Alana Jimenez

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7 Easy Organizing Tricks You'll Actually Want To Try

Get organized, stay organized, on the cheap.

3 Lower Abs Exercises You Can Do In Front Of Your TV

You can watch the entire Master of None series and still get a set of rock-solid abs.<p>Having to pick between watching another Netflix episode or getting off the couch and heading to the gym is the ultimate struggle. But what if you didn’t have to choose? What if we told you that you could find out …

Workouts

She wants her rape reporting software to be universal

There's a lot of human error when it comes to handling reports of sexual harassment.<p>For example, when a former Uber engineer alleged sexual harassment at the company, human resources dismissed her allegations as the manager's first offense. The woman later discovered that it wasn't.<p>Now imagine if …

87 Books by Women You Should Read Before You Die

Without women, some pretty amazing things wouldn't exist. Book-lovers know best that women have changed the world in so many important ways — oftentimes, with their words. We've rounded up more than 80 novels, essays, poem collections, and memoirs written by female writers. Everyone should read …

Books

44 pallets ideas you can directly copy

You must know by now how much we love a bargain hack and we don't think many DIY projects are as impactful or easy and low-cost as creating pallet …

Former Victoria's Secret Photo Retoucher Shares Just How Fake It All Is

Anonymous photo retoucher blows the lid off the industry’s photoshopping methods<p>When you walk past Victoria’s Secret and are presented with giant …

Swimwear

7 Smart Tricks That'll Make Breakfast So Much Better

The most important meal of the day can also be the trickiest.

3 months ago I threw everything away — and it's taught me surprising lessons about minimalism

It's been three months since I threw everything out. I've lived in four different places. I haven't paid rent anywhere.<p>I always have benefited from the kindness of others.<p>That doesn't mean I couch surf. But after 20 years of being good to people, I realized I had never let people be good to me. Now …

What the Bible and “Nature” Say About Bathroom Laws

It’s embarrassing to live in North Carolina these days. The wacky bathroom law our legislature recently passed means that the woman in the picture on …

The 10 Coolest Jobs You Can Get By Learning a Foreign Language

Knowing a foreign language can help you in many aspects of your life, including travel, family connection, and even mental health. But did you know …

How Working Out Keeps Your Brain Literally 10 Years Younger

Researchers compared the minds of people who exercise to those who don’t. Here’s what happened<p>Working out keeps your brain young, suggests a new study from Columbia University and the University of Miami.<p>Researchers asked people over age 40 about their exercise habits and tested their cognitive …

The Brain

30 Healthy Breakfast Ideas To Change Your Morning

<i>By: Amanda Jedeikin</i><p>Never skip breakfast again thanks to these fast and easy recipe ideas such as no-bake energy bites, new twists on toast, and impressive egg preparations.<p>When we first solicited submissions for our Recipe by Request column, one of the most surprising findings to come to light was …

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

Effective Yoga Stretches For Sciatic Nerve Pain Relief

30 Products You Need to Get a Better Night's Sleep

If you haven't bought #19 yet, you're missing out.<p>If you've ever said you'd pay a million dollars for some better-quality sleep, don't worry, we have a better plan. These accessories are all intended to help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.

Shopping

16 Foods Nutritionists Never Ever Eat

Post by Liz Alterman.<br>We're all familiar with the expression "You are what you eat," but have you ever looked down at your food and truly wondered, …

14 foods you don't need to keep in the fridge

If you're talking about perisheable foods like meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, and certain kinds of produce, the FDA recommends they should never be kept at room temperature for more than two hours at room temperature, and not more than an hour above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>But when it comes to produce …

Food

There Are 7 Different Types of Boobs in the World, Apparently

So which ones are yours?<p>Boobs are funny old things, aren't they? Both functional and seen as attractive, they're incredibly varied between women. But we've come to learn that it's not just as simple as either having big boobs or small ones.<p>Lingerie company Third Love have made it their business to …

Clothing

5 Ways to Lose Weight While You Sleep

Poor shuteye leads to weight gain. Stop the nightmare with these tips<p>Getting a poor night’s sleep doesn’t just make you cranky—it can also make you fat. Research shows logging less than 8 hours a night increases your levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which negatively affects the microbes in …

Fitness

The Best Leggings For Every Type Of Workout

Don’t yoga in your spin pants.<p>Picking the perfect pair of leggings for your workout is no easy task. Will these ones slip off during downward dog? Will that pair stay dry enough during my cycling class? HELP!<p>Whether you’re hitting the pavement, the dance floor, or the yoga mat, you need exercise …

Clothing

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

Education

Tesla and Vedic Philosophy

Tesla and Vedic Philosophy—————————<p>By Arjun Kadya Balakrishna <br>Spiritual concepts of our ancient world are directly intertwined with modern-day …

This Body Language Makes You Look Like a Leader

It’s important to balance the appearance of power and warmth.<p>Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead:<p><b>When</b> …

This Cabinet Gets Even Cooler When You Open It Up

This could really change small space living forever.<p>If you've ever lived in a cramped apartment, you understand the challenges that come with limited space: Lack of privacy when guests visit, little to no storage — you get the gist. But a very savvy wardrobe that goes way beyond your basic storage …

Workstations

14 Dollar Store Buys That Can Organize Your Entire Home

Hillary Clinton supporters: it is OK to care about gender on the ballot

Only in a sexist society would women be told that caring about representation at the highest levels of government is wrong<p>When it comes to women in politics, the United States is pretty much the pits. Women make up half the population in this country but hold less than 20% of congressional seats …

Feminism

The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …

Books

12 Easy Christmas Tree-Inspired DIY Projects

With the holidays right around the corner, we know you’ve got a to-do list chock full of gifts to buy, presents to wrap and cookies to bake. If holiday decorating is the last thing on your list, we’re here to help. In between the marathon baking sessions and last-minute online shopping sprees, …

Crafting