Faisal Alwahibi

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The Incredible Challenge of Writing a Post-Apocalyptic Novel With an Autistic Hero

Post-apocalyptic stories usually feature a certain type of character—someone who fits in with survivalist tropes. We never want to think about how …

10 Electrifying Facts About Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla, who was born on this day in 1856, has long been a fascinating and enigmatic figure. While his contributions to science went …

TV

Pick the Perfect Side Hustle With These Five Questions

If you’re looking for a way to earn extra cash on the side, there are plenty of options out there, from starting a blog to renting out your stuff. …

Schedule Your Work in Five Stages to Get Through Crazy Long Work Weeks

Some days (or weeks or months), you just have to push through a ton of work. Here’s a strategy that could help you keep your sanity during those …

Five Delicious Dishes You Didn't Know You Could Make in Cast Iron

A cast iron skillet is one of the most useful pans you can have in your kitchen. They’re unmatched for getting a good, flavorful sear on a steaks and …

Artist Creates Beautiful, Intricate Glass Animals

Glassblower Scott Bisson creates wonderfully intricate glass animals and flora. Often focusing on reptiles, amphibians, and fish, the artist, who …

Circuit Simulator Lets You Play Around with Electronics Components in Your Browser

GIF<p>Part of the fun of DIY electronics projects is tinkering with things to learn how they work, but that doesn’t mean planning ahead isn’t a smarter …

Sleep Deprivation, The Edge of Sanity and Breaking Through Resistance

My story begins at the birth of my second daughter. My first girl was only eighteen months at the time and had just started walking six weeks earlier, so suffice to say I was already pretty exhausted from being pregnant and looking after a tottering toddler.<p>My pregnancy had been healthy and the …

Eating legumes may aid in weight loss | Reuters

(Reuters Health) – Eating one serving of beans, peas, lentils or chickpeas every day may help dieters lose a little extra weight, according to a new analysis of existing research.<p>Researchers examined data from nearly two dozen trials and found that participants who ate about three quarters of a cup …

Nutrition

Man Grows New Throat in Step Ahead For Regenerative Medicine

A man who lost much of his throat to a bad infection grew a replacement on a mesh tube usually used to prop open clogged arteries, doctors reported Friday.<p>The man, paralyzed from the neck down, can swallow and eat normally after years of trouble with his esophagus, the team reports in the Lancet …

Medicine

Quickies: Migraines, whooping cough, and beauty aisle discrimination

• Women’s emotions do not cause their migraines – “Neurologists are very clear that migraines are a real, debilitating medical condition related to …

Whooping Cough

Quickies: Black Panther Comics, GMO Labels Won’t Make Your Food Safer, and the Problem with Women’s Outdoor Gear

• GMO Labels Won’t Make Your Food Safer – “Both the pro-labeling and anti-labeling movements are colossal wastes of money, since GMOs are neither all …

Black Panther

Quickies: Etruscan warrior princess, nuns growing marijuana, and Mary Sues

• Etruscan warrior prince really a princess – “The untouched tomb held what looked like the body of an Etruscan prince holding a spear, along with the …

Ancient History

4 Sneaky Tricks to Transform Your Habits

<i>"Motivation is what gets you fired up and moving, but your daily habits are what catapult you to success long after the motivation is gone!"</i> -- John Rowley<p>Every year diligent people sit down and define his or her goals for the coming year, and with good reason. Setting goals work! But in order to …

Flow Brainwaves Spike Between Daydreaming and Dreaming Dreaming

<b>Flow</b>. It’s a brain state that fascinates scientists because it appears to be the <b>well from which creativity flows</b>. It was first identified by Mihaly …

Brainwaves

How to view success

Six Lenses is a great read, made richer by an author who has enough experience & knowledge to offer readers views on choices & assumptions that …

Wall Street

Six simple habits of well-groomed men

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Post to Linkedin<br>• Share on Google Plus<br>• Share via Email<p>Grooming. How difficult can it be? Very much so, …

How to Find Both Success and Passion in Work

Chris Guillebeau, who has visited every country in the world and has spoken at Frequent Traveler University, is out with his new book <i>Born For …

Gwen Jorgensen Shares 3 Keys To Her Success

<i>Two-time ITU world champion Gwen Jorgensen chats with Trainingpeaks.com about the process behind her winning ways.</i>After suffering a flat tire and …

Swimming

Ultimate Guide: Self-Help Tips To Deal With Anxiety

Feeling overly anxious can be a massive hindrance to your daily life. It’s especially hard to control because once the anxious thoughts are implanted …

Mindfulness

8 Things Exceptional Thinkers Do Every Day

Speaker and Maximum Performance Strategist. CEO of Matt Mayberry Enterprises<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything that we are and everything that we are not is an end result from our current level of thinking. Every great achievement in history came from …

10 Morning Habits of People Who Are Unstoppable

Get out there and start crushing it.<p><i>What are some interesting morning habits of well balanced people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of ceolifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over …

4 Ways the Most Productive Parents on Earth Get Sh*t Done

For those who want to pass a billion-dollar startup down.<p>You may know Charles Duhigg as a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer for <i>The New York Times.</i> Or as the guy who taught you to actually change your habits with <i>The Power of Habit</i>. But in his new book, <i>Smarter, Faster, Better</i>, Duhigg spoke with everyone …

Productivity

Tics, Bad Habits And Infelicities: My Top Ten Peeves In Public Speaking

I often post blogs on how to create and give great presentations. Occasionally, I talk about what not to do. Usually, in those cases, I focus on the big, fatal issues that kill great public speaking. Today, I’m looking at some pet peeves of mine. None of these are career-threatening; they’re just …

Public Speaking

Failing in Business Isn't Even Failing — It's Gaining Life Experience

<b>Steve Case:</b> I think failing fast is important. Experimentation is important. And the great breakthroughs in society usually have required multiple …

The World's 26 Biggest Islands, in One Handy Map

Here's a question that can turn any pub quiz into a pub brawl: Which is the world's largest island? In the left corner, those who favour Greenland. …

United Kingdom

Gambling in football: Premier League players underperform due to betting habits, research finds

Gambling is such a serious problem in top-flight British football that some of the country’s best players underperform on the pitch because they are …

8 Medium Publications You Should Be Following

Looking for something interesting to read on Medium? Check out our list of the most popular Medium publications.

Stress to Success: Entrepreneurs on How They Manage–and Keep Moving Ahead

In this first of a series, three entrepreneurs chime in on how they manage the daily stress and what they think is the biggest misconception about entrepreneurship.<p>Entrepreneurship is an emotional roller-coaster. Emotions on my mind, I decided to ask a group of entrepreneurs how they deal with a …

The Bad Habits You Don't Realise Are Ruining Your Sleep

It's midnight on Sunday and now you're in bed, trashing your way through various sleeping positions, desperately spinning like a rotisserie …