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The historical origins of 6 swear words

In fact, Americans swear so often, the US made airing indecent or profane language during certain times a federal crime. Cue the FCC.<p>For the sake of knowledge though, we looked into the etymology of a few of these words. (Some of which violate our style guide!) Learn where they originated below.<p>The …

Linguistics

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

How to Eliminate Procrastination (The Surprising Strategy One Man Used)

In 2009, Fred Stutzman was a graduate student at the University of North Carolina and he was <i>trying</i> to grind out some important work on his thesis.<p>But …

11 Things Colombians Do That Americans Might Find Weird

From drinking "fire water" aka <i>Guaro</i> to physically hurting when someone spells our country with a "U", here are the things Colombians do that Americans might find a bit weird:

Leading Mexican Journalist Explains Why Everything You're Hearing About The Drug War Is Wrong

<i>Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic that's making headlines around the world. Today, we speak with investigative journalist Anabel Hernández.</i><p>As one of Mexico's leading investigative journalists, Anabel Hernández has dedicated the past decade to investigating her …

Mental Illness Is A Much Bigger Problem For The Poor, New Study Shows

If you want to talk about inequality in America, you should be talking about mental illness -- and the ability of people to get treatment for it.<p>On Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new study that demonstrates, in vivid terms, something that public health …

12 Gloriously Honest Cards Your Crappy Ex Deserves

If there's one life experience Hallmark isn't likely to write about any time soon, it's the period after a breakup when you're dying to tell an ex how you <i>really</i> feel.<p>Luckily, the folks at Someecards have that covered. Below, we've rounded up 12 snarky e-cards you'll wish you could send your ex.<p><i>Keep</i> …

The Best Exercises to Blast Belly Fat

You want abs? Don't bother working on your abs. That’s right—the best way to burn fat, build muscle, and strengthen your core is a complete abs …

Fitness

The best exercise for each muscle, according to science

You’re busy. We’re busy. We’d love to give you the <i>perfect</i> workout that’ll save you time and give you the most bang for your buck; so we consulted the …

Exercise

How to Change Your Life in Just One Day

Imagine that with just one wave of a magic wand you could turn your entire life around. Well, you my dear, hold the power to use that wand at any …

Happiness

Public Speaking 101: How To Wow An Audience

Over the past year, I’ve started my paid speeches in a counter-intuitive fashion. “I’m not that good a speaker,” I say. “I’m also not smarter than you or more accomplished than you.”<p>My goal is not to lower the audience’s expectations. It’s to stress that everything I’ve accomplished, they can, too. …

Public Speaking

Save Money and Shop Smart: Know the Style Pyramid | The Art of Manliness

Let’s just be honest: style, for men, is a hard thing to grasp. It’s especially hard when buying new clothes. We always forget our sizes, we don’t …

Build Monster Wheels: Train Legs Twice Per Week!

Leg day is a unique animal. You know you've done it right if you have to order a wheelchair just to get out of the gym, and you'll probably be sore …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

The Truth About Fiber

You hear the advice constantly: You need fiber. It's crucial to your health. Fine, but how much fiber, and how crucial is it? Maybe you're wondering, What is fiber, exactly?<p>Let's start with the basics. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that makes up the structural material in the leaves, stems, and …

The 21-Day Shred: Full Body Fat-Loss Workout, Day 3

Day three is another full body workout to stimulate as much muscle as possible, while still allowing your to progressively adapt to the program. <i>MEN'S</i> …

10 Questions All Lifters Should Know How to Answer

Question #6: Should I train to muscle failure every set?<p><b>Answer:</b> No.<p>Since the body is an adaptive organism, once it gets used to something — even …

4 Ways to Become a Pullup Powerhouse

Every man should be able to perform 5 reps of the pullup. Here’s how to get there<p>The pullup is one of the best training movements you can do. It’s unparalleled for building grip, upper-body, and core strength, and should be a staple in your routine.<p>Your goal: five pullups with perfect form. That’s …

10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running

We're huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.<p>It also burns calories, of course. At a 10-minute per mile pace, you'll fry about 10 calories a minute.<p>That's a solid number, and if you run faster, you can burn …

9 Secrets for Bigger, Stronger Muscles

Your body has about 650 muscles. It doesn't matter that you only care about four or five of them. You need every one in order to perform the normal functions of everyday life—eating, breathing, walking, holding in your stomach at the beach.<p>Granted, you don't need to spend a lot of time thinking …

14 Modern Fitness Myths Busted

Plenty of athletes swear by these workout prescriptions. But are they science or snake oil? Read on to learn why you should skip the diets, forget about altitude training, and ditch the ice baths.<p>14. “To Perform Well I Need to Track My Metrics.”<p>(Fitbit)<p><b>Science Says</b>: In a forthcoming study of …

Exercise

15 Things She Doesn't Want to Hear in Bed

<b>1.</b> "Do you want to take a shower first?"<p><b>2.</b> Chris Berman.<p><b>3.</b> "He shoots, he scores," or any other sort of sports metaphor.<p><b>4.</b> Whitesnake singing "Is This Love," Poison singing "Every Rose Has a Thorn," and the remaining 12 songs on your '80s power-ballads compilation disc.<p><b>5.</b> Your roommate watching</i> …

13 Simple Phrases to Ignite Her Passion

Relationships are funny things: One partner can be cruising along thinking everything's just fine and dandy, and the other can be curling up inside like a poinsettia after New Year's. One of us is sure we're on the right track, while the other is wondering, "Why don't we talk anymore?" And more …

14 things you didn't know your iPhone headphones could do

Every iPhone comes with a pair of "EarPods," which are capable of doing a lot more than you think. Make life infinitely easier and learn these 14 things you can do with your pre-packaged iPhone headphones.<p><i>Produced by Will Wei</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

iOS

Supermarket Foods That Cure

A lot of people work for You, Inc. There’s your doctor (Chief Operations Officer); your dentist (Vice President of Hardware Maintenance); the trainer …

Nutrition

10 Things You Know You Should Do Every Day, But Don’t

Master the basic habits that make you healthy and happy

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

8 Foods that Pack on Muscle

What I Tell All My Patients About Losing Weight & Getting Healthy

Diets backfire because people restrict too much. They allow the number of calories they consume to drop below their resting metabolic rate, or the …

Nutrition