Aaron Castro

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British Ex-Pat Offers a Handy Etiquette List of Things Not to Do While Visiting Japan

In a rather helpful episode of his video series “Abroad in Japan“, British expatriate and teacher Chris Broad, offers some very important tips …

Japan

Researchers Uncover the Top 50 Secrets of a Happy Marriage

Whether you've been married for months or decades, it's quite likely that you already have your own little tips and tricks for sorting out the …

7 Ways To Grow Your Personal Brand in Less Than a Week

How to get your name out there, starting today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to promote your name and your company online, you have to begin by building your personal brand. You have to begin thinking of yourself and your name as a brand. If you start …

Why MailChimp Doesn’t Let New Hires Work For Their First Week On The Job

Instead, they’re given a behavioral assessment and assigned a “Chimpanion.”<p>When new folks join a company, most are itching to get to work. They’ve probably been through a bunch of interviews and feel excited to dig into something new. It’s the same with hiring managers: After a long hiring process, …

Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One

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16 of the best historical documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

While every moment that leads up to the present could be considered history, there are certain events throughout time that truly stand out among the …

A City Planner Explains Four Steps to Make Cities More Walkable

City planner Jeff Speck explains four steps to make cities more walkable in a 2013 TEDx talk given in Washington D.C.<p>Freedom from cars, freedom from …

The 34 Most Chilling Documentaries To Watch On Netflix Now

The great thing about Netflix is there's always something to watch. Whether you want to marathon a TV show or check out a movie, you're almost …

Entertainment

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a …

How to Build Your Own Ultra-Quiet Air Compressor

…primarily from scavenged parts!<p>If you're like me and don't have the scratch or space for a larger air compressor, you're probably stuck with the …

Court finds bad street design liable in NYC crash

The decision could change the way cities deploy safety improvements<p>Transportation experts agree that poor street design—and the driver behavior it enables—is responsible for many of the U.S.’s astronomically high number of traffic deaths. Now, in a landmark case, the New York State Court of Appeals …

New York City

Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think are Normal

There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, …

11 Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain

If lower back pain is a constant annoyance in your life, you might be wary of working out in fear of making it worse—and understandably so. However, …

Klinsmann says critics 'don't understand soccer or the team'

The under-fire U.S. national team coach believes his critics' perception of the struggling squad is not an accurate one and says he's not in fear of losing his job.<p>U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann says his critics don't understand the sport and are reacting emotionally rather than basing …

I'm a financial planner, and here's my favorite new spreadsheet to help you pay off debt

If you have student loans, credit cards, a mortgage, or any other debt that you're working to pay off, this tool will help you do it as quickly and effectively as possible.<p>Specifically, it will help you:<p>Below I'm going to walk through the most helpful features of this tool so you can see how it …

Time To Pay Back Those Student Loans? Here's How To Find Out Who You Owe

It’s pretty hard to say anything positive about student loans. But for federal loan borrowers, there is usually one nice benefit: the six-month grace period. Unfortunately, that grace period is about to be up for 2016 grads.<p>It’s important to start making payments as soon as they come due; missing …

Green Burials Are Forcing the Funeral Industry to Rethink Death

As cemeteries turn into landfills, Americans are turning to less destructive ways to bury the dead.<p>By Tony Rehagen | October 27, 2016<p>Cynthia Beal, …

Mark Kirk Apologizes After Racially-Charged Retort in Senate Debate

10 Easy ways to make money while you're unemployed

Share14<p>Tweet<p>Share29<p>+11<p>Shares 44<p>Job hunting is a time-consuming task, but learning how to make money fast doesn’t pay a cent until you actually land a …

Map of America's River Basins Show Our Nation's Hidden Beauty

As the election nears, our country can at times feel like a hideous and hateful place. Let this map of the United States’ river basins made by Imgur …

How to Write a Simple Macro in Microsoft Excel

This wikiHow teaches how to create simple macros for Excel spreadsheets.<p>10 Second Summary<p>1. Enable macros.<br>2. Click the <b>Developer</b> tab.<br>3. Click <b>Record</b> …

Take It From a Family Who JUST Lost a Pet: This Research About Kids' Grief Will Help

A new study looks at how kids make sense of losing a pet; and it seems they may be wiser than even their parents!<p>Just a few short days ago, our beloved dog of 14 years passed away. Any parent who has ever had to grieve the loss of a pet while attempting to navigate the raw hurt your kids are …

How to Deal with Painful Emotional Triggers in Your Relationships

<b>“</b><b>A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.” ~Unknown</b><p>I’ve been looking for a new job, so I recently decided to update my …

The New York Knicks Are Doing Yoga. Here's Why You Should, Too.

The New York Knicks are trying to go from being one of the worst teams in the NBA to a playoff contender in the 2016-17 season.<p>One way they’re …

Basketball

Karim Rashid wants you to realize how poorly designed everything you own is

A conversation with the mercurial industrial and interior designer<p>Karim Rashid may look fairly content in the above picture: shades lowered, wearing one of his signature all-white outfits. But in previous shots, he was holding forth a ceramic white coffee mug. And there was a problem. The mug was …

Ultimate Guide To Cute Happy Birthday Wishes & Quotes

A birthday is a special occasion for the celebrant because it only comes once a year and during this day, you can show how you care about him/her and …

The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

The Ultimate Guide To Men’s Tool Kits

Ask any red-blooded gear-loving guy and they’ll tell you that there is something viscerally satisfying about hunkering down and getting your hands …