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If You’re Not Using These Amazon Prime Features, You’re Not Getting Your Money’s Worth

Free two-day shipping was a game changer, we all know that. But did you know your Amazon Prime membership has a lot of features you probably aren’t …

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10 things to do in Santa Barbara

Within easy reach of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara is a picture perfect seaside city, with a temperature that rarely dips below the mythical Southern …

5 California Road Trips That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Golden State

Like many born-and-bred Californians, I would choose Joan Didion as my fantasy dinner guest and I feel more at home in my car than pretty much …

12 Things You MUST See and Do in the Napa Valley

<b>Vineyards in the Napa Valley</b><p>When it comes to figuring out what to see and do at any destination, every traveler derives special pleasure from discovering the hidden gems and authentic experiences that uniquely define a place and its people. It can entail tasting new foods, stumbling upon a local …

Napa Valley

Sleep: Everything You Need to Know | The Art of Manliness

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Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

How to Lose Weight and Still Eat Man Food | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Justin Fauci of Lean Muscle Project.</i><p>When you hear the word “diet” what’s the first thing that comes to …

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

How to Bald Gracefully: Tips and Hairstyles for Balding Men | The Art of Manliness

You’re noticing more hair in your sink and in your shower. But for awhile you ignore it. Then one day you’re staring at your ugly mug in the mirror, …

10 things rich people know that you don’t

As a financial adviser, I have occasionally found myself feeling envious of certain clients. Not because of their wealth — but because they were …

Personal Finance

Caterpillar, Disney: Dow stocks that helped most in march to 17,000 from 16,000

10 laggard stocks that could get a huge M&A premium

Electric-utility stocks remain hot, even though many investors find them boring.<p>The industry is continuing to show great strength, with considerable …

Investing

Lentils with Wine-Glazed Vegetables Recipe

As promised - <i>the</i> Deborah Madison lentil recipe. They're the ones you see on the table in the background of this post, a recipe I know by heart. These …

You Don't Have to Be Your Dad | The Art of Manliness

Throughout this year we’ve been running a series on how to father with intentionality and create a positive family culture.<p>Whenever we’ve written on …

How a Suit Should Fit [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

<i>This video is brought to you by Combatant Gentleman. Combatant Gentlemen offers high-quality men’s essentials at prices any guy can afford. Enter</i> …

Why the stock market may actually be undervalued

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Can the stock market really be undervalued?<p>“Yes” is the surprising answer I got when I analyzed a unique dataset of …

3 reasons to consider buying emerging-markets stocks

For those of you who haven’t noticed, emerging markets have been on a tear.<p>Since Jan. 31, the S&P 500 has gained a little more than 7%. However, the …

Stock Markets

The case for buying gold is perfectly reasonable

It has been a nasty few years for gold prices. But there are signals that the worst may now be over.<p>After peaking at around $1,900 an ounce in 2011, …

Stock Markets

Here’s the real reason gold is falling

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Are you surprised gold bullion has been weak recently, including a 2% drop today?<p>You shouldn’t be. It’s exactly …

How-to: Conserve battery power on your iOS devices

Since the introduction of smart devices, battery power has been and still remains a precious commodity. In this article we will review many of the features and settings of iOS devices that impact battery life, and make recommendations about how to conserve power.<p>One important thing to keep in mind …

4 Ways to Tell If Your Personal Brand Is in Danger

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Your personal brand is similar to that of a bonsai tree -- you must regularly maintain and care for it, lest it will die.<p>Many people care greatly for their personal brands, but even the greatest influencers have experienced problems with their …

Public Relations

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

6 Data Tools That Might Make Your Life Easier

Wish you could get a quick snapshot of how your company is doing? Try one of these data dashboards.<p>There is too much data to manage these days. A constant stream of sales-management stats, website analytics, and data points from social-media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.<p>The following data …

Presentation Tools That Go Beyond “Next Slide Please”

Data visualization luminary and Yale professor Edward Tufte famously suggested that PowerPoint would have been a presentation medium well-suited to a communist dictator. The program’s linear nature, its tendency to discourage interactivity, its inability to easily share the information it contains, …

Five must read analytics blogs

Data Science

Save Money and Shop Smart: Know the Style Pyramid | The Art of Manliness

Let’s just be honest: style, for men, is a hard thing to grasp. It’s especially hard when buying new clothes. We always forget our sizes, we don’t …

80 Frugal Tips to Save Money | The Art of Manliness

The manliness of frugality cannot be overstated. Frugality cultivates the manly qualities of independence, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, …