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Six seconds of exercise 'can transform health'

<b>Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers in Scotland.</b><p>A pilot study involving 12 pensioners showed going all-out in very short bursts, reduced blood pressure and improved general fitness over time.<p>The team at Abertay …

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247 Years Of American Flags, Visualized

During more than 200 years of American history, the United States flag has undergone near-constant transformation. The prolific infographic designers at Pop Chart Lab condensed 247 years of the American flag’s design evolution into one poster–from the Sons of Liberty’s rebellious stripes in 1767 to …

10 Ways To Get Out Of Your Own Way And Get Things Done

You probably have plenty of reasons why you don’t get things done. Many of them are outside of your control. But instead of focusing on things you …

Productivity

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Solo Traveler: Adventures in the Mayan Riviera

People thought I was crazy when I told them I was going to Mexico -- alone. "It's not safe," they said. Well I went solo... and it was incredible!<p>My trip to Mexico was much needed. The cold April weather was wearing me out and I needed some sun and an adventure to regain my love of life. I chose …

How a team of students beat the casinos

<b>When it comes to gambling, everyone knows the casino always comes out on top - right? But in the 1990s a group of students proved the punter didn't have to be the loser. This is the story of the MIT Blackjack Team.</b><p>Bill Kaplan laughs, remembering his mother's reaction when he told her he was …

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This Simple Technique Can Supercharge Your Productivity

This practice went on to become one of the most written-about and practiced productivity hacks of the past few decades. His "Pomodoro Technique" gets its name from the Italian word for "tomato," because Cirillo used a tomato-shaped kitchen timer as he worked.<p>His time management hack has been …

Time Management

5 Reasons Why We Have A Hard Time Realizing When We're Happy

“I have finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it” – Rita Mae Brown<p>Why is it happiness is so readily found in retrospect? Why …

Happiness

The Top Habits of Healthy, Happy, Productive People

Good Health, happiness, and productivity often go hand-in-hand. Some of the most successful people have advocated that being happy brings you good …

Happiness

Why Your Problems Are Not Nearly as Permanent as They Seem

<b>“When we…go back into the past and rake up all the troubles we’ve had, we end up reeling and staggering through life. Stability and peace of mind</b> …

Consciousness

5 Habits of People With Remarkable Willpower

Willpower is <i>not</i> something you either have or you don't.<p>Sure, some people may be more self-disciplined than you. Some people may be better at …

Will Power

6 Month Update on the Toddler Who Takes Naps with His Puppy

It's been nearly half a year since the toddler Beau and his rescue puppy Theo first started taking daily naps together, and the adorable snuggle buddies haven't stopped since. As always, Beau's mother Jessica Shyba faithfully documents each precious encounter and shares the heartwarming portraits …

Pets

Like Berliners Celebrating Wall Going Down, Clippers Greet New Post-Sterling Day

You know how it’s always darkest before the dawn? Suddenly, it’s morning in Clipper Nation!<p>Donald T. Sterling, the owner whom Clipper players, staffers and fans rolled their eyes at long before the nation at large heard of him, was suspended Tuesday for life by the NBA, which will try to force him …

7 Adventures to Try with Your Kids

<b>Take a Hike</b><br>On a warm, sunny day, what could be better? Start this tradition with your kids as they begin walking, says Connie Magnuson, Ph.D, director of recreation studies at the University of Minnesota. Nature preserves are good places to start. As the kids age and become seasoned hikers, you can …

Idina Menzel Lyrics - Let It Go

The snow glows white on the mountain tonight<br>Not a footprint to be seen<br>A kingdom of isolation,<br>And it looks like I'm the queen.<p>The wind is howling like …

Shy Bladder Syndrome

“What’s actually happening is that you can’t relax your pelvic floor enough to open up the bladder neck and go,” says <i>Men’s Health</i>'s urology advisor, Larry Lipshultz, M.D., of Baylor College of Medicine.<p>The International Paruresis Association even considers it a type of social anxiety disorder. …

The Simple Piece Of Plastic That Teaches Kids To Tie Their Shoes

As a first grade teacher, Eileen Sloan got tired of tying students’ shoes, so she invented a plastic tool to lend a helping hand.<p>As a first grade teacher, Eileen Sloan got tired of tying shoes. Though it wasn’t something she taught in her class, she expended plenty of energy helping students tie …

Which country has the highest tax rate?

<b>In which countries do high earners pay the most tax? And where do average earners pay the most?</b><p>Income tax has been a political hot potato for decades.<p>In 1966 The Beatles released their song Taxman as a protest against the 95% "supertax" rate introduced by Harold Wilson's Labour government, which …

Income Tax

Miami motorway drivers save five-month-old

<b>An infant who had stopped breathing has survived after drivers stuck on a Miami motorway rushed to his rescue.</b><p>Pamela Rauseo, 37, left her vehicle on Miami's Dolphin Expressway on Thursday crying for help as her nephew, Sebastian de la Cruz, turned blue.<p>One woman immediately helped Ms Rauseo perform …

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Secret Google lab 'rewards staff for failure'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1046000/1046961_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524692080_4bc1357b95894dc6eddabd44ca396a83<p><b>In a few unremarkable looking, red brick buildings off the main Google campus in Mountain View, California, is Google X, its secret laboratory -</b> …

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