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6 Exercises You're Doing Wrong—and How to Get 'Em Right

<b>Chinups</b><br>Actually, they should be called chest-ups. That's because you should aim to pull your chest (not your chin!) to the bar to reap the max body-strengthening benefits. Doing so stops you from relying solely on your biceps and better engages the muscles around your shoulders. The result: more …

The 10 most popular tourist attractions in the UK

LONDON — Visitor attractions such as museums and galleries had a bumper 2014 in the UK, according to new figures released Monday.<p>The British Museum, …

10 Gaelic Loanwords to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

It’s said that everyone gets to be a bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. In that case, it’s only fair that everyone has a few words of Irish Gaelic …

Batman 'to have bogeyman role' in Suicide Squad

Reports suggest Ben Affleck’s dark knight will be a shadowy background figure in the all-star supervillain epic<p>Ben Affleck’s Batman will appear as a shadowy background figure in the forthcoming supervillain epic Suicide Squad, according to reports. Umberto Gonzalez, aka El Mayimbe of the …

Comic Books

Check Out These 9 Glorious Rules Of The Road Runner And Wile E. Coyote Universe By Creator Chuck Jones

Twitter user AmosPosner snapped this photograph of Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote creator Chuck Jones’ rules for their cartoon universe, which was …

How To Become A 401(k) Millionaire In Four Easy Steps

If it weren’t for the tripwires of human behavior, becoming a millionaire would be a pretty easy path to follow.<p>It’s mostly math and good habits.<p>So when I came across this piece on nowitcounts.com, a Web site for investors over 50, I saw a clear message: If you save consistently, the miracle of …

Retirement

39 Adorable Pictures You Need To Stop And Look At Right This Second

RIGHT NOW. No, seriously, there's a puppy cuddle puddle in here.

Cute Animals

Will Smith: 'A thing got broken in my mind' following After Earth flop

The actor says he radically rerouted his career path following the failure of sci-fi blockbuster After Earth, and is now ready to ‘find more danger in my artistic choices’<p>Will Smith has said that he was severely shaken by the failure of his sci-fi blockbuster After Earth, which caused him to …

Movies

Think Twice Before You Open A New IRA

It’s tax season and that also means it’s IRA season. The deadline to put away savings in a 2014 Individual Retirement Account is the same day your 2014 tax return is due, April 15th, 2015. Have you funded a 2014 IRA? A 2015 IRA? (That’s getting ahead of things–the deadline is April 15, 2016, but …

Retirement

The 11 Biggest Health Benefits Of Sleep

<i>By Esther Crain for Men's Journal</i><p>Quality shut-eye is some of the best medicine available. It leads to more energy, helps you handle stress and improves overall well-being. Your system also benefits in countless little-known yet important ways when you get the seven to eight hours nightly that …

Immune System

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning

<b>Exercise</b><br>That early workout doesn't just put a pep in your step: Exercising in the morning also helps boost your metabolism, more so than exercising at other times, according to previous studies. So lace up your sneaks and greet the sun to torch extra calories.<p><b>Add Intensity</b><br>A recent study found that …

2015’s Most Anticipated Movies: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ ‘The Hateful Eight,’ and More

Yes, 2015 promises to be one of the best years ever for movies, featuring everything from a new Star Wars flick to films by Spielberg, Scorsese, and …

The Lord of the Rings: My Survival Guide to Cancer

I was 17 when I was diagnosed with cancer. I was a shy high school student with knee pain and my first B. I thought I was too young and insignificant to get cancer and too powerless to fight it. I had never thought of myself as a brave person. Through The Lord of the Rings I learned that the most …

Literature

How Fit Are You? Test Yourself with These 6 Exercises

Exercise 1 Single-Leg Squat<p>Stand with your left foot on a sturdy bench or box and your right foot hanging off the side <b>(A)</b>. Bend your left knee and push your butt back to lower your right foot toward the floor <b>(B)</b>. Press with your left leg to return to the starting position. That’s one rep. Do all of …

Make TV And Movie Characters Say Anything You Want With This Video App

Crumbles is a new web app that converts inputed text into a video collage, letting you make characters from movies and TV shows say whatever you want them to say. Though it’s clearly in its early stages (we don’t even know who made it) Crumbles is already ridiculously entertaining. There are three …

TV shows

7 Things No One Ever Told You About Caffeine

<b>Caffeine has a positive impact on short-term and long-term memory.</b> There's been a lot of past research on caffeine's effects on short-term memory, but recent studies are indicating benefits for long-term memory, as well. "Around 300 to 400 milligrams per day may protect against cognitive decline …

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Working Out?

<b>THE SITUATION:</b> <b>You used to weight train like crazy, but for the past several months, all you’ve fit in is a few sessions a week on the treadmill.</b> <b><br>THE EFFECT ON YOUR BOD:</b> In this case, your aerobic health should be in good shape, though you may notice that your strength and muscle tone have diminished …

10 Salon Rules Everyone Should Follow

But an unsatisfactory beauty experience can be more complicated. Not only do you have to live with bad hair or skin for an extended period of time, but you may also start to worry that voicing your opinion could make your go-to stylist hate you. And then what? You’ve got to find a new pro—or be …

6 Times You Shouldn’t Strive for Perfection

<b>When you’re giving a huge presentation.</b> Of course you want to deliver, and your audience wants you to give them credible information. But they also want you to be relatable, authentic, and human. “Rather than worrying about memorizing your presentation to a T and never <i>once</i> making a mistake, spend …

The Short-on-Time, High-on-Intensity Circuit Workout

Exercise 1 Prisoner Squat<p>Stand with your feet hip-width apart, and place your fingers on the back of your head, pulling your elbows and shoulders back and sticking your chest out <b>(A)</b>. Lower your body as far as you can by pushing your hips back and bending your knees, keeping your torso upright and …

The 2014 Kitchen of the Year

For the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, designer Steven Miller created a dramatic space for entertaining.<p>For the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, designer Steven Miller created a dramatic space for entertaining.

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

By Grabthar’s Hammer! Here Are Some Interesting Things You May Not Know About ‘Galaxy Quest’.

<i>Galaxy Quest</i> was an underrated parody of the <i>Star Trek</i> fandom and geek culture in general. It only grossed $90 million worldwide on a $45 million production budget, but it was eventually voted the seventh best Star Trek movie by fans at the Star Trek 2013 Convention. Since the movie’s turning 15 …

The death of privacy

We have come to the end of privacy; our private lives, as our grandparents would have recognised them, have been winnowed away to the realm of the shameful and secret. To quote ex-tabloid hack Paul McMullan, "privacy is for paedos". Insidiously, through small concessions that only mounted up over …

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>Shutterstock<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Sandra Bullock Gives Graduation Speech: 'Don't Pick Your Nose in Public'

Photo: ©REXJim Smeal/BEI<p>Sandra Bullock surprised students at Warren Easton Charter High School in New Orleans at their graduation on Monday (May 19) when the Hollywood actress spoke about dismissing failure and enjoying life.<p>Bullock said that she could have benefited from the kind of advice she …