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Outfitted & Equipped: Fall Layers | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: These galleries were put together by the fine gents at Huckberry.</i><p>Layering: that’s the name of the game as we cruise into the coldest …

Guide to Small Business Ideas

You know you want to start a business and give yourself the best shot at success, but perhaps you’re still considering the kind of business you want to pursue. After all, you probably have a number of small-business ideas.<p>One thing is for certain: the type of business you start should be …

Small Business

The Drinks Most (and Least) Likely to Give You a Beer Gut and Man Boobs

The heavy drinker's guide to not getting heavy.<p>The internet was rocked this summer when Vice Munchies scared us all into believing the phytoestrogen-laden hops in our craft beer were giving us man boobs. Most of us didn't need to click on the bait to know drinking was already responsible for our …

How to Manipulate Your Kids into Doing What You Want

In an ideal world, parents would always be patient and nurturing, and kids would always be cooperative and make smart choices. This is not an ideal …

Kids

3 Signs It May Be Time to Quit Entrepreneurship

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a business from the ground up can be exhilarating and rewarding. But the experience can also be remarkably frustrating and painful. To be sure, the startup game is not for everyone.<p>For people who are used to lots of …

Entrepreneurship

4 Reasons Why Startups Thrive in Dublin, Ireland

As the Irish economy continues to recover, venture capital investment hits record highs, providing new opportunities for small businesses.<p>After a bad recession in 2008, Ireland's economy is now making a strong recovery. The government projects that the economy will grow by six percent this year, …

Startups

Processed And Red Meat Could Cause Cancer? Your Questions Answered

The World Health Organization made an announcement Monday that's likely to come as a blow to anyone whose favorite outdoor snack is a hot dog.<p>Processed meats — yes, hot dogs, plus sausage, ham, even turkey bacon — are cancer-causing, a committee of scientists with WHO's International Agency for …

Processed Meat

How To Dress For Your Body Shape: A Man's Guide

<b>There’s nothing the fashion world loves more than doling out directions and issuing edicts. “This is in.” “This is out.” “This is cool.” “This is</b> …

When to Start Cooking Vegetables in Cold or Hot Water

There’s more to cooking vegetables than tossing them in a pot. Some cook more evenly when heated up gradually, while others should be put directly …

Vegetables

The best thing about El Capitan is that it makes iOS better

When OS X El Capitan launched, it proved the tightest integration with iOS Apple’s desktop platform has ever had. While iOS still leads the way, El Cap has made it better.<p>Notes<p>Apple’s Notes app is quite good for iOS. It opens itself up to the sheet, which lets you cobble together links and media …

Crowdfunding of U.S. real estate deals gains momentum

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A tipping point may be near for U.S. investors seeking to benefit from crowdfunding in real estate, an industry that is a clear winner in the early stages of raising capital for small businesses over the Internet.<p>A house under construction has a sold sign out front in the …

Crowd Funding

Clinically Depressed--or an Entrepreneur?

Persistent feelings of anxiety, helplessness and fear are common to both.<p>Most entrepreneurs are well acquainted with stress, isolation, fatigue, and fear of failure. So too, it turns out, are those who suffer from depression. That's not entirely a coincidence; anecdotally, at least, the two are …

Entrepreneurship

The 10 Best, Affordable Acoustic Guitars

When you ask professional guitarists why they started playing, they almost all answer the same way: “It was the sound of the instrument.” This is …

Acoustic Guitar

I used the startup that gives you a free personal stylist and my wardrobe is now so much better

Walking around shops, trying on clothes, glancing at price tags — I don't enjoy any of that. The closest I have come to enjoying a shopping experience happened after I downed a few champagne cocktails beforehand.<p>But I've found a better solution that doesn't require alcohol. It's called Thread, a …

The Only Type of Cardio That Gets You Jacked

It actually exists: a cardio workout that lifters will love<p>There is cardio.<p>And then there’s High-Intensity Continuous Training (HICT)—aerobic workouts sent from lifters’ heaven.<p>HICT is essentially a slow aerobic session, so your heart rate will never go above 150 beats per minute. You’ll do one …

