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'I Tried Jumping Rope Every Day For 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened'

The results were SERIOUSLY impressive.<p>I’ve always thought the jump rope was a totally underrated piece of equipment. Sure, we all loved it when we were kids, but unless you’re a CrossFitter or regularly box your way around a ring, it’s rare to find one incorporated into a workout. Eve Overland, …

A Lifetime Of Firsts For Doug Jones, Everyone's Favorite Movie Monster

The well-regarded creature actor recalls his collaborations with Guillermo del Toro, his red-carpet brush with Joan Rivers and the change he made to "Hocus Pocus."<p>It’s easy to forget that the zombies and wolfmen and levitating vampires and eccentric aliens traipsing though movies and TV shows are …

Why You Shouldn't Wait To Start These 4 New Years Resolutions

Don't wait until 2018 to be the best version of yourself.<p>With the new year just around the corner, you're probably starting to reflect on the past year. Even if it's merely at a subconscious level, the ending of one thing and the beginning of another tends to stimulate the desire for change within …

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Why You Should Stop Trying to Be More Confident

Research shows that mastering self-compassion is a better tactic when it comes to relationship and career success.<p>Let’s cut to the chase: yup, successful people are confident. And the more successful people become, often the more confident they are. And more confidence provides more benefits. …

Self-help

10 Experts Pick U.S. Historic Places That Are Actually Worth Visiting

<i>As the summer vacation season begins, TIME History asked prominent experts in American history to recommend a historic place to visit, and compiled</i> …

Black History

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

These Workout Moves Are Like Espresso Shots for Your Metabolism

First, let's get a better understanding of what metabolism actually is. Put simply, it's the bodily process needed to maintain life, wherein the body …

Fitness

In loving memory of Vine: Quartz picks the greatest Vines ever

Vine is dead. The team behind the Twitter-owned six-second video app announced today in a Medium post that it would be discontinued “in the coming months.”<p>To honor the popular app, Quartz staff picked some of their favorites from across Vine’s four-year history. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile …

Social Media

How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Self-help

45 Facts About "Braveheart" That Will Probably Surprise You

Mel Gibson once said: “If this movie didn’t have some funny bits, it’d be fucking unbearable.”<p>1. Nearly all of the movie was filmed in Ireland, apart from a few scenes that featured William Wallace's village, which were filmed in Glen Nevis.<p>2. After the set was dismantled, the parking lot the …

Tim Burton’s 17 Films Ranked — From Worst to Best – Variety

Tim Burton is one of the most iconic and prolific directors in Hollywood.<p>His 18th film — “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” — opens this …

The 100 best teen movies – how many have you seen?

Our teenage years may be full of moments we'd rather forget, but these are the hundred classic teenage movies we'll always remember. Click away to …

Comedy Movies

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

21 Genius Travel Hacks We Learned from Instagram

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a destination wedding or a legit beach vacay, Instagram is often the first place you head to get inspo on where to eat, what to see and, most importantly, how to travel with a little less stress. Wait, what? Yup. Your fave social network is here to …

From Kale To Cauliflower: 13 Standout Superfood Recipes

What makes a food super? It has to be packed with nutrients and good for your health. It also has to be delicious! From Asian Kale Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing to Tart & Tangy Fro-Yo, these recipes prove that eating healthy doesn't have to be boring.<p><b>1. Asian Kale Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing</b><p>…

23 Alton Brown Recipes You Have to Try ASAP

Alton Brown recipes are always a good idea, because the Food Network chef knows a thing or two (million) about food. The <b>Cutthroat Kitchen</b> host and longtime TV favorite is known for treating cooking like science (nitrus oxide cold brew, anyone?), and his vast culinary knowledge makes his recipes …

30 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier On A Budget

Because it really shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.<p><i>Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

These Flower Portraits Will Leave You Breathless

Prepare yourself to be awestruck by Vicki Rawlins's flower portraits; using rose petals for lips and twigs for cheekbones, the Chicago-based artist collects pieces of mother nature in a bag and then painstakingly lays them out in her studio to create masterpieces. "Nothing taped, nothing glued, …

10 Movies + Shows to Stream After You Spring Clean Your Netflix Queue

Spring has officially sprung, which means it’s time for spring cleaning. And you know what’s getting dusty? Your Netflix queue. Every week, we bring you the latest in shows and movies you need to stream. In the spirit of new beginnings, we’ve got a whole new list of movies and shows to help you put …

Best Documentaries on Netflix

The 10 Best Documentaries on Netflix<p>Unlike narrative films, documentaries have the power to legitimately illuminate a subject in a straightforward …

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

4 apps that fix Apple Music’s shortcomings

I recently expressed my frustrations with Apple Music and why I didn’t plan to continue using the service. I <i>want</i> to love Apple Music. Siri integration and the ability to have a singular place to listen to <i>all</i> my music, both streamed and purchased, would be a dream come true.<p>Unfortunately, Apple …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Breakfast

Golden Girls: Growing Old, Growing Up and Growing Asian American

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the debut of <i>The Golden Girls</i> on NBC. From modest beginnings, the show would become a huge success, garnering top ratings for NBC and accolades for the show, its cast and crew. But more importantly, from a cultural perspective, it has had a much larger impact. As …

Apps to download for your car

REUTERS/Desmond Boylan<p>We own cars way longer than we own cell phones, but that means most of our cars are desperately in need of an upgrade.<p>That's where these apps step in. From getting gas on-demand to knowing why your check engine light is on, the way we drive and approach owning a car is …

Special Report: The war on big food

Try this simple test. Say the following out loud: Artificial colors and flavors. Pesticides. Preservatives. High-fructose corn syrup. Growth …

Score: Original Breakfast Club Script Discovered In a High School Filing Cabinet

Additional papers reveal John Hughes' film's first title: Saturday Breakfast Club.<p>As a wise jock once said, "We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all."<p>In this week's case, "it" is the source of Andrew Clark and his fellow detention detainees' bizarreness. The …

When 'Mad Men' Ends, Does TV's Best 'Stealth Feminism' Die, Too?

For seven seasons, Matthew Weiner has devoted himself to creating fascinating, complicated female characters.<p><b>This article appears in the March 2015 issue of ELLE magazine.</b><p>To write about the women of <i>Mad Men</i> in a way that sidesteps the usual fawning, rhapsodic, pin-up calendar approach is to confront …

The Behind-The-Scenes Story Of ‘Diversity Day,’ The Episode That Defined NBC’s ‘The Office’

Of his iconic TV character from the American version of <i>The Office</i>, Steve Carell once said, “If you don’t know a Michael Scott, then you are Michael Scott.” Actually, it was Ricky Gervais who said that to Scott in regard to his character, David Brent, from the U.K. version of the series, but the …

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