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Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

The Brain

A billionaire's explanation of how the economic machine works

Credit is important and creates economic growth<p>Credit means we can temporarily spend more than we earn. When we receive credit from a lender, we're …

The Best Men's Watches Under $200 Look Like a Million Bucks

Your hunt is over: Best Stuff is GQ’s destination for finding the perfect version of whatever you need, like the best wallet-friendly timepieces. You can thank us later.<p>The big news in men's watches right now might be smart (as in shiny, new, and can read your emails) and old (as in rare, …

Watches

Everything you wanted to know about collecting watches (but were too cool to ask)

From where to begin to staying savvy, Andrew Roberts reveals his tips for collecting watches<p>My first vintage Rolex was not from a reputable preowned …

Sharemarket investing for the smashed avocado generation

But there might be a better way.<p>A revolution is happening in the way small investors can put their money into the sharemarket.<p>A decade or so ago, the …

Eto Wine Decanter

Wine lovers rejoice! The new Eto Wine Decanter not only looks beautiful, it features a unique patented valve that forms a complete seal, preserving …

Navy member deployed on border patrol operation dies, Defence says

A Royal Australian Navy member deployed on a border patrol operation has died.<p>The person, who has not yet been named by Defence, was deployed on the …

A Price You Pick Gets You 156 Hours of Premium Coding Instruction, From Python to Ruby & Everything In Between

<b>Learn How To Code: Google's Go Programming Language</b><p><b>The Complete Python Course: Beginner to Advanced!</b><p>Get the Complete A to Z Story on Python & Start …

Great Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills

7 Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills<p>Updated January 05, 2018<p>In today’s world, having up-to-date skills is crucial, whether …

The 10 Best Web Development YouTube Channels

Updated April 29, 2018<p>YouTube makes it pretty easy to waste time. Hours can slip by as you watch skits or snicker at cat videos.<p>But if you’re ever on …

Get More Done With the Rule of 3 | The Art of Manliness

Towards the tail end of 2016, my productivity took a big leap forward. The first catalyst was taking a few weeks to diligently track my time, and …

Does porn change your brain? - Hack - triple j

Rachael was eight years old when she went looking for porn.<p>She'd seen a movie where a little girl had been kidnapped. She was confused about how the …

South China Sea disputes increasing demand for U.S. security presence - Pentagon chief | Reuters

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea (Reuters) - Disputes over territory in the South China Sea are causing countries in the region to increase their demand for an American security presence, the U.S. defence chief said on Sunday.<p>Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief …

Passenger seated on plane next to stranger who looks exactly like him

Have you ever wanted a twin? This man met the next best thing, when he sat next to a stranger who looked exactly like him on a flight.<p>The ginger-bearded man met his match, and was delighted to meet someone who looked exactly like him.<p>They took a grinning selfie together on the flight, which was …

A new Chinese anti-ship ballistic missile is bad news for US aircraft carriers

But that balance might be starting to shift in East Asia, an area of increasing strategic concern to the US. In a time when China wants full control of the disputed South China Sea, Beijing has developed a potential carrier-killer: an anti-ship missile called the Dong Feng-21 (CSS-5) that could …

Vietnam veteran makes emotional journey to return belongings of soldier he shot and killed to family

After years of searching, an Australian Vietnam veteran has tracked down the family of a Vietnamese soldier he shot and killed, to return belongings …

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

Iraq liaises with Syria, Russia and Iran to bomb ISIL

An Iraqi official has confirmed that information from a new joint-intelligence gathering centre in Baghdad is being used to bomb the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.<p>Iraqi MP Hakim al-Zamili, the head of the parliamentary and defence committee, told the Reuters news agency on …

Top crime agency delivers advice after virus used to access online banking details, with UK losses estimated to hit £20m<p>Law enforcement officials are hunting cyber attackers who have pulled off a series of internet “heists” on British bank accounts worth at least £20m.<p>British government ministers …

Cybersecurity

U.S. concerned about Russian jets in Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States is concerned about Russia's recent deployment of fighter jets to Syria despite new conversations between the two countries to de-escalate the conflict in Syria.<p>"Clearly, the presence of aircraft with air-to-air combat capacity as well as ... surface-to-air missiles raises …

Pentagon closely watching Russian ‘spying’ vessel off US coast – reports

A Russian oceanographic research ship commissioned earlier this year has made it to the Caribbean, keeping the Pentagon on its toes. America’s …

Nike's releasing a new Jordan golf shoe Thursday night

Remember earlier this summer when Nike’s Jordan line dropped a pair of golf shoes? The Jordan Flight Runner Golf shoe was more of a running/golf hybrid than the basketball/golf hybrid you may have been expecting.<p>If the lack of hoop-ness broke your heart, get ready to become whole again. Thursday at …

Sweden rethinking neutrality amid fear of Russian aggression

Sweden's 200-year-old posture of military neutrality has been eroding amid European integration, and a perceived new threat from Russia has politicians now talking about abandoning it altogether and joining NATO.<p>Swedish forces have been taking part in peacekeeping, military exercises and some …

The Pentagon is monitoring Chinese navy ships off the coast of Alaska — right as Obama is wrapping up a trip there

The five ships are currently operating at an unspecified distance from the Alaska coast in the Bering Sea.<p>The vessels include three combat ships, a replenishment ship, and an amphibious ship, WSJ notes, citing Pentagon officials.<p>The presence of these ships marks the first known time the Chinese …

Man invents 'Nutella Lock' to stop people stealing

Tired of your friends and family stealing your Nutella? This man has the answer<p>For many, looking forward to a <b>Nutella sandwich</b> and finding a family member, friend, or roomate has spooned out a sizeable chunk of your jar is the stuff of nightmares.<p>But fear not, one German man is here to save the …

China free trade agreement expected to tip billions into Australian farms, dairy industry to be popular with investors

From vast Central Australian cattle stations to the smallest southern Victorian dairy farms, the Australian agriculture sector is expecting a …

5 Traits of True Leaders | The Art of Manliness

We all lead at some point in our life. We serve as leaders in our jobs, in our communities, and in our families. For many, being a leader means …

Lessons In Manliness from Fight Club | The Art of Manliness

<i>“The first rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.”</i><p>Today we’re gonna break the first rule with aplomb. Hey, everyone else does too. …

Winston Churchill's Advice to Young Men | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: Though Winston Churchill had a magnificent adulthood, and said he had become “happier every year since I became a man,” he still</i> …

Winston Churchill