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Too Hot to Run Outside? Here Are 7 Treadmill Workouts to Take to Gym

We don't want the heat and humidity to get in the way of a good run. With a treadmill workout, you can beat the rising temperatures and still fit in your weekly mileage. We've rounded up seven of our favorite indoor runs, ranging from 20 minutes to a full hour, to help you stay on track without …

Exercise

15 Sci-Fi Books To Read If You Need A Break From Dystopian Novels

Dystopia novels seem to be more popular than ever these days. Between <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i>and <i>The Hunger Games</i> and the disturbing resurgence of <i>1984,</i>the …

Science Fiction

These Are the 6 Best Strength Exercises for Runners

Strength training plays a key role in your development as a runner, helping to build muscle so that your body can handle the repetitive stress of all …

10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels Featuring Characters Living with Mental Illness

Geologist Anna Kubrin is just beginning her work at the Martian colony when the mystery begins. First she finds a note warning her not to trust the …

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

5 Real Women on the Books That Helped Them Through a Tough Time

We all go through periods when nothing seems to be going our way. We may be wallowing after a bad breakup or trying to make it through a challenging …

Books

Calf Muscle Strains (And What To Do About Them)

While we often praise the powerhouse glutes and first-responder feet for their contributions to gait, it’s the calves that ultimately pull your heels …

Exercise

Want to Start Running? These Are the 12 Things You Need to Do

You're ready to lace up your sneaks and hit the ground running. After getting the OK from your doctor or trainer, here are 12 things you need to do …

Trainers

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 …

Dark is divine: What colour are Indian gods and goddesses?

<b>In India where light skin is coveted, a new campaign is re-imagining popular Hindu gods and goddesses with a darker skin, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi.</b><p>The desire for fairer skin is not new in India and for centuries, fair complexion has been considered superior.<p>Fairness creams are among …

Sci-Fi Doesn't Have to Be Depressing: Welcome to Solarpunk

Imagine a scene, set in the future, where a child in Burning Man–style punk clothing is standing in front of a yurt powered by solar panels. There …

The 25-Minute Strength Training Workout That Will Make You a Better Runner

Most people think that running just requires...running. You lace up your sneakers, you head out the door, and you start moving your legs. And while …

15 Book Club Recommendations For Horror-Lovers, Because Scary Novels Are Better In A Group

If the sudden popularity of murder-mystery novels has your book club selection feeling a little stale, check out these 15 horror novels to introduce …

Books

10 Different Kinds Of Confidence: A Running Playlist

Each new year brings with it a sense of possibility. While there’s a difference between observing these possibilities and capitalizing on them, a …

Thinking Weirdly with China Miéville

<i>No matter how commodified and domesticated the fantastic in its various forms might be, we need fantasy to think the world, and to change it.</i><p><i>— China</i> …

11 LGBTQ Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

Historically, horror films haven’t always been kind to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, though many members of the community maintain a wonderfully unique relationship with the genre. There are a number of competing theories as to what's behind this unique relationship — but …

Prism Stuff Easy One Skein Shawl Free Pattern

Fiesta La Boheme Easy One-Skein Shawl

Free Knitting Patterns: Rustic Lace Scarf

Meddling Kids Author Edgar Cantero on Scooby Doo, and Cthulhu, Too

We spoke with Spanish author Edgar Cantero at NYCC 2017 about his latest novel <i>Meddling Kids</i>: a frighteningly original story that pits a group of …

4 Practical Tips For Powering Through A Long Run

Let’s face it: training for a long distance race is hard. The long runs, the amount of time you invest, the toll on your body…some days it seems like …

It’s a bad, mad world, so here are three books about women conquering evil

Ausma Zehanat Khan's latest, <b>The Bloodprint</b> (Harper Voyager), pits an order of women devoted to the written word against a patriarchal religion dominating the world. Arian is one of the Companions of Hira, formed to combat the one-eyed preacher and his empire, the Talisman. The Taliban, I mean the</i> …

'The Language Of Thorns' Will Ensnare You With Dark Magic

The hardest, sharpest, most attractive magic of fairy tales is their power to make you both want to live inside them — and be glad you never have to.<p>Good fairy tales balance sweetness and nightmares. They are candy apples with razorblades inside; kisses touched with poison. Bad ones are nothing but …

16 science fiction, fantasy, and horror books to read this October

Demons, space pirates, and more to add to your to-read pile<p>It seems like yesterday that I put together the September book list. Where did the month go?<p>I’ve been trying to read more non-fiction and specifically non-genre books recently. My background is in military history, so when I first saw Josh …

13 creepy AF books to get you in the Halloween spirit

As we get into September, the weather cools, the leaves turn, and we’re <i>really</i> start getting excited for fall. In fact, we basically can’t wait for …

Horror

The Epic Best Books of 2014 List

I know I said I’d wait until January to write this list, but December 31 is close enough. I’m doing it a little different this year. I read so many …

Knitting Techniques: How to weave in ends - Interweave

"Weave in ends." This instruction is in every knitting pattern, but do you know how to do it properly, so that the ends won't show in the right side …

Tuesday’s Crochet Tip – Keep your Crochet Hook Secure

I started working at WEBS in September 2010. I learned how to knit 5 years ago and have been crocheting since childhood. When I'm not knitting, I …

Knitting a Raglan Sweater Pattern the Simple Way | Interweave

<i>The Banstead Pullover by Lisa Shroyer, from her book,</i> Knitting Plus<p>I just finished a raglan sweater, and I’m really enjoying wearing it. It’s comfy …

Picking Up Stitches Properly and Evenly - Interweave

Picking up stitches is very simple in actuality, but it’s sometimes confusing as written in patterns. Way back in 2009, <i>Knitting Daily</i> founding editor …