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How to get to sleep: eight surprising tricks and tips

Despite sleep being everywhere we all do it and we all talk about the amount of hours we caught last night - none of us seem to get enough of the stuff for ourselves. Adults are recommended to sleep for seven to eight hours every night, and yet almost half of us average under six hours, according …

101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

12 Insanely Fun Drinking Games You Just Have To Try

Mix up your mixed drinks with ~games~.

6 Middle Eastern Flavored Fantasy and Science-Fiction Novels

Devastated by a love affair gone sour, a hacker called Alif creates a program that destroys online anonymity. After the program attracts the unwanted …

7 Ways Practicing Composure Leads to Success

Staying calm when all around you are not will always be the shortest path to successful leadership.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world dominated by extroversion, living with composure has become something of a rarity. Many of us are practically yelling our …

Self-improvement

10 Kettlebell Workouts to Build Muscular Legs

For a seriously dynamic lower-body workout, look to kettlebell training. Even the basic swing is seriously lower-body dominant—your hips and glutes …

How to Set Up a Complete Exercise Program

If you're a new exerciser or you're trying to get back to exercise, where do you start? That's one of the most challenging questions to answer …

The 5-Minute Morning Routine to Feel Better All Day

You might not be able to do anything about the 10 hours per day you spend hunched over a laptop. But spending just five minutes every morning with …

The Healthiest People In The World Eat A Lot Of Carbs

Japanese people are, as a whole, very healthy: They have the second-highest life expectancies compared to any other country in the world (the U.S. comes in at number 43) and have an obesity rate of just 3.5 percent, which is one-tenth of America's 35 percent obesity rate.<p><b>The reason for Japan's</b> …

This List of Secret Veteran and Military Discounts Might Be the Most Useful Thing You Share Today

Do you have someone in your family who is a service member, retired military, or veteran? You'll be surprised by the number of hidden discounts out …

Military

Could a 'super-Earth' be even more habitable than our own planet?

There's reason to believe that other planets might be better for supporting life as we know it, and they might not even be that far off, cosmically speaking.<p>It's popular to talk about how wonderful, beautiful and rare a treasure our planet is; I certainly say such things all the time, and many …

Science
Televisions

Futuristic Laser Space Engine Passes Its First Test

Someday it could get us to the moon within hours and Mars within days<p>In 2013, Y.K. Bae scored funding from NASA's Innovative Advanced Concepts program to study an amazing new kind of propulsion: Thrust that comes not from liquid rockets but from lasers continuously fired at the spacecraft, which …

How To Make Your Own Solar Power Generator (It’s Quite Simple!)

Not only does securing renewable energy help to lessen the collective carbon footprint, but it’s a sustainable – and intelligent – choice to reduce …

Renewable Energy

NASA's Curiosity rover finds fresh signs of ingredients for life on Mars

Mars's life-friendly past just got friendlier. Using samples previously collected by the<p>NASAroverCuriosity, scientists have discovered evidence of nitrates in Martian rock: nitrogen compounds that on Earth are a crucial source of nutrients for living things.<p>The findings, published in the journal …

See-Through Solar Is Tomorrow’s Threat to Oil

Solar energy is the future. The problem is, it’s been the future for a long time. And while progress has been made, using the sun as a primary source …

Clean Energy

26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence.

The universe, man… THE UNIVERSE. <br>By: Dave Stopera <br>Via: buzzfeed.com<p>1. This is the Earth! This is where you live.<p>NASA Goddard Space Flight Center …

Astronomers Find a Long-Lost Ocean on Mars

The ancient sea covered a fifth of the planet's surface, to a depth of at least a mile.<p>Astronomers using some of the world's most powerful telescopes have determined that an ocean at least a mile deep covered a significant fraction of the Martian surface four billion years ago.<p>The research, …

How Can Space Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

Light speed is often spoken of as a cosmic speed limit… but not everything plays by these rules. In fact, space itself can expand faster than a …

Universe

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Planetary Society's LightSail Solar Sail to Launch in May

A solar sail mission funded entirely by private citizens will launch to Earth orbit just a few months from now.<p>The nonprofit Planetary Society …

Space Travel

Three ways to learn Android programming in 2015

Now that the new year is firmly off and running, what about you? Are you just plodding along, or did you come up with a resolution for the new year? …

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

If losing weight is a goal for you, then you want to make sure you get some soluble fiber in your diet, too. Hydrophilic fibers dissolve and form a gel in the intestines. The gel helps steady blood sugar, which in turn stops food cravings and makes us feel full longer. Being well hydrated also aids …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Principle No. 1 <br>You Need to Eat More Food<p>If you have a Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch habit, the first step is easy: Limit your intake of anything with a name that includes the words "cheesy," "gordita," and/or "crunch."<p>But you still need to eat something, and whatever it is, it'll have calories …

The 7 Secret Habits of Navy SEALs

Here are rules to live by to be your most effective.<p>I learned my best habits--and made some of my most dangerous mistakes--as a Navy SEAL. Once, when our platoon was preparing for a mission at one of our shooting ranges in Iraq, I had failed to reload one of my pistol mags after the previous …

Leadership