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PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Plants

This College Dropout Made Almost $1 Billion Betting on Horses. Now He's Finally Telling How He Did It

Beating the odds was so easy that when he won $13 million on a single horse race once, he never bothered to cash the ticket.<p>Does gambling on horse racing seem like a good career path? For a college dropout from Pittsburgh who spent years figuring out how to increase the odds, it became amazingly …

Hong Kong

17 Foods to Avoid If You Have Bad Kidneys

Your kidneys are bean-shaped organs that perform many important functions.<p>They’re in charge of filtering blood, removing waste through urine, …

Nutrition

Happiness Isn't a Feeling — It's a Skill That Can Be Learned

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Self Improvement<p>Can Happiness Be Learned?<p>Happiness Isn't a Feeling — It's a Skill That Can Be Learned<p>Shares<p>For most of my life, I clung …

Happiness

Reboot Your Microbiome With Our 3-Day Gut Health Makeover

It's easier and quicker than you might think. Our high-fiber, plant-based meal plan, will give your gut bacteria a boost, and it's affordable, too at …

Healthy Eating

Words and phrases you should never include in your cover letter

It goes without saying that you always want to present yourself in the best possible light when you’re job searching. From how you structure your …

Employment

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Train Like a Boxer

Training like a boxer is all about intensity—you go hard. “You’re trying to mimic what it’s going to be like in the ring,” says Jason Strout, head …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

You can now book incredibly cheap flights with a new app that lets you bid on unsold airline seats

If, like 24 per cent of Britons, you are a chronic procrastinator - we may have found the perfect travel app for you.<p>Air Ticket Arena is a new UK-based start-up which launched on February 1 and gives you the opportunity to bid for last-minute plane tickets.<p>All you need to do is download the app and …

Air Travel

Try This Stretch To Open Up Your Chest and Shoulders

Keep injury at bay and get rid of soreness with this quick, chest-opening stretch<p>As a <i>Men’s Health</i> reader, you probably love to lift—and we do, too. The only problem is that lifting can put a lot of strain on your joints—particularly on your shoulders. Shoulder strains and injuries are depressingly …

Workouts

What I've Realized Since Being Cheated On

<b>“Sometimes walking away is the only option because you finally respect yourself enough to know that you deserve better.” ~Unknown</b><p>When I was cheated …

The Navy SEAL workout to blow up your arms

Jay Sullivan<p>Jay Sullivan<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Busy men know how to be efficient in the gym. That’s why busy men train with …

Exercise

The Best Cooldown to Do After a Run

At the end of a run, chances are, you just want to sit down and rest. That’s always my immediate desire—along with a nice big glass of icy cold …

Here's Four And Exciting Ways To Make A Quinoa Salad

Quinoa it all away.

Food

5 things a trainer wishes you knew about getting abs

Your key to a six pack<p>Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like getting ripped abs.<p>But there's a lot of BS floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' abs by working out - so Shannon Jewell, personal …

Workouts

Cristiano Ronaldo's legs workout for sculpted quads and explosive power

Courtesy of Nike<p>Courtesy of Nike<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 14<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>For bulging hamstrings, sculpted calves, and enough quad definition to get that …

The cheapest time to fly to 15 dream destinations

Chances are, you probably have a few travel destinations on your bucket list that seem like they're never going to happen.<p>Even your most far-fetched travel dreams, however, can become a reality if you not only fly at the right time, but also book at the right time.<p>CheapFlights.com compiled a list …

San Francisco

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Workouts

Common Sense Splits for Strength and Size

<b>It’s funny how rapidly things come and go and then come back around again.</b> Training isn’t any different. When it comes to building quality muscle and …

Muscle

Don't listen to anyone but yourself: Lessons from J Krishnamurti's The Awakening of Intelligence

<i>The Awakening of Intelligence</i>, by Jiddu Krishnamurti is not the easiest of reads. It is a book that focusses on what the Buddha had said aeons ago …

Spirituality

Vacationing in Costa Rica: A Suggested Itinerary

Vacationing in Costa Rica: A Suggested Itinerary<p>Updated on January 7, 2017<p>Imagine lying in bed at night and watching as red-hot lava rolls down the …

There's A Subtle Difference Between A Businessman And An Entrepreneur

<i>What is the difference between a businessman and an entrepreneur? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Peter Lynch, VP at a private equity firm, on Quora:</b><p>I moonlight as an entrepreneur, and work …

Entrepreneurship

15 Free E-Books That Will Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Whether you have only recently started entertaining the thought of striking out on your own or you've been an entrepreneur for a while, we can all agree on one thing, there is always more to learn. The other thing we can all agree on is that trying to find the information you need can be …

Small Business

Neuroscience and the True Purpose of Yoga

For some time, whenever I went to a yoga class, I’d get that feeling you get when you come in part way through a television series. I got the gist of …

5 savagely hard boxing workouts that'll get you in fighting shape

Training like a boxer is all about intensity—you go hard. “You’re trying to mimic what it’s going to be like in the ring,” says Jason Strout, head …

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

27 Low-Cost Ways To Grow Your Business

As a business owner, you have to make a lot of decisions about how and where you spend your hard earned money. With so many areas of your business …

Small Business

The 7-Move Upper-Body Upgrade

Target your shoulders and upper chest with this V-shape workout<p>The V-shaped torso is a magical thing.<p>Put two guys with the same amount of muscle and fat on their frames next to one another, and the one with the broader shoulders and slimmer waist will <i>always</i> look more athletic.<p>And the wider your …

Coast Guard

You’ve Never Done the Stepup Like This Before

This variation of the classic exercise challenges your lower body in all new ways<p>Here’s the typical way to do a stepup: Face a bench, and step up and down.<p>But in the video above, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour shows you the crossover version of the movement. You’ll travel across the …

Fitness