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10 CEOs Reveal the Apps That Can Make You More Productive

And reclaim your sanity.<p>For many, modern-day work life means 24/7 connectivity, a constant barrage of emails and meetings, and the feeling you’re …

Productivity

Tim Ferriss on Why Past-Year Reviews Are More Effective Than Goal Setting | Inc.com

Finally, the start of 2018 is here and you can put 2017 behind you. Okay, not just yet.<p>Rather than setting arbitrary goals this year in hopes of a better future, try doing a past year review instead. Forward looking goal setting and planning can be helpful, but according to Tim Ferriss, "without …

Tim Ferriss

Hong Kong, Singapore in talks to grab bigger share of derivatives business | Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong and Singapore are seeking to snare a bigger share of the $540 trillion global derivatives business, taking advantage of tough new UK and European banking rules and uncertainty created by Britain’s plans to leave the European Union.<p>FILE PHOTO - A ferry sails at …

Hong Kong

Collectible trucks increase in value far beyond what you might expect

Car nuts who are also would-be investors might want to take a look at collectible trucks. Vehicle pricing resource Black Book recently listed eleven …

Autos

This Guy’s Got the Secret to Speed

Jacques DeVore’s new Maximum Overload strength training program will make you faster on the bike, with less training time and no bulking up<p>This workout program involves lifting weights. But not like you’ve ever done before. “ The key to being faster on a bike is not necessarily just going faster, …

Los Angeles

The 19 Best Exercises For Ab Day

Bored of regular ol' crunches? Add these simple yet effective exercises to your next ab-day routine and you're guaranteed to feel so sore, it'll hurt to laugh.<p>Begin in a plank position. Jump your feet to the outside of your hands, coming into a deep squat and keeping your hands on the floor.<br>• Jump …

Workouts

Get ready for the most insane Porsche 911 yet — there’s a new GT2 on the way

Porsche’s iconic 911 has changed dramatically over the past few years, and it turns out those changes were just the beginning.<p>For starters, you can’t …

Frankfurt Motor Show

41 Significant Value-Adding Home Renovation Ideas – Most You Can Do Yourself

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or simply want to improve it for your own living, most homes could benefit from a bit of home renovation. …

Home Improvement

10 Things Parents Who Want to Raise Successful Kids Say Every Day | Inc.com

We all want our kids to be happy and fulfilled. We all want our kids to be successful, in whatever pursuit they choose.<p>But while the destination may be different, the actual path to success is very similar. Success starts with mindset: the right perspective, the right outlook, the right motivation, …

Self-improvement

The Worlds Longest Elevated Cycling Path Opens in China

This month, in the city of Xiamen, China's first elevated cycling path was inaugurated. At nearly 8 kilometers long, the structure is now the world's …

Cycling

Meet the privacy pocket that takes your phone off the grid

Samsung Galaxy S7

2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Revealed: Yes, It Will Offer a Manual!

An expanded palette of Porsche's best components.<p>The Great Three-Year Angst, as it is probably totally known in Porsche circles, is nearly over. The revered 911 GT3 is back in the lineup as of this fall, and its return is refreshingly free from the controversy that accompanied the launch of its …

Sports Cars

This Wyoming Home Made of Reclaimed Stone From an 1890s Dairy Barn Will Knock Your Socks Off

The original creamery was moved and rebuilt, stone by stone.<p>It may only be a decade old, but this Jackson, Wyoming, home has a historical feel that helps it blend right into the Teton Valley landscape. That's because the main house is a resurrected 19th century dairy farm, which was moved, brick by …

The Arts

Health Savings Account: Your Extra Retirement Funds | Investopedia

What if I told you there was a way to save $2.5 million tax-free forever? Interested?<p>By now you’ve probably heard about the health savings account …

Retirement

This 1957 BMW 503 will make you feel like a classic gentleman

There’s always much talk about the famous BMW 507 and deservedly so. The 507 is one of the most stunning cars of all time, was owned by several …

The Best No-Damage Renter-Friendly Trick for Displaying Art

(Image credit: Chris Patey for My Domaine)<p>As a renter who loves art, it can be hard for me to commit to hanging anything. What if I put something up, …

Home Decorating

Hong Kong’s record office rents drive more firms out of Central to outer suburbs

More European and US companies operating in Hong Kong are moving out of the city’s Central district, relocating their offices to outer suburbs to …

Hong Kong

Tom Ford partners with Shinola founder on luxury watches

Tom Ford International is getting into the luxury timepiece sector, as first reported in WWD in December. Ford has revealed a collaboration with Bedrock Manufacturing Co., founded by Tom Kartsotis, to design, manufacture and distribute a collection of Swiss-made watches. Details about the designs …

How to Book the Cheapest Flights (Based on Recent Travel Trends)

There’s a lot of conflicting travel advice online for finding the cheapest flights, and a lot of advice which is repeated so often it’s now general …

How to Decorate with Jewel Tones Photos

There's no doubt that amethysts, sapphires, and rubies look fabulous on your hands and wrists, but pulling off the equivalent jewel tones in your home is no easy feat. Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson, the team behind Manhattan-based design firm Drake/Anderson, know that a touch of these super-glam …

Full Trailer for ‘Loving Vincent,’ a Feature-Length Film Animated by 62,450 Oil Paintings | Colossal

<p>The full trailer for Loving Vincent (previously here and here), a film examining the life of Vincent van Gogh, has finally been released after …

Vincent Van Gogh

Get Your Bank Account Ready, The Porsche 997 Turbo Just Got Stupid Cheap

The concept of a free lunch is an impossibility in nature. You need to put energy into a system to see it come out. However, used Porsche 911 prices, …

An Unfussy Brooklyn Townhouse Remodel from Architect Elizabeth Roberts

When a young family—a lawyer and dance professor and their two young sons—purchased a Brooklyn townhouse, the building had been subdivided into four …

How to Wash Your Bike Like a Pro

This simple cleaning method will keep your bike working smoothly and looking sleek<p>Kick off your shoes and grab some sponges—it's time to get your bike shower-fresh. It only takes a few minutes of sudsing once or twice a month to keep your machine running smoothly, which ultimately helps your …

Cycling

David Bowie’s ‘No Plan’ Music Video Is a Posthumous Tribute to the Departed Space Oddity — Watch

The surprise EP was released today, which would have been his 70th birthday.<p>David Bowie may have left us, but his music has not — and, in a most …

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

28 Secrets For Shopping Online That Will Blow Your Mind

All the tips and tricks you need to get the best deals during your next online shopping spree.

Mesmerizing Long Exposure Photos of Traffic Lights in the Fog

Fine Art photographer Lucas Zimmermann‘s long exposure photographs of traffic lights in the fog are oddly satisfying. At once creepy and serene, his …

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Nutrition