Rodney Pais Vega

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Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

3 'empty-stomach' workouts to aggressively start your morning

If you’re a follower of <i>The 21-Day Shred</i>, you know you’re essentially training every day.<p>You already know the key to melting off fat is being active …

The minimal-equipment, quick-hitting 'No Excuses' workout plan

Ahmed Klink<p>Ahmed Klink<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>When you “can’t commit” to working out, is it because a) you don’t have time, b) you …

How to: Build an Android app

Follow these eight steps to get your app on Google Play<p>Apps are the gold rush of the 21st century. Build the next Tinder or Snapchat, and you can …

How I launched a side hustle that earns enough to cover my mortgage payment — and requires less than 10 hours of work per week

I loaded my iPhone with apps like Evernote, Outlook, Mail, and Agenda to keep track of to-dos, appointments, and meetings. But I found myself more unfocused and lost in the swirl of life than ever.<p>I started using an old-fashioned notepad for my to-do list, and liked it. Then I started printing my …

'Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds'. The story of Oppenheimer's infamous quote

As he witnessed the first detonation of a nuclear weapon on July 16, 1945, a piece of Hindu scripture ran through the mind of Robert Oppenheimer: …

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

Handy

7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Night

Add these seven routines to your night to set yourself up for success.<p>How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think …

Success

Marcus Aurelius on How to Motivate Yourself to Get Out of Bed in the Morning and Go to Work

“You don’t love yourself enough. Or you’d love your nature too, and what it demands of you.”<p><i>“If we design workplaces that permit people to find meaning in their work, we will be designing a human nature that values work,”</i> psychologist Barry Schwartz wrote in his inquiry into what motivates us to …

This Couple Is Gaining (Then Losing) A Lot Of Weight To Prove That Fitness Experts Are Scammers

Listen, everyone on social media is a liar. If it’s not your friend constantly posting Cheesecake Factory selfies with the hashtag #blessed all over them (which may be a little valid because it’s a good restaurant we would eat all our meals at if we could), it’s a celebrity doing a half-assed job …

Fitness

8 Bad Habits You Need to Ditch Before You Turn 30

The consequences of bad habits get worse as you age.<p>You know how hangovers get worse with age? Well, something similar happens with lots of other bad habits beside drinking too. Missteps and unhealthy indulgences that feel consequence free at 23 are multiplied in effect by an aging body or …

Personal Finance

A Gaining Muscle Diet - 5 Essential Foods

A gaining muscle diet is an important part of your bodybuilding regime. Without the right sorts of foods and the right amount of calories your body …

How to turn an old Wi-Fi router into an access point

A network needs only one router to function. That said, when you replace your old Wi-Fi router with a better faster one, you can spend time trying to convince someone to take a five-year old router off your hands, or you can turn it into an external Access Point (AP). Placing this DYI AP at the far …

Wi-Fi

The Zac Efron Workout to Get a 'Baywatch' Body

Exercise 1A<p><b>Straight-Arm Pulldown</b> You'll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, Lat Pulldown Bar, Straight Bar Attachment How to<p>3 sets<p>8-12 reps<p>-- rest<p>Attach …

Workouts

Five essential tips if you want to retire early

The dream of early retirement is all that keeps some of us going through the daily grind. Fantasies of a round-the-world cruise, sundowners on a seaside terrace or writing a best-selling novel make work endurable.<p>Then we hit 50, look at our pension pot, and wonder if we will ever be able to afford …

How To Build a Planter Bench - Quiet Corner

DIY – How To Build a Planter Bench<p>Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage adult …

How many people can the Earth actually hold?

Earth may only be a tiny blip on the map relative to the entire universe, but for our purposes, it’s pretty darn big. Of course, the vast majority of …

The Low-Cost, DIY Romanian Tesla

A half-French, half-Catalan engineer crossed the continent to build an electric car anyone could afford.<p>What do you do if you can't afford a Tesla? You build one yourself. Marc Areny did just that, for only $13,000.<p>In 2011, the half-French, half-Catalan engineer sold his property in France and …

Chris Hemsworth’s Secrets to Building the Body Of a Hero

The actor, in May’s issue of Men’s Health, knows the key to packing on muscle or shedding fat fast is discipline<p>In the past year, Chris Hemsworth has appeared onscreen as an emaciated sailor, a supersized Norse god, and a fleet-footed hunter. Depending on the demands of each role, he’s had to …

Clark Howard

Clark’s Travel Booking<br>& Planning Guide Submit Your Travel Photos<br>and See Latest Gallery<p><b>Never Miss a Deal!</b> Follow Clark Smart Travel pages for the …

16 Super Effective Productivity Habits to Add to Your Morning Routine

You don't have to wake up at the crack of dawn to start your day off right.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I bet I can predict what your morning looks like: You wake up to a generic alarm clock sound, roll out of bed, …

Time Management

Meet the Trainer Building Hollywood’s Most Fit Superheroes

To play Superman or Wonder Woman or a Spartan warrior, an actor needs a different body. Enter Mark Twight, whose physical and psychological regimen has redefined star power.<p>When the filmmaker Zack Snyder cast Gal Gadot to play Wonder Woman in this month’s <i>Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,</i> he …

7 things not to do when you first wake up

Maybe yours involves reading the news, or guzzling water, or dancing to pop music in your underwear. No judgment.<p>That said, there are certain morning mistakes that can set the stage for an unproductive rest of the day.<p>We checked out what scientists and other experts had to say about making the most …

Flickr

10 Troubling Habits of Unhappy People

Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, …

Happiness

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

25 Books That Will Blow Your Mind, According to Amazon

The best books have the potential to stick with you long after you’ve finished them. Some can even affect how you look at the world.<p>We’ve put …

Literature

The philosophical problem of killing baby Hitler, explained

On Friday, the New York Times Magazine decided to tweet this for some reason:<p>Given certain assumptions, this isn't a hard question. Assume that going back in time merely eliminates Hitler, and that the sole effect of that is that the Nazi Party lacks a charismatic leader and never takes power in …

Time Travel

Ten reasons to wake up earlier

It is not always easy to get up early in the morning. Still, setting your alarm for dawn has its advantages. If you need motivation to get there, …

5 Reasons to Replace Your Router Right Away

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

9 Simple Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi Network

We’ve all been there: You're watching the latest season of <i>Orange is the New Black</i> on Netflix when, all of a sudden, the video jerks to a stop—and the …