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No Equipment Needed: 9 Bodyweight Training Articles and Workout Programs

So you can run far and lift heavy, but can you do basic bodyweight movements like pull ups, handstands, and pistols? Here are 9 articles and workout …

AI lawyer can help you with a thousand different legal issues

DoNotPay can assist with writing letters and filling out forms in all 50 states.<p>Over two years ago, Joshua Browder, now a junior at Stanford University, created a chatbot that could contest parking tickets in New York City and London. By June of 2016, DoNotPay had successfully contested 160,000 …

This Pilates-Inspired Workout Will Make You Feel Taller Instantly

We spend all day leaning forward (driving, typing, reading, cooking, the list goes on). And, “The more time we spend in these forward positions the …

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It is never too early nor is it ever too late to start planning for retirement. It ultimately depends on your way of life, where are you living, and …

Social Security

The 32 Best Health Podcasts on iTunes in 2017

Health podcasts are one of my favourite ways to deepen my understanding of the human experience.<p>That’s one of the main reasons I decided to set up my …

Self-improvement

The Police Are Scanning the Faces of Every Single Person at Download

The festival will be the first in the UK to allow the police to use facial recognition software.<p>For most of us, festivals are a way to escape our invisible prisons of technology. “I’m not taking my iPhone to Glasto,” you mutter to your pal, “I’m going off the grid.” Who can blame you? For just a …

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

This Striking Image Of A Black Man Hanging A Klansman Shows A Different Side Of America's Racist History

When photographer Tyler Shields captured the provocative photo of a naked black man hanging a white Klansman from a tree branch, he considered his work a significant achievement.<p>However, when he chose to widely share the image, his friends expressed caution. They said it was "too much" -- but …

How do I invest my first $1,000?

So, you want to invest. Fantastic! Ideally, you are young and ready to reap the returns (you know, 45 years from now), but it’s never too late to …

Supermax inmate writes op-ed for the New York Times about how to improve prisons

In his mid-30s and spending 28-to-life behind bars for murder and dealing drugs, John J. Lennon describes the considerable amount of time prisoners spend watching and talking about television — the "TV program," as he calls it. Attica officials don't mind because fewer fights break out when inmates …

How the 1 percent always wins: “We live in a faux democracy, which is why everyone’s so cynical and nobody votes”

<b>Jamie Dimon, Donald Trump, David Koch (Reuters/Yuri Gripas/AP/Dan Hallman/Evan Agostini)</b><p>The rich get richer, the middle class gets hollowed out. We all stay quiet. Steve Fraser explains why we allow it<p>Scott Timberg<p>April 4, 2015 1:15pm (UTC)<p>Why aren’t we getting angry about the steady shifting of …

Meet the 380 hp Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition

It comes with a more powerful supercharged V6, plus a host of unique features and options, and is making its big debut at the 2015 New York auto show.<p>Coinciding with an update that spans the entire range of Range Rover Sport for 2016, Land Rover is adding a new model to the baby Rover mix, in …

Land Rover Range Rover

Cell Extortion: Inmate Phones Leading to Violence, Fraud

U.S. news<p>The voice on the phone told Addis Thompson that his local sheriff's office in Macon, Georgia had a warrant for his arrest. Thompson had missed jury duty, said the man, who identified himself as an officer. Thompson could pay a fine, or go to jail.<p>"Being an old man,” said Thompson, who is …

Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

The 1 percent rigged everything: Why no one can end Ronald Reagan’s “dead wrong” voodoo economics

<b>(AP/Barry Thumma/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>A thriving middle class is the cause of growth. The middle class creates rich people — not the other way around<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>March 19, 2015 8:37pm (UTC)<p>Venture capitalist Nick Hanauer, a highly visible champion of Seattle's $15/hour minimum wage, wrote a piece …

The Blackphone 2 Is An Ultra-Secure Smartphone Made For Secret Agents

A phone so secure, its makers will pay you if you can hack it<p>There's nothing worse than getting hacked. Ask anyone at Sony, which lost an estimated $100 million in the malicious hacks committed against the company last year. Silent Circle, a company founded by Internet security legend Phil …

This is not a democracy: How the 1 percent rigged the game

<b>(Leena Robinson via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Money is speech, dollars have more influence than people — it’s time to be honest about the plutocracy we live in<p>Michael Gould-Wartofsky<p>March 1, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>All our lives, we have been told that free markets are synonymous with free societies. That …

4 Inspiring Must-Watch TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Listening to advice from these four experts will be the best time you spend this week.<p>Have you been to Boston lately?<p>I'm not sure if you've heard, but my very own stomping grounds have become one of the most innovative cities in America!<p>I'm fortunate to live in this place where the start-up …

Steve Jobs would have turned 60 today. Here are 15 of his most inspiring quotes

To commemorate, we've put together a collection of some of his most thought-provoking or inspiring words.<p>(<i>Dylan Love and Karyne Levy contributed to a previous version of this article.</i>)

How Often You Should Eat, According to Science

You already know that if you want to lose weight, you’ve got to consume healthy, wholesome foods. Where most diet-confusion lies is in the timing and …

6 Ways Your Health Suffers When You Stop Working Out

Hitting pause on your workout plan can do more than just make you paunchy

Neuroplasticity Studies Reveal Your Brain's Amazing Malleability

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>As time goes by, science provides more and more evidence that your brain is malleable and continually changing in response to your …

The 25 Best High Protein Snacks at the Supermarket

Americans have a dual obsession with snacking and eating more protein. In fact, recent surveys have revealed that 91 percent of adults snack at least …

How to think like Warren Buffett

It's not like Warren Buffett has a crystal ball.<p>In fact, the Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO would be quick to tell you he doesn't know what the …

Can Social Listening Make You Millions In The Stock Market?

Ever wonder how to beat the buzz before the news?<p>Without a doubt, you’ve seen the market update that “XYZ Stock (that you don’t own) soars on approval news.” But by the time you see it, the price has already peaked. Those types of updates, despite appearing within the lightning-fast world of social …

Can Monks Really Go Into 200-Year Trances?

Recent reports from Mongolia that a recently discovered, 200-year-old mummified monk is not actually dead, but in a deep form of meditation, …

Meditation

Tools stock junkies can't get through a day without

There are a plethora of do-it-yourself investors that have spurned the traditional model of using financial advisors to steer their portfolios. Many …