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The 30 Most Ridiculous Real Estate Listing Photos

These photos will make you reconsider how you market your house.<p>This might fit into a home inspector horror story gallery but it’s hard to imagine …

Real Estate

25 Things You Need to Do When You Move Into Your New Home

Take care of these vital tasks right away to avoid headaches later.<p>The minute you walk in to your new home, your mind will be racing with to-dos. …

Home Improvement

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 …

A new health startup boldly claims to reverse diabetes without drugs, and Silicon Valley's favorite diet is a big part of it

Sami Inkinen, the founder of the real-estate startup Trulia, recently took an approach to his health that's increasingly common in the Silicon Valley startup world: He got sick, got better, then made it his mission to help other people follow in his footsteps.<p>Inkinen, a 5-foot-11, 183-pound …

How to be happy in today’s crazy world: 3 secrets from research

Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let me say that you …

18 small changes you can make every day to lose weight

1/<p>1. Invest in a water bottle.<p>Getty<p>When you don't drink enough water, your body can confuse hunger with thirst. This is why "upping the water intake …

How to Automate Your Financial Life -- and Why You Should

Putting your finances on autopilot makes it easier to do the right things with your money.<p>Money is a leading cause of stress for the majority of …

A world-record holder who runs 100-mile races says the high-fat diet Silicon Valley loves transformed his body and performance

Our bodies might work better when we're burning fat as fuel.<p>From a health perspective, burning fat rather than primarily getting fuel from carbs might help stabilize blood sugar. From an athletic perspective, being a fat-burner might help some people recover more quickly and perform at a higher …

Basics of Putting

Harvey Penick once said: "A man who can't putt is a match for no one, a man who can is a match for anyone."<p>I think Harvey said it all. Putting is the …

Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Hypertrophy Tips for the Long-Limbed Lifter

Do you tower over people when standing, but look normal height when sitting? <b>Are you all arms and legs</b>? Then you, my friend, are not only tall, but …

Do It Yourself Golf: How To Build Your Own Simulator, Putting Green, Clubs And More

Go to a big-box hardware store like The Home Depot or Lowe's on a Saturday afternoon and you'll find two types of people: those who played golf that morning, and those who didn't. It's easy to look lost in those massive aisles, but the golfers look especially so, traipsing open-mouthed in their …

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now | Inc.com

The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really want to know what you're going to get the most out of, why not rely on the hive mind of …

Check Your Website’s SEO: Free Analysis Tool

SEO Analysis<p>If you want more search traffic, all you have to do is follow the website analysis report. It will point out all of the SEO errors you …

How Does Pay-Per-Click Work (A Beginners Guide For Newbies) | Inc.com

In this article, we'll go over the basics of PPC and give you some insight as to how the whole process works.<p>What Is PPC?<p>PPC lives up to its name. It's an online advertising strategy in which you only pay when people click on your ad.<p>It's often considered the "go to" method for online advertisers …

Open Site Explorer: Link Research & Backlink Checker

SEO

How to Spy Out Your Competitor’s Backlink Profile and Gain 20% More Links to Your Site

I want you to try something.Right now, think of your top competitors.They might be doing better than you, or they might be giving you a run for your …

12 Days To Better Golf Program — 12 Days to Better Golf

6 Design Mistakes You're Probably Making (and How To Fix Them)

You might love all the individual elements in a room, like a vintage armchair or a beautiful framed print, but together...they don't look quite right. If you're having trouble making it work, you're not alone. Our designers identified six common design blunders and came up with solutions that will …

Elon Musk actually really wants Apple to build an electric car

Elon Musk takes it back.<p>After blasting Apple in a Sept. 26 interview with German media—Musk called Apple’s secretive new car project a “Tesla graveyard” and questioned its ability to produce an electric vehicle—the Tesla CEO quickly changed tune, after his remarks caught the attention of the US …

Vacuuming Your Stomach Is the Easiest Way to Get Flat Abs

It's the new crunch!<p>Crunches are <i>so</i> 2000 and late — especially now that everyone's doing a simpler, safer abs exercise: Stomach vacuuming.<p>Stomach vacuuming has nothing to do with your Dirt Devil — and seriously, don't try that at home. Instead, it's actually a breathing exercise that activates and …

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Ice Cream

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.

Patek Philippe Has Created The Most Complicated Wristwatch In History For $2.5 Million

For its 175th anniversary, the luxury Swiss watchmaker invented a collection of limited-edition commemorative timepieces called The Grandmaster Chime with 20 complications, two dials, and 214 parts.<p>The watch measures 47.7 mm in diameter and has 1,366 individual components. It took a whopping eight …

How to Train to Failure for Maximum Muscle Growth

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Unique Engagement Ring Box Pirouettes the Ring Like a Blooming Flower

Marriage proposals can be scary, even if you know that the other person will say yes. How and where you'll ask is always a factor, as well as where to hide the ring. After all, it'd be tragic if it were discovered beforehand. A slimline engagement ring box called <i>Clifton</i> solves this potential …

25 Books on Persuasion, Influence and Human Behavior

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Helpscout blog.</i><p>Reading good books remains the supreme “life hack”—knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in mere hours.<br>I can’t think of a single better way to empower your learning (and …