Kip Edwards

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Getting fit in midlife: how long does it really take?

“I’m going on holiday in a couple of weeks, so I need to get to the gym”. Or “I’ve just signed up for six boot camp classes this week, so by next month I’ll be in amazing shape!” We’ve all heard sayings like these, and perhaps said them ourselves. But how often does it actually pan out that …

Exercise

Beating the bullies by thinking differently

Share selection to:<p>Whether at work, school or at home, bullying has the potential to greatly wound victims – in whatever form it takes: physical, …

Cyberbullying

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Self-improvement

This Bible passage is helping Christians better understand trans and nonbinary genders.

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”<p>As a kid, I would read these first words in my children’s Bible over and over again. I liked …

genesis1

The Best Way to Get People to Tell the Truth, According to Science

“You’ve never lied on your résumé, right?”<p>“Did your campaign coordinate with the Russian government during the 2016 election?”<p>“Will you sign with the …

Psychology

California mall owner's license plate readers send info to ICE (updated)

Some shopping malls in California are scanning license plates and sending that data to a surveillance vendor that works with -- and sells information to -- Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. That's according to a report by tech watchdog group Electronic Frontier Foundation, which discovered that …

License Plates

A psychologist explains how to shut down online trolls spreading ridiculous right-wing ‘fake news’

There are lots of things to try in our pressing mission to tool up quickly to disappoint trolls. Overwhelm and overload: Trolls often treat their …

Critical Thinking

How To: Hack 200 Online User Accounts in Less Than 2 Hours (From Sites Like Twitter, Reddit & Microsoft)

Leaked databases get passed around the internet and no one seems to notice. We've become desensitized to the data breaches that occur on a daily …

Databases

How To: Hack Wi-Fi & Networks More Easily with Lazy Script

Wi-Fi tools keep getting more and more accessible to beginners, and the LAZY script is a framework of serious penetration tools that can be explored …

White Hat

Yes, your phone is spying on you and these researchers proved it

It surely says something about the dark side of technology that as time goes on, many of us are increasingly likely to believe the worst of what’s …

Apps

This Paver Patio Base Will Save Your Back

Plastic panels eliminate TONS of labor.<p><b>Pavers:</b> The top layer will be the pavers of your choice.<p><b>Paver Base Panel:</b> Lightweight panels spread the load …

Landscaping

Raising Kids Who Want To Read — Even During The Summer

<i>This piece combines two interviews from 2015 and 2016</i>.<p>You sneak them into backpacks and let them commingle with the video games (hoping some of the latter's appeal will rub off). You lay them around the kids' beds like stepping stones through the Slough of Despond and, for good measure, Vitamix …

Kids

These Christians Went To A Pride Parade With "I'm Sorry" Signs And People Love It

"Jesus didn't turn people away. Neither do we."<p>Val Paminiano, the pastor at FICM, told BuzzFeed News that he and members of his church have been attending pride marches for about four years now as part of their "I'm Sorry" campaign.<p>"We are apologizing for the way Christians have hurt the LGBT …

LGBTQI

This Type of Learning Could Help You Remember More (But Few People Use It)

The method means consistency and routine are critical for future recall.<p>No matter what you're trying to learn or why, the learning arguably only has value if you can retrieve the data your brain has tucked away when you need it. This is where state-dependent learning can do you a massive favor.<p>The …

stateofmind

How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

Critical Thinking

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Disabling Security Cameras on Any Wireless Network with Aireplay-Ng

Electronic warfare tactics work by jamming, disrupting, or disabling the technology a target uses to perform a critical function, and IoT devices are …

White Hat

Black Holes Might Not Exist, So Here Are 5 Weirder Alternatives

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Physics

The Best Sunglasses You Can Buy All Come From Japan

Italy has long reigned in the realm of premium eyewear, but a profusion of average frame construction has diminished its reputation among industry …

John Stossel: When politicians favor their friends, that's not capitalism, that's corruption

"Are you on the take?"<p>When I tried to get Edgewater, New Jersey, politicians to answer that question, the mayor wouldn't discuss it, ultimately telling me, "You may sit down."<p>The town of Edgewater is right across the Hudson River from Manhattan. Anyone fortunate enough to live there gets a …

The tell-tale signs you’re totally stressed out, according to your Myers-Briggs personality type

Sudden health problems or unexpected trauma can spike stress levels in a heartbeat, but its build-up is more often slow-moving—and insidious. Stress …

This Fund Pays 11.2% And Crushes The Market

Today I’m going to take you inside the most disrespected, criticized, lambasted and just plain ignored investments on the market today.<p>Why would I do that?<p>Simple. Because if you’re not as rich as you’d like to be, these unloved income plays are the <i>perfect</i> way to get you there.<p>I’m talking about …

Investing

Your Career Depends On Split-Second Decisions People Make About Your Appearance

You gotta love any conference speaker who begins her mid-afternoon session with a challenge to uncover your own unconscious workplace biases. That’s …

You Have 9 Minutes and 59 Seconds to Hook Your Audience. Here's How to Do it In 3 Steps.

Neuroscientists say our brains have a primitive timing system that tunes out after ten minutes.<p>In a presentation of medium interest--not too boring and not too exciting--how long will it take for your audience tune out? The human brain has an onboard clock that times out after exactly--ten minutes. …

tenminutes

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

Yes, Affordable Modern Furniture Exists—Here's Where to Find It

When it comes to keeping up with the latest interior design trends, sourcing affordable items is a must. Thankfully there are a ton of brands and …

Why Your Health Insurer Doesn't Care About Your Big Bills

Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn't make sense.<p>His recovery from a partial hip replacement had been difficult. He had iced and elevated his leg for weeks. He had pushed his 49-year-old body, limping and wincing, …

Health Care

Types of Glass Shower Doors for the Modern Homeowners

Showers in modern bathrooms are of significant importance in functionality and also to provide great look and feel. The modern trend when it comes to …

How to Lease a $50,000 BMW for Less Than a Subway Pass

Mike Piccolo got a call from a friend about a deal on a new BMW with a price so cheap he thought it was a joke.<p>The 45-year-old financial advisor from …

The Definitive Guide: How to Value a Stock

Investors need to have several tools in their toolbox when it comes to properly valuing stocks.<p>Investors who want to sport market-beating returns …

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …