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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

5 rules of fast fat loss

Rule #1: Burn more calories than you eat<p>Weight loss is simple: if you burn more calories than you consume, you’ll drop pounds. But too many guys …

Mark Cuban Believes NFL Is '10 Years Away from an Implosion' Due to Greed

Link to Media<p><b>Updates from Wednesday, March 26</b><p>Over three days after making his explosive remarks about the NFL, Mark Cuban is still defending himself. This time it was on ESPN's 'Pardon the Interruption' via ProFootballTalk.com:<p>“I honestly didn’t say it expecting this big a response or this big a …

Customers

Stone cold stunner: WWE Network could be the start of the TV dream

"I'm going to punch you in the face," Paul Wight says. Better known as the Big Show, the 7-foot-tall former World Wrestling Entertainment champion looms over the crowd. He's greeting guests outside the Encore Theater in Las Vegas, where WWE is about to announce a 24/7 digital video network that …

Gigabit-Speed AC Wireless Routers Could Be One Of Your Smartest Home Tech Investments

If you’re like me, you are scrambling last minute to get your friends and family the latest tech gifts. You might be thinking about a new tablet, an iPad, game console, 2 in 1, or maybe even a smart watch. One gift that could be even more useful than all of those could be a new wireless router …

Sprint reportedly interested in acquiring T-Mobile

The big four U.S. Carriers could be going down to just three sometime in the future, at least if a new report from the Wall Street Journal proves accurate. Reportedly Sprint is currently considering making an offer to buyout T-Mobile. Right now Sprint is said to be studying regulatory concerns but …

Telecoms

Contextual Lockscreen Cover Hits Google Play Boasting Less Battery Drain And 100 More Upgrades

Cover is bringing its situation-aware lockscreen to more Android users today after its beta test launch six weeks ago. It’s now available in the Google Play store to Android 4.1+ users in the US, Canada, and Europe. Cover’s 100 new improvements include cutting down battery drain and being better at …

10 Surprising New Twitter Stats To Help You Reach More Followers

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Since social media is changing so often, it can be hard to keep up with stats and trends that affect how you use it. I quite often forget the facts that I’ve read, or I use Twitter based on stats that are outdated now.<p>In fact, when I recently …

Samsung Galaxy S5 'to launch in early 2014'

Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S5 could be launched as early as February.<p>Samsung is reportedly planning to release the successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone in early 2014, amid speculation that the device could come in two versions – one metal and one plastic.<p>According to Korean news website</i> …

Samsung Galaxy S5

What Humans Can Learn From A Simple Kiss

At a basic level, kissing is a biohazard. What is love then, if not the willingness to expose yourself to a host of nasty diseases lurking in your partner's mouth?<p>But could kissing also be a tool with a purpose?<p>Psychology graduate student Rafael Wlodarski, from the University of Oxford, wanted to …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

What’s the best smartphone? The top models face off

The big guns are out from all the major phone manufacturers, and it's a real battle royale on all carriers. Big, powerful phones with 4G LTE connections, high-quality cameras, and HD screens — which do you really want? To help thin the herd a bit, we've put together this little cheat sheet with the …

Phones

IT'S OFFICIAL: The Government Has Shut Down, And Here's The GOP's Next Move

The House of Representatives is expected to vote late Monday night on a motion to go to conference with the Senate on the government-funding bill, a move that Democrats immediately rejected as a cynical political ploy.<p>Republicans decided not vote on the so-called "clean" CR as demanded by House and …

What is Starbucks missing from its marketing strategy?

Read the full blog post here:<p>http://www.distilled.net/blog/marketing/how-starbucks-can-enter-the-third-space-online<p>While Starbucks isn’t a client of ours, we think it’s a fascinating brand. On the surface, Starbucks appears to have all the components required to “future proof” its success: a …

Marketing

The 9 Phases Of Post-Concert Depression - Features - Alternative Press

For any rabid music fan, there’s a sort of grieving process that follows an event as momentous as seeing a favorite band live. It’s often referred to …

Grieving

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Scientists say potential damage from naturally occurring fructose in apparently healthy drinks is being overlooked<p>Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn …

Health

Lifestyle<p>Abby Haglage<p>A woman in Pittsburgh received a small zap from her earbuds that caused her lips to swell. Here's what you need to know.<p>Lifestyle<p>…

Starbucks at the University of Essex: yes or no?

Online debate reaches boiling point as students ponder whether Starbucks coffee should be served on their campus<p>Once coffee was a black and white issue, but nowadays we feel ashamed if we cannot identify a skinny-soy macchiato. So highly valued is coffee that the very thought of it has dragged …

Retailers, Take Note: Young Shoppers Don’t Care About Owning Your Stuff

Unlike Boomers and GenX consumers, millenials have a different understanding of possessions. A new report reveals how “instant ownership” is losing out to the “unlimited options” of online shopping.<p>A quarter century ago, Russell Belk introduced the concept of the extended self in<br>a paper published …

Could September 10 be make or break day for Apple?

You might not like Apple or its products but its financial records speak for themselves and the fact that it is one of the largest smartphone manufacturers in the world and yet only has a handful of device models (unlike Samsung, HTC and LG) is equally as impressive. You don’t need to be an Apple …

iPhone 5

Moto X or LG G2? Why specs alone aren't enough to decide

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice on buying a new Google Android smartphone. And she suggests checking out the features and feel of the device over the specs when choosing your next high-end phone.<p>It seems like every week a new smartphone is introduced. …

Phones

Shh-tarbucks: Cotton Candy Frap on Starbucks Secret Menu

By Amanda Aguilar<p>Tired of ordering that same old caramel macchiato from Starbucks? Is that chocolate frappuccino not satisfying your sweet tooth …

10 Hidden Features of the GALAXY S4

What’s the first thing you did when you got a new GALAXY S4? Race home and play around until you think you’ve uncovered all the features? We’re …

Galaxy S4

Should You Do Cardio Before Or After Weight Training?

The lovely world of cardio, we have to love it right? Cardio has countless benefits for the human body, so it must be good for us, right? How else do …

6 Big Finishers for Every Major Muscle Group

Great endings—whether they occur in sports, on film or on your last date—are the memorable ones. Sure, what you do at the beginning of your routine …

Exercise

The Best Stamina-Increasing Exercises

Stamina is the ability to withstand fatigue or resist disease; when applied to a health and fitness setting, it is the ability to sustain physical …

8 distinct Galaxy Note 3 model numbers spotted online

A wild rumor made the rounds through the blogosphere yesterday, sparked by a report in the Korean publication <i>ETNews</i>. According to the report, Samsung is preparing no fewer than four distinct variants of the Galaxy Note 3, including a “limited edition” premium variant with an unbreakable display, an …

Galaxy Note