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7 Power Habits of Great Leaders and Business Icons

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”</i><p>Aristotle<p>Our never-ending quest towards self-improvement is a long …

Motivation

The Latest: Obama blames Congress for not closing Guantanamo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on President Barack Obama's news conference ahead of his last overseas trip as president (all times EST):<p>5:30 …

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Science reveals what happens as you get drunker

Alcohol consumption has been a part of human culture for thousands of years. But while we have a general understanding of alcohol's effects — most …

Happiness Hacks: 10 Ways to Infuse Your Life with Joy

<b>“There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>Life seems complicated these days.<p>We’re all busy pursuing happiness, yet how …

Happiness

10 Powerful Mantras to Stop the Drama in Your Life

<i>The drama you are going through is not fueled by the words or deeds of others; it is fueled by your mind that gives it importance.</i>Why do we get so …

6 Ways to Liberate Yourself From Toxic Habits!

We've all been in situations where it feels as if your life is on replay, as if you were in a time loop.<p>Things are happening, events are exchanging but somehow its all the same experiences day after day... Monotonous. Different situations yet the same outcome. When this occurs it often takes a lot …

Harvard researchers have isolated a key to happiness, and Iceland is helping them test it

Reykjavik<p>Michael Porter, a Harvard economist who made his name working on ideas around competition, has come to the capital of Iceland to talk about social process and how to measure it. Here at a conference on the topic, he reminds the audience that economic indicators—while we’re very used to …

Economics

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success | Inc.com

We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people. You just might get the lift you need to take you to your happy (and …

Millionaire drove off with policeman hanging from car, court told

A millionaire philanthropist who had been pulled over for speeding drove off with a police officer hanging from his driver’s window and fearing for his life, a court has heard.<p>Sir Harry Djanogly was initially stopped after police saw his silver Jaguar XK speeding at up to 70mph on the Westway dual …

Crime

5 mind-blowing feats of superhuman endurance

From these daredevils, we learn how the body can miraculously compensate for starvation or oxygen deprivation to stay alive for as long as possible.<p>Here are five incredible feats of superhuman endurance:

Super Bowl: Richard Blais' Fried Chicken Oysters from The Crack Shack - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>To celebrate Super Bowl 50, we’ve</i> <i></i><i>partnered with</i> Taste of the NFL <i>and their chef partners all season long. The charity helps to raise awareness and</i> …

Fried Chicken

Easy family dinner ideas just got better with this classic <b>Fried Chicken</b> recipe. Simple and great paired with mashed potatoes or bacon wrapped green …

Great date night dish for Valentine's Day: Spicy fried chicken sandwich

Skip the overpriced restaurant this Valentine's Day and cook a homemade meal together! Here, Jeff Mauro of Food Network's "The Kitchen" is sharing his great date night dish that will bring some heat to your evening.<p>Nashville-Style Hot Chicken<p>Samantha Okazaki / TODAY<p>Three Tone Power Slaw

How to make KFC Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken

6.6 Million People Have Watched This Video of a 3-Ingredient Cheesecake

And counting.<p>Three-ingredient soufflé cheesecake, also known as Japanese cotton cheesecake, is dumbfounding people on the Internet right now. With just three ingredients—eggs, dark or white chocolate, and cream cheese—you can make a cheesecake that looks like it's from a bakery.<p>YouTuber Ochikeron …

12 Motivational Habits To Make You Successful Happy And Productive

Success doesn’t come easily to everyone; it requires hard work, determination, and persistence. But there’s one more thing that contributes to …

Pope gives tough love to Mexico's political, church elite

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Pope Francis challenged Mexico's political and ecclesial elites on Saturday to provide their people with security, justice and …

A food scientist explains how to make the crispiest fried chicken in the world

But, according to a food scientist, one surprising ingredient could do the trick: vodka.<p>That's what J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, managing culinary director of food-enthusiast site SeriousEats.com, found after hundreds of experiments in the kitchen.<p>The reason vodka is the ideal ingredient for a fried-chicken …

These are the foods that you should — and should not — refrigerate

Okay, so maybe Hamlet didn't say those exact words, but it's certainly a topic many have pondered.<p>The FDA recommends refrigerating or freezing perishable foods right away. Meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, and certain kinds of produce should never be kept at room temperature for more than two hours, or …

Amazon reduces reliance on UPS shipping

<i>This story was originally sent to professionals just like you in this morning's E-COMMERCE INSIDER Newsletter by BI Intelligence, a subscription research service from Business Insider. Get 14 days risk free »</i><p>Amazon made significant progress building out its transportation and logistics arm this …

eCommerce

These daily habits will make you look and feel more confident

Week in, week out we have guys arrive here in Los Angeles for residential boot camps.<p>And while we teach a lot of hard skills, we also emphasize one rather softer skill: practical confidence, the engine that drives everything we teach at The Art of Charm.<p>One fascinating thing I've come to know about …

Why This Newly Discovered Shark Is A Real Ninja

The jet-black creature also glows in the dark.<p>Several shark species have cool names, like great white, hammerhead, goblin and cookiecutter.<p>Now, we have one more to add to the list. Meet the newest type of lanternshark: the ninja lanternshark.<p>Researcher Victoria Vásquez and her colleagues discovered …

Annual battle of Santa Trackers launches as Google takes on Microsoft-NORAD

Competition never takes a holiday. And so, on Christmas Eve, we find Google and Microsoft renewing their annual Santa Tracker rivalry.<p>Google has its own Santa Tracker, which went live today as the jolly fat man began his global trek. Google’s site detects your location and estimates St. Nick’s …

Big banks are suddenly looking hard at the weed industry

Twenty-three states currently allow some form of legal marijuana and voters in four states and Washington, D.C., have voted to allow recreational use. Next election day, California and between five and 10 other states are likely to vote on recreational legalization.<p>In 2014, legal marijuana was the …

I’m a financial planner, and here are the 11 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

As a financial planner who specializes in working with Gen X and Gen Y clients, I've come to learn a few basic facts about money.<p>I'll share those with you today in hopes that it provides you some insight to what, from a professional standpoint, you can do to be smarter with your money.

34 Cooking Moments When You Know You've Nailed It

It's hard to tell when you've finally achieved the ideal pan-seared fish skin or grill marks on a steak. These photos show us how it's done so you can get it right every time.<p><b>There comes a moment in every cook's life</b> when you know you got it right. The butter's ideally melted, the steak's expertly …

Cooking

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

Sylvester Stallone Blames ‘Clever’ Arnold Schwarzenegger For ‘Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot’

With their 80s and 90s action hero cold war behind them, Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger are spending their post-prime years the best way that anyone could have ever hoped for – sort of side-by-side, kicking all sorts of ass, with tongues firmly planted in cheek. Thanks to <i>The</i> …