Brittany

49 Flips | 1 Magazine | @bebouldin | Keep up with Brittany on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Brittany”

25 Of The Best New Albums To Stream On Spotify This Month

September kicked off with new releases from Travis Scott and Isaiah Rashad that dominated the conversation about the next generation of rap — but there were plenty more memorable albums out that month, too. The point of this column will be to highlight albums you might’ve missed elsewhere, …

This Pilates Workout Will Improve Your Posture And Give You Killer Abs

Reform your routine<p>The first time I was asked to breathe sideways through my ribs, I was at a loss. <i>I can breathe sideways? And my ribs are involved? How? Why have I never known this?</i> These life-changing (well, maybe not life-changing, but definitely breath- and body-changing) questions came during …

Deadly Measles Complication Is Frighteningly Common Among Babies

This is why herd immunity is so important.<p>A deadly complication of measles in young children that strikes years after infection may be more common than previously thought, according to a study presented on Friday that stressed the importance of vaccinations against the highly contagious disease.<p>The …

Why don’t babies sleep at night? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Paul Kelley

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Looking down into the pushchair I saw a young baby drifting off to sleep, and then flick his eyes open. At one point one eye was open and the other was …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

The new Apple TV app is: TV

The rumored TV guide app for Apple TV is here, just unveiled at the company's event. It brings TV and movies from the box's various apps into one browsable location. As demonstrated on stage by designer Jen Folse, pressing play within the guide can immediately start a video stream in an app like …

10 Most Reliable Cars

Purchasing a car is a long-term investment, with the expectation that the car will provide dependable transportation for the long haul. But as our …

Can Mental Illness Be Prevented In The Womb?

Every day in the United States, millions of expectant mothers take a prenatal vitamin on the advice of their doctor.<p>The counsel typically comes with physical health in mind: folic acid to help avoid fetal spinal cord problems; iodine to spur healthy brain development; calcium to be bound like …

Pregnancy

The key life skills parents should be teaching their children

Over a Thanksgiving dinner our family hosted last fall with four international students from George Mason University, a female graduate student from Peru recounted her experiences as a resident assistant in a freshman dorm. “I had students coming to me with no idea how to do laundry,” she said. “I …

How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

My Friend Sam

If you’re trying to tell the story of a friendship, do you start when the two of you met? For Sam and me, that was in the late summer of 1996, after we became co-editors of the arts and entertainment section of our university’s student newspaper.<p>Do you start with the beginning of your friend’s …

7 Ingredients You Should Add To Your Smoothie If You Want to Lose Weight

Beef up your shake so you’re not starving 20 minutes later<p>If you’re looking to shed some weight, consistency really is key: Thick, lower-calorie shakes can actually keep you fuller longer than higher-calorie, thinner shakes can, we recently reported.<p>Still, crafting a perfectly dense drink can be …

Love is all around, and rom-coms are, too

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that, as a genre, the romantic comedy is moribund, <i>kaput</i>, over, deader than John Corbett’s eyes in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.”<p>This is a lament most often heard among filmgoers of a certain age, viewers whose formative movie experiences were the classics of …

Romantic Comedy

Everything you wanted to know about your body (but were afraid to ask)

Why does loud noise hurt? Do you lose weight if you break wind while on the bathroom scales? These are just some of the thousands of questions tackled by New Scientist, now collected in a new book<p>For more than two decades in the back pages of the <i>New Scientist</i><i>,</i> readers have posed questions on topics …

Human Anatomy

What foods are best to buy organic? Here's a list of products worth investing in.

Grown without pesticides, hormones, antibiotics and artificial fertilizers (none of which sound particularly appetizing to ingest), organic foods are …

4 Fat-Burning Treadmill Workouts To Try When It’s Just Too Cold Outside

Running outside can be a great way to enjoy some chilly winter air, but there's a line between pleasantly crisp and <i>holy-hell-it's-cold-outside</i>. …

Treadmills

The Healthiest Soup You Can Make Tonight, According to a Nutritionist

<b>Prepare for the cold weather ahead with our 18 favorite winter soup recipes.</b>

Affluenza Anonymous: Rehab for the Young, Rich, and Addicted

Staff members at Newport Academy in Bethlehem, Conn.<p>It’s easy to sneer, but maybe there’s something to the premise that wealthy kids have a …

Give Thanks For Siblings: They Can Make Us Healthier And Happier

Somehow we're squeezing 18 people into our apartment for Thanksgiving this year, a year when too many people are worrying about fraught post-election conversations. My relatives, who luckily are all cut from the same political cloth, range in age from my mother, aged 92, to my 32-year-old nephew …

15 Shows to Binge Watch on Netflix While You’re Home for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving week is here, and while the week usually centers around that perfect Thanksgiving meal, there’s also a boatload of downtime, especially if you are one of the lucky people who get to take the week off. Realistically, you aren’t going to spend the whole time hanging with your siblings or …

The hygge conspiracy | Charlotte Higgins

This year’s most overhyped trend is a wholesome Danish concept of cosiness, used to sell everything from fluffy socks to vegan shepherd’s pie. But the version we’re buying is a British invention – and the real thing is less cuddly than it seems<p>Inescapably and suddenly, Britain has been invaded by</i> …

How To Eat Like A Vegan (Without Actually Becoming One)

Maybe you’ve considered a vegan diet, but can’t imagine a life without burgers, steaks, or hot dogs. Exercise physiologist Marco Borges — the trainer …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

Self-improvement

Cat yoga: The mewest exercise trend

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lined up one by one behind a glass door, tiny black fuzzy heads peer out at a forbidden Nirvana. They stare at a privilege only the older and wiser among them get to experience.<p>Just out of reach is a sea of sweet, spongy goodness: fresh, unclawed yoga mats.<p>Typically, the Good Mews cat …

Pets

How to Raise Charitable Kids

It's not just about giving money.<p>For most of us, the holiday season is about more than shiny presents — but festivities and family traditions can …

Indiana University

Why Riot Games Is Inc.'s 2016 Company of the Year

The most exciting company you've never heard of is reinventing sports.<p>A Friday night in Madison Square Garden.<p>The crowd was screaming for blood.<p>And the ushers and cotton-candy vendors had probably never felt so confused. In the center of the New York City arena, two teams of five indoorsy-looking …

eSports

2 Healthy Spiralizer Recipes That Take 30 Minutes or Less

It's officially comfort-food weather, and what could be more satisfying than carbs on a cold night? It's typically the first thing we reach for on a …

I Tried A Victoria’s Secret Model’s Abs Workout And It Was No Joke

Real talk: I have a deep curiosity to know how Victoria's Secret models live their lives. What do they eat? What type of workouts do they do? Do they …

Workouts

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Contributor<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is …

Motivation

20 Best Movies of 2016

20<p>‘Zootopia’<p>Animation was on a roll in 2016 – this was the year of <i>Finding Dory, Kubo and the Two Strings, The Secret Life of Pets, Sausage Party</i> and</i> …

La La Land