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Surprise IDF drill simulates strikes from north and Gaza

Thousands of Israel Defense Forces reservists were required to present themselves to their units in a surprise emergency drill starting Monday that …

3 Bad Habits That Get in the Way of Your Happiness | Inc.com

Want to be happy?<p>Happiness, to some extent, is a choice and not a condition. We decide what we do and the outlook we have on the world every single day. If something actively makes us unhappy, we have the self-control to break our detrimental habits and replace them with things that make us feel …

5 Oblique Exercises to Sculpt Your Abs

[caption id="attachment_65258" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Pond5[/caption]Chances are the center of your midsection gets a little more love …

Lose Belly Fat Faster With These 4 Herbs & Spices

In this article I would like to talk about 4 powerful spices and herbs that you should add to your diet to help lose belly fat faster.<p>To lose weight, …

A Look At Fitness Reality Television

As much as we may hate to admit it, we love reality television shows. Every week, millions of people catch up with their favorite Housewives or see …

Jenna Wolfe shares how to get bigger benefits from running

Kicking off a week-long series on all the ways to work out, TODAY lifestyle and fitness correspondent Jenna Wolfe looks at the strengths and weaknesses of running as exercise, pointing out that only part of your body benefits from running, and she suggests ways you can do more.

French Bistros Battle Over Secret Sauce

Steak-frites can make or break restaurants; key to ‘dominance of French cuisine’<p>BORDEAUX—Marc Vanhove grew tight-lipped as he entered his laboratory and approached a 130-gallon steel vat designed to house a secret weapon in a long-running culinary conflict: steak sauce.<p>“I am the only one who knows …

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Woman Flipped Into the Air After Selfie with Bison

Yet another tourist has been attacked by a bison while taking a selfie in Yellowstone National Park, prompting park officials to release another …

Could A City Really Be Redesigned To Build Happiness? An Interview With Charles Montgomery | Smart Cities Dive

The Walk21 conference in Vienna will discuss walking from various perspectives with a major focus on how walking can help us create liveable urban …

A Shutter Sound Comparison Between the Sony a7R II and Original a7R

Sony’s new flagship a7R II is a mirrorless camera designed to rule them all. In addition to packing the world’s first backside-illuminated 42.4MP …

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

Fat and fit: The plus-size model and the running magazine

<b>Women's Running magazine featured plus-size model Erica Schenk running on its August cover. The shot started a conversation about what it means to be athletic.</b><p>The image marked a departure for the athletic US magazine genre, which usually portrays ultra-fit models who represent an "aspirational" …

The turbulent life story of Bhutan's happiness guru

<b>In the 1970s, the king of Bhutan announced that the happiness of the population was more important than Gross Domestic Product. Saamdu Chetri has been charged with overseeing Bhutan's happiness - but his own life has had its share of suffering.</b><p>On the banks of a river in the remote Bumthang valley …

Should foods carry health warnings, like cigarettes?

As an Australian lawyer warns the country could soon see health warnings placed on food, we ask: could the same thing happen in the UK?<p>We're (just about) used to cigarettes packets carrying a health warning on them, but it might not be long until foods are labelled with them too.<p>Benjamin …

Bobbi Kristina Brown: An Obit in Pictures

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Going Vegan? Here's What You Need In Your Pantry

<i>Photo credit: Paul Delmont, Thrive Market</i><p><i>By Michelle Pellizzon for Thrive Market</i><p>So you're considering going vegan. You're totally ready to say "buh-bye" to your weekly pint of cookie dough ice cream, but is your pantry prepped for your new way of eating?<p>Chances are, if you're thinking of making the …

I Am Cait Series Premiere: 7 Must-See Moments

<i>I Am Cait</i> doesn’t disappoint.<p>The first episode of Caitlyn Jenner‘s highly anticipated eight-part docuseries, which chronicles her journey as a …

Woman posts bravely honest weight loss photos to silence online haters

Before and after photos of weight loss can almost seem too good to be true, so it's always refreshing to see someone brave enough to share their …

There’s a biology to lasting happiness, and there may be way to train yourself for it

That uplifting feeling you get when something good happens to you? Researchers now think they know the part of the brain responsible for it—and they suggest we may be able to train ourselves to make those positive emotions last longer.<p>Their conclusions are based on a study (paywall) conducted by …

5 Weight-Lifting Moves That'll Help You Drop a Size (Or More)

Strength training isn't one-sex-fits-all. Sculpt muscle and drop pounds with this routine tailored for women.<p>Few things are clearer: If you want to torch calories, lower your body fat, and stay trim for life, you need more muscle. Yet rarely do I hear women talk about their success with weights. …

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The Boy Who Loved Chanel

The fashion elite’s latest darling is blond, beautiful—and seven years old. But Hudson Kroenig is no neophyte: following in his father’s footsteps, he’s modeled for Chanel since his awwww-inspiring 2010 catwalk debut. With Karl Lagerfeld as his godfather, he dines with the likes of Rihanna and Anna …

How the library smugglers of Mali saved fragile remnants of their past

It was one of the Middle East's best-preserved remnants of the ancient world – until Syria's civil war made it a battleground, and then Islamic State decided to blow it up.<p>But the damage done to Palmyra is part of a tradition older than civilization: Conquerors smashing the treasures of the …

Happiness In A Relationship Depends On One Thing

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Jessica Byrnes.</i><p>It was a new relationship. Everything was butterflies and date nights and stolen kisses whenever we could get them. It was great, it was exciting...<b>it was just us.</b><p><i>Just us.</i> And that was the problem.<p>It's easy in the heat of a new relationship to get …

Eat These 5 Foods to Help Boost Bone Health!

Our bones tend to remain strong through early adulthood. As we age, however, our bones tend to become thinner. And when a woman enters menopause, she loses additional bone. Men and women alike, however, can get osteoporosis, a disease characterized by breaking bones. It happens when you make too …

Stimulate New Muscle Growth with This Unconventional Exercise

For better results, give your body a new challenge<p>There’s no doubt that conventional exercises like squats, pushups, rows, and lunges work. That’s why these movements should make up the majority of your workouts.<p>But there’s a great reason you should try some unconventional exercises, too: New …

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If You're Not Happy, Stop Complaining and Make a Change

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How many times have you seen an, “Ugh, I hate Mondays” post on social media? Or how about the classic “FML” status update? F**k your life? Seriously?<p>Those who are completely happy have put themselves in that position because anything …

Turn a Bad Day Around

Every day with your baby won't be rosy. Here, 31 ways to sail through the rough spots<p>Not feeling like Mary Poppins today? Whether you work or stay at …