated tasks and work faster. While working with experienced workers, beginners get the necessary training and they have a great opportunity to learn. This is very helpful for beginners with and those without a financial school diploma. Getting a job in this field is easier than you think. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 9 easiest finance jobs to get without experience.

We have picked one job from their list. It is a good choice to be an advisor. At first glance, being a financial advisor seems very difficult for someone who has no experience in this field. However, this job includes a whole list of similar activities, all connected with finances, and mostly connected with giving advice on how to invest. The tasks inсlude advising on how to invest in the stock market, but also which insurance to buy or which type of mortgage is perfect for you in the given situation. Advisors can also be independent and have their own agency or they can work for a big company. You can also check our article The 100 Best Finance Blogs: All The Internet’s a Stage.
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6 Job Opportunities for Retired Special Forces Soldiers

Joining the special forces is extremely difficult. Not only do you have to be physically ready to endure all kinds of challenges such as extreme exercises, hiking, swimming, etc., but you have to excel in all other areas as well. You must possess the discipline and a strong will in order to join the special forces. It is not certainly for everyone. Not many people are physically and mentally strong enough to pass all the rigorous tests to join the special forces. Despite all the training and difficulties special forces soldiers go through, many of them don’t plan on spending their whole lives as soldiers. So, Insidermonkey experts made a list of 6 job opportunities for retired special forces soldiers.

We have picked two job opportunities from their list. The first one is Intelligence Analyst. One of the possible career paths for a retired special forces soldier is to become an intelligence analyst. There is a huge demand for experts who can identify potential risks and help protect the country. The nation’s security is becoming a bigger problem. You can seek such job opportunities in private corporations or at federal agencies, for example, the Department of Defense. The next idea is becoming a teacher. A number of retired special forces soldiers move on to teaching careers in public schools. If you’re considering a career in special forces, then check our list of 6 easiest special forces branches to join.
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Top 5 Selling Japanese Cigarette Brands

Japan has 400 years long smoking history. Tobacco was introduced to Japan in the 16th century by Spanish and Portuguese sailors and tradesmen, around the same time tobacco was introduced to the rest of the world coming from America. During the Edo period Japan has developed a serious smoking culture. In the Museum of Tobacco and Salt in Tokyo, visitors can meet these both significantly important everyday ingredients in ancient Japan’s life. Since then Japanese started growing their own tobacco, and producing their own cigarettes later on. Insidermonkey experts made a list of top 5 selling Japanese cigarette brands.

One of the oldest cigarettes still being produced in Japan is the Golden Bat. They started being produced in 1906 and it is still a popular vintage cigarette without a filter. It is a rather cheap cigarette and not made of high-quality tobacco, so the taste might vary. Also, there has been a rumor that a certain amount of heroin or opium was added to Golden bat cigarettes during the 30s in order to make them more addictive. But nevertheless, it is a cigarette brand with a long tradition, interesting history and name. Also popular cigarette brands in Japan are Sakura and Caster. You can also check our list of Top 10 Ingredients in Cigarettes that are Harmful.
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13 Countries with The Most Beautiful Women in Asia

Countries often take pride in the beauty of its people and Asian countries are no exception. For Westerners, the allure and mystique of Asian women were mesmerizing and hard to resist. Hollywood was quick to react and many beauties were featured in blockbusters, only furthering the appeal for pretty Asian faces. The fashion world also helped introduce many models, most of whom were intended for Asian markets, but few have managed to get international success. But those are all individuals and we wanted to find out which Asian country has the prettiest girls in general. Here is the list by Insidermonkey experts of 13 countries with the most beautiful women in Asia.

We have picked three countries from their list. The first country is Indonesia. Girls from Indonesia have won one title on beauty pageants. It was in 1977 when Linda Emran took the title of Miss Asia Pacific International. The largest Muslim country in the world is lagging behind its neighbors due to a 30-year ban on sending girls to Miss World international beauty pageant. The second country is Malaysia. In 1965 Angela Filmer won the only title for Malaysian girls at Miss Asia Pacific International. At last but not least we are mentioning Sri Lanka for now. Sri Lanka also has just one title. You can also check our list of Countries with the Most Beautiful Women in the World.
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15 Best Indoor and Outdoor Water Parks in and Around New York City

Water parks are an absolute blast if you want to take the fun to a whole new level. If you have never been to a water park, then I cannot say enough times that you should visit one as soon as possible. On the other hand, if you are used to going to water parks, then I am sure you definitely have not been to all the parks that we are going to talk about today. New York City is massive and there are a lot of indoor and outdoor water parks dotted across and around the city. You may have been to a few, but the thing about water parks is that each one is quite different, the theme is the same, but the experience is pretty much always going to be different. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 15 best indoor and outdoor water parks in and around New York City.

We have picked two water parks from their list. Splish Splash Water Park. Splish Splash is considered to be one of the best water parks in the country by many families. To begin with, Splish Splash has over 96 acres of land dotted with attractions for its visitors to explore. When it comes to rides, Splish Splash does not fall short either, as there are over 30 rides for you to experience. Splish Splash has been ranked as the country’s third largest water park by The Travel Channel. Tomahwak Lake Water Park is the second one for now. Just a couple of hours drive from Midtown Manhattan, this water park is a paradise for those seeking a bit of splash in their life. You can also check our list of 7 Worst Six Flags Accidents Including A Death In 2013.
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7 Kosher Cooking Classes in NYC and NJ

As for me I really love cooking. It is one of my favorite hobbies, aside baking cakes. But what is true that we can always learn something new, something exciting in the kitchen. I love checking new recipes everywhere; what’s more I registered lots of cooking sites, blogs in order to learn as many recipes as I can. I particularly like making international meals; I must confess my personal favorites are the Hungarian, Italian and Greek cuisine. For animals, the Kosher practice calls that you must only eat those that both chew food and have crack hooves, otherwise if these two are not present or if only one of these two is present, that animal should not be eaten. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 7 Kosher cooking classes in NYC and NJ.

We have picked three classes from their list. JCC Culinary Arts practices the Jewish values during their classes. They have various programs not only in the culinary field, but also in performing arts. Dairy and meat cooking classes which meet the Kosher standards are both offered here specifically in their Patti Gelman Culinary Arts Center. There are a lot of classes taught by world class chefs that are happening at De Gustibus Cooking School. For a kosher cooking class, they invite chefs like Isaac Bernstein who is the Culinary Director of Pomegranate, a premier supermarket. If you want to learn how to create ingredient-heavy Indian dishes, check out our article on 4 Indian cooking classes in NYC and NJ.
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6 Smoothest Bourbons to Drink Straight for Beginners

Newbies will often go to experienced bourbon drinkers to try and figure out which ones are best to start with. The common notion out and about is that bourbon is something that will grow hair on your chest, or that only the real men can drink bourbon and so on. However, that’s just something rather superficial. Obviously, we all have different taste buds and you would be surprised at some people who actually enjoy drinking bourbons and whiskeys. In case of bourbon, it can be a little harsh on you, if you are just starting out. So, it would be better to start out with something that has a lot of flavor in it, but does not have the too much burn of the bourbon. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 6 smoothest bourbons to drink straight for beginners.

We have picked one bourbon from their list, Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Starting our list, we have Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Now this bourbon is used in a lot of bars across the country for its affordable price and distinctive taste. It has also gained quite the popularity among the new bourbon drinkers. This straight bourbon is able to carry the fine notes of spice, toffee and also vanilla that is fitting for any great old bourbon. It finishes long and smooth in the mouth, which is again a key when it comes to good bourbon whiskey. If you are on a budget, then you should check out our Best Bourbon For The Money: 10 Best Bourbons Under $50 list.
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10 Best Selling Pet Products in America

The reason is that you either have a pet, or you are seriously considering getting one. The figures don’t lie. American Pet Products Association tells us Americans are probably going to spend $69.36 billion on their beloved pets. Just look around yourself and this shouldn’t sound so surprising. If you have already went out for a walk today, you must have crossed path with someone’s furry friend. Either that, or you have fed/walked/patted your own. The numbers have been showing steady growth, and the pets are going to be even more pampered. Bearing that in mind, the pet products are a great market if you wish to invest in a certain field. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 best selling pet products in America.

