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Pictures: 25 Motivational Quotes to Jump Start Your Week

Who needs a little motivation to get the week going? Check out these 25 awesome picture quotes to get you pumped to tackle the week. Let us know your …

Genetic clues to brighter brains past the age of 45

Scientists have identified a part of our genetic code linked to the brain's power to process information, in what they say is the first such link to …

The Brain

Buddha's Delight: The Vegetarian Stir-Fry to Rule All Vegetarian Stir-Fries

If you search for vegetarian stir-fry recipes online, the first ones to come up usually contain a cast of familiar characters: string beans, carrots, tofu, bell peppers, and broccoli. There's nothing wrong with stir-frying tofu and broccoli together, especially when it's Kenji's recipe for Vegan …

I Finally Learned That Fad Diets Don't Work and Lost Over 100 Pounds

The simple strategies that helped Kelly Sorah get into the best shape of her life<p><b>Before:</b> 280 <b>After:</b> 152<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>I've always been big. I remember when I was little, my grandma took my sister and me Easter dress shopping, and she told the sales lady that her granddaughters were in the dressing …

Fitness

13 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Mustard

Mustard may have truly come alive for Americans in the early 20th century when it was introduced to the hot dog, but its history is even longer and …

Mad Max

How I Learned To Accept My Type-A Self

I’ve been hard on myself most of my life. As a perfectionist, I learned at an early age that I needed to do things the “right” way in order to gain …

Family Emergencies: Organize Your Life To Keep Your Career On Track

<i>Keeping your career on track is a challenge. In this series, we’ll look at what it takes to survive – and thrive – in 2015! This post touches on that sensitive topic: what to do when you have a family emergency.</i><p>No matter how well you think you’ve planned your work, sometimes life throws you a curve …

Personal Finance

Five Habits Of Creative People

Whether it’s getting into a routine or knowing when to give up, here are the habits creative people have cultivated.<p>There is no secret trick to becoming more creative, but the good news is creativity is a skill you can build.<p>That means that you can become more creative with the right time and …

Why So Many of Us Experience a Midlife Crisis

A mid-career crisis can happen to anyone. It can hit even those who objectively have the most fulfilling jobs. When it does, it inflicts pain on the individual suffering it and causes productivity losses for employers. Yet, the phenomenon remains stigmatized and under-researched, leaving crucial …

Mystery-busting 'supervoid' is largest object in the Universe

Astronomers in Hawaii may have solved a mystery embedded in the background of the Universe, by identifying the largest single object in existence.<p>Dr …

How You Explain Your Failures Determines Your Success

Legend has it that in December 1903 a newspaper editorial questioned the intelligence of the Wright Brothers who were trying to invent a machine, heavier than air, that would fly. “It simply defies the laws of physics,” it said.<p>One week later, at Kitty Hawk, the Wright Brothers took their famous …

Motivation

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

4 Productivity Books That Can Help You Get More Done

From proper procrastination to better distractions, these books will teach you how to be more efficient.<p>If you’ve ever felt like, despite your best efforts, you can’t seem to get to the bottom of that daily to-do list—join the club.<p>But just because being a productivity ninja seems like a farfetched …

Why Interval Training Is Best for Weight Management

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>When it comes to shedding unwanted pounds and reworking your fat-to-muscle ratio, high intensity interval training (HIIT) combined with …

DNA records effects of conquest, slave trade in the Americas

The Internet and modern genetics have been a pair of high-wattage searchlights slicing through one of the darkest periods of modern human history: more than three centuries of conquest, slave trade and population displacement in the Americas.<p>Historians now can sort through ship manifests once …

Does The God Particle Decay Into Dark Matter?

The scientists who discovered the Higgs boson, the so-called God Particle, have set their sights on even bigger prey – dark matter.<p>The Atlas and CMS teams at Europe’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are investigating a hypothesis that the Higgs boson itself might decay into the mysterious particles …

Physics