Alessandro Colafranceschi

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4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

This Is The Scientific Way To Win Any Argument (And Not Make Enemies)

It’s not about the specific points you make, it’s all about how you position them.<p>You’re in the middle of a heated discussion–or fine, let’s just call it an argument–and the person whom you’re trying convince seems unable or unwilling to grasp your point of view. What should you do?<p>For starters, …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

The Monocle Guide to Better Living

In the unlikely case you find yourself responsible for planning a city, or, perhaps more plausibly, you decide it's time to up and move to a new …

Senz Smart Umbrella

There are few things as irritating on an already nasty day as dealing with an umbrella that just can't cope with a serious gust of wind — turning …

Filson Dog Bowl

Let's face it, your dog wasn't bred to sit around at home in his bed while you spend your time outdoors having all the fun. No — he wants to be right …

SOG Snarl Knife

More terrifying than functional — the SOG Snarl Knife combines the grip of a set of brass knuckles with a curving blade forming what could only be …

Gerber 39 Series Pocket Knife

It doesn't offer a kitchen sink of extra tools, but the Gerber 39 Series Pocket Knife is a great choice for those that simply want an elegant knife. …

Sleepy Jones Pajamas

You pride yourself on looking great when you step out the door — so why look like a schlub when you're lounging around the house? Sleepy Jones …

Sexual Fitness

It's common knowledge that a standard-issue session of the ol' bump and grind is good for 100-150 calories burnt — but with just a few (fun) changes, …

How-To's

Esee Izula Survival Wallet

You carry a lot of stuff in your wallet — ID, debit cards, cash — but none of those are going to help you in the wilderness. The contents of the Esee …

Minaal Carry-On Bag

Most carry-on bags are all the same: a smallish, wheeled box with a single zipper for the main compartment that forces you to dig around for even the …

Backpacking