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How to throw a punch

Without hurting yourself more than your opponent.<p>The punching-bag game at the arcade or county fair always looks so tempting. After all, punching seems like the easiest thing in the world: You ball up your fist and hurl it toward your target, just like in the movies. In reality, however, there’s a …

Martial Arts

5 Life-Changing Moisturizers That Will Make You Look 10 Years Younger

The secret to younger-looking skin is hydration. As you get older, oil production in the skin decreases, making your skin become noticeably drier and …

Skin Care

6 surprising tips for properly doing the laundry

Add these tips to your washday to make your laundry look, smell and feel better.<p>Even if you're a laundry pro, these tips might surprise you. They'll solve some of your biggest laundry woes and even save you money, from nixing the need to buy dryer sheets to making your whites whiter.<p>Make your …

Airflow

Ulta Is Having a Sale on Skin Care All January, Including 43 Amazing Products!

Your New Year's resolution for clear skin just got a lot easier to keep. That's because every day from Jan. 7-27, Ulta is offering 50 percent off skincare staples that target every issue you can think of. Whether you want to get your hands on a Mario Badescu Drying Mask for crazy cheap, need a …

Skin Care

Incredibly Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is About to Appear For The First Time in 150 Years

You don't want to miss this.<p>If you were awestruck by the New Year's Day super moon, hold onto your pants.<p>On January 31, around midnight, the full …

Astronomy

10 Editor-Approved Foundations You Should Try in 2018 (Your Skin Will Look Flawless!)

As beauty editors, we are always on the hunt for the best foundations that will give us perfect, flawless complexions. For 2018, we have rounded up the very best options for all sorts of skin types and tones. They come at a variety of price points, so there's something for every budget. Test our …

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer Debbie Weingarten gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help<p>I wrote about farmers’ suicides – and the reaction has been overwhelming<p>It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in …

Mental Health

40 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Greater Determination and Perseverance | Inc.com

Without a doubt, a key quality every successful person has is perseverance: the grit and drive and will to keep pushing forward in spite of challenges and obstacles.<p>Luckily, if you're trying to do big things, determination and willpower are qualities you can develop. Perseverance is something we …

Motivation

WTF is wrong with rich people?

The rich are greedy and selfish, and offshore schemes make them even richer<p>I live in Sag Harbor, New York, out on the East End of Long Island in the Hamptons. The village of Sag Harbor was founded in 1707, and the house I rent is a Saltbox built in 1703. Just down the street is the Egyptian Revival …

Jared Kushner

The Real-Life Mad Max Who Battled ISIS in a Bulletproof BMW

When Ako Abdulrahman bought a used, bulletproof BMW in 2014, it was the Kurdish soldier’s way of standing out from the crowd, not to mention protecting himself. Two years later—when ISIS invaded Kirkuk and began slaughtering civilians—Abdulrahman and his car made all the difference.<p>The oil-rich …

Ronald Reagan

7 Reasons You Should Never Give Up On Life No Matter What

Life: the one thing in the universe that holds true intrinsic value. It perplexes me when someone is willing to give up on it. People commit suicide …

Motivation

3 Things You Should Always Leave Out of Your Resume | Inc.com

<i>What points are necessary for a resume? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Megan Dias, Recruiting Specialist at Quora, on Quora:</b><p>A recruiter spends ~7 seconds reviewing a resume. You …

Employment

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

How to enhance your face shape using your hair

It's easier than you think!<p>When it comes to styling our hair, we all know that a new 'do can completely alter the appearance of our face shape – and …

Agent Orange, exposed: How U.S. chemical warfare in Vietnam unleashed a slow-moving disaster

Agent Orange, the poisonous spray used in the Vietnam War, has caused catastrophic environmental and health issues<p>In the end, the military campaign was called Operation Ranch Hand, but it originally went by a more appropriately hellish appellation: Operation Hades. As part of this Vietnam War …

