Laura Woodcock

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15 Freaky Animal Facts That You'll Never Be Able To Forget

Did you know a squid can have sex for THREE hours?

Zoology

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

32 Fall Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

Bust out the pumpkins and bring your appetite.

Vegan

5 Stretches to Regain Hip Mobility and Flexibility

<b>If you are an athlete - or someone who trains like one - chances are your hips, piriformis, and glutes are tight.</b> You may even find it difficult to …

Pain

42 Dinner Ideas If You're Trying To Cut Back On Meat Or Dairy

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The Moves You Need For Strong, Defined Arms — No Weights Needed!

A girl can get supertoned, sculpted arms without a barbell. Here are the most effective bodyweight exercises you can (and should!) do for strong arms.<p>Start in a plank position with your arms and legs straight, shoulders above your wrists.<br>• Take a breath in, and as you exhale, bend your elbows out to …

Humans have created 9.1 billion tons of plastic. Here's how you can help stop the madness.

A new study shows just how much plastic junk we've made, and the numbers are grim.<p>No matter how many times I tell my local Thai restaurant that I don’t want plastic forks with my take-out, I open the bag to find handfuls of unnecessary eating utensils in there, every time. Roland Geyer, an …

Pollution

10 Exercises Every Yogi Should Be Doing (but Probably Isn't)

Yoga is known to decrease stress and increase body awareness and flexibility. But despite its seeming superpowers, it falls a little short in one …

5 Little Shifts that Will Make Your “Stressful” Life 5 Times Easier

The little things define you.All the results in your life come from the little things.Regardless of your unique life circumstances, or how you define …

Schadenfreude

19 of the most incredible — and affordable — undiscovered holiday destinations in Europe

Check out the Islamic architecture and mozaic tiles at this Azerbaijan spot.Shutterstock/Hasanov Jeyhun<p>As the summer holidays draw near, it's time to …

European Travel

Look Up! Total Solar Eclipse First In 99 Years To Sweep Width Of US

<i>By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer</i><p><b>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) —</b> This August, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in …

15 Most Photogenic Places In the World You Must Visit

Travel photography is such an integral part of our experience – whether you’re an amateur or a pro, memories captured are priceless. Here are some …

22 Cheat Sheets For Anyone Who Wants A Bigger Butt

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for putting more junk in that trunk.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has previously reported, your butt is made up of three glute muscles — the gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and gluteus maximus — which are covered with a layer of fat. So getting that bun definition is …

Exercise

This 11-Minute Yoga-Inspired Workout Will Blast Your Core Into Serious Shape

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Exercise

Over 40 At-Home Exercises You Need For Your Best Butt Ever

Get ready to build out that booty and strengthen your body from the bottom up (get it?) with these at-home and gym-ready exercises. From no-equipment squats to kettlebell deadlifts to BOSU bridges, we've got your bases covered in a way that'll leave beginners and experts alike with a serious burn …

Yoga

15 Vegan Salad Recipes to Serve When It’s Too Hot to Cook

We all have our ways of combating the summer heat. For some, lemonade (boozy or not) offers the only answer. And who can say no to an icy granita to keep the sweat at bay? But at lunch or dinner time, a refreshing salad that requires little to no cooking is the way to go. These 15 vegan salad …

18 Posts For When You're Trying To Eat Healthier

Everything you've ever wanted to know about nutrition, but, like, simply explained.

Weight Loss

Fix Your Breathing, Build More Muscle

3 Ways to Recover Faster to Train Harder<p>Optimized Breathing for More Gains?<p>You've done it since birth. If you didn't instinctively know how, you'd be …

High-tech farms give a new meaning to ‘locally grown’

<b>Billions of people around the world live far from where their food is grown.</b><p>It’s a big disconnect in modern life. And it may be about to change.<p>The …

What food webs tell us about our environment

These complex and invisible connections define our world.<p>Relationships can be complicated, and that's especially true of the relationship we have …

Scientists figured out how to convert polluted air into clean energy

In an era of growing concern for the environment, scientists in Belgium have come up with the groundwork for one possible solution: converting air …

Plastic bottles are a recycling disaster. Coca-Cola should have known better

The Coca-Cola Company produced more than 100bn plastic bottles in 2016, Greenpeace claimed last month. This is troubling news, considering how much of the waste ends up outside plastic recycling systems. Separately it has been estimated that, on current trends, by 2050 the plastic in our oceans may …

Sustainability

UK killer whale died with extreme levels of toxic pollutants

Adult whale Lulu was one of UK’s last resident pod and had never produced a calf, probably because pollutants in her blubber had caused infertility<p>One of the highest concentrations of toxic pollutants ever recorded in a marine mammal has been revealed in a Scottish killer whale that died in …

Immune System

A big patch of plastic garbage has been discovered in the Arctic

This is why we can’t have nice things<p>Scientists have discovered a new garbage patch — this time floating in the remote, frozen reaches of the Arctic. Plastics discarded in Europe and the East Coast of North America slowly drift to a watery graveyard north of Norway, according to a new study — …

Pollution

This Organization Wants to Help You Save Money and Prevent 1.8 Million Meals From Ending Up in the Trash - One Green Planet

In the United States, 48,135,000 people go hungry because of food scarcity — and yet, food waste is the second highest contributor to landfills, …

Roasted Root Veggies & Greens over Spiced Lentils Recipe

From: EatingWell.com, April 2017<p>This earthy bowl of lentils bursting with Middle Eastern flavors is topped with leftover roasted root veggies from a …

Food

28 Comfort Food Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

Whether you're vegan, vegetarian or just want to try something new, you don't have to live a life without mac and cheese.

First spoons, now chopsticks: Edible cutlery is being developed for a zero-waste future

The challenge is to make the cutlery durable and yet tasty.<p>This month, diners at Casa Afeliz Ginza and Umato, two restaurants in Tokyo, bit into …

Sustainability