Mario Freire

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What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert …

The Mexican food wave sweeping across Britain | Suze Olbrich

Tacos are a street food favourite, but more authentic Mexican restaurants are popping up<p>Returning from Mexico, a land whose food heritage is Unesco-protected, travellers share tales of life-changing meals – and no one does this more than chefs. Indeed, René Redzepi is so enamoured of the nation’s …

Mexican Food

The Lifting Technique That Will Make Your Biceps Look Like Baseballs

(And maximize muscle growth everywhere else, too)<p>Ever hear of 21s? Not black jack—I’m talking fitness, son. 21s are a popular method used by top bodybuilders to shock their muscles into new growth by targeting specific ranges of motion (ROM) for a given movement. It’s a mix of partial and full reps …

9 tech trends that will make billions of dollars starting in 2017

Above all else, companies are expected to increase their spending on software and services (as opposed to hardware), as they all rush to buy their tech via the cloud computing model, where tech is hosted in the vendor's data center and delivered as a service over the internet.<p>Software spending is …

Machine Learning

This happiness hack from a wildly popular Stanford class can help you create a life you love

Thanks to master organizer Marie Kondo, many of us now evaluate our belongings based on the principle that things we love should bring us joy. But too often, we fail to bring the same level of scrutiny to the rest of our lives. Just as passivity can leave us buried under a lot of junk we don’t …

Happiness

15 Great Businesses You Can Start While Keeping Your Day Job

Updated April 18, 2018<p>According to a Pew Research Center study, self-employed Americans, of which there were 14.6 million in 2014, accounted for 10 …

Small Business

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

This map shows what startups in Europe have the most funding

However, the tech boom is diffusing across continental Europe and startups are emerging outside of the established hotbeds for technology and innovation.<p>Ireland (Future Finance), Spain (Cabify), and Denmark (Trustpilot), to name a few — all have at least one tech startup that has raised $100M+ to …

Startups

13 Websites to Make Extra Cash In Your Spare Time

Does it ever feel like the things you want to accomplish always end up on the back burner? If the answer to that question is “yes,” you’re not alone. …

Motivation

Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles

<i>I originally published this piece in the New Year of 2009 as a way of reminding people how to think about their work in the wake of the 2008</i> …

Pump Up Your Biceps, Triceps, and Shoulders with the Triple Crush

Your arms will never look bigger or feel stronger<p>Looking for a good arm workout?<p>You could hit your biceps with some curls, then your shoulders with the overhead press, and finally your triceps with a few extensions.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Are So Intense, …

Why we should pity attention-seeking narcissists

There are some surprising and unpleasant downsides to thinking you are the centre of the universe.<p>We can probably all recognise those attention-seeking people in our lives – and increasingly it seems in politics and pop culture – who have a hugely inflated sense of their own importance and …

Psychology

50 must-have tech accessories under $50

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff that we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>There are a lot of tech accessories out there. Some enhance the functionality of your current hardware, while others just …

Google Cardboard

8 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Night

Your happy and productive tomorrow starts tonight.<p>The importance of good morning habits is a no-brainer. It's common sense that if you wake up early and do good things to ramp your body and mind up for the day, those things will pay off. How we spend our evenings gets a lot less attention, but it's …

Learn How to Code on your iPad with Swift Playgrounds

During WWDC last month, Apple introduced an amazing new App that will be available to iPad owners running iOS 10 this fall. The App is called Swift Playgrounds, and it presents a unique way for users of every age and experience level to easily learn how to code in Apple’s Swift coding language at …

The 20 best movies on Amazon Prime you've probably never heard of

Netflix isn't the only one in the streaming business.<p>With Amazon Prime, you can buy a discounted pair of sneakers and stream some great movies as well.<p>Amazon Prime contains a wide selection of new and old movies. To be honest, they are better than some of their competitors at getting new movies not …

Liverpool

Hacking poverty through mobile tech and social entrepreneurship

In Silicon Valley the term “hacker” has evolved to connote high praise for someone particularly creative, ingenious and adept at finding clever new ways to accomplish a difficult task. It’s with that framework in mind, rather than some of the other meanings that “hack” usually represents, that I …

Pope Francis

The Internet Without Connection, Free Endless OS For Emerging Markets

There are four billion people on the planet without PCs or access to affordable personal computers. That figure should surely be tempered with some contextualization i.e. not everybody actually wants to have an Internet connection and many traditional, native or bucolic ways of live do still exist …

Emerging Markets

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

10 Things to Remember When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

<i>The biggest and most complex obstacle you’ll ever have to overcome is your mind. If you can overcome that, you can overcome anything.</i>Have you ever …

The best films of 2016 so far

Film,Culture,Anomalisa,The Assassin,A Bigger Splash,Captain America: Civil War,Deadpool,Dheepan,Everybody Wants Some!!,Hail, Caesar!,The Hateful Eight,High-Rise,The Jungle Book,Love & Friendship,Miles Davis,The Nice Guys,The Revenant,Room,Son of Saul,Spotlight,Zootopia (aka Zootropolis),Music,Toby …

Harvard and MIT teamed up for this open-source online education platform

<i>This post is brought to you by EdX.</i><p>It’s often said that the internet makes it possible for anyone to get educated on any subject. But just as in offline modes of education, the many models of online teaching and learning are far from perfect, with plenty of room for improvement and innovation.<p>A …

MOOCs

The Best Fitness Wearables for Summer

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This guide has been updated with our selections for 2017.<p>With all the robust technology around to cheerlead you to activity (one step, …

9 Things Enormously Productive People Refuse to Do

There is no magic formula for being enormously productive--just extremely good habits. Here are 9 that can help.<p>Have you ever wondered why some people are more productive than others? What's the magic formula?<p>I have had the privilege of working with and coaching some outstandingly successful men …

Want to Get Out of Debt and Build Wealth? Cultivate These 5 Habits

If you want to get rich, the first thing to do is get out of debt--so your personal math works for you, not against you.<p>If you weren't born into wealth, and yet you want to know how to get rich, there's only one answer: Learn to become an entrepreneur.<p>Step number 1 on that journey is to make the …

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Dan Gilbert

What You Can Learn From Bedtime Routines of Sleep Experts

See how sleep experts get their best rest, and how to create your own bedtime routine for more relaxing, restful nights.<p>Are your evening habits (or lack thereof) keeping better rest at bay? If you aren't getting great sleep as often as you'd like or have trouble settling down at night, it could be …

AdBlock replacing ads with anti-censorship messages tomorrow

We've seen Malaysia ban access to Medium and Russia do the same for Wikipedia, so if you thought Amnesty International would sit on the sidelines for World Day Against Cyber Censorship this year, you're sorely mistaken. On March 12th, the human rights organization is teaming with AdBlock to replace …

I spent 5 years studying rich people, and here's what they tend to have in common

Below is a snapshot of a typical millionaire from my study:<p>• <b>They're really rich.</b> They are worth at least $3.2 million. 16% of them are worth more than $5 million. They make at least $160,000 a year. Half of them make close to $500,000 a year.<p>• <b>They're not young.</b> 80% of them are 50 years of age or …

Self-improvement