Steven Ruthven

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What to Eat Before and After Every Kind of Workout

What should I sip during spin class? Do I need protein before a long run? Confusion, cleared: Sports-nutrition pros reveal how to snack smarter to …

Intro to Meditation -- The Challenge of Self Observation

These are some issues you might face as you take on the challenge of self-observation as a meditation practice and hopefully as an every moment of everyday spiritual practice. As you do, it will help to remember (especially in those times when it seems like a difficult practice) the joy is in the …

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Bitcoin: how I made a virtual fortune

About a year ago I bought 30 Bitcoins, the online peer-to-peer crypto-currency, for about £3 each using a European website called Bitstamp.net. Bitcoins appealed to my inner crypto-anarchist and I felt they had great potential. Unlike real money, they are decentralised and transactions are free; no …

Gold in them bits: Inside the world’s most mysterious Bitcoin mining company

Butterfly Labs has taken millions of dollars worth of orders for its hardware.<p>This is the first in a two-part series exploring Butterfly Labs and its …

20 Organization Tricks To Make Your Pantry Feel Twice As Big

Never lose your favorite spice blend behind your boxes of cereal again.<p>The kitchen pantry is clutch for keeping your counters at least somewhat clutter-free, and no matter how big yours is, it's safe to say you could use a little more space. These tips are here to save your life. <i>And</i> save all your …

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

Meditate your way to better productivity

At the start of one hectic day, Gandhi is reputed to have said, "I have so much to accomplish today that I must meditate for two hours instead of one." Contained in that counterintuitive argument is the reason for pursuing the practice of mindfulness – but also the reason we don't.<p>When people are …

6 Tricks for a Better Netflix Experience

While the recent price increase of the Netflix standard plan by $1 a month ($8.99 to $9.99) might not seem like a big deal, it certainly can be if …

5 Books Guaranteed to Unlock Your Creative Genius

Why does it seem like some people can effortlessly “follow their passions”, while others can’t? What’s the secret of successful entrepreneurs and …

11 weird ways to travel the world