Michael Spyrou

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15 Ways to Take Better Care Of Your Body So You Can Live Forever

The key, as any good mechanic will tell you, is maintenance<p>We want our bodies to last as long as possible and to perform as well as they can during that time.<p>The best way to do that? Take a hint from your mechanic: Maintenance is key.<p>So if you want to live longer and healthier, you must take care …

Namco Is Offering $10,000 To Anyone Who Can Actually Explain Dark Souls' Story

<i>Dark Souls</i> fans are trying to win $10,000 by making videos attempting to explain the game’s confusing narrative, and a few of them are pretty …

How to Make Yourself Do Everything You Hate Doing

You can have the best of intentions, but it’s all useless without willpower. Here’s the simple way boost your motivation<p>Unless you’re Tony Robbins, finding the motivation to exercise can be tougher than the actual workout itself. Your willpower can be easily defeated by the demands of a family, the …

Razer's new PC and Xbox One controller is amazing

High-end controllers for Windows PC and Xbox One are all the rage this year. Everyone from Steam and Microsoft to Scuff and Evil seem to be reinventing or improving the controller with an eye to hardcore gamers and pro-players.<p>Razer recently entered the fray with its Wildcat. I haven't had much …

Stephen Colbert just released a free video game you can play in your browser

<i>The Late Show with Stephen Colbert</i> doesn't begin until September 8th, but its staff isn't taking the summer off. Colbert and company have been experimenting with a variety of creative outlets including a podcast, video blogs, random appearances on local morning news shows, and advertising for its …

Recap: Mad Men Watch: Om Sweet Om

<i>Spoilers for the season finale of Mad Men below:</i><p>“There’s more to life than work.” –Stan Rizzo<p>Is there? The entire finale of <i>Mad Men</i> seemed to be …

Destiny: Everything You Need to Know About House of Wolves

Bungie today released <i>tons</i> of new details about Destiny's new Prison of Elders co-op arena that's included with the upcoming House of Wolves expansion. But that Gears of War-style mode is just one of the DLC's many new components. The expansion also comes with more multiplayer maps, new weapons, and …

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School Of Tech: First-Time PC Building Budget, Best AMD And Nvidia Graphics Card Brand?

It’s no surprise that people have a myriad of questions about building and buying PCs and their associated components. That’s why I recently opened an Ask.FM account and invited anyone to shoot their questions over for me to ponder and answer. After seeing the nature and frequency of these …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

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Announcing Young Romantics, a new creative writing prize

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever”. Think you could live up to that? Well here’s your chance. Since 1998 the Keats-Shelley Prize has encouraged poets and critics of all ages from around the world to write their own essays and poems on Romantic themes. Now there’s a brand new competition for young …

Gravity may have saved the universe after the Big Bang, say researchers

(Phys.org) —New research by a team of European physicists could explain why the universe did not collapse immediately after the Big Bang.<p>Studies of …

Learn Warren Buffett's '2 List' Strategy and Master Your Priorities

This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the investors in the 20th century, Buffett was the most successful.<p>Given his success, it stands to reason that …

How small is small? Try looking at the nano-dimension

Back in the 16th century, when Dutch lens-maker Zacharias Jansen and his father began experimenting with magnifying glasses, they had no idea that we might be able to see the world at a molecular level some day.<p>Yet this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded today for developing a way to take …

3 Ways to Squash Burnout and Boost Productivity

<i>Joelle Steiniger is the co-founder of Small HQ, HookFeed and Minimalytics. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help …

NASA Tested And Recovered This Insane Flying Saucer Mars Lander

<b>Here it is high above the Earth, firing rockets:</b><p>This is from the space agency's statement:<p>NASA went on to explain that the mission included two cutting-edge technologies:<p>The "Supersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (SIAD)," which is "a large, doughnut-shaped air brake that deployed during the …