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This Is the Only Home Fitness Product You Need—and It's $10 on Amazon

Welcome to 2018; where you can stream belly fat-blasting workouts on your TV and Facetime with your virtual fitness coach...from your couch. With …

7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength | Inc.com

Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk will rob you of mental strength.<p>Your thoughts affect how you feel and …

Self-help

Forward your spam to sp@mnesty.com and a bot will waste the spammer's time

Spamnesty is a simple service: forward your spam to it and it will engage the spammer in pointless chatbot email chains, wasting their time.<p>If you …

Personal Information

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

Pedagogy

The Obsessive Sport of Shopping for a Vintage 'Joy of Cooking'

Can you find a copy with the legendary squirrel?<p>The advice given to new owners of the <i>Joy of Cooking</i> is to locate the illustration of a skinned squirrel. This, say the knowing, is the mark of a <i>good</i> edition. The squirrel—shown pinned by a boot as gloved hands relieve it of furry hide—is one of the …

Kitchens

Breathtaking space film on Cassini's final months exploring Saturn

NASA's JPL is counting down the days to the scheduled end of Cassini's mission in September. Erik Wernquist created this awe-inspiring overview of …

Astronomy

We need to talk about Luke's last words in the 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer

Luke Skywalker is finally talking again ... and what he has to say might shock you.<p>The first <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> trailer finishes with a dramatic …

Luke Skywalker

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer: What does it all mean?

The second movie of the original Star Wars trilogy, <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, focused on Luke Skywalker's Jedi training.<p>So it makes sense that <i>The Last</i> …

How to Watch Tonight's Ultra Rare Eclipse and Comet Flyby

Cancel all your plans immediately: tonight, stargazers will be able to view a penumbral lunar eclipse, a stunning full moon, and a comet flyby. It’ll …

Astronomy

The Many Lives of Missy and The Master

via BBC<p>Despite its deep roots in traditional science fiction and drama, <i>Doctor Who</i> actually takes many of its cues from American buddy comedies of …

TV Series

BBC Reveals How Math and Psychology Give Poker Players the Upper Hand

While the exact origins of Poker are somewhat unclear, it is still one of the most popular card games in the world. Poker is relatively easy to play, …

A pole reversal: Scientists discuss an anomaly in the Earth’s magnetic field

The strength of Earth’s magnetic field has been decreasing for the last 160 years at an alarming rate<p>The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from continual bombardment from space by charged particles such as protons. Without a …

Magnetism

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch get 'incredibly fit' for 'Doctor Strange' fight scenes

How does one acquire the ability to manipulate time and space like Doctor Strange? For starters, you hit the gym.<p>In a new behind-the-scenes clip from</i> …

Sir Ian McKellen's sign is EVERYTHING #WomensMarch https://t.co/XS3hQ14Mir

Awesome sign at Women's March NYC, Grand Central Station. [pic by @mikemermin] https://t.co/2ciozdTCjn

Louisiana History Washes Away As Sea Levels Rise, Land Sinks

Louisiana is losing its coast at a rapid rate because of rising sea levels, development and sinking marshland. Officials are trying to rebuild those marshes and the wetlands, but much of the coast can't be saved. This makes Louisiana's history an unwitting victim. As land disappears and the water …

Archaeology

Publishing Milo Yiannopoulos’ book is wrong. My magazine is fighting back

Simon & Schuster has given the Breitbart writer a $250,000 deal – so I decided the Chicago Review of Books would not cover any of its authors in 2017<p>Last week, the literary world gasped when one of the largest publishers in the United States, Simon & Schuster, rewarded America’s most infamous …

Books

J.R.R. Tolkien - celebrating an unusual life

With works like "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" J.R.R. Tolkien is considered to be the inventor of sophisticated fantasy literature. Millions …

Literature

This smart ring wraps fitness tracking and more right around your finger

If a wrist wearable to track your workout is a bit too conspicuous for your taste, a solution might be here: just wrap Motiv around your finger.<p>The …

Cheesecake M&Ms Are Happening for 2017

After years of either plain chocolate or peanut, M&Ms have been on a roll introducing new flavors into their candy-coated lineup. While some …

Simplify Your Life for good with this Decluttering Challenge

Last month I delivered a live video 21-day decluttering challenge via Facebook. I saved the recordings on YouTube so you can take the challenge …

Minimalism

One of the best long reads of 2016 explores the demise of a medieval U.S. city

Each generation likes to think it is unique, or at least living on the cutting-edge; but archaeologists have long known that history has a way of …

Archaeology

9 astonishing houseplants that clean the air like a boss

Air pollution in the India has become a major crisis which has reached its optimum level. If this serious situation is avoided more then it will be …

Impossible Spaceship Engine Called "EmDrive" Actually Works, Leaked NASA Report Reveals

Though scientists are still trying to figure out how it doesn’t violate the laws of physics.<p>YouTube / Kaleb Austin Hopper<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will …

Physics

Cinderella as masochist, Red Riding Hood as trickster: new book resurrects 'troubling' fairytales

‘Deliciously cruel’ 19th century twists on favourite stories, as adapted by Baudelaire and Apollinaire, make English debut in new book, Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned<p>From a masochistic, submissive version of Cinderella who is gunning for a prince with a shoe fetish to a prince who “loved in …

Literature

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The Fight to Save America From Satan’s Subliminal Rock Messages

In the 1980s, many politicians were convinced there were devious, secret messages hidden inside popular records.<p>On April 27, 1982, members of the …

Susan Hill: Why we all need a fright on a winter’s night

From Dickens to Kipling, ghost stories are more than mere ‘entertainment’ – they fulfil a basic human need<p>• Join Susan Hill for a special Halloween book club in London on 25 October<p>“Do you believe in ghosts?” they always ask me in interviews. I reply: “I keep an open mind.” The new physics allows …

Literature