Karen ReVelle

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Fire Up Your Abs With This Trainer's Killer Core Workout

Most people love getting in a good ab workout, but rely on the same old moves: crunches, planks, and scissor kicks. But trainer Tanya Poppett decided to kick things up a notch with the core workout she posted on Instagram. Tanya showed off some variations on standard core exercises that will …

Workouts

12 Easy Rituals To Build Back Confidence If People Haven't Been Treating You Well

Mistreatment may start in the schoolyard, but it definitely doesn't end there. Unfortunately, a lot of adults still deal with people being …

Self-help

Is it possible to catch up on sleep? Yes and no

It’s Friday and you’re clocking off, and after a few sleepless nights you want to tuck yourself up early and catch up on all the sleep you’ve lost. But does it really work that way?<p>During sleep our memories from the day are solidified and our brain does a bit of a clean-up sorting through the …

Sleep

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Psychology

Serena Williams Opens Up About Her Complicated Comeback, Motherhood And Making Time to Be Selfish

On a bright, cloudless early-August day in Silicon Valley, Serena Williams opens the back door of the Spanish-style home she shares with her husband, …

Tennis

MoviePass vs. AMC Stubs A-List vs. Movie Club vs. Sinemia: Movie subscriptions compared

Movie theaters are hurting. According to The Hollywood Reporter, attendance has plummeted. Meanwhile, theater-chain stocks have taken a beating.<p>Could a movie-ticket subscription service come to the rescue? At least four are trying: AMC Stubs A-List, Cinemark Movie Club, MoviePass and Sinemia. …

Personal Finance

The Universe Is Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

It’s been nearly a century since scientists first theorized that the Universe was expanding, and that the farther away a galaxy was from us, the faster it appears to recede. This isn’t because galaxies are physically moving away from us, but rather because the Universe is full of …

Galaxies

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

Muscle

This $8 Brow Product Is So Good, I Canceled My Microblading Appointment

<i>As beauty editors, we get bombarded with a ton of new products every day (we know—tough life).</i> <b>Reviewed</b> <i>is a series where we report on some of the best</i> …

Makeup

Dermatologists Over 40 Say This Is How to Look 10 Years Younger

Once we hit 40, the descriptors used for skin typically have a negative connotation—words we don't necessarily want to associate with our once …

Skin Care

The world's most liveable cities in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Melbourne has finally lost the title of world's most liveable city after a seven-year reign.<p>The Australian city came in second place on the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2018 ranking of the world's most liveable cities, missing out on the top spot by just 0.7%.<p>It was pipped to the post by …

Terrorism

iPhone could get the accessory that every iPad Pro owner loves

If you’ve been hankering to use the Apple Pencil with your iPhone, you may finally get your wish this year. That’s according to a new report from market intelligence firm TrendForce, which suggests that Apple’s next-gen OLED iPhones will boast support for the company’s high-end stylus.<p>At present, …

Apple Pencil

How to Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle

Everything you need to know about how to train, what and when you should eat, and the importance of a better night's sleep.<p>When most people talk about trying to lose weight, what they are really trying to do is lose fat.<p>The problem is, that requires <i>not</i> losing muscle—which your body naturally does …

Exercise

7 Lightroom Secrets Photographer Pierre Lambert Says Will “Change Your Editing Life”

Here’s a great new video from photographer Pierre T. Lambert with his best Lightroom tips and tricks that he says will make a huge difference in how …

Tutorials

Dermatologists Say This Is the One Product Guaranteed to Make You Look Younger

We're inundated with so many different anti-aging "miracle" products on the daily. There's a serum that will "take years off your face," an LED light …

Skin Care

10 Things You Simply Must Do If You Never Feel 'Good Enough' In Relationships

If you're a man or women who's bought into our culture's pervasive, self-harming programming, causing your inner critic to repeatedly tell echo the …

Self-help

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,249 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($346 at Amazon …

Operating Systems

Reverse Cavities and Heal Tooth Decay With These 5 Steps!

The enamel of the teeth, as well as the underlying layer, dentin, are destroyed by the tooth decay that results from certain types of acid produced …

Dental Care

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Pain

You Must Try This Condiment on Your Next Tomato Sandwich

We know. We know. If it's not mayo, we've lost you. We were skeptics too.<p>Then, one day, we opened up our pantry and drizzled a wee bit of honey …

Food

6 Sneaky Ways to Make Your Shoes More Comfortable, According to Podiatrists

Regardless of what kind of trip you’re heading on — a relaxing and quiet beach getaway or a week-long exploration of a few European cities — walking …

Shoes

This $20 Car Charger is so Much More Than Just a Car Charger

Everyone loves a good multifunction tech accessory, and <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome car charger that prevents you from getting lost and …

Genius

A New Study Has Determined That There May Be A Fatal Flaw With The Theory Of Emergent Gravity

Physicists have determined that holographic screens do not follow the same laws of thermodynamics that the horizons of black holes do.<p>While …

Quantum Mechanics

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

How Blue Light Could Damage Cells In Your Eyes

During daylight, blue wavelengths of light can be beneficial, playing an important role in setting circadian rhythms, boosting attention and mood. But we didn’t evolve to be exposed to it as much as we are. In addition to the ample blue light in sunlight, most of the light we are exposed to via …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

7 Things to Worry About If You’re Thinking of Switching to Mirrorless Cameras from DSLRs

With news that Nikon and, possibly, Canon will be coming out with full frame mirrorless cameras soon, many dyed-in-the-wool DSLR users are …

Cameras

The One Smoothie That Gets Rid Of Back And Stomach Fat, According To A Dietitian

When combined with a consistent exercise routine, incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet is a great way to kickstart fat loss. In …

Nutrition

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

Blue light from phone screens accelerates blindness, study finds

Scientists say they have found how blue light from smartphones, laptops and other digital devices damages vision and can speed up blindness.<p>Research by the University of Toledo in the US has revealed that prolonged exposure to blue light triggers poisonous molecules to be generated in the eye’s …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics