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Weekend Challenge: 3-Move Shoulder Scorcher

Bonus: Your core will get an awesome workout the entire time. The situp obviously hammers your abs, but the front raise and plate circle do, too. You have to brace your core to keep steady while the weight shifts around your torso, says Durkin.<p>Here's how the challenge works: Perform 10 front …

Video: see how London’s grown over the past 2,000 years – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 10:00 am, May 27, 2014 in Maps<p>Remember when all this was just fields? Us neither. Fortunately, English Heritage, the Museum of London, UCL …

Watch Films In A Hot Tub On A Train Platform

Hot Tub Cinema returns to London this summer, giving Londoners a chance to relax in a jacuzzi-style tub while watching recent films. Screenings lined …

Trip to the zoo boosts pupils' writing skills by nine months

A study backed by the Education Endowment Foundation finds that giving pupils "memorable experiences" to write about can improve their literacy skills by the equivalent of nine months<p>School trips to zoos, castles and country parks can significantly boost children’s writing skills, according to …

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8 Decidedly Clever Gadget Hacks From Instructables

Two weeks remain in the Instructables Gadget Hacking and Accessories Content, sponsored by Popular Mechanics and with prizes by Shapeways and Ultimaker. If you've got a great idea, there's still time to submit!<p>Two weeks remain in the Instructables Gadget Hacking and Accessories Content, sponsored …

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5 Free Websites To Learn Calligraphy Online || Free Software

Here is a list of 5 free websites to learn calligraphy online. You can learn the art of calligraphy on these websites, absolutely free.

Gold Medal Snowboarding Tips

<b>TURN BETTER</b><i><br>Arielle Gold, halfpipe snowboarder and member of Team USA for the 2014 Olympics:</i>"A lot of people try to do the 'falling leaf' where you fly sideways and don't try to turn. Keep your knees bent, look where you're going, and make toe-side and heel-side turns. It'll help you learn and keep …

Fat Frying Finishers

<b>DIRECTIONS:</b><br>Do each exercise for 30 seconds with no rest between moves; then rest for two minutes. Complete the routine three times.<p><b>1. Mountain Climber</b><br>From a pushup position, bring your right knee as close to your chest as possible. Return to the starting position. Repeat with your left leg, …

The Best Core-Building Exercise You've Never Tried

And the harder you pull your elbows toward your toes, the greater the contraction. "If you're doing it right, you should only be able to maintain the contraction for 15 to 30 seconds," says Stauffer. "Your abs will be on fire and everything will start shaking." He recommends putting a pad or pillow …

EOW The Sprinter

The Indoor Cardio Drill That Scorches Fat<p>Discover a sprinting exercise that burns calories and stokes your metabolism—while staying in one spot<p>Sprinting is a great way to sizzle fat, but you don't need to head to a track or jump on a treadmill to do it. All you need is 6 feet of floor space and an …

INSTAFIT: Thoracic Rotation

The fix: An exercise called the thoracic rotation, which Stauffer demonstrated at <i>Men's Health</i> headquarters earlier today. It's designed to improve the mobility of your upper back and shoulders. While there are plenty of ways to do this movement, Stauffer performs it while "sitting" on a foam …

Benefits of Being Vegetarian

Here are some other reasons vegetarians may outlive meat-lovers.<p><b>1. Low blood pressure:</b> In the latest study, researchers found that not only do vegetarians have lower blood pressure on average, but that vegetarian diets could be used to lower blood pressure among people who need an intervention.<p><b>2.</b> …

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50 Books That Define the Past Five Years in Literature

Five years ago this month saw the publication of Roberto Bolaño’s <i>2666</i> in English — which made it one of those rare moments when you could walk into a …

Books

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Hate to break it to you, buddy, but it's time to step up your game.<p>Mikhail Shivlyakov started got a nosebleed during a deadlift attempt at this past weekend's Arnold Classic.<p>Well, this is excellent news.<p>Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to …

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Cool DIY Green Living Wall Projects For Your Home

The gorgeous green living wall is not an idea that is solely exclusive to the modern world. Beautiful green gardens that were precariously hanging …

10 Ingenious And Original Ways Of Using Maps In DIY Projects

Maps are not just for displaying on the wall. They can also be used in other ways. There are tons of creative DIY projects that can be made out of …

Maps

50 years ago today, 28 August, 1963, Martin Luther King delivered his famous 'I have a dream' speech. Here's the story behind the speech (and how it nearly fell flat): http://t.gu.com/okKaT?CMP=OTCNETTXT8115 The night before the March on Washington, Martin Luther King asked his aides for advice. "Don't use the lines about 'I have a dream', his adviser Wyatt Walker told him. "It's trite, it's cliche. You've used it too many times already." Photograph: © Bob Adelman/Magnum

The 20 online talks that could change your life

<b>How Economic Inequality Harms Societies</b><p><b>Who's talking?</b> Professor Richard Wilkinson, an epidemiologist.<p><b>What is he on about?</b> The effects of inequality on societies all over the world. This will be familiar territory to anyone who has read The Spirit Level, but for those who haven't it will be …

15 DIY Upgrades for Plain Old Dishware

We use our dishes three times a day so why settle for boring dishware? Whether you’re whipping up an epic meal, or just plating some take-out, your daily routine deserves a little TLC. To make every breakfast, lunch, dinner, and midnight snack a little more creative, we’re dishing about the 15 best …

How To: Make Your Own DIY Concrete Countertops -- The Easy Way

I've always loved the look of concrete countertops but am, admittedly, a bit intimidated by the intense mold making/concrete …

Reggae & Dancehall #23

Every month, Reshma B drops a little sunshine-lifted joy into the Clash inbox, and we're always happy to share her latest Reggae & Dancehall round-up …

Music

DIY: Build Your Own Modern Modular Wall Planter

Spotted over at Pot-ted, we completely fell in love with this awesome DIY idea that turns cinder blocks into a spectacular wall for succulents (we …

An All-In-One Digital Clock And iPhone Charger

Bedside gadgets tend to come in disparate parts: You have an alarm clock on your phone, but then where did you leave your charger? Or perhaps your phone is perfectly juiced up, but when you wake up to get water in the middle of night, you still have to fumble around with your screen to even see …

Money Challenge: Save Money with a DIY Fly Trap

This week for MyBankTracker’s Money Challenge, we picked a product to do-it-ourselves instead of spending money to purchase it.<p>We decided to make a …