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Wes Welker explains 'Single White Female' situation between Edelman, Tom Brady

Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is a really big Tom Brady fan<p>Before there was Julian Edelman and Tom Brady, there was Wes Welker and Tom Brady. …

Search warrant: Baton Rouge officers saw Alton Sterling reach for gun in his pocket

Officers in Baton Rouge observed the butt of a gun in Alton Sterling’s front pants pocket while they were trying to restrain him, then saw him reach for the weapon before they opened fire, according to an affidavit that a Baton Rouge detective filed for a search warrant in the case.<p>The details, …

Papa John's CEO: In Business, Failure Is an Option

<i>During Small Business Week in May, FOXBusiness.com is running a special Growing Your Business series. Here is expert advice and insight for entrepreneurs from John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John’s.</i><p>“Contrary to what some people might tell you, failure is an option--and not always a terrible …

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

How to Fold an Origami Star Wars X-wing Starfighter

By John Park’s Workshop. This Mini iPad pinball project uses a couple of arcade buttons...<p>This is the flamethrowing skateboard built by Mike Warren …

Scientists find 'Achilles' heel' of cancer offering hope for most deadly cases

Even tumours which have spread throughout the body could be treated<p>The ‘Achilles’ heel’ of cancer has been discovered by scientists which could lead to treatments for hopeless cases where disease has spread throughout the body.<p>In a finding hailed as ‘groundbreaking,’ researchers found that all …

Deciding to hang it up not as easy as we think

I get it, Peyton. It's hard to say goodbye.<p>After growing up in the NFL life, professional football is what you know best.<p>After making your own life …

Your Ability to Read This Message Reveals Something Fascinating About The Mind

Not just a viral FB post.<p>The above passage, written in a combination of letters and numbers, has been circulating social media for years and purports …

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The CEO of $2.2 billion pizza chain Papa John's shares his 5 'unexpected ingredients' for startup success

In high school, he worked at a pizza and sub shop in his hometown of Jeffersonville, Indiana, where he first fell in love with making pizza. He got through college by working at a place called Greek's Pizzeria and even considered dropping out of Ball State University to open a franchise, but his …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Jack Nicklaus: Golf great shows 'nice guys can come first' in business

<b>(CNN) —</b> What does the man chosen by Sports Illustrated as the best individual sportsman of the 20th century do when his career comes to an end?<p>As legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus likes to put it: "Most people work all their life to retire to play golf -- I played golf all my life to retire to …

There Is No Average Person. Here's Why.

Using the science of the individual to achieve joy, fulfillment, and success<p><b>While the individual man is an insoluble puzzle, in the aggregate he</b> …

I Would Have Been a Better Student if My School Had Taught Science With Lego

There’s a reason Lego is the most popular toy on earth. Not only does it inspire and foster kids’ imaginations, it can also be used as a valuable …

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Here's the workout Michael B. Jordan used to get in insane shape for his boxing movie, 'Creed'

But the "Rocky" franchise brought it up another level. The physiques of Carl Weathers as Apollo Creed and Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa (who by the third film looks ridiculously cut) was the inspiration for many during the exercise craze in the late 1970s to early '80s.<p>Now the bar has been …

Raspberry Pi's latest computer costs just $5

Raspberry Pi's new educational micro-computer is its cheapest yet -- a pocket-sized device designed to teach kids coding for just $5 (about £3.30 or AU$7).<p>The Raspberry Pi Zero, unveiled on Thursday, is the latest computer from the British company that has for the last few years made its mission to …

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Microsoft and Code.org launch Minecraft tutorial to teach kids how to code

Microsoft has announced a partnership with Code.org that will bring Minecraft into the education curriculum.<p>Mojang, the Sweden-based game development studio that shot to prominence due to its work on Minecraft, was acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 billion last year.<p>Founded in 2013, Code.org is a …

The Hardest Upper-Body Circuit You Will Ever Do—and You Don’t Even Need Weights

You may not need equipment, but you will need a ton of willpower and stamina<p>Thirty minutes. That’s all I’m asking for. If you can give me that, you’re going to get the best upper-body workout of your life.<p>But here’s the deal: You can’t just go through the motions. Or start strong, and then taper …

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

7 Books That Will Train Your Brain to Overachieve

These must-read books explain how and why you can radically improve your ability to think clearly and creatively.<p>The human brain is the most powerful tool you can possibly possess. Are you training and using your brain to its full potential? These seven books will help you achieve the peak …

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3 Workouts That Are Better Than Running

Push your limits with these fat-destroying routines<p>Exercising outside is a great way to get some fresh air and Vitamin D, and it seems to be generally good for your health. (According to science.)<p>But that doesn’t mean you have to log lots of miles running or lug your dumbbells outside.<p>“You can get …

NASA Rejected Me 14 Times Before Making Me an Astronaut

In this exclusive excerpt from The Ordinary Spaceman, Clayton Anderson says what it took to keep going with rejection-after-rejection before finally succeeding.<p><i>In 1981, Clayton Anderson joined NASA as an intern. In 1983, he joined full time as an engineer. That same year, he put in his first of 15</i> …

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

8 classic personal finance books that will teach you everything you should know about managing money

Money conscious readers from all generations should brush up on their personal finance knowledge by adding some books on the subject to their summer reading list.<p>Given that only 24% of Millennials are able to correctly answer four or five questions on five-question financial literacy quiz, they …

All Kids Should Make Their Own 'Minecraft' YouTube Videos

As schools continue to foolishly reduce students’ exposure to the performing and fine arts, kids are increasingly being cultivated into passive consumers, rather than active creators. They are not only losing the opportunity for free creative exploration in a variety of media, they are also missing …

The Arts

The Real Secret to Success Isn't Really a Secret

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over my career, I have observed people with different personalities, backgrounds, and behavioral styles achieve success in life. Many times I wondered if there was a reoccurring theme running through their success stories that …

Self-improvement

10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

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78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

How ‘Eccentric Quasi-Isometrics’ Can Make You Bigger and Stronger

Use this technique to smoke your muscles and bulletproof your joints<p>You want to get bigger and stronger while sparing your joints in the process. One way to do this: Eccentric Quasi-Isometrics (EQIs), says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>This technique forces you to hold the bottom—or the …

How to Do a Muscleup

Here’s your 6-step plan for mastering the muscleup<p>Want to impress everyone you know? Learn how to do a muscleup.<p>“The muscleup is the hardest pullup you’ve ever done combined with the most difficult dip you’ve ever done,” according to Sean Garner, a contestant on the 2015 season of <i>Men’s Health</i> Next …