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21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Science Fiction

12 Things Healthy Morning People Do Every Day

They move, they hydrate, they conquer.<p>As someone who breaks a sweat before work nearly every single day, I'm often asked, "How do you do it?"<p>"The key to making it work is to have a strategy, ritual, and reward system," says Adam Rosante, a CosmoBody trainer who wakes up to work out at 6 a.m. He's …

24 Easy Paleo Dinners That Will Please Everyone

Over the years, the Paleolithic Diet (a.k.a. the Paleo Diet, Stone Age Diet, the Primal Blueprint, Caveman—aliases go on) has gotten a slightly …

Cooking

How To Eat Healthier Without Even Noticing

You'll definitely want to be feeling your best when spring finally decides to roll in.

How to build your chest without a gym

If you think building a colossal chest is only possible with gym-based labor, you're wrong.<p>"You only need two things for growth: mechanical tension …

Workouts

No gym needed! 5 ways to get a workout in — all while still wearing pajamas

Whether you wake up late, or simply have little time to work out, here's a routine you can complete anywhere, and in your pajamas for that matter!<p>Why are we focusing on the lower body? Working larger muscle groups like legs and booty burns more calories, meaning it’s the best way to get the most …

Workouts

Meditation for Beginners: How to Meditate

Shutterstock<p>Leave a Loud Room<p>There's no <i>wrong</i> place to meditate, but choosing a calm place might make it easier when you're first starting out: "Your …

The 10 best bodyweight exercises for legs

Caitlin CarlsonIf you're looking for a workout that builds muscle and torches fat at the same time, look no further than a well-programmed legs …

Exercise

Get Inspired By Stanley Kubrick's Rare 'Notes on Filmmaking'

In 1960 Stanley Kubrick was still early in his career, but he already had clear <i></i>thoughts on the art of filmmaking. We can learn from this rare glimpse …

Stanley Kubrick

The Ectomorph Workout Program: Building Muscle for the 'Skinny Guy'

When it's game time, are you usually the last one picked? Are you often referred to as the "skinny guy?" Can you eat massive amounts of food and …

Michael Phelps

Ab Workouts: Our Top 10 Abs Exercises

Abdominal Hold<p>This is the sort of move that looks so wonky, you sure hope your roommate doesn't catch you doing it — unless she also gets to see you …

Bodyweight Giant Set That Burns Fat and Builds Muscle Like Crazy

It’s clear that for sustained fat loss, training is necessary. A diet alone is not a viable option because it will destroy your muscles as much as it …

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

The best leg workout you can do in less than 25 minutes

Training the lower body is the ultimate foundation for improving overall strength, muscle endurance, and athletic performance. Big, compound, …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

Complete Beginner's Guide To Doing Perfect Squats

Squats are one of the most beneficial full-body exercises out there. If you’ve never done a squat before or never achieved the results that you …

Workouts

The Secret to Happiness? Spend Money on Experiences, Not Things

We like buying things, at least we think we do. It’s bred into us. Life in the 21st century is a fast paced, consumer oriented experience where media surrounds us at all times enforcing the idea that happiness is a matter of buying the perfect house, driving the best car, wearing the trendiest …

Happiness

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …