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Fantasy Football Week 1 Start 'Em and Sit 'Em: Derek Carr's dream matchup and all the bust alerts

Derek Carr and the Raiders have a dream matchup in Week 1 at New Orleans, and Jamey Eisenberg loves the Oakland QB as a must start. Read all of our …

Nails of the Day: Caramel Apples

I <i>cannot</i> get over how cute these caramel apple nails are. The rough sponging totally mimics the look of an apple, and the drips are tantalizing with …

'Violence Is Violence': Adrian Peterson and the Science of Spanking

A four-year-old can barely distinguish between right and wrong, between cause and effect, between his or her home and the whole world.<p>Good and bad are still vague notions for a preschool child. "They are in the beginning stages of learning that there are rules and reasons you do and don't do …

How to Structure the Ideal Work Day: An Evidence-Based Guide

Go ahead and daydream on your commute. Get the important stuff done before noon. Have that second coffee at 2:00 PM. Work out whenever.<p>Optimizing your work day to maximize your productivity and happiness admittedly isn’t a hard science. Differences in body chemistry, sleep routine, personality, …

Announcing your plans makes you less motivated to accomplish them

Shouldn’t you announce your goals, so friends can support you?<p>Isn’t it good networking to tell people about your upcoming projects?<p>Doesn’t the “law …

Business

This Man's Tearful Story Will Change The Way You View The Homeless

This is Ronald Davis, a homeless man based in Chicago. For the vast majority of the year, he is forced to sleep on its bitterly cold streets, unless …

30 Creative Home Office Ideas: Working from Home in Style

Working from home has become more than a trend. Hard-working people the world over try to find the best way to accommodate a creative and inspiring …

Disney-Themed Cocktails

Cody is a mixologist in Spokane, Washington. He's an artist behind the bar. Cody has made a bunch of cocktail recipes inspired by Disney characters.</b> …

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

New 15-Minute At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's, Goes Viral

According to research published yesterday in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, a 15-minute at-home test may be able to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, and cognitive decline.<p>Titled the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination test, or SAGE, and …

The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work -- generally, every person I've spoken to quotes me something close to 8 hours a day.<p>And data seems to confirm that: The average American works 8.8 hours every day. At least, those are the …

Watch 15 Minutes of Insanely Funny News Bloopers

While <i>Rolling Stone</i> was busy counting down the best songs, videos, hotties, selfies, movies, TV moments, cover songs and a lot of other things at the …

7 Tips For Battling–And Even Embracing–Procrastination

It doesn’t have to hurt so much. In fact, some procrastinating can lead to productivity.<p>There are days when business owners just don’t feel like working–especially solopreneurs who work from home. With no one watching over your shoulder, it’s easy to let hours–or even days–of unproductive time …

What we liked in 2013: viral videos

December arguably doesn't count as a proper month, so clogged is it with "year in review" lists: what was hot, what was not; what people were talking about around the world (Pope Francis, mainly) or in the UK (Andy Murray, Thatcher, bedroom tax), all set to the requisite sentimental music to let us …

HOWTO delete your smartphone's fine-grained log of everywhere you've been

If you have an Android or Ios smartphone, it defaults to storing the history of all the places you go, at a very fine resolution, for a very long …

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Underdogs of the Animal World: Vampire Bat

When I say vampire, what do you think? Edward Cullen in all his sparkly moodiness? Kirsten Dunst being creepy and, like, 12? Or maybe the Coreys …

Horror

Famous Logos with Honest Slogans

Clifton Robert Dickens is a graphic designer from Nashville, USA and he’s also the creator of the Honest Slogans Project. A fun project where he …