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12 Hidden Gifts of Not Pursuing Happiness

<i>“We need much less than we think we need.” —Maya Angelou</i><p>Life is difficult.<p>And so it is only natural for you as a human to gravitate towards happiness.<p>…

Why We Laugh—or Do We?

(LET’S GET THIS THING SETTLED, MR. EASTMAN)<p>In order to laugh at something, it is necessary (1) to know <i>what</i> you are laughing at, (2) to know <i>why</i> you are laughing, (3) to ask some people why <i>they</i> think you are laughing, (4) to jot down a few notes, (5) to laugh. Even then, the thing may not be cleared …

Today in Gear: August 19, 2015

<i>Google’s new router, a device that will improve your swing, a gorgeously crafted crate for your records and more.</i><p>On the Radar<p>Reveals, New Launches …

New Balance

The Esquire Guide to Manscaping

You might not like talking about it, but you need it.<p>Body hair is a pain.<p>It looks average—at best. It makes things stink. It tugs, it chafes, it hides all the (hopefully) hard work you put in at the gym.<p>Great news: you can sort it out. Less great news: it's not a one-stop shop.<p>Consider body hair …

Men's Fashion

8 essential musical acts of the '70s

<i>Learn more about the music of the 1970s in the season finale of "The Seventies,"</i> which airs Thursday, August 13, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> The 1970s had some terrible songs. We're looking at you, "Muskrat Love," "You Light Up My Life" and "Disco Duck," among other appalling tunes that somehow …

1970s

Stuck in neutral?

You don't need an entirely black wall or a solid black sofa. "Sprinkle it around," says Burnham, by adding things like print fabrics that include …

Home Decorating

Easy ways to declutter

One of the drawbacks of getting older is that time brings an increasing accumulation of things. These things litter all kinds of spare space — …

Minimalism

The Exercise That Targets Your Legs, but Works Your Core Twice as Hard

Work one leg at a time to blast your entire body<p>When you think "total-body muscle builder," it's not likely you think of a single-leg exercise, but the single-leg straight-leg deadlift will hit your lower-body, core, and upper-body all at once.<p>"You'll use your hamstrings and glutes to hinge …

Understanding Shyness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a girl in your political science class that you’re attracted to. You’d like to get to know her better, but the thought of even saying hello …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

What I’m Reading: artnet’s Sophie Neuendorf

<i>Keeping up with the art world requires curiosity, persistence and good taste. But when the internet has opened the floodgates for artistic</i> …

The real reason the French don’t get fat

<i>Timothy Bond is a television director. He divides his time between Toronto and his 1,000-year-old house in the Loire Valley.</i><p>Last month, I ate a strawberry. The taste exploded in my mouth as my throat was bathed in rich juices. The meat of the berry was soft and succulent.<p>I was in France.<p>Last week, …

Viral Video of the Day: Charlie Day's Graduation Speech

'It's Always Sunny' actor gives hilarious, heartfelt address<p>“You will get to receive wisdom, life lessons, knowledge… from a man who has made a …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Angry Birds

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

Day Tripper Bag | By Teranishi

Teranishi is a recent brand by Teppei Teranishi, he creates beautiful handcrafted leather goods, designed in-house and crafted in traditional …

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Weekend Bags

When the occasion calls for light packing, you will need a compact, practical bag that can fit all your essentials and be easily carried. We have …

Joel Tudor Duffle Bag | By Vans

This cool military-inspired duffle bag is part of the signature collection by surfer/skater Joel Tudor for Vans. The Joel Tudor Duffle II Bag is a …

Nike Pegasus 83 Sd

Nike are definitely into vintage mode with many of their latest releases, to mark the Pegasus 83´s 30th anniversary, Nike will be releasing a stylish …

Kite Mosquito Patch

Kite Mosquito Patch is indigogo´s (crowdfunding website) most popular campaign to date, it is a small, powerful patch that allows humans to go …

Adidas Tech Super

Adidas just aren´t able to send the Adidas Tech Super into retirement. The classic runner from the 90´s still looks great, fits like a glove and is …

Shoes

Logitech Wireless Keyboard & Trackpad

Logitech has announced the TK820, a new wireless keyboard with a built-in trackpad that allows you to type and swipe on a single device. The …

Nike Air Pegasus 83/30

The Nike Air Pegasus 83/30 is an all round classic shoe. The design has been updated with innovative Phylon cushioning and a no-sew mesh upper for …

Lumoback | Posture Monitor

We´ve shown you ways to monitor your baby, your heart rate, your blood pressure, your action sports activity, even your dogs activity! Now you can …

Remora Wallet Case

This has to be the simplest iPhone card case available. The minimalist Remora is a razor slim, simple, and secure card case. The minimalist case lets …

Nike Air Max 1 Home Turf Paris Qs

The Paris QS is part of one of the most comprehensive and impressive releases of 2013, the Nike Air Max "Home Turf” Collection. The collection …

Inflatable Car Air Mattress

This might come in handy on your next cross-country roadtrip… the Inflatable Backseat Car Mattress is the perfect solution when you have no option …