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All You Need For This Workout Is a Set of 2-Pound Weights

You don't have to lift 30-pound dumbbells to tone up and see gains at the gym. In fact, lighter weights can be just as effective as heavy ones, according to a 2010 McMaster University study. The study tracked 49 men who already had experience weight training for a year. Half of the group was …

Yoga

5 Gentle Yoga Poses To Relax Your Tight Shoulders

If you spend any time slouching at your desk or looking down at your phone, you'll want to give yourself the gift of this little yoga sequence.<p><i>The article</i> 5 Gentle Yoga Poses To Set Your Tight Shoulders Free <i>originally ran on RodalesOrganicLife.com.</i>

Yoga

The secret history of Salvador Dalí’s Disney film

It’s difficult to picture what a Salvador Dalí and Walt Disney collaboration would have looked like. Yet the two artists did collaborate, and the outcome – a short film called <i>Destino</i> released in 2003 – is beautifully weird.<p>Before their fateful meeting, Disney dabbled in WTF. There’s an entire …

Five Ways Working More Slowly Can Boost Your Productivity

You know all about why multitasking is bad and meditation is good. Here’s the cognitive case for why slower might be better.<p>Whatever mix of foreboding, cautious optimism, denial, and indifference with which you greet the prospect of your job being handed over to robots in the future, one thing …

Mindfulness

Pink Floyd, Antony & The Johnsons, and Foo Fighters

click to enlarge<p>Pink Floyd<p>The Endless River<p>Columbia Records<p><b>File next to:</b> Camel, Yes, Tame Impala<p>The biggest music mystery of the 2014 holiday season …

Listen to Jennifer Lawrence's 'Hunger Games' Folk Ballad, 'The Hanging Tree'

hero Katniss Everdeen's haunting folk song, "The Hanging Tree," is now streaming online as it will appear on the score album. <b>Jennifer Lawrence</b>, who …

A Bluegrass Cover of Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s Classic Rock Song ‘Rocket Man’

Earlier this year, the four-man Alabama-based band Iron Horse (previously) performed a bluegrass cover of the classic rock song “Rocket Man” written …

Elton John

Make This Recipe Before Thanksgiving: Kale and Sweet Potato Detox Soup

While you're busy planning your menu for the actual Thanksgiving feast, don't forget to nourish your bod with healthy ingredients in the days leading up to it.<p>Kimberly Snyder—nutritionist, author of <i>The Beauty Detox Foods,</i> and preparer of healthy foods for celebs such as Drew Barrymore, Hilary Duff, …

The digital journal of a Montreal-born jihadist

Sami, born in Montreal, left for Syria in 2013 to join an offical al-Qaeda branch<p>In the season premiere of <i>Enquête</i>, Radio-Canada’s investigative …

5 Creative Ways to Cook with Spaghetti Squash (There Will Be Funnel Cake)

Stop! Don't douse that spaghetti squash with marinara sauce—try one of these recipes, instead.<p>Here's the thing about spaghetti squash. We don't actually want it to be spaghetti-like. We'll just use plain ole spaghetti for that one; there's no use trying to re-fashion squash to act like pasta.<p>And …

Food

20 Years of SAVEUR: The Revolution is a Dinner Party

In 1998, I gained the temporary guest membership required to enter the China Club, a very exclusive restaurant in Beijing, where I dined with …

What Are Ukrainians Fighting For? 5 Things to Know About Unrest

Having become the latest battleground for a fight between Russia and the West, protests have been simmering for almost three months in Ukraine — but fiery mayham has erupted in Kiev, and was spreading to other cities.<p>With at least 25 dead and scores injured, Tuesday marked the deadliest day in a …

Russia

The tar sands horror story you weren’t supposed to hear

Toxic emissions forced a family out of their home — and Big Oil tried to buy their silence<p>The oil industry was willing to pay big money to keep this one quiet. Instead, ThinkProgress has the heartbreaking story of a family forced out of Alberta by the exploitation of Canada's oil sands (the ones …

Health premiums, tobacco taxes rise in B.C. budget

British Columbia Finance Minister Mike de Jong introduced a balanced budget for 2014-2015, noting the only other province to do so this year is possibly Saskatchewan (full story here). Here are some highlights:<p>Photos.com<p>By the numbers<p><i>“We continue to balance on a razor’s edge.” – Mike de Jong</i><p>The …

Ukraine President agrees truce with opponents as West prepares sanctions | News Home | Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said late on Wednesday that he had agreed a “truce” with opposition leaders after 26 people were killed in street clashes, ahead of meetings with EU foreign ministers who are threatening to impose sanctions for the violence.<p>Anti-government …

Russia