Vicky Delira

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12 Great Museums for Kids in Mexico City

By: Katja<p>Creating animated films at Papalote, the amazing children’s museum<p>Mexico City is home to some 150 museums (only Paris has more) ranging from …

Mexico

Why It’s Better to Quit Quickly and Fail Fast

I recall once holding on to a pair of designer shoes that made my feet throb every time I wore them. I kept them for no other reason than how much …

Women's soccer league takes shape in Mexico with backing of Liga MX

After years of promises and false starts, Mexico will officially field a pro women's soccer league in 2017, owned and operated by the country's top …

Soccer

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

Meditation

Do These 7 Simple Things Every Morning for a Healthy Mind and Body, According to a Psychotherapist

Add these 7 routines to your morning to set yourself up for success.<p>You might wonder how successful people structure their mornings. Is there something so special and unique that people like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg do that sets them up for success? And, if so, can other people put into …

Time Management

What the state of your desk says about you

Whether you're a clean freak or a slob, your workspace may reveal a lot about your personality<p>Do you have trouble locating your computer screen amid the jungle of old coffee mugs and scattered papers? Or is your workspace a minimalist’s dream?<p>Every office worker has a particular type of desk they …

Training for a marathon made me realize Americans’ dangerous obsession with pushing past our limits

Distance running is an endurance sport. Pain is right there in the formula. To be good at it, you have to learn to sometimes ignore the messages your mind and body are sending you.<p>On my high school cross-country team, we wore rubber bands around our wrists with a slogan borrowed from Nike: “You are …

Marathons

The White House reveals proposals to research and fund AI

President Barack Obama's administration believes that artificial intelligence can be a positive force in the United States, vastly improving specialized areas within health care, transportation, education and policing over the coming decades. In two reports released today, one day ahead of the …

Trump Trouble Lifts Mexico's Peso as China's Yuan Hits a 6-Year Low

The Mexican peso surged to a one-month high on Monday as Republican Donald Trump’s chances of clinching the U.S. presidency appeared to have ebbed …

Man in Hospice Has Made More than 8,000 Hats for the Homeless

There was a lot of great knitting-related news happening while I was too busy to share it, but just in case you didn’t see the story of Morrie …

These cuddly crocheted Pokémons could be coming to a PokéStop near you

One of the most enticing things about playing Pokémon GO is the way it encourages you to move around in the real world, experiencing a sort of …

Pokémon

The 3 Body Types, Explained

Learn your somatotypes to better understand your weight loss potential.<p>Most of us can slot our overall build into one of three general categories (recognizing that there are a wide variety of shapes and sizes even within these categories).<p>Body composition is liberating because it gives you …

Exercise

8 ways to make you run faster

Gentle jogging gets you nowhere fast. Running hard and cutting seconds is your new shortcut to becoming a fitter, leaner man in a hurry. Follow these …

Are You Happy?

Are you happy?<p>You know the "Zip-a-dee-doo-dah" kind of happy. Happy thoughts. Happy life. Happy you. That may seem like a tall order, right? Why is it that happiness seems to come and go, is saved for special occasions -- and often alludes us all together? Maybe it's because we are looking for love …

Simone Biles's "Brazilian Boyfriend" Just Called Out Zac Efron Over That Kiss

"I saw her first."<p>After their whirlwind Twitter romance, gold medal-winning Olympian Simone Biles finally got to meet and kiss her celeb crush, Zac Efron.<p>Apparently, the six-pack toting actor isn't the only hunk after Biles's heart. Brazilian Olympic gymnast Arthur Mariano (who also has a mean …

3 ways running improves your life that go way beyond fitness

The benefits of picking up running are pretty major—and they go far beyond getting in shape and earning a 26.2 sticker for your car.<p>Just ask Jen A. …

Want to Live Up to 2 Years Longer? Science Says Do This Simple Thing Regularly

Choosing the right kind of beach read could be beneficial to your health.<p>Most of us want to live long, healthy lives, full of purpose and vitality. While there is no fountain of youth, there are certain practices everyone knows help extend your time on earth: wearing your seatbelt, eating fruits …

Bill Gates

19 signs you're a functioning adult — even if it doesn't feel like it

If you're waiting for a certificate from the government that says, "Congratulations: You are officially an adult," we are sorry to tell you that you will be waiting forever.<p>But fear not: There are plenty of ways to know if you're a real, live adult — beyond the fact that you've stopped growing and …

Self Compassion

Doctors issue warning about LED streetlights

The American Medical Association (AMA) has just adopted an official policy statement about street lighting: cool it and dim it.<p>The statement, adopted unanimously at the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago on June 14, comes in response to the rise of new LED street lighting sweeping the country. An AMA …

Washing Machines

Under Armour's new innovation lab features robots that make sneakers — take a look inside

The process of making athletic shoes and clothing has changed very little in the last half-century. Apart from industrial-sized machines that speed up production, many factories' operations look pretty similar.<p>Under Armour wants to reinvent the process in its giant design and manufacturing test …

DIY Copycat: Create This Free People Kimono for Half the Price

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again — Free People, we love you, but your prices are sometimes too much for our wallets. (Check out all of our DIY copycats here!) We came across this Spell Jagger Kimono and were obsessed — the fringe and floral patterns are just perfect for summer. But with …

Top 3 running injuries and how to avoid them

Don't let running injuries slow you down - learn how to prevent them.<p>Whether you're just starting out or training for a marathon, there's nothing …

Pain

Upper Body Exercises for Runners

Upper body strength is crucial to running strong and injury-free. A strong upper body can help us run with better form, prevent injuries, run more …

Library of Congress asks for profound books, gets Dune and The Cat in the Hat

Public poll shuns giants such as Toni Morrison and William Faulkner, but Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and Stephen King’s The Stand are in<p>Frank Herbert, Robert M Pirsig and Dr Seuss are in. Henry James, Norman Mailer and Edgar Allan Poe are out.<p>A public poll for the Library of Congress …

The Surprising Secret of Millennials' Success and Happiness

True happiness doesn't come from the things you've bought and possess--it's much more than that.<p>Ever find yourself wondering why millennials seem to be so happy with the successes they have achieved in their work and lives? Turns out, this young and rising generation may have been one step ahead of …

Happiness

The 10 Proven Habits of the Happiest People In The World

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

The pursuit of mastery through the joy of running

Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<p>Allow me to file a caveat first. This isn’t intended to be a piece on running. But to use running as a metaphor for all that …

Roger Federer

On Divorce And Remarriage, Pope Calls For More Grace, Less Dogma

In a major document released Friday, Pope Francis addressed divisive elements of Catholic doctrine — including how to treat couples who remarry after a divorce that wasn't annulled by the church, and the church's stance on contraception.<p>Without issuing any new top-down doctrine, Francis said that …

Pope Francis

Embroidery 101

Learn to paint pictures with floss and fabric.<p>Gussy up some fabric with easy decorative stitches that will wow your friends and family. To embroider basically means to decorate material with needlework. Embroidery is based on hand-sewing stitches, and encompasses many different forms of stitching: …

Sewing

10 Things I Learned While Making My Wedding Dress for a Marriage That Didn't Happen

Or, what to wear to your un-engagement party.<p>1. You really want to do this (sew your own wedding dress).<p>It took me a year to learn how to sew. I made a bunch of different garments to get to that point. A shift dress, a dress with cutouts, a vintage crop top, a circle skirt with pockets. In the past …