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A celebrity fitness trainer reveals 3 dynamic ab, arm, and glute moves you can do at home for a summer beach bod

1/<p>Let's start with your stomach. "If you want your abs to appear flatter and to be stronger you have to strengthen the deep core stabilizers," Kaiser …

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

The scientifically proven explanation for why better gun control really will stop school violence

On the 19-year anniversary of the Columbine school shooting, the US honors the National Day of Action to Prevent Gun Violence in Schools today (April 20). Debating the best way to control gun violence in the US often seems like a daunting exercise. But social science research points to a simple …

Guns

Pizza Hut vs. Domino's vs. Papa John's: Trash Pizza, ranked

You can learn a lot about a person based on where they fall in life's big debates: Coke vs. Pepsi, Triscuit vs. Wheat Thins, Taylor Swift vs. Katy …

Pizza Hut

The best of the Long Read in 2017

Catching up with all of our stories from this year would take about 36 hours, if you finished each one in 15 minutes and didn’t take any breaks. But for those of you who can’t spare that kind of time, we have chosen our 20 best articles of 2017 – designed to provide you with at least a few hours of …

Launch a professional copywriting career for just $24

You’re smart, you’re creative, and you can write a little bit. Congratulations, you might just be a copywriter! But before you go charging into a top ad firm and demand a spot at the table, you’ll need to understand some of the basic steps in crafting solid, effective advertising copy.<p>You can start …

Writing

George Eliot on Writing and Narrative via Middlemarch, Illustrated

George Eliot’s Middlemarch could have been about anything. At least, judging from the omniscient narration, Eliot could have told a story about anything, anywhere, at any time in the universe. As a blurb on the Shmoop website points out, “The narrator of Middlemarch doesn’t just know everything …

These Are the 50 Most Effective Dumbbell Exercises (Plus 3 Video Workouts)

Grab a few sets of dumbbells, from light to heavy, and mix and match these exercises based on your goals to put together one kickass workout! From upper body to core to lower body, many of these moves target more than one muscle group so they'll save you time, build definition fast, burn calories, …

Workouts

Teaching Topic Sentences Using Models

Crafting Good Topic Sentences that Focus the Reader<p>Topic sentences can be likened to miniature thesis statements for individual paragraphs. The topic …

Teaching

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

This Is the Only Thing You Need to Take Your Squats to the Next Level

One mini band will activate your quads in a whole new way<p>Sometimes small pieces of equipment, like a mini band, generate big returns. Farouk Houssein, a personal trainer at The Fhitting Room in New York City, demonstrates three different squat variations using a this piece of equipment to improve …

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …

Mystery Solved: Why Literature’s Greatest Detectives Are All Obsessed With Food

One day, while scrolling through Twitter, a post from Kitchen Arts & Letters caught my eye. The renowned New York City bookstore was selling a “Nancy Drew Cookbook” from the ’70s, written by Nancy Drew author Carolyn Keene “herself.” (Keene was the pseudonym of several ghostwriters, male and …

Literature

​College Tries to Suspend Student for Grading Ex-Girlfriend's Apology Letter

​The University of Central Florida considered it cyber bullying<p>A college student seemingly got great revenge on his ex-girlfriend when he received her apology letter and graded it like a professor. He gave the note a D- for poor spelling, repetition, and bad handwriting while posting his edits in a …

How to Become a More Well-Rounded Leader

For years, when I spoke with CEOs or senior leaders, it was because they were interested in how my consulting firm could help their employees become more engaged, or innovative, or sustainably high-performing. During the past year – and especially the past six months – I’ve been hearing a different …

Leadership

Physicists Try to Revive a Super-Safe, Decades-Old Cancer Treatment

In a room at Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center, Robert Johnson keeps a small collection of plastic heads. At first glance, they look like …

This ‘Gains Of Thrones’ Workout Will Get Your Upper Body Ripped

Remember, a Lannister always finishes his sets<p>Winter is coming. Okay, no, not really. But what <i>is</i> on the horizon: the much-anticipated season seven premiere of Game of Thrones, which returns back to HBO on Sunday, July 16.<p>And if the official trailer is any indication, you’re set to experience more …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

The Split Squat: You’re Doing It Wrong

This foundational exercise isn’t as simple as it looks<p>The split squat is one of those critical exercises that help lay the foundation of any weight training program. But while this common movement looks simple, it’s actually far more technical than it appears. However, learn to execute it with …

The Writer’s Diet

How does your writing style rate regarding balanced use (or overuse) of parts of speech? An online test will evaluate your compositions for you.The …

Babies may sleep longer in their own rooms, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The sooner babies get their own rooms, the longer they'll sleep on average, according to a new study that breaks with the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics.<p>Analyzing surveys from 230 first-time mothers at Penn State, Dr. Ian Paul, a pediatrician, found that babies slept …

Parenting

Breast cancer cell growth halted by osteoporosis drug, study shows

A trial in mice has shown that the drug denosumab could become a preventative breast cancer treatment for women with BRCA1 gene mutations<p>Women who have a high risk of breast cancer may benefit from a drug that is already prescribed to treat bone loss in old age, according to scientists in Australia.<p>…

Cancer

8 resources for finding the perfect word

I once worked with someone who used the word “secure” continually. He would write:<p>• <i>“We need to secure advertisers.”</i> <br>• <i>“Have you secured a printer for</i> …

Public Relations

A Biological Anthropologist Says That the Perfect First Date Is Pretty Simple

The social-psychology research on romance has yielded some pretty pragmatic insights, like that it’s way wiser to frame a relationship as a journey …

The Exercise That Works Your Entire Shoulder Complex

This movement is like a front raise on steroids<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour jokingly refers to this movement as the full frontal raise. But try one set, and you won’t be cracking jokes.<p>That’s because the movement is basically a front raise on steroids.<p><b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an …

Roald Dahl’s ‘gobblefunk’ words get their own dictionary

Do you know the difference between a <i>Phizzwizzard</i> and a <i>Trogglehumper</i>?<p>Can you tell your <i>Snozzberries</i> from your <i>Snozzwangers?</i><p>Do you know what a <i>Quogwinkle</i> is?<p>If not, you might want to try looking up some of these words in a dictionary.<p>But chances are you won’t find them in any ordinary dictionary. You’ll …

University of Glasgow

The Power of Cautionary Questions: Neil Gaiman on Ray Bradbury’s ‘Fahrenheit 451,’ Why We Read, and How Speculative Storytelling Enlarges Our Humanity

“Ideas, written ideas, are special. They are the way we transmit our stories … from one generation to the next. If we lose them, we lose our shared history. We lose much of what makes us human.”<p><i>“The important thing,”</i> Ursula K. Le Guin wrote in contemplating the cultural role of speculative fiction …