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The Light-as-Air Blazer That's Perfect for Summer

Hot as hell? Ring Jacket is here to help.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>The Japanese are known for a near obsessive attention to doing things right—even things they didn't invent. Not for nothing …

Long Haul

How to make thousands of dollars selling your clothes, according to the top users of a popular app

Men and women across the United States are joining the Poshmark craze and selling their clothing online. Some are even turning it into a full-time job and launching their own boutiques.<p>This online-only marketplace functions in a similar way to eBay in that it allows people to buy and sell clothing …

Selling

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Self-improvement

This drug cocktail reduced signs of age-related diseases and extended life in mice and human cells

Aging might be perfectly natural. But as practiced by the human body, it is beginning to look more and more like a disease — and a treatable one at that.<p>In a new study, scientists reveal aging to be a process set in motion by the rise of malign forces called senescent cells, which progressively …

Clinical Trials

Costa Rica: 15 amazing experiences to have before you die

15 amazing experiences to have in Costa Rica before you die<p>Photo: Visit Costa Rica<p>If you have even a passing interest in travel, Costa Rica is most …

5 cheap (or free) ways to go on a meditation retreat

If the thing preventing you from packing up your comfiest leggings and going on a meditation retreat is the price tag, before you resign yourself to …

Magnificent mountains almost anyone can conquer

Whether it’s the sense of achievement or a side effect of the lack of oxygen, there’s something life-affirming about standing atop a lofty peak, gazing down from the roof of the world. But why do so many travellers stick to the world’s most famous peaks when there are scores of great summits out …

Hiking

Thinking Out-of-the-box Lets you Fit your Entire Gym Inside a Box

The FITT cube isn’t just about fitness, it’s also about fitting into your active lifestyle and your small home, because within its ridiculously small …

Mokoro and more: safari activities in the Okavango Delta

Botswana’s mighty Okavango Delta, which expands annually up to a size of almost 20,000 sq km, is one of Africa’s greatest and most pristine wildernesses. To take in its beauty, and all the iconic wildlife that call it home, there are six enthralling activities available, but none so entrancing as a …

Wildlife

The Simplest Skincare Routine for Men to Hold Onto Youth As Long As Possible

Three simple steps for saving your face.<p>We need less shit to worry about in our lives, not more. That's why a simple skincare routine for men is essential. If you’re a minimalist with your grooming products, or if you’re wondering which products are mandatory for a blemish-free face, then take …

10 mighty mountains that (almost) anyone can summit

The world’s tallest mountain (Everest) is probably out of your reach unless you have mountaineering experience and a cool $50,000 to spare. But you can still summit some pretty impressive peaks around the world with nothing more than willpower and a decent level of fitness.<p><b>Mount Fuji, Japan</b><p>Mount …

This simple face massage makes you look younger in 90 seconds

More than a decade ago, exercise physiologist Sue Hitzmann developed a quick self-massage series on the face and neck to help clients with chronic …

7 Science-Backed Activities That Will Boost The Love Hormone In Your Relationship

Oxytocin tends to be referred to as "the bonding hormone," "the love hormone," or "the cuddle hormone," so it's no surprise that this hormone plays a …

10 amazing foods to help you get younger-looking skin - from coconut oil to turmeric

You are what you eat, so snack your way to more youthful, healthier skin with this guide…<p>1. Celery - To prevent dry skin<p>It’s a classic diet food, but …

Behold: These plants don’t need dirt, water, or even a pot

Being a plant parent is hard work. Sure, there’s the whole “trying not to kill them” part, but there’s also the responsibility of finding a place to …

Plants

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Self-help

How to win an argument, even when you're wrong

I taught him a technique that I have found incredibly powerful. So powerful, you can even use it to great effect, with evil intent.<p>I'm not suggesting that you'd do this, but I do love a good debate. It's possible there may have been times, at a dinner party or two, where I've used this approach to …

Become a blockchain expert in 1,384 words

And it's going to fundamentally change how businesses operate.<p>Make no mistake… this revolution is <i>at least</i> as significant as the one brought about by the Internet. It will disrupt every single business on the face of the earth.<p>That's why it's vital that you learn to understand this technology. It …

Bitcoin

The 8 Best Aftershaves That Double as Colognes

The perfect amount of fragrance for workdays and first-dates<p>You’ve got a good cologne for nights on the town. But even subtle colognes can feel heavy handed—or downright overpowering—if you’re headed to work, the coffee shop, or other weekday hangouts.<p>The same could be said of heavy scents worn on …

The littleBits Droid Inventor Kit lets you build an R2-D2 of your very own

Ever wanted to build an R2-D2 to call your own?<p>You could drop a few million dollars to get all the screen-used parts/props…<p>Or you could spend a few weeks in the shop bangin’ on scrap metal to build one from scratch.<p>Or you could grab littleBit’s new Droid Inventor Kit and call it a day. It’s …

40-foot shipping container farm can grow 5 acres of food with 97% less water

Communities that have to ship in fresh food from far away could start getting local produce right from their parking lots or warehouses thanks to …

Aquaponics

Get started

Get started making music<p>In these lessons, you'll learn the basics of music making. No prior experience or equipment is required; you'll do everything …

UBS: There's about to be 'an inflection point' in the electric car market, and these 7 stocks could win big

Tesla is often the first company that comes to mind when thinking of electric cars. But, there are a lot of other players set to profit from the growing electric car market.<p>In a note to investors, UBS breaks down the seven companies set to soar as electric cars grow in popularity. The financial …

General Motors

She's The Best Answer To Donald Trump You Never Heard Of

Angry? Worried? Disillusioned? Heather Booth wants you.<p>Heather Booth doesn’t look like a revolutionary. She sits demurely on a sofa, dressed simply in black, fingering a silver necklace. She speaks softly, selecting her words with care and enunciating cleanly. <i>Dignity. Respect. Community.</i><p>But …

Rights & Freedoms

One-woman protest: At 18, she knew no other undocumented immigrant Dreamers

<b>Immigrant rights activist Elvira Arellano leads the way through the metal turnstyle into the United States where she planned to ask for asylum in Tijuana, Mexico, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Arellano and another 20 Mexican and Central American migrants crossed into the United States from the border</b> …

Immigration

Activist Who Helped Unseat Sheriff Joe Arpaio Has Advice On How To Fight Trump

Marisa Franco knows a thing or two about resistance.<p>The same day Donald Trump won the presidency of the United States, Sheriff Joe Arpaio lost his bid for a seventh term leading Arizona’s Maricopa County.<p>Marisa Franco was one of the activists who helped unseat Arpaio. The former sheriff had built …

Media startup Mitú is wildly popular on Facebook, but Snapchat helped it in a much different way

But if you don't have many Latino friends, because of the way the Facebook algorithm works, it might never show up in your feed.<p>That's why being a Snapchat Discover partner since December has been so important to Mitú's business, its product chief Mike Su told Business Insider in a recent interview.<p>…

Social Media

How to Anonymize Your Browsing with a Tor-Powered Raspberry Pi Hotspot

If you’ve been thinking about trying out Tor to anonymize all your web browsing, you could just download a browser and give that a spin, but it’s …

Progressive Hindus Declare Queens Temple The First Sanctuary Of Its Kind In U.S.

The movement is focused on fighting racism, casteism and Islamophobia and promoting LGBTQ rights.<p>NEW YORK — Revelation came to Sunita Viswanath one summer morning six years ago, as she set down to read the newspapers in her living room in Taos, New Mexico.<p>There was a story in The New York Times …

Hinduism