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An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

Watch: How to Write a Tragicomedy Like the Coen Brothers

Joel and Ethan Coen have a knack for making us laugh, cry, and generally feel a lot better about our own lives.Nobody writes tragicomedies quite like …

Coen Brothers

What Can Guillermo del Toro Teach Us About Worldbuilding?

Filmmakers are not only storytellers but world builders.There is a reason why a map of Middle Earth exists, and it's not just because fans of <i>The Lord</i> …

J.R.R. Tolkien

What You Read Matters More Than You Might Think

Why deep reading makes you a better writer<p>A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May, 2016, found that what …

Creative Writing

11 incredible habits of Buddhist Monks (#7 is brilliant)

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Meditation

How to Heal the Traumatized Brain

Source: Goran Bogicevic/Shutterstock<p>Approximately 50 percent of the population will experience a traumatic event at some point in their lives. While …

Mindfulness

3 creative writing exercises to help you read like an author – at Reedsy

<b>Very Important re-blog today…</b>Nail Your NovelWant to learn some ninja plotting skills? Try these exercises at Reedsy.Reedsy is principally known as a …

Creative Writing

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

3 good reasons not to kill yourself

You may be wondering why there’s a story about committing suicide on the pages of Patheos Spirituality. Read on and you’ll find out why. I’ve written …

Mental Health

Which Leading Artificial Intelligence Course Should You Take and What Should You Do After?

I graduated from Udacity’s Deep Learning Nanodegree (DLND) late last year and Andrew Ng’s deeplearning.ai specialization wrapped up for me in …

Machine Learning

Blind mystic Baba Vanga 'who foretold 9/11 and Brexit' also made a chilling prediction about Russia and Vladimir Putin

A blind mystic who correctly predicted Brexit, 9/11, the rise of ISIS and the Boxing Day tsunami also made a chilling prediction about …

Russia

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Artificial Intelligence

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

Linguistics

How to Use Awkward Silence to Get What You Want

I heard a story recently about a friend’sformer boss. When underlings would go into this person’s office to discuss something like a pay raise or …

Psychology

Storytelling Techniques: 15 Hardwired Expectations

A Reader’s Manifesto: 15 Hardwired Expectations Every Reader Has for Every Story<p>February 16, 2018<p>First, a question. We’re writers, not to mention …

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

Beginner Tips and Tricks That Will Help You Shoot Better Films and Videos

Want to take your filmmaking game to the next level? This video covers a ton of bases.If you're a filmmaker who is just starting out, chances are you …

Videography

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Back in the pre-Internet days, if you wanted to land an agent and a book deal you had two choices: spend a million dollars on postage cold-querying …

16 of the Strangest Unsolved Mysteries of All Time

Photo: Shutterstock<p>1. The Incident at Dyatlov Pass<p>On the first night of February 1959, nine ski-hikers died mysteriously in the mountains of what is …

Paranormal

In Just 2 Words, Sheryl Sandberg Said 1 Thing Separates Those Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream | Inc.com

Want to achieve more? Take a page from Sheryl Sandberg, and start ruthlessly prioritizing.<p>Here's why.<p>Many people get things done. They consistently check items off their to-do lists. They're extremely busy -- but are they accomplishing what matters most? Are they achieving what they truly hope to …

The Best Workout You Can Do When You Can't Hit the Gym ​| Men’s Health

This workout is a descending ladder, meaning you will start with 10 reps per exercise and remove one rep per round until you complete the workout at one rep per exercise. This setup allows you to maintain intensity as you fatigue, and intensity makes for a more effective workout in less</b> …

10 Black Authors Everyone Should Read

They are poets, playwrights, novelists and scholars, and together they helped capture the voice of a nation. They have fearlessly explored racism, …

Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes | Inc.com

There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With nonstop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, if any real work at all. We're overworked, overwhelmed, and vulnerable to burnout.<p>We all crave a …

Mindfulness

What Are The Best Natural Antidepressants Available?

Omega 3<p>Omega-3 fatty acids are essential minerals which reduce inflammation and are vital to brain functions such as mood and memory. Your body …

Here Are 12 Books That Will Change Your Life

In case you missed it, November 4th was National Book Lovers Day 2017, and it’s one of our favorite days of the year. There are few things more …

Books

Swamped With Work? Try the DDAD Formula to Get Things Done | Inc.com

If you constantly find yourself wrestling with a to-do list that's longer than the Pan-American Highway (and who doesn't), then this post is for you.<p>Productivity experts give all sorts of tips, techniques, and hacks to get more stuff done, and most of them focus on doing things faster, so you can …

Time Management