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40 Inspirational Martial Art Quotes You Must Read Right Now

• 6.3Kshares<br>• Facebook54<br>• StumbleUpon1<br>• Tumblr<p><b>Words – we use</b> them without even thinking and take them for granted because we human beings are blessed with …

All the Ways James Harden Can Make You Foul Him

Imagine a world where drawing a foul was the coolest thing a basketball player could do. <i>SportsCenter</i> would lead every night with clips of driving …

This Italian Family Feels No Pain, And Scientists Finally Understand Why

A real-life superpower.<p>Scientists have identified a mysterious genetic mutation that effectively negates the sensation of pain, enabling people with …

University College London

50 Facts About The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper Album

Think you know everything about the greatest album ever made? Think again. Here are 50 facts you don’t know about <b>The Beatles</b>’ <i></i><i>Sgt Pepper’s Lonely</i> …

Surprisingly Simple Hacks to Make You Super Productive

In his 2012 bestseller, <i>The Power of Habit</i>, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg helped readers understand why they eat those cookies every …

Have an IKEA Bookcase? It's Probably Named After a Specific Profession

There is more to IKEA’s product naming system than non-Swedish-people might think. Swedophones are familiar with the furniture store’s oddly specific …

Harry Potter

Ball Gives Their Classic Mason Jar a Makeover

The new jars put a "twist" on the original design.<p>Newell Brands Inc, the company behind the iconic Ball mason jars, beloved by hipsters and …

The 11 Essential Kinds of Vinegar

A guide to one of the most versatile ingredients in your pantry.<p>With spring finally here, it's the perfect time to take stock of what's in your …

The Complete Guide to Onions (And Their Cousins)

From ramps to reds, there's a perfect onion for every dish.<p>Onions are your culinary companions year-round, but spring in particular is a great time …

The Usual Routine

Latest<p>Do ever wonder if you made the right choice when it comes to marriage? Did you hit the marriage jackpot? …<p>“She’s a special kind of woman…She’s …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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The Ultimate Guide to Snapchat for Adults

Before I begin, apologies are in order. To the 310 million monthly active Snapchat users, many of whom are in their teens and early 20s: Sorry, but …

How to travel with a Wi-Fi-only iPad

Whether traveling for work or pleasure, the iPad is a perfect travel companion. It's lighter and runs longer than a laptop and springs to life instantly. Plus, its screen is large enough to get work done or enjoy TV shows or movies while in transit.<p>If you have a Wi-Fi-only iPad (or are traveling …

Shang Dynasty

The Shang Dynasty (c.1600-1046 BCE) was the second dynasty of China which succeeded the Xia Dynasty (c. 2700-1600 BCE) after the overthrow of the Xia …

83-year-old math problem solved

It took more than 80 years, but a problem posed by a mathematician who delighted in concocting tricky ones has finally been solved.<p>UCLA mathematician …

Mathematics

This Is How to Do Perfect Push-Ups (Even on Your Knees)

<i>Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn 365</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by Daily Burn</i><p>Always feel push-ups in your chest and shoulders -- but never in your glutes and core? Chances are something's amiss. After all, how far apart should your hands be, should your elbows flare, and what's the deal with knee push-ups …

Why Isn't Edward P. Tryon A World-famous Physicist?

<i>Creative</i> <i>Commons via Wikimedia Commons, The History of the Universe</i><p>Why is there a Universe? Scientists simply don't know how to address why questions. They are out of the present formulation of modern science....Nor do we know, or have any prospect of ever knowing, why there is a Universe.<p>Eric …

3 super simple Gmail hacks to boost productivity now

My desk is in one of the most high-traffic zones of the office. I’m used to people looking over my shoulder as they walk to the kitchen or pass me on their way to the pool table, but something weird started happening recently.<p>People sneaking glances at my screen kept asking me about my inbox:<p>I …

Top tips from China's richest man, Wang Jianlin

China's richest man, Wang Jianlin, is a pretty successful guy.<p>At 61, he's amassed a fortune of around $30 billion by building up his giant real estate firm, Dalian Wanda. He's now dabbling in entertainment and sports -- recent investments have included the Spanish soccer club Atletico Madrid and …

China: No more weird buildings - CNN Style

Written by Matt Rivers, CNNStephy Chung, CNNBeijing<p>Chinese architecture will now officially be less weird. A statement from China's State Council Sunday, says new guidelines on urban planning will forbid the construction of "bizarre" and "odd-shaped" buildings that are devoid of character or …

Architecture

Who America's Porn Stars Support For President

Porn and politics make for strange bedfellows, yet they’re two fields that are inexorably tied together.<p>While legally protected, the adult …

Productivity Begins With The Basics

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Do you know people who say that they are most productive when they have a messy desk? Despite the arguments that I’ve heard, piles are not …

Productivity

All of the tricks people have used to fly first class for free

A “free” first class upgrade is the Holy Grail of air travel. And Sam Huang did it with one of the most sought-after premium sections on the planet — …

10 Stories That Prove Gurkhas Are the Fiercest Fighters on the Planet

They can take down tanks and fight battalions single-handedly.<p>In 1815, the British Army tried to conquer Nepal. But it was easily defeated by Nepal's warriors: the Gurkhas. So the British officers decided that, if they couldn't beat them, they'd get the Gurkhas to join them. A peace agreement …

The secrets of living to 200 years old

Ageing is not an inevitable fact of life – many animals have already found ways to delay death. Their clues might help us all enjoy longer and healthier lives.<p>Just 30 years after the publication of Moby Dick, a group of Alaskan whalers attempted to tame their own ocean giant. Their target was a …

Biology

China: The Superpower of Mr. Xi

In the almost one-hundred-year existence of the Chinese Communist Party (C.C.P.), its current general secretary, Xi Jinping, is only the second …

Language Immersion Chrome extension is great for busy people

The extension translates portions of whatever you're reading into the language you're trying to learn. Flickr / Ed Yourdon<p>Science suggests that the best way to learn a new language — especially as an adult — is through immersion.<p>For example, you might spend an extended period of time in a foreign …

Scientists used a 3D printer to determine the 'perfect' penis size

A study recently conducted by academic researchers is putting concerns about penis size to bed — no pun intended.<p>The study, led by sexual …

Everything You Need To Know About Off-Roading (But Were Afraid to Ask)

So you own a 4x4 but don't know how to really use it. We're here to help get you off-road the right way, without breaking your truck ... or yourself.<p>Today's trucks are amazing machines. They're built to comfortably handle highways, but are just as adept once your turn off the pavement and onto the …

First Aid