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Torch Your Butt, Waist, and Legs With These Curve-Enhancing Moves

Achieving an hourglass figure isn't in the cards (or genes) for many of us, but we <i>can</i> enhance what we've got. With a combination of proper nutrition and exercise, it's possible to reach the physique you're aiming for. But you should also keep in mind that you won't get there by simply targeting …

Workouts

Stalin’s Handy and Ruthless Henchman

The commissar’s body lay in the corridor of the government building, bleeding from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Facing false charges …

Communist Party

Obama took lying to new heights with the Iran deal

When it comes to the Iran nuclear deal, the Obama administration increasingly appears to have been a bottomless pit of deception.<p>First, President Barack Obama failed to disclose to Congress the existence of secret side deals on inspections when he transmitted the nuclear accord to Capitol Hill. …

Obama Administration

Decebalus

Decebalus (c. 87-106 CE) was the king of Dacia (roughly modern-day Romania and Moldova) who fought two wars with Rome under Trajan (in 101-102 CE and …

Ancient History

How Mises Explained the Fall of Rome

"The marvelous civilization of antiquity perished because it did not adjust its moral code and its legal system to the requirements of the market …

Ancient History

Alea iacta est!: Plutarch and the Event of the Self

The Age of Caesar: Five Roman Lives<p>Plutarch<p>W. W. Norton<p>Jan 2018<p>In January 49BC Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon river with the 13thLegion. At this …

Ancient History

How to Look Like the Smartest Person in Every Meeting

Try these great tips to stand out in your next meeting.<p>My work as an executive leadership coach often has me shadowing the people I'm coaching. And that means sitting in a lot of meetings--as many as seven or eight a day. And I've come to realize that there's always one person who stands out, who …

Body Language

Premature baby decapitated in NHS birth due to gynaecologist's mistake, tribunal hears

A consultant gynaecologist caused a premature baby to be accidentally decapitated inside as she carried out a delivery on an NHS maternity unit, a medical tribunal heard.<p>Dr Vaishnavy Laxman, 41, should have given the 30-year old patient an emergency Caesarean section as the premature infant was in …

Pregnancy

The epic mistake about manufacturing that’s cost Americans millions of jobs

Looking back, there were two kinds of people who lived in America in 2016: people who believed Donald Trump, and people who believed data.<p>Trump claimed on the campaign trail that globalization had destroyed US manufacturing—and in the process, the American economy—by letting China and other …

Want to understand gun owners? Watch their videos

It was an ordinary day in 2011, when I found myself watching a YouTube video of a gun owner making a semi-automatic rifle discharge bullets rapidly, …

Haunting pictures of Stalin's ghost railway built on the bones of 300,000 gulag inmates who died constructing it

These haunting pictures show the modern remains of Stalin’s notorious ‘Railway to Nowhere’ built on the bones of some 300,000 Gulag prisoners who …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

How To Get Ripped, According To Jason Momoa

Whether it's as Aquaman in <i>Justice League</i>, Khal Drogo in HBO's <i>Game of Thrones,</i> Declan Harp in Netflix's <i>Frontier</i> or as the fearsomeConan The Barbarian, …

“The Clock Is Ticking”: Inside the Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster in Decades

A recording salvaged from three miles deep tells the story of the doomed “El Faro,” a cargo ship engulfed by a hurricane.<p>I. “The Clock Is Ticking”<p>In the darkness before dawn on Thursday, October 1, 2015, an American merchant captain named Michael Davidson sailed a 790-foot U.S.-flagged cargo ship,</i> …

Sailing

6 Dirty Texts To Send Your FWB When You Haven’t Seen Each Other In A While

We've all been there. It's just after 10 p.m. on a Friday. You just finished a jaunt with your friends — or worse, a bad Tinder date — and you're …

Made a New Year resolution to start writing that novel? Take some writing tips from Leo Tolstoy, Muriel Spark, John Steinbeck and other famous authors<p>Over the past year, Helen Gordon and I have been putting together Being a Writer, a collection of musings, tips and essays from some of our favourite …

Top 10

When Gen. Douglas MacArthur Put the Hurt on North Korea

The American Caesar was challenged to win the first major conflict of the nascent Cold War.<p>July 1950 was an exceedingly anxious time in America.<p>The …

Mass Exodus From States Run By Top Democratic Governors Continues

The Democratic Governors Association, in an attempt to attack Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) tweeted this week about how 33,000 people left Illinois for another state over the past year, continuing years of outmigration from the Land of Lincoln.<p>With that tweet, the DGA is trying to make the public …

Income Tax

A New History of the Second World War

In 1936, Charles Lindbergh arrived in Berlin to inspect the Luftwaffe. The visit had been arranged by Truman Smith, an ingenious intelligence officer who knew that Herman Göring, the Nazi air marshal, would find the American aviator’s celebrity irresistible; Lindbergh flew to Berlin with his wife, …

10 Hilarious Comics Show What Not To Say During Job Interviews

New York Times bestselling author Nathan W. Pyle (previously here) looks like the kind of guy who has endured one horrible job interview too many. …

Job Interviews

It was sex all the time at this 1800s commune, with anyone you wanted and none of the guilt

<b>Life at the Oneida Colony was kind of a like a key party, but no one had cars and everyone was doin’ it for Jesus.</b><p><b>(This article is the first in a</b></b> …

Navy Pilot Says UFO He Saw Off California Was ‘Not of This World’

A former Navy pilot has opened up about an otherworldly experience he says he experienced in 2004. His testimony comes just days after the Pentagon …

Trump Could Actually Make Democracy Great Again. Don't Scoff.

There's a smart way to export American values without getting caught up in nation-building.<p>Donald Trump doesn’t seem to have much interest in spreading American values abroad. His administration has publicly denigrated the importance of promoting human rights and democracy, and Trump himself has …

Meet the Kempeitai – The Gestapo of Imperial Japan

“Kempeitai officers had sweeping powers, including the right to arrest, condemn, and execute suspects as well as defiant prisoners of war who refused …

Science: Listening to This Type of Music Makes You a Better Person | Inc.com

We tend to think of ethics as a matter of character. You do or do not do bad things because of the type of person you are. But science actually shows that circumstances and surroundings (even quite trivial details of our surroundings) can have an outsize impact on the choices we make.<p>That's handy …

Psychology

Scientists Have Developed a Baldness Treatment That Helps Grow New Follicles

But there's a catch, of course.<p>There's a plethora of treatments for balding on the market. But what if you could regrow your own hair out of your own …

Your Answer to This 1 Question Shows How Open-Minded You Are (Or Aren't) | Inc.com

You believe you're open to processing new information, and that's natural. Most people do. Fact is--and you know this from experience, too--lots of people are <i>not</i> that open to new information. They say they are, but they shut down when you go against their opinions. So how do know the truth about …

Hedge Funds

This SR-71 Blackbird Cockpit Tour Is The Most Fascinating Thing You'll See All Week

Veteran SR-71 pilot gives a highly detailed tour of both cockpits and shares incredible recollections from his time flying the legendary jet.<p>Youtube …

Banned by the police: the true stories behind Modigliani's languorous nudes

Modigliani refused to paint his public lovers nude, though it’s quite possible that he became the lover of his models<p>“We fight against the nude in painting, as nauseous and as tedious as adultery in literature,” proclaimed the Italian Futurists in 1910. The nude was dead; the speeding car more …

Art

‘Saturday Night Live’ Paints Democrats as Out of Touch, Elderly Losers

The most senior members of the Democratic Party look to the future on SNL.<p>For all the times Donald Trump has criticized <i>Saturday Night Live</i> for being …

Bernie Sanders