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The Best Productivity App, Hands Down (and 12 Insider Tricks on How to Get the Best Out of It)

If you're a business owner or executive, you should be using these 12 hacks to get the most out of Evernote.<p>As a business coach, I'm always looking for new strategies to help people and businesses become more effective and more efficient. Usually, I focus on things like leadership and marketing …

Productivity

How to set up Apple’s Health app to unlock its awesome fitness potential

If you think the Health app is just another pointless junk app that comes preinstalled on your iPhone, think again. Unlike Stocks, Compass or Tips, it is one of the few apps that Apple won’t let you delete. Set up the Apple Health app properly, and it becomes a powerful tool for getting (or …

Productivity Apps to Stretch Your Days

We’re the first to test-drive any app that promises to make our to-do lists a little less daunting. On the flip side, the sheer number of options can …

Apps

John McCain Didn't Mince Words About President Trump in an Op-Ed

He called him "poorly informed," "impulsive," and seemed to question whether Trump knows how the government functions.<p>It is still baffling that John McCain tolerated Donald Trump in any capacity—at all—after then-candidate Trump assaulted McCain's military record in Vietnam. The president, after …

12 Keys To A Great Self-Relationship, Starting Now

Your relationship with yourself is arguably the most important relationship in life. Self-relationship is the foundation of everything else — even …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Language

Why Some People Just Have Difficult Relationships

When you think about all of the people in your extended family, your circle of friends, or your workplace, you can probably identify quickly those to …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things

Happiness isn't always about what you do. Happiness is often about what you don't do -- especially if it involves these nine things.<p>If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back …

Happiness

Pork chops with mushroom and leeks

Quick to prepare and with a short list of ingredients, this pork dish is best served with a pile of fluffy mash and steamed green beans.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>TOTAL TIME<p>30 minutes<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 boneless pork chops<br>• 1 small onion<br>• 1 leek<br>• 140g mushrooms<br>• 1 glass white wine<br>• 150ml crème fraiche<br>• 1 heaped tsp Dijon mustard<br>• Salt and …

Do-ahead Christmas dinner: 10 tips for preparing your food early

We all know the feeling. It's Christmas Day, but rather than enjoying a glass of wine or catching up with family, you're peeling carrots, boiling brussels and hoping you'll have time to get the bread sauce out of your hair before the turkey needs basting. Dinner will, of course, taste delicious- …

Recipes

Hong Kong Wrestles With An Identity Crisis

After a month of student-led democracy protests in central Hong Kong in 2014, there was a moment when the students and Hong Kong's government seemed to be on the verge of actually agreeing on something.<p>"At one important juncture, the student leaders asked me to talk to senior [Hong Kong] government …

8 Mistakes You Make Every Time You Blend a Smoothie

Plus, how to whip up the best one you’ve ever had<p>Making a smoothie seems like the simplest way to start your day—pop your favorite fruit into a blender, add some ice and a splash of almond milk, and you’re good to go.<p>But not so fast—simple mistakes can quickly derail the health-benefits and …

iOS 10: All the new features, tips and guides

iOS 10 is here. Even though it looks just like iOS 9, a lot -- and we mean <b>a lot</b> -- of features are radically different. Messages is a lot more like Facebook Messenger, the lock screen packs a lot more info, and you can finally delete Apple's default apps.<p>There's a lot more to know, so bookmark this …

San Diego's largest cash seizure ever may shed light on an overlooked aspect of the drug trade

On Tuesday, US border agents patrolling north of San Diego intercepted two vehicles carrying more than $3 million in cash, in what a top official called the largest money bust in the sector's history.<p>Two men, a 41-year-old Mexican citizen and a 53-year-old US citizen, were taken into custody after …

Will Congress Get Serious About U.S. Offshoring Loopholes?

In April, the leak of millions of financial and legal records from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca exposed how the firm created hundreds of …

Uber wants to take over public transit, one small town at a time

Last month, officials in Washington, DC proposed having Uber respond to some 911 calls for ambulances<p>"The issue of transit usage was not about infrastructure... it’s about convenience and control."<p>Uber ridership within Altamonte exploded, rising tenfold<p>Unlike taxis, Uber isn’t required to provide …

Transportation

Taking Single Life Seriously

Something splendid and rare has happened in the past week or so. The media has been saturated with celebratory, research-based stories about single …

Psychology

Top Tech Gadgets for Back-to-School and College

You may still be hosting backyard barbecues and enjoying the lazy days of vacation... but those long summer days are coming to an end. School is about to get under way in many parts of the country and it’s time to gear up for back-to-school shopping. These days you’re more likely to purchase a …

Gear & Gadgets

5 ways to improve your streaming experience at home

In the last few months, there’s been significant buzz about video innovations such as UHD 4K, Virtual Reality and live streaming. It sounds promising, but for now the reality is more daunting than many would like to admit.<p>The steady march of technology continues to rest on streaming across a …

Wi-Fi

The 4 best Vans styles (and how to wear them)

Here's our selection of the brand's best trainer shapes (and what to wear them with)<p>Borrowing from different style tribes is at the heart of every …

The 9 Pieces of Clothing Every Man Needs In His Closet

These smart investments will pay you dividends in many years of effortless style

Dieting? Calorie-counting? Four of the best food-tracking apps

How MyFitnessPal, Lose It, Noom Coach and HAPIcoach could help you towards healthier eating habits in 2016<p>“Never mind the calories, it’s time to eat more turkey / pour more sherry / wolf another chocolate orange. I’ll eat healthily in January though … ”<p>The traditional British approach to Christmas …

Pasta with Chorizo and Chickpeas

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>As co-chefs at Hog & Hominy in Memphis, Michael Hudman and Andy Ticer see each other daily, but the old friends still cook together on days off. “Andy does the steak,” says Hudman, “and I do the pasta.”<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 small shallots, …

Everything You Think You Know About Detecting Lies Is Wrong

While you may think that body language is the biggest giveaway, new research has discovered you can tell more by relying on a single cue.<p>A turned-down mouth, sweaty palms, and eyes that drift up and to the side–if you believe conventional wisdom about lying, these are telltale signs. But they’re …

Psychology

The 5 Types of Shoes Every Guy Should Own

From dress shoes for work to casual slip-ons for summer.<p>No matter how extensive your shoe collection may be, it means nothing if you don't have the right pair of shoes for the right occasion.<p>You probably love those comfy Nike sandals or fresh black sneakers, but they're not going to cut it at the …

Shoes

Listen In On This Couple's Raw Conversation About Sexuality And Love

"I choose you and I would never do anything to f*** that up."<p>Meet Lynette and Corey. They've have been dating on and off for four years and are engaged to be married.<p>In a new video from The Skin Deep documentary, the two lovebirds ask each other the questions they've always wanted answered. The …

Take Your Overflowing Inbox to Zero in 8 Minutes

These strategies will help you quickly clean out your email<p>The longer you let your inbox pile up, the less likely you are to tackle it. But use the hacks that follow, and you can reach “inbox zero” in almost no time.<p>(For more efficient ways to improve your life, check out The <i>Men’s Health</i> Better Man …

Productivity

The 5-Point Guide to Getting the Perfect Jeans

This handy chart will help you nail your next denim purchase.<p>A) The Denim<p>Traditional, mid-weight denim with no stretch is your best bet. It's classic, masculine, and holds a nice shape. Heavier loom-state selvedge denim is fine if that's what you like, but don't play up the dated urban woodsman …