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Over 1,000 people recommended books for Savannah - see the thriller she picked!

We found out what she read - what would you read on a 14-hour flight?<p>Long flights aren’t always the most enjoyable, and it can be difficult to figure out how to pass the time. Instead of watching six movies in a row, curling up with a good book can be an enriching way to make the hours fly by.<p>But …

This One Super Simple Thing Helps You Avoid Getting Blisters

Whether you’re a new runner excited to rock your colorful running shoes, in training mode for your next epic race or are gearing up to do a ton of walking on your weekend trip to DC, there are few things that’ll bring you more pain than blistered feet. Ouch! Most often caused by your skin rubbing …

11 healthy ramen recipes that taste way better than Cup Noodle

Ramen is one of the many, many joys in a noodle lovers' life.<p>But while packaged ramen has recently been scorned for its crazy high sodium content and …

14 Google Maps tips and tricks

Google Maps is pretty straightforward. Search for a place, get directions and navigate. But if you dig beneath the surface, there are many overlooked and useful features that can help you navigate like a pro.<p>If you use Google Maps on your phone, a lot has changed recently -- especially so over the …

Maps

10 Date Ideas for Fitness Lovers That Don’t Include Hitting the Gym

Let’s be honest, even with outdoor activities galore, keeping summer dates interesting can be hard to do. Whether you’re in a committed relationship or still haven’t had the “define the relationship” talk, making sure date night doesn’t always include either a Netflix-binge or your go-to romantic …

12 Quick and Super Easy DIY Tutorials You’ll Want to Try This Weekend

Pinterest makes everything look pretty and easy, but there's no end to DIY fails on the Internet. Of course, some of the prettiest things on the …

Wall Art

6 Nightmare Historical Diseases Humanity Forgot Are Possible

There are some illnesses that have plagued humanity since time immemorial: leprosy, heart disease, cooties, groin rot, groin cooties, groinitis, etc. …

Dental Care

100 Must-Read Mystery & Crime Novels Around the World

This installment of the 100 Must-Read list is sponsored by the <b>Fiona Fitzgerald Mystery Series</b> by Warren Adler.<p>The Fiona Fitzgerald Mystery Series …

Books

20 easy food swaps to help you eat healthier

Think you eat well? The truth is, most of us could do a lot better. Some 87% of American adults fall short on the recommended intake of veggies, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 92% of us are missing the mark on whole grains. But you don't need radical meal …

Nutrition

Sunken cities reveal secrets of Ancient Egypt | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Until 1996, two of Egypt's greatest cities were missing. Then along came French archeologist Franck Goddio, who made an extraordinary discovery underwater.<p>For 1,000 years, Thonis-Heracleion was completely submerged. Fish made their homes among the rubble of mighty temples; hieroglyphs …

Ancient History

Looking for a good book? What I read and loved in 2015

If you have read my articles for a while, you will know I love a good book. Ok, let's get real - I am completely obsessed with books. I have thousands of them in my house, piled up on every available surface. I buy them even when I know I won't get to read them for months. I even have more than a …

The Best Books Of 2015, According To O Magazine And Oprah.com

If there is a greater pleasure than reading, it is recommending to others works by writers one loves. During the holiday season, we're extra festive, figuring out which of the hundreds of books we've read since January we liked best.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40

Books

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

The Brain

Why Your Workout Should Be More Like a Drinking Game

I've been turning my workouts into a drinking game.<p>I had to.<p>You know how some people (who shall remain nameless) used to play drinking games in college that had all sorts of crazy rules to make them drink? There was Three Man, which for the life of me I cannot remember the rules for...because there …

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

The winners span two-dozen categories, including everything from literary fiction to mysteries and thrillers.<p>From gripping nonfiction that delves deep into historical accounts to novels that take readers into fascinating imaginary worlds, here are the top 10 books Amazon chose for 2015.<p>1. <b>"</b><b>Fates and</b> …

7 Things I Wish I Had Known About Hot Yoga

<b>The super-sweaty lessons every yogi needs to learn</b><p><i>By Laurel Leicht</i>, SELF<p>I'm not a yogi by any means (my flexibility, or lack thereof, is laughable), but I've flowed through enough Vinyasa classes to know my way around Warriors and Chaturanga. Still, when I walked into a Bikram studio for the first …

10 Things Runners Should Never Do

1. Ignore Pain<p>1 of 11<p>Let's face it—part of endurance sports is learning how to deal with pain. But there is a fine line between dealing with pain …

Fitness

6 Airport Wi-Fi Hacks You Need to Know Before You Fly

Airports are the worst. Food is overpriced, people are rude, and the TSA procedures remind you of that nightmare you had after you watched <i>Seven</i>. …

The 15-Minute HIIT Workout That'll Build Strength—Fast

These days lots of HIIT workouts happen at a frenetic, all-out pace, jumping between exercises without even giving you a chance to wipe the sweat off …

Workouts

12 Mind Tricks That Will Make People Like You and Help You Get Ahead

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks …

Best Horror Movies On Netflix

October marks that time of the year where clowns, ax murderers, and chainsaw massacres are all part of the Halloween pageantry. So if you don’t like women in their underwear getting chased around by serial killing clowns or possessed ex-boyfriends, now is your chance to get out… Because we’re …

Horror

13 conspiracy theories about the 9/11 terror attacks that destroyed the Twin Towers

On September 11, 2001, 19 hijackers flew planes into the twin towers of World World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York. A third plane crashed into …

Al-Qaeda

The Best Books We Read In August

<i>We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, much more- there are book</i> …

Books

Everything You Need To Know About Stretching After Treadmill Workouts

Before you hit the gym for your next studio class, follow our series with pilates instructor, studio owner, and stretch specialist <b>Erika Bloom</b>. She's …

7 Important Things To Know When Buying Running Shoes

What to do when faced with the 'wall of sneakers.'<p>When it comes to creating a healthy running routine, sporting the right footwear is as important as actually setting out for those early morning jogs in the first place. But picking the right pair for you? Easier said than done.<p>At least that's how …

Running

Ten must-read YA novels you've probably never heard of

Just like adult fiction, popular YA books such as The Hunger Games or Divergent are not representative of the sheer diversity of titles and authors out there. John Hansen, creator of #VeryRealisticYA, explores some of the totally unique YA books you’ve probably not come across but really ought to …

Books

5 Research-Backed Habits of People Who Never Skip a Workout

The first few weeks of a new fitness routine, you couldn’t be more stoked. You practically pop out of bed to hit the gym—rain or shine, snow or …

Is Juice Really Worse Than Soda?

"Apple juice is worse for you than soda," I declared on social media recently, unleashing a torrent of comments that I was being sensationalistic or overstating my case. Others expressed confusion about why fruit juice, which often parades around in grocery stores with an undeserved health halo, …

These are the world's best airports: See where to take your next trip!

For years, airports were little more than stale, gray holding grounds endured only briefly before boarding and during layovers. Cramped, tandem chairs and saran-wrapped sandwiches were the status quo.<p>Significant innovations and attractions have transformed airports into more than just a stopover to …

How to Avoid Jet Lag: Lifestyle Tricks That Work

<i>Nauseated, exhausted, disoriented, confused: Not the vibe of a glamorous jet-setter. Jet lag can be a serious downer in the first few days of your big international trip. Solution: Try these diet and exercise tips to reduce the severity and duration of your symptoms.</i><p><b>What is jet lag?</b><p>Have you ever …