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This Japanese Budgeting System Could Be the Key to Saving Big Bucks

Forget apps that track your expenses for you. Forget Excel spreadsheets that require meticulous data entry. Forget email notifications of your bank …

Personal Finance

The Best Colognes for Men to Wear This Spring | GQ

You wouldn't order a hot toddy in the middle of negroni season, right? The same logic applies to fragrance—it's time to swap out your cozy cold-weather scent for something fresher and brighter. GQ’s Best Stuff tested all the latest spring fragrance drops to bring you five favorites worth …

Men's Fashion

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

The 3 Most Common Causes of Insecurity and How to Beat Them

Do you find yourself feeling filled with self-doubt and short on confidence? Despite your accomplishments, do you feel like a fraud destined to be …

Psychology

The Top 10 Men’s Dress Shirts to Own

#1. The White Poplin/Pinpoint/Twill• <b>Nordstrom Trim Fit Non Iron Dress Shirt – $39.00</b>• <b><br>Amazon “Buttoned Down” No Pocket Dress Shirt – $39</b>• <b><br>The Tie Bar</b> …

Clothing

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Online

This $40 Box is The Best Way to Get Back at Your Cable Company For Overcharging You

<i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found a device to help you get back at the cable companies for overcharging you with mysterious fees for years with one …

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While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.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

How blueberries help to kill cancer cells

Blueberries are sometimes branded a "superfood," and for good reason; they are packed full of antioxidants that offer a wealth of health benefits. …

Cancer

Neuroscience: This Simple 10-Minute Exercise Will Give Your Brain an Immediate and Lasting Boost | Inc.com

There are times when we need to have all our brain cells working at their very best to help us make the right decision, or solve a difficult problem, or do well on a test or examination. But, as we all know, our minds sometimes seem to have a life of their own -- underperforming when we most need …

The Brain

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

Self-help

The 15 most popular Instant Pot recipes of 2017

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Pinterest is a …

Cooking

The amazing changes intermittent fasting does to your body and brain

Stars like Beyonce and Hugh Jackman have spoken out about following intermittent fasting plans to get in shape. How does intermittent fasting work? We spoke with one of the leading neuroscientists in this field, Mark Mattson at the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, to learn …

Holistic Medicine

How to Talk to Someone Who Refuses to Accept Reality, According to Behavioral Science | Inc.com

Holiday family gatherings are right around the corner, which means you may soon find yourself face to face with that one kooky relative who believes that Obama is a Muslim, 9/11 was an inside job, or NASA staged the moon landing. Is there anything to do in this situation except change the subject …

Critical Thinking

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

How Long to Cook a Turkey, in One Easy Chart

No Holiday guest is more important than the turkey. But you might have a late arrival on your hands if you don’t get it in the oven on time. Planning …

Cooking

What you should eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner when you're hungover, according to a nutritionist

Christmas party season is in full swing. There's a downside to all this fun, of course — and it's that horrible feeling the morning after the night before. That third bottle of fizz, fifth tequila, and early morning fried chicken stop-off all begin to curdle into one giant knot of regret, nausea, …

Nutrition

This is why you should always do weight training BEFORE cardio

The order of your workout really does matter.<p>For many people, the first thing they'll do when they get to the gym is head to the treadmill or one of the other cardio machines. It helps get you warmed up and it boosts your heart rate, burning fat before you move over to some of the more …

The 10 most useful things you can do in Excel

Every Excel user has their own favorite tip. So we decided to bring some method, data, and science to bear in this hotly debated topic.<p>We consulted the research of 30 of the world's leading Excel experts, our own internal Excel experts, grouped up and consolidated the emerging features, and applied …

Analytics

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

How to lose fat

Make no mistake: fat loss is an industry. The market is flooded with gimmicks and gadgets, programmes and diets – all of which claim to help you shed the blubber, and all of which stand to profit from your well-intentioned dedication.<p>As a result, the public's perceived wisdom on fat loss is not …

This top rated robot vacuum somehow costs under $100

Roombas are some of the coolest gadgets out there that make use of autonomous technology. They make our lives easier, obviously, by taking care of …

Robotics

A beginner’s guide to pickling

Grown too many vegetables? Sick of making chutney? There is an alternative…<p>Your harvests may have been bountiful, but by now you must be bored with making chutney. It’s time to embrace brine. With the help of salt water, a process known as lacto-fermentation can give surplus veg a new lease of life.<p>…

Spices

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.<p>If you're like the average American, you sit 7.7 hours per day. This …

Yoga

10 Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Prep Right Now

When it comes to meal prep, you usually focus first on dinner and then maybe lunch. That means all too often breakfast gets the shaft. Maybe you …

Breakfast

How to supercharge your brain by drinking butter and re-engineering your morning routine

If you’re like most modern professionals, your typical morning consists being jarred awake by a blaring alarm, taking a quick shower, wolfing down some eggs and toast, and a mad dash out the door to get to work on time- and that’s if you even have time to eat breakfast.<p>My days used to begin the …

Wellness

15 of Alton Brown's Most Popular Recipes on Good Eats

Alton Brown recently announced that the reboot of his iconic show <b>Good Eats</b>, called <b>Return of the Eats</b>, will be airing on the Food Network in 2018. To gear up for this long-awaited revival, let's venture down memory lane. Of the hundreds (if not thousands) of recipes Alton Brown developed for <b>Good …

Cooking

How to Get Into the Best Shape of Your Life, According to Science

Studies suggest protein-pacing helps fit people get even fitter. An expert breaks down what you need to know.<p>Maybe your goal pace feels just out of …

Nutrition

50 of the Healthiest Foods You Can Buy in the Supermarket

Not everything that comes in a vacuum sealed pouch is bad, but it's not easy to find the best options in a sea of products branded with words like …

Healthy Eating

A Guide to Regain Your Flexibility

In the interest of full disclosure, I have to admit that I still have a long way to go when it comes to developing my own flexibility. <b>I’ve spent a</b> …

Exercise