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The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

How are you spending your 24 hours? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Everyone has the same 24 hours each day. How are you spending yours?</b><p>Our time is incredibly valuable. We can choose to spend it having coffee with a …

Ask Yourself What Three Things You Need to Do Today

We love to-do lists, tracking tasks, and keeping an eye on everything that needs to get done. But Jeff Atwood suggests a different approach: every …

Why Emotional Intelligence Is So Important

We already know the answers to life.<p>Health? Eat well and exercise.<p>Success? Work hard and smart.<p>Happiness? Be content with what you have, give more …

One-Legged Soccer Player Nico Calabria Inspires Us All

A camera zooms in on Nico Calabria. His father asks a simple question: “What do you think you’re going to do today?”<p>“Uh, play,” Nico says.<p>His answer …

Original FIFA devs recall EA's reluctance to greenlight the game

Electronic Arts' FIFA series is one of the most lucrative brands in the game industry today, but the franchise almost didn't make it off the ground 20 years ago, according to a feature on MCV about the origins of the series.<p>EA's European division surveyed magazine readers in the early 1990s and …

'Plants vs. Zombies 2' review: a leaf to the past

<i>Plants vs. Zombies</i> fans are worried. After releasing the beloved original to much acclaim back in 2009, developer PopCap Games made what seemed like a series of bad decisions. First came the release of a Facebook spin-off (which turned out to be pretty good), then came news of a bizarre, gritty …

Talking with the Hitman: An Interview with Jonathan Banks of Breaking Bad

Like many people, I am addicted to <i>Breaking Bad</i>, for my money the single greatest drama in the history of television. I recently sat down with the versatile and accomplished actor Jonathan Banks, who plays dead-eyed hitman Mike Ehrmantraut.<p><b>Warning: there are spoilers in the interview.</b><p>Congratulations …

When Power Goes To Your Head, It May Shut Out Your Heart

Even the smallest dose of power can change a person. You've probably seen it. Someone gets a promotion or a bit of fame and then, suddenly, they're a little less friendly to the people beneath them.<p>So here's a question that may seem too simple: Why?<p>If you ask a psychologist, he or she may tell you …

Entrepreneurs Were More Likely To Cause Trouble As Teens, Study Says

"Disrupting" norms is profitable when you're a 35-year-old tech maven. When you're 16, it just makes you a delinquent.<p>In many respects, we view entrepreneurs as successful, self-made men and women. We value their innovation and charitable endeavors. Yet we also associate plenty of negative …

Hiroshima Visualized

Even viewed as abstractions the data have a forceful impact.<p>In the whole of human history thus far, nuclear weapons have been used in anger exactly twice. Sixty-eight years ago today an American B-29 bomber named Enola Gay dropped Little Boy, the first atomic bomb ever used in war, on the Japanese …

Fathering With Intentionality: The Importance of Creating a Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever met one of those families that just seem to have it all together? Maybe you knew such a family growing up and loved hanging out over at …

Robot surgeons will worm into your brain to bust deadly blood clots

Vanderbilt University professors have developed a steerable robotic needle that can perform surgery on parts of the human brain that were previously considered too dangerous for physical intervention. Specifically aimed at relieving the effects of cranial blood clots, which have a 40 percent …