Andie Smith

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Iran executes at least 10 Sunni prisoners despite unfair trial claims

Iran Human Rights says prisoners sentenced to death following confessions extracted under torture<p>Iran has executed at least 10 Sunni Muslim prisoners held on terror charges in spite of claims they were subjected to forced confessions and did not have a fair trial.<p>The Norway-based Iran Human Rights, …

Dog reunited with owner after plunging over falls, surviving 10 days lost in remote wilderness

A family from North Carolina is overjoyed to be reunited with their beloved family pet, after the dog was swept away in dangerous northern Ontario …

Are we living through another 1930s? | Paul Mason

As daunting events come thick and fast amid increasing public racism and xenophobia, the similarities with the buildup to the second world war are real, but we can take hope from a few key differences<p>Things are happening with machine-gun rapidity: Brexit, the Turkish coup, Islamist massacres in …

8 at-home workouts to lose weight and build muscle

You can build muscle and lose weight all in the privacy of your home so you’re free to sweat in solitude or bring the house down with your favorite …

The Best Bodyweight Workout for Runners

Listen up, runners! You probably know you should do more than endless laps and intervals to stay at the top of your game and prevent injury. But how …

Workouts

These are TIME's Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

<b>January</b><p>Let’s face it: January’s notoriously bad for movies. Maybe curl up with a book instead?<p><b>February</b><p>Feb. 5: <i>Hail Caesar!</i><p>The Coen brothers’ next …

One Man’s Amazing 82,500 Mile Motorcycle Adventure

When Alex Chacon decided to travel halfway around the world, he didn't choose to do so like your average tourist. Rather, he decided to travel by motorcycle as a unique way to enjoy this once in a lifetime experience. A biomedical sciences graduate from the University of Texas, Chacon initiated the …

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7 Happiness Hacks to Make Any Day Awesome

How to avoid turning into Eeyore<p>We've all had that no good, terrible, really bad day, when coffee seems to be magnetically attracted to our white shirts and everyone else's mission in life seems to be to make our day as miserable as possible.<p>The secret of highly successful people isn't that they …

16 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health In 2016

Meet your new resolution.<p>New Year's resolutions often focus on improving <i>physical</i> health, but what if you focused on mental health this year?<p>While the culture at large often dismisses mental self-care, in part because of the stigma against those facing mental illness, emotional well-being is a …

Mental Health

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

Self-improvement

5 Fears You Need to Overcome to Transform Your Body (And Life)

I still remember the day I realized that my life needed to change, vividly.<p>My mind had already been made up about how I was going to look and feel for the rest of my life: Deeply uncomfortable in my own skin, struggling to manage a dysfunctional relationship with food, and always hating how I …

Weight Loss

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

A former Fortune 500 CEO and entrepreneurs who’ve built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies share how they motivate themselves …

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Self-help

10 Daily Habits of the Most Confident People

Stay motivated and confident in 2016.<p>I'm not here to patronize you. We know if you walk with better posture, force a fake smile, or get a new haircut you can trick your brain and boost your self-confidence. Perhaps for 20 minutes you'll think you're the next Richard Branson.<p>I'm here to tell you …

10 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself Every Day

Taking charge of your day so you can motivate yourself in 2016.<p>There are myriad psychology models and theories on what motivates us to do the things we do: how we respond to incentives, achievement theories, and so on.<p>I look at motivation as excitement. So how can you remain motivated in a simple …

5 things that will make you happier, according to neuroscience

Let's get more specific: what's going to make your <i>brain</i> happy?<p>And let's focus on things that are simple and easy to do instead of stuff like winning the lottery.<p>Neuroscience has answers.<p>I've discussed this subject before and it was so popular I decided to call an expert to get even more dead simple …

Neuroscience

10 Efficient Workout Tips for 2016

The New Year is just around the corner, and with obesity rates at an all time high in the United States, it’s no wonder many American’s will be …

Exercise

Overcoming Anxiety: Self-Help Anxiety Relief

We all experience some worry. We can all probably think of unpleasant thoughts that we cannot get out of our head. They are like annoying bugs that …

8 Ways To Be Eternally Happy

Human beings are always looking for happiness. They work, they fall in love, and they do countless other stuff in the hopes of finding happiness. …

15 habits that can make you happier

But advice on exactly how to boost your happiness is often not backed by science, even though there's a whole field devoted to studying it.<p>While everyone has different things that make them happy — a taco stuffed with cilantro is joyful for some and miserable for others — research on well-being has …

Happiness

7 Mindfulness Habits That Lead To 365 Days of Happiness

We’ve all got our enemies; people who take pleasure in causing us pain and misery. Sometimes, the development of an enemy is due to certain …

16 Emma Watson-Approved Books to Add to Your Reading List

Because who better to get a rec from than Belle/Hermione?<p>As we all know by now, Emma Watson is playing Belle in the live-action remake of <i>Beauty in the Beast</i>. As we also know (from our<p>childhoodlifelong obsession with Disney princesses), Belle is the ultimate bookworm. Therefore, by the transitive …

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Anti-terror bill to give agencies more authority to share private information

Ottawa will give government departments and agencies explicit authority to share private or confidential commercial information in legislation to be introduced shortly after the Commons resumes sitting in late January – an attempt to make it easier to thwart terrorist attacks.<p>The legislation is …

13 Weird Moments In The History Of Water Fountains

When was the last time you gave serious thought to a drinking fountain? Maybe it was in elementary school, when they were the only way to wet your whistle. Or maybe never. That would be perfectly understandable. They seem boring!<p>But they're not. Far from it.<p>About a month ago, I started looking into …

Hyde Park

FLQ terrorist convicted of killing cabinet minister Pierre Laporte has died

Francis Simard, one of the Front de libération du Québec terrorists who were convicted in the killing of Quebec cabinet minister Pierre Laporte, has died.<p>Mr. Simard served 11 years of a life sentence before being released on parole. In recent years, while he kept a lower profile than other former …

Satellite images show evidence of Boko Haram massacre

Shocking satellite images of destroyed towns and razed houses have confirmed eyewitness accounts that Boko Haram slaughtered hundreds of people this month in its worst-ever massacre in Nigeria, human rights groups say.<p>The wave of savage attacks continued relentlessly for several days after Boko …