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10 Books Like 'Black Mirror' For Fans Of Mind-Bending Twists

Good science fiction makes you think about where society is headed, and how advancing technology might affect our lives. <i>Great</i> science fiction makes …

Science Fiction

17 Spine-Tingling New Books For Fans Of Dystopia

Our definition of dystopia is a broad one — any vision of the future that could go awry qualifies.<p>The end of 2016 brought with it a spike in classic dystopian book sales. George Orwell’s <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i> and Margaret Atwood’s <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> ― which will be released as a Hulu show this month …

25 Minutes. 13 Moves. One Total-Body Pilates Workout That Burns So Good

There are some sweat sessions that leave you wondering if you even got a good workout. And then there are others that make you shake, sweat, and feel …

I Did 30 Burpees For 15 Days and Here’s What Happened

Try it yourself: Three sets of 10 burpees for 15 days straight<p>When I wanted to try CrossFit, I dragged one of my best friends to a beginner’s class with me. And although she was a good sport about it, she mentioned on our drive home how the deadlifts-crunches-burpees circuit would have been so much …

Cardio vs. weights: Which is better for weight loss?

For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss.<p>Then strength training muscled its way into the spotlight as the must-do move for revving your metabolism and losing weight in your sleep, prompting many exercise enthusiasts to join #TeamNoCardio.<p>So …

Fitness

Torch Fat and Build Muscle With Jen Widerstrom’s 7-Minute Dumbbell Circuit

Who says you need to spend hours in the gym for a complete total-body workout? Not Jen Widerstrom, celebrity trainer, <i>Biggest Loser</i> host, and author …

How to Reduce Stress by Breathing Like a Navy SEAL

These are stressful, uncertain times. How are we supposed to be calm and productive workers amid all this chaos?<p>There is one simple way to cage the …

Military

14 Best Science-Fiction Books to Read

These days, it seems like the headlines being splashed across our TVs, phones, and computer screens seem more like they're from a book or movie than actual real life. It's all enough to make you think to yourself, "Wait, did they just... is this a science-fiction novel?"<p>Not quite — this is all very …

How to Cut Carbs For Weight Loss

Does this food group really make you fat? Here’s everything you need to know<p>Carbohydrates are one of the most confusing aspects of nutrition. I say this as a dietician who has helped countless clients lose weight. And I understand the confusion.<p>First you hear that you should eat fewer carbohydrates …