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Top 10 Bitcoin myths debunked

Bitcoins exist solely for illegal activities. You can't use them to buy actual goods from a store. They have no value because anyone can create …

Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency Might be a Path to Authoritarianism

Extreme libertarians built blockchain to decentralize government and corporate power. It could consolidate their control instead.<p>All over town, the parking meters are disappearing. Drivers now pay at a central machine, orwith an app. It’s so convenient I sometimes forget to pay entirely—and then …

Tip: Do The Gorilla Row

Rows are nonnegotiable in back training. So mix it up a little with this new variation.<p>For building a strong back you can't leave out rows. But this …

Build a Resilient Spine: Start Here

<b>You wake up with a sore lower back, and you go to bed feeling the same way</b>. The discomfort is a constant reminder of how deconditioned you are. Trust …

From date night to cold showers: 20 habits that changed readers' lives | Sarah Marsh and Guardian readers

Small changes can sometimes make the biggest difference. Here our readers suggest the hobbies or routines that might make 2017 that bit brighter<p>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” If it’s good enough for Aristotle, it’s good enough for us. So what rituals …

Die Hard

As millennials flock to high-intensity workouts, hip pain follows

Physical therapist Karena Wu couldn’t help notice a trend in patients visiting her New York City office this year. Many were under age 35, enjoyed strenuous workouts and were suffering immense hip pain.<p>The millennials had pushed themselves in endurance races such as the Tough Mudder or weekly …

Why You Should Start a Consulting Company

Short version? You can build the business you want.<p>Dear would-be entrepreneurs.<p>I've got something I need to explain to you. You don't need to go and found the next Google to call yourselves entrepreneurs. You don't need to be building Snapchat, Facebook or anything else. You don't need to be …

Want Bigger Arms? Then Keep Doing Squats

The secret to bigger biceps is in the legs.<p>You want the secret to bigger arms. Well, I won't disappoint. The secret actually has <i>nothing to do</i> with what kind of bicep curl you use; the secret is in your other appendages: Your legs. (Now you might be disappointed.)<p>Norwegian researchers found that …

3 Yoga Poses to Increase Overhead Shoulder Mobility

A couple weeks ago I wrote about overhead squat limitations, and the poses I recommended were to open the hips. <b>A second key component to overhead</b> …

A leading procrastination expert reveals which personality types tend to put stuff off

If you're impulsive, disorganized, or consider yourself a perfectionist, Pychyl says you might not be knocking out tasks in a timely fashion.<p>Pychyl is an associate professor at Carleton University. He has been studying procrastination for the better part of two decades, which makes him perhaps the …

Procrastination

How a Stupid Joke Can Earn You More Money During Salary Negotiations

You’d think a salary negotiation is the last place you’d want to crack wise, but there is one type of joke that can actually influence your salary …

Employment

The true cost of investing in ETFs

ETF investors over the years have been schooled in their benefits compared with traditional mutual funds. Low management-expense ratios (MER) and tax efficiency are among the main attributes. But the biggest cost to any investment is your ability to handle the ride. The investment industry does not …

6 Exercises For a Strong, Healthy Butt

Build Your Glutes, Save Your Lower Back<p>Is Direct Glute Training Dangerous?<p>There's been some talk lately about how certain glute exercises are …

Physiotherapy

You're Ignoring An Essential Muscle That Protects Your Joints—Here Are 3 Exercises To Strengthen It

We hate to break it to you, but your workouts are probably neglecting one essential muscle. It's not a stereotypically "sexy muscle," but you most definitely want to strengthen it in order to prevent joint injuries from the hips down.<p>This elusive little bugger is the gluteus medius—a thick, …

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

Why One-Hand Swings Are King

Kettlebells are great for many reasons. <b>They provide a kick-ass workout without the need for much equipment or a large space.</b><p>And nearly everyone I’ve …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

WTF Workouts: Do You Have What It Takes to Complete Them?

<b>WTF workouts are challenging</b>. If you can complete them, you must be in fine shape. They can be brutal and can lead to you saying, "Why the flip am I …

A leading expert on procrastination offers his advice for never procrastinating again

In fact, he thinks of it more as a coping mechanism than anything else.<p>Pychyl is an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University. He's spent more than two decades studying how and why people put off important tasks. Through his research, Pychyl has learned who's most likely to …

Procrastination

Banana chocolate bread pudding with banana almond crème anglaise

<b>Bread pudding</b><p>Preheat oven to 325 F. Butter a 10x10-inch cake pan on the sides and bottom (or use parchment paper). Make sure to use a cake pan that has edges at least 2 to 3 inches high.<p>Place half of the ripped bread in the cake pan to create the first layer. Sprinkle half of the chocolate chips …

Developing a Strong Grip Is One Secret to Getting Stronger Overall

Grip strength is an often overlooked and underappreciated aspect of strength training. After all, you use your grip for things like picking up and …

Make a Quick and Simple Gravy With a Few Kitchen Staples

Real gravy usually calls for your own stock and the drippings of whatever meat you’re roasting. If time is short and that’s not an option, you can …

This All-In-One System Rescue Toolkit Automatically Repairs Your PC

We highlighted Paul Vreeland’s System Rescue Toolkit a few months ago, but now he’s built a new, “lite” version that packs most of the same tools and …

How to Increase Testosterone Naturally | The Art of Manliness

At last we’ve reached the final post of Testosterone Week and based on the comments from you all, this is the post you’ve been most looking forward …

12 Time-Efficient and Effective Exercises You're Not Doing

What are the most important things you need in a workout? The two that will give you the most bang for your buck are time-efficient, effective …

Fitness Tips for Your Backache - Butt and Back

Fitness Tips for Your Backache - Your Butt and Your Back<p>Most people who have tight low back muscles - or pain in their low back that's due to muscle …

To Improve Your Focus, Just Eat Like A Drone Pilot

Concentration, focus, and memory all get a boost from consuming this one antioxidant.<p>That mid-morning crash you get after having a cup of coffee and a muffin for breakfast might be acceptable if you work at a desk, but imagine if your ability to focus and respond had more serious consequences. The …

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

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