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10 Powerful Life-Altering Things You Need to Do Alone

Pivotal things that only you can decide<p>There are many major decisions in life where you should consult the wisest people you know. There are other, profound things you need to do on your own.<p>Your success hinges on being able to trust your personal intellect and intuition. Looking to your own …

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The 6 Most Effective Core Exercises for Distance Athletes

And two core exercises athletes should absolutely avoid.<p>There are things you come across when running that you can ignore: jerk drivers, annoying partners, random bad advice in the middle of a race. And then there are things that you shouldn’t ignore—like your core muscles.<p>“Your core stabilizes …

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12 Habits of Horrible Leaders and How to Break Them

Leadership isn't a dictatorship. If you want your employees to go the distance for you, avoid these 12 destructive behaviors at all costs.<p>In leadership, everything you do counts. All eyes are on you, even when you aren't there. Employees feel your presence throughout the day because you set the …

Leadership

Not-So-Beaten Paths: 11 Lesser-Known Hikes in Popular National Parks

Hit the trail and avoid the crowds! NPCA staff selected 11 lesser-known hikes in some of the country’s most popular parks.<p><b>1. South Fork Skokomish</b> …

14 Struggles That All Girls With ADHD Have

Your brain is always on overdrive.<p><b>1. This is basically your brain all the time.</b> How is it possible to have so many ideas at once?<p><b>2. You're incapable of doing one thing at a time.</b> Why only write that paper when you can write that paper <i>and</i> text your bestie about her breakup <i>and</i> start researching your …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

Five Quick Exercises You Can Do to Fix Your Hunched Posture

Our necks, shoulders, and backs suffer when we hunch over our keyboards and screens all day. If you’d like to correct your posture, these 30-second …

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Six Habits of The Best Conversationalists

Becoming a good conversationalist requires having a certain set of skills in your communication toolbox.<p>Some people have the gift of gab, and can talk to anyone about anything. And some people struggle to make small talk. What separates the two isn’t knowing what to talk about; it’s polishing up …

Self-improvement

Running: the art of never being satisfied

Runners have a habit of talking down their achievements, but is that such a bad thing? Perhaps there are benefits to negative thinking<p>“How did you get on?” the massage therapist asks as I flop down, face-first, having just finished a tough, 10-mile race.<p>“Could’ve been better,” I mumble, planting my …

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A legal storm is threatening a startup backed by Bill Gates that wants to edit people's genes by 2017

On Monday, Editas Medicine, the startup whose backers include Bill Gates and Google Ventures, filed for a $100-million IPO. But the vital patents the company holds — which surround its exclusive rights to gene-editing technology CRISPR — could soon be rendered worthless.<p>If a legal proceeding for …

Death Valley Flooding Provides Yet Another Alarming El Niño Preview

A 1,000-year flood that rearranged boulders and buckled roads in Death Valley is the latest chilling window into how poorly prepared California is …

Cristiano Ronaldo did soccer tricks for unsuspecting people while dressed as a bum

The Real Madrid superstar provided another highlight, this time off the field<p>One thing Cristiano Ronaldo has over Lionel Messi is mastering the art of disguise. In a video released in full Monday after we saw glimpses of it back in January, the Real Madrid superstar was filmed in Madrid earlier …

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6 Tips for a Summertime Sugar Detox

There is a lot of buzz about sugar lately and how it can impact wellness, but why exactly is sugar problematic and how can you reduce sugar to boost health? I am pleased to help decode how sugar impacts your health and vitality, and offer quick and easy steps to reducing sugar intake for a …

How Turing helped me to crack cancer code

Jack Andraka said Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing had helped him to believe that he had a place in the science world<p>A teenage science prodigy who fought homophobic abuse to invent a groundbreaking cancer test at the age of 15 said he was inspired by the Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing.<p>Jack Andraka, …

Space Station – Off The Earth, For The Earth

Expedition 55 Flight Engineers Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold of NASA completed the fifth spacewalk of this year at 2:10 p.m. EDT, lasting 6 hours, 31 …