Michael Ziegler

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Fantasy football 2018 draft cheat sheet

Searching for sleepers? Trying to tap the best-possible No. 1 pick? Seeking to settle a debate for No. 6? You’ve come to the right place.<p>Fantasy football draft season is upon us, and The Washington Post is primed to help with answers to your pressing questions. From a detailed breakdown of the best …

Fantasy Football

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

Study smarter, not harder!<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

The Brain

The Lemoniest Lemonade Recipe Tastes Like Liquid Sunshine

It takes one extra step and a few—okay, more than a few—extra hours, but it is WORTH IT.<p><i>Basically editor Amiel Stanek spends all day every day trying to help readers get dinner on the table as quick and efficiently as possible. So when he gets to cook at home, he likes to slow things down and be a</i> …

Bernie Sanders

Employees Underperforming? How to Respond to These 3 Excuses.

Sometimes, an employee just needs an extra jolt. Other times, you will need to pull the plug.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Companies are increasing their focus on employee retention. In fact, PayScale’s <i>2018 Compensation Best Practices</i> report found that 59 percent of …

Employment

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

20 Photography Hacks That Will Get You Amazing Results – Page 18

19. Make a DIY Bean Bag Tripod<p>If a tripod is not in your budget right now or you find carrying a tripod is a hassle, our next photography hack is for …

These 22 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

Tina Hay doesn't think in numbers.<p>In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts …

Harvard Business School

How I Got Better at Photography

Two years ago, I splurged some money and bought a camera because I’d always wanted to try to take pictures of the stars. The left photo above was the …

Until you have better work habits, productivity apps are useless

Being busy does not always mean real work.The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be …

Useful Knots That Everyone Should Know How to Tie

Scott Wadsworth of Essential Craftsman talks about and demonstrates the usefulness of five essential knots that everyone should know how to tie and …

Interview: Inside the Surreal Creative Mind of Greg “Craola” Simkins

Prolific artist Greg “Craola” Simkins presents a new series of surreal work in his solo exhibition <i>The Escape Artist</i>. The native Californian has a long career that has seen him move from graffiti artist to video game designer to full-time fine artist, while still maintaining a presence on the …

Art

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

What’s the Difference Between Dopamine and Serotonin?

Dopamine and serotonin are both neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers that regulate countless functions and processes in your …

Neuroscience

The New Science of Psychedelics

Recent studies are finding that drugs such as LSD and psilocybin can help to alleviate depression, anxiety and addiction—and may have profound things to teach us about how the mind works<p>By<p>Michael Pollan<p>To anyone who lived through the 1960s, the proposition that psychedelic drugs might have a …

Psychedelia

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

The benefits of physical activity are more than muscle-deep. Moving your body builds and conditions your gray matter, making you smarter, happier, …

Plover lets you share files between any devices over Wi-Fi, AirDrop-style

Apple’s AirDrop service is great for beaming files between your iOS and Mac devices over Wi-Fi – but it sadly doesn’t work with other platforms. Thankfully, a bunch of young developers have built a handy tool to make it just as easy to transfer files over your local network, using anything that has …

Apps

Long-Term Success Depends on Learning These 6 Lessons Early in Your Career

From doing what you love to seeking out mentors to continuous learning, the path to success has left many clues for you to follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my career when I was 18 years old. I knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur. So, I went out and tried …

Photography 101: Common mistakes that every beginner photographer makes, and how to avoid them

As a <b>photographer</b> it’s easy to overlook things when shooting. Some mistakes are more “on-the-spot” while some are a matter of forgetfulness more than …

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

How to buy glasses online and save hundreds of dollars

Sometimes we get so stuck in the old way of doing things, we don't bother to see if there's a better alternative.<p>Take eyeglasses. Old way: Go to your local optical shop, get an eye exam, choose frames and lenses, pay a small fortune (especially if you add options like Transitions and anti-glare …

The Science of Exposure and Metering: Light’s Pathway from Scene to Sensor

You’ve probably learned about the exposure triangle countless times by now. If you want a deeper understanding of the science of exposure, though, …

33 Questions to Help You Overcome Shyness--So You Can Be Awesome at Networking, Speed-Dating, Mingling or Schmoozing

All it takes is a little courage and a couple of really good questions<p>I've got a confession to make: Inside this seemingly confident, frequent-public-speaking, supposedly outgoing CEO exterior is a very shy introvert.<p>As long as I've got a job to do (facilitate a planning session, advise a client), …

How Not to Be Boring When Making Small Talk

When making small talk, it's not the topic that matters. It's how you discuss that topic.<p>People often say that when making small talk, you want to stick to neutral and non-controversial topics. In my view, that is probably the worst advice you could ever give.<p>When making small talk, it's not the …

Holding plank for a long time is pointless, fitness professor claims

Holding plank for ever-increasing periods of time has become a staple of many gym classes. Fitness experts claim that staying at the top of a push-up builds core, strengthens back muscles, tones the arms and teaches endurance.<p>But one sports scientist suggests that holding the position for any …

Exercise

Shatter, Batter, Wax: How Cannabis Extracts Come to Be

Some time around the mid-aughts, folks in the weed industry began to notice a shift in the market. Pot smokers were <i>smoking</i> less, and dabbing …

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …