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How to Engage Your Core, Plus 7 Abs Exercises for a Stronger Middle

These abs moves and core strengtheners will help you have the best. Workout. Ever.<p>Have you huffed and puffed your way through hundreds of sit-ups …

Why You're So Tired After Eating a Big Meal

Somewhere between giving thanks and reaching for that second slice of grandma’s pumpkin pie, it hits—the “food coma.” While it’s common to feel tired …

This Is What Happens When You Combine Ferrofluids and Glowsticks

Ferrofluids are cool. Glowsticks are cool. And what happens when you combine them is pretty neat, too.<p>Ferrofluids are liquids that hold tiny …

Meet the dogs who can sniff out cancer better than some lab tests

<b>Milton Keynes, United Kingdom (CNN) —</b> Lucy, a cross between a Labrador retriever and an Irish water spaniel, failed miserably at guide dog school. As she was curious and easily excitable, random scents distracted Lucy from her master's path, and it wasn't long before she was unceremoniously kicked …

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General Relativity: 100 Years Old And Still Full Of Surprises

Dark energy, gravitational waves, and black holes may be just the beginning<p>In 1913, Albert Einstein had stalled in his efforts to construct his general theory of relativity. He pleaded with his friend Marcel Grossmann for a mathematical boost: “Grossmann, you’ve got to help me, otherwise I’ll go …

The Secret Psychology of Facebook

<i>The post first appeared on Buffer.</i><p>Whenever I hop onto Facebook to do something specific—find a link I saved for later or see what’s happening on Buffer’s Facebook page, perhaps—something strange happens.<p>Despite my best intentions to stay on track and accomplish my goal, I get sucked in. Suddenly …

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Straight Up Triceps-Blasting Routine

<b>Duration</b> 45 min<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Take a look in the mirror. Now, hit a gnarly side triceps pose like nobody’s looking. Do you love—really love— …

The Truth About Protein: How Much And How Often? Written By Layne Norton

819<p>From the time that the first physique enthusiasts & bodybuilders ever started choking down extra chicken breasts, steaks, and vile concoctions to …

Why You Should Never Cross Your Arms Again

8 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Body language is older and more innate for us as humans than even language or facial expressions. That’s why people born blind can perform the same body language expressions as people who can see. They come pre-programmed with our brains.<p>I’ve always …

Cardiff University

Sleep and Weight Gain

There are more ways to gain weight than you can imagine. Eating too much and lack of exercise are the most well known, while lack of sleep is largely underrated.<p>There are hormonal issues that contribute to lack of sleep and weight gain. I want to address the lifestyle issues, the everyday …

Carbohydrate Intake For Fat Loss – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness Magazine

In order to lose weight you need to put yourself in a caloric deficit. I’m sure I’m not telling you anything you didn’t already know, but what about …

12 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Your Skin

The skin you're in is amazing. It's the ultimate multitasker, simultaneously protecting your organs, shedding cells and keeping you cool or warm. But how much do you really know about your skin, aside from the fact that you should protect it from the sun's UV rays? We rounded up some fascinating …

10 Yoga Poses For Runners

<i>By Jeremy Berger for Men's Journal</i><p>This won't be the first time somebody tries to get you into yoga. Yoga converts are evangelical: There's the peaceful friend who wants you to find your heart center; the intense friend who dips out of work for Bikram and comes back 10 pounds lighter; and the insane …

What Are The 5 Most Addictive Behaviors Known To Science?

<i>By Jacqueline Detwiler</i><p>When it comes to addiction, the brain region everyone talks about is the mesolimbic reward system. Located near regions involved in emotion, pain and decision-making, it’s a motivational circuit that normally encourages humans to pursue evolutionarily beneficial activities, …

How To Use 10 Psychological Theories To Persuade People

Influence your audience without feeling sleazy about it with these tips on social media.<p>What are we really talking about when we’re talking about conversions?<p>Persuasion, right? Influence.<p>When we talk about conversions, we are, most of the time, discussing ways we can be more persuasive, more …

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40 Superb Psychology Blogs - PsyBlog

Forty of the best psychology blogs, chosen to give you a broad sweep of the most interesting content being produced online right now.<p>The list is …

Three Words You Shouldn't Say About Yourself

When we interact with other people, what do we want? As I started to study that question, I came across a wonderful quote. "There are two kinds of people in the world," Robert Benchley wrote. "Those who divide the world into two kinds of people, and those who don't."<p>Psychologists have a bad habit …

6 Core Exercises To Make You A Stronger, Faster Runner

<i>By Jason Fitzgerald for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>As runners, we love to lace up our shoes and head out the door to enjoy a few fun miles. The endorphin rush felt after a long run or interval session can't be beat. But sometimes, injuries can keep us from doing what we love. What if there was a simple way …

Change Your Beliefs About Yourself to Form Better Habits

Identity-based habits can be powerful things. Essentially, the beliefs you have about yourself can drive your long-term behavior. And by focusing on …

Treat Failure Like a Scientist

I recently had a wonderful conversation with my friend Beck Tench. During our chat, Beck told me about an interesting shift in thinking that occurred …

8 Ways to Say No Without Killing Your Reputation

<i>This piece originally appeared on Adam Grant’s LinkedIn Influencers page.</i><p>If you want something done, ask a busy person. The old saying rings true, …

Success

The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters

<i>“We are what we pretend to be,”</i> Kurt Vonnegut famously wrote, <i>“so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”</i> But given how much our minds mislead us, what if we don’t realize when we’re pretending — who are we then? That’s precisely what <b>David McRaney</b> explores in <b>You Are Now Less Dumb: How to</b> …

Can You Be Allergic to the Cold?

Another strike against winter weather<p>If wintry weather is on your last nerve, it could be worse. That’s right, you could be <i>allergic</i> to the cold.<p>“People with something called cold urticaria break out in itchy red hives wherever they’ve been in contact with the cold,” says Stanley Fineman, M.D., past …

What Happens Next: A Gallimaufry | When you are hurting, there will always be people...

When you are hurting, there will always be people who find a way to make it about themselves. If you break your wrist, they’ll complain about a …

What To Eat When You're Sick

<i>By Cindy Shih</i><p>Even when you've done your best to fight off the winter blues and miserable flus, it's almost inevitable you'll get at least a mild sniffle at some point during cold and flu season. And even though being stuck at home with a fever <i>does</i> warm up our bodies -- which may sound nice when the …

Health | Yahoo Lifestyle

Pop Culture<p>Hope Schreiber<p>A pleasant enough sales pitch may have some people shelling out $38 for a product you can make yourself with a packet of …

Stereotypes

How to Train Your Mind to Think Critically and Form Your Own Opinions

"Critical Thinking" may sound like an obnoxious buzzword from liberal arts schools, but it's actually a useful skill. Critical thinking just means …