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A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things | Inc.com

If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.<p>If you're unhappy, the problem is you. While approximately 50 percent of your happiness (your …

Happiness

Joshua Ferris: ‘Good fiction is a recapitulation of a dream’

The American author on humour in his fiction, the benefit of having a spouse as your sternest critic, and why short stories are as difficult to write as novels<p><b>US writer Joshua Ferris, 42, is the author of three novels including Then We Came to the End (2007) and To Rise Again at a Decent Hour</b> …

Books

Turkish Get-Ups: The Best Exercise You’re Not Doing

Turkey

A CrossFit Coach Says This Is the Best Way to Lose Belly Fat

Stop doing ab exercises, people. If you want to get rid of your unbudging belly fat, the answer isn't how many crunches you can do. Jade Jenny, head CrossFit coach and owner of Champlain Valley CrossFit says, "there are really no exercises to reduce belly fat, unfortunately this is the age-old …

7 ways you're hurting your chances at building wealth, according to 2 self-made millionaires

Osborn is the operating partner of Keller Williams Realty and managing partner at private equity group Align Capital. Morris is the CEO of the second-largest Keller Williams franchise, located in Beverly Hills, California.<p>In their book, they outline how to build sustainable wealth — not the kind …

Self-improvement

10-minute HIIT workout you can do in your living room

The high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, led by Joy Bauer and Dr. Oz, is comprised of six body-weight exercises that are meant to be done during commercial breaks — yes, you can do this while you're watching TV! Watch the video below and check out the descriptions of the exercises for …

Workouts

9 Things That Will Kill Your Career | Inc.com

There are so many things that can kill the careers of good, hard-working people. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences.<p>We usually only hear about the more egregious examples, such as when Yelp employee Talia Jane became an Internet sensation last month for writing a blistering post …

Leadership

Tighten Your Core and Tone Your Back With Arm Circle Planks

Take your core-strengthening planks to the next level while toning your arms and back — you're going to feel the burn with this move!<p>Meet the arm circle plank. Barry's Bootcamp trainer Tommy Stracke loves incorporating this plank variation into his workouts and his clients' workouts because it …

Workouts

Inside George Michael and Princess Diana's Flirtatious Friendship

While George Michael will always be remembered for his monumental contributions to music, his personal life — including his relationship with …

George Michael was planning to release a new album in 2017

Naughty Boy was collaborating on new tracks with the pop legend.<p>George Michael was reportedly planning to release a new album before his tragic death.<p>…

George Michael

George Michael: Tributes for pop superstar

<b>Tributes have poured in from across the world for singer George Michael, who has died at his home at the age of 53.</b><p>Former Wham! bandmate Andrew Ridgeley said he was "heartbroken at the loss of my beloved friend", while Sir Elton John mourned a "brilliant artist".<p>His former long-term partner Kenny …

George Michael

An Icon's Legacy: George Michael's 10 Greatest Live Performances and Duets

As the world mourns the loss of George Michael, who was found dead on Christmas Day at age of 53, the Grammy winner’s music lives on — including a …

George Michael – five great performances, from Young Guns to Jesus to a Child

Young Guns (Go For It!)<p>Just days before George Michael died, pop threw up one of its strange coincidences. The Top of the Pops repeats on BBC4 featured Wham!’s debut performance on the programme, an appearance so effervescent that even John Peel, presenting that evening in late 1982, was moved to …

George Michael

Why George Michael was the greatest pop star of the MTV era

Jackson had the moves, Madonna had the moxie, Prince had the sex – but George Michael had the voice … and thrilling songs like spinning tops<p>Read all our George Michael coverage here George Michael’s death – the reaction as it happens<p>The bar down the block from me uses George Michael’s Careless …

George Michael

Remembering George Michael With 21 Of His Greatest Hits

British singer-songwriter George Michael died Sunday of suspected heart failure at the age of 53.<p>As one half of 1980s group Wham! with Andrew Ridgeley and then as a successful solo artist, Michael was behind some of the biggest pop hits of the past 35 years — selling more than 100 million records …

