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This startup helps Uber drivers make extra cash by selling random stuff in their cars

Anyone who's been stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic in an Uber probably could have used a pair of headphones or an Altoid at some point.<p>Cargo is a …

Startups

New York’s $8 Billion Airport Still Won’t Get You to L.A.

As with any major revamp of a big airport, the cost of dragging LaGuardia Airport into the modern era is measured in billions of dollars. It started …

Five Steps to Connecting Your Brand with the Internet of Things

Connected devices may seem like a brain-bending puzzle of physical hardware, data collection, and digital experience design, but there’s always a way …

The Rise of the Internet-Addiction Industry

Treatment centers are opening across the U.S., but mental-health experts still disagree on whether excessive time on the web qualifies as a disorder.<p>Recovery starts with detox and support groups. Or with workers in hazmat suits sealing away your electronic devices in containers marked “biohazard.” …

Mental Health

11 Ways to Revolutionize Your Sex Life with a Vibrator

Take pleasure in pleasuring.<p>Looking to try something new? Real talk: it's time to bring a small bullet vibrator into your sex life. The added stimulant doesn't just work for your partner. Try running the vibrator along the underside of your penis or have her press it against your perineum; you also …

The most affordable places to travel to next year, according to Lonely Planet

Included in the series is a list of the best-value destinations for 2016, which pinpoints the top destinations where visitors can have high-quality travel experiences without breaking the bank.<p>From the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the renowned vineyards of Galicia, Spain, …

The Week in Review: Chocolate, Bacon & Other Sinful Foods

For the purposes of this post, “sinful foods” are foods that taste wonderful but are also full of calories and/or have negative health implications. With that said, this week was a good and bad week for this kind of sustenance.<p><b>The Good:</b> <br>Wednesday was #NationalChocolateDay, in honor of the usually …

Why You Should Start Doing EMOM Workouts ASAP

It stands for 'Every Minute on the Minute'—and it's one of the best training formulas for getting lean<p>I’ve been working out since I was 14 years old, and I’ve been a fitness professional since 2005. At the age of 33, I have almost 20 years of training experience under my belt, and I’ve officially …

Workouts

Supersize Your Shoulders with Eccentric Sweepers

This exercise is one of the best ways to trigger growth in your deltoids<p>It’s impossible to miss <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour’s shoulders. They resemble two giant boulders sitting on either side of his head. (Check them out in the video above.)<p>So what's Gaddour's secret to supersized …

Muscle

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness

How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

Follow these steps to correctly do this feat of upper body strength<p>We don’t do chinups at Gym Jones. We do pullups.<p>Most people say the difference between a pullup and a chinup is the direction that your hands face. (For chinups, your palms face in. For pullups, your palms face out.)<p>But we look at …

Workouts

The Most Compelling Evidence Ever for Always Living in the Moment

A man dealing with unspeakable sadness has a message for his younger, carefree self<p><i>(Editor’s Note: What you’re about to read is real. Well, not the part about writing a letter to your younger self and expecting that he might somehow read it. That totally couldn’t happen. We don’t think, anyway. But</i> …

Mind

Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey's 'secret billionaire fund' just backed a huge European startup

The investment has brought Adyen's valuation up to $2.3 billion (£1.5 billion).<p>Iconiq is a venture-capital firm like no other. A December 2014 Forbes article by Brian Solomon described it as "'Zuck & Friends' secret billionaire fund."<p>As well as Zuckerberg and Dorsey, clients include Facebook …

Silicon Valley

50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Apps

50 things that happen when you date someone from another culture

<b>1.</b> References about how beautiful your hypothetical mixed babies would be.<b><br>2.</b> Having no idea what they just said.<b><br>3.</b> Knowing you’ll never be mistaken …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

Soaring student loan debt poses risk to nation's future economic growth

Jorge Villalba was a construction worker when the housing market began slowing in 2005, so the Glendale resident changed jobs and decided to invest in his future by going to college.<p>So far, the investment hasn't paid off.<p>Villalba, 34, owes $158,000 in student loans for his four-year degree in …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Billions Of Dollars Will Soon Be Wagered On eSports Competitions

Is competitive gaming, commonly referred to as eSports, actually a sport? Is it ludicrous that competitive gamers will be drug tested in a similar fashion to those who participate in the National Football League in order to make sure that no competitive advantage is granted to any individual? There …

eSports

The Second Coming Of Deep Linking

For developers and users, mobile deep linking has been a fantastically anticlimactic technology. Deep linking has existed since iOS 2.0, a time when fewer than 1 in 10 of us had a smartphone and Facebook had around 80 million users.<p>Over the last seven years, many companies have riffed on the theme …

Waze cofounder sold his startup to Google for over $1 billion, but he still doesn't own a house

Most of the money went to the investors, he told Business Insider.<p>The gossip in Israel is that Levine didn't walk with that much cash given the total amount involved. One Israeli news site estimated his take was about $38 million, or about 3%.<p>Even so, that's still a lot of money. Enough to …

YOURS Footwear Fashion Brand Identity

YOURS footwear – branding and photography project.<p>Nick Riley, an Auckland, New Zealand based freelance graphic designer and art director was asked to …

Graphic Design

The $1,700 Hamburger (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the #eeeeeats)

In an affluent area of central London there stands a gleaming 7-foot-6-inch gilded statue of King Charles II. Charles was generally regarded as a …

Employees Wise Up

This week, a Bay Area founder was taken aback when an engineer being recruited by his startup asked for both its cap table and information regarding the liquidation preferences of its venture backers. The candidate presumably “worked somewhere where he discovered that these things matter,” says the …

Start Your Morning Off Right With the RISE Method

Your morning sets the course for your day, so how you start it is important. There are a handful of factors that help ensure a calm, pleasant …

Time Management

‘Fast Flip’ for the Best Steak of Your Life

<b>Last Updated November, 2017.</b><p>Breaking misconceptions can be tough on the psyche. No one enjoys learning they’ve been wrong the whole time. Debunking …

Making Nonprofits SaaS-Savvy, Classy Raises $18 Million

Classy, a San Diego-based startup, has raised $18 million in new funding from Mithril Capital Management and Salesforce Ventures to bring nonprofits and social enterprises into the digital age.<p>Classy powers fundraising campaigns, event management, and communication with donors for mission-driven …