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Coffee 101: What's an Espresso Martini

The best espresso martinis are usually made with real espresso. If you're making one at home, be sure to let it cool to room temperature before …

If movies ended when someone said the title, they’d look like this

Last week, an incredibly silly video made the rounds showing off what it would look like if movies ended the second one of the characters said the …

Fight Club

A Fat-Burning Circuit For Leaner Legs

<i>The following post was originally featured on Jill Conyers and written by Jill Conyers, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Inspired to Be Fit<p>This circuit workout puts your whole body in motion to ramp up your metabolism and hits the legs from every angle to tone and strengthen.<p>Learn And …

Naughty Dog Caught on Film Destroying Home While Owner's Gone

Ever wonder what your pets get up to when you’re out of the house? Well, hopefully not this.<p>A mischievous golden retriever was recently caught on …

Science Says Coffee Naps Are Better Than Coffee Or Nap Alone

Tea is the beverage of choice for a number of people across myriads of cultures. Whether you work in your dream job or run your own business, stress …

Green Tea

You really are becoming your mother: The science that confirms your greatest hopes and fears

A new study bolsters evidence that brain structure and mood disorders are genetically passed from mom to daughter<p>Jordana Cepelewicz<p>January 29, 2016 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>We often attribute key characteristics to one of our parents: “He gets his …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Workouts

My Great Sleep Hygiene Experiment

A smattering of substances I’ve tried to improve my sleep.<p>I've never been a great sleeper. When people brag about how they've slept "like a baby," I get incredibly jealous of them, and also of the baby. I've tried many methods to improve my sleep, but whether it was a herbal remedy, a glass of red …

Real Life Decorating Ideas That Cost Next to Nothing

Apartment Therapy house tours are a treasure trove of inspiration and decorating ideas. They are real-life examples of what people do with their …

8 New Self-help Books That Actually Help

1<p>If you want to be better with money<p><b>Read:</b> <i>The Index Card</i> by Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack<p>A financial journalist and a college professor team up to …

Here's How To Make The Only Birthday Cake You'll Ever Need

Which means yellow cake with chocolate frosting, obviously.<p>And yes, of COURSE we will give you the Funfetti variation.<p>1. Arrange the two racks in your oven so that one is in the top third of the oven and one is right in the middle: You'll need both to bake all three layers.<p>2. Get all your …

Dessert

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

The Motivation Strategy That Works Every Time

An expert claims this simple strategy can help anyone achieve just about anything.<p>Here's how most of us approach motivation: we wait around for something to fire us up to reach a goal (maybe it's the inspiration of a new year, maybe it's a particularly amazing role model) and then we expect that …

4 Treadmill Workouts From Your Favorite Runners On Instagram

Treadmill running has a stigma of being boring and monotonous – and it definitely can be – but there are ways to make the time on the “hamster wheel” …

Marathons

The Strange (But Effective) Way to Stick to Hard Goals

There’s a saying that you should never trust a skinny chef. By that logic, you should never trust an out of shape behavioral designer.<p>Over the past …

This one diet can sharpen your brain and help you live longer

<b>(Kzenon via Shutterstock)</b><p>Intermittent fasting offers a plethora of health benefits — and may even help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s<p>Ari LeVaux<p>January 18, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The new year is a popular time to contemplate our relationship to calories, …

12 Crazy Creative Races You’ll Actually WANT to Run

From mud runs and half marathons to 5Ks and festive costume competitions, there’s a race out there just begging you to cross its finish line. So whether you’re looking for something with a little more competitive spirit or just a chance for you and the gals to try something new, check out the …

Krispy Kreme

7 Crime Docs To Watch On Netflix After You Finish 'Making A Murderer'

Clear your calendar.<p>Since its premiere last month, Netflix's "Making a Murderer" has become the most talked-about true crime investigation on the Internet, with people comparing it favorably to both the "Serial" podcast series and HBO's "The Jinx."<p>The documentary series has struck a nerve by …

Making a Murderer

Best Women's Fitness Gear 2016: The Gym Clothes That Will Actually Make You Want To Work Out

The dawn of each new year spawns a thousand unused gym memberships. It's not like there weren't good <i>intentions</i> behind inadvertently spending £40 a …

Chic Workout Gear to Inspire You in the New Year

So it’s a few days into the New Year and you’re finally going to make 2017 the moment when exercising regularly becomes a part of your routine. The …

Protein World is back with a new body shaming ad - and it's more sexist than ever

Picture the scene.<p>A dance soundtrack begins, as a series of tanned, toned women in bikinis appear on screen. They waggle their tongues at the camera, growl at the lens provocatively, wipe sand from their bum cheeks and gyrate while wearing only headphones and a black cut-out two piece.<p>In fact, only …

Inside Out Without the Inside Part Is Short and Sad

Almost everyone who saw Pixar’s <i>Inside Out</i> teared up watching an 11-year-old girl grapple with change and complex feelings. Jordan Hanzon, a film …

Where to Shop for Workout Clothes Online

Activewear from Nike to Net-a-Sporter, and everything in between.<p>The activewear market has exploded in the past few years with countless new workout and athleisure brands — not to mention that just about every fashion retailer has added or expanded its activewear lineup. Needless to say, there’s a …

Trying to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions? There’s an App for That

New Year, new you, right? Wrong. Sure, you always start strong: Juice cleanses, 6:00 a.m. workouts, new savings plan. But then you eat takeout every day, hit the snooze button more than the gym, and your savings account becomes $0 when you buy that shearling coat you didn’t get for Christmas. But, …

Apps

10 Easy Ways to Get Your Body, Skin and Health on Track Post-NYE

After the party, it's the yoga lobby.<p>The past month of late-night parties, cocktails and cookies has come to a close and now it's time to hit the reset button. No need to spend hours at the gym or start an intense diet, though—just follow these easy tips from top health experts.<p><b>1) Make taking off</b> …

How to Choose the Perfect Color — The Feng Shui Way

The meanings of the hues in this ancient practice are fascinating.<p>Choosing a room color is never an easy decision. Do the hues make you happy? Do they work with the size of the room? Do they flatter you? So, yes, you might balk at Feng Shui as yet another consideration in the paint aisle.<p>But when …

Feng Shui

I actually upheld a New Year's resolution for all 12 months of 2015 thanks to a barebones fitness app

Hold that thought.<p>There's an at-home fitness app called the 7 Minute Workout that says it gives you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the weight room — so long as you commit to it. It sounded perfect for me last January, when I made a resolution to get more fit and feel less stressed.<p>…

11 Fitness Motivation Secrets That Actually Work

Low energy. Busy schedules. Oversized expectations. These are just some of the common barriers (or excuses) that can come between you and your …

The Truth About 7 Food Myths

Throughout my years as a sports nutritionist, several athletes have asked whether they should avoid eating turkey on game days because it might make …