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4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

Antidepressants

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

15 uses for your phone's camera (other than taking selfies)

If you've ever looked at the night sky and wished you had paid more attention in science class, then you should download<p>Published: 11 July 2016 / Caption: Alina Bradford / Photo: Alina Bradford/CNET<p>Use your phone as a security system<p>If you have an old phone lying around you can use it for home …

Internet

8 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 8 A.M. to Be More Productive

When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie?<p>When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie? If you're like most people, you probably feel like a zombie.<p>Most people's mornings are a chaotic mess. Exhausted. Stimulant-driven. Rough.<p>However, …

Death by gentrification: the killing that shamed San Francisco

Alejandro Nieto was killed by police in the neighbourhood where he spent his whole life. Did he die because a few white newcomers saw him as a menacing outsider?<p>On 4 March, on what would have been his 30th birthday, Alejandro Nieto’s parents left a packed courtroom in San Francisco, shortly before …

California

3 Reasons Your Strategy Meetings Irritate Your Team

Used well, strategy meetings provide clarity and momentum. They align a team around key decisions and create positive energy.<p>Used poorly, strategy meetings irritate people. They waste time and energy, or worse, strengthen entrenched points of view creating frustration and resignation.<p>In my work …

33 Epic Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

No matter how good your product is, you must present it in a clean, professional and most important natural way. Imagery is one of the strongest element in any form of design making an emotional connection with your customer so you should pay incredible attention to what imagery you use to …

Web Design

How to keep your New Year's resolutions

<b>(CNN) —</b> The New Year is a time when many people pause to take stock of how they live their lives and set goals for how to do better. Yet more often than not, New Year's resolutions fall to the wayside as the holidays fade and the hustle and bustle of everyday life descend upon us once more.<p>Why? How …

Happiness

‘The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence)’: The Most Offensive Movie of the Year

It’s misogynistic, racist, and filled with more gruesomeness than a dozen Eli Roth flicks. The final chapter of The Human Centipede trilogy is the …

B-movie

'Mad Men' stars: Then and now

A look back at the cast before they were forever ingrained into the '60s advertising culture.

The Director Telling One Amazonian Tribe's Story of Survival

<b>While staying with the remote Bameno tribe, photographer and director Cedric Houin discovers the cultural transition of an indigenous community entering the modern world.</b><p>It was in 2010 that photographer and director Cedric Houin, also known by his pseudonym Varial*, decided to devote himself to …

Five rebel girls who shunned red carpet rules

“I’m not sure I could’ve come up with a better metaphor for sexism in the film industry if I was really, really trying,” wrote Jezebel’s Anna Merlan on what has now been deemed #flatgate, the scandal that the Cannes film fest had a strict Women Must Wear Heels policy, turning away a group in their …

Music Videos

BIKYNI Is Here to Solve Your Swimwear Problems

The former COO of Reformation is launching the "Warby Parker for bikinis".<p>Jude Al-Khalil is on a mission to end the "eternal search" for perfect bathing suit. Her great a-ha moment was during a recent bachelorette party, where she found herself and other frustrated women lamenting the struggles of …

Diane Kruger Flashes Her Undies in the Latest Wardrobe Malfunction at the Cannes Film Festival—See the Pics!

With so much pressure to look their best all of the time, stars bound to experience some slip ups on the red carpet. Unfortunately, <b>Diane Kruger</b> was …

Cannes Film Festival

Masons and American history: The 1826 kidnapping, allegedly by freemasons, that changed American politics forever.

To this day, nobody knows the true fate of Capt. William Morgan. A failed businessman and citizen of generally low repute, Morgan was abducted from …

We asked modern-day advertising execs how their parties compare to those on 'Mad Men' — and the answers were shocking

The show that made old-fashioneds hip again (and "not great, Bob!" a thing) comes to a close this Sunday. Since "Mad Men" has always been marked by its excess in the booze department, we decided to ask a bunch of modern-day advertising pros what the drinking landscape looks like today.<p>The …

10 Most Underrated Action Movies on Netflix to Watch

We ran a list last week about the Top 50 Most Underrated Action Movies to Watch, and since it’s doing so well, I’d like to follow it up with a list …

I Heart My National Park: Denali

Wildlife biologist <b>Patricia Owen</b> has worked at <b>Denali National Park</b> for more than 25 years. Her specialty? Grizzlies and other charismatic megafauna. While overseeing the park’s wildlife management program to minimize human-wildlife conflicts through education, Pat gets up close and personal with all …

National Parks

Startling Photos Capture Hands Protruding From Bodily Orifices

For <i>Ô les mains</i>, Belgian photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte and artist Babak Hosseiny fabricate human bodies in which hands overtake and engulf the …

Lusitania: The epic battle over its biggest mystery

<b>By Richard B. Stolley</b><p>Photograph by Library of Congress<p>May 5, 2015, 12:01 AM EDT<p>Retired venture capitalist Gregg Bemis owns the salvage rights to the …

United Kingdom

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

The Brain

What to Eat Before and After Every Kind of Workout

You'll be amazed at the difference it makes.<p>While eating clean, balanced meals is a great way to supplement any exercise regime, when you think about it, it doesn't really make sense to fuel up for yoga the same way you would for a long run. Curious as to what kind of foods <i>do</i> make sense to eat …

Making Connections at Machu Picchu

You’ve probably seen this before.<p>It’s what everyone pictures when they think of <b>Machu Picchu</b>—the verdant network of stone terraces, temples, and open-walled houses; the soaring peaks of Huayna Picchu framing the dramatic scene.<p>When I arrived at Peru’s “lost” Inca citadel in the clouds, I was …

South America

What we know, don't know about Freddie Gray's arrest

<b>(CNN) —</b> New information released Thursday adds complexity, and even more questions, to the already confusing picture of what happened to Freddie Gray after his arrest.<p>The transport van that carried Gray made a previously unknown stop along its route from where he was arrested to the police station. …

Justice

Wearing a Suit Makes People Think Differently

Formalwear elicits feelings of power, which change some mental processes.<p>Some psychology research in recent years is making an old aphorism look like an incomplete thought: Clothes make the man… Yes? Go on?<p>Clothes, it appears, make the man perceive the world differently.<p>A new study looks …

Pumping iron failing to make you leaner? Blame your genes

You're a regular in the gym's weight room, grunting and sweating in hopes of turning fat into muscle and maybe even losing some weight. And yet your goal eludes you.<p>New research on women finds that some are resistant to resistance training. For these women, the new study suggests, a welter of …

Diabetes

Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

Our Body Clocks May Tell Time More Accurately By The Color Of Light

When twilight sets in, it may not be the dimming light that clues you in to the evening hour -- instead, it could be that blueish glow in the sky. According to a new study of mice, it's light color, rather than brightness, that may account for how a number of mammals biologically keep track of time.<p>…