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The Best Chest Exercises for Building a Broad, Strong Upper Body

Top personal trainers share the secrets to becoming a multi-plate bench press guy.<p>There are plenty of good reasons to complete your weekly allotment of chest exercises, only some of which relate to your aspirations of being a Multi-Plate Bench Press Guy: The chest is composed of some of the largest …

Aretha Franklin, the legendary ‘Queen of Soul’ and a symbol of black pride and women’s liberation, dies at 76, AP reports

Ms. Franklin, whose exceptionally expressive singing about joy, pain, faith and liberation earned her a place on music’s Mount Rushmore, died in Detroit.<p>She became one of the most revered singers of her era by exploring the secular sweet spot between sultry rhythm-and-blues and the explosive gospel …

Aretha Franklin

I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control

Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011.<p>It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of the program <i>All Things Considered</i>, host Michele Norris interviewed me about my research that suggested increasing narcissism in pop music lyrics. Michele …

Self Control

How to have a happy marriage: 7 powerful secrets from research

Everybody wants to have a happy marriage. Unfortunately, on average, marriages get less happy with time.<p>You know this must be true because I have a …

Happiness

Scientists Have Uncovered a Disturbing Climate Change Precedent

During the rise of mammals, Earth's temperatures spiked in a scary way that the planet may experience again soon.<p>They were strange days at the beginning of the age of mammals. The planet was still hungover from the astonishing disappearance of its marquee superstars, the dinosaurs. Earth’s newest …

Climate Change

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

Productivity

The 10 Cheapest International Trips You Can Take Right Now

We found some amazing bargain destinations.<p>It’s suddenly August, and you’re nowhere near using up your vacation days. For many people, it’s because …

Flying

Maui Wowie Shrimp Recipe

"Easy recipe to put together for that laid-back 'Maui Wowie' person. Great for the beach or backyard BBQ. You will be surprised by the onolicious …

Seafood

Secrets Of A Maya Supermom: What Parenting Books Don't Tell You

There's no other way to put it: Maria de los Angeles Tun Burgos is a supermom.<p>She's raising five children, does housework and chores — we're talking about fresh tortillas every day made from stone-ground corn — and she helps with the family's business in their small village about 2 1/2 hours west …

Parenting

Empowering Kids In An Anxious World

Rates of anxiety and depression among teens in the U.S. have been rising for years. According to one study, nearly one in three adolescents (ages 13-18) now meets the criteria for an anxiety disorder, and in the latest results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Youth Risk …

Parenting

Your Best Parenting Advice: From Meddling Parents To Poop Management

What do you wish you'd known before becoming a parent?<p>In May, we asked our audience this question at the start of How To Raise A Human, our month-long special series on how to make parenting easier.<p>More than 1,000 moms and dads opened up about the struggles and joys of raising children of all ages, …

Parenting

10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 11<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 11<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Florida

The 15 Best Fishing Knots Every Angler Should Know

These <b>15</b> <b>fishing knots</b> <b>have proven to be the most versatile for bass fishing</b>. The illustrations offer multiple options for joining lines, creating loops …

Fishing

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

How Soulmates Express Gratitude In Their Relationships

Of all the ways to show your partner that you love them, expressing gratitude might be one of the most simple with the highest rewards. And couples …

Happiness

These are the 15 cities with the most $100K+ jobs in August 2018

The summer may be coming to an end but the job market is still going strong. Payroll processor ADP reported on Wednesday that businesses added …

Employment

Live Worms Slither Out of Half-Eaten Fish Dish, Restaurant Somehow Mad at Customer

A Jersey Shore restaurant is upset with a diner for putting them on blast.<p>Despite the fact that almost every kind of wild fish is infected with worms, people are still grossed-out when they see a few nematodes slither out of their fish and onto their dinner plate. (Shocking, right?) Well, if I saw …

New Jersey

The 14 Habits of Highly Organized People You Should Follow

These tips from organization experts will set you up for a goof-proof, productive morning.<p>Waking up 10 to 15 minutes before the rest of the house can …

Time Management

14 Women Reveal The Details That Randomly Turn Them On During Sex & They're Hot

Any normal day would find me and my girlfriends talking about our sex lives in some capacity. The conversation usually goes along the lines of what …

Relationships

7 principles to develop toughness and build the life you want to live

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. …

Self-improvement

5 ways to invest in yourself – the concept of compound interest

“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” ―Dr. Stephen Covey<p>Having a “why” and purpose for …

Self-improvement

Crucial Exercises That Will Ensure You Get Bigger Faster

So you want to build muscle? It’s not as straightforward as just downing protein and lifting heavy.To uncover the secret of how to get muscles, we …

Celebrity Style

How to Run Without Getting Tired or Winded

New runners will often feel frustrated when they find themselves getting winded soon after starting a run. While some people will tell you that …

Biomechanics

Fitness Trainer Says Do These 5 Things to Lose Enough Fat to Reveal Your Abs

If you lift your shirt in the morning, and say, "OK abs, I'm ready for you to come out," but they're taking their sweet time, personal trainer Dimitri Peskin from Evolve Training System has some advice. "The three things you'll need to lose enough fat to see your abs are A Method + Consistency + …

HIIT

The Best Air Purifier

After carrying out 300 hours of research, three lab tests, and a weeklong real-world test encompassing 18 purifiers, all over four years, we’re more …

Spiders fly on the currents of Earth’s electric field

Spiders don’t have wings, but they can fly across entire oceans on long strands of silk. For more than a century, scientists thought it was the wind …

16 Crowd-Pleasing Grilled Fish and Seafood Recipes

Summer and seafood go together like sundresses and espadrilles. The only thing that could make this beautiful combo even more perfect? By tossing …

7 Hearty Grilled Vegetable Recipes

The same old vegetable dishes can get pretty boring after a while, which is why we're giving our oven a break and firing up the grill.<p>The grill adds …

Who Will Save the Elephants?

Culture<p>There’s a Buddhist proverb, later interpreted by the American poet John Godfrey Saxe, about people and elephants that goes something like this: Six blind men encounter the world’s largest land mammal and decide to investigate. They each arrive at a different part. One runs his hands over its …

Wildlife

15 Foil-Packet Dinner Recipes That Make Cleanup a Breeze

We’re all about a cooking technique that will help us get dinner on the table quickly with no dishes. Turns out, you’ve had the answer in your …

Cooking