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The 24 Best Animated Films on Netflix For Grownups

Sure, Netflix has its share of gritty movies and TV shows tailor-made for binge watching, but sometimes even grownups just want to escape into fantastical worlds where animals can talk and the rules of physics don't seem to apply.<p>Start searching Netflix's vast selection of animated titles and …

Animation

The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and self-endorsed. And when we have autonomy in our life, when we have the mentally exhilarating power of choice, we must spend it wisely.<p>But far too many counter the …

How Viagra Changed Everything We Ever Knew About Boners

The discovery of the drug nearly 20 years ago has contributed tremendously to our understanding of the male body<p>Next year, Viagra — the erectile dysfunction drug known for its ads of elderly men and their wives lounging on the beach and/or in white clawfoot tubs — will turn 20 years old. It's a …

A Guy Read 50 Years Worth of Relationship Studies. He Came Up With 17 Strategies

What makes love last? Different researchers from different academic disciplines have examined the question over the years and now a professor has …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

Eight moves to improve strength, endurance, and tone.<p>There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves …

Exercise

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

12 Great Exercises That Fix Your Crappy Posture

You’re probably suffering from ‘desk bod’ and ‘text neck.’ Here’s how to fight back<p>Sitting at desks all day was already ruining our bodies—and then we became attached to our smartphones, too. Now experts say we have to worry about "text neck," a plethora of problems that result from being hunched …

Costco vs. Acushnet: Who has the upper hand?

The burgeoning legal battle between Costco and Acushnet over the cult favorite Kirkland Signature ball is sounding more and more like a game of courthouse chicken.<p>But that can be an expensive game, with occasionally terminal consequences.<p>In layman’s terms, Costco’s suit for what’s called a …

A Frequent Flier's Guide to Travel Gear That Works

I travel a lot. Often to faraway places. Often in bad weather. Often to do active stuff outdoors. And I’ve been doing that for decades. This is the gear that gets me there and the approach that holds it all together.<p>The Bag<p>A few years ago, I flew to Siberia in the dead of winter to visit my …

19 photographs that will convince you to visit the world's happiest country

The Chevy Bolt is GM's all-electric masterpiece

So what makes the Bolt more important than, say, the Cadillac XT5 crossover SUV or a new Corvette?<p>The Bolt is a completely different kind of "halo" car. Like the Toyota Prius gas-electric hybrid 15 years ago — based initially on the homely Toyota Echo compact sedan — the Bolt is anti-sexy. Teslas, …

The fight over Sharp Park isn't just about saving one golf course, but muny golf overall

Playing a lot of golf at a muny will stay with a golfer. All that grittiness gets under the skin. Munys are more formative, more flawed, more fun, more real. If a sit-com ever uses golf as a backdrop, it’s main set should be a muny-course pro shop.<p>So when a muny, especially one with history in a …

Golf

Day Trip To The Most Beautiful Hot Springs In America This Winter

There’s nothing better than a hot springs adventure. However you get there: hiking, driving, snowmobiling… you just <i>know</i> that you have this incredible payoff waiting for you. Because soon you’ll be soaking in a sparkling, hot water pool with breath-taking vistas surrounding you. It’s an incredible …

Hot Springs

Focus On The Fundamentals You Need To Improve

Just a guess, but there are probably three or four things you need to work on with your golf swing to improve. Am I right? Then jot them down. I don't care if you use an index card, like I do, or dictate them to your smartphone. Just make a list of swing keys, and when you practice, stick to them. …

These 10 beautiful Spanish words have no equivalent in English

One of the best things about learning a new language is discovering words with no equivalent in your native tongue. After all, they end up teaching …

Language

The 12 Must-Watch Movies That Expire From Netflix in November

There's a lot happening in the world right now. Hide away from it all next month with these must-see movies.<p>The baseball playoffs are in full swing, the movie award season is ramping up, and an impending presidential election between two exceedingly polarizing candidates is also in its final days …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

20 incredible movies that'll make you feel old when you realize they came out 20 years ago

From Pixar's first feature film to the origins of "Bye Felicia," 1995 was a memorable year at the movies.<p>"Clueless" defined a generation, Pierce Brosnan debuted as James Bond, and a film about a beloved pig was nominated for Best Picture.<p>So now, we're looking back at films you won't believe are …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy

Get up, get moving, and kick ass every day.<p>As a yoga instructor, I know how big of an impact meditation and a few yoga poses first thing in the morning can have on your day. From clearing your mind to prepping your body for eight hours of sitting, kicking off your morning with a little time to …

Yoga

Spygate to Deflategate: Inside what split the NFL and Patriots apart

<b>HIS BOSSES WERE</b> furious. Roger Goodell knew it. So on April 1, 2008, the NFL commissioner convened an emergency session of the league's spring …

First supermoon of 2015 – in pictures

The sight of a perigee moon happens when the moon is full and makes its closest approach to Earth. The next supermoons will be on 28 September and 27 October

Supermoon

Here's Why You Should Learn To Practice Mindfuless

Infographic courtesy Information Is Beautiful. Plus three short and relaxing guided meditations to help you get started.

The Brain

Ditch the Paper and Increase Productivity With These Six Apps!

<i>This is part of the "Increased Productivity" series where experts in productivity, brain training, and business success share the techniques and tools they couldn't live without.</i><p>Going paperless has probably been an agenda item in most offices for several years now, but somehow it never quite seems …

Apps

Scientists now know why popcorns pop

Study unravels physics of kernel – water contained in the shell rapidly escapes as steam under heat, making the corn ‘pop’<p>The popping sound made by popcorn is normally viewed as a pleasing cue that your snack is ready to eat, but for scientists the phenomenon represented one of nature’s significant …

Thermodynamics

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

Banish Your Belly BEFORE the Holidays

Drop pounds before the ball drops to get ahead of the game in 2015<p>The last few weeks of 2014 will be filled with family, friends, and festivities—but especially food. Rather than kick off the New Year carrying a belly like Santa’s, you should charge full speed into the holiday-eating season by …

Study: To The Human Brain, Me Is We

A new study from University of Virginia researchers supports a finding that’s been gaining science-fueled momentum in recent years: the human brain is wired to connect with others so strongly that it experiences what they experience as if it’s happening to us.<p>This would seem the neural basis for …

Health & Wellness: Nutrition, Fitness, Diet, Relationships & More

The products could be contaminated with cyclospora, the same parasite that caused an outbreak...<p>There's a surprising truth about this popular frozen …