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Why Hurricane Maria Surprised Forecasters By Getting So Strong So Fast

Hurricane Maria, currently headed for Puerto Rico, stunned forecasters by rapidly intensifying from a Category 1 storm to a Category 5 within a …

Why Mexico Is So Prone to Strong Earthquakes

Two strong earthquakes, 12 days apart, have shaken Mexico this month, crumpling buildings, sending panicked people into the streets, and together killing hundreds of people who were unable to escape the destruction.<p>Just before midnight on Sept. 7, a magnitude-8.1 earthquake — the most powerful to …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Destroys Climate Change Deniers' Favorite Argument In 1 Tweet

BOOM!<p>A go-to argument from science deniers was absolutely crushed by one of the world’s most famous scientists.<p>Some believe one reason for the consensus that human activity has caused climate change is that scientists are in cahoots with each other. But Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist, …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

A top psychologist shares his 3-step method parents can take to discipline their kids

Ross Greene wants to make life easier.<p>Greene is the groundbreaking psychologist behind the theory of "collaborative partnerships," an approach that discards the stuff of traditional parenting — timeouts and the revocation of privileges — and replaces them with calm, focused discussion.<p>"The best you …

Parenting

Optimize Your Daily Schedule for Maximum Productivity -- Here's How

Highly successful entrepreneurs stay organized and accomplish a lot by following a routine. Are you one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is one thing all highly successful business people do to stay organized and focused throughout the day: They all follow …

Time Management

‘Just Breathe’: This Short Film Illustrates How Mindfulness Helps Kids Manage Their Emotions

If you have kids, you know a little something about the great, <i>big</i> emotions they have. In fact, one of the hardest things about being a parent is …

Mindfulness

3,700-year-old Babylonian tablet rewrites the history of maths - and shows the Greeks did not develop trigonometry

A 3,700-year-old clay tablet has proven that the Babylonians developed trigonometry 1,500 years before the Greeks and were using a sophisticated method of mathematics which could change how we calculate today.<p>The tablet, known as Plimpton 332, was discovered in the early 1900s in Southern Iraq by …

You Want to Master Pull-Ups, But You Don't Have a Bar? Try This Hack

When I started CrossFit over a year ago, goal number one was to be able to do a pull-up. I finally mastered one, but man . . . it's still so frickin hard! It's because I don't work on them enough.<p>My CrossFit coach, Kristi Lunny, said she has a pull-up bar in her garage. Every time she goes out to …

21 Hip Mobility Drills to Improve your Squat

Tired of looking through YouTube for different hip mobility drills to improve your Squats?<p>Look no further. This video covers 21 of the best hip …

The Muscle Recovery Tool That's Been the Most Effective for Me in Preventing Future Injuries

As a long-distance runner always aiming to improve my race times and performances, I pride myself on my diligence and dedication when it comes to …

Massage Therapy

How to Sprint to Get Killer Abs

Very few things in life are earned while lying on your back, and that includes the coveted six pack. So quit the endless rounds of crunches and take …

Designing Dryland To Improve Flip Turns

Nick Folker is the Co-Founder and Director of Elite Performance at BridgeAthletic. Nick’s athletes have won 22 Olympic Medals, 7 team NCAA …

The Global Energy Transition: Will Renewables Save Us?

Elliott R. Morss, Ph.D ©All Rights Reserved<p>Introduction<p>Even with the US pulling out of the Paris Accord, there has been a lot of positive press about …

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

​How This Man Lost 60 Pounds, Dropped to 10% Body Fat, and Finally Found His Six Pack

​Carl McNair is 45 years old—but he’s in better shape now than he’s ever been<p>When Carl McNair decided to get back in shape, he started where many people do—the treadmill. Once he made his way back into a gym, he had the goal of completing one mile. For one month, five days a week, all he focused on …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

Self-improvement

Childhood stress can yield valuable skills

Children who grow up in high-stress environments may be at higher risk for learning or behavioral trouble, but new research suggests that their …

Child Care

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

Science Says This 1 Daily Practice Can Literally Change Your Brain and Make You More Successful

Discover how mindfulness can change the way your brain works, making you more happy, efficient, and fulfilled in whatever you do.<p>Many people, especially those in the business world, see the word <i>mindfulness</i> or <i>meditation</i> and immediately freak out. It's hard to blame them. The terms have been thrust …

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

Critical Thinking

You Need to Do These 2 Hard Things to Be Happy

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.Deep down you know this is true.You have to do hard things to be happy in life. The things most …

5 small things to do every morning for a mindful day

Do you feel as if you walk around life on autopilot, going through the motions but never really seeing, hearing, embracing, enjoying or experiencing life? Do you ever truly hear what others are saying to you, or are you busy multitasking and carrying out your own conversations in your mind while …

The Barre Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Ballerinas are graceful, poised, and never seem to falter under pressure—which makes sense because they spend hours each day rehearsing their …

Los Angeles

The Trick to Living Longer May Be Jogging Instead of Running, Study Shows

Not only does regularly working out keep the body strong, but it also keeps the mind strong by helping control anxiety. (And those mood-boosting …

Marathons

Watch Out, China: India Is Building A 'New Silk Road' Of Its Own

As China encircles India with its Belt and Road initiative (BRI) — the 2013 rebranding of a longer-standing project to put China at the heart of a new pan-Eurasian economic order — India has a continent-crossing plan of its own. It’s called the North-South Transport Corridor (NSTC), and it aims to …

Silk Road

Need a quick, kick-ass workout? Use this video of Anna Victoria’s total-body scorcher

Sometimes you’re just craving a truly kick-ass, leave-you-panting workout session—but you might not happen to be near a gym or boutique studio filled …

Exercise

​This New Workout Will Completely Change Your Definition Of Dad Bod

​Trainer Cory Gregory designed a plan that’ll reshape your entire body<p>Raising a family is no excuse to get soft.<p>Sure, you’re now in charge of shuffling your kid to soccer practice and making sure his homework gets done each night, but there’s also one more responsibility you just can’t shirk—and …

The Best 5-Minute Warm-Up to Do Before a Strength Workout

When life is crazy and you're insanely busy (so like, all day every day), it's tempting to jump right into your workout to maximize the time you've …

5 Next-Level Exercises to Break Your Boring Fitness Routine

The key is learning new workout vocabulary.<p><i>Squat. Pushup. Lunge. Plank.</i> You know what these are. But if these are <i>all</i> you know, it's time to add new workout vocabulary to your repertoire. New words mean new moves, new tools, and most importantly, new results. If you're stuck in a plateau or itching …

Tip: The Cure for Hip Tightness & Immobility

Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.<p>Hit the Target<p>Many things like foam rolling and stretching have fallen short of eradicating …