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Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart's aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Biomedicine

Here are the 5 books you need to read this summer, according to Bill Gates

With summer fast approaching, it's time to start compiling your vacation reading list. And fortunately, Bill Gates is here to help.<p>On Monday, the …

If You Want a New Job in 2018, This 1 (Unconventional) Step Could Speed Things Up

Why storytelling is the new secret weapon in job search.<p><b>Next to losing weight, one of the most common New Year's resolutions is to change jobs.</b><p>Given the unemployment rate is at an all-time low, employers are not only lowering their candidate expectations, they're also throwing money at the talent …

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017

There are more than 8,000 online courses out there. These are some of the best.<p>There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to …

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

There's a scientific reason some people are more motivated than others — but it's possible to change

There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news feed, and making a fresh cup of green tea. Then I notice the dirty dishes in the kitchen.<p>I get the dishes cleaned up, but there are also those clothes …

Neuroscience

Why 4.5 Billion Years of Fluctuating Global Temperatures Can't Explain Climate Change Today

One of the most commonly used arguments against human-caused climate change is that Earth has experienced severe fluctuations in temperature over its …

Republican climate activists visited a disappearing island to convince Americans the threat of sea-level rise is real — these photos show how grave the situation has become

Across the United States, communities are seeing the effects of climate change: more severe flooding, rising water levels, and hotter temperatures.<p>There is one place where climate change is perhaps most imminent. Twelve miles from either coast of the Chesapeake Bay, Tangier Island, Virginia is in …

Sea Level

Katharine Hayhoe: 'The true threat is the delusion that our opinion of science somehow alters its reality'

In her 2009 book, co-authored with husband Andrew Farley, <i>Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions</i>, Katharine Hayhoe wrote: …

Bitcoin Could Cost Us Our Clean-Energy Future

Simply put, bitcoin is slowing the effort to achieve a rapid transition away from fossil fuels. What’s more, this is just the beginning.<p><i>This story</i> …

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

These are the 2017 tech gadgets I just couldn't live without

When it comes to new gadgets and gizmos, 2017’s been a pretty epic year.<p>We’ve seen a surge of new voice-activated assistants, rise of remastered retro tech, and all kinds of quirky smart devices. Rather than rehash what’s appearing on my colleagues' top lists—most of which would make my top picks, …

Gear & Gadgets

22 Products On Amazon That'll Make Perfect Gifts

An electric griddle, a cedar-scented candle, a cutting board in the shape of your favorite state, and nineteen other products on Amazon that will solve all your holiday shopping quandaries.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the</i> …

I study liars for a living. I've never seen one like President Trump

I spent the first two decades of my career as a social scientist studying liars and their lies. I thought I had developed a sense of what to expect …

If you missed these 10 books in 2017, go back and read them now

Drawing on <i>Maclean’s</i> monthly book reviews over the last year, here are the 10 best works of fiction and non-fiction in 2017 as chosen by Brian …

Books

The “True Size” Maps Shows You the Real Size of Every Country (and Will Change Your Mental Picture of the World)

We all understand, on some level, that as adults we must go back and correct the oversimplifications we learned as schoolchildren. But for a sense of …

Our 10 most popular muscle-building workouts of 2017

There's no denying that <i>Men's Fitness</i><b></b> is the ultimate authority when it comes to shedding weight, building huge muscle, and living a healthy …

Exercise

Employees Trust Bosses Who Display Any of These 5 Successful Leadership Habits

Countless studies have confirmed that trust is the one human behavior you cannot afford not to have for your business to profit.<p>Tell me if you agree with this statement: For any human relationship to thrive, it has to be founded on trust.<p>If you agree, then know that it's really no different in the …

Federal officials accidentally emailed a reporter their plans to spin Puerto Rico.

In late September, the Pentagon included Bloomberg News climate reporter Christopher Flavelle on a series of emails meant for Pentagon employees.<p>The …

NASA's new ion thruster breaks records, could take humans to Mars

Ionic Propulsion from NASA<p>NASA’s new X3 thruster, which is being developed by researchers at the University of Michigan in collaboration with the …

18 Hard Things to Do If You Want to Be a Successful Leader

Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated about what they do.<p>Nobody ever said that being a leader would be easy. If you've taken more than a couple of steps down the path, you know that leadership comes with challenges and complications at every …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Tai Chi

Your largest asset isn't your home or savings account — a financial planner explains why

Despite everything you may have read or heard, your house and your 401(k) are not your largest assets—your career path and income are your biggest assets by far.<p>Below I will illustrate why this is the case and provide one simple tip on how to maximize your personal growth potential.<p>Your home is an …

Retirement

Republicans Tell Their Party It's Time to Address Climate Change

A group of Republican elder statesmen called on their party’s leadership to address climate change by enacting a carbon tax to replace much of the …

People noticed that Trump basically quoted Bane in his inauguration speech

A line from President Donald Trump's inauguration speech on Friday eerily echoed the Batman villain Bane.<p>After Trump's speech, people quickly noticed one line's similarity to a Bane quote from the Christopher Nolan-directed Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises," which came out in 2012.<p>"Today, we are …

Donald Trump

The best advice 'Shark Tank' investors have given entrepreneurs

The reality show "Shark Tank" has been helping entrepreneurs live the American dream since its 2009 debut.<p>Now in its eighth season, the self-made sharks have invested more than $66 million — as of season six — of their own funds to help entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground.<p>Each week, …

Entrepreneurship

Rediscovering Mark Twain’s Forgotten Works of Fantastic Fiction

Chances are you probably encountered Mark Twain’s work in school. <i>Tom Sawyer</i> is required reading in many schools around the country, as is, less …

Literature

5 Things Successful People Do After Getting Rejected

Rejection hurts. But that doesn't mean it has to be useless.<p>Your hopes were high, and now they've been dashed. You received a curt, "Thanks, but no thanks" for an opportunity you were really excited about.<p>There's no way around it -- rejection is tough for all of us. And, while there's nobody out …

12 Things to Stop Doing Right Now if You Want to Be Successful in 2017

Consider these changes to set you on the winning path in the new year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped serving you …

Self-improvement