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A 10-Minute Wine Bottle Workout You Can Do At Home

If you think you can’t exercise at home because you don’t have weights, think again. Take a look in your pantry, pick a bottle, and start lifting.<p>I …

Health

What feminist author Jessica Valenti wishes she could tell her 15-year-old self about sexism

How do you prepare a young daughter for being cat-called? For being flashed on the subway? Or for other, subtler, forms of sexism?<p>"We don’t have language to explain what that feels like — what that means or what that is," says Jessica Valenti, columnist and Feministing founder. "Especially when …

The tongue-in-cheek way the women of Google are responding to a shareholder's sexist comment

When one investor wanted to ask chief financial officer Ruth Porat a question, he addressed it to "the lady CFO." He then directed his second question for Alphabet SVP of corporate development, David Drummond, to "Mr. Drummond."<p>Although Porat answered his question without acknowledging his casual …

Women in Tech

Everything we know about Tesla's next car

Tesla's most important car is almost here.<p>The company's mission has long been to "accelerate the advent of sustainable transport by bringing compelling mass market electric cars to market as soon as possible." Tesla's next car, dubbed the Model 3, brings the company one step closer to that goal. It …

Tesla

How to go from $13,000 to almost $20 million in capital

Take it from someone who survived the Shark Tank: the journey of raising capital for a startup isn’t easy. If it was, every business would get off the ground without a hitch.<p>The truth is, even the best startups have to work hard to raise money. In fact, a 2014 CB Insights survey found that almost a …

Entrepreneurship

How To Do A Perfect Squat With 7 Simple Steps

The Leg Workout to Lose Weight and Get the Perfect Body

<i>For all the details on the program, go to MENSFITNESS.com/TrimUp</i><p><b>THE WORKOUT</b><p>DB Squat 4 x 10<br>DB Shoulder Press 4 x 10<br>Suitcase Crunch 4 x 15<i><br>Rest 30</i> …

Bodyweight Exercise

A Total-Body Workout to Melt the Fat Away

1. Sumo Jump Twist<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Stand with feet wide, toes turned our, arms by sides. Squat lowering arms towards the floor to start. Jump as high as you can. …

Plume Pods will revolutionize your home WiFi network

It's pretty safe to assume that almost every home with an internet connection also has a WiFi router (or two). While connecting our laptops, …

Wi-Fi

Homeowners can finance energy improvements through new mortgage programs

Want to put solar panels on your roof — owning them outright rather than leasing from some third-party company? A new program that has just hit the market could help make that happen. And because it uses long-term mortgage money, the interest rates are similar to those on a regular home loan — …

Real Estate

'You can tell a lot about a teacher from how they lay out the desks in their classroom'

If you follow golf, you’ll be familiar with handicaps: the idea that a better player starts at a disadvantage to the rest of the field. Teachers …

The Complicated Task of Identifying Homeless Students

Few states know where those children are, making it difficult to connect them with resources.<p>The number of homeless students in the United States has doubled in the past decade. During the 2013-14 school year, more than 1.3 million students were homeless, a 7 percent increase over the previous …

Homelessness

Alzheimer’s symptoms could be reversed by restoring protein in brain

Alzheimer’s symptoms could be reversed by restoring a protein which is missing in the brains of dementia sufferers, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at the University of Glasgow and the Hong Kong University of Science showed that upping levels of the protein IL-33 mobilises the immune system into …

Dementia

Straighten up your perch with Morgaw Saddle Adjust app

It seems like a little thing, but saddle maker Morgaw has just released a pair of iOS and Android apps to get your butt in the right spot on the …

Apps

These are the best places to visit in Rome, according to locals

A survey conducted by Autoclick interviewed nearly 700 locals, and it turns out that iconic landmarks are iconic for a reason. At least in Rome, the top spots that are popular with tourists are popular with locals, too.<p>Below, the top 10 places locals say you should visit when in Rome.

Italy

Babies’ brains are wired to learn multiple languages at once

Any adult who has attempted to learn a foreign language can attest to how difficult and confusing it can be. So when a three-year-old growing up in a bilingual household inserts Spanish words into his English sentences, conventional wisdom assumes that he is confusing the two languages.<p>Research …

Language Learning

The War on Stupid People

American society increasingly mistakes intelligence for human worth.<p>As recently as the 1950s, possessing only middling intelligence was not likely to severely limit your life’s trajectory. IQ wasn’t a big factor in whom you married, where you lived, or what others thought of you. The qualifications …

Sherlock Holmes

These Researchers Say It Only Takes One Crucial Step To Save Our Oceans

“The Earth’s fifth mass extinction 65 million years ago wiped out the dinosaurs. Today’s sixth mass extinction, which is currently underway, is …

Conservation

The Strange Power of a Medieval Poem About the Death of a Child

The medieval poem “Pearl” was written by someone whose identity we do not know, and is set mostly within a dream. Neither of these facts is unusual in medieval poetry. Authorship is often unclear for works from that period, and dreams were popular as literary devices: then, as now, dreams allow …

The link between climate change and meat consumption is harrowingly real

Adjusting our diets will greatly reduce the costs associated with global warming. The public just needs to buy in<p>Over the last decade or so, the media have slowly but steadily fed the public information about the staggering impact of our meat-eating habits on the environment, and on climate change …

5 Gorgeous Adventure Travel Scenic Drives in America

In the United States adventure travel scenic drives are found near just about every beautiful outdoor destinations. Many drive these roads for their …

National Parks

Cinque Terre Hiking Day Trip from Florence in WORLD

Join the only tour that takes you to the Cinque Terre on a one-day hiking trip from Florence. Hiking is the only way to truly experience the magic of the Cinque Terre. Take a break from the bustle of the city and hike this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. It's a unique and memorable experience, …

The new education reform lie: Denver is a cautionary tale, not a model, for urban school districts

The city has opened 27 new charters in the past five years. At least 40 percent are performing below expectations<p>Scott Gilpin works in advertising, so he's used to dealing with people in the promotions business. He's just not used to seeing them operating a local public school.<p>Gilpin lives in …

Climber Melissa Arnot Talks About Her History-Making Everest Ascent

On May 23 Melissa Arnot became the first American woman to successfully summit the world’s tallest mountain without supplemental oxygen. It was one …

Why Should You Have Sex in the Morning?

If you are looking for the best time when you should make love with your spouse then your search has come to an end.Discover why should you have sex …

Wellness

Yoga Nidra: The Key to Better Sleep?

According to Ananda’s head of yoga, Kirit Thacker, one session of the ancient practice of Yoga Nidra, which means, “psychic sleep,” is equivalent to …

Shocking Things Your Finger Length Reveals About Your Personality

You will be surprised to know what your finger length reveals about your personality.A person can say a lot about your personality by looking at your …

Psychology

This 6-Move Workout Will Give You The Sexiest Arms Ever Without Lifting A Thing

No weights, no prob.<p>The next time you slip on something sleeveless and wish you'd worked your arms at the gym, you can R-E-L-A-X and firm them up on the spot with this yoga-inspired four-minute circuit from certified fitness trainer Alex Silver-Fagan. Bonus: No dumbbells required.<p><i>Alex is wearing a</i></i> …

Yoga

4 Ways to Boost Your Health That Will Also Build Your Wealth

We love what we do as entrepreneurs and we want to stay in the game as long as we can. That means taking care of the business and the body. Without profits, we won't succeed professionally. Without health, we won't possess the passion and energy needed to keep driving the bus.<p>There's no question: …