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Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

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Yuval Noah Harari extract: ‘Humans have always lived in the age of post-truth. We’re a post-truth species’

False stories have an intrinsic advantage over the truth when it comes to uniting people<p>Humans prefer power to truth. We spend far more time trying to control the world than trying to understand it<p>We are repeatedly told these days that we are living in a new and frightening era of “post-truth”, and …

Fake News

Why fewer people use public transport

IN MUCH of the rich world, urban public transport is becoming quieter. New York’s subway carried 2% fewer people on weekdays over the last 12 months …

Swedish government introduces new benchmarks for architecture and design

The Swedish government has introduced new architecture and design targets to make Sweden a more "sustainable, equal and less segregated society".<p>The …

Steven Spielberg argues Netflix films shouldn't qualify for Oscar nominations

Add Steven Spielberg to the list of filmmakers who are concerned about the rise of Netflix. The <i>Ready Player One</i> director spoke about the “clear and …

Oscars 2018: See the Complete Winners List

The Shape of Water was the biggest winner of the night, taking home best picture and director.<p>On Sunday night, <b>Jimmy Kimmel</b> welcomed us to the 90th Academy Awards—a landmark evening that made history in a variety of ways even before the first awards were handed out—with an opening monologue that …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Lionsgate Falls Flat in 'Dirty Dancing' Ad Spoof Lawsuit

A judge throws out the film studio's trademark claims over an advertisement with the tagline, "Nobody puts your old 401(k) in the corner."<p>On Monday, …

Average Star Wars: The Force Awakens fan is 34-year-old male

Advance ticket purchases for JJ Abrams’ space opera sequel reveal its greatest demographic appeal: among men between ages of 18 and 49<p>Star Wars: The Force Awakens is widely predicted to become one of the highest grossing films of all time, with some experts suggesting that box-office revenues in …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

Social Media

The era of Facebook is an anomaly

danah boyd’s SXSW keynote is sold out. When it’s over, a dozen fans rush the stage.<p>These fans aren’t young groupies hoping to get a closer glimpse at their favorite rock star, but full-grown adults hoping to hear one more word from boyd. She’s one of the world’s sharpest authorities on how teens …

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

This Industry Is Completely Ridiculous. Let’s Hope It Stays That Way.

OK. Let’s take a step back from all the recent tech news, look at it with fresh eyes — and try not to burst into slightly hysterical laughter.<p>In Japan, some half-billion dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency vanished from a site founded to trade Magic: The Gathering cards. In New Zealand, the world’s …

How Gadgets Ruin Relationships and Corrupt Emotions

The average teen sends more than 3,000 text messages a month (and that was a few years ago). But here’s the thing: Ten percent of people under the …

Facebook co-founder: email is about to die

When Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz ran the company's engineering team -- in those heady days when Facebook was still taking over the world -- …

Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations | Colossal

<p>These videos by Adam Magyar are one of those things that are difficult to explain verbally, but as soon as you see it, you realize how completely …

A Vibrating Watch That Messes With Your Perception of Time

Durr is a watch designed to draw attention to that slippery disconnect between time as it passes and how we perceive it passing. Instead of hands or …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

HBO Still Doesn't Get It: Game of Thrones Again the Most Torrented Show

Three seasons in and <i>Game of Thrones</i> still continues to set records – both legitimate and otherwise. After hitting ratings milestones earlier this …

Cracking The Code For Film Marketing

Movie studios spend eight billion dollars a year producing films in the U.S. This investment assures a steady flow of films but it doesn’t guarantee an audience for them. That is why marketing is such a critical part of the filmmaking ecosystem. For every two dollars spent making a film, studios …

Waze partners up with Universal Pictures to let celebrity voices give you driving directions

GPS turn-by-turn directions are staid and boring, whether they are relayed by a male or female voice. Waze wants to give us what we <i>really</i> want, which is, quite naturally, driving directions delivered with the gravitas only Hollywood actors can bring. To that end, the social navigation company has …

The Life and Times of an Aging Superhero Captured in Oil Paintings by Andreas Englund | Colossal

<p>In his ongoing series of photorealistic oil paintings called the <i>Aging Superhero</i>, Swedish artist Andreas Englund takes us into the candidly humorous …

Winners of the International Fine Art Photography Competition 2013

Ready to see a selection of today's best fine art photography? The International Fine Art Photography Competition (Grand Prix de la Dcouverte) has just announced its 2013 winners. Each year, the competition invites emerging and mid-career photographers from around the world to enter their finest …

Art Photography

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Madonna Launches "secretprojectrevolution" Film and Flipboard Magazine

Madonna Launches “secretprojectrevolution” Film and Flipboard Magazine<p>Inside Flipboard / September 25, 2013<p>Yesterday, Madonna unveiled Art For …

10 Fascinating Photos That Look Unbelievably Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

The 'Smallest House In Italy' Is Architecturally Stunning

Architect and designer Marco Pierazzi saw the potential in an abandoned, one-room alleyway house just steps from Roman landmarks like the Pantheon and Saint Peter's Square. He bought it, fixed it up, and lived there with his wife until their child was born.<p>While it's not commercially available, …

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Five Things Entrepreneurs Should Never Do

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’m breaking all the rules.<p>I’m at a silent retreat for the week. No …