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If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing | Inc.com

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can last months. Yet, once you get yourself to finally do it, it's over before you know it. The excitement …

Motivation

Is silence the next wellness luxury?

Back in the day, when your mom banned you from watching television and told you to go to your room to sit quietly in silence, it definitely wasn’t …

Emma Watson

This '90-Year-Old' Woman Broke The Internet When She Revealed Her Secrets to Living a Fulfilling Life | Inc.com

If you were 90 years old, what would you tell your younger self? You'd certainly have some inspiring lessons and secrets to life, especially with 9 decades of accumulated wisdom, right? Well, 45 of these life lessons were written by Regina Brett, but in fact, Regina is not 90. In 2006, the Internet …

Motivation

Photos Imagine Trump As An Immigrant

Photographer Veronica Gabriela Cardenas wanted somehow to tell the stories of our country’s undocumented immigrants. She wanted to humanize their …

Donald Trump

12 Things to Stop Doing Right Now if You Want to Be Successful in 2017

Consider these changes to set you on the winning path in the new year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped serving you …

Online

20 Everyday Habits That Sabotage Weight Loss Goals

If you Google “how to lose weight” you get nearly a million results. You’d think with all the weight loss tips out there, we’d be a nation of people …

Fitness

Keep Things Simple For A Healthy, Long Life

I'm often asked for medical advice by friends, family members, even new acquaintances: What about this diet? What should I do about this symptom? What about <i>this</i> medication?<p>People are usually disappointed when I don't share their enthusiasm about the latest health fads. Members of my family, in …

Costa Rica

Guy Gets Pulled Over By The Police For Speeding But Then His Wife Says This

30 Facts That Sound Like Total Bullsh*t But Are Actually True

23 Cute Animals Who Just Want You To Have A Nice Monday

Hey, Mondays aren't so bad.

Will Working Out Twice a Day Actually Help You Lose More Weight?

However, if you've been working out steadily for six to eight weeks and you're ready for a final push to reach peak shape right before your wedding, have at it. Adding in a second workout the last week or two can spike your metabolism, getting you even leaner and more cut for the big day. Just …

10 Millennial Women Who Are Making History

The most difficult part of choosing “10 millennials making history today” was kicking people off the list. The fact is that there are <i>so many</i> inspiring women out there making waves in the world, it’s impossible to mention them all. But the way I see it, that’s a good sign.<p>The women listed below are …

Diane von Furstenberg

Best outdoor activities in Seattle

In most US metropolises, you have to venture miles outside the city limits to enjoy anything remotely resembling an ‘outdoor’ experience. But, in Seattle, the urban-rural juxtaposition is a little less demarcated. Here are our top picks for outdoor activities in Seattle.<p>Often referred to as the …

Puget Sound

North Korea fires missiles in protest at US military drills

Pyongyang steps up its sabre rattling and accuses South Korea of provocation as Seoul begins its annual military exercises<p>North Korea fired two missiles into the sea and vowed "merciless" retaliation Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as …

Are humans getting cleverer?

<b>IQ is rising in many parts of the world. What's behind the change and does it really mean people are cleverer than their grandparents?</b><p>It is not unusual for parents to comment that their children are brainier than they are. In doing so, they hide a boastful remark about their offspring behind a …

The Brain

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

7 Things You Should Look For in a Running Shoe

While a good pair can easily set you back $100-plus, making the investment now could save you a boatload later in potential doctors and PT bills. Find our top picks of the year, and be sure your new pair meets the following criteria:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Plenty of Toe Length</b><br>Feet swell when you run, so aim for a …

The Top Ten Dumbbell Exercises For Building Strength and Muscle

If you only have a small home workout area and want to get in the best shape of your life, you need a workout mat, a full set of dumbbells and a jump …

What a Happy Cell Looks Like

A growing field of research is examining how life satisfaction may affect cellular functioning and DNA.<p>“What is the truest form of human happiness?” Steven Cole asks.<p>It’s a question he’s been considering for most of his career—but Cole is a genomics researcher, not a philosopher. To him, this …

Consciousness

Only one city in the world is more sustainable than London

The first Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index of 50 cities has declared a winner, and London only made the number two spot<p>Excellent higher education establishments and a strong health record have helped make London the second most sustainable city in the world, a new report has found, but high …

Smart Cities

5 Tips to Help You Save Money While Traveling

Before I quit my job to take my first trip to Europe, I had no idea what I was doing. The only traveling I had done before was the 'vacation' type of traveling -- booking when I had the money to spend or the days off, and I didn't take much time to investigate how to travel smarter, better and …

Personal Finance

Happy New Year! From Sydney to NYC

What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.<p>Nine months before the September 11 attacks—and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush—U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for …

Buildings to look out for in 2015

Jonathan Glancey picks a selection of exciting new architectural projects that are planned for the coming year.<p>Proving that he is still ahead of his game, 85-year-old Frank Gehry’s Dr Chau Chak Wing Business School for the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) – his first building in Australia – is …

Architecture

The Trash Closet Raises Awareness of Global Waste

According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2009 statistics of: 9.8 million tons of furniture ended up in landfills in the USA during …

South Korea's response to ferry sinking assailed; captain apologizes

SEOUL – Angry relatives of passengers aboard a sunken South Korean ferry criticized the government's response Thursday as the ship's captain made an emotional apology for fleeing the vessel before hundreds of others had a chance to get out.<p>As of Thursday afternoon, 287 people remained missing, most …

Tragedy In California: Truck Hits Bus Full Of Students

A highway in Northern California was turned into an inferno Thursday when a FedEx truck slammed into a charter bus full of high school students.<p>The California Highway Patrol says at least 10 people, including both drivers and five of the teenagers, were killed. An additional 30 or so people were …

India starts voting in world's largest election

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Voters in India's remote northeast cast ballots on the first day of the world's biggest election Monday, with the opposition heading into the polls with strong momentum on promises of a surge in economic growth.<p>With 814 million eligible voters, India will vote in stages over …

Fresh Faces

In 2012, the clinical herbalists Sarah Buscho, 33, and Marina Storm, 34, turned to their friend the designer Alexandra Cassaniti of Summer Bummer to help them realize the beauty line of their dreams. California-based and über sustainable, Earth Tu Face includes botanical-only skin serums and …