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Halfway to boiling: the city at 50C

You could see the physical change. Road surfaces started to melt … Dev Niyogi, American Meteorological Society<p>The blast of furnace-like heat ... literally feels life-threatening and apocalyptic Professor Nigel Tapper<p>Imagine a city at 50C (122F). The pavements are empty, the parks quiet, entire …

Climate Change

Everything you can do to attract honey bees into your garden and halt their decline in the UK

A symbol of summer and an unwitting figurehead for the natural world, the humble honey bee is a creature worth celebrating – and saving<p>They may be …

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett gave a 14-year-old a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason Zweig …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

Our diet has a huge effect on our brain and our mental wellbeing, even protecting against dementia. So, what should be on the menu?<p>As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, …

The Brain

This Is the Most Intense Push-Up Variation You'll Do to Sculpt Your Upper Body

Obsessed with push-ups? Flip it over, and try this advanced version that will sculpt your upper back, arm, and shoulder muscles like no other exercise. Aside from strengthening your upper body, since this is a backbend, it's a great exercise for increasing spinal flexibility and core strength.<p>While …

21 Plank Variations

If you are looking to build better core strength, then it is time to boost the intensity and variations of your abdominal workout! Anyone can drop …

Workouts

Core Exercise: TRX long-arm side plank rotation

Kick start your New Year's work out routine with this move.<p>This move will pump up your deltoids, lose your love handles and refine your alignment, …

A Postholiday Jump Rope HIIT Workout You Can Do at Home

During this time of year, it can be hard to leave the house and get to the gym. It's cold outside and you're tired from all the holiday festivities. Rather than dragging yourself to the nearest fitness studio, grab a jump rope and knock out this bodyweight HIIT workout instead. It's all you need to …

15 Vegetarian Dinner Ideas That Make a Complete Protein

It’s no secret that the one concern with eating a plant-based diet is the lack of protein. While there are some amazing sources through soybeans, quinoa, and pulses, quite often there aren’t enough amino acids in the food to consider it a complete protein like animal products such as meat, dairy, …

4 Habits of Highly Successful Business People

Success has infinite manifestations but the same foundation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs and business people are found in every trade in life and dominate many different industries. But if you take those differences away you will soon …

Self-improvement

The American Military Uncontained

Out everywhere and winning nowhere.<p>Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com<p>When it comes to the “world’s greatest military,” the news has been shocking. Two fast U.S. Navy ships colliding with slow-moving commercial vessels with tragic loss of life. An Air Force that has been in the air continuously for …

Being a Loner Isn't Fun (and Doesn't Work). Here's How to Create Partnerships to Thrive

Great business leaders don't even think about trying to do everything alone.<p>Whether you need advice, funding support, or somebody to grab data for you, partnerships are a major key to strengthening your business. While some of these partnerships might get off the ground by chance, most of the time, …

Business Strategy

Stress Kills! 5 Ways to Keep Your Stress Levels Low.

The ability to manage stress is what sets apart successful entrepreneurs from not-so-successful ones. Just ask Bill Gates and Richard Branson.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been known to skip a few meals, dump four shots of espresso into one cup and even drink a …

Bill Gates

5 productivity apps working millennials cannot live without

The millennial generation is all about getting more done in less time. They live and breathe by technology. From smartphones to wearables and what not – technology has intertwined in their life like arteries and veins in their body.<p>This fresh breed of working millennials does not believe in …

Russia just threatened to target US jets in Syria — but the last thing it wants is an air war with the US

But a head-on, conventional fight with the US is the last thing Russia wants, and it has already started to backpedal.<p>At first, Russia said it would target US aircraft west of the Euphrates river in Syria.<p>Then, just a few hours later, another statement refined that point, saying US aircraft in that …

Middle East

China is trying to pull Middle East countries into its version of NATO

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a Central Asian security bloc led by China and Russia that is often described as a future Eastern counterweight to NATO. It held its annual summit last week in Kazakhstan, and the most significant outcome was the announcement that India and Pakistan …

U.S. Wrestlers Find They Have Passionate Fans in Iran

IMAM KHOMEINI AIRPORT, Iran — When the United States wrestling team arrived at 3 a.m. on Saturday at an airport hotel outside Iran’s capital, Tehran, staff members ordered out for pizza.<p>“We were all over the lobby, eating out of the boxes,” said Rich Bender, the executive director of Team USA. The …

Munich conference: three dangerous superpowers – and we’re stuck in the middle | Simon Tisdall

International relations are more ‘more volatile’ than at any time since 1945, conference is told<p>An uncomfortable phenomenon underlies the numerous existential dilemmas facing world leaders gathered at this weekend’s Munich security conference: it is the scary sight of three superpowers – the US, …

10 Signs Someone Close to You Can’t Be Trusted

Of the many factors that contribute to any healthy, working relationship, trust is one of them. If any of the following factors appear with someone …

10 Success lessons from Ralph Lauren – “Rags-To-Riches Story” for entrepreneurs

Share19<p>Tweet<p>Share8<p>+11<p>Shares 28<p>Ralph Lauren started his $12 billion empire making neckties. He was not born into privilege and instead, one of the …

Ralph Lauren

10 Success lessons from Mark Cuban – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share52<p>Tweet<p>Share137<p>+16<p>Shares 195<p>He’s the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV …

How to work less, get better results

When you’ve eliminated everything you don’t need to do, you can focus on ways to increase your efficiency while doing the important tasks.<p>The internet is full of lifehacks that give you tips to help you work better. I’ll just mention a few of them that I use the most (you can Google the rest).<p>The …

Trump Could Face a Nuclear Decision Soon

In North Korea, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, escalating crises await the new commander in chief.<p>I was the former nuclear missile launch officer who in October appeared in a TV advertisement for Hillary Clinton, saying: “The thought of Donald Trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death. It …

North Korea

5 essential keys to building a multi-million dollar company

What does it take to build a company valued at over a hundred million dollars?<p>A while back, I had asked this question to Ambarish Gupta, CEO and Founder at Knowlarity, a major cloud telephony company.<p>Incorporated in 2009, Knowlarity has 15,000 customers in more than 65 companies across the world. …

Entrepreneurship

Jerry Seinfeld's 3 Keys to Success (and How Most People Stop After the Second)

When you do the right things, success is still not easy... but it is a lot more likely.<p>Here's something really obvious yet also really easy to forget: successful people are successful because they do things differently than other people. They think and believe and operate differently than most …

Truly Successful People Never Compromise on These 6 Things

Successful people do their deep work early in the day, when most people are still fast asleep.<p><i>How do smart and successful people maintain sanity and manage their time, career, and lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people</i> …

11 Science-Backed Reasons Running Is Really Good for You

The runner's high is real<p>Looking for inspiration to lace up and hit the roads, trails, or treadmill this week? Forget trolling Instagram's plethora …

What You Can Learn From Bedtime Routines of Sleep Experts

See how sleep experts get their best rest, and how to create your own bedtime routine for more relaxing, restful nights.<p>Are your evening habits (or lack thereof) keeping better rest at bay? If you aren't getting great sleep as often as you'd like or have trouble settling down at night, it could be …

The one thing women are looking for in a partner

What is the number one thing that women are looking for in a man? Six-pack abs? Six-figure bank account? A tall, handsome man riding a white horse? …