Michael G

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Your guide to cleaning up your inbox in one hour

You don’t need a whole day to spring clean a messy inbox.<p>Chances are your inbox is a lot like that abandoned basket of stuff sitting in the back of your closet. You know it’s dying to be cleaned out (and is housing many hidden surprises), but the thought of tackling such a task is overwhelming. And …

Productivity

Race Preview: 2018 Trans BC

The Stages Trans BC presented by Yeti Cycles returns for a third year of showcasing premiere enduro tracks in the Southwest Kootenays of British …

Mountain Biking

Your Morning Cup of Coffee Is in Danger. Can the Industry Adapt in Time?

Howard Schultz wants to know if I drink coffee. The Starbucks boss is sitting on a balcony overlooking the company’s leafy farm in the Costa Rican …

Coffee

Vaginas absolutely need sex or they’ll waste away: study

It’s a painful condition that can leave you itching, even burning down there — and no, it’s not a sexually transmitted infection!<p>Just when you …

Women's Health

50 Genius Ways to Clean Up Your Garage

Cleaning up your garage doesn’t have to be a huge chore.<p>Drill 1-in. holes spaced every 4 in. in the PVC pipe. Use a utility knife to cut slits in the …

Woodworking

48 Life-Changing Products On Amazon That Work So Well Reviewers Say They Deserve 6 Stars

I love reading searingly honest product reviews. I know that sounds odd, but there's something gratifying when someone just tells it like it is, …

Shopping

How much screen time is too much? Here are the limits 10 tech executives set for their kids

Before having kids, tech entrepreneur Nirav Tolia spent hours online each day catching up on his favorite sports teams, doing research, or scrolling through social media.<p>Now the father of three young sons, Tolia, the co-founder and chief executive of neighborhood-based social network Nextdoor, goes …

How to stop procrastinating and get things done in 2 minutes or less

A couple of years ago, I wrote down a goal to write and publish a book to help students build their self-confidence, stop procrastinating and …

Procrastination

The Perils Of Pushing Kids Too Hard, And How Parents Can Learn To Back Off

On New Year's Eve, back in 2012, Savannah Eason retreated into her bedroom and picked up a pair of scissors.<p>"I was holding them up to my palm as if to cut myself," she says. "Clearly what was happening was I needed someone to do something."<p>Her dad managed to wrestle the scissors from her hands, but …

Parenting

The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

If You’re Not Using These Amazon Prime Features, You’re Not Getting Your Money’s Worth

Free two-day shipping was a game changer, we all know that. But did you know your Amazon Prime membership has a lot of features you probably aren’t …

52 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Career and Personal Life

Sometimes all you need is one little spark. So here are 52 to choose from.<p>While there are as many ways to define success as there are people, there is one thing we all have in common: We're all trying to be more successful. (That's why I wrote a book about achieving huge goals.)<p>Since success starts …

Motivation

12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

Costco

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

How to Lease a $50,000 BMW for Less Than a Subway Pass

Mike Piccolo got a call from a friend about a deal on a new BMW with a price so cheap he thought it was a joke.<p>The 45-year-old financial advisor from …

The War on Cars, Norwegian Edition

Oslo is still planning to go car-free by 2019, thanks to an ambitious network of bike lanes. But old habits do die hard.<p><i>Editor’s note: This article is part of CityLab’s media partnership with “Ride a Bike! Reclaim the City,” a new exhibit at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt, Germany,</i> …

Mike Trout Crushes 10th Homer of the Season to Extend MLB Lead

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout continued his great start to 2018 with his 10th home run of the season in Tuesday's game against the Houston Astros:<p>Trout took Astros starter Charlie Morton the opposite way, clearing the fence in right field at Minute Maid Park.<p>The outfielder was already leading …

Los Angeles

These Pilots Say the Captain on Southwest Flight 1380 Wasn't Really a Hero. Here's What I Say to Them

I've got two words, and the second one is "you."<p>Most people are calling Southwest Airlines Captain Tammie Jo Shults a true hero after the emergency landing of Flight 1380 this week.<p>(Related: <i>Southwest's Apology to Passengers on Flight 1380 Is Brilliant, and It's Not Just the Cash. Here's …

Los Angeles

Comey’s rebuke of Trump cuts deep

The former FBI director does more than dish on Trump’s behavior — his book offers a full-throated indictment of Trump’s character.<p>Former FBI Director James Comey pillories President Donald Trump in his soon-to-be-released book, “A Higher Loyalty,” deriding him as a cruel and selfish liar who is …

Donald Trump

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Washington University in St. Louis

10 slow and sensual Kama Sutra sex positions worth taking your time over

Sex really doesn't need to be wild to be enjoyable.<p>Kama Sutra positions are a classic for a reason. But good sex doesn't always have to be wild and quick, sometimes, the most pleasure can come from a slow and sensual session. We've chosen 10 of the slowest and most pleasurable positions to try, …

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Success

Patagonia vs. Donald Trump

We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were ready to fight.<p><b>Patagonia was built</b> in the image of its founder, Yvon Chouinard. In late January, …

Black Lives Matter

Nobody Saw This Villanova Dynasty Coming

You never see Villanova coming.<p>Michigan controlled the early part of the 2018 national championship game, racing out to a 21-14 lead behind 11 quick …

College Sports

Villanova Family: Monday’s success stems from development within program

SAN ANTONIO — The iconic moment of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, the lasting image that will be meme’d and gif’d ad nauseum by the Villanova faithful …

Villanova's Dominance Proves the Power of a Well-Built Program

<i>This story appears in the April 9, 2017, issue of</i> Sports Illustrated<i>. Subscribe to the magazine here.</i><p>This was supposed to be a college basketball …

San Antonio

Donte DiVincenzo Is the Latest Testament to Villanova’s Player Development Machine

Donte DiVincenzo is one year ahead of schedule. The Villanova redshirt sophomore had a star-making performance on Monday while leading his team to a …

Villanova already among the favorites to win another national championship in 2019

Odds on who will be the 2019 NCAA men’s basketball national champion began to trickle out even before Villanova could run out the clock on Monday night’s title win over Michigan, which gave the Wildcats their second crown in three years. It could be very well be three championships in four years …

It's time to put Jay Wright in the pantheon of elite college coaches

SAN ANTONIO -- As Villanova players cut down the basketball nets, Kris Jenkins draped his arm around Ryan Arcidiacono and the two former Wildcats …

College Sports

It’s Villanova’s world, and college basketball should be glad to be living in it

SAN ANTONIO — In Villanova’s world, which now should be the most desired locale in college basketball, the best player on the court can be a redshirt sophomore sixth man nicknamed the Big Ragu. Donte DiVincenzo, who is Italian and redheaded and a good sport for accepting Fox broadcaster Gus …

College Sports