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Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

Ashburn Could Be the Latest Town to Get a Food Hall

A huge 66,000-square-foot warehouse currently rising in Ashburn could be the next industrial-style home for a food hall.<p>Lexington 7’s owners are looking to plant a full-service restaurant, brewery tasting room, or food hall inside a 10,000-square-foot chunk of the building being dedicated to food …

Washington D.C.

Houseplants 101: How to Propagate Plants

As a garden designer who also loves making homemade gifts, I often propagate my houseplants. Giving away or swapping the plant babies is a rewarding …

Plants

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries health benefits include improving cognitive function, treating urinary tract infection, preventing cancer, slowing aging process, …

Wellness

How to Copy Your Windows Installation to an SSD

If you’re looking to upgrade your computer to a solid-state drive but don’t want to start everything back up from scratch, here’s how to transfer …

Linux

Thai Grilled Cornish Hens with Chili Dipping Sauce (Gai Yang)

For our take on Thai grilled chicken, we started with Cornish hens, which are similar in size to the hens traditionally used by chicken vendors in …

BBQ

14 Places Worth Making the Trek to Springfield, Va.

The Northern Virginia suburb, defined by its traffic, is also a mixing bowl of flavors<p>For D.C. drivers, Springfield, Va. is considered a chaotic mess of traffic. Between its famed mixing bowl and rush hour commutes, heading to the Northern Virginia suburb requires at least 30 minutes on the road or …

Texas

15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

These 2 Hot Trainers Share a Beginner Dumbbell Workout Literally Anyone Can Do

Eric Leija, senior kettlebell trainer at Onnit who's also known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, and Jay Maryniak, NASM-CPT, CES, have teamed up to bless the world with their abs and full-body dumbbell workout. You might take one look at these guys and think, "There's no way I can keep up with …

Workouts

How to Thin Fruit Trees for a Better Harvest

It may sound counterintuitive but to get the best harvest of apples and some other fruits, we actually need to remove some of the fruits. This is a …

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

‘It's a big FU from Mueller’

Trump’s allies question timing of latest Mueller indictments — on the eve of the Putin summit.<p>President Donald Trump has accused special counsel Robert Mueller for months of running a politically driven “witch hunt” against him.<p>The lead Russia investigator has now given the president and his allies …

Donald Trump

How to Run Without Getting Tired or Winded

New runners will often feel frustrated when they find themselves getting winded soon after starting a run. While some people will tell you that …

Biomechanics

The 5 Best Houseplants to Purify the Air In Your Home

House plants are seeing a resurgence. They're taking over Instagram feeds and are the subject of millennial trend pieces. Their popularity is with …

Plot Twist: These Low-Maintenance Plants Actually Thrive When Neglected

Plants make any room look better—just look at shelter magazine features for proof. But keeping your greenery alive is easier said than done. As a …

How to Manage Your Amazon Kindle Devices and Content

Are you juggling a lot of Kindle devices, ebooks, and other kinds content? Here’s how to manage everything from Amazon.com so you can keep everything …

Fertilizing 101: It's not as complicated as you might think

Every garden needs periodic fertilization. "Designer" fertilizers are available for some kinds of plants, and so are fertilizers that you're directed to apply at specified times throughout the season. So roses get their rose food, tomatoes get their tomato food, and so on, on schedule.<p>All this …

America’s 60 Best Day Hikes

While states like Alaska, California, Colorado and Montana might get all of the attention for great hiking (not without merit), there are great hikes …

How to turn your yellow grass back to green and the reasons why it looks like this

The heatwave has been glorious. The beer gardens, the clear blue skies, the lack of clouds. Just glorious.<p>However, the dry weather has caused a …

The Summer Elixir My Sister Drinks on the Hottest of Days

For two summers in a row now, my younger sister has come to visit me in New York City. She arrives at my apartment, tanned, in dusty work boots and always, always, some kind of frayed denim. We hug and kiss, and almost immediately she’s pulling from her backpack: firm, jubilant green beans; tight …

Cider

10 Secret Ingredients That Can Help Your Garden Grow

All of these pantry ingredients help your garden grow.<p><b>Make flowers bloom like crazy with baking soda</b><p>If there were an award for most versatile of …

How to Install and Irrigation System in 11 Easy Steps

Expert advice from the job site.<p>Installing an irrigation system is a great way to keep a lawn green through even the doggiest days of summer. We …

The 16 best TV shows of 2018 (so far)

What a (Half of a) Year

[TA Deals] Master Microsoft Excel with the Ultimate All-Level Bootcamp Bundle

It’s always great to pad out your resume with new skills, and right now you can add Microsoft Excel to that list thanks to our latest discounted …

Everything You Need to Know About Tomatoes

Everybody knows a tomato is a fruit, not a vegetable, but do we know why? Horticulturally speaking, the answer is simple. True fruits develop from …

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

The Best Gardening Advice You’ll Ever Receive

I keep a bar of soap in my garden tool bag and run my nails over it before I start gardening. It prevents dirt from getting under my nails, and I …

Environmentally-friendly fabric created from microbial cellulose

"My 30-year history in the textile and apparel industry has opened my eyes to the environmental concerns that plague the industry," company CEO Alfie …

Conversation is a skill. Here’s how to be better at it

<b>Celeste Headlee</b> is a journalist, public radio host, and professional opera singer whose TED Talk on conversations has been viewed over 10 million …