Evangelicals Discover Moral Ambiguity on the Death Penalty

A new focus on systemic institutional problems reflects the changing demographics of the faithful.<p>Earlier this week, the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE)—the umbrella group founded in 1942 to give conservative white-evangelical Protestants an amplified voice—voted to soften its …

Why IoT Security Is So Critical

Ben Dickson Contributor<p>Ben Dickson is a software engineer and the founder of TechTalks.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Unlocking the potential of eye tracking technology<br>• Can you trust crypto-token crowdfunding?<p>Twenty years ago, if you told me my phone could be used to steal the password to my email …

Internet of Things

17 Outdoor Products for New Parents

Luckily, you don’t have to invest in full-suspension bikes and carbon fiber stand-up paddleboards for your little tykes just yet. (You may consider …

Carbon Fiber

The Best Ways to Organise All Your Digital Photos

Thanks to digital photography, everyone has a camera in their pocket and pictures are now instantly accessible and shareable. The only drawback is …

GOP, Dems moving in opposite directions after a pivotal week

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a pivotal week, the presidential race has become a tale of two parties on sharply different trajectories: Hillary Rodham …

How to Keep Your Strength as you Melt Body Fat

Pavel TsatsoulineSoviet StrengthHow to maintain your strength as you melt body fat.

One of Silicon Valley's most secretive startups raised $105 million and is now worth over $20 billion

Its latest round of financing now totals more than $554 million at a valuation of $20.2 billion, according to PitchBook data.<p>In July, the secretive big-data company confirmed it had issued $500 million in stock, but had sold only $450 million of it.<p>Wednesday's filing amends that number to a total …

Who Will Driverless Cars Decide To Kill?

A question that will plague the autonomous car industry<p>In philosophy, there’s an ethical question called the trolley problem. If you had to push one large person in front of a moving trolley to save a group of people on the tracks, would you? This abstract idea has taken hold in programming …

Steps to Starting a Small Business

So you’re thinking about starting a business? Terrific. About 543,000 small businesses are started each month in the United States according to data from DocStoc. However, for those thinking about starting one, it’s often the mental hurdles that prevent you from forging ahead.<p>Unanswered questions …

Small Business

LARRY SUMMERS: The global economy is facing a 'dangerous situation'

During HSBC's Global Investment Seminar in New York this week, Harvard professor and economist Larry Summers brought up secular stagnation.<p>In 2013, Summers revived the phrase, which, over time, has come to mean all sorts of things to different people. But at its core, secular stagnation refers to a …

How to Drink the Entire Bourbon Barrel with Your Next Whiskey Cocktail

Quite literally the entire barrel.<p>There is nothing hotter in the whiskey world at the moment than barrel-proof offerings. That means liquid that comes straight from a well-aged barrel, isn't cut by any water, and generally isn't even filtered before bottling. These bourbons and ryes are of a higher …

Why You Shouldn't Stare Up At The Debt Ceiling And Yawn

Most likely, Congress will — as it always does — find a last-minute way to dodge a debt-ceiling crisis.<p>It's easy to get bored with it all. Scores of times over recent decades, lawmakers have taken the country to the brink of financial catastrophe only to swerve away by voting to allow more debt.<p>Now …

In a hurting economy, selling plasma is part of their financial lifeblood

On a steamy October day in the town of Orange, a white van with an Uber sign in the front window ran out of gas in the parking lot of a plasma donation center.<p>Call it a snapshot, if you will, of an economy that for many folks continues to sputter.<p>A woman named Crystal, who had just sold her plasma, …

Top 10 Skills You Need at Work That Have Nothing to Do with Your Job

Hiring managers make the difficult decision of who the best candidate is for the job based not just on the specific job requirements but also basic …

How Much Does Venture Capital Drive the U.S. Economy?

Two scholars measure the economic impact of VC-funded companies.<p>Over the past 30 years, venture capital has become a dominant force in the financing …

Venture Capital