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McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor'

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says doctors have given him a "very poor prognosis" as he battles brain cancer.McCain underwent surgery in …

20 Mantras that Will Adjust Your Attitude (When You Can’t Adjust Anything Else)

<i>If you want life to be happier, you must adjust your attitude. It’s how you deal with stress that determines how well you achieve happiness.</i>This …

This 1 Mental Habit Helped Make Warren Buffett a Billionaire | Inc.com

Warren Buffett tends to bill himself as an ordinary guy who just happened to make a ton of money by being thoughtful, patient, and frugal. He's also very smart, and puts a lot of time and effort into thoroughly understanding the market and his investments. But there's one other quality Buffett has …

Investing

13 Comfort Foods That Burn Fat

Your favorite feel-good foods don't have to pile on the pounds—some can help you lose weight.

New Survey: Three Main Reasons Why Millennials Quit Their Jobs

Vanessa Narad, a 34-year-old marketer for an IT company in Silicon Valley, says she gets to “work from home in a glorious boon of life twists.”<p>Her company, which she prefers not to name because they keep a low profile, is doing a good job courting Millennial employees’ loyalty. Which is …

The Workplace

7 Habits That Will Make Men Attractive

If you expect to get advice like, “grow a five o’clock shadow” or “work out”, you’re wrong. That kind of advice doesn’t fix the real problem.<p>What you …

6 Total-Body Exercises That Build Muscle And Burn Fat

We’re all busy people. So sometimes working out for over an hour is just not in the cards.<p>Unfortunately, your physique doesn’t make exceptions for …

Why are men less happy than women?

Last week was not a good one for British men.<p>Two major papers released by the ONS drew dark clouds over our heads. First came the annual suicide statistics, which revealed that men are still more than three times as likely as women to take their own lives.<p>And then there was the so-called 'happiness …

The best supplement for muscle mass before you head to the gym.

You walk into the gym, ready for the greatest workout of your life—but will you have enough in the tank to finish what you start? The right food will …

Ultra-Effective Butt Exercises That Aren't Squats

No shade to squats, but you can only drop it so many times until your body gets too used to the exercise. "If you keep doing the same exercise over and over, you'll keep working [your body] the same way—which will limit you from developing those targeted muscles," says Brad Schoenfeld, author of …

5 Common Treadmill Mistakes You Might Be Making

A treadmill running pro outlines five common things runners do wrong when they hit the “on button.”<p>Treadmill running gets a bad rap (so boring. going nowhere. not as effective). But David Siik has been giving the workout a reputation makeover—in terms of both treadmill technique and giving the …

A New Start-Up Wants to Transfer Your Consciousness to an Artificial Body So You Can Live Forever

Forever young?<p>Death is the one thing that's guaranteed in today's uncertain world, but now a new start-up called Humai thinks it might be able to get …

These Zen Buddhist Koans Will Open Your Mind

"Out of nowhere the mind comes forth."<p>A koan is a riddle or puzzle that Zen Buddhists use during meditation to help them unravel greater truths about the world and about themselves.<p>Zen masters have been testing their students with these stories, questions, or phrases for centuries. Many koans can …

Try the ‘Humane Burpee’ for a Ridiculously Good Workout

You’ll pack more work into 4 minutes than most people do in 30<p>One of my favorite exercises to do when I’m time crunched: the humane burpee. (Those are two words I bet you never thought you’d see together.)<p>Created by my good friend Dan Martin, a powerlifter and former firefighter, the exercise works …

Workouts

The 6 Best Exercises for 6-Pack Abs

Let’s cut to the chase here. You want shredded abs. Who doesn’t? This is pretty much the exercise blueprint to get them there.<p><b>PROMOTION:</b> Looking for …

Lean Gains: How To Put On Muscle Without Fat

Just a year or two ago if you wanted to build muscle ‘eat big to get big’ was the mantra of every guy looking to get jacked. The idea is that if you wanted to pack on any appreciable muscle mass, the consumption of copious amounts of food - and in turn the resultant fat gains - was not only …

Fitness

The Real-Life Diet of an Ultramarathoner Who Stays Away from Carbs

A look at the diet of Dean Karnazes, who once ran 50 marathons in 50 days and adheres to a mostly Paleo food intake.<p><i>Professional athletes don't get to the top by accident. It takes superhuman levels of time, dedication, and focus—and that includes paying attention to what they put in their bellies.</i> …

Paleo Diet

Too soon to call 'proved' on warp drive space travel

Travel to the moon in just four hours; make it to Mars in 70 days; complete the 7.5 billion km journey to Pluto in 18 months.<p>It sounds incredible, …

9 Incredible Ways To Get A Cardio Workout That Aren't All Running

The cure for the common cardio.

This Is How Many Calories You're Actually Burning When You Work Out

Because the treadmill lies.

Muscle Building Foods That Are High In Protein

If you want to look fit and toned, your kitchen game has to be as strong as your game in the gym.<p>Pumping iron is important for muscle growth, but so …

What to Eat Before and After Every Kind of Workout

You'll be amazed at the difference it makes.<p>While eating clean, balanced meals is a great way to supplement any exercise regime, when you think about it, it doesn't really make sense to fuel up for yoga the same way you would for a long run. Curious as to what kind of foods <i>do</i> make sense to eat …

Nutrition

Crazy good: How mental illnesses help entrepreneurs thrive

Michael A. Freeman had long noticed that entrepreneurs seem inclined to have mental health issues.<p>The clinical professor of psychology at UC-San Francisco’s medical school spent a decade at a company where his clients were the founders of businesses. He estimates that about a third of them seemed …

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The Truth About Coconut Oil: 10 Facts You Should Know

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects …

Beginning Software Engineering

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