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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 …

Bruce Lee

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …

Procrastination

Iced Latte at Home

A classic drink made cool<p>The latte is one of the most iconic espresso drinks, favored for its frothy foam topping. In this refreshing iced version, …

Why Do Our Minds Wander?

Sometimes the mind wanders. Thoughts pop into consciousness. Ideas or images are present when just a moment before they were not. Scientists recently have been turning their attention to making sense of this.<p>One natural picture of the phenomenon goes something like this. Typically, our thoughts and …

Consciousness

Zika virus breakthrough: researchers find protein that inhibits infection

University of Massachusetts Medical School researchers have made a breakthrough in their evaluation of the zika virus, finding that a “very small …

Medical School

Crazy Crawlers: The Ridiculous-Looking Exercise That Shreds Your Core | Men's Health

You’ll start in a quadruped position with your hands directly beneath your shoulders and your knees beneath your hips. Your back should be flat like a table top.<p>Then, you’ll lift your left hand off the ground and sweep your right leg underneath your body. Since you’re removing two points of support …

Certain Quarters From 1970 Are Worth a Ton of Money Now

Time to search your house and cash in!<p>You already know that some of your favorite vintage childhood toys — Beanie Babies, Barbie dolls, and Cabbage Patch Kids Dolls — could be worth a small fortune if they're in good condition. But now there's another seemingly ordinary thing from the 1970s that's …

The Greatest Philosopher You've Never Heard Of

Let's be honest. When most of us talk about philosophy — the hard-core, name-dropping, theory-quoting kind — we're talking about a particular lineage that traces back to the Hellenistic Greeks.<p>But consider, for a moment, the fact that over the last few thousand years there've been a whole lot of …

Western Philosophy

10 exercises to develop the best pecs in the gym

1. Barbell bench press<p><b>How to do it:</b> Lie on a bench with your eyes in line with the bar. Position your hands slightly-wider-than-shoulder-width apart …

11 Natural Cures for Unsightly Facial Blemishes

Blemishes on the face can leave a person feeling self-conscious and embarrassed. In order to clear them up, many rush out to their pharmacy and …

10 Snacks With 10 (or More!) Grams of Protein

Got protein? These snacks have at least 10 grams to keep you full, fueled, and satisfied until your next meal. You'll stave off hunger when you snack consciously with these wholesome bites.<p>Under 150 Calories<p><b>Chicken Protein Bars: 18 grams</b>. Love jerky and chicken? Wanting some extra protein on the …

What's your gut type? And why you should care

Hippocrates, known as the father of medicine, once said that ‘all disease begins in the gut’. ‘So it makes sense, then, that healing begins there as well,’ says nutritionist Dr Josh Axe.<p>As author of the new book <i>Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems</i>, he believes that …

How To Tell Great Stories During Presentations

By now, most of us have heard how crucial storytelling is to a presentation. But it's not always the easiest thing to do: Which story do you choose to illustrate your message, and what parts do you leave out? What's the best way to deliver the story once you've chosen it? I've provided an easy …

8 Easy Skills That Will Improve Your Daily Life

Sometimes it's the little things that can completely alter your well-being. Reddit user tea_fiend_26 posted a thread posing the question, "What's a skill you've learned that has improved your daily life?" The answers that other users replied with are incredibly useful and easy to implement into …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity | Inc.com

If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that creativity is primarily a learned skill. And like any other skill you want to learn, it requires that …

Creativity

Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds

Radical action is needed to combat increasing rate of environmental damage to water sources, land, biodiversity and marine life, report shows<p>Degradation of the world’s natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage, meaning the rate of deterioration is …

Sustainability

This Medical Breakthrough Could Drastically Reduce Heart Attacks

A group of Icelandic researchers, part of an Amgen (amgn) unit called deCODE genetics, uncovered a rare and previously unknown genetic variation in …

World Health Organization

Become a Health and Happiness Addict

The brain uses complex patterns of nerve cell firings and chemical releases to represent sensory experiences, thoughts, feelings, attitudes, beliefs, …

Neuroscience

Add Muscle, Subtract Fat: The Clean Bulk That Works

1 of 9<p>MRBIG_PHOTOGRAPHY / Getty<p>Nutrition<p>This is where the clean bulk is won or lost. “Diet is 80% of fat loss and some form of training is the other …

How Biofeedback Testing Can Help You Lift More Weights and Prevent Injuries | Men's Health

Sure, doing exercises with horrendous form will probably get you injured. However, I’ve also seen many people do moves “sort of wrong” for years and not suffer any consequences. And I’ve seen people—even coaches and trainers—perform movements with textbook form and <i>still</i> get hurt.<p>There is even an …

5 Training Tips For Bigger Calves | Men's Health

Most of this is due to genetics, and the length of the tendon that runs from your ankle up to your calf muscle. (Men with shorter tendons have calves that take up more real estate, so the muscles automatically look larger.)<p>But there are certain things you can do during a calf raise to maximize your …

Pump Up Your Pecs With 3 Moves | Men's Health

Place your hands on an elevated surface—such a box or bench—with your arms straight and your hands directly below your shoulders.<p>Walk your legs out behind you until you’re in a pushup position. Your body should form a straight line from your head to your heels.<p>Brace your abdominals—as if you were …

These Motivating Quotes Will Help Start Your Day off Right

Motivating yourself can be tough, especially when you’re running on coffee, late nights, and early mornings — as most business owners do.<p>But there’s …

Motivation

Do our genes ‘remember’ pain? Scientists suspect they might.

You pulled a muscle in your back carrying groceries, took a shot to the shin in flag football or suffer from fibromyalgia. But it’s months later, and the lower back still aches, the leg still throbs, the body remains tender to the slightest insult. Welcome to the club of chronic pain.<p><i>[CDC urges</i> …

Pain

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success | Inc.com

We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people. You just might get the lift you need to take you to your happy (and …

Motivation

1 Question Is All You Need to Judge Someone's Personality

This research-backed shortcut can give you an instant sense of someone's character.<p>If you want to better understand someone's personality, there's no shortage of options. Psychologists have developed various checklists and inventories to evaluate everything from whether someone is a card-carrying …

Psychology

11 foods that can make you look younger

However, the foods you eat can help you age better, both inside and out.<p>Here are 11 foods that can help you look younger.

Elasticity

LeBron James comically failed trying to copy the Stephen Curry 3-pointer celebration

The Cleveland Cavaliers found themselves in a tougher-than-expected Game 1 matchup against the eighth-seeded Detroit Pistons, which seemed like an odd time for LeBron James to try to break out the Warriors' patented Stephen Curry celebration. It was a move made worse by the fact that it completely …

Basketball

Mental Tricks For Fitness Motivation | Men's Health

Before you attempt a big lift, picture yourself completing it—and mime the steps in the movement. Visualizing your goal can boost your actual performance by 45 percent, finds a study in <i>Behavioral and Brain Functions</i>.<p><b>Prepare For Tomorrow’s Workout</b><p>Pack your gym bag for tomorrow’s workout before you …