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I grew up in Alaska — here's what I tell my friends to do when they visit

The 49th state certainly lives up to its moniker of "The Last Frontier," but it is also home to vibrant, growing cities, a booming outdoor culture, and mountains that take your breath away. And yes, dog sleds.<p>As someone who was born and raised in Anchorage, the state's largest city, I consider …

National Parks

Mobility and Movement, Session 1: Yoga and Self-Massage for Squats

<b>The CrossFit box where I teach mobility here in Pasadena, CrossFit 626, recently opened up enrollment into a free-for-members "Mobility Movement"</b> …

Extremism

10 office items under $40 that will make you more productive

The right desk supplies can encourage creativity, happiness, and productivity.<p>To help you perform your best at work, Business Insider rounded up a list of our favorite, affordable office items.<p>Keep scrolling to check them out.

Self Control

10 Words to Know So You're Not So Confused in Yoga Class

What did your yoga teacher just say? Yoga instructors love to use Sanskrit and other “yogi lingo” in practice. And while it is a wonderful way to …

Want to hike Point Reyes? Try this four-day backpacking trip

In the late 16th century, British explorer Sir Francis Drake is thought to have stopped at Point Reyes during a round-the-world journey. The ship's chaplain wrote a description of the landscape and complained about "the stinking fogges" that shrouded the headlands in summer.<p>That hasn't changed.<p>The …

Parenting

Cashew Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

"A healthy and delightful one dish meal. Low sodium soy sauce can be used."<p>Ingredients<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size …

Food & Dining

4 Arm Toning Moves That'll Make You Love Short Sleeves

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13 Destinations Everyone In Minnesota Needs to Visit This Summer

Minnesota policeman who shot black man was reacting to gun, not race, says lawyer - Firstpost

<b>Washington:</b> The Minnesota police officer whose fatal shooting of a black driver this week helped prompt nationwide protests against racial prejudice …

Law Enforcement

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

The Most Over-The-Top Burgers In Every State

Cooking

The 12 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Big Decision

Moving to a new city. Asking for a promotion. Starting a side hustle. Hunting for a different job. Trying online dating. Breaking up with your …

New York City
Astronomy

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Body Language

3 things you can learn from the most effective leaders on 'Game of Thrones'

<i>Warning: "Game of Thrones" spoilers ahead.</i><p>Our last ranking of the best leaders on Game of Thrones turned into a real song of ice and fire. That's because Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen topped the list for best leaders in Westeros.<p>Yeah, it's cliché as seven hells, but predictability isn't always a …

TV Series

World's best places to visit in 2016-17 from U.S. News | CNN Travel

CNN

How to Motivate Yourself When You Feel Lazy AF

If you feel like you're in a bit of slump right now, you're not alone. These unmotivated, uninspired times can occur when we lose our focus and rush …

Flower power: Woman creates elaborate works of art only using plants

Sometimes the most beautiful works of art come straight from Mother Nature.<p>Chicago-based mother-daughter duo Vicki and Brooke Rawlins run Sister …

Lifestyle

10 Tips on How to Turn You Garden into a Real Paradise

Gardeners are a special kind of dreamer — they never take today too lightly and always create for the future. Diligent and hopeful, they teach us to …

Use These Hacks If You Want to Start Drinking More Water Every Day

• 7 tricks for staying hydrated all day long — Women's Running<br>• Your guide to eating clean at restaurant chains — Cooking Light<br>• DIY weights that will amp up your workout and save your wallet — Fitness<br>• Why you should ditch your bland oatmeal for barley — Real Simple<br>• Tone your entire body with these killer …

Makeup Organizers That Will Change the Way You Follow a YouTube Tutorial

Raise your hand if you've ever found yourself in the following scenario: You tune into your favorite YouTube beauty vlogger's channel, start watching …

Beauty

The One Habit That Guarantees You A More Balanced Life

A little tweak to your to-do list can nudge you toward putting more personal time into your schedule.<p>Most professionals (63%, according to LinkedIn) make to-do lists. For many people, these lists become a source of stress and unmet expectations. But with one little tweak, your to-do list can …

Time Management

Happiness Survey: 5 Things We Really Want

<b>"If you want to be happy, be." -- Leo Tolstoy</b><p>Having spent more than a half-century pursuing my own happiness, I decided to conduct a Happiness Survey to learn what other people truly desired in life, too.<p>For several years, I queried hundreds of individuals on the topic of happiness. What began as a …

Happiness

Want to dress like a fashion insider? These are the websites to shop from

Where do you go to pick up pieces that are in that in-between bracket of neither high-street nor designer runway? Step out of your comfort zone or …

ISIS fighters seem to be trying to sell sex slaves online

The woman is young, perhaps 18, with olive skin and dark bangs that droop onto her face. In the Facebook photo, she attempts to smile but doesn’t look at her photographer.<p>The caption mentions a single biographical fact: She is for sale.<p>“To all the bros thinking about buying a slave, this one is …

Social Media

3 secrets to a happy marriage

Why is it that the people who matter most to us often are on the receiving end of our very worst selves? I've always struggled with the fact that it …

Here's what it's like to eat a $245 meal at one of New York City's finest restaurants

My food-loving mom recently flew in from North Carolina to spend Mother's Day weekend in New York City with me.<p>We did a lot of exploring — and even more eating.<p>As a Mother's Day treat, my incredibly generous grandpa, who happens to be a restaurant connoisseur and former food critic, treated us to …

Dining Rooms