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Serena Williams quotes Maya Angelou and puts critics in their place

Sportsperson of the Year Serena Williams accepting her Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year award. <i>Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images</i><p>Serena …

5 Hip Openers That Release Tension

There’s a common saying in yoga, “we carry our issues in our tissues.” And those issues usually manifest as tightness in the hips and …

Yoga

These Apps Will Actually Change Your Life

YOU CAN DO THIS.<p>Pfft – so easy, right? Right??<p>Kicking bad habits or establishing good new ones is no walk in the park. But, yes, you CAN do it and it can even be fun.<p>According to one study, it takes 66 days to form a habit. If you can stick with actually making your bed for just over two months, …

10 Daily Habits of the Most Confident People

Stay motivated and confident in 2016.<p>I'm not here to patronize you. We know if you walk with better posture, force a fake smile, or get a new haircut you can trick your brain and boost your self-confidence. Perhaps for 20 minutes you'll think you're the next Richard Branson.<p>I'm here to tell you …

These Little-Known Airlines Rules Might Save Your Butt at the Airport

These three golden rules should be in every Travel Bible. Though airlines tend to get a lot of flack, most airlines are pretty accommodating to most passengers who get caught in a tight spot.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>Some of these rules are more unofficial policy rather than …

Amazon Drops The Price On Prime This Weekend

<b>Update:</b> Amazon announced today that it's dropping the price of its Prime membership from $99 to $73 starting at 9:00 p.m. PT tomorrow, Friday, …

This Intelligent Mirror Can Diagnose Everything Wrong With You From Your Reflection

This mirror has sensors that go beyond skin deep to find out how healthy you really are.<p>The Wize Mirror knows if you’ve been drinking too much or eating foods you shouldn’t. It can sense if you’ve got high cholesterol or are on the way to getting diabetes. And it does all of this without ever …

This Cheat Sheet Shows You How to Prioritize Your Savings and Debt

People always seem have questions about their financial priorities: <i>Should I invest or pay off debt</i>? <i>Save in my work 401(k) or open an IRA</i>? This cheat …

Evernote, OneNote, and Beyond: The 14 Best Note-Taking Apps

Ever feel like you’re struggling to remember everything?You're not the only one—and that's why it's so important to take notes. As author Tim Ferriss …

Apps

Nike's New Sneaker for Serena Williams Borrows a Page from Bruce Lee

Nike's New Sneaker for Serena Williams Borrows a Page from Bruce Lee<p>Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>We've already seen the apparel that Serena Williams …

Shoes

9 exercise headphones that will make it easier to workout

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>After researching and testing a whole bunch of these sports headphones, we can say that a handful stand out from the rest.<p>Below are our …

Headphones

How I Tripled My Savings In 3 Months

Let me tell you the embarrassing truth about my first savings account. I was 24, and working at a bar in New York. When I came home from a shift, I …

The world's best hotels for spa breaks

So many elements of travel are in the lap of the gods; sun and snow in the right place at the right time; smooth connections from A to B. But there’s one trip you can guarantee: the January guilt trip, accompanied with the post-Christmas sale that cashes in on a detox, diet and booze-free bazaar. …

5 most luxurious cruises that go around the world | CNN Travel

12 ways to get more battery life from your iOS device running iOS 9

Apple's new iOS 9 will make your old iOS device feel like new again with all of the features and screw tightening it brings.<p>But like every new …

This Magnetic Closet System Is a Lazy Organizer’s Dream Come True

Some folks are born organizers. Others… not so much. For people in the latter category — i.e., self-professed lazy girls who would *much* rather DIY something creative than organize their clothes by color, cut and category — there’s a solution out there with a certain… magnetism. And it’s so …

Seven wellness trends to watch in 2016

Some have called it a wellness revolution, others a right pain in the backside. Whatever you think of the current obsession with all things natural and healthy, one thing is certain – it’s not going anywhere.<p>In 2015, we had wearable fitness, farm-to-table, bean-to-bar, green juicing, kale and …

Breaking down the “Bro country” walls: The year country music’s women fought back against “take females out”

<b>Maddie & Tae perform "Girl in a Country Song" during the 2015 CMT Awards in Nashville, Tennessee June 10, 2015. REUTERS/Harrison McClary - RTX1G0GM (Reuters)</b><p>From Maddie and Tae to Little Big Town and Kacey Musgraves, they’re shaking up Nashville’s dudebro status quo<p>Amy McCarthy<p>December 27, 2015 …

Country Music

The "Sleep Hoodie" You Never Knew You Needed

Successfully napping on the go is an awesome life skill in general. But it can be completely transformative during hellish holiday travel (especially …

My BEST Travel Tips — Part One.

If you follow me on instagram (or snapchat) you know that I pretty much travel every 9 or so days. Due to my job, I have to go so often and whenever …

22 of the most badass feminist tweets of 2015

If you needed a reminder of why we need feminism, just read these tweets.<p>1.<p>u like women without makeup and i like men without vocal opinions on what …

10 tv series that you should catch up on over the christmas holidays…

Discover our current obsessions and the real reason we haven’t been coming to your parties ;)<p>People are always banging on about the TV shows they watch. In fact, the topic seems to be just below talking about the weather in line to the British awkward chat throne. Staying in is the new going out, …

Here's what happened when I started doing 40-minute meditation sessions every morning

Stressors include travel, family, and the early onset of all that year-end noise. Daily exercise can help you feel better, but a recent injury has limited what I can do.<p>So about one week ago, I started meditating before work each day. Friends from my yoga community had been encouraging me in this …

Meditation

Take 15: How Just 15 Minutes a Day Can Change Your Life

The No. 1 excuse people give for not making time for their health and well-being is "<b>I DON'T HAVE TIME</b>." While some people have less free time than others, that statement is still 100% bogus. Let's face it; you make time for the things you value. So when you make that statement, you are saying <b>NO</b> I …

Wellness

How to Pick the Perfect Diamond Cut for Your Personality

Fashion<p>loverly ·<p>Not quite sure which diamond shape suits you (and your ring finger) best? With so many cuts to choose from, playing favorites can feel nearly impossible. But with a little help from the jewelry experts at Zales, it’s as easy as matching your personality to the perfect fit.<p><i>Photo by</i> …

New technology changing traditional game of tennis

The game of tennis is steeped in tradition but at the Bank of the West Classic, happening this week at Stanford, there's something decidedly …

Tennis

On the court with the promising Qlipp tennis sensor

It wasn't long ago that we rounded up a collection of gadgets aimed at tennis players -- everything from fitness trackers to sensor-laden rackets. But this is still a young market and we've seen several new entries since then. Equipment maker Babolat announced the Pop, a stat-tracking sensor housed …

Geronimo: A new email app with almost TOO MANY fresh ideas

From Mailbox to Hop, via Outlook’s mobile apps, there’s been no shortage of fresh takes on email over the past couple of years, and Geronimo – released today on iOS – is one of the most ‘out there’ examples I’ve seen.<p>Just take a look at the promotional video below. The combination of gestures, …

Apps

FoxType wants to help you write more polite emails

The trouble with communicating via text, whether it’s an SMS, IM or email, is that the tone of your message may not always come through as you expect. It’s especially difficult when you’re conversing with a business associate or someone you’ve never met before.<p>FoxType tries to help you write more …

Messaging

10 Habits Of Ultra-Likable Leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable …

Emotional Intelligence