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How Protein Conquered America

<b>My bodega is only a little bigger than my studio apartment</b>, and sells no fewer than 10 kinds of Muscle Milk. In the drink cases, crowded with bottled water, Snapple, and Arizona iced tea, Muscle Milk occupies prime, eye-level real estate, protein counts splashed across the front of the bottles in …

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

You've been working out, eating healthy, and losing weight, but you're still not seeing progress in your midsection. What gives? If you can't seem to …

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

The Consumerist Church of Fitness Classes

Gyms provide ritual and community, serving as a sort of religion. They also promote values American culture already worships—capitalism and overwork.<p>You pay a regular tithe to support the community. In public, you wear symbols that identify you as one of the faithful. When you gather with other …

20th Century

Three Ways Cities Will Build Their Future On Blockchain

The next wave of the digital economy is just over the horizon, and it could be built on the blockchain.<p>Blockchain technology has been rapidly growing in influence since 2015, when it became apparent that the technology underlying the relatively arcane concept of cryptocurrency could transform the …

Blockchain

19 Strategies That’ll Help You Become an Influencer

I hesitate to pat myself on the back, but I’m recognized as an influencer in the digital marketing space.But how? Why?Part of my growth as an …

Marketing

Why you should paint your bedroom this colour

It may not come as a surprise to learn that green represents nature, yellow promotes enthusiasm or that red symbolises passion. But did you know that …

Your Expertise Means Nothing Without This Important Trait

You already have the answers, but without this ability, it will be impossible to succeed.<p>The problem is not that we lack the needed information, but that we are unwilling to apply it once we have it. We already know what it's going to take to be successful in our careers/lives, but often lack the …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

An Idiot's Guide to Progressive Conditioning Workouts

<b>Believe it or not, any exercise plan you successfully used in the past was supported by the following principles (otherwise, you wouldn’t have</b> …

This New Drawing App Shows How Digital Software Will Save Sketching, Not Destroy It

Mental Canvas is not the first software that attempts to save the act of sketching--we have seen 3D "sketching" tools such as SketchUp, as well as …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

These Are The Beastie Boys’ Funniest Lyrics Ever

Over the course of their nearly 30-year career, the Beastie Boys gave us hundreds of genius lyrics. Their knack for obscure references, and rhymes that no one else could possibly think of is why they’re one of the most beloved rap groups of all-time. With that in mind, we’re looking at the funniest …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

How A Company Works When 100% Of The Staff Is Virtual

We already do a lot of our work away from our cubicles, so a totally virtual office isn’t that far of a stretch.<p>If you want your employees to get more done, you don’t need to bribe them with raises, vacation time, or Ping-Pong tables in the break room. Instead, let them choose when and where they …

The Friend

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

The 'living concrete' that can heal itself

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's the world's most popular building material, and ever since the Romans built the pantheon from it some 2,000 years ago, we've been trying to find ways to make concrete more durable.<p>No matter how carefully it is mixed or reinforced, all concrete eventually cracks, and under some …

Engineering

Arbor Skateboards :: James Kelly - Burn It Down

10 Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes in Interior Design

It happens to everyone— you are shopping and see the perfect home decor accessory. Immediately you think, <i>Oh! this will look perfect in my TV room!</i><p>Of …

Dilapidated Concrete Shack Transformed Into A Beautiful Preschool Building

It’s usually much easier to knock down an abandoned building and construct something entirely new. What’s rarer–but more environmentally friendly–is to rehab that decaying architecture into something that’s useable again. The annex for the joint head start/preschool programs of Guarderia Ecologica …

Leading The Life You Want

<i>A guest post by Stephanie Denning, who writes about leadership issues from a Millennial perspective.</i> <i>The views expressed here are her own.</i><p>We all struggle with Work-Life balance. Among my own Millennial generation, I have yet to see someone work a true 9-5 job. The new 9-5 of today means 9-5 in the …

5 Startup Founders Reveal Their Best Company Culture Tips

<i>This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and</i> …

F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Secret to Great Writing: Letters of Advice to a Friend’s Teenage Daughter and to His Own

What is the secret of great writing? For David Foster Wallace, it was about fun. For Henry Miller, about discovery. Susan Sontag saw it as self-exploration. Many literary greats anchored it to their daily routines. And yet, the answer remains elusive and ever-changing.<p>In the fall of 1938, Radcliffe …