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Bookwitty, the Globalized Niche Bookseller

Bookwitty has been quietly positioning itself to become a possible global competitor to Amazon in online bookselling. The company, which is based in …

Operation Barbarossa: Unseen Second World War photographs by Field Marshal Wolfram von Richthofen

Keep talking to yourself—it’s doing wonders for your brain

We carry inner monologues with us throughout the day. Sometimes we have internal messages that monitor and judge how we’re coming across in a particular situation. Other times we’re psyching ourselves up for a challenging interaction or preparing for an important life event. Or, more often than …

Why You Shouldn’t Work Out on an Empty Stomach

It might seem like there are perks to exercising on an empty stomach, like burning more fat per workout, but the downsides greatly outweigh the …

Fitness

The eight charts that show France is the sick man of Europe

With high levels of public debt, slow growth and huge levels of government spending, France's economy is in dire need of a shot in the arm.<p>If current opinion polling is to be believed, the country looks set to get it, with France on the brink of making a historic decision in the first round of its …

North Africa

Lessons From the Roman Art of War | The Art of Manliness

Sometime in the late 4th or early 5th century, as the late Roman Empire stumbled along in the twilight of its power, an author of whom almost nothing …

World History

'World's first transgender doll' to go on sale this summer

An item billed as the "world's first transgender doll" has been debuted at the New York Toy Fair, which drew to a close earlier this week.<p>The doll is based on 16-year-old transgender activist and YouTube personality Jazz Jennings who, born a boy, transitioned to living as a girl at age five.<p>The …

The best times of day to eat fats, carbs, and protein

<b>• It's important to create an eating schedule that optimizes certain foods at the right times, according to experts.</b><b><br>• Start off the day with a breakfast high in protein to increase energy levels.</b><b><br>• Eat complex carbs in the evening to regulate leptin, the "satiety hormone."</b><p>Making time in the day to …

Nutrition

10 Yoga, Meditative And Restorative Techniques Infographic To Improve Your Sleep Quality

Time flies. It seems as if it's only yesterday when our parents had to drag us, kicking and screaming, to our beds at 9 and make sure we fall asleep.

Knights of Malta reinstate German aristocrat who had been sacked by British Grand Master in row that prompted Vatican intervention

A senior member of the Knights of Malta who was sacked in an acrimonious showdown between Pope Francis and the chivalric order’s British head has been reinstated.<p>Albrecht von Boeselager was dismissed last month by Matthew Festing, the British Grand Master of the ancient Catholic order, in a row …

DISGUSTING: Charlotte rioters try to toss unconscious photographer INTO A FIRE…

This is really disgusting:<p>One of our crews was attacked in Uptown.<p>Reporter & Cameraman taken by ambulance to hospital.<p>— Mike Hanson (@MikeWCNC) …

The Story of the Gatling Gun

Why you still know the name of a 19th century weapon.<p>In April 1861, Richard Jordan Gatling watched hundreds of Union soldiers march through Indianapolis, ready to ride the rails to the front. In the opposite direction came a never-ending stream of badly wounded men, to say nothing of those who lost …

Australian woman 'should face kidnap charges' over bid to seize own children

Judge recommends Sally Faulkner and child recovery specialist Adam Whittington face charges, while Nine Network journalists and crew face fine<p>A judge has reportedly recommended Australian woman Sally Faulkner should face kidnap charges over the botched attempt to take her two children from their …

Kidnapping

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Nutrition

5 Surefire Ways To Help Your Kid Get Better Sleep

Research shows the overwhelming majority of parents think their kids’ sleep is important for both the children’s health and mood and for their own health and mood, too. But that doesn’t necessarily make it any easier to get little ones on their way to dreamland.<p>That same research, a 2014 survey on …

Sleep

5 Ways Quitting Facebook Will Improve Your Mental Health | Inc.com

For some of us, checking Facebook is part of the daily routine, either first thing in the morning or first thing at work. And that first check usually kicks off many return trips throughout the day. It's definitely a part of our consciousness, and a big part of how we connect with others.<p>But …

Social Media

Meditating Can Physically Restructure the Brain!

You may think of meditation as an esoteric practice with little to no grounding in reality. However, a number of recent studies have found that …

12 Ways to Raise a Kid Who's Healthy for Life

We get it: It’s hard enough persuading your kids to eat anything that isn’t shaped like a dinosaur, to say nothing about dragging them away from the …

Nutrition

8 Anti-Inflammatory Foods To Include In Your Diet

Most modern life threatening diseases are linked with chronic inflammation. A lot great anti-inflammatory compounds are present in some special food …

The Lethal Leg Workout | Men's Health

Which is a horrible name for an exercise, but an awesome way to train your legs.<p>Most gym rats have probably done the standard version of this movement in which your back foot is elevated on the bench.<p>But in this variation, you’ll also raise your <i>front</i> foot. This allows you to lower your body even …

5 pieces of wearable tech for meditation & mindfulness

With projections on wearable tech becoming a $75 billion dollar industry by 2025, the largest sector ripe for cashing in on the wearable craze is healthcare. From fitness to medicine to wellness, the capacities for tracking metrics and translating them into goal-oriented wearables that are swiftly …

Reignite Your Prayer Life

How’s your prayer life?<p>Hardly any question — unless perhaps if someone asks about your evangelistic efforts — can cause more chin-dropping, …

The 55 Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Metabolism. It’s the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. It’s such a big concept that it’s …

Daily Meditation: A Prayer For Self-Love

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a portion of a prayer for self-love, written by author don Miguel Ruiz. May …

Meditation

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Travel & Eats<p>This new book will have you rethinking your mass-market java.<p>By Cam Wolf24 hours agoView More<p>Where to Go Right Now<p>Load up on art, …

How To Stay Sharp As You Age

Support the news<p>Is mental decline an inevitable part of aging? Our brains do shrink as we get older, but new research shows it does not have to have …

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Quantum Dots Will Turn Your Windows Into A Power Supply

Imagine installing an air conditioner that won’t send your summertime power bills skyrocketing. That’s the promise of new quantum dot infused …

Clean Energy