We have picked one pet product from their list. I am absolutely not surprised that cat litter is on the list. Until I had to keep my cats in the house (after moving to another house) they used a lot of litter a month. Now would be a good time to recall our story about the necessities, though this is not necessarily the best and most appealing way to start any list. Nevertheless, cats are the second runner ups when it comes to pets in America. Presumably most cats are potty trained are we are so grateful for it. Unfortunately, cats don’t appreciate the difference between a flower pot and a litter box, but humans went way beyond that and invented all sorts. You can also check our list of 10 Best Products to Sell From Home.
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10 Best Gifts for Autistic Children

Basic things that you need to consider when buying things for an autistic child is the same as with every other child: it should be age appropriate, thoughtful and according to that child’s unique interest. The challenge lies in choosing the gift that they like but that builds their skills at the same time. In order to choose a gift that suits an autistic child’s needs, it is important to realize that children with autism spectrum disorder can be oversensitive to various stimuli including noise, light, temperature, etc. Every autistic child responds differently to various items and situations and his/her behavior can give you precious insight into what might benefit him/her. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 best gifts for autistic children.

We have picked one tip from their list. The first idea is buying books. Autistic children enjoy many aspects of children books, including rhymes, repetitions and colorful drawings. Some of the good choices can be books with flaps, word books with a lot of pictures (try to avoid books with plain text, especially if the child is non-verbal) and books with different textures and fabrics in them. New Horizons Professional ABA Services website made a list of recommended books for kids on autism spectrum which are created especially for them. Another interesting interactive book is My Little Yellow Taxi where children learn what it is like to drive a taxi. You can also check our list of 7 Best Board Games for Children with Autism.
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10 Easiest and Highest Paying Fields of Law

When I was in my 20s I wanted to be a lawyer, but I realized this field didn’t fit me. So I gave up the idea of becoming a lawyer for a lifetime. It takes a tremendous amount of hard work as well as an almost genius-level intellect to successfully complete the training required to become a certified lawyer. Between all the work you have to do in school to get a Bachelor’s degree, to taking the law school admission test, to actually having the fortitude to pass through law school, to managing to pass the state bar exam, to becoming an apprentice in a big-shot law firm, you sure have to jump through a lot of hoops before you get the privilege of calling yourself a lawyer. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 easiest and highest paying fields of law.

We have picked two fields from their list. The first one is Utilities field. It  includes diverse fields such as electricity, natural gas, water supply providers, etc. Lawyers in this field can earn a decent salary and you don’t have to push yourself too hard either –after all, you’ll mostly be working for the government and people expect you to be lazy anyways! The second field is Credit Intermediation and Related Activities. Next up on our list is the 3rd biggest field on our list in terms of people employed, Credit Intermediation. As defined by Bureau of Labor Statistics it encompass companies that are involved in the lending and borrowing of funds in the credit market. You can also check our list of 11 Cities With The Highest Demand for Lawyers.
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10 Math Problem Solving Activities for Middle School

Right before children enter Middle School (around the age of 11 or 12), they enter a critical developmental stage known as Piaget’s fourth and final stage of cognitive development. It’s at this stage that children demonstrate marked growth in a number of areas, ranging from making hypotheses and inferences to thinking abstractly and using advanced reasoning skills. In line with this crucial phase of a child’s development, Middle School Math curricula are designed to stretch the bounds of adolescent thinking while also helping them to establish new skills and sound mathematical habits. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 math problem-solving activities for middle school.

We have picked one activity from their list, Missing Mangoes. One night a hungry King couldn’t sleep. He went down to the kitchen, where he found a crate full of mangoes. To satisfy his hunger, he took 1/6 of the mangoes. Later that same night, the Queen came down and found the same crate of mangoes. She took 1/5 of what the King had left and went back to bed satisfied. Still later, the Prince woke up, went to the kitchen, and ate one fourth of the remaining mangoes. His brother, then went to the kitchen and ate 1/3 of what was then left. Finally, the princess ate 1/2 of what remained, leaving only three mangoes for the servants. You can also check our list of Best Problem Solving Activities For Middle School.
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15 Best Apple and Pumpkin Picking Farms Near New York City or New Jersey

I don't know about you but pumpkin picking is one of my favorite things to do before Halloween. And I don't mind the fresh, sweet apples that come with this season either. It's one of the reasons I love this unorthodox festival. Maybe unorthodox isn't the right word for it but dressing up as something you're not to try and scare other people while giving out candy? It's certainly quite different from Christmas and Thanksgiving.

