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People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

Emotional Intelligence

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

This Fund Pays 11.2% And Crushes The Market

Today I’m going to take you inside the most disrespected, criticized, lambasted and just plain ignored investments on the market today.<p>Why would I do that?<p>Simple. Because if you’re not as rich as you’d like to be, these unloved income plays are the <i>perfect</i> way to get you there.<p>I’m talking about …

Investing

6 Places to Put Your Cash Now

Today's move by the Federal Reserve to boost short-term interest rates by a quarter percent may not make you happy if you're paying off loans or …

Personal Finance

10 Golden Rules to Keep Your Sex Life Steamy

It’s easy to say there are “golden rules” to keep your sex life going strong, but the truth is—it actually <i>is</i> that simple. Who knew?<p>If you keep track of your relationship and make a conscious effort to keep things smokin’, you’ll have an advantage. Couples who give weight to their sex lives have …

YouTuber makes incredible time-lapse video showing three month fitness transformation

A YouTuber has posted a time-lapse video showing his fitness transformation over 12 weeks.<p>Hunter Hobbs took a picture every day for three months, …

Fitness

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement

12 Craigslist alternatives to sell stuff, find a job, or get laid

The scary part about loving something is that you must eventually let it go.<p>The internet learned that lesson the hard way in March when Craigslist …

This 26-year-old With $148,000 in the Bank Is on Track to Retire at 37 — Here’s His Playbook

It's never to early to start saving for retirement.<p>Most people don’t start saving for retirement until they land their first “real” job as a …

How to use Facebook while giving it the minimum amount of personal data

The Cambridge Analytica revelations illustrate why we can’t trust Facebook to police its own platform<p>Facebook has found itself embroiled in yet another colossal controversy related to how its sprawling, multibillion-person social network has been abused by bad actors. This time, the culprit is …

10 apps and gadgets to keep you warm during the finger-freezing days of winter

Fight the cold.<p>Spring is tantalizingly close...but this weird winter isn't over yet. So we collected 10 apps and gadgets to take the edge off the worst of the weather. With a phone that tackles everything from predicting snowfall to surviving freezing temperatures, you can stay toasty until warmer …

Plattsburgh has become the first city in the US to ban cryptocurrency mining

The mayor says the city has the cheapest rates of electricity in the world, leading cryptocurrency miners to use it as a base<p>Plattsburgh, New York, has become the first city in the US to ban cryptocurrency mining in the city for the next 18 months<i>.</i> The city council unanimously voted to impose the …

These apps will help you make the most out of your Apple TV

The Apple TV may not have topped our list of the best streaming boxes you can buy, but it’s still a great product, especially if you’re all-in on the …

Smart TV

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries You Need To Stop Skipping Over

You always see them on Netflix, now it's time to watch them.

Entertainment

Stephen Hawking Was an Atheist. Here’s What He Said About God, Heaven and His Own Death

For more than 50 years, death was a poignant part of Stephen Hawking’s remarkable life.<p>The physicist, who died Wednesday at age 76, wasn’t expected …

7 fun and useful things you can do with the Google app in iMessage

iPhone owners may have noticed a new icon showed up in the iMessage app drawer. If you are diligent with your app updates and updated the Google app recently, then you can now do a few new things with it right from within the iOS Messages app. Let us count the ways.<p>1. GIFs<p>How good is your GIF game? …

Apps

The 32 best things we ever bought on Amazon for under $25

<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>Amazon<p>Amazon, land of 1 million things you need and 5 million options for each of them, has quickly become the one-stop shop for an insane …

19 Secrets Your Millionaire Neighbor Won't Tell You

The secret to financial freedom.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that bears repeating.</i> …

How to Use This Secret Tool to Find Amazing Flight Deals

Even if you've never heard of Matrix by ITA software, you've certainly seen its magic at work. It powers both Google Flights as well as KAYAK, and is …

Flying

This Is the Best Place to Live in Every State

What’s the best place to live in your state? It should be someplace that pairs strong economic and educational performance with affordability, and …

The Women’s Skiing Freestyle Event Was Infiltrated By An Average Skier Who Gamed The Winter Olympics Scoring System

Elizabeth Swaney is a 33-year-old skier from Oakland, California who made the 2018 Winter Olympics with Hungary. She didn’t have the best run on the halfpipe on Monday, but you can certainly argue she had the most aesthetically interesting one.<p>Swaney made some waves on President’s Day when she took …

Skiing

Wallpaper Weekends: Gold iPhone Wallpapers

- Feb 23, 2018<p>Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and …

Apple Watch

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

The best VPNs for Mac users looking for privacy

There are a number of reasons why you might want to start using a virtual private network or VPN. VPNs offer many benefits, like getting around …

Information Systems

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

Unknown Heroes: Little Coins That Generate Big Profit

Following a long-term bearish trend on altcoins this autumn, the cryptocurrency market was surging at the end of the last year. Altcoins as Ripple …

Amazon Prime Exclusive phones: how much can you save?

Membership has its privileges, and Amazon Prime membership is no exception. For one, it can get you some sweet deals on new, unlocked phones. These deals are limited to Prime members, giving you steep discounts in exchange for putting up with a few lock screen ads. The price difference is sometimes …

Mobile Technology

10 Great Photos From 2017

Carrying a camera when I traveled was one of my true loves. Looking at great pictures reminds me of that.The post 10 Great Photos From 2017 appeared …

The President In 1885 Didn't Stop Immigrant Friedrich Trump From Coming To America

Donald Trump’s disparaging remarks about immigrants from Haiti, Africa and elsewhere should remind us of an earlier era when the countries of other immigrants were viewed unfavorably, immigrants like Donald Trump’s grandfather, Friedrich Trump.<p>“Friedrich Trump was not leaving home so much as …

Donald Trump