Courtney Baker

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Why do central banks keep making the rich richer?

When the rich talk about the problem of income inequality, you know it really is a problem. At January's World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the theme of inequality was prominent, even though the official motif of the annual gabfest for wealthy white entrepreneurs, bankers and …

Lauren Fleshman's Freaking Awesome Abs Workout

Lauren Fleshman shows RW the routine she uses to shape her awesome abs.<p>​<p>​<p>Lauren Fleshman took a break during her cover shoot for the June issue of <i>Runner's World</i> to show off her custom ab routine that helped her get her core back in shape after the birth of her son.<p>Perform each move for two sets of …

Workouts

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Granola

204<p>12<p>We all want granola to be healthy. But some granolas are so sweet they could easily qualify as candy. But since I tend to spend the better part …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Workouts

Wooden Skate Decks Beautifully Designed by Laser Engraving

Customized skate decks are nothing new, but you've probably never seen them look like this before. Brooklyn-based design studio Magnetic Kitchen used their talents and laser cutter to permanently transfer artwork onto premium maple wood boards. The process creates a unique embossed effect by …

broccoli, cheddar and wild rice casserole

Although my parents <i>claim</i> to have loved us, there were all sorts of delicious foods that my sister and I knew our friends got to eat in their homes …

double chocolate banana bread

I have a theory that Mondays are for repentance, for undoing whatever damages to your liver, psyche or saddlebags you’ve done over the weekend. …

“The Only In Democtratic Countries Available Image” by Sebastian Bieniek, 100x 100 cm. Print on fine art paper. 17.03.2014 from the serial of prints “Believe It Or Not”

How to Get Kate Upton's Abs Without Doing Crunches

Last winter, New York City fitness guru David Kirsch kicked Kate Upton's butt into shape with stair running, pull-ups, and, of course, ab work. What he did not have her do...

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

6-Minute 6-Pack: 3-Way Lunge Overhead

The 3-Way Lunge Overhead is one of 36 core-strengthening exercises featured in Lesley Paterson’s 6-Minute 6-Pack video series. We’ll be featuring a …

How to Stay Productive While Caring for a New Baby

When my wife and I became first-time parents recently, we made a decision to split up child-rearing responsibilities throughout the week. While …

White Chocolate Cake with Lemon Glaze

32<p>13<p>It’s curious when people say, “I don’t like white chocolate. I like dark chocolate.” Because it’s not fair to compare them, just like black tea …

SwingLab: A Modular Porch Swing

You can’t beat being outside and swinging on a porch swing, but sometimes you don’t want to only face forward. The SwingLab lets you mix it up with …

Asymmetrical Paving Tiles by Renata Rubim

We’ve highlighted some of the unique tiles of Renata Rubim in the past but this time we’re taking it outside with these cement paving tiles called …

Landscaping

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Death Star Planetarium

<b>Discover the science in science fiction</b> as you board the <b>Death Star</b> and learn about our solar system. This tabletop model of the infamous Imperial space station opens up to reveal a <b>planetary projector</b> that displays the cosmos on your ceiling. Choose to view a map of the Star Wars galaxy (you know, …

Jewelry

12 Metal-Clad Contemporary Homes

The mixed media approach to a traditional exterior, as in, stone + wood + brick, can be very builder hodgepodge. However, incorporating industrial …

Architecture

7 Sweet Desserts for Peanut Butter Lover’s Month

Bowled Over: 5 Soup Recipes You've Gotta Whip Up

With all due respect to booze, our idea of a proper "liquid lunch" is to enjoy a bowl of hearty soup. Whether it's mum's minestrone or a …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Garmin Approach S4 GPS Golf Watch

You don't want to be the jerk on the golf course who's constantly glued to his phone — no one likes that guy. With the Garmin Approach S4 GPS Golf …

Changeable Supernova Trestle Table With Colorful Legs

A supernova is a very energetic a stellar explosion, very luminous and with lots of radiation. This thing gave its name to the Supernova trestle …

Uncommon Art

I love this Bowl Stack print by husband and wife design team Allison Glancey and Craig Seder (pictured above). Its vintage vibe and subject matter …

Art

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

Maple Syrup & Honey Walnut Cake

Sometimes the strangest needs inspire you.<p>I wanted to bake something sweet. Something that would use whole wheat flour, be sugarless and use as little baking soda as possible. Challenging? Yes, but not as much as I expected it to be. This moist, warm cake with a hint of caramel flavor was not only …