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A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

Break your bad habits with these clever gadgets and apps

Do people change?<p>It’s a question usually reserved for those moments we contemplate reuniting with an ex or going back to work with a former boss. But …

Earbuds

This ‘Star Wars’ Virgin Live-Tweeted Her First Viewing And Fell Hard For ‘Space Voldemort’

Much of the world is mesmerized by <i>Star Wars</i>, but not everyone is a fan. Some people aren’t fond of George Lucas’ creations, and there’s an even worse option — other folks haven’t seen a single movie from the franchise. Such was the case for the adorable drunk woman who explained the first film …

Star Wars

101 Fun and Interesting Questions To Perk Up Boring Gatherings

A few years ago, our family had a holiday season jam-packed with car travel and a series of festive dinners at nice restaurants. As the mom of four teenagers at that time, I saw the writing on the wall: our idyllic holiday break could easily devolve into everyone staring at their own electronic …

For healthy eating, timing matters

When you eat may determine how long and strong your heart beats.<p>Fruit flies that limited eating to 12-hour stints had steadier heartbeats in old age …

Sam Smith: 'I want to be a figure in the gay community, who speaks for gay men'

“I want to be a figure in the gay community, who speaks for gay men,” Smith, who came out when he was 10, told the magazine. “I sell records in …

LGBTQI

Easy Exercises You Can Do To Improve Your Eye For Composition

Some people just seem to have been born with a natural talent for “seeing” the perfect composition, and hopefully, you are one of them; however, if …

15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>People who manage to get a lot accomplished each day aren’t …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Girl, 7, Who Walked Away from Plane Crash Had Survival Skills: Family

The 7-year-old girl who walked away from a small plane crash in western Kentucky that killed four members of her family used survival skills passed down by her father to find her way to safety, relatives told NBC News.<p>Sailor Gutzler was the sole survivor after her family's Piper twin-engine …

The Art of Travel Portraiture: 10 Tips to Get You Better Shots

Capturing travel portraits is one of the hardest assignments you can undertake as a photographer. Traveling to a new place where you may not be that …

Landscape Photography

The Best Diets for 2015

Resolved to get back on the weight loss wagon? These three new plans promise to put an end to deprivation and the one-size-fits-all approach.<p><b>DIET #1: DETOX (FOOD</b>) <b>DELIVERED</b><p>DL REVAMP: If the thought of detoxing fills you with dread, this could be the program to win you over. The latest offering from …

Fitness

Surprising Celeb Transformations From The Last 5 Years

Let's take it back now, people, to 2008. Social-media addicts begrudgingly accepted “The New Facebook,” Dan and Serena were still an item, Katy Perry …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

From the editors of Esquire.com, catch up on the year's best movies that you most likely missed out on.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but …

Entertainment

How to Clean Every Type of Jewelry—From Gold to Pavé Diamonds

Whether it’s a set of gold cuffs you just purchased or an heirloom diamond ring, your jewelry is probably amongst your most prized possessions. But …

Jewelry

10 Enduring Fashion Myths You Have to Stop Believing

Toss out those giant waist-cinching belts—that's not the way to accentuate your curves.<p><b>1. MYTH: Certain clothes only look good if you are tall and skinny.<br>REALITY:</b> If something doesn't look good on you, 99 times out of 100 it's because the fit is off or because the style simply doesn't suit you. …

Woman dies after airport scanner interferes with her pacemaker

A woman has died in her husband's arms after her pacemaker was affected by an airport security scan<p>A woman fitted with a pacemaker has died after passing through an airport scanner in the southern <b>Russian</b> town of Ulan-Ude.<p>Diana Tolstova, 30, died in the airport minutes after passing through the …