But I'm not hating on it. Like I said, I love Halloween which is why I think you guys should check out this amazing compilation of the 15 best apple and pumpkin picking farms near NYC or New Jersey. They will fulfill your pumpkin and apple needs this Halloween along with giving you some great family entertainment. Some of these farms are actually quite breathtaking: the nature, the plants, the fresh produce. I assure you that if you visit them, you will not be disappointed and I recommend that you find the nearest one before all the good stuff is gone! You don't want to be left with rotten jack-o-lanterns! Or bad apple pies for that matter.
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6 Easiest Ways to Get Exotic Weapons in Destiny

When released, Destiny was an instant hit. Bungie, the company behind it, paired with Activation to bring us one of the most enjoyable games in the last few years. One of the most impressionable characteristics of the game is the world. Bungie has often been praised for their world creation and Destiny is no exception. The stunning landscape and beautiful vistas will often make stand and just enjoy the view. All planets in the game have their distinctive feel and look, yet the sense of epic and grandeur is present on all of them. Either on foot or on a Sparrow bike, traveling, even though it can be a lengthy affair, is a quite enjoyable part of the game. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 6 easiest ways to get exotic weapons in Destiny.

We have picked three items from their list for now. The first one is Bounties. There are several vendors that offer bounty missions, some of them that can yield high-value items. Even the bounty robot can sometimes cough up some exotics if RNG gods like you. The second one is Quest. A bit more complicated than a simple bounty, a quest usually requires a player to finish a set of several missions in order to get its hands on some exotic gear. At last, but not least we are mentioning Gorgon Test. Killing Gorgon isn’t really the easiest way to get exotic weapons in Destiny, but sneaking around them can be done easily enough. You can also check our list of 11 Most Popular Retro Video Games.
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10 Countries that Have Won the Most Nobel Prizes

Nobel Prize bears the name of Alfred Nobel, a man of great knowledge and many interests. He is most famous for his invention of dynamite, but apart from that he was also a scientist, poet, philosopher, he was fluent in several languages, and was interested in social issues of his time. Nobel Prize was established in 1901, just several years after Nobel died. In his testament, he left almost all of his fortune for establishing prizes for many fields: physics, chemistry, philosophy, literature… And they were all included under a well-known name – the Nobel Prize. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 countries that have won the most Nobel Prizes.

We have picked three countries from their list for now. The first one is Netherlands. Netherlands has won Nobel Prizes mostly in fields of physics and chemistry. The first winner of Nobel Prize in chemistry was Jacobus Henricus, a chemist. Second one is Italy. Italy has won the most awards in the field of literature, the first Nobel Prize being given to Giosue Carducci in 1906, just one year before his death. The last one is Japan. Japan won the most awards in the fields of physics and chemistry. The first Japanese awarded with the Nobel Prize in the field of physics in 1949. You can also check our list of 6 Nobel Prize Winners Who Declined the Prize.
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11 Jobs That Pay $10 an Hour With No Experience

Everyone is struggling with jobs. We either can’t find one or we are stuck doing a miserable job with a lousy pay that makes us desperate all the time. The job market is so tough nowadays that it’s our priority as well as our biggest problem. We wrote about the difficulties we face when looking for a job many times so far and even though it’s usually the same, there is always something new to say about it. Jobs make us feel stressed out and frustrated regardless of whether we’re employed or not. If you’re lucky enough to be employed, then, the chances are that you really dislike your job because of a minimum wage or an awful schedule. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 11 jobs that pay $10 an hour with no experience.

Well, for starters, every employer wants a qualified worker who already knows how to do a job. Years of studying alone are simply not enough. So what can you do if you’re fresh out of college or high school? You don’t have any working experience and your options are limited. Even though you’re talented, educated, and many of the jobs you’d like to apply for are easy anyway and require minimum effort, you still get rejected. Most of these jobs only require a high school diploma and great communication skills. I mentioned minimum wages earlier, so if you’re a teenager who is looking for ways to earn some extra money, you can take a look at our list of 10 Jobs That Pay More Than Minimum Wage for Teenagers.
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7 Best Board Games for Children with Autism

Since there is no medical treatment for autism, best therapy includes proper education and help. In a proper environment with professional help, children with autism can improve their condition and develop better social and language skills. One of the more difficult aspects of autism is avoiding social interaction, eye contact, and communication in general. Also, a lot of autistic children may have a very short attention span for some things while they can endlessly repeat certain actions such as, for example, turning the wheels on toys. Restricted and repetitive behavior has been recognized as a core symptom of autism, often displayed from early childhood. Insidermonkey experts made a list of the 7 best board games for children with autism.

We have picked one board game from their list for now. The first game is Spell-a-Puzzle. This is a game that contains around 20 small words such as dog, cat, tiger, etc. Words are simple and once you connect the letters you also connect the corresponding picture. For example, when you spell “tiger” you also make a tiger picture. This type of puzzle connects visual and verbal aspects by putting words and images into one.  It is a great way for a child to learn to put together letters in order to form a word. Also, children who are not familiar with letters (yet) can learn them by focusing on putting together the image rather than the letters. You can also check our list of 6 Best NYC Schools for Children with Autism.
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5 Free or Cheap Coding Bootcamps in NYC

Many of the boot-camps can easily cost you from a few hundred bucks to tens of thousand. This makes sense since coding isn’t easy, and it takes the time to learn the ropes; plus, the investment pays off quickly once you get a job in the field. However, in seeing if we can find some that are free of charge, and it seems like there are plenty of these to choose from too. It is important, of course, to find a bootcamp that gives results and that teaches the type of coding you’re interested in, whether that means you’re looking to learn how to code computer programs or smartphone apps, or a specific coding language if you want to become an expert in a specific one. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 5 free coding bootcamps in NYC.

The New York City Public Library is offering free coding classes to beginners. The bootcamp lasts for 10 weeks, teaching HTML and CSS. The first few weeks are spent on learning about source code and basic tags and tables or website structure, formatting options and so on, while the last three weeks are spent collaborating on various tasks. Each week, there are two-hour sessions, with both day and evening classes being available, depending on the location. Once the bootcamp is complete, all students are handed a Project_<code> program certificate in a graduation ceremony. You can also check our list of 6 Free Coding Websites For Kids.
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13 Prank Call Ideas for Friends

If you are new to prank calls, we recommend you to learn a thing or two about them before embarking on a journey of friendly mockery. You can always start with the 20 funny things to say while prank calling or you can take a look at our selection of the masters of the craft, whose knowledge you can exploit for free. Just head over to our list of 10 best prank call YouTube channels and take your pick. We recommend you to start with Friday Night Cranks. This channel doesn’t upload new content anymore, but you can scout through their archive of over 350 hilarious pranks. Here is the list made by Insidermonkey experts of 13 prank call ideas for friends.

Finally, you would want to see the masters themselves. Ownage Pranks channel has more than 4.2 million subscribers, and it is considered as one of the best sources for pranks on the Internet. Before you grab your phone and start harassing your friends with prank calls, there are few preparation steps you must undertake in order to perform a successful prank call. First, hide your phone number by making it private, other ways your prank will be busted easily. Alternately, you can use a phone number your friends are unfamiliar with. If this is a prank that requires long talking make sure to rehearse your role. Be prepared for any questions your friends may have.
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10 Best Places for Startups in the UK

Starting your own business, especially with a new idea, requires a lot of time and energy. After a while, it essentially becomes your whole life. However, if your business does well, there is nothing that compares to the sense of accomplishment you will receive from it. Even working for a startup, being there in the early stages of the company and watching it grow can be an interesting and unique experience. Due to the fact that everything is new, employees need to be really flexible and ready for constant changes to figure out what does and what doesn’t work. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 best places for startups in the UK.

In the last couple of years, Glasgow became one of the best places for startups, especially those tech related, and it didn’t take long for it to become a tech hot spot. After winning the technology award of £24 million from Technology Strategy Board’s Future Cities Demonstration Competition, Glasgow was granted the “Smart City” status. After winning this award, the Glasgow Council decided to give everything in its power to make this city a better place for living and working. Glasgow is leaning towards showing the world how future cities will work and function. You can also check our list of 10 best cities for startups in the US.
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6 Best Dating Sites for NYC Professionals

About 8.5 million people live in New York, so it is not rare to see someone who is single. These days, people spend so much time working and building up their careers, it’s hard to find time to meet and date people. Most day’s you’re so tired from the workday, you don’t want to do anything but go home at the end of the day. People who work hard and set their main focus as their career don’t always have the time and energy and time it takes to meet new people. Because of this, there are many sites where you can virtually meet and chat someone, expand your network, socialize and who knows, maybe even find your soulmate. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 6 best dating sites for NYC Professionals.

