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Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

7 Life-Hacking Items People Love on Amazon

Here are the best-reviewed products to make your life easier.<p>We’ve scoured the internet’s favorite online store to find the coolest deals on Amazon …

Shopping

Why You Need an Author Platform (and how to build it)

Your sales potential is on your author platform<p>Each author has their own definition of success, but sales are always included.<p>Apart from successful …

Writing

Listen to the world’s ambient sounds filtered through Brian Eno’s Oblique Strategies

Side Note<p>May—05—2018 02:45PM EST<p>Drew Millard<p>I recently discovered the delightful website Cities and Memory, a project dedicated to compiling field …

PSA: Lego Just Announced a 6,020-Piece Hogwarts Castle, So I Know What I Want For the Holidays

Attention all <b>Harry Potter</b>- and Lego-lovers alike: Lego just announced it'll be releasing a brand new themed set — its largest HP set to date — that you and your kids are going to put directly onto your holiday wishlists. Hogwarts Castle is back and better than ever (in comparison to the first …

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25 Workout Moves for Men Over 40 That Blast Fat and Build Muscle

Meet our picks for the best lifts to sculpt your body -- at any age.<p>A quick Google search for the best fat-burning and muscle-building exercises always yields the same results: squats, bench press, rows, chinups, and deadlifts. The classic compound exercises that have probably served as the base of …

Workouts

All You Need Is a Towel for This Killer Ab Workout

Those towels in your gym are useful for more than just wiping away your sweat.<p>Ab work shouldn't just be an afterthought to your fitness routine — your core should be central to your full body plan.<p>A strong midsection is the key to a strong body, and the flashy set of abs you can develop through …

Workouts

Five Ways Bullet Journalling Has Improved My Mental Health

It has enabled me to identify certain anxiety triggers and track my moods<p>EmRoseCarey via Getty Images<p>I have struggled with depression and anxiety for …

The generation that grew up on Stephen King is taking him back

The author is going through a cinematic renaissance, thanks to directors who grew up as fans.<p>Stephen King is one of mainstream fiction’s great …

Horror

Lodging Review: Cabins At Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

The Cabins at Disney World's Fort Wilderness Resort are a very different lodging option. One of the few options that's not a typical hotel room, your …

Disney World

Keep Your Kid Busy With These Amazing NASA Websites

My kid is home from school while I’m writing this, but he’s been busy at a computer across the room for I think a full hour now. And every couple …

5 Books (And 1 Podcast) To Check Out If You're Missing "Black Mirror"

These are the stories that look at technology as a mirror for who we are — and where we're headed.<p><i>Black Mirror</i> creator Charlie Brooker has said — and the internet has recently rediscovered — that the title of his chilling TV series, which speculates on our relationship to technology in the …

15 Mind-Blowing Life Hacks From Instagram

Life hacks — two little words that have the potential to change the way you live. You've seen some of the best that Reddit has to offer, but Instagram users are just as creative and resourceful. That's why we've rounded up some of their most impressive life hack ideas that are easy to copy …

3 Literary Agents Actively Looking for Writers

Here are three agents actively seeking clients. Lindsay Mealing (Emerald City Literary) is seeking science fiction and fantasy (adult). Gill McLay …

Can You Spot the Hidden Images in These Psychedelic Landscapes?

Terri Loewenthal doesn’t know what her photographs will look like when she sets out to take them. This is rare—especially these days, when we often …

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The 15-minute, Fat-burning Workout for Busy Guys

A middle-aged guy takes his shirt off and looks in the mirror. What does he see?<p>That’s not the beginning of a joke, although what he sees might be …

How to Design Your Own Killer Metcon Workout

You'll only have yourself to thank -- or blame -- after you do one of these intense fat-burning workouts.<p>If you already know (and love) high-intensity interval training (HIIT), it’s time to kick your workout up a notch.<p>But wait, how do you make intense exercise even more <i>intense</i>? The answer: with …

Amazon has a giveaways section full of free stuff and how did we not know about this before?

You can get free stuff on Amazon.<p>This is not a drill. Amazon apparently has this massive giveaway section and we somehow didn't know about it until …

Eight Proven Steps To Write, Publish, Promote And Profit From A Book

Anyone can write a book, but almost nobody does. It’s hard.<p>If you choose to write a book — as well as publish, promote and profit from it — understand two things: First, it’s going to be a slog, so you’ll need to be mentally prepared. Second, most authors tend to throw the literary equivalent of …

Writing

A simple upgrade made my 10-year-old computer run like new, and it costs less than $70

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider<p>I've been telling friends and family members for years to upgrade their old computer instead of buying a …

3 New Literary Agents Actively Seeking Memoir, Kidlit, Adult Fiction & more

Here are three agents seeking to expand their client lists. Leslie Zampetti is interested in middle grade and young adult novels, especially mystery …

Download Free Stuff From Reddit's Favorite Websites

“What are some cool websites where you can download free stuff?” asked redditor howtoadvanced. He got over 5,000 answers. We’ve gone through and …

20 Scariest Horror Stories You Can Read for Free Online

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Horror

8 Agents Looking for Horror Writers

1. Maria Vicente (P.S. Literary)<p>Maria holds a B.A. in English Literature from Carleton University and a B.Ed. from the University of Western …

50 Of The Best Horror Novels

I love a good scare, but the best horror novels don’t just provide frights, they also comment on society or maybe riff on tried-and-true tropes. With …

12 Ways You Can Creep Yourself Out Right Now

Do you ever get in one of those moods where you just feel like freaking yourself out? It's like every once in a while, you're on the internet, …

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36 – Headphone Commute Mix

Dennis Huddleston has been captivating his audience with the sounds of space and time exploration, where the music transcends all auditory boundaries …

The Terror: AMC's New Horror Series Has Something Much Scarier Than Zombies

In the Arctic, everyone can hear you scream.<p>If there's one network that knows how to do horror, it's AMC -- the home of TV's (literal) monster hit, …

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