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Tip: Instantly Improve Your Squat

The magic word is pre-tension. Here's how to turn it on and how it'll improve your squat fast.<p>Even after perfecting your setup in terms of foot …

Hips

Yes, Women's Brains Are Different from Men's Brains

The real question is whether those very real differences really mean anything.<p>A team of 18 researchers at the University of Edinburgh recently scanned the brains of 5,000 men and women between the age of 40 and 70. They discovered that there are significant differences between men and women in the …

humanbrain

The 50 hottest video games you shouldn't miss in 2017

Whether we like it or not, 2017 is already roaring ahead at full steam.<p>And with the ever-present passage of time comes a bounty of brand-new video games. Are you prepared for a brand-new "Mass Effect" game? How about a brand-new Mario game on the brand-new Nintendo Switch console?<p>That's just for …

17 Essential Tools for Entrepreneurs

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest challenges we face as entrepreneurs is staying on top of everything. You have to respond to emails, make sure your website works perfectly, organize projects, keep in touch with your network, and avoid getting …

Productivity

A Stanford psychologist just disproved the oldest love advice in the book

Both science and intuition suggest that we choose our friends and romantic partners because we share things in common, such as age, educational level, race, religion, attitudes, and general intelligence. But what role does personality play in attraction? Are conscientious people drawn to …

Psychology

The End Of Wintel: How The Most Powerful Alliance In Tech History Is Falling Apart

The Microsoft-Intel alliance – the “Wintel” duopoly — defined the PC era. For decades, the two giants worked hand in hand building the software and hardware platforms of personal computing and pushed their technology into virtually every home and business in the developed world and beyond.<p>But both …

Here Are The Foods You Should Eat (And Avoid) To Live Longer

A new study found that half of all deaths from heart disease, stroke, and diabetes are linked to poor diet.

GOP Congressman Asks Why Men Should Have To Pay For Prenatal Care

The Affordable Care Act requires all plans to cover maternity services.<p>Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) suggested Wednesday that one reason Republicans are unhappy with the Affordable Care Act is because men must pay for health care plans that cover maternity services.<p>The congressman’s comments came …

The Purpose Of Friendship: The Only 4 Types Of Friends You Need In Life

Even though we all feel uncomfortable to talk about the purpose of friendship, there are concrete purposes for having friends.

Why am I tired all the time?

Getting a perfect night’s sleep every night is impossible. But if you’re sleeping pretty well and still wake up finding yourself out of sorts and tired most days of the week, there may be underlying problems.<p>There is a difference between typical sleepiness and the bone-weariness that is …

Sleep

Is Cancer Linked To Autism? According To Scientists, The Two Have A Problem Protein In Common

Are people with autism more likely to develop cancer? Scientists have discovered that a protein connected to the developmental disorder also plays a …

How to Date an Introvert When You're an Extrovert

The first time I met Michael, I thought he hated me.<p>We swiped each other on Tinder, I told him I liked his dimples, and after a few days of nonstop witty texting, we met for drinks at a hipster hangout in the East Village. The text game and sexual attraction were strong across the airwaves.<p>We had a …

How Trump Became an Accidental Totalitarian

Examining the origins, and consequences, of the president’s distrust in the media.<p>Like everyone else, I’ve been thinking a lot of late about <b>Donald Trump</b> and his infamous Twitter meltdowns—trying to deduce exactly what he’s up to regarding his constant, and seemingly never-ending, attacks on the …

What Psychedelics Really Do to Your Brain

Hallucinations. Vivid images. Intense sounds. Greater self-awareness.<p>Those are the hallmark effects associated with the world’s four most popular …

Consciousness

Cannabis boosts risk of stroke and heart attack, independent of tobacco, new study finds

Cannabis itself is harmful to cardiovascular health and increases the chance of early death regardless of related factors such as smoking tobacco, new research reveals.<p>Data taken from more than 1,000 US hospitals found that people who used the drug had a 26 per cent higher chance of suffering a …

Five Ideas From Buddhism That Everyone Should Know About

Buddhism is variously described as a spiritual tradition, a religion and a philosophy.<p>Now I can't possibly do justice to the ancient wisdom of …

Meditation

These 5-Minute Yoga Stretches Will Relieve Stomach Bloat ASAP

There's nothing worse than finishing a delicious meal only to cap it off with a stomachache. We've previously identified some of the inconspicuous …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook's Messenger launched a clone of Snapchat.</b> The social network announced Messenger Day, which lets users post photos and videos to their profile that disappear after 24 hours.<p><b>2. Sir Martin Sorrell made $51 million from his incentive scheme in 2016.</b> The WPP CEO's total pay for the year …

New Findings Show How Our Brains 'Align' When We Communicate

The meeting of two minds is real.<p>Scientists have developed a new device that makes it easier to measure our brain activity when we communicate, …

The Brain

Robots aren’t killing the American Dream. Neither is trade. This is the problem.

“No, robots aren’t killing the American Dream,” argued the New York Times editorial board in February. As evidence, the Times emphasized that labor productivity and capital investment have decelerated in the new century. In theory, that wouldn’t be happening if automation were the main reason that …

Economics

Apparently Being Your "True" Self Is Not The Key To A Successful Relationship

There’s a fine line between being your <i>true self</i> and being your <i>best self.</i> Often in relationships we strive for the former when considering our …

8 nutritionists reveal what they eat when they're craving something sweet

<b>Peanut butter and jelly</b><p>"One of my favorite treats is a good old-fashioned PBJ. The sweetness of a spoonful of jam atop that earthy, nutty peanut butter on a crispy, toasted slice of bread or bagel half makes me feel that I've had a real treat—even though it's actually healthy. I like BFree Brown …

How Do You Know Someone Has Emotional Intelligence? Look for These 5 Signs

If you have these characteristics, did you know you also have high emotional intelligence?<p>It should be no secret by now that people exhibiting high levels of emotional intelligence (EQ) are drastically more self-aware, work better with others, and are promoted at a much faster pace.<p>Studies over the …

Emotional Intelligence

Here's Why You Stop Feeling Sleepy the Second You Get Into Bed

It's an actual sleep problem, but you can fix it.<p>You've been struggling to keep your eyes open all day, staving off yawns during your morning meetings, doing everything you can to keep from dozing off during the mid-afternoon slump, and pushing yourself to power through the end-of-day commute.<p>And …

5 Exercises Every Fit Guy Must Do

These are the key exercises that you have to be doing, regardless of your specialty.<p>What does it mean to be a “fit guy?” Do you have to bench 300 lbs? Do you have to run a five-minute mile? Do you have to have a six-pack while standing?<p>If it did, I wouldn’t make the cut. Fitness, to me, is being …

Scientists rewrote the DNA of an entire species

Biologists designed a new type of yeast from scratch. Now, they want to bring it to life.<p>In just a few years, scientists will unveil a creature whose every letter of DNA was written by a human being. It will be a yeast cell with a fully designer genome, and biological capabilities seen nowhere else …

Genetics

Trump considers executive order on voter fraud

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump could sign an executive order or presidential memorandum initiating an investigation into voter fraud as early as Thursday, a senior administration official tells CNN. The investigation would be carried out through the Department of Justice.<p>The move would expand on …

Trump to sign executive orders enabling construction of proposed border wall and targeting sanctuary cities

President Trump plans to sign executive orders Wednesday enabling construction of his proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and targeting cities where local leaders refuse to hand over illegal immigrants for deportation, according to White House officials familiar with the decisions.<p>The actions, …

Immigration