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You Can’t Move Up If You’re Stuck in Your Boss’s Shadow

Having a good boss — someone who stands up for you, who buffers you from interoffice politics, and who competently represents your team to the rest of the company — is a wonderful thing. Except when it’s harmful to your career. If you aren’t visible to others in the company, you’re unlikely to have …

The Fool-Proof Way to Wear Pocket Squares

Your suit has never looked better<p>Worried you can’t pull off a pocket square? Step aside Don Draper. With just two quick steps, you can modernize this classic accessory.<p><i>Follow us @MensHealthStyle for more style and grooming tips.</i>

Hundreds Of Bluetooth Beacons Secretly Track New York City Passersby

NYC has publicized its plans to modernize old public pay phones, but not this.<p>**Update: **<i>New York City officials have told Titan to remove its tracking beacons from city phonebooths, Buzzfeed reports. The removal request came just hours after Buzzfeed pubished its story on the beacons.</i><p>A company …

New York City

How to Get Ideological Opponents to Work with You

How do you encourage someone whose deeply held beliefs are at odds with yours to support and collaborate with you – or, at least, not obstruct you? Obviously, directly challenging their convictions will backfire. My research suggests some effective strategies.<p>Negotiations 101 teaches us to find …

Denver: The Men's Health City Guide

Get mile-high—literally—in one of America's top towns<p>Great microbrews, legal weed, gorgeous mountains, and authentic Mexican food: Is Denver the perfect city?<p><b>WHERE TO EAT</b><p><b>Acorn</b>This River North eatery has an eye on sustainable/seasonal ingredients and a top-notch beer and wine selection.<p><b>Frasca Food &</b> …

Review: Transcend’s JetDrives add whopping 240-960GB SSD to MacBook Air at a great price

See that little $190 daughter card up there^? It houses 240GB of Transcend SSD and it could replace the 64GB or 128GB SSD that came in your MacBook Air in as little as 5 minutes. Even better, Transcend just released larger versions in 480GB and 960GB sizes to blow your SATA III MacBook Air or Pro …

I'm danah boyd, Researcher at Microsoft, and This Is How I Work

For years danah boyd has been watching the internet through an academic lens, studying how society interacts with technology. Her recent book, It's …

Watch Out for These Closing Costs When Buying a Home

On average, closing costs make up two to five percent of the purchase price of a home. Two percent doesn't seem like a high number, until you …

Facebook scrapped last year's redesign because your screen is too small

When Facebook scrapped the picture-heavy News Feed redesign from last spring in favor of a more conservative look, it briefly touched on screen size as a factor. As it turns out, displays played a more important role in the reversal than you might think. The company's Julie Zhuo explains that the …

The Move That Makes Your Belly Disappear

Carve a V-shaped torso with this two-in-one, back-blasting exercise<p>Building your back can make you appear slimmer, even if you haven't lost an inch around your middle. Your largest back muscles—the latissimus dorsi—start on the lower half of your back and attach to the inside of your upper arms, …

Workouts

Skiing with baggage: How to navigate airline fees on your next trip

By Larry Olmsted, special for USA TODAY<p>Many frequent fliers are near religious about not checking luggage. This is fine for a short business trip, but not so easy on a ski vacation. Even if you opt to rent skis or snowboards – and more travelers are doing just that in the face of $60 round-trip …

The Best Core-Building Exercise You've Never Tried

Bored of the plank? Then challenge your core muscles and shred your abs with this all-new version of the exercise<p>From hitting golf balls to conquering a max deadlift, a chiseled midsection makes you stronger in everything you do. That's why most effective workout plans include the plank. The …

Build a Legendary Lower Body

Boost your athletic performance with this punishing quad challenge<p>The bodyweight squat might not seem like a daunting exercise—until you make it explosive. By adding a jump to your go-to squat variations—like the bodyweight squat, split squat, and stagger-stance squat—you can dial up the …

Know Which Onions to use For Which Preparations

Did that recipe say white or red onion? Will it matter if you just buy the sweet onions that are on sale? The answer should come as no surprise. …

Build an Attractive Pegboard Shelving System for Any Room

When you think of pegboards, you probably think of the ugly plywood and metal hook organization systems mostly relegated to garages and workshops. …

Five Career Mistakes You Might Not Know You're Making

Whatever your chosen profession, we all have something in common: We're trying to do the best we can in our careers. Of course we aren't going to …

How I Built the Media Center of My Dreams for Under $500

Between the Blu-Ray player, cable box, laptop, and everything else hooked up to your TV, your home theater situation is a mess. Here’s how I rolled …

How to Get the Best Deal on an Engagement Ring

According to the wedding planning website theknot.com, 39 percent of weddings begin with a proposal between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day. …

The Best Places to Order Food on the Web

It's already awesome that you can open a web browser, type in a few details, and have hot, piping food delivered to your house in minutes, but it's …

This 23-year-old’s open-source project, a server running on Raspberry Pi, gives the middle finger to Google

For most of us, Google shutting down Reader was annoying. For Jacob Cook, it was a call to arms.<p>He’s now building an operating system that anyone can use to replace all of the services that Google provides — or any other cloud company, for that matter. Email, chat, file sharing, web hosting: With …

The Positive Power of Negative Thinking

If you want to achieve a major goal, conventional wisdom says to think positive. Picture yourself delivering the perfect presentation, and absorb the …

CEOs

German Hacker Group Says It's Broken The iPhone's TouchID Fingerprint Reader

For a few German hackers, breaking Apple’s much-hyped fingerprint reader seems to have been little more than a one-weekend project.<p>On Sunday, the Berlin-based hacker group known as the Chaos Computer Club–and more specifically a member of the group who goes by the name Starbug–announced that …

Nike Air Pegasus+ 30 - Ape to Gentleman

Running shoes come and go, trends, technology – ultimately their success is judged by us, the runners and subsequent sales. Nike however are experts …

Executive MBA ranking | Which MBA? | The Economist

ONE business school emerges as the clear winner in <i>The Economist</i>’s first ranking of executive MBA programmes. The Kellogg School of Management at …

Visualizing 3 Billion Tweets – Points of interest

This is a look at 3 billion tweets — every geotagged tweet since September 2011, mapped, showing facets of Twitter’s ecosystem and userbase in …

Data Visualization

How to Explain Your Career Transition

Shifting careers is often hard to explain. Whether you’re moving from one department to another in your own company or starting over in an entirely different field, you’re likely to face a litany of rejoinders: Why would you want to do <i>that</i>? Isn’t that a little risky? Are you really qualified? …

Thatcher’s Greatest Strength Was Her Greatest Weakness

At her funeral ceremony tomorrow, we will remember Margaret Thatcher as much for her leadership style as for her polarizing politics — in fact, the two are almost identical. The essence of Thatcher’s leadership was her steadfast, tenacious, and determined style which is more often associated with …

Grad School May Not Be the Best Way to Spend $100,000

Over the past decade, I’ve taught hundreds of executive education, MBA, and undergraduate students at half a dozen top universities. To put it mildly, I’m a believer in the importance of higher education and graduate studies. But I’m also concerned that some executives view grad school as a panacea …