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Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

20 Ways to Do a Plank

Hello abs! Change up your core workout with these fresh variations on the plank.

30-Day 6-Pack Abs Challenge

Ready for another workout challenge? This one is all about strengthening and slimming your entire midsection to help diminish belly fat and love …

20 habits of unsuccessful and ineffective leaders

However, it's also worthwhile taking the time to understand what bad leaders do so that we can learn what to avoid which can be just as helpful.<p>Over my 25 years in leadership, here are some of the habits of unsuccessful and ineffectual leaders that I have seen, and in some cases, their …

Self-improvement

President Obama Dropped Another Custom Playlist To Run Your Summer ’16

President Barack Obama is a busy man. Sure, things may have lightened up a bit since he’s in the final months of his presidential tenure, but he’s probably still got some stuff to do, papers to shuffle. You know, President stuff. However, the man still has time to listen to music, and he proved …

The 21 best bodyweight exercises to lose weight and burn fat

1. Bar muscle-ups<p><b>Best for: strength | Challenge: high</b><p>Hang from a pullup bar and then swing your body forward a bit, pulling your shoulder blades …

The 10 best exercises for basketball players

Basketball, perhaps more than any other sport, is perceived as a game of natural physical gifts. Being tall helps, of course. Having long arms—what …

Classic Italian Cacio e Pepe Recipe

<b>Author Notes:</b> Although cacio e pepe is merrily served all over Rome as a quick and easy dish, the technique for making it right is a little tricky. The key is to emulsify the cheese into a little bit of reserved starchy pasta cooking water so you get a creamy, luscious sauce that coats the pasta. …

Italian Food

8 Warm-Up Exercises You Aren't Doing But Totally Should

These are the moves everyone should be doing.<p>Warming up before a workout is key for reducing injury. Personal trainer and nutritionist Albert Matheny says that warming up "helps make sure you don't load your joints, tendons, and ligaments too much, too soon." So we asked Matheny, founder of SoHo …

Workouts

Column: Students are addicted to their cellphones, and they need our help

<i>Editor’s Note:</i> <i>Growing concerns over the ways cellphone use affects teenagers has prompted in-depth study by neuroscientists like Dr. Frances Jensen,</i> …

Teaching

7 Reasons You Might Not Want to Teach Anymore

Today marks exactly one year since I left teaching, a decision dictated by my family's cross-country move. To acknowledge the occasion, let me share with you the top search -- BY FAR -- that brings people to my site:<p><i>I don't want to teach anymore.</i><p>In the twelve years I was a high school English …

How to master the art of decision making

The last part of the decision-making diet is monitoring.<p>Since every person has a personal lifestyle, unique and constantly changing, what works for you might not work for me. That’s why it’s important to monitor your behavior.<p>A research study conducted at Duke University shows that nearly half of …

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success | Inc.com

Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to continuously seek mastery and reinvent …

Motivation

50 Ways To Challenge Yourself As A Teacher

<b>50 Ways To Challenge Yourself As Teacher</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Growing as a teacher is all about challenging yourself–moving out of our comfort zone, …

The 13 Best Abs Exercises You Can Do Standing Up

We get it: You don't always want to do crunches or planks or even use gym equipment to work your abs. Luckily, you don't have to. If you've never …

Workouts

Proof You Can Change Your Body in Three Weeks

<i>Editor's Note: To ensure our 21 Days to Total-Body Fitness plan was effective — and could actually better your health, performance, and body metrics</i> …

SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other …

Teaching

6 Warm-Up Moves You Can Do Before Any Workout

We've all been there. Rushing to get a workout out of the way, we crank up the speed and incline on the treadmill right off the bat or jump into a …

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

Indie Music

The 30-Day Burpee Challenge That Will Totally Kick Your Butt

Ah, the burpee. It’s one of the most dreaded exercise moves across the board, and yet every workout seems to incorporate a version of it (hello, even …

Workouts

5 Yoga Poses For Shoulder Strength And Flexibility

<i>Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shows us five yoga poses designed to keep athletes in the game. To start the spring off right, she's putting the</i> …

Yoga

9 Motivational Habits To Get More Work Done In A Day

We often keep complaining about the lack of time for completing a project and always keep asking for an extension. Since it’s practically impossible …

I Did My Best Job Teaching A “Growth Mindset” Today – Here’s The Lesson Plan

As regular readers know, I’m a big believer in teaching and implementing strategies to promote a growth mindset (see The Best Resources On Helping …

Teaching

The Secret To Learning New Skills Twice As Fast

The key is not only lots of practice–but lots of varied types of practice.<p>Learning a new skill doesn’t depend so much on how much practice you do, but how you practice. The key is to subtly vary your training with changes that keep your brain learning. By changing up your routine, new research …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

43 Life-Changing Books You Need To Read

Eat, pray, read.<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

What Young Republicans Have To Say About Their Party's Candidates

Monday's Iowa caucuses are being billed, as they are every election season, as "a fight for the soul of the Party," both Democratic and Republican.<p>Yes, it's a worn-out cliché, but especially on the Republican side this year, it's a real battle.<p>For some insight into the race and the state of the …

Republicans

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

A 5-Ingredient Pasta That Couldn't Be Simpler

There are a lot of good reasons not to go to the grocery store: You worked late and just want to get home, gas is expensive and traffic is terrible, there are two feet of snow blocking your way out the front door. So don't—<b>stay inside and make this pasta instead</b>.<p>The best part about the five …

Italian Food