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4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

Productivity

Funny English Idioms And Their Meanings

Having recently moved to Brazil, learning a new language and also teaching English, has made me think more about the English language.<p>When I stopped …

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

Music Industry

14 Life-Changing Reasons To Work Out Right Now

None of which include the words "beach bod."

Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

Time Management

11 Fruits and Vegetables to Eat if You Want to Lose Weight

Not all veggies are created equal.<p>You don't need science to tell you that fresh produce is healthier than processed, packaged food — especially if you're trying to lose weight. But science is here to help anyway. New research that tracked more than 133,000 people's eating habits and weights for …

Nutrition

The Best Fruits And Vegetables For Weight Loss

An apple a day indeed!<p>Eating fruits and vegetables of all kinds is good for you, but some are better than others when it comes to losing weight.<p>Produce with a lot of fiber and a low glycemic index could help a person achieve and maintain and healthy weight, according to a new study published in the …

The Stupidest Thing People Say about Diet and Exercise

You may have even said it yourself<p>When are people going to stop asking, “Which is better for weight loss: dieting or exercise?”<p>A new story from <i></i><i>US News & World Report</i> asked this very question, and points out that both diet and exercise are important, but “if you absolutely have to choose between the …

5 Ways to Replenish Your Energy

Many of us complain that have we don't have enough energy, we're tired all the time. Short of there being a medical reason for our fatigue, we can always find a way to replenish ourselves. I certainly have more energy ups and downs when I have lots to do. then I feel overwhelmed with how to …

5 Awesome "Graffitrees": Graffiti with Actual Trees

Afro Taino by Gabriel Abreu in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic<p>Great graffiti happens when the artists don't get stumped. Instead, they go out on a …

Wettest Place on Earth

34 People Who Are Carrying A Lot Of Stuff

But in areas where those vehicles are less available, people and goods move from place to place by some rather creative means.<p>These photos reveal how people from all over the world use bikes, carts, boats, and animals in amazing ways to get themselves and their stuff where they need to go.<p><i>[An</i> …

Asia

Dawn

Kilauea's Volatile Beauty Captured At Night (PHOTOS)

Each of the Hawaiian islands are or once were active volcanoes, springing forth from a hotspot in the middle of the Pacific Plate. Kilauea, one of five active volcanoes in Hawaii, has erupted continuously, more or less, since it formed some 300,000 to 600,000 years ago. It might be the world’s most …

Smithsonian Magazine's 2013 Photo Contest

The editors of <i>Smithsonian magazine</i> have just announced the 60 finalists in their 11th annual photo contest. They've kindly allowed me to share several of these images here, including some great shots from each of the competition's six categories: The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, …

Devil's tower under storm

Blyde River

3 Leadership Attributes Revealed Through Serving Others

<i>The following is a guest piece by Chi-Dooh Li.</i><p>In the early 1980s, I was gripped by the idea that land ownership was the key to breaking the cycle of …

Leadership

Top 5 views of the Taj Mahal

You can keep your Sydney Opera House, your St Basil's Cathedral, even your Golden Pavilion. For me, there is simply no contest when it comes to naming the most beautiful building in the world. It is, without a shadow of doubt, the Taj Mahal.<p>More than 3 million people each year pour into Agra to see …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Pop Culture

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

Halong Bay

15 Photos Looking Straight Up the Eiffel Tower

Built in 1889 as the entrance arch to the World’s Fair, the 320 meter (1,050 ft) tall Eiffel Tower, located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, is …

Eiffel Tower

30 minutes of exercise better for weight loss than longer workouts

A short daily workout of just 30 minutes a day can help dieters lose more weight than exercising for an hour, scientists have found.<p>For anyone wanting to lose weight, you may need to exercise less than you thought.<p>A new study has found that people who exercised for just half an hour a day lost a …

Fitness

11 Teachers’ Tips on How to Handle Children

<b>The advice:</b> “If you want kids to listen, lower your voice instead of raising it. This forces kids to focus. Whisper, ‘If you can hear me, touch your …