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9 Skills the Most Successful People Practice Everyday

If you do these 9 things, you'll be successful.<p>Success comes in many different shapes and forms.<p>Success to one person might be failure to another, depending on their views and aspirations.<p>Regardless of your goal, there are nine core skills that distinguish those who achieve their goals from those …

Self-improvement

Earth - What is the real reason we sleep?

There are a few things we literally cannot live without. Oxygen is one. Another is food and water. And then there is sleep: forcibly keep an animal awake for long enough and you will kill it. The same almost certainly applies to humans.<p>This fact alone tells us that sleep must be doing something …

Sleep

Junk Food Fitness Experts Won’t Eat

If we had to put money on it, those in the former group enjoy fitness because it has helped them lose weight, while those watching the second-hand …

Eminem replaced pill addiction with exercise after weighing in at 230 lbs

Eminem replaced one addiction for another, only this time it was a healthy habit.<p>The 42-year-old rapper tells Men's Journal that after he overdosed on pills in 2007, he was "close to 230 pounds."<p>"I'm not sure how I got so big, but I have ideas," he said. "The coating on the Vicodin and the Valium …

The people who need very little sleep

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …

Mutations