Daniel A. Alvarez

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To Thrive At Work, 20-Year-Olds Must Adjust Their Attitude

<i>Raising self-sufficient children; financing their education; and launching them into the work world is a major preoccupation for boomer parents. I’ve covered the subject in posts like “Recent Grad Finds Job Through Her Dad’s LinkedIn Account,” and hosted guest posts from both parents (see “A</i> …

The #1 Relationship Building Habit You Should Do Daily

<b>Introductions from your network to the right clients, employees, partners, and investors can change everything. However, most people leave this up to chance. One individual has found a way to remove the randomness.</b><p>Imagine hiring an employee, not providing value back (i.e., a salary), and only …

A Tale of Two Houses by FARM

• 1 |<p>The upper level and swimming pool can be seen here from the compound’s second house.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The lower levels sit beneath a lawn covered roof and top …

Talk Of Boycotting Russian Olympics Stirs Emotions

Senator Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., sent a shudder through the Olympic world Wednesday when he told American Olympic network NBC that the United States should consider boycotting the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics if Russia grants the asylum request of "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden.<p>"I love the Olympics but I …

Do You Secretly Want A Standing Ovation? Here's How To Get One.

Be honest. If you’re a speaker, you crave one. Everyone else gets one, why shouldn’t you? And those invitations to speak are going to flow much more often if you can say, “She’s greeted with rapturous audiences giving standing ovations wherever she goes!”<p>So how do you get a standing ovation? Three …

How to Smoke Weed: A Beginner's Guide

In case you're interested...<p><i>When first smoking, feel free to giggle your ass off and gorge on Oreos. But please, if you continue, learn some dignity.</i><p><b>The decidedly uphill battle</b> to legalize marijuana, medical or otherwise, is likely to be with us for decades to come. Legislating morality in our …

One-seat wonder: The Jaguar Project 7

Racy, retro, and rocking the 550-hp V8 from the XKR-S.<p>Hey Jaguar, stop pandering to us with awesome things, the latest of which will debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this week and summarily melt faceslike the end of <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark.</i><p>The car in question is the Jaguar Project 7. Put …

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'If you are allergic to black people, don't come in' – at first I balked …

Increasingly in today's Britain, the word racism conjures up two very differing images for white and black people (I use black here in the political …

Matt Damon Is Real

An excerpt from our latest cover story, in which the actor sits around for eleven hours over the course of two days, drinking beer and telling storiesPLUS: THE EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS OF DAMON BY MAX VADUKUL2009 Profile: MATT DAMON: THE CELEBRITY SHALL SAVE YOU<p><i>Published in the August 2013 issue</i><p><b>et's face</b> …

End of the line for BMW’s mighty M3 Coupe

Since its auspicious 1985 debut, the BMW M3 Coupe has earned a degree of reverence that few sporting cars can claim.<p>And now, after four endlessly lauded generations, this famous moniker is history.<p>On 5 July, the final M3 Coupe, resplendent in fiery orange paint, rolled down the production line at …

Wayne Rooney returns to Manchester United training in 'best shape'

The Manchester United manager David Moyes insists he has a strong relationship with Wayne Rooney and revealed the unsettled striker has reported back …

Pirate Bay co-founder to release Hemlis encrypted messaging app

Emailing, instant messaging and texting have long replaced phone calls as a quick way to get information. The idea of phoning someone to get …

Top 10 Acoustic Guitar Songs

• <b>“Angel’s Son” by Sevendust</b> – Written in tribute of Snot lead singer James Lynn Strait after his untimely death in 1998, Sevendust’s acoustic version …

George Orwell's Biggest Fear Went Far Beyond Big Brother

When you look at Orwell's other novels, however, it becomes clear that his central fear went far beyond government spying. The British author, whose birthday was 110 years ago today, also wrote pessimistic novels about imperialism, capitalism, commercialism, and war.<p>All of his novels convey a fear …

8 Tips For Dealing With Difficult People

Like the old <i>Saturday Night Live</i> character, Debbie Downer, some people are only happy when they’re unhappy and bringing down everyone else around them too.<p>Here are eight tips for dealing with difficult people at work.<p>1. Don’t get dragged down—The old saying is “Misery loves company.” The most …

5 Burning Questions for Miami Heat During 2013 Offseason

You can only celebrate and savor for so long.<p>For NBA champions, the next season starts just after the last one ends. And so, after the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs in seven games and held another outdoor parade and indoor rally, the questions quickly turned to the 2013-14 season.<p>Can the …

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Blackhawks cap record-setting start with Stanley Cup win

CHI Chicago Blackhawks<p>36-7-5<p>3<p>Final<p>2<p>BOS Boston Bruins<p>28-14-6<p>Lucic (Bruins - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 0<p>Keith (Blackhawks - D): Goals: 0, Assists: …

Did the Higgs boson discovery reveal that the universe is unnatural?

We discovered the elusive Higgs boson last year, but it wasn't exactly what we expected. According to some physicists, that means the universe itself …

To Increase Your Value, Think Of Yourself As A 'Product,' And 'Upgrade' Yourself Every Year

Are you a recent graduate looking for ways to be successful in your career (or mid-career, looking for a boost)? Try thinking of yourself as a product and find ways to ‘upgrade’ yourself every year. Even if you’re still paying off your college loans, there are creative and cost effective ways to …

Dwyane Wade releases fitness app

MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade is getting into the app business.<p>The Miami Heat guard released a fitness app called "Dwyane Wade Driven" on Monday, the same day …

Is Your iPhone Turning You Into A Wimp?

<b>The body posture inherent in operating everyday gadgets affects not only your back, but your demeanor. According to a new study by Maarten Bos and Amy Cuddy, operating a relatively large device spurs more assertive behavior than working on a small one.</b><p><b>BY CARMEN NOBEL</b><p>What kind of a device are you …

Why Social Media Isn't Doing For Us What London's Coffee Houses Did For 17th Century

There is a lot we can learn about today’s explosion of social media from the rise of coffeehouse culture in London in the 1600s, according to Tom Standage in an opinion piece in yesterday’s <i>New York Times</i>. Standage, the digital editor at <i>The Economist</i> and author of the soon-to-be-released book …

2014 Maserati Ghibli

A mainstreamish play from an exotic automaker.<p>Whatever you thought Maserati stood for, you’re going to have to rethink it. In the space of three years, the brand will rediscover turbocharging, introduce a diesel engine, build an SUV (the Levante) and a second, smaller sedan (this Ghibli), and offer …

Report: Next SVT Shelby Mustang to be Called GT350, Lose Supercharger

The 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 will have a more modern look than this ’65 model.<p>A report from <i>Mustangs Daily</i>—confirmed and added to by our friends at <i>Road & Track—</i>reveals that the next-generation Ford Mustang‘s SVT model will swap its Shelby GT500 moniker for a GT350 badge. Recall that the …