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The Ultimate Men's Dress Shoe Guide - The GentleManual | A Handbook for Gentlemen & Scoundrels

<i>The Ultimate</i> Men’s Dress Shoe Guide The anatomy and style of classic men's dress shoes.<p>Written by Jacob Sigala<p>Having a great pair of dress shoes in …

Men's Fashion

Top 20 family summer holidays in Europe

Want sea, sandcastles, adventure, a city break, camping, just a pool? Wepick holidays across Europe to keep everyone, from tiny tots to sulky teens, in a sunny mood<p><b>Campervanning,</b> <b>Portugal</b><p><b>Van hire</b> €1,302<b><br>Best for ages</b> 10+<b><br>Type of trip</b> Adventure<br>Road trips always make great adventures, especially with …

European Travel

Don’t let your opinions go unheard: 10 things every introvert needs to learn to start winning at life

opinion<p><b>Being an introvert is so mind-boggling that it should probably come with an instruction manual.</b><p>But that would be too easy, wouldn’t …

Self-help

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

Tips for Mastering E-mail Overload

by Stever Robbins<p>Being at or near the the top of your organization, everyone wants a piece of you. So they send you e-mail. It makes you feel …

Productivity

Composition Mistakes Every Photographer Should Avoid

It's inevitable that you will make mistakes with your photos.<p>We all do it; even professionals that have been behind the lens for decades make …

Landscape Photography

The Most Romantic Drives In The World

Park Time Lovers<p>Route: London to Edinburgh<p>Weave your way from one capital to another through Britain’s best national parks and Areas of Outstanding …

European Travel

Why the Best Time to Visit New Orleans Is After Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

Try this 2-income strategy and you could retire with millions

<b>There’s no doubt that having multiple income streams can go a long way toward helping you achieve your financial goals. And while there’s really no</b> …

Retirement

18 Ultimate Things to Do in Morocco

How to see the best of this North African gem.<p>From the rugged Atlas Mountains to the laidback surfing beaches, Morocco is a country full of …

Eid al-Fitr

Introverts Make Better Leaders and Other Things People Don't Get About Sitting in the Back Row

If you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the personality fence, you know how challenging it can be living and working with people who can be so different from yourself.<p>Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning …

Psychology

Doing This 1 Thing Will Make You Fail Every Job Interview

A simple equation can help you do better in an interview.<p>One of the most popular techniques in interviewing today is the the use of behavioral questioning. It's when the interviewer asks you a series of open-ended questions designed to force you to give a detailed answer. The theory is that through …

Employment

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Google

9 Things I Never Knew About Cruises Until I Ran the World’s Largest Ship

At a time when travelers are feeling more precious than ever about “authentic experiences,” the cruise industry is doubling down on the exact …

Cruise Ships

The Beautiful, Forgotten Color Language Of 19th-Century Naturalists

Veinous Blood Red. Broccoli Brown. Smoke Grey.<p>Color swatches seem like a modern invention. Pantone, for instance, is tied up with the emerging post-World War II economy that needed to standardize colors in products and print media around the world. Paint companies, using carefully standardized …

Books

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

The 50 Best Hikes

From a family day hike through southern Utah’s Road Canyon to a grueling scramble through northern Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, this …

Adventure Travel

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life, each and every day.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better …

Motivation

Super Smart? You'd Better Brush Up on Your Communication Skills, New Study Suggests

A super high IQ can actually cause leaders problems, new research shows, but there are ways around these difficulties.<p>Imagine you're interviewing for two jobs. One is for a position where you'll be overseen by a wildly brilliant boss whose intelligence is legendary. At the other gig your boss would …

Leadership

20 Businesses You Can Start for Less Than $20

TaskRabbit and Lyft are good ideas, but that's just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Whoever coined the phrase "You have to spend money to make money," probably had more than $20 in mind. Yet in today's business landscape, it's entirely possible to start your own company with a little help from President …

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

Employment

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

A Comprehensive History of the Rolex Submariner

Ask any watch collector worth their salt and odds are they either pine after a Rolex Submariner or possess at least one in their collection. That’s …

Oprah Just Gave A Master Class in Public Speaking. Here's What CEOs Should Learn From It

Even if you didn’t watch the Golden Globes on Sunday night, you’ve probably heard about Oprah Winfrey’s speech. While accepting the Cecile B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement, Winfrey delivered a masterful speech that brought the house to its feet. The speech was stirring, and the social …

Public Speaking

Gorgeous and Emotional Female Portraits by Kevin Mathison

<b>Kevin Mathison</b> is an professional photographer and retoucher currently based in Torrance, California, USA. Kevin focuses on portraiture, he shoots …

Photography

For rent: Slipper Island, New Zealand’s private island paradise

BROOK SABIN/ONFLIGHTMODE.COM<p>A group of friends can rent their very own luxury private island right here in New Zealand for less than the cost of an …

The Largest Prime Number to Date Has Been Discovered And It's Hurting Our Brains

Meet the 50th Mersenne prime.<p>A newly discovered prime number has broken the record for the largest ever found, coming in at a whopping 23,249,425 …

Mathematics

A Month-by-Month Guide for the Best Time to Buy Everything in 2018

Plan your shopping with this calendar of bargains.<p>In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

You've Been Charging Your Smartphone Wrong

You've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your charging habits.<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Do you know how to keep your smartphone's battery healthy?<p>Probably not. In fact, you've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your …