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The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>No water required.<p>By Yang-Yi Goh2 days agoView More<p>Fitness<p>Get ready for the ice bath.<p>By Clay Skipper3 days agoView More<p>Drinking<p>Give your …

Silicon Valley

9 Holiday Champagne Tips from the World's Greatest Sommelier

No flutes allowed, FYI.<p><i>Aldo Sohm, the aptly named wine director of Le Bernardin, was the 2008 winner of the "Best Sommelier in the World" award given by the World Sommelier Association. He is the man—and as such, Eat Like a Man's official wine guru. What with New Year's Eve right around the corner,</i> …

The surprising benefits of doing nothing

<b>(CNN) —</b> I have a distinguished astrophysicist friend who sets an alarm to ring every 15 minutes when he's at work. As soon as it does, he closes his eyes for nine seconds, takes a deep breath and collects himself.<p>The break represents only 1% of his working day — nine seconds every 900 — and yet …

Canyon Urban 7.0 Bike

Like to ride your bike in both the city and the country? Then you should take a look at the Canyon Urban 7.0 Bike. Classified as a Category 2 ride — …

Motorola Moto Hint Earbud

We all know by now that Bluetooth headsets are a serious fashion faux pas — so if you're going to wear one, make it as small as possible. The …

Motorola

Harman Kardon HD Wireless Audio System

High quality, whole-home audio systems are becoming more and more common, in large part thanks to the innovation at Harman Kardon. Their newest HD …

Autodromo Stradale Watch

Inspired by the interiors of Italian sports cars of the late '50s and '60s, the Autodromo Stradale Watch is as close as you can come to wearing a …

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IT IS the drowsy after-lunch slot in one of San Antonio’s immigration courts, housed anonymously on the third floor of a squat brown office building, …

Immigration

inFORM: An Interactive Dynamic Shape Display that Physically Renders 3D Content | Colossal

<p>While it’s debatable whether we’ll ever be able to teleport objects or people around the world at the speed of light, the inFORM system from …

Immigration Reform Backed By Voters In Republican-Led Swing Districts, Poll Shows

WASHINGTON -- A majority of likely voters in 20 Republican-represented swing congressional districts support the broad outlines of comprehensive immigration reform and a pathway to citizenship, according to a poll released on Tuesday.<p>About three-fourths of respondents in the districts surveyed …

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Playing Solitaire

An avowed solo rider on Iowa's lonesome roads makes an unexpectedly powerful connection<p>The road ahead was flat and straight and between me and the hazy horizon there was not a car nor a dog walker nor a lawn-mower pusher in sight, let alone another cyclist. It was an early Sunday morning during a …

Gran Fondos: Part Bike Ride, Part Cycling Race, All Fun

You're riding against the clock, but it's not really a race. It's as long as a century—but may feel even longer. Confused? Don't worry: Once you set off on the 100-mile-plus rolling party known as a gran fondo, it will all make beautiful sense.<p><b>6:30 A.M., MANHATTAN:</b> My Scott Speedster hangs …