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The extreme dieting regimen that self-help guru Tim Ferriss uses to stay lean

Tim Ferriss, author of "The 4-Hour Workweek" and "Tribe of Mentors," is a firm believer in ketogenic diets and fasting. Here's why he believes so firmly in it. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Disclaimer: Tim Ferriss is not a doctor. Please seek medical supervision before attempting to go</i> …

Self-improvement

Get Ready to Cry Over This Adorable Panda Bear Going on an Incredible Journey

Sincerely. Prepare yourself to get misty or have your cute aggression flare up, because this Tile commercial featuring a stuffed panda bear is deeply …

You can get an entire row to yourself on an airplane — here's how

Even for the most frequent fliers, boarding an airplane is a game of chance.<p>Sometimes you can be seated next to a screaming baby (not their fault, …

How to Avoid Products That Pollute The Indoor Air in Your Home

It can be a serious problem.<p>Tackling a home improvement project? Your next remodel may pretty up your home, but it could befoul the air you …

Marketing Strategy

Scientists have found an exciting new clue about how 'super-agers' stay sharp as they age

So much for not being able to teach an old dog new tricks.<p>Some older people can remember things just as well as peers who are nearly half their age. Scientists are calling them "super-agers" for their unique ability to stay sharp into old age<p>Several months ago, researchers discovered at least one …

The Brain

Kurdish offer to Baghdad: Freeze independence referendum results, ceasefire and dialogue

The offer by the Kurdistan Regional Government is part of a plan to defuse tension with the Iraqi central government. An immediate ceasefire and halt …

Middle East

How Brains Learn to Fear: Neuroscientists Reveal a Surprising Truth

We're revising what we know about how experience turns into knowledge.<p>When you’re born, your brain is set up with all the physical abilities it needs …

Neuroscience

5 of the Filthiest Places to Avoid on Airplanes

When it comes to flying, nothing about a close proximity to strangers and bathrooms for hours on end feels particularly clean. And while you may not …

Country Lifestyle

And the happiest city in America is…

There are countless benefits to being happy, and those who live in 25 special cities are reaping a whole bunch <i></i>of ’em.<p>According to a press release,</i> …

Happiness

North Korea rejects diplomacy with US for now, source says

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A North Korean official reaffirmed Pyongyang's commitment to developing a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching "all the way to the East coast of the mainland US," on Monday, telling CNN that the rogue nation is currently not interested in diplomacy …

North Korea

Automakers Search for Easier, Friendlier Ways to Sell Cars

The internet has transformed how Americans shop, and now automakers are looking to update the car selling process, from cutting out the haggling to allowing motorists to shop from home to even letting customers return cars that don't satisfy.<p>Hyundai just launched its Shopper Assurance program, …

General Motors

How to Build a Winning Company Like Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch

Jack Welch started working at General Electric Co. (GE) in 1960, a freshly minted chemical engineering PhD working at a plant in Pittsfield, …

11 strikingly normal evening routines that set some of the most powerful names in business up for success

How do some of the most successful people in the world wind down after a busy day?<p>Some don't — they just work through the night and get by on as little sleep as possible.<p>But others have set up specific bedtime rituals.<p>Sticking to a comforting routine around bedtime can help people sleep better, …

Oprah Winfrey

Credit Suisse Has 117 Amazing Investing Ideas for You -- Here's Where to Start

Credit Suisse released on Friday, Oct. 6, a 117-equity guidebook to investing in top-notch stocks. The guidebook is like a highlight reel of …

Investing

6 scientific tricks for falling asleep

6 scientific tricks to fall asleep.<p>If you can't sleep, get out of bed. Experts say if you stress out in bed you'll associate negative feelings toward where you sleep. So go read a book on the couch.<p>Turn off your phone! The blue light can trick your mind into thinking it's daytime. Give yourself 30 …

Sleep

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the 6 most important choices you can make

Turns out, humans are pretty lousy decision-makers. We fall victim to bias, let emotions cloud our judgment, and tire of making choices pretty quickly.<p>But Cerf has also learned that making a handful of really smart choices at the right moment can eliminate the need to make hundreds of smaller, …

Self-improvement

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

These 10 Universities Produce the Most Millionaires

When prospective high school students consider which university to continue their education, one factor they may take into account is earnings …

Investing

Wharton Tops 2017 List Of America's Best Business Schools

The MBA class of 2012 entered the job market during uncertain times. The worst of the financial crisis was over, but unemployment was still 8.2% nationally and big banks were licking their wounds from massive losses triggered by the subprime mortgage crisis. Nonetheless, most grads from the top 25 …

College & University

What Happens to Tattoo Ink After It's Injected into Your Skin?

It takes a brave soul (in some cases, emboldened by a strong drink or two) to get a tattoo. And while people may spend time considering what design …

Particles

Sleep Deprivation Is Surprisingly Effective as an Antidepressant

But we don't know why.<p>For those who suffer from clinical depression, there could be an unexpected source of solace.<p>While long-term sleep deprivation …

Sleep

How to Survive the Apocalypse

President Trump threatens to “totally destroy North Korea.” Another hurricane lashes out. A second monster earthquake jolts Mexico. Terrorists strike in London. And that’s just this past week or so.<p>Yes, the world is clearly coming to an end. But is there anything you can do to prepare?<p>That is not a …

Mad Max

11 products for your bedroom to help you sleep blissfully

There are few words in the English language more beautiful than “sleep.” It restores you (and your relationship), keeps your brain in good …

Sleep

This Nuclear Bomb Map Shows What Would Happen if One Exploded Near You

It even accounts for weather.<p>Imagine that a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you. Do you know how the city, surrounding …

Money magazine names this the best place to live in the US

Looking for a new place to plant your roots? Money magazine just announced its annual "Best Places to Live" list that includes their favorite 100 towns across the country, hand-picked to help you find the right place to fit your hopes, goals and budget.<p>Working alongside realtor.com, the magazine …

Festivals

Experiences in Childhood Can Alter Your DNA For The Rest of Your Life

It could even make you prone to illness.<p>Childhood is a defining period in anybody's life, but for many of us it seems those early life experiences …

Genetics

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

Education

Why the Equifax Leak Should Scare the Crap Out of You

Cybersecurity expert says online identities can be sold for as little as $5<p>Even to grizzled cybersecurity experts, the scale of Equifax’s massive …

This sleep mask has built-in headphones—and it's magic

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Consumer Tech