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7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Here's the Perfect Anytime/Anywhere Workout for When Going to the Gym Is Not an Option

Here's the Perfect Anytime/Anywhere Workout for When Going to the Gym Is Not an OptionBrandon Deines, of Longmont, who trains with Coal Creek …

Aziz Ansari Slams Unwritten Minority Casting Rules In New Netflix Series

"For any minority actor, it’s like, ‘Oh, what am I reading for? Is it the cab driver? Is it the gas station guy?'"<p>In conversation with Jon Hamm at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Monday night, former "Parks and Recreation" star Aziz Ansari talked about his upcoming Netflix series, "Master of …

A group of middle-aged whites in the U.S. is dying at a startling rate

A large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rate since 1999, according to a review of statistics published Monday that shows a sharp reversal in decades of progress toward longer lives.<p>The mortality rate for white men and women ages 45-54 with less than …

5 Personal Trainers On Your Biggest Fitness Mistakes

<i>By Laura Williams</i><p><i>Credit: Shuttershock</i><p>If personal trainers spent all their time correcting the mistakes they see other people making, they'd never get anything done. So when I put out the call for trainers to chime in on the subject, I was practically flooded with responses. There's just. So. …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

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Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton on How Mental Illness Led Her to Become an Escort – and Almost Killed Her

From the outside, Suzy Favor Hamilton‘s life had a golden hue. She was a three-time track and field Olympian who had been featured in magazines and …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

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This Is What Will Happen To You When You Do Meditation

By cultivating this one small habit of meditation, you’ll experience tremendous benefits. See what will happen to you when you do meditation every …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

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People with these rare brain disorders have a disturbingly skewed perception of reality

These are just a few of the strange brain disorders that have plagued a rare set of people over the years. Oliver Sacks' classic book "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" introduced us to some of the strangest brain disorders people suffer from, but that's only the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here are a …

The colourful world of Sonia Delaunay

The abstract artist's first ever British retrospective paints her as a key player in the history of creation – about time too, says Lucy Davies<p>Sonia Terk was 22 years old and already an established artist when she met the aristocratic painter Robert Delaunay in 1907.<p>Within a year of arriving in …

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