Anirudh Madan

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Grow Your Peach With This Intense Butt Workout — It's Just 15 Minutes

No need to grab dumbbells for this workout — all you need is YOU! These intense bodyweight exercises are all about your butt. Get ready to firm up that peach of yours (and not be able to sit tomorrow!) with this five-move, 15-minute workout.<p>The Workout<p><b>Directions:</b> Complete each exercises below for …

Bodyweight Exercise

What Is Contrast Training—and Can It Make You a Faster Runner?

Add this speed-builder to your bag of training tricks.<p>If you’re looking to leave last year’s PR in the dust, chances are you’ve already thought of the usual go-to training methods—tempo runs, plyometrics, hill repeats, and interval training).<p>Well, there’s another speed-boosting method you should …

Magic Mushrooms Do The Opposite of Anti-Depressants, But That May Be Why They Work

"I felt so much lighter, like something had been released."<p>Psychedelic therapy is going through something of a revival right now, and we may now know …

14 Truly Beginner Exercises That Every Newbie Should Try — No Equipment Needed

Beginning your fitness journey and have no idea where to start? We gotchu. These truly beginner moves will allow you to build strength and create a mind-body connection while you get comfortable with exercise. No dumbbells or fancy machines required: just you, your bodyweight, and a little space to …

Yoga

Ancient Human Remains Document Migration From Asia To America

In Alaska, scientists have uncovered something they say is remarkable: the remains of two infants dating back more than 11,000 years.<p>Their discovery is evidence of the earliest wave of migration into the Americas.<p>"It's incredibly rare," says Ben Potter, an archeologist at the University of Alaska …

The Neuroscience of Success

The Amens have performed thousands of brain images and found four key ways to optimize the brain for success.<p>We’ve been taught that if you dream big, …

The 3 Supplements You Should Be Taking in 2018

This is a very powerful anti-inflammatory showing the highest measurement on the ORAC scale. The bioactive compound in turmeric is curcumin, which …

Wellness

‘I feel less stuffed after dinners – and less guilty’: why I stopped eating meat

My journey towards vegetarianism started 30 years ago for practical reasons, but the more I eschew animal products the better I feel about everything<p>My experience of giving up meat has been a gradual process, starting about 30 years ago, when a vegetarian friend and her two little boys came to live …

23 startups that became unicorns in 2017, scoring valuations of $1 billion or more

A year ago, the venture capital industry looked like it was going to tighten its belt and bring valuations back to earth. But in 2017, venture investment continued to flow heavily and is on track to match or exceed dollars deployed in 2016, says PitchBook, a database that tracks such deals.<p>Mega …

Venture Capital

7 Ways To Grow A Bigger Following Online, According To Experts

Nowadays, if someone’s trying to figure out who you are — whether it’s a potential employer or a potential date — the first thing they’ll do is …

Marketing

How a small dietary change might keep your brain young

Over the Christmas period, our minds are filled with pumpkin pie, eggnog, chocolate, and more pumpkin pie. According to a new study, however, we …

8 Standout Traits Every Interviewer Wants You to Demonstrate

Being able to clearly articulate your goals and showcase your skills is a key factor during an interview.<p><i>What are some green flags in a job interview? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Why social media is freaking out over ‘moon milk’ — the booze-free nightcap for better sleep

Why warm milk with natural herbs and spices could help you destress and sleep than a glass of wine<p>This all-natural nightcap beats counting sheep.<p>Moon …

There's a scientific reason some people are more motivated than others — but it's possible to change

There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news feed, and making a fresh cup of green tea. Then I notice the dirty dishes in the kitchen.<p>I get the dishes cleaned up, but there are also those clothes …

Neuroscience

New design promises big sound from tiny speakers

There are plenty of speakers that promise a big sound from a compact package but fail to deliver. The problem is one of physics, but a new device …

A Better Brain: 12 Best Books to Understand How the Brain Works

How to Start Now--at Any Age--to Reverse and Prevent Insulin Resistance of the Brain, Sharpen Cognitive Function, and Avoid Memory Loss<p>Dr. Steven Masley’s <i>The Better Brain Solution</i> is the first book to explain how the brain can become insulin resistant overtime, leading to cognitive decline and …

Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries

<b>A study of pictures of Earth by night has revealed that artificial light is growing brighter and more extensive every year.</b><p>Between 2012 and 2016, the planet's artificially lit outdoor area grew by more than 2% per year.<p>Scientists say a "loss of night" in many countries is having negative …

New evidence shows the sugar industry suppressed studies linking sugar to heart disease and cancer

For decades, sugar lobbyists have been taking aim at studies linking sugar and cancer.<p>When a study last year found that mice on sugar-heavy diets were more likely to develop breast cancer, the Sugar Association, one of the biggest sugar lobbying groups in the US, called it "sensationalized." The …

Diabetes

As Norway sells out of oil, suddenly fossil fuels are starting to look risky

Experts are not predicting the end of drilling quite yet: but the decision in Oslo has sharpened the debate over the future profitability of the industry<p>Despite the rise of electric cars and stronger action on climate change, it’s still too early to write the obituary of oil. That was the verdict …

Tom Enders

Why incompetent people often think they’re actually the best

There’s a psychological phenomenon behind it: the Dunning-Kruger effect.<p>Maybe you’ve experienced this at school or work before: Dealing with someone who thinks he’s much better at his job than he really is. This can not only be really annoying, but it can lead to disaster as a group project is made …

From an evolutionary perspective, does it make any sense to be nice?

Solving Darwin’s puzzle of kindness.<p>World Kindness Day is a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the good. We are encouraged to perform acts of kindness such as giving blood, cleaning a communal microwave at work, or volunteering at a nursing home.<p>Of course, …

Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow

Inside the inventor's world-changing plans to inhabit outer space, revolutionize high-speed transportation, reinvent cars – and hopefully find love …

Elon Musk

A day in the life of a retired Navy SEAL commander, who wakes up at 4:30 a.m., trains in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and doesn't eat for 72 hours at a time

Jocko Willink retired from the US Navy SEALs in 2010, but he hasn't eased his intense approach to life.<p>As the commander of SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated special operations unit in the Iraq War, Willink led his men with the mantra "discipline equals freedom." That is, by …

Fitness

Trump has unleashed the Saudi Arabia we always wanted — and feared

Now that the boy wonder Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has accelerated his ascent to the throne through a series of wide-scale purges last weekend and reckless foreign-policy moves abroad, both of us are feeling nostalgic for the good old days when the Saudis were scared of their own shadow.<p>…

Saudi Arabia

The right meditation can literally reshape your brain

Contemplative exercise can improve your life by refining your mind, so it’s worth trying. But it’s also worth knowing what will work for your particular purposes.<p>An Oct. 4 study in Science Advances (pdf), led by neuroscientist Sofie Valk at the Max Planck Institute for Human and Cognitive Brain …

Mindfulness

Scientists grow replacement skin for boy suffering devastating genetic disorder

Seven-year-old boy suffering illness causing untreatable wounds over 80% of his body has had his skin replaced by new, genetically modified epidermis<p>Scientists have grown a replacement, genetically modified skin to cover almost the entire body of a seven-year-old Syrian boy who was suffering from a …

Medicine

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

The former vice chairman of GM just predicted the car industry’s future: it has no future

It’s not every day a titan of industry predicts the demise of his own. But Bob Lutz, the former vice chairman of General Motors, believes the auto industry is not long for this world.<p>“It saddens me to say it, but we are approaching the end of the automotive era,” he writes this month for Automotive …

Silicon Valley

The only way to save money has always been the same — and you can't do it without making a key distinction

While a bad economy or an especially low-paying job can make saving money infinitely harder, the formula for saving has always been the same. To save money, you need to spend less than you earn.<p>Obviously, this task becomes a lot easier when you earn more than average - or if you live in a low-cost …

Personal Finance

Humans Were Not Smarter Than Neanderthals, We Simply Outlasted Them

Their fate could have been ours.<p>By the standards of the Paleolithic age, members of <i>Homo neanderthalensis</i> were the height of sophistication.<p>These …