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Heartwarming Photos of Smiling Babies

Whenever a newborn baby smiles, the old folks say that their angel is playing with them. If that were true, then all these babies must be smiling at …

Cute

What I Ate When I Couldn't Eat Anything: Facing Gestational Diabetes as a Food Lover

In the first few months of my pregnancy, friends often asked me how I was dealing with life without wine, beer, and cocktails; without buttery pieces of toro at my beloved neighborhood sushi bar; without the various other foods most people avoid when they're carrying a baby. Early on, none of those …

5 Steps to Work Through Your Fear of Handstands

<b>It might sound crazy, but just a few years ago I was terrified to practice handstands.</b> I remember going to CrossFit one day and seeing handstand push …

Gardening 101: How to Use Eggshells in the Garden

Last fall I started collecting eggshells after I read an article on Real Farmacy that touted their usefulness in the garden for everything from …

How to Install a Curtain Rod

Follow these step-by-step instructions.<p>Install Curtain Rod<p>Curtain rods can be decorative features in themselves, so choose carefully and think about how they'll blend in with other features in the room.<p><b>You'll Need:</b>Steel Tape MeasureCurtain, with Rings or LoopsCurtain Rod and HardwareJunior Hacksaw, …

Woodworking

John Davies obituary

John Davies, who has died aged 76, was one of the most gifted of a generation of historians who led a remarkable renaissance in Welsh historiography from the 1960s. His Hanes Cymru (1990), later published as A History of Wales (1993), was the first Welsh book published by the Allen Lane imprint. …

Literary Prizes

Hilarious Photos Offer a Fun Look into Secret Lives of Superhero Toys

Photographer Edy Hardjo humanizes superhero toys in his hilarious, on-going series of images. Using high-quality action figures, the Indonesian creative poses characters from the Marvel and DC-comic universes into picture-perfect situations. The Hulk, Thor, Spiderman, and many more are seen playing …

Photography

Stephen Hawking Warns That Aggression Could 'Destroy Us All'

Forget doomsday asteroids, global plagues and super volcanoes. British theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking says we're facing a much more immediate threat -- and it's our own behavior.<p>“The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression,” Hawking told contest winner Adaeze …

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Scarlett Johansson

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We often hear advice like, "Think positive, and good things will happen," or, "Try your hardest, and eventually things will work out." While such …

6 Foods That Will Help You Get Fit Fast

Many of us hit the gym to build muscle, increase our endurance, and get in better shape. If you’re only concentrating on your workouts, though, …

The What the Hell Effect: How the Swing Improves Everything

<b>In the Hardstyle kettlebell community, people talk about the “What the Hell Effect.”</b> The phrase is typically uttered after someone uses only …

Drink Whiskey, Eat Meat: Health, Fitness Advice From Elderly People

What are the secrets to a long and healthy life? Studies have suggested that things like turning off the TV, eating seven or more servings of fruits and veggies per day, regular exercise, and upping the intake of omega-3 fatty acids may all play a part.<p>But Holiday Retirement (a provider of more …

The Top Ten Mistakes CrossFitters Make

Page: 1Next »<p>Decorate your box for the Holidays – click any image below to purchase!<p><i>Talayna Fortunato is not only a physical therapist with a</i> …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Android Phone Could Do

Whether you're rocking the latest Android device from Samsung, HTC, or LG, these tips will help you get the most out of your phone or tablet. RELATED: 10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do<p><b>1. Send That Unwanted Call Straight to Voicemail</b>We've all got a few people we'd rather not talk to. …

18 Gift Ideas for your Favorite CrossFitter - Invictus Fitness

<b>18 Gift Ideas for your Favorite CrossFitter</b><br>Written by Kim McLaughlin<p>The holiday season is in full swing and many of us are still looking for the …

Shopping

20 Crossfit Workouts You Can Do At Home

Whether you simply don’t have time to make it to your box/gym, don’t feel like forking over the cash or don’t have a box in your area you can still …

CrossFit

5 Excuses Keeping You From Becoming a Better CrossFitter

<b>If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.</b><br>— Jim Rohn<p>No one enjoys having to make excuses. Excuses …

6 Tips for Preparing a Paleo Thanksgiving

Here, six tips that can help you create a Paleo-friendly Thanksgiving while making the meal decadent enough for your nonpracticing guests.<p>Since the …

How to Improve Your Double Unders

Page: 1Next »<p>Every CrossFitter has a goat (or two) – could double-unders be yours? The answer is “yes” if your heart jumps into your throat whenever …

Meringue Bones & Ghosts - Crispy Meringue Halloween Candies

Success in the CrossFit Open? Master these 4 Movements

I know what you’re thinking. Isn’t it a little early to be talking about the Open? The answer, of course, is a resounding NO. IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY. …

8 Hip Stretches Your Body Really Needs

<i>By Ravelle Worthington</i>, SELF<p>We've all had those intense lower body workouts that leave you beyond sore, when just the thought of moving hurts. Rest easy though -- these stretches will open up your hips, groin, and legs, making your tomorrow a little bit easier. Because let's be honest, there's …

Your Arms Are Like Ropes in the Snatch Clean: True or False?

“Your arms are like ropes.”<p>I don’t remember the first time I heard this, but I know it was right in the beginning when I was learning the OLifts. …

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Underwater Maternity Photos Turn Pregnant Women into Ethereal Mermaids

Wedding and lifestyle photographer Adam Opris turns moms-to-be into ethereal mermaids in his enchanting series of underwater maternity photos. Baring their bellies, pregnant women float and twirl about in the light-dappled waters, taking on the appearance of graceful sea nymphs dressed in rippling, …

Mermaids

Striking Collages Replace Guns from Vintage Photos with Life-Size Flowers

A French creative who goes by the name Mister Blick fuses vintage black and white photographs with colorful illustrations of flowers. The monochromatic pictures depict men at war, and we see them among the trenches and fighter jets. But, instead of guns in their hands, Blick has seamlessly replaced …

Vintage

The 6 Best Tabata Workouts + the 2 Numbers That Matter in Any Tabata Workout

A little while back we brought you an article detailing the history of the fabled Tabata workout, and the kind of benefits you can expect to achieve …

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting In The Home Buying Process

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of putting your keys in the door at the end of the long day and knowing that the property belongs to you. …

For a real taste of fall, skip the pumpkin spice latte and fry some maple leaves instead

In France, autumn is the time for the chestnut harvest; in India, it’s Diwali, the festival of lights. Here in New York City, where Quartz’s office is located, it’s pumpkin spice everything. I decided I could do better this year by borrowing a seasonal specialty from Japan.<p>Deep-fried maple leaves …

New York City