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What Your Hand Says About Your Penis

And 9 other crazy body connections<p>Your body parts are joined in ways you never imagined. For example, did you know the length of your index finger could secretly reveal your penis size?<p>While most of these links sound strange, knowing about them could pay dividends down the line. Here are 10 crazy …

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How to Have a Great Relationship — 5 New Secrets From Research

What is love? (Sit down. This might take a minute.)<p>I’ve posted a lot about the science around love, including how to tell if your spouse is cheating …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

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3 Moves That Test Your Core Strength

Find out how strong your midsection is with this middle-blasting weekend challenge<p>Your core is made up of more than just your abs. The many muscles between your hips and shoulders stabilize your spine and allow your torso to rotate and bend. "If you want to be stronger in everything you do, you …

6 Core Exercises To Make You A Stronger, Faster Runner

<i>By Jason Fitzgerald for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>As runners, we love to lace up our shoes and head out the door to enjoy a few fun miles. The endorphin rush felt after a long run or interval session can't be beat. But sometimes, injuries can keep us from doing what we love. What if there was a simple way …

Finding growth companies

The dream of a <b>growth investor</b> is to discover the next Apple or Coca-Cola just as it’s getting started.<p>One or two such investments can make your …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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Get six-pack abs with this 10-minute workout to burn fat

Thinkstock / Getty<p>Thinkstock / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 10<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Apart from following a diet made up exclusively of pizza and beer, the worst …

Prime Your Body for Peak Performance

Unleash your potential with this new core move<p>A great warmup leads to a great workout. It elevates your heart rate, enhances the communication between your mind and body, and activates your muscle fibers, so you can go full steam ahead into your routine.<p>But doing arm circles won't cut it, says …

31 Ways to Carve a Stronger, Tighter Core

Walk this way to chisel every last muscle in your midsection<p>The farmer's walk may look simple, but it's a super-hard, core-crushing exercise if you carry enough weight. "Every muscle from your shoulders to your hips has to stabilize as the weight shifts with each step," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., …

Top Protein Picks: The Ultimate Guide To Protein Powders For Muscle Growth

388<p>Flip through this magazine and you’ll see plenty of advertisements for protein powders. Bodybuilding novices may dismiss these as they jump from …

Brain Pickings Gets Made for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 11, 2014<p>Maria Popova is one of the Internet’s finest hunter-gatherers. Powered by a curious mind and a deep appreciation …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Manipulation

Everyone uses ‘manipulation’, every time they open their mouths to speak to others. We cannot help but speak with an agenda, whether hidden or …

A New Kind Of New Year's Resolution That Will Make You Happy

I once read that if you can create a little bit of something positive that brings you joy and success, then you can create more of it – you can learn to scale it and build on it. I believe in the power of this idea, and have used it as a guiding principle to great success in my business and my …

How To Ace The 50 Most Common Interview Questions

I recently laid out the year’s most oddball interview questions. The Glassdoor list included queries from companies like Google, Bain & Co., and Amazon, which are notorious for their perplexing and unusual job interview questions.<p>In 2012, the search giant asked a candidate, “How many cows are in …

Should You Lift Over An Hour? – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness News

If you’ve been following my work the last couple of months you have probably noticed there are a lot of myths out there in the fitness world. Some of …

Singapore's Newest Billionaire Made $2.1B Fortune From Nothing

Goh Cheng Liang is one of Singapore’s best-known and least-celebrated tycoons. He has neither featured in any rich lists nor ever talked to the press, save for a one-off interview in 1997. Yet some of Singapore’s most prominent landmarks, like the high profile hospital Mt. Elizabeth and the Liang …

Job Seekers: No, The Interview Thank You Note Is Not Dead

As she walked out the door of the office building where she had just finished a job interview, “Jane” (name changed) wanted to jump in the air and dance across the street. Her interview had gone so well she was sure they’d offer her the position. Or so she thought. Unfortunately, Jane didn’t bother …

How Insufficient Sleep Makes You Fat, Stupid, And Dead

If you need a reason to shut off your screens for a night, consider your waistline, your working life, and beyond.<p>Need a reason to #unplug? How about four: Exxon Valdex, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, Challenger. As we continue to look into these man-made disasters, we discover they’re increasingly …

How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously

You'd like to be successful in everything you do, of course. Here's how to make it happen.<p>Getting what you want in your career and in life isn't as difficult as it may seem. I mean it.<p>I've been very fortunate, both professionally and personally, and along the way learned seven key ways to help make …

9 Ways to Help Your Significant Other Be Successful

Male or female, support from a life partner can make or break the path to prosperity. Here are nine powerful ways to increase success for you as a couple.<p>Books and blog posts from thought leaders like Sheryl Sandberg and <i>Inc.</i> columnist Carrie Kerpen have triggered many a party conversation about the …