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10 Data Science, Machine Learning and AI Podcasts You Must Listen To

With the rapid pace at which technology is driving innovation in machine learning and artificial intelligence, it has become immensely important to …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

A Total-Body Workout to Build Metabolism-Boosting Muscle

You need to build some muscle to boost your metabolism, and this total-body workout will do just that. We start with a solid warmup, so you're ready to push your body to maximize your gains. The workout uses light free weights; we suggest five-pound dumbbells, but this workout is still effective if …

Fitness

The favorite books of 10 millionaires and billionaires

From entrepreneurs and media tycoons, to international superstars and the president himself, here are 10 books that should be required reading for anyone looking to improve their lives.

Forget Obamacare — AI is driving the real health care transformation

The Washington fight over the future of Obamacare will have enormous repercussions for our health care system, which now accounts for nearly 18 percent of the U.S. economy. But that impact pales before the transformation already underway due to the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine …

13 Things Successful People Do Before Going To Bed [Infographic]

<b>The older you get, the more you begin to realise just how important a good night’s sleep can be.</b> Experts at the National Sleep Foundation suggest …

How to Know When It's Time to Quit | Inc.com

Nobody likes thinking of themselves as a quitter, but there's no point in staying stuck in something if it's not accomplishing anything or making you happy. In those cases, it's sometimes wiser to cut your losses of time and energy.<p>If you're struggling with knowing whether to quit--whether it's a …

15 Quotes That Give You Hope When You're Feeling Depressed

If you’re anything like the majority of people, you’ve experienced depression at some point in your life. Many of us experience it regularly.<p>It’s a …

Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On?

Esther is a well-liked manager of a small team. Kind and respectful, she is sensitive to the needs of others. She is a problem solver; she tends to see setbacks as opportunities. She’s always engaged and is a source of calm to her colleagues. Her manager feels lucky to have such an easy direct …

I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

4 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any concrete guidance on what to do about it. One of my coaching clients, Lisa, a vice president of HR, was in this situation and …

You Can Improve Your Default Response to Stress

One morning while anchoring <i>The Early Show</i> in New York, one of my coanchors got mixed up and tossed the show to me five minutes before I was slated to appear for my next segment, which was covering breaking news on political corruption in Washington. The teleprompter was cued to a different story, …

Successful people think differently than the rest of us — here's how you can, too

They always find a way to come out on top regardless of the curveballs life throws at them. They seem to live by the motto, "When life gives you lemons, make organic artisanal lemonade."<p>Meanwhile other people, even with the bigger advantages, somehow lack the ability to plan and execute… and end up …

The Neuroscience of Trust

Companies are twisting themselves into knots to empower and challenge their employees. They’re anxious about the sad state of engagement, and rightly so, given the value they’re losing. Consider Gallup’s meta-analysis of decades’ worth of data: It shows that high engagement—defined largely as …

9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior

Fortunately, there are no shortage of podcasts designed to cater to that interest — whether it's a short one-one-one chat about building good habits or an hour-long compilation of novel ideas.<p>Here are some of the best podcasts that help put life in perspective.

Self-improvement

Make One of These Small Changes for Better Health Instead of a Resolution

Now that the chaos of the holiday season is over, a lot of us are vowing to make changes for our health—but we know that ambitious resolutions don’t …

Fitness

From brain and body to money and sex, we optimised aspects of our lives to see if self-help culture works<p>On 1 January last year we began a new research project called “Optimised”. We had published a book called The Wellness Syndrome the year before, questioning the growing pressure to become …

Weightlifting

Starting a Food Blog

<i>Note: This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make purchases using these links, it won’t cost you any extra money, but</i> …

7 TED Talks on Happiness That Will Make You Smile From Ear to Ear

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

TED Talks

The "Game of Life" System Tracks and Changes Your Habits

Building good habits is a difficult process. Most experts recommend doing it through small changes and not being hard on yourself when you falter. …

21 Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrom

<i>I decided not to post this… but here we are. I told myself it wasn’t good enough. In actuality I was just scared. A reader saved it when she emailed</i> …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

New York City’s newest oyster bed is 50,000 mollusks and 5,000 old public school toilets

New York City’s original huddled masses, oysters, teemed along the shoreline centuries ago. By some estimates, up through the 1600s every other oyster in the world lived in New York Harbor, according to Mark Kurlansky, author of “The Big Oyster.” Such abundance wouldn’t last.<p>Dutch colonists gave …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

For Six Weeks I Lived By Joe Manganiello's Insane Diet and Workout Plan

Should you do this workout plan? I don't know, I'm not your mom.<p>I'm going to assume that you are already familiar with Joe Manganiello, as this is 2016. You may know Joe as Big Dick Ritchie, or as Sofia Vergara's husband who HASN'T tried stealing her embryos, or as Alcide Herveaux, the sexiest …

Fitness

Keytruda, the drug that helped Jimmy Carter, also can stop lung cancer

Researchers have stopped a study of a new lung cancer drug, saying it’s so effective they want to offer it to all the patients in the trial.<p>"This is a huge deal for people with what we call non-small cell lung cancer, which is the most common type of lung cancer," Dr. Natalie Azar, NBC News …

10 Podcasts That Make Us Wish Our Commute Was Longer

<i>This piece originally appeared on Monster.com.</i><p>Commuting is a familiar ritual for the 86% of Americans who travel to work every day—as well as the 76% …

Examples of Pilates Eccentric Contraction

One of the big keys to Pilates exercise is the eccentric contraction.<p>In Pilates, we use all three kinds of muscle contractions: eccentric, …

Biomechanics

Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack ’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of …

How to Get Jennifer Lawrence's Superhero Abs

Her former trainer, Dalton Wong, shares some diet and fitness tips, plus an easy to follow workout.<p>As we all know, Jennifer Lawrence is a junk food lover.<p>But despite her proclivity for pizza and fries, she's also maintained a killer physique. One person she can thank for that? Dalton Wong, her …

Exercise