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How to stop procrastinating and get things done in 2 minutes or less

A couple of years ago, I wrote down a goal to write and publish a book to help students build their self-confidence, stop procrastinating and …

Procrastination

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

Easy One-Bowl Recipes Are Your Winter Supper Solution

And they're healthy, too.<p>Winter meals usually feature classic comfort food dishes -- lasagna, mac and cheese, braised meats -- but that's not always the best choice for fueling us through the long, cold months ahead. What we really need are foods that will make us feel energized when we can't count …

18 Salads to Brighten Up Your Winter Meals

When the temperatures start dipping into the 30s and below, I dip into my repertoire of hearty, slow-cooked dishes to keep me and my kitchen toasty. Nothing makes you feel cozier on a cold day than an herb-crusted roast or thick stew—the flavor deepening over hours on the stovetop or in the oven, …

Consumer Reports yanks Tesla's recommendation

Consumer Reports recently gave the Tesla Model S P85D a nearly unheard of perfect score for its usability and performance. But on Tuesday the magazine yanked its coveted recommendation for the electric car.<p>The problem: Tesla (TSLA)'s Model S earned a below-average reliability score in a recent …

Bankrupt 50 Cent just posed with piles of money

Following a very public declaration of bankruptcy, 50 Cent is out to prove that he's not so broke after all.<p>On Wednesday morning, the rapper updated …

Samsung’s Latest Smartphone Doesn’t Run Android

Samsung released its new Samsung Z3 smartphone in India on Wednesday—the second phone to run on the company’s Tizen operating system, <i>The Wall Street</i> …

Microsoft Dialer for Android said to replace your phone app, coming later this year

Microsoft has been learning to play well with others under Satya Nadella’s leadership. Though the tech giant sees Google as one of its main competitors, they haven’t hesitated to get their software in the hands of as many Android users as possible. They recently released apps Send, Translator and …

An Illustrated Guide to 11 Espresso Drinks

By definition, espresso is relatively simple: 1 ounce of coffee beverage made from 7 grams of ground beans, brewed at 9 bar of pressure (130 psi) at …

Step-by-Step Guide to Milk Texturing & Pouring Technique for Latte Art

Most baristas I encounter want to run before they can walk when it comes to latte art. They think attempting to pour something pretty with poorly …

Coffee Lovers Rejoice: Study Says It's as Hydrating as Water

New research refutes the notion that coffee dehydrates the body.<p>Earlier this month, a team of researchers from the University of Birmingham in …

Women forced into prostitution in WW2 hope for apology from Japan | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - As many as 200,000 Korean women were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War Two, but Kim Bok-dong is not hopeful that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is about to apologize.<p>Demonstrators sit around a "comfort woman" statue during the weekly Wednesday …

iOS 9 beta 5 new wallpapers

The latest iOS 9 beta includes 15 beautiful new wallpapers – download them all right here

Apple released iOS 9 beta 5 last week, and developers around the world couldn’t have been happier. The previous version of Apple’s unreleased iOS …

Why one longtime Android fan can’t resist the iPhone any longer

We’ve seen quite a few longtime Android fans talk about switching to the iPhone lately and now Apple has converted a longtime Android fan who …

A nutritionist explains when it's worth buying organic — and how much more it will cost you

The experience got me thinking about whether or not it's worth it to go the organic route, especially for items where there is a more significant price difference.<p>I decided to consult an expert, and turned to Rania Batayneh, MPH, nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet."<p>Batayneh told me …

The most incredible natural phenomena around the world

Some of these natural phenomena are so bizarre that it can be tough to believe they exist, but the breathtaking and eerie wonders reveal nature's immense power.<p>From a bright pink lake in Australia to the Northern Lights, here are some of the world's most fascinating natural marvels.

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

5 Simple Rules for Living a Life of Happiness

One of the greatest feelings you can possess is happiness. When you are happy, people want to be around you. It's a simple attraction principle; when you are happy, you attract other happy people. Happiness can spread quickly and is very contagious when gratitude, generosity, and positivity are …

This 1 Trick Can Help You Stay Focused

Here’s a question for you: Do you control your day or do you simply react to it? Or to put it another way—how often do you feel like all you did was …

20 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are

<b>You paid the bills this month,</b> and maybe even had extra to spend on non-necessities. It doesn’t matter how much you belabored the checks as they went …

25 things I've learned in 9 years of simplifying my life

For almost 9 years now, I've been learning to live a simple life.<p>A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with space for what really matters.<p>A life that isn't constant busy-ness and rushing, but contemplation and creation, connection with people I love and …

Wellness | HuffPost

Apple’s Fitness Guru Opens Up About the Watch

In walks Jay Blahnik. Apple's director of fitness for health technologies is wearing black-and-blue Nike Frees, matching black athletic shorts and shirt, and a black-and-gray hoodie unzipped at the three-quarters mark. His movements are precise, and his smile sincere-looking but somewhat practiced …

Apple's Jay Blahnik outlines Apple Watch health and fitness strategy, future device features in interview

In an interview published this week, Jay Blahnik, Apple's director of Fitness and Health Technologies, spoke at length about Apple Watch hardware and …

Will Lifting Heavier Weights Get Me Fit Faster?

As a physical therapist, sometimes it’s hard for me to go to the gym without looking around and seeing injuries waiting to happen. In my experience, …

10 Protein-Packed Lunches to Increase Your Calorie Burn

What's the key to fast weight loss? Strong muscles and a healthy diet that feeds them. Kick up your metabolism with these 10 high-protein lunches, each with at least 15 grams of protein per serving, that keep calories low while helping you build a strong body.

Healthy Eating

3 Signs Your Program is Working

Exercise makes us feel great. It makes us less hungry. It helps us perform everyday tasks better. Besides our health and the way we look, feeling …