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A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

US citizens lose half a decade in lifespan versus people born in rich European and Asian countries

The US ranks a dismal 34th place for life expectancy in the World Economic Forum’s highly-anticipated Global Competitiveness Report. However, people living in major financial centers in Europe and Asia, such as Hong Kong or Switzerland, can expect to live longer.<p>Every year, the WEF releases its …

Hong Kong

7 'Facts' You Learned at School That Are No Longer True

Don't get stuck in the past.<p>Over time, even facts we consider steadfast truths can change. People used to think doctors could forgo washing their …

Sofia Vergara Just Launched a New, Empowering Brand of Underwear that's Comfortable, Cute, and Sexy Enough for the Emmys

This week, Forbes announced that, for the sixth year in a row, Sofia Vergara is the world's highest paid actress on television, thanks to her role on the hit ABC series <i>Modern Family</i>, longtime gig as the face of Cover Girl, and additional ventures, the most recent being EBY, a subscription-based …

How to Get Rich: 8 Success Habits Wielded by Multimillionaires

Building wealth requires you ignore the negativity and focus on the right things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've likely heard this before. The state and quality of your life is a direct reflection of the habits you employ daily. What defines us, at the end of the …

Earthquake Rocks Mexico: Pictures

Latin America

This Plus-Size Model Re-Created Kim Kardashian's Swimsuit Shoot — and It's Empowering AF

Every body type should be celebrated, and one plus-size model has made it her mission to prove that. Diana Sirokai, who is also a designer, shattered all stereotypes by re-creating a sexy swimsuit shoot that Kim Kardashian famously starred in. In the empowering photos, Diana wore a white high-leg …

This AI program can make 3D face models from a selfie

A group of AI experts from The University of Nottingham and Kingston University managed to create a new method by which two-dimensional images of faces can be converted into 3D using machine learning.<p>The researchers trained a convolutional neural-network to perform the task by feeding it tons of …

Machine Learning

How to Motivate Employees to Go Beyond Their Jobs

Every day, employees make decisions about whether they are willing to go the extra mile in ways that contribute to their organization’s success. These are important decisions because research shows that when employees are willing to go beyond their formal roles by helping out coworkers, …

Quantum Physicists Discover the Soul Doesn’t Die – It Goes Back to the Universe

It turns out that the human brain could be similar to a “biological computer,” and that human consciousness may be like a program which is run by a …

5 ways you could be sabotaging your chances of getting rich

Getting rich has more to do with mindset than you may realize. "The biggest thing holding back most people from striking it big are their thoughts, …

Self-improvement

IF A WOMAN HAS THESE 10 QUALITIES YOU SHOULD NEVER LET HER GO – Healthy Remedies

How do you know if a woman is the right person for you? There are certain qualities to look for, but you have no idea what these qualities are. We …

20 Ways To Avoid Drama In Your 20s When All Your Friends Do Is Gossip

When you're in your 20s, I know drama is the last thing you want to happen.<p>I know your college commitments, internship or obsession about getting the …

How To Change Your Life In Just 10 Minutes Per Day

We’ll Even Have Time To Spare<p>Two weeks ago, someone on Quora asked me: What 10 minute daily activity would sharpen my mind over a year?<p>I know <i>exactly</i> …

10 Sacrifices Successful People Make for Their Dreams

These entrepreneurs have achieved incredible success today. But real success is never without sacrifice, and in this article, they share some of what …

12 Quotes From Zen Masters That Will Help You to Stop Overthinking Everything

Do you experience a racing mind, where thoughts are overpowering you and you’re having trouble finding peace in the present moment?<p>This happens to me …

Meditation

Company Invents Gun That Folds Up to Look Like a Cellphone

A Minnesota company has invented a handgun that folds up to look just like a smartphone.<p>The .380-caliber pistol, called Ideal Conceal, will be available later this year and "will be virtually undetectable because it hides in plain sight," Ideal Conceal says on its website.<p>In locked position, the …

Guns

8 Secrets Insanely Successful Entrepreneurs Know That You Don't

Success is an effect, not a causethe outward manifestation of an internal reality.<p><i>"Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself."</i>James Allen<p>Success is an effect, not a causethe outward manifestation of an internal reality. To be successful, you must see the world different from the …

Self-improvement

Can You Smell Your Way to a Better Brain? Science Says Yes.

Having trouble focusing? Remembering things? Here are some easy tips to improve your brain power.<p>A wildly underrated member of the five senses, your sense of smell has a powerful effect on your brain's many functions. Any odor you breathe in affects your limbic system, which governs emotional …

Wealthier children have bigger brains, study finds

Brain scans offer new dimension to the so-called “achievement gap”<p>Richer pupils achieve higher academic grades because their brains are different, according to research.<p>Past research has shown pupils from low-income backgrounds fared worse than those from wealthier families.<p>Brain scans have now …

The Brain

6 Ways to Open Your Life up to Cosmic Energy

Anna Hunt, <i>Staff Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>As mainstream science starts to more-openly recognize the effectiveness of practices such as yoga, meditation, …

6 cellulite-blasting solutions that really work

There are a few things in life that I am pretty sure that about 60% of the population can agree on. Dark chocolate is far superior to milk chocolate, …