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America will not be at the heart of a new world order

The ‘free world’ was built on US military, economic and ideological power. But it is no longer fit to bear that burden – and nor does it want to<p>When it became clear in the early hours of Wednesday that Donald Trump was going to be the next president of the US, Florian Philippot, chief strategist of …

Political Science

Loneliness is a Social and Health Epidemic. Here’s How We Fight Back

In the United States, 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 live alone; by age 85, 1 in 2 people live alone. Those stats come from <i>The New York Times</i> and …

Your Checked Bags Aren't As Safe As You Think They Are

You arrive at your destination after a flight, only to realize one of your possessions -- a watch, a laptop or maybe a phone charger -- is not in your checked bag. Where could it be? Could it be stolen? <i>Is that even possible?!</i><p>Unfortunately, it is. The Transportation Security Administration saw …

Flying

Jukebox is an ad-free offline music player for Dropbox

Jukebox, a recent iOS release, offers Dropbox users the chance of streaming music from their account to an iPhone handset free of charge. Better yet, …

10 Money Goals All 30-Somethings Should Have

You are not 29 anymore. It's time to start acting like a grown-up. Aside from doing mature things like ironing your clothes and eating more kale, …

Personal Finance

The face of African slavery in Qajar Iran – in pictures

Anthropologist Pedram Khosronejad has embarked on a new and controversial topic in Iranian studies, developing a narrative on African slavery in Persia through archival photography, interviews and scattered text. Here he curates from his burgeoning collection<p>The African slave trade in the Persian …

South Asia

The Smartest Sports Bra Ever Might Make You Enjoy Running

As much as we want to make good on our New Year’s resolution to run more, there are a lot of excuses we can think up to avoid hitting the trail, whether it’s a lack of time, bad weather or a female runner’s worst nemesis: an awkwardly fitting sports bra. Montreal-based wearable tech company …

Wearable Tech
Personal Finance

39 Butt-Building Exercises to Try during Leg Day

How many of these have you done before?<p>If you were to name as many glutes exercises as possible in a couple minutes, how many would you get? Maybe 10 or 15 or even 20?<p>But what about 39?<p>That’s how many are shown in this 2-minute video from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p><b>Related:</b> Try the …

Workouts

10 Science-Backed Reasons Being Single Is Good for Your Health

With all the "We're engaged!" pics popping up on social media, it may seem like <i>everyone</i> you know isone half of a happy couple. But if you're riding …

Weight Training 101: 2 Celeb Trainers Share a Beginner’s Guide to Pumping Iron

As we saw with Cara Delevingne’s recent fitness transformation from supermodel to action hero goddess, a basic set of dumbbells can go a long way when it comes to pumping up your bod. If the closest you’ve come to lifting weights is lugging the groceries home after work, though, you may not know …

Fitness

The 20 most exciting TV shows of 2016

It started strong with the return of ABC's "American Crime," a surprisingly good TV entry by Jennifer Lopez on NBC's "Shades of Blue," and the fantasy series "Shannara Chronicles" from, of all places, MTV.<p>But there is much more to look forward to in the new year. Cult favorites like "The X-Files" …

TV

10 People Who Lost 50+ Pounds Share Their Best Tips For Getting Started

The very first steps real people took to change their lives.<p><i>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the very first steps they took in their effort to lose weight, and how those steps turned into a major lifestyle transformation. Here are some of the best tips from 10 people who made</i> …

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Language Learning

Get Serious About Strength and Balance With One-Legged Squats

The pistol squat is a one-legged movement that provides all the muscle-building benefits of regular squats while challenging your balance. It’s super …

Health

10 Small-Space Home Gym Hacks for Your Tiny Apartment

Okay, you want to work out while watching Netflix, but you’re having small-space apartment issues. Like, “I can’t fit workout equipment in my apartment but I also can’t afford a gym membership” type issues. Just because you don’t have a lot of space doesn’t mean you can’t make home workouts work — …

Living Rooms

How to Avoid Weight Gain When Traveling for the Holidays

‘Tis the season for holiday travel! As one of the busiest times of the year approaches, many of us are preparing for a vacation with our families and …

Fitness

How To Be The Person Who Never Misses A Deadline

Missing deadlines is a bad habit that’s easy to fall into, but it hurts your professional reputation. Here’s how to change it.<p>I’ll be the first one to admit that in certain areas of my life, I have fallen into a pattern of lateness. In fact, as I type these very words, this piece is late, and I can …

Time Management

How to Work Efficiently in Coworking Spaces

With the concurrent rising of remote work, rapidly increasing freelance economy, and perpetual interest the startup life, it’s no wonder that the …

Workstations

10 Questions on Dating with Matt Chandler

Matt Chandler is a husband, father, lead pastor at The Village Church in Dallas, and author of several books, including <i>The Mingling of Souls: God’s</i> …

Relationships

Use 'The 10-Minute Rule' to Revolutionize Your Productivity | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with ecxiting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Call me crazy, but I've always preferred sleep to caffeine. But with erratic schedules and tight deadlines, getting six or more hours of sleep per night is no easy task for a …

Time Management

3 Feel-Good Moves to Blast Cellulite

But there's hope, and it may come in the form of a simple exercise tool: the foam roller. A foam roller is an inexpensive length of, typically, closed cell foam that’s six to nine inches in diameter and anywhere from a foot to four feet long. You guide your body over the roller back and forth, …

Pain

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

7 Tips For Procrastinators

<b>1. Mark Your Accomplishments.</b><p>Procrastination has a simple root.<p>It’s something we don’t want to do.<p>“It” can be anything, but it’s something that we’re …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Q&A<p>Somehow newcomer Winston Duke manages to steal the show.<p>By Joshua Rivera1 day agoView More<p>GQ Style<p>Mordechai Rubinstein—a.k.a. Mister Mort—hit the …

Beat Procrastination With These 5 Time Tracking Apps

Time is a precious but pesky little fellow. If we’re honest, most of us have a difficult relationship with it. No matter how hard we try or how many fun clocks we have, there’s no stopping that constant tick-tock.<p>At best, we can look for clever ways to manage our time more effectively. Beyond …

Apps

How A Broomstick Can Make You More Athletic

"It helps to teach your muscles—like your shoulders, lats, arms, grip, abs, hips, and legs—to work together all at once to perform fluid movements," says Jack. And it's also a great way to warm your muscles and loosen up for an intense workout.<p>Watch the video to learn how to perform the hurdle …