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Patience Is the Secret to Wealth and Health, Economists Suggest in a New Study

Researchers compared elderly Americans’ willingness to delay financial gratification<p>They say patience is a virtue; it’s probably also a blessing. How much would you accept in a year’s time instead of $100 today? Let’s hope, for your sake, you picked a sum not too much greater. More patient people …

Research
Serena Williams

I didn’t need to be rich. I just needed to be free.

<i>The story below is an extract from one of the early chapters in my book, the</i> <i>21st Century Emperor</i><i>.</i><p>It all started 6 years ago. Fresh out of university, …

Entrepreneurship

Inside the Maxim Hot 100 Party

1.4K<p>SHARES<p>The Maxim Hot 100 party drew models, celebrities and lucky VIP guests to the Hollywood Palladium for the hottest party of the year on …

Nick Cannon

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

17 Travel Skills Every Twentysomething Should Know

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The Swiss Watch You’ll Want to Wear All Day and Night

As the wants of watch consumers evolve, so, too, must the watchmakers catering to this ever-fickle group of discerning shoppers. Take Piaget, for …

Watches

China is rebuilding the Silk Road, and it might include a gold mine

<b>Gold.</b><p>Bloomberg broke the story late last week that China's $40 billion Silk Road Fund is looking at buying its first gold mine. With the big buyer reportedly in talks over the Vasilkovskoye operation in Kazakhstan.<p>Vasilkovskoye currently belongs to Glencore — a firm that is aggressively selling …

Silk Road

11 things you should do in your 20s to be a millionaire by 30

1. Focus on earning<p>"In today's economic environment you cannot save your way to millionaire status," writes Grant Cardone, who went from broke and in …

Self-improvement

10 Evening Habits Of Highly Successful People

We all know that early birds get more things done by making the most out of their mornings and setting the day right for successful completion of all …

11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes | Inc.com

Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. While he never went into business himself, quite a business empire was built around his athletic …

Motivation

Couples Who Are Truly in Love Connect in These 5 Ways | Women's Health

Instead of focusing on whether a connection is real with your partner, consider the depth and the width of the connection you have. Think about the main areas where partners can connect: physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and socially.<p>In how many areas do you share a bond with your …

20 Sex Stories That End With a Bang

Funny and true stories of the most memorable booty bloopers ER doctors and nurses have ever seen!<p>Super Glue on the labia? Rubber ball stuck where the sun don't shine? You'll cringe, then crack up, after reading these true naughty stories that landed lovers in the ER. Behold, the wildest booty …

Shades of Grey

11 Things to Know Before Dating a Woman Who Just Got Out of a Bad Relationship

*~Trust issues~*.<p>Anyone who has been in a seriously crap-filled relationship knows that when you try to date again, it's like being a person without skin going into a room full of glass shards. You feel super vulnerable and scared, and you act like a weirdo with new guys because you're just super …

Get Married in Philip Johnson’s Famous Glass House or One of These Modern Architectural Masterpieces

If you thought the idea of a house wedding sounded at all, well, homely, these architectural marvels, available to rent as private venues, will change your mind in a big way. While we may not all be able to live in a Frank Lloyd Wright creation every day, for your big day one can be all yours. It’s …

Frank Lloyd Wright

10 Ways to Make (and Keep) Friendships as an Adult

When it comes to relationships, romance often grabs the spotlight. A simple glance in the self-help aisle of any bookstore reveals a thousand ways to …

Mental Health

22 Weather Proverbs That Are Actually True | The Art of Manliness

When you really think about it, the weather impacts our decisions every single day. What we wear, when we leave for our morning commute, the chores …

Negotiate and Pay Less for What You Want

<b>Calvin Klein Luggage at Macy's</b><br>Whitehall, PA<p>Price tag: $220<p>Our haggler's pitch: I spend 45 minutes bonding with the salesman, talking luggage and life. I'm really friendly. When I settle on a bag, I say I love it, but it's too expensive for me. I need help.<p>The deal: Now that we're pals, he offers to …

