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Three Little Words Are Making You a Negative Person—and You Probably Say Them All the Time

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like this, visit shape.com.</i><p>Here's something that'll make you think twice: "The majority …

Whether or not you become incredibly successful comes down to the simple choices you make

If you want world-class success, you need to make world-class choices. Most people do not make world-class choices. Hell, most of the time they don't even make good ones.<p>As a result, their lifestyle is not world-class. They're overweight, unhappy, and stuck. They're broke, dating people they don't …

Self-improvement

14 Best Shotguns of 2017, Tested and Reviewed

In July, F&S hunting editor Will Brantley came up from Kentucky to meet me and three handpicked local shooters at Highland Hideaway Hunting near …

Hunting

10 thoughtless things you do that make you less likable

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to …

Emotional Intelligence

Goldman Sachs: There is an 88% chance we're heading into a bear market

The note is titled "Bear Necessities. Should we worry now?" It is an exhaustive, 87-page dive through macroeconomic data and stock market activity going all the way back to the early 20th Century. It was written in September by London-based Chief Global Equity Strategist Peter Oppenheimer, and …

Markets

JPMORGAN: Here's what could cause the next financial crisis

JPMorgan has already coined a nickname for the next financial meltdown.<p>And while the firm isn't sure exactly when the so-called Great Liquidity Crisis will strike, it figures that tensions will start to ratchet up in 2018, once the Federal Reserve starts to unwind its massive balance sheet.<p>If a …

Mortgage-Backed Securities

The best Italian restaurants in NYC

Best Italian restaurants in NYC<p>1<p>Photograph: Courtesy Kelly Campbell<p>Restaurants, Italian<p>Del Posto<p>Chelsea<p>With four-star ambitions and prices to match, …

East Village

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan as a way to live longer and better.<p>While …

Ikigai

I retired a millionaire at 43 — here are 6 of my favorite spending and saving hacks that helped me get there

Life is good in retirement. I'm thrilled to have a net worth of $1,900,000 which enables me to live my life on my own terms. Instead of answering to Mr. Bossman, I wake up and do whatever I want.<p>On some days, I'll ride 40 miles into the mountains. On others, I'll spend hours at the library. Money …

Personal Finance

Change Your Habits, Change Your Life

• <b>Author:</b> Tom Corley<p><b>“Your daily habits determine if you will be rich, poor or stuck in the middle-class. Tom Corley’s book will set you on a path towards success for you and your entire family.”</b> <b><br>– Jack Canfield CEO Canfield Training Group and Bestselling Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul</b> <i><br>Change Your</i> …

11 brilliant conversation starters to use in a job interview

But research suggests that building rapport with your interviewers before getting into the nitty gritty details can give you an edge over other candidates.<p>For those to whom small talk doesn't come naturally, we asked some career experts to weigh in on some of the best icebreakers you could use to …

2 Recipes for Argentinian Empanadas Based on a Family Tradition

Gaby Melian is the Bon Appétit test kitchen assistant, and after we begged her for weeks, she shared her family's Argentinian empanadas recipe with us.<p><i>Gaby Melian is the Bon Appétit test kitchen assistant, and after we begged her for weeks, she shared her family's Argentinian empanadas recipe with</i> …

Cooking

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

Self-improvement

This Mariah Carey/My Chemical Romance Mashup Turns Christmas Music Upside Down

Here's a take on the Christmas classic you haven't heard before.<p>Some people can’t get enough Christmas music... some people are sick of it before December even rolls around.<p>Finally, there’s a song to please both camps.<p>This new mashup from YouTuber oneboredjeu mixes Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For …

Mashups

Here's 20 Of The Most Ridiculous Job Titles In History

You probably had countless high-school teachers and relatives ask you "So what do you want to be when you grow up?" few, if any of us would have …

Employment

5 of the Oddest Ways to Start a Fire

Burn, baby, burn.<p>Whether you're on Team Matches or Team Lighter, it's pretty easy to get a flame going whenever you need one. But where's the fun and the can-do spirit in pushing a button or striking a match against a box? These people came up with weird and fascinating ways to get a flame …

The market looks eerily similar to the days right before the 1987 crash

Financial advisers and market strategists usually warn their clients that the market's performance in the past is not a reliable guide for its future moves.<p>But when Citi's Tom Fitzpatrick and his team overlaid the current chart of the benchmark S&P 500 with the index in 1987 — right before the …

Stock Markets

19 Wikipedia Pages That'll Send You Into A Week-Long Wikihole

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Watch Jeff Beck, Steven Tyler’s Scorching ‘Purple Rain’ Cover

Jeff Beck tore through a crunchy cover of Prince’s “Purple Rain” with Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler at his 50-year celebration concert at the Hollywood …

He Stacks Coca-Cola Bottles Upside-Down. Wait ‘Til You See His Garden One Year Later

Coca-Cola

Uprooted in Mexico: the US children 'returned' to a country they barely know

At least half a million American citizens have enrolled in Mexican schools since 2010 amid a wave of deportations and voluntary repatriations<p>After 14 years as an undocumented farmworker in the US, Julia Aguilar returned to Mexico last year with her two sons, both of whom were born in California. …

Mexico

Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains

Vegetarianism has been around for a long time, finding favor with many people, including Pythagoras clear back around 580 B.C. It’s been presented as …

Scientists Accidentally Discover New Shade of Blue

In 2009, Mas Subramanian, a materials science professor at Oregon State University, was running experiments designed to create new materials for …

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …

University of Illinois

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success

When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people.<p>We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some …

Leonardo Vignoli’s Cacio e Pepe

<i>Cacio e pepe di Leonardo Vignoli</i><p>Cacio is the local Roman dialect word for Pecorino Romano, a sheep’s-milk cheese made in the region since ancient …

Secret Bar Angel's Share Has Another Secret Bar

One of the city's most popular secret bars, Angel's Share, has been harboring a secret of its own for the last year — another speakeasy down the street with a menu that has more classic cocktails. Angel's Share has been tucked away in restaurant Village Yokocho at 8 Stuyvesant St. for nearly 22 …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Self-help

What is S&W M&P-22’s role?

Smith and Wesson M&P-22 pistol, a .22LR version of a centerfire staple. <i>(Photo: Andy C)</i><p>When I’m looking to buy firearms, I tend to follow the …

Aimpoint's Micro H-2 Features Advanced Optical Lenses

Aimpoint is known around the world for its electronic red dot sighting technology.<p>The company recently announced the addition of the new Micro H-2 …