Amanda Gomez

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This Is the Ultimate Move For Sculpting Arms and Abs — Try These 30 Variations

The ultimate bodyweight move, the plank is one of the best total-body moves you can add to your routine, especially if strong abs and arms are one of your goals. Add these effective variations to challenge your muscles even more.<p>Balance on your hands and toes with your body in one straight line, …

Workouts

How to Retain What You Read

Think about a book you read last year. How much of it do you remember? Could you list ten things you learned from it? Can you even remember what …

I Waited 4 Months for This Japanese Skincare Product to Ship to Me and It's Changed My Life

Bye, wrinkles, dark spots, and blotchiness.<p>As a beauty editor, I have two responsibilities in life: answering every frantic midday text that reads, "Help, I'm at Sephora, what do I buy?!" and telling the world to wear sunscreen every single day, no matter what. The problem is, though, that most …

This Simple Hack for Removing Those Pesky Strands Will Change How You Shuck Corn

It’s a struggle familiar to anybody who has ever shucked a raw ear of corn. Those pesky blond stands of silk that are nearly impossible to pry from …

What Your Personality Says About Your Sex Life

Extroverts tend to have more sex than everyone else.<p>How often do you have sex? How sexually satisfied are you? Have you ever cheated? It turns out that scientists may be able to predict your answers to these and many other questions about your sex life based on a simple personality inventory. …

This Black World War I Hero Died In Obscurity — Then Got His Due 86 Years Later

A soldier in the famed Harlem Hellfighters regiment during World War I, Henry Johnson's incredible act of bravery earned him France's highest …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Drinks You Should Try This Week To Burn Stubborn Belly Fat

It’s really easy to get dehydrated. You think you’re drinking enough water over the course of a day but maybe you’re not. Being dehydrated can slow …

Nutrition

How to Write a Book: The Complete Guide

You have a book inside of you. Perhaps you have a great story idea. Maybe people have told you, “Your life should be made into a book!” Or maybe you …

Writing

This Book About the Anatomy of DC Heroes and Villains Looks Absolutely Gorgeous

Ever wanted to know what the inside of Superman’s eyeball looks like? Well, now you do, in stunningly beautiful detail.<p>Coming this September, <i>Anatomy</i> …

NASA readies probe to touch the sun with 'cutting-edge heat shield'

For the first time in human history, we are going to "touch the sun".<p>As NASA prepares for an Aug. 4 launch, it has unveiled a "cutting-edge heat shield", installed on June 27, that will keep the spacecraft from being burnt to a crisp.<p>The probe's mission will take it within 4 million miles of the …

7 things you (probably) didn’t know about Roman women

How much is known about the lives of women in ancient Rome? From breastfeeding to unusual beauty regimes, women who lived in the Roman empire would …

Mystery of Charles Darwin's flying spiders solved - they harness electricity

You might assume that evolution gave Charles Darwin enough to ponder during his five year voyage on The Beagle.<p>But of all the phenomena the naturalist encountered circumnavigating the globe, it was the flight of spiders which continued to puzzle him.<p>Darwin noticed that hundreds of spiders would …

Biology

Dogs Use 19 Signals to Tell Us What They Want

AnimalsDomesticated<p>These are the gestures our pets use to tell us they want food, toys, and love.<p>AnimalsDomesticated<p>Most of the time, you can tell when your dog wants your attention. Fido might roll over in an attempt to get you to scratch him, or he might paw at your leg when begging for food.<p>A …

Science Says The Opposite of Greed Is What Truly Leads to Happiness (Like Doing Any of These 6 Things)

The motto 'greed is good' is the antithesis of what research is suggesting will make you happier.<p>We've all heard this cliché growing up -- how "it's better to give than to receive." Whether you're gainfully employed, looking for work, retired, or living off an inheritance from your rich uncle, …

Happiness

LA Is Doing Water Better Than Your City. Yes, That LA

The frantic phone calls to the Community Water Center began in the summer of 2014. In the 7,000-strong unincorporated community of East Porterville, …

How to Send A Fax From Gmail

Instant communication methods such as email and texting make it very easy to send messages, documents and other files with just a couple of mouse …

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Loaded Breakfast Skillet Recipe

"Potatoes, bacon, onions, eggs, and shredded cheese make a hearty and delicious breakfast or brunch dish."<p>Ingredients<p>4 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch …

Delicious Black Bean Burritos Recipe

"These burritos are soooo good, you'll want to have them every night."<p>Ingredients<p>2 (10 inch) flour tortillas<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1 small onion, …

Jay's Hearty Breakfast Skillet Recipe

"Hearty breakfast skillets. Serve with toast or muffins."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds potatoes, cubed<p>1/2 pound bacon<p>1 green bell pepper, sliced<p>1 red bell …

This Frustrated Teacher Quitting Her Job Has a Message For Parents: "Stop Coddling" Your Kids

Julie Marburger, a sixth-grade teacher from Texas, is seriously frustrated when it comes to dealing with her students' parents. After a particularly upsetting run-in with a mom on March 28, she took to social media to express just how defeated she feels. In a now-viral Facebook post, Julie laid out …

12 comics you should read if you love the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies

There's no denying the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a success.<p>Its films are not only critically adored, but it is also the highest-grossing movie franchise ever, with nearly $15 billion globally.<p>"Black Panther" itself has already hit the $1 billion mark after a little over a month in theaters, and …

Marvel Universe

These 5 Supplements Will Give You All the Energy You Need

We've all had days when getting out of bed feels like more of a chore than usual and every passing hour seems to drag on longer than the last, and that's normal. But when those down days become a frequent occurrence that you can't put down to the usual culprits, like a hard-partying weekend or a …

How the Story of “Moana” and Maui Holds Up Against Cultural Truths

I’ve said it before and I will say it again: the colonization of Pacific Islands is the greatest human adventure story of all time.<p>People using Stone …

Canoeing

An Iceberg Flipped Over, and Its Underside Is Breathtaking

Snow-covered icebergs dominate the scene near the shore of the Antarctic Peninsula, the northernmost part of the icy south polar region. Between the …

Global Warming

In a Horrifying New Twist, Myanmar Elephants Are Being Poached For Their Skin

John McEvoy was worried.<p>For three years, the postdoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute had been working with a team of …

Extinction

Meet the Trailblazing Black Scientist Twitter Helped Identify From a Single Photograph: Report

Last week, Twitter jumped on the case of an unidentified black woman who appeared, partially obscured, in a 1971 photo taken at the International …

Social Media

Paleoclimate | Introduction to Climate Science

Measurements with modern instruments (the instrumental record) are available only for roughly the past century. This is insufficient to describe the …

Find Vincent van Gogh’s Big Dipper

Here’s an easy astronomy lesson, from a master in the art of loving nature.<p>Just for fun …. You know this painting? It’s Vincent van Gogh’s <i>Starry</i> …

A Violent Volcanic Eruption Immortalized in Medieval Poem May Have Spurred Iceland’s Adoption of Christianity

Within 100 years of Iceland’s settlement by Vikings and Celts in the late 9th century, a devastating volcanic event wreaked havoc on the island. In a …