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The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

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20 Healthy, Energy-Packed Breakfast Recipes To Kickstart Your Day

<i>For</i> Bon Appetit<i>, by Bon Appetit.</i><p><b>We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day</b> (or at least the first meal, anyway), so it can’t hurt to start things out with a tasty little bundle of healthy energy. From next-level toasts (think beyond avocado) to savory porridges, ingenious …

20 Grab-and-Go Recipes For the Busiest of Mornings

When you're busy, portable breakfasts make all the difference, and there are so many options that'll get your day off to the right start. Here are 20 ways to make it possible to eat breakfast every day, from freezer-friendly breakfast sandwiches to yogurt parfaits and more recipes that you can make …

27 Holy Grail Kitchen Gadgets That Live Up To The Hype

Products people swear by to set up a kickass kitchen.

People not immune to health impact of LEDs, according to the AMA

Last month, I wrote about the havoc LEDs cause for our crawling and feathered friends. Apparently, the impact on animals was just the precursor to …

How to make a to-do list that actually helps you get everything done

A lot of people start their workday by making a to-do list. Depending on how realistic you are, there are probably anywhere from three to 15 items on your list. If it’s three, you probably end your workday feeling accomplished and energized. If you try to complete 15, you probably wrap up your day …

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6 Things That Happened When I Gave Up Coffee For 10 Days

My love for coffee started in high school with weak, syrupy sweet gas station "cappuccinos." Then in college, I graduated to Dunkin' Donuts, then Starbucks, then fancy hipster roasts. Somewhere along the way, though, this glorious brew became more of a necessity than an enjoyment. Hectic mornings …

Can Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Treat Depression?

<i>This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>There is growing evidence that inflammation—already known to be …

This 1 Morning Routine Saves Me 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Is Aerobic or Anaerobic Training Best For Getting Rid of Belly Fat? | Poliquin Article

Lose belly fat fast and improve your health by doing strength training and high-intensity intervals. Compelling research shows that the BEST way to …

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

24 Microwave Recipes For When You're Hungry But Lazy

Lazy chefs, represent.

Lobster Roll Recipes That'll Satisfy All Your Summer Feels

Lobster in a bun is as good as life gets.<p>Summer is here, and for those living in New England that means it's lobster roll season. All along the coast, from Connecticut to Maine, seafood shacks open their windows to sell lobster rolls (though you can often find them inland too). They are part of the …

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What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

My Take On That Biggest Loser Study

If you haven't seen the New York Times article describing a new NIH study on long term outcomes of former Biggest Loser contestants, I strongly recommend reading it here. It showed that most contestants gained back weight and their metabolic rates plummeted.<p>Those who have read it seem to be …

5 urgent questions about Windows 10 answered

It's about a month since Windows 10 launched and the early reviews are mostly positive. On my site, Komando.com, I've had readers report everything from smooth sailing to minor annoyances to serious problems that made them go back to Windows 7 or 8.1. With major new software that's to be …

15 Ways to Debloat ASAP

Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p>Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i> Slimming down for summer takes time and dedication, but a few quick tricks can help you feel a little bit lighter in just …

Dinner For Mom: 5 Easy Recipes Even the Kids Can Make

Let mom kick back while you make an amazing meal tonight. These recipes are so easy, even the kids can make them (with a little help from dad).<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with store-bought Thai Green Curry Paste. Serve with …

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What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

4 Healthy Foods That Fight Gas

Consider them nature’s Beano.<p>It’s a nutrition catch 22: A lot of healthy foods are packed with fiber (good), but that fiber can leave you feeling bloated and gassy (not so good). Luckily, you don’t have to make a beeline for the Beano every time you chow down on greens. We chatted with Keri Gans, …

5 Ways You're Hydrating Wrong

It's not as straightforward as you might think.<p>Taking in enough fluids seems simple, right? Just drink more water. That will help, sure, but there are probably a few hydration mistakes you're making—without even realizing it. Fix these six missteps to make sure you're getting the H2O you</b> …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

15 Foods You Should Never Eat. Ever.

Seriously, steer clear.<p>Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which …

Smart home tech lets you control your home remotely

Thanks to advances in smart home technology, everything from your doors to your smoke detector can be programmed from your tablet or smartphone.<p>Here’s how your home can run better than ever before:<p>1. Nest® Learning Thermostat™<p><b>What it does:</b> Lets you control the temperature in your home even when …

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5 Stability Moves That Tone Your Abs and Legs

Nailing this balancing act is the key to a super-strong bod.<p>It isn't just a buzzword for juggling work and personal life—balance is crucial for fitness, too. By putting your body in unstable situations, you'll challenge those often underused stabilizer muscles. The result: awesome posture (you'll …

7 Ways To Feel Less Bloated

By Corrie Pikul<p>Feel like your abdomen is suddenly filled with helium? Here's how to gently and naturally decompress -- and how to prevent it from happening again.<p><b>1. Try the breath freshener that's also a bloat buster.</b><p>Leave the mints for your grandmother: Fennel seeds are a better, more natural …

Honoring Your Word: Why It Feels So Damn Good

"Energy is a more efficient means of affecting matter than chemicals." -- Bruce Lipton<p><i>Photo Credit: The Coveteur</i><p>When you honor your word, you send a signal to your brain that you love yourself. That you are worthy and you deserve to not be lied to. This signal reinforces a sense of self-care, a …

Low-Calorie Snack Recipes

When you're trying to lose weight, it might seem like hunger pangs are par for the course. Because you need to burn more calories than you consume in …