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How to buy an audio system

We're looking at the big picture, this is a how to buy an audio system that best suits <i>your</i> needs. So while I'm not going to recommend specific products, I'll set you on a course of action.<p>Step 1: Think.<p>What room in your home do you want to listen to music or watch movies? True, most folks may have …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

NFL Owner Stan Kroenke Wants to Take Over L.A.

At the NFL owners’ meetings at the Waldorf Astoria New York in October, reporters are kept in a hallway behind velvet ropes. They wait all day for …

15 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know

In order to compile this list of need-to-know classic cocktails, I relied on advice from four of my more knowledgeable colleagues. (Perhaps that should have been a warning sign that I was not authorized to write this.) Here is a transript of part of the ensuing converation:<p><b>Sarah</b>: by "martinez" do …

Cocktails

There's a new term to describe people who fall somewhere between middle class and super-rich

Financial advisers call them "high net workers," and they have all the headaches of high net worth with almost none of the benefits.<p>Financial firm EverBank coined the term "high net worker" to describe folks who are affluent enough to need private banking services, but not affluent enough to fall …

I Watched My Ex Fall In Love With Someone Else On Facebook

We broke up in the parking lot of an Uno Pizzeria in Boston.<p>He wanted to settle down. He wanted kids and a good job and a yard for a dog to run in. I wanted New York. And London. And maybe Thailand for a year or two. I wanted to write and to live in a shitty apartment and to be in love in a …

Relationships

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Your Guide to Stocking the Bar

An insider's look at curating the best cocktail situation for your holiday fetes.<p>John McCarthy is an independent bartender for NYC imbibing meccas Cedar Local and Bathtub Gin and a cocktail consultant for new watering holes. The man has a passion for a well-built cocktail menu, so we'd gleefully …

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

Universe

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Working Out?

Read this if you've taken a fitness hiatus.<p>Even when you have the best of intentions, life sometimes gets in the way of a fitness routine. And whatever the reason behind it, the absence of workouts will cause your body to lose some of the progress it had made. Here’s how an exercise hiatus impacts …

Muscle

Rewards and Recognition: The Keys to Motivating Your Team

<i>Ernie Capobianco, CEO, Sq1, a digital conversion optimization agency.</i><p>Retaining quality employees can be a challenge. High turnover not only affects morale, but your company’s bottom line will take a hit too. It’s incredibly inefficient to train new people or get them up to speed. It taxes existing …

The Art of Rejection: Win Respect at Work by Saying 'No'

What I didn’t know earlier in my career was that it’s entirely possible to say no in a way that builds a relationship rather than tearing it down. If you turn down an assignment, it’s important to thoroughly explain your reasons for doing so, and then offer an alternative.<p>If you present your …

Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …

5 Tips for Off-the-Cuff Speaking

If it’s true that many people fear public speaking more than death, it’s equally true that businesspeople are condemned to a thousand small deaths in client pitches, in boardrooms, and on stage. And that death can turn slow and torturous when you are asked to speak unexpectedly with little or no …

8 Great Dividend Stocks You Never Heard Of

When you think of mighty dividend payers, some usual suspects may come to mind: Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson, McDonald’s, to name a few. These …

S&P 500

Thai Food Restaurant in Reno Nevada | Bangkok Cuisine

Please visit Bangkok Cuisine at our Midtown location at 55 Mt. Rose St.<p>Our South location has been closed.<p>Bangkok Cuisine is among Reno, Nevada’s …

Building LinkedIn University Pages | LinkedIn Engineering

Last week, LinkedIn launched a new product that will drastically change the way alumni and students will interact with the site: LinkedIn University …