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38 lessons that will help you write a good business email

I had to write emails every day for 4 years in a high-pressured sales environment. During that time I screwed up a lot. I let my emotions show in …

Productivity

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Full-Body Gym Workout for Men

Muscle mass in men begins to decline around age 30 and bone mass begins to decline around age 40. According to an article from Harvard Health …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

This Trainer's Insane 20-Minute Treadmill Workout Incinerates Fat and Tones Your Body

An insane 20-minute workout by fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams recently resurfaced, making us second-guess our use of the treadmill's full potential. Williams originally posted the video on her Instagram back in 2016, but it's still as awesome as ever. The high-fat-burning and toning …

20 Things Every Man Should Have In His Wardrobe

The essential building blocks of your personal style<p>The list of basic essentials that should constitute the wardrobe of every stylish man is not particularly long. From simple (yet high quality) shirts to perfectly cut chinos, to the one suit you have no excuse not to own; here, we've selected the …

Men's Fashion

Today's Workout 136: The ultimate quick-hit circuit to combine weight training and cardio

The cardio vs. weights debate has been raging ever since one surly cavedude figured out how to chuck rocks, and some other cavedude figured it was …

20 Podcasts So Good You'll Wish You Had a Longer Commute

We're always on the hunt for a good podcast. Like a gripping book, an addictive podcast has the ability to pull us in deep, get us lost in our thoughts, and make an otherwise lengthy commute pass in the blink of an eye.<p>As for me? Surprisingly, it's not a true crime podcast (though I love those, …

Commuting

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.<p>The 90/90 Test<p>This test can be used to check for imbalances, …

8 apps that can help you wow your boss, manage your time, and get that promotion

If you're <i>not</i> looking forward to trying to participate in Sober January or having your performance review in January, how about making some mini career-changing resolutions for next year instead? And how about if I make that incredibly easy by providing you with some app suggestions that take a lot …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Science

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

It’s called the Ivy Lee Method.<p>When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the …

The Best Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2018

These pot stocks all have one big thing in common: location.<p>In case you hadn't noticed, the marijuana industry is absolutely on fire. According to …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

Why You Should Get the SPG Amex Cards Now

If you’ve been considering getting one of the Starwood Amex cards, now is the time to do so! With the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Burned Out? This 1 Habit Will Ensure You Never Burn Out Again | Inc.com

At the end of every year, I make it a point to do some serious reflecting.<p>Part of my reflection process this year has entailed taking a hard look at "burnout."<p>Burnout feels like you've hit a wall.<p>Every entrepreneur knows the feeling.<p>Burnout can happen at the end of the day, on Friday at the end of …

Productivity

The Best ETFs for 2018

Find out which exchange-traded funds could help you the most in the coming year.<p>Exchange-traded funds have made it easier than ever for people to …

20 brilliantly simple and cheap upgrades that improve your everyday life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase</i><p>The WeMo Smart Plug lets you control your devices and appliances from your phone and with your voice through Amazon Alexa and Google …

Tech Trends

43 Brilliant Gifts Under $25 On Amazon So Good They Seem Expensive AF

Today's Workout: The kettlebell weight-loss workout

Eugenio Marongiu / Getty<p>Eugenio Marongiu / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you want to minimize your time in the gym and maximize your …

Workouts

6 Surprising Ways the Mediterranean Diet Benefits Your Body

You know it's great for your heart—but your favorite Mediterranean staples do wonders for your brain and penis, too<p>The Mediterranean diet gets hyped for a reason. The traditional Italian, Greek, or Spanish way of eating can help you lose weight, slash your cancer risk, and offers your whole body a …

Holistic Medicine

5 Foam Roller Stretches You Need To Know About If Your Back Is Always Sore

Dealing with a perpetually sore back can be uncomfortable as hell. Whether you're going super hard with deadlifts in the gym, or your spine insists …

The Two Workouts That Got Jason Momoa in Aquaman Shape

Use these workouts to build steel pecs and powerful legs<p><i>Jason Momoa certainly looks superheroic as Aquaman in Justice League, which hit theaters on Friday. But getting that body wasn't easy. His secret: Workouts from Mark Twight, who often prescribes</i> <i>a mix of functional, whole-body movements</i> …

These Are The 50 Greatest Men's Gifts Under $50

Movie Pass<p>Movies are too expensive for their own good. Between the tickets, the popcorn, and the soda – it can cost as much as a nice dinner out. But …

Retro

The Butt Workout That Will Vanquish Your Dad Bod

"Essentially, a strong ass will help camouflage that Dad Bod by keeping you from distending your belly, and helping you stand up straight.”<p>A nice, …

Skinny Jeans

​How to Lose Belly Fat in Seven Minutes a Day | Men’s Health

In the study, researchers recruited 29 normal-weight adults who did not exercise regularly, and had some of them complete an exercise program while the others didn’t work out at all. For six weeks, the workout group completed a seven-minute bodyweight circuit of 12 exercises each day: 30 seconds of …

The 4-Step Process That Mentally Strong People Use to Make Quick Decisions | Inc.com

Whether it's from fear, slow to take action or a multitude of other potential causes, indecision is the kryptonite to growth.<p>It's better to make a decision and it is the wrong one than to not make a decision for fear of it being the wrong one. When you make a decision regardless of the result, …

Employment

The best men's haircut for every face shape

We have a recommendation: instead of just saying "the same as last time" or "the usual," take into account your face shape for a brand-new hairstyle. Some styles look better or worse based on your face shape, and this infographic — based on the one our friends at Men's Hairstyles Today put together …

Hair

Time-crunch Tabata workouts that'll train your entire body

Eugenio Marongiu / Getty<p>Eugenio Marongiu / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 15<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This is the ultimate workout method to train your entire body in …