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Science says that if you stay up late, you’re probably smarter

<i>The New York Times</i> just published the cutest article about President Obama’s work habits, and how he works alone late into the night, snacking on …

This Is How Long Sex Usually Lasts

We're not saying you've peeked through the blinds to see your neighbors doing the deed, but chances are you've wondered how your stamina stacks up against everyone else. So yes, we're basically asking: Are you the tortoise or the hare?<p>Due to the private nature of sex, it's a hard question to …

Yoga Vs Gym Exercises: Which One Is Best For You?

Yoga is one of the most ancient forms of exercising which is originally based in India. It is said that it was practised by the saints and hermits …

‘Strong is beautiful’: the unstoppable rise of Crossfit

At the Weightlifting World Championships, femininity and physique go hand in hand – and it’s all down to the world’s biggest fitness craze<p>About 250 of the world’s strongest women flew home from Houston, Texas, last week after competing at the 2015 Weightlifting World Championships. Among them were …

Social Media

A Texas Couple Died Side by Side While Holding Hands

After 58 years of marriage one San Antonio, Texas couple died side by side while holding hands, according to KTLA.<p>“I just can’t believe something …

San Antonio

Getting Real About Your Delusions Will Remove What Blocks Your Success

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Someone once shared a story with me about a young boy who collected flying bugs for a science project. He trapped five of them in a net then lowered the net into a mason jar and quickly screwed the lid shut. Within the jar, he …

Self-improvement

6 Surprising Things Science Says Will Make You Happy

Fulfilment may be simpler than you think<p>With the list of things that make us unhappy growing ever longer - social media, smart phones, Donald Trump - some news about what makes us cheerful is more than welcome.<p>This week the University of Warwick revealed the huge psychological benefits you get from …

How This Stressed-Out CEO Changed Her Mind About Meditation

Yunha Kim's app Simple Habit helps users to summon whatever kind of mindfulness they need.<p>Yunha Kim is no stranger to work-related stress.<p>A former investment banker on Wall Street, Kim took her work home with her when she was developing Locket, which makes lock screen apps for Android phones. She …

10 Motivational TED Talks to Start Your Morning

Enjoy a side order of inspiration and knowledge with your breakfast.<p>One of my favorite innovations in recent years is the idea of TED Talks. Whether you attend a session in person or watch online, you can learn and gain inspiration and see and hear people tell their stories and share their …

Motivation

9 things successful people do when they meet someone for the first time

Preparing for meetings is critical, whether you're having them internally or doing a deal with a critical partner. It's no less important to prepare for a first meeting with anyone.<p>You never know in advance the roles you and people you meet will play in each other's lives. Research suggests that …

Where can you legally go topless in America?

For the past few years a saucy debate has simmered: Are women’s breasts inherently sexual, or has our culture sexualized them? After all, what’s the …

Weight Training Diet: How to Build Muscle Mass and Lose Fat

Designing any weight training diet may be one of the most important factors in achieving your body building goals. Some bodybuilders declare that a …

Why Should I Make The Effort?

Early on in my work with women, helping them live life with purpose and engagement, I was struck by how those who were in unhappy romantic relationships failed to make progress in pursuing their goals.<p>We would talk about dreams and aspirations, about motivation and practical steps, but our …

9 Things Successful People Do When They Meet Someone

These steps that can put you in control of the results in any first encounter.<p>Preparing for meetings is critical, whether you're having them internally or doing a deal with a critical partner. It's no less important to prepare for a first meeting with anyone.<p>You never know in advance the roles you …

Success

8 books you must read to become a better writer

All good writers know the best way to improve your writing is to write. And the second best way?<p>Study the craft.<p>Reading books can take you farther  —  and faster  — on your journey toward becoming a better writer. For a few dollars and a few hours of your time, you can absorb the strategies and …

How To Sleep Like A Grown Up

Adultify your sleep cycle<p><i>The time has come to accept the inevitable: you're growing up. Embrace it! Becoming an adult can be daunting, but not when you have guides as easy (and, let's face it, as cool) as the ones in our new Adultify series. Now, you won't ever have to utter that cringe-worthy term</i> …

How-To's

The Goldilocks Rule: How to Stay Motivated in Life and Business

It was 1955 and Disneyland had just opened in Anaheim, California when a ten-year-old boy walked in and asked for a job. Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop …

Discovery of pomegranate's anti-ageing molecule is a 'milestone'

Pomegranates slow down the ageing process by prompting cells to recycle and rebuild themselves, a study shows.<p>The ruby red fruit was revered by the ancients as “food of the gods”, but it has taken until now for scientists to identify the precise chemical that holds the key to youthful …

10 Proven Habits of Happy People

Discover what the happiest people already know.<p>If there's one desire that humans universally share, it's happiness. For Americans, "the pursuit of happiness" is even written into the Declaration of Independence.<p>But the results of that pursuit vary greatly. Some people remain sunny even in the worst …

Happiness

8 Very Simple Skills That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Spend a few minutes a day learning these skills - you'll be amazed at how far they take you.<p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their …

Self-improvement

Anxiety of What Other People Think of You

Struggling to keep up with appearances because of anxiety? Deep rooted anxiety that stems from your past can easily ruin your present moment experience. It's what happened to me when I decided to leave my past behind, only to find myself stuck in a whirlwind of emotions that kept dragging me down. …

If You Want Real, LASTING Love, You NEED These 4 CRUCIAL Things

"All you need is LOVE" ... right? Not so much.<p>Many of us grow up being taught that when we grow up, we'll fall in love and everything will end in a blissful, fairy tale ending. Except, they forgot about the rough, tough, and downright IMPOSSIBLE spots along the way. We were never prepared for the …

Relationships

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

Creative Writing

Hole in ozone layer is closing and will be 'healed' by 2050, scientists say

The hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is beginning to close, scientists have discovered.<p>Researchers from the University of Leeds and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, have confirmed the first signs of an increase of ozone, which shields life on Earth from the sun’s harmful …

Science: Here's How You Motivate People to Do Really Boring Tasks

Recent research reveals the best way to motivate your team to do donkey work.<p>Every job in the world has boring bits. That's true no matter how impressive the job title or exciting the industry. So as a manager, how do you best motivate your people to slog through the necessary but stultifying …

University of Chicago

What Is Love?

Despite the fact that love is one of the major human emotions (some would even say the most important one), love has only fairly recently become the …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Earth - We have the wrong idea about males, females and sex

Once upon a time, animal courtship was thought to run something like a Barbara Cartland novel. The rakish males battle it out for a chaste female, who sits around choosing the prince charming to father her young. While her mate may sow his wild oats far and wide, she patiently tends her …

8 Effortless Ways to Have a Happier Relationship

A happy relationship, be it marriage, friendship, domestic partnership, requires the same amount of love, trust, and patience. If Spider-Man has a …