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My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

8 High Protein Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

Losing weight can be difficult — but it’s a lot less of a challenge when you plan your meals carefully and keep things as simple as possible. Since …

Cooking

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett gave a 14-year-old a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason Zweig …

Success

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

This Incredible CGI Timelapse Shows How The Death Star Would Have Been Built

The Death Star is the most iconic space stations in the history of sci-fi and one of the most recognizable symbols of Star Wars, and yet Luke and the …

Time-lapse Photography

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

personaldevelopment

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

These stable dividend stocks will keep your retirement income humming along.<p>When looking for great long term dividend investment plays investors …

I Tried 5 Days Of Meal Prep — & Here's How Much It Cost

The new year always seems to bring a newfound desire to get our lives in order and start "adulting" once and for all. A major goal of mine for 2018: …

An Almost Guaranteed Way to Achieve Every Goal You Set This Year

The first step: Stop thinking of your goal as the most important thing. How matters infinitely more than what.<p>New Year's resolutions: We love to make them. And, statistics show, we almost never keep them. (Eighty percent of people who make New Year's resolutions abandon them by the second week of …

Motivation

The Story of D&D Part One: The Birth, Death, and Resurrection of Dungeons & Dragons

<i>To catch you up on the history of Dungeons & Dragons, your nerdmates at Geek & Sundry are providing you with this handy-dandy series of stories on</i> …

Board Games

Three Dinner Party Games everyone should memorise

<i>Keep everyone entertained and with our armoury of games to play around the table</i><p>Getty Images<p>1. Spoons<p>You will need<p>Spoons, one less than the number of …

5 Board Games David Gardner Would Put Under the Tree This Year

Beyond playing the market, he loves to play games, and he thinks your friends and family will love these too.<p>We've all heard the advice that the best …

How to Play: Dragonfire

<i>Game the Game is Geek & Sundry’s tabletop board game</i> <i>on Twitch and Alpha, where host Becca Scott breaks out some of the best boardgames the industry</i> …

It’s a Living: Meet One of New York’s Best Professional D&D Dungeon Masters

One of Timm Woods’ most precious possessions looks like something you’d find in the basement of a derelict castle, or maybe at a back-of-the-mall …

Board Game Buyer’s Guide: The Best Family Games Around

<i>This year, the Geek & Sundry editorial contributors have come together and collaborated to put together several curated lists of games. Whether</i> …

Keep Your Tabletop Session Lively and On Pace With These GM Tips

<i>GM Tips, hosted by the talented veteran Game Master Satine Phoenix, is our show to help Dungeon Masters and Game Masters improve their craft and</i> …

What You Should Know Before Joining a Board

The chairman of the board and co-founder of Signature Bank sits down with Jessica Abo to discuss his career and his advice for people considering joining a board.<p>1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chairman of the board and co-founder of Signature Bank Scott Shay …

Entrepreneurship

Do These 4 Things to Become the Unicorn of Your Industry

No myth, magic or fairy dust required<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's the stuff of legends. Launching a unicorn -- a privately owned startup with a market valuation or estimated valuation of $1 billion or more -- may seem as likely as catching a glimpse of …

Business Strategy

Stranger Things: the tragic story of Dungeons & Dragons inventor Gary Gygax

The FBI agents who swooped on the nondescript office building in the small Wisconsin town of Lake Geneva (population 7,651) in the summer of 1980 didn’t quite know what to expect. They’d been tipped off that someone working at the complex had written a ransom note demanding millions of dollars. …

The Twitter thought experiment that exposes “pro-life” hypocrisy

<b>(Getty/ISMODE/TheCrimsonRibbon)</b><p>Comedian and sci-fi writer Patrick Tomlinson on the dangerous question that abortion foes refuse to answer<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>October 22, 2017 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Last Monday, a tweetstorm eviscerating abortion foes went viral. Science fiction writer and comedian Patrick Tomlinson …

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg Think This 1 Teaching Method Will Shake Up Education. Here's Why You Should Care

Personalized learning is the way forward in education and therefore our economy. Here's why.<p>We currently don't have the silver bullet to education. We're not quite sure what works and what doesn't. Maybe it's because we all learn differently. But whatever the reason, "personalized learning" is on …

Education

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Yoga

8 Great Educational Podcasts for Kids

<b>As we seek to enhance instruction with technology</b>, one tool we might not think of is podcasts. These can be used in flipped classrooms or blended …

Education Technology

27 High-Protein Dinner Recipes Under 500 Calories

Healthy Eating

15 Ways To Teach Patience And Mindfulness To Children [Infographic]

A little mindfulness goes a long way, even in adults, but the earlier you can start the habit, the better. This chart is full of ways you can help …

Mindfulness

The Best Foods To Eat When You're Trying To Lose Weight

You’ve cleaned up the pantry. You got clear on your goals. You’re educated on the sneaky, science-backed tricks for keeping your appetite in check. …

Habits Guide: How to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones

Change your life the easy way with this scientifically–backed resource. The full guide is packed with 45 pages of information about the science of …

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