Jonathan Phillips

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25 Science-Backed Ways to Turn Your Life Around

For anyone who’s been looking for a good reason to #treatyoself, consider this: You probably don’t do it often enough, and putting “me time” on the …

10 tips to cut body fat — for good

Plateaus suck, especially when you’re working hard in the gym and in the kitchen to make sure you’re doing all the right things to lose fat. You work …

Fitness

Over and over again, the military has conducted dangerous biowarfare experiments on Americans

On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city's famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.<p>The people of San Francisco …

The Teenage Inventor Revolutionising Bone Health

In collaboration with her peer Joanna Jurek, college student Dominika Bakalarz is working to change the way we treat broken bones.<p><i>This article was originally published on VICE Poland</i><p>"We just wanted to do something that will have an impact, that will make someone's life easier," said Dominika …

How to be happy — lessons from an Amazonian tribe

One month ago I returned back from an adventure in the Ecuadorian rainforest. Myself and a friend spent 5 days learning from and living with the …

78 Roads

I found this spread a few years ago on Aeclectic Tarot. It is a simple six card spread that allows you to meet your new tarot deck and get to know …

Getting Intimate With Your Tarot Deck

Have you ever noticed that someone does not necessarily have to be book-smart to be a good lover? Well, the same is true with the tarot. Sometimes …

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …

How to Restore Furniture

With a little work, some stain, and a respirator, that old dresser in the basement can earn its way back upstairs.<p>1. Find the Right Piece<p>You don't want to buy a fixer-upper that's going to cost a fortune to restore, and you don't want to invest time and money in something that was never that great …

Woodworking

How To: Develop 5 Positive Traits for Happiness

Your happiness is, above all other things, your most important asset. Truly happy people are more successful in their career pursuits, have better …

What Motivates Terrorists?

It’s an important question. But is it the best one to be asking?<p>One of the most frequently asked questions about terrorism is also the most intractable. Why? Why do they do it? Why do people join terrorist groups and participate in acts of terrorism?<p>There are as many answers to this question as …

Vietnam War

Huge haul of gems and cash stolen in Hatton Garden heist in London

<b>London (CNN) —</b> The Hatton Garden heist, as it will surely come to be known, was every safe deposit box holder's nightmare, every movie director's dream.<p>Thieves using heavy cutting equipment and rappelling gear broke into the vault of an esteemed 60-year-old safe deposit company in the heart of …

Hackers rob US and global banks of millions in one of the largest heists ever

Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack, allowing the perpetrators to steal hundreds of millions of dollars since 2013. According to a Kaspersky Labs report provided to the <i>New York Times</i>, more than 100 banks in 30 nations have been …

Naughty Dog Animator Creates Trailer for Dante's Redemption

What if EA's Dante's Inferno got a sequel? One animator from a Sony-owned studio gives us his take.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>A couple of weeks ago, Tal Peleg …

The 15 Best Games of Gamescom 2014

Here are the games we'll be playing through 2014 and beyond.<p>Gamescom 2014 proved to be an amazing show filled with some truly incredible games. And …

The Order of Abstergo: The Rise of the Templars in Assassin's Creed

<i>"Even when your kind appears to triumph ... Still we rise again. And do you know why? It is because the Order is born of a realization. We require no</i> …

Bet on Sports | Online Betting Site Betway

Online betting site Betway<p>From the first kick to the last stride. Every shot, every point, every race, every win – experience it like never before at …

How Bungie's Destiny beta compares to Halo and World of Warcraft

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Destiny certainly has a lot to live up to. Activision is taking a huge gamble with Bungie’s new intellectual property. $500 million is being pumped into the …

Valiant Hearts, World War I, and the Beauty of History in Games

Embracing the past with a controller in hand.<p>Virtually everybody my age remembers sitting in sprawling computer labs full of Apple IIs playing The …

15 Things You Should NEVER Have in Your Home After 30

Our favorite designers told us these are things that must go. Stat!<p>1. A Futon<p>"Futons are le worst! The older you get the squishier your bed should be," says designer, potter and author, Jonathan Adler.<p>2. Temporary furniture<p>"Often I see people waiting to move into the 'forever home' before they …

Home Decorating

The Sneaky Ways Your House Is Making You Cranky (And How To Fix It!)

Feeling a bit off lately? The way you've decorated your home might be the culprit.<p><b>1. There's not a potted plant in sight.</b>Bright green leaves breathe life (literally) into your home — houseplants can purify the air indoors, which can be five times more polluted that outdoor air, reports the EPA. …

Home Decorating

Destiny beta reportedly includes four story chapters and competitive multiplayer

Details regarding the upcoming <i>Destiny</i> beta have reportedly been revealed in a letter sent to GameStop and EB Games store managers, according to an image uploaded by a Reddit user.<p>The beta, which is due to start at the end of this week, will include four story chapters, four competitive multiplayer …

Destiny Beta Map and Multiplayer Details Leak

Sounds pretty sizeable.<p>New information about what to expect from Destiny's upcoming beta has surfaced thanks to leaked retail information.<p>According …

Red vs. Green: Gaming with Colour Blindness

50 Shades of Gaming.<p>I started bringing home landscape drawings from primary school, complete with purple skies. It wasn’t long before I was diagnosed …

Looking into the crystal soccer ball with EA’s official World Cup game

<i>This article originally went live before the 2014 FIFA World Cup.</i><p>It’s that special time again. You know, the time when all the people around you become soccer fans — like your buddy who just learned how to pronounce the name of American striker Jozy Altidore (“al-tuh-door”) or your boss who …

The Prospective Future of the Call of Duty Franchise

Where should the series go after Advanced Warfare? And - just as importantly - when?<p>It was only a matter of time before the hugely popular Call of …

Tekken 7 Announced, Powered by Unreal Engine 4

Coming to new consoles, no date specified.<p>Tekken 7 is coming to new-gen consoles, Bandai Namco announced at Evo 2014.<p>The 3D fighting franchise …