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This Thicc, Lazy, High Maintenance, Incredibly Well-Hydrated Cat Is Up For Adoption

This is Bruno, and he's a 25-pound cat who's currently up for adoption at the Wright-Way Rescue Adoption Center in Morton Grove, Illinois.<p>The …

Pets

Here's How That Person With the Perfect Life Is Different From the Rest of Us

Doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity.<p>Successful people are the ones you should want to emulate. They understand that doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity. Want ideas on how to live a better life? Here are nearly two dozen daily habits practiced by …

Massage Therapy

Every Employee Dreams About Working for a Leader Who Provides This Irresistible Perk

Ever feel like work is an environment ruled by fear? Ever wonder what is the opposite of this?<p>Do you ever feel like work is an environment ruled by fear, and you and your co-workers are walking on egg shells and constantly looking over your shoulders? Does this affect your work performance?<p>Leaders …

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Get your to-read list ready: 2018 is already a good year for reading.<p>We may live in challenging times, and there's no better escape than through a good book. From new novels from beloved writers to compelling non-fiction examinations of our modern world, 2018 has already delivered some excellent …

Kentucky

10 Moscow hotels for budgets big and small

<b>(CNN) —</b> Moscow has a deserved reputation as an expensive city to visit; however, people who travel here do have a range of options.<p>Here are 10 good choices of places to stay, whether you're here for sports events such as the World Cup, business meetings or tours of historical sights. And we have a …

I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

This Is The Secret To Finding Happiness And Confidence While Pursuing Goals

"The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal."<p><b>"</b><b>The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal."--</b> Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Most people have a negative relationship with goal-setting. There's …

Could This Version of Vitamin B-3 Actually Slow Aging?

While the world of supplements can be crowded with fake facts, clinical trials on the ‘NR’ supplement suggest a not-so-distant future where we can …

The One Odd Trait Most Successful People Have That Is Often Confused For A Weakness

Pain moves us. Comfort keeps us still.<p>This is why people color their hair or move to Costa Rica right after a breakup. It’s why people find the courage to start their own businesses only after they’ve been let go or burned by their old job. It is also why people find it so hard to initiate change …

Self-improvement

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

• <b>Some people think introverts avoid social situations.</b>• <b><br>This isn't actually true; they just need more time to recharge after a lot of social …

Psychology

Walmart Falls After $16 Billion Flipkart Deal

Walmart Inc.’s deal to buy a controlling stake in India’s biggest online seller is meeting skepticism on Wall Street.<p>The world’s largest retailer …

eCommerce

Want to Know If Someone is a True Introvert? Watch For 5 Quirky Habits Most Extroverts Won't Understand

Even some introverts may be scratching their heads at these quirky behaviors.<p>Know any introverts? Better yet, are <i>you</i> one? Either way, you're probably aware that introverts typically dislike crowds and prefer the company of two or three close friends over a large social event. And some just prefer …

Bill Gates: You might not make time to read this type of book—but you should

Bill Gates' obsession with reading started early on. As a kid, his parents gave him "an arbitrary budget to buy books, so I got to read a lot," he …

Bill Gates

15 Reasons Everyone Should Have Epsom Salts at Home

Epsom salts are most commonly used for helping ease aches and pains after a long workout session or an illness. But there are far more uses for Epsom salts than you ever imagined. The mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate originates from Epsom in Surrey, and looks like regular table salt, but …

Washing Machines

Want a High-Performing Team? Create an Atmosphere of 'Relaxed Intensity'--Here's How

The term 'relaxed intensity' may seem contradictory, but it sure as heck isn't counterproductive.<p>We're all looking for an edge to boost team performance or experience-based secrets to success. One thing's for sure, any formula for success requires an intense commitment.<p>But this is trickier than it …

15 Things You Should Never Say to an Introvert

Introverts aren't magical beings full of sagacious advice who think they're better than everyone else. They make up a pretty big part of the population — one third to half of the population identifies as introverts. Introversion simply refers to the need for time alone to recharge your batteries. …

21 books you need to read this spring

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing: time to shake yourself out of hibernation and bust out that spring reading.<p>But with so many great …

Books

Bill Gates: The world would be better if millions of people read this book

Billionaire and avid reader Bill Gates has a new favorite book: "Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than …

The one habit that makes it easier to achieve your goals

<b>What are ‘Keystone Habits’?</b><p>The idea of keystone habits was first introduced in Charles Duhigg’s book, <i>The Power of Habit.</i><p>According to Duhigg:<p>Keystone …

You May Live Longer By Severely Restricting Calories, Scientists Say

Research has shown that sharp reductions in the amount of food consumed can help fish, rats and monkeys live longer. But there have been very few studies in humans.<p>Now, some researchers have found that when people severely cut calories, they can slow their metabolism and possibly the aging …

Nutrition

Mallorca hotels: 4 of the smartest new arrivals

Belmond La Residencia, Deia<p>BEST MALLORCA HOTEL FOR: a sophisticated stay<p>Here is a hotel every bit as beautiful as it first looks. One that it would …

Young Women In Vienna Tell Us Why It's Been Voted The Best Place To Live

The 2018 Mercer Quality of Life Index, one of the most comprehensive annual lists of its kind, has ranked 17 U.S. cities in its top 100 – but none …

Vladimir Putin’s politics of eternity | Timothy Snyder

Since consolidating his power in rigged elections at the start of the decade, the Russian leader has pioneered a politics of fictional threats and invented enemies. By Timothy Snyder<p>Americans and Europeans have been guided through our new century by what I will call <i>the politics of inevitability</i> – a …

Vladimir Putin

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

Um… This Sleep-Inducing Drink Knocks Me Out in 10 Minutes, Every Time

I have a long, infuriating history with insomnia. I got it from my mama: Science shows that the condition is often hereditary, and my mom and I have …

The 6 supplements you should take every day, according to functional medicine docs

Navigating the supplement aisle at your local Whole Foods or health store can feel like a high-stakes obstacle course: What does “IU” stand for again …

Wellness

Awesome Animated Mockups for Your Next Killer Presentation

There are so many things to love about being a designer in this day and age. The community is connected and quite strong. There are plenty of great …

Why this is the perfect thank you email to send after a job interview

'I wanted to take a moment to thank you again...'<p>You’ve got up at the crack of dawn to prep, sweated in a coffee shop around the corner for an hour, …