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25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

Feds Follow The Money To Stem Immigrant Tide, Target Finances Of Human Smugglers | Fox News

United States Department of Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson announced a new angle this week on the federal government’s attempt to stem the flow of immigrants flooding the U.S.-Mexico border: The agency, he said, has decided to follow the money.<p>“We are interdicting the flow of money that goes …

Scope Vintage Photos of '60s and '70s-Era Celebs From a New Art Book - PAPER

<i>Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston</i><p>Jack and Anjelica in their skivvies. Babs in her iconic Scaasi suit. Iggy Pop sweaty and in a speedo. All these images and more appear in photographer Julian Wasser's recently-released art book, <i>The Way We Were: The Photography of Julian Wasser</i>, documenting the fun …

How to Build Your Mental Toughness: 4 Exercises Inspired by War | The Art of Manliness

Jeremy Hall knew his mission was on the verge of going to pieces.<p>The year was 2003, and the Iraq War had just begun. Hall was a member of a secretive …

"In a Far Country" by Jack London | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This week I shared my daily work routines and practices, amongst which is a ritual I use to get my mind ready to write. As part of</i> …

Creating Child Sex Robots Is a Terrible Idea

Robo-ethicists have proposed using child sex robots to research and treat pedophilia.<p><i>Video courtesy of News in Levels</i><p>There’s a robot takeover on the horizon. Drones do our military bidding. Roombas clean our houses. Robots assist in surgeries. Driverless cars will soon cart us around. There’s a …

Robotics

Lea Michele's Teeny Bikini Goes To Italy

Lea Michele and her lil' bikini took in the Italian sun on a boat this week. Michele posted photos of her trip to Twitter and Instagram, and captioned them, "Italy." She tweeted, "Ciao Italy! You are so beautiful! I'm so happy to be here!" Summer vacation from "Glee" certainly rules.

Texas Governor Rick Perry's Attorney Once Tried to Turn Him in to the FBI

The man entrusted with preventing a grand jury from bringing criminal charges against Perry once worked just as hard to put him in jail.<p><i>Rick Perry in 2012. Photo via Flickr user Gage Skidmore</i><p>In April, as a Texas state grand jury began hearing testimony for a criminal investigation of Governor Rick …

Corruption

Nomad: Scotch Whisky with a Spanish Soul

Scotch whisky has been around for an awfully long time -- more than 500 years, in fact. By now you'd think that every visionary distiller and novelty-minded charlatan would have explored and exploited every possible wrinkle in the whisky-making process. But every now and then a whisky comes along …

Scotch Whisky

Bikers Attack Couple In Car, You Will NEVER Guess What Happens Next

Picture this: you're driving with your boyfriend or girlfriend when a gang of bikers surrounds you and forces your car to pull over. Your significant other steps out to reason with them, but is immediately shoved against the car's hood and surrounded!<p>Now, what do you imagine happens next? If you …

How to Bet on Horse Races for Beginners | The Art of Manliness

Growing up, I never visited a horse track or saw a single horse race.<p>That all changed when I met Kate and married into a horse race-loving family. …

How to Negotiate: Negotiation Tips to Get the Best Bargain | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Tyler Tervooren of Advanced Riskology.</i><p>“It’s learning how to negotiate to keep both sides happy – whether it’s …

4 Marine Corps Leadership Lessons | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Clement.</i><p>I did two deployments to Afghanistan as a US Marine Corps logistics officer, and led hundreds …

How to Enter a Room with Confidence and Authority | The Art of Manliness

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers<p>Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be …

Leadership Lessons from General Eisenhower: How to Build Morale in Those You Lead | The Art of Manliness

Dwight D. Eisenhower had unarguably one of the longest and most taxing leadership roles in American history. For two decades, the lives of thousands, …

What is Character? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Character</i>. Like honor, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely have never really had to define and may struggle …

Unbroken: Louis Zamperini Life Lessons | The Art of Manliness

Sometimes stories are so slender that to become movies, Hollywood has to generously pad and exaggerate the scanty details.<p>In the case of the current …

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

How to Invest Without Putting Money Into the Stock Market | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Rose.</i><p>As a financial planner, I spend a great deal of my time advising clients on how and where to …

How To Start a Fight Club | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Tim Chilcote.</i><p>Forget the first rule of Fight Club (“You do not talk about Fight Club.”). You’re going to …

The Art of Worldly Wisdom: Maxims of Baltasar Gracián | The Art of Manliness

Back when I was in high school, a mentor of mine gave me a copy of a small book that I’ve read and re-read several times over the years. <i>The</i> <i>Art of</i> …

Learn a Foreign Language Quickly | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Benny the Irish polyglot who writes at Fluent in 3 Months.</i><p>Imagine being able to blend in undetected in another …

Dear Black People: Cut White Gays Some Slack

A recent editorial on TIME.com suggested that white gay men are stealing black culture. What the writer fails to understand is that much of modern black pop culture is stolen from gay people—specifically, everything about Beyonce.<p><i>Photo via Wikipedia Creative Commons</i><p><i>Welcome to another edition of</i> …

LGBTQI

Drones Ready to Take Off on Test Flights in Texas

A site in Corpus Christi, Texas, is now up and running as a fully operational drone-testing facility, the FAA announced Friday. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence & Innovation is among six sites chosen by federal aviation officials to …

Drones

This Photo of Kim Kardashian Shows Why Women Can't Have It All

Nobody would argue that Kim Kardashian is an everywoman, but this picture proves she’s certainly trying to be every type of woman at the same …

Beauty