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The 30 Best Summer Movies of All-Time, Ranked

Summer 2015 is almost over (sad face), and it's become one of the biggest ever at the box office.<p>Thanks to movies like "Avengers: Age of Ultron," "Jurassic World," and "Inside Out," audiences were treated a solid slate worthy of keeping their butts in air-conditioned theaters while munching on …

Movies
Middle East

How To Look Rugged: The Essential Men's Clothing Guide

Before there were hipsters with ironic moustaches and women’s jeans, there were the original beard-sporting, plaid-wearing men’s men. Unlike the …

The Essential Guide to Crafting a Work Email

You, like me, probably rattle off emails quickly, all day (and sometimes all night) long. And that means the people receiving your emails are doing exactly the same thing. Whether this is good or bad for us, generally speaking, is an open question. But until we all get better at dealing with email …

Harvard Business School

How to Overcome Burnout and Stay Motivated

Even if you love your job, it’s common to feel burnt out from time to time. Perhaps you just wrapped up a big project and are having trouble mustering motivation for the next one. It could be that your home life is taking up more of your energy than usual. Or maybe you’re just bored. What’s the …

Productivity

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

Luxury goods face a global reckoning

As if the luxury goods industry were not already in a fragile mood, Johann Rupert, chairman of Richemont, owner of Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels, …

Michael Kors

How Nice Guys Can Impress Women

Follow these steps to score like a jerk—without becoming one yourself<p>Men always ask us why women won't sleep with nice guys. We will. It's just that jerks have been able to perfect the first-impression package that catches our attention. And in our years as sex-advice columnists, it has become …

Relationships

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

Before you stamp yourself "in shape," make sure you can pass these fitness tests<p>We have a lot of time on our hands, so the other day we looked up "fit" in the dictionary. We read about fit (as in flipping out) and fit (as in what your hat should do) before finally landing on definition number …

Roger Bannister

Best Shirts for Skinny Arms

<b>Eliminate Extra Fabric</b> <br>“You don’t want the sleeve fabric to overwhelm your biceps,” says Boye. “Proportion is key. The tighter the sleeve, the bigger your arm looks.”<p>Use the two-finger rule as guidance, he says: If you can fit more than two fingers between your arm and the sleeve, the shirt’s too …

7 Ways to Capture Someone’s Attention

Your long-term success depends on winning the attention of others. If your boss doesn’t notice your work, how will you get a promotion? If your team doesn’t listen to you, how can you lead effectively? And if you can’t capture the attention of clients, how does your business or career …

University of Michigan

10 Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth

Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams or hallucinations or Wes Anderson movies, but right here on this beautiful, mysterious planet. We just thought you should know.<p><b>Lavender Fields, France</b><p>In the summer months, the rolling lavender fields of Provence teem with bright purple blooms as far as the …

Panoramic Photography

Confessions Of A Self-Made Real Estate Mogul: 'How My Net Worth Quadrupled In Just Five Years'

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p><i>n our Money Mic series, we hand over the podium to people with controversial views about money. These are their views, not ours—and we recognize their strategies may not work for everyone—but we welcome your responses.</i><p><i>Today, one man explains how he built a</i> …

Real Estate

My First 90 Days: Please Don't Strive to Be the Office 'Golden Child'

<i>In this series, professionals share how they rocked — or didn't! — the all-important first 90 days on the job. Follow the stories</i> <i>here</i> <i>and</i> <i>write your …

Nine Australian movies to watch in 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road, The Dressmaker and Blinky Bill – family-friendly films, adult-oriented dramas and A-list stars replace 2014’s slew of sleeper hits. Could 2015 be the year of the homegrown box office?<p>Film in 2014: the year that genre film-making won out Rewatching Aussie classics: catch up on …

Mad Max

Weekend Challenge: The Body-weight Abs Blaster

1. Dirty Dog: Do 10 reps on each side<p>2. Plank Walkup: Do 20 reps<p>3. Groiners: Do 10 reps<p>4. Bird Dog Pushup: Do five reps on each side<p>Durkin blew through this belly blaster in just <b>3 minutes and 43 seconds</b>. Can your abs survive the attack? Try it and let us know how you do in the comments below.<p>For a …

Five Dangerous Assumptions That Hinder Success

<i>When you assume you make an “ass” out of “u” and “me”.</i> This clever reminder has been attributed to a line from <i>The Odd Couple</i> and Benny Hill. Regardless of the origin, the insight holds true: assumptions can make you do foolish things. In your professional and personal life, outdated or erroneous …

7 Top Tips To Get The Most From Your Wonderful New iPhone

Once more, Christmas Day dawns and no doubt countless smartphones are being unwrapped around the world. For some these phone be ’same again with a slightly bigger number’ as the familiar wins out. For others the new smartphone will be their introduction into a new ecosystem. The last few years have …

37 Ways to Turn Your Lower Body into a Machine

Build unparalleled strength with these unilateral leg exercises<p>Pistol squats are extremely tough. In fact, most guys are wobbly disasters when attempting one. But the exercise is the ultimate test of single-leg strength. That's why it's so impressive that BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <i>Men's …

Workouts

3D-printed corset wraps model in revisionist Eden

The capabilities of the Stratasys Objet500 Connex3 3D printer have been demonstrated to gorgeous effect by designer and engineer Michaella Janse van …

The Job-Seeker's Guide to Business Pain

Salespeople have been talking about business pain for years, but traditionally job-seekers haven’t been invited to join the conversation. That’s a pity for them, because understanding business pain is a huge asset to a job-seeker or anyone who wants to run his own career.<p>Even if you plan to work …

Back Pain from Car Accidents

While you may feel fine immediately after a crash, neck and back pain and muscle soreness can take several days to develop as inflammation sets in, says Bartosz Wojewnik, M.D., a spine surgeon with the Loyola University Medical Center who regularly treats neck injuries from car accidents. And …

Are You Lifting the Right Amount of Weight?

Follow this system to figure out how much iron to hoist for the optimum results<p>The amount of weight you should be lifting depends on the result you want—size, strength, or endurance. However, a good general benchmark is 90 percent of your 1-rep max. At that percentage, the participants in a …

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

A few months ago, we posed this question to ShortStack‘s Facebook fans: “What is one business lesson you learned the hard way?” It began as a simple question to garner engagement, but it led to a long list of business owners’ reminiscences that included some great advice.<p>Of course every business …

50 Of The Most Inspirational Quotes Of All Time

Here are some of the greatest ever inspirational quotes, motivational, successful, wise and encouraging quotes of all time. Some of these quotes have been around for centuries, whilst some are only a few years old. But they all will have an impact on you and your drive to succeed. All these people …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

آنچه درباره اِچ‌پی‌وی (زگیل تناسلی) باید بدانید

<b>اظهارات رئیس انجمن علمی مددکاران اجتماعی درباره اینکه تاکنون دست کم یک میلیون ایرانی به ویروس پاپیلومای انسانی آلوده شده‌اند و این بیماری در آستانه 'اپیدمی' اِچ‌پی‌وی قرار دارد بحث زیادی را شبکه‌های اجتماعی ایجاد کرده. اما حقایق درباره اِچ‌پی‌وی چیست؟</b><p>ویروس پاپیلومای انسانی (اِچ‌پی‌وی) یکی از …

10 Charts from 2013 That Changed the Way We Think

1. Asian countries are overtaking European countries when it comes to prosperity:<p>2. The most common area of weakness for ineffective senior leaders is their ability to develop others, followed by their ability to collaborate (but research shows it’s entirely possible to reverse these bad habits):<p>3. …