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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Productivity

All of us have goals and dreams for the future. But not all of us do what it takes to achieve those goals. We get caught up, stuck, sidetracked, and derailed. Things come up, causing us to veer off track and lose our momentum.<p>Yet, if we want to succeed in any endeavor we set our sights on, we have …

Inside Gore Vidal’s Cliffside Palace of Sex, Scandal, and Celebrity

Susan Sarandon found out she was pregnant by the pool. Princess Margaret visited. Now Kevin Spacey will play Vidal in a biopic set in Rome and …

A prominent VC firm just released a great cheat sheet to help you see through startup hype

Last night, the firm, which was cofounded by Netscape inventor Marc Andreessen and has invested in big names like Airbnb, Buzzfeed, Facebook, and Twitter, put up an excellent list of 16 metrics that every startup — and would-be startup investor — should understand.<p>For instance:<p>Have you ever been …

10 Things Successful Leaders Remember When Things Go Wrong | Inc.com

We tend to think of good leadership in conjunction with smooth sailing. If you're smart and resourceful, and you build and nurture a good team and generate good ideas, what can go wrong? A lot.<p>Whether it's a failure of planning, a bad judgment call, or an accident of fate, trouble eventually comes …

10 essential cocktails for rye whiskey lovers

Rye whiskey is on the up - and its strong flavour tastes amazing in a whole host of cocktails<p>Beloved by gumshoe Philip Marlowe, rye has suffered over the years at the hands of its sweeter cousin bourbon. But the resurgence in artisanal distilling and aging in America has led to a rye renaissance. …

The 10 Richest People of All Time

A comparison of wealth across history<p>Who had more money, John D. Rockefeller or Genghis Khan? It’s a simple question with a very difficult …

The Building Blocks of Erotic Intimacy

Sex addiction is a coping mechanism, much like compulsive eating, gambling or drinking, that works to either augment the addict's pleasure or numb his or her pain. It's a defense against overwhelming feelings that the addict cannot regulate, feelings that have their roots in childhood, when primary …

5 Women Reveal Why They Went Home with Him

What you can learn about seduction from successful one-night stands<p>When you’re unattached, it’s exciting to imagine the hookup potential around every corner.<p>The fantasy makes sense: “Sex is hotter when it’s a little transgressive,” says Stephen Snyder, M.D., a sex and relationship therapist in New …

Relationships

The 10 Best Coach-Class Airlines in the World

You see a lot of "best airline" stories, but many look suspiciously like they were based on business- and first-class. For most travelers, however, what happens at the front of the plane <i>stays at the front of the plane</i>—it's something to fantasize about, but prohibitively expensive and not even …

7 Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

When it comes to someone being seen as “likeable” by the public, it can be very easy to fall into the stereotype that they have some very specific …

Handheld Device For Surgeons Could Turn Off Pain

Making it easy to find hard-to-reach nerves<p>A new handheld tool called the Chimaera will help surgeons find the right nerve with ease by giving them real-time feedback during operations. This kind of device, its developers claim, will usher in a new age of surgical devices, making delicate nerve …

How Quickly Are You Growing Old?

Measuring the pace of biological aging in young people could someday help prevent age-related diseases<p>By<p>Sumathi Reddy<p>Sumathi Reddy<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@rddysum<p>Sumathi.Reddy@wsj.com<p>Feel like you’re 40 years old going on 60? Or maybe, 40 going on 21?<p>Age may be just a number, but medical …

Medicine

The 10 Best Affordable Whiskeys Under $35

Older doesn't always mean better for whiskey, and neither does more expensive. Phenomenal whiskey deals can be found for those looking to spend wisely by shopping the opposite side of the "Pappy" spectrum. While the availability of wonderful whiskey really explodes at the $40-$45 range, herein …

What Men ALWAYS Notice About You During Sex

Hint: The fact that your breasts are slightly uneven didn’t make the list.<p>First off, the things we don’t notice: if your nails are chipping, your elbows are dry, or you have an ingrown hair somewhere along your bikini line. These are details that generally sail right past us. We’re more inclined to …

Self-awareness

5 Women Reveal Their Favorite Sex Toys—and How They Use Them

Their intimate thoughts on their most intimate accessories<p><i>This article was written by Hayley Macmillen and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>We've all read some iteration of the classic "What's in her purse?" feature, wherein women reveal the contents of their bags and explain why they …

Small Business

The 10 Commandments of Friends With Benefits

We see a lot about failed relationships. A lot about love going wrong and all the drama that goes with it. It's one thing to endure a hideous breakup after a real relationship, but if you want to protect yourself from breakup blues with your Friends With Benefits -- there are some guidelines to …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates write a long to-do list and prioritize items as A1, A2, B1, B2, B3, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and productivity, I’ve interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I always ask them …

Time Management

How to fly on a private jet for under $150 per person

No security lines or TSA pat downs. Cushy leather seats and legroom for days. Fido curled up right next to you. The perks of flying on a private jet …

Bourbon Whiskey -- A Brief History of This All-American Drink

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Bourbon has regained its position as most popular spirit in the U.S. Buoyed by the popularity of cocktails and craft …

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It’s a known fact that successful people read. Time and time again, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders cite frequent reading as one of …

The human genome may be the next big API to hit the market

Manipulating the human genome, at least on a large scale, still exists primarily in the realm of science fiction. But soon, scientists may develop an …

Genetics

2014 physician salary by specialty

July 06, 2015 | Print | Email<p>Most physician specialty salaries are growing, according to results of a 2015 survey based on 2014 income information …

25 Great Resources For App Developers

Developing and promoting apps isn’t an easy endeavor, mainly because app markets are ridiculously crowded. As an app developer, you should only be …

How To Become A Millionaire In The Next 5 Years

Want to become a millionaire? Making it happen in the next five years doesn't have to be a fantasy. That's the view of Steve Siebold, 50, author of <i>How Rich People Think</i>. Siebold, a self-made millionaire who consults for corporate sales teams and gives speeches across the country, says that in fact, …

The Return of the Boulevardier, Our Favorite Manhattan-Negroni Love Child

Not even a year ago, it was hard to order a boulevardier in L.A. without receiving a blank stare in return. You'd think that this simple, …

12 Surprisingly Free Airline and Hotel Perks

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Checking a bag. Snacking on the plane. Getting early access to your hotel room.<p>Nowadays any of these once gratis activities can come at a price when you travel, draining the fun—not to mention funds—from your vacation plans.<p>But take heart: There are some …

Virgin Atlantic

Photograph: https://www.facebook.com/chezgladines.saintgermain/photos?pnref=lhc<p>Chez Gladines<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/3/1435941376772/76cfd7ac-4f5e-4561-940a-5098aa52dd09-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

France

One huge mistake people make when renting cars

There are plenty of reasons to rent a car, from leaving an unreliable car behind on a vacation to getting around a business trip. There is a real hidden danger when renting a car that you may not even realize. And this one action on your part could put you and your family at substantial risk.<p>Rental …

'You Want to Have Sex WHERE?'

From a merry-go-round to a hospital room, here are 7 adventurous spots to get it on in 2015<p>Having sex in a bedroom is so 20th century, so.... well, something your parents would do. (Apologies for the mental image.) But it doesn't have to be that way. 2015 could be the year you bring some carnal …

Los Angeles