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The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Muscle

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

People for sale: Where lives are auctioned for $400

<b>Tripoli, Libya (CNN)</b> -- "Eight hundred," says the auctioneer. "900 ... 1,000 ... 1,100 ..." Sold. For 1,200 Libyan dinars -- the equivalent of $800.<p>Not a used car, a piece of land, or an item of furniture. Not "merchandise" at all, but two human beings.<p>One of the unidentified men being sold in the …

Africa

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

20 Vegetarian Dinners You'll Love This Fall

It's hard to be sad about summer's departure when fall favorites like pumpkin, butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, apples, and more are rolling into …

Cooking

We're Ready to Move Into This 7-Star Hotel in Bali With the World's Best Swimming Pool

Warning: the following information will make you want to permanently move to Bali, Indonesia.<p>The name of the hotel alone, Hanging Gardens of Bali, makes it sound like a place we want to be right now, but the destination itself more than lives up to your imagination. The breathtaking boutique hotel …

10 Changes to Your Morning Routine That Will Transform Your Entire Day

Some people dread mornings, and other people relish them. No matter which type you are, there’s still a good chance that you can tweak your morning …

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …

Wellness

Victims of mass shooting at Dallas Cowboys watch party identified

Police in Plano, Texas on Tuesday identified the gunman and victims in Sunday’s deadly shooting at a Dallas Cowboys watch party.<p>Police confirmed that the gunman was Spencer Hight, 32, and that one of the victims was his estranged wife, Meredith Hight, 27.<p>Witnesses say Spencer showed up to the house …

5 arrested in alleged South Africa cannibalism ring after man tells police he’s ‘tired of eating human flesh’

By Samantha Schmidt<p>, Reporter<p><i>Editor’s note: This story contains graphic detail.</i><p>More than a week ago, a South African man walked into a police station with a morbid confession. He was “tired of eating human flesh,” he told police.<p>The officers questioned the man’s bizarre claim and noticed he gave …

Crime

MoviePass Now Offers Unlimited Movies in Theaters for $10 a Month

Ever wish there were a Netflix-style subscription service for brand new movies that just released in theaters? Well, there is. It’s called MoviePass, …

5 Important Lessons People Usually Learn Too Late in Life

As humans, we will always consider the past and find something we wish we'd done differently.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

20 courses under $20 that will teach you things you actually want to know

School can be expensive. From books to tuition to sloppy joes, getting educated isn’t cheap. And you’ll probably never even use most of the things …

Small snakebite melts man’s finger off

This is the stuff of nightmares.<p>Horrific photos of a snakebite show just what happens when a victim doesn’t receive adequate treatment following an …

9 credit card rules to live by

These credit card dos and don’ts will help you use your cards wisely while avoiding common mistakes.<p>Credit cards can help you manage your money, …

My 16 Favorite Ways to Get Rid of Clutter

Ugh. I hate clutter. It actually hurts my brain. However, even if I were Mari Kondo fancy, and could afford to throw away everything in my house that …

Minimalism

How to Make Your Love Life Work When You're Both Busy as Hell

If it doesn't bring you joy...<p>If your schedule so packed with obligatory dinner dates that you barely get any quality time with bae, it might be time to de-clutter your calendar and scrap all the crap you don't <i>really</i> want to do. (We're talking coffee dates with your frenemy; you still have to pay …

200 years after Darwin, this is how the iconic Galapagos finches are still evolving

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>When Darwin watched his famous finches flit about the craggy cliffs and lush forests of the Galapagos, he observed that something essential was at work in this remote part of the Pacific — some force of nature that, over the course of millennia, pushed each type of bird to …

Biology

7 Extreme Survival Stories That Push the Boundaries of Human Endurance

A few crazy enough to get their own movies.<p>From being stranded in the heart of Antarctica to three men forced to go further into outer space than any human being has ever gone before, our picks for the most amazing stories of people who pushed the far edges of endurance.

More than 400 towns and cities in America will be lost to the sea, study finds

Climate changes awareness has come too late for hundreds of towns and cities in the United States, environmental scientists have found<p>For millions of Americans, climate change has already passed the point of no return: no matter what action the world tries to take, their cities will be submerged by …

Climate Change

Required reading for anyone who's wearing colorful socks this summer

That's where socks come in.<p>For the man who isn't afraid of color, bright and patterned socks have surged in popularity in recent years.<p>Before we go any further, some common thoughts on sock matching: The traditional rule is that socks should match pants as closely as possible; the aim being that …

Clothing

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

Hacking

The perfect hotel for thrill seekers hangs 400-feet off the side of a mountain

There's nothing quite like arriving at your hotel after an exhausting trip, strapping into a safety harness and ascending 400-feet using a series of …

Vertigo-Inducing NYC Rooftop Photo Taken from Over 600 Feet Above Ground

Photographer Navid Baraty is back again and this time, he has captured a rooftop image that looks like it was taken straight out of the movie Inception. From atop the 1095 Avenue of Americas skyscraper, Baraty was able to photograph an aerial view of 42nd street in all its glory. Looking down from …

New York City

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 6, 2015)

This week ended with a number of big stories, including the lowering of South Carolina’s Confederate flag and the news that 22.1 million people were hacked. Stories on these topics were among those covered in The Daily Edition.<p>1. Confederate flag’s half-century at South Carolina Capitol ends – CNN, …

Social Media

This Adorable Pug May Be the Smallest in the World

In January, Joanne Astley's pug Ruby gave birth to a litter of four puppies and one of them turned out to be a bit different from the others. Pip weighs about 1 lb. and is less than 4 inches tall, making her owner think that she could be the smallest pug in the world. “She must be Britain's …

Cute

June 2015

Breathtaking Impressionist Paintings of Bluebonnets by Julian Onderdonk

As I was looking over photos of bluebonnets, I came across these breathtaking paintings of Texas' famous flowers by Julian Onderdonk. The Texas impressionist painter, who lived from 1882 to 1922, was fascinated with bluebonnets and he would often feature fields of them in his work. Born in San …

Art

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

Drawing

Stunning Street Photos of 1960s New York by Takayuki Ogawa

After six years working as a photographer for one of Japan's weekly magazines, Takayuki Ogawa decided to take a trip out to New York. For about a year, from 1967 to 1968, Ogawa walked New York's streets taking photos of everything he saw around him. With a fresh set of eyes, he captured the overall …

Photography