Robert Folk

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Unlocking America's full potential requires a reformed welfare system

Thanks to tax reform, deregulation and America's can-do spirit, our economy is strong. Unemployment is at its lowest level since 2000, wages are …

Social Issues

7 Easy Spring Dinners To Make This Week

Like a quick seasonal pasta, 15-minute chicken, and a veggie burger that doesn't suck.


Nicaragua's president cancels social security overhaul

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's president on Sunday withdrew changes to the social security system that had triggered deadly protests and looting.<p>President Daniel Ortega said in a message to the nation that the social security board of directors had canceled the changes implemented on April …

Latin America

Finally: The Secret Ingredient To Making Banana-Free Smoothies

We love to throw a banana in our smoothies as much as the next person, but sometimes it’s good to take a break. If you’re eating a smoothie every day …


Car subscription services offer simple, flexible alternative to buying or leasing a car

If you’d like to be able to switch cars depending on your needs, and even your moods, then you might want to subscribe to your next car.<p>Car subscription services offer a simple and flexible alternative to buying or leasing a car — you get a car commitment-free, for one monthly fee, and you can …

Personal Finance

Relax: Here's 30 Cool Photography Links That Will Go Nicely With a Coffee

As contemporary photographers and authors work in our modern world, they are publishing some of the greatest images and articles in the field of …


Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …


Matching Dress Shoes With Your Suit | The Art of Manliness

Once you have your shirt and tie put together, you need to match your shoes to your suit. To do this, know that there are three main colors of dress …

Men's Fashion

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

Immune System

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news …


The Best Chinos for Men, According to Style Editors and Male Models

There’s a strong case to be made for the chino: It’s a softer, more urbane cousin to khakis. (Technically, chinos don’t show any stitching, and are …

Men's Fashion

30 Easy Skincare Tips You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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Skin Care

Six Fitness Myths People Swear By That Aren't True

Even at my fittest, I never had a body that I felt was commensurate with the amount of effort I was putting in.<p>Getting in the best shape of my life at the ripe old age of 41 was an eye-opening experience. Beyond feeling and looking better, I became acquainted with how the human body functions, how …


13 Superstitions of Extraordinary People

Check out these rituals from the new book 'Recipes for Good Luck.'<p>In her new book <i>Recipes for Good Luck</i>, author Ellen Weinstein researched the superstitions and rituals of some of the most famous and successful people in modern history. As she writes in the introduction of this fascinating book, …

Serena Williams

Get Shredded for Summer With ‘Imposters’ Star Parker Young’s Workouts

Today’s stars are under pressure to not only deliver lines with Academy Award-level bravado, they’ve got to look like action figures and perform like …


20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …


Marijuana Legalization 2018: A State-by-State Guide to Legal Weed

For Jeff Sessions, few places are safe.<p>Although marijuana remains prohibited by federal law, an increasing number of states have legalized the drug …


Meet the Arizona nurse who shocked the world by taking second place at the Boston Marathon

Sarah Sellers tells Moneyish how she raced past pros like Shalane Flanagan to take the $75,000 second-place prize at the 2018 Boston Marathon.<p>Being …


15 People On The Sex Moves They Were Surprised To Love

People are always looking for ways to switch things up in bed, but it's hard to know in advance how you might enjoy doing that. Things that sound …

Time I

The Super-Versatile Spring Jacket That's a Genuine Style Icon

Wait, you don't have a Baracuta G9 yet?<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>A brief list of the men who have worn the Baracuta G9 jacket over the years: Steve McQueen, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, …

Men's Fashion

Chasin’ Waterfalls: 10 Best Men’s Swim Trunks to Win Summer

Cannonball! We’re stoked for summer, and even more excited by the great new variety of summer staple swim trunks that have hit the market. Updated …

Men's Fashion

10 Superfoods For Everything From Allergies To Muscle Pain

Illustrated by Caitlin Owens.<p><i>We've all trolled the internet at midnight wondering if our symptoms are normal, or if a bowl of cereal qualifies as</i> …


NBA Draft 2018: Latest 1st-Round Projections and Top Prospects' Stock Watch

The best young talent in the world will soon see their lifelong dreams realized as the 2018 NBA draft inches closer and closer to June 21.<p>Though the playoffs are officially underway and some teams are much more focused on advancing through the first round, nearly half the league has already …


The Best Way to Gain Lean Muscle Mass

Muscles not only add a toned and fit appearance to the body, but also aid in the performance of a number of important everyday tasks. It should come …


A lot of people swear kinesiology tape works, but science can't explain why

If you’re a fan of the Olympics or professional sports, you’ve probably seen athletes wearing patterns of brightly colored tape over their skin. Skillfully plastered over muscles and joints, this “kinesiology” tape bends and puckers with movement, and gives athletes a “super elite” appearance: the …


Here Are 99 Of The Most Popular Movies Of All Time – How Many Have You Seen?

Don't @ me about the list, I didn't make it.

Mad Max

10 Affordable Watches That Look Much More Expensive Than They Are

It's all about keeping it simple.<p>You need to know what time it is. That's why, watches are one of the few truly universal accessories in menswear. And they alone can shift the feeling of any outfit. If you're in the market for something that looks sophisticated—but without the budget to support a …

Men's Fashion

In Just 11 Words, Billionaire Richard Branson Gives his Best Career Advice (It Came From His Mom)

Mother knows best.<p>Richard Branson is a force of nature.<p>In addition to being an actual knight, he is the founder of the Virgin Group, which now controls more than 400 companies. His net worth is $5 billion, which puts him seventh on a list of the wealthiest British billionaires. Plus, he's known for …

Immune System

Well Tanned: 15 Best Leather Backpacks

Backpacks are great – but even the nicer ones can sometimes feel a little too dressed down for their own good. Thankfully, there are some solutions …


How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

Middle East