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Europe Faces Pension Predicament

Mismatch of lifespans and birthrates means too few workers are paying into state pension plans<p>ZARASZÓW, Poland—Krystyna Trzcińska, 68 years old, has farmed a strip of land in this corner of eastern Poland for more than four decades. Retired now, she grows clover between neat rows of raspberry …

Retirement

Obeying the Laws of Physics and Economics, Oris Builds Watches for the Working Man

Boyle’s Law states that as the volume of a gas decreases, its pressure increases. It is a well-known law of physics expressed as <i>PV = k</i>. Watchmaking …

How to Buy a Vintage Watch

<i>Last Updated April, 2018.</i><p>A vintage 1966 Rolex GMT-Master is far from perfect. The painted markers may be discolored, cracked or, at the very least, …

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

5 tips for more productive remote work

In 2014, I became a full time remote worker.<p>This year, I’ve been lucky to work and travel in Paris, Malaga, Copenhagen, Casablanca, London, Amsterdam, San Francisco, Barcelona…<p>There’s one question that’s always in the back on my mind: <b>How can I be as productive as possible remotely?</b><p>I’ve tried many …

Lose Belly Fat With Just Two Exercises

It's simple, but effective—and will rev your metabolism for hours afterwards<p>A while back, I asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world’s top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men’s Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged.<p>But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan …

Workouts

How to Impress Anyone in 30 Seconds or Less

Some experts estimate that 85 percent of your financial success comes not from your skills or knowledge but from your ability to connect with other people and engender their trust and respect.<p>Within seconds, everyone you meet forms an impression that largely determines whether they'll like, trust, …

Employment

How To Buy Your First Dress Watch

<b>A gentleman has an arsenal of watches to complement his wardrobe, and when the occasion calls for him to look his best, a men’s dress watch is the</b> …

5 ways to think big, any day of the week

“How do I make sure I’m thinking about the big picture, when I’m always working on a lot of small things that seem to take up all my time?”<p>This was a …

Why Does Email Have Such a Bad Reputation?

<i>David Lavenda is technology strategist for harmon.ie</i><p>Email has a bad reputation for being the main cause of information overload; just look at the massive amounts of articles and studies devoted to the topic: According to a 2012 report from consulting firm McKinsey, reading and answering emails …

What Jefferson can teach you about teamwork

Back in the 1800s, Thomas Jefferson turned the dinner party into something more than an opportunity for drinks and small talk. He started a tradition …

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Key Question For Millennial Job-Switchers: What To Do With Your Old 401(k)?

If you are even a few years into your career and have taken any interest in saving for retirement you’ve surely heard this advice: stash at least enough in your 401(k) to snag your employer’s match. Good advice, and maybe you’ve taken it. But even if you haven’t paid any heed, you might have money …

Retirement

21 Best Watch Blogs

in Fashion, Featured, Watches on<p>137 Shares<p>82<p>48<p>7<p>Sending you to other blogs, again? You must think we’re mad. Well, we are. Mad about style. Mad about …

13 Furniture Makeovers You Won't Believe Began with IKEA

These stunning makeovers all share one thing: They started with IKEA.<p><b>1. Geometric Pouf</b><p>Want a spot to rest your feet without splurging on a budget-breaking buy? This DIY pouf from Kristi Murphy upgrades an IKEA footstool to create this geometric, black-and-white pouf.<p><b>2. Modern Vanity</b><p>If you're …

Skiing & Snowboarding On Sale Now - The Best Deals For Next Winter

The past few years have seen a total revolution in the way lift tickets for skiing and snowboarding are sold. This paradigm shift is so extreme that anteing up full price is like paying top rack rate for a hotel room – something that can almost always be avoided.<p>For daily tickets there are a wide …

The scientific evidence against spanking, timeouts, and sleep training

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors has gathered to hear psychotherapist Tina Bryson speak about neuroscience, mentorship, and camping. She is in Minnesota by invitation of the camp. Chippewa is at the front of a movement to …

Parenting

Fake Snow, Real Money: The High-Tech Fight to Save California Skiing

Most skiers at Heavenly in Lake Tahoe never even notice the snowmaking pump house, which is just a shed next to the day lodge at the base of the …

Adventure 101: Skiing the Haute Route

Traders and shepherds have traveled through the high passes of the Alps for centuries, but it wasn’t until 1911 that the first skiers completed what is now known as the <b>Haute Route</b>: a six-day, 46-mile traverse through the skyscraping peaks between Chamonix, France, and Zermatt, Switzerland, two of …

Skiing

What it's like to live in 24 hours of darkness at the northernmost edge of the civilized world

A few weeks ago, I was unexpectedly invited to Oslo, Norway, as part of a business trip to meet with a new Norwegian client. It seemed destiny was hellbent on sending me to the Northern latitudes in winter, but I had already been to Norway before to chase auroras.<p>On all my other trips, I had …

Global Warming

Fake Snow, Real Money: The High-Tech Fight to Save California Skiing

Most skiers at Heavenly in Lake Tahoe never even notice the snowmaking pump house, which is just a shed next to the day lodge at the base of the …

The Fastest Way to Clean Your Bathroom

Follow this routine to make your fixtures sparkle in minutes.<p>One of the busiest spots in your house, the bathroom is also the place almost every guest visits. So if you start sweating whenever someone asks, "Do you mind if I freshen up/use the toilet/secretly judge your cleaning skills?" just …

Cleaning

The Skier's Bucket List

Calling all skiers: Get in your turns before the snow stops flying in the Northern Hemisphere and it's time to head south. From skiing Antarctica to a self-powered adventure through the Alps, here’s a collection of trips that should be on every skier’s bucket list. Plus: Get tips from some of the …

How Blogger J. Money Socked Away $400,000 In 7 Years

Every month for the past seven years, a former graphic designer in Washington D.C., has publicly shared his net worth, and the world has gotten to watch its ascent from $58,000 in February 2008 to $470,000, ever so close to a major milestone.<p>The mohawked man who goes by J. Money (a pseudonym he …

The Challenge That Secretly Carves Your Abs

These 2 moves back-to-back will chisel your core<p>Certain exercises—like planks and situps—are known for sizzling your six-pack. But the core-carving benefit of other moves isn’t so obvious until you’ve completed a few reps and your muscles are burning.<p>“Pairing two of these unexpected ab-blasters …

Workouts

The 10-Minute Transformation

Workouts

Lima Showcases Its Mobile App For Its Dropbox Alternative

French startup Lima is presenting another piece of its offering at CES, the mobile app. And it is a very promising app for those who backed Lima to seamlessly access their photos, music library and movies from their phones and tablets. While the team still needs to polish the app interface, it goes …

Rob Lowe on sending his son off to college: An excerpt from Love Life.

<i>With many parents of high school seniors prepare to send their kids off to college in the fall, Slate wanted to share one father’s experience of</i> …

Strange Object Near Milky Way's Black Hole Stirs Scientific Debate

Astronomers may be a step closer to solving the mystery of a strange object seen orbiting the massive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.<p>Dubbed G2, the object was first spotted in 2011 and was thought initially to be a gas cloud on the verge of being ripped apart by the black hole, …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …