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5 Things to Do When Shopping for Your Next Suit

Red Carpet stylist Micaela Erlanger drops knowledge on dressing for success<p>Suiting can be complicated — especially if you haven’t updated your closet in a while. So we caught up with celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger (she dresses clients like Common and Jared Leto for red carpets and films) to …

Gmail’s biggest redesign is now live

Snoozing, nudging, hover actions, and a new sidebar — it’s a mobile app on the web!<p>The world’s most popular email service is getting a big overhaul today. Google is making official the changes we saw leaked earlier this month, with email snoozing, nudging, and confidential mode making their debut …

Google

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

Samsung Galaxy S9 Camera Has A Secret Weapon

Samsung’s latest Galaxy S9 (and S9 Plus) handsets have one big advantage over the competition – the camera.<p>The Galaxy S9 and its bigger brother, the Galaxy S9+, boasts a radical new adjustable-aperture camera which is a first for a mainstream smartphone. <i>Note that It’s not the first in any</i> …

Incest Is The Fastest Growing Trend In Porn. Wait, What?

Few acts are more extreme or deviant, psychologists say. And yet here we are<p>Bree Mills was taking a victory lap.<p>While the adult film director and producer had been nominated at last year’s AVN Awards, which is often referred to as the Oscars of porn, this year’s ceremony was a coronation. At the …

How to lose belly fat and drop a whopping 24 kg in just 4 months!

How to lose belly fat and drop a whopping 24 kg in just 4 months!<p>If how to lose belly fat is a concern that you have, you are in the right place. …

5 Rare Habits of Managers Everyone Would Die to Work For

It all starts with their ability to listen actively to your needs.<p>Does the thought of working for the boss from hell frighten you? Perhaps you've already met that dismal fate and are considering a change. Or maybe you <i>made</i> the change and have sworn off bad bosses forever.<p>Good move. Now where do you …

Profit

Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018

Another year and another 365 quotes--the most inspirational things anybody has ever said.<p>Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for …

Motivation

Supersonic air travel just took another big step toward rebirth

Denver-based startup says its planes will fly at twice the speed of sound, making the trip from New York to London in only 3.5 hours.<p><i>In brief: Boom Supersonic has gotten another boost towards its goal of commercial supersonic flight by 2023. Boom founder Blake Scholl has announced a partnership</i> …

Aviation

World’s Largest Engine Readied For Flight

The GE9X engine for the Boeing 777X has been mounted on General Electric's 747-400 flying testbed, marking a key milestone toward the beginning of …

Autopsy For The Airbus A380? Part II

To understand why we may be looking at an “autopsy for the Airbus A380″ (see Part I of this story here) it’s important to look at the history of the A380 and the assumptions that led to the birth of the largest passenger aircraft in the world.<p>The research for designs that would ultimately result in …

Autopsy For the Airbus A380? Part I

The Airbus A380, the world’s biggest jetliner, recently celebrated its tenth in-service anniversary. It debuted in commercial service with Singapore Airlines, with its first commercial flight on October 25, 2007. To “celebrate” the anniversary, Singapore Airlines recently retired its first A380, …

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need

The life hack that will keep you on track and super productive.<p>Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. …

Time Management

10 Commonly Misused Phrases That Make You Sound Unprofessional

Good communication is the key to personal and professional success.<p>Most of us have misused a word or phrase at one time or another--in a meeting, a written report, a conversation, or even in public speaking. Whether you find out about it right away or long after the fact, it's embarrassing to …

Language

Want Your Boss to Be a Better Leader? Persuade Them to Try Any of These Top 5 Habits of Smart Leaders

Here's the bottom line for why employees quit their managers.<p>Years ago, Gallup estimated quite shockingly that 75 percent of the reasons people quit comes down to their managers.<p>In my own research pouring over mountains of literature as well as my own client data to get to the bottom line of the …

Employee Engagement

Routes: United’s longest + Delta Comfort+ American to China + more

United will use a 787-9 Dreamliner on its new Los Angeles-Singapore non-stops. (Image: United)In international route developments, United has …

4 Billion More People Will Be Flying Annually by 2036

If you think airports are crowded, just wait 20 years.<p>With more seats, more flights, and lower prices than ever, air travel has become accessible in ways the Wright brothers likely never imagined. That trend shows no signs of slowing down; in fact, according to the International Air Transport …

Airbus' New Boeing-Fighting Jet Takes Off for the First Time

The modern airplane-making business features a lot of players, but only two that actually matter: Boeing and Airbus. Naturally, instead of sharing …

The Airbus A350 Is Not The Boeing 787 -- But Delta Loves It

Let’s just say upfront that the Airbus A350 does not evoke any of the three turns of phrase so commonly applied to the Boeing 787.<p>It is not a “Dreamliner,” the brand name Boeing so successfully coined. It is not a “game changer,” the description used to vast excess to describe the airplane that …

Aviation

3 Habits of Exceptionally Productive Leaders

How to lead without being a boss and how to be productive without getting everything done.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity isn't about getting <i>more</i> done, but about getting <i>what matters most</i> done. With this in mind, here are three habits productive …

Time Management

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing

Here's the one thing you can do to always be in demand, and always paid at a premium.<p>Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One …

Customers

7 tricks to free up space on your iPhone

When you start running short on space on your iPhone, you can start deleting apps and offloading photos and videos to free up space or you can expand your storage. You can also try to trick your iPhone into freeing up some space.<p>Because no one likes to be forced to delete apps or deal with photo …

IPhone 7

Introverts aren’t voiceless—they’re quietly powerful

In many Western countries, extroversion, outgoingness, talkativeness, and charismatic salesmanship are considered requirements for success and happiness. In such cultures, introverts are not just silent, but voiceless.<p>In today’s society, to call a person or a group “voiceless” is to call them …

Philosophy

6 Things Most Young Leaders Fail to Realize Before It's Too Late

Young leaders have their work cut out for them. These six recommendations will help them achieve success in business in today's fast-paced world.<p>At a recent speaking engagement, a member of the audience asked me what leadership advice I would give myself when I first began my career. While I …

Leadership

Sunken Gardens And Backyards Blend Privacy And Closeness To Nature

Building a sunken seating area or fire pit is a neat trick that architects sometimes use when they want to create an unobstructed view of the garden …

Landscaping

The best flight search websites – tried and tested

The internet’s supposed to make things easier when comparing flights. Rather than juggle dozens of airline websites, meta-search engines do the job for you, rifling through countless prices to find the best offers. The only snag is there are dozens of such sites, too, so which should you use?<p>To …

5 Bad Habits You Must Change to Be More Productive

No. 3 was killing my business in 2016 and still has an effect in 2017.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is very important in today's fast-moving world. Most people try to add to their routine to get more done, but that approach takes a while before …

Time Management

Noam Chomsky: Why Donald Trump is pushing the doomsday clock to the brink of midnight

Noam Chomsky discussed Trump, Russia, history and the<p><i>The following is an</i> <i>transcript of a recent public interview at the University of Arizona with linguist and political commentator Noam Chomsky by Dr. David N. Gibbs.</i><p><b>David Gibbs:</b> The main issue on everyone’s minds is the inauguration of Donald Trump …

The Latest: EU official warns Trump over Brexit support

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):<p>12:50 p.m.<p>The head of the European Union's executive says that President Donald Trump should …