Jan McKay

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Tone Your Abs, Arms & Ass With This 15-Minute Workout

'Tis the season for short-shorts, bikinis, and the quintessential sundress. Though you may have body envy for the ladies who model that swimsuit you just bought, there's a sure-fire way to quickly tone your three most in-demand areas for summer: your arms, abs, and ass. We talked to Rachel …

15 Minute Gentle Yoga

• <b>Author:</b> Louise Grime<p>Forget gyms, expensive videos, and hours of punishing fitness regimes: try these easy-to-follow 15-minute yoga routines and get your body in top shape in no time. If you want to mobilize your joints, enhance your health, and improve your posture but don't have the time for a …

Sculpt a Better Butt

Firm your rear and flatten your abs with these 10 easy, effective exercises<p>You're always busting it, saving it, covering it, or laughing it off, but how much time do you actually devote to sculpting your butt? Not enough.Pretty much anytime you're standing on two feet, your glutes and hamstrings …

Get This: Now You'll Know If Your Meat Ate GMOs

Your daily dose of today's hottest headlines<p>Check out the list of links that should be on your radar today:<p>The USDA just approved the first label to certify that your meat consumed a GMO-free diet before it ended up in the grocery store. [NYT]<p>Nationwide, the smoking rate is on the decline. [USA …

Weekend Project | Download a Masterpiece

7 Comments<p>I love this little project I found the other day from Ideas Magazine (out of S. Africa). The Rijksmuseum, the world's leading museum of …

Plastic Animal Favor Boxes | Hank & Hunt

<b>Plastic Animal Favor Boxes</b> | <i>Hank & Hunt</i><p>Though these boxes are meant to be for party favours (which is awesome in itself!) I think these little boxes would be fantastic to use as display jars, especially for kids rooms. Fill with crayons, pencils, etc. Or if you want to make them ‘grown up’ you could use gold, silver or bronze paint!

DIY Six Pack of Treats for Dad

Put together this tasty six pack of treats for dad with this easy diy Father's Day gift idea and tutorial.<p>928<p>2291

Six Pack Craft Caddy

Attention Beer Lovers! Carry your supplies in this recycled six pack craft caddy. Organizing has never been easier with this tutorial.<p>393<p>943

Easy Homemade Pickles | A Beautiful Mess

<b>Easy Homemade Pickles</b> | <i>A Beautiful Mess</i><p>I know what you might be thinking - why would I <i>make</i> pickles when I can just buy them from the store?! Well for one, you will know exactly what is going in these ones - no preservatives in these! Secondly, how cool is it to say to someone ‘would you like a homemade pickle? I made them. From scratch. In my home. Pickles’. Yes, they might start calling you 'pickle girl’ and avoid you at parties, but I think it’s worth it. Plus (here’s my catchphrase!) they …

Get More Sleep: 10 Sleep Myths Busted

Sleep better once you learn the lies behind these sleep myths

Tom Hanks and Tom Tykwer to Adapt Dave Eggers Novel 'A Hologram For The King'

Tom Hanks and director Tom Tykwer are reuniting after last year’s “Cloud Atlas” to bring Dave Eggers’s novel <i>A Hologram For The King</i> to the big …

Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses her career

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of Nigeria’s most exciting young novelists. She discusses her life and her literary career with the BBC’s Razia Iqbal.<p>The late giant of literature Chinua Achebe described the novelist as “fearless” and said she came, as a writer, “almost fully made”.<p>Her first book, …

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Google puts down Facebook and Microsoft to be named most transparent of them all

PRISM not only challenges our trust in the U.S. government but also our trust in the companies that are secretly supplying the government with our data.<p>In the wake of revelations about PRISM , Google and Facebook are locked in a pissing match over which company is the “more transparent.”<p>News came …

MIT’s new automated ‘life coach’ can help you ace job interviews (video)

In the spirit of Father’s Day, I’m guessing everyone has probably heard the phrase “it’s not what you say; it’s how you say it.” Well, MIT is actually applying that concept to a new automated program that rates your body language as you talk to someone.<p>Shown in the video embedded below, MIT’s My …

Google is working on new tech to eliminate all child porn on the Web

Search and mobile superpower Google is working on new technology that would effectively purge all images of child pornography and abuse from most of the Web.<p>Google disclosed new efforts to fight online child exploitation in a blog post yesterday. The company committed $5 million to “eradicate …