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The best thing to eat in every EU country

Traveling through Europe is likely to be at the top of anyone's bucket list — in fact, people probably even have a whole <i>other</i> bucket list for it.<p>But forget the sites for a moment and think of the food, which is as varied as the many different countries themselves.<p>Whether you're high up in the Alps …

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

11 books President Obama thinks everyone should read

Barack Obama is a major bookworm.<p>In his book "Dreams from My Father," he reflected on his lifelong love of literature: "When I wasn't working, the weekends would usually find me alone in an empty apartment, making do with the company of books."<p>Recently, the outgoing US president sat down with New …

Books

Blast Fat, Torch Calories, and Work Your Booty With This 1 Move

For a fast, efficient way to burn calories (anywhere you are, without any equipment), look no further than this simple cardio move.<p>The single-leg touch and hop will test your balance and strength while upping your heart rate with a bit of quick plyo, thanks to the small hops and rapid movements. Be …

Transcript: President Obama on What Books Mean to Him

<i>Michiko Kakutani, the chief book critic for The New York Times, interviewed President Obama about literature on Friday at the White House. Here are excerpts from the conversation, which have been edited and condensed.</i><p><b>These books that you gave to your daughter Malia</b> <b>on the Kindle,</b> <b>what were they? S</b><b>ome</b> …

Books

The 12 Most Scenic Train Trips In the World

Traveling by train is one of the simplest ways to get around, and it can also be the most photogenic. These 12 routes from around the world are so …

Trains

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Time Management

7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

Top 10 slangy crime novels

As well as masterful exercises in suspense and social realism, the best fiction in this genre is also a rich repository of slang. And that’s no Archbishop Laud<p>I’ve spent most of my adult life reading vintage crime novels. Often dismissed out of hand at the time they appeared, over the past century …

Vocabulary

The best books of 2016 list you get when you combine 36 “Best Books of 2016” lists

Slavery. Racism. Urbanism. Disease. While 2016 may not have been a banner year for liberal democracy in the world at large, it should definitely go down as a woke time in book publishing.<p>For dedicated bibliophiles, the low thrum of literary FOMO that bubbles up around May has by mid-December …

Books

35 Directors Pick Their Favorite Movies of 2016

Sure, they loved "Moonlight" too, but from "Popstar" to "Childhood of Leader" some of your favorite directors shine a light on 2016 movies that …

The 27 best startups that launched this year

While 2016 might have spelled trouble for some well-established startups, it also saw the birth of companies tackling things like a cure for cancer, life-saving drones, and competition for Uber.<p>Business Insider spoke to founders and venture capitalists and took a look at funding data to identify …

A 30-Minute Tabata Session to Burn Some Serious Calories

This calorie-torching cardio and sculpting workout is one of our hardest ever, but Equinox Tabata instructor Raneir Pollard's amazing energy will inspire you to fight for it. Tabata is a form of HIIT (high intensity interval training) that alternates between 20 seconds of intense bursts of work and …

The 10 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

Another week and we’re back with the highlights from our series showcasing some of the best sneaker photos we come across on Instagram each week. By …

The Top 20 Fitness Trends For 2017

An annual survey reveals the new year’s biggest fitness trends, from high-intensity interval training to wearable technology and yoga.

Exercise

This Winter Sport Burns an INSANE Number of Calories

Plus, more snowy activities you’ll want to try.<p><i>This article was written by Doug Schnitzspahn and provided by our partners at</i> Men's Health.<p>When the temperatures drop, you might think you need to say goodbye to your outdoor workouts and hit the gym instead.<p>Not so: Winter can be a great time to break …

The fat-burning workout to do before any holiday binge

<b>Duration</b> 35-40<p><b>Exercises</b> 9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>The holidays are one big fat trap. First, you probably have to travel to see family, which means stress and …

Maintain, Don’t Gain, This Holiday Season With These 5 Quick Tips

The year 2017 is ready to make its debut, and you may be ready for that "new year, new you" resolution. However, since the holidays come only once a …

Fitness

Nobu Matsuhisa’s insider Tokyo

Tokyo is an incredibly sophisticated city, and the energy here is like nowhere else on earth. Despite the hustle and bustle, however, the pace of …

Japan

The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive socio-economic political structures, …

Education

11 Easy Moves That Make Running Way Less Miserable

Running can be polarizing—some people love it; others hate it. The most common reasons for shunning running are: it’s boring, you feel slow, or you …

'The Girl on the Train' and 7 more books you should read before the movie

If you haven't picked up your copy of "The Girl on the Train," you're already behind the curve. Lauded as the "next 'Gone Girl'," the psychological thriller debuted at No. 1 on the The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 2015 list and it's motion picture adaptation, starring Emily Blunt, is one …

Books

'A story with sex and money at its heart': Evie Wyld on I Capture the Castle

From its famous first line to its haunting ending, Dodie Smith’s novel captures the moment a young woman discovers her place in the world<p>I don’t remember exactly what I thought Dodie Smith’s <i>I Capture the Castle</i> was about before I read it. I was in my early 30s and it was one of those books I had …

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This totally redesigned condom just raised $1 million

Condoms haven't gotten a meaningful upgrade in decades. So what might one be worth?<p>According to Indiegogo backers, it's $1 million.<p>Future …

Keto Diet Supplements Significantly Boost Endurance, Brain Function, and Energy Levels

Are you familiar with the Keto Diet? The meal plan essentially teaches your body to generate energy from ketones (organic compounds, which are …

Nutrition

19 Whole30 Dinner Recipes to Cook Up + Eat Healthy All Week Long

It may no longer be New Year’s Resolution time, but that doesn’t mean your diet has gone out the window. In fact, now may just be the perfect time to remember those food resolutions you made back in January. Whether you’ve been inspired by healthy foodies on Instagram or your friend who simply …

7 Unexpected Ways to Eat Avocado at Every Meal (You Know You Want To)

Avocado, we wish we could eat you for every meal, but we're getting a little bored with smearing you on toast, TBH. Luckily, there are bloggers who …

Add a Merge PDF Button to Your Mac's Right-Click Menu

Merging a few PDFs together on a Mac is as simple as dropping them into Preview, but if you merge a lot, it’s still a tedious process. Jacob Salmela …