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72% of people get their best ideas in the shower — here's why

Over the last few months, psychologist Ron Friedman, founder of Ignite80 and author of "The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace," has been organizing an online summit on peak work performance, featuring his discussions with 26 of the world's top …

Creativity

The single most effective way to build wealth, from the author of a nearly 20-year-old personal-finance classic

If you're dedicating 2016 to growing your wealth, start by sticking to one money resolution: <b>Prioritize assets over income</b>.<p>That's what Robert Kiyosaki, author of "Rich Dad, Poor Dad," recommends — and is even concentrating on himself for the upcoming year.<p>"My goal is to stay focused on assets over …

Personal Finance

The Wake-Your-Ass-Up Workout

Excuse us for being dramatic, but in the bowels of the morning—when your eyes are heavy, your brain is a big ol' mushball, and the shower feels a million miles away—you need something to wake your ass up. That something is called an activation warm-up.<p>"As you sleep, your core temperature drops, …

7 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Universe To Put Your Ego In Check

It's time for a little perspective.<p>We are, as the saying goes, but a tiny speck.<p>And from time to time, it's important to put things into perspective. Or, as astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson would tell you, have your mind blown.<p>Just consider for a moment that while Earth has an equatorial diameter …

How I Tripled My Savings In 3 Months

Let me tell you the embarrassing truth about my first savings account. I was 24, and working at a bar in New York. When I came home from a shift, I …

Humans Actually Did Some Good Stuff For The Planet In 2015

All is not lost ... yet.<p>This year was a big one for the planet, and world leaders are finally listening to scientists who say all is not well in the world.<p>But while some things look dire, we've made progress in 2015. The planet has banded together to stave off the worst effects of climate change. …

3 Secrets for Increasing Your Happiness

How many moments of your life are happy? If you're like most people your life is a mix of up and downs. Happy moments, interspersed with lots of boring moments, and probably a few periods of absolute misery.<p>It's unrealistic to expect that you can create a life that is 100% happy moments. Chasing a …

Boca Raton

4 Daily Rituals to a Happier You

At the beginning of 2014, I was struggling with major financial problems and under a considerable amount of emotional stress. Combined with the daily 9-5 grind, two-hour commute, and the unhealthy work environment I had created for myself, it was taking a toll on my health and relationships. My …

Health Care

Colas Paves Future Roads With Solar

It would be an understatement to say that the company’s executives were surprised when all of France’s major media showed up at the Colas trade show booth in mid-October.<p>“It was incredible,” said Christophe Lienard, Colas’ Innovation Group Director. “Our work in road construction and maintenance …

Clean Energy

The U.S. Surgeon General Wants To Bring You Health Via Happiness

Happiness can change health in ways we never even imagined.<p>The U.S. Surgeon General is on a mission to bring you happiness, peace and love.<p>His serious public health agenda for the U.S. includes addressing the state of substance addiction and ending stigma for mental health. In the past, he has also …

One of the grandest structures of the ancient world could be reborn

Until an earthquake in 226 BCE knocked it down, the Colossus of Rhodes, a 98-foot-high iron and bronze statue of the Greek god Helios, sat near the harbor of Rhodes, Greece, for 54 years.<p>Now a plan put forth by a small team of scientists seeks to rebuild the ancient statue and boost tourism and …

Ancient History

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

As big as 50 Earths: NASA captures huge sun hole that produces high-speed solar wind

The idea is terrifying: A sun hole as big as 50 Earths which spews out a stream of high-speed solar wind, creating a geomagnetic storm close to our …