Mike Montowski

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

<b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed <i>New York Times</i> bestseller and international phenomenon <i>Sapiens</i>, returns …

The history of Mercedes-Benz

In the video above, we take a look at Mercedes-Benz, a company that dates back to 1901 when the very first Mercedes went on sale.<p>In the 1930s, the Mercedes "Silver Arrows" dominated in motor racing and more recently, with Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, Mercedes have been successful in Formula One …

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Good news for Netflix users - you can use hidden codes to make searching the extensive streaming site easier.<p>It seems not all content appears when …

Mid-Century Modern America: 10 Classic Houses for the Ages - Interior Design Inspirations

Icons of midcentury modern design by the likes of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Eero Saarinen and Marcel Breuer still stand across …

How To Start Your Own Business

Probably the first and most persistent question I had when my partner and I started our own company was, “When does the company actually start?” …

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

Living on the edge: Casa Brutale combines brutalism with Bond villain-chic

Casa Brutale is the work of Greece and Netherlands-based OPA (Open Platform for Architecture). The project initially started out as an exercise in …

Stop Google from knowing every move you make

If Google ever chooses a corporate anthem, I vote for "Every Breath You Take" by The Police, which includes the possibly sweet/possibly creepy promise that "I'll be watching you." Two especially appropriate lines from the song are "every move you make" and "every step you take," because Google …

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

MSI Lego exhibit: It's a brick house — and bridge, and castle, and roller coaster

The versions of the world's great wonders that Adam Reed Tucker makes out of interlocking plastic pieces are attainable and impossible.<p>They're attainable because you, too, can buy thousands of Lego bricks and piece them together, one after another after another. That's how Tucker got his start, he …

Lego

See Metallica Explain Why They're 2016's Record Store Day Ambassadors

Metallica have released an eight-minute video explaining the importance of vinyl to them and why they are this year's Record Store Day Ambassadors. …

Vinyl Records

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

Take a Virtual Tour of a Frank Lloyd Wright House That Was Never Built

See the modern design in all its simulated glory.<p>In 2013, an English engineer named Dr. Hugh Pratt asked the village of Wraxall, England for permission to build a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home on his 12-acre property.<p>The house originally was planned for a site in Santa Barbara, California but …

Frank Lloyd Wright

If You Carry a Gun in America

As a criminal defense attorney, I have been representing people charged with gun related criminal offenses for well over twenty years. During that …

Self Defense

Tracy Morgan: How I’m Picking Up the Pieces

<i>This article was written by Tracy Morgan for WhoSay about his return to the stage for his national tour, Picking Up the Pieces</i><p>Hey guys. It’s Tracy …

I Go to Work High Every Day

And I do a damn good job.<p>I wake up every day at 8:30 a.m. to smoke my first half-joint and take a big hit off a bong, so I can get super high before I get into the shower. I take another hit when I get out of the shower and start getting ready. Then I go to work.<p>As a concierge in Portland, I have …

These ultra-luxurious underwater homes are being built in Dubai

In the clear-blue waters off the coast of Dubai lies a chain of islands known as "The Heart of Europe." It's a man-made reconstruction of actual European nations, just on a smaller scale — part of a larger archipelago known as "The World."<p>Richard Branson, fittingly, owns the island representing …

Why Frank Lloyd Wright’s Baghdad Opera House Never Came To Be

Frank Lloyd Wright said he didn’t give ‘a hoot’ about designing an opera house in London or New York. Baghdad was a different story. But the …

Watch Metallica's 'The Night Before' Pre-Super Bowl Concert Live

Tonight at approximately 8:30 p.m. PST, Metallica will take the stage at AT&T Park in their native San Francisco for their "The Night Before" …

Rock Music

6 Tricks That Help Women Have Multiple Orgasms

According to 1,000 women who have experienced them.<p>OMGYES, Indiana University, and the Kinsey Institute teamed up to deliver the most detailed information so far about how women can achieve multiple orgasms. Through in-depth interviews with 1,000 women and a nationally representative survey of an …

Demand for Detroit's old — and affordable — mansions revs up

Erica MacKinnon and Bill Sneed have lived all over the world and spent a couple of years in a rented Los Angeles duplex considering whether to move to Miami or Seattle, Oakland or Portland, Maine.<p>Instead, nearly a year ago, the business and life partners packed up and headed to Detroit, which they …

Real Estate

How You Can Learn the #1 Persuasion Technique of FBI Hostage Negotiators

FBI Hostage negotiators know how to listen and this is the secret to connecting with people.<p>We’ve all been told we could be better listeners and that …

See Dave Grohl Rock 'Ace of Spades' With Pantera, Metallica, Slayer Members

Dave Grohl was a surprise guest at Friday night's Dimebash, the annual celebration of late Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell, and at the Los Angeles …

Music

Ambien is a wonder drug that's killing my gaming habit

How a busy father of five is sleeping better, and why that sucks<p>I have five kids.<p>I put this in articles sometimes, and there are always people in the comments who are surprised. It's a fact that flavors every aspect of my life, from work to play. It's not so much a detail about my family, it's who …

Self-improvement

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The 2016 Dakar Rally in photos

The 2016 Dakar Rally brings off road vehicle racers and enthusiasts from all over the world to witness the dirt, gas, and pure adrenaline of the …

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