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Looking For The Next Alibaba? 588 Names To Consider In 2015

Tuesday venture capital tracker CB Insights released its annual Tech IPO Pipeline Report, laying out the characteristics that bind large privately held tech firms. The pipeline this year includes 588 companies (down ever so slightly from 590 last year). To make the list a company must be privately …

The gene of genetically modified foods can be transferred into human blood/DNA researchers say

In a recent study published by Public Library of Science (PLOS), researchers have discovered compelling evidence that the DNA of genetically modified …

Genetics

How to Build a Better Six-Pack

Use these principles in real life to build your abs up to new levels.<p>Building up an impressive, shredded set of abs will always be a top fitness goal for many guys, but there are so many disparate plans to get a six-pack it's nearly impossible to know which one to follow.<p>There are thousands of …

Exercise

5 Ways To Give Yourself A Confidence Boost

We’re all born believing we’re the best; what happened? How to get a (slightly less inflated) sense of self-confidence back.<p>Most people agree that self-confidence is one of the most important factors in how well we do in life.<p>We are born with perfect self-confidence, but that is eroded by many …

Experts Tell Us 13 Ways to Have the Best Sex Ever

Thank you, science.<p>You can bottle up your sex-related questions or ask your idiot friends. Or, you can call up doctors and experts for sex advice on their one surefire trick in the bedroom. Listen and learn. (By the way, they go great with these sex positions.)

Target Your Tris

Say you hit traffic on the way to the gym and you’re left with only 30 minutes to get a full arm workout in. Instead of sitting in your car thinking …

Workouts

Never Pick Up Dog Poop Again, Auggiedog Picks It Up For You (video)

Picking up your dog’s poop while on walks isn’t always fun. In fact, it’s a tedious job that has to be done (well, unless you’re an A-hole who …

How to Effectively Manage Your Attention | The Art of Manliness

In our last post we provided a big picture overview of what attention is and how it works. We explored the fact that while many people only think of …

How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously

You'd like to be successful in everything you do, of course. Here's how to make it happen.<p>Getting what you want in your career and in life isn't as difficult as it may seem. I mean it.<p>I've been very fortunate, both professionally and personally, and along the way learned seven key ways to help make …

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

The Unofficial Goldman Sachs Guide To Being A Man

For that very reason, @GSElevator— in collaboration with John Carney (@Carney) of CNBC.com— presents a fresh, and hopefully thoughtful, look at what it means to be a man today.<p>Stop talking about where you went to college.<p>Always carry cash. Keep some in your front pocket.<p>Rebel from business casual. …

The Two Things You Need To Know To Crush Your Investment Management Interview

Interviewing in investment management is supposed to be really challenging.<p>However, the Quora user simplifies it by breaking the interview process down into two key parts — behavioral (basically everything about you as a person) and skills/knowledge.<p>Here's his advice (emphasis ours):<p>The interview …

Infographic: The Spaceships From Every Sci-Fi Series Ever

What is the largest spaceship in the sci-fi universe? This helpful comparison chart has the answer.<p>It isn’t often that <i>Star Wars</i>, <i>Star Trek</i>, <i>Warhammer</i>, or <i>Battlespace Galactica</i> are in the same galaxy, let alone the same planetary system. But here they all are in one giant visualization. Compiled by …

Secrets Of The Extremely Fit

<i>By Andrew Heffernan, C.S.C.S. for Men's Health</i><p>There's no way around it: To gain muscle and lose flab, you have to pay the iron price. And sweat buckets. And rethink your grocery list. But the ultimate cost (in time, especially) depends on what you know. In our never-ending quest to help you get in …

TIL that the oldest recorded British joke dates back to the 10th Century A.D. and goes "What hangs at a man’s thigh and wants to poke the hole that it’s often poked before? Answer: A key." : todayilearned

TIL: An 80s pop song has been online since 2002 (YouTube since 2007) that no one has been able to identify despite extensive research. : todayilearned

Ten books about negotiating worth a read

What book can help entrepreneurs or freelancers learn how to get what they want and negotiate smarter? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the …

How to Be Confident, Even When You're Not

Everyone has insecurities when doing something new. Here are three ways to build strength and be self-confident.<p>New challenges and opportunities can be exciting, but they can also test your self-esteem. Whether you are launching a new business, stepping into a bigger management role or even …

30 Ways To Make Your 20s Better

By Christopher Hudspeth,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/MWBZzS<p>1. Accept that you can’t please everybody, and then decide which select few opinions …