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How to Transition into a Relationship When You’re Used to Being Single

It seems like people are always looking for love, but single life can be pretty great. You’re independent, you don’t have to compromise, and you get …

Relationships

12 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

You can learn nearly anything online -- easily and for free.<p>We all know that the internet is full of ways to waste time. From adorable animal pictures, to silly gifs and yet another scroll through social media, our online lives can sometimes feel like one useless (if stress relieving) time suck.<p>But …

Learning

The 17 best icebreakers to use at awkward social events

But talking to new people doesn't have to be such a drag.<p>There are ways to get the conversation going without resorting to irritating clichés.<p>Check out these 17 icebreakers that will help ease you into an engaging conversation with people you've never met before.

Employment

Make Your Family’s Morning Smoother With This #OffYouGo Morning Hack

When your morning starts off smoothly, it sets the tone for a great, productive day. That’s why we’re all about setting yourself up for success by learning life hacks to get you out the door with ease! Creating a daily routine that includes a healthy meal, joyful moments and organization will help …

Storage Ideas

Deloitte's new CEO attributes her success to this personality trait above all else

"I think it dates back to having to compete for cereal with my brothers at home," she quipped, speaking at the recent Wharton Women in Business conference. One of eight children, five of whom were boys, Engelbert said, "If I can handle that, I can handle any business meeting, believe me." She added …

James Patterson

5 Unusual Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

I'm in!<p>The way you spend your first hour of waking up will make or break the rest of your day. If you find yourself shuffling about in the morning, …

How to Write a Great Business Plan in Less Than a Day

Planning is important but someone else's idea of what a business plan should be shouldn't stand in your way of starting something important.<p>Before getting engaged, you first fall in love with the future possibilities, then seek advice from others, and finally make the decision to go for it. Married …

Small Business

4 things every guy should tell his barber when he gets a haircut

All that's required is a little bit of forethought and a few key facts to remember to tell your barber.<p>Good barbers will sometimes ask these questions all on their own, but if not, take a proactive approach. After all, it's your hair.<p>So the next time your barber asks, "What are we doing today?" …

Hair

Can we prove that God exists? Richard Dawkins and the limits of faith and atheism

Atheists sometimes argue the case against God is the same as the case against Santa Claus. Let’s test the logic<p>Our first concern will be Richard Dawkins’s efforts to refute standard arguments for theism. These efforts suffer from a variety of logical mistakes. His critique of the cosmological …

Pebble's latest smartwatch is one of my favorites, but it has one critical flaw

It's the thinnest and lightest smartwatch available, and it's a great alternative choice to Pebble's relatively thick and chunky smartwatches. The company said it built the Time Round because its thinner design and round face will be more likely to appeal to women.<p>That said, the Time Round isn't …

Wearable Tech

Why you should stop asking if a tablet can replace your laptop — and what to ask instead

It's an attractive sales pitch.<p>The simple, lightweight and touch-friendly experience we've come to love on our smartphones and tablets seems like it could do wonders for the old-fashioned computers that we use everyday to get work done with.<p>But the advent of this new class of hybrid PC-tablet …

Sustainability

Education is broken — but this entrepreneur has a stunningly simple idea to fix it

Salman Khan, also a founder of the free education resource Khan Academy, says we force students to move ahead when they aren't ready.<p>But he has a solution.<p>"We shouldn't drag everyone around at the same pace," Khan told the audience. Instead, he says, we should take inspiration from martial arts …

Education

There's A Hidden Dark Side To Being An Entrepreneur - It Wreaks Havoc On Your Mental Health

The life of an entrepreneur sounds glamorous when you’re on the outside looking in. Setting your own schedule, creating your own rules, and building the type of company you want to work for can be incredibly alluring.<p>In fact, successful entrepreneurs tend to be idolized by the masses as they appear …

Mental Health

The Psychological Benefits of Wearing Exactly What You Want

My whole sentient life I have been pretty adamant about the way I wanted to look. While, in my case, this hasn't equated to tattoos or even dyed hair, I've certainly made some experimental aesthetic choices. I've never really understood the sense of fear some people have when it comes to wearing …

America's Best Hangover Dishes

<i>Tasty reasons to get up after a big night out on the town</i><p>Hangover cures are like hiccup cures -- everyone has a theory about what works best. And with St. Patrick's Day having passed, there's no time like the present to start planning a post-festivities recovery strategy.<p>The online, ahem, …

6 Quick Decorating Changes

Refresh any room in a flash.<p>From slipcovers to stripes, these fast and easy makeover ideas refresh any room in a flash.

Does Getting An MBA Make You A Better Entrepreneur?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Does getting an MBA make someone a better entrepreneur?</i><p><i>Answer by Auren Hoffman, CEO of LiveRamp. started and sold 5 companies (and many more that failed), on Quora</i><p>The value of an MBA is declining and for most schools, it is negative.<p>In the 1980s, the ROI …

Startups

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Steve Jobs had to be convinced that multi-touch was the future

Steve Jobs may have had an astonishing ability to predict where tech was going next, but he very nearly missed out on the iPhone and iPad altogether.<p>That’s because — according to a quote from Jony Ive in today’s freshly-released biography, <i>Becoming Steve Jobs —</i> Apple’s late CEO didn’t see “any value …

Multi-Touch

15 interesting startups you should know about

Investors are always in search of billion-dollar unicorns. And now with Uber and SnapChat being valued in the tens of billions, we are starting to …

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's sentiment, we're …

12 habits of exceptional leaders

One of the most popular <i>Dilbert</i> comic strips in the cartoon’s history begins with Dilbert’s boss relaying senior leadership’s explanation for the …

The Top Foods People Who've Lost More Than 10 Pounds Eat for Breakfast

Add them to your a.m. meal to start your own slimdown.<p>Trying to drop a few pounds? Before you totally overhaul your eating habits, take a cue from people who've already successfully slimmed down: We tapped into the data from MyFitnessPal's more than 65 million users (the app lets people track their …

The Work-Life Balance Challenge: 6 People Share The Trick That Has Improved Their Lives

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Ever feel like trying to strike the perfect work-life balance has you teetering on the edge of insanity?<p>While it might be tempting (and easier) to simply push your personal needs to the side, it turns out this approach is likely to backfire on …

Time Management

15 Vegetarian + Vegan Dishes to Serve Up for Easter Brunch

Avoiding meat, dairy and eggs doesn’t mean your Easter brunch has to be drab. These 15 veggie-packed dishes will deliver a delicious start for your holiday celebration. Filled with scrumptious seasonal flavors and tons of plant-based goodness, even omnivores will find these 100% vegetarian (and …

Breakfast

Gain a Pound of Size Every Week

Bulk up now with these 10 tips<p>Maybe you've had sand kicked in your face. Maybe you've lost one too many attainable women to beefier guys. Or maybe you've read so much about weight loss that actually admitting you want to gain weight is a societal taboo. Whatever the reason, you want to bulk up. Now.<p>…

13 Pin-Worthy Quotes That Perfectly Capture Wanderlust

The urge to travel has a certain hard-to-explain quality. Better known as wanderlust, the feeling drives everything from solo retreats to explorations of uncharted lands.<p>Hence, we're always grateful when someone uses words to define the travel bug in our souls. The philosophers of yore -- and the …

The 100 Best Fitness Tips of All Time | Men's Health

A great tip is an awesome thing. Whether it's an undiscovered restaurant, a sleeper stock, or a Sure Thing in the late double at Pimlico, savvy inside info imbues a man with confidence. Control. Strength.<p>Knowledge is power, baby.<p>It's also the secret to a powerful body, as you're about to find out. …