John Westbrooks

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The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Investing

16 Powerful Steve Jobs Quotes to Get Unstuck and Reclaim Your Life Purpose

You're reading 16 Powerful Steve Jobs Quotes to Get Unstuck and Reclaim Your Life Purpose, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

How to (Kind of) Master Your Neuroticism

In psychology, the most popular and rigorously tested account of personality is the so-called Big 5 model of personality traits. Four of them sound …

Psychology

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

Self-improvement

With Only One Previous Set of Owners, a Pristine Eichler Home Asks $799K

Boasting an entry atrium, sliding glass walls, wood paneling, and iconic designs, this house is a well-preserved time capsule.<p>Step through the vibrant red door of this Eichler home in Granada Hills, California, and you’ll still find yourself outside. The classic one-story A-frame by the legendary …

Silent Film Shows How Motorcycles Were Built Before the Assembly Line

They sure don't build 'em like they used to.<p>These days, car factories are incredibly automated. Even an exotic like the Alfa Romeo 4C is built in a sterile environment that looks more like an operating room from the future than the assembly lines we like to imagine. And while American manufacturing …

Every Backyard Deserves a Solid DIY Shed

YouTube's mad scientist walks us through his personal build.<p>Every backyard deserves a good shed to give you loads of room to store a bunch of supplies. But buying a shed can be pricey. Moreover, it's a cop-out. It's much better if you build your own.<p>If you haven't already built your own shed from …

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

How To Rebuild Your Wardrobe With 16 Items

Rebuild your wardrobe with just 16 items? You bet. Ryan Gosling said so. There's that line in the film 'Crazy, Stupid, Love' (the long weekend had us …

Poplin, Oxford & Twill: Complete Guide To Dress Shirt Weaves

Dress shirt weaves are something a tailor or shirtmaker should have a handle on, not us regular gents, right? But, understanding the cotton weave of …

10 Car Museums to Visit On Your Next Vacation

Bored after Christmas? Pay a visit to one of these ten automotive museums.<p>Bored after the holidays? Pay a visit to one of these ten excellent automotive museums.

12 Qualities Of People Who Are Naturally Likeable And Authentic (Because You Can Be Both)

Of all the things most people aspire to be, the common subconscious desire is to evolve into someone who’s more likeable. Whether to ourselves, our …

Herman Miller x 3Sixteen Eames Lounge Chair

Charles Eames' original idea for his iconic lounger was to create a chair that resembled "a well-used first baseman's mitt," and it was with that …

Furniture

6 Wild Concept Jeeps Set for Moab Safari

Jeep has once again dropped the sheet on its latest round of concept off-roaders that are heading for a beating at the annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. This year there are three concepts from Jeep Development and three from the newly minted Jeep Performance Parts division of Mopar.<p>Probably …

Full Metal Jacket Jeep Looks to be Straight from Mad Max: Fury Road, Has Kevlar Panels

Looking to be something straight from Mad Max: Fury Road, or The Walking Dead, the Full Metal Jacket Jeep by Starwood Motors has been complete …

Jeep Pulls Back Cover on Wrangler Red Rock Concept

New concept pays tribute to Red Rock 4-Wheelers enthusiast group.<p>Outfitted with an array of performance parts from Jeep and Mopar, the Wrangler Red Rock concept made its official debut at the 2015 SEMA show. This model, a tribute to the upcoming 50th Moab Easter Jeep Safari, will have a limited …

Off-roading

Jeep unveils a factory-designed 4" Wrangler lift kit

Jeep Performance Parts brings a factory-engineered 4-inch lift kit to get your four-door Wrangler that much further off the ground.<p>When you buy a new Jeep Wrangler, you're not really getting a new car—you're getting a blank canvas to customize, modify, hack apart and bolt back together in whatever …

Boats

President Obama's "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee" Episode Is Hilarious

The newest episode of the series has Seinfeld driving around with the POTUS and commiserating over Larry David's sunscreen use.

Mazda Reveals MX-5 Spyder and Speedster Concepts at SEMA

Speedster weighs just 2,080 pounds.<p>Based off the all-new 2016 MX-5 Miata, two new roadster concepts are taking center stage at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas. The MX-5 Spyder and Speedster roadsters feature a different take on the fourth-gen model.<p>The MX-5 Spyder takes …

Carbon Fiber

How Eddie Van Halen Hacks a Guitar

The guitar god is also an inventor and patent holder who has spent the better part of 35 years in this shop, rebuilding guitars and amps, searching for his signature sound<p>I've always been a tinkerer. It comes from my dad. Growing up, we lived in a house in Pasadena that had no driveway. You used an …

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Air Travel

Park Corner Barn

Originally an eighteenth century cattle barn for the neighboring farm, the Park Corner Barn is now a highly livable modern home. Stripped to the guts …

Architecture

How to Properly Clean Your Lenses, Filters, Mirror and Sensor

If you're like me, the thought of touching, let alone fully cleaning your precious glass or even worse, your sensor, strikes fear into your heart. …

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

72 Hours in Nashville

In central Tennessee, there sits a full-scale replica of the Athenian Parthenon. Beyond the nod to the Ancients, there are a lot of things people …

August Connect – Secure Remote Access for August Smart Lock using Wi-Fi and Internet

Editor's Rating<p>4.7?<p>Discovered on 2015-08-02<p>Enjoy a more intelligent approach to control access to your home with August Connect. It is a secure and …

Crowd Funding

Best Guns for Home Defense | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>This is a guest post from Jon at Armslist.com. Armslist.com is an online firearms marketplace that helps users find buyers and sellers</i> …

Florida by Water: Tackle the “Saltwater Appalachian Trail”

Travel<p>The Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail, or CT, is the state's longest sea kayaking trail.<p>The Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail, or CT, is the state's longest sea kayaking trail. Referred to as the saltwater version of the Appalachian Trail, the 1,515-mile …

Florida