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The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

Volcanoes. Geysers. Earthquakes. Mother Earth is doing all kinds of scary stuff in the US right now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Like they say, when it rains, it pours ... and erupts and flows and shakes and swelters and blows and generally wreaks havoc around the country.<p>It's not like we're looking at the end of times, but you have to admit there's a lot of wild and scary Mother Nature stuff happening across the US …

Geology

'Smallville' actress Allison Mack arrested for alleged sex cult involvement

“Smallville” actress Allison Mack was arraigned on Friday at a federal courthouse in New York following her arrest on sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit forced labor charges as part an alleged sex cult, Fox News confirmed Friday.<p>The 35-year-old was last seen in March running after purported …

Sylvester Stallone reveals ‘dangerous’ diet for ‘Rocky’

Nobody is gonna hit as hard as life.<p>We now know it was much more than an iconic catchphrase for Sylvester Stallone.<p>The star of the “Rocky” movie …

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Self-improvement

The $74 trillion global economy in one chart

The latest GDP numbers from the World Bank were released earlier this month, and today's visualization from HowMuch.net breaks them down to show the relative share of the global economy for each country.<p>The full circle, known as a Voronoi Diagram, represents the entirety of the $74 trillion global …

14 ways you can control your home with your voice using Amazon's Echo and Alexa

But then what? Adding to your shopping list? Setting timers? Asking about the weather? Great, but it's pretty similar to Siri in what it can do, and using your voice to buy things from Amazon isn't super exciting.<p>Alexa can do so much more than that, especially for your home. With the help from …

The beauty products that the Duchess of Cambridge is rumoured to love, including the gel she recommended to Michelle Obama

3 Top American Fiber-Optic Stocks to Invest In

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Fiber-optic companies are a good way for investors to tap into the expansion of high-speed cable internet connections across the U.S. and around the world. A handful of companies are setting themselves apart in the industry, including<b>Oclaro</b>(NASDAQ: OCLR),<b>Ciena Corporation</b> …

Language Learning Showdown: Rosetta Stone vs. Duolingo

There are so many language learning resources available now it can feel a bit overwhelming. Rosetta Stone and Duolingo are two of the most popular …

28 Secrets For Shopping Online That Will Blow Your Mind

All the tips and tricks you need to get the best deals during your next online shopping spree.

6 Easy Ways To Tell If You Are Good With Money

How can you tell how well you’re doing financially?<p>You can’t compare yourself to others, because you never know what’s going on behind the scenes. The “successful” people you admire may actually have a negative net worth!<p>As a financial planner, I have the privilege of taking a good hard look at …

A Lottery Lawyer Explains What You Should Do if You Hit the Jackpot

If you win big, you'll want to shut down your Facebook, hire a financial planner, and get ready for your life to change.<p><i>Download the new and improved VICE app for iOS and Android now.</i><p>In middle school, we had to read Steinbeck's <i>The Pearl</i>, which is about how awful getting rich quick is. The …

Magazines | National Wildlife Federation

<i>National Wildlife®</i><p>Our award-winning flagship publication blends spectacular photos with in-depth articles about wildlife.<p><i>Ranger Rick®</i><p>Bringing the …

When to Start Cooking Vegetables in Cold or Hot Water

There’s more to cooking vegetables than tossing them in a pot. Some cook more evenly when heated up gradually, while others should be put directly …

Vegetables

4 Parenting Essentials I Learned From My Adult Kids

One of the most humbling things about my kids growing up is realizing that I still have growing up to do myself.<p>I'm a reluctant empty nester. And while I'll always be my kids' mom, having the chicks out of the roost and on their own means I've had to adjust the way I parent. Contrary to the …

Answer This 1 Question With Your Husband Every Week for a Healthy Marriage

Yep, that's all it takes.<p>One question once a week can significantly improve the health of your marriage, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports. According to marriage therapists, many couples let problems fester way too long without resolving them, and by the time the problem is big enough for them to seek …

13 signs someone is lying to you

A 2002 study conducted by University of Massachusetts Amherst psychologist Robert S. Feldman found that 60% of people l ied during a 10-minute conversation, and they told an average of two to three lies in that time.<p>Luckily, fibs are fairly easy to spot — you just have to know the signs.<p>Dr. Lillian …

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Is Walking as Good a Workout as Running?

There are many reasons why people start running: busting stress, boosting energy, or snagging that treadmill next to a longtime gym crush are just a few. What's more, running can keep your heart healthy, improve your mood, stave off sickness, and aid in weight loss. (1) But depending on your …

​One Small Optical Chip, One Giant Leap for Quantum Computing

“We carried out a year's worth of experiments in a matter of hours.”<p>Today marked the unveiling of a reprogrammable optical chip that is capable of processing photons in an infinite variety of ways. This development marks a massive step toward the realization of a quantum computer capable of wildly …

Quantum Computing

Apollo 14 astronaut claims peace-loving aliens prevented 'nuclear war' on Earth

From “The Day the Earth Stood Still” to “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” to “E.T.,” pop culture is filled with stories about friendly, curious extraterrestrials visiting Earth to learn more about mankind. For Apollo 14 veteran Edgar Mitchell that plotline is less fiction than it is reality. The …

Science says parents of successful kids have these 9 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

6 Signs It's Time To Leave Your Marriage

<i>By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>Too many couples think no further than the honeymoon plans when contemplating marriage. They have no idea about the complexity behind real relationship issues and the maturity it takes to create a successful, long-term outcome.<p>Divorced couples learn …

13 Crucial Facts About His Penis

Consider this your go-to handbook for his manhood<p>If you’ve been with enough guys in your lifetime (however many that may be) you might think you know your way around a penis. But the truth is, whether you’ve been with one or 10, you probably know a lot less about them than you thought. So to …

No Diets, no exercise reduce your weight by eating these foods - Page 6 of 10

6 Broth Based Soups<p>Broth based soups are a terrific way to start your day off and be on the road to weight loss. Be sure when shopping in the soup …