Jack Blakeley

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The 30-Minute Yoga Flow That'll Make Your Butt Burn Like a Mother

Nothing can Netflix and chill as well as your glutes. Seriously. When we sit on our butts all day, our glutes (the muscles that make up your butt) …

Yoga

Something in the woodshed: odes to our earthly origins – in pictures

Greek graphic designer Meni Chatzipanagiotou, who has been immersed in nature since she was a child, crafts her scenic illustrations of starry mountainscapes on wood rather than on paper. “The natural colour and smell of the wood brings me closer to nature,” she says. “I enjoy thinking about the …

Gene Wilder: A Notable Life in Pictures

West Village

12 TED Talks That Will Make You Sound Smarter

This playlist of TED talks explores theories and insights about language, words, and linguistics.<p>So many TED talks, so little time. It's impossible to watch them all.<p>If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic. …

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Make Your Day More Productive

It's the most important part of your day that most people don't think about.<p>Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the …

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Bonus Advice From Esther Perel for "Heartbroken And Devastated"

The first question in Savage Love this week is from HAD, aka "Heartbroken And Devastated," a man who discovered 17 years into his relationship—and 14 …

Get a close up peek at the wildlife of Mt. Tam

Before the Wildlife Picture Index project, gathering baseline data on mammal populations around Mt. Tam was difficult. Tracking and trapping can be too intrusive for the animals, not to mention too rigorous for park workers.<p>One Tam, a committee of Mt. Tam's land managers who have pledged to protect …

I Went on an Orgasm Course to Find Out What’s Left to Learn about the Clitoris

According the the people behind "Orgasmic Meditation", no eye contact and a lubed-up hand in a glove are key.<p>Full disclosure: sex ed was awful and inaccurate at my all-girls' school. I remember that our biology teacher said that when a man (and only a man) climaxed, it was called "achieving …

What I Learned About Love From My Boyfriend's Depression

We'd lie in bed at night talking about ways we could fight it together, and sometimes when we ran out of ideas I'd turn toward him and put my hand on his chest. "Come back to me," I'd say.<p>"I want to," he'd reply. "I really do. I just can't." And he really couldn't.<p>Last spring, my boyfriend fell …

Relationships

Chemistry, Attraction and the Heart of Love

As a marriage coach one of the most misunderstood topics I encounter is the difference between love and attraction. Most couples come together and marry in the heat of infatuation. The chemistry is undeniable (to them) and attraction is off the charts!<p><b>You're Not Really in Love</b><p>This isn't love, no …

Sedona Is the New Mountain Bike Mecca

A little over a month ago, <i>Outside</i> took a test crew of almost two dozen cyclists to Sedona, Arizona, for our annual bike test. After a decade of running this two-week test in Tucson, there was some anxiety about the new locale, especially when heavy, wet snow spilled from the sky the afternoon we …

Scott Kelly says he's an environmentalist after his year in space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who returned Wednesday from a record-setting 340-straight days on the International Space Station, said looking down on …

Happiness at Work: The Proven Science of How to Enjoy Your Job

In True Grit, Grace, and Gratitude, I used the term "happy hour" as a constructive and necessary analogy, but I do have a good bit of aversion toward the expression. Why does an hour we reserve to be happy have to be after work? I also have tepid excitement for the sayings "Work hard, play hard," …

Happiness

This Shocking Photo Of A Dead Polar Bear Is Raising Questions About Climate Change

As raising temperatures change the food supply, some scientists are worried about more polar bears starving to death.

3 Simple Yoga Poses for People Who Suffer from Anxiety

Anxiety can be very difficult to cope up with. Anxiety disorders are often accompanied by panic attacks which makes the individual live a life of …

Yoga

British Jews give wary approval to the return of Hitler’s Mein Kampf

Board of Deputies says an annotated edition can put the antisemitic polemic into historical context<p>Senior figures in Britain’s Jewish community have cautiously welcomed the republication of Adolf Hitler’s <i>Mein Kampf</i> for the first time since the second world war.<p>The most notorious antisemitic text of …

8 Huge Body-Positive Milestones That Rocked 2015

Body confidence isn't easy for anyone. But this year proved that the world is ready to make a shift in the way that people feel about themselves and the way that bodies are presented and represented in the fashion industry. This year more than ever, fashion managed to make huge strides toward body …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

The evolution of the Pirelli calendar: from high-end porn to legitimate art

“The 2016 Pirelli Calendar May Signal a Cultural Shift,” declared an article in this week’s New York Times style section. The “signal”, being that for the first time in years, the women in the Pirelli pages were chosen for reasons other than their ability to make the average man salivate.<p>Pirelli …

See Serena Williams and Amy Schumer's stunning nude portraits shot by Annie Leibovitz

Amy Schumer got naked on camera the best way Amy knows how to — with an honest sense of humor.<p>The comedian posed topless for Pirelli's 2016 Calendar, …

Behind the Scenes of the 2016 Pirelli Calendar Shoot

Amy Schumer and Annie Leibovitz.<br>Courtesy of Annie Leibovitz Studio

DIY Reflexology | Goop

Reflexology is defined in Webster’s Dictionary as “a system of massage used to relieve tension and treat illness, based on the theory that there are …

How much consciousness does an octopus have?

What about an iPhone? And how much consciousness can we meaningfully ascribe to someone in a coma?<p>Animals ranging from parrots to elephants continue …

The sex instinct

Photo: iStock<p>Early last week, a close friend called. Our relationship is an old one, we trust each other with our lives, and confide about pretty …

Relationships

Spotlight: Design Scientist Melissa Sterry

<b>My name is</b> Melissa Sterry. I’m a design scientist and I spend my days exploring how new science, technology and thinking could help build a better world for us all.<p><b>I started using Flipboard as</b> a means to quickly and efficiently find interesting science and technology stories from about the world. …

2017 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE Spy Video

It was only a week ago that we saw a hardcore version of the all-new, sixth-generation Camaro testing at the Nürburgring that we think might be …