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12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

How to Let Your Children Know You Are Proud of Them

There is no more difficult dichotomy in philosophy. We are encouraged as parents to help, but the other side of the coin—helping children be humble …

Where To Buy Third Wave Water From 'Shark Tank' To Make Your Coffee That Much Better

When you think about what makes a great cup of coffee, you're probably thinking about the quality of the coffee bean, and not necessarily about the …

Master Sourdough Bread with Modernist Bread & Kitchn

Are you fascinated by sourdough bread? Want to attempt it for the first time? Or maybe perfect your own loaf? This month we have a treat for you. …

Bread

This 15-Minute Routine Will Work Your Lower Abs Like Whoa

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

Free typography resources: The big list

Everyone, even non-designers, can agree that the smallest typographical change can make a world of difference (*cough* <i>Warren Beatty</i> *cough*). …

Illustrator turns boring bike boxes into stunning works of art

With most bikes and bike parts, the boxes they arrive in are nondescript and bound straight for the recycling pile once their more exciting contents …

Quirky font magically adjusts to what you're writing

With its geometric angles and art-deco aesthetic, Futuracha has become one of the most popular free fonts used by designers all over the world. …

Typography

The 27 Best Free Fonts You Can Download

Finding stylish fonts for your design projects can be a major time sink -- especially when you have to wade through seemingly endless pages of …

Typography

10 New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You Mentally Stronger

Make next year about developing mental muscle.<p>When most people set out to become fitter in the New Year, they're thinking about physical fitness. In fact, getting in better physical shape tops the list of New Year's resolutions. According to a Nielson survey, 37% of people want to stay fit and …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

How to Secure Your Home Before Leaving for the Holidays Photos

It’s an unfortunate truth that the holiday season often brings with it a slew of home break-ins and burglaries. Pricey gifts, package deliveries, and traveler-vacated houses make for a seemingly perfect formula for crimes of opportunity. With the rise of ever-more sophisticated home technology, …

The Best Coffee Shop in All 50 States

Not all coffee is created equally: There’s the coffee you force down quickly to get that quick jolt and there’s the coffee that’s feels like a …

Coffee

Depression, violence, anxiety: the problem with the phrase ‘be a man’

Are dangerous ideas about masculinity leading to increased violent crime and suicide? Eva Wiseman talks to the director of a new documentary – and three men discuss their experiences<p>The most dangerous phrase in the English language is “be a man”. To be a man today, says film-maker Jennifer Siebel …

3 habits you must ditch in order to succeed

Your success or failure to create and scale a business will come down to the kind of habits you incorporate into your daily life.<p>Follow the habits of highly successful entrepreneurs, and there's a good chance you will become one too. Strong personal habits that might positively impact a business …

Die Hard

How to Exercise Your Brain for Better Thinking Skills

Not so very long ago, scientists and doctors believed that the number of neurons, cells, and pathways that were present in our brains at birth were …

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips …

Success

10 Rules for a great startup idea

Share91<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+114<p>Shares 336<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>Even though it’s trendy in …

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

Happiness

5 Business Lessons From the 50-Year-Old Company That Made Coffee Cool

When you pioneer an industry, how can you continue to stay disruptive for generations to come? Just ask Peet’s Coffee, the 50-year-old coffee company …

How to turn your spare room into the ultimate walk-in closet

Longing for a bigger closet?<p>Remember that rooms in your home don't have to be used the way they were originally intended. Get creative and convert a small room into the ultimate walk-in closet, says Egypt Sherrod, host of HGTV's Flipping <i>Virgins</i> and <i>Property Virgins</i>.<p>"Homes built before the 1980s just …

The Basics of Five Popular Coffee Brewing Methods

There are a number of options for making a great tasting cup of joe, but those options can differ quite a bit. This infographic runs down the basics …

This four-letter word is the Swedish key to happiness at work

Can short coffee breaks spell the difference between loving and hating work? In Sweden, where workers are among the least stressed worldwide<b>,</b> the secret to happiness is a four letter word: <i>fika</i>.<p>The word “fika” is used as both a noun and a verb, and is derived from the Swedish word for coffee …

Coffee

Star Wars Coffee For a Brew as Dark as Vader's Heart

For coffee straight from the mouth of Darth Vader himself, check out the Dark Brew Coffee House. This (tragically only conceptual) coffee house …

What Makes a Coffee Shop Truly Great?

<i>Our checklist got a little out of hand.</i><p>A coffee shop can be so many wonderful things: a quick pit stop in the morning, a respite from the office around 3:30 P.M. on a weekday, a saving grace when you're hungover on vacation, a place to collect yourself (whether with a book or a fully-charged …

6 Exercises to Improve Running Form

Target your glutes, hips, and arms with these pre- and postrun moves to make running feel easy and effortless.<p>Good running form happens on the roads, of course. But there are simple exercises you can do before and after you run to improve body awareness, strength, and flexibility that will carry …