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Science of Sexy: 5 Things That Can Make You Irresistible

Humor Is Sexy<p>Humor is attractive to men and women — but not in the same way.<p>The research shows <b>women like men who make them laugh, and men like women</b> …

Psychology

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Exploring the mind’s power over the body

<i>Sally Satel is a psychiatrist and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. She is co-author of “Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience.”</i><p>In “Cure,” Jo Marchant, a British biologist turned science writer, sets out to show that states of consciousness such as hope, …

Consciousness

5 Do-It-Yourself Remedies For Plantar Fasciitis - Women's Running

Photo: Scott Draper<p><i>*Courtesy of Competitor.com</i><p>Experiencing persistent pain and stiffness in the bottom of the heel or foot? The cause of this either …

5 Ways to Make Enough Side Money to Eventually Quit Your Job

Nearly everyone dreams of quitting his or her day job, whether it’s tomorrow, next year or in the next decade. However, there is a wide chasm between …

9 Books That Everyone Should Read, According to Malcolm Gladwell

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

9 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Warren Buffett

When Warren Buffett started his investing career, he would read 600, 750, or 1,000 <i>pages a day.</i><p>Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day …

17 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Bill Gates

While Bill Gates has a schedule that’s planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a …

14 Books That Inspired Elon Musk

When people ask Elon Musk how he learned to build rockets, he has a simple answer.<p>“I read books,” he reportedly likes to say.<p>Musk — who was smart …

It's Hard to Go Wrong Buying for Cash Flow

I don't want to create slumlords here, but maximizing cash flow as your rental real estate investment strategy is a best practice. The components are of course CASH IN-CASH OUT. So, we're looking at rents coming in and expenses going out. I'm not talking about the tax return expenses that include …

Real Estate

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Minus-8 Watches

With the world embracing smartwatches in a mad frenzy, there is more swiping and clicking happening than actually telling the time. San Francisco …

50 Life-Impacting Books Recommended By 50 Global Entrepreneurs

From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books, and I became more cultured, intelligent, informed and dare I say better looking. Books have the power to change …

Top Experts Always Recommend These 4 Books

So far I’ve done interviews with 22 experts on various fields from happiness, to expertise, to influence and irrationality.<p>I’ve asked most of them …

Five Tips from a Golf Guru

Dr. David Wright teaches in parables. He quotes Tolstoy. He writes books with titles like <i>Mind Under Par</i>. He’s a seasoned golf guru, and over three …

Cycling California Wine Country with a Local Pro

Levi Leipheimer’s a diviner of pain and suffering par excellence. He whips up velo torture for himself and organizes it for races. We asked him to …

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

Gilsenan Sports Presents Escape Academy Clinics In Conjuction With The 2015 Escape From Alcatraz

<i>Photo by Sammy Tillery</i><p>The sole purpose of this clinic is to prepare the athlete for the 2015 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. Escape Academy athletes …

Triathlons

7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness | Inc.com

First, the definition:<p><i>"The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals."</i><p>Now the word:<p>The definition of <i>grit</i> almost perfectly describes qualities every successful person …

Self-improvement

Avoid Mental Masturbation: 5 Tips From Uber-Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

30 Powerful Quotes on Failure

It seems that failure tends to be more public than success. Or at least that’s what we perceive it to be. We fret it, we try to avoid it, and we question ourselves every time we have unconventional ideas. But the simple truth is – no great success was ever achieved without failure. It may be one …

The Ultimate Food and Music Guide to San Francisco

We’ve done a number of City Guides here on Turntable Kitchen, and the other day, as I was taking a stroll through Golden Gate Park, I realized that …

How can an athlete enhance performance legally?

<b>What is the different between a gold and a silver medal? The enhancement of the performance by just 0.5% is what could keep an elite athlete away from glory.</b><p>In order to achieve maximum performance, an athlete can turn to a series of resources without crossing the line of illegality.<p>They are called …

Wellness

The No. 1 Thing You're Doing Every Day That's Ruining Your Life

I've been attempting to stop making so many assumptions in life.<p>Recently I was traveling back from Europe and I opened up the American Airlines in-flight magazine -- quite the page-turner, I know! But lo and behold, I read a letter written by a guy telling a story about how he recently was running …

What Tyler Durden Taught Me About Needs and Wants

<b>I watched Fight Club the other night for the first time in over a decade,</b> out of curiosity if it would still seem as important as it did when I first …

Decorate With Intention: Could a Mission Statement Help Your House?

You've undoubtedly heard of the benefits of creating mission statements for businesses, or even for yourself — but what about writing a mission …

Productivity

11 Things to Expect With Your Remodel

If you’ve never remodeled before or are taking on a big project, you may feel a little nervous. How much will it cost? How long will it take? Between …

Home Improvement

Houzz Tour: A New Texas Farmhouse Pulls a Neat Trick

A brand-new farmhouse almost sounds like an oxymoron. Usually the structures are traditional and nostalgic, have been around for decades, and are …