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The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

Self-improvement

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

James Webb Space Telescope

Genius Core Exercises | Men's Health

Take the plank: Most people are familiar with it. And they probably know a few variations, like the side plank or the single-leg plank.<p>But in this video, Gideon Akande, a strength coach and two-time Gold Gloves champion from Chicago, shows you 22 variations of the exercise—from beginner to brutal. …

6 Amazing Body Changes When You Give Up Carbs

Simple carbs, such as those found in cookies, candy and chips, are <i>The Bachelorette</i> of the food world. They’ll give you a quick thrill — but you know …

Nutrition

How to Do the Muscleup | Men's Health

Ready to become a muscleup master? Follow Garner’s six tips below. Work these into your routine two or three times a week, and you’ll amaze onlookers in no time.<p><b>1. Get mobile</b><p>“Shoulder mobility is a limiting factor of the muscleup,” says Garner.<p>If you sit behind a desk all day, chances are you won’t …

8 Exercises to Help You Get Bigger Arms Like the Rock

“Just so we’re clear, that doesn’t mean performing endless sets of curls,” says Schoenfeld. “Hammering away at one exercise won’t give you arms that pop—you have to work the full spectrum of muscle fibers throughout your arm in multiple ways from multiple angles.”<p>And that’s exactly what you’ll do …

MIT lecturer explains 5 key skills that separate innovators from imitators

According to Hal Gregersen, the executive director of the MIT Leadership Center, "all of us were quite good at [innovation] when we were 4 years old." The problem is, without cultivation, these skills are often lost by adulthood.<p>Four years ago, Gregersen, along with business professors Jeff Dyer …

Innovation

Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …

Asthma could be cured within five years after drug breakthrough

Asthma could be cured within five years after scientists discovered what causes the condition and how to switch it off.<p>In a breakthrough which could change the lives of Britain’s five million sufferers, researchers at Cardiff University and Kings College London identified which cells cause the …

10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

Success

4 Reasons Introverts Make Some Of The Best Entrepreneurs

Introverts bring a few key strengths to the table that extroverts are more likely to lack. Here’s how great leaders harness them.<p>Do introverts, especially those who are shy, have what it takes to be entrepreneurs?<p>Tick off the personality traits you imagine a successful business owner should have, …

Entrepreneurship

What Great Managers Do to Engage Employees

Less than one-third of Americans are engaged in their jobs in any given year. This finding has remained consistent since 2000, when Gallup first began measuring and reporting on U.S. workplace engagement.<p>Gallup defines engaged employees as those who are involved in and enthusiastic about their work …

Employee Engagement

Metabolic Supercharge: 6-Week Workout Plan for Fat Loss

“You can only burn so much fat <i>during</i> your workout,” says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Men's Health StreamFIT</b>. “If you want to drop those last 5 or 10 pounds, you also need to torch calories when you’re away from the gym—while you’re sitting at your computer, lying in bed, or commuting in the …

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Personal Finance

11 Exercises That Will Make Your Abs Cry

That stronger core you've always wanted? Just learn these moves and do them regularly.<p>No one doesn't want a stronger core. That's why BuzzFeed Life asked Rob Sulaver, C.S.C.S, personal trainer and founder of Bandana Training, to tell us his favorite exercises for building better abs. He came up …

How to make a good first impression

So we asked Susan RoAne—author of the recently released 25th anniversary edition of <i>How to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections—in Person and Online</i>—for her tips on how to make those events less daunting and more fun. "In every room, there are people who you want to meet, …

12 Incredible Abs Exercises You Should Know

Everything you need to do to get a stronger core without doing a single solitary crunch. For everyone from fitness rookie to hardcore exerciser.<p>Thumbnail from Thinkstock.

24 Proven Steps to Make You a Master Networker

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently read <i>How to Be A Power Connector</i> by Judy Robinett and was blown away. As someone who considers herself a gifted connector, I wrote to Robinett and told her,“It’s as though you took my brain and put it on paper, but added …

Self-improvement

5 Tips on How to Talk Like a Boss

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve spent any amount of time around top executives or business leaders, you’ve probably found that most of them don’t speak like your typical employee. There is a recognizable confidence, timbre and clarity to their vocal presence …

Public Speaking

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

Galaxy bends light to create 4 views of supernova - Futurity

Just as Albert Einstein predicted, astronomers have found a massive galaxy bending and magnifying light from a supernova to create four separate …

The best funds to hold for the next 10 years

Here we ask the best fund analysts in the business to name their top 'buy and forget' fund tips for the next decade<p>Last month we talked <b>Isa investors</b> through the key preparatory steps they need to take before committing their tax-free allowance this year. Now it’s time to tip some funds.<p>Over the …

“It’s not about the sex”: The case for open relationships

Infidelity is condemned as selfish, while monogamy is celebrated. But what’s so great about living in self-denial?<p>When my boyfriend, Jason, confessed to having sex with another woman, I cried. I cried almost nonstop for a full weekend, actually, in spite of the fact that I was the one who …

Relationships

Britain's best hotels for spring

The dark days of January and February will soon give way to spring, with all its freshness, renewal and promise of summer. If there are perfect hotels in which to hunker down on long, cold evenings, and ones for lazy summer days by the sea, then there are also hotels that are just right for the …

Seven Perspectives On Asia & 21st Century Globalization

In the 19th century European powers came to dominate the planet. Europe was the center of the universe. The European century ended in 1914. With all the cross-border wars and civil wars, the revolutions, and the erosion of European economic power, Europe became eclipsed as the US emerged as …

Globalization