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6 Reasons You Should Be Printing Your Photos

As a photographer I spend a lot of time taking photos, editing, blogging, and posting to social media. To what end? Are the photos meant to be viewed …

Total Body Makeover Workout

Love your shape—starting right now—with this 5-week plan that gets you strong, toned and thinner than ever.

Flat Belly Yoga! No-Crunch Workout DVD

Slim, trim, and tone with yoga. Yes, yoga!<p>Here at <i>Prevention</i>, we love yoga. We love how it makes you look and feel. We love how it boosts your energy …

11 Books Inspired by Shakespeare

By Allison Tyler | Off the Shelf<p>It's been 400 years since William Shakespeare shuffled off his mortal coil on April 23, 1616. To honor the Bard of Avon, we've compiled a list of some of the greatest novels influenced by his vast endowment of words. From comedy to tragedy, family foibles to mistaken …

100 books to change your life

We all have memories of books that have ignited our imaginations but is there one special book that has changed your life?<p>That's the premise behind a fascinating new collection of essays featuring contributions from writers, politicians and actors, who discuss the book that holds a special place in …

Books

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Workouts

The 15-Minute Core Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This core workout may be short on time, but it's high on intensity. Fitness instructor John Godfrey strategically builds in some rest time so you can …

A New Book Tells the Unbelievable Life Story of America’s First Supermodel

If you live in New York City, you probably pass her daily without knowing it. A ghost, cast in bronze, sculpted in stone, or hammered out of copper, she stands, unidentified, at the Frick mansion and the New York Public Library; inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art; by the entrances to the …

Choosing Your Words Carefully

Have you ever thought of words which excite a ready response in readers? Choice is important, and in cases of dramatic suspense, vital. Perfumes can …

Literature

Do These 3 Abs Exercises For A Stronger Core

Abs-olutely a great way to get fitter in less than a half hour a day.<p>The important thing, Matheny says, is to complete each day's reps with proper form and control. You're not trying to blow through them as quickly as possible; you're trying to maintain stability and form with every single rep. …

Workouts

11 Cardio Workouts Guaranteed to Leave You Soaked in Sweat

Think a gym membership is the key to getting fit? Think again. Sure, a gym has fancy equipment, but nothing beats what your own body can do. And, sometimes, it's just easier to work out in the privacy of your home. If you're looking to up your calorie burn with some serious cardio, try one of these …

Walk It Off: Burn 1,300 Calories Walking

Denise Crew<p>How It Works<p>Check out the latest skinny on walking: Women between the ages of 18 and 30 who walked at least four hours a week were 44 …

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Yoga

Here are the winners of the 2016 PEN Literary Awards

Your reading list just got a whole lot longer.<p>On Monday night, PEN America honored incredible new literature at the 2016 PEN Literary Awards …

7 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Get results on demand.<p>Shutterstock<p>Muscles aren't built in a day—but that doesn’t mean a solid workout can't give you instant definition. See, by performing certain moves—think, three to five sets of eight to 12 reps—you force a ton of blood into your muscles’ fast-twitch or power fibers. Long story …

If you haven’t read My Family and Other Animals, do so – preferably with a child

Growing up in America, my only association with the Durrell family involved Lawrence and a beautiful set of <i>The Alexandria Quartet</i> on my parents’ bookshelves. In the 1960s, when my family moved in moderately intellectual Boston circles, I spent a bookish childhood nosing into novels I couldn’t …

Books

17 Wedding Dress Designers You've Probably Never Heard Of

Introducing the bridal industry's new guard.<p>The bridal industry has its mainstay designers, and you've undoubtedly heard their names before…multiple times. That voluminous ballgown with a corseted bodice? Most likely a bespoke Vera Wang creation. Your dear friend's classic silk faille A-line gown …

Op-Ed | Data Alone Can’t Decode the Fashion Consumer

Data-driven algorithms alone can't unravel fashion consumers’ buying behaviour — but neither can humans, argues Tracy Sun of Poshmark.<p><b>SAN FRANCISCO,</b> …

eCommerce

The Most Beautiful Foyers in Vogue

Interior Design

Paris Review - Robert Lowell, The Art of Poetry No. 3

Interviewed by Frederick Seidel<p>Issue 25, Winter-Spring 1961<p>Drawing by Hans Beck, 1961.<p>On one wall of Mr. Lowell’s study was a large portrait of Ezra Pound, the tired, haughty outlines of the face concentrated as in the raised outlines of a ring seal in an enlargement. Also bearded, but on another …

Literature

Ab Workouts: Our Top 10 Abs Exercises

Abdominal Hold<p>This is the sort of move that looks so wonky, you sure hope your roommate doesn't catch you doing it — unless she also gets to see you …

Workouts

The Arty Instagram Account That’s Inspiring Our Spring Shoe Shopping List

A 19th-century artist’s wife. A courtesan loved by a king. Two cavaliers. These are some of the unusual cast of characters behind the 37 dreamy spring shoes—from chopine-like platform sandals to daintily embellished ballerinas—curated here by Vogue.com Assistant Market Editor Anny Choi and inspired …

This Artist Is Turning Roadkill into Still Lifes

Photographer-turned-taxidermist, Kimberly Witham makes dead animals her medium.<p>Although frequently relegated to an art form of strictly decorative purposes, taxidermy is finding a conceptual revitalization through the work of Kimberly Witham. Throughout the New Jersey-based artist’s many projects …

14 Proven Writing Tricks From Genius Writers by @AlyceFabel

No matter what, learning from great authors is always a plus. So let’s see what some of the literary elite have to say to young writers … Thanks, …

Creative Writing

The One Change I Made To Overcome Years Of Depression & Anxiety

It’s commonly known that alcohol is a "depressant"—but the truth about how alcohol affects someone who suffers from depression is not often discussed.<p>…

Alcohol

18 More Modern Poets You Should Know

In honor of World Poetry Day, you might pull out your favorite book of poems, Shakespeare sonnet, Robert Frost narrative or even Shel Silverstein rhyme. But what about the writers of today — have you discovered any new work lately? Well you’re in luck, because we’re sharing a new batch of both …

Iris Apfel, 94, Says She's Too Busy to Shop

From sitting front row at Paris Fashion Week to squeezing in vintage shopping before dinner with Azzedine Alaïa, Iris Apfel's schedule would be impressive even if she weren't a nonagenarian. Now back in New York, she hosted a breakfast on Friday at the Carlyle Hotel to launch her new collaboration …

For me, traditional publishing means poverty. But self-publish? No way

A few days ago, I wrote a piece on my blog exploding the myth of the rich writer, and laying out (in terms the Royal Literary Fund described as “ruthlessly mathematical”) what authors actually receive when you buy their books. The simple answer for many of us is nothing at all, after that heady …

Writing

The 15 best poetry books of all time

Literature

Your 7-Minute Fat-Blasting HIIT Workout

Want to burn a ton of calories, improve your endurance, and tone all over in just a few minutes? We've got the goods<p>Too busy to make it to your …