Tom Blam

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I Have It All—so Why Am I Not Happy?

I used to spend long nights wide awake, wandering around our huge house, wondering what I was missing in my life. I blamed myself for feeling this …

Happiness

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

A good book is every successful entrepreneur's constant companion. Here are top recommendations and reviews from millionaire entrepreneurs.<p>Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books …

Five things we know about the universe that will make you feel very small - Science News - ABC News

One thing we know about the universe is that it's really big. Another is that thinking about it and trying to understand it will make your brain hurt.<p>…

How 'Star Wars' actor John Boyega got ripped in just 21 days

Recently, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" star John Boyega told British Vogue that his character Finn will be "much more physical" in the next "Star Wars" movie, "Episode VIII."<p>"I might be in the gym a bit more," the British actor said.<p>Turns out he wasn't joking.<p>After filming wrapped on "The Force …

Batteries With A Less Fiery Future

Lithium-ion batteries are extremely popular because they are lightweight and pack a lot of power.<p>But when they overheat, they can catch fire. This has been a problem in airplanes, cars and now the popular gift item, "hoverboards." The Consumer Product Safety Commission says it's investigating 37 …

Clean Energy

The world's largest small arms show – in pictures

The Shot Show held in Las Vegas is the world’s largest annual trade show for shooting, hunting and law enforcement professionals, featuring 1,600 exhibitors showing off their latest products to more than 62,000 attendees

11 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive

How you start your day has a huge impact on your energy and self-control. Dr. Travis Bradberry provides 11 great ways to break bad habits and start your day off right.<p>I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently …

What will power tomorrow’s spacecraft?

The missions that will last decades or longer will need a new generation of power sources. What are the options?<p>Power systems are a critical part of a spacecraft. They need to be able to operate in extreme environments and be utterly reliable. Yet, with the ever-increasing power demands of more …

Clean Energy

Mind-blowing math trick can tell your age and shoe size in 6 steps

No, it's not some modern sorcery — just a fun math "trick" that can figure out your age and your shoe size in six simple steps.<p>A fun little bit of arithmetic that has been making the rounds on the Internet, it involves six steps to blow your mind, as long as you're not 100 years old.<p>First you …

Mathematics

In Greenland, a climate change mystery with clues written in water and stone

<i>The effects of climate change are starting to make themselves clear just about everywhere, but nowhere more dramatically than Greenland. The giant island holds the world's second largest ice sheet, and it's melting fast—an average of 287 billion metric tons of ice a year.</i><p><i>Global warming is the big</i> …

X-ray breakthrough 'opens door' to controlled nuclear fusion

A new technique to monitor a process called 'fast ignition' has been developed, in what could be a critical step towards a viable method of creating …

Apple's iOS code indicates Li-Fi wireless data may work on future iPhones

Li-Fi is a concept you may not be familiar with, but there are indications Apple is toying with it for inclusion on future iPhones.<p>Using pulses of light to transmit information, Li-Fi receivers (like a future iPhone, if Apple has its way) will take in that transmission, then translate it into an …

IPhone 7

Stunning Self Portraits of a Woman Sharing an Eye with Various Animals

Hungarian artist Flra Borsi has a keen talent for creating surreal visuals. We have featured Borso before, with her collection of playful time-travel edits and enchanting urban landscapes, and the self taught artist just continues to improve and impress. Her latest series of skillful photo …

Time Travel

This one diet can sharpen your brain and help you live longer

<b>(Kzenon via Shutterstock)</b><p>Intermittent fasting offers a plethora of health benefits — and may even help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s<p>Ari LeVaux<p>January 18, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The new year is a popular time to contemplate our relationship to calories, …

17 Tech Gadgets That Will Transform Your Home

Sleep Number It Bed<p>Who needs a sleep tracker when you have a bed that can tell you everything you could ever want to know about your sleeping habits? …

SpaceX rocket explodes while trying to land on drone ship

Re-usable space rocket owned by Elon Musk experiences another ‘rapid unscheduled disassembly’ crash while trying to land<p>Elon Musk’s SpaceX has experienced another example of “rapid unscheduled disassembly” – which is Musk jargon for “my rocket exploded”.<p>The spaceflight company has been testing a …

5 Ways To Instantly Increase Your Leadership Presence

Leadership presence, that illusive but “we know it when we see it” quality, is a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It’s how you show up, how you make others feel, and how effectively you communicate both verbally and non-verbally. It’s the …

Charisma

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop …

7 Moss garden ideas to bring nature inside home

Are you looking for ways to bring nature inside home and at the same time decorate your home? Indoor moss garden is an ideal option to try this out. …

Gardening

4 Ways to Build Bigger Biceps—Fast

We looked at the latest research to find out the best way to work your arms<p>Ask a kindergartener to show you her muscles, and she’ll flex her biceps. Hand a dumbbell to a 10-year-old boy, and the first thing he’ll do is a curl. Look around your gym on a typical day, and chances are at least half the …

Shoulder Smackdown Routine

You think you're a badass in the gym. You train heavy and hard, undisturbed by the commotion as your headphones blare Aerosmith and the music is …

What to Expect When You Start Working Out Again After a Long Break

If you’re just now getting back into a workout routine after a few weeks off for the holidays, or after injuries or laziness kept you grounded for a …

How to Make Muscles Grow Bigger.

Muscle fibers do not grow from strength training, and their number is set genetically.<p>How you can make muscles grow?<p>•What is a muscle, and as it …

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

The Single Best Tip From 6 Successful Entrepreneurs

If you could share one piece of advice, what would it be? Six successful entrepreneurs weigh in.<p>Entrepreneurs tend to reinvent the wheel, but sometimes there's no reason to--especially if that wheel was created from the lessons learned by successful entrepreneurs.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan …

Entrepreneurship

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

5 ways to lose weight in a hurry

Between around-the-clock work schedules, never-ending to-do lists, and days spent running around like a chicken sans head, who has the time to lose weight? Well, if you follow these five time-saving weight loss tips, you.<p>Sure, you could drag out the pots, pans, and cutting boards every day. But if …

6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016

Spend this year taking care of your brain. You'll be amazed at the results.<p>That 3 lb. organ between our ears controls everything we do. We depend on it for literally everything from deciding which holiday presents to exchange to keeping us breathing. Yet most of us spend more time and energy trying …