Mia Jerkov

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How Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson Run Efficient Meetings

Insight from the best business brains to make your meetings more productive.<p>Trying to run a business is all consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things: staff, suppliers, finance, production -- the list goes on. But, above all, meetings seem to take up so much precious time and yet …

3 Compensation Secrets Airlines Don't Want You to Know

We spend all winter waiting for summertime travel, but warm-weather jet-setting is also synonymous with overcrowded airports, overbooked flights, and …

Sleek multifunctional 'bedroom box' maximizes this small apartment

Small apartments in old urban centres like Paris or Madrid are cheap, but can be cramped and rundown. To update this old apartment in Paris, Batiik …

The bench myth: why resting athletes may not be as helpful as teams believe

With research touting the benefits of sleep and recovery, teams are now paying more attention to recuperation. But is there such a thing as too much rest?<p>Science sometimes seems so simple. Take rest for instance. With all the experts touting the benefits of recovery, the answer seems …

Tom Brady

The world is moving toward a universal, troubling ideal for what makes women attractive

A few weeks ago, I started doing some research on the topic of beauty.<p>I'd set for myself what I thought was a relatively straightforward goal: Round up a list of the biggest cross-cultural differences in what makes someone attractive. Beauty, I'd been told, is in the eye of the beholder — and I was …

Psychology

To Maximise Fat Loss and Muscle Gains, Follow the 10 Commandments of Weightlifting

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Beginner Fitness Tips<p>Weightlifting Tips For Beginners<p>To Maximise Fat Loss and Muscle Gains, Follow the 10 Commandments of …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

7 Yoga Poses That'll Help You Sleep When You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night

I can confidently say that sleeping is one of my all-time favorite hobbies. But when I cuddle up in bed for some blissful shut-eye, there's …

Yoga

Humans used to walk in a totally different way until one shoe innovation

Humans didn't always walk the way we do today. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>If it wasn't for shoes, we would walk way differently.<p>Think about how you walk when barefoot. The foot lands almost flat. It rolls through the step, and the toes push off.<br>Humans walked this way for millennia. …

Shoes

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

The Tattooist for the Yakuza Explains Why Tattoos Should Never Be Seen

"When something becomes a fashion, it isn’t fascinating anymore."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia</i>.<p>Growing up in a conservative Muslim household, if any of my cousins had tattoos they always had to keep them hidden. Tattoos were both a religious and cultural taboo. I remember when …

Roll your own sushi rolls at home with this device

Making sushi is an art. It takes many hours (even years) of training to become a master at crafting those delicate rolls.<p>If you don't have the …

Here’s how to actually remove pesticides from your fruit — including the organic ones

Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Do you rinse your fruits and vegetables before eating? Water can't get rid of all those pesticides.<p>This is because some produce, like apples, soak the chemicals inside, making it impossible to wash off. Some opt for the organic ingredients but produce grown …

Pesticides

A Fat-Burning CrossFit Workout That Anyone Can Do (Seriously, Anyone)

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Intermediate Workouts<p>CrossFit Workout<p>A Fat-Burning CrossFit Workout That Anyone Can Do (Seriously, Anyone)<p>Shares<p>If you've …

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Rich millennials are ditching the golf communities of their parents for a new kind of neighborhood

Millennials are saying "so long" to the country club and "hello" to the farm.<p>Many so-called agrihoods — short for "agricultural neighborhoods" — are cropping up around the US, and they're aimed at farm-to-table-loving millennials.<p>Loosely defined by the Urban Land Institute as master-planned housing …

Real Estate

9 Things Insecure People Do That Ruin Their Lives

Insecurity is the dumbest thing that we all feel. Every person in the world has something he or she is insecure about – even if only slightly. Well, …

WADA investigating claims of Chinese athletes' systemic doping

BERLIN (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency is looking into allegations made by a German broadcaster that Chinese athletes benefited from systematic doping in the 1980s and 90s.<p>"The allegations were brought forward by former Chinese physician, Xue Yinxian, who is said to have looked after several …

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Man woken up by mysterious noises outside his home gets the most amazing surprise

When a photographer awoke to strange sounds coming from outside his house he may well have feared there was an intruder trying to get in.<p>Living in …

The A positive (and A negative) blood type diet

Many people believe that their blood type, whether A, B, AB, or O, is only relevant in relation to blood transfusions. But discussions over recent …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says This Quality Is Most Important for Leaders (It's Not What You Think)

It was a tough lesson to learn.<p>Satya Nadella knows how to rise to a challenge. In 2014, he became CEO of Microsoft, a company that at the time was struggling with its legacy as a personal computer company in the post-PC age. It was also struggling with bureaucracy and the failures of its previous …

A historian says most science fiction has the same major flaw — except one legendary novel

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — It's science fiction's job to entertain us, not sooth-say. Yet even older, tongue-in-cheek sci-fi works have predicted numerous technologies we now take for granted.<p>If there's one book or movie that best foretells what humanity could become, though, it's Aldous Huxley's 1932 …

Singularity

Tip: Don't Drink the Wrong Kind of Coffee

Coffee can prevent disease and extend life, but only if you drink the right kind.<p>Make Sure Your Coffee is Rich In CGA<p>It's not often you find a vice …

A California medical school just got $200 million to invest in 'energy healing,' 'mineral infusions' and other alternative medicines — and doctors aren't happy

But for those who have been watching the steady creep of unproven therapies into mainstream medicine, the announcement didn't go over quite as well.<p>"This is ultimately a very bad thing," said Dr. Steven Novella, a neurologist at Yale University and longtime critic of alternative therapies. "It's …

Medicine

Michael Jordan Told Dwight Howard To Stop Playing 'Pissed Off'

Hornets owner Michael Jordan wants Dwight Howard to “play determined”—and not “pissed off”—this season in Charlotte.<p>MJ called Dwight this summer and …

I Started Saying 'No' to These 6 Things. My Life and My Business Got a Lot Better.

The most difficult obstacles to get past are the ones we place in front of ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a people pleaser. It’s hard for me to say "no" to people who ask for something -- despite a reluctance inside of me. This has gotten me into trouble …

Entrepreneurship

Keala Kennelly’s Thank You Letter for the ‘F*ck You Billabong…’ Hysteria

Keala Kennelly, who has won three Big Wave Awards for women’s best performance, broke new ground at the 2016 award show, with a win in the tube …

The Best Hotel in Every State

From the country’s first beach resort to a swanky, Madison Avenue boutique, these are the top hotels from sea to shining sea.<p>In central Vermont, …

9 life-changing wellness vacations you can book for under $1,000

A mind-blowing trip to Ubud, Bali (or these seven other dreamy wellness destinations) is <i>definitely</i> worth adding to your travel bucket list. But the …

Hudson Valley