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The #1 Way To Have a Happier, Longer Life

Who wants to live a happy, healthy, long life? Yeah, everybody. Turns out an incredible amount of scientific evidence points to one simple …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

How to eliminate sugar from your diet in 21 days

Mounting research shows that going overboard on sugar can lead to high cholesterol and blood pressure and a greater risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, not to mention excess weight gain.<p>But there’s a difference between added sugars and the kinds found naturally in whole foods, like …

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Elevate Your Success | Inc.com

Are some of us pre-destined at birth for success? Maybe--but that's not the important thing that matters. Despite how we feel about the odds of success with which we were born, we can always be doing something more to increase our chances of success--and our happiness.<p>There are things we can do …

The Daily Habits of 21 Highly Successful People | Inc.com

The most successful people I know make navigating business and life look easy, often because they have their crap together more than most people. They get up early, stay in front of health issues, and are smart about money. They know the value of a good night's sleep, a restorative vacation, and a …

Success

6 Simple Strategies for Being Happy Alone

Most American adults have spent a non-trivial amount of time being untethered to other people. Almost everyone has spent at least a few years being …

The Truth Behind The ‘Darth Jar Jar’ Theory Is Revealed By The Actor Who Played Jar Jar Binks

The <i>Star Wars</i> universe is unique in that its fans have created a plethora of theories that build up the source material into something it may or may not be. The <i>Star Wars</i> ring theory is a good example of this. Could the first six movies be so genius that we don’t even realize they’re genius <i>because</i> …

Xbox One Sells Over 20 Million Units Worldwide

Last month the PS4 outsold the Xbox One yet again but despite Sony’s dominance, Microsoft’s eighth generation home console has sold a massive amount …

9 Sleeping Habits That Could Make You A Smarter Person

Would you believe it if I said you could sleep your way to success? Turns out, you can! Research has shown that the functioning of our brain is …

Surreal photos of Marine night operations that look straight out of a video game

And that gear makes for some of the most amazing night photography imaginable. Below, we have selected some of our favorite photos of the Corps at night that look like they could have been plucked straight from a video game.

‘Deadpool’ Addressing Why He Won’t Do ‘SNL’ Is A Stroke Of Genius By Ryan Reynolds

Taking a cue from Kanye West, Ryan Reynolds released a video addressing why Deadpool won’t be doing <i>SNL</i>. This despite a very popular petition that seeks to have the R-Rated comic book superstar host the long running NBC comedy show.<p>Reynolds video is basically an extended bonus for fans of the film, …

The Model Workout

Along with hitting the genetic jackpot, Miranda Kerr, Karlie Kloss, and Candice Swanepoel have something else in common: ModelFit workouts with trainer Justin Gelband.<p>As the moniker implies, Justin Gelband's ModelFit studio in Manhattan has a cult following of, yes, models. But when Gelband first …

Workouts

The pee color spectrum: What it means

Did you know that looking into the toilet bowl is like looking into a crystal ball for your health? The color of your pee can change depending on how hydrated you are, what foods you've been eating, and even as a weird side effect to certain medications. Here's what your urine color says about your …

Breast Cancer

10 Ways to Lose Weight Without Even Trying

These little changes to your day could make a huge dent in your belly

This Is What Veggan Means

Nope, there’s no typo in “veggan.” As you undoubtedly know, vegans (one <i>g</i>) are people who don’t eat any animal products at all: No meat, fish, dairy, …

Next Xbox One Backwards-Compatible Game Revealed

2012's Hitman: Absolution is joining the Xbox One backwards compatibility program and it sounds like it may not be the last game from developer IO Interactive to do so. In an interview with Worthplaying (via VideoGamer), studio head Hannes Seifert said Absolution will join the program, but he …

Disrupt Yourself - 7 Steps To Achieve Mastery And Success

The best way to predict the future is to create it. ― Peter Drucker<p>Companies do not disrupt, people do. You drive corporate innovation and disruption through personal innovation and disruption. So how do you disrupt yourself? In order to answer this question, I had the great privilege to speak with …

2 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Before you step out on the road or trail, build power and strength in your hip flexors, quads, and glutes with these exercises<p>Want to kick asphalt? Then you need these runner’s lunges and stepups in your gym routine.<p>“They not only improve running mechanics, but they strengthen your hip flexors, …

Workouts

Your body is a wonderland (and also a gym) | The Star

Scissor Lunge<p><b>What it works:</b> Lower body: thighs, quads, hamstrings, glutes<p><b>What to do:</b> Jump up from a lunge position, switching legs before landing …

Workouts

Microsoft released a popular video game on the Xbox One — and then took it back

Microsoft has been testing backwards compatibility with Xbox games on the Xbox One over the past few months. Backwards compatibility means that games made for the Xbox 360, which preceded the One, will work without any changes.<p>The feature is a big bonus for gamers and encourages people to upgrade …

New World War 2 Shooter Announced for PS4, Xbox One, PC

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Battalion 1944 has now reached its funding goal.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>A new World War 2 shooter is in the works for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game, Battalion 1944, is a multiplayer shooter from UK studio Bulkhead Interactive that aims to capture the "core of classic …

Why This Exercise Scientist Wants You to Have 3 Shots Of Espresso Before Your Workout

This may be the one time we recommend performance-enhancing drugs<p>Doping typically isn’t endorsed by guys with Ph.D.s. But Samuele Marcora, Ph.D., a researcher at the University of Kent, advocates a safe drug that literally makes exercise easier and more fun.<p>It’s caffeine.<p>The stimulant alters how …

Exercise

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

The imminent death of the Cavendish banana and why it affects us all

<b>Buy a banana and it will almost certainly be descended from one plant grown at an English stately home. But now we face losing one of the world's most-loved fruits.</b><p>Sitting in picture-perfect Peak District grounds, Chatsworth House seems an unlikely birthplace for today's global banana industry.<p>But …

Here's What's in the Next Xbox One System Update

As suspected, Microsoft on Tuesday officially announced the first details on the next Xbox One system update. Microsoft engineer Mike Ybarra wrote on the Xbox Wire that this month's update, which is available starting today for Preview Program members, focuses on social features (not background …

5 Easy Steps to Experience More Balance in Your Life

Balance is such a mainstream topic these days, yet some articles leave you more confused and limited than you were before.<p>You hear a lot of success coaches telling you that you need to make sacrifices now in order to live a better life in a few years, but isn't that exactly what the classic 9 to 5 …