21 Terms Every Whiskey Lover Should Know

The most important whisky jargon, from cooperage to small-batch, defined.<p><b>1. BEER</b><p>Whiskey is made from beer. Boring, sometimes weird beer, but beer nonetheless.<p><b>2. CASK STRENGTH</b><p>Whiskey bottled at the (high) proof at which it came out of the barrel. More expensive, ounce for ounce, but if you're …

Flavors

7 Business Activities Entrepreneurs Should Always Be Doing | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs are busy people.<p>There is always something to do, and most of the time it's something really urgent. That's the plight of the entrepreneur--constantly moving pieces, organizing activities, leading initiatives, and putting out fires, and making stuff happen.<p>Stephen Covey's famous book,</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Canon Unveils the XC10 4K Camcorder

Canon just announced a slick new piece of hardware for all the budding filmmakers out there. The<p>Canon just announced a slick new piece of hardware for all the budding filmmakers out there. The XC10 is a compact, 4K video camera that can shoot full, cinema-grade Ultra HD resolution (3840 x 2160) to …

40 Foods with Superpowers

<b>Alaskan King Crab</b><b><br>Bone Builder</b><br>High in protein and low in fat, the sweet flesh of the king crab is spiked with zinc—a whopping 7 milligrams per 3.5-ounce serving. "Zinc is an antioxidant, but more important, it helps support healthy bone mass and immune function," says Susan Bowerman, assistant …

5 Nutrients You're Not Getting Enough Of

It's time to play catch-up. Follow our advice, and a cannibal will never call you junk food.<p><b>Vitamin D</b><br>This vitamin's biggest claim to fame is its role in strengthening your skeleton. But vitamin D isn't a one-trick nutrient: A study in Circulation found that people deficient in D were up to 80 …

The Best Foods for Your 30s

But sagging testosterone levels aren't your only health hazard. Starting at age 30, your systolic blood pressure rises 4 points per decade, and joint degeneration begins to occur.<p>Here's how to turn back your biological clock—and keep midlife years in front of you.<p><b>Corroding Joints</b><br>Even though …

How To Expand Your Consciousness (7 Steps)

I'm in!<p>Living truly in the present moment is a skill few people possess. Children, plants, and animals all do it without even trying, but for some …

Exercise Hormones to Know About

(And if you need some new workout inspiration, try these 10 Genius Exercises You Aren't Doing.)<p><b>The hormone:</b> Irisin<p><b>What it is:</b> Exercise causes it to break off into your bloodstream and circulate throughout your body. Hence its nickname: the “exercise hormone.”<p><b>How it works:</b> One recent study found …

Fix Your Posture to Maximize Muscle | Men's Health

But don't worry—all these problems can be corrected. Are you ready to straighten yourself out? Use this head-to-toe guide to make sure your posture is picture-perfect.<p><b>Analyze Your Alignment</b> <br>Strip down to a pair of shorts and ask a friend to take two full-body photos, one from the front and one from …

5 Ab-Exercise Upgrades

<b>Replaces:</b> Plank<p><b>How to do it:</b> Place both feet on a bench, and assume a pushup position. Brace your core. Then, without dropping your hips or moving your feet, make a full revolution around the bench by "walking" your hands all the way around it. Do 4 revolutions, resting 60 seconds in between …

10 Ways to Get More Sex

We got women to confess what makes a man irresistible. Follow these tips to become that guy.<p><b>1. Play the Name Game</b>"Say my name, often. It makes me feel as though you're totally focused on me."<p><b>2. Pay Up</b>"Be generous when we're on a date—offer to pay, tip well. It will make me think you're just as …

Extreme Sports

Sexy Statements that Turn Her On

The first time I got naked with Ben, somewhere between peeling off my shirt and unzipping my jeans, he whispered, "You're all soft and shit."<p>It looks pathetic in print, but at the time, my knees turned to pudding. It helped that his voice was steady and soft, his lips close to my ear. That his …

Sean Connery