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Smith and Wesson M22A-1: Plinking Perfection

The Smith & Wesson M22A-1 is a pistol chambered in .22 lr and may come as close to plinking perfection as we will see in this lifetime.<p>The gun is …

Smith & Wesson

The New Healthy Pasta Recipes That Go Way Beyond Spaghetti and Meatballs

The New Noodles<p>1 of 4<p>Welcome to the age when almost anything delicious and healthy is being turned into pasta. (See: Are Those Veggie and Bean Pastas …

Netflix tips you've never heard of: The best tips and tricks to try on the streaming service

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>Among its most popular series …

Properly Gripping an Autoloading Pistol

A long, long time ago, a sagacious and scholarly fellow who understood the application of violence by virtue of various tools wrote a series of …

Here are the best iPhone apps of 2017

2017 has been a pretty great year for apps. Live trivia gameshow HQ Trivia burst onto the scene, and apps like Ikea Place took full advantage of augmented reality. Here are some of the best apps of 2017, in no particular order. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>HQ — LIVE TRIVIA GAME</i> …

Apps

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

This vegetarian sweet potato chili is about to be your new winter comfort food go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather illicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

Healthy Eating

Hands Down, These Are the 5 Healthiest Vegetables You Can Eat

<i>We pick the brains of models day in and day out. We’re constantly prying into their medicine cabinets and kitchen cupboards, trying to uncover their</i> …

Nutrition

These Are the Healthiest Breakfasts At Your Favorite Fast Food Restaurants

The words "fast food" and “healthy” rarely belong in the same sentence together. But every once in a while, a hectic schedule combines with the need …

Why this frozen food company backed by Serena Williams and Bobby Flay just received $43 million in funding

Daily Harvest is changing the stigma of frozen food with healthy flash frozen plant-based meals packed with whole fruits, veggies and superfoods<p>The …

How To Take Care Of Your Body In 2018 By Focusing On This One Simple Factor

When I was in elementary school, my brother brought home a girl who was vegan. I remember it like it was yesterday, too: the puzzled look on my mom’s …

9 Unexpected Habits That Speed Your Metabolism

When it comes to keeping your body running, your metabolism is at the center of the action, creating enough energy to fuel your body day and night. …

Nutrition

7 life skills everyone should learn — and 13 books that teach them

"I was seeing more and more [students] who seemed less and less capable of doing the stuff of life. They were incredibly accomplished in the transcript and GPA sense but less with their own selves, evidenced by how frequently they communicated with a parent," Julie Lythcott-Haims told the L.A. …

Books

The first step to being more organized is simpler than you'd think

As in, my apartment is messy, but the <i>whole thing</i> is messy and I can't possibly clean every single item today. It's obviously better not to clean it at all.<p>On a rational level, this makes no sense. Absolutely none. But when we're overwhelmed, our first response is often this kind of paralysis.<p>Which …

Productivity

8 body-language tricks that are hard to master but will pay off forever

As Ursula the sea witch famously said, "Don't underestimate the importance of body language."<p>Some tricks, like remembering to smile, are easy to implement in your everyday life.<p>However, other techniques, while relatively common sense, are somewhat trickier to tackle.<p>Still, they can make a huge …

Public Speaking

5 essential people skills everyone should know

Interpersonal intelligence is one of the most overlooked, underutilized skill sets. In school, as we form our careers or level-up our professional life we often think about technical skills. We forget about soft skills. I believe people skills should not be optional.<p>When you have exceptional people …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Become a More Well-Rounded Leader

For years, when I spoke with CEOs or senior leaders, it was because they were interested in how my consulting firm could help their employees become more engaged, or innovative, or sustainably high-performing. During the past year – and especially the past six months – I’ve been hearing a different …

There are 4 primary communication personalities —and knowing yours can help you improve your relationships

More than two million people have taken a DISC assessment to better understand their communication style.<p>In fact, organizations that I work with often request DISC profiles for high-potential employees and high-performance teams to help them identify and maximize their strengths.<p>Research shows that …

Emotional Intelligence

Body language is more important than you think — and it can even outweigh your IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust, but social psychologist Amy Cuddy knows first-hand how attitude can outweigh IQ.<p>Cuddy suffered a car accident at the age of 19 which resulted in brain damage that …

Body Language