Ashish Shah

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Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

Journalism

The Goldilocks Rule: How to Stay Motivated in Life and Business

It was 1955 and Disneyland had just opened in Anaheim, California when a ten-year-old boy walked in and asked for a job. Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop …

A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies

For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets away and ran for help, …

Immunotherapy

The 10 best workouts for weight loss

When you’re looking to drop pounds, the basic formula is pretty simple: eat less and move more. But there are obviously ways you can optimize this …

Weight Loss

The 22 most exciting TV shows this summer you need to see

Summer used to be a time when fans could catch up on shows they missed via reruns, but we have streaming-TV services for that.<p>It also used to be a time when networks aired shows that wouldn't have a chance during the proper fall/spring schedules, but now summer shows like USA's "Mr. Robot" are …

The Next Big Workout Trend: Just Add Water

When you hear "water workout," you’re either picturing swimming laps, or a gaggle of synchronized grannies doing arm circles. But there’s a new …

Exercise

Samsung's 2016 SUHD TV Line Up Details - With Prices

Samsung has revealed details of its high-end ‘SUHD’ TV range for 2016 – and it’s fair to say that even by the Korean brand’s usual bold standards this new range looks hugely ambitious.<p>The main reason I say this is that where other brands are just about managing to get a single TV model or series …

Gear & Gadgets

Bayesian machine learning

So you know the Bayes rule. How does it relate to machine learning? It can be quite difficult to grasp how the puzzle pieces fit together - we know …

Warren Buffett's grandson is trying to create the Berkshire Hathaway of sustainable investments

In a New York Times profile published Friday, Howard Buffett outlined his plans for i(x) Investments, his new investment fund that will look to replicate some of the strategies employed by his billionaire grandfather's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate, but with an eye toward more environmentally and …

The Best Exercises for Inner and Outer Thighs

Looking for more ways to work your thighs than endless squat and lunge variations? It's your lucky day. While you may already know spot toning …

How to Bake the Best Bread With and Without a Bread Machine

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Nothing beats the comfort, taste and smell of fresh-baked bread. Unfortunately, making bread can be labor …

Increase Testosterone Naturally With These 4 Training Methods

Testosterone: the king of all hormones. Besides its importance as a male reproductive hormone, it also plays a major role in bone health, the way men …

How to Reduce Inflammation

The standard approaches for calming chronic inflammation include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs, like ibuprofen, and other …

If you aspire to work on Wall Street, Wharton is offering an online finance class that could help bolster your résumé

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>ShutterStock / ktasimar For anyone working with a small business or any students moving toward a career in finance, business literacy …

1,000 Reps to Ripped

You’re about to encounter the craziest cardio workout of your life<p>It’s time to unleash a little crazy from deep inside. That’s the only way you’ll power through the cardio workout shown in the video above, which contains 9 heart rate-hiking movements that you’ll complete for 1,000 total reps.<p>I …

Workouts

A No-Equipment Upper-Body Strength Workout

Doing a perfect push-up works nearly all of the major muscle groups in your body, but it's your chest, shoulders, and arms that do the, er, heavy …

4 Easy Tricks to Sleep Faster—and Better

It seems every wellness article we read lately proclaims the importance of sleep and how vital it is to nearly every function of the body. But what …

The 5-Move Workout That Tightens Your Core and Fends Off Back Pain

Chisel your middle and bulletproof your back with these classic core movements<p>This abs workout pulls double duty: It not only carves and tightens your core, but it also prevents lower back pain in the process, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The routine consists of five core stability …

Workouts

How to fight inflammation with food

Inflammation is hot topic these days because it’s the root cause of many unwanted symptoms and health issues. Inflammation can be caused by stress, mold, pesticides, mercury, hidden parasites, bacteria and viruses in our body as well as by eating an inflammatory diet filled with table salt, sugar, …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

5 Ways to Lose Weight While You Sleep

Poor shuteye leads to weight gain. Stop the nightmare with these tips<p>Getting a poor night’s sleep doesn’t just make you cranky—it can also make you fat. Research shows logging less than 8 hours a night increases your levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which negatively affects the microbes in …

Fitness

Opinion: This is why you can expect another global stock market meltdown

This story is part one of ‘Crash Course,’ a five-part series from commentator Satyajit Das on threats to investors in the current market climate. …

The Right Way to Sauce Pasta

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>"I'll have a glass of the grappa, please," I said to the bartender at the Italian restaurant down the street from my house.<p>"You are the first person I have ever seen order that," she exclaimed in response. I asked …

Italian Food

Exclusive Q&A: Apple CEO Tim Cook

<b>By Adam Lashinsky</b><p>Photograph by Joe Pugliese for Fortune<p>February 22, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>In an interview on Feb. 12 at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, …

Your Source for Solid Bodybuilding Advice!

by | | Diet, Workouts<p>The fitness world has a new star, and he’s from Canada. Bet you didn’t see that coming! Greg O’Gallagher is the latest Instagram …

#ChicEats: 10 Bucket List Restaurants Around the World

Our weekly column covers the chicest food and restaurants. From Stockholm to New York City, add these picks to your global itinerary.<p>Whether hyped by documentaries or highly regarded because of unmatchable views, some restaurants are worth planning an entire trip around—if you're lucky enough to …

Alice In Wonderland

2 Genius Ways to Wear a Men's Button Down Shirt

We can pretty much guarantee you haven't tried these before.<p>It happens all too often. A stylish woman walks by in a sick outfit—the perfect mix of classic and cool, with a splash of DGAF—and you're left wondering how'd she do it? How did she put together this envy-inducing look and how can <i>I</i> do the …

Clothing

DENT: The stock market will start to crash by February, if not sooner

We recently learned that existing home sales in November crashed 10.5% from the month before.<p>Guess when the last time was when we saw these levels? The housing crisis of the mid- to late-2000s!<p>I also recently shared a chart showing a cataclysmic 82% drop in the ratio of new home sales to the U.S. …

The misunderstood psychology of weight loss — how to lose 30 pounds in 2016

<i>An extremely effective fat loss and muscle-building blueprint anyone can use.</i><p>There’s a huge connection between physical wellness and mental clarity. …

Drugstore

19 cocktails you've probably never heard of but should start drinking immediately

It's cold outside. You're at some party. And you pour yourself a glass of cheap-o wine or beer.<p>Just like last year. And the year before that.<p>Regular old wines and beers are fine for a Thursday night in March, but this is the holiday season. Time to spice things up a bit and try something a bit more …