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8 best TVs under $1,000

Best TVs under $1,000<p>TCL S405 series Roku TV (2017)<p>Easy to use, easy to love<p>Vizio E series (2017)<p>One thing, though<p>TCL P series Roku TV (2017)<p>Great streaming-app support<p>Sony XBR-X900E series<p>Sleek looks<p>Vizio M-Series<p>Frequent updates<p>Vizio D series (2017)<p>Antenna reception is an option<p>TCL S305 series …

Gear & Gadgets

Everything You Should Know About Happy Relationships in One Infographic

From communication to intimacy, this data visual has it all covered.<br>Read More

Happiness

How to Tell Whether You Have a Cold or the Flu

Here’s a common dilemma: We wake up feeling lousy and debate whether to call in sick with the flu or chalk up our symptoms to the common cold and …

How to Ace Your Interview

Let’s say you followed my advice on resumes and cover letters. If it worked, you’re very welcome. Or, if you disregarded what I said and wrote a …

Employment

Food, beaches, walks, adventure … and romance: our 10 best travel stories of 2017

Street dishes to savour, colourful coasts to relax at and cool cities to explore, it’s been another year of exploring. Here, we pick our favourite stories of the year. Warning: contains holiday romances gone wrong!<p>Europe’s hidden coasts: Costa de Prata, Portugal<p>For an experience of Portugal away …

Seven Things You Must Do On LinkedIn At The End Of Each Year

Once a year, there is some maintenance you should do on LinkedIn to make sure things are up-to-date. I suggest doing this every December so you start the new year fresh, with an updated profile and networking strategy. Here are the 7 most important actions to take:<p><b>1. Update your photo.</b><p>Changing your …

Employment

8 Gorgeous Vacation Spots to Help You De-Stress in 2018

Find a perfect place to unwind this year.<p>This year has been a roller coaster for Americans, many of whom are feeling more stressed—particularly about …

The Best Cities In The World For Nightlife (And Parties)...

Just don’t forget the Advil…<p>Whether it’s bars, clubs, pubs, festivals or anything else, some cities have it all. This post is not for the weary, or …

How to Be Happier, Safer, Healthier and Smarter in 2018

<i>Welcome to the Smarter Living newsletter. Editor Tim Herrera emails readers with tips and advice for living a better, more fulfilling life. Sign up here to get it in your inbox.</i><p>Hello Smarter Living readers and friends! Welcome to the final newsletter of 2017, and what a year it has been.<p>When we …

Waking Up to the Gift of ‘Aliveness’

A few weeks ago, I found a surprising line in my lecture notes. I don’t know how long it had been there or how it got in. I don’t remember having written it or even having seen it before. It said, “The goal of life, for Pascal, is not happiness, peace, or fulfillment, but <i>aliveness</i>.” I believe the …

The 10 Best #MondayMotivations We Saw In 2017

Let these guys serve as your inspiration for the new year<p>Mondays are rough, there's not doubt about it. You've just had an awesome weekend away from the stresses of work—maybe you just hung out and watched some Netflix or maybe you went on an adventurous hike. Either way, getting back to the daily …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

How Your Diet Should Change In Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s

Here's our decade-by-decade guide on how you can eat healthy for life<p>Let's face it: you're not the same person you were in your 20s. As you age, everything from your brain to your metabolism to your penis slows down. Your body is constantly changing over time, so the food you put on your plate …

How to Stop Your Stomach From Growling So Damn Loud

Why does it always happen in that all-staff meeting?<p>You’re not famished, but it happens anyway—that ferocious stomach growl that fills up the silence in a work meeting. Or on a date, or during a job interview, or pretty much anytime it’s super inconvenient for your belly to sound like it’s hosting …

The 5 Best Snacks to Fuel Your Workout

These pre-workout snacks will fill you up without making you feel sluggish<p>You might usually chug a protein shake after your workout. But how often do you really pay attention to what you’re eating before you go to the gym? Whether your goal is to bulk up or slim down, a pre-workout snack provides …

