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Why Willpower Keeps Failing You. Here's What to Do Instead | Inc.com

For most people, the tendency is to see will power like a bridge. It's what enables you to cross over the troubles of life and get to the other side, where things are better, <i>you</i> are better and there's nobody between you and the finish line. And if you don't have enough will power, well, then, shame …

Will Power

Lotus Sutra

[© Meg Takamura/Getty Images]<p>The Lotus Sutra is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential sutras, or sacred scriptures, of …

The black/white marijuana arrest gap, in nine charts

As you're probably aware, black Americans are arrested for marijuana possession far more frequently than whites. You may also know that there's not much evidence that black people consume marijuana with greater regularity than whites do.<p>But the extent of the disparity between the rate of arrest and …

The Best Advice a Therapist Could Get? Stop Giving Advice

I remember when I first started out as a therapist. I loved offering advice. I had <i>such</i> important, good advice to share.<p>Actually, I was full of advice …

Self-help

25 Easy (and Free) Things You Can Do Today to Shake Up Your Life | Inc.com

When you're stuck in a rut, it often feels like you need a big change--a new job, a globetrotting dream vacation, a wildly different, way healthier, lifestyle.<p>But the problem with big changes is that they're usually terrifying. And expensive. And difficult. So you end up just sitting there in your …

Employment

If you don’t understand Black Lives Matter after Terence Crutcher’s death, you never will

His car broke down. An officer said he looked “bad.” Now he’s dead.<p>Countless studies, statistics, investigations, and anecdotes tell us that a person’s race can determine the kinds of interactions he or she will have with the police — and how likely it is that he or she will survive the …

Justice

Every Backyard Deserves a Solid DIY Shed

YouTube's mad scientist walks us through his personal build.<p>Every backyard deserves a good shed to give you loads of room to store a bunch of supplies. But buying a shed can be pricey. Moreover, it's a cop-out. It's much better if you build your own.<p>If you haven't already built your own shed from …

Woodworking

Mediterranean Diet Eating Plan: Basic Foods for Healthy Heart

Mediterranean diet is a healthy, well-balanced diet plan based on standard recipes and foods of Mediterranean-style cooking. So, if you’re searching …

New Finding: Different Types of Exercise Affect Different Parts of Your Brain

One part of your brain is for memory, another for integration and another for multi-tasking (and so on). Find out which part of the brain these 5 …

David Gauntlett | Welcome!

Hello! You have landed on this page because you were heading for one of the old websites made by me, David Gauntlett, in the distant past.<p>Most of the …

Trading

17 life-saving facts that everyone should know

Just about everyone knows that you should never text and drive, and that you should stop, drop, and roll if you catch on fire.<p>But life can also throw …

Talk About An Ancient Mariner! Greenland Shark Is At Least 272 Years Old

Sharks can live to be at least 272 years old in the Arctic seas, and scientists say one recently caught shark may have lived as long as 512 years.<p>That's according to a study published Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i> that says Greenland sharks can live longer than any other known animal advanced …

Drinking Games Like Cornhole - Outdoor Yard and Drinking Games

<i>Welcome to Grillist, our annual celebration of all things smoke and fire. Join us all summer long as we get up in your grill with expert BBQ advice,</i> …

Alcohol

Transcript of "What hallucination reveals about our minds"

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bonnet syndrome -- when visually impaired people experience lucid hallucinations. …

Take Back Your Garage With These Fast Organizing Fixes

Whether used as a parking spot or hobby hub, your garage is valuable real estate. Don't let that extra square footage go to waste! Clear the clutter …

Minimalist Guesthouse in Vinalhaven Hovers Above Former Quarry

Good things come in threes, right? It certainly seems to be the case on the charming island of Vinalhaven. Though it sounds straight out of a …

MIT scientists find weird quantum effects, even over hundreds of miles

In the world of quantum, infinitesimally small particles, weird and often logic-defying behaviors abound. Perhaps the strangest of these is the idea …

10 Essential Skills Every New Homeowner Should Have

Ah, the joys of homeownership -- you can paint the walls any color you choose, let Fido run free in your backyard, and finally leave your bike outside your side door, without getting a citation from your property-management company.<p>There are many perks of having a place to call your own, but the …

The Song of the Butterfly [Hungary 2014] HD

Hungary

What makes us get sick? Look upstream

Rishi Manchanda has worked as a doctor in South Central Los Angeles for a decade, where he’s come to realize: His job isn’t just about treating a …

Japanese Wood Joinery Techniques - Quiet Corner

Before there were complex wood glues and screws, Japanese craftsmen used a series of interlocking joints to connect wood for structures and beams. …

10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running

You don’t need to spend your whole life jogging to incinerate fat.

Exercise

The Science of Building a Better Six-Pack

Discover the best ways to melt your middle and chisel a rock-hard core<p>The fitness industry is a crazy business, especially when it comes to abs. For example, if you want to reveal your six-pack, you generally have two product choices.<p><i>1. The too-easy-to-work method.</i>You know this better as "5-minute …

Exercise

Top 5 Brain Health Tips And Exercises You Should Follow

You might be very particular about your physical fitness and health in general and may be doing all that you can for being on the right weight mark …

Intense Exercises That Make a Serious Difference in Just One Minute

Sorry folks, but "I don't have enough time to exercise," is an excuse that's officially off the table. In a highly publicized study, researchers …

The Only 4 Exercises You Need to Get in Crazy-Good Shape

You want a perfect workout? Of course you do -- who doesn't? The key to the perfect routine doesn't lie in celebrity trainers or trendy gyms …

23 Ways to Eat Greens (That Aren't Salads)

By now we're probably much better at appreciating the fiber-filled, vitamin-rich, and antioxidant benefits of the green vegetables we fought so hard …

Horticultural skills are going to pot among people in their 20s and 30s, says the head of the RHS. Here’s a quick guide to getting started for this ‘lost generation’<p>When to prick out and when to pinch out, what to dead-head and what to mulch – the Royal Horticultural Society says a whole “lost …

Gardening