Lori Nicholson

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12 Brilliantly Literary Hotels for Book Lovers

Add this grand, dramatic hotel set in a palace built in 1894 to your bucket list, not just for the regal digs, but for the massive library, which …

The Glute Workout From Hell

Will it hurt? Yes. Will it get results? Hell yes.<p>It’s time to put that cushion you sit on all day to work with this 10-minute glutes workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>It’s as simple as it gets—one exercise, two variations, 10 minutes—but your butt will be burning by the end. …

Fitness

Leverage Your Fear of Failure to Become More Successful Than You Imagined

No one likes to fail. We live in a culture of achievement and success. We hear about the Oscar nominations, the Fortune 500 companies and cutting-edge medicines, but we rarely hear about the countless auditions, the challenges of building an exceptional product, or the years of medical school. The …

I Tried a TRX-Yoga Fusion Class and It Changed Everything

It turns out a little extra support was all I needed to conquer my yogi fears and attempt a headstand.<p>An hour of rigorous spinning? I'm game. A …

Thessalonica

Thessalonica (also Thessalonike) was an ancient city of Macedon in northern Greece which today is the city of Thessaloniki. Made capital of the Roman …

Adam Savage Builds His Childhood Home in Foamcore

In this Tested.com “One Day Build,” Adam does something really cool, he uses a set of plans he had made of his childhood home to create a scale model (1/24th scale) of it in foamcore. He says he’s only going to use one tool for the build, a humble #11 X-acto knife. He, of course, ends up using …

Woodworking

7 Common Mistakes To Avoid If You Want To Achieve Your Goals And Dreams In Life.

No matter what goals, dreams or personal changes you want to achieve in your life, the reality for you and everyone else, is that it requires …

The science behind SpaceX’s ambitious plan to land a spacecraft on Mars

Only the space agencies of the Soviet Union, the US and the EU have landed anything on Mars. This week Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX said it would put its Dragon spacecraft on the red planet “as soon as 2018″—making it the first private company to go interplanetary.<p>It’s easy to get impatient …

Space Travel

100-Year-Old Sets World Record at Penn Relays

Ida Keeling runs a 1:17 in the 100-meter dash, setting new mark for centenarians.<p>The crowd doesn’t usually go crazy for the runner in <i>last</i> place. But when that runner is 100 years old and racing her way to a world record . . . well, the crowd goes crazy.<p>It happened at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia …

Give Your Slow Cooker Some Love With This Mississippi Roast Recipe

Uh-huh, honeyyyyy.<p>Servings: 6 to 8<p>1 boneless chuck roast (3 to 4 lbs.)<p>1/4 cup flour<p>Salt & pepper to taste<p>3 Tbsp. canola oil<p>4 Tbsp. butter<p>10 pepperoncini<p>2 Tbsp. mayonnaise<p>2 tsp apple cider vinegar<p>1/4 tsp dried dill<p>1/8 tsp paprika<p>Fresh parsley for garnish<p>1. Dredge the chuck roast in flour, salt, and …

Food

The Abs and Shoulder Partner Workout | Men's Health

While lying on your stomachs facing each other, you’ll push your hands into hers while she resists you, and then vice versa.<p>You’ll both get a great shoulder workout—even if one of you is stronger, Speer says. That’s because people naturally have more strength when they’re resisting than when …

Forget the Dumbbells! These Intense Workouts Use Just a Wall

Can't work out because you don't have a gym or equipment? That's no excuse, because these intense, effective moves use a wall. Burn calories and tone your muscles in ways you never imagined. Yes, one of these videos even shows how to do burpees using a wall! Find a wall, and give these a try.

'Chubby' teen turned fitness model Rafaela Ravena insists her body is ALL natural

'Chubby' teen turned ripped fitness model insists her incredible body is ALL natural as she publishes the results of her drugs test<p><b>Rafaela Ravena</b> …

Fitness

The Loch Ness Marathon

A photo essay by Adam Bean, former editor at Runner's World.

Recipe: Vegan Beet Pesto Pasta

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente.<p>Meanwhile, place the garlic and almonds in the bowl of a food …

Pesto

The fountain of youth? Warren Buffett, 85, credits fudge, peanut brittle and Coke for his health and happiness - and claims he gets a fourth of his daily calories from the sugary soda

• <b>The $68.5bn CEO proudly mentioned his junk food habit during Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders' meeting Saturday</b>• <b><br>Buffett, whose company is</b> …

Investing

How to Build an Indoor Rock Climbing Wall

14 0 Edit this post<p>How to build an indoor rock climbing wall for a playroom.<p><i>How to build an indoor rock climbing wall for a playroom.</i><p>Our kids love to …

Astronomers found a tailless comet, named after a breed of cats without tails

Scientists have discovered a comet without a tail, making it the first of its kind. The discovery of the comet could give astronomers clues regarding the formation of the Solar System, <i>Reuters</i> reports. Perhaps this doesn't sound quite as much fun as the booze-spewing comet scientists found last …

Tip: Do Micro Drop Sets for Growth

Use this set-extending technique to fit more soul-crushing work into fewer reps and less time.<p>"Find" More Reps<p>If you love training with balls-out …

Archaeologists find human bones under Cincinnati Music Hall

Workers found bones during March asbestos removal process Experts say they probably belonged to four adults<p>Workers renovating a century-old performance hall discovered human remains under the orchestra pit and now archaeologists are planning to analyze the bones.<p>The property under Cincinnati Music …

Archaeology

This President Saved The Country From An Economic Disaster. When Will The Country Thank Him?

American history has enjoyed some remarkable instances of exactly the right person appearing at exactly the right time. Franklin Roosevelt comes to …

Book Review: 8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise

Reading <b>8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise</b> can help you get motivated, build self-esteem, and heal your mind and body.<p>I was recently given a …

Mental Health

Cycling fitness: 25 top tips to be a fitter rider

Improving your cycling fitness brings a number of key benefits: you’ll enjoy your riding way more, you’ll see new places because you can go further, …

Fitness

My Favorite White Bread Recipe

<i>This is a classic white bread recipe, and so easy! The loaves bake up incredibly tall, soft and fluffy… the perfect white bread!</i>Are you a bread …

Bread

20 Quotes That Can Change Your Thinking And Perception

A lot of my life has been spent swaying between positive and negative polarities. In the past, I often found myself ecstatic with joy or glumly …

Mind

19 Healthy Portable Lunches Anyone Can Make

Photo by Gabby Phi<p>When you're rushing all day, it can be hard to have a healthy lunch. Americans spend around $1,000 on lunch every year, so save yourself some dough and try out these delicious, portable lunches you can throw in your bag ad eat anywhere.<p>Walnut Cranberry Kale Salad<p>Photo by Chelsea …

How to get the benefits of meditation at the office without meditating

The below comes from Matthew E. May, the author of "Winning the Brain Game: Fixing the 7 Fatal Flaws of Thinking."<p>May, whose new book will be available at the end of May, recently wrote an enlightening New York Times piece on the subject of mindfulness in advance of "Winning the Brain Game's" …