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By Chanpory Rith

15 Best Buddy Movies

The buddy movie represents an uniquely American genre of cinema. Instead of a male-female romantic couple being the focus of the story, buddy movies center on the relationship between two heterosexual males.

A Bigger Game

Seriously, I never thought this would be the effect… This week, I was asked to be a featured blogger (actually hooked up by my amazing friend, Liz Strauss from Successful Blog), where I was charged with live-tweeting a conference packed not with social media people, not with writers, bloggers and other geeks, but leaders on a very different scale—the World Business Forum. The lineup inclu

The Stock Market Is Rebounding Big Time – Should I Care?

Since mid-March, the S&P 500 is up almost 58% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up almost as much. If you opened your retirement savings at the end of the first quarter this year and looked at the numbers with a cringe, it’s likely that if you looked at the numbers right now, you’d feel significantly better. Why the big rebound?

Born in a Small Town

My wife just returned from a long weekend touring eastern Oregon with two of her co-workers. They drove from small town to small town, shopping for antiques and visiting museums. On Saturday — with an early October snow falling outside — Kris and her friends stopped to eat lunch at La Laguna in the small town of Joseph (population 1054).

Overcompensating to Change Habits

The strobe light in the device flashed and made the wheels look like they were spinning one way or another.  Fred adjusted his pressure on the lever and watched the wheels closely while plucking the last string.

DIY everyday camera bag

The primary disadvantage of DSLR cameras is the inconvenience of trying to carry them everywhere. In searching for the perfect everyday camera bag, I found that bags for cameras are designed to carry only camera equipment.

Join thousands who are trying No Impact for a week!

Some of you will already know that the new non-profit No Impact Project exists to help people choose lifestyle adaptations that are both better for them and better for the planet. In other words, it takes a benefit-based approach (rather than a deprivation-based approach) to environmental living.

Is This All There Is?

“Matthew” writes in with a thought-provoking concern: I’m only 37, but lately I’ve come to the realization that I may be having a mid-life crisis. To even write it down feels stupid and cliche’, but I think it best explains what I’ve been feeling. I don’t want to bore you with the details.

Ingo and Stefan dining set hack

Anny gives the Ingo and Stefan a little sparkle. "I painted I got an Ingo table and two Stefan chairs for $10 on Craigslist a few months ago.

Use a Lease Option to Lock in Low Home Prices

This article is GRS staff writer Adam Baker. In addition to his work at Get Rich Slowly, Baker blogs over at Man Vs. Debt, where he publicly tracks his spending on a daily basis. Everywhere I turn, people are speculating on whether housing prices have bottomed. While I personally feel things are looking better, I’m never a fan of trying to time markets.

Organizing a party pantry

I was recently given a copy of the book Simple Stunning Parties at Home by its author Karen Bussen.

Linkswitch #10

25 Social Media Sites for Entrepreneurs: If you’re an entrepreneur who has been seduced by social media tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook, you may realize the benefits of using these basic tools to finding and staying in touch with business partners, employers and customers, along with learning new information. 5 Ways to Get Your Blog Indexed by Google in 24 Hours: Let’s say you laun

Random Episode 6: How Kevin Rose and Glenn McElhose Got Scammed in China – Ha!

Total length: 20 minutes. This is a weekend edition of Random. It is a happy-hour special of Chinese scams. How did Kevin and Glenn get totally screwed by Chinese “art students”? More important, how do you avoid getting scammed while traveling?

Motivating Your Team – What To Do (And What To Avoid)

Are you ever in charge of other people? You might have a team under you at work, or you might have to motivate people in a less formal capacity: perhaps in a volunteering role or in a community or religious organization.We all know how hard it can be to motivate ourselves – motivating other people, and inspiring them to work jointly towards a goal, can be even trickier.

How Nonsense Sharpens the Intellect

Another look into how the uncanny and unfamiliar can help make sense of unrelated ideas.