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Here's How To Actually Start Exercising Again

Don't be afraid.

Fitness

The Easy Way to Stop Wasting so Much Time

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22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

First genetically modified humans could exist within two years

Humans who have had their DNA genetically modified could exist within two years after a private biotech company announced plans to start the first trials into a ground-breaking new technique.<p>Editas Medicine, which is based in the US, said it plans to become the first lab in the world to …

You need to be earning a lot of money to afford a one-bedroom apartment by yourself in Manhattan

If you're planning to live alone and rent a one-bedroom in Manhattan, you'll have to earn roughly $130,800 a year.<p>That's 40 times the amount of September's median monthly asking rent, which was a record $3,271, according to real estate search engine Streeteasy. Many landlords require tenants earn …

Does Marijuana Change the Brain?

The effects of marijuana on the brain may be more complicated than experts previously thought, and may depend on factors related to the person using …

Scientists have created a new breed of stronger, faster dogs using DNA manipulation

If you’ve ever read recent dystopian sci-fi books such as Margaret Atwood’s <i>Oryx and Crake</i> or Paolo Bacigalupi’s <i>The Windup Girl</i>, you’d know that one …

30 Six-Pack Secrets from the World's Fittest Men

“I hate to lose,” my friend Jim told me the other day. He was talking about being down 35-33 during a pickup game of basketball, but he might as well …

Research Says Intelligent People Stay Up Late, Have More Sex And Do More Drugs

What kind of people do you think of when you think about intelligent people?<p>Most people think of legendary brainiacs like Albert Einstein. The …

6 questions about socialism you were too embarrassed to ask

A specter is haunting the 2016 Democratic Party primary. The specter of socialism. Bernie Sanders's presidential bid is forcing Americans to reckon with an ideology that has profoundly shaped the politics of just about every other developed country, and has shaped America more than we might like to …

Middle-class

9 tricks to motivate yourself to reach your goals

Maybe your boss has set a due date for a project report or your personal trainer is shouting at you while you power through push-ups.<p>But sometimes motivation needs to come from within. Your boss won't always be hovering over you asking for status updates on your project report — you have to make …

The Science of Sounding Smart

When you’re trying to convey the quality of your mind to your boss, or to a company that’s considering you for a job, your best ally may be your own voice.<p>Although some people may assume that their ideas and intellect would come across much better in written form, it turns out that using your voice …

Employment