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Gina Chavez Shares Intimate Love Letter For Valentine's Day

Austin-based singer/songwriter Gina Chavez has always worn her emotions on her sleeve.<p>Her deeply felt ruminations on things like identity, love, life, fun and joy have made her music an <i>Alt.Latino</i> favorite for quite a few years now. Chavez's voice is perfectly suited to reflect all of those …

Fever Ray’s new video is an S&M banquet

Fever Ray has released a video for “Wanna Sip”, from last year’s <i>Plunge</i>.<p>Shot in Stockholm with director Martin Falck, “Wanna Sip” is the latest part in a series of videos that tell a bizarre narrative with vivid imagery.<p>Chronologically, it’s the fifth installment in a series established with “Switch …

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results

Hint: It's not as long as you think<p>The concept of a plank is pretty simple: You hold yourself up in a pushup position for a set period of time to tone your core, glutes, and hamstrings. But while you probably already know how to do a plank, you might be hazy on how long you should actually hold one …

The 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time

“As ignorable as it is interesting.” That’s the classic definition of ambient music, stated by Brian Eno in 1978 on the sleeve notes to his album <i>Ambient 1:</i> <i>Music for Airports</i>. And he should know, since he basically invented the genre three years earlier with his album <i>Discreet Music</i>. But while Eno’s …

Ambient Music

Plant proteins link to longer life

<b>People should aim get more protein from vegetable sources rather than meat, to boost life expectancy, a study has suggested.</b><p>US researchers writing in JAMA Internal Medicine looked at 30 years' of diet data for 130,000 people.<p>They found a reduced risk of early death in people who ate more …

Why You Should Do Push Ups For The Rest Of Your Life | Brickell and Dowtown Miami Personal Trainer

The Perfect Exercise<p>Drop and give me 20!<p>You’ve probably heard this expression in a boot camp class, in a movie, or perhaps your PE teacher in high …

Stop Roasting Your Veg in a Screaming-Hot Oven

Everyone says 450° is the only temp you should use to roast your veggies. Everyone is wrong.<p>When we talk about the Vegetable Revolution—you know, that whole thing where restaurants are cooking veg we actually want to eat—we place much emphasis on treating our veggie friends like meat. Sear them in …

10 Ways to Test Your Fitness

How do you measure up? (sponsored by Fitbit)<p>Evaluating your physical fitness should be your first step when starting a new workout regimen. When you have a good sense of how your stats and exercise patterns stack up, it will be easier for you to monitor your progress and set achievable fitness …

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

Easy Oatmeal Cookies: 1 Bowl, No Mixer

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I'm absolutely indiscriminate about good cookies. Snappy, chewy, sandy, crispy—whatever it is, I'll take two. I like making macarons, and florentines, and Oreos, and fussy cookies that take all day. I don't mind busting out a cloth cover to painstakingly roll out …

How to Make Biryani Without a Recipe

<i>This rice dish from the Indian subcontinent is amenable to whatever spices and proteins you have on hand.</i><p>Growing up in a Pakistani home where all the women of the family held their biryani techniques close to their hearts, I had a romantic notion that it—a rice dish with spices, vegetables, and/or …

The 8-Minute Circuit To Avoid Winter Bod

Get rid of that extra layer of insulation we all seem to put on this time of year.<p>Winter bod: The softer shape we take on when daylight feels in short supply and the weather calls for comfy layers. You haven't stopped working out; it's just that you have a little less motivation than you did …

These are Google’s 4 best practices for fostering creativity and innovation

“How many golf balls could you fit in a school bus?” This is the kind of question Google and its big tech brethren were once known for asking would-be employees. The reasoning behind the technique seemed intuitive. Ask people odd questions, see how original and well analyzed their thought process …

Creativity

7 Packaged Foods That Nutritionists Actually Want You to Eat

7 Packaged Foods That Nutritionists Actually Want You to EatSealed cartons of Total Greek yoghurt sit in shipping trays after manufacture at the Fage …

The Workout For Every Muscle in Your Body

You’ve done singles, splits, circuits, intervals, and everything else under the sun to hammer the hell out of the body fat that lives on your body. …

Workouts

Hate Mornings? 6 Small Changes That Will Fix Everything

The first few minutes of your morning are the most important of your day and can set the tone for positivity and productivity. Ideally, you have an …

Time Management

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Self-improvement

Foam Rolling vs. Stretching: Which Is Better?

<i>Photos: Pond5</i><p><i>By Amanda Woerner for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You know you're supposed to be foam rolling and stretching your muscles, to keep your body strong and healthy. But what if you can barely squeeze in your workouts in the first place -- let alone 10 extra minutes at the beginning and end of each …

Badlands

Images on this 20-year-old New Yorker’s debut flicker by like broadcasts from a battlefield or texts from a party: the man with his hands around a …

Badlands

Songs We Love: Fleurie, 'Still Your Girl'

Bakers know to cut their sweetest confections with salt, to give dimension to that sugary taste. Painters and photographers use shadow to give shape to light. And on her latest single, "Still Your Girl" (from her newest EP, <i>Arrows</i>), the Michigan-born, Nashville-bred singer-songwriter Fleurie (born …

Hear Phases' For Life album stream

The members of the Los Angeles alt-pop outfit Phases may be familiar to you, not only because the individual members have played in buzzy bands like …

Music