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A Single Grammar Mistake Makes You Instantly Lose All Credibility. Here Are 10 to Avoid | Inc.com

President Trump earlier this week blamed poor grammar for comments that had him siding with Russia over U.S. intelligence agencies. Would. Would not. Big difference. Who knew? Um, everyone.<p>Politics aside, just one little word or punctuation mark (I'm talking about you, apostrophe!) can make a big …

Language

Everest’s dark side: the 8 scariest parts few know about the climb

Gaping crevices, howling winds, dead bodies - explorer Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton reveals the lesser known mental and physical challenges required …

Mountaineering

Experts say too many people suffer from a 'delusional belief' about their careers that doesn't do them any favors

Choosing a career can be a daunting proposition.<p>But part of the reason why may be because we're looking at career paths the wrong way.<p>That's what a growing number of experts are saying. Last week, psychology researcher Tania Luna and Weight Watchers International executive Jordan Cohen said modern …

Career Development

A Remarkably Effective Problem-Solving Tool Anyone Can Use

Taiichi Ohno had a mission.<p>As a diligent production engineer at Toyota during the 1940s and 1950s, he wanted to eliminate waste and inefficiency in the company’s production processes.<p>After the war, like many at Toyota, Ohno understood the company had to catch up with American companies…or else.<p>He …

Business Development

NOT KIDDING: The pot is now calling the kettle black!

So this happened today:<p>BREAKING: Obama notes 'utter loss of shame among political leaders when they're caught in a lie and they just double down.'<p>— …

Nelson Mandela

Here's a very detailed analysis of James Bond's bad, incorrect drink order

When it comes to drinking alcohol, there’s nothing more annoying than a person who thinks they know everything about their drink of choice, or at …

James Bond

Japanese houses | Dezeen

The living spaces in this house designed by Suppose Design Office in Higashihiroshima, Japan, are arranged around a dirt floor, which is a modern …

Frank Lloyd Wright–Designed Ennis House Hits the Market for $23 Million

The architectural abode is located in Los Angeles.<p>Few architects command the same name recognition and respect as Frank Lloyd Wright. The prolific …

Architecture

Tom Ford's Five Commandments For Gentlemanly Gentlemen

<b>Tom Ford</b> is possibly the paragon of a gentleman in our eyes, whose own mix of thoughtfulness, style, skill, and criminal looks is the kind of deathly …

Men's Fashion

Seiko Watches - Prospex Samurai 200M Automatic Black Ref. SRPB51J1

Enter your email address below to be notified when Prospex Samurai 200M Automatic Black Ref. SRPB51J1 is available for order. Your email will only be …

Watches

Anthony Bourdain slammed Hillary Clinton and 'gropey, disgusting' Bill Clinton in newly released interview

In an interview, published more than a month after his death, Anthony Bourdain called former President Bill Clinton a “gropey, grabby disgusting” person and slammed the Clintons for how they handled the Monica Lewinsky scandal.<p>The celebrity chef and “Parts Unknown” host, who hanged himself in a …

Bill Clinton

America has a nobility problem, and it means our leaders don't pay for their failures

Politicians and bureaucrats are America's ruling class and they should start paying a price for failure. Accountability isn't just for little guys.<p>Our Constitution forbids the creation of “titles of nobility.” The Framers thought it was important enough that the prohibition appears twice, once …

University of Tennessee

12 Types of Knife Blades and What They’re For

There’s more than one way to skin a cat, so the saying goes. However strange the idea of doing that may be, it should also be noted that there is …

Knives

The Ultimate Guide To The Omega Seamaster 300

The Omega Seamaster 300 is James Bond's choice of watch. An undisputed classic of men's wristwear it's got the technical chops to match the cinematic …

Watches

Calculating the architect’s fee: Is there a better way?

AIA’s new B101-2017 agreement attempts to bring clarity to the murky world of percentage-based compensation.<p>Architects often set their compensation …

Compensation

The Tom Collins: Your Summer Drink

This episode of our podcast, Life Behind Bars, looks at the fascinating backstory of this classic gin cocktail.<p>The beautiful simplicity of the Tom …

summerdrink

Daniel Craig Visited the CIA Right Before Filming His Final James Bond Movie

Right before his last Bond film starts filming, Craig talked to real secret agents.<p>James Bond has learned that when it comes to real-life espionage, …

James Bond

How the US Government Secretly Sold 'Spy Phones' to Suspects

In 2010, a suspected cocaine smuggler named John Krokos bought encrypted BlackBerry devices from an undercover Drug Enforcement Administration agent. …

Surveillance

Panerai announces a new entry-level pair of Radiomirs

Some of their most accessible Radiomirs to date.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>If all you crave is the classic looks of the Radiomir without any of the …

Watches

Panerai’s Blacked-Out Luminor Is One of Its Best Releases This Year

I’ve got to hand it to Panerai: it’s done a remarkable job of taking its Luminor design language into a multitude of different watches with unique …

Watches

How to draw a dog

Today I am going to show you how to draw a dog. Even though the skeletons of dogs and cats are quite similar, especially in the simplified version …

Graphics

Opinion: Why Watch Lovers Should Embrace Wearing Small Watches

Even just a couple decades ago, if you bought a men’s wristwatch, it was probably small. <i>Really small</i>. Like, …

Watches

The 7 Best Travel-Friendly Hiking Shoes

Hiking boots tend to be bulky and take up a lot of space in your suitcase, but a pair of sneakers sometimes just won’t cut it. While it’s common to …

Shoes

A Typeface Designed To Thwart NSA Surveillance

Worried about spying eyes? Here’s a typeface created with the government’s prying computers in mind.<p>Long before Edward Snowden leaked the Prism documents, Sang Mun served two years of mandatory service for the Korean military, gathering intelligence under the NSA. He didn’t choose to publish any …

Surveillance

Is Your Watch Radioactive? How That Luminous Dial Gets Its Glow

<i>Originally published by Jack Forster on Hodinkee.</i><p>Luminous dials are a compromise. On the one hand, we would like to be able to tell the time in the …

Watches

10 most hated logos (and what they teach us)

One of the defining features of branding over the last decade is the freedom that social media gives for anyone to launch an immediate personal …

Graphic Design

What if it's All a Front? Zacharie Gaudrillot-Roy Reimagines Buildings as Isolated Facades

In his ongoing photo-series "Façades," French photographer Zacharie Gaudrillot-Roy a series of images in which he removes the mass and depth of …

Architecture

Your iPhone or iPad probably indicates you’re well off

Researchers investigating differences between groups of Americans have an interesting observation: owning an iOS device is the <i>best</i> indicator that someone is in one of the top income brackets. Even better than using Grey Poupon.<p>They are trying to discover whether rich and poor, white and minority, …

University of Chicago

Swimming pool design and architecture | Dezeen

Architecture studio OOPEAA plans to introduce waterborne swimming pools to coastal and riverside cities around the world, with the first set to be …

You can now buy one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most iconic houses

After an extensive restoration, Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous Ennis House in Southern California is on sale for $23 million. It may seem like a lot, but it’s nothing for a classic included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.<p>Built in 1924, the temple-like home rises on a …

Frank Lloyd Wright