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I me wed: why are more women choosing to marry themselves?

When 38-year-old Sophie Tanner celebrated her second wedding anniversary earlier this year, there were none of the usual trappings - no flowers or romantic meal for two; no hastily purchased card sealed with a kiss.<p>It’s not that her other half is remiss, but that on May 16, 2015, when the PR …

10 women share what they wish they'd known before starting a diet

<b>Ten women share what they wish they knew about dieting before they adopted healthy eating habits.</b><p>When it comes to weight loss, most experts agree a …

15 Metabolism-Boosting Foods to Jump-Start a Healthy Diet

It seems like there is an excess of powders and drinks on the market today claiming to burn fat and boost your metabolism. The true potency of any of …

The One Food You Should Eat In The Morning To Speed Up Your Metabolism, According To A Nutritionist

Good morning! We’re making a pitch for eggs. Eat them tomorrow morning to speed up your metabolism and achieve your weight loss goals.<p>[Photos: …

The One Food You Should Never, Ever Eat at Night (or Risk Gaining Weight)

Research shows that eating late at night can make you gain weight, but if your tummy starts rumbling after the sun goes down, you shouldn’t ignore it …

I went on Beyoncé's 22-day diet — and I lost 15 pounds

Beyoncé tried "The 22-Day Revolution" diet after she had her first child. The plan is a vegan, plant-based diet that eliminates all processed foods. Beyoncé wrote the foreword for the book and backed a meal-delivery service based on it. I decided to try it for myself, and it turned out better than …

Plant-Based Diet

Trick your brain into losing weight

After conducting some studies, with approximately 3000 participants, he found that the more frequently people sniffed certain foods, the less hungry …

To Get Better at Understanding Other People, Start With Yourself

Most of us spend a lot of time trying to parse out what make us, well, <i>us</i>: We scour the internet for personality quizzes. We ruminate endlessly over …

Here's How Traveling Makes You Smarter

The benefits of travel are seemingly endless.<p>Taking all your available vacation time each year can help land you a promotion, while sharing vacation …

Try This 5-Minute Booty Burn Workout From a Pilates Goddess

Need to wake up your backside? Give your booty a boost — no equipment required — with just five moves in five minutes using the five-minute booty …

Workouts

Want a Booty Like Kim Kardashian? You'll Need to Follow Her Insanely Hard Leg Day Routine

Kim Kardashian West has one of the most well-known (and most photographed) bottoms in Hollywood. And according to the 36-year-old reality star’s …

This 3-minute workout is just as good as a gym session, says expert

And you won't need to do anything else!<p>If there is a way of avoiding the gym but still being able to stay in shape, trust us we will find it.<p>So when …

Exercise

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results

Hint: It's not as long as you think<p>The concept of a plank is pretty simple: You hold yourself up in a pushup position for a set period of time to tone your core, glutes, and hamstrings. But while you probably already know how to do a plank, you might be hazy on how long you should actually hold one …

Meet China’s One and Only “Spider Woman”

Luo Dengping has become famous as the only woman in a group of “spider men” who climb vertical cliffs of up to 100 meters high, without ropes or …

Oregon Teacher Spends 70 Hours Turning His Classroom into Hogwarts

As a teacher, if you want your middle school students to get off their smartphones phones and and actually pay attention in class, you have to get …

Find Out What Your Handwriting Says About You

You probably don’t think twice when you go to jot down a mental note on paper, right? And if we’re being honest, you actually probably haven’t given …

Aerial Images of Vibrant Landscapes by Photographer Niaz Uddin | Colossal

<p>Niaz Uddin is a photographer, director, and filmmaker that explores a variety of natural landscapes from high above. His color-saturated photographs …

50 States, 50 U.S. Parks You Need to Visit

Experience the best of nature—in every U.S. state. How many have you visited?<p>Peppered across the United States you can find pristine coastlines, majestic mountains, and historical monuments. But that doesn't do the diversity justice, so explore the best park in each state, experiencing canyons, …

National Parks Road Trip of a Lifetime

The greatest road on earth<p>Here’s something we can all agree on: This country deserves to have its very best places protected and enjoyed. That’s what …

The worst road trip annoyances, and what to do about them

It’s the little things that inflict big headaches when you’re driving during the summer, like poor road conditions, cellular dead spots and pretty …

RVs

The Most Bike-Friendly City In Every Single State

From Alabama to Wyoming, the United States is full of bike-friendly cities for tourists and residents. Here are the best cities for cycling from sea …

Seven bucket list road trips you have to take in your lifetime

by Sarah Amandolare<p>When you're travelling, driving offers a chance to slow down and let everything you've experienced up to that point sink in. And …

Road Trip Diaries: 5 incredible stops to make between New York City and Hudson

Stretching nearly 150 miles north from New York City, the Hudson Valley has, for centuries, been an easy escape for Gotham’s world-weary denizens. …

The 37 best young adult books we ever read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile feelings and …

Books

The Transformative Experience of Writing for “Sense8”

I’d never known the pleasure of temporarily losing my intellectual sovereignty.<p>A couple of years ago, I took part in plotting the second season of the Netflix series “Sense8.” The first season was developed and written by the sisters Lilly and Lana Wachowski, who also directed it—and whom I …

Love Island

Wednesday wisdom: 19 inspirational life quotes to get you through hump day

Each Wednesday we slump into work thinking about trivial things like the weather, traffic, money and how tired we are.<p>The hump day is the worst day …

4 Things You Can Do Right Now For an Immediate Confidence Boost

Self-love is arguably the most important commitment you can make to yourself—keyword being "commitment." Like your yoga practice or your burgeoning …

Check out these spectacular Sony World Photography Awards 2018 entries

<b>Check out some of the best entries so far and find out what stories are hidden behind the camera</b><p>This striking image of a scuba diver in a cave in …

The Art of Mindful Writing

Writing mindfully is actually … kinda fun<p><i>Before you read this post, you might want to read my little tutorial on</i> <i>Mindfulness Meditation.</i><p>When you do …

Will Power

World Tourism Day: learn how these destinations are promoting sustainable travel

There’s no doubt travel is booming – World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) figures show that tourist numbers increased around the globe in the beginning of the year. This year also marks the UNWTO’s Year of Sustainable Tourism – well-timed as more and more destinations around the world ponder how to …