Alex Baker

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I'm 28 and I've saved over $240,000 — here's what I've learned about money from tracking my net worth for the past 2 years

They say you learn something about yourself when you keep a journal.<p>If that's true, then I think just graduated to a PhD in <i>Me Studies</i>. Because for the past two years, I've kept a very detailed (and very public) online diary.<p>It's a unique type of diary though. In it, you won't find any juicy gossip …

Personal Finance

27 Chicken Meal Prep Recipes That Never Get Boring

We love the <i>idea</i> of meal prep. But eating the same soggy leftovers three days in a row? Not exactly our thing. So we’ve found 27 recipes that are so …

Cooking

Try This Plyometric Bodyweight Workout That Made Me Sore From Head to Toe

If you don't have access to a gym or any equipment at home, let this be your next workout. You might end up in a pile of sweat on your living room floor, but you'll feel stronger and more accomplished than when you woke up this morning.<p>I teamed up with Francheska Martinez, Animal Flow expert and …

Workouts

How To Tie The Perfect Bow Tie In 6 Simple Steps

How to tie a bow tie - it's the term every man puts into a search engine before attending a black tie event. Here is the definitive answer to the age …

Men's Fashion

The Morning Grooming Routine Every Man Should Follow

Look after your face - it's the only one you're gonna get<p>How do you like your face in the morning? Unblemished, preferably. Handsome: absolutely. But unlike the DNA winners on every skin wash advert ever, you're going to need some maintenance.<p>Why? Because skin needs hydrating. It needs maintaining. …

Skin Care

This app you’ve never heard of lets you watch shows and movies for free that aren’t even on Netflix

People often think that when it comes to streaming TV shows and movies online, there are only three options: pay for the good stuff, steal the good …

TV shows

31 Products On Amazon With So Many 5-Star Reviews, You'd Be Silly Not To Take A Look

Crystal Pepsi. Google Glass. Segways. There's a lot of stuff out there that just never lived up to the hype. Not the case on Amazon though, where …

Google Glass

What to wear to a wedding: men’s style guide

By Omar Hamwi<p>Weddings can be a lot of fun but also incredibly stressful – there are so just many questions when it comes to clothing. What should I …

Men's Fashion

5 Stock Picks Under $10 for Millennials

Millennials should be investing.<p>Investing might seem scary at first, so here's a list of five stocks under $10 that are worthwhile to consider, …

Investing

You'll Need a $22/Hour Wage to Afford a Two-Bedroom Rental in the U.S.

There is nowhere in the U.S. where a full-time worker earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25 could afford a two-bedroom rental apartment working …

Housing

Our Best Look yet at the Travis Scott x Air Jordan 4 “Purple”

But when will they release?<p>Adding on to our previous looks at the Travis Scott x Air Jordan 4 “Purple,” we now have our best look yet at the unreleased sneaker.<p>Taken at the recent Cactus Jack Block Party, the new set of images reveal more details found on the sneakers worn by OG Chase B. With a …

Shoes

Don’t Wash Your Sneakers Until You’ve Learnt This Right Way To Do It

Sneaker fiends know it's not enough to simply buy the coolest kicks on the market. Once you've got them, you have to know how to clean sneakers …

Cleaning

Tips On Dressing Better, From Ryan Reynolds' Stylist

We talk with Ilaria Urbinati - stylist to the stars including Donald Glover and Armie Hammer<p>Hollywood men are busy. Very busy. So much so that after the press tours, the rehearsals, the TV interviews and the online trolls there's little time for the art of getting dressed. That's why they have …

Men's Fashion

The Twilight of Air Jordans

Before the first Air Jordan was released, in 1985, N.B.A. players generally wore bland shoes in black or white with perhaps a splash of color. The league’s idea—shoe color was in the rule book—was to emphasize team unity over individual stars. But, at a Madison Square Garden preseason game, Nike …

Shoes

Every Game Trailer From E3 2018 [Updated]

Image: Supplied<p>The best part of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is the action-packed trailers for upcoming games. Some show gameplay, some …

Gaming

Bacon Wrapped, Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Pound out Chicken breast so it is about 1/4" thick.<p>Mix together cream cheese and green onions and spread cheese mixture over 1 side of chicken breast.<p>…

Cooking

The 20 Things No One Tells You About Owning a Home

Now that you've got a house, the responsibility of maintaining it kicks in.<p>Live in your home for 12 to 18 months before undertaking any major …

Home Improvement

Where to Hit Someone to Inflict the Most Damage | The Art of Manliness

Getting into a physical fight is never ideal, and every self-defense expert will tell you that if you can avoid a fight if at all possible, you …

Martial Arts

The Best Kettlebell Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

There’s no one type of weight that’s better than all the others, but it is fair to say that the kettlebell is the most under-appreciated member of …

Workouts

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

Workouts

The Best Air Jordans of 2018 (So Far)

Talk of Jordan Brand’s demise have been greatly exaggerated, even if it pains me to say that. The brand is still doing big things, and 2018 has been …

Jordan Brand

You'll Love Showing Off Your Sexy, Toned Arms After Doing These 40 Moves

Booty gains and a flat tummy are great and all, but don't forget about your arms! Strengthening your upper body will leave you feeling strong, confident, and sexy as hell. You don't need fancy equipment — many of these are bodyweight moves! Do them regularly and your right arm will be giving your …

Workouts

Megan Lost 90+ Pounds and Healed Her "Bad Relationship With Food" Thanks to This Program

Megan Regalado tried a lot of fitness and weight-loss programs in an attempt to lose weight, but nothing really stuck. It wasn't until she discovered Beachbody that she found a way to turn her life around and get her health on track. Read her full story below.<p>"I have been a marketing director for …

Fitness

This Video Breaks Down the Special Effects Witchcraft of Black Panther's Car Chase

<i>Black Panther</i>’s special effects have gotten a remarkable amount of attention. More than most films, we have substantial insight into how the effects …

Black Panther

Vince Carter will never forget what started 'Vinsanity'

The dunk contest was dying a slow death by the turn of the century, but Vince Carter changed that around Valentine's Day in the year 2000.

Basketball

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Workouts

Nine Questions Every Leader Must Ask Before Letting Someone Go

If you have worked in the professional world as a leader for any length of time you have undoubtedly found yourself managing a team member who was failing to live up to expectations. While it might be tempting to cut someone loose if their performance is sub-par, the turnover may cost more than you …

Leadership

White Levi's x Air Jordan 4s Get a Confirmed Release Date

The 'White Denim' Levi's x Air Jordan 4 will release in June 2018 for $225.

Shoes

A Trainer to Players like LeBron James and Victor Oladipo Shares the Recovery Secrets of NBA Stars

David Alexander trains pro athletes for a living. But he's got some key gym secrets for normal people, too.<p>Minutes after losing to LeBron James and the Cavs in the first round of the NBA playoffs, Indiana Pacers' star Victor Oladipo texted his trainer, "When do we start? I'm ready to take it to …

Military Aircraft

Strength Training for Beginners – Here's How You Get Started

Though your mind may be ready to plunge into a weight loss program, your body may not be on the same page. Sure, you want to make up for lost time, …

Exercise