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The Real-Life ‘Game of Thrones’: Inside the Bloody New Wildlife Series ‘Savage Kingdom’

Warring clans engage in a bloody struggle for power. Sound familiar? Forget Westeros. ‘Savage Kingdom’ reveals the bloody, gritty drama of nature’s …

Photoshopped Portraits of Ex-Gang Members With and Without Tattoos

I’m a big fan of the portrait. It’s even better when the portrait is about more than the photographer’s skill, but about the life, challenges, and …

8 Tiny Habits That Will Make You Happier

Sometimes the tiniest habits make the biggest difference.<p>Everything around us is changing at warp speed, it seems--but some things will always remain the same. That's why habits are so powerful. Some of the smallest of our daily habits have the power to always give us happiness and help steer us …

Happiness

The 7 Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here are the 7 habits the world's most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated that allow them to consistently achieve, earn, and enjoy more.<p>Here are the 7 habits the world's most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated that allow them to consistently achieve, earn, and enjoy more.<p><b>Build blocks of</b> …

Time Management

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

When She Started Gluing Paper To The Floor, I Was Confused… Until I Saw The End Result!

Renovating your house can be a really expensive process, especially if you want to completely replace major things like, say, your entire floor. Is …

Home Depot

We Asked a Philosopher Whether or Not It’s OK to Do Drugs

What would John Stewart Mill say about weed? Are psychedelics OK if they expand your mind? Are drugs a bad thing from a moral standpoint? We asked an expert.<p>Peg O' Connor has made thinking about drugs her life's work. Her blog, "Philosophy Stirred, Not Shaken," puts some of the greatest questions …

10 Upgrades Under $1,000 That Increase Home Values

A few strategic fixes can add big value to your home.<p>A clean, well-maintained home in tiptop condition will yield maximum profit when it comes time …

Home Improvement

This Woman Lost Weight And Gained Satisfaction On The Boyfriend Who Called Her Fat

Lauren Goodger isn’t a household name in the U.S., but across the pond, she’s a reality star from <i>Celebrity Big Brother</i> and <i>TOWIE</i>. Up until a year ago, Lauren was unhappy with her body, and she had a boyfriend who labeled her “fat.” After a stream of negative online comments and upsetting tabloid …

Fitness

11 things no man should have in his apartment

It's time your apartment reflected that.<p>It's time to face the facts: Some of your college holdouts need to be disposed of, and that mirror you stole from your favorite college bar isn't as cool as you once thought it was.<p>Take stock of your living situation, and see if you need to make a few …

Canada’s Growing Jihadi Cancer

The border that terrorists are most likely to cross into the United States is not the one with Mexico, but Canada.<p>Ignore growing Muslim …

How Your Beliefs Can Sabotage Your Behavior (And What You Can Do About It)

There are many reasons why it can be hard to stick to good habits or develop new skills. But more often than not, the biggest challenge is sitting between your two ears.<p>Your mind is a powerful thing. The stories you tell yourself and the things you believe about yourself can either prevent change …

Why Your Brain Procrastinates + 3 Easy Ways to Kick the Habit

Ugh, that boring report that needs to be written. Drat, that mystery drawer that needs organizing. Sigh, that phone call that has to be made. If a task feels like absolute torture to do (and those time tracking apps aren’t cutting it), well, that’s because it is. As it turns out, our brains are …

Facebook is annihilating your self-esteem, and you’re not alone

The dopamine high of a notification is never enough. Research ties the social media site to depression and anxiety<p>Last month, I reactivated my old Facebook account for 15 minutes before realizing I’d made a terrible mistake.<p>I deleted my profile last year because I didn’t like the person I was when …

Workouts Top Trainers Do When They Only Have 15 Minutes

Tell us if this sounds familiar: You want to work out, but you're tight on time and don't know where to start. The struggle is real!<p>When it comes to …

25 Wall Street movies to watch over Thanksgiving

That doesn't mean you can't get a little Wall Street in your day, though. Why not kick back on the couch and watch one of these Wall Street movies?<p>You'll definitely enjoy yourself, and you might even learn something.

Wall Street

Diabolical little girl held an owl and the Internet had a Photoshop field day

It stands to reason that if you post something weird on the Internet, the Internet will find a way to make it weirder.<p>A photo of a somewhat …

40 years ago the US sent Mexico into a financial crisis — and it transformed the narcotics industry

<i>In this excerpt from A Narco History: How the United States and Mexico Jointly Created the Mexican Drug War, coauthors Carmen Boullosa and Mike Wallace</i> <i>explain how the US and Mexico jointly created the Mexican Drug War.</i><p>In the mid 1970s, the United States had added to its woes of recession those of …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Essays<p>My immigrant father was trying to navigate life in a new and scary world. And I was hellbent on making things as difficult as possible.<p>By Zito …

Red Carpet

This Photographer Turns Vintage Photos Into Surreal Works Of Art

Australian photographer and artist Jane Long brings old photos to life in beautifully wild and imaginative ways.<p>Jane Long is a Brisbane-based fine art photographer and artist, who is the mind behind the wildly imaginative <i>Dancing with Costică</i> series. According to Long, she was looking for photos to …

Here's how much you need to earn to live comfortably in 15 major US cities while still saving money

Using the Economic Policy Institute's family budget calculator, which accounts for two parents and two kids, research engine FindTheHome created a cost of living index to compare over 600 US metros.<p>They then analyzed the data in 15 major cities to determine a suggested take-home household income to …

A Wall Street guide to bar etiquette

Read this, absorb it, and the next time you're out in a bar, imbibe… and abide by these simple rules for bar etiquette, and a few tips for your drinking pleasure:<p>1. Be a regular at more than one bar. It's a good hedge, if like me, you've been banned from a few<p>2. Be patient. There's no line to get …

Alcohol

8 science-backed mind tricks to beat procrastination and do that thing you've been putting off right now

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started. But the bills must be paid, the work …

How to stop procrastinating and start succeeding

Show me someone who doesn't procrastinate, and I'll show you a robot. <i>Everyone</i> procrastinates.<p>I definitely do.<p>One example: I've written more than five million published words. (Keep the long-winded jokes to yourself.) You might assume it's easy for me to sit down and write, but at times it's …

House in Kiyone / Tomoyuki Uchida

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is a one-story wooden box. Privacy is achieved by providing a courtyard in the center making it …

Architecture

These Vintage Prefab Vacation Homes Will Make You Long for the Woods

Caption from LIFE. $5,000. Tired of competing for campsites on weekends, John and Janet Smith finally built a vacation h<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John Dominis—The …

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

4 Tests Every Fit Guy Should Be Able to Pass

If you can’t ace these, then your WOD is less effective and more risky than it should be<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re tackling your <b>CrossFit</b> WOD, doing a bodybuilding style workout, or playing pickup hoops, bad movement mechanics can limit your performance, says Kelly Starrett, author of <i>Becoming a</i> …

Discovered Near Arctic: Mysterious Lost Medieval Civilization And Puzzling Ancient Mummy | Ancient Pages

Share this:<p><b>AncientPages.com -</b> A group of scientists excavating on the edge of the Siberian Arctic have made a very intriguing discovery unearthing …

4 Daily Exercises Every Navy SEAL (and Every Fit Guy) Should Do

It’s recommended that special ops do them. But here’s why you must add them to your routine, too<p>Military Special Forces Operators are the most insanely fit badasses on the planet.<p>Their physically and mentally-demanding training, however, makes them some of the most injured people, too, says Doug …