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Tone Up Your Arms & Shoulders With This 1 Exercise

Within the Pilates repertoire, there are dozens of arm weight exercises designed to tone, sculpt, and strengthen the upper body. These exercises …

Workouts

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Planning a move? By 2021, these 8 states will have no income tax

Hate paying tax? These states will let you keep more of your hard-earned income.<p>Without beating around the bush, let me just say what's on all of our minds when it comes to taxes: They stink! No one likes preparing their taxes or handing over their hard-earned money to Uncle Sam. It is, however, a …

Retirement

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

Holistic Medicine

14 of the most popular board games on Amazon this summer

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p><i>Editor's note: This</i> …

Board Games

Air Force captain with top-secret clearance, who disappeared in 1983, is discovered living in California

Before he mysteriously disappeared and landed on the Air Force Most Wanted list, Capt. William Howard Hughes Jr. phoned home to tell his mother and father that he was going to the Netherlands.<p>It was July 17, 1983, and the Air Force was sending Hughes overseas on a mission to help NATO test aircraft …

Security

Best Podcasts of 2018 So Far

Just when it seemed like all the good podcast ideas were taken, a slew of original, new shows dropped into our earbuds. In the last few months alone, …

Tessa Thompson

Who Codes for America

On March 15, a new ad campaign appeared on the trains and platforms of San Francisco’s BART system. “U.S. TECH WORKERS!” the ads exhorted in stark …

India

The 11 Smartest Documentaries on Netflix

Expand your mind with stories about conjoined twins, false confessions, and the time John Huston went off to fight in World War II.<p>Perhaps the quickest way to <i>Matrix</i>-download new knowledge into your brain is to consume it in documentary form. All you have to do is plop yourself in front of a screen …

Porn Industry

Pete the Planner: A critical look at Roth IRAs, a financial product I've used for 20 years

<i>This is the first of a three-part series looking at three financial products I love the most</i> — <i>but through a highly critical lens. During this series, I will not focus on the positives.</i><p>I remember where I was when I first heard the phrase Roth IRA. I was 20 years old, and I had driven to meet with a …

Retirement

What's The Best Programming Language To Learn If You Want To Work At A Big Software Company?

<i>Which programming language should you learn if you want a job at Google, Amazon, Facebook or any big software company? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by John L. Miller, Software</b> …

Programming

The tell-tale signs you’re totally stressed out, according to your Myers-Briggs personality type

Sudden health problems or unexpected trauma can spike stress levels in a heartbeat, but its build-up is more often slow-moving—and insidious. Stress …

Self-improvement

The Death of a Gig Worker

An SUV killed Pablo Avendano as he picked up jobs for the food-delivering app Caviar. Who is responsible?<p>Editor's Note: This article is the first in a series about how the gig economy is shaping the future of labor.<p>An 8-year-old told me about Pablo Avendano’s death: “My dad’s friend was just killed …

Florida International University

I’m a Mother of 9 and the Head of Personal Finance at a Trillion Dollar Investment Firm. Here Are My 6 Secrets for Work-Life Balance

Step 1: Create your own definition of success.<p>When we’re juggling work and family life, we’re bound to experience moments of pressure or exhaustion. …

Work-life Balance

Why getting up early is the ultimate life hack

Get up early.<p>Right now I’m up writing this at 6:30 AM. I slept in today.<p>A few weeks ago I woke up early by accident. Four-thirty AM my eyes popped …

Time I

7 Reasons To Start Using A Bullet Journal To Organize Your Life In 2018

Ad failed to load<p>Choosing the right planner at the start of the new year is a critical, albeit incredibly <i>personal</i> decision. As for me, I'm a notebook …

Productivity

How to avoid the 'midlife slump' and make your 40s a much happier decade

After struggling to understand myself in my 20s and to establish myself in my 30s, I finally hit my stride in my 40s. My health was vibrant and I had a successful career in journalism, plenty of money, wonderful friends and a loving, stable relationship.<p>It was the unhappiest decade of my life.<p>Today …

Middle Age

9 New Audiobooks For Road Trips To Keep You Entertained On The Long Drives Of Summer

Taking the scenic route to your vacation destination this year? You're going to miss out on valuable reading time, but not to worry, book nerds! I've …

Run/Walk 10K Training Program

This 10-week 10K training program is designed for beginner run/walkers who want to run/walk a 10K race (6.2 miles). Even if you're not training for a …

Marathons

Here's How the Social Security Retirement Benefit Formula Works

Do you know how much retirement income to expect from Social Security?<p>Social Security is the largest retirement program in the United States, but far …

How to Get the Most Out of a Day Off

The idea of “vacation” often conjures up thoughts of trips to faraway lands. While it’s true that big trips can be fun and even refreshing, they can also take a lot of time, energy, and money. A lot of people feel exhausted just thinking about planning a vacation—not just navigating personal …

Remote Working

12 things you should be doing with Command Hooks

Sewing

The view from inside a food truck

First of all, no matter what you think is in there, there’s probably more. Most modern food trucks — at least the ones special enough to make it into your regular lunch rotation — are operated by serious foodies whose wheeled restaurants roam more than 300 U.S. cities as part of a $2.7 billion …

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

LeBron James' NBA story can't be told without these 13 moments

Thirteen times in his NBA career, LeBron James has reached the postseason, and when the story of his career is told, it'll likely begin with the many …

Basketball

The 15 Most-Anticipated Thrillers & Mysteries Of Summer 2018, According To Goodreads

Looking for something to spice up your summer reading list? I've got a list for you. The 15 mysteries and thrillers below are getting major hype on …

How This Couple Saved $1 Million in 11 Years and Became Financially Independent Before 40

They aim to spend just $2 on every meal.<p>Convenience drives American cuisine, and from her kitchen in Richmond, Va., Laura Barrett has put her own, …

Personal Finance

The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

Avengers: Infinity War is coming to your home much sooner than you think

This weekend, <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>’s reign at the top of the box office will come to an end thanks to <i>Deadpool 2</i>. By Monday, Infinity War should …

This Is the Summer You Start Making Homemade Salad Dressing

By Alex Delany<p>"But it's never as good as the bottled stuff," you say? We're here to help.<p>I grew up in a bottled salad dressing household. There were brief periods of my life when oil and vinegar would be placed on the table—a nod to health or culture or maybe something else I was missing …

Healthy Eating

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality