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23 STEM toys that will excite and educate kids of every age

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff that we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>UBTECH Not unsurprisingly, many parents want the best for their kids — and since science, technology, engineering, and math don't …

Kids

Bourbon Salted Caramel Cheesecake with Pralines

A truly decadent dessert from Charleston’s WildFlour Pastry<p>When Lauren Mitterer learned <i>New Charleston Cuisine</i> was supposed to capture the Charleston food scene at this particular moment, a few ingredients immediately sprang to her mind. Mitterer, who operates two bakery locations and supplies the …

An Entrepreneur Shares 20 Tips For Traveling For Free (Or Next To Nothing)

Elona Karafin is a 24-year-old cancer survivor who is not letting anything hold her back. This business analyst in a large New York City firm spends her free time helping underprivileged kids with cancer through a charity that she founded, is starting a new project where she take survivors on …

These are the best New York City restaurants where you can eat for under $40

New York City has no shortage of world-class restaurants, but many are too expensive for those who don't make six-figure salaries. Still, there are plenty of high-quality options that offer reasonably priced meals.<p>Each year, the judges of the Michelin Guide award the title of Bib Gourmand to their …

New York City

Furious customers are accusing Wall Street's favorite shirt startup of failing to deliver on its promises

Billing itself as an online retailer for "ballers on a budget," the menswear startup Combatant Gentlemen was created with the goal of hitting the sweet spot between quality and price.<p>But now, five years after its launch, some customers are fed up with the company, citing missed shipping dates and …

Customer Service

This speaker sounds almost as good as Sonos, but it’s waterproof and less than half the price

The Sonos Play:5 wireless speaker is fantastic, as long as you’re willing to cough up some serious cash. At $500, it’s a serious investment — and …

‘We got it right. We’ve been good brothers’

His big brother died aged 50. Now, as Tom Connolly reaches the same age, he imagines one more hour with the man who understood him like no one else<p>Something about the prospect of turning 50 in March this year had been niggling me for some time, despite the fact that I’ve never taken much notice of …

These wireless earbuds transform the sounds around you and preview a future of in-ear computers — here's what they're like

"Just as Microsoft put a computer on every desk, and Apple put one in every pocket, we want to put a computer in every ear," he says.<p>The "we" there is Doppler Labs, the four-year-old, New York-based company that Kraft co-founded. It's been interested in your ears since its inception — first with a …

Consumer Tech

Harry Potter Fans, This Boozy Butterbeer Fudge Recipe Is About To Make Your Life

Just in time for Fantastic Beasts and Where to FInd Them.<p>It’s time to live your best wizard life with <i>Harry Potter</i>-inspired bOoZy Butterbeer and bOoZy Butterbeer fudge.<p>If you’re not familiar with Butterbeer, it’s a popular drink for wizards in <i>Harry Potter</i> and it has a strong butterscotch flavor …

10 Epic National Park Lodges to Book RN

When most people road trip to an epic US national park, they sleep under the stars, slumbering in tents and waking up to every sound, thinking it’s a bear. Then there’s the rest of us, who don’t camp and won’t even go glamping. To enjoy the great outdoors, we need a soft bed, hot running water and …

The Lost Girls of Panama: The Full Story

The mysterious deaths of two young tourists in Panama puzzled examiners and shocked nations on both sides of the Atlantic; now secretly leaked …

How Trackman can help you feel more and think less

<i>This article was co-written with Ji McBryde, Senior Coach at KDV Sport, Gold Coast, Australia. I regularly work with Ji and the rest of the excellent</i> …

Best Books About Manhood and Masculinity | The Art of Manliness

In every time period, and all across the world, men have been very interested in the question of what it means to be a man. Some of their answers …

13 Excellent Dallas Brunch Restaurants

In Dallas, brunch might be the most important meal of the weekend. Which is why it’s important to know exactly where to find the fluffiest pancakes, the crispiest bacon, and the strongest mimosas. <b>But where does one find the best brunch in Dallas?</b><p>This city is practically littered with excellent …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Self Defense

75+ Hobby Ideas For Men | The Art of Manliness

In the days of old, leisure time was not thought of as a chance to “veg out,” but as an opportunity to pursue one’s passions and interests — an …

New Dad Survival Guide: The Skillset You Need to be Successful | The Art of Manliness

When my daughter Scout recently passed the 3-months-old mark, I found myself reflecting on how smoothly adding her into the family has gone. Every …

10 Sales Productivity Hacks that Worked for Us

<b>Want a more productive salesforce? You came to the right place. We break down 10 ways to drive sales productivity.</b><p>Like washboard abs, a perfect golf …

How To: Develop 5 Positive Traits for Happiness

Your happiness is, above all other things, your most important asset. Truly happy people are more successful in their career pursuits, have better …

Happiness

Kaizen: Get a Little Better Each Day | The Art of Manliness

It’s happened to all of us.<p>You have a “come to Jesus” moment and decide you need to make changes in your life. Maybe you need to drop a few pounds …

Self-improvement

9 genius bar hacks and tips everyone should know

Knowing how to drink at a bar goes far beyond just knowing what to order. Similarly, making a good cocktail at home requires more than just knowing the ingredients. From technique to terminology, these tips will help you look like an expert in the bar area.<p>If you're getting wasted with shots, well, …

Hacking

Getting Tough With Yourself | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is guest post from Marcus Brotherton. It originally ran on Men Who Lead Well (www.marcusbrotherton.com).</i><p><b>One harmful mindset that</b> …

Fathering With Intentionality: The Importance of Creating a Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever met one of those families that just seem to have it all together? Maybe you knew such a family growing up and loved hanging out over at …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos3 days agoView …

Men's Fashion

How Much Of Your Income Should You Save?

There’s no question more fundamental to personal finance than how much money we should save. Our savings rate is the cornerstone of virtually every other decision about money we make. It affects everything from buying a home to saving for emergencies to retirement.<p>Yet the guidance on this important …

Retirement

Dallas Delicacies: A Gourmet Texan Spread at Stampede 66

The second day of my trip to Dallas, I had made a luncheon date with my friend who founded the New Cities Foundation. Attending their annual conference was the reason that I was dallying in Dallas.<p>He didn’t mind at all when I suggested that we have at <b>Stampede 66</b>, which had been highly recommended …

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Brands To Know: Killspencer

At heart, Spencer Nikosey is a problem solver. In middle school, he created a skateboarding product that allowed him to do never-before-seen tricks …