Rob Issel

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How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

5 Reasons You're Not Getting Stronger

Here's what you need to know...<p>There's a lot more to getting strong than lifting heavy things for one rep. That will just lead to …

Exercise

5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …

5 Reasons This Quick Workout Will Get You In Better Shape Than Cardio

Despite a growing understanding in the fitness world that working out longer won't necessarily get you better results, many people still diligently …

The Best Barbell Only Shoulder Workout

Jason Ferruggia

What to Eat Before a Workout: 50 Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks

For some, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But for others who manage to squeeze some gym time into their everyday routine, pre- and …

Healthy Eating

18 Quotes to Remind You That You Have What it Takes and That You Can Get it Done

Lost your mojo? Feeling more like life is living you vs. you living it? Forgot how to carpe your diem? Here are ten inspiring quotes to remind you …

Why Alone Doesn't Have to Mean Lonely | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

People tend to confuse being alone with the loneliness, between which there is a relevant difference. To be alone means to be by one self. Even …

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The Reality of This Moment

As you sit here reading this, pause and expand your awareness beyond your computer/phone … what is the reality of this moment?<p>You’re reading, and …

Defining a Personal Strategy

We tend to hear the words "Vision", "Mission", "Strategy", and "Objectives' only in a corporate setting. Indeed, at LinkedIn, these collectively …

How To Set Goals For The Life You Actually Want

It’s time to stop setting the wrong goals and start using goals to determine the journey, not the destination.<p>It’s a commonly accepted sentiment that setting goals will lead you to success.<p>Many of us believe life will be better by reaching those goals, so we make our plans, put our nose to the …

How To Avoid Your Own Brain's Biases

Thinking, like seeing, has built-in blind spots. An old parable and Husserl’s matchbox can illuminate these geometric, biological, and cognitive …

5 Ways to Find Your People (The Ones Who Really Get You)

<b>“Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.” ~Unknown</b><p>For probably over thirty years—since I was …

Why Forgiveness Is a Gift to Yourself and How to Release the Past

<b>“Forgiveness does not change the past but it does enlarge the future.” ~Paul Boese</b><p>On a snowy winter day in the dark month of January, I got hit by a …

How to Find Some Direction When You’re Feeling Lost

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”<p>– Maria Robinson<p>Miserable. Confused. Lost.<p>Just a few …

16 Things to Let Go to Live a Truly Happy Life

<b>“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” ~Jim Rohn</b><p>Sometimes I feel like I’ve spent the …

How To Overcome Regret And Seize The Day — Scientifically

What hurts more than those pangs of regret? It’s one of the worst feelings in the world, right?<p>But I’ve got a surprise for you — <b>regret can be a good</b> …

40 Powerful Productivity Quotes From Highly Successful People

Robert Locke<p>Freelance writer Read full profile<p>Here are 40 powerful productivity quotes from highly successful people. Which one is your …

Digital Luggage Tags Could Let You Skip The Line

They're coming to AirFrance-KLM this year<p>Is there any bastion of human misery more wretched than the airline luggage check? Abandon all hope, ye who reach suitcase sizes exceeding 50 pounds.<p>AirFrance-KLM, at least, is trying to ease the pain. They've developed an electronic luggage tag that will …

Luggage

Pakistan seminary blast kills three children

An explosion has killed three children and injured at least 10 others, six seriously, at a religious seminary in the Pakistani city of Karachi, police sources have said.<p>Police sources said the attack at the Jamia Masjid Tahiriya madrassa on Monday was caused by a hand grenade thrown …

Meet the Artist Who's Drawing Every Character From Every Coen Brothers Movie Ever Made

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have …

Kids

How To Turn A Clothespin Into A Matchstick Gun

Update your desktop arsenal with this creation<p>DIY enthusiast Grant Thompson, who previously made a 10-penny battery that powered a small light for almost two weeks, is at it again. Inspired by another project tutorial, Thompson created seven variations of a mini-pistol that can fire matches over 20 …

Crafting

Reading the minds of the ‘dead’

Thousands of patients remain trapped in a vegetative state between life and death. Three scientists are working to free them, as Roger Highfield reports.<p>“Imagine you wake up, locked inside a box,” says Adrian Owen. "It's a perfect fit, down to every last one of your fingers and toes. It's a strange …

How To Make Powdered Booze At Home

Fluffy like confetti and just as liquorous as the bottled stuff<p>Some truths we rarely question. The sky is blue. The sun rises in the east. Cocktails are wet. But a new product, called Palcohol, aims to crumble our everyday expectations. It's an alcoholic beverage -- in powder form. Carry a …