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Feng Shui For Your Living Room: The Top Do's & Don'ts

The living room is the main gathering place of the home, and it should therefore emit a calm, harmonious energy. Feng shui design principles can help …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Leadership

8 Essential Strength Training Accessories

Work your body with little space using these tools<p>Your New Year’s resolutions probably revolve around fitness—but even if you’re just trying to lose weight, you should be strength training.<p>But not everyone wants to start their routines in the gym. Beyond the newbie factor, a gym can be …

Workouts

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life, each and every day.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better …

Motivation

7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength

A negative inner dialogue will prevent you from having a positive life.<p>Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk …

Self-help

Burned Out? This 1 Habit Will Ensure You Never Burn Out Again

Too many people suffer from burnout.<p>At the end of every year, I make it a point to do some serious reflecting.<p>Part of my reflection process this year has entailed taking a hard look at "burnout."<p>Burnout feels like you've hit a wall.<p>Every entrepreneur knows the feeling.<p>Burnout can happen at the end …

Productivity

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

So what is a VPN, and why should you care?

Security and privacy on the Internet is a big issue these days. We keep a lot of personal information on our phones and computers after all. If privacy is important to you, we really recommend considering a Virtual Private Network (VPN). But what is a VPN exactly? Good question.<p>It is a term you may …

Information Systems

9 Secret Erogenous Zones She’s Dying For You to Touch

A little special attention to her forearms and the backs of her knees can take sex from good to unforgettable<p>One of women’s biggest complaints? Men zero right in on the goods and spend little or no time exploring other parts of their bodies.<p>Which is a shame, because there are plenty of other hot …

How Etiquette and Manners Came To Be | The Art of Manliness

Come! Enter a banquet hall of the early Middle Ages and sit down to enjoy some dinner. At one end of the table is a whole spit-roasted pig, which …

Self Control

The 12 Best Men’s Sneakers Under $50

PF Flyers Rambler Lo<p>When it comes to sneakers – nothing is more classic than PF Flyers. Originally made by BF Goodrich in the 1930s to show off their …

Everything You Need for a Music Festival (Except the Drugs)

Your favorite music, all in one place, in 12-hour servings make the music festival an unbelievable experience. To the unprepared, however, it can …

7 Unsung Habits of Highly Respected Managers

I used to be skeptical of people who claimed that they loved their jobs.Upon graduation from college, the sum total of my “relevant” work experience …

The Top 20 Portraits on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

Why You Should Stop Worrying About Carbs, and Just Eat More Of Them

Carbohydrates may not be as evil as everyone thinks—as long as you eat the right kind<p>Many diets from the past two decades cast carbohydrates as hell spawn sent to fatten you up and destroy you with diabetes. These diets demonized all carbs, from whole grains to fruit, and urged you to exorcise them …

10 Google Chrome Apps That Will Increase Your Productivity

It doesn’t matter whether people use the Internet to research, work, network, or advertise – Google Chrome is probably the most popular option for a …

The Winter Survival Skill Every Outdoorsman Should Know: How to Build a Snow Shelter

It is the stuff of nightmares for outdoor adventurers. A quick, one-day ski tour turns up a storm and there is no chance of getting out before …

Snowboarding

13 Valuable Skills You Can Teach Yourself for Free

Here are 13 skills you can teach yourself for free, along with resources to help you acquire those skills.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fires, recall, cancellation, and rebirth: Everything you need to know

After almost a year of twists and turns since September 2016, the Galaxy Note 7 story has (effectively) come to an end. As is well known by now, …

What You Need To Know About Life – Paul Miller

Around May time last year I learned something that would change the way I approach things and reduce the amount of stress that I had in my life. It …

13 Genius Gymnastics Moves You Should Be Doing

No pommel horse or high bar needed<p>Even if you have no desire to flip on a high bar or launch yourself over a pommel horse, you need to try these 13 gymnastics moves.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an At-Home Body-Shredding Program That Strips Away Fat and Reveals Lean, Hard Muscle<p>The bodyweight …

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Life Skills Every Magnificent Bastard Needs To Know

A gentleman is expected to master certain skills over the course of his lifetime. He can buy a suit. He can mix a mean drink. He can fix a leaky …

The 30-Minute Insane Interval Workout

Gain strength, burn fat, and build muscle with this MetCon routine<p>Recent research has proven that how long you work out doesn’t matter. It’s how <i>hard</i> you work that does.<p>That’s why I’m such a big fan of MetCon workouts—or metabolic conditioning, a training style that uses resistance training …

How To Dress For A Job Interview - A Man's Guide

Knowing how to dress for a job interview is the final hurdle. You’ve already survived CV scrutiny and moved on to impress the HR panel – via a …

Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

Why Your Groin Hurts When You Squat

The pain in your hip could signal a much bigger problem<p>If the hip joint were a pickup truck, it’d be a Ford F-150. It’s built tough. But the 21st century is challenging the very architecture of the joint. And it’s not because we’re using the joint more than ever—it’s because we’re <i>not</i> using it.<p>“Your …

Behold: The Last 4 Telephone Booths Left in New York City

Pictures of the last four phone booths in New York City

7 Ways to Do the Farmer’s Walk

The loaded carry may be the simplest, safest exercise for a bigger stronger you. Here are 7 variations to try<p>Dan John discovered loaded carries by accident. It was 2001, and the strength coach was sidelined by injury.<p>So he did farmer’s walks because he wanted to feel like he was still training. But …