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Tony Robbins showed us the very first thing he does every morning to have more energy

For years, Tony Robbins has been starting his mornings with a 10-minute ritual that gives him a boost of energy and prepares him for the day. On a recent trip to Robbins' Fiji resort Namale, where he was hosting the winners of Shopify's Build a Bigger Business competition, he showed Business …

Tony Robbins

Fats Domino: 12 Essential Songs

From "The Fat Man" to "Blueberry Hill" and beyond, we look back at the late New Orleans hitmaker's finest<p>12<p>By , , , , , ,<p>Few artists embodied the …

Fats Domino

13 Incredible Science Facts You Probably Didn't Learn at High School

Science just gets better.<p>We learn about some awesome science in high school - like Einstein's theory of relativity, the Periodic table, and DNA …

Military Aircraft

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

If You Want to Have Lucid Dreams, Here's a Tip From a Recent Study

We're so down for this.<p>Having a degree of control of our dreams while we're in the middle of them can be one hell of a fun ride, adding a vivid new …

Consciousness

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, Lee recommends five other types of workouts. They generate benefits that range from weight loss and muscle building to protecting your heart and brain and strengthening your bones.<p>The findings are detailed in a …

Tai Chi

20 Smart And Practical Home Decor Tips Our Readers Actually Swear By

Do you follow the 1-3-5 rule?<p><i>Note: Some responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the 6 most important choices you can make

Turns out, humans are pretty lousy decision-makers. We fall victim to bias, let emotions cloud our judgment, and tire of making choices pretty quickly.<p>But Cerf has also learned that making a handful of really smart choices at the right moment can eliminate the need to make hundreds of smaller, …

The Brain

Watch Snoop Dogg And Don Rickles Eat And Talk In Great Video

7 'Facts' You Learned at School That Are No Longer True

Don't get stuck in the past.<p>Over time, even facts we consider steadfast truths can change. People used to think doctors could forgo washing their …

Climate Science Looks Back to Predict the Future—And It’s Not Pretty

Simulating past climates gives science an uncomfortably accurate picture of what the future holds: The last time it was only a little warmer than …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

African wild dogs vote with sneezes on important pack issues

Dog democracy.<p>African wild dogs have <i>excellent</i> table manners. The puppies are allowed to eat first. Able-bodied dogs share meat with injured confederates. And packs of <i>Lycaon pictus</i> vote that it's time to go on a hunt by sneezing.<p>Neil Jordan, a professor at the University of New South Wales who does …

Incredible footage from space shows massive lightning storms in Hurricane Irma

All these flashing yellow dots are lightning storms.<p>They're all part of Hurricane Irma.<p>The storms were tracked by NOAA over a period of 80 hours from September 4th to the 9th.<p>There's a lot of lightning around the eye.<p>This is unusual — hurricanes usually don't have a lot of lightning.<p>That's because …

Weather

How to Find Where You're Going in Photography

It happens to all of us: we get our first professional camera, and all of a sudden, everything is photogenic, everything is beautiful. But …

Elijah's friends reveal the racism, abuse and violence rife in Kalgoorlie

After spending five days in the town, NITV heard some horrific stories from the friends and family of Elijah Doughty, affectionately remembered as …

Naming and shaming Northern Territory kids a breach of human rights, children's commissioner says

Northern Territory Police breached United Nations conventions on children's rights by naming and shaming underage young people on their Facebook …

Sociology

The Best Memory-Boosting Foods

Put these foods on your grocery list to remember where you parked when you leave the supermarket.<p>From forgetting where you put your keys to …

What's the Future of the Urban Farmers' Market?

As grocery delivery ramps up, these bastions of local food are no longer offering something quite so unusual. Who is the model serving—and can it survive?<p>Locally sourced food, it seems, is pervasive these days—especially in cities. Once only available at a farmers’ market one morning a week in …

What are the greatest lines from comedy films?

What do Edinburgh Festivals’ comedians, performers and comedy fans think of BBC Culture’s top 100 greatest comedies?<p>This week, BBC Culture announced the results of its poll to find the 100 greatest comedies ever made, featuring the votes of 253 film critics and experts from 52 countries around the …

Monty Python

Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame

All of us experience anxiety at one point or another; whether down to a job interview or a first date, that nervous feeling in the gut often takes …

Medical Research

The Concept of Schizophrenia Is Coming to an End – Here's Why

"The syndrome is already beginning to breakdown..."<p>The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have …

Find your place in the universe in this new dark matter map

Matter? Dark matter? It doesn’t matter — if it’s got mass, cosmologists can map it<p>If you aren’t sure what dark matter or dark energy are, don’t feel insecure about it — scientists aren’t entirely sure either. (There are some very convincing theories, though.) Combined, the two entities make up …

Sydney's underwater crayweed forest makes recovery in Eureka moment for scientists

Underwater seaweed forests that disappeared off a 70-kilometre stretch of Sydney's coastline in the 1980s have made a remarkable recovery through a …

Perseid meteor shower 2017 - in pictures

Stargazers have been treated to a delightful display, as the Perseid meteor shower appeared in skies overnight.<p>The annual display has been seen since …

Why Cauliflower Is the New 'It' Vegetable

Cauliflower used to be a boring vegetable. When chef Eric Ripert was growing up in France, he saw it as something to buy only when “there was nothing …

Dark Matter Might Clump to Form Planets

A new theory suggests dark matter could coalesce into massive structures. Dark stars may not just be for Grateful Dead fans anymore. In a new paper …

Dark Matter

Taste Beyond The Tongue