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Strength Training Tips to Live Longer and Better

Every year, most older adults lose one percent of their muscle mass. But study after study suggests it’s never too late to slow muscle loss and even …

HOKA ONE ONE Presents Head-Turning Ultra-Marathon Running Sneakers

Fashion can oftentimes be a funny and fickle mistress, more times than not leaving us guessing aimlessly what the next big trend will be and/or where …

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Parents Try to Get Toddler to Say "Mama," but Brilliant Dog Says It First

You've got some pretty big paws to fill, little guy.<p>Don't you hate it when your dog beats you in developmental milestones?<p>A video posted on YouTube by user Sam Giovanini is currently making the rounds online, amassing over a half a million views, all because one tiny tot is outshined by his smart …

1. They Wake Up At The Same Time

It’s tempting to sleep in on the weekend to catch up on your sleep. Though it feels good temporarily, having an inconsistent wake-up time disturbs your circadian rhythm. Your body cycles through an elaborate series of sleep phases in order for you to wake up rested and refreshed. One of these …

Essential Oils & How To Use Them

Essential oils and plant extracts have become increasingly popular in recent years, but health practitioners have been using essential oils for …

This is one of the most important things every student should take back to school

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Whether you're gearing up to start taking notes at college lectures or want to give your "To Do" lists a little more oomph, because …

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Solar plane makes history after completing round-the-world trip

Solar Impulse 2, which landed in Abu Dhabi, is first plane powered by the renewable energy source to tour the globe<p>Solar Impulse 2 has completed the first round-the-world flight by a solar-powered aeroplane, after touching down in Abu Dhabi early on Tuesday.<p>The final leg of the feat, aimed at …

Made In China: A Look Inside The Life Of A Factory Worker

Meet the people that make our clothing, from our friends at Remake<p><i>Remake is building a conscious shopper movement, unmasking the humans who make our clothes through video stories and providing readers with sustainable fashion alternatives to current trends through style guides and their Instagram.</i> …

We Should All Steal This Parenting Trick From Prince William, Experts Say

It's easy and it'll boost your child's self-esteem.<p>If you spend a lot of time looking at photos of Prince William and his 3-year-old son, Prince George (as we most definitely do), you might have noticed that the Duke of Cambridge often kneels down while talking to his son.<p>He did it at Princess …

What Successful People Eat For Lunch

There is a lot of information out there about great morning routines, including numerous articles about the breakfast habits of the rich and famous.<p>And while those stories can be interesting and helpful, I personally have been more in need of mid-day recommendations. Anybody who knows me is well …

Book Review: The Hornet’s Nest by Jimmy Carter.

I’ll say this frankly. I’ve never been much of a history buff. I do like a bit of history here and there, but an overloaded and overwhelming truck of …

An Ode To The Invisible Father

My husband is in the kitchen, prepping dinner. I’m in our bedroom, sorting clothes. My 7-year-old <i>was</i> in the kitchen 15 seconds ago, but now he’s …

What Your Favorite Summer Olympians Are Up to Today

In short, they've been busy.<p>Mia Hamm. Shannon Miller. Michael Jordan. They've written books, appeared on TV shows and some have even earned acclaim for coaching young athletes to achieve similar success. Whose career has stayed strongest by your standards?

Alcohol Is Even Deadlier Than You Think, Scientist Reminds Us

If you've recently had a drink, we have some terrible news for you.<p>An opinion piece published in the scientific journal Addiction in July gathers evidence to argue that alcohol is a direct cause of cancer in several areas of the body.<p>The article reviews 10 years’ worth of studies from several …

Cancer

RIP VHS: World's Last VCR Will Be Made This Month

Be warned, vintage videophiles: Japan’s Funai Electric, a company that claims to be the last manufacturer of videocassette recorders (VCRs), will manufacture its last VHS player this month.<p>Funai, which manufacturers the VCRs in China for Sanyo, says the decision comes after selling only 750,000 …

Beauty and the Beast

4 Simple Ways To Teach Your Kids About Money

When I was in first grade, I had a terrible time understanding the unit on money and the concepts of counting and calculating change. I can remember …

Australian couple raffle off Micronesian island resort

An Australian couple who own a tropical island resort have decided to raffle it off rather than sell it to the highest bidder – and the move has sparked interest from around the world.<p>Australians Doug and Sally Beitz moved to the Micronesian island of Kosrae with their three young children in …

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