Louis Triandafilou

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20 Ways to Make This Week the Most Productive Yet

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The phrase “time is money” is more true now than ever before. It doesn’t take a rocket surgeon (a combination rocket scientist and brain surgeon) to realize that our productivity is directly linked to our revenue and profits.<p>With that in …

How to learn 30 languages

Some people can speak a seemingly impossible number of tongues. How do they manage it, asks David Robson, and what can we learn from them?<p>Out on a sunny Berlin balcony, Tim Keeley and Daniel Krasa are firing words like bullets at each other. First German, then Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Croatian, …

Language Learning

How Meditation Can Help Anxiety

Fear is a negative emotion, unless you’re facing an actual threat and need to fight or flee. And the usefulness of fear is minimal in daily life, …

Science Discovers Something That Might Actually Have You Going ‘Aww’ About Rats

Rats have a stigma.<p>They often are perceived to live in dirty conditions, feeding off refuse, scuttling about and sometimes seeming to go after humans. What’s more, they’re accused of carrying a plethora of pathogens that could be harmful to people.<p>That said, a new study looking into rat behavior …

Eight Things No One Ever Teaches You About Grilling

TV's grilling expert offers barbecue techniques for how long to grill, how much to grill, and pretty much everything else you need to know for perfect meat this summer<p>TV's grilling expert offers barbecue techniques for how long to grill, how much to grill, and pretty much everything else you need …

The One Thing You Must Do Before You Can Find True Love

If you don't have what you truly want in a relationship, then you are right, something is seriously wrong. But here's the important part: What is wrong is not you. I repeat, the problem is not you. You are not a bad person. You are not failing to get a wonderfully rewarding relationship because you …

Proper Meal Timing for Muscle Growth

When you’ve been in bodybuilding awhile, you learn to make all the right moves. This is not only in weight training, but also in fine-tuning a …

16 Hobbies That Will Improve Your Quality of Life

Having a hobby is not just a way to pass the time; it can also improve the quality of your life. A hobby is something that you do for fun or …

6 Things You Need To Know If You Take Vitamin Supplements

Not all vitamin supplements are manufactured to the same high standards. Discover what you must know before buying and taking your multivitamins.

21 Anxiety Triggers That Might Surprise You

If you suffer from anxiety, you're not alone. Anxiety disorders affect 40 million U.S. adults, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.<p>Doctors typically diagnose patients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder if they suffer from symptoms of anxiety (constant worry, insomnia, …

David Duchovny on Learning to Sing, His Album, and the X-Files Revival

"I didn't do it to be a rock star."<p>David Duchovny, troubadour? Yes, the former G-man is releasing an album. Of music. He's just as surprised as you are. After hanging up Hank Moody's black T-shirt on <i>Californication</i>, the actor picked up a guitar for his self-penned debut <i>Hell or Highwater</i><i>,</i> out today, …

Google Says Its Self-Driving Cars Drive Better Than You

Google has been testing self-driving cars for years. Six years in fact, with a fleet of 20+ self-driving cars, which have self-driven almost a million miles over that period — and are now averaging around 10,000 self-driven miles per week.<p>So how many accidents have Google’s autonomous rides got …

The Top 4 Things Single Men Are Looking for in a Relationship

Spoiler: You might be looking for these exact same qualities.<p>If you're single and wondering what the hell eligible men are really looking for in a partner, here's some good news: It's probably a lot simpler than you think.<p>For National Singles Week (yep, that's a thing), Match.com dug up some stats …

Relationships

Bulletproof Coffee and the Case for Butter as a Health Food

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>Butter is making a comeback — and it has nothing to do with Paula Deen. Once maligned as a high-calorie, artery-clogging disaster, butter …

Nutrition

Psychology: the man who studies everyday evil

Why are some people extraordinarily selfish, manipulative, and unkind? David Robson asks the scientist delving into the darkest sides of the human mind.<p>If you had the opportunity to feed harmless bugs into a coffee grinder, would you enjoy the experience? Even if the bugs had names, and you could …

Psychology

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

Fitness

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

Cue one big collective sigh of relief.<p>Of course you try your very best to stick to a relatively healthy diet and exercise plan. But some days, you're bound to go overboard—after all, you're only human. Perhaps it’s that time of the month and you just can’t stop munching; perhaps you had one too …

Fitness

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How Your Vagina Changes in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

<b>Normal Shrinkage</b><br>Puberty's totally over (thank gawd), and your organs have reached their adult size. Except, that is, for your labia majora, the outer "lips" that enclose the rest of your privates. Don't be shocked to see these looking slimmer. As you age, subcutaneous fat, including that of your …

The ONLY 3 Principles You'll EVER Need to Live an Amazing Life

<b>In 1942, Ron Plomley invented a radio program where celebrity guests were asked to imagine being stranded on a deserted island.</b> In this imaginary …