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35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Consider more than salary when evaluating a job offer

<i>This article is by staff writer Honey Smith.</i><p>Once you have been offered a new job, you might assume the process is at an end. But is it really? Not …

Romantic Movies Dull Men's Sex Drive

Why Is This Important?<p>New evidence shows just how differently men and women are wired in regards to sexual desire.<p>Long Story Short<p>A study that included 86 men and 78 women exposed participants to various movie clips. While women were turned on by scenes from romantic films, the same clips had the …

The Power of Sleep

Health<p>Search<p>North KoreaU.S. Has Plan to Dismantle North Korea's Nuclear Program in a Year, John Bolton Says<p>John McCain'I’m Never Going to Forgive …

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Amy Poehler's 10 funniest clips

To celebrate the release of Amy Poehler's first book, Yes, Please, here are a selection of the Parks and Recreation star's funniest sketches, speeches and quotes<p>This week, the US <b>comedy</b> star <b>Amy Poehler</b> publishes her first <b>book</b>, Yes, Please. Part autobiography, part self-help book, Yes, Please …

How Aasif Mandvi Became “The Jihadist of Irony” for The Daily Show

<i>In his memoir,</i> No Land’s Man, <i>now available for pre-order and on sale November 4, Aasif Mandvi recounts his life growing up in an industrial English town, moving to Florida with his family as a teenager, and making his way as an actor in New York City. As a self-described</i> …

10 Best Things to Say When You Call a Credit Card Reconsideration Line

So you applied for a new credit card and your application was denied. Your credit card story doesn’t have to end there. Instead of getting …

Mockingjay Star Jennifer Lawrence Is Surprisingly Frugal

Fame and fortune often make us think of the usual celebrity artifice that goes hand in hand with any big name in Hollywood: An endless cash flow, …

Save as a Renter Instead of Homeownership

Despite declarations by nearly every modern U.S. President that owning a home lies at the heart of the American dream, homeownership might not be for …

Personal Finance

The Ultimate Breakdown of How People Watch Porn Online

If there are any two things that define the tech-minded modern millennial, they are his operating system and his porn preferences. Fortunately for …

How to Negotiate Credit Card Retention

It seemed like a good deal. That credit card you signed up for had great terms, it came with a gift of bonus points to boost your account, and even a …

Personal Finance

Take a Virtual Trip to Iceland With Google Street View

Your Street View journey through Iceland begins at the "Golden Circle" in the southern part of the country.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …

Google Street View

12 Stocks to Get Dividends Every Month

A regular paycheck isn’t the only way to ensure a steady flow of income. By carefully selecting stocks that pay dividends on the right schedule, you …

Investing

How to get compensated for air travel delays | Reuters

(Reuters) - Last summer, Mark Wilson waited in a Rome airline terminal for a connecting flight to London on his way home to New York. And waited. And waited. By the time he arrived in London four hours late, the final New York-bound flight had departed.<p>Wilson was offered a room at an airport hotel, …

11 Characteristics Of Authentically Happy People

Perhaps that's why there's such a market for happiness-related wisdom: Amazon has over 64,000 books on happiness ready for your ordering.<p>But you don't need to read every book to get a survey of the happiness literature. Below, we've combined thoughts from a few insight-packed Quora threads with the …

Voters' Choice: The 4 Best Towns in America

Here at <i>Outside</i>, we've been watching the Best Towns 2014 bracket with bated breath—not only because there have been some big surprises (we're looking at you, Duluth) but also because we've been rooting for our favorite towns, too. Now, our editors share some of what make the four finalists so …

What Are the Best Phone Apps for My Summer Camping Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.<p>AllTrails<p>(AllTrails, Inc.)<p>A catalog of hiking routes in the U.S. and Canada, …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …

'Worst Mom in the World' Urges You to Set Your Children Free

“Go play outside. Come back when the street lights come on.”<p>I can’t tell you how many times my Mom said that to me. And I can’t thank her enough for the life lessons I learned through the everyday scrapes and troubles I got into that she played no role in resolving. Tell that to your kids today and …

You're Drinking It Wrong: A Guide to Beer Glasses

This article was originally published on April 10, 2014. March 17, 2016 There’s no shortage of snobbery in the wine and craft beer communities. …

8 Quick Ways to Boost Energy Without Caffeine

Winter can leave us feeling sluggish and unmotivated. It's cold outside, there's less sunlight, and we tend to eat heavier foods. While caffeine is …

Review - '300: Rise Of An Empire' Surpasses The First Film

I had the wonderful opportunity last week to see one of my favorite films from my childhood, <i>Jason and the Argonauts</i>, at the New Beverly Cinema. This was the first time I’d experienced the movie on the big screen, and the impact — especially seeing it as part of a double feature, along with <i>Ali Baba</i> …

How much sex are people in your state having?

THERE’S AN APP CALLED SPREADSHEETS that has been collecting data on how much you and your neighbors are banging. Seriously. One of the measures they …

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10 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Stock

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It may seem like a given that you should do your homework before plunking down your hard-earned cash on a company's stock -- …

Investing

Review: Can the Check App Really Compete with Mint?

The prominence of mobile use in the <b>banking</b> industry has cultivated a healthy competition among personal finance <b>smartphone apps</b>. Every year, …

Weekend reading: Beating the market is really, really, hard

<i>Good reads from around the Web.</i><p>Anyone who claims it’s easy to beat the market over multi-year periods is well worth ignoring when it comes to …

You've Got to Watch the Most Popular Vine Compilation of All Time

Today might be the birthday of some computer, but it's also the first birthday of everyone's favorite 6-second stupid, funny, stupid-funny video …

Video Sharing

Why Our Brains Want to Buy New Stuff, Even When We Don't Need It

Ask anyone why they want new things, and you'll get almost the same answer from each of them: It will make their lives better. Or at least, that's …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

The 10 Best American Martial-Arts Movies

<b>Keanu Reeves brings his sword</b> and samurai colleagues to the battlefield in this week's <i>47 Ronin</i>. It's not Reeves's first foray into martial-arts epics, nor is it the first time Americans have tried their hand at Asia's fighting techniques — for years, Hollywood has been making dramas and actioners …