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Top 10 Easy DIY Projects to Upgrade Your Bathroom

The bathroom: It might not be your favorite room in your home, but it sure is an important one. Use your DIY skills to boost the organization and …

Secretive U.S. Navy Submarine Went on a Dangerous Mission

On Jan. 20, 2013, the <i>Seawolf-</i>class attack submarine USS <i>Jimmy Carter</i> left her home port in Bangor, Washington. Less than two months later, the …

How You Can Learn the #1 Persuasion Technique of FBI Hostage Negotiators

FBI Hostage negotiators know how to listen and this is the secret to connecting with people.<p>We’ve all been told we could be better listeners and that …

3 Steps & Most EFFECTIVE Way to Insulate your Garage Door To Reduce Heat Gain

Insulating a garage door is worthwhile for many reasons. The main reason someone might want to insulate the garage is simply because they spend time …

Home Improvement

French Drain With Dry Well

Soap Vomiting Unicorn<p>How to Increase Humidity for Houseplants<p>How to Choose the Right Pot or Planter for a Plant<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>In 60 …

Double Sided Coin Ring

Foam Forming a Tiger Lily<p>3D Print Constellation Necklace<p>SALT AND WATER ETCHING<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>I wonder if you have tried this without …

38 Borderline Genius Ways To Organize Your Garage

Make your car proud to park there.

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

Emotional Intelligence

What It's Like to Be an Undercover FBI Agent

Bob Hamer spent 26 years undercover for the FBI, where he posed as a drug dealer, contract killer, pedophile, degenerate gambler, international weapons dealer, and white-collar criminal.<p>Working as an undercover agent probably ranks as one of the most terrifying and dangerous things you could choose …

What Really Happens When an LA Girl Hikes the Inca Trail

I'll admit, I look like I belong at the beach in Malibu rather than in a tent on a mountain in Peru. But crushing challenges and stereotypes just so happens to be one of my favorite things to do, so guess what my brain thought when I heard about the Inca Trail hike? <i>Oh, there's a more difficult way</i> …

15 common tattoos criminals have and what they secretly mean

And sometimes, inmates make it easy to know exactly what they've been up to through the use of tattoos.<p>Here are 15 tattoos and their secret meanings.<p>Know a different meaning for the tattoos displayed here? Share in the comments here.

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Former FBI hostage-negotiation trainer shares 6 tricks for getting people to do what you want

He'd pretend to be a suicidal policeman, holding a gun to his neck, threatening to take his own life.<p>His job was to challenge his audience — a room full of FBI agents and police officers — to talk him out of it.<p>"In the end, I always pulled the trigger, and then, from the point of view of that role …

Goldman Sachs

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Self-improvement

Meet the New Gangster Warlords of Latin America

They remind me of the Dirty Dozen. Except there are more than twelve of these guys. And they look more badass.<p>In that classic 1967 war movie, the …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Holistic Medicine

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

Harvard MRI Study Proves Meditation Literally Rebuilds Brain's Gray Matter In 8 Weeks

A study conducted by a Harvard affiliated team out of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) came across surprising conclusions regarding the tangible …

The Science of Yoga: Physical Yoga is only 12.5 % of YOGA

View Comments<p>Unlike what most people understand – Yoga is not merely physical exercises to keep one’s body healthy. The true meaning of the word YOGA …

This Magnet Can Change Your Faith in God

When researchers used magnetic energy to shut down the brain’s threat perception, nearly a third of patients were more tolerant to immigrants. More …

Suzy Favor Hamilton talks about her secret life as a Las Vegas escort

Suzy Favor-Hamilton, a three-time U.S. Olympic runner turned Las Vegas escort, will release a memoir entitled Fast Girl: Running from Madness next …

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

Top 10 most powerful bikes of 2015

<b>THERE’S</b> always been a mysterious disconnect between the power figures quoted on spec sheets and the reality of the dyno room that makes comparing one …

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

The Brain

Forget being 'on the edge' — Earth is entering a sixth mass extinction

Close to half of all living species on the Earth could disappear by the end of this century, and humans will be the cause.<p>This is the sixth mass extinction— a loss of life that could rival the die-out that caused the dinosaurs to disappear 65 millions years ago after an asteroid hit the planet.<p>This …

Extinction

How Isis crippled al-Qaida | Shiv Malik, Ali Younes, Spencer Ackerman, Mustafa Khalili

Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433954982833/1b7d66ce-79f0-4547-b570-f68f1f82bd4e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the …

Al-Qaeda

How Doing Absolutely Nothing for 3 Minutes Could Save Your Brain

Add this to your daily routine and stay sharp for decades<p>Find your zen now, so you don’t lose your mind later. People who meditate regularly may experience less brain deterioration as they age, finds a new study from the University of California.<p>Researchers examined brain scans and found that older …

French Drain With Dry Well

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