Barry Brubaker

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Find Out How Many Times Your Personal Info Might Have Been Stolen

With all of the hacking attacks in the last few years, there’s a good chance some of your sensitive personal data has been exposed to hackers. This …

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

A new startup claims that '90 percent of our clients see their anxiety decline'

"It started with little things—having trouble making eye contact," he told me.<p>Soon it got worse. Redding, a 28-year-old salesman in Seattle, found himself freaking out during normal, everyday conversations. He worried any time his boss wanted to talk. He would dread his regular sales calls, and the …

Keep Your Identity Secure With a Credit Freeze or Fraud Alert

If you’ve ever had your identity stolen, you know it’s a scary, stressful experience. One uncommon way to prevent it? A credit freeze.<p>It’s uncommon …

'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec shares 6 business lessons he learned from waiting tables

"Shark Tank" investor Robert Herjavec's cybersecurity firm, the Herjavec Group, brought in $140 million in revenue last year. But he tells Business Insider he was not a born entrepreneur.<p>"Mark Cuban and I always argue about this," Herjavec says. "He's always, 'Oh, when I was 12 I knew I was going …

Most People Have Cholesterol All Wrong

Do you know which foods contain good cholesterol, and which contain bad cholesterol? If you think you do, ha! That’s a trick question! Cholesterol in …

This Graphic Shows You How to Repair Common Clothing Problems

Clothes have a lot of potential problems. Popped buttons, fallen hems, running tights, holes, stains, and scuffs. The list goes on and on. …

Clothing

The Difference Between Various Kinds of Protein Supplements

They’re called protein supplements for a reason: you only need them if your current intake needs a boost. But taking in an appropriate amount feels …

Baristas are going obsolete as espresso machines move into fancy restaurants and crush humans in a taste test

At the same time, I've wondered if machines could make espresso drinks better than humans. It turns out they can.<p>Julian Baggini wrote two years ago in Aeon magazine about how (then) more than 15 Michelin-starred restaurants in London used Nestle's Nespresso machines, as did more than 100 …

33 Travel Tips Every Man Should Know

There is just something about waking up in a new setting, seeing views you've only read about, and finding yourself in a crowd that speaks a foreign language that helps you understand how amazing this world is.<p>It was during one of these trips - living with a family in Kyiv, Ukraine - that I met my …

The Best Scrubber For Your Cast Iron Pan is Down to $12

One of the only downsides of cast iron pans is that they can be a nightmare to clean, but this chainmail scrubber claims to scrape away caked-on food …

Kitchens

How to Keep Planning Kickass Date Nights in a Long-Term Relationship

Having a regular date night is one of the simplest ways to keep your relationship strong, but keeping those dates interesting is tough. Here’s how …

San Francisco

Advice for a New Elder

Our church recently recognized a brother named Mark to serve as an elder. To welcome him, I reached out to a few dozen friends who serve as elders at …

Prioritize Your To-Dos with Sticky Notes and Masking Tape

Prioritizing your to-dos when everything is important is no easy task, but the Eisenhower Decision Matrix is a great way to do it. Chris S Penn took …

10 Ways to Tax Proof Your Portfolio

We just started the new year, and it’s already time to start thinking about taxes. W2 forms will start arriving within the next few weeks…followed by 1099s, K1s, and 1098 mortgage interest forms. For the next four months, all things related to federal income taxes will hang around your neck like an …

What's Keeping You Out Of The Productivity Zone? These Two Things

Here’s a question for entrepreneurs: When was the last time you were really in “the zone?” Of course we’ve all been there. It’s one of those days where you accomplish more by lunchtime than you typically get done in an entire day. What if you were able to capture that essence and put it to work …

Consumer Reports Study: Demanding Respect From Doctors May Save Your Life

A hospital is a dangerous place to visit. Each year more than 400,000 people are killed due to preventable medical errors, which include preventable Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs). This makes preventable medical errors the third leading cause of death in the U.S., behind heart disease (1st) …

Digital Health

Seven ways to stay married

Five years ago, I went on a search to answer the question: What can people do to have a happy, fulfilling, lifelong marriage? I sought out an unusual source of information, however. I didn’t ask psychologists or consult self-help gurus.<p>Long-married folks say that you should never argue on an empty …

6 foods to boost your immune system

Your immune system plays a key role in overall health and wellness. Unfortunately, your immune health can be compromised by destructive free radicals and oxidative stress from environmental and lifestyle factors. Eating foods rich in immune-boosting nutrients is essential to supporting your overall …

A Southern Stationery Wardrobe

Southerners know that sending a thoughtful letter, an appreciative thank you note, or quick message of support or encouragement is often one of the best gifts you can give<p>Southerners know that sending a thoughtful letter, an appreciative thank you note, or quick message of support or encouragement …

Blunt + Tile Smart Umbrella

Over the past few weeks we've toted around Blunt Umbrellas' latest offering, the Blunt XS_Metro + Tile. The brand initially drew attention for its sharp looks and patented indestructible design (the first patent on an umbrella sine 1922 except for the addition of vents in the '80s), and since the …

Here's What Mark Cuban Wishes He Knew About Money In His 20s

He's talked about the keys to the perfect pitch, what it's like to become a billionaire (while naked), and the cookies he just can't stop eating.<p>He has also shared some important personal-finance advice.<p>When we asked him what he wishes he'd known about money in his 20s, he said:<p>That credit cards …

Meet The 23-Year-Old Who Had Such A Good Idea, Strangers Gave Him $13 Million To Build It

James Proud is the CEO of Hello Inc., which produces a device called the Sense sleep tracker. The Sense is a tiny orb designed to sit on your nightstand and monitor the conditions in your room as you sleep.<p>The idea is to educate you about your sleeping habits and what's waking you up in the middle …