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How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

What Separates A Healthy And Unhealthy Diet? Just $1.50 Per Day

If you want to eat a more healthful diet, you're going to have to shell out more cash, right? (After all, Whole Foods didn't get the nickname "Whole Paycheck" for nothing.)<p>But until recently, that widely held bit of conventional wisdom hadn't really been assessed in a rigorous, systematic way, says …

How to Use Smoke Woods

This is the final post in a 5-part grilling guide series by SE grilling correspondent Josh Bousel that should give you all the knowledge you need to tackle cookout season. —<i>The Mgmt.</i><p>SE Grilling Guide<p>Part 1: How to Clean Your Grill »<br>Part 2: Arranging the Coals »<br>Part 3: How to Gauge the Heat »<br>Part 4: …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

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Understanding Obamacare

What the Fight's Really About<p>The story of two Georgia Republicans captures the essence of the fight over the law. One wants to wipe Obamacare off the books. The other says he needs it to stay alive.<p>The Big Change: Covering Pre-Existing Conditions<p>The major new benefit for consumers, as the law …

When Power Goes To Your Head, It May Shut Out Your Heart

Even the smallest dose of power can change a person. You've probably seen it. Someone gets a promotion or a bit of fame and then, suddenly, they're a little less friendly to the people beneath them.<p>So here's a question that may seem too simple: Why?<p>If you ask a psychologist, he or she may tell you …

Hatred, Conspiracy Theory, and the Human Brain

<i>Odi et amo</i>: I hate and I love, wrote the poet Catullus. <i>Nescio, sed fieri sentio et excrucior</i>:I don’t know why, but I feel it happening and it …

Raising your child to WANT to do the right thing.

• Thursday, March 02, 2017<p><i>"Dr. Laura....How do you hold a child accountable for her behavior without punishment?"</i><p><i>"I recently read a quote from a</i> …

Amazon Has A Brutal System For Employees Trying To Get Promoted

Here's the way it works.<p>To get ahead at Amazon, your boss has to debate why you deserve a promotion with other managers from the company. If he or she makes an effective case on your behalf, then you get the nod. If not, you wait another 12 months.<p>These debates take place at two different meetings …

Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

New evidence that sports supplement “Craze” contains a meth-like synthetic drug that’s never been tested on humans

If you’re in the mood to experiment with a powerful synthetic drug, pick yourself up a tub of Craze, bodybuilding.com’s 2012 pick for pre-workout supplement of the year. You “have NOT Experienced Workout Energy Like <i>This</i>,” promises the supplement’s maker.<p>There’s a very good reason for that: There is …

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Flipboard For Sports Fans

Inside Flipboard / September 12, 2013<p>Some of the best sports coverage in the world comes from you, the true fan. You are obsessive about your team; …

Pentagon unit held 'phony' ceremonies for MIAs, using planes that can't fly

<b>By Bill Dedman</b><p><b>Investigative Reporter, NBC News</b><p>HONOLULU — A unit of the U.S. Department of Defense has been holding so-called "arrival ceremonies" for seven years, with an honor guard carrying flag-draped coffins off of a cargo plane as though they held the remains of missing American service men …

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, …

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