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If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

Workouts

IUDs may cut risk of cervical cancer by a third, study indicates

More work is needed to understand how the contraceptive device works to protect against cancer, but researchers say discovery could be “very impactful”<p>Women who use intrauterine contraceptive devices may also be cutting their chances of getting cervical cancer, according to a new study.<p>Research …

Cancer

Scientists grow replacement skin for boy suffering devastating genetic disorder

Seven-year-old boy suffering illness causing untreatable wounds over 80% of his body has had his skin replaced by new, genetically modified epidermis<p>Scientists have grown a replacement, genetically modified skin to cover almost the entire body of a seven-year-old Syrian boy who was suffering from a …

Cell Biology

31 of the Most Effective Dumbbell Workout Videos All in 1 Place

You know you should be strength training to build muscle, but if you're at a loss for where to begin, here are 31 videos you can follow along with. From 10 minutes to 45, from arms to booties, choose the workout that will help you reach your goals.<p>A 20-Minute Workout to Sculpt and Tone Your Entire …

Exercise

50 Holiday Cookies

Fill your cookie tins with batches and batches of classic cookies and creative variations.<p>Classic Sugar Cookies (No. 1)<p>Beat 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup …

Vegan Thousand Island Salad Dressing Recipe

Just because you're vegan doesn't mean you have to give up on Thousand Island salad dressings, if that's one of your favorites! Just use a vegan …

15 beautiful photographs that will convince you to rewrite your bucket list

20 Hearty Soup Recipes for Fall Lunches & Dinners

Is soup the perfect lunch? It's a convenient make-ahead meal, and it brings a touch of home to your desk with its warm nourishment. But there's just …

Healthy Eating

Eight Great Homemade Veggie Burgers

Everyone should have a great veggie burger recipe in their repertoire, and the good news is there are infinite ways to go about it. A base of …

Healthy Eating

How To Turn Soba Noodles Into Your Dream Dinner

When it comes to comforting noodle dishes, many people turn to pasta for baked ziti and lasagna. We have another option to suggest: soba noodles.<p>Soba noodles are traditionally buckwheat noodles ― soba is Japanese for buckwheat ― but not all are 100 percent buckwheat. Some of them are a mixture of …

Food

'To Donald Trump,' by Leland Melvin, former NASA Astronaut and NFL Player

<i>Leland Melvin is the astronaut in that fabulous NASA photo with his two dogs. He is an engineer and former NASA education leader, and the author of</i> …

Donald Trump

This Macaroni Coleslaw Salad Is the Ultimate Cookout Side Dish

When tasked with bringing a dish to a cookout or party (like, say, for Labor Day), there are a couple classics that probably pop into your mind — …

Cooking

How to Do 16 Different Types of Push-ups

Push-ups are pretty damn hard. My high school cheerleading coach insisted that the whole squad could bang out 20 push-ups by the time summer cheer …

Workouts

F.D.A. Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475,000

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, a milestone that is expected to transform treatment in the coming years.<p>The new therapy turns a patient’s cells into a “living drug,” and trains them to …

Cancer

19 Lower-Body Stretches for When Your Legs and Butt Are Sore As Hell

You’ve mustered up the energy to hit the gym, try a new workout class, or head out on a long run this week—in other words, you’re crushing this whole …

Workouts

Yes, you need a morning mantra—here are 12 that wellness it-girls swear by

Just because being healthy is your job doesn’t mean you automatically wake up happy, energized, and free of under-eye circles—wellness gals have …

Entrepreneurship

3 Exercises for a Stronger Pelvic Floor (and Lower Abs)

Building and maintaining a strong pelvic floor is crucial for women of all ages. The pelvic floor is a group of muscles at the bottom of your pelvis …

Yoga

Power Your Morning With 30+ High-Protein Vegan Breakfasts

Vegans won't have a tough time getting enough protein in the morning with these delicious breakfast recipes. From savory to sweet, these breakfasts are all under 400 calories and offer at least 15 grams of protein.

Healthy Eating

Wisteria: How to Make It Flower

Why won’t a reluctant wisteria bloom? There are lots of possible reasons. Bad attitude, for one. This is a vine that wants its way in the garden. …

From Selma to Montgomery: 5 Things You May Not Know About 'Bloody Sunday'

Thousands of people in Alabama crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma into Montgomery on Sunday to recreate a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement on its 52nd anniversary.<p>On March 7, 1965, images of police beating and throwing tear gas at 600 marchers flashed across television screens …

Black History

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Travel

The Magnificent 7 Yoga Poses for Lower Back Relief

<b>You may already know this, and you probably certainly feel it, lower back pain seems to impact 8 out of every 10 people.</b><p><b>If you have lower back pain</b> …

Yoga

Bake the perfect blueberry muffin

We’ve all done it: Baked a blueberry muffin that emerged from the oven in a state of utter purple-itude, the berries a wet mass at the bottom of the …

Gardening 101: Zinnias

Zinnia<i>:</i> “Farm Stand Favorite”<p>Truly, zinnias have to be one of the best annuals to grow. Not only do they shoot up from seed to flower with astounding …

12 Plank Variations For A Rock Solid Core

istock<p>There's no doubt that 'the plank' is one of the best core exercises on the planet. But for many of us, endless sets at the end of each and …

Suspension Training

10 of the best travel apps ... that you'll actually use: part two

Ever needed to make a cheap international call without the internet, or been worried about security as you move between wifi hotspots? These apps make travel safer, easier and cheaper<p>Part one<p><b>Rebtel: for phone calls</b><p>Skype and Whatsapp will always be staples when it comes to international calling and …

Apps

Each Dot On This Map Is A Place Where A Person Of Color Was Lynched

The project on the history of lynching offers historical details on each brutal murder, to shine a light on a shameful part of American history that isn’t nearly widely known enough.<p>When a Chinese man tried to vote in Monterey, California, in 1885, a mob lynched him. In 1909, a black man was …

Hearty Vegan Recipe: Avocado Fritters

Vegan Avocado Fritters<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the fritters:</i> <br>1/2 cup quinoa, or 1 cup cooked <br>4 medium avocados <br>1 medium lime <br>3 1/2 ounces kale<p>1 medium jalapeño <br>1 …

Vegan Recipes

Try this spicy Moroccan carrot salad recipe for Meatless Monday

This salad may look rather simple, but Yotam Ottolenghi's spicy Moroccan carrot salad is packed with bright and robust flavors. Tender but crunchy carrots are combined with caramelized onion, garlic, chile, cloves, coriander, cinnamon, paprika, cumin, preserved lemon and fresh cilantro leaves. …

Explore the World in Photos by Someone Who Travels for a Living

T+L Social Ambassador Altug Galip shares some of his favorite photos from his travels.<p><i>The T+L Social Ambassadors are a team of photographers who are</i> …

Travel