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3 Tricks for Running Harder and Longer

<b>Break Up Your Mileage</b><br>Interval workouts feel less unwieldy than a long run. "Breaking any long run into more manageable chunks of distance makes it seem like you’re not running as far," says Jason Fitzgerald, a 2:39 marathoner and founder of Strength Running in Washington, D.C. "When you divide it …

How Soda Destroys Your Body

You may never hit the vending machine again.<p>Shutterstock<p><i>This article was written by Mike Smith and Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>It seems like not a month goes by without a new study condemning sugary, bubbly sodas, but seeing all the data in one place does not paint a …

30 Indie/Alternative Songs That Make Me Feel

<b>24.</b> “I’m tired of feeling like I’m fucking crazy.” – Ride by <i>Lana Del Rey</i><p><b>21.</b> “If the city never sleeps, then that makes two.” –The City by <i>Ed …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

6 Steps to the Chicest Sitting Room Ever

A boring sitting room gets the "wow" factor. Plus, get the look with our "How To" guide.<p><b>The sitting room BEFORE</b><p>Dallas-based interior designer and owner of Studio Ten 25 Abbe Fenimore's sitting room in her 1950s ranch house needed an overhaul. Her main objective was to create a space that combined …

The Services You Can Save Money on at Costco (Outside of the Store)

Sure, you can save a great deal of money at Costco when shopping at the warehouse (even if you're not a member). Don't forget you can also save a ton …

Personal Finance

Everything Changed When I Started Meditating Every Day

Until I set out to meditate every day for a month, my personal mantra came from a greeting card. I bought it without the envelope because I never planned on giving it to anyone. It read: "Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end."<p>The card has sat on various surfaces in …

Meditation

How To Pick a Lock Using Nothing But Hairpins

You can learn the basics of lock picking from a GIF, but for a more nuanced look at the techniques required to actually get a lock open without the …

10 natural remedies using honey

From wound salve and cough syrup to dandruff cure, honey comes to the rescue to solve a variety of body issues.<p>Modern man is pretty savvy – we can …

Alternative Medicine

3 Easy-to-Build Outdoor Benches - DIY

The Plank Seat<p>A couple of log sections and a sturdy board are all you really need to make the Plank Seat for a quiet spot by a garden, lakeshore or …

Woodworking

Glow In The Dark Nuclear Element Soaps are Radical but not Radioactive. - if it's hip, it's here

Glow-in-the-Dark Nuclear Element Soaps from United Nuclear products and supplies are the perfect nerdy gift for your science loving friends.<p>Nuclear …

Skin Care

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

7 Signs You Should Date Your Friend

But what if the situation is reversed? Can dating a guy or girl you're already buds with be a good idea? Well, that depends on the friend. Starting a relationship with someone you already trust, have things in common with, and care about can create a solid bond for the long haul, but there needs to …

Homemade (Nontoxic) Colored Powder

3 Amazing Juices for Weight Loss

<b>Collard Cooler</b><br>Using apples eliminates the need for added sugar, says Cavuto.<p>2 leaves collard greens<br>2 1/2 medium apples<br>1/2 medium cucumber<br>2 stalks celery<br>1/2 medium lemon, peeled<br>1/2 medium lime, peeled<p>Combine all ingredients in a juicer. Alternatively, you could also combine them in a blender and add …

25 Epic Dessert Mashups to Satisfy ALL of Your Cravings

Picture this: You’re at a party where you’re sitting around relaxing, taking in the amazing decor and delicious food, and then the dessert table is revealed. Suddenly, all self control is thrown out the window and you’re piling cakes on pies on cookies, because they all look so good! Well, resist …

Dessert

7 Organic Garden Crops to Plant Now, It's Not Too Late

Maybe you were too busy this spring to give your garden much love. Or maybe your plants have died since, leaving room for new life. You can do …

Gardening

5 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

Not all snacking is bad for you. These five pairings will keep you feeling full (without filling out)<p>iStock/Thinkstock<p>Let's get real: It's not <i>always</i> possible to avoid eating after dark. Some situations (a late work shift, a delayed flight) call for legit midnight meals—and hey, other times you're …

Nutrition

The Funniest Parenting Quiz You Will Ever Take

When I was a kid, I loved the television show <i>Let's Make a Deal</i>. I especially loved the segment in which the host, Monty Hall, would ask a woman from the audience to find some obscure item in her purse, such as a paper clip or supermarket receipt. I've been thinking that parents could play a similar …

Diapers

Salted Peanut Bars

Melted marshmallows give these nutty bars their elastic texture.

4 Foods That Help Relieve Stress and Shrink Your Waistline

<b>Chocolate Milk</b><br>In the mood for something sweet? Go for this childhood favorite. "Chocolate milk has potassium, which helps relieve muscle spasms if you're dealing with physical stressors," says Gans. Just make sure to stick with the low-fat version.<p><b>Oatmeal</b><br>This fiber-packed food will keep you full …

The Summer Drink That Will Make Your Skin Glow

<b>Green Tea</b><br>Its antioxidants help prevent heart disease and reduce inflammation, says Gayl Canfield, Ph.D., director of nutrition research at The Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami<p><b>Lemon Juice</b><br>It's high in vitamin C, a coenzyme your body uses to make collagen, which helps maintain the health of your …

Tag: Offices

Exotica at Work: 13 Ideas to Steal from a Historic Office in Charleston<p>by Annie Quigley<p>10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Shelving Systems<p>by Sarah …

San Francisco

Living Room Feng Shui Ideas, Tips And Decorating Inspirations

Japanese-inspired interiors, Zen-style homes and amazing garden retreats that borrow generously from Asian motifs; contemporary design is quickly …

20 Colorful Kitchen Finds Under $20

Kitchens

12 Tips For Creating The Ultimate Homework Station

Creating a stylish and streamlined space for your kids.<p>Help kids concentrate on their homework by creating a stylish and streamlined space for all their studying needs.

21 Rooms That Will Change The Way You Think About Bookshelves

These hyper-organized rooms will inspire the best in your home<p>These hyper-organized rooms will inspire the best in your home

Interior Design