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'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

How To Build A High-Yield Low-Risk Portfolio Of Shares (A 12-Step Guide)

The defensive investor must confine himself to the shares of important companies with a long record of profitable operations and in strong financial …

Investing

17 Show-Stopping Suits to Help You Win Wedding Season

Wedding season is a well-documented drag. It eats up all your summer weekends, costs you buckets of cash in travel and gifts, and forces you to endure the collected works of the Village People, Kool & the Gang, and whoever the ear vandals behind the Macarena happened to be. Blech. But! There is one …

Men's Fashion

The 10 Best Aviator Sunglasses to Wear This Summer

Aviator sunglasses date back to 1936, when the U.S. Armed Forces, seeking a solution to help fighter pilots deal with eye strain at higher altitudes, …

The popular device that lets you control your garage door with your phone just got a price cut

Just about anything in your house can be made “smart” these days, and that goes for your garage door too. The Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door …

How Status Money Is Making It Easier For People To Compare Finances

Status Money is a personal financial management service that makes it easier for people to anonymously compare their finances to millions of other people for free. By comparing your finances to other people, you can set benchmarks and come up with strategies to improve your own situation. Many …

Personal Finance

Ask Larry: ​​​​​​Can I Really Get Spousal Before My Spouse Files?

Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits.<p>Today’s column examines when spousal benefits become available, how spousal benefits are calculated, potential complications in sequencing benefits for married couples, …

Retirement

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

How to Bike Your Way to Weight Loss

Do you use biking to lose weight? Bicycling is a great leisure activity, but if you are bike riding for weight loss you need to structure your …

Fitness

BANK OF AMERICA: These 11 companies are set to capitalize on the biggest changes in tech

Strategists at Bank of America have compiled a projection of the biggest, world-transforming themes over the next two to five years and companies they believe will most benefit.<p>"The future is arriving sooner than investors expect," Beijia Ma, an equity strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, …

Markets

3 cycling style brands you need to know about

It’s not overly important to look good when cycling. After all, when you’re 30 miles into a ride, drenched in driving rain and about to tackle an …

Cycling

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

These New Single Speed Bikes Are Beautiful, and Cost Less Than $300

If you don’t ride a bike, State Bicycle Co. wants you to — so much so that it expanded its affordable Core-Line with four new models. The Ghoul, …

Lived-In Review: Knockaround Sunglasses

<b>• Quality shades that won’t break the bank</b> <b><br>• Ongoing limited-edition sunglass releases for eyewear connoisseurs</b> <b><br>• Customize your own pair at the</b> …

The Best Hotels in the World for 2018, Revealed

We've all been there — having booked what looks like an amazing accommodation through a third-party website only to realize upon arrival that it, …

Where to Go in 2018

Plenty of cities are always worth a visit. But when destinations are in the midst of an evolution—bursting with new, standard-setting hotels and …

The 15 Best Bourbons You Can Buy in 2018

Bourbon has never been more popular than it is right now. This definitive guide of the best bourbons of 2018 explores everything you need to know …

Whiskey

10 Best Mail-Order Beef Companies, A Survey - Gear Patrol

Friday, Apr 20, 2018<p>10 Best Mail-Order Beef Companies<p>Shop Like the Pros and Order Your Beef Online<p>By Gear Patrol<p>These days, you can purchase nearly …

This Year in Gear: 41 Great Cars, Motorcycles and Driving Accessories Released in 2017

With a deluge of new products hitting store shelves and browser windows every day, it’s easy to lose track of everything that happens in a year. So, …

This Year in Gear: 55 Notable Men’s Style Releases in 2017

With a deluge of new products hitting store shelves and browser windows every day, it’s easy to lose track of everything that happens in a year. So, …

This site is running a huge holiday sale on all of your favorite high-end watch brands

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Even if you primarily use your smartphone to tell the time, that's no excuse. The right watch does more than just tell time — it makes a …

UBCO 2x2 Utility Bike

After capturing our attention with their first all-terrain bike, UBCO are back again with their new updated version, the 2018 UBCO 2x2 Utility Bike. …

Power Tools

The 10 best travel destinations for couples

Solo travel can be a liberating time of self-discovery, but there's nothing quite like seeing the world with your significant other. Even when things …

Hot Springs

US oil rig count rises for 10th straight week

The gas rig count increased by three to 135. With one miscellaneous rig remaining in use, the total count rose by seven to 665.<p>While still well below its level when crude oil prices crashed in 2014, the rebound in the oil rig count showsd renewed confidence among shale producers with higher prices. …

The World's 10 Best Places to Retire

Whether you're just three years into your post-grad life or nearing 59.5 years (the age when you can start withdrawing 401k savings without …

The World's 50 Best Bars for 2015 Announced: London's Artesian Tops List Four Years in a Row

Alex Kratena and his team at Artesian have done it again. The acclaimed cocktail bar at Langham London has won the top spot at <i>Drinks International’s</i> annual competition—The World’s 50 Best Bars. It’s their fourth (impressive) win in a row.<p>Artesian, The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, and Nightjar all …

Minimalist & Natural Shape Footwear

17 Perfect Gifts for the Dapper Man

More Style<p>The 10 Best Summer-Weight Blazers for Warm-Weather Weddings<p>Get This Quintessential Oxford Shirt for Just $15<p>Save 22% on the Classic Denim …

BMW R nineT Urban GS

BMW Motorrad have again expanded their R nineT series with the addition of the BMW R nineT Urban G/S, a bike that blends stylish lines, an enduro …

Motorcycles

Floyd Platform Bed

Floyd, an Ikea-alternative furniture maker from Detroit, and creators of the popular "Floyd Leg" have now presented the Floyd Platform Bed. The DIY …

Furniture