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Top 10 Nutrition And Workout Tips For Women Who Want To Lose 50 Pounds In 4 Months

Although the statistics claim that men and women suffer weight issues alike, the women folk will agree it's a tougher battle for them. Men have it …

The Conversation

Readers respond to our April 2016 cover story.<p>The Obama Doctrine<p><i>In April, Jeffrey Goldberg reported on the president’s foreign policy. John Bew called the article “a masterpiece of journalism” in</i> New Statesman<i>, while former U.S. Representative Barney Frank said Goldberg’s interviews with Obama</i> …

Political Science

10 Great Breakfasts for Building Easy Muscle

Following on from last Thursday's column, which was all about developing muscle to get toned up for both summer and life. In keeping with my core …

Breakfast

8 Books You Need to Read This March

<i>Each month, Boris Kachka offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations. You should read as many of them as possible</i><i>.</i><p><b>Prodigals, by Greg Jackson</b> …

I've spent my career studying bad habits. Here's what I've learned about breaking them. - Vox

Let's face reality: Change is hard! Look at change rates for people with heart issues who are told by their doctors that they are seriously at risk of dying if they do not change their habits. These patients know exactly what they need to do: eat a more wholesome, lower-calorie diet, exercise more, …

The film academy is crippled by its narrow vision of what's Oscar-worthy

Ever since the announcement of this year's nominations for<p>the AcademyAwards I've been thinking a lot aboutNicki Minaj. Allow me to explain.<p>At last year's MTV Video Music Awards an ongoing row online and in the press erupted when Minaj, in accepting a prize, glared across the stage toward host<p>Miley …

Houston, We Have a Problem: The Oil Rout Hits Texas

Prices for mansions in Houston’s swankiest neighborhood have tumbled in lock step with crude prices. The Houston Opera has offered free season …

Oil & Gas Industry

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

Time Management

FBI director on iPhone privacy case: 'Stop saying the world is ending'

On Sunday night, FBI Director Jim Comey issued new statement regarding the agency's ongoing struggle with Apple to gain access to the iPhone …

Galaxy S7 Launch Has Five Chances To Save Samsung

As Samsung’s executive team prepares to take to the stage at the Souh Korean’s Galaxy S7 ‘Unpacked’ press event ahead of Mobile World Congress, DJ Koh has a huge task ahead of him. Samsung’s mobile division is not in the best of health, consumers are switching away from the flagship devices to …

Electronics Industry

Smartwatches now more popular than Swiss watches, thanks to Apple

For the first time, smartwatch shipments have outpaced those of their luxury brethren, according to market research.<p>The venerable Swiss wristwatch industry may have a smartwatch problem.<p>Global shipments of smartwatches outpaced those of Swiss watches in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to …

Wearable Tech

Once Parched, Florida's Everglades Finds Its Flow Again

When people talk about Florida's Everglades, they often use superlatives: It's the largest protected wilderness east of the Mississippi River, and it's the biggest subtropical wetland in North America.<p>But it is also the site of a joint federal-state plan that is the largest ecosystem restoration …

Ecology

Malcolm-Jamal Warner on ‘People vs. O.J. Simpson,’ the Bill Cosby Trap, And Complicated Legacies

How Malcom-Jamal Warner’s intense role on The People vs. O.J. Simpson is helping him to both embrace his Cosby Show past—and the legacy of its …

11 Takeout Favorites That Take Less Time to Cook than Delivery

Up until a few weeks ago, there were several things I had never even considered making at home:<p>The bacon, egg, and cheese bagel from my corner bodega (it's a gooey masterpiece).<br>• Orange chicken—my Panda Express love runs too deep, and do I <i>really</i> want to know how its made?<br>• The cold-busting Thai …

Meet The Model Who Made History On The "Sports Illustrated" Cover

Hooray for Ashley Graham!

9 Margaritas to Drink With Your Friends on Valentine's Day

Who needs a date when you have margaritas?<p>Host a friends-only Valentine’s Day party to remember with pitchers full of sweet-tart margaritas. From …

Bitters

14 Ways to Dress like a NYFW Street Style Star on a Budget

Fashion Week is so much more than a chance to ready your next-season style wish list — it’s the perfect place to gather much-needed mid-season style inspiration. But the right-now outfit inspo doesn’t come from the runway itself, but rather the streets, where the fashion set — style bloggers, …

Clothing

App that invests spare change on the stock market launches in Australia

If you regularly have 50 cents left over from your daily coffee purchase, you could be doing more with it than simply tossing it in a jar with all …

A Carolina Panther Is Listing His House on Airbnb Because He's Out of Town This Weekend

And for a mere $5,000, you can stay there for a night.<p>Are you a Panthers fan? Do you have a ton of disposable income? Well AirBNB has just the solution. No longer will you be tethered to your own couch, wolfing down nachos and Bud Light as Cam Newton dabs on fools. Now you can do that on Roman …

NFL

These New Revelations About the Making a Murderer Trial May Change Everything

Finally: An explanation for the sketchy looking blood vial.<p>There's been a lot of talk about Netflix's <i>Making a Murderer</i> leaving out details from the trial (don't even attempt to do sleuthing on Reddit, because you will fall down a rabbit hole for days). We thought we'd heard it all. But the …

Crime

Xerox is splitting into two companies

Xerox is splitting in half.<p>Long after moving beyond its legendary roots as a copier maker, Xerox announced on Friday that it would become two, separate companies.<p>The first company will focus on helping businesses process vast troves of documents. It will help customers with printing services, …

IT

56% of Americans think their kids will be worse off

Optimism and America generally go together.<p>But lately, pessimism is gripping the nation. Fifty-seven percent of Americans say the country is doing poorly right now, according to the latest CNN/ORC poll. That's a two-year high.<p>These days, Americans sound more and more like Eeyore and less like …