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Tip: A Better Way to Lunge

This walking lunge variation triggers more muscle growth while sparing your joints and lower back. Check it out.<p>Lunges are often left out of strength …

Even small changes in your diet can help you live longer

If you want to live longer, you don't need to make extreme changes in your diet — just eat a little healthier.<p>Researchers found that people were less likely to die early if they switched to, and stuck with, a diet that contained more whole grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts and fish and less sugary …

Holistic Medicine

4 Single Glute Exercises That'll Help You Build Your Best Bum

As evidenced by some of our favourite blogger booty transformations, when it comes to building a bum, it takes time, patience, and a whole lot of …

The cognitive trick that elite athletes use to achieve seemingly impossible goals

In July 2011, I was crawling down the aisle of a plane on my hands and knees while passengers screamed around me. We were on a flight from Spain to the US, and we thought our number was up.<p>The plane had hit a bout of extreme turbulence just as I’d left the restroom, causing the aircraft to shake …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

Neuroscientists Can Now Tell How Smart You Are From a Brain Scan | Inc.com

Intelligence is wildly complicated. There are a variety of different types, from spatial to mathematical to musical ability, and raw talent interacts with our habits of mind and the situation to make us functionally smarter or dumber at different times.<p>For all these reasons, you'd imagine that …

Humanity

How smart are you? Differences in brain activity might hold clue

Your brain activity differs depending on whether you’re working on a task, or at rest — and just how much that activity differs may be linked to how …

A Tiny Jellyfish Relative Just Shut Down Yellowstone River

The parasite has devastated the whitefish population and is now threatening the trout.<p>On August 12, Montana officials realized that the mountain whitefish of Yellowstone River were dying en masse. They sent corpses off for testing and got grave news in return: The fish had proliferative kidney …

Biology

15 Stretches You Should Do Every Day

Stretching is a vital part of your fitness routine.<p>You know that moment when you just <i>need</i> to stretch—maybe it’s before getting out of bed in the …

Yoga

58 Summer Farmers' Market Recipes

Take advantage of summer’s vibrant bounty from farmers' markets, local farm stands, or even your own backyard with these delicious recipes.<p>Summertime …

Cooking

Alcohol Is Even Deadlier Than You Think, Scientist Reminds Us

An opinion piece published in the scientific journal Addiction in July gathers evidence to argue that alcohol is a direct cause of cancer in several areas of the body.<p>The article reviews 10 years’ worth of studies from several organizations, including the World Cancer Research Fund, the American …

Cancer

More places to see before you die: 21 new sites, from cliffs to caves, added to World Heritage List

Fossil-rich cliffs in Canada from 500 million years ago, sea caves used by Neanderthals, 99 artificial islands in the remote Pacific Ocean and 17 structures designed by the French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier are among 21 new sites inscribed on the World Heritage List.<p>The additions include two …

Mesmerizing Animated GIFs

L’artiste David Szakaly, aka Davidope, est le directeur créatif et le fondateur de l’atelier de design <i>Fredlig</i>. Bilingue et biculturel, entre …

Design

Verizon nixes contracts, subsidies for new customers

Under pressure from trends in the industry, Verizon is simplifying its wireless plans for new customers.<p>Beginning Aug. 13, there will be no more …

Customers

Groundbreaking Blood Test Successfully Predicts Onset Of Alzheimer's Disease

Their study, <i>Plasma phospholipids identify antecedent memory impairment in older adults,</i> is published in today's online issue of <i>Nature Medicine,</i> …

Poll: Record high favor legal same-sex marriage

Support for legal same-sex marriage is at an all-time high, according to a new national poll.<p>An ABC News/Washington Post survey released Wednesday indicates that 59% of Americans favor allowing gay or lesbian couples to legally wed. That's up two percentage points from an ABC News/Washington Post …

Could century-old theft explain mystery of gold coins?

Chief Clerk Walter Dimmick was convicted of stealing six bags of gold coins -- worth $30,000 -- from the U.S. Mint in San Francisco in 1901.<p>More than 100 years later, a California couple unearthed a secret stash of coins, with a combined face value of about $28,000. Most were minted in San …

Inside Japan’s Bitcoin Heist

A former Mt. Gox employee says incompetent management and faulty accounting—not virtual robbers—are the real culprits in the missing …

[MWC 2014] PayPal Shows Off Its New App On The Samsung Gear 2

The new Samsung smartwatches might not have Android, but that doesn't mean they will be devoid of apps. PayPal has posted a video of its new …

PayPal Angling for Mobile Payment Partnership with Apple

PayPal wants to be a part of Apple's mobile payment system and is willing to work closely with the Cupertino company to bring the initiative to fruition, claims a report from <i>Re/code</i>.<p>Three payments industry executives tell Re/code that eBay-owned PayPal has been pitching Apple on helping the …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Cycling

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

With AT&T And T-Mobile Going To War, Customers Are The Clear Winners

AT&T wants you to drop T-Mobile and take their wireless service so badly, they’ll give you up to $450 to do it. In a first-of-its-kind promotion, one carrier is specifically targeting another’s customers. And this is no case of the underdog picking on the market leader to puff itself up. Instead, …

Lady Gaga's Disney Pants Are Awesome... And A Little Creepy (PHOTOS)

Lady Gaga always struck us as more of a Muppets fan, but turns out she's got a soft spot for Disney, too.<p>That must be the only explanation for her recent outfit, which involved a pair of jeans covered with the faces of sassy Disney "princesses" including Ariel, Snow White, Jasmine and Cinderella. …

5 Ways To Eat Healthy This Holiday

The holiday season is officially on the fast track. And with deliciously tempting treats and minimal time to burn off extra calories in your near future, what you do—and don't—eat for the weeks leading up, can have a major impact on your waistline.<p><b>1) DITCH THE DIET DRINKS</b><p>Yes, you know that from a …

Typhoon Haiyan: at least 10,000 reported dead in Philippine province

Estimated death toll soars as path of destruction leaves many parts of Philippines inaccessible to government and aid officials<p>At least 10,000 people are thought to have died in the central Philippine province of Leyte after Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall, lashed …

Google Helpouts to provide expert consultations over video chat

Google has announced a new service called Helpouts to help people connect with experts over video chat to solve their problems.<p>A ‘Helpout’ is like a Hangout video chat, but instead of speaking with a friend the user is connected with a purported expert in whatever field they need help with. Google …

Bird’s The Word: Chicago’s Most Finger-Lickin’ Chicken

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! In Chicago, everyone who feels like chicken tonight is in the winner’s circle, because there’s a whole city of plump, …