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How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Inside tricks on reading the nonverbal cues in any meeting — and using them to get what you want.<p>Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a …

Public Speaking

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Psychology

America's 100 Most-Loved Novels Were Just Announced. Did Your Favorite Make the List?

A battle between 100 much-loved novels. At the end, only one will prevail.<p>There's one simple and surefire way to get smarter: Read more books. Many of the most respected entrepreneurs--from Bill Gates to Elon Musk--are voracious readers.<p>Take a page out of one CEO's book, and you can find a way to …

Literature

Scientists Have Established a Link Between Brain Damage and Religious Fundamentalism

A study published in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a …

Couple sells all possessions for sailboat, sinks 2 days into trip

A couple’s plan for a better life has been sunk.<p>Nikki Walsh, 24, and boyfriend Tanner Broadwell, 26, decided nearly a year ago that they were tired of working.<p>“How can we live our lives when we’re working most of the day and you have to pay so much just to live?” Walsh, who booked time-share tours …

Sailing

13 Sexy Lingerie Finds You’ll Wear Way Past Valentine’s Day

Beer Of The Week: Crazy Mountain Brewing Lawyers, Guns & Money

Oh, barleywines. These big, brawny, probably-not-for-beginners beers have been known to cause shit to hit the fan. That’s why I was stoked to see …

Why San Diego might be your best bet for a family-friendly vacation

San Diego is an often overlooked city when it comes to visiting California, but it has many of the same wonderful elements of a typical California visit without the crowds and traffic that travelers often associate with Los Angeles and San Francisco.<p>There’s easy access to incredible beaches and …

Study shows how pheromones drive sexual behavior

A new mouse study shows how different brain circuits for males and females turn chemical signals into either aggressive or sexual behavior, …

WATCH: Every Cut of Steak, Explained

From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.<p>Have you ever broken down a cow? Right. Probably not. After all, we're not all butchers. But that beef we love throwing on the grill, griddle, or cast iron doesn't just fall off the bone as a beautifully …

BBQ

What employers want from the Class of 2017

Summer is near, and for the class of 2017, that means it’s about time to get a grown-up job.<p>While we’re sure you’re all charming and talented, we wanted to help you by asking jobs experts what recruiters want to see from new graduates this summer. Hopefully, these tips can help you polish your …

These 25 companies will pay you the highest salaries, according to Glassdoor

Shocker: for the highest salaries, go to Google.<p>Glassdoor put together a list of the 25 companies that pay the highest salaries in the United States, …

Employment

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Camping

19 Easy Single-Person Cooking Ideas That Won't Waste Food Or Get Boring

The best part? There's no one to argue with you about eating dessert.

Master the art of presenting: tell a story, keep it brief

Don’t assume an audience will listen, convince them that they must – and have the confidence to lead with your strongest point<p>Poor communication can be disastrous – literally. According to accident investigators it helped lead to the disintegration of the Space Shuttle Colombia as it re-entered the …

This Map Reveals the Ultimate Cross-U.S. Train Trip for Under $250

Travel across the U.S. in style.<p>Want to see the sights of the continental United States, but don’t want to pay an arm and a leg to do it? You’re in …

Trains

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

National Parks

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

AMC via NetflixIf you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might want to tack on some …