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Bloody Bloody Richard Nixon’s Role in a Forgotten Genocide

A new book reveals with devastating detail that Bangladesh should now be added to the roster of Henry Kissinger and Nixon’s crimes in places like …

Ronald Reagan’s shameful legacy: Violence, the homeless, mental illness

As president and governor of California, the GOP icon led the worst policies on mental illness in generations<p>In November 1980, Republican Ronald Reagan overwhelmingly defeated Jimmy Carter, who received less than 42% of the popular vote, for president. Republicans took control of the Senate (53 to …

Civil War Surgeon Set The Standard For Battlefield Medicine

July 1 marked 150 years since the beginning of the Battle of Gettysburg, a crucial victory for the Union and a turning point in the Civil War. But it came at an enormous cost to both sides — thousands of soldiers were killed and tens of thousands more were wounded.<p>However, it might have been even …

Yoga Linked To Relief of Lower Back Pain

New study finds the practice has both short- and long-term benefits.<p>It's not uncommon for runners to experience lower back pain. There are many potential reasons for the problem. It could be the result of tight hamstrings or an unstable core. Your job and commute could be contributing factors as …

Yoga

The Paris Review

David Mark on crafting the atypical thriller hero - Blog Post

<i>Author David Mark introduced his unconventional protagonist, Detective Aector McAvoy, in his 2012 debut novel,</i> The Dark Winter<i>. McAvoy is back in</i> …

From An Unwritten Theory of Dreams

In memory of Jean Améry<p>1.<p>The torturers sleep soundly their dreams are rosy<br>good-natured genocides—foreign and home-grown<br>already forgiven by brief …

You Need A Better Story

Everybody gets stuck. Life can be difficult, painful, and confusing. It's in those confusing seasons of life that we often find ourselves the most stuck, unable to change and move forward with our lives. I hate being stuck.<p><b>Solving Stuck</b><p>Like you, I've been stuck a lot. What immediately comes to mind …

Self-esteem

Happy Birthday, Louise Erdrich - Blog Post

Every year during Women's History Month, we share a list of female writers to keep on your radar. Chances are,...<p>Is there a recipe for luck? Or are …

Eight Rules for Writing Fiction

Writing fiction is not as hard as it seems, as long as you follow these eight simple rules:<p><b>Show, don’t tell.</b> Remember show-and-tell in elementary school, when you’d bring in an object from home and talk about it? I want you to remember that experience and the lessons about storytelling it imparted. …

Susan Swan: My Novel-Writing Secrets

<b>Susan Swan will be appearing at Trinity Bellwoods Park on Saturday, June 22nd, from 12 - 4 pm at A Literary Picnic, part of Luminato Festival 2013.</b> …

Annika Sorenstam: Shape Your Body To Your Swing

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

For $199, you can get a lightweight smartwatch with a four-plus day battery life? Sign us up.<p>AJ Styles practices blood flow restriction, intermittent fasting, and a lot of yoga.<p>Get ready for Jeremy Scott's Schwarzenegger-inspired workout.<p>It looks cool. It'll make you feel like Superman. And boy, …

Fitness Friday: Sync Your Swing

<b>By Ron Kaspriske</b><p>To swing a club effectively, you need sufficient strength to stabilize your body, decent flexibility to improve your range of motion, and good coordination to wind and unwind in the correct sequence. This dynamic medicine-ball workout will help give you all three traits, says Trevor …

The 5-50 Challenge

Test your muscle and endurance with this fast-paced drill. Complete 50 reps of each of the following exercises, in any order, as fast as possible with good form. Record your time and try to complete the workout faster each time you do it

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Fitness Friday: The Gym: Get In And Get Out

<b>By Ron Kaspriske</b><p>I know it sounds good to say you just spent an hour or two in the gym, but whenever I hear that, two questions immediately come to mind:<p>Were you working out the entire time?<br>• How long do you think you can keep it up and devote that kind of time to an individual workout?<p>In most cases, …

Fitness Friday: Mr. Energy On The Back Nine

There's a reason your opponent offered you a hot dog and a soda at the turn. He knows you're going to be a sloth by the 16th tee. PGA Tour fitness advisor Chris Noss, who works with players like Rickie Fowler and Zach Johnson, says golf is a bursts-of-energy sport as well as an endurance test. Your …