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Man reveals horrific flesh-eating infection he caught in the gym

A man has shared horrific photos of his foot after he caught a flesh-eating infection from his gym.<p>The keen gym bunny walked barefoot after working …

This 86-year-old triathlete nun is the definition of #goals

Talk about divine power.<p>Sister Madonna Buder doesn’t just have impressive strength and stamina for her age, but impressive fitness chops for <i>anyone.</i> …

Take the 7-Week Time-Management Challenge

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

11 nervous habits that make you look incompetent

What's worse, whether it's true or not, nervous habits often scream, "I'm not ready for this!"<p>Psychologists say that awareness of your tell-tale behaviors is the first step to overcoming them.<p>So we asked a few career experts to weigh in on what they instantly recognize as nervous habits in …

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Castle with turrets and drawbridge on the market for $849,000 — in California

Who says you can't afford a fairytale lifestyle?<p>Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino Mountains, a castle — complete with turrets and a drawbridge — is now listed for $849,000 (a bargain price for anyone living in the Bay Area, if you consider the average home price in San Francisco is $1.1 …

San Bernardino

Do A Pull-Up In 1 Month With This Back-Strengthening Plan

<i>Remi Pyrdol</i><p>The pull-up is one of those landmark physical feats that is a culmination of strength and all-around badassery. If a pull-up is on your …

Workouts

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

TED Talks

San Francisco's most expensive listing: $28.5 million Pacific Heights mansion

A 16,000-square-foot mansion in San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood is palatially priced at $28.5 million, making it the city's most expensive home on the market right now.<p>The Italianate four-story built in 1905 is grand and opulent with voluminous rooms, high ceilings and elaborately …

Real Estate

8 successful people share their best advice on how to quit a job

It's very easy to do it recklessly and burn bridges on your way out — but that's the worst thing you can possibly do.<p>Luckily, there <i>are</i> smart ways to go about quitting that will allow you to keep your reputation (and "bridges") in tact.<p>Last year, LinkedIn asked the top minds in business to share …

10 essential books on personal growth to boost your self-belief

Although it might sound cheesy, self-confidence comes from within. But sometimes we all need a little boost. So to help give you a nudge in the right …

Don’t Make Me Choose Between My Profession and My Son

When I was 16-years-old, I decided two things: I would one day become a mother and I would be a medical doctor. That is what I planned to do with my …

6 Weird Perks and Health Benefits of Being a Long-Distance Runner

Endurance runners are known for having two things: muscular quads and powerful lungs. But long distance running will do so much more for your …

Apple gets patent for remotely disabling iPhone cameras, raising censorship fears

A patent granted to Apple may allow iPhone cameras to be disabled by infrared sensors. This seems logical enough for concerts, but what about protests?<p>House Democrats were able to garner wall-to-wall media coverage of their sit-in by broadcasting live from a congressman’s smartphone on 23 June. Yet …

Man who claims he invented iPhone in 1992 sues Apple for $10bn

A man in Florida is suing Apple for $10 billion (£7.5 billion), claiming Apple stole his idea when it released the iPhone nine years ago.<p>Thomas S Ross filed a patent for an “electronic reading device” (ERD), a rectangular, hand-held gadget with a screen, in 1992.<p>His lawsuit says he was “the first …

Florida

Researchers have devised a treatment called MEND to reverse Alzheimer’s in Early-stage patients.

The human toll is evident. Patients knowing they are going to progressively lose their minds, functionality, and their very lives, must somehow learn …

Dementia

Download Dozens of Free Coursera Courses Before They Disappear Forever

Coursera, one of the best sources of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses), is shutting down their old platform on June 30, and removing dozens of …

10 Basics Of Becoming A Stronger Runner

Runners set goals to become better in the sport and improve themselves. Although one of the first goals that many runners make is to be faster, a …

Marathons

14 Delicious Avocado Toast Recipes Perfect for a Healthy Diet

Lucky for us, avocados are grown year-round, so there’s never a time when we can’t get our hands on a luscious, ripe one. What better way to …

We just got better at detecting this quantum phenomenon that Einstein thought was too ‘spooky’ to be real

That's because entanglement, a voodoo-like phenomenon in quantum physics linking particles that once interacted, seems to surpass the speed of light, violating the cosmic speed limit.<p>Because of this, it doesn't fit in with Einstein's theory of relativity, so he concluded that it was too ludicrous …

Quantum Physics

The best picnic spots in Paris

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 14:23 14 June 2016<p>A picnic on the Champ de Mars in Paris is a must-do ©ThinkstockPhotos<p>Archant<p>Enjoy a picnic in Paris in one of the city’s …

The 7 Secrets to Getting and Staying Fit

Whether or not they realize it, fit people are experts at accountability. As a personal trainer, here's my best tip for staying on track: Keep your …

13 Standing Core Exercises Better Than Crunches

Strengthening your core is essential for stability. But that doesn't mean you're stuck with sit-ups.<p>Stand Up for Stand-Out Abs<p>Put your mat away and give your neck a rest. “Standing abs exercises work more muscles than crunches” says Sara Haley, creator of <i>The Daily Sweat</i> workout DVDs and a Reebok …

While SF homes sell for millions, this Colonial in Cleveland costs $8,000

And it has five bedrooms!<p>The NBA playoffs are moving to Cleveland, Ohio, today. Should you also be heading to the Midwest?<p>For those fed up with Bay Area prices, this might not be a bad idea (if you're willing to give up Steph Curry for LeBron James).<p>While the median home value in San Francisco is …

Real Estate

The 5 Personality Types You'll Encounter in Meetings (and How to Embrace Them)

Want a more productive meeting? Cater to the strengths and weaknesses of these personalities first.<p><i>Jason Shah is the founder and CEO of Do, a collaboration platform that helps you run productive meetings.</i><p>In meetings, you're bound to come up against different personality types. Treating everyone the …

Bucket list: 41 places every California kid should visit before growing up

How many of these have you visited?<p>Summer's upon us and we're entering that glorious time of year when families can travel unencumbered by school obligations.<p>To help you plan your family road trips, we've updated and added to one of our favorite galleries featuring places every California kid must …

14 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Go Way Beyond Eggs

Everywhere you look, people are taking all sorts of measures to reduce their daily dose of carbs. In the new low-carb wonderland, starch-free …

Do You Need to Increase Your Metabolism?

An underactive thyroid can slow your metabolism, and cause weight gain. If you are trying to lose weight, with the extra impediment of a sub-par …

California: The land of natural extremes

California is a land of extremes, where barren valleys sink below sea level, tall peaks reach for the stars and trees live for thousands of years.<p>As a result of its diverse natural features and landscapes, the Golden State claims an impressive array of superlatives, from the world's tallest tree to …

National Parks

How to Get a Slimmer Waist | Goop

In the first installment of our series with structural integrative specialist, Lauren Roxburgh, we talked about what fascia is—and how you can …

Yoga