Steve Mitchell

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The Best Book Database You’ve Never Heard Of

Recently, I was looking for books on (as it happens) readers’ advisory. Readers’ advisory is what happens when you go to the library and request a …

Books

What's new on Amazon Prime Video for August 2018

Finally, August is upon us. (Same time every year, but whatever. It's been a long one.) And we're particularly interested in this particular August …

Tech Trends

Manage Lower Back Pain - Yoga With Abi

The aim with the type of yoga I teach is to relieve various aches and pains by working out which muscles are tight, which are weak and where joint …

The Essential Reading List: Dystopian

Every month in 2018, we’re offering an essential reading list by genre. Those we’ve put together so far include:<p>This month, we’re covering one of the …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

If You Sit All Day, You Need This Yoga Flow in Your Life

We know movement should be a part of everyday life, but for the 108 million full-time workers in America who sit at a desk all day, that's far from …

Yoga

Ron Howard Brings “Arrested Development” Narration To “Star Wars”

<b>What:</b> Two great tastes–<i>Star Wars: A New Hope</i> and <i>Arrested Development</i>–tasting great together.<p><b>Who:</b> Ron Howard and StarWars.com.<p><b>Why we care:</b> One of the most-used memes of the Trump era has been the <i>Arrested Development</i> narrator. It’s one of the simplest ways to playfully predict that whatever the …

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

Yoga

Riot Recommendation: 44+ of Your Favorite Fictional Detectives

This Riot Recommendation is sponsored by <i>The Night Market</i> by Jonathan Moore.<p>A mind-bending, masterfully plotted novel that will captivate fans of …

Escaping From Houdini: Preview Kerri Maniscalco's devious new murder mystery

Audrey Rose Wadsworth is back in action in <i>Escaping From Houdini</i>.<p>In the third installment of Kerri Maniscalco’s best-selling series that began with</i> …

Ron Burgundy Just Stole the Show at the Australian Open by Trolling Roger Federer

Defending tennis champion Roger Federer won against Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene during Tuesday’s opening round of the Australian Open, but it was Will …

No one’s mistress...

History is no one’s mistress and cannot be changed. Clio, the presiding Muse of History, will go into mourning if school text-books preach that Akbar …

How 30 minutes of facial exercise a day can make women look three years younger

Forget expensive anti-ageing creams which claim to reverse the signs of ageing.<p>A new study shows that simply undertaking facial exercises for 30-minutes-a-day can knock years off the appearance in as little as five months.<p>Facial workouts, also known as ‘face yoga’, is a beauty trend which has …

21 Fascinating Books Most Added To Amazon Wish Lists You'll Be Hooked On

Years ago, Amazon wasn't yet the place where you bought snacks and clothes and electronics and decor and beauty products, it was just a site where …

The Best Movies Of 2017

It’s always tempting to try to draw some State Of The Movies judgments when considering the best films of the year. But, honestly, 2017 was such a chaotic year — in the world and at the movies — that it might be best to stay away from that impulse. 2017 at the movies was all about superheroes and …

25 Totally Mind-Blowing Books Skyrocketing In Popularity

Books have a strange sort of power to completely transform parts of you, even if that transformation is only temporary. You're able to live different …

Top 10 Ancient History Articles of 2017

It’s that time of the year again, where every publication lists the top stories of the year. There’s absolutely no reason not to jump on that train …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Butt Pain From Sitting Means These 7 Yoga Poses Need To Be Part Of Your Next Flow

There's nothing worse than when you're sitting all day long at work, and it suddenly feels like the entire lower half of your body is being stabbed …

Yoga

5 yoga poses that can give your sex life a *satisfying* boost

Yoga offers plenty of healthy benefits. Lena Dunham, for example, says it makes her feel more confident. It can also help you chill out, get better …

Three Strand-Hounds

“BILL SMITH”<p>A NEW YORK writer who can be called Bill Smith has carved out a reputation as one of the most creative procrastinators in the trade. Some people believe he may someday be studied by university students on that basis in writing courses. Writers who have managed to make it until noon with …

Literature

7 Exercises To Heal Back Pain That Actually Work, According To A Yoga Teacher

I don't know about you, but especially when I'm sitting all day for work, my back <i>really</i> feels it. Hunching over a computer with my shoulders all …

Yoga

Ray Dalio thinks everyone should read these 3 books — and they have nothing to do with finance

Ray Dalio isn't like other investors.<p>His firm, Bridgewater Associates, is the world's largest hedge fund — with about $160 billion in total assets under management — and it's run according to a culture of "radical truth" and "radical transparency."<p>Dalio has built a workplace according to his vision …

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Got 10 minutes? You can do this workout.

By Jae Berman<p>We often get derailed in our exercise routines because we can't fit the perfect workout into our day. We think we must go to a gym, or a certain class, or use a particular technique. And we end up doing nothing at all. According to the annual State of Obesity report, "Eighty percent of …

Workouts

WATCH: 6 Moves You Should Do Before Every Workout

Pushing through killer workouts is challenging and exciting. Stretching and mobility? Not so much. But if you want to perform at a high level and …

Here Are The Finalists For The 2017 National Book Awards

It began with more than 1,500 books.<p>With all the works submitted by publishers, the judges for this year's National Book Awards have had their hands (and bookshelves) full the past few months. But that daunting number of contenders winnowed further Wednesday, as the National Book Foundation …

In 'Dear Fahrenheit 451,' Loving Books Both Wisely And Well

The truest testament to the quality of <i>Dear Fahrenheit 451</i>, Annie Spence's ingratiating collection of love letters and breakup notes to the books in her life, is that my enjoyment of it was, in the end, great enough to outweigh my fury that someone other than me had written it.<p>It's lucky that she …

This Superchallenging Bodyweight Workout Will Rock Every Muscle Group

While visiting New York City a few weeks ago, I knew I had to check out the ultrapopular (crazy hard) workout at DOGPOUND gym in TriBeCa. I got the …

Testing The “Impossible”: 17 Questions That Changed My Life

<b>My life has been a series of questions and odd experiments. Here, horseback archery in Japan.</b> (Photo: David West)<p>The following is a sample chapter …