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The Trilogy That Ruined Action Films Forever

Bourne. Jason Bourne. Although many of you are yelling at currently yelling at your screen, making a case for why the <i>Bourne</i> trilogy is one of the …

Jason Bourne

Buckle Up: The Complete History Of The NATO Watch Strap

Enthusiasts of watch culture love to dive into the minutia. Besides the watch face, the accompanying straps that fasten them are objects of …

Smartwatches

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

Nutrition

How to Be an Interesting Person

Success as a charismatic, engaging, and fascinating individual involves trying harder.<p>A couple of years ago I was sitting on a plane in a middle seat among a group of guys traveling to Alaska on a big fishing trip. As part of making airplane small talk, one of them asked what I do for fun.<p>I had …

Time I

The political press is taking the exact wrong approach to covering the Trump White House

They've not caught on to the way their tidy traditions have been weaponized against them.<p>Could it be that <i>we</i> — and, by “<i>we</i>,” I mean those of us in all …

Donald Trump

What Your Choice Of Fragrance Says About You

Whether you prefer woody, fresh or sporty scents, your choice of fragrance speaks volumes about the kind of man you are - but what exactly is it …

Beauty

11 Surprising Signs That You May Be Way Smarter Than Most People

For one thing, if you're a musician, you're already ahead of the game.<p>If you've been called smart or intelligent your whole life, it may be for any of the reasons listed below. That's according to science, of course.<p>And if the verdict is still out on whether you're truly smart or not, this may just …

Psychology

90 Percent of Interviewers Would Disqualify a Job Candidate for This 1 Reason

Not sending a thank you note, however, surprisingly won't lose you any points.<p>With so many job interview how-to guides out there, you'd think we'd all be nailing them by now. A new survey from recruiting solutions company JazzHR, however, shows that candidates still are making employers all over …

Employment

The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

Project Management

Best tools for employee retention

One of the key challenges for leaders in today’s disruptive business ecosystem is to know how to lead their organisation and keep it ahead of the …

Employee Engagement

Stolen succulents: California hipster plants at center of smuggling crisis

In China, they are prized for their chubby limbs and cute shapes. In Korea, they are a treasured hobby for housewives. But on the coastal cliffs of California, the dudleya succulent plants are vanishing, snatched up by international smugglers and shipped to an Asian middle-class market hungry for …

Plants

These L.A. Restaurants Have Great Ambiance—and Food to Match

On a clear day at 71 Above you can look out the wraparound floor-to-ceiling windows and see Catalina Island, a gray outline rising from the Pacific, …

Los Angeles

The craft beer industry’s buzz is wearing off

Has craft beer peaked? In one sign that the industry has grown less frothy, more craft breweries closed in 2017 than any time in the past decade.<p>And while the craft beer makers saw more growth in production than the overall market last year, their pace is slowing.<p>A new report by the Brewers …

Beer

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

Want to Hire a Good Leader? Just Ask These Three Questions

This is a simple method to quickly identify people with strong leadership qualities.<p>In order to build a leadership team for your organization, you need to be able to identify the qualities of a good leader. Recently, at the Wharton People Analytics Conference in Philadelphia, General Motors CEO and …

How to Clean Your Dusty, Messy Desktop PC

Can you remember the last time you cleaned your desktop PC? I don’t mean wiping some guacamole off the the side of the case during a burrito binge. …

Computer Hardware

The Best Cheeses For Grilled Cheese, According To People Who Truly Know

This'll inspire you to take your relationship with grilled cheese to the next level.<p>Warning: American cheese has no place in this story.<p>While it’s hard to deny the melty perfection of a diner-style grilled cheese sandwich made with slices of American cheese or even Kraft singles, most experts …

Cooking

The 20 Best Grilled Cheeses in America

The grilled cheese is having a moment. One very different from the moment when you bit into one in third grade and got third-degree burns from the …

Complications: The Tachymeter Explained

Anyone who’s either owned or held a chronograph in their lives have more than likely noticed a series of etchings surrounding the watch bezel. To be …

Chronographs

Here's What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California

Nobody knows when "The Big One" is going to hit California, but here's how experts think it will play out when it does.<p>California is the land of beaches, mountains, and all the legal marijuana you can stomach. It’s also, inconveniently, a dangerous minefield riddled with nasty fault lines that …

7 types of words you need to stop capitalizing

Look, I don’t want to rain on NASA’s interplanetary parade.<p>In 2014, NASA scientists <b>did</b> send the new Orion spacecraft 3,604 miles beyond Earth as they …

The Dangers of Being an Empathetic Leader

Empathy on its own is not enough<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To enhance engagement, many leaders are told they need to be more empathetic. Empathy is the skill of understanding and recognizing others' feelings and perspectives. As a leader, that skill is obviously …

The Definitive Guide To Every Type Of Tie Knot

A complete guide on how to tie a tie. From the Full Windsor and Four-in-Hand to the Granchester and Bow Tie, mastering these 8 popular tie knots will …

The 13 books every young liberal should read

No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, it pays to be well informed.<p>From criminal justice and civil rights to environmental policy and …

Are your perfectionist ways holding you back?

“Perfectionism is the mother of procrastination” (Michael Hyatt)<p>Are you a neat freak? Someone who constantly re-arranges things to make them ‘look …

Want to Be Seen as a True Leader? Acquire These 5 Habits

Most people assume they are a leader because they have a title. The reality is, a title has nothing to do with it.<p>There are thousands of professionals all across the world who call themselves a leader in their respective business. The reality is, the vast majority of these people are a leader in …

The best pocket squares you can buy

<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><i>Shutterstock/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>When pocket squares burst back onto the menswear scene in recent years, more than a few …

How to Stop Making Excuses and Start Being Successful

Celebrity and food expert Jon Taffer shares his take on excuse-making.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>I know how easy it is to make excuses. You want to be better, but you also want to stay in your comfort zone, so you tell yourself a story explaining why it’s okay to stay where you …

4 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders That Are Hard to Find

When society puts so much value on external accomplishments, good leaders start with what's inside.<p>I often tell people that leadership is a journey. When you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up. You'll always find another peak to climb.<p>The truth about leadership is actually …

Use This Equation to Determine, Diagnose, and Repair Trust

<b>Anne Raimondi</b> was stumped. Two people she managed weren't getting along, and it was really impacting progress. In her private conversations with each …