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How are Japanese women so slim?

Ever wondered how Japanese women can eat a variety of foods, skip out on intense exercise and still look slim? I’ll share with you three concepts I …

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Jeff Bezos

I Love Ancient Organics Ghee So Much I Want to Eat It with a Spoon

Food editor Claire Saffitz on the one ghee that rules them all.<p>Because headlines about nutrition research seem to change by the minute, I generally choose to ignore them—unless, of course, any new bits of information conveniently fit into my already well established food routine. So I’ve been …

Food

Fall is the Best Time of the Year to Plant a Square Foot Garden

When is the best time of year to plant a Square Foot Garden? The answer is … <b>fall time</b>. Does that surprise you? When do most people start their first …

FCC gives carriers more tools to fight illegal robocalls

Have you ever received a call from the IRS tell you that you owe a ton of money? What about from a “Microsoft support specialist” telling you that your computer is infected with viruses? These are (almost always) illegal robocalls that use phone number spoofing to get you to pick up. It has become …

Pets Are Good For Us—But Not In The Ways We Think They Are

An animal expert debunks myths about our furry companions.<p>John Bradshaw and his colleagues had to invent a new word—and the new field of “anthrozoology”—to describe their work studying the interactions between animals and humans. In his new book, <i>The Animals Among Us</i>, Bradshaw now demolishes a few …

Cyber Monday: Your sales guide

If you didn't get your fix from Black Friday sales, don't worry: You can snag some hefty deals on Cyber Monday.<p>As people move away from shopping in physical stores, retailers are offering heavy online promotions this year to get you clicking.<p>In fact, Adobe expects it to be the biggest online …

Shopping

Amarillo Brown Bag Runs serving our invisible neighbors

Today's Local News HeadlinesToday's Local NewsMore>><p>breaking<p>Updated:Friday, March 16 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-03-17 03:36:19 GMT<p>Crews are responding to …

81 Fun Facts That'll Make Everyone You Know Say "I Never Knew That!"

The voice of Mickey Mouse and the voice of Minnie Mouse got married in real life!<p>1. German chocolate cake is named after a guy named Sam German, <i>not</i> the country.<p>2. Almost as many people were killed by guillotine in Nazi Germany as in the French Revolution.<p>3. The creature that kills the most people …

Great Depression

This weighted blanket has therapeutic qualities that decrease anxiety and stress and help you sleep better

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Hopefully, you know what it's like to wake up in the morning and realize you've slept so soundly that you never moved from the spot …

Sleep

10 criminally underrated movies on Netflix you owe it to yourself to watch

Since its inception, Netflix has stood as the benchmark for on-demand entertainment. As its popularity grew, so too did the streaming service’s …

Entertainment

12 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Your Streaming Devices

With the emergence of streaming devices, getting your favorite content from the internet to your TV is getting easier every day. Although Roku, …

Smart TV

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Athletic Apparel

Did You Catch This Super Sweet Stranger Things Easter Egg?

Spoilers ahead!<p>Season 2 of Stranger Things is loaded with fun easter eggs, and there's an adorable one in particular that, unless you were playing …

Spoilers

Some of the best (and weirdest) ‘Stranger Things’ theories for season 3

Season 2 of <i>Stranger Things</i> began streaming in October, but many fans are already clamoring for the third installment of Netflix’s critically …

Entertainment

These 8 cities and countries will pay you to move there

Candela in Italy joins Alaska, Kansas and New Haven, Connecticut in rewarding new residents with cash, free land and other perks.<p>It pays to live in …

What’s a CentiMorgan, Anyway? How DNA Tests for Family History Measure Genetic Relationships

If you’re doing DNA tests for family history, you may see lots of predicted cousin matches: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc…..But what does that predicted genetic …

Genealogy

How the KonMari Method Stopped Sparking Joy for Me

I’m standing in the very back of Home Depot, contemplating drawer organizers. White plastic, acrylic, bamboo, three vertical compartments or four, …

These Five Apps Will Give You A History Fix

History isn’t dry, dusty books. It’s a living thing, that surrounds us and defines us in ways we may not expect. It’s just a question of learning it. While there’s a lot out there, from ebooks to podcasts, these five apps will help you get a better sense of history and start digging into the …

Apps

New Study Suggests That Man May Not Originate From Africa After All

While it's commonly thought that hominins—a species that eventually led to modern humans—originate from Africa, a new study is casting doubt on the theory. A group of researchers recently published two studies that give evidence that early man may have originated from Europe, bucking the theory of …

‘They Said I Was Within a Minute of Death’

Shot with a high-powered rifle that was aimed to kill, Steve Scalise is lucky to be alive. “I had miracles,” he tells POLITICO Magazine. “I had angels.”<p>He thought it was the tractor.<p>It was just after 7 o’clock on a steamy June morning in Northern Virginia, and baseball practice was winding down at …

Jeff Flake

Not Your Grandma’s Cross Stitch

Framed cross-stitch shop it hereSay what you will about the internet, while we so often feel like it’s taking us away from the simple pleasures and …

Cross-stitch

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

100 Super Healthy and Filling Foods

You know the basics of a healthy diet: lots of fruit and vegetables, some nuts and seeds, full-fat dairy, and a few servings of fish and lean meat. …

Turn on Your Phone's Kill Switch So It's Useless If Stolen

A stolen smartphone can ruin anyone’s day, though our smartphones’ built-in anti-theft software seems to be working, according to San Francisco …

Missing Paperwork Could Mean Billions In Student Loan Debt Wiped Away

$12 billion in private student loans may be missing the paperwork creditors need to collect<p>It’s a payday of sorts that tens of thousands of people …

Prehistoric fossils suggest modern dogs evolved from a single population of wolves

Did humans domesticate dogs once, or twice?<p>The dogs of ancient Europe probably looked a lot like the mutts roaming Europe today, new DNA discoveries from dog fossils suggest. In the ongoing debate over how many times dogs were domesticated from wolves, this new study suggests it happened just …

Nature Communications

5 Rare Qualities of Truly Happy People, According to Science | Inc.com

I have been writing on positive psychology ever since I read the masterful <i>Happiness Advantage</i> by one of the movement's current poster boys -- Shawn Achor.<p>The beauty of this field is found in the belief that people aspire to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, and positive psychology is the …

Happiness

Army veteran’s dying wish is to get a call from you — literally

He’s only 47 years old, but his life is already coming to an end. Ailing Army veteran Lee Hernandez has one dying wish, and he literally wants you to be a part of it.<p>Hernandez’s final wish is to receive phone calls from people all across the country, the Arizona Republic reported.<p>The dying veteran …

Veterans