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A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

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‘Unbelievable’: Heart Stents Fail to Ease Chest Pain

A procedure used to relieve chest pain in hundreds of thousands of heart patients each year is useless for many of them, researchers reported on Wednesday.<p>Their study focused on the insertion of stents, tiny wire cages, to open blocked arteries. The devices are lifesaving when used to open arteries …

Medicine

Scientists say they can measure your charisma with only 6 questions

I have a select few friends I would call genuinely charismatic — the rest are kind, and/or funny, and/or outgoing, but aren't <i>quite</i> there yet.<p>The thing is, I can't tell you exactly how I made that distinction. It's more of an intuitive judgment.<p>But a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, …

One Simple Way to Make a New Healthy Habit Stick

Want a make a new healthy habit stick? Do it when you first wake up, a new study recommends.<p>The small study, published in the journal <i>Health …

Research

The 1 Thing You Should Do This Week To Make The Last 2 Months Of 2017 Successful

This is how you can make the rest of 2017 a success.<p>Remember back in January, 2017, when you made that big long list of goals?<p>How many did you actually accomplish? How many did you give up on?<p>People have no problem setting goals.<p>The challenge is in seeing them through to the end.<p>With just two …

personaldevelopment

These 5 hacks can help you learn anything, according to a Stanford professor

Whether you are a student, a professional or an entrepreneur, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. But some people seem to be better learners …

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Researchers reveal how to boost brain power

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have found that one brain-training method often used in scientific studies can help to improve working …

17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don't live in regret in your 40s

They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn't have to be. If you take a look at Quora and Reddit, hundreds of people older and wiser than you have shared their best tips for living life to the fullest before you hit middle age. All you have to do is heed their advice.<p>We checked out some of those …

The Case for Letting Fevers Run Their Course

Numerous studies over the past few years have shown that taking fever reducers hurts your body’s ability to recover from an illness.<p>Fever isn’t an …

Hoverbike-riding police to patrol the streets of Dubai from 16 feet above the ground

Tech-savvy Dubai police have unveiled a hoverbike capable of flying five metres (16 feet) above the ground.<p>The high-tech crime-fighting vehicle was …