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10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

7 Best Picard ‘Star Trek’ Quotes to Inspire Parents Everywhere

Patrick Stewart is set to reprise is famous 'Next Generation' role. These quotes explain why we've missed him.<p>Over the weekend, news broke that Sir …

Science Fiction

20 Deep Questions to Ask A Girl To Reveal Her True Self

<b>Getting to know a girl more than just what’s on the surface can be difficult at first. But these deep questions to ask a girl reveals who she really</b> …

These Crispy Asparagus Fries Are Packed With Flavor — but Are Still Good For You!

<i>Lighten up your fries by swapping heavy potatoes with crunchy asparagus! Spears are tossed in cheesy nutritional yeast and almond meal for a dose of healthy fats and protein, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Spring is in the air with this garden-fresh French fry alternative. No need to sacrifice flavor to achieve …

Here are 5 ways to be a leader instead of a manager

Have you ever wondered about the difference between a <i>manager</i> and a <b>leader</b>?<p>Jennifer Hill has. Having held senior leadership positions with some top …

Job Seekers Should Cut These 3 Things Out of Their LinkedIn Profile (Immediately)

Don't set yourself, and your job search, up for failure. Use LinkedIn the right way.<p>Getting a job--especially one you actually enjoy--can be extremely difficult. Which is why job seekers need to go above and beyond to stand out. If you're not utilizing your LinkedIn profile, you are missing out on …

Here Are The Best Ways For An Introvert To Recharge After A Long Day Of Socializing

By the time you reach adulthood, there's a good chance you know whether you're more of an introvert or an extrovert. If you're an extrovert, then …

Behavioral Sciences

5 Dating Texts to Save in Your Phone Right Now

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Texting<p>What to Text Someone After a Date<p>5 Dating Texts to Save in Your Phone Right Now<p>Shares<p>Dating calls for a lot of delicate …

Relationships

Dungeons & Dragons isn't a weird game for nerds. It's a creative outlet for people like me.

There are a few reasons that I think there's been a surge of interest in Dungeons & Dragons in the last few years. The cultural icons of my generations — and I'm now in my 40s — have all become nostalgic. For example, if you look at "Stranger Things," you'll see all the movie posters that my …

Board Games

If we weren’t the first industrial civilization on Earth, would we ever know? - MIT Technology Review

The Silurians are a species of lizard-like creature that appeared in the cult science fiction TV show <i>Dr. Who</i>. They achieved industrial expertise …

North Atlantic

This Retailer Spent $30,000 on Its Employees--and Got $3 Million of Sales in Return

Gap stores conducted research that might turn industry labor practices upside down--while squashing 4 productivity killers along the way.<p>Everyone's looking for the keys to improved productivity and a way to dramatically improve performance. There are few industries more in need of such secrets than …

Why Sushi Used To Be Much Larger

During the Edo Period (1603-1868), sushi was between two to four times larger than it is today.<p>But why? One of the biggest reasons is that Edo …

Can We Choose Who *Not* to Love?

In my last post, I discussed the problems with using the language of choice when talking about romance or love. There, I argued that we don’t choose …

Domestic Violence

If Your Conversation With A First Date Is Awk, Try These 5 Ways To Change The Topic

Going into a first date, nerves are typically on blast. When it’s with someone who you’ve had good texting exchanges with, the stakes can feel <i>very</i> …

I’ve been replaced by another woman and the pain is killing me | Dear Mariella

A young woman who thought she had everything mapped out perfectly is suddenly on her own – and the jealousy is unbearable. Mariella Frostrup says it’s hard but it’s time to look to the future<p><b>The dilemma</b> A year ago, my partner of 12 years (fiancé of five) told me he wanted to end our relationship. …

Relationships

Being a great boss comes down to knowing when to use two distinct skills

Leadership and management are fundamentally different things.<p>Which one you should practice depends not on you, but on your business.<p>Businesses go through phases in their lives, just as people do. What you need to grow today is different from what you needed to grow this time last year. Some days …

Employment

How These Business Owners Are Dealing With Office Romances (Hint: It's All About Your HR Policies)

Some companies ask employees to sign a 'relationship contract.'<p>It happens in so many workplaces -- two colleagues begin a romantic relationship. But a heightened awareness about sexual harassment means small business owners can get more anxious when employees start dating.<p>Many owners have consulted …

How Smart Leaders Handle Employee Turnover

Turnover is a part of any organization. How you handle it will make all the difference.<p>"John I have bad news, and I wanted you to be the first to know. I have been offered a new job that I just can't refuse."<p>It hurt and I was disappointed. Not only was he a super talented professional but he added …

How to Stop Taking Things Personally

When other people wrong you, and you take their actions personally, it can feel as if you’ve been punched in the gut. I know that sounds a bit …

Self-help

Women like to be hugged on the first date, think more than two drinks is too many, and reach their sexual peak at 66, according to a new survey

First dates make everyone nervous. If you're meeting someone from a dating app, it's especially hard becuase you barely know anything about the person you're about to spend time with.<p>Everyone has different boundaries, so it can be difficult to work out what someone else wants from the first date. …

Relationships

Maldives army seals off parliament, arrests MPs

Top court hits back at President Abdulla Yameen's refusal to free opponents after its surprise ruling last week.<p>The Maldives Supreme Court has hit back at President Abdulla Yameen's refusal to free his jailed opponents amid an escalating crisis that saw security forces seal off the country's …

What To Remind Yourself When The Person You Like Says They Don't Want A Relationship

You can't control the way that somebody loves you. When someone doesn't want a relationship and you do, it can be hard to detach from that person. …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It

We are now in the era of do-it-yourself career development. Companies less frequently offer formal training — a trend that has been around for years. This may be because employees change jobs so frequently (job tenure now averages about four years) that firms don’t see the value in investing in …

It's Not Magic: You Can Have Amazing Executive Presence

If you don't, it could be holding you back in your career<p>You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>As an executive coach, I often hear similar frustrations from many of my clients around the world. These leaders are ready to move up …

How to use Smart Lock to unlock your phone automatically

Introduced with Android 5.0 Lollipop, Smart Lock lets you set things up so that your phone unlocks its screen when certain conditions are met <i>without</i> …

Google Assistant

The Challenges of Defining and Diagnosing Brain Death

A woman lies in a bed at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Aided by a ventilator, her lungs inflate, deflate, and fill again. Her heart beats and her skin …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Are you in an ‘almost-relationship’?

<i>You go for dinner – then he goes quiet. You have flirty texts – but only occasionally. You have an amazing connection – for one night only. Lucy Vine</i> …