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Most dietary supplements are useless, but here are the ones you should take

Or not.<p>Recent research finds that not only do these supplements most likely <i>not</i> help you slim down, bulk up, or get more energized — they're also harmful.<p>A large October study from the federal government linked supplements — sold under brand names like Hydroxycut and Xenadrine — with 20,000 ER …

Wellness

What We Really Want -- And Almost Never Get: The Secret Desire That Makes or Breaks Relationships

Most couples come to see me to learn better communication skills, or at least that's what they say in the first session. But what gets described as communication problems are usually, in fact, listening problems. Truth is, we're not very good listeners; we don't know (and are not taught) how to …

Marc Lewis: the neuroscientist who believes addiction is not a disease

Lewis, famous for detailing his own years of drug addiction in a book, divides the medical profession by arguing it is a behavioural problem, not a medical affliction<p>For decades the medical profession has largely treated addiction as as a chronic brain disease. The US government’s National …

Drug Addiction

10 Eternal Truths About Anger, and How to Overcome It

I've accrued these 10 pearls of wisdom on the subject of anger from great or inspired minds during a decade of clinical work, writing, and lecturing …

Leonardo Da Vinci

The 7 Most Insane Abandoned Places in California

<i>By: Grant Marek</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Thomas Hawk</i><p>If you've ever seen I Am Legend or 28 Days Later you know that 1) there's something eerily fascinating about abandoned places, and 2) zombies are jerks. Providing you with all the eerie fascination you can handle, but none of the "zombie dogs killing your …

The Neuroscientist Who Proves An Economic Theory But Doesn't Realise It

I find this to be an absolutely fascinating little piece in the New York Times. We’ve a neuroscientist looking at the brain patterns of people as they assign valuations to things. OK, great, that’s interesting, how do people do that? And the finding is that people seem to assign a value to the …

Economics

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Men's Fashion

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

OMGFacts

The end of capitalism has begun

Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian<p>The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during …

Economics

This Buddhist Monk Has Unlocked The Secret To Happiness, And It May Help Us Save The Environment

Matthieu Ricard has lived many lives.<p>As a young student in Paris during the late 1960s, he was writing his dissertation in biochemistry at the prestigious Institute Pasteur. Five years later, guided by an inner stirring to explore a deeper side of life, he was living Darjeeling, India, where he had …

8 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread, "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?," and highlighted some of the most …

Cold-Brew Iced Coffee Concentrate

Makes 5 cups concentrate<p>Cold brew goes down easy, but watch out: This is high-octane stuff. For a clear liquid, use coarsely ground coffee. (Finely ground beans make for a cloudier drink.)<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces coarsely ground fresh coffee beans<p>Milk (optional)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place …

Coffee

10 Ways to Achieve Cold Brew Coffee Greatness

From better ice cubes to DIY flavored syrup, here are 10 simple, awesome ways to make cold brew iced coffee even better.<p>There are three things that iced coffee should be: strong, bracingly cold, and in your hand as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it can also be expensive, so we're big fans of DIY …

Coffee

Five muscle groups that are too often ignored at the gym

After 12 years as a trainer, I know that having a training plan is crucial. A plan keeps you focused, allows you to track your progress and gives you objective data to understand why you are, or are not, reaching your goals.<p>I also know that developing a strength routine can be stressful, …

10 Healthy Eating Habits That Will Change Your Life

Nutrition experts dole out a ton of advice about how to eat well—and, most importantly, not lose your mind doing it. But there are some tips that …

Nutrition

10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

Inside the Nightmarish Body Habit Disorders That Affect 'One in 50 People'

Roughly two percent of the population exhibit at least one body-focused repetitive behaviour, such as obsessive skin picking or hair pulling, so why isn't more treatment available?<p>We all have habits that we find difficult to stop. Some of us chew the ends off pens, others spend real human money on</i> …

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach …

Build A Better Business: Seven Guidelines For Choosing, Launching And Growing Your Online Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It has been almost two years since I started working on my startup pricena.com, a price comparison site in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt that allows …

LED indoor farms could change the food industry, and help solve world hunger

The world’s population keeps growing and we keep using up the Earth’s land to grow more food – so what happens when traditional agriculture can no …

Aquaponics

Do these eight things and you will be more creative and insightful, neuroscientists say

Tests of human intelligence show that even as IQ, the measure of our analytical thinking skills, appears to be on the rise, our more expansive, creative thinking skills may be on the wane as our hyper-busy world promotes more narrow, analytical thought. Neuroscientist John Kounios, a professor of …

Creativity

1 Question - The Biggest Mistake That's Been Made In Mountain Biking

<i>All of us have made a few good mistakes during our time on earth, some of them being far worse than others. For instance, people get their head and</i> …

China's big, misguided stock market gamble

The rout in China’s frothy stock markets since mid-June has been painful, to say the least. Between its peak on June 12 and July 2, the Shanghai …

6 ​unusual ​habits of ​exceptionally ​creative ​people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I've developed an obsession with some of history's most creative minds in the hope that I might learn some tricks to expand my own creative productivity.<p>Some of the things I've learned …

There are two scientifically superior ways to make iced coffee with next to no effort

To make good iced coffee this summer, don’t just pour coffee over ice cubes.<p>Experts say there are actually two much better ways to make iced coffee: …

Is social entrepreneurship for you?

MANILA -- Many people are looking for opportunities to help and support a cause we care about and one avenue we can look at is through social …

10 Startup Practices That Usually Lead to Disaster

Starting a new business is a serious undertaking. Yet many aspiring entrepreneurs I know approach it as a fun project, get-rich quick scheme, or perhaps an expensive hobby. Others quit their day jobs and commit everything to their new passion, without regard for their own well-being, or the welfare …

These Are the Worst Annoying Habits People Have at the Gym

A man experiencing one gym goers’ annoying habits first hand: Offering assistance without being asked. | iStock.com<p>Gym etiquette — it seems that an …

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