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20 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Truly Be Yourself

How often have you heard someone telling you to “just be yourself”? In reality, being ourself in a world that is constantly trying to make us …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Andromeda Galaxy

7 Ways To Embrace Anxiety

Anxiety gets a bad rap. At some point in your life, you probably have worried or felt nervous when facing challenges, making important decisions, or …

No fizzy drinks, no juice: Here's what to drink to be healthy

We all know that fizzy drinks are bad for our health, but the latest research proves just how terrible they are. News that sugary sodas cause 8,000 diabetes cases each year follows a government report last week calling for consumers to minimize their intake of squash and fizzy drinks. Even sugar …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

Which Lube is Right For You?

Finding the perfect lubricant depends on your sexual activity<p>Lubricant has become a more common fixture on drugstore shelves. In fact, there are more lube options than ever before: Lube for him, for her, that warm, that tingle, or that make your parts taste like strawberry or mint.<p>Unfortunately, …

6 body language secrets of powerful people

Often times, it is because of subtle body language that draws people to them.<p>In this episode, I'll share six secrets that you can use today to exude confidence and feel powerful:<p>You know the feeling. When a person makes eye contact with you, especially when you are talking, you feel important to …

Public Speaking

17 Simple Habits That Make You Look More Professional

Unprofessional? Here are the behaviors that send the opposite, more positive message.<p><i>(A quick note before we get started. I wrote the following in response to reader feedback to another column: 10 Bad Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional. This post is the counterpoint to that one.)</i><p>Here's …

If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

Kindergartners who share, cooperate and are helpful are more likely to have a college degree and a job 20 years later than children who lack those social skills, according to a new study.<p>Kids who get along well with others also are less likely to have substance-abuse problems and run-ins with the …

Here Are the Four Types of Drunks, According to Science

You know when you’re out with your friends at a bar, and you’ve all had the same amount to drink, yet one friend is giggling uncontrollably, another …

9 Incredible Ways To Get A Cardio Workout That Aren't All Running

The cure for the common cardio.

The World Bodypainting Festival in Austria, in pictures - Telegraph

5 good reasons to think Jesus never existed

<b>(Jaroslav74 via Shutterstock)</b><p>A growing number of scholars are openly questioning or actively arguing against Jesus’ historicity<p>Valerie Tarico<p>July 6, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>Most antiquities scholars think that the New Testament gospels are “mythologized history.” In other words, they think that around the …

Theology

World Bodypainting festival 2015 – in pictures

The 18th edition of the World Bodypainting Festival saw more than 45 nations competing. The event took place between 3 and 5 July in Pörtschach am Wörthersee, Austria

4 Secrets to Buying Better Bourbon

Make sure you're getting the highest quality hootch with these bourbon expert-approved tips<p>Bourbon hails from America’s backwoods, and we’re so protective of it that imports of anything calling itself bourbon are banned.<p>Still, there’s a lot of swill out there. And your plan to keep drinking …

How ‘Eccentric Quasi-Isometrics’ Can Make You Bigger and Stronger

Use this technique to smoke your muscles and bulletproof your joints<p>You want to get bigger and stronger while sparing your joints in the process. One way to do this: Eccentric Quasi-Isometrics (EQIs), says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>This technique forces you to hold the bottom—or the …

What’s the Most Muscle You Can Gain?

The fitness and supplement industries have promised improbable results for as long as they’ve existed. Here’s the truth about the limits of human muscle growth<p>I saw my first bodybuilding show in the early 1980s. It was an amateur contest in St. Louis, my hometown. The range of physiques on display …

How to Do a Muscleup

Here’s your 6-step plan for mastering the muscleup<p>Want to impress everyone you know? Learn how to do a muscleup.<p>“The muscleup is the hardest pullup you’ve ever done combined with the most difficult dip you’ve ever done,” according to Sean Garner, a contestant on the 2015 season of <i>Men’s Health</i> Next …

Did you solve it? Are you smarter than Jo Nesbø?

Earlier today I set this puzzle:<p><b>The Three Switches</b><i>Downstairs in a house are three identical on-off switches. One of them controls the lamp in the attic. The puzzle is to work out which switch controls the lamp.</i><i>The rules are as follows. You are allowed to manipulate the switches all you like, and</i> …

Grow Your Biceps with This Simple Technique

Bodybuilders have used this method for decades. Now it’s your turn<p>Bodybuilders have used pre-exhaustion techniques to supercharge muscle growth for decades.<p>Here’s one way they do it: They use an isometric hold at an exercise’s “sticking point” to fatigue the muscle fibers before cranking out …

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Genius

Finish Your Workout with ‘The Face Melter’

This fast and furious routine will leave you standing (or lying) in a pool of sweat<p>This finisher only involves one exercise, but it’ll torch an insane amount of fat and leave you dripping from head to toe. That’s why <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour calls it the “face melter.”<p>“Sometimes you …

6 modern-day Christian terrorist groups our media conveniently ignores

They don’t get the coverage of ISIS or Boko Haram, but organizations like “The Army of God” are no less dangerous<p>Alex Henderson<p>April 7, 2015 6:15pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) recently released an in-depth report on terrorism in the …

10 Mysterious Deaths That History May Never Fully Explain

Sometimes, archaeologists are completely puzzled by what they find. Sometimes, they uncover clues to solve some of the mystery but leave us wanting …

Archaeology

9 Productivity Secrets From Hard-Working Chefs

People who have to be creative and make complicated businesses work have something worth learning.<p>If you're in business, you can always use more productivity tips. It's easy to find the ordinary stuff you read in one article after another. Or you can seek out famous time-management tools.<p>Then there …