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You Don't Need Fancy Glasses To See The Eclipse With This NASA-Approved Hack

Sun-worshipping astro nerds have been planning for the impending eclipse for months now: Campsites are booked and hotels in the full eclipse's …

Introducing the Special Forces Workouts (and a Must-Read FAQ)

Click Here to Get Started on the Special Forces Workouts<p><i>The Special Forces workouts start today! This program is designed by Special Forces operator</i> …

Special Forces

9 moves that target lower-belly fat from pregnancy

First of all, let’s get one thing straight: When you have a baby, your body changes. And that’s completely OK. More than that, it’s necessary. Every single change that you see in your body is there for a reason — to create another being.<p>That includes the lower belly “pooch” that postpartum moms …

The Number One Cause of Human Suffering According to Master Buddhist Thich Nhat Hanh

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy.<p>The first …

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I'm A Yogi Who Started Meditating Every Day For A Week. Here's What Happened

When I first started meditating, I had already been practicing yoga for six years. I had experienced small doses of meditation in my classes and …

Meditation

Modi's Fatal Weakness

It's been almost three years since Narendra Modi took over as prime minister of India -- but, in many ways, it feels longer. Modi's domination of Indian politics, and of Indians' imagination, is complete; no alternative seems possible, every challenger has been defeated. But bad economics has a …

India

Trump’s populism has nothing to do with helping the people who voted for him

If words could bring legal actions, “populism” would sue for aggravated abuse. And President Trump would be a co-defendant.<p>In a season of dispiriting tidings, few habits have been more infuriating than the ease with which political commentators of all stripes have applied the P-word to Trump. Trump …

Donald Trump

Trump's Indian business partner wants to raze Pakistan founder's old home

Donald Trump’s Indian business partner is leading a campaign to raze a bungalow in Mumbai that was once the home of Pakistan’s founding father, in a dispute threatening to provoke a diplomatic row between Delhi and Islamabad.<p>The property was the primary residence of Mohammad Ali Jinnah before he …

Crafter’s paradise: The US creativity market is a $44 billion industry

The total size of the US creative industry is now $43.9 billion, according to new research from the Association For Creative Industries, until recently known as the Craft and Hobby Association. That’s an increase of 45% from the $30.1 billion measured last time the study was done in 2011, using …

Hobby Lobby

These are the psychological reasons why some people are always late

Maybe it's you who has the problem, and no matter how many alarms and reminders you set, you just can't help but leave the house <i>after</i> the time you were supposed to be at an agreed location.<p>Plenty of research has gone into trying to figure out why some of us are like this.<p>According to human …

29 Easy Ways to Keep Your Home Cleaner Than Ever

These tips will make cleaning feel less miserable and a little more like fun.<p>Cleaning sucks. There's no way around it. But it's one of those things you have to do if you want to stay sane. There are ways to make the process less sucky. Melissa Maker, best-selling author of <i>Clean My Space: The Secret</i> …

This Artist with Synesthesia Sees Colors in Music and Paints Your Favorite Songs

Melissa McCracken grew up with a neurological condition that means she processes songs as colors—a gift that translates into paintings inspired by her favorite musicians.<p>Most artists make a living by painting what they see, but Melissa McCracken paints what she hears. The 26-year-old from Kansas …

Living with Back Pain? 5 Core Exercises You Need

Millions of Americans suffer from back pain on a routine basis. This problem increases with age, as bone mass diminishes, muscles stiffen, and discs …

Why Trump's populist appeal is about culture, not the economy

A Harvard political scientist on the West's cultural crisis<p>There is a long-running debate about the reasons for Donald Trump’s populist appeal. Is it about economic angst among the white working class, or is it primarily a cultural backlash?<p>Writers like the Atlantic’s Michelle Cottle worried that …

New Report Confirms It: Pregnant Women Should Really, Really Be Exercising

Meditation for Childbirth: How to Calm Your Nerves Before Labor

Tris ThorpOne of the most exciting times in a woman’s life is when she finds out that she is expecting a child. Feelings of exhilaration around …

Pregnancy

What It’s Like To Have a Difficult Pregnancy

<i>In our new series Pregnancy Diaries, we ask expecting women to jot down every pregnancy-related detail of their lives for a week. (Special thanks to</i> …

Neil Gorsuch Gets Grilled on His Opinion of Women Who Take Maternity Leave

During his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Judge Neil Gorsuch cleared up questions about his regard for working women.<p>Prior to the …

Did you breastfeed your child for the first six months?

Public Health England recommends exclusive breastfeeding for a baby’s first six months, but most women stop after two. Tell us about your experiences

The Benefits of Being an Older Mother

The baby-making dictum is about as old as childbearing itself: Have your children while you’re young; they’re healthier, you’re healthier, everyone’s …

Climate change is on pace to kill an ice age remnant

<b>(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)</b><p>The Barnes Ice Cap covers an area about the size of Delaware. It faces certain death<p>Brian Kahn<p>March 23, 2017 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Climate Central.<p>Humans are in the process of changing the planet in a way that hasn’t happened in 2.6 million years.<p>For …

Global Warming

Meditation for Beginners: 7 Tips For Those Who Say They Can't Meditate

One of the most healthy habits you can develop for yourself is meditation, hands down.<p>Countless research studies have shown its benefits, ranging …

How Planning Can Improve Your B&W Photography

Here is something that you may, or may not, think about in your photography.<p>I think about it constantly, when I’m creating photographs, and there is …

A complete guide to keeping your feet happy on the trail

Even the highest-rated (and most expensive) footwear can make your feet unhappy. Rather than chancing it when you lace up your shoes for the start of …

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Why Putin Hates Clinton and Helped Trump Win

An expert in US-Russia relations explains how we got to where we are today.<p>The Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russia have spiraled out into a story that's birthed a thousand conspiracy theories about how and why Donald Trump teamed up with the Kremlin to "hack" the 2016 election. Many Trump …

How Democrats could bring down Obamacare repeal

Senate Democrats want House conservatives to think twice before supporting Speaker Paul Ryan's Obamacare repeal bill — because Democrats believe they can strip out key provisions used to woo the right when the bill comes over to the Senate.<p>Members of the minority party say that two key provisions …

Arctic Imperatives

Overview<p>"The United States, through Alaska, is a significant Arctic nation with strategic, economic, and scientific interests," asserts a new Council …