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This Workout Will Help You Do Burpees Like a Boss | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Walking Burpee Without Pushup<p>Begin standing with your feet hip-distance apart <b>(A)</b>. Then, squat down and step one foot back at a time <b>(B)</b>. After you're in the plank position <b>(C)</b>, walk your feet back to meet your hands and return to standing. That's one rep.<p>Exercise 2 Squat Jumps<p>Start with …

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence

People who think too much may have little reason to worry. Recent studies have shown that there is a link between anxiety and intelligence and it is …

Schizophrenia and subvocal speech: Why people with schizophrenia hear the voices of God, spies and supernatural entities.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>NeuroLogic: The Brain’s Hidden Rationale Behind Our Irrational Behavior</b> by <i>Eliezer Sternberg, M.D. Out now from Pantheon.</i><p>My first …

Trespassing

25 Chinese Recipes that are Better than Takeout

Sure, takeout is easy—you call into the restaurant, pick out a few stir-fries and noodles that sound good, and then camp out in front of the TV with …

Food & Dining

35 Famous People You Didn't Know Were Bi$exual

[nextpage title=”…”]<p><b>35 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were Bi$exual</b><p>Who’s bi$exual and who’s not? Some days, you need a scorecard to see who makes the …

Intelligence genes discovered by scientists

Imperial College London has found that two networks of genes determine whether people are intelligent or not so bright.<p>Genes which make people intelligent have been discovered and scientists believe they could be manipulated to boost brain power.<p>Researchers have believed for some time that …

A secret technique for Chinese fluency: Sentence Mining

The hardest part of Chinese is that it feels arbitrary.<p>It has its own logic, but it takes trial and error to figure it out.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if …

100 Most Common Chinese Characters (41-60)

We’re working our way through the 100 most common Chinese characters in short videos, and today we’re moving along with #s 41-60. Learn 20 more …

8 Chinese phrases you should know | Useful Chinese Phrases

In our daily life, we always hear some frequently used phrases such as “Sure” “No problem” “You know” “Oh my god” etc. These phrases are called “口头禅 …

Essential Chinese idiom: Tired of 累? Try this instead

If you’re tired of the word “tired” (累 – leì), it’s your lucky day.<p><b>We’ve got a chengyu (Chinese idiom) that’s much cooler: 有气无力(yǒu qì wú lì).</b><p>有气无力 …

How to Learn To Read Chinese Newspapers: The Ultimate Guide

Staring down a full page of Chinese can be intimidating regardless of how long you’ve studied.<p>Let today be the day that you conquer your fear.<p><b>Chinese</b> …

All about Chinese

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The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Language Learning

6 Techniques To Help You Study, Learn And Remember Things Better

If I didn't like writing so much, I'd probably be a teacher.<p>And the first thing I would teach my students is how to study.<p>Image via GifSec<p>Because …

Learning How to Learn: A Master Plan for Learning from Books and Online Courses

<i>This is a guest post by Dean Palibroda of OrganizedandProductive.com. Dean’s spent the last 10+ years traveling North America learning from experts</i> …

Learning

Do textbooks have the cell cycle all wrong? - Futurity

The scientific description of the human cell cycle needs some revision, according to a new study. The findings could have an impact on cancer …

Textbooks

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Physics

5 Common Myths About Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

A new multi-country survey reveals widespread misunderstanding of antibiotic resistance.<p>A report from the World Health Organization (WHO) released on …

Microbiology

7 Easy Ways You Can Achieve Your First-Ever Lucid Dream

Lucid dreaming is the act of becoming aware of the dream state. Most people have experienced this at least once in their life. How many times have …

Amazon introduces new Fire TV Stick, Fire TV and Fire TV Gaming Edition

Amazon has jumped in to the world of media with the Amazon Fire TV and its low-cost companion, the Fire TV Stick. The company today has released a pre-order for its new generation of Fire TV products, to provide more powerful voice, processing and storage abilities.<p>First is the new Fire TV stick …

Creative self-destruction: the climate crisis and the myth of 'green' capitalism

The upcoming Paris climate talks in December this year have been characterised as humanity’s last chance to respond to climate change. Many hope that …

Astronauts Watched The Martian on Space Station This Weekend

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station were given an advance screening of upcoming Matt Damon space movie, <i>The Martian</i>. Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren tweeted about it, with Lindgren saying, "What a treat to watch <i>The Martian</i> while in space and see reflections of our own journey to …

Family Health Freedom Network

10 essential rules of good health

1. You need a doctor focused on wellness<p>“Get a doctor who meets your personal needs, and understands the difference between treating an illness and …

The frightening spread of antibiotic resistance around the world, visualized

It’s an all-too-familiar problem for humans and animals in rich countries: Overuse of antibiotics, now as accessible and affordable as band-aids, is increasing the risk of bacteria becoming dangerously resistant to the drugs.<p>Now it’s moving into the developing world. New data suggest antibiotic …

E.coli

Everything you know about the solar system is wrong – here’s why

A recent model shows the true scale of our solar system, bringing to light the misleading representations of our stellar neighborhood.<p>Well, maybe not …

4 Simple Rules For Picking a Green Juice That's Actually Good For You

Here's a good rule of thumb: Once you find a version of a trendy health food at your local gas station, you know that Big Food is involved. And once they're in the picture, things can get weird real fast.<p>This is the point we've reached with green juice. Which is maybe a good thing, because it's …

4 Funky Mind Hacks That Reduce Errors, Boost Attention and Memory - PsyBlog

These four straightforward activities have surprising mental benefits.<p>1. Stare at a grassy rooftop to reduce errors<p>Taking a 40 second break to glance …