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How Do I Connect With Kin of My Ancestor’s Slave Owners?

Dear Professor Gates:<p><i>I have uncovered an interesting and tragic family story. I was able to trace my family to a couple of former slaves: my</i> …

The 2-Move Rubber Legs Workout | Men's Health

The heel kick after the drop split squat doesn’t just look cool, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour. It also forces your hip through full range-of-motion for better glute activation. You may never do a drop split squat without one again.<p>Directions: Perform the drop split squat to heel …

The Controversy Everyone In The CrossFit World Is Talking About

Each year, athletes from all over the world gather to compete in the CrossFit Games, a grueling series of tests in a search to find the "Fittest on …

CrossFit

52 Mountain Climber Variations | Men's Health

But you probably haven’t come close to trying all of these 52 mountain climber variations shown by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour. He plays around with different tempos, body angles, directions, and equipment to challenge your core and melt serious fat.<p>If you want to use them in your …

A Heart-Racing, Total-Body Workout

Ever felt paralyzed by too many choices? The struggle is real. It's how we occasionally feel about strength-training workouts. Endless possibilities …

Bagel Egg in a Hole Breakfast Recipe

<b>Author Notes:</b> Better than the sum of its parts because 1. the bagel gets griddled 2. one bagel feeds two people 3. it's a toad in a hole. —Ali Slagle<p><b>Makes: 2</b><p>1 bagel<br>• 1 tablespoon butter<br>• 2 eggs<br>• Salt and freshly ground pepper<p>Cut the bagel in half. If the hole isn't very big—ie, you can't imagine a yolk …

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Financial planners share their best advice for saving money

Saving money is one of the most important steps people can take to bolster their financial security and plan for the future. But it's not as simple as it might seem because there are many ways to go about it.<p>A tried-and-true savings plan doesn't have to be a challenge when you've got the right …

A 4-Minute Tabata Workout for People Who Have No Time

Tabata is a type of interval training that brings your heart rate up and gets you a workout in just 4 minutes.<p>Here's what a workout really entails …

The Top 10 Most Useless Degrees (And Why)

College is extremely expensive, and choosing the right degree to pursue is crucial. Here are 10 of the most useless degrees in college you can pursue.

5 Stability Ball Exercises for a Crazy Strong Core

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When was the last time you used a stability ball at the gym? Sure, shiny new gadgets and machinery might look fun, but some machines can be more trouble than they're worth. (We're looking at you, seated crunch machine!)<p>The '90s called and reminded us …

The Cardio Exercise That Blasts Your Shoulders | Men's Health

In fact, the exercise is similar to a push press, except the weight is being pressed horizontally instead of vertically. The benefit: It doesn’t require the same shoulder stability and mobility as overhead pressing, but it still puts a serious demand son your shoulders.<p>And as you’ll see in the …

24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot

Step one: Dump everything into a slow cooker. Step two: Let dinner make itself.

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Rams CBs have no answer for Cowboys WR Beasley at practice

The Dallas Cowboys and the St. Louis Rams are holding joint practices this week. Several players have stood out, but during Monday's practice, no player was more dominant than Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley. The slot receiver has caught the eye of beat reporters on site.<p>According to Cowboys …

First Amendment Under Fire: Pennsylvania's 'Silencing Act' Puts Society at Risk

Most Americans take the Constitution and Bill of Rights for granted; they are simply an inextricable part of the very fabric of our society and nation. But this past October, a startling bill was fast-tracked through the Pennsylvania legislature that should make every one of us take pause and think …

Lava Flow Threatens Pahoa, Hawaii

On June 27, a new lava flow emerged from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano, flowing to the northeast at a rate varying from 2 meters per hour up to 15 meters per hour. In the months since, the "June 27 breakout" lava flow has crossed more than 12 miles and now threatens the small town of Pahoa. The molten …

Protestors Confront Police in Missouri