Michael Damond

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Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas on Amazon

<b>Mother's Day is Sunday, May 14, 2017.</b> Even though it occurs every year, many guys don't start thinking about what to get Mom until the eleventh hour. …

What are the Benefits of butter in coffee?

Bulletproof® Coffee combines three ingredients to power your day: Upgraded™ Coffee blended with Brain Octane Oil, and unsalted grass-fed butter. This …

Neoprene Ignites Scuba Style Menswear

​You can find the neoprene fabric in everything from orthopedic support braces to laptop sleeves to wet suits. But despite its formal and technical …

Wearing Linen Suits, Shirts and Shorts in Summer

It’s no secret that wearing linen is the effortless key to staying cool during the hot summer months. But what’s not as clear is how to wear and care …

How to Freshen Dirty Clothes Without Washing or Dry Cleaning

Laundry giants Whirlpool and Procter & Gamble created a dream machine for those who hate ironing and steaming clothes by home. As you'll see in the …

How to Boost WiFi Signal Inside Your Home

<b>We found an easy way for non-techie people to boost the WiFi signal inside their home.</b> While the name may be intimidating, the Netgear N300 WiFi …

11 Myths About Alcohol You Shouldn't Believe

By: <i>Nicholas Knock</i><p><i>Credit: Sebastian Davis/Thrillist</i><p>There are a lot of times in this world when ignorance really is bliss. Remember how magical life was before you found out (spoiler alert) there's no Santa? How badass wrestling was before you learned it's fake? How infallible your parents were …

Alcohol

Convert a VW Jetta into Small Modern Pickup

Can you imagine driving a stylish small modern pickup capable of 40 miles per gallon? That doesn’t exist on any dealer lot, but with a used VW Jetta or Golf, a $3,500 kit available on eBay, and a few weekends, you can build it yourself.<p>The affordable Smyth Performance Volkswagen Jetta/Golf Truck …

Rhubarb

2016 James Perse Online Sample Sale for Men

One of our favorite menswear designers is having a 75% OFF Sample Sale when you shop online with the Jame Perse promo code: <b>JPNEWYEAR16.</b> Like most …

The 30 magic marketing words

<b>Published on</b> September 19th, 2017 | <i>by Contributing Author</i><p>12<p>The 30 magic marketing words you should be using<p>Language is a powerful tool — it enables …

3 Side Hustles That Will Benefit Your Startup

The vision: You start your own business, bring in tons of profit, and comfortably retire to a private island somewhere in the Caribbean.<p>The reality: …

Small Business

10 Things You Absolutely Need To Know About 401ks, IRAs And Other Retirement Accounts

You may be too young to think much about retirement. But if you’re out of school and in the labor force, you’re not too young to be thinking about–and more importantly, funding– retirement accounts. Here are 10 things you need to know about IRAs, 401(k)s and other retirement accounts, part of a …

Retirement

The Top Men’s Watches Trends For 2016

What you wear on your wrist isn’t as sensitive to seasonal shifts as your clothes. But that’s not to say men’s watches don’t move with the times. …

Patek Philippe

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make in Saving for College

A financial planner shares her solutions.<p>My clients often tell me that saving for college is their most important financial priority. Like other …

Retirement

Cast Your Vote for GQ’s Most Stylish Man of 2015

Can Lucky Blue Smith out-suit Ralph Lauren? Is David Beckham the best-dressed Brit? Vote in Round 4 to ensure the right man wins. It’s your duty.<p><b>(Voting for this round has ended. Vote for your favorites in our live heat here.)</b><p>The fourth heat of GQ’s Most Stylish Man of 2015 showdown is upon us—and …

Healthy breakfasts at McDonald's, Panera, Starbucks

Hollis Johnson<p>Yes, you can get breakfast that's nutritious — and filling! — at fast-food places like McDonald's and Burger King.<p>And while starting every day with a hashbrown and a McGriddle is probably not a great idea, you don't have to completely swear off the fast-food joints in your …

Nutrition

10 Entrepreneurs' Productivity Secrets | Inc.com

Whether you're looking for a productivity app or a podcast to download, most of us ask our network for a recommendation. Why read a random website review when someone in your network has an opinion? Do the number of app downloads really matter if someone you trust loves a product? In the …

Startups

Must-Haves For Your Dream Home

(Image credit: Structube)<p>When does your home become your dream home? How about when you hit that elusive balance of style and personality: Straddling …

Morning Motivation | Men's Health

Thinkstock<p>2. Sniff Your Way Awake<p>A morning shower wakes you up. But what scent you wash with can have a big effect on your mood for the rest of the day, says Art Markman, Ph.D., the author of <i>Smart Change</i>.<p>Research suggests lavender can help you relax, mint can stimulate your brain, and citrus can …

Men's Winter Jackets, Clothes, Gloves, and Boots

Introducing the <b>2015 Cold Weather Collection from Norse Projects</b>. Each product is developed in collaboration with artists and designers with an …

How to Freshen Dirty Clothes Without Washing or Dry Cleaning

Laundry giants Whirlpool and Procter & Gamble created a dream machine for those who hate ironing and steaming clothes by home. As you'll see in the …

'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John explains the harsh reality of getting your product into a major retailer

As the founder of clothing line FUBU and an investor on the hit reality pitch show "Shark Tank," millions of Americans see Daymond John as an entrepreneurial mentor.<p>Whether entrepreneurs are pitching to him on the show or elsewhere, John says that one of the most common questions he gets is if he …

Entrepreneurship

A Harvard scientist who's studied coffee for 20 years explains why the drink is amazing

Dr. Frank Hu just finished a 20-year study on the effects of coffee on the human body. People who drink more coffee it turns out, live longer.<p>Specifically, Hu's study found that coffee-drinkers have lower risks of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, as well as suicide.<p>The research began …

Coffee

Natural Stone Face Shinola Watches ::: Tiger Eye, Turquoise, and Malachite

by Michael Damond, Wardrobe Consultant and Stylist for Men in Chicago, IL, Milwaukee, WI, and Madison, WI<p>Choose from Malachite, Tiger Eye, or …

Stop Shooting Video on the Canon 5D mark III

<b>“It’s the most affordable.”</b> This is a straight-up myth. The list of video cameras that are cheaper, with better video quality and better video …

3 Things You Should Use Your Credit Cards to Buy

Credit cards are not bad, even if they have stigma attached to them. That stigma is usually associated with poor spending and financial planning habits, something that we can all better plan for.<p>Everyone should have at least one or two credit cards, and should be using them often. But what do you …

Personal Finance