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Eight Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

The Week in Pictures: January 20 - 27

The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017

From Africa and Asia's hottest beachfronts to the most underrated U.S. cities.<p>In 2017, you're going to need your passport—and your sense of adventure. Our top destinations to visit this year will have you heading out on safari, exploring historic Eastern Europe and South America, tapping into …

Marijuana's Health Effects? Top Scientists Weigh In

So far, more than half of all U.S. states have legalized marijuana for medical use, and eight (plus the District of Columbia) have legalized the drug for recreational use. Varieties of cannabis available today are more potent than ever and come in many forms, including oils and leaves that can be …

Cannabis

You Can Fly to Europe for $69, So You Have No Excuse Not to Travel This Year

You may remember a while back when we shared the news that $69 flights to Europe were going to be a thing come 2017.<p>Good news: We've got an update, …

15 Protein-Packed Recipes to Get You Through the Day

<i>Need a protein-packed lunch to get you through the day? Our friends at PaleoHacks have the recipes for you!</i><p><b>Adding quality protein to your lunch is a great way to get a boost of energy to get you through your busy afternoon.</b><p>Whether you're looking for a protein-packed meal that will keep you full …

Healthy Eating

The largest photo of the known universe weighs two million gigabytes

I guess this can be described as the universe’s biggest selfie…<p>Over 4 years the Pan-STARRS1 (The Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response …

How to Fly for Free on Every Business Trip

Never pay for a flight again by learning the art and science of travel hacking.<p>As I've previously mentioned, one of the reasons I wanted to work for myself was so I could travel whenever I wanted to.<p>Fortunately, not only do I have that kind of flexibility, but my business also requires me to travel …

Personal Finance

Las Vegas Is Now Powered Entirely by Renewable Energy

Las Vegas is now the largest city in the country to run entirely on renewable energy.<p>Just last week, Las Vegas announced it has reached its goal of powering the city entirely with renewable energy, meeting a goal the city has been working toward for nearly a decade. The goal was reached with the …

The Year in Pictures: 2016

Stop Calling Art ‘Unapologetically Black’

American pop culture is still very white. CBS, for example, is so white that it gave Kevin James another sitcom. <i>Friends</i>, perhaps America's most …

Black Lives Matter

How to keep your cat or dog cool in the heat and how to tell if they are struggling in hot weather

Britain is in the grips of a heatwave and, although it may not last long, it’s important for cat and dog owners to know the signs if their pet is …

Scientists have detected colliding black holes for the 2nd time — and it’s going to revolutionize our perception of the universe

These gravitational waves were generated by two black holes — eight and 14 times the mass of the sun — merging together 1.4 billion light years away from Earth.<p>This produced a spinning black hole 21 times the mass of the sun. It also released enough energy to rival the mass of the Sun in the form …

Stanford researchers ‘stunned’ by stem cell experiment that helped stroke patient walk

Stanford researchers studying the effect of stem cells injected directly into the brains of stroke patients said Thursday that they were "stunned" by the extent to which the experimental treatment restored motor function in some of the patients. While the research involved only 18 patients and was …

The Brain

Medical errors are No. 3 cause of death in the U.S., after heart disease and cancer

Heart disease, cancer ... and medical errors?<p>A new tally of mistakes made in American hospitals suggests that medical errors are the No. 3 cause of death in the U.S. At least 250,000 deaths each year can be attributed to medical care that has gone awry, according to a report published Tuesday in …

Medicine

Science Reveals Which Herbal Teas Boost Memory

Plus: Sniffing rosemary could improve your mental faculties too.<p>Long before Apple came up with the slogan, "there's an app for that," an equivalent …

Watch: Gordon Ramsay Offers '10 Incredibly Useful Cooking Tips'

Gordon Ramsay

30 Most Colorful Cities Around the World

Many of the world's most iconic metropolises are filled with towering skyscrapers and shiny glass-and-steel facades, but not all cities are gray concrete jungles. From the candy-colored buildings of Havana, Cuba to the blue-painted houses of Jodhpur, India, many urban areas have embraced vivid hues …

Cape Town

The far-right German proposal to ban all mosques

A wing of a far-right party in Germany is readying a proposal to ban the "construction and operation" of mosques. The plan was articulated in a 45-page policy document put forward by members of a Bavarian branch of the Alternative for Germany, or AfD, a far-right, anti-immigration party that had an …

'World Happiest Man' Literally Bends The Scales Of Brain Activity While Meditating In A Laboratory

<b>“Ricard sees living a good life, and showing compassion, not as a religious edict revealed from on high, but as a practical route to happiness.”</b><p>A …

65 Top Tips to Sharpen Your Time-Management Skills

One of the most important keys to personal and professional success lies in how you spend your time. Here are 65 of the best ways to manage it.<p>Every day, each of us has 24 hours to spend. Some of us make better use of that resource than others. Learning to manage time and spend it wisely is among …

Time Management

'Detox enzyme' which stops sugar being stored as fat identified by scientists

This discovery may mean that guilt-free sugary snacks could become a reality<p>Relish the idea of sucking down a fizzy drink or biting into a doughnut with no consequences?<p>Imagine never having to start a diet in January again.<p>This could be the future after scientists at the University of Montreal …

Nisin ‘milkshake’ kills cancer cells in mice

Nisin, a naturally occurring preservative found in many foods, is showing promise as a way to fight cancer and antibiotic-resistant bacteria.<p>Feeding …

Cancer Cells

11 Surprising, Delicious Foods That Boost Brain Power

The health and fitness experts at Well + Good share the best foods to eat for sharper memory and improved mental function.<p>You may choose certain foods to prevent bloating, avoid inflammation, and get glowing skin—but what about boosting your brain power every time you fill your plate?<p>The …

13 bad habits you should break in 2016 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day. While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 13 things you should stop doing right now to become …

Colorful Tattoos That Mix A Traditional Style With Pop Culture

We're really digging this Korean tattoo artist's work. Going by the Instagram handle Wan Tattooer, this guy's account is full of bold, colorful …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

22-Year-Old's Incredibly Artistic Self-Portraits

<b>Prejudice</b><p>Though Budapest, Hungary-based photographer Noell S. Oszvald currently has only 22 total photos on her Flickr page, they're all so incredibly powerful, you could spend hours looking at each one. The 22-year-old started taking photos a little over a year ago, though you wouldn't know that …

Have to Pee? Here’s the Weird Reason Why You Should Hold It in

Science says this strange trick works<p>Running errands, but have to take a leak? You may want to hold it in.<p>A growing body of research on pee suggests that waiting to relieve yourself can actually <i>boost</i> your willpower.<p>So when you go to Target to pick up a gallon of milk, you won’t leave with five new …

5 Drone Photos That Leave Us Speechless

<i>by the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p><i>Courtesy fuadariff_user/SkyPixel</i><p>Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography competition and some of the submissions have been (very literally) over the top. This technology has already changed the way we capture our …