Katie Eckhardt

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So THIS Is the Secret to a Sexy Yoga Butt

That's really all it takes.<p>Because you shouldn't have to choose between a chilled-out yoga flow and a tight, round butt, Cornelius Jones Jr., the Los Angeles yogi who teaches Jessica Alba's go-to fitness class, Cornelius YogaBurn, incorporates yoga-inspired moves that will basically light your butt …

How to Sculpt a Sexy Yoga Core in 7 Minutes

No handstands required.<p>You don't need to master a handstand to sculpt sexy yoga abs. Just try this yoga-inspired, core-strengthening workout designed by Cornelius Jones Jr., the Los Angeles-based creator of Cornelius YogaBurn, which is part of Jessica Alba's regular fitness routine.<p><i>Alex</i> …

A top Harvard professor says this is how to trick your brain into conquering fear

But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments.<p>In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.<p>She defines presence as "the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true …

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

Don DeLillo - a beginner's guide

25 May 2016<p>Don DeLillo is one of the greatest living American novelists. Over the last forty-five years he has produced fifteen novels and three …

Celebrate Short Story Month With These 17 Stellar Short Stories By Contemporary Writers

You can read ‘em all on the Internet, folks.<p>We’re now in the throes of Short Story Month, a gleeful celebration of fiction writing with a word limit. Short stories are typically classified as any work amounting to fewer than 7,500 words, but of course, there’s much more to the form than …

One photographer is documenting the surprisingly beautiful doors of the world

Travelling can often present us with surprising beauty in unexpected places. One photographer turned that surprise into a stunning collection of beautiful ‘Doors of the World’.<p>Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves is already known for his ongoing Windows of the World project, documenting …

10 Grammar Mistakes People Love To Correct (That Aren't Actually Wrong)

Are you the sort of person who just loves correcting other people's grammar? Are you sure that you're doing it right? Some things that people have …

5 Adventure Quotes to Inspire Spring Hiking and Backpacking Adventures

Spring Hiking is Here!<p>Spring is finally here, the snow is starting to melt and many of our favorite trails and peaks are ready for hiking! This makes …

Photographer Documents People Kissing In Public Spaces Around The World

When it comes to PDA, it's a small world after all.<p>Whether you're the kind of softie who can't help but <i>awww</i> when you see two teenagers grinding on a park bench or the heartless cynic who rolls your eyes at any two people who dare swap spit in public, you will most surely crack a smile upon seeing …

The 9 Most Breathtaking Images from the Smithsonian's Annual Photo Contest

A volcano spewing ash, magical forest fireflies, and a monkey who feels just like we all do about winter weather. These are just a few of the …

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Inner Peace AND a Tight Butt: How to Turn Any Exercise into a Mind-Body Workout

Nope, you don't have to choose between the two.<p>Imagine someone is reading this intro to you in a soothing voice. Take a deep breath in, then out. Now indulge us in some word association: <i>mind-body fitness</i>. What do you picture? A dimly lit Yogilates class, right? Indeed you do, and the room smells of …

Illustrator Amusingly "Unmasks" the True Identities of Pop Culture Icons for New Book

Alex Solis continues to marvel us with his clever series <i>Icons Unmasked</i>. The witty cartoon-style portraits reveal the unknown “identities” of famous characters in pop culture, and their costumed alter-egos might surprise you. All along, a babbling Minion has been lurking beneath the facade of a …

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York: Pictures

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Loving Boyfriend Prepares Symmetrical Breakfasts for Himself and His Partner Every Day

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and photographer Michael Zee makes sure he does it just right every morning. For both himself and his boyfriend Mark van Beek, Zee cooks a delicious breakfast at the start of each day. Sometime last year, the two sat down to eat their morning meal …

'Extraordinary Tales' animates 5 Poe stories in extraordinary ways

In the modest but often visually striking "Extraordinary Tales," Spanish animator Raul Garcia uses imaginative designs, computer animation that suggests other media and an impressive array of voice actors to present five short films based on stories by<p>Edgar Allan Poe.<p>The segments are linked by a …

In 125 years, millions of people have looked at this painting. No one really saw it until recently.

I'm not easily impressed, OK?<p>I know Van Gogh was a genius. If the point of this were "Van Gogh was a mad genius," I would not be sharing this with …

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6 Creepy Abandoned Mansions From Around the World

<b>Credit: Alexander Synaptic / Flickr</b><p><i>By: Kaitlyn Johnston</i><p>These grand estates once played host to the wealthiest of families. Now, they house dark memories, crumbling architecture - and maybe even ghosts. Watch your step as we venture inside 6 abandoned mansions from around the world.<p><b>1. THE MUDHOUSE</b> …

11 Of The Most Stylish Women In History That You've Never Heard Of

If they only had Instagram back in the day. These aristocrats, artists, and courtesans were the style icons of their time.<p>These ladies ruled countries, wrote books, stole husbands, brokered peace treaties, and looked good while doing it all. Today's It girls have nothing on them.

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20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

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How to Make a Healthy Breakfast for Weight Loss

In theory, opting for a homemade meal over something processed will almost always serve up more nutrition and save you tons of calories. The truth …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

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9 quick tips to improve your mental health

Achieving better mental health sometimes requires professional help. People may need a therapist or even medication to deal with such disorders as depression and anxiety.<p>But those serious diagnoses aside, we could all do with a little brain tuneup. Fortunately, science has some suggestions for how …

The 30-Minute Yoga Routine for Runners

Even the most athletic among us needs a break now and then. After all, overuse is the most common cause of injury for runners. And everyone is …

These Are the 25 Toughest Animals on Earth

Our highly subjected ranking of Mother Nature's meanest, from the black mamba to the living dinosaur that is the saltwater croc<p>In June, we cast our critical eye at America in search of the toughest animals you least want to encounter in the wild. But the world spoke up and we listened. There are …

21 Picasso Tattoos Everyone Will Fall In Love With

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