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The Physics Of Productivity: Newton’s Laws Of Getting Sh*t Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which described his three laws of …

Physics

How to change minds and influence people's behaviour

This is the Best Credit Card from Each Bank

It’s Thunderdome, each card issuer’s offerings go in and only one can come out the best at each bank. Here’s my take on the best credit card from …

Personal Finance

How to inoculate people against Donald Trump's fact bending claims

A potential Donald Trump presidency terrifies people worldwide. His racism, bullying, and enthusiasm for violence are a great concern for …

Trim seeks out and destroys awful monthly subscriptions

In the age of Netflix, Spotify, and unwanted LinkedIn Premium subscriptions, it can be difficult to keep track of where your money is going on a monthly basis. Trim, a San Francisco startup from former venture capitalists Thomas Smyth and Dan Petkevich, wants to ensure you never end up paying for …

Personal Finance

Become a Better Man

Want to start making money from Android Apps? Here’s what NOT to do

Creating a successful Android app is a goal worth pursuing. If you can create a genuine hit, then you’ll have a source of passive income that can generate money while you sleep for years to come. What’s more, you’ll have the immense satisfaction of being able to tell people you’re an app developer; …

Apps

This high school student just won $400,000 for making absurdly complex physics make sense

When high school student Ryan Chester heard that Silicon Valley's prestigious Breakthrough Prize would include a new category for an outstanding …

13 Exercises That Are Better Than Burpees For Fat Loss

These moves are the ULTIMATE fat torchers for most people<p>Clearly, we’re believers in burpees here at <i>Men’s Health</i>. In fact, here are my favorite ways to do them: 25 Badass Burpees You Must See to Believe.<p>Burpees involve quickly moving from a standing position to a pushup position and back</b> …

Why You Should Start EMOM Training | Men's Health

But it’s actually just the opposite.<p>My routines and prescriptions keep getting simpler and simpler. Some of my best workouts often feature only a single move and use very straightforward set, rep, and rest structures.<p>(Check out Gaddour’s cutting-edge fitness DVD, <i>Get Back in Shape</i>, for three intense …

Market history is calling, and it's saying stock performance will be crappy for another ~10 years

If history is a guide, it's likely to stay weak for at least another 10 years.<p>Why?<p>Because stocks are still fantastically expensive relative to most of recorded history.<p>And in the past, when stocks have been this expensive — or close to this expensive — performance over the next decade has been …

Stock Markets

Why the conception of God in Hinduism is the most complex of all faiths

OPEN TO OPINION<p>It is changeless, formless, and beyond thought.<p>LIFE<p>| Commonsense Karma | 5-minute read | 18-09-2015<p>Hari Ravikumar @hari_ravikumar<p>Total …

General Theory of Relativity explained: The beautiful simplicity (and weird time sags) of Einstein's 100-year-old masterpiece

In his youth, Albert Einstein spent a year loafing aimlessly. You don't get anywhere by not "wasting" time – something, unfortunately, which the …

Physics

How One Woman Began Picking Her Own Stocks After 60

<b>By Juliette Fairley, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>When the stock market sank in 2009, Sandy Chaikin of Philadelphia, lost 40% of the money she’d invested in mutual funds following her financial adviser’s recommendations. “I asked my financial adviser to sell, but he suggested I ride it out,” says …

Investing

The Phoblographer's Guide to Sony Full Frame E Mount (FE Mount) Lenses

Though it’s one of the newest lens mounts to exist, Sony has been hard at work creating new lenses for their brand new FE mount, which accommodates …

How to make money in the coming economic ‘ice age’

Every day there are headlines about slowing economic growth in China, and the country’s currency devaluation last month was a catalyst for painful …

Investing

A guide to managing money from your 20s to your 70s

Money can be an intimidating topic, and every life stage brings a new group of complicated decisions to tackle. But if you manage your money …

Retirement

The Man Who Wants Everyone to Be a Millionaire

Who wants to be a millionaire? Timothy Sykes teaches everyone how he became a millionaire and how you can too.<p>Who wants to be a millionaire? I’ve had this dream ever since I was 8 years old. I used to write papers and draw pictures of what I'd do with the money. At the age of 24 I had successfully …

Stock Markets

Why Indian philosophy is incomplete without atheism

OPEN TO OPINION<p>It is noteworthy that the vedas form the basis for the three schools of thought.<p>LIFE<p>| Commonsense Karma | 5-minute read | …

India’s own James Bond Ajit Doval Warns Pakistan in his own Style

Ajit Kumar Doval is a former Indian intelligence and law enforcement officer, who is the 5th and current National Security Adviser to Prime Minister …

You're throwing money away if you use the modem your cable company gives you

I've wasted hundreds of dollars over the last few years.<p>What makes this hurt even more is that I've given that money to my cable company.<p>That's …

Greater tsunami risk from Southern California quake, study finds

An earthquake along the California coast could pose a greater tsunami threat to the Ventura area than previously understood, according to a new study published Tuesday by UC Riverside and U.S. Geological Survey scientists.<p>Published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, a publication of the …

This Week in Watches: August 18, 2015

<i>Bond’s latest watch, a Breguet exhibit not to miss, Jaquet Droz goes minimalist and more.</i><p>On the Radar<p>Reveals, New Launches and Watches<p>Winging …

Watches

The Value Proposition: The Unbreakable Allure Of The Rado DiaStar Original

One of the interesting things about watch collecting is that it has all sorts of little archipelagos of design and mechanical innovation to be …

Watches

Our Favorite Watches Under $5,000 (And A Couple Of Amazing Options Under $500)

Here at HODINKEE, we like watches. We like them a lot. And though we do sometimes write about watches that inhabit stratospheric price points, we …

Watches

10 of the best watches to own, according to an expert collector

Well, it is, but hear me out.<p>In what might end up being a new series of articles here on aBlogtoWatch, I'd like to share with our audience the timepieces that we as individual watch lovers and experts would recommend to any new or veteran collector.<p>In fact, I would go so far as to say that no watch …

Watches

10 Watch Brands You Probably Don’t Know About – But Should

At face value, the world of watches is dominated by a handful of companies. The banner brands are household names; Rolex is nestled alongside Lexus …

Watches

Watch Experts Network: 'Summer Special: Seiko SKX007 vs Citizen NY0040'

Sun’s out guns out! Yes, it’s June and that means that people are giving serious thought to where they will spend their vacation. For most, this …

South America