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The Best Gifts for Coffee Lovers, According to People Who Love Coffee

It can be tricky to find the best gift for a coffee lover, even if you do consider yourself a serious coffee snob. You don’t want to accidentally …

Coffee

This subscription service lets you try coffee from around the world starting at $9 — and it's some of the best I've ever had

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Atlas Coffee Club<p>I love coffee. I'm willing to take a chance and assume that since you clicked into this post, you probably do too. I'm not …

Coffee

Pergamino Coffee

The freshest way to get any good is straight from the source. Between long travel times and the many stops along the way, by the time your beans make …

The 50 Best Podcasts to Listen to Right Now

In March of 2017, we recommended 50 of the best podcasts for your listening pleasure. Many of those shows continue to do great work, including</i> …

The 16 Most Important Stretches a Man Can Do

These are the “Sweet 16 of Stretches.” The best of the best. Try them during your next workout<p>There’s no way around it: Mobility training is a must if you want to perform at your peak and stay injury-free for the long haul.<p>But if you’re like most men, your mobility game probably ranges from weak to …

John Perry Barlow's Tips for Being a Better Adult Are Perfect

The Internet pioneer and Grateful Dead lyricist passed away this week. His sage advice on living your best life, however, will endure<p>If the name John Perry Barlow means something to you, chances are you're a Deadhead, an early reader of Wired, or involved in the various battles to keep the Internet …

Grateful Dead

It Only Took Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles 1 Minute to Share a Message That Will Leave You Completely Inspired

If something's going on in your life and you're struggling? Embrace it. Because you're growing."<p>Nick Foles, the quarterback who led the Philadelphia Eagles to their first Super Bowl victory ever, has been on a tear. After leading the Eagles through the postseason, Foles put on one of the best Super …

The 10 Best Card Games For Adults

Gone are the days of family-friendly rounds of UNO, where your only backlash against a skip card was playing a wild plus four <i>and</i> changing the color …

Board Games

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

People are saying the results are instant.<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University 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 …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement

This 10-Minute Circuit Practically Guarantees a Ripped Upper-Body

Both quality and quantity should be your focus<p>"There's a lot of power in completing 50 quality reps," says Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of <i>Maximus Body</i>, which is designed to help you build muscle and burn fat insanely fast. It's a brief statement, but it's loaded with wisdom.<p>Mastering a …

Fitness

6 Post-Workout Foods That Will Help You Build Muscle and Recover Faster

Optimize your training with these science-backed recovery aids<p>If you want to build muscle and reach lofty new fitness goals, downing the right fuel after a workout is nearly as important as exercise itself.<p>“Nailing your post-workout nutrition promotes quicker recovery, reduces muscle soreness, …

Nutrition

Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work | Inc.com

You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small crowd of people gathered around one individual.<p>She's not doing much talking, yet it appears that people are gravitating to her …

Self-help

When you lose weight, your fat cells don't just let go of fat

Belly flab is like a storage unit for the rest of your body.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where</i> …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

How I went from insomnia to the best sleep of my life (and how you can too)

Sleep. Some of us can’t get enough of it, while others are in a love-hate relationship.<p>For many years after becoming an entrepreneur, I was the latter. Like every human, my mind and body needed sleep to function. The problem was, I had trouble actually falling asleep in the first place.<p>Now, I will …

The 30 Best Foods Every Guy Should Have On His Grocery List

From protein to snacks, here's what you should throw in your cart<p>Grocery shopping can be a pain — and not to mention, overwhelming. Each aisle of the grocery store contains hundreds of items that you have to scan through, and it’s not always clear which ones are the best for you.<p>That’s because your …

Nutrition

These Stylish Luminox Watches Are Military-Grade Tough

We're big fans of Luminox watches. Here, three of our favorite models<p>When the Navy SEALs need the most durable, dependable and—above all–most accurate timepiece on their wrists, they turn to one company: Luminox. The incredible Swiss-made watches have been the trusted timekeepers for our nation’s …

Watches

Drink These 5 Elixirs After a Big Meal to Aid Digestion and Boost Metabolism

It's a new year, and that means it's time to embrace the biggest health trends of the season. No longer is it enough to whip up a fruit and veggie …

Big Trouble For Facebook, Amazon, Google And Apple In 2018

Just a few years ago, everyone <i>loved</i> Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple (FAGA). Not just the devices and applications we use every day – we still love <i>them</i> – but the companies themselves. Many – if not most of us – thought FAGA were the good guys, helping everyone optimize digital opportunities and …

Antitrust Laws

Shawn Booth of 'The Bachelorette' Wants to Show You His On-The-Go Workout

The ABC star on fitness, flirting, and an on-the-go workout that'll get you shredded<p>We see all sorts of folks come through the <i>Men’s Health</i> offices. But few of them know their stuff as well as Shawn Booth, the winner of season 11 of ABC’s <i>The Bachelorette</i>. That’s in part because Booth works as a …

Fitness

5 Beard Maintenance Tips Every Man Should Know

From trimming tips to caring for your skin<p>No “good beard” is an accident. If you see a guy whose whiskers are well groomed and look healthy, it’s because he’s putting in the time to make it that way. Growing a beard is one thing, but how he cares for it determines how great it looks—even if his …

Men's Fashion

The best workout ever, according to science

1. Dumbbell Front Squats<p>Set your feet hip-to-shoulder-width apart. Holding dumbbells above your shoulders, elbows bent and close to your sides, …

13 sci-fi series starters to break in your new ebook reader

Visit other worlds<p>So you just got a new ebook reader for the holidays this year. Nice! Now, it’s time to find books to load it up with, which should give you plenty to read on your trip home, or if you need an excuse to avoid relatives for a couple of hours.<p>Here’s 13 science-fiction books that kick …

Science Fiction

Jay-Z Just Paid An Emotional Tribute To Linkin Park's Chester Bennington

In his first headlining set in three years, Jay-Z asked the crowd to sing for the late Linkin Park frontman<p>On Friday evening, Jay-Z took the stage at the Meadows Music and Arts Festival in Queens to perform his first headlining set in three years. The 90-minute concert, which kicked off the fest, …

Music

3 Supplements That Actually Work—and 3 That Are Just Wasting Your Money​

Find out if you’re just swallowing the promise of better health<p>Health in a bottle has become a booming business—Americans shell out around $35 billion on dietary supplements each year, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).<p>But is it money well spent?<p>In some cases, supplements can …

Wellness

How to make buying a TV as easy as possible

I haven't bought a TV in more than five years, and a lot has changed since then. The various options are dizzying: HD; 4K; UHD; HDR; OLED; LED; Smart TVs; Web TVs; Google TV; WiFi; Apps; Remote controls that double as Android tablets; And model names that are impossible to decode. (Looking at you, …

Build Your Own Workshop Stool With a Secret Compartment That Happens to Fit a Beer

A small stool for your workshop is handy enough as it is, but over on YouTube, Patrick Soriano decided to add in a secret compartment that just so …

Woodworking

See the Impressive-Looking Footage of the Reportedly Canceled Halo Megabloks Game

Microsoft and Megabloks were working together on a Halo Megabloks game for Xbox 360, apparently, but it was not meant to be. Andrew Borman of Preserving Gaming History today published a video providing a history of the game, which was reportedly in development at N-Space before being canceled in …

Halo