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19 Muscle-Building Band Moves for Men Over 40

Add some stretch to your workouts.<p>Elastic exercise bands don’t offer the same machismo factor as barbells and dumbbells, but it’s a mistake to think that they’re just useless accessories scattered around your gym floor. Lifting with bands can actually be harder than hoisting iron, because bands …

Workouts

4 Tips on Being Empathetic in Contentious Negotiations

When negotiating gets tough, empathy can help you get to a breakthrough.<p>Negotiations can be tough, especially if the other person plays hardball. In these instances, understandably, you may want to get in and out as quickly as possible to avoid feelings of discomfort or intimidation. But by rushing …

Emotional Intelligence

The Not-To-Do List: 9 Habits to Stop Now

<b>“Not-to-do” lists are often more effective than to-do lists for upgrading performance.</b><p>The reason is simple: what you don’t do determines what you can …

Time Management

12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>6 min read<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible …

The Brain

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

How to ‘unf—k yourself’ at work, in a relationship and in life

‘Unf—k Yourself’ author Gary John Bishop tells Moneyish tips on changing the way you think to live your best life<p>It’s time to unf—-k yourself.<p>Life is …

Want to Work From Home? 11 Current Job Opportunities, From Amazon to Xerox (Ranked in Order of Estimated Annual Pay)

Working from home can be great. But first, maybe you need a job that actually pays real money.<p>A Stanford University economics professor reports that people who work from home are happier and more successful than their colleagues who work in an office.<p>It makes sense, but it means you either need to …

Employment

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

7 Tips, Tricks and Reminders For Becoming a Better Writer

The fastest way to become the person you want to be — is to write about the person you really are.<p>Prior to giving a briefing in Vietnam in front of a …

Writing

A former Navy SEAL commander explains why the best defense is to run away

Jocko Willink, a former Navy SEAL commander, host of the "Jocko Podcast," and the author of "Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual," believes your best chances might be to run from a fight. Following is a full transcript of the video.<p><b>Jocko Willink:</b> If someone attacks me and they want to punch or …

Glazed Eggnog Madeleines Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> These tender-crumbed cookie-cakes are a classic French treat and perfect alongside a cup of coffee or tea. The flavors of eggnog put this recipe squarely in the holiday realm, making it a great addition to your seasonal cookie assortment. For the best results, chill the batter and …

Baking

Batman Ninja Anime Gets Incredible First Trailer, Watch It Here

Batman is one of the most beloved superheroes of all time, but with so many different actors, movies, and TV shows about him across the decades, it's hard to think of what else can be done with the character. But it seems that there are still new and exciting ways to present the Caped Crusader--and …

Democrats Appalled By GOP's Long, Last-Minute Tax Bill With Handwritten Notes

“Trying to review the #GOPTaxScam but they are making hand-written changes to brand new text as we speak. Can anyone else read this?”<p>Democratic senators complained about the Republicans’ tax bill on Friday ― which came to them late in the day with handwritten notes on the pages.<p>Senators debated the …

Miss Bumbum Brazil Contestants Wear 'Beef-kinis' To Protest Sexual Harassment

“Women are not just a piece of meat.”<p>Some contestants in a Brazilian beauty pageant dedicated to finding the nation’s best behind are protesting sexual harassment. And they’re doing it with a photo op straight out of Lady Gaga’s handbook.<p>The infamous Miss Bumbum Brazil pageant takes place Monday …

1 White-Hot Resume Design Tip That Will Instantly Increase Its Readability

Marketing pros have known how to use this trick to catch your attention for years. Now it's your turn.<p>If your resume is crammed full of text, it could be hurting your chances of getting an interview. Studies show recruiters will toss your resume after just six seconds if they don't see what they're …

Visual Design

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Anal Sex

We went to the Anal Sex Through the Ages exhibit at New York City's Museum of Sex, and needless to say, it wasn't your average class field trip<p>In most respects, the pop-up Anal Sex Through the Ages exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Sex was very much like any other museum display: there was …

Trump disputes military widow's account of condolence call

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Monday disputed a widow's account of a condolence call he made to her following the death of her husband in Niger earlier this month.<p>Trump tweeted shortly after Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, discussed her disappointment with the …

Donald Trump

Meet the Man Who Downloaded 300 Years Worth of Porn

He decided to put Amazon's "unlimited" cloud storage to the ultimate test.<p>Some guys take phrases like "all you can eat" and "unlimited" as decent bang-for-your-buck deals, but not much more. Other guys take them as personal challenges. This man falls squarely in the latter category, as he took it …

10 Things Mentally Strong People Always Do When Things Get Rough

To be able to laugh in difficult times only requires a shift in perspective.<p><i>How do you keep yourself calm when things are going against you in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

TED Talks

This Science Just In Says You Should Eat These 6 Foods More Often

Recent research finds new benefits for a handful of foods that can help you live longer, stronger and smarter.<p>It can be exhausting trying to keep up with all the new research coming out each week telling you what (or what not) to eat. To streamline the process of sifting the science, here's a …

Holistic Medicine

Here's Exactly How You Should Be Touching Her Clitoris, According To Over 1,000 Women

Should you be circling, rubbing, or flicking? A new study asked real women to reveal what they like best<p>Want to give her the best orgasm of her life? Then you’re going to need to enlist the help of more than just your penis: 37 percent of women say they need clitoral stimulation to orgasm during …

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

How to Finally Start Living on Your Own Terms

Start by cutting out the caffeine.<p>1. Stop consuming caffeine.<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is they don't. Actually, we've become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we're off it, we underperform and become …

Self-improvement

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning

The genius offered simple, enjoyable advice to his young son on how to learn more quickly.<p>Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what …

Albert Einstein

SUPERLATIVE CHRONOGRAPH

The Cosmograph Daytona’s 4130 chronograph movement, entirely designed and manufactured by Rolex, is a distillation of the brand’s innovations and know-how. With its performance, precision and reliability, this marvel of technology has set a new standard for self-winding chronographs.<p>The Cosmograph …

The Top 30 Two-Year Trade Schools: Colleges That Fight The Nation's Skills Gap

“I can think of nine magazines off the top of my head who every year will rank the top colleges. None of them ever include a trade school.”<p>And so began a scathing critique of college rankings and the country’s attitude toward higher education by Mike Rowe, the Dirty Jobs and Somebody’s Gotta Do It …

How Does Earth Move Through Space? Now We Know, On Every Scale

Ask a scientist for our cosmic address, and you’ll get quite a mouthful. Here we are, on planet Earth, which spins on its axis and revolves around the Sun, which orbits in an ellipse around the center of the Milky Way, which is being pulled towards Andromeda within our local group, which is being …

Universe

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …