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Prynt turns your phone into a picture-printing Polaroid camera

As smartphones continue to up the ante when it comes to how well they take pictures and the technology used in doing so, more and more people turn to their phone as the main photo shooting apparatus of the house. Companies like Prynt realize that, and have developed a smartphone case that …

The Best Books Under 100 Pages Every Guy Should Read

In an age when 2-minute YouTube videos seem lengthy and conversations are capped at 140 characters a piece, it’s pretty clear our attention spans are …

The Only Way to Get a Rockin' Six-Pack

I eat good, I just want to see my six-pack. I do an hour of abs every day. I do crunches, leg lifts, lying v-up twists into a medicine ball throw, …

This is the kind of music you should listen to at work

They say that listening to Mozart makes a person smarter, but it is not only classical music that boosts mental activity.<p>Nine out of 10 workers perform better when listening to music, according to a study that found 88pc of participants produced their most accurate test results and 81pc completed …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

B/R Premier League 100: Top 100 Players Ahead of the 2014-15 Season

Welcome to B/R's pre-season ranking of the Top 100 Premier League players ahead of the big August 16 kick-off.<p>As usual, we've delved into the film and assessed the summer performances to bring you our century of top performers. Who takes No. 1, who's fallen cruelly short and who are the surprise …

3 questions every stock investor needs to answer

Investors are worried about rising interest rates, and yet rates are lower than at year-end 2013. Folks fret that stocks are overvalued, and yet the …

21 Websites That Will Save You A Fortune On Travel

All the companies listed here are the ones I use when I travel. I consider them the best companies out there and the ones that continually offer the best deals.<p>1. <b>Kayak</b><p>A good flight search engine for fares leaving from the United States. They search a wide variety of airline and other flight brokers …

‘The Gentleman’s Wager’ From Johnnie Walker Blue Label

We appreciate when brands like Johnnie Walker don’t just rest on their laurels. Instead of crafting some bland 30-second spot, the creative team …

101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

Nothing against Fodor’s or TripAdvisor, but sometimes we want a travel guide that isn’t so focused on museums, churches, and where to buy …

Finding Stocks That Can Double

My favorite question to ask of a CEO is what are you working on that has the potential to double your stock price over the next 3 to 5 years? If the CEO cannot provide a good answer to this question, there is no reason to believe the stock can do any better than an index fund so I’ll pass. It’s …

12 Menswear Instagrammers to Follow

Instagram has given anyone with a smartphone and a few free minutes the ability to showcase their style without the hassle of launching their own …

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

10 Modern Board Games That Don’t Suck

If you’ve spent any time on Kickstarter perusing successful projects, you may have realized we are in a sort of board game renaissance. We’re not …

How to read your credit report

Focusing on just one part of your credit report won’t really help you improve your credit, because there are so many different things that determine …

Five Lies You'll Hear On A Job Search

The job market is picking up. We get as many inquiries in our office now from talent-hungry recruiters and employers as we do from job seekers.<p>People who’ve tolerated unexciting jobs waiting for things to turn around are looking around the talent marketplace. People who’ve been out of work for ages …

The New Secret To Interview Success: Leave Something Behind

One of the most common (and most important) pieces of job-searching advice out there is to be memorable.<p>And there are lots of ways to do it—give a firm handshake, look the hiring manager in the eye, ask smart questions about the position or company, and show just how well you’d fit in with the …

The 10 most expensive coins in the world: in pictures - Telegraph

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

The Trick That Can Double (Or Quadruple) Your Memory

Want to improve your memory? Then turn large batches of information into chunks–here’s how.<p>How did an average-IQ undergraduate manage to be able to instantly remember seven random phone numbers?<p>Cambridge neuroscientist Daniel Bor explains the process in <i>The Ravenous Brain.</i> The student had …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

National Parks

The Job Interview Research You Didn’t Know You Needed To Do

Do your homework and ask deep-level questions of your interviewer. Otherwise, you won’t know what gig you’re signing up for. Let’s avoid that unsavory situation.<p>When Katie Douthwaite finished her degree in management, her heart was dead set on a dream job: “to head up a bakery.” Her eyes soon fell …

Employment

How To Gain Weight Fast: The Ultimate Guide For Skinny Guys

Table of Contents: +/-<p>1. Introduction<p>2. Skinny Guy Confessions<p>2.1. Cardio Overkill<br>• 2.2. Not Eating Enough<br>• 2.3. Remaining Weak<p>3. Next Steps: How To Gain …

Fitness

Blow up your forearms in four weeks

‘Mr. Men And Little Miss Game Of Thrones’ Characters Will Kill You With Cuteness

The Mr. Men and Little Miss books were omnipresent in my elementary school library, but I never actually read any of them. That’s probably because, as far as I remember, none of the books were about medieval betrayal and dragons and HODOR. If they were, as they are on the Mr. and Little Miss Game …

11 Or 12 Things I Learned About Life From Day Trading Millions Of Dollars

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. I was a day trader for many years and it almost killed me.</i><p>I was a day trader for many …

9 Ways to Improve your Ability to Focus

I’ve been obsessed with focus lately.<p>It’s a highly valuable skill in an era characterized by multitasking, smart phones and constant distraction.<p>Your …

20 Stunning Free-Kick Goals

A stunning goal can make you do a number of things.<p>Scream, drop open your jaw in disbelief, shake your head—all are completely normal reactions to watching a stunning goal take place in front of you.<p>Be prepared, then, for that to happen here.<p>We've put together the 20 greatest free-kick goals in one …

Soccer

12 Ways Yoga Meditation Helps Nourish The Body, Brain and Mind

An easy, low cost, nat­ur­al prac­tice can help us boost our brain pow­er, be health­i­er and more spir­i­tu­al­ly attuned as we age, and improve our …

7 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin and Hobbes

Though we can’t pick your friends, we strongly encourage you to ostracize anyone who expresses disinterest or disdain for <i>Calvin and Hobbes,</i> the …

Calvin and Hobbes