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I Came Into Money—and I Squandered It All

I traveled, shopped, and ran away from responsibility. Until the money ran out, and I had to face reality.<p>Growing up, I had no concept of wealth or where my family was on the socioeconomic ladder. I never had to think about where money came from. My father had a well-paying, demanding job, which …

The Best Exercise and Diet Plan For Losing Weight While Gaining Muscle

Researchers from McMaster University may have just discovered the ideal program for quickly losing weight and gaining lean body mass<p>Muscle changes everything.<p>The better your body composition—that is, more muscle and bone, and less fat—the leaner you’ll ultimately be. Muscle increases your resting …

A Former Playboy Photographer Reveals the Secrets Behind Shooting Naked Women

The magazine just published its last nude issue.<p>In 2002, Josh Ryan was working at a nightclub in Los Angeles when he picked up a camera for the first time to snap some shots of his model girlfriend. From there, photography become a hobby and, after a short stint shooting adult-film box covers and …

The Future of the Station Wagon: Volvo’s Revolutionary V90 Luxury Wagon

When one thinks about the station wagon, luxury isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind. Of course, that doesn’t mean that the two can’t go …

Macaroni and Cheese Southern Style Recipe

"I got this great dish from my Mother, who in turn got it from my Grandmother. This is a staple in our family throughout the year and especially on …

Whoa! Daisy Ridley's Sister Is A Model Who Looks Just Like Her.

There is another.<p>See, Rey -- you're not alone after all!<p>After her role in the new "Star Wars" movie, Daisy Ridley is probably already your favorite fresh face in Hollywood. Well, it turns out one of her sisters, Kika-Rose Ridley, is a model who looks just like her. And now the Internet …

Valuing your time over money may be linked to happiness

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you prefer a more expensive apartment with a shorter commute or a less expensive apartment with a long commute?<p>That's one of the many real world questions researchers at the University of British Columbia asked more than 4,600 participants in the latest study on happiness.<p>The …

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How Will You Order Your 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo S?

Porsche's configurator is like fantasy football for car nerds.<p>Refreshed versions of the mighty Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S made their debut earlier this month, which can mean only one thing: time to geek out with Porsche's car configurator. With the overwhelming amount of choices Porsche offers …

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Porsche 911 review

The latest Porsche 911 is a sports car that’s thrilling to drive, yet easy to live with and more economical than ever<p>There are few cars that are genuinely iconic, but the Porsche 911 is one of them. Originally launched in 1963, it has evolved into a sports car with a breadth of abilities no rival …

Why Buy A Mustang GT When You Can Get An Insane 650-HP Porsche 911 Turbo?

Buying a modified sports car is kind of like buying a cockfighting rooster. While it might look unassuming, it was made specifically for doing …

The Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

What Amazon is to shopping and social media is to information, Netflix is to entertainment: disruptive and dominant. After their red envelopes …

How to Make the Best Smash Burger Ever

Our editor in chief's idea of a perfect burger is simple, and all you need is a skillet.<p>If you're wondering what to prepare for your dinner guests this month, read my lips: Make burgers.<p>I know what you're thinking: <i>But don't I have to make something that will impress my friends?</i> …

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This Tiny Apartment Is Full of Hidden Surprises

We've heard of dual-purpose rooms, but this place takes the cake.<p>When it comes to small-space living, efficiency is key. For the everyday apartment dweller, that might mean outfitting your kitchen with some extra hooks, or owning a dining table that can double as a desk. But this sleek pad, …

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Great British Buildings: Pear Tree House, London

An exclusive architect-led, behind the scenes talk and tour of this RIBA London Award winning family home by Edgley Design. Discover the stories …

This Chicago Home Gets Better With Every Room

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