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5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

How does your salary compare? Here's how much money those 1 percenters really make

How do you stack up against the wealthiest Americans?<p>To be a 1 percenter, you need to have an adjusted gross income of at least $480,930, according to the latest data from the IRS, which looked at income statistics for tax year 2015. The top 1 percent accounted for 1.4 million individual income tax …

Income Tax

This 10-minute routine will increase your memory and creativity

Memory and imagination are inextricably connected. In fact, your memory is imagined. It’s not concrete nor objective fact. But rather, your memory is …

Creativity

Intensity: The Most Misunderstood Concept in Building Muscle

To pack on the muscle, all you need to do is reach for the heaviest weight you can possibly handle, right? Not so fast. Hypertrophy is about the way …

Exercise

Ten great American prog rock bands

<b>CYNIC - HUMANOID</b><p>The US prog metallers were considered truly groundbreaking with 1993's debut <i>Focus</i>, but disbanded a year later. They reformed in 2006, …

Rock Music

Stabilized GoPro footage from a roller coaster looks like an alternate reality

During a recent trip to Six Flags Magic Mountain in California, YouTuber and skydiver Jeb Corliss took GoPro Fusion video of himself riding Goliath, …

GoPro

Psychologists Explain Why You Procrastinate — And How to Stop

From time to time, everybody leaves a task lingering on their to-do list for a few hours — or days, or weeks — too long. Procrastination is a normal, …

Procrastination

A Guide to "Symmetrical" Shredding

I remember someone telling me that George Lynch once said he heard B.B. King say something that instantly improved his guitar style.<p>It went something …

Electric Guitar

Top 25 Tactics of Workplace Bullies (in Order of Most to Least Popular)

The most sophisticated bullies use tactics that go undetected by leadership.<p>While it's easy to recognize the schoolyard bully, workplace bullies use more sophisticated tactics. Some of them are difficult to prove. Other behaviors allow bullies to fly under the radar undetected.<p>But it's important to …

The Workplace

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

Self-help

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

Travel

Why More Americans Are Breaking $1 Million As One-Person Businesses

Searching for colorful napkins and cups to liven up their next bash, hosts all over the country turn to Party Innovations, a one-man internet store. The thriving shop enables Jeff Sadowsky, a New York City dad, to generate over $1 million in annual revenue per year.<p>When Sadowsky, a former computer …

Entrepreneurship

How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome

If you feel like a fraud, you're probably better than average.<p>You’re a fraud, and everyone knows it. You somehow lucked into your role, and your colleagues are clearly more qualified than you are. You’re working overtime to keep your head above water, but you know it’s only a matter of time before …

Amtrak Is Having a 2-for-1 Sale on Private Roomettes So You Can Book Your Dream Train Trip With a Friend (Video)

Attention would-be cross-country train travelers: Amtrak is having a sale on roomettes — the small rooms onboard the train that offer both privacy …

Trains

Depression and suicide risk are side effects of more than 200 common drugs

More than a third of American adults use medications that list depression as a risk, and a quarter use drugs that increase the risk of suicide.<p>The recent suicides of celebrities Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have prompted many of us to look more closely at what may drive people to depression or …

Depression

These Unbelievable Hacks Will Keep Mosquitos Away For Good

Mosquitos certainly know how to ruin a pleasant summer evening. Avoid them this summer by using one of these unique (and very effective) …

Cleaning

12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>6 min read<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible …

The Brain

Here Are 18 Things You Might Not Have Realized Facebook Tracks About You

Including: information about your online and offline actions and other devices on your Wi-Fi network.<p>When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress in April in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, he said he'd have his team follow up on questions he couldn't answer in full …

Apps

1 In 3 Adults In The U.S. Takes Medications Linked To Depression

If you take Prilosec or Zantac for acid reflux, a beta blocker for high blood pressure, or Xanax for anxiety, you may be increasing your risk of depression.<p>More than 200 common medications sold in the U.S. include depression as a potential side effect. Sometimes, the risk stems from taking several …

High Blood Pressure

This Thinning Hair Product Works SO Fast It Keeps Selling Out At Target

Thinning hair happens to everyone at one point or another, but it’s important to remember that it’s not a life sentence. In fact, there are countless …

8 Things ER Doctors Refuse to Have in Their Homes

Emergency room physicians see all kinds of grisly stuff, which made us wonder: What products do they consider so hazardous they ban them from their …

Medicine

90s Bands: 10 Forgotten Greats Worth Rediscovering

Ah, <b>the 90s</b>, a decade when the most improbable bands were topping the charts and the most left-field indie acts were courted by the majors. In some …

Universal Music

A radical US startup has successfully fired up its zero-emissions fossil-fuel power plant

The US energy startup, Net Power, has announced that it has successfully fired up its natural-gas plant in La Porte, Texas. In the age of climate change, when reducing emissions should be our primary goal, it may sound odd to celebrate the launch of a fossil fuel-burning plant. But Net Power is …

Fossil Fuels

This savings-account hack will give you almost 20 times what you’re earning now

The world is awash with cash, but you don’t seem to be getting any of it from your bank account.<p>Banks pay almost nothing for deposits these days — …

Personal Finance

If you get bumped off a flight, make it worthwhile

DALLAS (AP) — Allison Preiss became a hero to airline passengers this spring when she scored a $10,000 travel voucher for losing her seat on an oversold flight.<p>Negotiating skill mixed with a bit of luck helped Preiss land the elusive payoff.<p>With the peak summer travel season right around the …

Flying

Here Is What Jeff Bezos and Hospice Patients Say You Will Regret Most in Life

What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>We all have regrets--opportunities we've missed and things we wish we'd done differently.<p>What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>In a way, we do.<p>In a recent …

Jeff Bezos

The Best Natural Deodorants Are Kind to Your Skin and Your Clothes. Plus, They Actually Work.

You don't need a bunch of harsh chemicals to smell good.<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>I am well aware of the stereotypes about smelly dudes who blather on about natural deodorants and how your …

Skin Care

These two men paid over $650,000 for lunch with Warren Buffett—here are 3 things they learned

The average American spends just over $1,000 a year getting lunch at restaurants. But investors Guy Spier, 52, and Mohnish Pabrai, 53, spent $650,100 …

Investing

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management