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Here Are Ways You Can Be More Persuasive, According to Science

We can't guarantee these are ethical.<p>Whether it's getting your partner to do more housework or making your colleagues back your latest idea, we all …

Psychology

The 5 Best Men’s Shoes You Can Wear Comfortably All Day Long

Let’s face it: as great as they may look, traditional men’s shoes aren’t always the most comfortable choice for prolonged wear. Stiff soles can cause …

Shoes

‘I Love My Girlfriend. So Why Do I Keep Cheating on Her?’

<b>Dear Therapist,</b><p>I’m a 27-year-old guy who has been in a mostly happy and loving relationship for the last three years. I say mostly because there is …

Relationships

Google's new $400 speaker is a room-shaking monster

The Amazon Echo and the Google Home smart speakers are pretty good at playing music. Ask them to play a song, and enjoy the surprisingly high sound quality on display.<p>Sometimes, though, you need to bring the freakin' roof down.<p>Enter the Google Home Max, a $400 speaker designed for the bass-shaking, …

Google Home

Best practices for passwords updated after original author regrets his advice

Fourteen years later, Bill Burr says his tips were misguided<p>A vast majority of the trusted tips and tricks we employ when crafting a custom password actually make us more vulnerable to hackers, according to the expert who popularized the tips back in 2003. In an interview with <i>The Wall Street …

20 gadgets under $20 that you'll actually use every day

There are plenty of products out there that cost less than $20, but most of them never get used. A USB drive that works in outer space? Can’t imagine …

Suspended – Medium

The 18 Essential Quebec City Restaurants

Montreal might have more of a reputation as Quebec’s culinary hub (it’s helped along by a much larger population), but the province’s capital is not to be overlooked. The chefs, brewers, and patissiers behind the places on this guide have helped build up a vibrant dining scene that has roots in …

9 Things I Wish I Knew About Running When I Started

We all have our things we wish we knew before we started running…here are nine from a now-veteran runner.<p><b>It gets easier.</b><p>I remember complaining to my …

The Best Hotel Secrets Only Insiders Know

The price you pay for a hotel room can vary greatly depending on the property, its location and when you stay. On average, the daily rate for U.S. …

Ditch the Treadmill for These Superior Cardio Machines

Octane Zero Runner<p>If you’re a diehard runner who’s having a hard time letting go of your treadmill habit, see if your gym has an Octane Zero Runner. …

Exercise

The best time to buy airline tickets and other travel advice for 2017

You don’t really need to make it an official resolution, do you? That in 2017 you will travel — a lot? But maybe you will resolve to be smarter about booking airfare and snagging those low prices. Here are some developments that could help make that promise stick.<p>More ‘bare-bones’ fares<p>Next year, …

Flying

5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can't Afford To Ignore

Think that it takes lots of money to market your business effectively? Nope. There are a number of online marketing tools now available to help you attract and sell to more customers without costing you a dime.<p>Here are five of the most effective marketing tools your business should be already using:<p>…

Marketing

What a Lack of Eye Contact Says About You, According to Science (and How to Fix It)

Failing to meet someone's gaze could send not-so-flattering messages about who you are and what you're capable of.<p>What you do with your clothes, hair, accessories, posture, gestures--it all conveys deep, rich meaning. But your eyes send messages, too, and failure to maintain good eye contact with …