Steve Koversky

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These Awesome Online Courses Are Better Than Grad School

Learn some actually useful skills at a fraction of the time and price.<p>I remember when I first considered going to grad school: I was a freshman in …

Graduate School

4 Types of Curation on Flipboard

When the team here gushes enthusiastically about a magazine we love, what is it about the curation that makes us swoon so? What do we mean when we say, “Wow, that’s good!”<p>The answer is, of course, it depends.<p>It depends on what the goals of the collection are. Is the curation meant to showcase …

Social Media

'Severance' Is A Sardonic Wake-Up Call For All Of Us Stuck In Routine

There's a sentence at the beginning of Ling Ma's standout debut novel, <i>Severance,</i> that stopped me cold: "When you wake up in a fictitious world," one character tells another, "your only frame of reference is fiction."<p>Lots of readers these days share the feeling that fiction, specifically apocalyptic …

Taxicabs

Why Pilates Is the Missing Link in Your Fitness Regimen

It’s time to stop scoffing at Pilates. While the workout—which focuses on building core strength, mobility, flexibility, and strength—seems to be …

Exercise

The Perfect 10-Minute Yoga Intro for Newbies

A crash course for yoga beginners, at your service.<p>No matter your age or size, yoga is hands-down one of the most inclusive and accessible workouts, …

If You Want Real Love, You Have to Accept These 3 Brutal Truths

<i>Finding love is never an easy process. But according to Teena Evert at YourTango, accepting these three truths can definitely help.</i><p><b>It takes courage . . .</b><p>I received a shocking reality check at dinner last night, when my partner said to me, "<i>I've given up on trying to love you, because I couldn't</i> …

Relationships

How to make a famous Spanish cheesecake that only has 5 ingredients

In a Spanish region acclaimed for its savory dishes, it’s odd that a pintxos (Basque tapas) bar would be famous for its cheesecake. But tourists and …

Baking

Here are the 20 best fish and chip shops in the UK - how many have you tried?

- Lows Traditional Fish and Chip Shop, Aberdeenshire<b><br>- The Fish Hoose, Fife</b><br>- Shillingfords, West Glamorgan<b><br>- The Crispy Cod, Rhondda Cynon Taf</b><br>- Dolphin …

England

Vitamin B-3 may treat and prevent acute kidney injury

New research suggests that taking vitamin B-3 orally might soon become an effective way to treat or even prevent acute kidney injury.<p>In acute kidney …

Medical Research

5 Ways Pumping Iron Can Make You Want to Ride

Resistance training can give you the motivation you need to keep your training on track<p>Muscle is literally what gets you and keeps you in motion. So it’s not a huge surprise that a study published in the <i>Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports</i> reports that when a group of older adults …

Exercise

America Vandal’s season 2 trailer introduces ‘The Turd Burglar’

Season 2 premieres on Sept. 14<p><i>American Vandal</i>’s second season is moving away from spray-painted dicks, and focusing on something far more disturbing: poop.<p>The first trailer for <i>American Vandal</i>’s second season is all about a vicious prankster known as “The Turd Burglar,” who torments his classmates …

Entertainment

Writing Dialogue: A Storytelling Exercise

A storytelling exercise in writing dialogue.<p>Today’s fiction writing exercise is excerpted from <i>Story Drills: Fiction Writing Exercises</i>, which includes …

Creative Writing

Bacteria can be used to turn type A blood into universal type O

Blood shortages may soon be a thing of the past. Newly discovered bacterial enzymes in the human gut have been used to turn type A blood into the …

British Columbia

Can cannabis contribute to improving women’s sex lives?

For years, Kinleigh Stewart thought she was asexual. On the rare occasion the 27-year-old from Sarnia, Ont., had sex, she mostly felt anxious – a fact she attributes to early traumatic experiences related to sex – and preoccupied. “I’d think about what groceries I had to buy, if I needed to vacuum. …

Cannabis

The 7 TV shows that have a 100% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes in 2018

Television continues to deliver one great show after another this year, but only a select few have come out on top with critics.<p>Seven shows this year — either returning with new seasons or brand new — have garnered the coveted 100% critic score on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. And there …

Entertainment

This is how much you’ll pay in hidden costs when you own a home

Owning a home doesn’t come cheap these days.<p>Americans will have to spend nearly $9,400 in “hidden” costs to own and care for a median-priced home, …

Real Estate

7 squats alternatives to shake up leg day and burn off fat

<b>This edition of Give Me Something New to Try will give your worn-out squat rack a break.</b>Are you doing your squats? Good. Squats are really, really …

Workouts

Airstream Gets Off-Roady

Airstream has a long legacy of adventure. From their iconic journeys across North America to their largely off-road trek from Cape Town to Cairo, …

Here's How MensHealth.com's Louis Baragona Lost 100 Pounds in 2 Years

SoulCycle, Keto, and a move to NYC all helped me achieve my weight loss transformation.<p>I thrive when things are organized. I make lists, I'm always early, and I like to plan everything in advance.But for the first 23 years of my life, there was one big thing I never felt I could control: my …

Weight Loss

Scientists slowly cast light on celestial mystery known as Steve

There is a mystery lighting up the northern hemisphere — thin ribbons of glowing purple and green that have come to be known to photographers and …

Astronomy

Can’t Touch Your Toes? Try This 30-Day Challenge

One editor tests it himself and recommends his favorite six stretches along the way.<p><i>RealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the</i> <i>essential</i> …

Yoga

How to Control a Conversation, According to a Dominatrix

Whether or not you’re interested in the services of a dominatrix, you have to acknowledge that it takes a lot of skill to control another person. …

Self Defense

Your First Look at the Mysterious, Excellent Sci-Fi Film, Freaks

Trailer FrenzyA special place to find the newest trailers for movies and TV shows you're craving.<p>A father keeps his daughter locked in their house, …

Horror

10 of the Greatest First Lines in Literature (and what you can learn about writing from them)

Never judge a book by its cover, but what about its first line?Writing is not about only plot, it is about the actual <i>art</i> of writing …

Literature

How To Tell Your Partner What You Want In Bed, According To 7 People Who’ve Been There

Remember the days when everyone was a mind reader and could pleasure their sexual partners without uttering a word, or really even trying? Yeah no, …

Relationships

Inspirational Quotes Aren't Enough. Here's How to Turn Them Into Action | Inc.com

Walk into most organizations and you're likely to find profound quotes displayed somewhere in the building--on a motivational poster, hanging above someone's desk, or even on a coffee mug. Peruse through business-media outlets like <i>Inc.</i>, and you'll surely find articles that include inspiring quotes …

Motivation

30+ Men Before & After Being Sharp-Dressed For Job Interviews

You only get one chance at a first impression, in fact, according to research you only have a tenth of a second. Well for some, this tenth of a …

Job Interviews

Keep up to date with these innovations in hiking gear

<b>Fit for purpose</b><p>Tecnica Forge S hiking boot | £185<p>One key advantage to ski boots is that they can be heated and moulded to custom fit your feet. Cue …

Solar Panels

This Good Dog Tries to Eat a Pizza He Sees on TV

Nobody likes being duped by false advertising, but at least when a commercial lures us in with deceptive tactics we don’t end up trying to eat our …

Pizza Hut

10 Healthy Foods and Drinks to Promote Fat Loss

There is no one mystical food that will result in instantaneous fat loss. Making real and lasting changes to your body happens in incremental steps, …