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What is the average weight for women?

Knowing if your weight is within a healthy range can be beneficial. This is particularly so in the United States, where obesity is a significant …

15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …

Asia Travel

These are the 25 most powerful militaries in the world — and there's a clear winner

President Donald Trump has emphasized military might during his first year in office, but the US is not the only country seeking to expand its battlefield capacities. Between 2012 and 2016, more weapons were delivered than during any five-year period since 1990.<p>Arms sales indicate who is beefing up …

Military

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

18 products people waste too much money on that you should stop buying immediately

Waste not, want not.<p>We make so many purchases that we don't always realize what we are buying. If we take a step back and think about all of our additional costs, we could cut a few out of our lives.<p>These 18 products can often be a huge waste of money.

Personal Finance

12 Bizarre Events From The World Which Prove That We’ve Done Some Serious Damage To The Planet

<b>For decades, we have been told that climate is changing and this change will cause serious irreversible damage to the Earth's ecosystem.</b> But it seems …

Global Warming

Science says the happiest couples have 13 characteristics

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating—sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

Sexuality

How to lose weight and maintain it successfully

Changing the way you approach weight loss can help you be more successful at losing it. Most people who try to lose weight focus on one thing: weight …

Scientists think they have found the reason some people are left-handed — and it has nothing to do with the brain

Left-handed people haven't always been treated well throughout history. They've been persecuted for their disposition, being been labeled as evil — or even as witches — despite making up about 10% of the population. In fact, the word "sinister" comes from "left" or "left hand."<p>There have been a few …

The Brain

Top 15 Foods You Should Stockpile For Disaster

A good stockpile of food will go a long way toward helping you survive the aftermath of any disaster or life crisis, especially when grocery stores …

8 Obvious Signs You Were Built for Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs are not born but they cultivate the skills of entrepreneurship within them. To be an entrepreneur, you have to be passionate, …

11 Reasons You Should Never Drink Soda, Like Ever

We like to preach about everything in moderation when it comes to diet and exercise. After all, a decadent dessert every once in awhile, or a …

After Studying the Lives of 724 Men for 79 Years, Harvard Reveals the 1 Biggest Secret to Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered what it takes to live the good life? Have you ever wondered what the secret to success and happiness is? Harvard researchers seem to have an answer in a 79-year-old study.<p>After poring through a mountain-load of data, obtained from in-person interviews, questionnaires, medical …

Happiness

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

How To Stop Living In Your Head

The author is Editor @ReadWriteWork.com “You have power over your mind — notThe post How To Stop Living In Your Head appeared first on iamwire.

Motivation

All you need to know about water fasting

Water fasting is a period when a person eats no food and drinks only water. Fasting in this way may help with weight loss, but is it safe, and do the …

10 'Bad' Habits That Are Actually Signs You're Smarter Than You Think

Not an excuse to be gross though!<p>Here's the thing about bad habits. Many of them can hurt you when taken to the extreme. But in small doses, those …

Sniffing your partners’ farts could help ward off disease

Picture this, you’re snuggled in bed on a Saturday morning and your partner lets one rip.<p>The last thing you want to do is smell it, but it turns out …

Hydrogen

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Small Business

9 Books That Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read | Inc.com

Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year, Mark Cuban reads three hours every day, Mark Zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his day reading.<p>Perhaps like you, I like to learn and improve my skills as a leader, so I'm always curious about what the …

Bill Gates

After Listening to 25,000 Pitches, Richard Branson Has 1 Simple Tip for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

The spark that created one of the fastest growing companies in Richard Branson's Virgin empire came courtesy of a beer coaster.<p>In his new autobiography, <i>Finding My Virginity</i>, the billionaire entrepreneur recalls the story of the "the beer mat pitch."<p>At the time of the pitch, Brett Godfrey was the …

Entrepreneurship

How to Win at Sales: Psychology Says This Strategy Will Convince People They Want Something They Really Don't Need | Inc.com

In a soccer game, each side has a clear game plan. It plays to attack or it plays to defend. Most of us operate in very much the same way. We do things to win, or we do things to "not lose".<p>When we shop, we're either browsing for something that might catch our fancy (win) or we're out to buy a …

eCommerce

The week Mexicans put their politicians to shame

After last week's devastating earthquake, ordinary Mexicans, not the government, rose up to mend the country's wounds.<p>At 1:25pm on 19 September 2017, a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake tested the stamina and strength of millions of Mexicans - and of the country's authorities - to their core.<p>Dozens …

Mexico

How to start a business with no money

You’ve got a great idea for a brand-new business, or you’re tired of the 9-to-5 grind and want to take your success into your own hands. Either way, you’re excited to turn this dream into reality.<p>But leaving your current job without a backup plan can be a risky thing. Everything you’ve saved is …

Small Business

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results | Men's Health

As a general guideline, Doug Sklar, a certified personal trainer and founder of PhilanthroFIT in New York City, recommends striving to do three sets of up to 60 seconds. “It’s OK to start with shorter sets and work up to 60 seconds,” he says.<p>Plus, shorter planks can still give you a solid workout, …

Plasma Rock is a new material made from 100% recycled landfill waste

Could our overflowing landfills be converted into gold mines? Designer Inge Sluijs has found an way to turn landfill waste into “Plasma Rock” – an …

Sustainability

Terminator moves step closer to reality as scientists create synthetic muscle that can lift 1,000 times its own weight

An artificial muscle that can lift 1,000 times its own weight has been created, laying the groundwork for Terminator-like humanoid robots.<p>Scientists used a 3D printing technique to create the rubber-like synthetic muscle that expands and contracts like its biological counterpart.<p>Heated by a small …

The Hard Truth About Life That Will Set You Free | Inc.com

One day, you will return to the source that created you. While this reality is an overwhelming concept, it is the secret power for many of the most successful people. Why? Accepting the reality that your life will end is the very thing that frees you to live.<p>Steve Jobs said it best in his …

Motivation

3 Surprising Reasons Sex Is Actually An Important Part Of A Relationship

When you're in a relationship, the amount of sex you have varies. During that honeymoon phase, you'll have it every day, and as your relationship …

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