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The 13 Coolest Sneakers Under $100

Stock up on some classics.<p>Some of the best sneakers are old reliables—ones in easy shapes and simple colors that you can wear all year long, and with anything. Keep your closet stocked, and you'll never run out of good things to wear. Here are some of the most stylish pairs, all for less than …

Shoes

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

30 Types of Self Sabotage (And What To Do About It)

I have a new book about overcoming self-sabotage, available today, called The Healthy Mind Toolkit. To celebrate its release, I wanted to put …

Self-help

Another great migration is under way: Black Americans are leaving big cities for the suburbs

Aubry Crain is from a rough part of Chicago’s South Side, the kind of place where “if you hear a balloon pop, you duck.” She says her nephew was gunned down in the street one winter day, his blood staining the snow. Her fiancé was shot dead by an assailant at a family barbecue.<p>At age 21 she became …

Urban Design

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

This 21-year-old millionaire was hired by Facebook at 17 and now works at Google — and his career advice is wise beyond his years

Twitter/Michael Sayman<p><b>21-year-old Michael Sayman started working at Facebook at the tender age of 17.</b>• <b><br>Now, he's a product manager at Google.</b>• <b><br>He's also</b> …

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

26 Weirdly Cool Life Hacks That Can Make Your Life Easier

Human ingenuity has no limits and this collection of simple but genius lifehacks are proof of that. Who could even imagine that you could clean the …

Lifehacks

44 Clever Inventions On Amazon That Would Make Inspector Gadget Jealous

Good old Inspector Gadget. Has there ever been a cooler guy in an overcoat? Truly ahead of his time, the zany '80s cartoon character was always …

The Nerve Agent Too Deadly to Use, Until Someone Did

LONDON — For nearly three decades, since a Soviet whistle-blower told the world of its existence, the nerve agent Novichok has scared American weapons experts. The Pentagon sent teams to destroy abandoned laboratories that once produced the chemical, believed to be orders of magnitude more lethal …

Nerve Agents

30 Cleaning Products That'll Give You Immediate Results

Responsibilities are hard: these stain removers, carpet cleaners, and powerful sponges make cleaning go by FAST.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate</b> …

Shopping

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

A Beautiful, Funny Way to Look at the Little Lies You Tell Yourself

How often have you told yourself "I'll go to bed earlier tonight" or "I'll just have one glass of wine"—only to have your best of intentions …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

10 Amazing Foods for Muscle Growth Nutritionists Swear By: Body Building — COOL STUFF

By now, most men understand the importance of protein in building muscle. When working out, the stress of weight lifting damages muscle fibers. This …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Some Of The Most Dangerous Toys Ever Sold

These days most toys go through rigorous safety testing before being released, and yet a few defective playthings still manage to slip through and …

Change Your LIfe By Rapidly Eliminating Unfinished Tasks

Completing unfinished tasks is a great way to immediately change your life for the better. Unfinished tasks steal hours of valuable time and silently …

Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

CEOs have strikingly similar résumés — here's how to make yours look more like theirs

<b>• CEOs tend to have certain things in common when it comes to their résumés.</b><p><b>• Job site Zippia recently looked through 7 million résumés to get a sense of the top skills CEOs tend to emphasize.</b><p><b>• Many CEOs major in some business-related field, among other findings.</b><p>Want to give your résumé a boost?<p>Try …

CEOs

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead | Inc.com

Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your story in a way that sells.<p>No matter how compelling your message is, if you don't capture your audience's attention in the first …

Public Speaking

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Athletic Apparel

21 Quotes to Carry You Through the Tough Times | Inc.com

Despite having to climb the highest mountain and cross the largest ocean, you will never hear a successful entrepreneur say the words, "good enough." A truly inspired leader does not settle for mediocre results--and they have the wisdom to separate what really matters from the minutiae of every day …

Motivation

The Ultimate Collection of the Greatest Dad Jokes | 22Words

Who doesn’t love a good joke? People who hate fun, that’s who! Unfortunately, not all dads know what qualifies a joke as “good.” That dads tell some …

Researchers Discover The Best Exercise To Get A Flat, Toned Stomach

The most effective exercise for a toned, flat stomach?<p>If your belly is your area of concern when it comes to weight loss, you're certainly not alone. …

5 Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination

Chances are that at this very moment you’re procrastinating on something. Maybe you’re even reading this article to do so.<p>A while back, I took a year to experiment with every piece of personal productivity advice I could find. In becoming hyperaware of how I spent my time, I noticed something: I …