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36 Classic Sayings Every Man Should Know

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanSayings, proverbs, adages, aphorisms…whatever you call them, they’re pretty much the …

Andy Warhol

What America is getting wrong about three important words in the Second Amendment

On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives.<p>The town hall was remarkable in many …

The 2 Words That Will Get You an Upgrade to First Class (According to Someone Who Keeps Doing It)

Oh, but what if everyone starts doing this?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Airlines are getting much more parsimonious about upgrades.<p>Where once it would happen almost automatically, now even miles and privileges won't …

What you should do if your child is a ‘quitter’

Bella was going out of her mind. Her 9-year-old daughter, Angie, would agree to sign up for an activity with great enthusiasm. Swim team? Yes, please! Book club? You bet! Ballet? Sign me up! Then something would happen that made the activity, well, <i>hard</i>. Her team had to practice diving off racing …

Parenting

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

The New Bodybuilding Workout: Gain massive upper-body muscle on day 1

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Let’s be honest: Who doesn’t want a body like Arnold Schwarzenegger or Lou …

The Best Speakers Answer These 3 Questions Before Walking on Stage

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

A Better Way to Look at Most Every Political Issue

Americans would be less alienated from one another and solve problems more easily if they recognized one little-noticed distinction in policy debates.<p>We sometimes think of political issues in binary terms. Is someone pro-life or pro-choice? But most individuals hold views that are more complicated …

Critical Thinking

14 Teeth Whiteners That Actually Really, Really Work

Charcoal powder, whitening paste, and LED kits that won't break the bank but will definitely whiten your smile!!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock</b> …

If You Can't Lose Weight, These Photos Will Make You Say, "Oh, That's Why!"

It's dinnertime, and you give yourself a high five for making something healthy. Stir-fry is on the menu, and you're about to dig into chicken, veggies, and brown rice — what could be wrong? It's not the food on the plate that's the issue, it's the amount.<p>These two dinners look pretty similar, but …

Food

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Hiit Workouts<p>Best Cardio to Lose Belly Fat<p>If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be …

Exercise

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

If You're Not Losing Weight, These Comparison Photos Could Explain Why

Eating healthy foods is just part of the equation when it comes to losing weight. Portion size plays an even bigger role, and these photos prove why. Instagram user meowmeix posted these comparison photos to prove a point about how easy it is to double your calorie amount without even realizing …

Breakfast

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Master the Pullup With These 4 Key Exercises

Up your pullup game with these 4 simple exercises that'll make you the most impressive dude at the gym<p>Everyone wants to be that guy. You know, the guy who hops up to the pullup bar and cranks out a dozen clean reps without even breaking a sweat.<p>Make 2018 the year you become <i>that</i> guy with these five …

Workouts

5 Tiny Tweaks That Will Help You Bench Press More Weight

Bust through your bench plateau for good<p>Want to add more weight to your bench? Sliding more plates onto the barbell and just letting it rip isn’t always the answer. In fact, in my 16 years of coaching, I’ve seen far too many guys miss solid reps—or worse, take a bar to the neck—by allowing their …

Muscle

Retirement: Where Could You Get Safe 6% Income?

The stock market was on a roll all year long last year, and the rally continues in the new year. Most investors love the idea of rising markets and …

Investing

Passive income: 15 ways to let the money flow in

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might collect passive income streams.<p>For many people, toiling for a living isn't fun.<p>There can be lengthy commutes, dress codes, annoying coworkers, unreasonable …

Personal Finance

Quietest Dishwashers in Consumer Reports' Tests

An open floor plan may be a must for the modern kitchen, but the concept isn’t ideal if the dishwasher’s running, at least for anyone in the …

Build Yourself the Ideal Home Gym with Navy SEAL-Designed Equipment, Now on Sale

A good home gym doesn’t have to entail heavy and bulky — not to mention expensive — equipment. In fact, it can be portable, something that you can …

Your Tight Lower Back Needs This 4-Minute Stretch Session STAT!

If you've been sitting hunched over your computer for hours and just realized that your lower back is so tight, it even hurts to straighten up your torso. Your lower back needs some love! Slowly move onto the floor and do this four-minute stretching routine. It not only targets the lower back, but …

Yoga

Want to Install Your Own Home Security System? Here Are the Options You'll See Soon

Companies large and small are jumping into the DIY home security market with a dizzying array of new models. At CES 2018, we’ve seen new DIY security …

This 10-Minute Circuit Practically Guarantees a Ripped Upper-Body

Both quality and quantity should be your focus<p>"There's a lot of power in completing 50 quality reps," says Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of <i>Maximus Body</i>, which is designed to help you build muscle and burn fat insanely fast. It's a brief statement, but it's loaded with wisdom.<p>Mastering a …

Fitness

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

Philips Hue Entertainment is a smart lighting game-changer

It's been a busy CES for color-changing light. Nanoleaf made a splash by teasing its newest color-changing, touch-sensitive light panels. Then, Lifx followed suit with the impressive-looking Lifx Tiles.<p>Now, it's the team at Philips Hue's turn, and this year, their sights are set on entertainment, …

Home Automation

Forget Your 401(k): Try This Brilliant Retirement Strategy Used by the Rich | Inc.com

The truth hurts. Retirement planning is something that most Americans fail at.<p>According to the Economic Policy Institute, for households between the ages of 50 and 55, the average savings balance is just under $125,000. But this number is a little skewed. As a result of a handful of big savers that …

Retirement

Doctors say they've figured out how often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Middle age is not too late to start exercising. In fact, new evidence suggests that doing so can reverse some of the dangerous and deadly effects of a life spent sitting in a chair or on a couch.<p>In a new study released in the journal Circulation on Monday, doctors found that as a little as two …