Eric Quek

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How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

'I'm a f***ing fighter': Teenage boxer wins fight before pulling down his shorts to reveal secret medical condition

Teenage lightweight Michael Valentin continued his unbeaten record with a majority decision over Demetrius Wilson.<p>But it was after the fight, during …

Rhode Island

'I went from fat to fitness model in my 50s' - How overweight IT worker shed the pounds to become a personal trainer

Staring down at the scales as they hit 18 stone, Chris Zaremba could barely concentrate on what his doctor was saying: ‘Dangerously obese… very high …

Let Harvard teach you about Buddhism in this free online course you can take now

Buddhism teaches that we crave and cling to ephemeral, impermanent things and states. But these can never fully satisfy us and cause pain and …

Egyptian Greco-Roman champion assaulted by thugs who chopped off his fingers

A group of unknown assailants surrounded Egyptian wrestling champion Abdel-Latif Mohamed and assaulted him in an attack that resulted in his …

Fitness tracking app Strava gives away location of secret US army bases

Sensitive information about the location and staffing of military bases and spy outposts around the world has been revealed by a fitness tracking company.<p>The details were released by Strava in a data visualisation map that shows all the activity tracked by users of its app, which allows people to …

Fitness Technology

10 Data Science, Machine Learning and AI Podcasts You Must Listen To

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Data Science

7 Things Successful People Do First Thing in the Morning | Valet.

Volume 10 // 2018<p>31 Days is back ... And 2018 marks its tenth iteration. When we started this a decade ago, we never imagined that these daily guides …

Japanese woman, confined by parents for years, found frozen to death: police

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese police said on Wednesday they have arrested a couple whose 33-year-old daughter froze to death in a tiny room where they had confined her for years because they believed she had a form of mental illness that made her violent.<p>Western Japan’s Osaka Prefectural Police …

'Honour' killings in Karachi shock Pakistan's largest city

Murders of teenagers show that poor communities in cities are becoming more entrenched in conservative values<p>The night Ghani Rehman was condemned to die, his father asked if they could share a last meal together. But Ghani excused himself, preferring to wait in his room. His sisters came to see …

There Are 7 Types of Near-Death Experiences, According to Science

Depending on your beliefs, the experience of death hovers over our lives like an unknowable but inevitable void.<p>Aside from the well-cited …

Man beat wife then showed pictures to friends to boast he had her ‘under control’

A husband is facing a 16-year prison sentence after he beat his wife into a coma, filming it so that he could show off to his friends.<p>Anastasia …

Crime

I tried the ketogenic diet for 30 days. Here's what happened

When patients kept asking this dietitian about the ketogenic diet, she tried it for a month to see how she would feel.<p>As a dietitian, my patients ask about a wide variety of diets. One plan has dominated the inquiries lately: the ketogenic diet. Since I’ve never put a patient on a diet I haven’t …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

Stoicism Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Confident

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Self-help

Original Fallout is free on Steam today

Celebrating the game’s 20th anniversary<p><i>Fallout</i>, the 1997 original (subtitle: <i>A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game</i>) is free on Steam today, in observance of the 20th anniversary of its launch.<p>Users have until 11:59 p.m. tonight PT (that’s 2:59 a.m. Oct. 1, ET) to add it to their Steam library. It’s for …

This Guy Figured Out How To Throw Playing Cards With Deadly Accuracy In Less Than An Hour

Throwing playing cards like ninja stars always seemed too cool to be real, but master card chuckers have shown us otherwise as they toss cards so …

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

Happiness

Terrifying AI learns to mimic your voice in under 60 seconds

When it comes to personal privacy and overall security, we often think of passwords, fingerprints, and even our own faces as being the keys that …

This Ice Cube Trick Will Make Your Burgers Super Juicy

Juicy burgers that melt in your mouth are one of life’s greatest pleasures. If your patties often turn out tough and dry, this clever method might …

Camouflage from Face Detection

Look Book<p>CV Dazzle Look Book 2010 - present<p>Look N° 5 (a)<p>For New York Times Op-Art<br>• Model: Bre Bitz<br>• Hair: Pia Vivas<br>• Makeup: Giana DeYoung<br>• Assistant …

New "camouflage" promises to make you unrecognizable to facial-recognition technology

Cameras are everywhere. In London, one of the world’s most heavily monitored cities, nearly half a million of them comprise part of the “ring of steel” system that surveils much of the city.<p>Privacy advocates worry scenarios like this and advancing face-recognition technology could soon allow a …

Here are the countries with the happiest workers

The Edenred-Ipsos Barometer, which we first saw at Quartz, surveyed over 14,000 people in 15 different countries about their well-being at work.<p>The researchers gauged well-being by asking about things like whether workers have a clear idea of their expectations, can count on their colleagues for …

'I couldn't find a way to continue living - so I cycled round the world'

Juliana Buhring is not your average 34-year-old; the author of two books, an ultra-endurance athlete, and a world-record holder, she has already accomplished more than most can dream of achieving in a lifetime.<p>But it’s not always been such an uplifting story. She has also experienced more trauma …

SLW Headlines

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How to Toast in Twenty Different Languages

One of the best things about traveling is immersing yourself in the culture by eating and drinking like a local, and knowing how to toast correctly …

This chart shows the age when most people feel the least happy

People's levels of happiness vary during their life.<p>In a recent note to clients, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch team led by Beijia Ma shared a chart using data from Nielsen that shows people's self-reported well-being at various ages.<p>The most striking thing from the chart is that people report the …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Fold Socks Instead of Rolling Them for Better Organization

How do you put away your socks? You probably roll them, right? Perhaps with the Army Ranger roll? Folding your socks into origami-like squares might …