Vietnam

Barbarian Virtues

People are going paleo; it is the height of trendiness. Edit wheat out of your diet, the multiplatform advice goes, especially if you want lower …

Gun control and history: It’s never been about the Second Amendment

Pro-gun advocates are using the ambiguous language of the Constitution to mask a right-wing agenda<p>In a 2016 infomercial recently unearthed by NBC's Chuck Todd, President Donald Trump's eldest son can be seen testing out a silencer on several guns, then waxing poetic about the importance of the …

Guns

Earth - The secret of how diamonds are made

<i>Join over six million BBC Earth fans by liking us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.</i><p><i>If you liked this story, sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter called "If You Only Read 5 Things This Week". A handpicked selection of stories from BBC Future, Earth, Culture, Capital</i> …

Earth Science

This rare genetic disease keeps you awake until you die

A woman and her husband completely changed career paths to study a deadly disease that killed her mother she learned she inherited.<p>Sonia Vallabh was …

Kim Jong Un Insulted Donald Trump And Taught America A New Word At The Same Time

President Donald Trump called Kim Jong Un “rocket man” earlier this week, and now the North Korean dictator has returned fire.<p>Kim gave Trump a nickname of his own ― and it’s one that sent Americans scrambling for a dictionary.<p>“I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged dotard with …

North Korea

Will Donald Trump Destroy the Presidency?

He disdains the rule of law. He’s trampling norms of presidential behavior. And he’s bringing vital institutions down with him.<p>Donald Trump is testing the institution of the presidency unlike any of his 43 predecessors. We have never had a president so ill-informed about the nature of his office, …

Donald Trump

A Brief History of American Farm Labor

The observance of Labor Day, which was declared a national holiday in 1894, is usually associated more with the organized labor movement in industry …

California’s past and coming superstorm: Flooding that will make Harvey a dim memory

In the 1860s, the West Coast experienced a biblical-scale flood, one of the worst in history. It will happen again<p>When the National Weather Service announced that Hurricane Harvey had set a new rainfall record for a tropical storm in the continental United States — with 51.88 inches at Cedar Bayou, …

Weather

What We’re Drinking: Stone 21st Anniversary Hail to the Hop Thief Double IPA

So yes, we are in fact drinking one of these right now. And yes, we may drink another at some point over the next few weeks. But make no mistake: …

Iconic Plague Images Are Often Not What They Seem

Many of the images we associate with the plague actually depict leprosy or smallpox. In fact, there are very few images of the Black Death from the time of the scourge.<p>A few weeks ago, I reported a story about three cases of the plague in New Mexico. The bacterial illness pops up fairly regularly …

Environmental Health

An Investigation of the Mind

In February 1975 I was a young man of eighteen on pilgrimage in India when I came to Kalimpong in the Darjeeling district. I had never heard of …

24 Books That Will Help You Understand America

HuffPost is hitting the road this fall to interview people about their hopes, dreams, fears ― and what it means to be American today.<p>At a troubled moment in American history, the necessity of listening to each other’s stories has become strikingly clear. Whether city-dwellers or rural populations, …

Books

A Mark Zuckerberg Presidency Isn’t Ridiculous—It’s Terrifying

Jake BittleThe Facebook CEO destroyed privacy as we know it. Imagine what he’d do in the White House.The post A Mark Zuckerberg Presidency Isn’t …

Universal Basic Income

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Everything You Need to Know

On Monday, Aug. 21, the Great American Eclipse will give those in the United States a rare sight — the moon will slip in front of the sun, blocking …

North Carolina

Why Do Humans Talk to Animals If They Can’t Understand?

The tendency to converse with dogs, cats, and hamsters ultimately says more about people than it does about their pets.<p>“Do you think it’s weird that I tell Nermal I love her multiple times a day?”<p>My sister’s question was muffled, her face stuffed in the fur of her six-month-old kitten (named for …

Pets