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Sony boosts Bluetooth headphone line with four new affordable models

In March, Sony is releasing new entry-level and midrange wireless headphones that cost between $100 and $230.<p>Over the last few years Sony's put out a number of wireless Bluetooth headphones, some better than others. Now we get four new models -- the MDR-ZX770BN ($230), MDR-ZX770BT ($150), …

Great Moments in Oscar History

The Secret Life of Passwords

Gardaí called to toy store after fight over doll

Gardaí were called to a toy store in Dublin yesterday after an altercation between customers.<p>The incident happened at around 9.30am at the Airside …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Why Ski Boots are Sexy

When Bob Lange developed the plastic ski boot in 1962 he knew he was onto something good. In 1970, the first Lange girl poster was released, and ski …

Adventure Travel

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

These Are the 10 Best Android Phones of 2015

<i>This post is in partnership with Trusted Reviews. The article below was originally published at Trusted Reviews.com.</i><p>The “big four” high-end Android …

Robo-cars, Uber Will Save Us Billions, Keep Us From Crashing And Put An End To Waiting At The DMV

One of the great American rites of passage has been the teenager earning his or her driver’s license. Nearly everyone went through some version of a parent trying to teach them to operate the family car, the trepidation of taking the driving test and the subsequent few years, where statistically …

Ten Things You Didn't Know Google Now Could Do

Siri's not the only virtual assistant in town.<p>Apple’s Siri is not the only mobile virtual assistant in town. There’s Google Now for Android devices, Cortana for Microsoft’s Windows Phone and plenty of third-party “artificial intelligence” apps that try to make your mobile calendar or contact lists …

Seven names hiding in your car

Classic Cars

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

10 Smart Tips For Hosting Your Best Summer Party

Claire Thomas of TheKitchyKitchen.com shares 10 rules that every hostess should abide by.<p>Planning on throwing a big summer soiree? The adorable Claire Thomas (pictured above) of website TheKitchyKitchen.com shares her entertaining 10 commandments that every party host should follow. For recipes and …

Cute

The Story of a $17 Million $24 Million Watch

<b>Update:</b> According to Forbes, the Henry Graves Supercomplication shattered expectations, selling for $24 million at auction, which is $7 million more than its most recent appraisal.<p><b>We love watches at Esquire,</b> and we love to marvel at the rarest and most expensive ones around. But this pocket watch, …

Patek Philippe

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

Camping

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

Have We Reached Peak Bacon?

Pig fat has never been more expensive. Will savory slabs go the way of the oyster?<p>2<p>SHARES<p>Bacon prices are skyrocketing. A consumer report from Canada …

Bacon

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Lifestyle > Habits<p>Next Article<p>Why the Habits of Highly Successful People Are Just a Myth<p>Next Article<p>James Clear<p>Writer, Entrepreneur and Behavior Science Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It …

Harvard Medical School

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

How To Go To Bed The Right Way

You can’t do your best work if you’re too tired to get out of bed. Here’s how to make sure you’re sleeping well and rested.<p>“I love the image of being a baby again,” Zen Habits author Leo Babauta once wrote, “in my head, it conjures up not only sleeping peacefully (though in reality many babies …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Tourist Office

<p>8 days Chamonix weather forecast of Wednesday January 31st 7:59<p>Weather forecast Wednesday January 31st<p><b>Morning</b> : Fine.<b><br>Afternoon</b> : Fine. Hazy sky at …

Weather

How to Buy a Vintage Watch

Consider the watch above — a 1966 Rolex GMT-Master. The painted markers are discolored, cracked, and have long since lost their luminescence. The …

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Standing orders

WINSTON CHURCHILL knew it. Ernest Hemingway knew it. Leonardo da Vinci knew it. Every trendy office from Silicon Valley to Scandinavia now knows it …