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A Gun Lingo Glossary for Those Unfamiliar With Firearms

There are a lot of gun terms thrown around in the media these days, like “clip,” “casings,” and “semi-automatic.” But if you’re not familiar with …

Guns

You Should Try This Diet Plan To Lose Weight As Well As Belly Fat

Have you ever thought of losing weight by following a diet regime for a couple of days and feel considerable results? So you should surely read the …

Nutrition

The New U.S. Housing Crisis Is About More Than a Lack of New Construction

In order to buy a home, you need to find on that's actually for sale.<p>While many people still think that the last housing crisis in the United States …

Housing

5 Things You Must Do Before Every Negotiation

Most negotiations are won or lost before you even sit down at the table.<p>You can be a master of technique, but enter a marathon or a boxing ring without adequate preparation and you're still going to end up losing painfully. The same is true of sitting down at the negotiating table, insisted Morphic …

Mark Zuckerberg

Maintain Eye Contact 70 Percent of the Time--and Other Key Tips to Become a Better Listener

Practicing proper listening and body language skills can enhance how you communicate in business.<p>Great business leaders have their individual strengths, but one skill they all share is that they are good communicators. And it often begins with being a good listener. It's not about being polite when …

Body Language

3 Books That Will Immediately Sharpen Your Mind

Reading inspires so many. Here are the top three books that have changed my life.<p>Books sharpen our minds.<p>When was the last time a book shifted your outlook? Stirred your heart? Challenged your biases?<p>If you're like me, you know reading is a vital part of each of our journeysif we want to grow as …

Meditation

Best cheap laptops: 10 options for under $500

So you're in the market to buy a new laptop? We have some advice: Don't let big tech companies with multimillion dollar marketing campaigns fool you …

Consumer Tech

Best Money Tips: How to Transform Your Money at Any Age

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to transform your money at any age, time saving tips for selling your …

Personal Finance

How to make your home a Smart Home

Your life is about to get a whole lot easier.<p>The smart home is no longer a dream stuck inside a Disney movie. It's real, it's attainable and it's a lot easier to set up than you think. CNET's Guide to Smart Living, launching today, is going to show you exactly how.<p>To do this, we outfitted a home in …

Hacking

Shrimp Fried Rice

Ingredients<p>1/4 cup sodium-reduced soy sauce<br>• 1 tablespoon fresh ginger , minced<br>• 1 teaspoon sesame oil<br>• 3 strips bacon , chopped<br>• 2 tablespoons vegetable …

Food

Essential tips, tricks, and apps to help you learn a language

Fait intéressant: Seulement 17% des Américains parlent plus d'une langue. Yep, according to a survey cited by Forbes, less than one fifth of …

Language Learning

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Privacy

Want to Get in Shape With Exercise? Here's How to Get Started

Many of us want to get in shape, but exactly does it mean and how do you do it? Getting in shape is an individual experience, depending on your age, …

Exercise

7 of the most important survival skills you should know

Lance Cpl. Joey Holeman/USMC<p>Whenever you're planning on going outdoors for an extended period of time, it's always good to have a practiced survival skill or two up your sleeve — you never know when you're going to need it.<p>There are a lot of different survival products on the market, but most of …

U.S. Marines

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

With This 1-Minute Video, Will Smith Describes the 1 Thing That Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

Best of all, it that one thing applies to everyone -- and to every pursuit.<p>We all have goals. We all have dreams.<p>So what separates the people who achieve their goals and realize their dreams from those who don't?<p>Here's what Will Smith -- the Grammy Award winning, Oscar nominated actor, producer, …

Motivation

Everything You Need to Know About Post Workout Snacks

Because who isn't hungry after a good run?<p>April 02, 2018<p>Having been a highly competitive athlete throughout high school, I had my fair share of …

Nutrition

How you're tracked online _ and what you can do about it

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Facebook gets the attention because of a recent privacy gaffe, the social network is far from alone in collecting massive amounts of data on you to help marketers sell you stuff.<p>Google, for one, also does extensive tracking to power its advertising engines. And many other …

Privacy

Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

What does Facebook know about you? Learn how to download your Facebook data to find out.<p>First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and …

Apps

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

Self-improvement

33 Questions to Help You Overcome Shyness--So You Can Be Awesome at Networking, Speed-Dating, Mingling or Schmoozing

All it takes is a little courage and a couple of really good questions<p>I've got a confession to make: Inside this seemingly confident, frequent-public-speaking, supposedly outgoing CEO exterior is a very shy introvert.<p>As long as I've got a job to do (facilitate a planning session, advise a client), …

Networking

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

Emergency fund: How to build your financial parachute

An emergency fund gives you a financial cushion for unexpected expenses.What would happen if your car gets totaled in a crash?Or you or a loved one …

Personal Finance

Five Overlooked Wardrobe Accessories Every Man Needs To Invest In

Showing up at a function or event looking suave and sharp doesn’t just happen. It takes some grooming, preening, perhaps some exercise too, and …

Men's Fashion

Take an NRA Self-Defense Course, or Else

The hottest selling guns right now are small self-defense pistols. This is fine. If a meth head kicks in your door at 3 am, he’s not going to take a …

Easy Keto Combinations Even Lazy Dieters Can Meal Prep

The easiest way to take the hassle out of meal prepping is by cooking the same thing every week. The downside to that stealthy approach, however, is …

Ketogenic Diet

10 healthy snacks you can make and keep with you the whole week

When 3 o’clock hits, so do the munchies. For most of us that means reaching for a salty bag of chips. If you’re trying to take steps to be a little …

Healthy Eating

Best Foods to Stockpile for an Emergency

Fueling your body during an emergency is very different from your everyday diet. Because you’ll probably expend more energy than you normally would, …

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional 'networking' event, a cocktail party or dinner, do us all a favor: lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making authentic …

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