Claire Mazur

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Celebrate Joe Biden's Birthday With These Hilarious Memes (IMAGES)

These Joe Biden Memes Are Hilarious And Just What This Country Needs Right Now<p>November 13, 2016Timothy Bertrand Discovery<p>Joe Biden, Obama Duo Charm …

3 Cardio Workouts That Will Have Your Butt Working Overtime

If you’re using your legs, you’re using your butt. But you can still take it up a notch. Three of our favorite fitness experts share tricks for how …

Workouts

The 6 short phrases you'll hear good leaders say (a lot)

Whether you’ve just started training your first hire or you’ve been managing scores of people for decades, you’re in the position of being a leader. …

8 Productivity Hacks for the World's Worst Procrastinators

Finding it hard to stay focused? These strategies will help you get more out of your day.<p>Procrastination can strike virtually anyone in any context. And it can take several forms: You might avoid work entirely, deliberate so much over work decisions that you don't actually get anything done, feel …

Procrastination

14 Gender-Neutral Baby Names That Are Too Adorable For Words

News flash: Gender-neutral baby names are totally on trend. But long gone are the days of Jaime or Leslie. Here, 14 totally adorable, totally …

So apparently red wine brownies are a thing and we need them ASAP

For obvious reasons, we love a good brownie that crumbles in our mouth. And guess what? Today is our lucky day (and yours!), because <i>Cosmo</i> let us know …

Dessert

This glowing orb will help you sleep

There's a proud tradition of "bedroom technology" that's meant to keep you up all night, but a new device from Hello has something else in mind. It's …

How to tone your legs: 5 exercises that bring the burn

Whether you’re outside or stuck at home, you can get a great workout by incorporating stairs into your routine. Using these exercises on a set of stairs will help tone and strengthen your legs and glutes.<p>These can be challenging moves, so if you feel they're a bit more intense than what you're used …

Workouts

The 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year: Final call for entries

Yes, Cat Hiking Is A Real Thing

I was climbing at Smith Rock State Park the other day and two people ahead of me on the trail caught my attention. It wasn’t that the man was tall, …

Nepal storyteller uses photos and few lines to reveal lives

It started with a photograph of a smirking, young man wearing a heavy-metal band T-shirt and selling tea on the streets of Kathmandu. It has become a wildly popular blog chronicling street life in the Himalayan nation of Nepal.<p>Inspired by the similar project "Humans of New York ," Nepalese …

Mount Everest

33 Authors Gave Us Their Best Advice On Writing

"Write the book that you're desperate to read. Fall in love with your characters. Finish the day's writing at a point where you want to know what happens next. And keep writing every day."<p><b>01.</b> As Kandinsky says, "Everything starts with a dot." Sometimes the hardest thing in writing a story is where …

Can Strength Training Reduce Belly Fat? A Scientist Weighs In

While we know that cardio is an excellent way to burn fat, we wanted to know how working with weights can contribute to a whittled middle and washboard abs. So how can we blast belly fat with strength training?<p>Nicole Aurigemma, physiologist at the Penn State Muscle Biology Lab, told us not only how …

Fitness

The Desire to be Perfect in a Russian Ballet Academy

Raised in Israel and trained as a dancer from a young age, the now NYC-based photographer Rachel Papo, decided to revisit the experience of being a …

How to Avoid Influence Killers: 4 Speech Habits to Kill Now

Are sloppy speech habits holding you back as a leader? Discover simple changes you can make now that will instantly increase your ability to influence others and raise your status as a speaker and a leader.<p>At what point would you stop listening to a speaker who opens with: "So, OK, I wanted to just …

Public Speaking

Civil rights group sues the federal government over the surveillance of black activists

It's no longer a secret that police have conducted surveillance on activists involved in the Movement for Black Lives. Increasingly, these activists …

Surveillance

On the Trail of Interdependence

Among Appalachian Trail “thru-hikers” — that special class of backpackers dedicated (or obsessed) enough to walk the trail’s full 2,200 miles — the question of whether to carry a tent is hotly debated.<p>Thru-hikers tend to fall into one of two factions. Some (albeit a minority) insist a tent is …

Self-sufficiency

Three New Books to Step Up Your Game at Work (and in Life)

<b>1. “Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations”</b> <br>by Thomas L. Friedman<p>The globe-trotting <i>New York Times</i> …

Framing

Bedroom ideas: 10 heavenly beds that are on cloud nine

Parents will attest to this: when you get the right amount of sleep you feel invincible, but if you have a restless night or are woken up constantly …

Islam

Yellowstone National Park is using 'thirsty' concrete that absorbs 3,000 gallons of water per hour

The park recently unveiled a new 4,000-square-foot walkway built with Flexi-Pave, an asphalt replacement made of recycled tires and stone. Just one square foot of the material can absorb 3,000 gallons of water per hour.<p>Kevin Bagnall, founder and CEO of KBI, the company that created Flexi-Pave in …

Yellowstone National Park

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

Self-improvement

5 Habits That Are Affecting Your All-Around Productivity

Habits drop clues of the type of life you live. If you want to change the outcome of your life and the results you see on a daily basis, then all you have to do is to change the habits responsible for the outcome.<p>It takes an average of 66 days before an act becomes a habit. There are some habits …

Time Management

10 Morning Time-Saving Tricks Put to the Test

In the millennial-dominated world we now occupy, it seems that every working woman's <i>main</i> focus in life is squeezing the most efficiency out of every …

12 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating Right Now

Sometimes we need to escape our stress before our stress takes us down.<p>Some forms of stress are necessary--especially if we want to stimulate creativity and new learning.<p>Others bring no benefit at all and serve only to prevent us from being effective or successful.<p>Here's a list of a dozen of the …

Self-help