George Michael

Singer George Michael dies at 53

Pop superstar George Michael, who achieved global fame with hits such as "Faith" and "Freedom '90," has died at age 53, reportedly of heart failure.<p>The music legend, who in his heyday was a world-famous sex symbol, was found dead in his home in Oxfordshire, in southeast England, according to his …

Comedians

The 6 Best Black Friday Camera Deals

Holiday shopping for the shutterbug in your life? Or looking for a sweet new rig for yourself? These are the best Black Friday camera deals we’ve …

Shopping

Our Most Epic Thanksgiving Cookbook

Picking the perfect Thanksgiving menu can be a hassle, but our annual Thanksgiving cookbook is ready to save the day. This collection of classic …

Balsamic Vinegar

How big of a turkey should I buy? And other Thanksgiving FAQs.

Thanksgiving is all about tradition, so it’s only natural that we field a lot of the same questions each year. Consider this guide a resource for your most pressing queries.<p>Feel free to ask for more help in our online chat on Nov. 15 and Nov. 22 — we’ll have the usual WaPo Food suspects on deck, …

Cooking

32 Beautiful Book Quotes To Read When You're Feeling Lost

"In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart."<p>2. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”<p>—Bram Stroker, <i>Dracula</i><p>3. “I want you to remember who you are, despite the bad things that are happening to you. …

5 Addictively Motivating Fitness Apps

From 7-Minute Workouts to Downward Facing Dogs, these iPhone and Android apps will get you off your keister<p>BEST FOR RUNNERS Zombies, Run!<p>In a running rut? Try “Zombies, Run!” Functioning like an interactive audio book, the app transforms a simple jog into a mission to save a zombie-ravaged world. …

Apps

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37 IKEA Lack Shelves Ideas And Hacks

IKEA Lack shelves are ones with the wall thanks to the concealed mounting hardware, and they perfectly serve for storage. There are lots of ideas to …

American ISIS Defector: 'I've Let My Nation Down'

A New York City man who admits he betrayed his country by joining ISIS has come out of the shadows to tell publicly for the first time how he was seduced by the terrorist organization, why he fled after five months and how he's helping the FBI.<p>In an exclusive interview with NBC News, the …

Terrorism

The stock market's last line of defense is giving way

The same goes for investors. Markets change, the companies that dominate the markets change, technology changes, but human nature <i>never</i> changes.<p>Not that long ago we experienced a huge financial crisis where many people watched their 401(k) turn into a 201(k). While the markets rebounded to new highs …

Stock Markets

Tracy Anderson on Protein, Meal Replacement Bars, and Snack Time

Two new developments in Tracy Anderson’s world have us feeling pretty thrilled. Our go-to fitness guru has launched her own line of “CLEAR” bars and …

Protein

This 4-Stock Dividend Retirement Portfolio Yields 7.3%

I’m sure I don’t have to tell you how tough it is to build a dividend retirement portfolio that provides a decent yield these days.<p>Many investors make utility stocks a cornerstone, but that strategy is less appealing this year, with many utilities’ valuations stretched and their yields well below …

Investing

News Sites Are Tracking Your Web Traffic Way More Than Porn Sites

Third-party trackers have also slowed the adoption of secure HTTPS sites, study finds.<p>Online news sites track users across the web with more third-party tracking code than any other type of site, a new study has found.<p>Using a custom open-source measurement tool, Princeton researchers analyzed the …

Targeted Advertising

How one woman beat the big banks: The amazing, true story about how Wall Street’s mortgage fraud unraveled

Sued by a giant bank, Lisa Epstein didn’t have many options. Then she found the small print that changed everything<p>None of Lisa Epstein’s options for dealing with her foreclosure seemed very attractive. She could try the Home Affordable Modification Program, or HAMP, which President Obama announced …

Corruption