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12 Unexpected Tricks To Help You Make A Great First Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

Self-help

11 of the best books you can read in a week

If you want to emulate some of the most successful people in the world, you can start by reading books — lots of them.<p>From Elon Musk to Mark Cuban to Oprah Winfrey, the most powerful innovators in the world all read several hours a day.<p>But starting a new book can be a daunting task if you don't …

Books

16 Images Your Brain Won't Let You See Right No Matter How Hard You Try

"Wait, what?!" –Your brain<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Graphics

How to make yourself poop: 7 natural remedies

• Natural remedies<br>• Constipation<br>• Diet tips<br>• When to see a doctor<br>• Outlook<p>Sometimes it can be difficult to have a bowel movement. We discover some of the …

Wellness

Everything You Need to Know About the Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinet Trend

Kitchens have always been at the forefront of interior design trends and for good reason. For most of us, the kitchen is one of the most used rooms …

Home Decorating

Why I’m Totally Over Open Concept House Plans (Sorry Not Sorry, Chip and Joanna Gaines)

It's time to reconsider the open concept kitchen and living room made popular on HGTV's Fixer Upper.<p>Open floor plans only feel big when the space is …

Joanna Gaines

What causes kidney stones and how to get rid of them - and what to eat to prevent them

Passing a kidney stone is one of the most painful things you can do - apart from childbirth.<p>Now a new study published this week in <i>Mayo Clinic</i> …

Nutrition

The secret to being a morning person is the opposite of what most people expect

I've been accused on several occasions of being "one of those annoyingly productive morning people." And while there are far more productive morning people out there, I am pretty productive and 90% of it happens in the early morning.<p>For example, on a typical weekday morning, by the time I see my …

Productivity

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate haggling

A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field advantage.<p>Later, while buying dozens of test vehicles for an automotive website, I was on the other side of negotiations, and experienced the tricks dealers use …

Kelley Blue Book

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

6 secrets to a long life from countries with the healthiest old people

We do a lot in the name of longevity. We avoid red meat, kick the tobacco habit, prioritise our health and workouts, sleep more, and some of us even …

Wellness

Want to Win an Argument? Science Says Stop Doing This 1 Thing

Once you start yelling, your listener will struggle to process what you say rationally.<p>Things don't always go smoothly in life, and when you encounter a bump, the temptation to yell at others can explode. Don't do it--a raised voice is one of the biggest swords you can drive into the stomach of …

Anger Management

Try this 2-income strategy and you could retire with millions

<b>There’s no doubt that having multiple income streams can go a long way toward helping you achieve your financial goals. And while there’s really no</b> …

Retirement

How to increase emotional intelligence: 5 powerful secrets

Emotional Intelligence. Another “it” theory of the moment. The media’s panacea of the week. Another great thing we all need — that nobody seems to be …

Emotional Intelligence

Cauliflower Nutrition Facts and Benefits that Will Surprise You

Cauliflower is not just a tasty, cruciferous vegetable but it is also provides a wealth of nutritional benefits. There are many preventative and …

Wellness

Five Signs You’re at Risk of Living a Mediocre Life

<i></i><i>A mediocre life is one in which you put forth a mediocre effort.</i>In the Bible myth, Adam and Eve were cast out of the Garden of Eden, condemned to …

Self-improvement

29 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Cut out sugary drinks<p>Not only do <b>sugary drinks</b> contribute to obesity and diabetes, they may also increase your risk of endometrial …

Nutrition

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

Incredible One Bowl Meals

One bowl, zero hassle.<p>One bowl meals seem to be on every menu now, and we understand why. Filled with grains or noodles, veggies, and protein, one …

Get A Rid Of These 4 Awful Behaviors That Cause 90% Of All Divorces

Want your relationship to last? Cut these 4 things out of your life — now.<p>In any marriage, there are a number of challenges that have the potential …

How to Get a Building Permit: Don't Renovate Without It!

How to get a building permit is one of those things you'll need to learn when you renovate your home. That's right—even though you own your house, …

Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives promising results

Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.<p>Many groups are working on liquid biopsy tests, which look for DNA and other things that tumors shed into blood, to try to find …

Cancer

This 5-Stock Portfolio Will Make You Rich

Investing can be confusing at times, but it doesn?t really need to be. New investors are often perplexed at the sheer number of options to invest in …

How to Talk Dirty Without Being a Bad Man

A useful guide for filthy allies.<p>The word “slut” can either be hot as hell—as when used consensually in bed—or problematic as hell. Name-calling is a really enjoyable part of kinky dirty talk, but in the era of #MeToo it can feel very weird and even anti-feminist. But calling her a slut when she …

If A Woman Does These 14 Things You Should Never Let Her Go

After those happy and joyous moments, there comes a time in all the relationships that you catch yourself in the moment where you start doubting, …

Read These 5 Books If You Want to Be Happy (They're Backed by Science)

Books hold the secrets to most of life's questions. You can read about love, history, social issues, and more, broadening your worldview and learning …

12 Healthy Lunches Anyone on a Budget Can Make

A high grocery bill is one of the biggest concerns when it comes to eating healthy. You can shop the sales and make basic meals, but if you aren’t …

13 Foods That Are Making You Fart Like Crazy

Plus, exactly what you can do to minimize the gas<p>Ever wonder why you tend to get gassy at the worst possible moments?<p>Your farts are a combination of two things: the air you swallow (say, by eating too quickly) and the food you eat, says David Poppers, M.D., Ph.D., gastroenterologist and clinical …

A simple but ruthless exercise reveals who your star employees are — and who should be fired

Being a manager requires practicality bordering on ruthlessness — at least according to Patty McCord.<p>McCord was the chief talent officer at Netflix, from 1998 to 2012. She and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings created the company's culture deck, which has been viewed millions of times. Now she runs her own …

Reed Hastings

Trying to 'Do It All' Almost Killed My Business and My Marriage. Here's How I Learned to Balance Everything

This is the most important word in business and in life<p>Days after my second son was born, I hopped on an airplane to visit a prospective client. My wife wasn't too happy. I had been absent for much of that year.<p>We recently celebrated his fifth birthday and I caught myself thinking back to that …