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How to Wear a Harrington Jacket - A Men's Classic in Outerwear

A Brief History of the Harrington Jacket<p>When Yves Saint Laurent eloquently announced, “fashions fade, style is eternal” – he probably wasn’t …

Men's Fashion

These Are America's 100 Favorite Books of All Time, According to Data

A battle between 100 much-loved novels. At the end, only one will prevail.<p>There's one simple and surefire way to get smarter: Read more books. Many of the most respected entrepreneurs--from Bill Gates to Elon Musk--are voracious readers.<p>Take a page out of one CEO's book, and you can find a way to …

Literature

Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia gets memory back - after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

Dementia

Ginger Page is the 24/7 writing tutor you need on any device

Ever fielded a text or email so chock full of typos and grammar errors that it felt less like reading and more like code breaking? The sad fact is that the advent of quick, on-the-fly digital communication has done its fair share of damage to the English language.<p>Unfortunately, if you suffer from a …

16 rib-tickling jokes that are guaranteed to get a laugh every time

According to those that tell them…<p>Having a dynamite joke can get you out of trouble or just be a neat party trick, and this collection is packed to …

Jokes

Google Keeps a Record of Your Entire Search History—Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

<i>This content originally appeared on Money.</i><p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry about.<p>This …

Google

How To Purify Your Lungs In 3 Days Using Home Remedies?

Now-a-days, lung cancer and the respiratory problems are increasing day by day and the reason behind this is improper care of your lungs or even no …

Here's why Coca-Cola bottles have yellow caps right now

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>If you've perused the beverage aisle of your local supermarket lately, you may have noticed that some soda bottles are sporting yellow caps instead of their usual colors. That's because the Jewish holiday of Passover is in full swing, and if you're a devoted foodie, you might …

Eastern Europe

17 of the most legendary quotes from James Mattis, four-star Marine general turned Defense Secretary

Defense Secretary James Mattis was legendary long before he agreed to join President Donald Trump's Cabinet.<p>The retired four-star general spent 44 years in the US Marine Corps, working his way up to Commander of US Central Command.<p>He's been called "Mad Dog" Mattis (a nickname he detests), "Warrior …

James Mattis

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

Employment

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

How To: Hack Open Hotel, Airplane & Coffee Shop Wi-Fi with MAC Address Spoofing

After finding and monitoring nearby wireless access points and devices connected to them, hackers can use this information to bypass some types of …

All strength comes from repetition

The biggest mistake you can make is to ignore the basics in your profession. This is true no matter what you do, where you live, or who you are.<p>When …

21 Surprising Facts About "The Office" That'll Make You Lose Your Freaking Mind

Cousin Mose did what?!

Here's how much you need to earn to be part of the 1%

How do you stack up against the wealthiest Americans?<p>To be a 1 percenter, you need to have an adjusted gross income of at least $480,930, according to the latest data from the IRS, which looked at income statistics for tax year 2015. The top 1% accounted for 1.4 million individual income tax …

Income Inequality

Every Member of Congress’ Wealth in One Chart

While the superrich hold more than half the wealth, nearly a quarter are in the red<p>While politics is no place to get rich, many people may assume …

This Is What Happened to My Body After the First Week of the Keto Diet

So. Much. Butter.<p>In October of last year Michael Easter wrote a story for Tonic entitled: "The Ketogenic Diet Is Probably Not for You," to which my visceral response was: “Oh <i>yeah</i>?” I just reread it moments ago and realized that, through his reporting, Easter had given me all the research-backed …

Nutrition

Mining Bitcoin in the cloud is like renting a money printer and yes, it’s bizarre

Cloud mining, or remote cryptocurrency mining, is a contentious topic. Using a remote server to mine currency for you seems perfect for people who …

Cryptocurrency

5 Ways to Conquer Fear and Anxiety

Dale Carnegie is one of the most trusted authors in the self-improvement space, thanks largely to his bestseller <i>How to Win Friends and Influence</i> …

Self-improvement

This Is Where Body Fat Actually Goes When You Lose Weight

No, you don't pee it out.<p>Despite society's obsession with weight loss, a study has revealed that, surprisingly, most health professionals don't …

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

Writing

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

This engineer created a fool-proof plan to overcome shyness — and it led her to jobs at Apple, Google, and now Microsoft

A couple of months ago, Sophia Velastegui was approached with an exciting job offer: To become the general manager of Microsoft's artificial intelligence product unit.<p>She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the …

Employment

The Imperfect Michelangelo

If Michelangelo had been granted his dying wish, none of the hundred and thirty-three drawings currently hanging in “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, would have been seen by anyone at all.<p>For Michelangelo, sculpture was the supreme form of visual …

This Divorced Man Wrote Some Beautiful Marriage Advice Every Man Should Read

A newly-divorced man revealed on Facebook the advice he wished he’d known before tying the knot. Gerald Rogers, who works as a motivational speaker …

Four Ways To Train Your Brain To Empower Your Life

I remember going to my first nine-day silent meditation retreat eight years ago when I was living in Perth, Australia. I was nervous beforehand because I couldn’t imagine being silent for that long. I worried about “imagined” tragedies and events that I would miss out on and wondered if the world …

Mindfulness

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant | Inc.com

In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs chasing after their dreams, this prophetic quote by Steve Jobs 21 years ago hits the nail on the head even more so today. Here's …

Time Management

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

What Is the Ketogenic Diet, and Why Are We Talking About It?

It's not the first time you've heard a friend tell you they're "going keto," in the same casual tone that they might also tell you they're going to …

Nutrition

This incredible map shows the undersea cables that keep the internet alive — and security services are worried Russia could cut them

This map shows how the huge, complicated network of undersea cables which keep the internet running is spread around the world.<p>The map, by telecom analytics company TeleGeography, uses coloured lines to show how there are many hundreds of fibre optic cables running under the world's oceans.<p>It shows …

Robots