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Work Out Videos On Netflix: 10 Titles To Motivate Your 2017 New Year’s Resolution

If you’re looking for a straight work out video, you may not want to turn to Netflix. While there appears to be a shortage of exercise tutorials on …

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

Marvel at Nasa's gorgeous travel posters advertising the best sights in the Universe

Nasa recently unveiled a gorgeous set of travel posters advertising the most exciting sights in the Universe as it revealed a $19 billion budget …

Posters

The Invincible DJ AM: Triumph and Tragedy Behind the Decks

He was the greatest DJ of all time, a human mash-up, spinning through a life of desperate lows and exhilarating highs<p><b>By Jonathan Shecter</b><p><b>DJ AM</b> was the …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness

Moby: ‘There were bags of drugs, I was having sex with a stranger’

He was the sober, Christian dance music pioneer – but then Moby found success... Now he’s coming clean, finds Miranda Sawyer<p>Read an extract from Moby’s memoir<p>Before I picked up Moby’s new memoir, Porcelain, I thought of him as a small, bald, cheeky chappy who made tuneful dance music. I knew he had …

Moby

What Psychology Teaches Us About Structuring Our Workday to Get the Most Done

This story originally appeared on Help Scout<p>Our workdays often are governed not by priorities or desires but by what’s screaming loudest and closest in our faces. Well-intentioned as you might be about having a productive day, it’s easy for the hours to pass in a flurry of emails, meetings, and …

Time Management

How to Train Your Brain for High Performance

Everybody sees the world through the lenses of three sets of beliefs. Making all three more effective increases your mental performance.<p>For the past two decades, my good friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner (if you don't know who he is, you're not in sales) has been investigating the thought …

Self-improvement

7 Ways 'Fearless' People Conquer Fear

5. They overprepare but they don't overreact.<p>You may believe that brave and courageous people have no fear. <i>Wrong</i>. Courageous people are as afraid as …

Self-help

5 Simple Strategies To Help You Worry Less This Year

Believe it or not, psychologists have a term to describe people who like to think a lot. The trait is called <i>need for cognition</i>. It refers to people who enjoy effortful thinking and feel motivated to attempt to understand and make sense of things. For the most part, this is associated with positive …

Mindfulness

Take a tour of the swanky Miami condos attracting big-shot DJs and professional athletes

Paraiso, a new set of ultra-luxurious condo towers under development in Miami, is already drawing some pretty high-profile names in the entertainment industry, and it isn't even finished yet. Set on 10 acres of land in Miami's Edgewater neighborhood, Paraiso is one of the biggest real estate …

Real Estate

Electronic Dance Music’s Love Affair With Ecstasy: A History

The drug and the music evolved together over years, making EDM a radically different culture today than it was when it started.<p>We don’t know much about Meredith Hunter other than that he killed the American Hippie. We know that his friends called him Murdock, and that he was 18, and that there were …

Deadmau5: Decline Of EDM Is Inevitable

In a recent interview with the <b>Huffington Post</b>, <b>Deadmau5</b> expressed his views on the future of EDM, and what the industry’s current problems are. …