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The Secret Ingredient You're Missing for Stronger Motivation

I hear it all the time.<p>Whether it’s a friend who is struggling to lose weight or someone I overhear talking in line for coffee, there’s always a hint …

Motivation

Creative and Unusual Ideas

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10 Biggest Organizing Mistakes We All Make

Even the best efforts are a waste without a proper plan.<p>Even the best efforts are a waste without a proper plan.

8 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread, "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?," and highlighted some of the most …

This new airplane seat could bring awkwardness to a whole new level

According to Zodiac, the now-patented design — called HD31— offers passengers four more inches of legroom along with a 15% boost in space between seats. HD31 is designed for operators of single-aisle airliners, such as the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320.<p>The new Zodiac design takes the industry standard …

14 Girlfriend Getaways To Book Right Now

Sometimes you just need to grab the girls and hit the road. From Paris to the Cook Islands, we've rounded up 14 travel deals that are perfect for …

Why You Should Eat Green Cake

<i>Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i></i><i>Betty of le jus d'orange demonstrates a roll cake that's met its matcha.</i><p>It all started in my high school Japanese language class. My teacher brought in a Japanese baking …

Which Type Of Drunk Are You?

(Sorry, this isn’t a Buzzfeed-style quiz. We’re actually going to discuss the science of drunk personality types.)<p>Watching an overwhelming amount of television has taught me that, as a rule, there are four types of people in this world. You’re a Carrie or a Peggy or a Matt Saracen or a Hannibal. It …

The Hottest Skincare Trend You Should Already Be Doing

Korea is pretty much the mecca of beauty treatments at the moment, and its products are only now making waves worldwide with BB creams, cushion compacts and new favorite brands. Actually, skincare in Asia as a whole has long been a carefully practiced tradition passed on generation to generation …

A History of the Denim Skirt: See Its Evolution Through the Years

1975<p>The denim skirt was introduced in the 1970s as a way to recycle denim jeans. Here, two women modeled front-snap, patchwork midi skirts made from …

Women's Fashion

Jesse Eisenberg Clarifies Comment Comparing Comic-Con to Genocide – but Doesn't Apologize

Jesse Eisenberg has made not one but two attempts to clarify his comment earlier this week that his Comic-Con experience was equivalent to …

Even people with low risk of heart attack, stroke can benefit from taking statins, study says

A controversial new way to identify which patients should be treated for high cholesterol got some fresh validation Tuesday, with new research finding that strict adherence to 2013 guidelines for the use of cholesterol-lowering statin medications could prevent 41,000 to 63,000 heart attacks and …

Pluto flyby: Nasa's New Horizons probe sends signal to Earth – as it happened

Live coverage as spacecraft successfully re-establishes contact with Nasa, bringing proof of its mission to reach the distant dwarf planet<p>4.24pm AEST<p>I’m wrapping up this live coverage now, but we will have a fresh live blog when the New Horizons team unveils its first findings from the Pluto …

One Direction "Larry" Fans Are Absolutely Freaking Out Over the Louis Tomlinson Baby News

No one is taking the death of Larry Stylinson well at all.<p>Let's be real here for a moment — it's not been the easiest year to be a One Direction fan. In March, fans discovered Zayn Malik was leaving the group for good. Then there were some nasty Twitter fights. Zayn shaved his head. Harry Styles …

Louis Tomlinson

T-Mobile's new Family Plan undercuts Verizon, adds data

You're getting 10 gigs! And you're getting 10 gigs! T-Mobile is doing with 4G data what Oprah did with cars. The Uncarrier announced Tuesday that each line on its Simple Choice shared plans will get 10GB of data. It's not a giveaway, but the $30 for each line adds up to a very reasonable $120 for a …

Samsung could unveil Galaxy S6 Edge+ in August

August could be a busy month for Samsung based on the latest rumors over new smartphones.<p>The Korean mobile phone maker will announce and launch both its Galaxy S6 Edge+ and its Galaxy Note 5 big-screened smartphones next month, according to blog site SamMobile, citing information from anonymous …

Google Drive can stop others from grabbing your files

Google Drive is built around collaboration. And that's great! However, you probably don't want to give collaborators unfettered access to <i>everything</i> -- what if someone makes off with a sensitive report? Thankfully, you can put your foot down as of today. Google has added rights management to Drive …

Video series gives you a rare peek into Google's world

As open as Google is about its plans, it doesn't say much about what it's like to actually work there. Just what are those engineers doing every day? Googlers Nat and Lo might just answer that for you. They've kicked off <i>The 20% Project</i>, a video series that explores some of the behind-the-scenes …

Commodore returns as a 5.5-inch, nostalgia-powered smartphone

It hasn't been a legitimate name in computing for over 20 years, but somehow the Commodore brand always manages to find a way back into our lives. In 2004, it came back as a simple TV-Game joystick. In 2011, Commodore USA sold gaming PCs stuffed into retro-styled keyboard chassis. Today, the brand …

Obama: Let's Lower Mandatory Minimums For Nonviolent Drug Offenses — Or "Get Rid Of Them Entirely"

The day after announcing 46 commutations, President Obama called for big changes to the criminal justice system in a wide-ranging speech at the NAACP's annual convention.<p>PHILADELPHIA — Speaking at the annual convention of the NAACP on Tuesday, President Barack Obama praised the bipartisan effort to …

Missouri Killer David Zink Executed After Court, Governor Refuse to Intervene

A Missouri inmate who killed a 19-year-old woman in 2001 after sexually attacking her and tying her to a cemetery tree was put to death Tuesday evening, after the U.S. Supreme Court and the state's governor declined to block his execution.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court denied all appeals from 55-year-old …

Crime

Janet Napoles: US targets $12.5m in profits of massive Philippines aid fraud

Authorities say woman behind ‘pork barrel scam’ bought LA condo, motel near Disneyland and Porsche Boxster with money raised under guise of disaster relief<p>Related: Life in the Philippines: preparing for the next typhoon Haiyan<p>The US justice department has moved to seize $12.5m in assets of Janet …

U.S. Department of Justice

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The 7 Amusement Park Wonders of the World

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Never mind the merry-go-round. August 16 is National Roller Coaster Day, which means we're aiming for high-stakes thrills, baby! You wanna go for the ride of the life? Check out these seven roller coaster wonders and remember: Keep your hands inside the …

Whoopi Goldberg reverses her Bill Cosby opinion after statutes-of-limitation primer

Whoopi Goldberg has gotten a brief legal education — and it's led her to throw Bill Cosby to the public-opinion wolves.<p>"If this is to be tried in the court of public opinion, I've got to say, all the information that's out there kind of points to guilt," she said Tuesday on "The View," departing …

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