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Exercise Reduces Appetite

Researchers from UMASS have found that 60 minutes of exercise on a cycle ergometer reduced the neuronal responses in the part of your brain …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

Retrogaming

How To Make What You’re Really Worth

Raising your freelance rates might be terrifying, but if you don’t silence your inner critic you’ll never make what you are really worth.<p>When I launched a side business about five years ago coaching people about their finances, I enjoyed it so much that I barely charged–if I charged at all–for my …

Hammer and scythe

<b>Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the return of history</b><p>ON MARCH 18th Russia annexed Crimea, marking the first time the country expanded its borders …

My Work is My Life. Is That a Problem?

Does work/life balance even matter anymore? I think not.<p>I distinctly remember having a conversation with someone about how much time I dedicate to my work. "Get a life and stop working so much," this person implored me.<p>But there's a fundamental problem with that advice: My work is my life. I enjoy …

What Are You Willing to Do to Launch Your Business?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here's a dirty little secret of entrepreneurship: It's not usually all glamour and a fat cash register at first. Most business owners need a commitment to doing whatever it takes to get over the hump, to where their business makes enough …

Stop Spending Time With Toxic People

The people around you rarely have a neutral effect on you -- they either facilitate your accomplishments or undermine them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps</i> …

Self-help

The 10 Best American Martial-Arts Movies

<b>Keanu Reeves brings his sword</b> and samurai colleagues to the battlefield in this week's <i>47 Ronin</i>. It's not Reeves's first foray into martial-arts epics, nor is it the first time Americans have tried their hand at Asia's fighting techniques — for years, Hollywood has been making dramas and actioners …

5 Ways To Eat Healthy This Holiday

The holiday season is officially on the fast track. And with deliciously tempting treats and minimal time to burn off extra calories in your near future, what you do—and don't—eat for the weeks leading up, can have a major impact on your waistline.<p><b>1) DITCH THE DIET DRINKS</b><p>Yes, you know that from a …

Moscow Subway Ticket Machine Accepts 30 Squats As Payment

To promote exercise and the 2014 Olympics, Olympic Changes installed a very special ticket machine at the Moscow subway station.<p>Instead of accepting …

Protein at Breakfast Reduces Hunger & Prevents Overeating

Research shows that eating a <b>protein rich breakfast</b> increases satiety and reduces hunger throughout the day.<p>And for those of us who are prone to the …

The “Thriller” Diaries

Michael Jackson’s 1983 “Thriller” remains the most popular music video of all time: a 14-minute horror spoof that changed the business. Behind the scenes it gave its star a temporary home with director John Landis, sparked a near romance with actress Ola Ray, and revealed how damaged the young pop …

Excess Sugar Linked to Cancer

I’ve got some bad news for everyone who started off their morning with a big bowl of sugary cereal…or a couple of donuts…or cinnamon-raisin bagels…or …

DEXTER Ending Explained and Alternate Ending Revealed

Gritty, unglamorous and thrilling

ON JANUARY 23RD 1963 Kim Philby, a British spy (and one-time contributor to <i>The Economist</i>) disappeared following his defection to the Soviet Union. …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

99 reasons why it’s better to be Canadian

The results of our sixth Canada Day survey, from 2013<p>It can be hard living next to history’s greatest cultural, military and economic superpower. But …

Science of the Squat – Depth & Load – and How They Impact Your Squatting Muscles

The squat is often called the <b>King of Exercises</b>.<p>And for good reason – because nothing develops lower body muscle mass, strength & power faster & …

Unplug Your Weekend Or Ruin Your Life

You need energy to do your best work or be a good friend or partner. Weekends give energy. So learn how to do them well.<p>Not separating your weekend from your week can unravel your relationships, stymie your stress recovery, and ultimately ruin your productivity, research suggests.<p>We can avert these …

23 Pictures That Prove Society Is Doomed

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The Unusual Personal Transportation Designs of Shane Chen

Shane Chen is a Washington-based inventor obsessed with moving the human body. His company, Inventist, has been developing strange-looking personal …

Listen to Wu-Tang Clan’s Unreleased Track “Execution in Autumn”

Taken from “the personal vaults of the RZA,” the Wu-Tang Clan‘s previously unreleased track “Execution in Autumn” offers fans an old-school feel with …

Phil Jackson Compares MJ & Kobe in New Book ‘Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success’

Over the years, the zen master Phil Jackson has been hesitant in comparing Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant despite his firsthand knowledge of both …

"The Simpsons" Writers Reunion -- Serious Jibber-Jabber with Conan O'Brien - CONAN on TBS

Eating themselves to death

MEXICO has long been a country that derives extraordinary pleasure from eating and drinking—and it hasn’t minded the consequences much either. <i>Gordo</i> …

Ultimate Fighting in Ukraine

<b>Snowballs, parliament hijacking, eggs throwing, smoke bombs… What else Ukraine’s legislators have in their arsenal for conflict resolution?</b><p>A group of Ukrainian politicians – mostly, women, members of the ruling Party of Regions – were bombarded by snowballs after parliament’s session ended the …

Triumph Visits The Real Housewives Of Atlanta - CONAN on TBS