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Billionaire Ray Dalio says these 3 books have 'had the biggest impact' on his life

Billionaire hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio has been fascinated with finance since he was 12, when he bought his first stock.<p>He graduated from Harvard …

Salt Spray Is Exactly What Your Hair Is Missing

It's the secret grooming weapon you need this summer.<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>Summer is here, which means you—and your hairstyle—can finally loosen up a little. We're not saying you have to …

The 9 Best Razors for a Clean-Shaven Summer

R.I.P. beards.<p>There's no doubt that hot weather can make a thick beard a little too sweaty. If you're one to shave (or at least clean up) come summertime, make sure you're doing so with a solid razor. Sharp blades and a good technique make for a better shave, less irritation, and an ingrown …

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

Why You Need A Track Jacket This Summer

The sportswear classic is very much back in style. Here's our pick of the new wave<p>The sportswear revival that has swept through menswear in recent years has seen a reversal of fortune for the track jacket. Once the reserve of playground bullies and characters in Guy Ritchie films, now they are a …

Want to Remember the Notes You Take? Here's Why You Need to Write Them By Hand

Handwriting notes has been proven to solidify thoughts better than typing, helping us retain information.<p>It's the worst feeling. We get a call or an email suddenly reminding us that a project is due or an important meeting has passed by and we've totally forgotten it.<p>I'm no stranger to the pitfalls …

How You Can Wear Sneakers & Look Damn Good With Any Type Of Style

In case you've been living under a rock, your sneakers are meant for more than just the gym these days. Though they got their start as flimsy …

Men's Fashion

5 Ways to Project Confidence in Front of an Audience

Employees, investors, and partners don’t just follow anyone — they follow leaders who have command of the business and command of the stage. Whether you’re presenting on an analyst call or speaking to your entire organization in a town hall meeting, you’re being judged on your confidence and …

Public Speaking

23 Ways To Be A Little Bit Smarter About Your Money

"Think about what you want to buy in terms of the hours it took you to earn that money."

The notch will totally be worth it if iPhones eventually look like this

Just because I’ve gotten used to the iPhone X and its signature notch, doesn’t mean I like it, but I do understand its purpose. So, I choose to …

All the books Bill Gates has recommended over the last eight years

Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the golden ticket that once came with being picked for Oprah’s book club.<p>So just what does Gates read? Quartz manually compiled …

Books

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

The 10 Best Socks to Wear While You Travel, Run, and Rest

Compression socks are where it's at.<p>Whether you're going for a run or about to sit on a plane for a few hours, your clothes can actually make a big difference in how you feel—especially when it comes to your feet. That's why compression socks are so common among dedicated athletes and travelers …

We Found the Best Merino Wool Socks After 3 Months of Testing

You can judge a man by his socks. The inch or two of ankle you see peeking out between pant cuff and footwear say a lot about a man for the occasion …

Which Swimsuit Is Best for Your Body Type?

A style expert reveals the answer.<p>In the chillier months of the year, picking out the right outfit is pretty easy: thick sweaters for warmth and untucked shirts to cover those extra post-holiday pounds. It's not so easy to figure out what to wear to the beach or the pool.<p>These visual tricks from …

Clothing

The 15-minute Dumbbell Workout for Busy Guys

At some point in every guy’s life, finding workout time becomes problematic. It doesn’t matter if you’re a former bodybuilder or a master of time …

Paddleboarding

If You Don't Have Vans Checkerboard Slip-Ons Yet, You Really Need to Fix That

Seriously. Get a pair right now.<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>You haven't been logged off for the last few years, so I trust I can tell you this without blowing your mind: Vans are back and more …

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority, or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>Success can become a catalyst for</i> …

Self-improvement

Could This Version of Vitamin B-3 Actually Slow Aging?

While the world of supplements can be crowded with fake facts, clinical trials on the ‘NR’ supplement suggest a not-so-distant future where we can …

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

10 Simple Habits That Will Make You More Likable Right Away

Enthusiasm is contagious.<p><i>What are some social life hacks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, 7-figure entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>Growing up, I was one of the shyest and …

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

Why a Daily Habit of Reading Books Should Be Your Priority, According to Science

Consuming the written word is exceptionally good for people.<p>Twenty six percent of adults in the United States have not read even a portion of a book within the last year. It's an unfortunate reality considering that researchers have found that consuming the written word is exceptionally good for …

The Brain

If You Love Mushrooms, You Need These 20 Recipes

I believe I survived my years as a vegetarian because of mushrooms. Their sturdy texture and hefty flavor were such an easy substitute for meat, …

Cooking

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ First Reactions Put Bad Buzz to Rest, Praise Alden Ehrenreich as ‘the Real Deal’ and ‘Impressive’

Never underestimate "Star Wars," even when there are infamous production troubles behind the scenes.<p>“Solo: A Stars Wars Story” is earning strong …

8 Innovative Productivity Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of

Here are several excellent products or services to help you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster.<p>It's a wonderful feeling to discover a product or service which helps you do better work, get organized, be more creative, or accomplish tasks faster. Here are …

Hulu, Netflix, And Multiple Networks Have Expressed Interest In Reviving ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

Late Thursday afternoon, FOX’s shock cancellation of the beloved <i>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</i> after five seasons led to mass hysteria, to put it mildly. The show’s rabid fanbase swiftly went into mourning on social media while urging the network to reconsider, but it seems that FOX’s (voluntary) loss might be …

A Great Big List of Recommended Books

A friend made the request. He’s looking for books to read and to recommend to others. “Give me a list of 50 or 60 authors you’ve read and a …

Slow Cooker Spanish Beef Stew Recipe

"I have never heard a complaint of my beef stew, it's a great new take on an old favorite! I prefer to serve stew over white rice, it all depends on …

Jon Favreau Reveals When His 'Star Wars' TV Series Takes Place

It's safe to say that Star Wars fans have quite a lot to look forward to, with various film franchises and television series currently in …