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22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

The 7 Best Exercises to Sculpt Eye-Catching Abs

Scientifically proven to bring out the washboard.The post The 7 Best Exercises to Sculpt Eye-Catching Abs appeared first on Made Man.

Workouts

Gallery House Modern Home in Seattle, Washington by DeForest

Location: Seattle, Washington - This cozy urban retreat was designed to take advantage of Sound and Olympic Mountain views and highlight the owners’ collection of NW art. A central steel + glass…

Seattle

Tip: A Simple Way to Beat Belly Fat

Adjust your diet like this and you'll lose more abdominal fat and build more muscle, even if you keep calories the same.<p>More Protein, Paced …

Nutrition

The Best Rapper Alive, Every Year Since 1979

Rap fans tend to get into arguments with other rap fans, and it doesn't take much more than someone declaring their Favorite Rapper. Your favorite …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Democrats should do everything they can to stop one of Trump's Supreme Court nominees

Donald Trump's Supreme Court shortlist has reportedly been whittled down to three judges currently serving on federal appeals courts: Neil Gorsuch, Thomas Hardiman, and William Pryor.<p>All three are staunch conservatives, but there are critical variations among the men. Gorsuch is a conservative with …

Death Row

Understanding demonetisation: Why there’s a war on cash (and you are in the middle of it)

We can’t understand demonetisation and its aftermath if we don’t locate it within the global offensive against cash.<p><i>This is the first part of a</i> …

How to make big returns by doing nothing, REIT picks, and the number of stocks you should really own

My uncle was a Texan neurologist and a very blunt man. He'd recount cases where patients were advised to lose weight to alleviate symptoms, and they'd tell him, "I don't know what the problem is, I'm following my diet but still gaining weight." His reply was, 'The food no one sees you eat counts …

Investing

12 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Bench Press (and Save Your Shoulders)

Pretty cool title, right? But surely it can’t be true? <b>Putting kilos on your bench press doesn’t usually mean happy days for your shoulders.</b><p>How many …

A theory from two Harvard professors explains why American voters prefer incompetence

Do voters want competence from their elected officials?<p>In an intriguing new paper (pdf), a pair of Harvard business professors argue that a certain segment of voters—primarily lower educated and rural—will choose incompetent candidates over competent ones<i>,</i> in order to protect themselves from …

Voting

The Carter Scenario: how Trump's victory could fall apart

Donald Trump and Jimmy Carter don’t have a whole lot in common, personally. One is famously a born-again Christian who apologized for having “looked on a lot of women with lust,” who even critics concede is of unimpeachable character, and who has devoted much of his life to philanthropic pursuits …

Who’s Trying To Buy An Oscar Nomination?

The Academy Awards race is many things, but at its core, it is a campaign. The voting body that decides the winners is made up of only several …

Cisco loses a round on forcing an employee into arbitration

Big companies love to force their legal adversaries into arbitration, especially when those adversaries are employees, customers or others without money or power, and therefore are at a disadvantage. Judges usually love arbitration too because it relieves them of the chore of overseeing routine …

Hemingway, the Writing App That Helps You Edit, Adds Distraction-Free Mode, PDF Export, and More

Windows/Mac: Hemingway was originally a clever little web that highlighted common writing errors to help you edit. Then, it came to desktop. Now, …

'Frontline' examines right-left rift in 'Divided States of America'

Whatever your political point of view, it seems impossible to dispute that, on the eve of a<p>Donald Trumppresidency, the country is intensely divided.<p>But how did we get here?<p>"Divided States of America," a four-hour "Frontline" special premiering Tuesday, tackles that provocative question by taking a …

What you should know about credit unions

Do you prefer not to do business with banks, even when it comes to your credit card accounts? Your local credit union may be able to help with a …

Personal Finance

Twelve things you need to know about driverless cars

By 2025 most of today’s drivers are unlikely to even want to own a car. But will we still have gridlock? Will you need to pass a test? We asked the experts<p>From forecourt to scrapyard, a new car in the UK lasts an average of 13.9 years, which is why if you got one today, it might very well be the …

Autonomous Cars

DIY 1000w Equivalent Water Cooled LED 'Sun Blaster'

Matt over at DIY Perks, a Youtube channel dedicated to electronic based DIY projects, made a tutorial on how to build a 1000w equivalent liquid …

DIY

Add new exercises to your fitness routine with CultFit Home Workout

With New Year’s Eve a distant memory, your resolutions for 2017 should now be well underway. To help keep up your good work, here’s Week 3 of our CultFit Home Workout. (If you missed it, it’s still not to late to start with Week 1).<p>All you need is your iPhone, plus your Apple Watch if you have one, …

15 Small bathrooms inspired by stone and wood

The bathroom is one of the most basic rooms of any home, and also of daily life. Probably many of us at some point in our lives wished to have a …

Your 3-step plan to reach the basketball rim

Having a sick vertical proves your athleticism and looks cool. Get those mad ups:<p>1) Body-weight Squats<p>They make you stronger and because they mimic …

A famous scorecard taught at Harvard Business School can help you improve your life and relationships

I’ve always known that I’m addicted to achievement. But it’s only in the past few years that I’ve realized that can be a bad thing.<p>Every year, when New Year’s Eve rolled around, I used to set resolutions like “run 13 half-marathons in 2013” (because #medals). That particular year, I hit the goal. I …

Management

Amazon upgrades its Prime credit card with 5 percent cashback

Amazon and Chase Bank’s Prime credit card has simple appeal: every time you buy stuff from Amazon you get money back (in the form of points) for further purchases. The card has been around for a few years now, but today got a neat little upgrade: instead of getting 3 percent cashback on Amazon …

Personal Finance

Adverts in your self-driving car’s windshield are the future we all deserve

Self-driving cars are set to be the next major revolution in our collective way of life. The hour and and half that, on average, we spend driving is …

Driverless Cars

What Fighters Know That You Don't: 5 Facts for Losing Fat

A recent study in the Strength and Conditioning Journal explored methods fighters employ to make weight – still largely unchartered waters – and a …

Most People's Friendships Fall Into One of Three Categories

Making friends can be complicated (especially when science tells us that one out of two friendships is one-sided). But research from Dartmouth …

U.S. Grant Is U.S. History’s Mystery Man

He lacked ambition, failed at most things he tried, and then Grant found himself and his calling with the coming of the Civil War, where he …

A sleep doctor says 4 types of animals represent how people sleep — and these are the ideal daily routines for each

When it comes to health and productivity, it's not just about what you do — eating right, exercising, and working hard — it's also about <i>when</i> you do it.<p>Chronobiology is the study of internal clocks, how they differ among people, and how you can adjust your daily schedule to suit your unique …

Sleep

Pro-Marijuana Group Will Hand Out Free Joints in DC for Trump’s Inauguration

People attending Donald Trump’s inauguration in Washington, D.C., will have the opportunity to experience it on a higher level; a pro-marijuana group …

Donald Trump

The 45-minute transformation workout to get back in shape fast

If you just want to get back in shape in 2017 and you're a crazy-busy dude, here's how to go from zero to hero in only 90 minutes a week, according …

Health