Mark Sobieraj

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23 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

One of the great things about Netflix is that it has brought thoughtful, compelling documentaries to a much wider audience, which filmmakers could only dream of a decade ago.<p>And with bingeworthy titles like "Making a Murderer" and the vast ESPN "30 for 30" library a click away, you can get a lot of …

How to Use a Power Meter to Lose Weight

It’s a tool not just for training, but also overall health<p>If you don’t race, you may wonder whether you would benefit from using a power meter. But a power meter can be an effective tool to help with a goal that isn’t strictly related to racing: weight loss.<p>What’s more, the learning curve required …

The Condensed Guide to Running Meetings

We love to hate meetings. And with good reason — they clog up our days, making it hard to get work done in the gaps, and so many feel like a waste of time. There’s plenty of advice out there on how to stop spending so much time in meetings or make better use of the time, but does it hold up in …

How to Dial In Your Mountain Bike Suspension

Properly dialed front and rear suspensions make a world of difference—and a better-riding bike<p>Having a suspension bike is useless if you're not getting out of it what you should. So before you just hop on and start pedaling, take a moment to set your suspension right. It's easy. Really. Here are …

7 'Star Wars' Theories That'll Change How You See 'The Force Awakens'

These are the theories you're looking for.<p>It's true. All of it. The Dark Side, the Jedi -- they're real. But what about these theories?<p>While "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" obliterates box office records, its lingering questions are blowing our minds even more. Who are Rey's real parents? How is she …

This Is How Millionaires View Money — and Why It’s Successful

Doesn’t it seem like the rich keep getting richer while the middle class is stuck in the same old spot?<p>Economic inequality is a hot topic right now, …

Anyone who loves coffee and bourbon should put the two together immediately — here's how

And guess what? Making it is as easy as mixing bourbon and whole espresso beans and waiting patiently for six hours.<p>I first tried coffee-infused bourbon in the aptly named Cold-Fashioned at The New York Edition hotel's Clocktower restaurant. It uses the infused bourbon to mimic the taste of …

Spotify and Apple Music are ripping you off—here’s how to fight back

If you subscribe to a subscription music service such as Spotify or Apple Music you probably pay $10 a month. And if you are like most people, you …

Mission Impossible

Children and teenagers,Teen books,Books,Culture,Poetry (children and teens),Teen romance (childrens and teens),Historical fiction (children and teens)<p>Just like adult fiction, popular YA books such as The Hunger Games or Divergent are not representative of the sheer diversity of titles and authors …

Books

I used to work in finance, and here's why I think your 401(k) is a scam

I write something and instead of responding with a well-reasoned argument, they write things like "James Altucher is a wacko" or "James Altucher is a scumbag."<p>I've written for or appeared on the Wall St Journal, the Financial Times, CNBC, Fox Business, ABC, and many other finance sites. I've run …

Perfect French Toast: A Classic Recipe | The Art of Manliness

“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” –John Gunther<p>I couldn’t agree more with Mr. Gunther. Some of my favorite moments at home are spent …

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

There's no substitute for experiencing a skilled DJ in a killer space, mixing live. Still, there are still only so many nights you can spend dancing …

Music

10 Ways to Invest That Don't Involve the Stock Market

Five years into a bull market in stocks that has brought predictable, double-digit returns to tens of millions of investors probably seems like a bad time to bring this topic up.<p>But now is actually the perfect time to explore ways to invest that don't involve the stock market. After all, sooner or …

9 Lessons I'll Teach My Kids To Ensure They Become A Millionaire (Like Their Dad)

Every good parent wants the best for their kids. I’m certainly no exception.<p>I have three boys. Between them running around and playing with each other, I try to teach them some lessons.<p>Why? Because I want to ensure I give my kids every chance possible at following in my footsteps to become …

Self-improvement

Quirky kitchen gadgets from around the world that you might not find in the U.S.

One of the best parts about traveling is learning about new foods and how they’re prepared. On a visit to Istanbul, I drank cup after cup of tea …

Windows 10 tips for gamers: How to save your bandwidth, do a clean install, and more

Just because you have a new operating system doesn’t mean everything is working like it should.<p>Windows 10<p>New Windows 10 game<br>• How to get Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition<p>Here’s a secret: If you installed Windows 10 today, you agreed to have your computer act as a peer-to-peer host for sharing Windows …

How to download and install Windows 10 without using Windows Update

Windows 10 launched today (read our review), but because Microsoft is releasing its new OS in waves, not everyone can get it right away. Furthermore, some users are having trouble with Windows Update (on one of my PCs, I got an error last night, and this morning it simply got stuck on “Checking for …

The best ways to invest $5,000

"If you're asking what's the best way to invest $5,000, it's kind of like asking what should I have for dinner tonight? Well, it depends," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst of Bankrate. "What do you like? What don't you like? Do you have any allergies? What are you in the mood for? The …

20 stunning tennis courts to play in your lifetime

We found the most beautiful tennis courts in the world that are open to the public.<p>Every tennis player should add these 20 courts to their bucket list.

3 Amazing Strategies To Becoming Highly Successful

Becoming a highly successful person is not a reactive series of events. There is a purposeful strategy. There is a broader vision or a dream that you must be obsessed with and work towards every day.<p>Unfortunately, you spend the better part of your day managing other people’s urgent needs. And while …

If You Have $500, You Can Start Investing. But Should You?

Here's a better idea: Build up a bank account first.<p>Still trying to get started saving for retirement? Your task just got a little easier.<p>Online …

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

The 10 Commandments of Wealth and Happiness

I'm now financially independent. I didn't get this way overnight, nor did I do it by selling books or advice. I did it the same way you can: one …

The value of one-click gearing

by Mark Story<p>Gearing as part of a strategy to accelerate wealth accumulation is universally understood. It's only ever suitable for investors with an …

How to Clean and Lube a Bicycle Chain