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16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

How Brooks Running Could Improve Mobile Conversions: A Before & After Example

It should come as no surprise that more than half of searches begin on a mobile device. When sitting on a train, waiting in line for coffee, or eating dinner at a restaurant, it’s easier than ever for users to browse online from their smartphone. The growth of mobile has turned the entire …

Applying Inspirational Design Thinking to Tackle Breakthrough Innovation

A society's progress depends upon the quality of the questions it asks itself and to know what questions to ask today in order to secure a sustainable future.<p>One question could be: "Why design something at all?" Our society obsesses over entrepreneurship, innovation and design for creating growth, …

'Mind addiction' could help explain why smart people aren't as happy as they could be

Experimenters asked about 150 university students to imagine that they had won a lottery drawing and could choose one of two chocolates as their prize.<p>Chocolate A, they were told, was an 0.5 oz. piece of Austrian milk chocolate worth 50 cents, shaped like a heart. Chocolate B, on the other hand, …

5 Research-Backed Reasons To Do Leg Exercises

Game on. 💪<p>There's a reason hardcore fitness geeks call squats the "king of exercises." When done correctly, they're fantastic for your body. Squats -- as well as other weight-bearing moves like lunges -- strengthen your glutes, quads, hamstrings and core. They can also do wonders for your balance …

Remove Something Every Day

“To attain knowledge, add things everyday. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.” -Lao Tzu<p>Nature teaches us the creative side of destruction. A …

Spirituality

Three Career Lessons In Three Graphs

<i>This is a guest post by the daughter of Steve Denning, Stephanie Denning, who writes about</i> <i>leadership</i> <i>issues from a millennial perspective. The views expressed here are her own.</i><p>There’s a lot of career advice out there. I’ve read a lot of it. Ever since I started my career, right out of college, I’ve …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

Easy Stretches Almost Everyone Can Do to Stay Flexible

Flexibility is very important, especially as we get older. Here are some basic, everyday stretches to improve and maintain your flexibility.<p>Business …

Yoga

Data Storytelling: The Essential Data Science Skill Everyone Needs

Once your business has started collecting and combining all kinds of data, the next elusive step is to extract value from it. Your data may hold tremendous amounts of <i>potential</i> <i>value</i>, but not an ounce of value can be created unless insights are uncovered and translated into actions or business …

Data Visualization

How To: Run Faster in the Mountains

Just after my thirty-third birthday I started to think I should take up running. I had some immediate second thoughts: On this ankle? At this age? …

15 Fascinating Explanations for How Things Got Their Colors

You know pencils are yellow, and nothing points to a classy entrance like a red carpet. But do you know how these items got their iconic colors? Here …

Red Carpet

Why Does a Song Get Stuck in Your Head? Here's What Science Has to Say About Earworms

The fact that Taylor Swift's romantic dramedy of a song, "Wildest Dreams," has been stuck in your head for damn days has nothing to do with whether …

The Brain

Every Mobile Customer Is Unique — And So Are Their Customer Journeys

When someone first downloads your app, visits your website, or stops by one of your brick and mortar locations, that’s an opportunity. Engage them …

Foods And Drinks That Energize You Just As Much As Caffeine

By: <i>Jacqueline Aizen</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Ivan Dervisevic</i><p>Still chugging those grande lattes and downing energy drinks to keep you from crashing at your desk? Well, caffeine can deliver a temporary buzz, but it won't provide the long-lasting energy your body craves. As it wears off, fatigue settles in, …

Why You're Actually Too Embarrassed to Exercise

Embarrassment is one of the top reasons Americans don't work out (along with the lack of time, inability to exercise effectively, and lack of enjoyment of fitness).<p>When I weighed 300 pounds, joining a gym was one of the most difficult (but rewarding) actions I had to take on my personal weight loss …

9 Clever Ways to Organize Your Fridge To Eat Healthier

What and where you put things both inside and outside the refrigerator can have a huge affect on your eating habits.<p>Do The Thing That’ll Make You …

The mosquitoes that changed history

<b>(CNN) —</b> In Spanish, mosquito translates to "little gnat," but its impact on history has been far from miniscule.<p>In just the most recent example, mosquitoes are spreading the Zika virus throughout South and Central Americas, causing an increased incidence of birth defects.<p>However, the species of …

Public Health

Your Brain Actually Works Better in Winter, According to Science

Science offers some consolation despite the terrible weather - winter actually does your brain and mood no harm.<p>February is basically no one's favorite month. By now, most of us are well and truly sick of winter, yet winter is far from done, continuing to torture us with nose-freezing temperatures …

The Brain

Dispatches From The New Economy: The Five Faces Of The On-Demand Economy

From people determined to be their own boss, to those embracing the flexibility to do something they love, to workers finding a replacement for a traditional job – people working in the on-demand economy are just about as diverse as the labor market itself. A new report from Intuit Inc. and …

Labor Economics

10 HIIT workouts you can do at home

Sometimes, our lifestyles call for a short, convenient workout in lieu of going to the gym. The great thing about High-Intensity Interval Training …

A Mobile App Marketing Agency in New York

The development of a mobile application is a significant event for any corporation, team, or individual. As the app approaches its final stages of …

Marketing

We're the Only Animals With Chins, and No One Knows Why

Despite much chin-stroking.<p>“Little pig, little pig, let me come in,” says the big, bad wolf. “No, no, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin,” say the three little pigs. This scene is deeply unrealistic and not just because of the pigs' architectural competence, the wolf's implausible lung …

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Make Plans but Don't Follow Through

Humans are prolific procrastinators. It’s easy to make plans and throw dates on your calendar, and yet it’s practically inevitable that you’ll let …

How to Get More Energy: 8 New Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to know how to get more energy when life throws curve balls at us.<p>These ideas from psychology research can help you keep going and …

Success

The Most Common Health Issues That Affect 25 Different Dog Breeds

Dogs are our friends, and they rely on us to make sure they’re healthy. Some breeds are prone to specific health concerns, and this infographic …

Google's vision for the future of smartphone design

Google's Matias Duarte has a problem. In the next ten years he wants to replace the computer on your desk and the phone in your pocket with a smart, …

Material Design

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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