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Russian military tech 2017: Biggest weaponry reveals and announcements from the Kremlin this year

2017 has turned out to be the year of autonomous weapons.<p>The Russian war machine saw some major upgrades and new developments this year. While the …

Why apples and oranges should go in the fridge, plus all the other foods you're storing wrong

New guidance has been issued this month advising consumers that apples, oranges and other fruit should be kept in the fridge to prolong shelf life.<p>The advice from waste charity WRAP, the Food Standards Agency and the Department for Food and Rural Affairs has been issued in a bid to cut household …

Food

Here's Why You Really Shouldn't Clean The Wax From Your Ears

Step away from the Q-tips.<p>Earwax can feel a lot like the stuff inside pimples: It's gross, and cleaning it out feels satisfying. Even watching other …

Biomedicine

Can You Find the Perfectly Camouflaged Snow Leopard Hidden on This Mountainside?

There’s a good reason it’s so difficult for photographers and film crews to capture the elusive snow leopard in the wild. The animal’s not only a …

Wildlife

If You Want to Expedite Your Success, Learn How to Learn

Learning how to learn has been one of the most important skills I’ve acquired in my life. I learned how to learn in the Dojo (Karate School) and it …

Which leafy green is the healthiest?

Variety is the spice of life—especially when it comes to the vegetable crisper. That’s because “lumping all leafy greens together in terms of taste …

Embrace The Health Benefits Of Pumpkin This Season

The Perks Of PumpkinsDon’t get too excited…we’re not talking about pie necessarily (though it has its place). We’re referring to the actual pumpkin, …

I let Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson run my life for a week

I write a lot about productivity and managing one’s own life. But am I doing either of those things well?<p>I don’t know. I’m at that stage of life where the kids are always yelling and I’m answering emails in the bathroom and everything seems to be sliding toward some mushy middle.<p>I don’t want to …

'Be alert but not alarmed' - why is information security so difficult?

The Centuries-Old Strategy That Turbocharged My Productivity

A few years ago, I assigned Ben Franklin’s <i>Autobiography</i>as reading for the literature survey class I was teaching — and, well, to say my students …

The 22 Weirdest Military Weapons

Photo Credit: Boston Dynamics<p>Slide 1 of 45<p>Let your imagination run wild<p>If you can imagine it, someone, somewhere has tried to weaponize it. Humans …

How to Gain Weight and Muscles Mass | The Art of Manliness

Most articles and books out there about diet and nutrition focus on how to <i>lose</i> weight. It makes sense. When 70% of the U.S. population and 30% of the …

Fitness

The Secret of a Living Legend: This Navy SEAL Wants You to Own This 1 Thing in Order to Succeed | Inc.com

In a 2017 TED Talk at the University of Nevada (see video at the end of this article), Willink detailed a remarkable anecdote from his time during the Iraq War. Willink recalls a horrendous firefight that broke out. Tragically, through human error and bad luck, the firefight was solely between …

Nasa's Venus rover designs inspired by WWI tanks look more like Mad Max than Star Trek

No spacecraft as yet has been able to withstand the extreme conditions of Venus for more than 24 hours.<p>Nasa is currently exploring designs to create …

20 Foods That Turn Back Your Metabolic Clock

Think of these foods as Peter Pan’s dirty little secret.<p>We’ve discovered the Fountain of Youth—and it’s in your kitchen.<p>Although scientists haven’t …

5 Habits of Successful People

Forty-five percent of everything you do daily factors into your daily habits. But, when change is necessary, are you brave enough to go for it?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’re all creatures of habit: We get up at the same time, go to work, have lunch at a certain …

Will the lynx help the largest forest in England claw back some tourists?

In the heart of Kielder Village, Northumberland, hemmed in by Sitka spruce, the people are waiting for news of their proposed new neighbours. It’s late July, the summer tourist season, but, save for a few mountain bikers, there’s an eerie quietness.<p>The sparsely populated Kielder Forest Park, the …

Wildlife

What is cryptocurrency, how does it work and why do we use it?

Cryptocurrency is a form of digital money that is designed to be secure and, in many cases, anonymous.<p>It is a currency associated with the internet that uses cryptography, the process of converting legible information into an almost uncrackable code, to track purchases and transfers.<p>Cryptography …

Cryptocurrency

8 things successful people do after getting back from vacation

Coming back from a magical vacation isn't much fun.<p>One minute, you're lounging by the sparkling, blue sea without a care in the world. The next, you're back in your gray cubicle, feeling jet-lagged and sunburned.<p>But your transition back to the office doesn't have to be a total nightmare. In fact, …

Success

The mystery of work-life balance

<i>This was first published on my mailing list</i> <i>The Looking Glass</i><i>. Every week, I answer a reader’s question.</i><p><i>How can I achieve work-life balance?</i><p><i>My office</i> …

Productivity

18 quick and easy daily habits that can significantly improve your life

Want to pick up some good habits?<p>The best approach is to start small.<p>In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" …

Quora

This Work-From-Home Mom Did the Math on the Reality of Work/Life Balance

With her kids in school, this mom thought her home-based business would really take off. But she soon realized the math didn't add up.<p>When my younger child started full-day kindergarten, I was elated. I had finally found the Holy Grail of work-at-home motherhood: two kids out of the house, in the …

3 Ways to Quickly Boost Your Retirement Savings

Few people feel entirely confident they’re saving enough for retirement.<p>Why? The numbers can be vague — how long your savings will need to last; your cost of living in retirement; what the stock market will do between now and then. And money is tight, especially as U.S.household debt hits record …

5 Ways to Become a Morning Person (and Gain the Remarkable Benefits) | Inc.com

No matter how hard it may be to get up every morning, it's inarguable that there are certain benefits to being a morning person. Typically, you're more productive in the mornings, less distracted and tired while doing your work, and more likely to kick-start your day with positivity than those who …

13 Special Forces Tactics We Can All Use to Get Smarter, Faster and Stronger

Battle-tested techniques you can use to strengthen your mind, body and business.<p>Editorial Director<p>Former Green Beret Sergeant Major (retired) Karl Erickson has been sharing mental and physical tricks he’s learned while serving in the military that can be applied to achieving success in business. …

3 Easy Ways to Be More Mindful Every Day | Inc.com

<i>How can people experience/incorporate mindfulness in their daily lives? 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 by Yunha Kim, Founder & CEO of Simple Habit, on Quora:</b><p>It's hard to create any …

Mindfulness