Neel Patel

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The Best Under-$30 Bottles of Booze You Can Buy

Five bartenders share their favorites.<p>The idea of building out a liquor collection for your home bar can be a bit daunting—particularly from a financial perspective. (A bottle of good Japanese whiskey will cost you about the same as a pair of Common Projects sneakers.) Never fear, though—there are …

I took 250 coffee meetings in 400 days and I learned 3 things about networking

When I say that I didn't know anyone, I mean it in the most literal sense. I didn't know a single person. No one to call or email.<p>Every connection I had was involved in the IT consulting community, which believe it or not, is drastically different than the startup community.<p>So, I did what any truly …

The 1996 NBA draft class had the best rookie photo EVER

Kobe, Nash, Ray Allen, Marcus Camby AND Stephon Marbury. This was perfect.<p>The 1996 NBA draft class brought out two future Hall of Famers and a ton of personality, but Slam Magazine didn’t know that when it took this iconic picture of the standout rookies ahead of their league debuts.<p>I’m not sure a …

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults — and intriguingly, it seems to …

ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone

ProtonMail, the encrypted email created by CERN and MIT scientists, has released a new product in response to the administration's roll back of Obama-era internet privacy rules. Starting today, you can try out the company's VPN service, which was in beta testing by 10,000 initial users for a year, …

The 12 Best Ways to Build Shoulders

How to Build Bigger, Wider Delts<p>The Question<p>What's your single best training tip for building shoulder size?<p>Mark Dugdale – IFBB Pro Bodybuilder<p>Train …

Tip: The Upper Chest Solution

Look better in a T-shirt... or without a T-shirt. Try this exercise to target the clavicular head of the pecs.<p>Most lifters need help with their upper …

NASA just released a crazy amount of software you can use for free

The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Announcing the software release …

Eye tests are as important as other health screenings - and they may reveal more than you think

Writing a blog, which then morphed into this column for the Telegraph, and then launching Esme’s Umbrella, my awareness campaign for Charles Bonnet Syndrome, has opened up a myriad of different medical worlds to me. Information about the latest medications, theories, charities, new methods of …

Breast Cancer

How to Be Interesting When Everything Has Already Been Said

Knowing how to tell your story makes all the difference.<p>5 min read<p>Anyone who's been writing for any length of time knows the feeling -- that goose bump-filled rush of epiphany as you realize the idea you just had is just out of this world. "No way has anyone else thought of this!" you say to …

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Marcus Aurelius on How to Motivate Yourself to Get Out of Bed in the Morning and Go to Work

“You don’t love yourself enough. Or you’d love your nature too, and what it demands of you.”<p><i>“If we design workplaces that permit people to find meaning in their work, we will be designing a human nature that values work,”</i> psychologist Barry Schwartz wrote in his inquiry into what motivates us to …

8 Ways Your Car Can Drive You to Big Tax Credits and Deductions

Image source: Getty Images.<p>With just days remaining before we turn the page on 2016, it's once again time for Americans to seriously start thinking about the upcoming tax season. Even though a majority of Americans will wind up netting a federal tax refund from Uncle Sam come April, some taxpayers …

9 lifestyle changes to make if you want to earn more money in 2017

"Success is a learnable skill," writes T. Harv Eker in his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "If you want to be a great golfer, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be a great piano player, you can learn how to do it ... If you want to be rich, you can learn how to do it."<p>If you want to …

Self-improvement

6 Little-Known Corners Of The Deep Web You Might Actually Like

The deep web (also known more sinisterly as the dark web) has a bad reputation—black marketplaces, identities for sale, grisly and horrifying images, …

This All-In-One System Rescue Toolkit Automatically Repairs Your PC

We highlighted Paul Vreeland’s System Rescue Toolkit a few months ago, but now he’s built a new, “lite” version that packs most of the same tools and …

Watch the first ever movie trailer made by artificial intelligence

For the Kate Mara-starring Morgan<p>When it comes to a movie about the skills modern artificial intelligence can possess, it only seems appropriate to have an actual AI machine create a trailer for said film.<p>Kate Mara’s upcoming movie, <i>Morgan</i>, follows a corporate risk management consultant who has to …

Artificial Intelligence

Watch These 5 Remarkable TED Talks to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Improving emotional intelligence--often shortened to E.I.--has lately been at the forefront of many people's minds. At its core, emotional intelligence is the ability to understand others and their emotions, as well as being able to properly react to others' behavior in an effective manner. Doing …

Emotional Intelligence

Watch John Oliver Try to Sell Americans on Favorite Soccer Club

John Oliver might originally be from Birmingham, but since the <i>Last Week Tonight</i> host's parents both come from Liverpool, it shouldn't come as a …

Soccer

JRR Tolkien's annotated Middle-earth map on show at Bodleian

<b>A map of the fictional Middle-earth annotated by Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien has gone on display.</b><p>The map, which was recently bought by Oxford's Bodleian Library, was previously owned by illustrator Pauline Baynes, who produced the first illustrative map for Tolkien's trilogy.<p>It was unseen …

This Viral Video of People Voguing at the Supermarket Will Make You Believe Adulthood Can Be Fun

♫ Gimme that, gimme that honey. ♫<p>Most of the time, adulthood is the worst. You have to go to work, pay the bills, pretend you understand your taxes, and run a seemingly infinite amount of errands. But one video of three friends voguing at the supermarket might just be proof that adulthood isn't …

How to access the Dark Web, where all sorts of illegal stuff goes down online

The Dark Web was created by online activists who were trying to share content using the most private methods. Without a doubt, there are a bunch of places in this bizarre grove of the web that people should avoid at all costs.<p>But it's quite easy for people to access and is also a good lesson in how …

Europe's 28 best hidden seaside resorts

Aston Villa fans stage an ‘inflatable’ protest v Newcastle, it was very funny (Videos)

Aston Villa’s first team squad have offered very few moments of happiness during the 2015-16 Premier League season, but their fans have been …

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Emotional Wedding Haka Dance Is Bringing The Internet To Tears

Most of us are used to seeing the haka, the traditional Māori dance, performed before rugby matches by the New Zealand All Blacks. But now, a …

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. We’ve even had a few articles here on BGR with tips that were indeed unknown to most users, but the savvy iOS device owners out there were undoubtedly …

Dude Perfect come to England, do trick shots with Chelsea, Arsenal, Spurs, Manchester City stars

Dude Perfect are five YouTube-famous dudes from Texas who are fairly well known — and we're talking many tens of millions of views on YouTube — for their trick shots and other video series, such as the pick-up basketball or gym stereotypes. Bite-sized, joyful, high energy, and tremendously …

A Wharton professor says this is the one question you should ask before accepting a new job

Your workplace's culture has a huge impact on your happiness and success, which is why it's important to suss out a company's values, norms, and practices before you take a new job.<p>To do this, Adam Grant, a professor of management at Wharton who wrote the forthcoming book "Originals," writes in The …

Discover the Furious Fat-Loss Workout We Call ‘The Metaconda’

Squeeze out every last ounce of extra body fat with this metabolic conditioning routine<p>As a trainer, I take great pride in my creative workout names and themes. Not only do the names make training more fun, but they also set the tone and reveal the expectations.<p>One of my favorite workouts is called …

Exercise