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Glute, Hip, and Thigh Exercises to Strengthen Your Lower Body

1<p>Leg Extensions<p>The leg extension is a simple, classic exercise targeting the quadriceps muscles. This exercise is great for anyone who needs to …

Workouts

3 New Literary Agents Actively Seeking Memoir, Kidlit, Adult Fiction & more

Here are three agents seeking to expand their client lists. Leslie Zampetti is interested in middle grade and young adult novels, especially mystery …

Writing

Æthelflæd: The woman who crushed the Vikings

Janina Ramirez reveals how Æthelflæd – wife, mother, diplomat and, above all, warrior-queen – left an indelible mark on Anglo-Saxon England in the …

Ancient History

31 Things Everyone Should Do In San Francisco, California, Before They Die

Your guide to the City by the Bay.

San Francisco

The One Book You Should Read This May

Look, I'm all about a complicated, deep, character-driven novel that makes you feel a range of emotions, most of them kind of dark, but that's not …

Books

Container gardening: The rules to know, and the rules to break

May is the month to assemble pots and containers for the rest of the growing season. They aren’t just for summer; spared an early frost, tender container plants can still look great at the end of October, so it pays to devote some time and resources to getting them right.<p>Lushly planted containers …

Gardening

100 Healthy Recipes to Keep Dinner Exciting When You're on a Diet

The most difficult part about deciding to take on a new diet is coming up with unique and versatile meal options that won't make you want to cheat. Grocery shopping for and cooking dinner suddenly becomes a task you want to avoid at all cost, but with some planning, dinner doesn't have to be …

Cooking

Facebook Clear History Tool Will Let Users Say No to Web Data Collection

Taking what may be its biggest step yet to enhance user privacy, Facebook said Tuesday that consumers will soon be able to remove the data it has …

Privacy

5 Short True Crime Books You Can Finish In A Single Weekend

True crime aficionados, has this been a wild week or what? Not only has a man believed to be the Golden State Killer been arrested, but Michelle …

Books

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

Cooking

These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto …

Sweet Potatoes

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

Sheet Pan

Dream Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe (Easy and Perfectly Moist)

These dream chocolate cupcakes are so delicious! You got to try them! It is the ultimate chocolate cupcakes recipe that is so easy and simple to …

14 Engrossing Contemporary Novels to Read Right Now - Riveted

There is nothing better than a good contemporary read. Sure, I sometimes love to whisk myself away to fantasy worlds or immerse myself in books that …

Ditch Your Jeans! We Found the 11 Best Travel Dresses For Spring and Summer

Traveling in constricting jeans or pants is the worst. Ditch your denim for something much more comfortable: a dress. There are plenty of options that are light and floaty so you can relax on a plane or long road trip. We curated a selection of the very best options that are easy to pack, …

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This Furniture Startup Is Offering Same Day Delivery

If you've found that the once electric thrill of same-day grocery delivery has dissipated, have we got good news for you. Furniture company Floyd is …

The One Ingredient You Need to Cook Juicy, Flavorful Chicken Breasts Every Time

<i>This content originally appeared on People.</i><p>When you’re done with a jar of pickles, chances are you’re not saving that leftover juice for your …

Weekend Recipe: Wholesome Carrot, Apple and Oatmeal Muffins

If you crave a quick and healthy breakfast or snack on the run, then these wholesome muffins hit the spot in every way. They are packed with fiber …

The Crystal Ball of the Literature World Has Picked These 10 Writers to Watch This Year

At the ceremony for the Whiting Awards, the country’s most promising up-and-comers mingled with literary giants, and got some encouragement from Toni Morrison to top it off.<p>On Wednesday, a nor’easter kept Nobel Prize winner <b>Toni Morrison</b> from giving the keynote speech at the 33rd annual Whiting …

Infographics Show How the Different Fields of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science Fit Together

Ask anyone who's pursued a career in the sciences what first piqued their interest in what would become their field, and they'll almost certainly …

Invisibilia: We All Think We Know The People We Love. We're All Deluded

<i>Welcome to a new season of</i> Invisibilia<i>! The NPR program and</i> podcast <i>explores the invisible forces that shape human behavior. Episode 3 involves two brothers who are happy about the polite, helpful tenant who moves into their mother's house, until they start to suspect he has sinister motives. Here</i> …

Psychology

Reading Literary Fiction Improves "Mind-Reading" Skills | The Passive Voice | A Lawyer's Thoughts on Authors, Self-Publishing and Traditional Publishing

From The New School:<p>Heated debates about the quantifiable value of arts and literature are a common feature of American social discourse. Now, two …

20 Reasons Why Nonfiction Writers Should Blog Books

Copyright vectorshots|123RF.com<p>As a nonfiction writer, you are perfectly equipped to blog a book. That’s great news for a lot of reasons. The most …

Nonfiction Conference Continues to Grow

Substantially greater attendance, a wider variety of participants, and an added focus on educators cemented the growing importance of the third …

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries You Need To Stop Skipping Over

You always see them on Netflix, now it's time to watch them.

Entertainment

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Homework

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

"This recipe is from my mother. It may sound strange, but these are really good and very easy to make. The Brussels sprouts should be brown with a …

Brussels Sprouts