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This is how you lead like a boss — and not a pretender

Are you playing at being a boss, or are you being a leader—as in throwing your whole self into helping bring out the best in the people around …

15 Phone Hacks Every Traveler Needs To Know

How to plan for the worst, prevent insane fees, and make the MOST out of your device.<p>You're going to want to keep these three goals in mind:<p>* Have a plan if your phone gets stolen or lost.<p>* Prevent insane roaming fees.<p>* Make the most of your phone's capabilities with offline maps, translators, etc. …

10 Tidy Habits That Will Change Your Life

It's easy to think of all the good habits we wish we had. And, as it turns out, setting good habits can be a powerful way to achieve our goals, as well as keep us focused and organized. Once a good habit becomes etched in our brain, we're able to attain our objectives without even thinking about it.<p>…

Personal Hygiene

The Truth About How To Get A Six Pack

For something that should be so simple – eat less, do some crunches, get some abs – attaining a washboard stomach is still seen as the holy grail of …

This Is How Very Old People Feel About Dying

“The only thing I’m worried about is my sister. I hope that she’ll be not sad and be able to come to terms with it.”<p>They spoke to 33 elderly men and women, and 39 "proxies", usually relatives or carers, to ask them about the arrangements they'd made for death, how they felt about dying, and what …

11 Classic Songs That Prove Phife Dawg Was A Hip-Hop Legend

"Ya on point, Phife?"

Rap & Hip-Hop

15 Differences Between Employees and Entrepreneurs

Ever wondered what it takes to make the leap from employee to entrepreneur? It takes some key shifts in mindset, habits, and comfort levels–resulting …

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

As a loving parent, it is important to instill in your kids the right mindset and attitude. Both determine how your child interprets the world. And …

How a file format brought an industry to its knees

MP3. It's the format that revolutionized the way music's been consumed since the late '90s. When Karlheinz Brandenburg, a German acoustics engineer, discovered that an audio file could be compressed down to one-twelfth of its original size without distortion, he created the file-shrinking …

43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

OpenCourseware

10 family road trip games that you've never heard of

It's the annual family road trip. You've been trapped in a packed car for 11 hours and you only just passed Omaha. You've exhausted all the classic …

5 hilarious fathers on Twitter who tell more than 'dad jokes'

Dads are in.<p>Across media, entertainment and pop culture, there's a growing fascination with fathers and all the trappings of fatherhood, from the dad …

The fortysomething parents are not alright

As birth rates in the US continue to fall, an educated older parent-driven ‘‘baby boom’’ is underway.<p>According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the number of first-time moms aged 35 and older is nine times higher than in the 1970s.<p>American men are also becoming fathers at an older age, …

Demographics

11 Lessons Learned in My 11 Years of Fatherhood

You still hear it, although -- thank goodness -- not nearly as often.<p>"I'm on daddy daycare duty tonight." Or, "My wife is out of town, so I have to babysit my kids."<p>As dads, we're never called to provide care for our kids like a daycare would, or babysit them. We're called to parent them. We're …

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

16 invaluable life lessons from father figures

A little advice goes a long way. While some of us groaned at our dad's attempt to coach us through critical years of development, others didn't have …

Why Apple Is Losing Ground To The Samsung Brand

Samsung is gaining fast on Apple in terms of brand affection – but we seem reluctant to admit it.<p>In Interbrand’s 2013 brand index, a benchmark measure of brand value, Apple came out on top, ending a 13 year run by Coca Cola. The signs are though that Samsung, which has been investing heavily in …

The New Running 101

<b></b>The New Running 101“Do you hear that?” asks Pasquale Manocchia, his face contorting into an ugly wince. It’s as if he’s just heard fingernails …

Manhattan

Build a Superhuman Upper Body With This Workout

<b></b>Build a Superhuman Upper Body With This WorkoutThis just in — your upper-body workout just isn’t cutting it anymore. The problem with most programs …

Workouts

Explosive Power and Strength Medicine Ball Workout

SQUAT PUSH THROW<p><i>Sets: 5–6 Reps: 3–5</i><br>Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and hold the ball at chest level, with your elbows underneath it. Squat as …

Lift Weights to Lose Your Gut

<b></b>Lift Weights to Lose Your GutThe most effective way to blast those extra inches off your middle? Hit the weights, says a new study in the journal …

Exercise
Recipes

The Deep Chest Workout

<b>The Deep Chest Workout</b>If you’re looking to put more size on your chest, look past those same old bench-press routines you’ve been doing—you know, the …

Workouts

The 21-Day Shred: The First Full Body Workout

Consider this your on-ramp. The 21-Day Shred officially begins with a full body workout. But we're not going to go into this thing full throttle just …

Workouts

Two Stretches To Do Before A Workout

But if you’re tempted to skip them altogether, here’s a suggestion: Just do two— the Stoney stretch and the windmill stick stretch. (And if you want a simpler workout, here’s how you can <b>Lose Belly Fat with Just Two Exercises.</b>)<p>“The two movements stretch everything you need to before a workout,” says …

Five Fitness Experts on How to Stay Shredded All Season Long

<b></b>Five Fitness Experts on How to Stay Shredded All Season LongWith spring in full swing and summer shortly behind it, you'll be shirtless before you …

Exercise

4 Exercises to Bulletproof Your Ankle Joints

<b></b>4 Exercises to Bulletproof Your Ankle JointsAnkle sprains: Trail runners get them, soccer players hate them, and b-ballers suffer them frequently. …

Exercise

The Technique You Should Do before a Biceps Curl to Get Bigger Arms

This iso-hold method increases the fibers’ time under tension, creating more metabolic stress and stimulating growth in that area. It also builds strength at a movement’s hardest point, which ultimately boosts performance.<p>Try it with the classic biceps curl. Hold a pair of dumbbells with your arms …