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​The Best Type of Exercise For Aging Muscles

Max out your gains—even in your golden years<p>Aging can do a number on your muscles. After you turn 30, you start to slowly lose your bigger fast-twitch muscle fibers that make you lean, defined, and athletic. And your muscles even age at a cellular level with a decline in the number and quality of …

10 Ways You Could Be Giving Away Your Power (Without Even Realizing It)

Empowering other people is productive. But giving away your personal power sabotages your chances of success.<p>As long as you allow other people to have a negative influence over the way you think, feel, and behave, you’ll struggle reach your greatest potential. Giving away your power robs you of …

Self-help

17 Little One-Minute Hacks That'll Improve Your Life Instantly

Harder, better, faster, stronger.

11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

Learning these fantastic habits is just half the equation. Actually doing them will get you to the promised land.<p>Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from …

Self-improvement

The 1930s were humanity's darkest, bloodiest hour. Are you paying attention?

A decade haunted by mass poverty, violent extremism and world war gives us one crucial advantage: the chance to learn the era’s lessons and avoid its mistakes<p>Even to mention the 1930s is to evoke the period when human civilisation entered its darkest, bloodiest chapter. No case needs to be argued; …

Prince Charles

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “AThe post If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become …

The Purpose Of Friendship: The Only 4 Types Of Friends You Need In Life

Even though we all feel uncomfortable to talk about the purpose of friendship, there are concrete purposes for having friends.

Cancer Pill Gleevec Keeps Patients Alive and Well for a Decade

Everyone hopes and wishes for that last-minute cancer breakthrough that will save doomed patients. It almost never actually happens. With Gleevec, it did.<p>The once-a-day pill turned chronic myelogenous leukemia, or CML, from a certain death sentence into a manageable disease. Now data shows it’s …

Strawberries still top the Dirty Dozen list

Here are the fruits and veggies with the most and least pesticides.<p>For the second consecutive year, strawberries have topped the list of produce with …

LSD doesn't just treat mental illness, 'it could actually heal the brain'

We do a strange thing when talking about mental health. Any violent offender who commits a particularly heinous crime faces the possibility of being …

Mental Health

This Intense 40-Minute Workout Will Blast Body Fat

Less than an hour but more intense than anything you’ve ever done.<p>This routine features a protocol known as AMRAP, or as many rounds as possible. It’s a form of density training where you seek to perform more rounds in the same amount of time from session to session. It’s a race against the clock …

How I Set Aside Two Days Each Week To Work On Just One Thing

You already know about time “batching,” but when those batch periods slide all over your schedule, they aren’t much good to you.<p>My company recently surveyed more than 350 U.S. business owners on the biggest time-wasters in their workdays. The results weren’t much of a shock, with email coming up on …

Time Management

Tony Robbins: How to Retire Rich

When it comes to the financial world, you're either playing chess or have become a chess piece in someone else's game. Tony Robbins shares the 4 steps you need to take to retire rich and create peace of mind in a world of volatility.<p>Last week, I was honored to have the incredible opportunity to …

Self-improvement

New treatment that could reverse stroke symptoms to be introduced by NHS

A new treatment to reverse the effects of a stroke is reportedly about to be introduced by the NHS.<p>Draft NHS England policy on the treatment, …

Zen Philosophy Explains Why Attachments Lead to Suffering (and What You Can Do About It)

Attachment, clinging, desiring…I’m sure you’ve heard these words spoken about negatively by Zen masters before.<p>If you grew up in the west, most of us …

10 Fashion Designers To Shop on Black History Month

February is not just about New York Fashion Week. It's the time of year for celebration of Black History Month, and this year, why not show support by wearing truly covetable pieces by the industry's top black designers. From a chic crimson red puffer jacket by Hood by Air's Shayne Oliver--perfect …

The one yoga move that helps Lena Dunham with her anxiety

There’s a reason why you always look forward to that moment in yoga class when the instructor tells you to get into child’s pose: The restorative …

What’s the Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder?

If you’ve ever tried substituting baking powder for baking soda (or vice versa), you’ve discovered that you can’t use the two interchangeably. We’ve …

A startup founder worth $15 million explains why entrepreneurs should think like farmers, not suits

My path to becoming a tech startup founder with more than $15 million in funding hasn’t been conventional. My formative years were spent living and working on my family’s farm in Gladbrook, Iowa, a town with a population of around 1,000. I didn’t attend college on either coast, develop a knack for …

Entrepreneurship

6 Rules to Follow When Cooking with a Dutch Oven

Your ingredient list should be short, and you should learn to love your microwave.<p>If you don’t have a <b>Dutch oven</b>, you should rush out to your nearest …

Disturbed Man Gets Past White House Security, Gives Press Conference

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—A man who was described as “visibly deranged” eluded the Secret Service on Saturday and gave a five-minute press conference at the White House.<p>The man, who somehow obtained White House credentials in order to bypass security, unloaded a delusional and paranoid rant …

9 Beauty Skills To Conquer In 2017 (And How To Do Them)

It seems like every single day there's a new beauty trend popping up on the internet. From makeup hacks to hair tips, sometimes it can be tough to …

Makeup

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

I Practiced Hygge and It's Kind of the Best Thing Ever

“Do Hot Pockets count as hygge?” I ask my husband on our first night of practicing the Danish way-of-life-turned-phenomenon pronounced <i>HOO-gah</i>, and …

Happiness

In search of the stroke detector

Up to 50% of stroke diagnoses are inaccurate. What if a small biosensor could do the job precisely? Robert McCrum, who survived a ‘brain attack’ 22 years ago, traces one team’s long journey to a breakthrough<p>Stroke, or “brain attack”, is the third biggest killer in the western world, after cancer …

Medical Research

A theory from two Harvard professors explains why American voters prefer incompetence

Do voters want competence from their elected officials?<p>In an intriguing new paper (pdf), a pair of Harvard business professors argue that a certain segment of voters—primarily lower educated and rural—will choose incompetent candidates over competent ones<i>,</i> in order to protect themselves from …

Voting

12 Things to Stop Doing Right Now if You Want to Be Successful in 2017

Consider these changes to set you on the winning path in the new year.<p>Contributor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped …

Self-improvement

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 522shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

How Rudeness Stops People from Working Together

Incivility can fracture a team, destroying collaboration, splintering members’ sense of psychological safety, and hampering team effectiveness. Belittling and demeaning comments, insults, backbiting, and other rude behavior can deflate confidence, sink trust, and erode helpfulness — even for those …

The Workplace