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See the new fitness craze, 'crunning,' that has the Internet buzzing

Tired of traditional running? Well, maybe it's time to try using your hands instead.<p>That's what Shaun McCarthy and other Australian residents are doing — running on all fours. It's part of the Internet's latest fitness craze: "Crunning."<p>This strange new trend might just be your thighs' worst …

Trends

5 Ways Women Get Screwed In Retirement

Older women face even greater financial insecurity.<p><b>1. Women live longer than men.</b><p>While on the surface this would appear to be a positive thing for women, when it comes to retirement it means that their life savings will have to stretch at least five more years on average, which, according to …

12 Halloween Candy Recipes That Are Better Than Store-Bought Versions

Be a Boss and Make Your Own Candy Corn<p>This Halloween, instead of stocking up on store-bought stuff, we're trying our hand at confectioning with these 12 recipes for homemade versions of our favorite sweet treats.<p><b>Candy Corn</b><p>Let's kick it off with a classic. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Reese's Peanut Butter Cups</b><p>Has …

12 Struggles Of Having An Outgoing Personality But An Anxious Mind

Outgoing people with anxious minds - or minds that overthink - tend to feel anxiety the most intensely, often because we don't talk about it. And by …

Self-help

8 TED Talks that will help you save your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to save, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we are …

The Real Reason You Procrastinate

Ever since high school, I've struggled with procrastination. And for more than twenty years, I assumed that my problem was that I was lazy, unmotivated, or unworthy.<p>That sounded good, but it just wasn't true.<p>Procrastination isn't a character flaw. It's the byproduct of an inner conflict: a part of …

National Geographic put a GPS tracker inside a fake ivory tusk — here’s where it went

In the September 2015 issue of National Geographic, journalist Bryan Christy's story, "Tracking Ivory," began with a brilliant idea: Design artificial elephant tusks, complete with GPS devices, and monitor where they travel.<p>With help from experts, the tusks became a reality and journeyed across …

Sorry, Paleos: Early Humans Ate Carbs And Were Better Off For It

Big brains need carbs. It's scientific fact.<p>Don't listen to everything your Paleo-obsessed friends tell you about your early ancestors.<p>It turns out there's a high likelihood that hominids ate starchy carbohydrates and <i>cooked them too.</i> And, according to new research, we have these foods to thank …

3 Reasons Why You Don't Have to Sacrifice Your Fitness While Traveling

<i>Article Source: makeyourbodywork.com</i><p>You've been working hard to get in great shape; your diet has been clean, your gym routine has become habit and you've started to see real progress. Congratulations!<p>But now you're about to embark on an extended vacation that will keep you away from the gym. Is …

The Gooey Story of S’mores

Though nobody quite agrees on where s’mores came from (or who gave them their silly name), it’s clear to me that the things could only have been invented by a kid. Nobody over ten years-old would ever think of squishing together a chocolate bar, a toasted marshmallow, and a pair of graham crackers, …

30 Things You Should Not Be Afraid To Ask For In A Relationship

People are sometimes scared to commit their lives to anyone. They have standards, but they do not think their partners can meet or attain them. …

New Details on How Homeland Will Radically Re-invent Itself for Season 5

Just how different will the dramatically altered fifth season of <i>Homeland</i> be? Well, according to Showtime president David Nevins, we’re in for a whole new story and maybe a radical shake-up is just what the drama needs. Once a critical darling and a ratings hit, the series has sunk in both regards …

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

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Gmail Just Changed In A Big, Beautiful Way

Tired of staring at your bland Gmail theme 24/7? So are we. Thankfully, Gmail has finally come through with a major design overhaul to jazz up our email experience.<p>On Tuesday, Gmail announced a newly expanded theme catalog and a brand new set of emoji for email messages.<p>Gmail users can now access …

6 Credit Card Vows Every Newlywed Couple Should Make

Never commit credit betrayal.<p>You might think new marriage survival is all about figuring out how to divide household chores, but marital money …

Personal Finance

31 Perfect Books To Get Excited About This Summer

As told to us by attendees at Book Expo America last week.<p><i>We asked attendees at the annual Book Expo America conference what books they are most excited to read this summer. Here's what they told us.</i>

Here's What It's Like To Lose Your Hair, From Six Women Who've Been There

A stunning portfolio from Vogue highlights the mind-body connection.

17 Life-Changing Ways To Up Your Gmail Game

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11 Things Happy Couples Don't Do

<i>By Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin for YourTango</i><p>Happiness in a relationship takes much more than luck. It takes a conscious daily effort to put healthy relationship habits into practice. Sounds simple, but that alone is very important marriage counseling advice.<p>If we had to make some generalizations about …

Self-Care: What Gets in the Way and 5 Things Not to Miss

<b>Taking care of ourselves is so crucial but often ignored.</b><p>These kinds of practices are needed when we are healing major imbalances. But they are also essential to pepper throughout our busy lives. We can easily miss this when we feel at the peak of health.<p>I recently read an impressive list of …

Low-Calorie Muffins That Won't Make You Fat

Muffins are convenient treats to enjoy for a breakfast on the go or on slow Saturday mornings, but the baked good can be a calorie bomb if you’re not …

25+ Incredible Novels You Must Read At Least Once In Your Life

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. —William Styron<p>Books …

Babysitter Popcorn

This delicious s'mores popcorn is sweet, salty, crunchy and chewy all at once. With mini marshmallows, chocolate chips, crushed graham crackers and of course popcorn, this sweet treat is sure to please kids, adults and everyone in between.<p>This popcorn does come with a warning however, it is …

Study: Men With Sleep Apnea More Likely To Suffer From Depression

Sleep apnea is a potentially dangerous condition for a variety of reasons, including its link to high blood pressure and increased risk of stroke. Now a study adds evidence that for men, apnea also increases the likelihood of suffering from depression.<p>Apnea occurs when breathing is interrupted …

New Evidence May Solve Mystery of America's Huge Ancient City

Mississippi floods shaped the rise and fall of the prehistoric metropolis known as Cahokia.<p>Researchers have long debated the reasons behind the rapid rise and swift disappearance of Cahokia, a sprawling, ancient city-state near the modern city of St. Louis. Now an analysis of sediment cores reveals …

Can You Survive ‘Death by Burpee’?

See how you fare against this mental and physical crucible<p>I have news for you: You’re probably not working out as hard as you think you are.<p>Honestly ask yourself, when’s the last time you truly went all out and gave a fitness task <i>everything</i> you have<i>?</i> After eight years at Gym Jones, I’ve found the …

What Happens to Your Data When You Monitor Your Personal Fitness

Wearing a fitness bracelet from FitBit, Jawbone, Microsoft, Withings, and others has become increasingly common. About one in ten people in the US now do some sort of fitness monitoring.<p>As we become more comfortable with the idea of monitoring our own footsteps, calorie-burn, sleep patterns and …

How To Stop Worrying

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.There is a way to …