Shoneil Varma

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There are 2 common fears that could doom your relationship

So break out the candles and the dark chocolate — things are about to get really romantic.<p>A new study, led by psychologists at the University of Tennessee, found there's a deadly combination of characteristics that predict relationship dissatisfaction: <b>sensitivity to rejection and the tendency to</b> …

What to Do When Your Boss Has a Favorite (and It’s Not You)

There’s someone on your team who seems to do no wrong in your boss’s eyes. She gets all the choice assignments, goes to any conference she wants, and is given other special perks, too. What’s the best way to handle <i>not</i> being the boss’s favorite? Should you speak up and demand equal treatment? Or …

Leadership

5 foods that are killing your sex drive

It’s springtime, and love is in the air. Believe it or not, your lovemaking ability (or lack thereof) is directly related to your diet, and certain foods are more detrimental to your ability to perform than others.<p>If you happen to be a man who is experiencing a little trouble getting, er, …

Why Powerful People Are Touchy-Feely

In the vainglorious digital world in which we now, unfortunately, exist, it’s easy to float around puffed up with a sense of one’s own power, buoyed …

University of California

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …

Vietnam from top to bottom

It isn’t about big name attractions, but Vietnam has quietly claimed its rightful place as one of Asia’s most satisfying destinations. Offering …

How To Dress Like A Minimalist (Without Even Trying)

Minimalists like things clean, neat and uncluttered. There’s usually a lot of white, open space and room to move for, well, nothing. Basically, it’s …

‘Bromances’ may help guys recover from a bad day

Male bonding may be a great way for guys to lower stress levels after a bad day, researchers say.<p>When they studied male rats housed in the same cage, …

Psychology

Remix OS, a desktop-focused version of Android, is coming to older PCs

A beta version being released on March 1st will support 32-bit machines<p>Earlier this year at CES we saw Remix OS — an Android fork with desktop features that you can load on to pretty much any x86 computer. Now, the company behind Remix OS, Jide, has announced the release of the software's beta for …

What to Do Before You Fire a Pivotal Employee

These days, the majority of a company’s employees are networked together on social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. They no doubt also have important vendors, customers, and future customers among their contacts. That’s why understanding, modeling, and measuring your employee …

Management

Infographic: The ultimate beginner’s guide to whiskey

How good is your whiskey knowledge? Check out Drink Heavy‘s guide to find out and then have a whiskey tasting session of your own and see if you can …

9 Things Tokyo’s New Disaster Guide Can Teach You About Survival

There’s a 70 percent chance a major earthquake will directly strike Tokyo in the next 30 years. With over 13 million residents who speak many different languages facing threats ranging from falling debris to stampeding crowds to freezing weather, communicating preparedness guidelines that’re simple …

Kavita Shukla’s 18-Year Mission to Reduce Food Waste

Thanks to a stray observation she had when she was 12—and a lot of hard work that followed—this 30-year-old entrepreneur is changing the way we …

Get ready for Li-Fi, a technology 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

The world might eventually have to shift its reliance on Wi-Fi to Li-Fi, an alternative technology that scientists say can reach speeds of 1 Gbps in …

Sunday's Lunar Eclipse Has Got It All

Maybe you've become inured to all the superlatives that get attached to sky-watching events. But the one on Sunday really is worth a look — it's the first total eclipse that's also a supermoon and a blood moon in more than three decades.<p>As Space.com explains: "Supermoons occur when the moon reaches …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Travel & Eats<p>Skip Cape Cod this summer.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>At 25 tracks long, there’s at least one banger on there.<p>By …

Cape Cod

For people learning multiple languages, the following rules are essential

I’ve always thought of myself as an avid learner, someone who enjoys challenges and discovering new things. In truth, I’m only avid when I have a …

Small man syndrome really does exist, US government researchers conclude

Men who feel the least masculine are nearly three times more likely to commit violent acts compared with those who are comfortable in their own skin<p>Small man syndrome really does exist, US government scientists have found, after research showed men who feel the least masculine are at risk of …

Oxford University

5 Best Beginner Colognes For Young Men

<b>Once upon a time, choosing your first fragrance was easy: you strolled into the store, picked out a bottle of Aqua Di Gio, and strolled back out.</b> …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Sleep

Adidas Unveils World’s Lightest Soccer Cleat

It weighs 99 grams, only comes in a men’s 9, and only 299 pairs will be made.<p>Adidas has formally launched what it calls the lightest, fastest soccer cleats ever, the adizero 99g. And there’s a reason these red and gold cleats look like they’re molten from atmospheric re-entry: their exceptional …

Soccer

South Korea's love rats get out of jail free

Prosecutors drop cases against nearly 1,800 people after top court rules that adultery laws are unconstitutional<p>Nearly 1,800 people who were being investigated under <b>South Korea</b>'s harsh adultery laws can breathe easily again after prosecutors dropped their cases.<p>The constitutional court <b>ruled in</b> …

The truth about 'sexy' male fragrances

Scientists may have isolated an ingredient that makes men’s fragrances irresistible to women, but it's no guarantee of success, says our grooming expert Lee Kynaston<p>Last week, a bunch of men in white coats finally proved what a bunch of men dressed like Don Draper have been trying to tell us (or …

I watch therefore I am: seven movies that teach us key philosophy lessons

Photograph: PR/PR<p>Can there be an ultimate answer to Ida’s question, ‘and then?’ ... Ida<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/13/1428943719057/c78e4aa5-04be-4507-b8d1-a77aa235ec3c-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR/PR<p>Can there be an ultimate answer to Ida’s question, ‘and …

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Vizio's latest 4K TVs start at $600

Vizio has already developed a reputation for offering decent 4K TVs on the cheap, and it's cementing that image now that it's rolling out its 2015 line of Ultra HD screens. The company's new M-Series sets (above) tout full LED backlighting, speedy 802.11ac WiFi and a six-core processor starting at …

Peter Greste delivers warning on Q&A

Of course, Greste's fight for freedom was a bipartisan issue - as bipartisan, for example, as the debate over data retention. Or, for another …

Gay penguins have no place in our libraries, say parents

And Tango Makes Three, a book based on the true story of two male penguins raising a baby, again features in list of America's most complained-about books<p>Love is rarely black or white, and certainly not in the US, where a 10-year-old book about two male penguins raising a baby continues to cause a …

Books