Brian Ridley

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Learn About The Stock Market And Figure Out How To Make Investing Work For You

If you’re not a seasoned investor, the stock market can be an intimidating thing. Many of us don’t really understand how it works or how we can use …

Stock Markets

How to Pass a Drug Test If You’ve Smoked Marijuana.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) If you are an occasional marijuana user but your job has sprung a drugs test on you, or you are applying for a new job in which you …

Cannabis

Um… This Sleep-Inducing Drink Knocks Me Out in 10 Minutes, Every Time

I have a long, infuriating history with insomnia. I got it from my mama: Science shows that the condition is often hereditary, and my mom and I have …

These are the plants that will actually clean up your air

No matter how clean your home is, chances are, the air’s still got a <i>little</i> somethin’ somethin’ in it that isn’t exactly *great* for your body …

Plants

Anthony Bourdain Cringes When Travelers Make These 3 Mistakes

There are two types of people in this world, according to Anthony Bourdain: travelers and tourists. You don't have to be an avid fan of his …

All the Things You're Doing Wrong When You Travel, According to Anthony Bourdain

The globe-trotting TV host shares his advice for all types of budgets.<p>Anthony Bourdain thinks traveling to Paris just to stand atop the Eiffel Tower …

Anthony Bourdain

Peri Peri African Chicken Recipe

"This is a great spicy marinade recipe, a traditional African dish, great for BBQ. Nice with salad and fries, but I like adding it to a pita with …

Cooking

A New Study Suggests It May Be Possible To Fall Into A Black Hole And Actually Survive

The belief that venturing into a black hole will lead to instant death, with one’s body being torn to pieces, is one that has long pervaded the …

Uh Oh, You’ve Been Slicing Brie All Wrong

Delicious and pungent, there’s no denying that the world of cheese can be a confusing (and rewarding) place.<p>No matter your tastes, all good hostesses …

Cooking

World bracing for risk of Trump's trade war

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to slap taxes on steel and aluminum imports was branded Friday as "absolutely unacceptable" by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, the United States' biggest foreign source of both metals.<p>Trump hasn't sparked a trade war — yet. But his …

Economy

If You’re Constantly Overthinking Everything, Try This To Chill Out

To call me an over-thinker would be a serious understatement. No joke here, some days, it is not fun to be up in my brain, because it just feels like …

Mindfulness

Stephen Hawking thinks he knows what happened before the beginning of time

Neil deGrasse Tyson asks him to weigh in.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show <i>Star Talk</i> is ending its fourth season with a bang—a big one. <i>The</i> big one, to be precise. The show, filmed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, features famous astrophysicist Tyson interviewing …

5 wild sex positions you can do in even the most boring bedroom

Ready for a challenge?<p>Hey you, little thrill-seeker. You need these now.

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Consciousness

7 oral sex moves you're going to want your partner to try

Ask them to do these immediately.<p>Oral sex is freakin' awesome... if done right. It's great being able to sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. But while taking a totally hands-off approach can be blissful, it's a very wise idea to know what you like (or want to try out), and ask for it.<p>“Oral sex is …

Why adding a rug under dining table sets is a MUST

Some people swear by adding a rug to the dining room and others say it's a huge no-no, but today, we are going to tell you why we, as well as a large …

Roast Chicken

Roast chicken is a great dish for family dinners and parties. Preparing is as simple as adding in some herbs and roasting in the oven. Here are a …

Cooking

You’ve Been Making French Toast All Wrong (Here’s How to Do It Right)

A plate of perfect French toast—crispy round the edges, custardy in the center, and capped off with an amber kiss of maple syrup—is a thing of …

Breakfast

9 of the Wildest Misconceptions About Cast Iron, Debunked

Everyone seems to agree that cast iron cookware is wonderful, and everyone seems to believe they know best about how it should be used and cared for. …

Country Lifestyle

I Quit Social Media for 65 Weeks. This Is What I Learned.

When David Mohammadi decided to take a two-week break from social media, he never imagined that he’d stay logged off for over an entire year.<p>But for …

Nude, New York by Patrick Demarchelier on artnet

Past Auction<p>Patrick Demarchelier• <i><br>Nude, New York</i>, 1995<br>• 55.9 x 45.1 cm. (22 x 17.8 in.)<p>Artist:<p>(French, born 1943)<p>Title:<p><i>Nude, New York</i><p>, 1995<p>Medium:<p>silver …

15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …

Asia Travel

Make these zesty lemon ricotta pancakes to brighten up your morning

There are a few keys to great pancakes: They’re soft on the inside, have a crispy ring around the edge, and are fluffy enough to stand up to healthy …

10 things happy professionals do before 10 a.m.

Success often seems like a visionary goal — a feat in life that’s attempted only after many strides, plenty of pitfalls and a healthy serving of …

How to choose a classic gentleman’s overcoat which will last you a lifetime

When temperatures drop, the only acceptable outerwear with a suit is an overcoat. Huntsman’s Head Cutter, Dario Carnera, explains how to keep warm …

This Should Be Your Go-To Spring Jacket

Even Elvis knew Harringtons were awesome.<p>Dressing for spring weather sucks. It's raining, and then it's sunny; it's windy, and then it's freezing. You already know layers are necessary—but what layers, really? Let's start with a jacket. For spring, a Harrington jacket hits the most necessary of …

Men's Fashion

10 Tips To Stop Procrastinating and Get it Done!

Wondering how to stop procrastination? Many people are. Most of us have found ourselves putting things off and just watching ourselves do it, as if …

This Genius Timer Is the Only Way I Get My Work Done

Get ready for the high that comes from racing against the clock.<p>You can probably relate to this statement: I can only get work done when the deadline …

All the Things to Wear Under Your Suit Other Than a Button-Down and Tie

Trying to make your favorite jeans look nice enough for work, five days a week, 52 weeks a year, will exhaust even the most dedicated dressers. That's why sometimes it makes sense to do just the opposite: start with a suit or blazer and then dress it way down. When you approach things this way, …

Is Your Workplace Toxic? Here's How to Avoid Being Part of the Problem

Shift your negative energy by seeing what's possible.<p>Last week, I was invited to do a Facebook Live session. Arriving at the studio I felt a bit intimidated with all the cameras and lights and action of a live set. The purpose of the session was to promote my new book called <i>Match In The Root</i> …

Facebook Live