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Top 8 Weight Training Exercises for Muscle Mass Building at Home

If you ask what exercises are the best for building muscle mass, you’ll usually get an answer like bench press, squats, deadlift and so on. However …

This Hack Lets You Access 76,000 Hidden Movie Categories on Netflix

Happy binge-watching.<p>There's a new Netflix surfing hack to use when you can't find anything to watch. Gizmodo notes that the trick only works if you're watching Netflix through your web browser, but when you do, you'll notice the URL is something like netflix.com/browse/genre/10757. That number at …

Quentin Tarantino Won’t Be Happy Until They Rename the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay ‘The Quentin’

Woody Allen, who currently holds the record for most Best Original Screenplay Oscars with 3 out of 16 (!) nominations, has made his share of enemies …

Samuel L. Jackson Speaks Out Against the Racial Profiling of Muslims Post-San Bernardino

“We have to be these very <i>nice</i> kinds of Negroes so that we feel safe walking around,” <i>Hateful Eight</i> star Samuel L. Jackson declared Saturday at a press …

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Charming Illustrations Highlight True Love in All of Life’s Little Moments

True love doesn't always consist of grand, cinematic gestures. In fact, it's often the little things that mean the most when you're in a long-term relationship. Spending a lazy morning together, helping each other get through a bad day, and even assembling furniture side-by-side can end up …

3 tips from the expert who teaches mindfulness at Google, Microsoft, Sony, and Nike

Employees at the Google office in Zurich, Switzerland. Google<p>The alarm goes off at 7 a.m. and the first thing I think of is coffee. I get up, somewhat reluctantly, and as I make my way toward the coffee maker, I spot my so-called smartphone plugged into the wall.<p>Reflexively, I pick it up and check …

First Listen: Staff Reactions To Both J. Cole's & Kendrick Lamar's "Black Friday" Remixes

Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole have been hinting at this team up thing for a while but other than the rough cut “Temptation” from a few years ago and <i>Born</i> …

The psychological benefits of gratitude closely mirror those of meditation

Recently, I was watching television with my son when an ad came on for a cell phone company. The tagline for the ad said, “Get ready for Thanksgetting.”<p>“Wow.” My 17-year-old looked at me in disbelief. “It kind of seems like they are missing the point.”<p>I still am not entirely sure how we were …

10 or so things you should know about Albert Einstein and his theories of relativity

It's been 100 years since Albert Einstein completed his theories of relativity. They were radical. They reshaped the way physicists view space, time, …

23 Rules For Life That Happy People Follow

The author of Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives shares her wit, wisdom and research on how to feel happier, even when we've hit a low patch.<p>1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn't get too hungry, too cold, too …

Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common

Following the success of Project Oxygen, an internal study of what it takes to be a top manager at Google that started in 2008 and whose findings are still used today, the company undertook another study, this one of team dynamics.<p>A group of Google's People Operations (HR) employees spent the past …

10 Underrated Action Movies Streaming on Netflix

by Scout Tafoya<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>Action movies have changed a lot over the years. The cameras have gotten closer, the fight choreography more elaborate, …

Buying Phones From Carriers Sucks, and It's Time For Us to Stop

For years, the only decent way to buy a phone was from your carrier. Those days are behind us. Now, in many circumstances, it’s just as easy and …

8 Morning Habits That Make You More Valuable at Work

Want to be worth your salary and more? Try these morning habits to be worthy of advancement.<p>Valuable employees are hard to find. At a bare minimum, it's challenging to find enough employees who can show up on time and get along with other people. A 2015 survey of business leaders from the New York …

How to Beef Up Your Chest & Shoulders With The Hulk Smash Upper Body Workout.

Do the Hulk Smash Upper Body Workout 2x per week, with at least 2 days in between each session. We HIGHLY recommend supplementing it with (A) a …

How to Make Pushups 3 Times More Effective

This is the ultimate way to build raw strength during the exercise<p>You can do pushups the way everyone else does them—as fast as possible, up and down.<p>Or you can do them with a dead stop at the bottom.<p>The latter is more difficult, but it’s a true test of strength. And it’s the way <i>Men’s Health</i> …

33 Totally Creepy Makeup Looks To Try This Halloween

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Becoming the Person I Drank to Be

As anyone who gets sober after having spent most of his or her life drinking can attest, the original process is terrifying. I didn't admit to myself I was scared because I told myself I wasn't scared, let alone terrified, of anything. Without realizing it, I'd internalized the idea that I was not …

Peeple is the ‘Yelp for people’ app your mother warned you about

And it's already been valued at $7.6 million<p>Peeple is an app that lets users rate fellow human beings as if they were Amazon purchases. Its creators are calling it "Yelp for people," with the app letting anyone review anyone they know and assign them star ratings out of five. Reactions on social …

Depression Explained In Simple Comics By Optipess

Optipess, a Norwegian webcomic by Kristian Nygård, uses humor to deal with serious topics. Nygård told Bored Panda that initially he was inspired by …

Kanye West for president? Here's what Chelsea Clinton thinks

The world still doesn’t know what to make of Kanye West’s announcement that he wants to run for president in 2020. Was he serious? If so, how long …

Samsung showed off its new smartwatch in a bizarre space-age photoshoot — check out the pictures

The South Korean electronics manufacturer teased the new device at its Galaxy Note 5 launch event on Thursday, and followed it up with a space-age photoshoot showing off the unreleased smartwatch alongside its other gadgets.<p>We first saw the photos over on the Verge.

Why You Should Eat Garlic On An Empty Stomach

250 Shares<p>Did you know that eating garlic every day on an empty stomach can work wonders for your health? Many people are unaware of all of the …

14 Excellent Pieces Of Advice Every Artist Should Remember

"Creativity takes courage." –Henri Matisse

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The real reason American public transportation is such a disaster

<i>This article is part of a</i> <i>series about the past, present, and future of commuting in America</i><i>.</i><p>The US spends a <i>ton</i> of money on public transportation. So why is it so terrible?<p>American buses, subways, and light rail lines consistently have lower ridership levels, fewer service hours, and longer waits …

10 Mind-Blowing TED Talks On How To Be Confident, Gorgeous- And A Better Person

Sometimes it’s easier to focus on what we don’t have, rather than what we do have. It’s important to take time out and remember all of the things to …

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The Overnight Oats Recipe That Can Help You Lose Weight

Not a morning person? Make this amazing overnight oats recipe before slipping under the covers, and the thought of the sweet and chewy coconut oatmeal, crunchy almonds, and chocolate chips will practically pull you out of bed.<p>It's the perfect breakfast if you're watching your weight because it …

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The biggest difference between Android and the iPhone, summed up in one image

Although there are plenty of differences between Android and the iPhone, there's one main discrepancy that stands out the most — with Android you get choice, while the iPhone is one uniform platform.<p>There are thousands of Android devices in the world. Companies from Samsung to LG to HTC and even …

Science Has Officially Found a Hangover Cure

A new study proves that this drink works better than anything else.<p>Everyone has a theory about the best way to cure, or even prevent, the dreaded hangover. There's padding your belly with greasy pizza, taking ibuprofen before bed, chugging gallons of coffee in the morning, and the bold …