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Five Fantasy Epics That Would Have Made for Better TV Than Game of Thrones

When I bought <i>A Game of Thrones</i> in New York Penn Station about five years ago, I did not expect it to transport me on a journey of imagination …

TV Series

The Truth Behind Your Guts

I had an awkward moment this week.<p>We're all prone to them at certain times in our lives.<p>Mine happened while meeting with a potential client who wanted me to provide some trainings for his staff. When he asked me if I knew anything about his company, I knew I had to fess up. So I said:<p><i>"Yes, I do. In</i> …

The car of the future — the very near future — might be driven by the wind

In a city bursting with 20th century history and 21st century glitz, the scrap of Berlin I’ve found myself in on a grey winter’s morning is the definition of ordinary, an American-style mini-mart /gas station where my companions and I are ordering bad coffee to a soundtrack of generic schmaltzy pop.<p>…

Alternative Fuel

The science of sexiness: why some people are just more attractive

A new study suggests that long-distance runners are more attractive because they have greater levels of testosterone which makes them more manly and fertile.<p>But there are other biological and evolutionary triggers which are constantly drawing us to certain individuals, even if we don’t realise it …

10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running

You don’t need to spend your whole life jogging to incinerate fat.

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Why the Body You Want Won’t Happen Overnight

The sensible man’s approach to fitness that lasts a lifetime<p>I’ve heard stories about athletes who enhance their performance by sleeping in high-altitude chambers, drinking kale smoothies every four hours, getting deep tissue massages every day, or training with equipment that looks like NASA's …

The Attitude Shift That Guarantees Your Success

Being grateful is good for your mind and your health–but did you know it’s good for business, too?<p>One of the biggest secrets to success in life and business is simple, powerful, and sadly dismissed by many people—and especially entrepreneurs–as unimportant. It’s called gratitude.<p>The simple act of …

Happiness

Science Explains Why a Beard Makes You Look Hotter

The next Movember, which is also known as No-Shave November, is still several months away. However, this does not mean that you should switch to a clean-shaven look, especially if you are interested in attracting the attention of a potential mate.<p>A scientific study conducted by the Official Journal …

He Asked 1500+ Elders For Advice On Living And Loving. Here's What They Told Him.

Karl Pillemer has spent the last several years systematically interviewing hundreds of older Americans to collect their lessons for living.<p>Pillemer admits he's an advice junkie. He's also a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University.<p>Some years ago, after turning 50, he wondered whether there is …

11 Places Where You Need to Have Sex at Some Point in Your Life

Don't knock 'em til you try 'em<p>You know that reccurring sex dream you have about getting it on under the stars with your partner (or, you know, Ryan Gosling)? Well we think you should totally make that a reality—the outdoors part that is. And we’re not the only ones. Expanding your sexual …

J.D.Roth on DIY finance

My name is J.D. Roth, and for the past four years, I've been writing a popular personal finance blog. I am not a trained financial professional; I …

10 Questions To Ask A Financial Advisor

By Laura Shin <br>It’s not easy finding a financial advisor. After all, you have to trust this virtual stranger enough to reveal your financial situation – or hand your money over -- to him or her. But these steps can help you find the right fit.<p>Ask friends and family for referrals, says …

How to Find The Perfect Job for You

Should you follow your passion?<p>It may not be that easy unless we can all be athletes and artists:<p>Via So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump …

Happiness

12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples

It really is the little things.<p>You know those couples who are so darn cute all the time? Those people who are so in love and just seem to have it all figured out? <i>What</i> is their secret? Well, it might be simpler than you think. We asked real women and relationship experts to share some of the daily …

7 Steps To Stock Investing Without Too Much Risk

Millennials are more likely than other generations to be risk-averse.<p>They hold 52% of their savings in cash and only 28% in stocks, according to a UBS study. For other generations, the weightings are nearly the reverse: 23% in cash and 46% in stocks.<p>A 2013 Accenture report found that 43% of …

Good News for Carb Lovers Trying to Lose Weight

You can eat WAY more of 'em than you think while still dropping pounds.<p>Following a vegan diet is the surest road to weight loss, even if that diet is high in carbohydrates, according to new research published in <i>The International Journal of Applied and Basic Nutritional Sciences</i>.<p>To examine how …

Nutrition

Heal Yourself By Harnessing Your Mind - The Crux

By Jo Marchant | May 23, 2014 10:48 am<p>We tend to think of medicine as being all about pills and potions recommended to us by another person—a doctor. …