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The 103 Best Weight-loss Foods, According to Nutritionists

1. Chili peppers<p>“Chili peppers (as well as other spicy peppers) are high in capsaicin, the component that gives chili peppers their heat,” explains …

Nutrition

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively fanatical club. Among his many titles and descriptors, Musk is a certifiable bookworm. And that's …

Elon Musk

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read

... and the movies and TV shows we watch<p>Pamela Paul’s memories of reading are less about words and more about the experience. “I almost always remember where I was and I remember the book itself. I remember the physical object,” says Paul, the editor of <i>The New York Times Book Review</i>, who reads, it …

Books

Can the Food You Eat Affect Your Mood?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>It's widely known that your mood can trigger food cravings, cause you to overeat or kill your appetite entirely. But the opposite also …

My new favorite book of all time

Bill Gates reviews “Enlightenment Now” by author Steven Pinker.

Bill Gates

5 Books to Read Now if You Want to Retire Rich

The best retirement planning books, according to experts.<p>You might be able to start collecting Social Security at 62, but personal finance expert …

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers

Whether you're looking for gift ideas or suggestions for your own reading, TED speakers have you covered.<p>Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read …

Which Haruki Murakami Book Should You Read First? Here's A Guide To His Most Famous Works

Ah, the age old literary question: "Which Murakami book should I start with?" I've been asked this question many, many times. Even if you haven't …

20 books that will change your life

Oprah, Warren Buffett, and more reveal the books that changed their lives

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

6 Novels That Will Restore Your Faith In The Human Spirit

Whether you're the kind of person who's aiming to read 200 books in 2018, or if you're more of a leisurely bibliophile, I'm willing to bet that we …

Quantum computing is going to change the world. Here's what this means for you.

by Alexandra Ossola January 8, 2018 Robots & Machines 42421<p>The science and tech world has been abuzz about quantum computers for years, but the …

Quantum Computing

If you want to be smarter, build in an hour of daily contemplation

The word “genius” is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it’s often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius—and we should—but it’s about time we stopped …

Creativity

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg's guide on what to read at Davos

World Economic Forum releases the definitive reading list ... and it largely excludes women authors<p>As the world’s rich and powerful pack their suitcases for the World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they might throw in a book. But it’s unlikely to be an airport thriller.<p>WEF, which has …

Gluteus medius muscle pain & trigger points

Lots of times the gluteus medius muscle is an overlooked source of trouble in people suffering from lower back pain.<p>Very often this muscle is too …

Massage Therapy

Great Ideas

Example phrases for how to ask for feedback

Specific phrases and examples for how to ask for feedback from your employees<p>Posted by Walter Oelwein on Monday, September 13, 2010 · 2 Comments<p>My …

Dear Managers: This Is How You Get Honest Feedback From Your Team

If you’ve ever had a manager ask you for feedback, then you probably also remember the way you reacted.<p>You likely hesitated and, if you’re like many …

How to run effective one-on-one meetings

New study reveals why some people are more creative than others

Creativity is often defined as the ability to come up with new and useful ideas. Like intelligence, it can be considered a trait that everyone – not …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

Your Brain Might Be Distorting Reality

Some researchers are finding that the things you do could change what your brain sees–but not everyone is convinced.<p>We usually believe that what we see is a true representation of what’s there. The basic model of vision is that the eyes receive sensory information, the brain processes it, and then …

When you lose weight, your fat cells don't just let go of fat

Belly flab is like a storage unit for the rest of your body.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where</i> …

Nutrition

Oversleeping: The Effects and Health Risks of Sleeping Too Much

We often hear about the real dangers of getting too little sleep, but on the other end of the spectrum, sleeping <i>too much</i> also appears to have some risks.<p>Sleep is a rapidly growing field of research, and we are learning more all the time about how rest affects the body and mind. It's known that …

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Sleep

Carrie Underwood’s Go-To Exercise for Killer Legs

It tones your quads, glutes, calves, and hamstrings.<p>Whether walking the red carpet or hitting the stage, country singer Carrie Underwood has been …

New silicon structure opens the gate to quantum computers

In a major step toward making a quantum computer using everyday materials, a team led by researchers at Princeton University has constructed a key …

Mint 18.3: The best Linux desktop takes big steps forward

Linux Mint isn't just the best Linux desktop, it's the best desktop, period.<p>The Internet of Things is the new frontier. However, generations of ERP …