Karl Samu

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20 Lessons You Need to Learn Before You're Out of Your 20s

The level of reward you experience directly correlates to the level of effort and work you invest.<p><i>What are some of the lessons one should definitely learn at their 20s? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Self-improvement

​The 10 Best No-Show Socks For Men

These socks are the secret to never looking sloppy at work<p>Wearing leather shoes in the winter without socks is a masochist move. You’re pretty much sending a royal invitation to blisters and germs—plus, expect blood and sweat stains on your good shoes, not to mention a nasty odor that'll …

3 Online Furniture Stores You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

(Image credit: Lamps Plus)<p>When shopping online for furniture, do you ever find yourself going round and round, stumbling upon the same pieces store …

The Workout That Helped This Guy Lose 96 Pounds In 11 Months

Perry Panesar was always the "fat guy"— until he got dumped and decided he didn't want to be him anymore<p>About one year ago, Perry Panesar's girlfriend of five years called it quits. For a while, he couldn’t figure out why. Then he stepped on the scale, took a hard look in the mirror, and realized …

Strangers on Delta flight performed sex act in their seats, officials say

A man and a woman flew into some trouble Sunday night after they were reportedly caught engaging in a sexual act on a Delta flight from Los Angeles to Detroit.<p>The man, 28, and woman, 48, were not named, but both were issued citations, and the FBI is currently investigating the incident, according …

I've lived in New York City my entire life — here are the best places to actually eat

As a kid growing up in New York City, I never ate Happy Meals.<p>Why would I when I could get a great bagel or slice of pizza for the same price?<p>New York has some of the best food in the world. Even neighborhood takeout spots are top-notch eateries that people come from all over to try. So over my …

10 Things The Most Successful People Do Every Day

What habits, tactics and routines do the most successful people use to achieve their earth-shaking accomplishments?One guy wanted to know. So he …

20 restaurants in Italy that will give you serious wanderlust

Based on their Michelin star ratings, critical praise, and industry accolades and awards, we believe that these 20 restaurants offer the very best taste of Italy.<p>Keep scrolling to find out which reservations you should book on your next trip to Venice, Modena, Florence, and other Italian food hubs.

First time Rome: a beginner’s guide to the Eternal City

First visit to Rome? You’re in luck. You’ll find it easy to see a lot, no matter how limited your time is. It’s good to plan ahead, but ambling aimlessly is also a joy: at times it can seem like there’s an ancient wonder around every corner. Just don’t stress about trying to see everything: for …

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Italy

Despite the language hurdle most travelers face in Italy, it's still an easy country to visit – even if you've never been outside your home country …

Best Gelato in Rome

With a climate that rarely dips below freezing, I consider Rome to have perfect gelato weather every day of the year.While there were a lot of things …

5 Restaurants in Rome Only Locals Know About

There’s a 12-mile brick wall that encircles Rome’s historical center. It is, by far, the largest ancient ruin in the city. When it was built in the 3rd century, it was meant to keep out so-called barbarians. Today, it tends to keep in visitors, acting as an obstacle that stands between them and …

The 14 Best Places to Eat in Rome

Eating is a national pastime in Italy and the rules are clear: arrive hungry, and forget any special requests -- the Roman chef always knows best. …

The Best Piazzas in Rome

Roman life revolves around the piazzas. Your local piazza is where you do your shopping, have a coffee, catch up with the neighbours, get a drink from the fountain or simply sit on a bench and watch the world go by.<p>I believe that the best piazzas in Rome fulfill the following criteria:<p>Popular with …

My five best pizzerias in Rome: 72 Ore tops the list

72 Ore in the Don Bosco neighborhood levitates its down for 72 hours, nearly a day more than others.<p>Trying to come up with the five best pizzerias in …

How to drink coffee like a true Italian

Visitors to Italy contemplating their first <i>real</i> cappuccino should remember that they’re in quasi-sacred territory.<p>The Italians pretty much invented the way the rest of the world confects, serves and imbibes coffee, from the lingo (cappuccino, latte, <i>macchiato</i>) to the steam-driven espresso machine …

Coffee

Where To Eat When Visiting Rome

When the weather turns nice, the sunset lingers and it feels like night will never come, you need to dine outside in Rome (or have breakfast or lunch) on a terrace or in a garden. Here are ve lovely choices, recommended by natives or adopted Romans.<p><b>ROSTI AL PIGNETO</b><p>The garden, planted with lemon …

Train It To 5 Memorable Bucket List Stops From Rome

Ah, Rome. Known as the Eternal City, it’s a city of infinite possibilities for travelers. While you could happily spend eternity within the city’s …

Italy

Hidden Rome: Walking Tours of 3 Under-the-Radar Locations

Roma: Lighting up your travel list since 753 BC. But sometimes it feels as though the must-visit spots haven’t changed much since then. There’s certainly nothing wrong with a visit to the Colosseum (in fact, you’d be quite remiss to skip it) but next time, try these three micro-tours—one quite …

A Walk Down Via dei Coronari in Rome

Rome is a beautiful city to get lost in.But with so many perfectly imperfect twisting lanes, there are only a few that I will go out of my way for. …

How Excel spreadsheets can help you make major life decisions

It’s not often that I share common ground with Paul McKenna, the hypnotist and self-help guru. But when it comes to Excel spreadsheets, McKenna and I are on the same page.<p>The 52-year-old recently told the Observer magazine that he used the software to help him choose his fiancée – his long-term …

A habit that takes less than 5 minutes a day has made all the difference with my money

It can take a while to form new ones: 66 days on average, up to 254. The good news is that some of the most valuable habits are also the simplest ones.<p>Consider my go-to money habit, for example: <b>I take five minutes at the end of each day to record everything I bought.</b><p>I simply open my Excel …

Don't Mess Up Miso Soup. Avoid These Common Mistakes

Make miso soup so good, you'll swear it's from your favorite takeout joint. Just don't make these amateur mistakes.<p>Miso soup is deceptively simple. It contains just a handful of ingredients: fermented bean paste (a.k.a. miso), vegetables, and hot water or stock. Heck, you don't even have to use …

The 20 Best iPhone Apps to Download Now

Just pick up a new phone? Starting out with a fresh install of iOS 8? Or simply have an afternoon to burn and want to download some toys? These are our must-have iPhone apps.<p>Just pick up a new phone? Starting out with a fresh install of iOS 8? Or simply have an afternoon to burn and want to …

13 Productivity Hacks to Help You Get Sh*t Done

From endless e-mails to chatty-Cathy colleagues, distractions at work can screw with your schedule—and your career.<p>Oh, the irony of technology: It's as much of a time-suck as a time-saver, at least at work. In a recent CareerBuilder poll, employers cited e-mail, social media, and cell-phone …

Productivity

7 great reasons to camp in the Arizona desert during the winter

For many, camping is synonymous with summer however we& […]

14 things we learned from Tim Cook’s revealing interview with Charlie Rose

It’s rare that we get to see inside the mind of Apple CEO Tim Cook. It’s even rarer when what he says appears to be largely unscripted and candid.<p>The PBS show <i>Charlie Rose</i> aired part one of its interview with Cook over the weekend, and the hour-long talk is probably the most revealing conversation …