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50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

The Terror Is Really Scary TV—And That's A Very Good Thing

Why isn’t TV scarier? It’s not <i>not</i> scary. That eerie French show <i>The Returned</i> had its moments. There’ve been one or two nightmarish episodes of <i>Black Mirror</i>. But what passes for horror on TV is more like theatrical camp (<i>American Horror Story</i>), Spielbergian adventure-spinning (<i>Stranger Things</i>), or …

TV

Lonely Lamb Decides Family's Dog Is His New Mom

"I left for a couple minutes and came back to this."<p><b>Update:</b> <i>Sadly, Jerry the lamb was rushed to the vet on Wednesday with a sudden case of bloat and</i> …

Cute Animals

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

‘Wild Wild Country’ Review: Netflix’s Fascinating and Fiery Docuseries Is Far More Than a Crazy Cult Story

Chapman and Maclain Way tell a true story as doubly wild as promised, but there are even bigger takeaways than sheer amazement.<p>For as tidily as “Wild …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Stefan Sagmeister

9 Ways to Cure Your Own Depression

Whether it tumbles down on you on gloomy days or is triggered by a disappointment or loss, depression is an unwelcome guest in every home. But before …

Depression

Spin, Sweat, Repeat: This 40-Minute Playlist Is Your New Indoor Cycling Soundtrack

Word on the street is that CycleBar's master instructor Leah Clark is particularly great at making cardio playlists — so we asked her to create some for POPSUGAR! This heart-pounding, 40-minute sweat sesh is set to an eclectic, high-energy soundtrack featuring everything from Biggie Smalls to Def …

Cycling

Everybody Knows Better Than to Make This 1 Simple Resume Mistake (but Most People Can't Stop Doing It Anyway) | Inc.com

What if I were to tell you about an incredibly common résumé mistake that prevents most people from getting the jobs they want--even when they're highly qualified?<p>It's a deceptive error that job seekers and employers rarely even notice out of context--but it's fatal.<p>In fact, fixing it flies in the …

Employment

Here's what an effective LinkedIn profile looks like in 2018

Hate to break it to you, but if you're treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you're doing it wrong.<p>Nearly every industry uses LinkedIn to find and vet job candidates, and over 90% of recruiters rely on the site, according to data from the Society of Human Resource Management. So your …

Employment

The 7-day plan to get a new job

The job search can be draining, especially when none of your leads come to fruition. So draining, in fact, that you may feel like you lack the fuel to continue your search. But, instead of halting your job search entirely, consider taking smaller steps toward achieving your end-goal of landing a …

Employment

The 13 Most Underrated Movies of 2017

If “Juno” had opened in 2017, would it still have been a box office hit? What about “Shakespeare in Love”? “Little Miss Sunshine”? “Slumdog …

Darkest Hour

Jerry Seinfeld's Secret to Being More Productive and Healthier, In Just 4 Words | Inc.com

Whether you're looking to improve your health, wealth, creativity, or transform your year-- Jerry Seinfeld's rise as a comedian can provide a valuable blueprint to achieving your goal.<p>Jerry Seinfeld is a legend to the comedic world and is also part of one of the most successful shows in history. …

Procrastination

3 Stocks That Feel Like Wal-Mart in 1970

Could processing payments, listing real-estate, or greasing the wheels of e-commerce produce Wal-Mart like returns?<p>Want to know what a dynastic …

Polaroid's new gadget turns your phone into an instant camera

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Mobile Photography

9 warm pairs of long underwear guys can wear this winter

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>While we've already rounded up cold-weather essentials like winter coats, fleece jackets, and beanies to help keep you warm, sometimes …

Clothing

How to Write Well: 10 Timeless Rules From Legendary Ad Exec David Ogilvy

Writing is easy. Most people can do it. If you’re reading this, you can write.But can you write <i> well</i>? Does your writing connect with people? Does it …

Creative Writing

​This Spicy High-Protein Egg Breakfast Is the Best Way to Start Your Day | Men’s Health

Also the fate of this version, Eggs in Hades, is far more certain. Spicy sausage and crushed red pepper flakes ignite an inferno of heat that makes this pan-based dish a powerhouse wake-you-up breakfast.<p>Plus, you don’t even have to be that awake to make it. All you have to do is sizzle some …

31 Halloween ideas for kids to play, make, eat, and watch

Cheap costumes? Cool pumpkins? Get online inspiration for learning, doing, and having fun — in only a few clicks<p>Halloween is one of our favorite times of year because families can have so much fun together with -- and without -- media. From spooky movies, music, and games to fun crafts, snacks, and …

Decorations

14 questions to ask yourself at the end of every week to get the job you want

The old way of performance management is over. Gone are the days where you wait to be told by your manager or company how you're doing and what jobs are right for you. Today you have to take things into your own hands and proactively manage your own performance.<p>If you want to set yourself up for …

Self-improvement

Lights Out: 7 night-time rituals that will make you happy and more productive

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Wildflowers

8 changes experts made to vastly improve the real résumé of a mid-level job hunter

As an experienced talent acquisition professional, Lewis (not his real name) knew his résumé would be held to a higher caliber.<p>Despite his years of experience in the recruitment field, he says even he needed help pulling the right information together for his résumé so he could better highlight his …

Employment

My Husband Isn’t “Perfect for Me,” But I Love Him Anyway

The first time I told my husband that we were soulmates, he laughed. We were sitting on the first piece of furniture we had purchased as a couple — …

Relationships

Tony Robbins breaks down the 10-minute exercise he does every morning to have more energy

If you want to start your day the same way Tony Robbins does, you only need to set aside 10 minutes.<p>Robbins has spent the last three decades as the world's foremost performance coach, taking on clients like billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones, tennis champion Serena Williams, and former president …

New Jersey

30 Best Men’s Cologne, Perfume & Fragrances

It's men's cologne time, baby. Now that we're well into the year, we're due for another round-up of the best scents for men. This year's selection …

Men's Fashion

7 Productivity Hacks To Get Moving When You're A Lazy Bastard

It takes more than willpower and self-control to blast through your daily to-do list and live a productive life.<p>You know you need to do The Very …

Time Management

A woman who's worked in HR for over a decade shares the biggest résumé and cover letter mistakes she's seen

Toni Thompson is the head of HR at the Muse. She's read hundreds of résumés and cover letters. Here she talks about common mistakes she keeps seeing. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>This sounds so obvious and small, but typos.</i><p><i>Recruiters will look at your résumé for about 30 seconds tops,</i> …

Employment

I never realized my résumé was terrible — here are the 3 tricks I used to turn it around

I didn't know I had a bad résumé because no one ever told me I had a bad résumé.<p>So I'm going to do you a favor and tell you something you probably need to hear because no one will tell you: You have a bad résumé.<p>But that's okay because we can fix it. And really the only thing you need to know is …

Employment

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of June 2017

A deluge of new titles arrive online in June, for your viewing pleasure.<p>We're now in the midst of the jam-packed summer movie season, when Hollywood inundates theaters with the latest and greatest larger-than-life CGI spectaculars money can buy (and promote, and promote, and promote). But that …

Entertainment