What you need to know before buying an EV

It's an exciting time for the automotive world. Over the past 15 years, cars have gone from relatively dumb machines that get us to our destinations to electrified, connected gadgets. In the coming decade, the technology being developed by traditional automakers and nascent upstarts will not only …

Should You Quit Your Job? Not if Your Boss Does These 5 Important Things Daily

If you're on the fence about your job, pay close attention to whether your boss shows these leadership signs.<p>Over the years, I've witnessed some atrocious examples of leadership both as a member of executive teams in former companies as well as coaching executives to be more effective since going …

Entrepreneurship

4 Moves That Push the Boundaries of a Standard Pushup

Challenge your upper-body next time you hit the gym<p>If you're looking to pump your arms and chest, look no further. This workout from trainer Andy Speer, creator of the Anarchy Arms workout program, will get you the results you want. Sure, there are other chest exercises like bench presses, but …

Blast Fat Like a UFC Fighter With This Equipment-Free Workout

It's 10 of your favorite workouts, 10 times, for 10 rounds<p>If you travel frequently for work, you know how hard it is to find the time to work out. Even if you’re lucky enough to stay in a hotel with a gym, it’s probably busy, dirty, or lacks the equipment you need to get the workout you want.<p>We’re …

18 Cool Gifts For Your Boyfriend That He'll Actually Like

Stumped on what to get the coolest guy in your life for the holidays? We’ve got you covered.<p>Below, 18 hip and handy gifts your boyfriend is sure to appreciate.

Shopping

What's Better For Building Muscle: Morning Workouts or Evening Ones?

Experts break down whether timing really matters<p>Maybe you thrive on working out as the sun rises. Or perhaps you prefer to spend happy hour pumping iron. As long as you’re hitting the gym on the regular, you’re reaping the maximum amount of muscle-building benefits…right?<p>It’s a common question …

5 Diet Changes You Need to Make to Build Muscle

​Want to bulk up? You'll need to do more than lift weights<p>If you want to bulk up, then you've probably already started strength training. That makes sense, since lifting weights is one of the best ways to make your muscles grow.<p>But if building serious muscle is your end goal, pumping iron alone …

Muscle

A cycling tour of the Balkans: two wheels, three countries, four days

Our writer and his friends recapture their youth and the joy of cycling, with a challenging trip taking in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro<p>Rocking my bike from side to side, I crested the final rise and the landscape opened out before me. A high-altitude meadow freckled with cows rolled …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

10 of the best no-fly holidays from the UK

Put off air travel in these days of cancellations and bankruptcies? Why not take the train? From quick hops across the channel to journeys that become part of the holiday, we pick trips that cut out the airlines completely<p>Dublin<p>Virgin Trains’ Rail & Sail tickets to Ireland are one of Britain’s …

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

Psychology

How to Navigate a Turf War at Work

You’re working on a cross-functional initiative that’s critical to your company. Given your position, you’ve assumed you’re in charge, but it seems your counterpart from another team has made the same assumption. And now you’re in the middle of a turf war. How do you determine who has authority? …

This Former Navy SEAL's Workout Includes 140 Pushups Without Stopping

And he does 150 pullups, too<p>First he was a thug. Then a Navy SEAL. Now he’s a badass actor showing Hollywood a thing or two about what a true SEAL looks like, from the mental endurance to the grueling training.<p>Ever since he was in the military, Remi Adeleke has adhered to the same workout routine …

Six easy tricks that will make you way more productive

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Since even the best ideas are worthless until …

Too Much Charisma Can Make Leaders Look Less Effective

Conventional wisdom suggests that the most charismatic leaders are also the best leaders. Charismatic leaders have, for instance, the ability to inspire others toward higher levels of performance and to instill deep levels of commitment, trust, and satisfaction. As a result, they are generally …