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For The First Time, Waves Are Adding Power To The U.S. Grid

Hawaii catches a wave<p>The waves of Hawaii are a big draw for tourists and surfers, but now they're also a source of electricity. For the first time in the United States, energy collected from waves is being turned into electricity that is heading onto the grid, and powering homes in Hawaii.<p>The …

Tips for Dating Success

No one amongst us has a perfect dating record. We have all made missteps that have caused us to cringe upon reflection. Sometimes these choices will lead to not hearing back from a person again or perhaps simply a fleeting moment of embarrassment. When on point in your interactional techniques, …

2 Ways to Beat Your Fear of Rejection, Backed by Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.<p>He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

6 Ways to Travel New Zealand on a Budget

The sweeping mountain vistas, stunning beaches, vibrant cities and hospitable locals make New Zealand a bucket list travel destination for many. But as breathtaking as it is, plenty of travelers forgo a forage into hobbitdom due to the expensive costs of getting and staying there. The sticker shock …

Manvotional: Facing the Mistakes of Life | The Art of Manliness

<b>Facing the Mistakes of Life</b> <b><br>From The Crown of Individuality, 1909</b> <b><br>By William George Jordan</b><p>There are only two classes of people who never make …

Vacation and Travel Checklists | The Art of Manliness

As I’m writing this, the McKay family is about to head off for our annual family vacation.<p>There’s a surprising number of to-dos that need to be …

Diapers

EXCHANGE-RATE HEAVEN

<b></b>EXCHANGE-RATE HEAVENOver the past year, you’ve gotten richer without even knowing it. In fact, your wealth has increased by 30%. We’re talking, of …

Travel Tips From 1875 | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley has previously</i> …

10 Body Languages That Path Your Way to Success

The successful have a way of approaching success non-verbally. They exude confidence and impress on others not just in words, but also in the way …

How to Remember a Person's Name | The Art of Manliness

You’re at a business convention chatting with a colleague, when up walks a man, the head of some major department, a guy you know you’ve met before. …

How to Learn Any Skill Faster

<i>“If only I could have learned Spanish three years ago…”</i><p><i>“If only I learned about investing when I was still in my early twenties…”</i><p>If only.<p>For many of …

How to Make Small Talk | The Art of Manliness

Are you already kind of dreading meeting your freshman dorm roommate for the first time, wondering what you’re going to say?<p>When you spot an …

Researchers have a theory to explain why high-school athletes go on to be successful in life

In a twist that is either horrifying or reassuring depending on your past, people who played sports in high school may actually go on to have more professional success.<p>For years, economists have shown that former student athletes go onto earn significantly more than their non-sports-playing peers — …

How Focusing on Happiness First Can Get You All the Success You Ever Wanted | Inc.com

Once upon a time, Mary Miller was the co-owner of a janitorial services company who viewed every day at work as a war.<p>Cleaning up after people is a tough gig. It's something that a lot of people do for money on their way to something else. As such, Mary's company Jancoa dealt with huge turnover of …

5 things no one tells you about quitting your job to travel the world, from someone who's done it

And last November, that's exactly what I did: After years of disciplined saving, I quit my job as an editor at a respected magazine in New York, bid adieu to my bargain apartment, sold my furniture, dropped off my beloved Chihuahuas at Chez Parents, packed our bags, and set off with the boyfriend …

How to Make Small Talk with Strangers: My 21-Day Experiment | The Art of Manliness

One of the more unexpected changes I discovered upon becoming a parent is how much more you end up talking with strangers. This is in part because …

5 Myths About Post-Grad Life

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of hearing about how much being a Millennial sucks. Yes, we graduated during the worst economy since the Great …

The 4 Major Things That Are Keeping You from Greatness

As humans, we naturally have a high level of negative self talk going on that holds us a majority of us back from leaping into a future of</i> …

First Date Essentials: What Every Man Should Have With Him | The Art of Manliness

The First Date with a woman is your chance to display your charming and chivalrous side. While most acts of chivalry (like opening a door for your …

How to Enter a Room with Confidence and Authority | The Art of Manliness

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers<p>Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be …

13 of the best graduation speeches of all time

While certainly there's room for debate (was Stephen Colbert's speech at Northwestern really better than the one he gave at Knox College?), we've culled the best-of lists to put together a guide to our favorites.<p>From Steve Jobs to Toni Morrison, Kurt Vonnegut to John F. Kennedy, here are the …

College & University

15 Reasons Why Frequent Travelers Are More Likely To Be Successful

Success can be defined differently for everyone but the fact is some people achieve it and some people don’t. What is it that successful people do or …

5 Words to Avoid Using to Describe Yourself in an Interview

Hiring managers all have their favorite interview questions, but they’re typically some variation of the common ones. For example, you might get, …

This refrigerator runs on water and sunlight

The assignment was to come up with a product that would improve the lives of one billion people.<p>Quang Truong, who was a graduate student at the Tufts Fletcher School and MIT, thought of spoiled produce. He'd seen a lot of it in his travels around the world.<p>It's no surprise he did. In developing …

NGOs

13 Simple Phrases to Ignite Her Passion

Relationships are funny things: One partner can be cruising along thinking everything's just fine and dandy, and the other can be curling up inside like a poinsettia after New Year's. One of us is sure we're on the right track, while the other is wondering, "Why don't we talk anymore?" And more …

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3D-Printed Weather Stations Could Save Lives In Developing Countries

Predicting natural disasters just got a lot cheaper<p>Weather is free, of course, but predicting it, and anticipating changes like sudden storms or flash floods--that takes technical equipment and sensors. Thanks to 3D printing and cheap commercial electronics, USAID thinks they can bring weather …

Weather

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

The Most Overrated Triceps Exercise

Kick this old-school move to the curb in favor of a muscle-building alternative<p>Some exercises like the squat, deadlift, pullup, and pushup stand the test of time. Others quickly go extinct because they cause injury or they’re just plain ridiculous. (Think: single-leg barbell squats on a Bosu ball.) …

Workouts

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

9 Ways to Last Longer In Bed

Though it may seem hopeless, there are several effective ways to curb premature ejaculation<p>One of the most frustrating afflictions that can befall a man is premature ejaculation. It's embarrassing, it's unexpected, and it turns what is supposed to be one life's greatest joys into one of life's …

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