Johannes Hovelson

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So You Wanna Get Strong and Lose Weight? Try Working Out LESS

I do not like to exercise. I repeat, I do not like to exercise, at all. But I drag my sorry ass out of bed and do it anyway. Because I like the way …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

6 Surprising Things Science Says Will Make You Happy

Fulfilment may be simpler than you think<p>With the list of things that make us unhappy growing ever longer - social media, smart phones, Donald Trump - some news about what makes us cheerful is more than welcome.<p>This week the University of Warwick revealed the huge psychological benefits you get from …

Happiness

The best time of day to do everything, from exercising to interviewing for a job

What happened?<p>Maybe it's not a question of <i>what</i> you did, but of <i>when</i> you did it.<p>As in, you drank coffee before you needed it and ended up crashing later, or you spent the whole morning answering emails so you had no energy left to work on the really important stuff in the afternoon.<p>To help make sure …

Bill Gates's Superpower for Business Success | Inc.com

Imagine you were sitting in on an intimate conversation with Bill Gates as he and his good friend Warren Buffet spent the day sharing with you and a small handful of other ambitious people the secrets they had gleaned over a lifetime of extraordinary successes.<p>In September 2005, at the University …

Self-improvement

Food labels will show how much exercise you need to burn off calories

Have you ever found a food label confusing? Statistics suggest almost half of us do.<p>Well, a food expert is now arguing that labels should be altered …

3 Steps To Fight FoMO - The Fear of Missing Out - PsyBlog

Don’t let FoMO get you down.<p>Fear of missing out — known by some as FoMO — is the feeling that someone else is having more fun or doing something …

Mental Health

The Behavioral Shutdown Theory of Depression

<i>Given that many readers found my claims about the nature of depression controversial (here and here), I thought I would share a somewhat longer</i> …

Watch Prince Cover David Bowie's "Heroes"

No one better to cover the Thin White Duke than a Prince.<p><i>Photo via ​</i><p>With the passing of David Bowie, there's been a multitude of tributes to the artist these past few months. While some have been err, questionable, quality has come out of these meditations on his art. A good example of this would …

Gorgeous Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice Concept Art

Professional conceptual illustrator Victor Martinez (<i>Alice Through the Looking Glass, Terminator Genisys</i>) has updated his site with artwork he …

7 science-backed tips for reading faster and retaining more

But as modern readers, it's hard to find time to spend in their company.<p>Adding to that is the fact that, even when we do find the time, it's not always a given that we'll retain what we've read.<p>But what if we could? Would you feel more confident at work? Would you start a new project? Would you be …

Butch Vig on the 25th Anniversary of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ and the ‘Mediocre’ State of Music

The legendary producer sat down at SXSW to discuss his production of the Nirvana classic, the Nirvana/Neil Young album that wasn’t, and much more.<p>He …

Indie Music

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

Ten films to watch in March

Supernatural thrillers, magic realism and Oscar-nominated animation all make BBC Culture’s list of movies not to miss this month.

Man of Steel

4 Things You Shouldn’t Be Apologizing For

Have you ever found yourself minimizing your success? Not sharing all your wins? Or being mindful of who you share your goals with because most …

Happiness Is Actually Pretty Easy to Find

My approach to happiness is really a mash up of the things I’ve learned from the school of hard knocks, and from brilliant happiness scientists like …

This is how economic empires collapse

This is a tough assignment, as there are as many kinds of collapse as there are systems: fragile ones can collapse suddenly, and resilient ones can decay for years or even decades before finally imploding or withering away.<p>Another way of describing collapse is: complex systems become much less …

The Assassin review – captivatingly hypnotic, if impenetrable, wuxia tale

Shu Qi is outstanding as the punished assassin returning to her home town, in Hou Hsiao-hsien’s mysterious film, with scenes of sublime gorgeousness<p>Hou Hsiao-hsien’s beautiful and mysterious film The Assassin arrives here after a sensational premiere in Cannes last year, where its hypnotic adagio …

Kidnapping

The Assassin review – martial arts to die for

Hou Hsiao-hsien’s painterly tale of Tang dynasty intrigue is a magnificent blend of fleet-footed action dark magic and emotional realism<p>Among this year’s most galling Oscar oversights is the absence of Hou Hsiao-hsien’s <i>The Assassin</i> from the foreign language film nominations. Hou’s first feature …

Cannes Film Festival

Cat Rescued by 3 Huskies is Now One of the Pack (Cuteness Overload)

When a Siberian husky took in a stray kitten as her own, the little cat grew up thinking she was part of the pack.<p>The scrawny stray ignited Lilo’s …

See Dave Grohl Rock 'Ace of Spades' With Pantera, Metallica, Slayer Members

Foo Fighter joins Phil Anselmo, Robert Trujillo and Dave Lombardo for Motörhead classic at Dimebash<p>Dave Grohl was a surprise guest at Friday night's …

Music

Five of the best apps for listening to podcasts

Keeping up with Serial? Your next spoken-word fix could come from Overcast, Pocket Casts, Castro, Spotify or Deezer<p>Serial didn’t singlehandedly revive the podcast as a media format – the efforts of radio broadcasters and many independent producers have grown and sustained audiences in the years …

Apps

Hunter Lawrence Captures His Adorable Dog Aspen Enjoying an Epic Journey through America

405 Shares<p>Comments<p>You love to travel, but you don’t have anyone who is willing to travel with you. What do you do then? Well, you bring your dog with …

Why we don't follow through on what we set out to do — and how to fix it

Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other projects, entertaining guests, and delaying his work on the text.<p>Hugo's publisher had become frustrated by his repeated procrastination and responded by setting a formidable deadline.<p>The publisher demanded that Hugo finish the …

David Bowie and Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Statutory Rape Problem

The late music legend famously deflowered a 14-year-old groupie—before she was stolen away by Jimmy Page. Why it’s important for us to take our …

David Bowie

This tech CEO pays his employees to travel during their vacations

Bucking that trend is Basecamp's CEO Jason Fried, who not only gives his company's employees three weeks of paid time off each year, but lets them travel for part of it on the house if they've been working for over a year. This perk is called the "Basecamp Holiday Gift", and those who haven't yet …

The 'darker side' of travel gets overlooked, study says

A university study out of Britain has confirmed what many business travelers already know: Regular travel can be a big bummer.<p>The study, titled "A Darker Side of Hypermobility," says that society glamorizes travel but ignores the physical and psychological drawbacks. The negative aspects include …

Airports

Clive James: ‘Steven Seagal restores himself through aikido training. I have tried it and it works’

Ever since I fell ill, I have been interested in watching actors repair themselves on screen. The other night I was accidentally watching Harrison Ford in The Fugitive for about the 10th time, and once again the bit I liked best was when he stitches himself up, so that he is ready once again to run …

Immune System