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Mirth and Melancholy: The Collected Stories of Machado de Assis

IT IS A SATURDAY in late April. The home of José Lemos, whose daughter is about to be married, is in uproar. The groom is late, and the guests have …

Iskra Lawrence's Bikini Is the Type to Make You Smile Wide With Your Eyes Closed

You don't have to tell Iskra Lawrence how to work a swimsuit. The body-positive model is the face of Aerie and has taken many bikinigrams under the sun. It was no surprise, then, that the model shared a new snap of herself in a two-piece swimsuit on Feb. 18. The bikini was from Aerie, of course, …

Tommy Hilfiger

How to trick your brain into keeping a New Year’s resolution

Apply the power of habit to your annual goals.<p>Breaking New Year’s resolutions is so time-honored a tradition that companies can actually stake their business model on it. Gyms like Planet Fitness depend on thousands joining up at the beginning of the year, only to fail on the follow-through. They …

Why You Should Not Set Goals For 2018, And Do This Instead

Here is why you will most likely miss your goals for the new years, and what you should do to meet them.<p>As 2017 ends, you start setting your goals for 2018. Your goals are typically set as outcomes, such as "lose 50 pounds," "make $100,000 in paid speeches," "save $25,000," and the like. And it …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Post-workout cravings differ by gender, study shows

Have major post-workout cravings that aren’t totally healthy? You’re in good company—especially with your gender. According to a new study, being …

Hand Balancer Sammy Dinneen On Spending Two Hours A Day Upside Down And Why It's A Full Body Workout

'If you keep training the same thing every day, your brain goes into autopilot.'<p>Perfecting a headstand in yoga is one of our ultimate goals - one …

This Simple Workout Will Leave Your Pecs Shaking

If you're looking for a way to change up your bench press, here you go<p>The bench press is one of the most common exercises—you can't step foot in the gym without seeing people doing them. Bobby Maximus, of The Maximus Body from <i>Men's Health</i>, has a workout to make them even harder, turning them into a …

Want to Dramatically Improve Your Work Life? Start Having Radically Candid Conversations

Better communication starts with being more candid.<p>We were in a trendy restaurant in east London. The conversation and drinks were flowing. At the end of the meal, my friend muttered, "This is going to be an awkward conversation." When the restaurant manager was in range, my buddy signaled him …

How the Truly Successful Make Time for Constant Learning

If you read just 30 pages of a book every day, you'll finish a 300 page book in 10 days.<p><i>How do successful people find time to learn so much everyday? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Here Are 12 Books That Will Change Your Life

In case you missed it, November 4th was National Book Lovers Day 2017, and it’s one of our favorite days of the year. There are few things more …

Have you ever wondered if you were exceptionally gifted?

When you were in school, did you ever wonder why your grades fell short yet your puzzled teachers insisted that you were intelligent? As an adult, …

IQ

It's not the existence of Facebook that affects your mental health — it's how you use it

It's hard to believe that social media has only been around for a little over a decade. (Remember when you needed a college email address to get a Facebook account?)<p>But despite the popularity of social platforms, and the sheer amount of time we spend on them, the impact they have on our mental …

What to Talk About on a First Date So You Actually Get to Know Each Other

Do you remember the first date you ever went on? I do, and not because it was full of memorable moments that marked the beginning of a great romance. …

Dating

We're Pretty Sure You Don't Need an MBA If You Read These Books

Friends of mine constantly suggest that I go back to school to get my MBA—it seems like the advanced degree is now kind of on par with what a …

14 Psychological Tricks Everyone Should Know

The internet is awash with amateur psychology and body language tips, from ludicrous, life-affirming self-help mumbo jumbo to beginner-level …

Here Are 14 Popular '90s Guys Trends Vs. What's Trendy Today

Men's Fashion

10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert, author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …

Richard Feynman

Scientists Have Mathematical Proof That It's Impossible to Stop Ageing

We're sorry.<p>Just in case you were banking on science coming up with a way to let you hold onto your youthful looks forever, we have some …

Psychologist says to cut these friends from your 'inner circle' if you want to be successful

Friends can either boost or hinder success. That's why it's so important to review and refine your group of friends as you move up in our career, …

This Is the Best Way to Cook Chicken Breasts, According to a MasterChef Champ

As a frugal 20-something living on my own in the Big Apple, I'm practically the poster child for "ballin' on a budget" — especially when it comes to grocery shopping. While picking out my weekly staples, I usually just grab whichever meats are most affordable for the sake of giving my wallet a …

Masterchef

Why Your Next Road Trip Should Be Through Iceland

Beyond Reykjavík there's nothing but lava fields, hot springs, luxury resorts—and the open road.<p>For the past decade, travel to Iceland has meant sleeping in an unremarkable Reykjavík hotel and day-tripping to the Golden Circle, that 186-mile circuit of waterfalls and geysers outside of town, and …

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Save America

There’s a reason some people laugh when I say that mindfulness meditation can save the United States—that it can dampen the political polarization …

The Brain

20 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Sometimes, blanket categories can make it difficult to pick out the perfect book. For that reason, we’re sharing this list of twenty personalized …

Books

26 Books to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Self-improvement often comes from the penned wisdom of others.<p>Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take …

This 15-Minute Routine Will Work Your Lower Abs Like Whoa

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

I Ditched My Pricey Face Wash for This $13 Drugstore Buy

Discovering an effective, affordable face cleanser in the aisles of your neighborhood drugstore is like hitting the jackpot. In the past, I’ve found that inexpensive face wash tends to leave my skin feeling overly dry and tight, or they just don’t do the work to get my skin clean. Sidestepping …

Skin Care

10 Tips To Get Rich By Your 30th Birthday

Someone recently asked me how to get rich quick and frankly, I was stumped. Money isn’t my motivator — at least, not anymore. When I first started out, I had the same dream as many new entrepreneurs: to be a millionaire as fast possible. But over the years, I realized that using money as a sole …

Off-grid

How to Start an LLC in 7 Easy Steps

Want to Form an LLC? Here are the Steps to Take<p>Steps in the Process of Starting an LLC<p>Updated March 27, 2018<p>If you are interested in learning how to …

The Strong Lifter's Guide to Healthy Knees

5 Steps to Pain-Free Knees and Bigger Lifts<p>5 Steps to Bulletproof Knees<p>Do your knees feel like they might explode every time you squat to parallel? …