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Inventories of war: soldiers' kit from 1066 to 2014

British History

Every Winner Of The 24 Hours Of Le Mans, Ever

One marque managed to win 19 times…and it’s not Ferrari.<p>If there’s any motorsport event that has been going on for a while, it is definitely the 24 …

The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of …

T.E. Lawrence and the Desert Bromance That Sold America on a War

Two guys have fun together blowing up trains and help to shape a new Middle East. A century later, nobody seems any wiser.<p>It was bromance at first …

The Way We Talk About Mental Health Is Broken. Here's How to Fix It

Everyone is vulnerable, which means everyone should be having a conversation about mental health maintenance.<p>If you've never experienced a bout of depression or anxiety, it might be easy to assume that it only happens to "some" people. But here's the thing about mental illness: It doesn't …

Mental Health

10 Small Movements that Can Improve Your Mood

I always tell my kids that we don't always get to choose our feelings, but we get to choose what we do with them. Sometimes those emotions, though, …

The Surprisingly Easy Move That Can Make You Happier and Boost Your Energy Instantly

A simple trick for feeling better and getting more done.<p>You've heard that sitting too much just might kill you, mainly because the lack of movement …

4 Small Habits That Can Instantly Make You More Energetic and Productive

Mental energy is a valuable currency that can be maximized with these four simple habits.<p>Everything we do on a daily basis affects our mental energy in some form or fashion. Deciding what to wear, what to eat, what route to take to work, and what order to return your calls in are just a few of the …

How Self-Compassion Helps You Cope With the Ups and Downs of Life

When it comes to personal development, our culture often celebrates those who are self-assured or self-confident. But new research suggests that …

How to ease anxiety with the '54321' mindfulness trick

When anxiety threatens our peace of mind, it can be difficult to stay in the moment.<p>But one mindfulness tool used by multiple psychologists has the …

Most Iconic British Motorcycles Throughout History Photos

For motorcycle enthusiasts, the perfect bike is about the balance between how fast you can go and how good you look while doing it. To many, midcentury British motorcycles represent the pinnacle of refined power and style, having dominated racing and performance in their heyday while capturing the …

The 17 Painful Life Lessons Men Don't Want to Admit (but Need For Maximum Self-Development)

Learning these will save you years of hardship.<p>Mastering life lessons doesn't need to be painful. When information is available at your fingertips, you can take advantage of the wisdom others discover and integrate that knowledge into your life. And while many men are stubborn--always wanting to …

32 Rare and Amazing Vintage Photographs Capture the Ruins of Berlin Through a Soviet War Photographer

Last year, photographer Arthur Bondar heard that the family of a Soviet war photographer was selling his negatives. The photographer, Valery …

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Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

Remote Controls

Top 150 sales from the 2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle auctions

An unprecedented number of motorcycles sold in Las Vegas this year and although many of the more fancied lots didn't sell, the strength of the …

Motorcycles

Go Behind the Scenes At America's Greatest Failed Supercar Company

A documentary about Vector, the supercar company inspired by fighter jets, filmed in 1992 when Vector still existed.<p>Vector is a footnote in automotive history, but man, what a footnote. The company never managed to find success, but it produced some gloriously weird, genuinely quick supercars …

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an empowered …

Self-improvement

Is Your Mind Controlling You? How to Get Rid Of Bad Thoughts And Stay Present

Your thoughts are on the front line when it comes to your life. They are the foundation for everything. At the most fundamental level, a positive …

Mindfulness

To Live Remarkably, Repeat This 1 Affirmation Every Single Day for the Rest of Your Life

Because the thought is always parent to the deed. Ask Teddy Roosevelt.<p>Every accomplishment is based on action, not on thought... yet the thought is always father to the deed. Achievement starts with an idea, a perspective, a point of view, and an attitude: the attitude that no matter what, you will …

Documentary: The Unfortunate History of the AMC Pacer

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Cars<br>• Films<p>The Unfortunate History of the AMC Pacer is a documentary about a quirky little car that people love to …

20 Tough Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

We all struggle. We all suffer on the inside. Every day…We worry.<br>We procrastinate. <br>We feel overwhelmed.<br>We feel angry.<br>We feel lonely. <br>We don’t feel …

Loneliness

4 Secrets to Getting Through Difficult Situations (and Really Bad Days)

The human experience is filled with love, passion, creativity, joy, connection, compassion, laughter… and the taste of chocolate. But because we as …

At Last, Some (Modestly) Good News For College Applicants

Annually, the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) publishes its <i>State of College Admission</i> report. It’s a clear snapshot of college admission landscape based on data collected from hundreds of institutions. The report offers a sober, disinterested look at what students and …

10 Ways to Make Yourself Happier in 30 Seconds or Less

Feeling down? Got the blahs? This post provides 10 easy ways to feel happier in 30 seconds or less—and every technique is based on the best research …

Happiness

10 Reasons You Don't Have an Amazing Life (and How to Fix Them)

Wondering why your life seems blah? Most likely it's one of these reasons. Lucky for you it's never too late to fix them.<p>Who doesn't want their life to be amazing? No one really wants to live a life of blah mediocrity. But stuff just gets in the way. Life happens. Maybe you think you don't have …

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness

Be proud, happy, and excited when you walk out the door in the morning.<p><i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker,</b> …

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness

Replace the Word Very with One of These 128 Modifiers

Do you remember high school English class very well? If so, you likely spotted the flaw in that sentence. If you didn't, here's a refresher: As our …