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10 Road Trips Every Guy Should Take

<b>3. Portsmouth to Portland.</b> <br>The caveat here is that you aren't driving. Hire a taxi, or recruit a poor college kid and give him your keys and $50 for the day. Tell him you and some friends need to have a beer at as many of the 32 breweries on the Maine Beer Trail as you can. Start at Smuttynose and …

The magic of the Internet

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

A DIY Desk That Can Organize Your Life

Ben Uyeda from HomeMade Modern shows how easy it is to make a multi-tasking desk for small living spaces using just a single sheet of plywood.

Woodworking

The Greatest Living Animation Director Explains Why He's Retiring

In a rare interview, Hayao Miyazaki talks about why his latest movie The Wind Rises — which is opening with an English-language version in the U.S. this weekend — is also his last.<p>When <i>The Simpsons</i> paid tribute to animation legend Hayao Miyazaki in January, the video quickly went viral, becoming the …

Animation

15 Inspiring Pieces Of Life Advice From Amy Poehler

Sometimes we all need a little pick-me-up from America's leading lady. While "Parks and Recreation" claimed Leslie Knope was a border collie, she's totally a golden retriever on the inside.

Leslie Knope

24 Invaluable Skills To Learn For Free Online This Year

Here's an easy resolution: This stuff is all free as long as you have access to a computer, and the skills you learn will be invaluable in your career, and/or life in general.

Learning

Is Your Height Hurting Your Love Life?

The reason: It’s possible women’s brains are hardwired to associate tallness with good health and strong genes, says Gert Stulp, MSc., a professor of behavioral science at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Social research has also established a link between height and power, which …

10 signs that religious fundamentalism is going down

“Duck Dynasty” bigotry still has a sizable audience — but not for long<p>Days may be dark right now—after all, as the memes proclaim, <i>axial tilt is the reason for the season</i>. But things are looking bright for those who would like to see humanity more grounded in science and reason. If you are a …

The “middle class” myth: Here’s why wages are really so low today

Want to understand the failures of the “free market” and the key to getting a decent wage? Here’s the real story<p>Let me tell you the story of an "unskilled" worker in America who lived better than most of today’s college graduates. In the winter of 1965, Rob Stanley graduated from Chicago Vocational …

5 Exercises to Work Your Abs to Exhaustion

Healthy Recipes: 5 Muscle-Building Breakfasts

How many times have you heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Not to sound like a broken record, but it is. What you eat in the …

Breakfast

J Shoes Boots

J Shoes BootsWe‘ve been rocking J Shoes for sometime now. So when we saw these J Shoes Boots, it was a done deal. It’s a modern, subtle take on a …

Repairs

6 New Food Rules to Follow

You might not know you're missing vital nutrients, but here's how to get them<p>You’ve heard the standard nutrition advice before, like stick to fruits and vegetables, and focus on whole foods. But what if you’re following all the tips and <i>still</i> missing out on important nutrients?<p>In order to make the …

Morning Must Reads: November 25

“As the Obama Administration basked in the afterglow Sunday of a historic agreement to delay the Iranian nuclear program, its potential unraveling …

It's Not Just Obamacare: The Real, Spectacular Rise in Opposition to Government Programs

There was a sharp spike in opposition to government programs from 2008 to 2010 -- the opposite of the reaction during the Great Depression -- but only among Republicans.<p>If you want to understand why the federal government is shut down for the first time in 17 years, a good place to start would be …

10 steps to an 8 pack

1. Set a deadline<p>You don’t actually need abs that show.<p>Most men in America will go through their entire lives without ever having seen their abs, …

Abs in a Week

20 Things We Wish Someone Had Told Us At Graduation

So we decided to ask our editorial and senior staff here at Business Insider, "What do you wish someone had told you at graduation?"<p>Our colleagues had a lot to say, from how important it is to take care of your finances to not worrying about the first five years after graduation (you read that …

Henry Blodget

How to get lean: 25 ways to lose fat faster

1. Do intervals and high-intensity training (HIIT)<p>You’ve heard about their benefits—and for good reason. If you’re looking for a surefire way to burn …

Exercises You Need to Get an 'Abdominal V'

How to Treat and Heal Sunburned Skin<p>Can Being an Avid Cyclist Hurt You in the Bedroom?<p>Your Pre-workout Coffee Might Not Be as Effective as You …

Pain

Technology to cut down on sleep is just around the corner – Jessa Gamble | Aeon Essays

Work, friendships, exercise, parenting, eating, reading — there just aren’t enough hours in the day. To live fully, many of us carve those extra …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Make any sweat session that much better.<p>A backpack you can bring to the gym and everywhere else? The want is strong here.<p>Fact: not having allergies > having allergies.<p>And how he knew his wife was the one almost immediately.<p>Neal and AJ, two of the show's makeover subjects, on what it means to be a …