Petar Todorov

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What to Eat Before and After Every Kind of Workout

You'll be amazed at the difference it makes.<p>While eating clean, balanced meals is a great way to supplement any exercise regime, when you think about it, it doesn't really make sense to fuel up for yoga the same way you would for a long run. Curious as to what kind of foods <i>do</i> make sense to eat …

Warby Parker Founder: Why Everyone Should Know Everyone Else's Business

Most employees want to learn new things, and fortunately their colleagues have a lot to teach them, Neil Blumenthal says.<p>Before eyeglasses company Warby Parker moves into a new workspace, the first thing it does is tear down the walls.<p>An open office setup lets everyone see and hear what other …

How Pebble’s CEO Plans To Win The SmartWatch Wars

Eric Migicovsky's not afraid of Apple<p>Long before Apple dove into the smartwatch business this spring, a little company called Pebble made a big splash--and set a $10-million Kickstarter record--by debuting an intelligent timepiece that provides emails, texts, and music controls. Pebble Time, its …

Wearable Tech

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?

Do This Twice a Day For Bigger Calves

You don’t have to live with chicken legs<p>If you want to banish your chicken legs, your current routine of 3 sets of 10 reps of a calf exercise isn’t going to cut it.<p>The fix for skinny calves: high-frequency training (HFT), which involves hitting your calves <i>twice</i> a day. Your body adapts to the extra …

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Nutrition

Editor-Tested: Microdentabrasion

<i>Microdermabrasion packs major anti-aging benefits for your skin, so does microdentabrasion do the same for your teeth? The technique, which takes 15</i> …

How to Hack Your Body to Live Past 120

A high-profile group of futurists is exploring the possibility of extending human life. How will they do it? Treat the body like a computer.<p>For as …

How Bitcoin Will End World Poverty

William Blair partner Brian Singer explains how Bitcoin and blockchain encryption has a greater ability to bring more of the world’s population out of poverty than anything we’ve seen in decades.<p>FORBES: And is bitcoin the currency of the future? Or is it the payment system they’re …

A 30-year-old is resurrecting one of Chicago’s most endangered landmarks

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>After years in the dark, the New Regal Theater in Chicago, Illinois, is close to reopening its doors. The architectural landmark, originally known as the Avalon Theater and designed in the Moorish Revival style by the prolific emigre John Eberson, has been a venue for …

Top 10

How Successful People Stay Productive and In Control

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re convincing your boss to fund your project or your preschooler to wipe his own hiney after using the bathroom, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.<p>Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

How To Find Your Special Gift, Even If You Don’t Think You Have One

Over the weekend I had a chance to hang out with my (very awesome) parents. Josh and I took them to this little 1950’s style diner in Venice …

James Dean

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

Harvard

3 Ways to Outsmart Allergies

Don't let blazing-red eyes and achoos drive you crazy this season.<p>Remember the Polar Vortex? Baby stuff. In the Pollen Vortex, you can't just hunker down for a few days and wait for the storm to blow over. With more pollen in the air, this allergy season is set to be longer and nastier than ever. …

Beginner's Guide to Looking More Date-Worthy

Sadly, I have seen some of the most beautiful people unable to find the right one simply because of their chosen look. In a perfect world, our soulmates would have laser vision into our souls, but this isn't quite the case. Looking date-worthy is the biggest, yet easiest problem to solve. That's …

The Five-Minute Rule

From time-to-time, people who learn about the inside-out nature of the human experience begin to feel guilty if they partake in any sort of outside-in action designed to improve the quality of their lives. As one of my own mentors said to me, "taking action to improve your plight is like carrying …

7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, DETAILS</i><p><i>(photo: Eric Ray Davidson)</i><p>While marathon sweat sessions can certainly kick your metabolism into high gear, there's a faster, better way to rev up your fat-burning potential. Below are seven seriously simple moves that will slash through more calories than minutes.<p>"Your …

Articles about 8 kitchen and bath design ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

2017 is promising to be an exciting year.<p>The most intensely used rooms in the house depend on good plumbing, ventilation, and electrical systems, and contain the highest...<p>The kitchen has evolved from a closed-off satellite to the most open, doted-upon room in the house—and repository of our …

San Francisco

I'll never fall in love again – citation needed

Science is built upon what has gone before.<p>Scientists publish their findings to make them known. Increasingly, how they do this is changing – some claim that the days of the traditional scientific journal, of traditional peer review, are numbered. Even if this turns out to be true at some point in …

Surface 3 cuts the price, keeps the killer keyboard

<b>The Good</b> The new Surface 3 costs less than the Pro version, but trickles down much of the design and materials of its more expensive sibling. This budget model finally runs the full version of Windows. The keyboard cover remains the best way to transform a slate into a laptop.<p><b>The Bad</b> Trading down …

Consumer Tech

From a medieval text, a weapon against a modern superbug emerges

At the University of Nottingham in Britain, researchers have rediscovered an ancient medicinal elixir that appears to fight a very modern scourge: a deadly drug-resistant bacterial infection rampant in hospitals.<p>The discovery melds medieval potion-making with modern pharmacology. In its crosshairs: …

10 Diet Myths That Are Making You Gain Weight

The truth behind every diet lie you've heard.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>There are a lot of tips floating around out there about the best way to lose weight—so if you're following the wrong advice to a T, then the pounds may pile on instead of melting off. …

How To Grow Your Own Microgreens And Save A Ton Of Money

For someone who has never grown a thing, planting a seed into soil feels absolutely intimidating. It's an incredibly simple act and it happens in the natural world every second, yet we've gotten to a place in our modern world where growing things feels very foreign. It's time we change that. Let's …

Gardening

Meet The Bacteria That Make A Stink In Your Pits

The human armpit has a lot to offer bacteria. It's moist, it's warm, and it's usually dark.<p>But when the bacteria show up, they can make a stink. That's because when some kinds of bacteria encounter sweat they produce smelly compounds, transforming the armpit from a neutral oasis to the mothership …

A gentleman only needs these 5 items to transition his wardrobe to spring

Spring is fickle. It's hard to know when it's arrived to stay, which makes it hard for a gentleman to juggle every item of clothing he needs for the season.<p>Basically, the challenge is how to stay warm without looking like you're still in hibernation.<p>Here's your solution: You only really need 5 …

Men's Fashion

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Here's how much Steve Jobs used to obsess over presentations.</b> In a Fast Company interview about their new book "Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Into a Visionary Leader," Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli talk about just how deeply committed to nailing his speaking …

Tim Cook

Graphene light bulbs are coming this year

The first product made from the wonder material graphene will go on sale later this year: a light bulb. The dimmable LED bulb will reportedly cut …

Sure, Use A Treadmill Desk — But You Still Need To Exercise

First off, I need to be upfront: I have a treadmill desk. I got it about two years ago, prompted by all the studies showing the dangers of sitting all day. The idea is to get people more active and walking while working. The problem is, I don't use it. In fact, I probably only used it for a few …