We have picked one site from their list. Elite Singles. It is not uncommon for professionals to find it a bit difficult to find an ideal date. People over at Elite Singles are fully aware of that. This is why they have designed a full proof structure for their customers, so that they can find a long-term relationship. Now let’s take a loot at statistics from of their website. They claim to have over a hundred and fifty thousand new registrations per month from U.S. alone, and the key part is 9 out of 10 members have at least a bachelor’s degree. Most importantly, according to their statistics, a single finds his/her soulmate every 8 minutes through the services they provide. You can also check 10 best free dating sites for singles in NYC.
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18 Best Bourbon Bars in NYC

While there are a lot of people out there who love bourbon and would say it is their drink of choice, I am not one of those people. I am typically more of a rum and gin person. Rum is the only kind of brown liquor I can usually stomach, as I have never really been a fan of most dark liquors. My absolute least favorite liquor is tequila, which I can’t even tolerate the smell of, much less the taste. Whiskey also falls into that category which is why I don’t have much interest in trying it, or for that matter bourbon, as bourbon is a type of whiskey. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 18 best bourbon bars in NYC.

Bourbon can be one of the most iconic American drinks and there are are standards that should be met for a whiskey to qualify as a bourbon. For a whiskey to qualify as a bourbon, it should be made of 51% corn and the rest of malted barley and rye or wheat. This is aged in new oak barrels which are most often white oak barrels. Elijah Craig who is a Baptist preacher is credited with the invention of bourbon. Some, however, question this history because there were apparently already distilleries dealing in corn whiskey even before Craig. If you’re interested in giving it a go, you can pick from our list of Best Cheap Bourbons Under $30.
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23 Indoor Play Spaces and Kiddie Gyms in Brooklyn

As for me I don’t have any children, but I know that parents always need to worry about their kids especially in a big city like New York. It’s also not the easiest city for children, and finding places where you know they can have fun while also being safe takes a great deal of research. However, it is possible in most all of New York’s neighborhoods to find a safe place for your children. Over the years, Brooklyn has transformed, and while it still gets a bad rap from those who aren’t familiar or haven’t taken the time to venture over there, there are many neighborhoods there that are family friendly. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 23 indoor play spaces and kiddie gyms in Brooklyn.

We have picked one spaces and gyms from their list. BounceU is the first one. In this play space, children above the age of three are welcome to come and bounce off the walls. In BounceU, there are open bounce hours when you can go with your kid and allow them to enjoy the day. The smile on your children’s face will make your day for sure. But, you will also have fun in this play space because there are many organized family nights and preschool sessions for kids under the age of eight. If you want to attend this kind of event, make sure to reserve a spot because reservations are required. You can also check our list of 10 safest Brooklyn neighborhoods for families.
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7 Easiest Dental Hygiene Programs in America

When I was younger I was afraid of dentists. Many times they were so strict and spoke to people in a rude way. As a child and teen, I spent a lot of time at the dentist. I think I just inherited unruly teeth, as I have never been a big fan of sweets and sugary candy or drinks, and my mom rarely lets us have that stuff in the first place. Regardless, I still spent more than my share of time going to the dentist on top of the twice a year cleaning. I do remember always looking forward to a dentist appointment because it meant I got to out of school for a few hours, plus I got to pick a small toy from the dentist’s prize box. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 7 easiest dental hygiene programs in America.

We have picked two programs from their list. The first one is Herzing University-Minneapolis. As you can see, it has the lowest rate of acceptance on our entire list, which is 97.2 % a very high figure in itself. On top of that, the university is well equipped in terms of facilities for the students. After you enroll, you will have access to a 25,000 sq ft of state-of-the-art classroom and lab training space, along with other top notch educational facilities. The second program is at Western Kentucky University. Western Kentucky University shares the rate of acceptance with our previous entrant at 97.2 percent. You can also check our list of 7 easiest dental schools to get into.
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10 Best Free Dating Sites For Singles in NYC

These days, it is more likely that you will meet your soulmate over the internet than in real life. Why is that you ask? Well, just think of the power and the reach of the internet. Statistically speaking, there will be way more potential matches available for you, than you will ever be able to meet in person. The internet on the other hand, as the ability to browse through all the potential matches in an instant, given that they also have an online profile. Then, the complex and somewhat advanced algorithm of the app/website you are using, will filter out and find the best possible matches for you. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 Best Free Dating Sites for Singles in NYC.

