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This exceptionally rare car just made history at the Pebble Beach auctions

The very first Shelby Cobra just broke the record for the most expensive American car sold at auction at Pebble Beach Friday.<p>Pebble Beach is a five-day vintage car show in Monterey, California, that kicked off Wednesday, with bidding beginning this weekend. The five different auctions occurring are …

Sports Cars

9 Ways to Make All Your Clutter Look Gorgeous Without Throwing Anything Out

The best part? You don't have to throw anything away.<p>We all have things we love and stuff that takes up space. Interior whiz Orlando Soria (the West Coast creative director at Homepolish, a network of designers offering by-the-hour decorating help) shows how to wrangle whatever you've got. A neat, …

This Is The Most Obnoxious Luxury Car Ever

Montreal-based Scaldarsi Motors took a Mercedes Maybach S600 and gaudified the crap out of it with gold, wood, leather, and other bits of supreme …

5 Very Simple Skills That Will Radically Improve Your Life

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Google+<br>• Latest Posts<p>Rick Riddle<p>Once self-development had helped Rick in his life and led him to great results. Now when Rick is a successful …

Couples improved their sex lives with this one simple tip

Now think about a time when you had sex to avoid a negative outcome, such as disappointing your partner or experiencing conflict in your relationship.<p>As it turns out, the reasons why we have sex in our relationships have important implications for how much sexual desire we have for our partners and …

Relationships

6 Career Killers You Never Knew About

Don't be invisible to your boss.<p>Want to get ahead at work? Heed this advice on what to avoid in the workplace to maximize your professional potential.<p>…

20 habits of unsuccessful and ineffective leaders

However, it's also worthwhile taking the time to understand what bad leaders do so that we can learn what to avoid which can be just as helpful.<p>Over my 25 years in leadership, here are some of the habits of unsuccessful and ineffectual leaders that I have seen, and in some cases, their …

Self-improvement

The 5 Most Ridiculous Lies That The Whole World Believed

We all know that the media is awash in lies and half-truths. Last year alone saw Brian Williams and Bill O'Reilly fib about their war reporting …

Why Every Entrepreneur Must Follow the 10X Rule

Entrepreneurs and startup leaders must adhere to this 10X mindset, and here are ways to put it into action.<p>As co-founder of a startup, I am constantly juggling my priorities to focus on the initiatives that will help our company grow as fast as possible.<p>As we scale, I think about things with a 10X …

6 Foods to Eat When You’re Trying to Score a Six Pack

And 3 that you’ll want to avoid<p>Even if you hit the gym daily, you have to pay attention to what you eat to get the definition you want.<p>The right foods power tough workouts, build muscle, and can help you torch any belly fat that might be stopping your six-pack from emerging, says board-certified …

An Old Design Trick That All 20-Somethings Should Try

Photo courtesy of Andrew Boyd For Dream Decor.<p>Feng Shui -- a traditional Chinese home decor philosophy -- may not be the sexiest topic. (Which is unfair, really, considering that when practiced correctly, it leads to better sex. Let's see you compete with that, mid-century modern.) But we're …

Home Decorating