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9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Social Media Is Proving To Be A Detriment To Our Mental Health

In just one decade, social media has become an integral part of everyone's lives. Over 1.6 billion people have created profiles, collectively posting …

Malaysia establishes a 1-million-hectare marine park

The new Tun Mustapha marine park & shark sanctuary in Borneo is the biggest marine protected area in Malaysia<p>Malaysia has just established the biggest marine protected area (MPA) in the country. The Tun Mustapha park (TMP) occupies 1m hectares (2.47m acres) of seascape off the northern tip of Sabah …

Conservation

Protein Shakes Can Help You Lose Weight and Boost Your Metabolism

Protein is an important nutrient for weight loss. Getting enough can boost your metabolism, reduce your appetite and help you lose body fat without …

New Eczema Treatments Could Be Available Soon

A pair of drugs for the skin condition may reach the market in 2017; they are potentially safer and more effective than current steroid creams or pills<p>By<p>Joseph Walker<p>Joseph Walker<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@joewalkerWSJ<p>joseph.walker@wsj.com<p>A new generation of treatments for severe eczema is on …

Medicine

Built-in coolers, tents, and kitchenettes make these the best cars for camping

A night under the brilliant, undiluted stars is one of the best ways to escape the stresses of daily life, but to do it right, you’ll need supplies. …

Autos

Grow “High Impact” Plants If Your Gardening Time Is Limited

I was momentarily proud of myself the year I grew peas: I tended them for weeks, harvested a big basket full of pods, sat down to shell them...and …

Some people get 'skin orgasms' from listening to music — here's why

The experience is called frisson (pronounced <i>free-sawn</i>), a French term meaning "aesthetic chills," and it feels like waves of pleasure running all over your skin. Some researchers have even dubbed it a "skin orgasm."<p>Listening to emotionally moving music is the most common trigger of frisson, but …

These Soldiers Put Together The Only Memorial Day Tribute Song You’ll Ever Need

Memorial Day might mean a long weekend, barbecuing, and the start of white-pants season, but for a lot of people, it means so much more. And if anyone knows how to honor those who have fallen in the service of their country, it’s the contemporary country duo, Interstate 10.<p>A quick primer for those …

Memorial Day

Leslie Beck: Six diet foods your diet doesn’t need

If you're a snacker who's keeping tabs on the bathroom scale, calorie-controlled snack packs and light and fat-free foods might seem like a dieter's boon. After all, nixing a few extra calories here and there can make the difference between reaching your goal weight or holding steady. Or worse, …

Nutrition

5 Bizarre Ways Everyone Gets World War II Wrong

What with all the propaganda, prejudice, and humanity's tendency to reduce the complexities of history to Michael Bay films, World War II remains one …

Scientists discovered having more sex won’t make you happier – and something even more surprising

In the first study of its kind, a team of scientists at Carnegie Mellon University upended the common notion that having more sex will make you …

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Japan is bracing itself for a possible North Korean missile launch

Tension in the region has been high since North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test in January and followed that with a satellite launch and test launches of various missiles.<p>Japan ordered naval destroyers and anti-ballistic missile Patriot batteries to be ready to shoot down any projectile …

People with these personality traits have the most sex

There are so many questions surrounding sex and sexual preferences that it’s always fascinating when you can learn at least a little about your own …

10 Carbs You Don't Have to Cut During Your Quest for a Six Pack

Turns out, there are some you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight—but not so fast.

Why You Should Stop Using To-Do Lists (and What to Do Instead)

Would you describe yourself as over-worked and under-productive?<p>Many entrepreneurs and B2B owners would lump themselves under that category with the excuse: "It's just the nature of what we do," but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>"Work smarter, not harder," is the sage advice NY Times best-selling …

Gorilla Is Sacrificed To Save Child, Internet Angrily Weighs In

A 4-year-old boy got into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati zoo resulting in the animal’s death<p>A 17-year-old Western Lowland Gorilla had to be …

Gorillas

12 Impossible Riddles That Will Confuse Your Brain

Everyone’s brain can use a workout from time to time. While these riddles can be frustrating when you first read them, nothing beats the satisfaction …

Mathematics

Don't Read This! (It's Only the Most Valuable Psychology Hack You Can Learn.)

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Don’t touch: wet paint.”</i><p>How many times have you seen that and wanted to touch the wet paint? How many times have you seen that sign, ignored it, and done the thing you’ve been explicitly told not to do?<p>If you’re anything like …

Motivation

Getting off offline: when porn gets in the way of a real-world relationship

Many believe that porn is addictive, and that the endless stream of on-demand internet erotica makes real-life sexual experiences not stimulating enough<p>Gregor Schmidinger was eight when he viewed his first porn magazine, found in a rubbish bin in his hometown in Austria. Aged 11, he had access to …

Austria

Why smoking pot feels so good: New neuroscience explains marijuana and the brain

<b>James Franco and Seth Rogen in "Pineapple Express"</b><p>Might marijuana actually prevent age-related memory loss? New science suggests we have lots to learn about pot<p>Gary L. Wenk<p>February 1, 2015 7:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings”<p>What drug is …

Three Ways To Step Up Your Mental Game

There are many lessons we can learn from sports: play by the rules, don’t cheat, lose honorably, start with a goal, create a training program to get …

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …

Virtual bodyswapping reduces bias against other races

In 1959, John Howard Griffin, a white American writer, underwent medical treatments to change his skin appearance and present himself as a black man. …

Japanese schools order no-computer-games days for students

Japan links use of internet and playing online games to falling educational standards<p>Alarmed at falling standards in its classrooms, the board of education for one Japanese prefecture is calling on parents to introduce no-computer game days twice a month, and that includes for parents.<p>Children in …

A Great Overview of The Flipped Classroom

January 30, 2015<br>Looking for a short insightful overview of the Flipped Classroom concept? Dr Jackie Gerstein has this wonderful video clip where she …