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Eating Before You Go to Bed Is an Awful Idea

A new study finds a link between circadian timing, food intake, and body-fat percentage.<p>It is a scientific fact that foods are at their peak level of deliciousness when consumed between 10 P.M. and 2 A.M. This is especially true when that food is a microwave pizza, which you prepare in the comfort …

The world's best drone photography – in pictures

Aerial photography platform SkyPixel received 27,000 entries to its 2016 competition. Here are the winning shots plus some of our favourites

Aerial Photography

5 Practices to Help You Live a Happier, More Present Life

<b>“There is nothing else than now. There is neither yesterday, certainly, nor is there any tomorrow. How old must you be before you know that?” ~</b> …

The 32 U.S. Photo Exhibitions You Can't Miss

La Calle, Aperture Gallery, New York: Sept. 8 - Oct. 26 (Caption: Comitán, Chiapas, 2007; from La Calle )<br>Alex Webb—Magnum Photos<p>1 of 32<p>TIME LightBox …

Art

Hotel Bucket List

The hotel's spa space is set right into the banks on the rushing Valldola.<p>Room Mate Giulia Hotel by Patricia Urquiola in Milan. Courtesy of Room Mate Giulia Hotel.<p>Some believe that the best design comes from projects that involve a collaborative effort, combining the visions of multiple...<p>Hotel …

How I Left A 12-Year Career In Silicon Valley To Work On A Beach In Belize

Three months ago, Jeanna Barrett traded a beige office in San Francisco for a palapa on the Caribbean. This is how she pulled it off.<p>Three months ago, I worked in San Francisco as a marketing leader for a unicorn startup. I earned a salary that let me do, eat, and buy whatever I wanted. Now, I live …

San Francisco

The 7 Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

Why Running Doesn't (Always) Burn Fat

"My body just can't lose weight."<p>The voice on the other end of the phone sounded beaten, frustrated, and hopeless.<p>"If you knew. If you knew how hard …

A nutritionist explains when it's worth buying organic — and how much more it will cost you

The experience got me thinking about whether or not it's worth it to go the organic route, especially for items where there is a more significant price difference.<p>I decided to consult an expert, and turned to Rania Batayneh, MPH, nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet."<p>Batayneh told me …

Cultivating Happiness In Your Life

There are many people in the world with amazing, magical qualities. I have my own, very special magical gift. I can, for a seemingly endless amount of time, re-play a bad experience over and over in my head . . .<p><b>I Gotta Grudge</b><p>It's almost like a loop tape, screening the same bad memory. Repeatedly. …

5 Tips For Jumping From Employee To Entrepeneur

Shares 0<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><b>When coaching yourself to success, don’t forget to build the right</b> …

The Art of Making Coffee the Italian Way

The morning moka: a bleary-eyed ritual involving an aluminum pot (also known as a stovetop percolator or espresso maker), a small mountain of ground coffee, and that gurgling sound that sends people rushing to their kitchen as the coffee begins sputtering and pouring into the top chamber of the pot …

8 Relationship Myths That Can Seriously Damage Your Marriage

Really, it's OK if you go to bed angry.<p>Maintaining a marriage is hard enough without having to adhere to certain "rules" or "truths"about relationships from magazines and people you know.<p>With that in mind, we asked relationship experts to share a few myths about relationships that get under their …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

15 Ways to Become a Better Person

Here are 15 of the ways that I've been able to implement into my own life to become a better person.<p>Most of us want to be a better person – whether at home, in the office, or just when we're out running errands. The problem is where exactly do you start?<p>I realized a couple years ago that I was a …

Work-life Balance

How Often Should a Happy Couple Have Sex?

An investigation<p>Men aren’t the only ones who feel self-conscious about how often they’re having sex. (Wait: You do, right, men? I know nothing about you. I kind of just assumed.)<p>When a woman complains to her friends that she’s having a rough patch with her boyfriend, the first thing they’ll ask is …

8 American habits I lost after more than a decade of travel

1. Calling myself an American.<p>From Canada all the way down to the tip of Argentina and Chile, residents of North America, Central America, and South …

South America

Take a tour of the Guinness brewery in Dublin, which was named the best tourist attraction in Europe

According to Paul Carty, Managing Director of the Storehouse, one in every two visitors to Dublin visits the Guinness Storehouse, making it an extremely popular choice for tourists.<p>Scroll down to see what it's like inside the famous storehouse known for producing one of the world's top beers.

Why you should travel solo at least once

<i>“Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it.”</i> John Mayer<p>Three years ago, you couldn’t pay me to travel <i>anywhere</i> by myself, and getting …

These guys traveled to the ‘murder capital of the world.’ What they found there was a travel lesson we can all learn from.

This is what we were told by countless travelers, websites, guide books, friends and family, and we took it to heart. When planning our drive from …

7 Best Foods for Men Over 50

The Latest in Men's Health<p>The look on his face will be priceless — and affordable.<p>Thanks to an unexpected nonsexual side effect, the popular erectile …

This Entrepreneur Just Announced $70,000 Minimum Salaries for His Entire 120-Person Team

2 min read<p>After receiving our Established Entrepreneur of 2014 award, Gravity Payments founder Dan Price has just announced yet another game-changing proposition.<p>Over the next three years, the 30-year-old plans to raise the minimum salary for every employee at his credit card processing company to …

Salaries & Wages

20 Smart Apps For Enterpreneurs To Use

Running a successful business is hard, especially if you don’t have the right tools at hand. Razor sharp time management skills and keeping your …

Project Management

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

Emotional Intelligence

Managing an employee with a different communication style

I looked over and noticed my intern updating the spreadsheet that was meant to be a back-burner project — on an afternoon when we were pushing up …

7 gratitude exercises you should try today

Giving thanks can take less than one minute<p>By Eli Epstein<p>Presented by<p>7 gratitude exercises you should try today<p>Giving thanks can take less than one …

6 Steps to Becoming a Lifestyle Entrepreneur

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Internet has been used by academia since the 1980’s, but in the last fifteen years it has become what we know today. Today, 2.5 billion people log onto the Internet every day, and it's estimated that the number will double …

Small Business

Photographer captures the beautiful chaos of parenting

Parenting is filled with precious moments. Of course, sometimes it's hard to appreciate those moments when you're scraping gum out of your kid's hair.<p>…

How to Attract Talent With Effective Storytelling

In a job seekers’ market, employer branding is important. In fact, among executives and HR professionals surveyed for a December 2014 Brandemix …

How Ikea conquered the world

The week’s best arts and culture reads – including how mobile phones ruined storytelling, the revival of forgotten words and the perils of quotation.<p><b>Literature</b> | Cellphones: Enemy of storytelling<br>Authors of literary fiction seem to hate mobile phones, at least in their books. And with good reason. …