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From crack cocaine to Mar-a-Lago: The unusual journey of the MyPillow man

The pillow salesman had so much crack cocaine pounding through his bloodstream he hadn’t slept for two weeks, he would later say. Even the drug dealers were counseling Mike Lindell to slow down.<p>It was March 2008, and the Minneapolis-area entrepreneur’s life was in free fall. Marriage broken. House …

Salvation Army

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

You can now book incredibly cheap flights with a new app that lets you bid on unsold airline seats

If, like 24 per cent of Britons, you are a chronic procrastinator - we may have found the perfect travel app for you.<p>Air Ticket Arena is a new UK-based start-up which launched on February 1 and gives you the opportunity to bid for last-minute plane tickets.<p>All you need to do is download the app and …

Flying

A Can to Call Your Own

Plenty of companies have tried to get clever with the pop-top can but this one is actually a functional twist that makes perfect, simple sense! …

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Finance

Hillary Clinton Let Him Stay. Women Say His Harassment Continued.

Constant touching, inappropriate comments, and an untenable work environment: A woman who worked on Hillary Clinton’s campaign made those complaints about her boss, a faith and values adviser, in 2007. He was punished, but not fired, by Clinton. Six years later, still in her world, he landed the …

How to Save Your Fresh Food Before it Goes to Waste

Food waste is a pressing issue in our country, both at a commercial and consumer level. Not only does excessive food waste hit us hard in our bank …

Food

WATCH: 22-month old shows off unbelievable swing

Patrick McDermott-USA TODAY Sports<p>If you like to think about the long term plans of your favorite MLB team, this may be your lucky day. Former …

Baseball

A step-by-step guide to fixing a scratch on your car

I've had my Prius for over a year -- lots of time to acquire a few dings and scratches.<p><i>Matthew DeBord/BI</i><p>Here's the one I decided to repair: a narrow …

Repairs

What to do if your pipes are frozen or burst

The US has recently seen some horrendous weather conditions, with Arctic temperatures and harsh winds recorded across America.<p>We’ve had no shortage …

Commuting

Dwell Made Presents: DIY Stone Fire Pit

Watch our video and follow this step-by-step guide to build your own bluestone fire pit.<p>I spread out a few bags of Quikrete all-purpose gravel and then placed the stones in a hexagonal design.<p><i>For more projects like this, follow Dwell Made on Instagram and YouTube.</i>

Floating Poop: Why Does Your Poop Float Instead Of Sink?​ | Men’s Health

“A floating stool is simply less dense than a sinking stool,” says gastroenterologist Neil Stollman, M.D. Doctors used to think this resulted from excess fat in the feces, but one study in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> suggests it’s actually extra air. Dr. Stollman says it could probably be …

Apple addresses why people are saying their iPhones with older batteries are running “slower”

Because of a Reddit post and the loose interpretation of subsequent benchmark tests posted by Primate Labs’ John Poole, the “Apple throttles old iPhones” meme has reared its ugly head again.<p>The gist, as it always is, is that Apple is being super petty and trying to force customers to upgrade their …

Mobile Technology

The amazing changes intermittent fasting does to your body and brain

Stars like Beyonce and Hugh Jackman have spoken out about following intermittent fasting plans to get in shape. How does intermittent fasting work? We spoke with one of the leading neuroscientists in this field, Mark Mattson at the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, to learn …

Holistic Medicine

Apple says slower performance of older iPhones is intentional

You're not alone if you've noticed a slowdown in the performance of your older iPhone. The thing is, it may be more related to your battery than the phone itself. After a post on Reddit and a followup by benchmarking software Geekbench's founder, Apple told <i>TechCrunch</i> that it released a fix for …

Science Discovers Why Some People Are Motivated to Succeed While Others Aren't

People who seem naturally motivated really are. If you're not, you can motivate yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news …

Neuroscience

Valeant Catches the Eye of Investors After 97% Plummet

Two years ago, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. shares plunged off a cliff. Now, some investors are starting to pick them up and dust them …

Investing

18 small-cap stocks that analysts expect to rise at least 50% in 2018

<i>(This is the third in a three-part series on analysts’ favorite stocks for 2018. The series began with large-cap stocks and continued with mid-cap</i> …

Investing

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

It could improve millions of lives.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a new clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet …

10 iPhone texting tips you'll wish you'd known all along

These are the not-so-obvious tips iPhone pros use.<p>If your iPhone ($809.00 at Amazon.com) is constantly binging and buzzing and you are continually apologizing for missing texts and not responding in a timely fashion, then it might be time to dig in to some of the features in iMessage that can help …

Text Messaging
College Football

Snowbird preparations : Ice dam solutions, vinyl cladding repair

Steve Maxwell answers questions about how to get your home winter-ready.<p><b>Ice dams</b><p>Q: How can I stop ice dams from forming on the roof of my 1.5-storey …

Japan's long-breath diet: This diet can easily blow kilograms away; here's all you need to know about it

It helps in burning more fat when our body uses more oxygen.<p>To lead a healthy life, it's important to be in your correct BMI. It's a known fact that …

Tip: Two Drills to Correct Forward Head Posture

It can wreck your training... and it makes you look weird. Try these simple drills to fix FHP.<p>It used to be called "scholar's neck" or "reading …

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead | Inc.com

Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your story in a way that sells.<p>No matter how compelling your message is, if you don't capture your audience's attention in the first …

Public Speaking

After Studying the Lives of 724 Men for 79 Years, Harvard Reveals the 1 Biggest Secret to Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered what it takes to live the good life? Have you ever wondered what the secret to success and happiness is? Harvard researchers seem to have an answer in a 79-year-old study.<p>After poring through a mountain-load of data, obtained from in-person interviews, questionnaires, medical …

Happiness

4 Simple Techniques to Erase Subconscious Negativity

<b>“As you sow in your subconscious mind, so shall you reap in your body and environment.” ~Joseph Murphy</b><p>The subconscious mind is like a computer’s hard …

Mindfulness