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The bench press, demystified

<b>Dumbbells? Barbells? Flat? Incline? Decline? Here’s everything you need to know about getting the “throne of the weight room” right every …

New York City

'Back-and-forth' conversations with young kids may aid brain development

(Reuters Health) - For decades, doctors have told parents to talk to kids as often as possible to help build speech and language skills. Now, a new study suggests that how parents talk to children may matter just as much as how much time they spend talking.<p>"We found that the most relevant component …

The Brain

What Does Immersing Yourself in a Book Do To Your Brain?

Only connect.<i>–E.M. Forster</i>The act of taking on the perspective and feelings of others is one of the most profound, insufficiently heralded …

Literature

Infographic: 10 essential parts of highly ranked websites

When customers want to find you, are search engines offering your website as a top result?<p>Digital marketers and PR pros must pay keen attention to …

Marketing

5 Strategies for Managing a Manipulative Child

If you have a master manipulator on your hands, fear not. Mighty Mommy shares five strategies that will put you—the parent—back in the driver’s seat …

Parenting

The upside of quitting: Why quitters always win and losers never quit

“Quitters never win and winners never quit.”<p>These are the infamous words of legendary NFL coach, Vincent Lombardi, considered by many to be one the …

Motivation

5 Ways to Stop Negative Thinking

We’ve all fallen victim to the negative voices in our heads before. Sometimes, it’s self-doubt about our abilities at work that come creeping in, …

When Husbands Don’t Work, Marriages Fall Apart

Much has changed in marriages since the '70s, but men in heterosexual marriages are still expected to financially support their families.<p>It’s easy to …

Social Sciences

A New Study Says These Are the Best Vegetables for Preventing Cancer

“Eat your greens.” We’ve known this adage all too well, from the time we were rebellious vegetable-hating kids to our current state as more …

Nutrition

This May Be the Secret to Feeling Younger and Living Longer

Studies suggest that feeling younger may actually help you live to be older. Now, new research points to a way to keep that youthful state of mind, …

Psychology

Honestly, We Can't Believe These Stunning Colorful Lakes Are Real

If I'm being totally honest, it doesn't take much to give me the travel bug. Whether it's the promise of getting outside and exploring a gorgeous …

National Parks

Reverse Cavities and Heal Tooth Decay With These 5 Steps!

The enamel of the teeth, as well as the underlying layer, dentin, are destroyed by the tooth decay that results from certain types of acid produced …

Dental Care

Brain area responsible for pessimism found

Neuroscientists have now found the brain area responsible for pessimism. The new research suggests that both anxiety and depression are caused by an …

Neuroscience

How to Lose 20 Pounds as Fast as Possible

Losing weight can be incredibly challenging regardless of whether you’re looking to lose five pounds or 20.<p>Not only does it require diet and …

Nutrition

The best time of day to get things done, according to data

If it’s true that we live in a workaholic culture, a new set of data would suggest that Mondays—the most consistently derided of days— are when we’re secretly happiest.<p>We reach our peak buzz of productivity on Monday mornings at 11 am, to be exact, and get the most done in October, compared to …

Software

Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to overcome fear and adversity

The three of us are picking through the desert hardscrabble, collecting the packs another platoon stashed here earlier, when we hear a sound. We turn and look up the ravine toward the dirt road where we parked our truck a few minutes ago. A crowd of maybe 50 Afghan guys is standing up there, seven …

Military

A student accidentally created a rechargeable battery that could last 400 years.

There’s an old saying that luck happens when preparation meets opportunity.<p>There’s no better example of that than a 2016 discovery at the University …

Rechargeable Batteries

17 Brilliantly Inspirational Quotes That Will Help Guide You Through Your Week

Let's face it, there are times when work is just plain stressful and overwhelming. These brilliant and inspiring words of wisdom will help you get through the tough times.<p>All of us feel anxiety and stress on the job when we are pressured to do something outside of our comfort zone -- that moment …

Motivation

8 Reasons You're Waking Up Mid-Sleep, and How to Fix Them

One minute you’re snoozing peacefully, the next you’re wide awake in the dead of night. Sound familiar? Unless you’re blessed enough to conk out like …

Sleep

The 4th Industrial Revolution Is Here - Are You Ready?

We’re on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0. It’s quite different than the three Industrial Revolutions that preceded it—steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerization—because it will even challenge our ideas about what it means to be</b> …

Manufacturing

How to motivate older kids without using rewards, punishment or fear. (No, really.)

Bo Burnham’s movie “Eighth Grade” brilliantly captures the challenges facing tweens and teens. Kids at that age are experiencing a complicated and often awkward time of self-discovery and growth<i>.</i> They are concerned with their identity and sense of self, yet much of what they see and experience can …

High School

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

6 Ways Answering Your Own Phone Harms Your Business, and What You Should Do Instead

<b>Sponsored Post</b>You want to be as hands-on in your businesses as possible, but sometimes delegating certain tasks to other people is the best solution. …

Small Business

Psychologists surveyed hundreds of alt-right supporters. The results are unsettling.

The white supremacists marching at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year were not ashamed when they shouted, “Jews will not replace us.” They were not ashamed to wear Nazi symbols, to carry torches, to harass and beat counterprotesters. They wanted their beliefs on …

Psychology

Why you should try the '8 till 8' rule: Doctor reveals the simple diet tweak that helps with weight loss, boosts immunity and improves gut health

Doctor Rangan Chatterjee recently revealed the link between poor gut health and a variety of illnesses from eczema and joint pain to acne and mental …

Wellness

What Cocaine And Weed Do To Memory

"Your memory is really your identity. Your own history, your own desires, your own fears.”<p>It’s well accepted that marijuana is associated with changes in memory, and the more you use, the more it could impede your ability to remember.<p>But “memory” is not just one thing, or one process. Some studies …

The Brain

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco jury on Friday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his disease.<p>Dewayne Johnson's lawsuit was the first of thousands of cases …

San Francisco

How to Break Your Procrastination Habit in the Next 21 Days Without Using Willpower

The first step is identifying why you procrastinate in the first place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you ever procrastinate? Do you sometimes put off doing things you know would improve your life and/or business?<p>When I ask this question in my keynote speeches and …

Procrastination

The neuroscience of pessimism: Why some people always focus on the negative

Are you a glass half full or a glass half empty kind of person? Some people seem to inherently focus on the negative when faced with a …

Neuroscience