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The Etymological Origins of Two-Part Words That Have One Part More Obscure That the Other

In an interesting episode of their incredibly informative whiteboard series for Mental Floss , linguist Arika Okrent and illustrator Sean O’Neill …

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run

Amanda Becker<p>"As much as I adore running outdoors, I've learned that running isn't necessarily the fastest or most effective way to burn calories," says Daphnie Yang, an IISA Certified Personal Trainer and creator of HIIT IT!, an interval-style training workout in New York City. "It's important to …

Weapons in Ancient Egypt

The ancient Egyptian military is often imagined in modern films and other media as a heavily armed and disciplined fighting force equipped with …

Ancient History

20+ Foods People Eat Around the World After a Night of Drinking

We've all been there. It's late, and after a night out with friends, a craving arrives. The question is, what to eat? Sweet or savory, all around the world cultures have invented mouthwatering dishes that will satisfy those late night hankerings.<p>Whether they are fried snacks or street food finds, …

Food Trucks

25 Most Beautiful Places in Japan

Ask anyone who has visited, and they'll tell you: Japan is easily one of the most stunning places in the world. The country offers a full range of nature and culture, from subtropical beaches to snowy mountains, futuristic skylines to ancient temples. And while you could spend a lifetime exploring …

Japan

You Can Do This 5-Move Total-Body Workout Anywhere

​Do 100 reps of each of these classic exercises to burn fat and sculpt an athletic physique<p>This workout designed by Cam Byrnes from <i>Men's Health</i> Australia is a simple, no-fuss, but effective and fun total-body workout. It can be done almost anywhere: at home, the park, at a track, or at the …

How the Huns influenced Romans at the frontiers of the Empire 1,500 years ago

Roman settlers nay have borrowed subsistence strategies from nomadic groups.<p>In historical sources, mentions of the Huns often evoke scenes of terror …

Half of All Languages Come from One Root Language. How it Spread Is Something of Debate

The sheer variety of languages on Earth is dizzying in their array and divergence. What’s more intriguing, is that about half of them spoken today by …

Artist's whimsical watercolor animals bring attention to conservation

Cathy Zhang left the corporate world to find her calling as an artist focused on animal portraits.<p>When the corporate rat race got her down, Cathy …

core

Apr 11, 2017<p>Challenge your core with this move.<p>Jan 26, 2017<p>With a stronger middle, you’ll have more power to push your run forward.<p>Nov 14, 2016<p>For serious stability, don’t forget these useful tools.<p>Nov 10, 2016<p>These exercises will help strengthen your stabilizing muscles, resulting in a stronger, …

Tokyo Day Two – Harajuku, Meiji Shrine And Yoyogi Park’s Cherry Blossoms

New day = new and exciting parts of Tokyo just waiting to be explored! On our 2nd day here, we decided to head over to the Harajuku for all things …

Japan

Latin Dance Workout For Your Living Room (So You Can Dance Like Nobody's Watching)

A great dance workout lifts your spirits while torching calories, and Latin dance definitely fits that bill. Equinox instructor Nicole Steen leads this high energy dance class — she will keep you smiling as you sweat. Plus, you might just learn some new moves. So lace up your dancing shoes, press …

Two new mayonnaise cafés are opening in Japan next month

Mayonnaise super fans rejoice! Two new cafés dedicated specifically to the creamy condiment are opening in Japan this March and April for a limited time only.<p>The two temporary attractions are being opened by Kewpie mayonnaise, a company that launched Japan’s much loved and first ever mayonnaise …

This Is The Best Workout For Weight Loss, According To Science

Turn your gym routine into calorie-torching gold.<p>When you're working out to drop pounds, choosing a plan or even just a class that gives you the most fat-burning power for your hour can be confusing AF. But now, a new study is breaking down which workouts are actually worth your time.<p>For the study, …

Dutch babies 101: What they are and how to cook them, plus recipes

When it comes to pancakes, I usually go Dutch.<p>A Dutch baby — also known as a German pancake, David Eyre's pancake or a Bismarck — is the preferred …

5 Restaurants in Ginza where You can Eat for Under $5

Ginza is arguably the most expensive district in Tokyo. There are lots of lavish shops on the high street and it’s the place wealthy madams go to …

Japan

Alleyway.

<b>Alleyway.</b> Tokyo, Japan. By Cody Ellingham.<p><i>JPGs</i> <i>is a photo peek into wherever gamers might find interesting. If you’re a photographer and have images</i> …

Music Monday: RADWIMPS

If you had never heard of Radwimps before last year, you probably have now. The Japanese rock band has been around since 2001, slowly gaining …

Japanese Culture

Colorful Watercolor Paintings Immortalize Tokyo’s Historical Storefronts

After moving from Kobe to Tokyo three years ago, Polish animator Mateusz Urbanowicz was struck by the number of historical buildings that survive in Japan's capital. So, he did what any real artist would, and set out to capture Tokyo's storefronts in beautiful watercolor paintings.<p>While …

Japan

Victoria’s Secret Model Georgia Fowler Shares Her Leg-Sculpting Workout in GIFs

“Everything I do is extension,” says Stephen Pasterino, the trainer whose Bodies by P workout is causing a sensation among New York models and editors alike for its ability to sculpt a long, lean silhouette without bulk. After being disappointed with many of New York’s most popular fitness classes, …

How I lost 12kg with this 20-minute workout

Having been a size four my whole life, it was disconcerting to see that my love for all things sweet (I’m Punjabi) and my sudden, slow metabolism had …

Why The Raft of the Medusa is One of the Most Inspirational Works of Art

February 12, 2017<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

Art

The Single Girl's Guide to Cooking for One (and Loving It)

Dining solo is the ultimate test of willpower. After all, when you're only accountable to yourself, it's easy to find an excuse to forgo cooking a …

The best leg toning exercises to do at home

Our Home Workouts series focuses on quick, fuss-free, targeted routines that you can complete at home.<p>Led by personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells, each episode demonstrates moves to target different areas of the body including exercises for your glutes, back and …

The 15 best exercises to target your love handles

Want to be able to confidently shed your shirt in the bedroom to flaunt washboard abs without fear of excess flab hanging over your boxer briefs? …

The Met has released more than 375,000 images that you can use for free

The initiative will also bring a Wikimedian-in-Residence to the museum<p>The Metropolitan Museum of Art has made its entire collection of art in the public domain — more than 375,000 images — available to the public under Creative Commons Zero. The designation means that the general public can use the …