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15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Books

11 Unique Moves That Stretch and Massage Hard-to-Reach Muscles So Good

Whether or not you’re crushing HIIT workouts as often as you’re tossing back summer beers, stretching and self-myofascial release are critical for a …

Workouts

How to build muscle: a complete guide to making a bigger, stronger you

As a personal trainer of some ten years now, I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people transform their physiques from the classic ‘nine stone weakling’ to walking, talking mountains of muscle.<p>Unfortunately, I’ve also seen a lot of effort wasted in the pursuit of gaining muscle size. There are …

Podcasts Are the New Xanax

“I could take a bath in Paris while listening to someone in Los Angeles complain about her dating life.”<p>I’m not an early adopter. I’ll only start wearing new styles of clothing once they’re practically out of date, and I won’t move into a neighborhood until it’s fully saturated with upscale coffee …

Podcasting

President Trump to attend the National Prayer Breakfast

President Donald Trump plans to attend the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington on Thursday.<p>White House spokesman Sean Spicer announced the plans Wednesday. The annual event draws politicians, faith leaders and dignitaries in Washington and dates back to the Eisenhower era.<p>While the breakfast …

Donald Trump

Gambian president Yahya Jammeh says he will not step down

Despite losing election to Adama Barrow, and in face of pressure from West African leaders, Jammeh insists ‘nobody can deprive me’ of presidency<p>Gambian president Yahya Jammeh said he would not step down and condemned efforts by west African regional leaders to get him to hand over power after he …

Africa

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

Meditation

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

16 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They’re Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Joyce Carol Oates, R. L. Stine, Lemony Snicket, Colum McCann, Rainbow Rowell, Chuck Palahniuk, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.<p><i>In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked writers we love to tell us about the book they’re most thankful for. Here’s what</i> …

Books

Stephen Hawking Says Humans Have 1,000 Years Left on Earth

The world-renowned physicist slaps an expiration date on our planet.<p>Let's hope U-Haul doesn't charge too much for extra mileage in the next millennium because theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking says humans will need to vacate Earth or face extinction in the next 1,000 years.<p>"Although the chance …

Oxford University

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

Amazon Books editors read thousands of pages before settling on their ranking, which includes a number of memoirs as well as books from debut authors.<p>"The main challenge for us was that there were a number of great books to choose from," Amazon Books editor Chris Schluep told Business Insider. "In …

Books

10 TV shows that are too amazing to miss

From scintillating sci-fi and charming costume dramas to the series making long-awaited comebacks, here are the things to watch as the nights draw in.<p>…

The Importance Of Strengthening Your Rotator Cuff

<i>Weakness in your rotator cuff muscles can lead to persistent shoulder pain—prevent it before it sidelines you.</i> Shoulder impingement is characterized …

Workouts

20 Questions That Could Strengthen Your Relationship

Most intimate couples work hard to keep their relationship functioning and secure. They try to avoid conflicts that threaten their partnership and do …

Relationships

Here are 4 easy moves you should tag on to your run

Running is an important part of any work out and a great way to get your heart pounding and your blood pumping. However, many runners know that it …

Category 5 Super Typhoon Meranti is strongest storm of 2016 season

Churning the waters of the Northwest Pacific is the strongest tropical cyclone of the 2016 Northern Hemisphere season: Super Typhoon Meranti. It is …

Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

Medicine

How an Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Is Born

Inspired by Soderbergh, brought to life by Harvard.<p>In a hypnotic and somewhat terrifying video, the Harvard Medical School has shown how bacteria evolve and mutate as they become impervious to drugs.<p>The experiments, described in a recent issue of <i>Science</i>, used a 2-by-4-foot petri dish, eventually …

Why Time Slows Down When You're Traveling

The author in Miyajima, Japan. <i>(Photo: Jack Cheng)</i><p>By Drake Baer<p>Two weeks in Japan is a hell of a trip: burn your tongue on octopus-filled pancake balls, drink beers on the bullet train, soak in mountain saunas, hike in enchanted woods, and crash in the back of a Tokyo dance club while waiting for …

American Philosophy

Conditions for Greece's migrant children shocking, says Human Rights Watch

They are being made to live in filthy, bug-and-vermin-infested cells, sometimes without mattresses or access to showers, claims report<p>Alarming numbers of migrant children in Greece are being detained in deplorable and depraved conditions , Human Rights Watch says.<p>Unaccompanied minors – some as …

Human Rights

Child suicide attempts on the rise in besieged Syrian town, group warns

<b>(CNN) —</b> The besieged Syrian town of Madaya has seen a "worrying increase" in child suicide attempts as the long war takes its toll, a rights group warned.<p>At least six children and teens -- the youngest a 12-year-old girl -- and seven young adults have attempted suicide in the past two months, Save …

Middle East

US climbers who died in Pakistan lauded as 2 of the best

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — American mountain climbers Kyle Dempster and Scott Adamson earned reputations as two of the world's best by pushing limits and setting out to conquer icy, steep routes others couldn't scale.<p>That fearlessness and passion led them to a treacherous mountain peak in a remote part …

Mountaineering

Thyroid problems linked to risk of sudden cardiac death

<b>(CNN) —</b> You owe a lot to your thyroid.<p>The small butterfly-shaped gland in your neck produces the hormones thyroxine and triiodothyronine, which help control many activities in your body, from how quickly you burn calories to how fast your heart beats.<p>However, when the gland is underactive (a …

Biomedicine

Constantly texting your partner could be a sign of something worse than boredom

It seems weird to think that, at some point in recent human history, you had to <i>call</i> your partner's work phone to talk to them during the day — and only if something was <i>really</i> important.<p>Today, you can shoot off a quick kissy face to let them know that, hey, you're thinking of them, and how great …

Relationships

How Runners Can Work on Landing Softly

Land softly while running. It’s sound advice. And certainly not new.<p>But how do you put it into practice? To answer that question, three experts …

Running

Stretching Routine for Walking

Stretching can improve your flexibility and can make your walking more comfortable. This stretching routine targets the muscle groups you will use …

How Exercise Shapes You, Far Beyond the Gym

<i>(Photo: Grady Reese)</i><p>By Bradley Stulberg<p>When I first started training for marathons a little over ten years ago, my coach told me something I've never forgotten: that I would need to learn how to be comfortable with being uncomfortable. I didn't know it at the time, but that skill, cultivated …

Exercise

4 Ways to Beast Your Morning Run Without Feeling Tired

What's the right way to tackle a morning run without wasting time or putting your body at risk? From fueling-up to warming-up, here's how to run …

Nutrition

Jobs impress but Sept. rate hike not done deal

U.S. Inc. is back in job-creation mode.<p>The sharp rebound in the U.S. job market in June and July has Wall Street buzzing again about a possible interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve at its September meeting. But a rate increase next month is still far from a sure thing, Wall Street economists …

Economy

Early animals might have caused a mass extinction event, says new evidence

Fossils found in Namibia support coexistence of ancient organisms<p>New fossils discovered in the southwest African country of Namibia reinforce a theory that Earth's first mass extinction was caused by the planet's earliest animals, known as metazoans. These animals, which comprise most common forms …

Paleontology