Kim Bonsteel

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5 Must-Do Pilates Moves for a Great Butt

In Pilates, there are many butt exercises that lift, tone, and sculpt your backside, but they do so much more. As with most Pilates exercises, these …

Workouts

14 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

1. You Can Trade In Unwanted Items for Cash.<p>Amazon accepts a long list of electronics (tablets, phones, cameras, video games, and more), as well …

Where to Find the Bluegrass State's Best Sips on a Kentucky Bourbon Trail Road Trip

Take a journey along Kentucky’s famed Bourbon Trail and experience the best of the state’s distilleries. (All Photos: Kristin Luna)<p>Bourbon has become …

The 10 Best Abs Exercises for Beginners

Just because you’re new to working out (and your abdominals are hiding behind a layer of fat) doesn’t mean you need to be relegated to your …

Workouts

When Your Child Is a Psychopath

The condition has long been considered untreatable. Experts can spot it in a child as young as 3 or 4. But a new clinical approach offers hope.<p>This is a good day, Samantha tells me: 10 on a scale of 10. We’re sitting in a conference room at the San Marcos Treatment Center, just south of Austin, …

Empathy

Mapping Ireland’s Mysterious Carvings of Old Women Exposing Their Genitals

Sheela-na-gigs can be found all over the country, but it’s only recently that academics have been brave enough to study them.<p>Sometime in the 1940s, …

Pay Attention to These Surprising 6 Red Flags Signaling Burnout. You May Be Closer Than You Think | Inc.com

Contrary to what you might think, it's surprisingly easy to ignore the signs of burnout. You might be so determined to meet a deadline or achieve some goal that you miss the red flags or warning signs that something is about to go very wrong. If you're not conscious of what your body is telling you …

Productivity

The secret Maoist Chinese operation that conquered malaria — and won a Nobel

The legacy of Maoist mass science demanded that research serve practical needs and engage the masses<p>At the height of the Cultural Revolution, Project 523 – a covert operation launched by the Chinese government and headed by a young Chinese medical researcher by the name of Tu Youyou – discovered …

Is the Default Mode of the Brain to Suffer?

If you’re going to get any sort of science done, an experiment needs a control group: the unaffected, possibly placebo-ed population that didn’t take …

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Yes, every body is a “yoga body”

<i>Yoga teacher Dana Falsetti—a leading voice in the body positivity movement whose @nolatrees posts are a must-read among the healthy Instagram set—was</i> …

An analysis of 10,000 scientific studies on marijuana concretely supports only three medical benefits

More than half the states in the US now allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes, as well as at least 16 other countries. Yet of the hundreds of purported medical benefits, only three are concretely supported by scientific evidence: treating chronic pain, nausea after chemotherapy, and …

Here’s an ancient philosophy so simple even a 5-year-old could understand it

The great Richard Feynman said that if someone can’t explain something simply to a novice -- at the freshman lecture level -- it’s because they don’t …

New Evidence Suggests Parkinson's Might Start in The Gut, Not The Brain

We might have been wrong about Parkinson's this whole time.<p>A new study adds to a growing body of research that suggests we might have been thinking …

‘Magnet Therapy’ May Be Effective in Treating MS Symptoms

Evidence is showing that magnet therapy could be the answer to treating many symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS).<p>Those are the findings of …

How I Get More Done 2 Days Than Most People Do In 2 Weeks

There’s one thing that I do better than most people.<p>I’m not smarter than most people. I’m not more talented. I don’t have some Ivy League education. I don’t get a lot of lucky breaks.<p>Instead, I hustle. That’s my secret skill.<p>But it’s not a real secret. I’ve taken the time to research productivity …

Time Management

School Apps to Help With Your Studies

With Yup, students received unlimited math, chemistry and physics support 24/7.<p>Whether a student is stuck on a homework problem or wants help …

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According to Neuroscience, These Are the 10 Most Relaxing Songs Ever

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

20 Simple Hacks That Will Save You Money

Do you like to save money? Dumb question, right – you work hard for your money, so you want to keep as much of it as possible. There are plenty of …

India’s Deadly, Flexible Whip Sword Takes Years to Master

The urumi will cut you.<p>A martial artist uses a multi-bladed Sri Lankan variation of a traditional urumi. (Photo: Angampora/CC BY-SA 3.0)<p>Whips are the …

Self Defense

How to make a cheap, DIY wind turbine

Tall metal poles rise out of the fields, their rotary blades slowly turning breeze into electricity. That's the picture that springs to mind when we …

Science Reveals This Fruit Can Literally Press Pause On Aging

If you’re one who uses anti-aging skincare and undergoes procedures to retain your youth – then this information is right up your alley. There’s an …

A Ranking of the Happiest States in the Country

Can you guess which one came out on top?<p>If you've ever said your goal in life is just to be happy, listen up: We know which states are the happiest in America (a.k.a. where you should move ASAP). Since happiness is dependent on many factors, analysts at WalletHub conducted a poll using 28 metrics …

Happiness

Which foods actually have the most pesticides?

If you eat, you're going to consume a certain amount of pesticides. That's just a reality of living in this day and age. But luckily, there are some easy ways to reduce your and your family's pesticide exposure – which can improve your health both in the short and long term. And it all starts with …

Nutrition

4 Yoga Poses That Will Fix Your Hip and Back Pain

Butterfly<p>Sit on floor, bend both knees and bring feet together. Using hands, open feet up like a book, pressing knees toward floor with elbows (as …

This Fidget Cube Is the Perfect Toy for Your Restless Fingers

Whether it’s clicking pens, flipping paper clips or just playing with our fingers, most of love to fidget. It’s not the most productive habit, but at …

Physicists Say Twin Towers Destroyed by Controlled Demolition on 9/11

<b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> <i>—</i> Christmas has come early for “conspiracy theorists” around the world. An academic report published by <i>Europhysics News</i> in time for the …

The odd language rule English speakers know — but don't know we know

Does the second part of that sentence sound strange to you? Perhaps you think I should have written "loose green top."<p>You're not wrong (though not entirely right, because descriptivist linguistics): An intuitive code governs the way English speakers order adjectives.<p>The rules come so naturally to …