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What Tech Insiders Are Reading Right Now

We asked 10 people doing good work in the industry to recommend 5 books each. The result is a goldmine for summer readers.<p>Whether you’re staring at some vacation time or just always on the hunt for something good to read, we’ve got some suggestions for ya (big surprise, right?). But this time, we …

5books

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

Your Questions About Living in an RV Full-Time, Answered

Brandon and Gabi's first foray into the world of trailer living and traveling was in a 16-foot 1971 Shasta travel trailer that broke down in the …

RVs

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Workouts

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Employment

The 7 Ways Dads Change Their Kids (For Better and Worse)

Everything you do as a father will impact your children. Here are some of the highlights.<p>Dads matter. Children of involved fathers are less likely to …

Parenting

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression, Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person. Anyone can do those …

Self-improvement

7 reasons why the Rocky Mountaineer is the best way to see Western Canada

Canada is an extremely large country, making trains one of the most efficient and low-impact ways to access all that land. But the Rocky Mountaineer …

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

How to get a six pack: The internet is full of lies and disinformation about how to build abs, here’s everything you need to know

For many, a six pack is the holy grail. A good set of abs makes you stop and stare, and it’s one of the most reliable forms of marketing in the …

I Planked One Minute Every Hour for Two Weeks

Eight minutes of planking is actually a long time. I started off the first couple days only doing forearm planks. But for as short as a minute …

Exercise

Stop What You're Doing and Check These Facebook Privacy Settings on Your Facebook Account. I Was Truly Stunned by Mine

It's not quite panic time, but most people will be surprised by just how many apps they've given permission to access their data.<p>In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytics scandal, and the news now that the Federal Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Facebook's use of private …

Apps

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

It's never too early to start prepping for barbecue season—so go ahead and bookmark this.<p>Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill …

Tip: Hit Your Abs and Chest With One Exercise

All you need is big balls. Actually, just one big ball. Check it out.<p>The standard plank isn't an exciting exercise, but it can be a foundational one. …

All the Things You're Doing Wrong When You Travel, According to Anthony Bourdain

The globe-trotting TV host shares his advice for all types of budgets.<p>Anthony Bourdain thinks traveling to Paris just to stand atop the Eiffel Tower …

Travel

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Best cities to visit in the world: 10 of the hottest emerging cities to visit

Lisbon is smart, friendly and affordable – what more could you want?<p>Ben Groundwater from <i>Traveller</i> picks out the 10 hottest cities on the planet right …

European Travel

Never get lost again with the best navigation apps for iOS and Android

Getting around can sometimes be a real pain in the rear. Unexpected delays, traffic, and road closures are a daily hassle, and if you’re going out …

Try These 4 Moves to Get the 6-Pack of Your Dreams

You don't need fancy equipment to get the stomach you've always wanted.<p>Here's the unfortunate truth about building a rock-hard stomach: it doesn’t happen overnight. The good news? You don't need tons of fancy equipment to get the abs you've always wanted, thanks to these four moves recommended by …

25 rules for building the perfect beach body

25 rules for building the perfect beach body<p>Bathing suit season is almost here. So we’ve put together a 25-point plan for how you can look your best, …

50 places in the US where retirement is affordable, healthcare is excellent, and life is good

Deciding where to live in retirement may be one of the last major financial decisions you'll make, and picking the right spot is important.<p>WalletHub set out to put worried minds at ease. The site used available data for the 150 largest US cities to find the best and worst places to lay your hat. We …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

Channels officially launches for Android TV and Amazon Fire TV

When it first emerged, Channels was interesting firstly for jumping from iOS and Apple TV, and secondly because the DVR portion can be set up on the …

We’re in Love with These Drawings of Paris

A new book features illustrations some of the city’s most famous buildings.<p>Ah, the City of Light: It’s one of the most famous destinations in the world. Who isn’t familiar with the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, or the Arc de Triomphe? While we all may have our own stories about how Paris has affected …

I Ate 3 Eggs Every Single Morning For a Week – Here’s What I Learned

I’ve always liked eggs – they’re filling and delicious, but for some reason, I just can’t be bothered to make them on the weekdays because I’m too …

Jason Statham’s transformation tips that got him in amazing shape

Having hit 50-years-old with a bang, MH hero Jason Statham is, arguably, in the best shape of his life.<p>The Stath's level of popularity, like his …

A Complex Red Bean Stew From Georgia

Many Americans fall in love with the food of Georgia (the country, not the state) after sampling khachapuri, a savory cheese-stuffed bread often served with a runny egg on top. For others, it’s a plateful of handmade khinkali, the country’s meaty version of soup dumplings.<p>For me, the obsession …

Recipes

9 things I wish I knew before visiting Dublin

What comes to mind when someone says “Dublin”? Guinness, St. Patrick’s Day, pubs? Literary legends like James Joyce and Oscar Wilde? Maybe one more …