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Fitness RPG Gamifies The Workout Chore On Another Level

For those who may have some difficulty finding the motivation to work out, there’s a new game in the Google Play Store called Fitness RPG – Gamify …

I Was a Liberal Who Worked at Fox News. Here's What That Taught Me About Arguing Politics

It may seem surprising for a liberal commentator like myself, but from 2010 to 2013, I worked in the most prominent den of American conservatism: Fox …

Immigration Reform

The 10 apps police are warning parents to look out for on their children's phones

Parents are being urged to check their children’s phones in an effort to keep them safe online.<p>One police force has posted a warning to parents …

Apps

How to clean your couch

Make your sofa spectacular again with this simple process.<p>No matter if you have messy toddlers, distracted teenagers, a less-than-neat roommate or an untidy spouse, keeping your couch clean is a struggle. This simple process can help you take your sofa from grubby to great in just an …

Sofa

Murders and mysteries, yes, but these five books are far from being your average crime novel

For those who want more than a whodunit in their crime fiction.<p>What can be frustrating about reading crime fiction is that after a certain number of …

10 healthy late-night snacks

Strawberry shake<p>Blend kefir (it's like a liquid yogurt), strawberries, and a teaspoon of honey for a refreshing protein shake that's also chock-full …

Healthy Eating

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Save that security deposit.

‘Crazy Forts’ Helps Kids Build Pillow Forts That Never Fall Down

Even better, you don't have to give up the couch.<p>By<p>Jan 16 2018, 2:33 PM<p>A blanket fort is more than the sum of its parts. Where you see bed sheets, …

12 Ways to Entertain (and Exhaust) Your Kid When They’re Stuck Inside

Beat the snow, rain, or even heat with quick activities that everyone can participate in.<p>By<p>Jan 09 2018, 6:24 PM<p>Serious winter weather can be an …

Kids

Doctors say they've figured out how often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Middle age is not too late to start exercising. In fact, new evidence suggests that doing so can reverse some of the dangerous and deadly effects of a life spent sitting in a chair or on a couch.<p>In a new study released in the journal Circulation on Monday, doctors found that as a little as two …

Exercise

Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?

Alan’s Gmail inbox needs tidying up, and it’s easy to sort emails and save space using built-in search commands. But not before he makes a back up<p>Is there an easy way of doing mass deletes in Gmail? I’ve rather let the inbox grow, and I would like to trim it. Manual deletion would take forever. …

Productivity

When the Gym Isn't Possible: At-Home Workouts for Women That Do the Trick

Some days and situations just don’t call for the gym—in fact, I love the idea that one of my friends who travels often for work brings ’80s workout …

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

How to Get Your Kids to Clean Their Rooms

Do you need a HazMat suit just to go into your kids' rooms? Motivate your children to get their rooms clean and keep them clean.<p>Help Them Out<p>For …

Kids

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Is Getting A New Four Player Arcade Game

Arcade cabinet maker Raw Thrills has confirmed it’s currently working on a new machine featuring the heroes in a half shell as depicted in the …

Retrogaming

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates writers by …

Writing

5 Quick HIIT Workouts for Beginners

1 of 8<p>What is HIIT?<p>High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) means you work out as hard as you can for a short period of time, rest and repeat. Not …

What to Do With Digital Storage That's Collecting Dust

How many of you have old memory cards, USB sticks, or even hard drives lay around doing nothing? Of those that answered yes, how many of you still …

Information Systems

Here's How Google's Parental Controls for Android Work

Google has fully rolled out its Family Link system for keeping parents in control of their children’s Android devices.<p>Family Link is essentially a …

Android News

Ultimate Macaroni Cheese

Ingredients<p>15<p>(1 cup)<p>Servings<p>1 package (16 ounces) elbow macaroni<br>• 6 tablespoons butter<br>• 6 tablespoons flour<br>• 2 tablespoons McCormick® Mustard, Ground<br>• 1 1/2 …

We Tried a Dozen Frozen Pizzas & Ranked Them

We are living in a frozen-pizza-lover's paradise. Walk into any supermarket and you'll be dazzled by the bevy of options with various styles of crust …

Italian Food

Want to Be Smarter? Try This Super Simple Drawing Exercise (Art Degree Not Required) | Inc.com

Maryam Mirzakhani, the late Stanford University math professor whose work involved "describing the geometric and dynamic complexities of curved surfaces," tackled tough mathematical ideas by doodling on large sheets of paper.<p>Born in Iran, Mirzakhani earned her doctorate from Harvard University and …

Doodling

25+ Slow-Cooker Pasta Recipes That Define Easy Comfort Food

We've found over 25 recipes to combine our love of pasta with the ease of the slow cooker — including mac and cheese and lasagna! With this many options, it's going to be hard to choose which recipe to make first.

10 Healthy Habits That You Should Incorporate In Your Kid's Routine

A lot of our habits (chewing nails, smoking, drinking, etc.) come from a result of a loop: cue, routine and reward. The cue is known as a “trigger”, …

Dental Care

The Belly Fat Diet: Lose Your Belly, Shed Excess Weight, Improve Health

Overview<p>Belly Fat Diet: Lose Your Belly, Shed Excess Weight, Improve Health by John Chatham<p>Belly fat: Either you have it, or you are doing everything …

Nutrition

This is why you’re sitting all wrong

According to medical science, sitting hunched and twisted like a pretzel in a chair is killing us body and soul, hour by hour. In an analysis of 47 …

Yoga

This Kid's Shoe Tying Hack Is Actually Genius

If you've been trying to teach your kids to tie their shoelaces without much success, step aside and let the master do his thing.<p>This Kid's Shoe Tying Hack Is Actually Genius<p>Teaching your little ones to tie their shoelaces can be one of the more frustrating parenting lessons. It's just really hard …

Where to Find the Best Collections of Regional Dialects and Local Accents

If you’re trying to learn an accent for an acting role, understand an ESL speaker, or just hear some funny British accents, the Internet has a vast …

Language

Fitness blogger's cellulite photos make an important point

Listen up, folks: There is nothing wrong with or unusual about cellulite, and blogger Sophie Allen wants you to remember that.<p>Allen, a popular fitness Instagrammer from Australia, recently reiterated this message to her hundreds of thousands of followers by sharing a composite of two photos of her …

Social Media