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10 Experiences Every Traveler Should Have in Italy

© Andrew Padgett / Alamy Stock Photo<p>There's a reason Italy ranks as one of the top-visited destinations in the world. Actually, there are a lot of reasons. Its exquisite beauty, its relaxed pace, its startling integration of the ancient and the modern--it all contributes to the magic. Whether …

Italy

Science: Liking Your Alone Time May Mean Greater Success

Although success is something we all hope to achieve, it can be a real struggle. You might think the extroverts of the world have the best shot at …

23 Of The Coolest Ever Video Game Soundtracks

The days of dull bleeping noises as a pixellated ping-pong is batted back and forth across a black screen are long behind the world of video games – …

Top Salary Negotiation Tactics of the 1 Percent | Inc.com

A top CEO could be making 300 times your salary, and it's not because she's a more productive employee; it's all thanks to her skills at the negotiating table before she even started the job.<p>A recent study by the Economic Policy Institute found that chief executive officers make 300 times more than …

Employment

How to Handle Confrontation at Work

This story appears in the May 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>An email that says, “I don’t appreciate being spoken to that way” isn’t a confrontation; it’s a complaint. Yelling, “Whoever threw away the juice for my cleanse is gonna pay!” isn’t a confrontation; it’s a threat. Asking, “What’s …

Self-help

How to easily root an Android device

Free utility KingoRoot makes it a snap to take total control of just about any Android smartphone. Here's how to use it.<p>Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace …

Android News

7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done | Inc.com

We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do what we wanted, and we'd get closer to our goals much faster. Unfortunately, you can't bully yourself into working harder. There's no …

Time Management

Tour One of World's Largest Caves on Back of a Drone

Photographer spent eight days in cave to make a viral video.<p>The biggest cavern in Vietnam's Son Doong Cave is so vast that it could accommodate a Boeing 747. “You feel absolutely miniscule,” says Ryan Deboodt, a professional photographer whose video of the cave went viral this week. Deboodt spent …

Ben Cohen: 'I learnt a lot seeing my dad go bankrupt'

Fame and fortune: Ex-rugby player Ben Cohen on how watching his family struggle taught him a valuable lesson about money<p>Ben Cohen MBE, 36, is a former England rugby union player. He played for Northampton Saints, Brive and Sale Sharks, and he was a member of the England team that won the 2003 World …

Personal Finance

5 Steps to Shred Layers of Body Fat

Work Out in the Morning on an Empty Stomach<p>Not a morning person? Maybe you should be. If you're familiar with the term ‘Fasted Cardio,’ now’s the …

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Katrin Arens Design in Sardinia with 250-Year-Old Wood<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>Pared-Back Furniture from Stattmann Neue Moebel, a …

How Amazon Tricks You Into Thinking It Always Has the Lowest Prices

It's all about price perception.<p>Amazon is known for having low prices. But a study conducted by a startup called Boomerang Commerce reveals that Amazon’s pricing strategy is much more nuanced than simply undercutting the competition.<p>Boomerang, founded by Amazon veteran Guru Hariharan, makes …

Shopping

The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

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Workouts

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MEN'S FITNESS Editors

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Should You Do the Overhead Press?

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Four scientific tips for bigger arms

Contrary to gym folklore, big arms are not the result of thousands of dumbbell curls. Nor does salvation lie in the lessons of 'bro science' tips …

The Christmas Question: PS4 Or Xbox One?

Christmas is less than a week away, and it’s time to make some big purchasing decisions, if you haven’t already. Out of every question posed to me by readers (and even Forbes staffers), one comes up more than any other. PS4 or Xbox One?<p>Obviously there are other gaming options this holiday season, …

The 5 biggest myths about metabolism

When faced with unwanted weight, it's easy to place the blame on your metabolism.<p><b>(Life by DailyBurn)</b> -- A source of confusion for some and a scapegoat for extra weight around the midsection for others, metabolism has long been a topic of hot conversation. Without it, we would lack the energy to get …

The Best Health and Fitness Research of 2014

Research

New Windows 7 Patch Is Badware, Disables Graphics Driver Updates And Windows Defender

*<i>Due to some valid complaints regarding my usage of the term “Malware,” I’ve updated the headline with a more accurate description of the Windows Update: “Badware,” which is unintentionally harmful software.</i><p>If you have Windows 7 set to automatically update every Tuesday, it may be time to …

‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

Experts including Stephen Hawking look at the value of human and robotic spaceflight<p>• Astronauts lift our spirits. But can we afford to send humans into space? • Artificial intelligence could spell end of human race – Stephen Hawking • New Horizons probe rouses from hibernation for Pluto …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Quantum Mechanics

The myth of the eight-hour sleep

<b>We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night - but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural.</b><p>In the early 1990s, psychiatrist Thomas Wehr conducted an experiment in which a group of people …

Medical Journals

Do E-Cigarettes Really Create 10 Times More Carcinogens Than Regular Cigarettes?

Probably not, but they could have their own unique dangers<p>"Study: E-cigarettes contain 10 times more carcinogens than cigarettes"<br>"E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times cancer-causing agents"<br>"E-cigarettes contain 10 times the carcinogens of regular tobacco – study"<p>The headlines above, which we saw …

45 Amazing Gifts To Buy For The Family Nerd

Popular Science editors roll out their holiday wish lists<p>Updated:<p>We like to geek out over all kinds of things here at <i>Popular Science</i>. From retro-cool, to cutting-edge, to future-tech—there's nothing like a good gizmo to get our gears whirring.<p>Here, we've put together a list of the particular gifts …