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Beginning Exerciser? Start With This Basic Total Body Strength Workout

The basic total body workout targets all the muscles in the body, including the hips, glutes, thighs, chest, back, shoulders, arms and abs. This …

Workouts

Domestic Workers: The Women Who Raised America

<i>For Women’s History Month, Jezebel and</i> <b>The Root</b> <i>are partnering for JezeRoot, a series that focuses on women of color, domestic workers and sex …

Women of Color

This Online Grocer Wants To End Food Deserts By Underselling Amazon

Thrive Market sells organic, healthy pantry items at below-market prices. Members pay an annual fee that sponsors another family in need.<p>If you live in a low-income neighborhood, chances are you don’t live close to a grocery store. The fruits and veggies many consumers take for granted are much …

Dominican Republic

Falling short on reaching your retirement goals? 5 tips for investing in your 50s

Once you reach the big 5-0, blowing out birthday candles can feel less like a celebration and more like fanning the flames on a pyre of financial obligations. This is the decade when the costs of kids, aging parents, cars and homes converge, and questions about retirement begin looming …

Retirement

3 Reasons It's Dumb to Take Social Security Benefits at 70

Waiting on Social Security doesn't always make sense. In fact, it's a move that could actually hurt you financially.<p>Though your Social Security …

Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken Recipe

"A delightful chicken dish with a little spicy kick. Serve with rice and your favorite vegetable."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 teaspoon salt<p>1/4 teaspoon black …

Garlic Powder

Father of 9-Year-Old Girl Who Committed Suicide Cautions Parents Not to Miss the Warning Signs

Charles Weatherspoon was preparing lunch for his family Jan. 4 when he told his son, Charles, to run some vitamins up to his sister, A’layah. Charles …

Mental Health

Masturbation Relieves Anxiety, Helps You Sleep, and Boosts Your Sex Life. So Why Don't More Women Do It?

Solo sex still carries a stigma, even though it has real health benefits and is gaining major visibility in pop culture. We reached out to …

Los Angeles

Lose Belly Fat Fast – This 15 Minute Workout Will Help You Lose Belly Fat In 1 Week | TODAY.com

You are going to complete a set of exercises aimed at burning off calories that will help you lose belly fat fast, exercises you can perform at home so no gym fees. However, what is the use of burning off say 250 calories if you pile back 350 calories by eating junk food. To get the fat off your …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

Kansas Man Reportedly Spits on Preschooler and Calls Him N-Word, but Relax, He’s a Firefighter

Apparently nauseated by a preschool-age boy’s insistence on being black, a customer at a restaurant reportedly spat on the child and referred to the …

Crime

Americans aren’t bamboozled by bonuses: The GOP tax law is a flop

Republicans have failed to sell their tax cuts<p>Republicans’ corporate tax cuts aren’t getting more popular as planned — and that’s a big problem for the party.<p>It’s been a little over two months since President Donald Trump signed the bill into law, but it’s becoming clearer each day that the GOP’s …

Income Inequality

Cool Ways To Use LED Strip Lights To Highlight Beautiful Decors

The idea of integrating LED strip lights into your home decor has probably occurred to you before but you may not have given it enough thought and …

Netflix Is Dropping a New Cloverfield Movie Right After the Super Bowl and Everyone Is Freaking Out

In a first for the movie industry, Netflix announced the next sequel to <i>Cloverfield</i>, <i>Cloverfield Paradox</i>, will be available to stream immediately after …

Film Industry

10 Vegan Comfort Food Recipes to Make for the Super Bowl

Putting to rest the stereotype that all vegan food is healthy and boring<p>February 04, 2018<p>Whether you are a Patriots or Eagles fan, delicious comfort …

Turmeric for a Healthy

A rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant, Turmeric or Curcuma Longa is a perennial plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae.<p>In Asia, Turmeric finds …

10 amazing foods to help you get younger-looking skin - from coconut oil to turmeric

You are what you eat, so snack your way to more youthful, healthier skin with this guide…<p>1. Celery - To prevent dry skin<p>It’s a classic diet food, but …

How to Save $1 Million for Retirement -- When You Have Nothing Saved by Age 50

Believe it or not, it can be done.<p>It's no secret that Americans on a whole are mostly unprepared for retirement -- but sadly, that includes those who …

Curious to Try the Keto Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

The keto diet has been one of the most talked-about health trends in the past year. The low-carb, high-fat diet induces a state of ketosis in your body, creating ketones that burn fat instead of the glucose converted from carbohydrates. In other words, the keto (short for ketogenic) diet forces …

Nutrition

North to freedom on Illinois’ Underground Railroad

Despite Illinois’ status as a free state, runaway slaves and free blacks did not find the state accommodating in its earliest days.<p>Slave owners in …

An 8-Point Guide to a Feng Shui House

Stand inside your home with your back to the front door.* Look forward. The part of your home in the far left corner is the money sector. The far …

Home Decorating

Pregnant bride lured to her death on wedding day by school friend - who cut her baby from her womb

It was Angelikque Sutton’s wedding day and she was on her way to the Bronx Courthouse in New York.<p>She was about to marry her boyfriend of eight …

Challenge Yourself to Eat Clean For 2 Weeks

Eating clean doesn't mean giving up foods you love, but it does entail making healthy, homemade meals. Our Two-Week Clean-Eating Plan For 2018, created by registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh of C&J Nutrition, focuses on whole foods: fruits, veggies, whole grains, and lean …

Drew Brees' kids win the Pro Bowl by getting into a fight during TV interview

In a game featuring very few hard hits, the Brees kids pulled no punches<p>The Pro Bowl came and went on Sunday, providing some brief entertainment …

Kendrick Lamar, U2, Dave Chappelle Send Powerful Message About Racism At Grammys

Kendrick Lamar gave one hell of a performance when he kicked off the 2018 Grammys with U2 and Dave Chappelle on Sunday.<p>The Compton artist opened his set standing among masked dancers in military fatigues as American flags waved, rapping a verse from “XXX.” as the beat of “LUST.” played. He was then …

If you're refrigerating these foods, you're doing it all wrong

Let’s be honest: The fridge is one of the best inventions ever, second probably only to the Internet. It extends the life of your food. It keeps …

Food

Bessie Coleman | American Experience

Fly Girls | Article<p>Bessie Coleman<p>1892 -1926<p>Bessie Coleman, the first African American female pilot, grew up in a cruel world of poverty and …

Everything You Need To Know About How To Use A Vibrator

Today, vibrators can come with breakup insurance, act as alarm clocks, and even give you personalized sex tips. While the technology is astounding, …

Victorian Era

Beauty Products That Work Their Magic Overnight

Now that's what we call beauty sleep.<p>No matter how much we value taking care of our skin, hair, and body, we’re still all about efficiency. Because …

Skin Care

CNN’s Don Lemon Has Had It With ‘Racist’ Donald Trump

The first words from Lemon’s broadcast tonight: ‘The president of the United States is racist.’<p>Last December, <i>The New York Times</i> reported that …