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How to Stretch the Hip and Lower Back

There are many different exercises used to stretch the hip flexors, and the psoas muscles (pronounced "so-as") that connect directly to the lumbar …

How to Stretch the Hip Flexors and Psoas Muscles

There are several different exercises used to stretch the hip flexors and psoas muscles. These are two of the basic stretches to get you started. …

The Best 20-Minute Workout Videos

<b>We’ve carefully selected these videos because they’re actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their viewers with personal stories and</b> …

The Golden Ten Seconds of Patient Care, Improving Patient and Physician Interaction

<i>Written by Nabil Ebraheim, MD and Molly Ebraheim</i><p><b>What are the golden ten seconds of patient care?</b><p>The first few seconds of the interaction between a physician and patient are very important. The golden ten seconds of patient care is the first interaction between the patient and the physician. The …

How to Get Shorter Answers From a Long-Winded Employee

Can a chatty employee become more concise?<p><i>Editor's note: Inc.com columnist Alison Green answers questions about workplace and management issues--everything from how to deal with a micromanaging boss to how to talk to someone on your team about body odor.</i><p>A reader writes:<p>I have an employee who is …

The 6 Best Shoulder-Saving Exercises

Shoulder injuries suck. They can impede training, cause obnoxious nagging pain, and severely hinder your ability to do the YMCA at your second …

Cirque du Soleil

Top executives out at Wounded Warrior Project

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two top executives of veterans' charity Wounded Warrior Project are out after reports of extravagant and wasteful spending.<p>In a statement announcing the departures of Chief Executive Officer Steven Nardizzi and Chief Operating Officer Al Giordano, the charity said Thursday that it disputes …

The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear?<p>If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle.<p><b>The Man Behind The Concept</b><p>Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an …

Time Management

A Checklist for Making Faster, Better Decisions

Managers make about three billion decisions each year, and almost all of them can be made better. The stakes for doing so are real: decisions are the most powerful tool managers have for getting things done. Setting goals (another tool) is aspirational, but making decisions actually drives action. …

The Right Way to Hold People Accountable

John* was doing his best to be calm, but his frustration was palpable. Jeanine was explaining that there was little chance her group was going to make the numbers for this quarter. “Honestly?” she said. “The numbers weren’t realistic to begin with. It was really unlikely that we were going to make …

Supporting Your Quiet Child Through Tough Social Situations

The most fun my son has ever had at a birthday party was while he was holding my wife’s hand. Felix was 5 years old at the time, and the birthday …

An Awesome DIY Spray-Painted Superhero Lamp

109 Shares<p>Comments<p>DIY projects are getting more and more popular these days. People want something unique, that some stores just can’t produce. So, …

A physics professor lays out a scientific explanation for why some people are successful and others aren't

This is an interesting question, which, as usual, means it's important, a bit vague, and difficult.<p>The answer surely depends heavily upon precisely what you mean by "intelligent" and "successful."<p>I'll take a somewhat different approach than some of the other replies and tell you about a study of …

Self-improvement

How Board Games Have Become More Popular Than Ever

Exploring why, in the age of video games, board game sales are up year on year, "board game bars" are becoming increasingly popular and hundreds of thousands of people subscribe to tabletop gaming YouTube channels.<p>Gaming is so close to being fully immersive. Facial recognition software is almost at …

Board Games

You Should Really Celebrate National Banana Bread Day

Did you know that tomorrow, Tuesday, February 23, is National Banana Bread Day? Reach for your brownest, squishiest, ripest bananas and get …

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Hackers Found a Way to Make Furbies Even Creepier

When Furby hit store shelves in November 1998, it was an instant hit. Kids loved it. Parents loved it. People paid three times the Furby’s retail …

A Harvard psychologist says there's one factor that defines success in a job interview

It was her chance to finally give her "elevator pitch" — a 90-second summary of her research program and goals that could help her land a job at a prestigious academic institution.<p>Sure enough, she soon found herself in an elevator with three prominent psychologists in her field, and one of them …

TED Talks

Scientists Find the Exercise and Diet Sweet Spot for Gaining Muscle, Losing Fat

Holy GrailThe exercise and diet sweet spot to build muscle, lose fat.Scientists have found the perfect balance of exercise and diet to achieve one of …

Exercise

Stanford's 'Gecko Glove' makes Spider-Man climbing possible

Never let anyone crush your dreams. Last week the results of a University of Cambridge study spread through the news, claiming that the dream of Spider-Man-like abilities for humans is simply impossible. By their reasoning, sticky pads need to scale up in order to support increased weight, and as a …

Cam Newton, J.J. Watt take home PFWA Player of the Year awards

Newton is the first Panther to win the PFWA MVP award.<p>Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been named MVP and Offensive Player of the Year by the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA), while Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was selected as Defensive Player of the Year.<p>Newton is the …

9 Bike Beginner Mistakes to Avoid

It’s National Bike Month, and we’re all looking forward to having more company in the bike lane. But if you’re a beginning rider, knowing the basic rules of the road might not be enough. Here are a few common traps for new cyclists—and simple fixes to make riding more safe and …

This one diet can sharpen your brain and help you live longer

<b>(Kzenon via Shutterstock)</b><p>Intermittent fasting offers a plethora of health benefits — and may even help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s<p>Ari LeVaux<p>January 18, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The new year is a popular time to contemplate our relationship to calories, …

TED Talks

Why ‘Mein Kampf’ Is a Must-Read Now

Now in the public domain, Hitler’s infamous book has been republished in a scholarly edition. It’s time to confront it head on.<p>One of the welcome …

14 Dollar Store Buys That Can Organize Your Entire Home

Recipe: Sparkling Espresso with Mint

Learn how to make this refreshing, iced coffee drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled espresso drink.<p>01<p>Fill cocktail shaker with ice.<p>02<p>Add classic or …

Why it's time you gave a toss about coinage

Just before Christmas the last pound coin in its present form was minted, 32 years after the first came off the production line. Amid the rampant inflation of the Eighties, it had made perfect sense to scrap the old pound note, then worth a fraction of the value it had held when it superseded the …

The Algorithms Are Taking Over: Who Controls Our Online Future?

The online world is becoming an ever-more-important piece of our societal existence. In the US, people have become so glued to their phones that 10% of all pedestrian emergency room visits are now from cell phones and not a week goes by without another report of what has become “death by …

Internet