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This Family’s Dubstep Christmas Light Show Drops Some Impressive Festive Bass

Chances are you’ve seen ABC’s <i>The Great Christmas Light Fight</i>, in which families across the country battle for Christmas light show supremacy. Often times it’s extravagant, a dazzling display of creativity where you can’t help but wonder how they came up with such a light show (as well as how much …


101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …


27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso


7 Nutrients (Besides Fiber and Protein!) That Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Vitamin C</b><br>To turbo-charge iron's energizing superpowers pair it with some vitamin C. That vitamin helps your body use the hard-to-absorb type of iron found in fruits and veggies, says Cording. Besides that, vitamin C's an antioxidant, which means it promotes optimal cell function. "It signals to …


Katrina: A Storm to Remember in Pictures

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Women's Health

Exercise 1 Goblet Squat<p><b>Why it's perfect for you:</b> This squat variation (my hands-down fave!) hits your quads like most others but also focuses on the glutes, hamstrings, and core-stabilizing muscles, which tend to be weaker in women.<p>Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width apart, holding the end of …


13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …


The Guy Getting The World’s First Head Transplant Could Suffer ‘A Fate Worse Than Death’

Valery Spiridonov, 30, of Russia suffers from a rare disease called Werdnig-Hoffman Disease, which is a severe form of spinal muscular atrophy. As such, he has volunteered for the first human head transplant to be conducted by Italian neuroscientist Sergio Canavero, and have his head surgically …


The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …


12 Foods Personal Trainers Recommend

If you want to reach your goals, you not only have to train like a fitness pro, you’ve got to eat like one, too. To find out exactly what that …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …


12 Funny Pregnancy Announcements by Creative Parents

When it comes to pregnancy announcements, there are endless ways for creative parents-to-be to share their exciting news with friends and family. Instead of settling on a simple, conventional message, these happy couples took the opportunity to create hilarious images to broadcast their joy to the …



15 Creative Long Exposures Capture a World Unseen

Firefly trails. Fireworks that look like balloons. These are just some of the long exposure photos we've seen over the years that opened us up to a whole new world. Today we're taking a look at 15 photos that took long exposure to a whole new level. These photos captured movement unseen by the …


Wedding Photographer Re-Imagines Disney Princesses as Stunning Indian Brides

Amrit Grewal, a Vancouver-based wedding photographer, re-imagines Disney princesses as Indian brides in this enchanting photo series. The high-budget photo shoot showcases nine iconic princesses in gorgeous portraits that draw on elements of Indian culture to re-create the looks. For example, …


Blogger shares her Mardi Gras recipe for King Cake Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce |

New Orleans native Genet Hogan, who blogs regularly from Atlanta as Raised on a Roux, has been an active participant lately in our regular Wednesday …

13 Beauty Products That Have Stood the Test of Time

Go back to basics with these cult classics that are still going strong decadeseven centurieslater.<p>A healthy sense of skepticism is recommended when it comes to the cult followings of tween boy bands and Catskills communes. Not so for beauty products. Generations of women have given these classics …


18 Signs You're With The One You Should Marry

From the editors of, how to know if he's the one.<p><b>1) He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets, he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to …


Man Quits Job to Convert Old Van into Mobile Home to Travel the World


5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

<b>Turn Up Your Cardio</b><br>If you're serious about getting rid of fat, you've got to start getting serious about cardio. According to the USDA, you should perform 60-minute sessions five times a week.<p>For even more intense cardio, opt for interval training that alternates between periods of pushing your …


The Hottest Workouts for 2015

A guide to the best fitness classes in the country for the year ahead.<p><b>NEW YORK CITY</b><p><b>S10,;</b> This workout incorporates weight training and cardio with the goal of getting you to sub 10% body fat (S10), the optimum for health and body composition.<p><b>Mile High Run Club,;</b> …


100 things we didn't know last year

<b>Interesting and unexpected facts can emerge from daily news stories and the Magazine picks out such snippets for its weekly feature, 10 things we didn't know last week. Here's an almanac of the best of 2014.</b><p><b>1. The Pentagon has</b> a plan for combating a zombie apocalypse.<p>Find out more (Foreign</b> …

New York Times

8 Unconventional Workouts to Start Your New Year

The holidays are over, and the relatives are gone. You probably have your sights set on 2015 and the new you. Your resolutions are in place and you …

23 amazing hotels that opened in 2014 | CNN Travel

How Much Should You Exercise to Lose Weight?

Bridge's magic number for her weight-loss clients: six days a week, ideally for 50 to 60 minutes at a time. But while hours of exercise a week will surely help you create a calorie deficit, that's not the only reason the trainer wants her clients to find time for a work out almost every day. "We're …


Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …


Photographer Captures the Many Faces of the Moon in 2014

From the Dragon Moon to the Harvest Moon, Jim Nickelson captures a year's worth of full moon snapshots.<p>The evolving face of the moon has been a source of endless fascination and speculation since humanity first ventured to look up at the night sky. For former NASA aerospace engineer Jim Nickelson, …

Top 10 New Orleans art experiences of 2014 |