Benjamin Wacaster

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11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy …

The 7th Continent review: A board game unlike anything you’ve ever played

An ambitious Choose Your Own Adventure-inspired survival/crafting/exploration game.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Get Locked in a Room and Fight for your Survival in “Unlock!”

Escape Room table top games are the bee’s knees. Everyone wants to be Andy Dufresne chiseling away at that wall behind Raquel Welch. Solving puzzles …

Board Games

Prepare to Die And Play Again With Dark Souls: The Board Game

Praise the sun and pass the battle axe. We’re taking on the worst creatures to ever come stumbling out of the fog. Be brave, my hollow heroes. Enter …

Board Games

Five Questions to Ask Before You Start Dating

I just turned nineteen, and I have never been on a date.<p>Seriously, no coffee, no dinner, no movie, no one-on-one — ever. That’s not because I don’t …

Relationships

The Most Hyped Board Game of 2016 Earned It

'Scythe' is great. Really great.<p>If you are a board game geek, you probably know about <i>Scythe</i>. The game generated huge levels of excitement even before …

Board Games

Marriage Therapists Say These 6 Things Can Slowly Kill A Marriage

Watch out for these silent relationship threats.<p><i>The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here.</i><p>Forget about infidelity or lying to your spouse about your finances: there are other, less-talked behaviors that are just as destructive to a …

7 Genius Brain Boosters to Try Before Work

To help you tackle the tasks of your day and sharpen your brain for years to come, add these simple brain boosters to your early-morning routine.<p>So …

Humanity

10 Reasons Cold Showers Are Worth The Discomfort

When another morning looms, nothing beats a nice, relaxing hot shower. It feels so nice to melt your worries away and get yourself clean as you get …

Famifi

What You Should Focus on Instead of Setting Goals

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, …

Productivity

5 Ways to Drastically Increase Motivation and Productivity (Hint: Your Parents Were Wrong)

Execution is everything.<p>Procrastination gets a bad rep.<p>We've been told that it destroys productivity, and it can when not used correctly. But if you know what you're doing, then procrastinating can be a purposeful act to ignite your motivation and inspire peak performance.<p>Procrastination should not …

Procrastination

A board game port that takes “trading in the Mediterranean” literally

Now, this got my eurogame senses tingling.A major trope of eurogames from the aughts is “trading in the Mediterranean”. It was basically a joke …

20 awesome board games you may never have heard of

Put down that Monopoly money, cease your Trivial Pursuing. Here are the alternative board games you should really have in your life<p>We asked for your favourite board game, and you told us. Thank you. From ancient classics like Chess and Go to more modern staples like Scrabble and Monopoly, we heard …

Board Games

10 Things to Know About Money Before You're 20

Remember these rules and you'll be ahead of the game<p>A recent study by education tech company EverFi found that the average U.S. college student can …

Personal Finance

10 Things to Know About Money Before You're 30

Are you a financial 'adult'?<p>Among the countless stereotypes about young people is the belief that they manage money poorly.<p>Indeed, studies find that …

Retirement

9 Ways to Burn More Fat When You Run

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10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Top 10 Mind Expanding Books To Read In Life Time

Reading is fun. Reading is powerful. And reading has served me so well that I’d say it contributes to the majority of the successes I’ve experienced …

The 28 Best Map Based Strategy Board Games You've Probably Never Played

If you like board games and you like maps, you’ve almost certainly played Risk and have likely also played such classics as Diplomacy and Settlers of …

21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

8 Pushup Routines That Are Better Than ‘AMRAP’

These cutting-edge workouts will help you get better results from this classic exercise<p>We all agree that the pushup is a great exercise. But if your routine consists of just doing as many reps as possible, you aren’t getting the most you can out of this movement.<p>Take your ground game to the next …

Workouts

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts

Too Cold to Go to the Gym? Try This CrossFit-Inspired Workout at Home!

Sorry to break it to you, but you're about to lose the "It's nasty out so there's no way I can exercise" excuse. No matter how frigid and frosty it …

10 fun board games for anyone ready to level up

So you're looking for a board game. You've played all the ones you own hundreds of times — half the houses are missing from Monopoly, the wheel is …

Melt Away Fat with The Metabolic Supercharge

Crank up your calorie burn and shed stubborn pounds with this full-body fat fryer<p>You have to give those last 5 to 10 pounds hanging around your middle credit: They have real staying power. Like a cold, Madonna, and hipsters, they just won’t go away.<p>But now you can kick those pigheaded pounds to the …