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7 Powerful Beliefs That Will Lead You to Success

Whatever you're setting out to do, these 7 essentials beliefs can help steer you toward your goals.<p>We all have that inner voice--the that tells you you're not going to make it.<p>That you're not good enough. You're undeserving. It's too late. You can't win. You fail at everything.<p>If you listen to it, …

Motivation

This cat is a total boss at navigating Tokyo's subway

Who run the world? Cats.<p>An unnamed kitty has taken over Tokyo's subway, mainly the downtown train Seibu Ikebukuro line which services stations …

Today in Science: People Get Aroused When They Touch Robot Genitals

It wasn't even a cute robot.<p>Technology is really coming at this robot sex complex from all angles. Movies like <i>Her</i> test how icky we feel, virtual reality porn edges its way into our homes, and in labs, scientists are hooking us up to robots to see how aroused we get.<p>Researchers at Stanford …

Happy, lasting relationships rely on something way more important than marriage

A friend who knows I'm in a long-term relationship recently sent me a New York Times' opinion piece titled "13 Questions To Ask Before Getting Married." What she probably doesn't know is that she sent me on an entirely different research mission: to see what we know about the effect marriage …

Abandoned Disney World Park is a Real-Life Dismaland

Disney World has been engrained as a vacation destination for families since it opened in 1971. With that imagery comes thoughts of 3-hour waits in …

Walt Disney Company

7 Essential Qualities Of True, Lasting Love

Love can be called a feeling. But love is also work. It requires action, intention, and openness to sustain love over years or decades. As a student …

The 9 Keys To A Happy Retirement

It turns out that happiness and retirement <i>do</i> go together.<p>Well, based on the research and books I’ve read and interviews I’ve done since becoming editor of the Money & Security and Work & Purpose channels at Next Avenue in 2011, they <i>can</i> go together if you play your cards right.<p>And it’s not just …

Retirement

Escaping to Mexico’s Best-Kept-Secret Island

The island of Holbox, off Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, is that rare find: an under-the-radar getaway with good food, good hotels and—for now—no scene<p>Beachgoers relax on hammocks in Isla Holbox, Mexico.<p>Alicia Vera for The Wall Street Journal<p>1 of 15<p>•••••<p>By<p>Kate Maxwell<p><b>WE’D PLANNED TO</b> spend a week on …

Mexico

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a bad night's sleep

And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give 110%.<p>But even though the thought of working an eight-hour day may seem impossible, it turns out that there are things you can do to get through it.<p>Here's how sleep …

Researchers turn carbon dioxide into sustainable concrete

Imagine a world with little or no concrete. Would that even be possible? After all, concrete is everywhere—on our roads, our driveways, in our homes, …

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Self-improvement

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, March 12

As a new recurring feature, we’re going to share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, March 12.<p><i>Mental Floss</i> …

Shopping

Meditation Has Become A Billion-Dollar Business

From Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio and Salesforce’s (crm) Marc Benioff to Goldman Sachs (gs) traders and Google (goog) programmers, Big Business loves …

Go champion Lee Se-dol strikes back to beat Google's DeepMind AI for first time

Intuition beats ingenuity at last<p>AlphaGo wrapped up victory for Google in the DeepMind Challenge Match by winning its third straight game against Go champion Lee Se-dol yesterday, but the 33-year-old South Korean has got at least some level of revenge — he's just defeated AlphaGo, the AI program …

How Talking About Kinky Sex Ended My 4 Year Relationship

There was a reason we preferred to keep our distance.<p>When you've been with someone on-and-off for 4 years like I have, it's easy to think you know exactly what they like during sex. Actually, though, many couples struggle to tell their partners what they want in bed, especially if it's kind of …

Top Underwater Photos from National Geographic Your Shot

A diverse and uniquely beautiful underwater world as captured by the Your Shot community in these winning photographs.<p>It takes patience, enthusiasm, and passion to make images underwater, but it’s worth the effort: The world below the surface is a captivating and magical place.<p>Members of <i>National</i> …

This Simple Lifestyle Change Will Make You Happier, Less Stressed, and More Creative

