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The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

4 tips to keep an intermittent fasting diet on track

A nutrition expert offers advice on how to deal with hunger, when to exercise and if it's OK to skip breakfast.<p>As interest grows in intermittent fasting, so do the questions about how to get the most out of the weight-loss strategy.<p>The benefits are clear: the plans can be easy to follow; some don’t …

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

TED Talks

I Fasted 20 Hours a Day For 2 Weeks, and I Can't Believe This Happened

I've been following the 16:8 intermittent fasting (IF) plan for over seven months now, which means I don't eat for 16 hours a day and only eat during the other eight hours. I find a lot of inspiration and information from watching YouTube videos on IF. Recently, I'd been seeing a lot about the …

Fasting

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

Stop worrying about the period in your Gmail address — Google says it doesn't matter

My personal email address is my name at gmail.com. Most of the time, it looks like this: kif.leswing@gmail.com.<p>But if I end up giving you kifleswing@gmail.com, don't worry. I'll still get the email.<p>In fact, if you're a Gmail user, the periods in your email address don't matter at all. Gmail …

Google

I Took Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day For 1 Week, and These Were the Results

I'm not a superadventurous person by any means. Skydiving will never be on my bucket list and I never use hot sauce on my food — ever! But in the name of my physical and mental health, I'm into trying just about anything. I tried CrossFit for a year (and I'm still at it!), and I also committed to …

Lock in a Lifetime of Browsing Security for $50

Most of us enjoy the convenience that comes with surfing on a public Wi-Fi connection, but each time you connect to an unsecured network, you run the …

New Photo Enhancing Software Easily Transforms Low-Resolution Images into High-Resolution

We’re lucky enough to be living during a time when technology is evolving faster than ever. And now, sci-fi crime drama cliches are actually becoming a reality. <i>Let’s Enhance</i> is a new online photo enhancing software that allows you to turn images from lousy low-resolution to crisp …

Gluten-free diets: Where do we stand?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Over the past few decades, millions of people around the world have distanced themselves from gluten, eliminating gluten sources from their diets, even if their doctors haven't recommended they do so.<p>The gluten-free diet has a long history of treating people with celiac disease, a digestive …

Weight Loss

4 Tips for Mastering the Art of Persuasion

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Before-and-After Photos Show Incredible Physical Changes of Life Without Alcohol

Craft beers are hugely popular and wine tasting is fun, but the effects of alcohol can be seriously detrimental to one's health. When consumed in excess, it can lead to a host of health issues, including liver failure and brain damage. Although those results are from repeated alcohol abuse, there …

Free TV for life? It's here, and it may even be legal

The online ads sound too good to be true.<p>"Say goodbye to your cable bills and get your TV for free," boasts an advertisement for the Free TV Box in …

Streaming

What you may not know about sleep

The secrets of sleep are only now coming to light. William Park surveys some of the more intriguing facts researchers have learnt about the world of slumber.<p>The science of sleep can be fuzzy and confusing at times. Researchers are still not sure what our brains are up to, why we dream, or what …

Sleep

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

9 tips every Windows user should know

Google Flights

Find the cheapest flights fast: save time, save money!

What is Skyscanner?<p>Skyscanner compares millions of flights, hotels, and car rental to find you the best deal, fast.<p>Not just flights, but hotels and …

Travel

SendHub: Turns iPhone Into Business Phone System with Free Phone Line

SendHub for iOS is an app that allows users to receive a free phone line which can be helpful for entrepreneurs and small and medium businesses that …

Inside DuckDuckGo, Google’s Tiniest, Fiercest Competitor

By John Paul Titlowlong Read<p>When Gabriel Weinberg launched a search engine in 2008, plenty of people thought he was insane. How could DuckDuckGo, a …

DuckDuckGo

11 Things You Didn't Know About Costco

Is it truly the "anti-Walmart?"<p>Often much less maligned than its retail warehouse counterparts, Costco has developed a sort of cult following among thrifty shoppers and supporters of workers' rights alike. But if you're one of these wholesale superfans, how much do you truly know about the …

KnowRoaming begins shipping its industry-disrupting SIM card sticker

When we checked in with KnowRoaming in October, the company was in the midst of a media bombardment. Its millimetre-thick SIM sticker was widely …

Rocketrip Lets Your Boss Pay You For Saving Money While Traveling

Your boss says “You’ve got a budget of $300 a day for this trip.”<p>You hear “Go spend $300 dollars a day! Have fun!”<p>Rocketrip, a company out of the latest Y-Combinator batch, wants to save companies money by <i>paying the employee</i> to find ways to travel on the cheap.<p>The idea behind Rocketrip: for every …

New 15-Minute At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's, Goes Viral

According to research published yesterday in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, a 15-minute at-home test may be able to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, and cognitive decline.<p>Titled the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination test, or SAGE, and …

Google Nexus 5: Effective Tips to Conserve Battery Life - IBTimes India

Several critics and fans heaped praises on the pure Android stock OS that powered Google Nexus 5 but the phone had one nagging complaint - fast …

10 things your boss won’t tell you

<b>1. “Yes, I’m reading your emails … and your IMs.”</b><p>Complaining about the boss via instant messaging, Googling the latest Lindsay Lohan scandal when you …

Eight questions that cause leaders to lose sleep

The proverbial question of what keeps leaders awake at night is usually answered by uncontrollable external issues like technological change, stiff competition, economic upheaval, or organizational problems like declining sales and an unengaged work force. But Nicole Lipkin, a clinical psychologist …