Kristian Arenzana

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9 Things You Must Do for Your Brain

Very few of us have been taught how to keep our brains healthy.<p>We know too many sweets are bad for our weight. It's easy to remember too little sleep will affect our mood. Every child knows that a Band-Aid is the answer for a scrape or cut. But what about our brains? What are we supposed to do when …

Freaky Commercial: Take a Ride on the Hot Dog Train

You're waiting for your train to come so that you can get to work. Nothing good will come of it: your performance review is soon and you haven't met …

3 Reasons To Keep Your Phone Away from the Bed

Ever fall asleep while Insta-scrolling on your smartphone—or purposely leave it on your bed while you snooze? You’re not alone: 44% of cell phone …

Sleep

9-Year-Old Boy Lost In NYC's Central Park Zoo Called It 'Greatest Day Of My Life' | Fox News

A 9-year-old boy who got separated from his family at the Central Park Zoo says being lost for two hours in New York City was the greatest day of his life.<p><i>The Daily News</i> reports that Chris Villavicencio of Union City, New Jersey, got separated from his parents and younger sister Saturday …

Chain Restaurant Workers Reveal The Items They Refuse To Eat

A recent Reddit thread asked them "what item on the menu would you absolutely not eat and why?"<p>Thousands of supposed former employees responded.<p>Some named menu items that were too unhealthy, while others felt squeamish about how the food was prepared.<p><i>NOTE: Reddit sources are anonymous, and can't be</i> …

America's Best Boardwalks

Fresh seafood, kitschy shops, and deep-fried Oreos are just a few of the things you'll find along the boardwalks that hug America's shorelines, but they're not all carbon copies. Some boardwalks are quirky, some family-friendly, while others are geared toward thrill-seekers. No matter what, the …

Sky Tower In Denmark Might Be The Scariest Theme Park Ride Ever

This just might be the simplest idea for a theme park ride... and also the most frightening.<p>The Sky Tower at Tivoli Friheden in Denmark is a free fall ride with no brakes because there's no vehicle. It's just you, plunging from the top of a 130-foot tower into a net 100 feet below.<p>According to the …

7 Amazing Pieces of Advice No One Ever Gave You

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Employment

Skydivers Perfectly Land Slip 'N Slide From 5,000 Feet

We've seen our share of impressive stunts, but this is definitely one for the books.<p>With summer heat in full effect in Arizona, skydivers Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson decided to cool off in a very unconventional way: by skydiving from an elevation of 5,000 feet straight into a Slip 'n …

Real Chimps Watch 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes,' Revolution Begins

Real chimpanzees attended the weekend premiere of "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina -- and hopefully weren't taking mental notes on primate domination.<p>In the video above, Vali and Sugriva, from Myrtle Beach Safari, are shown buying their tickets and popcorn then …

10 Excuses Unproductive People Basically Always Use

They moan. They wail. They shuffle around the office looking for free candy. Unproductive employees have an excuse for everything. Here are a few of …

Productivity

5 Expert Ways to Deal With Difficult People — And Make Them Love You

I’ve posted a great deal on working with difficult people and how to make people like you.<p>What new research and expert advice can we use to better …

Self-help

Forget.me Sees Rush to File 'Right to be Forgotten' Requests With Google

A French startup service that launched last week says more than 1,100 people in Europe have used its website to file “right to be forgotten” requests with Google. Forget.me was created shortly after the European Court ruled that citizens have a right to have objectionable personal information about …

5 Ways To Get & Stay Inspired

With so many of us hooked into the matrix, it can be easy to forget the importance of seeking out inspiration. In order to grow and prosper, it’s …

Animal Madness: Zoochosis, stereotypic behavior, and problems with zoos.

In the mid-1990s, Gus, a polar bear in the Central Park Zoo, alarmed visitors by compulsively swimming figure eights in his pool, sometimes for 12 …

How to go completely paperless with iOS

There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an iOS user, like switching …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Snapchat’s “Our Story” Is A Genius, Collaborative Reinvention Of The Livestream

What does it feel like to be a massive music festival? Nothing like a glossy livestream of the mainstage. Much more like Snapchat’s new Our Story feature, a curated channel of user submitted photos of videos from all around a big event. I was there last night at Vegas’ Electric Daisy Carnival, an …

Photos Of Waikiki's Homeless Reveal What It's Like To Live On The Streets In Paradise

A good night’s sleep in Waikiki is hard to come by for Roberta Huddy.<p>She became homeless about a year ago after losing her job as a guest services agent at one of the hotels.<p>Now Huddy, who was born and raised on Kauai, lives in a worn-down Chevy Astro with her husband, Greg, on Kalakaua Avenue next …

The Mix: The Songs Of The Summer

<i>To celebrate the official start of summer, we've brought back our Songs Of The Summer mix. Though it may be too soon to definitively name 2018's Song of the Summer, we've added to the mix a few songs that are well-positioned to take the crown this year. Give those new earworms a spin alongside</i> …

Jenny Slate's Cautionary Tale About Smoking Too Much Weed

<b>The recent rise in legalization of pot</b> has certainly loosened popular opinion about the harmful effects of marijuana — but potential hazards still exist. Last night on <i>Late Night with Seth Meyers</i>, actress/comedian Jenny Slate, a huge stoner when she was in college at Columbia, recalled the dangers …

Pawn Stars in a Nutshell

Job interviews reward narcissists, punish applicants from modest cultures

A University of British Columbia study finds that narcissistic applicants are more successful in job interviews than equally qualified candidates who …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

OK Go's New Music Video Is Made Up Entirely Of Optical Illusions

Want to trip out your brain for a few minutes? Watch OK Go's new music video for their song "The Writing's on the Wall" and delight in what you can …

Music Videos

6 Worst Travel Nightmares! (And How to Make Them Go Away)

Photo courtesy of Michaeljung/Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello of Budget Travel.<p>Relax! Budget Travel's common-sense tips will help banish even the worst-ever travel nightmares.<p>For a few unlucky travelers, vacation can feel a little like that bad dream where you're walking the halls of …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

We're Last! Again! U.S. Health Care Ranks Poorly

The latest look at the U.S. health care system compared to other rich countries shows — yet again — that the United States comes in dead last.<p>Americans spend far more per person on medical care, yet are less healthy than people in 10 other countries. The system is less fair than systems in other …

Why pay for hotel rooms when you can sleep comfortably in your car

en_US<p>article<p>As long as we don't wake up with a twisted neck, wouldn't it be great to save a couple of hundreds of dollars by skipping hotel stays and …