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12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

Self-improvement

The 19 best movies of 2017 that you absolutely need to see

As 2017 comes to a close, a few movie trends are clear.<p>It was a banner year for superhero movies. "Justice League" aside, "Logan," "Thor: Ragnarok," "Spider-Man: Homecoming," and "Wonder Woman" were all excellent.<p>It was a great year for horror movies, too. "It" and "Get Out" both terrified …

Our 6 Favorite Field Watches, at Every Price

Tool watches, like chronographs, divers and GMTs, have clear-cut definitions and requirements. But field watches? They’re a bit more nebulous. After …

Watches

Gwyneth Paltrow Spoils ‘Seven’ by Dressing as Her Character for Halloween, in Case You Didn’t Already Know What’s in the Box

The movie came out 22 years ago, to be fair.<p>What’s in the box? If you’ve seen “Seven,” you already know the hugely upsetting answer to that question …

12 Wireless Bras We Are Currently Obsessed with

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Clothing

Frederique Constant’s Ode to Riva

Ever since Frederique Constant launched its first Runabout timepiece in 2009, classic boating enthusiasts have joined watch collectors in their pursuit of the limited edition series. Traditionally styled, competitively priced, and typically delivered in a value-added package that includes a …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

11 secret Italian villages to visit before the crowds do

Rome? Been there. Venice? Done that. Florence? Bought the statue-of-David postcard. While this triumvirate of tourist destinations is a must-do for any first-time visitor to Italy, many of the country’s greatest charms can only be experienced in small Italian villages — places where you can slip …

Italy

Ready for Your First Mechanical Watch? Start Here

A recent story by <i>Fast Company</i> reported that, despite the ubiquity of smartphones and smartwatches, “old school watches are back in vogue and …

Watches

The 12 Best Everyday Watches For Men

Seiko 5 Automatic Stainless Steel Watch<p>A sharp watch with a blue dial, a day and date window, and indices along its blue face that are marked with …

The Beautiful Italian Lakes Americans Don't Visit Enough

Admittedly, I’m a saltwater kind of person, and a good vacation has always required an ocean beach. The appeal of lakes never truly hit me until I …

Italy

69 Movies That Totally Awakened Your Sexuality

You weren't exactly sure what you were feeling but you liked it.<p><i>Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The Best Bike Helmets for Serious Cyclists and Everyday Commuters

Keep you—and your head—safe, and look good while doing it.<p>There's no more important bike accessory than a helmet, but choosing one isn't easy. Apart from finding one that fits, you need to choose a helmet that fits your needs. You can spend plenty on a lightweight, aerodynamic helmet, but that may …

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

Best Headlamps for 2017

Best Headlamps for 2017 Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteWhat are the best headlamps for hiking? What is considered the best headlamp …

Tyrone Morris

The best thing about having cameras in your house is watching your wife trying to exit the room after putting your son down!! Sometimes you have to …

When you learn this Buddhist master's 21 rules of life, you'll completely realign your priorities

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi?<p>If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<p>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

The 50 Best Movies Available on Netflix

It’s definitely not something that should raise your blood pressure, but it does: Sifting through the astounding number of films on Netflix that …

Los Angeles

Download These Free Apps to Watch Free Streaming Movies on the Go

9 Free Apps for Watching Streaming Movies<p>Access Free Streaming Movies With These Apps<p>Updated July 02, 2018<p>This list of free movie apps will put …

Smart TV

My Boyfriend Won't Try Any of My Kinks

I've begged and pleaded, and I'm starting to get bored.<p><b>OK, so my boyfriend and I have been dating for almost two years, and aside from his unwillingness to pick up his clothes off the floor, our relationship is perfect … almost. When we first started dating, I asked him what he was into sexually</b> …

Stunning photo series celebrates contemporary childhood without technology

Growing up with no smartphones, no Netflix, no Snapchat? To many these were the good ole days.<p>Those childhoods of yesteryear are alive and well today …

6 Key Business Goals Thought Leadership Will Help You Achieve

When you think of SEO and Google, Matt Cutts probably comes to mind. And when researching the future of Internet marketing, you’d likely read a post on Jeff Bullas’ blog.<p>Despite the overwhelming success and instant recognition of many prominent thought leaders, misconceptions about this buzzworthy …

8 Books Every New Entrepreneur Should Read

In this, perhaps, Golden Age of technology entrepreneurship, Peter Thiel can rest assured he will find an eager audience for his new book, <i>ZERO TO ONE: Notes on startups, Or How to Build the Future</i> (apparently he couldn’t decide).<p>Thiel, who turns 47 next month, was a co-founder of PayPal, and a …

A Startup Accelerator For Social Entrepreneurs With A 'Stakeholder Mindset'

There’s a mini-proliferation of social venture accelerators at the moment. But Conscious Venture Lab in Columbia, Md., which is about to graduate its first cohort, is especially clear about its point of view: what Executive Director Jeff Cherry calls a “stakeholder mindset.”<p>That means operating …

OCBC pulls plug on Cycle Singapore

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