Sirena Peters

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The uncertain origins of the modern marathon

Last November, I ran my first marathon, the “Athens Authentic”. I did it mainly because I wanted to follow in the footsteps of the world’s first …

10 Long Books To Read When You Need An Emotional Escape

People often say the word "escapist" like it's a bad thing. "Escapist" fiction is almost always code for "cheesy romance," or "pulpy detective …

The 21-Day Kettlebell Challenge: Day 1

Every day for the next 21 days, I will be posting the challenge and adding general training tips and motivational advice. This challenge is a great …

20 Ways to Eat More Protein for Breakfast

If you've ever left home in the morning with nothing but a piece of buttered toast in your stomach, you know just how important eating protein at …

Nutrition

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Book Releases 2017: 11 New Titles To Look Forward To In The New Year

Reading fanatics rejoice! A new year brings another 365 days to indulge in literature. Whether you are all about science fiction or want full-fledged …

9 Low-Carb One-Pan Recipes Under 400 Calories

15-Minute Full-Body Kettlebell Workout

<i>The following workout was originally featured on Carrots 'N' Cake and written by Tina Haupert, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective.</i><p>Hi, guys!<br>Here's a quick yet high-intensity kettlebell workout that will challenge your entire body in a short amount of time. The Kettlebell Swings will get your heart …

Long Layover? Take a Free City Tour at One of These Airports

<i>TPG Contributor Lori Zaino highlights seven airports where you can take advantage of complimentary city tours, a special perk offered by airlines for</i> …

Airports

Top 10 Life Hacks That Don't Make Your Life Better At All

If you want to improve your life, there are a lot of clever little tricks you can use called “life hacks” to fix problems. Some are great! Some are …

Top 10

The Best International Cities for Food

To savor the best food in the world, you're going to need your passport.<p>No matter where in the world you’re traveling, you’re going to eat. And if …

Imaging

An NYC Candymaker Is Putting Famous Art Inside Lollipops

How many licks does it take to get to the center of an 18th century masterpiece?<p>NYC-based candy outlet LIQ NYC encases nearly everything under the sun—including the solar system itself—inside saccharine lollipops. Swirling visuals of marbleized cat eyes and galaxy tableaus dazzle inside hard …

Art

This new meal service sent me recipes that were so customized I felt like was consulting a personal chef

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>One of the many delicious meals you can make through PlateJoy. PlateJoy<p>Cooking can be time-consuming and stressful, especially when …

27 Lettuce-Free Salads (Because the Mix-Ins Are the Best Part)

If the thought of salad for dinner is basically your version of a culinary wet blanket, we've got news for you. Your salad can be great again. Ditch …

Stuffed Picnic Loaves Are the Food Hack You Need This Summer

If you’re ready to get out of the house and spend your days exploring your city, but you aren’t ready to spend all that money dining out, don’t get discouraged. Between the crazy cool picnic baskets that you can get to carry basically *everything* and the fun cooking gadgets to spruce up your …

Best Workout Playlist Spotify

We all know the benefits of weightlifting, but what does music have to do with it? For decades the psychological community has been studying the …

Music

Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience

“Truth is not in what happens but in what it tells us about who we are.”<p>The question of why we read and what books actually do for us is as old as the written word itself, and as attractive. Galileo saw reading as a way of having superhuman powers. For Kafka, books were “the axe for the frozen sea …

Chuck Palahniuk On Why He Had To Create An Adult Coloring Book, And Why He Wants To Create Games

The term “writer” is a bit limiting, especially in an era where visual storytelling options and the distribution of said stories is so robust. You want to be a storyteller now. You want to be someone who can move between media; still able to hold people with the power of your words, but also eager …

A No-Bake Chocolate Tart That's Extra Creamy (and Vegan!)

<i>We're not only devotees of avocado on toast—we like it every which way! We partnered with the California Avocado Commission (@CA_Avocados) to riff off a few of our favorite #f52grams, penning new avocado recipes of our own. And since local California avocados are available right when the summer</i> …

Dessert

Resurrecting the Incredible Flower Crowns of Old Ukrainian Wedding Photos

Pinterest boards around the world, unite.<p>Crowns made for the electro-jazz band Dagadana. (Photo: Third Roosters/Треті Півні)<p>Back before the …

Wreaths

Don’t believe the protein pushers — you’re probably eating enough

Q: I’m hearing so much these days about the need to eat more protein and distribute it evenly throughout the day. How much protein do I really need to eat and when?<p>A: You may be increasingly spotting the words “high in protein” or boasts of protein counts on the fronts of packaged foods. Or you may …

Nutrition

Top Packing Tips For Middle-Aged Women Travelers

In 14 years of traveling together we have developed some useful packing tips for female Baby Boomers. Our tips are for women who like comfortable, attractive clothes and shoes not purchased solely for travel.<p>We rarely buy clothes without thinking if they will be useful for the types of travel we …

Amazing Balloon Sculptures of Animals and Insects by Masayoshi Matsumoto | Colossal

<p>Forget your run-of-the-mill cutesy balloon dogs and crowns twisted at kids birthday parties, Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto (previously) …

Mat’s Fat-to-fit Notes

I’m a forty-five year old man who’s been overweight for a good deal of my life.<p>Last summer, I looked like this. I weighed over 90 kilos. Although …

Armageddon asteroid ‘on course to pulverise Earth’

NASA will soon launch a probe to study an asteroid that crosses Earth’s orbit every six years and could pulverise the planet.

Space

#Recipe : French Toast

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 egg<br>1/4 cup milk<br>1 tsp vanilla extract<br>1/2 tsp cinnamon<br>pinch of salt<br>10 baguette thick slices, a day old<br>2 tbsp butter, for greasing …

16 Swoon-Inducing Pumpkin Cheesecake Dessert Recipes

It’s funny how we obsess so much over pumpkin the minute Starbucks announces the return of PSL. For weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, we just can’t get enough of it. And not just for dessert. We’re hankering for pumpkin soup, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin brownies and even pumpkin martinis. Then …

Basil and Ricotta Frittata

<b>Fresh herbs, ricotta, and eggs come together simply and easily to make a delicious frittata.</b><p><i>Shutterstock: Tatiana Volgutova</i><p>Just a single ingredient, …

Food

NASA discovers the 'loneliest' star in the universe

In a galaxy far, far away from any known celestial object, a young star is going through a tremendous yet incredibly lonely growth spurt -- much like you did in middle school.<p>No, actually -- even NASA is calling this star the "loneliest" in the universe.<p>"The unusual object, called CX330, was first …

Universe