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The Sex That Women Want When It's Costing Them $400 an Hour

8 surprising things you can learn from male escorts<p>When a woman is paying for an orgasm, there’s really no faking it.<p>Forget your preconceptions and moral biases for or against prostitution. We’re talking simple supply and demand. If a girl is handing a male escort an envelope full of $100 bills, …

5 Ways You Screw Up Foreplay

Don’t make these mistakes before the main event<p>Without foreplay, there’s just sex. And while sex is awesome, it doesn’t always allow you to experiment with what drives her wild.<p>“On its own, sex is pretty mechanical—insert penis into vagina, etcetera. Foreplay is where you learn what you like and …

​7 Questions Smart Men Never Ask Their Wives

Watch out! These topics could detonate your relationship<p>Ever find yourself in the middle of an argument with your partner, wondering how the hell you got from a casual discussion about your weekend plans to a heated debate about your commitment to her family?<p>It could be your questions. How you …

Is Blue Balls Real? Kinda, But You Ain't Gonna Die From It, Buddy

For centuries, men have bemoaned the scourge of blue balls — but is it actually a thing? The answer is complicated.<p>Since the dawn of time, men have used the term "blue balls" as a euphemism for general sexual frustration. But if you’ve ever felt some pain down there — or even noticed your testicles …

The Most Erogenous Parts of the Female Body

Science has finally ranked the places she gets the most pleasure<p>Here's a study that will make you blush. Canadian scientists tested the sensitivities of several sexual areas on the female body, including the parts in the perineum area—the area between the anus and vulva—as well as the side boob and …

5 Rules for Looking Great in Jeans

Stick to these do's and don'ts to avoid every-day fashion fails<p>A humble youth, a rebellious adolescence, and now years of easy stability: You and American blue jeans have a lot in common. Jeans are the most democratic piece of clothing in your closet, but the so-called everyman pants don't look the …

5 Nice Things Guys Do That Girls Actually Hate

These winning moves can actually push her away<p>Thoughtful gestures—as long as your heart's in the right place—will win you points, right?<p>Sorry, wrong. In fact, many of the nice things you do for your girlfriend may actually be driving her crazy: Buying her jewelry that's not her style, surprising …

Be the Life of the Party

Coming out of your shell could make you happier—and richer<p>Introverts, take note: People feel happier and more positive when their behavior is more outgoing, according to a new study in the <i>Journal of Research in Personality.</i><p>Call it social magnetism: The investigation found that gregarious, …

Psychology

5 Brain Tricks That Will Make You More Successful

Use these tactics to overcome distraction and enhance focus<p>If your fourth cup of coffee isn’t powering you to the finish line, it’s time to change rides.<p>These five tricks are scientifically proven to boost your focus and push productivity—and can all be done without leaving your desk.<p><b>Turn up the</b> …

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How to End an Email

Should you do it “Cordially” or “Respectfully”? With a chipper “Cheers” or a breezy “Thx”? Believe it or not, it matters<p>You’ve written an email, and need to wrap it up. You could end with a simple “Sincerely,” tack on your name, and then shoot it out the door, proving definitively that you suck at …

Give Heat Like a Boss—and Take It Like a Champ

The giving and receiving of criticism is essential to success, no matter which end you’re on<p>Handled poorly, criticism at the office can spur lasting tension and grudges. “But if it’s handled right, negative feedback is a gift,” says Henry Evans, co-author of <i>Step Up: Lead in Six Moments That Matter</i>. …

3 Ways to Dominate Your Morning Workout

You're up, but the sun's not. Here are some simple ways to make the most of your morning routine<p>An early morning workout is one of the best ways to fire up your fat burners and hit the ground running. But it’s not always easy. A few extra minutes of sleep are tremendously enticing when it’s still …

Why Your Health Is a Gut Call

Scientists say you can blame your biggest health problems, from obesity to depression, on the bacteria inside your colon<p>One of the last great frontiers of medicine is—ahem—up your butt. No, that's not a playground jab.<p>Scientists call the numerous interrelated species of bacteria in your colon a …

Medical Research

Flex Your Funny Bone!

Proven strategies to tell better jokes—and win over women<p>To get the girl, deliver the yuks. Women’s brains show higher activity in reward-related regions when reacting to a joke, according to a recent study from the Stanford University School of Medicine.<p>The research supports the idea that women …

Does Penis Size Matter?

