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20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

Look we get it: Some exercises just aren't sexy or showy—but neither are knee braces, slings, tweaked lower backs, or bad moods you develop because …

Workouts

A Cardio Core Workout Way Better Than the Treadmill + Sit-Ups

Cardio is good. Cardio that incorporates core strength at the same time is better. This workout lets you check off both without stepping foot on a …

Workouts

The Airbnb of Boats Is Making Your Private Yacht Dreams Attainable

A mega-cruise, with its round-the-clock dining, crowds, and magic shows, might not hold much appeal for a certain kind of traveler. But a sojourn on a small river cruise? Or, better yet, a private sailboat? It’s not difficult to agree to trade in the mega-ship/mega-amenities for calm, quiet, …

The Ultimate Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap – 40 Recipes

Every week we pull together some great Canadian recipes from Canadian food bloggers around the web featuring one main ingredient or dish. This week …

Recipes

7 Invaluable Lessons From The World's Best Cookie Baker

Dorie Greenspan is quite possibly the world’s best cookie maker. She has been baking ― with a serious interest in cookies ― for over 30 years. She ran a beloved cookie shop with her son, a self-proclaimed cookie monster, in NYC. And she has just released a beautiful tome dedicated entirely to …

Dessert

Want to Get Better in the Kitchen? Here Are 4 Easy(ish) Dishes to Master

From chili verde to French omelets, J. Kenji López-Alt, proprietor of The Food Lab, shares the four dishes to add to your arsenal.<p>Are you finding that your steaks always come out tasting like a wet kitchen sponge? Still using store-bought tomato sauce like a plebeian? Eating at home doesn’t have to …

Cooking

Yotam Ottolenghi’s one-pot wonders – recipes

The combination of meat and grain is an ancient tradition. Such one-pot wonders have been simmering away for centuries, not least for reasons of necessity and efficiency: necessity in that the addition of a starch is a way to make meat stretch further; efficiency in that, by cooking everything in a …

Onions

Ten Little Habits that Delay Your Happiness

You ultimately become what you repeatedly do. If your habits aren’t helping you, they’re hurting you. Here are a few examples of the latter that will …

20 physicists who revolutionized our understanding of the world

Physics is everywhere. It's in the most distant reaches of the cosmos. It's in the supermassive black holes raging in the center of galaxies and in the tiny fundamental building blocks that make up life on Earth. It's even in the seemingly empty space around us.<p>And every now and then a physicist …

Physics

This 200x zoom camera lets you read the writing on airplanes

Even without the assistance of the 4x digital zoom, the 50x optical zoom of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS was pretty impressive when it was released. …

6 Ways Parents Can Keep Their Marriages Strong and Happy

Expert advice for parents on how to keep a marriage strong and happy while raising kids.<p><b>By: Lorraine Allen</b><p>Parenthood will test even the strongest …

Kellogg School

Science Shows This Is The Only Skill You Need To Be Successful In Life

You've already heard how delayed gratification is essential to achieve success, but have you viewed the skill from this unorthodox standpoint yet?

35 Things You Should Know Before Becoming “SUCCESSFUL”

<b>1. It’s Never As Good As You Think It Will Be</b><p><i>“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,”</i> says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at …

This Chinese Bookshop With Amazing Design Is a Fairytale for Bookworms

The new bookstore, Zhongshuge Yangzhou, appeals to design and book lovers alike.<p>Once upon a time, we might have considered a bookstore incredible if it included, say, tasty café food and giant beanbags for kids. Now, an incredible bookstore is defined by reflective "tunnels" of books and truly …

7 behaviors to give up if you want to be happier

Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life to be a happier person. Think of it as decluttering your house, except instead of your house, it's your entire life.<p>To help you kick off the elimination …

Self-help

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

List-Worthy

How a dad shapes his daughter’s lifelong relationship with love

“Do you think Dad is having an affair?” I asked my mother one day, after he’d spent another late evening at work with an attractive co-worker.<p>I was maybe 14 or 15 at the time — an age when kids are well aware of their parents’ shortcomings.<p>“Of course not,” she said. “You know your father; he likes …

Relationships

Why This Mom's Post About the Parents Whose Toddler Was Attacked by an Alligator Is Going Viral

"Listen to me very clearly perfect parents, VERY CLEARLY. I'VE HAD ENOUGH."<p>In the wake of the tragic death of a 2-year-old boy who was attacked by an alligator and dragged into the Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney's Grand Floridian Hotel, a mom and writer named Melissa Fenton, who has her own blog …

The most beautiful clifftop hotels in the world

Private plunge pools aside, there are few things more thrilling and luxurious than a clifftop hotel.<p>Perhaps it’s the sheer seclusion, or the unobstructed views, or the feeling that you’re living on the edge—quite literally. From lofty hideouts on the Amalfi Coast to precariously-perched Balinese …

Aegean Sea

Want to Succeed? Do This One Thing

Call it what you want, perseverance pays off.<p>Have you noticed that everyone is talking about grit these days, as if it has just been discovered? Business leaders, pundits, scientists, and even celebrities are extolling the importance of grit as a key ingredient in success.<p>Although the scientists …

Self-improvement

Science Finds A Proven Way To Help You Sleep Much Better

Many of us face difficulties getting enough sleep, some of us have difficulties falling asleep no matter how hard we try. There are myriads of …

A Simple Way to Feel Like You Have Way More Time

You don't need to juggle your schedule or prune your commitments. You just need to do this.<p>What if I told you the best and easiest way to start feeling like you have more time wasn't to investigate your priorities or trim your commitments, but instead to add one more small item to your to-do …

Time Management

23 Skinny Summer Snacks For Your Afternoon Slump

Fresh ideas for the hottest days.<p>We're all about eating between meals, which every nutritionist and study assures us is a good thing. The key, come 4 p.m., is choosing something that's both healthy and satisfying. These fresh ideas will do just that.

These ear capsules might be the wireless multifunction headphones you've been waiting for

A new pair of wireless headphones by Human Inc. can morph into a portable loudspeaker and allows multiple users to connect and listen to a single audio source.<p>A startup company in Seattle that secured a $5 million investment round back in April just announced its secret weapon: a pair of …

Audiophile