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Kristina Dropped 102 Pounds by "Doing Zero Exercise" in the First Year

Kristina went to the doctor and saw 250 pounds on the scale. That, along with a friend's unexpected death, quitting her job, and getting accepted to her dream graduate school program across the country, inspired her to make a big change — so she did! Her weight-loss journey began in March 2014.<p>She …

Fitness

I Sold My Stuff to Travel the World. Here's What I Kept.

At age 42, I whittled my life to nine boxes to cram in a friend's basement. The worst part was selling the kitchen gear I'd amassed over 25 years of …

For more than two decades, Carlos Kaiser was one of the most famous footballers in Brazil – even though he had no intention of ever kicking a ball<p>You might know the voiceover at the start of The Big Lebowski. As tumbleweed meanders through Los Angeles, Sam Elliott introduces us to the film’s main …

Soccer

Robot dog makes first parcel delivery to house in Boston

Boston Dynamics has been putting its robotic dog to work delivering packages in Boston as it part of a mission to find commercial uses for the machine.<p>The company, owned by Google, has been testing ways to use the dexterous machines in different settings. Until now, the robots have only really been …

Organization Guru Marie Kondo’s Tips for Dealing with Your Massive Piles of Unread Books (or What They Call in Japan “Tsundoku”)

"<i>Eats, Shoots, and Leaves</i> is Britain's number-one best seller at the moment, and it's about punctuation, and no, I don't get it either," writes Nick …

Exclusive: German Author Of 'Dear Americans' Viral Message Says Rise Of Trump Made Him 'Physically Sick'

‘Johan Franklin’ tells HuffPost UK about the death threats and 'German collective guilt'.<p>JohanFranklin<p>The German author of the viral ‘Dear Americans’ …

Andy Warhol

Make a DIY Grout Cleaner Out of Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda

If the grout lines between your kitchen or bathroom tile have seen better days, this DIY cleaner should do the trick. And you probably already have …

Warning From 'The People of Germany' About Donald Trump Goes Viral

Subtle satire goes viral with #BeenThereDoneThat<p>A German man penned a viral letter to Americans comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler with the …

Donald Trump is the embodiment of everything Singapore taught me to fear about democracy

Growing up in Singapore, the ideals of liberal Western democracy were not held in the same high esteem as they are in the US. “The exuberance of democracy leads to undisciplined and disorderly conditions which are inimical to development,” Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister, is often …

Political Science

Suspension Furniture by Robby Cuthbert is a Feat of Engineering

While many furniture designs can boast that they are put together with no screws, glue or nails, very few can say they rely on nothing but tension …

Why our ancestors built round houses - and why it still makes sense to build round structures today

The oldest forms of indigenous shelter were often round in shape. (Think the Southwest USA Hogan, Mongolian Yurt, North American Teepee and the Greek …

Engineering

These are the Coolest Rolling Pins Ever

Polish designer Zuzia Kozerska created an awesome series of laser-engraved rolling pins with a variety of designs and patterns. The rolling pins are …

witherford watson mann architects: astley castle renovation

‘astley castle renovation’ by witherford watson mann architects, nuneaton, warwickshire, englandall images courtesy of the landmark trust<p>astley …