Ahmed Hassan

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16 Netflix hacks that will take your binge-watching to the next level

Everyone loves Netflix.<p>The service has taken over the world because it lets you binge on your favorite shows and movies to your hearts content. And you can watch whenever, wherever.<p>But even though the standard Netflix experience is good, it doesn't mean you can't improve it with few tricks.<p>From …

Televisions

5 signs you might be 'skinny fat'

If you’ve always been a normal weight without having to try too hard, you may consider yourself lucky. But the mirror and the scale only tell part of the story: You can look great in a bikini or have a body-mass index (BMI) in the normal range, but if you don’t take care of yourself, you could be …

Diabetes

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Self-improvement

How Even the Busiest People Can Read 100 Books a Year

No excuses! Even the busiest entrepreneur can manage to read like Bill Gates or Warren Buffett.<p>What's the secret to thinking like a CEO? According to Jessica Mah, co-founder of InDinero, it's simple -- just read 100 books a year. She's not the only one insisting that, if you want to be super …

Books

The wearable chair is now a thing

For all those times you've wished you could just take a seat, I somehow doubt that this involved wearing your seat on your body. But hey, what do I know -- I'm not a surgeon, restaurant industry professional, or anyone else who is forced to stay on their feet for hours at a time. Maybe if I were, …

Wearable Tech

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

Ayahuasca: a Possible Cure for Alcoholism and Depression

Brazil is at the forefront of research into ayahuasca as a therapeutic drug.<p>Jorge* is around 60 years old, works a white collar job, has gray hair, married children, and grown grandchildren. People who work with him would never imagine that he participates in religious rituals using a mind altering …

Consciousness

Gardening is the best medicine for the mind

Since I had a nervous breakdown, nothing has lifted my spirits more, or has made me feel saner, than my garden<p>January is the time of year when, for us gardeners, a small ray of hope breaks through the grey skies. Not long now, I think, until I can start chitting my potatoes. A few early daffodils …

12 Ways to Make Yourself Feel Better in Uncomfortable Situations

There are a lot of uncomfortable moments in life. Here are the techniques you need to get past them.<p>It's the holiday season. I really don't need to say anything else. There will be many uncomfortable situations this year and in the coming years. There will be that one person at your holiday party …

Self-help

Europe wants to build a village on the moon

The International Space Station, as amazing as it is, isn’t going to be around forever—or even for very long. Sometime in the 2020s, the program will come to an end. Europe has been thinking about where it will carry out space research after this date, and it’s aiming high. At the moon.<p>We’ve known …

Space Exploration

7 ways smart people ruin their own success

Some of them will make it. Many of them won't.<p>Lots of people say they want to be successful. They work to be more productive. And yet they manage to sabotage their path at every turn.<p>Perhaps it's because they don't know any better. Or maybe they have blind spots concerning their own behavior. Many …

Self-improvement

These Exotic Animal Photos Are Literal Eye Candy

In David Liittschwager's photos, beauty isn't in the eye of the beholder—just in the eye.<p>Science tells us that you can get kind of high by staring into another person's pupils for a long period of time, so use photographer David Liittschwager's new series on animal eyes responsibly. Shot for a …

Nature Photography

Interview: 16-Year-Old Artist Dimitra Milan Paints Her Wildest Dreams

Sixteen-year-old artist Dimitra Milan grew up surrounded by art and has since worked to cultivate her own unique style. Four years ago, she began painting when her parents opened Arizona's Milan Art Institute, allowing her to take any class that caught her attention. From classical oil techniques …

Creativity

7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …

Buddha Kept a Diary?!

Here is a translation from the recently discovered <i>Diary of Buddha</i>, originally scratched onto leaves of grass by an exact and lavish hand. The entry seems to come just shortly before a historic decision to allow females into the Sangha.<p>North India<p>Fall 503<p>Tuesday<p><b>Dear Diary</b><p>I discovered that people can …

27 Baking Infographics that All Bakers Need

Want to improve your baking? These infographics are great for beginners and advanced bakers. They will teach you to bake the perfect cookie and more.

Infographics

How to: The Pour Over

A step-by-step video<p>Not too heavy and not too light, the pour-over produces a cup of coffee that in Starbucks partner Chris Smith’s words, “is just …

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

Self-help

13 science-backed ways to appear more attractive

It pays to be pretty.<p>Research has found that attractive people earn up to 14% more money than their unattractive peers.<p>Fortunately, attraction relies …

The 21-Day MetaShred Will Strip Away Fat and Reveal Lean, Hard Muscle

This program ignites your metabolism, torches fat, and builds the body you’ve always wanted<p>I’ve been training clients and working on my own body for the past 15 years. I once was a pudgy 275 pounds and wore 44-inch pants. Today I’m a ripped 225 and slip into 32-inch jeans.<p>I tried every fat-loss …

10 Superfoods You Should Try In 2016, Including Coconut Oil, Spirulina And Matcha

From spirulina to matcha green tea and maca powder, a whole host of superfoods shot onto our radar in 2015.<p>If you didn't get around to trying them …

Nutrition

21 incredible facts about the world 100 years ago

Or maybe you saw the very same list of of facts years ago, when it said it was about 1906, or 1902, or 1900.<p>The origin and sources of the original list are unknown, but the idea is provocative: What was life <i>actually</i> like 100 years ago?<p>We decided to find out. Not all of the data we dug up references …

Eiffel Tower

4 Traits You Need to Change Your Life

What I know for sure is you can take an ordinary, boring, disappointing, and overwhelming life and turn it into a fulfilling, purposeful, happy, exciting and pleasurable life.<p>You don't have to suffer and keep having the same challenges in your life day after day.<p>I hear people complaining and …

21 Metabolic Moves That Will Get You Absolutely Shredded

These exercises strip away fat and reveal hard muscle. Here’s how to program them into your weekly workouts<p>Are you stuck in a workout rut?<p>Your first reaction might be to say “no.” But think about your routine for a second.<p>Are you excited to train every day? Are you losing fat? Are your exercises …

The Easy Way to Stop Wasting so Much Time

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …