Richie McLaughlin

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The 50 Best Self-Help Books of 2014

Self-help books cover topics ranging from business, to relationships, to creativity and peace. It’s a lot to cover in one ranking, but below we’ve …

9 Things Men Think When They See You Naked

Shockingly, it's not just "BOOBS!"<p>There's this thing guys do in the throes of hot sex, and you might not even notice. We pause, and we look. Because when you're totally in the moment, you put on one hell of a sexy show, and we love to watch. The thing is, visual cues are a major part of the sexual …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

The 50 Best Albums of 2014

Welcome to Pitchfork's list of The 50 Best Albums of 2014.<p>Listen to selections from this list via two Beats Playlists: Vol. 1 (50-26) | Vol. 2 (25-1)<p>Ben Frost puts a lot of thought into his music, technically and conceptually. His song titles and interviews pack his dense, throbbing scrawls with …

The best video games of 2014

When it comes to video games, much of this year has been overshadowed by Gamergate; the movement has hovered over the industry like a dark, ugly cloud, dominating the discussion about games and the people who make them.<p>And that's a shame — because it turns out 2014 was an absolutely amazing year …

The best mobile games of 2014

December is drawing to a close, so it’s the right time to reflect back on all the great games we played in 2014. Mobile devices continued to offer …

Now you can play as a border guard on iPad

One of my favorite games of recent years, <i>Papers, Please</i> (previously), just appeared on iPad. It'll be a good fit for the platform, and I hope this …

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Sports stadium architecture: Welcome to the new temples of pleasure

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a vision of biblical proportions -- tens of thousands of people weeping, whooping, and chanting in unison.<p>If sport were a religion, then the stadium would surely be its place of worship.<p>Inside these temples to physical feats, language evokes the divine -- fearful fans "pray for a …

How to Give a Good Compliment | The Art of Manliness

“Idle words are characterless and die upon utterance. Evil words rankle for a while, make contentions, and then die. But the hopeful, kind, cheering …

Why Apple, Microsoft and others reject NSA spying

Unfettered surveillance is poison to future technology and could damage some of America’s biggest brands — in its present form you could almost call …

How to step up your home security

We all want to protect our home and family. But what are the best ways to go about it?<p>Here are some smart accessories, apps and tips to help you protect what’s important to you<p>Canary All-in-One Home Security<p>The sleek, tiny cylinder is a plug-in-ready smart device that lets you monitor everything …

75 book ideas for Christmas, for everyone on your list (and we mean everyone)

<b>From the explorer to the weirdo, here are Globe Books’ plentiful holiday picks for everyone in your life</b><p>(© M. Sasek, from This is the World, Universe, 2014.)<p><b>For the explorer</b><p><i>The Canadian Geographic Atlas of Canada</i>, (HarperCollins, 304 pages, $79) Constantly confusing St. John’s and Saint John? …

Sony hack snowballs as movie scripts, celebrity phone numbers leaked

Sony Pictures is in full-blown damage-control mode and has called an all-hands meeting following another huge leak of sensitive, confidential info. The new trove of data released by the so-called GOP (Guardians of Peace) includes more private employee info, actor phone numbers and traveling …

These clothes smell like Johnnie Walker whisky, on purpose

Innovative fabric-technology minds have figured out how to make Harris Tweed fabric smell permanently like Scotch whisky.<p>Usually, having the odor of alcoholic beverages clinging to your clothes means you've been over-imbibing or just plain clumsy with your cocktails. A new variation on the classic …

Root's indoor gardening system lets you grow 16 things at once

Root's hydroponic system helps with water, nutrients and light.<p>Root's planter will let you grow a varied crop with smarts. An indoor hydroponic garden system, the $299 Root (available internationally for about £190 and AU$350) lets you grow up to 16 seedlings at once in one compact tower. The first …

Low Maintenance Perennial Flowers

01 of 11<p>Low Maintenance, Easy Care Perennial Flowers<p>It may vary from climate to climate and season to season, but there are many wonderful perennial …

You don't have to have a huge garden to give nature a home. If you've all got a small garden or a patio then putting plants in containers is the way forward. Here's 7 secrets to successful container gardening to get you started #homesfornature

CollectCollect this now for later<p>eve Itching to get your garden started? Here's 5 pro tips to start your garden this March - even if you don't have a …

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DIY tech for the holidays

The Fix puts on its holiday hats and shows you three new DIY projects just in time for the holidays.<p>Just in time for the holidays, we bring you a very special holiday-themed episode of The Fix.<p>First, Sharon Profis shows us how to send high-tech holiday cards that will surely impress even the most …

10 Morning Habits Successful People Swear By

Up and at ‘em! Morning people are successful people. Just ask any CEO, politician, professional athlete or inventor out there – they all start their day at the crack of dawn, gaining a leg up on the competition. Create a routine and stick with it. Studies prove that willpower is the strongest in …

Meet The Swiss Army Knife Of Vibrators

As the enthusiastic Brian Sloan (maker of the Autoblow 2, Mangasm, and Ladygasm adult-toy lines) explains in the video above, the Slaphappy is one of …

The Best Apps For People Who Don’t Like Spending Money

Whatever you use — debit card, ApplePay, Bitcoin — one way or another, you’re really just giving up cold, hard cash. And with an average personal …

Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock Share Reactions to Bill Cosby News

The onslaught of sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby has clearly shaken the comedy community.<p>Jerry Seinfeld shared his emotional reaction …