Last week at SXSW in Austin, you couldn't pass by a taco truck or food stand without seeing Patrick Moote's penis.<p>Moote, an actor and comedian, has been through a lot in the past year. After his girlfriend ran away from his marriage proposal at a UCLA basketball game, Moote became something of a …

6 Sneaky Tricks to Make Someone Tell the Truth

Cops and lawyers don't even know these strategies<p>"Cross your heart and hope to die." It sounds childish, but asking someone to place a hand on his heart while answering your questions could result in more truthful answers, finds a new study from Poland.<p>Because your mind associates the gesture with …

Psychology

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban is the winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in the field: http://f-st.co/Aci29G6 Ban has designed everything from private residences to corporate offices to museums, but he is most known for his work building temporary shelters for refugees. Right now, he's working in the Philippines building shelters and a temporary cathedral for communities devastated by an October earthquake and November's Typhoon Haiyan.

A New Look for This Casual Favorite

Sweatpants that you can wear out and about, not just on the couch<p>A guy needs many things in his closet for spring (a great trench, a fitted pair of lightweight chinos, suede bucks), but if you made us choose just one trend, the answer is simple: tailored sweatpants.<p>We know what you’re thinking. …

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

The Move That Chisels Perfect Shoulders

Sculpt a set of rock-solid shoulders with this underrated upper-body exercise<p>Every guy wants a pair of shoulders that look like boulders. Unfortunately, most men skip the lateral dumbbell raise, which is one of the best moves for sculpting them. "Lifting dumbbells laterally activates muscles in …

5 Social Networks That Are Better Than Facebook

Deactivating your Facebook account doesn’t mean shunning social media altogether<p>Deactivating your Facebook account is liberating. No more humble-brag status updates; no more photo albums of babies, dogs, and all-inclusive vacations; no more pretending like you actually care about your entire …

The Key to Catching—and Keeping—the Boss' Attention

Yahoo executive Kathy Savitt offers advice to help you land a dream job, reach new customers, or bring a killer new product to market<p>There's a lot happening at Yahoo. Under CEO Marissa Meyer, the company has been rejuvenating its online presence—buying startups, refreshing products, and looking for …

3 Ways to Outsmart Father Time—Starting Now!

Staying sharp as you age is as simple as 1-2-3<p>Old brains <i>do</i> learn new tricks. Trying different things, working out, and making social connections can alter neural structures even when you’re older, improving your memory and health as a result, according to research presented at the American …

University of Chicago

See Like a Big-League Slugger

A training program available to you helped baseball players see, and perform, better<p>Keep your eye on this: Baseball players who completed a 2-month vision training program were able to strengthen their eyesight by an average of 31 percent, according to a study from the University of California, …

University of California

10 Cool Ways to Customize Your Shoes

Add some style to your favorite footwear<p>Nothing says dapper like a great pair of loafers. That’s why we’re excited that classic shoe brand <b>Cole Haan</b> and quirky accessories label <b>Hook+Albert</b> joined forces to create a line of shoe tassels to liven up your favorite pair. The new line of tassels comes in …

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Why More than Half of Men Screw Up Valentine’s Day

To stay off the couch this year, take a lesson from the mistakes of V-Days past<p>Valentines Day means you can give the gift that keeps on giving: Lingerie you want to tear off her body.<p>Stop right there.<p>Last year, 52 percent of unmarried guys admitted to buying V-Day gifts for their S.O.s that were …

Screw This! Lift More!

Want to increase your gains in the weight room? Then keep reading ...<p>A lot of things may run through your head when you're performing a squat: the number of remaining reps, the sweat trickling down your back, the girl on the treadmill. But you probably don't think about your feet. "That's a …

The Little-Known Reason Your Shoulder Hurts

If you can’t figure out what you’re doing wrong, the source of your shoulder pain might be something you’re doing right—a little too right<p>Every serious lifter learns one unfortunate truth: Lift long enough and hard enough, and sooner or later you will hurt your shoulder.<p>Most of us know to avoid the …

3 Ways to Stop Slouching

Build up strength to sit up straight<p>Your body adapts to the position that you most often assume, which for most guys is hunching in a chair. To break your slump, adopt these three habits, says Bill Hartman, P.T., C.S.C.S., co-founder of IFAST in Indianapolis.(Looking for an easy-to-follow workout …

Are You Pooping All Wrong? Enter the Squatty Potty!

One company claims that by changing the way you sit on the toilet, you could remove 20 extra pounds of poop inside you. So we tested their product to see if that’s true—or if it's a load of crap<p>I have managed to avoid yoga for most of my adult life. But I’ve taken a sudden interest in it …