Michael Fakhari

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How Meditation Can Help Make Your Mind Happier

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …

DreamFactory Aims To Become the Universal Data Access Layer Of Enterprise Applications

DreamFactory Software, the open source RESTful backend platform company has announced the availability of the enterprise edition, which targets line-of-business application developers and IT teams. The new edition of DreamFactory enables system administrators to efficiently manage multiple …

Sleep Scientist Says Starting Work At 10 A.M. Is What Nature Intended

Getting up any earlier is basically torture.<p>A sleep scientist in England just confirmed what we already knew: getting to work before 9 a.m. is torture.<p>"Staff should start at 10 a.m.," Paul Kelley, an honorary clinical research fellow at Oxford University's Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience …

Sleep

Everything You Wanted to Know About Authentic Mexican Food

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Tacos date back to the days when Montezuma and the Aztecs ruled Mexico. Cocoa beans were used as currency, …

How my startup lost Rs15 lakh and shut down before its first anniversary

I thought I would make millions of dollars through my startup, but I failed miserably.<p>I had read amazing stories of startups like Flipkart and Zomato, but nobody told me that 90% of new companies fail within two years of taking their initial steps.<p>I failed in my first year.<p>I sometimes feel cheated, …

Startups

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

Tumors

Here's what the logos for Amazon, Levi's, and HBO Go would say if they were being honest

His redesigned Pepsi logo kicked off the Honest Slogans blog in 2011. Dickens stresses that his creations are for "entertainment purposes only" and told us in 2013 that while some may come across as "harsh," he hoped even employees of the brands he satirized would see the blog as …

What Do Your Dreams Say About Your Sleep Quality?

A good night’s sleep is far more nuanced than simply putting in your seven to nine hours and calling it a day. Good, healthy sleep means feeling rested upon waking. It means not having chronic bad dreams or nightmares. And it turns out that the difference between a smile-filled slumber and a …

The 50 (New) Healthiest Foods of All Time—With Recipes

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German Volume Training: 10 Legendary Workouts Every Ma

Share<p>Tweet<p>8. German Volume Training<p>Getty Images<p>Well known for producing incredible strength gains, German Volume Training is not for the weak-minded. By the time you finish your 10th set, you’ll be begging for mercy.<p>Choose your main target move, usually a compound exercise, and perform 10 sets of …

The Best Stretch for Every Tight Spot in Your Body

Even if you're not doing soul-crushing workouts on the daily, it's likely you feel cramped, sore, or stiff more often than not. Think about it: Most …

Yoga

You Asked: Should I Count Calories?

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Top 10 Ways to Repurpose Your Old Laptop

There's no shortage of ways to repurpose an old PC, whether you're just trying to make it work again or turning it into something else entirely, like …

Raspberry Pi

Slow iPhone? Seven ways to speed up your old handset

If your ageing old iPhone is suffering with Apple's latest software, there are a number of simple things you can do to try to speed it up<p>With the latest iPhone 6s and 6s Plus going on sale, your current iPhone is yet another generation out of date.<p>Many iPhone users are stuck on older versions: the …

Six-Round Full Bodyweight Burner

The best thing about bodyweight workouts is that they take away all the excuses. The gym is closed? It’s raining outside? So what.<p>A great bodyweight routine can build strength, muscle and endurance. Plus, when the only equipment you need is yourself, you can take your workout outdoors or do it …

Workouts

The Workout to Get Arms Like Vin Diesel

<b>The Workout to Get Arms Like Vin Diesel</b>How It WorksThe longer the muscles spend working while tensed, the better they adapt to the workload by …

Vin Diesel

9 Tips and Tricks for Using a Slow Cooker

10 Great Hacks To Make You Sleep Better

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Conventional wisdom says you need to be an extrovert to start a successful business. That’s wrong for all sorts of reasons.<p>Imagine a typical entrepreneur.<p>A quiet, reserved introvert is probably not what first came to mind. Aren’t entrepreneurs supposed to be gregarious and commanding—verbally adept …

Entrepreneurship

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15 Simple but Powerful Back Exercises to Ease Stiffness and Lower Back Pain

Samuel Pustea<p>Read full profile<p>Almost every single person on this planet has experienced some sort of back pain, whether it be in their lower, middle, …

Mindfulness

How to turn a gym session into your favourite video game

Did you grow up on RPGs like Pokémon or Final Fantasy? Here's how you can turn the skills you learned into real-life strength<p>It can be easy to spend hours playing your favourite computer game, but harder to convince yourself to go the gym on a regular basis.<p>However, combine the two pastimes and you …

This Is the Top Predictor of Success in Life

Increase self control to increase success<p>Self control predicts success even better than IQ.<p>From Charles Duhigg’s excellent book The Power of Habit: …

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

Libraries

These 4 Gadgets Will Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

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The IRS has hit a new low

A report issued Wednesday by the National Taxpayer Advocate says the IRS has been hampered by years of budget cuts, which have diminished customer service and hobbled enforcement.<p>The timing of the budget cuts was bad, the report said.<p>The IRS blocked nearly 1.6 million suspicious tax refunds this …

Identity Theft

The 5 Types Of Organizational Structures: Part 4, Flatarchies

This is part four of a five part post that explores various types of organizational structures that either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work. Each post will explore one of these structures and then I’ll provide a final …

Employment

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Right now the front of your brain is firing signals about what you’re reading and how much of it you soak up has a lot to do with whether there is a …

Ten Ways Big Data Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

<b>Bottom line:</b> Big data is providing supplier networks with greater data accuracy, clarity, and insights, leading to more contextual intelligence shared across supply chains.<p>Forward-thinking manufacturers are orchestrating 80% or more of their supplier network activity outside their four walls, using …