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30+ Exercises You Need to Do ASAP If You're Working on Booty Gains

The song "Bootylicious" may have been released in 2001, but the concept is still totally relevant today. It seems like everyone is working on booty gains at the moment, which leaves a lot of questions about which exercises are best for growing your glutes. There isn't one right way to shape your …

Workouts

Joseph Stiglitz on artificial intelligence: 'We’re going towards a more divided society'

We’ve gone from a 60-hour working week to a 45-hour week and we could go to 30 or 25 Joseph Stiglitz<p>It must be hard for Joseph Stiglitz to remain an optimist in the face of the grim future he fears may be coming. The Nobel laureate and former chief economist at the World Bank has thought carefully …

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s how elite performers silence negative self-talk

95% of the thoughts you have had today are the same thoughts you had yesterday.<p>How many of those thoughts are actually true?<p>Just because a thought …

Foster Care

Fire Up Your Abs With This Trainer's Killer Core Workout

Most people love getting in a good ab workout, but rely on the same old moves: crunches, planks, and scissor kicks. But trainer Tanya Poppett decided to kick things up a notch with the core workout she posted on Instagram. Tanya showed off some variations on standard core exercises that will …

Workouts

How to Email Someone When It's Been Too Long

You’ve been meaning to respond to someone for a while now. Actually, it’s past the acceptable amount of time to answer, so you let it go. And go. …

Networking

For a Leaner Belly, These 35 Plank Variations Are a Must (Plus 1 Bonus Video!)

There are so many variations of plank — the ultimate bodyweight move to tone your core and upper body. If you really want to carve your six-pack and lengthen your obliques, try these ab-focused variations, with a bonus video at the end demonstrating 15 side plank variations.<p>Balance on your hands …

Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

How non-English speakers are taught this crazy English grammar rule you know but have never heard of

English grammar, beloved by sticklers, is also feared by non-native speakers. Many of its idiosyncrasies can turn into traps even for the most confident users.<p>But some of the most binding rules in English are things that native speakers know but don’t know they know, even though they use them every …

The rules of effectiveness

When Peter Drucker was asked to participate in a study of geniuses, he politely declined.<p>A famous happiness and creativity researcher was in the …

9 Packing Mistakes Everybody Makes and How to Avoid Them

Jill Johnson/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT via Getty Images<p>Forgetting TSA Guidelines for Carry-On Liquids<p>There’s nothing more disheartening than …

6 writing mistakes leaders should never make

Books and articles on business leadership love to cover familiar ground: management, training, how to inspire your team and how to promote a winning …

Employment

30 Examples of 30 Day Challenges That Will Change Your Life

Look at life like a series of experiments. Change your habits for 30 days and see what happens.<p>When it comes to self-improvement, two of the biggest stumbling blocks I see people encounter in my therapy office are a lack of motivation to get started and a fear that a goal will be too overwhelming.<p>I …

Generation Z: ‘We have more to do than drink and take drugs’

Post-millennials have very different attitudes to older age groups, says a new report<p>They drink less, take far fewer drugs, and have made teenage pregnancy a near anomaly. Generation Z – one of several terms used to describe post-millennial youth born after 1996 – prefer juice bars to pub crawls, …

My Mother and Her Scammer

She was fooled by a group of expert criminals. The rest of us were fooled by her.<p>The voice mail was from my mother’s longtime stockbroker, in the private-client department at Charles Schwab. “We’ve had some requests for large cash withdrawals from her account,” she said, and asked me to call her …

How to Maximize Battery Life and Minimize Data Usage When Traveling

It’s summertime and wanderlust is coming for us all. It’s important that you get out there and see the world, but it’s equally important that your …

Keep Track Of Your Work Accomplishments Throughout The Year

Photo: 85Fifteen on Unsplash<p>When it comes time for your annual review or you want to ask for a raise, you likely know that you’ll need to back up …

11 Caffeine-Free Ways To Improve Productivity [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>By rights, this story should have been written half an hour ago. Instead, I was playing Rolling Sky on my mobile and arguing with random …

Japanese Green Tea Mochi

Main Ingredients<p>1 cup glutinous rice flour<br>• 1/4 cup sugar<br>• 1/2 tsp green tea powder<br>• 180ml of water<br>• 1/2 cup red bean paste<br>• Cornstarch for …

Calories and macros and BMI don’t count. Here are the numbers that really matter.

By Cara Rosenbloom<p>Health often seems like a numbers game. What’s your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don’t matter very much for …

Nutrition

Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

The No BS Guide to Organizing Your Feelings

Rarely do our feelings hang neatly on fancy, perfectly spaced hangers. Instead — like our closets — we often hold a jumble of both new and outdated …

How Early Should You Get to the Airport? Here's What Travel Experts Say

Your bag is packed, you’ve got your travel documents in order and you’re ready to fly—but how early should you actually get to the airport? Even the …

Flying

Tired of the Tube? There's now an official London Underground walking map

LONDON — The Tube: It’s the bane of many commuters' lives and even minor disruptions can send the city into a complete meltdown.<p>If you’ve ever dreamt …

3 Stretches That Un-Slouch Your Back—All You Need Is A Doorway

Are you sitting up straight right now? You probably are now that I reminded you. Sitting at a desk or hunching over a computer all day is horrible for your neck, back, and overall posture. If you feel tight in your chest and shoulders, do this series of stretches a few times a week to loosen up. …

What to Do When Your Boss Won’t Advocate for You

Having a great boss is a potentially life-changing gift. On the other hand, many of us know firsthand that having a bad boss can cause a lot of drama, headaches, and stress. While it’s easy to love the great bosses and flee the bad ones, there’s one kind of boss that’s much less straightforward to …

After My United Airlines Flight Was Delayed 7 Hours, I Made a Stupid Mistake That Cost Me $1,400. Here's How to Avoid My Costly Error

If you're on a delayed flight to or from Europe, you owe it to yourself to see if you qualify under European law for compensation. But here's how I messed it up.<p>I made a dumb mistake after my United Airlines flight was delayed--a mistake that I now realize might have cost my wife and me roughly …

8 Workout Motivation Tips That Actually Work

During a recent email exchange with yogi, fitness expert, and THE/THIRTY contributor Claire Fountain, she brought up an interesting point about …

How to design a lucky life for yourself

In 1993, Joan Ginther won a $5.4 million Texas Lotto jackpot. And this was just the start.<p>More than a decade later, Ginther walked home with another …

We Still Don’t Fully Understand Suicide. But We Do Know What Reduces It

Life handed us a one-two-three punch last week. Tuesday morning, we learned of Kate Spade’s suicide. On Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control …

15 memorable Anthony Bourdain quotes that show why the celebrity chef and author was so beloved

• <b>Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain died Friday in France at the age of 61.</b>• <b><br>Known as the former executive chef of the now-closed Brasserie Les Halles, the</b> …