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4 ways sex brings couples closer to each other, according to science

Sex is a vital part of romantic relationships for many people, apart from maybe those who are asexual. For everyone else, it is what separates an intimate relationship from any other friendship.<p>For some people, the lack of sex in a partnership may lead them to be unfaithful. Not necessarily because …

The Brain

How To Tell You’re Not In Love Anymore

As much as falling in love can come as a surprise, so can falling out of it. So if you're feeling a strange distance from your partner, it can be …

Relationships

Why She Seems Less Interested In Your Relationship, According To Astrology

Have you had moments where your partner is there with you, but you sense that they are not <i>really</i> "there"?Perhaps the conversations, shows of …

Relationships

20 Things Women Always Want to Hear

When it comes to relationships, language is everything. Just as soon as the wrong phrase can set your lover off, a perfectly worded sentence can also …

Relationships

Ask a Sex Therapist: How Do I Prioritize Sex in My Long-Term Relationship?

<i>Sex should be fun, but it can also be complicated. Allure believes in everyone's right to a healthy, safe, and joyful sex life, including access to info that helps them have one. Welcome to Sexual Resolution, a biweekly column by sex therapist Vanessa Marin that answers your questions about</i> …

Los Angeles

A Year Later, You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

Although Microsoft concluded its free Windows 10 upgrade program on July 29, 2016, the company has yet to close some of the loopholes that it …

The Value Builder System™

The Value Builder System™Is A Statistically Proven Methodology For Increasing The Value Of Your Company.<p>Take the 13-minute survey and get your Value …

Web Design

19 Best Time Billing Software Reviewed

<b>Time billing software helps companies track the time spent on tasks and projects and send automated invoices based on this data.</b><p>There are loads of …

15 ways your child's name sets them up for success — or failure

A host of research shows just how much your name can affect your lifetime success, from your hireability to your spending habits.<p>So it comes as little surprise then that there is a growing trend among parents called "namer's remorse" — one in five mothers say they regret the name they chose for …

10 Success lessons from Gary Vaynerchuk – “Wine World's Superstar” for entrepreneurs

Share5<p>Tweet<p>Share11<p>+11<p>Shares 17<p>A lifelong entrepreneur and longtime tech investor, VaynerMedia cofounder and CEO Gary Vaynerchuk has invested in more …

16 simple social skills that will make you more likable

All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills that build emotional intelligence.<p>To help you out, we sifted through the Quora thread "What are useful social skills that can be picked up quickly?," talked to an etiquette expert, and looked to some social psychology research.<p>Here are …

5 Tips for Managing a Negative Employee

Understanding how to manage negative employees will help make the experience as painless as possible,<p>For those in management and leadership positions, it's not a matter of if, but a matter of when you will come across a negative employee that requires your attention. Understanding how to manage …

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Want To Be A CEO? Five Essential Qualities Boards Look For

In a much-read article in Forbes.com –“How To Become A CEO”— fellow contributor Christian Stadler presented a sensible, research-based summary of career steps to the top job: pursuing specific education, choosing particular functional paths, and developing personal qualities like “drive and …

17 unprofessional work habits that make your boss and coworkers hate you

If you answered "yes," then sure, it could be that they're generally disagreeable people. Or it could be you.<p>You may not realize it, but you could be engaging in workplace habits that make you look unprofessional.<p>While many of these habits violate the basic rules of common decency and respect, …

I'm convinced there are only 5 ways to get rich

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>There are many definitions of what it means to be rich.<p>Being rich is more of a state of mind than a dollar amount. …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

11 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive

How you start your day has a huge impact on your energy and self-control. Dr. Travis Bradberry provides 11 great ways to break bad habits and start your day off right.<p>I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently …

Time Management

12 Easy Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership

At the heart of great leadership is a desire to serve others, to empower them and foster their success. Here are 12 phrases that every leader should be saying--a lot.<p>Being a leader today is not about having followers who are waiting to be told what to do and how to do it. Successful leadership is …

Leadership

Review: Ubiquiti UniFi made me realize how terrible consumer Wi-Fi gear is

I ditched my old consumer Wi-Fi for an enterprise solution—and I’ll never go back.<p>Back in July, Ars ran a syndicated piece from The Wirecutter on the …

Researchers Find 8 Superfoods That Drastically Boost Your Brainpower At Work

17 Speaking Habits That Make You Sound, Like, Totally Unprofessional

Talking big is easy. Speaking well is hard.<p>We all do it sometimes. We undermine ourselves by using less-effective language, verbal tics, and other oral miscues. That means there's always room for improvement to help your messages get through effectively.<p>We can all also use a little reminder now and …

Public Speaking

How to Manage People Who Are Smarter than You

The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if you don’t have the same level of expertise?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Getting promoted to a job that …

Leadership

I want to reserve my free copy of Windows 10, but I don’t see the icon on the taskbar

Thank you! We’ve received a lot of great information from the input everyone has provided. And we still want to hear from anyone who is having …

How To Make Your Wife Happy In 5 Minutes A Day

Do you only have five minutes to make your wife happy per day? No, you probably have more, but it's a good thought experiment to show that even tiny increments of time can make a huge difference in your marriage. This is a relationship-focused extension of this piece about how to make your life …

How to Go From Being "Someone's Boss" to Being a Respected Leader

You did it: You’ve made it to management! So, how can you take that one step further into a leadership role?<p>First, let’s consider the difference …

How To Make Sure Your Remote Team Actually Gets Work Done

Imagine a morning as a remote worker: You sit down on the couch with your laptop, start running through your to-do list, while slurping Lucky Charms out of a bowl and watching <i>Survivor</i> reruns. Spoiler alert: That is not what it’s like to work virtually—<i>not even close</i>.<p>However, bosses who have limited …

Maytronics Dolphin 99996363-DX6 Robotic Residential Pool Cleaner

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Scrubs, brushes, vacuums and entire wall surface and water line.<p>Dual motor for flexible and precise …

8 Secret Amazon Prime Perks You Don't Know About

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