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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The Secret to Feeling Your Best

I often marvel at the medical discoveries that have made it possible for so many of us to live longer and healthier lives—from antibiotics to …

Homemade Croissant-Doughnuts, Truffles and More DIY Treats

We know there's no substitute for the real thing—but these DIY versions come really, really close (and you can eat them in your …

Homemade

How Spicy Foods Make Your Tummy Flatter...and More Benefits

Retinol Cream

3 Ways to Fuel Like an Athlete

Nosh on these foods to have your best possible workout<p>Food and fitness go hand in hand: “By eating right, an athlete can handle harder, longer workouts—and will recover faster,” says Shawn Hueglin, Ph.D., R.D., a sports dietitian with the United States Olympic Committee. Nutrition has a huge impact …

31 Ways to Have More Fun With Your Boobs Every Day

Your breasts called, and they gave us this itinerary<p>Let’s take a second to appreciate the wonder that is your chest. Seriously. Big or small or in between, your boobs are sexy, functional, and make you look pretty damn great in a bikini. So instead of just coexisting with your girls, why not get to …

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

Sweat It Out With This Cycling Workout

Killer playlist totally included. Get ready to get pumping<p>You may be able to sweat out a tough 45-minute group ride, but on your own that's likely less realistic. This cycling workout will keep you committed and riding hard for about 20 to 30 minutes.<p>The first step is creating a playlist with seven …

10 Reasons You Should Have More Orgasms

Aside from the fact that they feel amazing

Jennifer Hudson's Seriously Smart Weight Loss Advice

The singer and actress just shared a great tip for people looking to slim down<p>Over the weekend, Jennifer Hudson shared some seriously inspiring words of wisdom for anyone who’s trying to shed pounds: “The key about losing weight: You have to do it for you,” she told <i>People</i> on the BET Honors red …

6 Sneaky Ways to Winter-Proof Your Skin

Cold weather does NOT have to mean dry, uncomfortable skin

The Butt Workout That'll Lift, Tone, Tighten - and Turn Heads

Firm up your booty and tighten your abs with these ten targeted moves<p>Ready to work your booty? We've got ten moves that'll blast your buns (and work your abs while you're at it). Follow along with this workout—first do the four warmup moves, and then get down to the hard work with three killer …

Do You Care If a Guy is Circumcised or Not?

Find out where other women stand on the cut vs. uncut debate<p>Who's afraid of a little extra skin? Maybe more women than you think. Over 54 percent of women said they prefer a circumcised penis, according to a survey of 1,000 women from AdamandEve.com.<p>Of the other half, 33 percent of women said they …

5 Foods That Have More Sugar Than a Candy Bar

You'll be shocked to find out which healthy foods are loaded with the sweet stuff<p>There's nothing wrong with treating yourself to a candy bar every now and then, but we're guessing you don't eat them on a daily basis since you know they're high in sugar. Well, we've got some bad news for you: …

27 Sex Songs For Your Valentine's Day Activities

As we've learned, when it comes to Valentine's Day, chocolates, flowers and a fancy dinner are great and all but the items pale in comparison to what happens in the boudoir.<p>Intimate acts on Valentine's Day call for redolent aromas, mood lighting and, most important, the perfect playlist. Behold, 27 …

Why Setting Goals Could Wreck Your Life

You’ve been told time and time again that the secret to success is setting goals. But what if goals do more harm than good?<p>If you’ve ever read a popular book about the importance of planning for the future, you will almost certainly have encountered a reference–and quite possibly several–to the …

General Motors

Fighting Your Business Battles: 6 Lasting Lessons From Sun Tzu’s Art Of War

You’ll probably never read the entire book many consider a business strategy bible. So read this instead.<p>Business has always been tough, but it has gotten even more difficult as competition has become more global, faster-paced and increasingly technology-dependent. So why in the 21st century would …

Has Your Business Stayed True to Your Vision?

Many small businesses stray from their original intent. How to get on track.<p>One of the hardest parts of growing quickly is staying true to your original intent and vision. New people, changing product sets and the inability to keep your hands off every aspect of business operations can all lead to …

What if You Business Plan Isn’t Working? Change It!

American Express Open Forum recently launched a video series interviewing successful business owners called “Inside Successful Small Business”. As …

8 Questions To Ask Your Boss That Can Make Or Break Your Career

Want to get ahead in the workplace? Channel your inner talk show host.<p>Think about it: You probably only hear from your boss when a) you royally screwed up, b) you majorly kicked ass or c) it’s performance review time.<p>Feedback from your supervisor is what you crave, unless you’re happy flying under …

Career Development

Has the Oprah Effect Diminished?

It's that time of year again: Oprah has rolled out the red carpet for her "Favorite Things" list, featuring everything from a $225 Nest holiday candle to truffle risotto and Himalayan salt shot glasses.<p>But instead of an audience packed full of teary-eyed, screaming fans, she unveiled the 60-item …

Red Carpet

Why Procrastination Doesn’t Need A Cure–And Might Even Make You More Productive

Is wasting time as productivity killing as we’ve always thought, or does it provide a creativity-enhancing escape from the chaos of the world? Stop dawdling and let’s explore!<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 11 New Years resolutions you can actually keep in 2014. For the full list,</i> …

Biz Stone: Entrepreneurship Is All About Making Mistakes

The Twitter co-founder and serial entrepreneur spoke about the importance of making mistakes in your start-up.<p>Earlier this week, Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, presented at the New Context Conference in San Francisco and highlighted the fumbles from his start-up career--a nice lead up to today's …

5 Free Apps To Show Off Your Dog, Save Cash On Groceries, And Much More

If you want to put all those puppy photos to good use, want photos like never before, or love samples, this edition of Free App Friday is for you.<p>As always, while they’re free now, we can’t guarantee how long they’ll last–so don’t wait too long.<p><b>Woof</b> (iOS)<p>The thing we’ve all been waiting for has …

When Your Startup Should Seek Media Coverage

We receive dozens of emails from startups every week looking for coverage in <i>Tech in Asia</i>, and while some might be interesting, they don’t necessarily …

10 Ways to Make Your Day Extraordinary

Suffering from the blahs? Do something about it. Here are 10 suggestions on how to make an ordinary day something special.<p>Sometimes people get in a rut. The hours drag on, boredom making you feel like you are slogging through mud. Don't let the office blahs get you down. If you surrender to …

5 Secrets of Public Speaking From the Best TED Presenters

How can you borrow a bit of the magic that garners some TED Talks millions upon millions of views? The author of a book on the subject shares some secrets.<p>Ask just about anyone these days for great examples of public speaking and you'll hear a variation on a single thing--"Did you see that TED talk …

Public Speaking

Why Failing Can Be Good

Your business is a flop.<p>These words are every entrepreneur’s worst nightmare. These words can be replaced with:<p>Your business is bankrupt.<p>You’ve …

Entrepreneurship

Travel Security: Ten Tips to Remember While Traveling Abroad

There are some things you definitely won’t forget to do on your overseas vacation. You won’t forget to consume too many calories, to spend too much …