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Top Blue Jays prospect Daniel Norris lives by his own code

He throws 96. He's the Jays' No. 1 prospect. He signed for millions. And he lives in a VW camper. Meet Daniel Norris, the most interesting pitcher in …

Toronto Blue Jays

A Letter From Black America

Yes, we fear the police. Here’s why.<p><b>Last July 4, my family and I went to Long</b> Island to celebrate the holiday with a friend and her family. After eating some barbecue, a group of us decided to take a walk along the ocean. The mood on the beach that day was festive. Music from a nearby party pulsed …

12 Celebrity Workouts Worth the Burn

If running has you in a rut or your gym has you yearning for some new scenery, then it’s time for a change of pace. Celebs are the ultimate gym bunnies to look to for inspo on what’s new and different in the fitness world, because seriously, who has the time to work out more than the likes of …

Ferguson police report: Most shocking parts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city "must do better" to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses committed against African American residents by the city's police force.<p>"We must do better not only as a city but as a state and a country. …

Justice

How to Lose a Pound By Next Week

Notice a major difference in just seven days!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>If you're trying to drop pounds and are new to the whole exercise scene, then knowing exactly what to do can be a struggle. Since cardio, strength training, …

A Three-Step Formula On How To Shun Corporate Life To Start Your Own Business

Corporate life.<p>Upon hearing those words, you either jump for joy, or double-over in agony.<p>If the latter, pull up a chair and take notes because today calls your name.<p>You see–in a prior article on Julia Beardwood, founder and owner of Beardwood & Co., she shared her ten keys for success in the …

How To Get a Flat Stomach—Fast!

Follow this easy plan & lose that stubborn pooch<p>When patients arrive in the E.R., I have literally a few seconds to decide what's wrong and how I can help. Know which vital sign I check first? Their weight. The most important indicator of how people will manage a health crisis is how much belly fat …

7 Women Explain Exactly How They Lost Weight Without Going On Crazy Diets

Yep, totally possible.<p>It might be the least-fun "would you rather" in existence: Would you rather <i>not</i> be hangry all the time, or lose 10 pounds?<p>Luckily, you don't have to play that cruel game if you're looking for a way to lose weight. These women are proof: Instead of going on a trendy crash diet …

How to Lose Weight 20 Fast and Easy Tips

<b>How to Lose Weight: 20 Fast and Easy Tips</b><p>Write down what you eat for one week and you will lose weight. Studies found that people who keep food …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley11 hours …

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Working Out?

Read this if you've taken a fitness hiatus.<p>Even when you have the best of intentions, life sometimes gets in the way of a fitness routine. And whatever the reason behind it, the absence of workouts will cause your body to lose some of the progress it had made. Here’s how an exercise hiatus impacts …

Exercise

When Nature And Geometry Collide, These Photos Get Surreal

David Copithorne takes photos of classic subjects, mountains, beaches, street scenes, and then edits them to add floating geometric shapes which reflect the images around them, or twisting them into fractals-like forms. He uses Photoshop CS6 to create his work, and says he came upon his techniques …

Photography

3 Ways to Minimize Stubborn Face Fat

Is it possible to tone up from the neck up?<p>Maybe you’ve put on a few pounds “all in your face.” Or maybe you’ve lost weight, but your face hasn’t gotten the memo. What’s behind suddenly rounder cheeks?<p>“Generally speaking, when we gain or lose weight, we are not increasing or decreasing the number …

The Absolute Best Workout to Combat Belly Fat

Stomach pooch, you're going down.<p>Crunches, balance boards, yoga for your core—you could devote your life to exercises that supposedly target your abs, yet still watch your waistline spread. So what’s the smartest approach for targeting this trouble spot? A new study suggests daily weight training. …

Paleo Diet, Whole30 Lessons

Last month, I told you lovelies that I was two weeks into the Whole30 (in a nutshell, you nix sugar, dairy, grains, beans, soy products, processed foods, and alcohol for a month, while also not stepping on the scale or watching TV/doing computer work while eating).<p>And now I'm two weeks out—and, …

6 Salad Ingredients That Help You Drop Pounds Faster

Boost flavor and slim down at the same time with these surprising salad add-ins.<p>Ever wonder why loading up on salad doesn't always help you slim down? Despite their rep as a diet standby, salads aren't synonymous with weight loss. In fact, many of the usual add-ins don't actually offer much in the …

Nutrition

6 things I wish I’d known about marriage when I got married

The sooner you understand that there’s no such thing as unconditional love for your spouse, the happier you’ll be<p><b>1. There’s no such thing as unconditional love for your spouse.</b><p>I just blew your mind, didn’t I? Here’s the thing: Your spouse isn’t your child. Your spouse is your partner, a fellow …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

Make those after-work hours work harder for you.<p>Of course nights are great for going on dates, binge-watching Netflix, doing work, chatting on the phone—you name it. But you know what <i>else</i> they're great for? Setting yourself up for bigger and better weight-loss results. Just follow these tips to get …

How technology will change travel in 2015

Travel takes us all over the world, but its key technology battles are happening in your pocket. Mobile use is booming. During 2014, Skyscanner flight searches from hand-held devices have grown by 152 per cent, according to the company. Mobiles will become ever more important, particularly as …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

How your diet should (and shouldn't) change when you amp up your workout routine<p>When it comes to healthy eating for a fit and active lifestyle, certain facts are undeniable: Water is crucial, you can eat as many veggies as you want, and weight loss/maintenance is more a result of diet than …

6 Plyometrics Exercises For A Better Workout In Less Time

<i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Plyometrics -- or high-intensity exercises that stretch and then quickly shorten your muscles (think jump squats or plyo push-ups) -- are already known for their quick calorie-blasting, body-toning results. "The technique was originally designed to develop …

an immersive, virtual fitness experience.

iFit Coach on equipment<p>Working out just got better<p>Turn your equipment into the ultimate workout experience. Enter a world with thrilling workouts, …

Virtual Reality

What Is Waist Training?

We investigate the new celebrity exercise craze.<p>With stars such as Kim Kardashian raving about its effects on Instagram, waist training—a workout done while wearing a tightly laced corset—is about to become the next big exercise trend. But what is it and how does it work? We caught up with personal …

Body Fat

Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet

Hip-hop isn’t only a place to talk about fantasies like being a millionaire and having dope kicks—it’s where you can talk about God.<p>“As I mapped out …

Who Is Watching You?

Companies and institutions track us almost indiscriminately. Is this the world we want to live in?<p><i>By Julia Angwin</i><p>Who is watching you? This was once a …

Surveillance

2014: The year we reinvented meat

Move over, cows and chickens<p>The companies that did the most to change the food system this year weren't the ones that got rid of the antibiotics in their otherwise undesirable offerings (à la Chick-fil-A) or that marketed themselves as more sustainable fast food alternatives (hello, Chipotle). …

7 Psychology Tricks to Make Your Resolutions Stick

You know the old goal-setting adage: Don’t bite off more than you can chew (especially if your goal is to lose weight). But if that were all it took, …

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