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Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

31 Menswear Essentials You Need to Own in 2017

It's a new year, which means now's the perfect time to reinvent yourself with a new pair of jeans or some sick Chelsea boots. But before you make yourself crazy with style resolutions (and before you max out your credit card), we've put together a comprehensive list of style essentials for you to …

Men's Fashion

The Most Essential Online Menswear Shops

Buying your clothes online is essential. The internet is one of the only places where you can track that bank-account-crushing grail, find a nice shirt and tie you always seem to need for that one thing, get driven to the point of insanity by sneakers that sell out instantly, and eventually settle …

Men's Fashion

13 books ambitious entrepreneurs are reading

Self-improvement

5-Day Bodybuilding Schedule for Men

One of the most popular bodybuilding workout schedules is a five-day split, in which you train one of five parts of your body on a each day of the …

Books that will Improve your Knowledge of the World

Inspired by a reader’s question to me, I thought I’d ask Farnam Street follers on Facebook and Twitter for an answer to the question: <b>What books would</b> …

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

Journalism

Here Are the 10 Books J.P. Morgan Says the Ultra-Rich Should Read This Summer

If you want something better than a beach read this summer, J.P. Morgan Chase (jpm) has a few recommendations.<p>On Thursday, the banking giant released …

Winston Churchill

The Summer Reading Guide: New Arrivals, Plus the Classics that Will Never Do You Wrong

Every summer shepherds in a wealth of can’t-put-it-down reads, some inarguably lighter than others. Below, you’ll find some of our favorites from the …

Why You Should Add a Band to the Barbell During a Deadlift | Men's Health

Unfortunately, for many guys, the bar will creep away during the lift—and your gains and back will suffer. Prevent that from happening by anchoring the bar with a band, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, who shows the corrective tool in the video above.<p>The pull from the band …

The Right Way to Do a Wall Ball

If you’re not sweating by the end, you weren’t working hard enough<p>You don’t have to be a CrossFitter to enjoy the benefits of wall balls.<p>When broken down, the movement is essentially a squat to press, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, who demonstrates the exercise in the video above. It …

Workouts

How to Jump Rope: Instructions On Getting Started and Advanced Moves | Men's Health

The benefits go beyond the ring, too—fine-tuning your agility will help you master whatever sport you play. Plus, jumping rope is a great cardio workout that you can do anywhere, Akande says.<p>In the video above, Akande demonstrates how to get started with jumping rope and how to advance to more …

15-Minute Abs Workout: The Six Pack Shimmy | Men's Health

(For a workout program that will reveal your abs, try the <i>Men's Health</i> 21-DAY METASHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in 6 weeks.)<p>Directions: Do the following movements as a circuit, performing each one for 50 seconds. Rest 10 seconds between each move. That’s 1 round. Do 3 total rounds.<p>1. …

Want to Get Fit? Follow This Pro Athlete Meal Plan

You’ve heard time and time again: A healthy lifestyle requires diet <i>and</i> exercise. But striking that perfect balance is tricky. Even if you’re doing an awesome job of nailing those whole-body workouts, you might still be wondering where all those hard-earned muscles could be hiding. To help you out, …

Food

The Lunge You’ll Want to Do Every Workout

All other lunges will seem boring after you perform this variation<p>Why would you want to do this lunge every workout? Because it’s almost a workout in and of itself.<p>Check it out in the video above as demonstrated by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. You’ll start with a kettlebell lateral …

Workouts

The 18 best books for someone just starting out in their career

Chances are, your college didn't offer classes on how to negotiate your salary, deal with a micromanaging boss, or confront annoying coworkers.<p>But there's still something you can do to prepare yourself for the tricky world of work: read.<p>Here are 18 books we think every young professional should …

Self-improvement

Summer reading guide: The 136 books you'll want to read

Another summer, another chance to draw up the perfect reading list to see you through those languid, sun-drenched days. Whether you’re stretched out by the pool or nestled in a coffee shop, clutching a hardcover, paperback or e-book, we’ve got more than enough titles to keep you reading through …

Design Thinking

Thomas Edison created the electric lightbulb and then wrapped an entire industry around it. The lightbulb is most often thought of as his signature invention, but Edison understood that the bulb was little more than a parlor trick without a system of electric power generation and transmission to …

UX Design

The Evolution Of Digital Marketing And Changing Customer Expectations

It's time to scrap outdated strategies. Columnist Scott Rayden explains why marketers need to shift their perspective and make the customer journey …

What are good ways to answer questions like 'design an elevator' in a product manager interview? Can you provide the exact way that you would articulate the answer, and not give just a high level framework.

<b>Design for Elevator of a building</b><p><b>Scenarios</b><p>A typical lift has buttons (Elevator buttons) inside the cabin to let the user who got the lift to select …

Elevators

The 4 Types of Product Manager

— How to hire the right one for your startup<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> <i>Axioms.io</i><i>.</i><p>Picture a product manager: who do you see? A fast-talking …

Product Management

The Most Creative Mobile Navigation Patterns

by Nick Babich<p>Designers know that design is more than good looks. Design also covers how users <i>engage</i> with a product, whether it’s a website or app. …

Brr, It's Cold in Here! James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Zac Efron and Adam DeVine Recreate Every Sports Movie Ever

If you’ve ever fantasized about James Corden wearing nothing but a whipped cream bikini, you’re in luck.<p>For <i>the Late Late Show</i>‘s post-Super Bowl …

The 10 most influential books I read last year

However, my biggest reading win was that I broadened my perspective from the business-book-only approach I took in 2013 and 2014 to a lot of adjacent domains: writing, investing, science, finance, sociology, and military strategy among others.<p>2015 was also my best year in business. I don't believe …

U.S. Air Force

How to Season (and Clean!) Your Cast Iron Skillet for Real

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Food sticking to your skillet? We thought so. Here's how to season cast iron right, once and for all.<p>No piece of kitchen equipment incites such feelings of fear and anxiety (but also love and obsession) as the cast iron pan. If you haven’t mastered the art of cooking with—and …

Cast Iron Skillet

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

12 Books For Anyone On Your Holiday Shopping List

Here are standouts for the most discerning loved ones on your list.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Oprah's Favorite Things 2015

Books

How Actor John Krasinski Got Incredibly Ripped in Just Four Months | Men's Health

Krasisnki shares some of workout favorites.<p><b>Favorite workout song:</b> “What More Can I Say,” Jay Z.<p><b>Favorite exercise:</b> “Bench press. There’s that number you can keep pushing. It’s almost a game instead of a workout.”<p><b>Least favorite workout:</b> “Bulgarian split squat.”<p>Looking to turn your own fat into …

How to grocery shop for one person

<i>Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly noted the source for how much Americans spend on uneaten food. The version below has been corrected.</i><p>A few months ago, my friend Lev asked me for a basic grocery list he could refer to when he made his weekly or biweekly trip to his …

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