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This Chart Shows the Difference Between a Broke and a Rich Budget

Since we tend to decide that it’s rude to talk about money with other people, it can be hard to figure out how to go from being broke to financially …

Personal Finance

How to Fix a Broken Air Conditioner

Tips to get your air conditioner up and running without calling a pro.<p>Air conditioners work hard to keep you cool, and you don't realize how much you rely on them until you are stuck in a sweltering room with no relief. If your air conditioner suddenly goes out, there is no need to panic. Follow …

Home Improvement

This Supplement Can Help You Burn 42g of Fat in One Hour of Exercise

Do you want to lose more weight, faster? (We know that's a yes.) Well, what if we told you it's as easy as exercising and taking a supplement—that …

Weight Loss

16 Tips to Start Habits You Want and Stop Ones You Don't

You know successful habits create success. The challenge is doing them. Here are tips from someone who hasn't missed his daily habits in over five years.<p>In January 2011 I started writing on my blog daily. I haven't missed a day since, meaning over 2,200 posts. It's part of why I'm writing here.<p>In …

Will Power

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Analytics

The Greek Hero at the Gym

A new attitude toward fitness, echoing the classical world, finds the best workout for body (and mind) in the struggle to master demanding skills<p>When my cousin Juliet and one of her friends, both eighth-graders, joined the women’s weightlifting team at their school, I was astonished. When else in …

Exercise

20 of the Most Popular Cleaning Hacks on Pinterest

Slow Cookers

10 Best Traditions in College Football

In the spirit of the offseason—a truly desolate time for college football fans—it's customary to look back at all the things we love and miss about this game.<p>And what makes the game so unique are its traditions. Every school has a personality, something that differentiates itself from others. With …

College Football

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

Self-improvement

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

Cast Iron Skillet

10 Signs That Your Boss Is a Manager vs. a Leader

Are you frustrated with your boss's inability to lead you? Well put that frustration on pause because your boss may be a manager and not necessarily a leader.<p>Yes, there is a huge difference and understanding some of those nuances allows you to set the right expectations as it relates to your …

Leadership

The Biggest Wastes of Time We Regret When We Get Older

We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren’t …

How To Answer The Five Dumbest Job Interview Questions

This story lays out five old-school, insulting job interview questions that have no business on any 21st-century interviewer’s agenda or lips.<p>Some people haven’t gotten the memo that the traditional, power-inequality-driven interview questions are embarrassing throwbacks. They brand an employer as …

Employment

The Big Man’s Plan to Lose Weight and Build Muscle

Big Man's PlanFive essential weight-loss strategies for grizzly-sized guys.Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy has always been a big dude. At …

Exercise

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

Self-improvement

Set Goals and Go: How to Become Unstoppable

<b>This is one of my favorite times of the year, and it has nothing to do with the holidays</b>. If you are anything like me, this time of year is heavy in …

Motivation

The Crazy Delicious Ranch Kale Chips You Have to Try | Men's Health

This simple recipe flips the script on ranch chips by swapping the crummy corn for leafy kale.<p>We could tell you to snack on these because dark green vegetables help you fight a whole host of deadly diseases, but that’s just a side benefit.<p>The best part about these chips is just how damn delicious …

Why is my body not changing? - Break Through Your Training Plateaus

11 apps you should use every day

But it's easy to get overwhelmed with the sheer number of apps — there are more than a million apps in Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store.<p>So I broke out the most useful apps I use every day. You should probably use them, too.

Apps

Northern Trust's Scott Murray: One Step Ahead

Scott Murray, CTO of Chicago-based Northern Trust, always keeps an eye on the future. And as Dan DeFrancesco finds out, Murray’s decisions, much like …

Computer Science

Eating "Everything in Moderation" Is Probably Just Making You Fatter

"In Moderation"Eating a little bit of everything leads to wider waistlines.You’ve probably heard the rule that it’s okay to eat pretty much …

Nutrition

3 Strategies to Conquer the Pain Cave

<b>The workout of the day is set. You look on the whiteboard and see suffering written all over it.</b> If you’ve been around CrossFit long enough or have …

HIIT

I’m Not as Good as That Guy/Girl

How Did Hackers Get The Personal Data of Millions of U.S. Government Employees?

And, more importantly, what does this mean going forward?<p>If you’re a U.S. federal government employee, or have ever worked for the federal government, it’s a pretty safe bet hackers now have your social security number, birthday, and home address. An agency called the Office of Personnel Management …

Personal Data

The CEO of a Chipotle-style pizza chain says he'll destroy chains like Pizza Hut, Domino's, and Papa John's the way Netflix destroyed Blockbuster

Rick Wetzel, Blaze Pizza's cofounder, told QSR Magazine that he expects to deliver a "big blow" to major delivery chains like Domino's, Papa John's, and Pizza Hut.<p>"Apple dethroned record stores; Netflix killed Blockbuster; and Starbucks is decimating Folgers and Maxwell House," Wetzel tells the …

Fast Casual