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20 Easy and Effective DIY Tricks for Gardening

As soon as spring came you probably realized that your garden requires some attention. We want to share a few tricks to help you grow your own …

'Islamic State': Raqqa's loss seals rapid rise and fall

<b>Abu Anis only realised something unusual was happening when he heard the sound of explosions coming from the old city on the western bank of the Tigris as it runs through Mosul.</b><p>"I phoned some friends over there, and they said armed groups had taken over, some of them foreign, some Iraqis," the …

Middle East

How to Avoid Procrastination For Good [Complete Guide]

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. …

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science

Steeping yourself in negativity has seriously terrible consequences for your mental and physical health.<p>Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

Workouts

The 6 Worst Workouts at the Gym

You should stop doing crunches right about now<p>Everyone likes to preach about the <i>best</i> workouts. (How much can you squat, bro?) But part of a good workout is also understanding what constitutes the <i>worst</i> things at the gym—from ineffective to a straight-up injury risk—and what to steer clear of. In an …

2 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Before you step out on the road or trail, build power and strength in your hip flexors, quads, and glutes with these exercises<p>Want to kick asphalt? Then you need these runner’s lunges and stepups in your gym routine.<p>“They not only improve running mechanics, but they strengthen your hip flexors, …

This solar innovation by a Swedish artist uses surprisingly simple technology to save lives

Petra Wadström, a Swedish designer and artist now in her 60s, doesn’t have an engineering background. Back in 2005, when she came up with the idea for Solvatten—a piece of equipment that makes contaminated water safe to drink—she also didn’t know much about solar power.<p>What Wadsrom did know was …

Particles

This Is Your Body on Sleep Deprivation

<i>By Sara Gaynes Levy, Life by Daily Burn</i><p>Do you know when the last time you got a full night’s rest was? If you can’t remember, well, you’re not alone, …

12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

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 encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

Emotional Intelligence

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

Nutrition

The scientific guide to napping

In many corners of our productivity-obsessed society, naps are associated with laziness. Everyone should sleep eight hours at night, the thinking goes, and work all through the day.<p>But that's backward. After all, the solid eight-hour block of sleep is a relatively recentinvention. Until the …

Grow Your Biceps with This Simple Technique

Bodybuilders have used this method for decades. Now it’s your turn<p>Bodybuilders have used pre-exhaustion techniques to supercharge muscle growth for decades.<p>Here’s one way they do it: They use an isometric hold at an exercise’s “sticking point” to fatigue the muscle fibers before cranking out …

The second most intelligent creature living on Earth

Just how intelligent are dolphins?<p><b>The following is an excerpt from</b> <b>Are Dolphins Really Smart?</b><b>by Justin Gregg, and attempts to disprove the myth that</b> …

40 Smart Tricks To Keep Your Kids Organized

No promises your kids will oblige, though.

10-minute Workouts

Meet The Travel App That Helps You Talk Like A Local

Nearly fifty years ago, the television show <i>Star Trek</i> introduced the concept of a “universal translator,” a device able to decipher new languages almost immediately. Though very much a work of science fiction, the universal translator is edging closer to reality with TripLingo, a cutting-edge …

Top 10 glamorous A-list destinations

Hoping to catch a glimpse of the rich and famous on your next trip? Unfortunately for any aspiring celeb-spotter, those celebs are stealthy types and really aren't interested in being spotted, so while some getaway locales never change, new under-the-radar destinations keep popping up around the …

DIY anthro Wreath

From my recipe contributor: Mary Beth Johnson is a photographer, blogger, and journalist with a passion for finding beauty in unexpected places and …

How Wireless Charging Will Keep Toxic Waste Out of Landfills

Rechargeable batteries were supposed to keep trash out of landfills. Instead they replaced old garbage with new. Consumers throw away billions of battery chargers every year; cellphone chargers alone account for almost 100,000 tons of trash annually. And as discarded chargers sit in landfills, they …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

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Defending the Indefensible: Your Thoughts on the Benefits of Fuel Subsidies

(Photo: Tony Martin)Last post, I wrote about how many nations in the developing world, such as Egypt, subsidize gasoline and diesel fuel to keep the …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Faster Forward, Together

Welcome to RocketHub<p>The leading social network for entrepreneurs.<p>Create account Log in<p><i>portrait</i><p>Connect<p>Connect on our growing network with 500k+ fellow …

Slingatron: US company tries to crowdfund giant space slingsh…

<b>Slingatron: US company tries to crowdfund giant space slingshot</b> : <i>HyperV Technologies Corp wants to herald a new era of space exploration by flinging things into space with a giant slingshot called the "Slingatron". They call it a "railroad to space" and is trying to crowdfund $250,000 or the project.</i><p><i>Put simply, the Slingatron would hypothetically involve accelerating payloads around and around in an ever increasing-diameter circle until the payload was travelling fast enough to escape the</i> …

The World's Most Amazing Staircases

They say life isn't about the destination, but the journey—and that also seems to be true about these amazing staircases. Sure, your knees will …