Difficulty level? Easy. Cost? Zero dollars.<p>What if I told you there was a simple, low-cost intervention that fights depression and stress, boosts productivity, tunes up cognitive function, increases self control, and even improves physical measures of health like blood pressure?<p>No doubt you'd race …

Biomarkers

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Meditation

These Are the 7 Habits of Highly Motivated People

I’ve seen too many people struggling with their motivation, or losing their mojo and wondering how to find it again. Whether they’ve been given bad …

Motivation

9 things no one ever tells you about climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

When my husband-to-be asked what I wanted to do for our honeymoon, I was stumped. I’m a travel editor. I’d traveled all over the world. We’d met in the Galapagos. How do you top that? Do you even try?<p>We both love adventure and the outdoors, and we wanted a once-in-a-lifetime trip that would leave …

It should be over for Hillary: Party elites and MSNBC can’t prop her up after Bernie’s Michigan miracle

<b>Hillary Clinton (Reuters/Randall Hill)</b><p>Trade, wages and the corrupt political class are the new key issues. Bernie and Trump finished off the party elites<p>Bill Curry<p>March 9, 2016 11:03pm (UTC)<p>You wouldn’t know it from watching TV last night or reading the national papers this morning but Bernie …

Middle-class

Top pollster: 'I have never seen anything like' what happened in Michigan

He's "never seen anything like" what happened there on Tuesday night.<p>"No. No. No," Mitchell, who conducts the Fox 2/Mitchell polls, told Business Insider in an interview on Wednesday.<p>He was referring to the result in the state that stunned the collective political world on Tuesday night.<p>Sen. Bernie …

Amanda Charchian Photographs Female Nudes Around the World

We caught up with the artist about her intimate new book, 'Pheromone Hotbox.'<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators and contains adult content.</b><p>Amanda Charchian celebrates the female nude in her new book, <i>Pheromone Hotbox</i>. From 2012 to 2015 the LA-based photographer traveled the world, shooting …

GE wants to use CO2 pollution to make huge solar batteries

Two big problems have been vexing environmental scientists for decades: How to store solar energy for later use, and what to do with CO2 that's been captured and sequestered from coal plants? Scientists from General Electric (GE) could solve both those problems at once by using CO2 as a giant …

The 5-Move Workout That Tightens Your Core and Fends Off Back Pain

Chisel your middle and bulletproof your back with these classic core movements<p>This abs workout pulls double duty: It not only carves and tightens your core, but it also prevents lower back pain in the process, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The routine consists of five core stability …

Reykjavíkurdætur Are a 15 Strong Rap Crew from the Volcanic Climes of Iceland, and They Are on Fire

They've told the Icelandic Prime Minister to "suck my pussy" live on TV, written songs about anal sex, and performed on stage in nude underwear.<p><i>It’s a very interesting time for gender equality in music. Women’s voices have never been louder, but at the same time the forces working against them have</i> …

8 Frugal Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire

While becoming a millionaire rarely occurs overnight, it's still an achievable dream if you work hard and use these habits.<p>There are approximately 35 million people who are millionaires in the world. As Robert J. Samuelson states so perfectly in <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>, "That's about 5 percent of the …

Personal Finance

5 Easiest Places For The Novice International Traveler

Travel is awesome. See cool things, meet new people, eat amazing foods. I’ve spoken to a lot of people who want to travel, but were worried since they’ve never left the country. To them (and you, if you’re still reading), have no fear. People are friendly everywhere.<p>To make it a little easier, I’ve …

New Zealand

The Web's Most Notorious Movie Piracy Site Is Back From the Dead

Popcorn Time, the streaming service that lets users watch pirated movies with the click of a button, is back.<p>The service’s anonymous developers …

Popcorn Time

The Food Lab: Follow These Rules for the Best Fried Rice

I've been holding off on doing a full fried rice story for several years now. I'm not really sure why. Fried rice is a great way to use up leftovers, it is infinitely variable, and there are <i>plenty</i> of variables worth testing out. Couple that with the number of rules that everyone says you simply …

Recipes