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Oil and Gas Facilities Leak More Methane than Previously Thought

A new study by the Environmental Defense Fund and a team of university scientists estimates that the U.S. oil and gas industry emits 13 million …

Fossil Fuels

Six-Week 5K Training Schedule

This six-week 5K training program is designed for beginner run/walkers who want to build up to running a 5K (3.1 miles) road race. This training …

Exercise

A Step-By-Step Guide to Doing the Squat Exercise Safely

The squat lift exercise is arguably one of the best overall weightlifting exercises for building lower body and leg power and strength. Because this …

Workouts

The 7 Best Ab Exercises That Are All Over Pinterest

Want a stronger core? Pin these charts.<p>Temperatures are rising, and it’s about time to break out the bathing suit. And while achieving a so-called …

Lift and Plump That Booty With These 21 Dumbbell Butt Exercises

While heavy lifting is great for booty gains, don't underestimate the power of a pair of dumbbells! Add these butt-busting moves to your workout routine and you'll be sore as hell tomorrow. But you love that feeling, because even though you'll walk down the stairs funny and you may need a little …

Workouts

This Is How Many Times a Week You Should Be Training For a Rounder, Larger Butt

Take your butt to the next level — like J Lo's and Beyoncé's — by incorporating strength training into your current workout regiment. Weightlifting is the holy grail style of training when it comes to booty gains because your muscles are working against a load, causing microtears in the muscle, …

Exercise

New research shows Canada’s methane emissions problem is even worse, but it’s not hopeless

<i>This post was co-authored by Dr. Daniel Zavala-Araiza.</i><p>New direct emissions data from oil and gas fields in Alberta should be a warning to regulators …

Importing Israeli Natural Gas Makes Sense for Egypt

The deal is politically fraught but could create an energy powerhouse.<p>The discovery of Egypt’s giant Zohr gas field in August 2015 was heralded as the solution to the country’s energy problems. So why did Egypt cut a deal this year to import natural gas from Israel, its former enemy?<p>Dolphinus …

Natural Gas

4 stomach-toning exercises Kim Kardashian swears by

Her workout isn't as extreme as you might think.<p>Kim Kardashian works very hard at the gym, which<p>the whole worldwe know because she loves to show off her abs every chance she gets. Kim's trainer Melissa Alcantara recently shared the "exact ab workout" they've been following in a blog post on Kim's …

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

Pad Thai Recipe

Yield4<p>Cooking time10 mins<p>Preparation time10 mins<p>Ingredients<p>Pad Thai is a true Thai recipe classic - and practically the country's national dish. …

Recipes

Keep Up With The Waterfall Countertop Trend – Looks That Inspire

The waterfall countertop trend is really strong right now so it’s about time we talked about it in more detail. A waterfall countertop is easily …

Interior Design

Thai peanut spaghetti squash

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 large spaghetti squash<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1/2 cup no-added-sugar peanut butter<br>• 1 cup canned light coconut milk, plus more if needed<br>• 2 garlic cloves<br>• 1½ teaspoons ground ginger<br>• 1 tablespoon soy sauce<br>• 1½ teaspoons rice vinegar<br>• 1 large head broccoli, cut …

Thai Curry Soup Recipe

"This delicious Thai-style soup has coconut milk, shrimp, mushrooms, and spinach. Chicken may be substituted for the shrimp; either way, I love this …

Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.<p>Prevent and potentially eliminate shoulder pain by implementing the following …

The 4 most fat-burning exercises you can do at the gym

Four effective ways to focus on shifting fat before you start to tone.<p>Christmas is great and everything, but then you wake up on January 1st with the …

Give Your Joints a Break and Try This Muscle-Burning, Low-Impact Workout

Need a breather from plyo or running? Maybe you're injured or just need a little break for your joints. You can still get a great workout in! And while we love low-impact workouts like Pilates and yoga in the studio, sometimes you need a great at-home (read: free) low-impact workout, too.<p>Try this …

Workouts

The best time of year to buy just about anything

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>This year, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money …

Ultimate Pitch Deck To Build A Billion Dollar Startup

Let’s be honest — most business plans are dull. No one has time to read a business plan unless they have already made the mental decision to fund you, and are just checking the boxes of due diligence. Experienced business pros and investors know that business plans change. In fact, the funding you …

Venture Capital

How to Build An Injury-Proof Knee

It’s time to stop blaming your knee pain on running, especially if it’s why your only exercise is a circuit between the couch and the fridge. Recent …

Want to Be Successful? Forget How and Understand Why | Inc.com

"How did you do it?" Without a doubt, this is the question most often asked of successful founders. But it's the wrong question focused on the wrong thing: the outcome. What we really ought to be asking about is the journey--from start, to successful outcome, and more important still, beyond any …

Entrepreneurship

The workout that helped this runner trim 20 minutes off her marathon time

When Jess Movold moved to New York, she explored the city by running it. “I started with a 5K here and a 10K there, and then one day, I ran to …

Get Strong, Build Your Butt, and Chisel Your Core With These CrossFit Workouts

Joining a CrossFit gym can be intimidating — and <i>expensive</i>. If you want to see what it's like without shelling out the dough, try these CrossFit workouts. You'll get a taste of how intense and effective basic moves can be, and you won't have to spend a dime!

Workouts

19 Recipes That Will Actually Make You Love Brussels Sprouts

For most of my childhood, I only knew Brussels sprouts as the butt of a joke. My favorite '90s shows (shoutout <i>All That</i> and <i>The Amanda Show</i>) taught me …

Alberta methane releases underestimated: ‘If we thought it was bad, it’s worse’

New research suggests industry and government are badly underestimating Alberta’s emissions of one of the most potent greenhouse gases.<p>The difference …

Keep your knees strong with this simple workout - Health - ABC News

Whether you're an athlete or a desk jockey, you need to look after your knees.<p>They're among the most complex joints in the body and we rely on our …

Why You Shouldn't Have a Personal Espresso Maker in Your Office (And Other Leadership Tips) | Inc.com

When it comes to leading a team, it's the soft skills then tend to drive the biggest impact. In order to be a leader, you can't just call yourself a leader--you have to earn it. You have to walk your own walk, and ensure that the very qualities you are preaching, you embody yourself.<p>To be a …

Leadership

9 Feel-Good Stretches That Will Loosen Your Tight Hips

Shakira once said, "Hips don't lie," and she kind of has a point. When you feel like your hips are tight, it's almost impossible to ignore the pain …

Yoga

4 Tips To Ensure Your Website Design & SEO Is Done Right

Website design and organic search performance are intrinsically linked, which is to say that design has an observable effect on a website’s ability to rank well for relevant terms. This can become problematic for companies with isolated teams, where design and marketing don’t work closely together, …

UX Design