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The 6 worst workouts at the gym

Everyone likes to preach about the <i>best</i> workouts. (How much can you squat, bro?) But part of a good workout is also understanding what constitutes the <i>worst</i> things at the gym—from ineffective to a straight-up injury risk—and what to steer clear of. In an effort to help you better navigate the gym, we …

Is Cardio Necessary For Super-Low Body Fat?

Bodybuilders and fitness models need more than strength training and a good diet to get shredded. But how much more?<p>You’ve probably heard a fitness guru declare, with biblical certainty, that “abs are made in the kitchen.”<p>It’s one of the more absurd clichés. The guys you see in <i>Men’s Health</i>, or in …

A Mind-Blowing New Way to Think About Your To-Do List

If you’re like most people, you’re not satisfied with your to-do list. It’s always growing, never done, and a constant source of stress. But it’s …

14 Ways to Improve Your Sleep

By John Swartzberg, M.D.<p>Are you sleep deprived?<p>The odds are good that you'll answer yes. In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called insufficient sleep a major public health problem, noting that nearly 30% of adults get less than six hours of sleep a night. And a national survey …

Air Purifiers

Lost in life? This Infographic will make you realize it's okay.

There are very few things as stunning and breathtaking as an alpha woman. Her poised sense of self and her kind yet firm ways are a masterful thing …

Microsoft is open sourcing Edge's Javascript engine, Chakra

If you’ve been paying attention to Microsoft over the last year, you’ve probably noticed that the company has changed its attitude toward the open-source community in a huge way.<p>In just the past few months the company has open sourced its code editor, Visual Studio’s code building tool, a video …

15 habits that can make you happier

But advice on exactly how to boost your happiness is often not backed by science, even though there's a whole field devoted to studying it.<p>While everyone has different things that make them happy — a taco stuffed with cilantro is joyful for some and miserable for others — research on well-being has …

Happiness

7 Career-Killing Habits That You Can't Afford to Keep

To be successful in your career, consider dropping these 7 bad work habits.<p>Ever wonder why you sometimes drive to work automatically--on your day off? Habits are sneaky things that automates our behavior without even realizing it. When the trigger of a habit occurs, the decision making part of the …

10 best alternatives to FaceTime on Android

Looking for a way to get FaceTime for Android? Unfortunately, no such luck as Apple’s popular video chatting app is only for iOS devices.<p>One of the more difficult tasks when moving from iOS to Android is finding a replacement for the ubiquitous FaceTime. What makes it tough is that FaceTime is a …

Apps

LiveHealth: This Pune-based healthcare startup is generating millions of intelligent medical reports

Abhimanyu Bhosle and Mukund Malani were computer geeks until they both joined a startup in Pune for an internship during their final year of …

How To Get Six-Pack Abs

A visible six-pack remains the universal beacon of male fitness. Yes, biceps aren’t bad. Pecs are often preferred. But for reasons unknown, gyms the world over are forever attacked – and dessert trays constantly evaded – by men wanting to see definition cascade down their abdominal muscles. So why, …

Exercise

How to Get Things Done with Trello

My work involves prioritizing, organizing and managing tasks, information and ideas. I have tried hundreds of todo lists and project management tools …

Project Management

Trello Everything: 28 Ways to Maximize Your Work with the Visual Task Management Tool

Post-it Notes are just small pieces of paper, but they're incredibly flexible. You can jot down tasks, create a checklist, organize belongings, and …

Project Management

Harness Siri to Capture Your Thoughts and Seamlessly Put Them Into Your GTD System

If you experiment with Siri you will find her both super helpful and terribly insufficient. I both love and hate Siri for a number of reasons. Let’s …

6 Effective Ways To Stay Away From Office Politics

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

7 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don't Do

5 Steps to a Better Morning Routine

Routines are described as sets of behaviors that are regularly repeated, usually in the same time and place. They're steeped in habit, vigorously reiterated throughout the course of our lives. Most of our routines have been part of our daily rituals for years, if not decades.<p>The quality of our …

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

8 Most Overlooked Ways to Lose Weight

His theory, known today as Occum’s Razor, basically says that the simplest path forward is usually the best. And while we’ll never know if William …

12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

Emotional Intelligence

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

8 Easy Ways to Become Highly Productive Without Working Harder

I have always known hard work to be an essential secret of success. And because I like succeeding in all I do, I work hard.<p>The harder I work, the …

Google Play services 8.1 SDK out now, brings ambient mode maps, app invites and more

Google has just finished rolling out Google Play services 8.1 to Android devices, which brings a number of new APIs that developers can now take advantage of.<p>Perhaps most importantly, Play services 8.1 brings the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow permissions model, which Google first announced at Google …

Google is now better at listening to you than ever

More robust to noisy environments, less computationally intensive, faster, and more accurate<p>Of all the big companies that use voice controls and interaction in their software, Google is perhaps the most low-key about it. Unlike Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana, Google doesn't personify its Now …

Google voice search can now hear what you've got to say

Need a better reason to say "OK Google" in public? Well, the search engine just announced a refinement to voice search on its research blog. Now, it can more accurately pick out your voice even in noisy surroundings, and perform the necessary analysis in real-time. This is all made possible by …

How to Get Over Your Fear of Coding

Coding is one of the most practical skills to have these days, and even if you’re not going to use it for professional purposes, having basic …

Business Development

Photoshop and Premiere Elements 14 add editing tools and 4K support

You can pretty much mark your calendars for it. Every year in mid to late September, Adobe reveals its annual update for Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements. This year is no different as version 14 of the consumer-focused photo and video-editing apps was just announced. While Adobe was careful …

There’s A Really Good Reason You Should Be Leaving Work On Time Every Day

You know when 5pm rolls around and your boss gives you “the eye” when you shut off your computer and waltz (or, you know, slouch off tiredly) out the door? Next time that happens, you can tell them something really important: workers who stay late are less likely to be productive. Just sitting at …

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …