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Six Tried and Tested Methods for Writing a Novel

There are two sides to novel writing: either you’re a planner or a seat-of-the-pants-er. This article is primarily directed at the planners out there …

Writing

26 grooming and style hacks every guy should know

There are certain things every guy should know about his appearance.<p>From how to match your dress shoes to your suit and how often you should get your hair cut to even how to shave, these tips will make every guy's life a whole lot easier.<p>There's bound to be at least one thing you didn't know.<p><i>Megan</i> …

Bill Gates's Superpower for Business Success | Inc.com

Imagine you were sitting in on an intimate conversation with Bill Gates as he and his good friend Warren Buffet spent the day sharing with you and a small handful of other ambitious people the secrets they had gleaned over a lifetime of extraordinary successes.<p>In September 2005, at the University …

Self-improvement

23 Michael Jordan Quotes That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

What M.J. would say about North Carolina's loss to Villanova.<p>Last night, Villanova beat North Carolina to become NCAA National Champions. Villanova deserves respect and applause for their victory. However, what would Michael Jordan say to the team of his alma mater after such a defeat?<p>Fittingly, …

Quitting Your Job To Travel The World Isn't All It's Cracked Up To Be

Lately it seems whenever I open my Facebook newsfeed I see yet another story about how to quit your job and travel the entire world. As I scroll through the comments I see tons of people saying things like, "what a dream lifestyle" or "I'm so going to do this one day!" But, there is something I …

5 Things to Do When Your Side Business Isn't an Overnight Success

If you're like me, or any of my clients, when you first got the idea to go into business for yourself, I bet it felt like a mixture of exciting and also a little scary at that same time, right?<p>And you probably felt a pretty big pull to make this exciting, scary thing work no matter what.... nothing …

Jason Sudeikis Talks The Oddest Time A Fan Ever Confused Him For Ed Helms

Jason Sudeikis seems to have the unique problem of being confused for Ed Helms when people meet him out in public. Helms is arguably the more recognizable of the two, considering his role on <i>The Office</i> and <i>The Hangover</i> trilogy, so it’s only natural that people would gravitate to wanting to get a …

China is now the billionaire capital of the world

The mainland, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan provided 90 of the new entries, which swelled the ranks of Chinese billionaires to 568 and meant China overtook the US, which had 535. China's billionaires had a combined net worth of $1.4 trillion.<p>Despite the global slowdown, the wealth of the world's …

China

These Are the 20 Best Cities for Singles

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

David Beckham picked up ‘a £140,000 limited edition Jaguar’ this Christmas

David Beckham got a rather special motor for Christmas this year.<p>The ex-footballer has been loaned a limited F-TYPE Project 7 Jaguar that’s worth a …

A man who bought 900 houses 'almost by accident' and sold them for £250 million tells you something scary about banks' exposure to mortgages in Britain

A buy-to-let mortgage is for people who specifically want to rent the property they own to others. BTL mortgages are riskier because the interest on them resets at higher rates if the Bank of England rate changes, and they are often given to borrowers who have lower credit ratings than regular …

"104-Year-Old" Grandpa Expresses Himself with Timeless Style

Gnther Krabbenhft has revealed that self-expression is key when it comes to creating a timeless style. He expertly shows this in his artistic choice of clothing, which features vibrant colors, clean lines, and many classic bowties. “I find that I dress pretty normal,” Krabbenhft admits. “I've …

Grandparents

11 Creative Staircase Designs for the Home Decor Snob

Staircases are rarely the object of interior design because most homeowners seek function more than style, and saving space is the number one …

David Beckham Lets Daughter Harper 'Scribble' on His Newest Tattoo – and Gets Another Ink For His Sons!

David Beckham is well-known for his love of family-inspired tattoos.<p>Just days after getting his blooming rose body art, the athlete and model has …

David Beckham

10 insider tips to discover the secrets of Paris

For the majority of the working world, getting up at 7 AM on a Monday morning is hard.<p>I always find it easier knowing that the piercing noise of my …

David Beckham Shares a Surprising Style Secret About Wife Victoria

A *major* truth bomb dropped by Becks.<p>Together, David and Victoria Beckham have cemented themselves as global style icons over the course of their 16-year-marriage. But that doesn't mean the world's most fashionable couple share a similar approach to their respective wardrobes—especially not when …

See All the Celebrities Sitting in the Front Row at Paris Fashion Week

Léa Seydoux leads the way at Miu Miu.<p>Because clothes aren't the only thing we're watching at the shows. Flip through everyone who attended, from Rihanna to Emilia Clarke.

Aston Martin’s DB10 Is A Menacing Supercar

Tailor-made for a secret agent<p>Hollywood director Sam Mendes doesn’t usually design high-performance sports cars. But he made an exception for James Bond. Mendes, who directed the latest 007 franchise film (in theaters November 6), worked with legendary auto designer Marek Reichman to create the …

Anne Hathaway Reveals She's Already Losing Roles to Younger Actresses

We've talked about Hollywood's twisted ageism complex before: It surfaces every time an actress has to lie about her age, or we see a twentysomething actress paired up romantically with a 40-plus actor, or an actress is pigeonholed into "hot girl" roles. Thankfully, we've also seen some of our …

Striking Photos of Paris Highlight the City's Spectacular Boulevards and Architecture

Fascinated by geometry and symmetry, Hungarian photographer Zsolt Hlinka highlights the lines, shapes, and patterns of Paris in his striking photos of the French capital. From different vantage points, including street perspectives and bird's-eye views, Hlinka draws attention to the impressive …

Once-Forgotten Garage Transformed into a Glowing Lakeside Cabin

Along Vashon Island in Washington state sits <i>Garage</i>, a gorgeously airy cabin overlooking the water. Designed by creative studio Graypants, the structure was repurposed from a once-forgotten garage, but now appears sleek and modern. It uses a combination of salvaged materials and vintage decor …

Architecture

Henning M Lederer depicts the human body as a machine for Max Cooper's Anatomic music video

<b>Music:</b> German visual artist Henning M Lederer explores the biological machinery of the human body in an intricate animated video for Max Cooper's …