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Grab a Pair of Dumbbells and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Workout

Looking to get a good full-body workout in? Grab a set of dumbbells and get started on this circuit that's just five exercises. Personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, created this workout that he posted on Instagram.<p>"Please warm up before training! For this, some light/active stretching will do," …

Workouts

The Greatest Moments in Sports History. Ever.

Recently, we decided to poll <i>Outside</i> staffers on their favorite sports moments in history. We didn’t discuss our picks beforehand, but clearly a good number of us are hopeless Lance Armstrong fangirls and boys: He claims one-third of our favorite moments in this list. Below, listed in no particular …

Where to Stay in Montreal, Quebec

If you're visiting Montreal but unfamiliar with the city, choosing where to stay is an important decision to make, and one that can affect your …

This Creamy One-Pot Pasta Is Like a Great Dinner Party in a Bowl

By Jesse Sparks<p>It might not seem like all the elements are going to get along, but then they do, and it’s magical.<p>The best recipes and the best dinner parties have one key thing in common: It’s all about the mix. Whether you’re talking about ingredients or guests, the way different elements …

This Veggie-Packed Steak Stir-Fry Recipe Keeps Weeknights Crispy

By Jesse Sparks<p>Big flavor, big texture, and it's ready in a flash.<p>If there’s one thing I hate, it’s soggy stir-fry. I need texture! I need crunch! When I'm served a less-than version, it's just kind of hard to find the will to keep chewing. So I was thrilled when I saw this stir-fry recipe boasting …

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Delicious, Simple Homemade Dandelion Wine Recipe

I’ve tasted some different wines over the years, but one of the best and most unique wines I have ever tasted is this dandelion wine recipe, that you …

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Designer Challenges Himself To Create Logos With Hidden Meanings For A Year, And Result Is Amazing

Wordplay is a never-ending source of amusement for me, with puns, spoonerisms and double entendres bringing a little extra color and life to the …

Graphic Design

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.<p>AUGUSTA, …

Antiinflammatory

Boston's Weather Broke Scores Of Elite Runners, But Not Old Man Abdi Abdirahman

Despite miserable weather, 95 percent of of the 27,042 common folk who started Monday’s Boston Marathon eventually crossed the finish line. The …

Chimp DNA Points at a Genetic Reason Humans Are Always Ready for War

A new study gives new meaning to the term 'battle ready'.<p>The thrill of sudden conflict is unmistakable. Your heart races, your breathing rate …

These 10 Fruits and Veggies Are Linked to Better Mental Health—Especially If You Eat Them Raw

A new study finds that eating produce in its natural form may boost mood and reduce depressive symptoms.<p>Raw fruits and vegetables may be better for …

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<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>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market has experienced its own exponential growth, adaptation, and …

Mobile Development

The 10 Best Shampoos for Thinning Hair

Add some extra thickness where you need it most.<p>Suddenly seeing a new patch of sparse hairs where there used to be many is never fun. Luckily, there are a few key ways to keep your hair looking full. And it all starts with a shampoo that promotes volume and thickness. Here are 10 of the best to get …

Nutritionist-approved convenience foods that save time on meal prep

Healthy meals don't have to be completely homemade. These packaged foods get the green light from top dietitians.<p>Just because a food isn’t homemade, it doesn’t mean you should knock it down. Bonnie Taub-Dix, RDN, creator of BetterThanDieting.com and author of "Read It Before You Eat It: Taking You …

Healthy Eating

These techniques are proven to boost certain cognitive functions

Included: how memory athletes stuff their noggins with so much knowledge.<p>1. Mindfulness<p>Meditation is an ancient practice that rests on training your brain to focus its attention on the present moment, rather than the past or future. Studies suggest that using this technique over time can increase …

The Brain

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

Should we give up half of the Earth to wildlife?

Populations of all kinds of wildlife are declining at alarming speed. One radical solution is to make 50% of the planet a nature reserve<p>The orangutan is one of our planet’s most distinctive and intelligent creatures. It has been observed using primitive tools, such as the branch of a tree, to hunt …

Wildlife

The Black Panther Soundtrack Is a Stunning Moment in Film History

Kendrick Lamar makes an incredible statement on this packed new album.<p>A mere 30 seconds into the <i>Black Panthe</i><i>r</i> soundtrack, it's already stunning to realize you're listening to a Marvel soundtrack. Over a gentle piano, Kendrick Lamar—the album's composer who's listed as a writer of every …

Watch: To avoid swatting, mosquitoes remember your scent

Mosquitoes can learn to associate an odor with a mechanical shock similar to a swat—and then avoid that scent in the future—new research …

I Did 100 Squats Every Day For 2 Weeks — Here's What I (and My Butt) Learned

I've always been a sucker for a good challenge. Maybe it's because of the competitive streak in me, or perhaps it's due to my love of all things …

Well here’s a surprising benefit to not drinking alcohol

Who knew?<p>You may think you know the benefits of not drinking alcohol, but here’s a new one: Last year, one in six Brits attempted to ditch drinking …

Alcohol

Oldest Moth, Butterfly Fossil Discovery Adds Complexity to Insect Evolution

Their adaptations hint at how modern bugs will handle climate change.<p>Approximately 201 million years ago, Earth was transitioning from the Triassic …

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Biomechanics

My favourite album: Miles Davis’s A Tribute to Jack Johnson

Great records do not necessarily arise out of historical ruptures. Nonetheless, Miles Davis’s A Tribute to Jack Johnson is significant in jazz and …

Olive Oil Cake

8 servings<p>Even die-hard butter devotees admit that olive oil makes exceptionally good cakes. EVOO is liquid at room temperature, so it lends superior moisture over time. In fact, olive oil cake only improves the longer it sits—this dairy-free version will keep on your counter for days (not that …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Japan has almost completely eliminated gun deaths — here's how

Gun control discussions crop up every time there is an attention-grabbing shooting in the US. On Wednesday, a 19-year-old allegedly shot dozens of his former classmates at a Florida high school, leaving 17 of them dead.<p>One of the biggest questions: How does the US prevent this from happening over …

Guns