We have picked one site from the list. Starting off our list is Align, a somewhat exclusive dating app, that is only available in LA, NYC, and The Bay. One more thing different about Align is that the algorithm focuses on your zodiac sign. Now, if you believe in that sort of stuff, then I do not think you will find another app that puts this much emphasis on the zodiac. So, you pretty much have to go with Align in that regard. Of course, the app is totally free. Most dating apps will match you with someone based on your preference on appearance and a few personal traits. You might be interested checking our list of 10 best dating apps for hooking up in NYC as well.
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10 Largest Shipping Companies in India

For as long as civilizations have existed, there has been a need to transport goods from one location to another. How this task was achieved varied from one era to the next. At times, people would make long, arduous treks from one place to the next, exchanging goods in places where large groups of people congregated. From there, merchants rode on horseback when conducting business on land or used massive ships when they wanted to exchange goods that were only available in distant lands. With hundreds of unique firms providing an array of services to help get large quantities of goods from point A to point B, the country is enjoying a great moment in productivity. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 largest shipping companies in India.

We have picked one company from their list for now. ABG Shipyard is a shipbuilding and shipping company based in Ahmedabad, India with other operations being carried out in Surat and Dahej, Gujarat. Founded in 1985, the firm boasts over three decades of industry-leading shipping services throughout India, including ship design, shipbuilding, and ship repair. Beyond this, as an integral piece in the ABG group of companies, ABG Shipyard offers ship maintenance by way of its manufacturing unit located in Goa. The conglomerate is home to over 3500 employees and was only the second corporate shipyard to receive a license from the Indian government. You can also check our list of 11 largest container shipping companies in the world.
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7 Types of Lawyers that Make the Most Money

Studying law is not easy, and it requires a lot of dedication. Although law practice may be different for different countries, you will need about seven years to finish a law school. Getting this degree will give you an opportunity to work in a trusted company with a big reputation and earn an excellent salary. When you finish law school, you will become a lawyer, but that is the general title. As you will see in the list, there are so many different types of lawyers, and I am sure you haven’t even heard for some of them. You can choose to be a business lawyer or personal injury lawyer; the opportunities are numerous. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 7 types of lawyers that make the most money.

We have picked one item from their list for now. Employment and labor lawyer. Median salary is $80,172. This type of lawyer is obligated to help in solving the problems connected with workers and employers. Problems between the employer and the employee aren’t a rare situation. The employment and labor lawyer’s duty is to find the right solution in order to help them maintain a good relationship. Both employers and employees should contact this lawyer before signing contracts in order to get to know their rights and obligations so that they won’t get in a conflict situation with each other. You can also check our list of 6 hardest fields of law to practice as well.
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10 Easy Biology Science Fair Projects for High School Students

As for me I really liked to go to high school, and I loved to be involved in various projects. One of my favorite subjects was biology. But what do we mean when we say easy projects? Easy, meaning they involve a few people and short time, easily purchased items and materials, and just a few formulas and calculations in the project. Although botany experiments seemed to be the simplest regarding materials needed, we have also tried to cover as many biology fields as we could such as zoology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and genetics. Also, the criteria regarding education level, high school, in this case, was also taken from these resources. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 easy biology science fair projects for high school students.

We have picked two projects from their list for now. The first one is “How do carnivorous plants digest insects?” For it, you will need to purchase some carnivorous plants. After the experiment you will be able to answer some interesting questions, such as do nitrogen levels vary after plant’s diet, how does pH impact plant’s digestion and much more. The second project is “Cell osmosis and diffusion in animal cells”. This is a rather interesting experiment, using eggs and vinegar as main ingredients. In treating eggs differently, you will be able to examine the processes happening, whether osmosis and diffusion are happening. You can also check our list of 10 simple chemistry experiments with everyday materials.
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16 Technical Google Interview Questions for Software Engineers

Google managed to revolutionize the hiring process by coming at candidates with questions that are often ridiculous and have nothing to do with a job they are interviewing for at first glance. But don’t be fooled, there is a logic to their madness. In accordance with Google philosophy, their HR department has developed a process in which they test not only the candidates’ knowledge of software engineering, which is just a basic requirement for the job, but also their ability to think quickly on their feet and deal with unexpected problems that are a daily occurrence at Google. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 16 technical Google interview questions for software engineers.

We have picked three questions from their list. The first question is The Largest element. Find out the fastest way to locate the largest element in a circular sorted array? The second one is Power Set. Can you write code in Java or C++ to find the power set of a given set? For example if S={a,b} the power set is P={{},{a},{b},{a,b}} ( you can also choose any of your favorite programming languages). The last question for now is Determine a geographical point. You have been given a set of points across the globe as latitudes and longitudes. How will you determine points which are within a particular mile? You can also check our list of 11 cities with the highest demand for software engineers.
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