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The Best Toothpaste for Removing Stains, Fixing Your Breath, and Not Getting Gingivitis

For something as straightforward as oral hygiene, it’s difficult to find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs. From gum care to whitening to fresh breath, GQ’s Best Stuff rounded up the top pastes in each arena.<p>Consider this list of things that can go awry if you slip up on your oral …

Dentistry

The best wireless headphones

Music is a necessity while I'm working. If it's not tunes from Spotify, there's at least a podcast chattering on in my ear. Of course, if you don't want to bother those around you with what you're listening to, you need a good set of headphones. The best options will also do a good job of blocking …

Consumer Tech

The 10 Best Men's Colognes for Under $50

You don't have to spend a lot to smell great.<p>Cologne is a great thing to have in your grooming arsenal. For one thing, your fragrance does wonders for both your own self-confidence. For another? It can go a long way in keeping things friendly with any interactions in which someone is close enough …

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But …

Time Management

8 Ways to Slow Down and De-Stress Your Busy Life

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every. Single. Day. That’s what it feels like when you get slammed at work, have to pick up the kids, mow the lawn, get your car in the shop and go to your best friend’s birthday party because there’s always something to do and …

Time Management

10 Graphic Design Rules You Should Never Break

In the world of fine art and graphic design, rules are often bent, or even broken.<p>It’s encouraged. Breaking the rules is considered to be edgy, …

The 30 Best Sex Toys

Find the perfect gadget that will take her pleasure—and yours—to the next level<p>Sex toys aren’t just for solo sessions. In fact, of the 53 percent of women who report owning sex toys, 81 percent of them have used it with their partner, says Emily Morse, sexologist and host of the "Sex With Emily" …

How to fix 7 annoyances in iOS 11

There's an adjustment period with any new iOS. New features get added. Things get moved around. If some of iOS 11's changes have left you feeling frustrated, then perhaps the following seven fixes will have you feeling better about yourself and your updated iPhone or iPad.<p>1. Stop autoplay videos in …

App Store

9 Daily Habits That Are Essential for Your Success

Never, ever hit the snooze button.<p><i>What are the best habits that can change your life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Anita Sanz, Psychologist, on Quora:</b><p>As a psychologist, I've …

Quora

Nervous About Photographing Models for the First Time? This Video Will Help Get You Started

Photographing models can be intimidating for those new to the game, especially if you’re unsure about posing, directing and other variables required …

Success Lessons From The World's Biggest Rejects: Steve Jobs, Michael Jordan, Meryl Streep and 10 More

People dismissed them for lacking talent, intelligence, imagination, and even good looks--but they succeeded anyway. Here's why.<p>The road to success can be long, winding, lonely, and difficult.<p>But sometimes we forget. And when we run into obstacles, we think it's a sign that we're on the wrong path, …

Motivation

Step Aside, Fireball: Fire Cider Is Our Spicy (and Healthy!) Shot of Choice - Chowhound

Fire cider—the throat-stripping, sinus-clearing, hot-spiced, thoroughly modern cider vinegar concoction that devotees down in daily shots—has its …

Here's Exactly How to Trick Your Mind Into Being Happy

It should come as no surprise that much of what we do is born from the pursuit of happiness. But when it comes to defining the true meaning of …

Happiness

How to Reply When Clients Say You’re Too Expensive

No matter what industry you are in, if you’re selling your services you will inevitably come up against clients who balk at your prices. This …

To Be More Creative, Schedule Your Breaks

Imagine that on a Friday afternoon, before leaving work to start your weekend, you are asked to solve two problems that require creative thinking. Do you:<p>Spend the first half of your time attempting the first problem and the second half of your time attempting the second<br>• Alternate between the two …

Creativity

7 Things You Should Never Wear With Leggings

Given their formfitting silhouette, it's safe to say leggings come with a set of rules that exceeds those of other (read: more forgiving) articles of …

The 12 Habits of Happy People

Learn the keys to maintaining a bright outlook.<p>Most people have something that gnaws at them at night, a problem or unrealized dream somewhere in their lives that causes them to feel incomplete, dissatisfied, and unhappy. For them, happiness feels unattainable and elusive. However, addressing and …

Happiness

35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful”

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy 1.The post 35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful” …

3 Ways You Block Yourself From Being as Successful as You Could Be

The world puts many barriers in the way of our success, but the ones we needlessly erect ourselves are the biggest.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people are sure their lack of success is due to external circumstances or simple bad luck. This is not …

Self-improvement

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by …

Self-improvement

15 Powerful Plugins For Photoshop And Sketch

Photoshop and Sketch are powerful tools widely used by designers and developers. Sometimes it might seem that features are endless. But it can get better.<p>What could help significantly increase the efficiency and quality of the work are powerful plugins.<p>Here you will find a list of 15 plugins for …

Tutorials

5 top new illustration tools for December

Whether you're a beginner learning how to draw or a seasoned pro, this month's round up of tools are all designed to help you become a better artist …

Happiness Hacks: 9 Things Proven to Make You Happy

Abraham Lincoln once said, <i>“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”</i><p>While a good chunk of happiness is controlled by our …

A Comprehensive Guide To Buying Headphones

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

How to find out if Bluetooth headphones are right for you

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Bose With rumors flying around that the next iPhone might ship without a headphone jack, more people than ever have been considering …

Weekend Workshop: Make any pair of headphones wireless

<i>Need something to keep you busy this weekend? We’ve got you covered. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column in which we showcase a badass DIY</i> …

DIY

Review: In for the long haul with Sennheiser's high-end wireless travel headphones

The PXC 550 headphones come in a D-shaped fabric travel pouch, with supplied cables and adapters tucked away inside, and a multi-language quick start …

Audiophile

The 'Balloon Chair' Will Elevate Your Home Decor Game

Japanese design studio h220430 takes furniture design to soaring new heights.<p>Taking a page from Larry Walters' schematics notebook, Japanese design studio h220430 takes an uplifting approach to their newest seating design, <i>Balloon Chair</i>. Seemingly suspended in midair, the wall-mounted seat isn't …

Furniture

Digital Foundry: Let's build a 1080p60 gaming PC

<b>Editor's Note: This build guide was put together in August 2016, but the build process and the components chosen are still just as potent in 2017.</b> …

Overclocking