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This Trainer's 1-Kettlebell Workout Is Guaranteed to Firm Up Your Butt

Don't be shy. You want a bigger, firmer butt — and that's OK. If you're a beginner and you don't know where to start, Venus Lau, certified trainer and fitness model, has just the workout for you.<p>All you'll need is one kettlebell for this workout, and you can do it anywhere because it doesn't …

Workouts

16 Unexpected Cancer Symptoms Every Woman Should Know

Don't panic when your body behaves in weird ways, but pay attention and get checked out.

Women's Health

Choosing My Mental Health Over My Mother

I found boundaries where I thought I’d find loyalty.<p>The last time my mother came to visit, she arrived smelling of cigarettes, coffee, and Blue Magic …

Mental Health

Skin Cancer: A Visual Guide to Identifying Warning Signs on Your Body

Despite everything we know about the importance of wearing SPF, skin cancer rates are on the rise. The most important thing you can do to protect yourself against skin cancer is take your head-to-toe sun protection routine seriously (more on that later). But also important for lowering your risk is …

Cancer

How to find your perfect CBD dose (because more definitely isn’t always better)

<i>As editor-in-chief and co-founder of Miss Grass, an elevated lifestyle shop and publication for women and cannabis, Anna Duckworth lives and breathes</i> …

Cannabis

FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

Cannabis

BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Diabetes

Canada just legalized marijuana. That has big implications for US drug policy.

It’s the second country in the world to legalize pot, following Uruguay.<p>Canada has become the first wealthy nation in the world to fully legalize marijuana.<p>The Senate approved Bill C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act, on Tuesday. The measure was already approved by the House of Commons, so the …

Cannabis

Cristiano Ronaldo hat trick earns Portugal thrilling draw against Spain

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the most eagerly anticipated games of the opening days of the 2018 World Cup did not disappoint as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick, made history and earned Portugal a draw in an enthralling contest against a Spain side eager to put a tumultuous week behind them.<p>The Real Madrid …

Soccer

What Is CBD Oil And Why Are People So Into It? A Guide

Let’s break down the, um, highs — and the lows — of Cannabidiol.<p>That’s the promise of <b>CBD</b>, a cannabis compound that’s been found to alleviate pain and even clear common skin conditions. So just what does CBD promise? Does it actually work? And will it cause you to fail a drug test? Let’s break down …

9 common beauty products that could ruin your skin, according to a dermatologist

Plus, better options to clean up and simplify your skincare, anti-aging and beauty routine.<p>So maybe you went overboard with those zit zappers, and wound up with dry, angry skin. Or perhaps you experimented a bit too much with one of the slew of at-home facial devices out there, and your face didn't …

7 Shopping Secrets for Anyone Obsessed With The Ordinary

In 2017, Toronto-based beauty company Deciem launched The Ordinary, an affordable line of vegan and cruelty-free skincare so unprecedented in its …

Toronto van attack: The cop who didn’t shoot

Scott Gilmore: Amidst the chaos and horror, a Toronto police officer calmly faced down the driver. It’s a moment we should remember.<p><i>(This story has</i> …

Unable To Sleep Well? Try Ashwagandha, An Ayurvedic Gem

Chronic stress and hectic schedules at work are some reasons why a lot of people suffer from insomnia nowadays. Getting sound sleep is important for …

The Face Cream That Finally Faded My Acne Scars

K-beauty ingredients range from the not-so-scary (sea kelp) to the downright-terrifying (bee venom). And somewhere smack in the middle you'll find …

Your Blood Type Holds a Lot of Information — Like What You Should Be Eating

Unlike most diets, the blood type diet was founded on the concept of personalised nutrition — eating different foods based on one's biochemical …

Scientists have figured out a way to make diamonds in a microwave — and it could change the diamond industry

Right now, odds are that one in every four diamonds on sale around the world is a blood diamond— mined in a war zone and sold to finance armed conflict and civil war. And for those wanting to steer clear of such a commodity, it's becoming nearly impossible to figure out the difference between a …

3 Signs a Toxic Person Is Manipulating You (and What to Do About It)

Chances are high you've encountered a toxic person in your life. You may have even realized this "friend" or family member was no good (kudos to …

Self-help

Weight Loss & Your Hormones

Facebook TwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedIn<i>What you need to know about your body’s inner workings as you get ready to shed pounds.</i>BY MICHAEL SCHUTZ, …

These Dark Crystals Might Be The Most Necessary

If Spencer Pratt has taught us anything, it's that no matter how pretty a crystal may be, it's how you use them that counts. That's especially true …

Crystals

His 2nd birthday party was interrupted by a car bomb. Drug kingpin's son describes growing up

The day Serafin Zambada Ortiz turned 2, a car bomb exploded outside his birthday party.<p>When he was 9, just hours after he and his mother had left a hotel in Mazatlan, Mexico, to treat an outbreak of the chickenpox, an assassination squad stormed inside, killing his grandparents, uncle and aunt.<p>It's …

The $90 Light That Kills Bacteria in Your Kitchen Forever

Cleaning is still an excellent way to rid your kitchen of bacteria, but this LED light takes germ-killing to the next level.<p>There are only so many …

Rare Planetary Alignment Confirms Universal Insignificance

Nostradamus foretold it in a Quatrain. Mashallah ibn Athari confirmed it for the caliphate. Vashistha vetted it in Vedic. There will be an alignment …

Astronomy

30 Old-School Parenting Rules That Are Still Relevant Today

Tried-and-true childrearing wisdom never goes out of style.<p>We walked to school alone, rode our bikes across town, and knew talking back to our …

You’ve Been Making French Toast All Wrong (Here’s How to Do It Right)

A plate of perfect French toast—crispy round the edges, custardy in the center, and capped off with an amber kiss of maple syrup—is a thing of …

Breakfast

What an ayahuasca retreat showed me about my life - Vox

What the psychedelic drug ayahuasca showed me about my life.<p>When I finally puked on the fourth night, I felt an odd sense of pride.<p>Inside the loud, stuffy ceremony room, people were laughing, crying, chanting, gyrating, and, yes, vomiting, around me. When my time finally comes, I think: Just aim …

Mind

21 Quotes On Womanhood By Female Authors That Totally Nailed It

Books can change the way we feel about ourselves. Sometimes, plots reflect our own experiences, guiding us through the future or refracting our memories through a new lens. Other times, we discover pieces of ourselves sprinkled throughout unfamiliar narratives, finding empathy and resonance in odd …

Astrophysicists Have Built The Most Detailed Simulation of The Universe Ever Created

1 billion light years in a supercomputer.<p>Saying our Universe is a big place is a bit of an understatement. And with recent advances in our …

According to Science, Better Sleep Is Linked To A More Meaningful Life

Research shows that there's a strong connection between getting a good night's sleep and living a life of meaning and purpose.<p>As I write this, I'm operating on about three hours sleep. My flight last night from Newark to Fort Lauderdale was delayed twice for unexplained reasons and by the time I …

Sleep

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …