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Road Trip: 3 Days in Northern Michigan

How to get comfortably lost at the tip of the Mitt.<p>This 500-mile road trip starts in Traverse City and ends in Copper Harbor, bridging Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas, while visiting three out of five Great Lakes.<p>The trip: Three days, 500 miles<p>Getting there:<p>Fly into <b>Cherry Capital Airport …

9 Transportive Books To Read When You Need A Break From City Life But Can't Afford A Getaway

Whether you're living in New York City or Los Angeles or somewhere in between, city life can be a lot to handle. Sometimes, you just need to get away …

Yoga Is One Of The Best Full-Body Workouts You Can Do & These 10 Poses Prove It

One of the many cool parts about being a yogi is that, when you're in a funk, you always know that just a little bit of time on your mat has the …

Never Connect a Trap to a Vertical Drain Like This

Connecting a trap to a vertical drain with a wye fitting and a 45-degree elbow seems like a good idea. But it’s not. As water drains down the steep …

Want to Instantly Become a Better Writer? Stop Using These 7 Words in Emails

Where good writing is concerned, the words you don't use often matter more.<p>If you think you're not a good writer, you've probably gotten hung up on the "craft" of writing. Worry too much about <i>how</i> you write and it's hard to write well.<p>But that's okay: Style doesn't matter (unless you're Nicholas …

Jaigarh Fort

Located at a distance of 15 kms from the Pink City of India, Jaipur the magnificent royal construction Jaigarh Fort grabs the attention of travelers …

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

North America's Five Best Road Trips

Sure, you can just load a bag in the car on a Friday afternoon, pick a scenic byway, and go. But what’s nice about charting your path ahead of time is scoring great deals, making sure you don’t miss iconic sights, and knowing exactly what gear you’ll need along the way, whether it’s boardshorts, a …

55 Happy Books Proven To Boost Your Mood​

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>4 Breast Cancer Symptoms That Aren't a Lump<p>2<p>How to Buy the Best Ancestry DNA Test Kit for You<p>3<p>The 50 Healthiest Foods For Women<p>4<p>8 Most Effective Exercises For Weight Loss<p>5<p>Think You Know How to Do CPR? You Might Be Wrong<p>Being a bookworm can make you as happy as receiving a raise. …

Meghan Markle Says Everyone Should Read These 5 Books in Their Lifetime

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Digital Advertising

How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

Crunches are easily the most common of the abdominal exercises but they are certainly not the most effective way to strengthen your core.<p>Episode …

Workouts

A Guide to Khajjiar, India's Mini Switzerland

Khajjiar, the ‘Mini Switzerland of India,’ as it is often dubbed, is a small hill station in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. With a small …

Improve Your Flexibility With These Yoga Poses

If you ask people why they exercise, most will say to stay healthy, keep fit, or because it makes them feel good. Not a lot will mention flexibility …

Yoga

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

12 Pilates Exercises That Really Work Your Core

Strengthening your core is one of the best things you can do for your overall fitness. A strong core—which includes your abs, obliques, and lower …

Rosa Parks Was My Aunt. Here's What You Don't Know About Her.

This week would've marked her 105th birthday — it's time to move beyond the quiet seamstress narrative.<p>This is how you know her: She was the tired …

Black History

How to Increase Lung Capacity So You Can Hike Hills Like a Boss

So you want to hike some hideous beast-mountain that has a summit of 11,000 feet or more. Or maybe you're looking to hike a shorter, but hellishly …

Why You Should Take a Ski Trip This Winter, Even If You Don't Ski

You don’t have to hit the slopes to enjoy a weekend in a winter wonderland like Park City, Utah.<p>It’s that time of year when skiers long for snow and …

7 Exercise Moves That Will Give You Instant Results

Do these when you need a pump or posture boost right away<p>Go backstage during any bodybuilding show, and aside from competitors getting bronzed up, you’ll also find them pumping out pushups, band curls, or a number of other bodyweight exercises.<p>Why bother? It’s not like they are going to add any …

The Best Workout for Fat Loss and Why No One is Talking About it

Here’s what you need to know:<p>Working out more frequently is key to burning fat. 3x per week is not enough.<br>• Gaining muscle will burn fat by increasing your metabolism over time<br>• Make sure that you’re not <i>under recovering,</i> especially if you have a stressful life.<p>The Best Workout for Fat Loss<p>When you go …

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

5 exercises every fit guy must do

What does it mean to be a “fit guy?” Do you have to bench 300 lbs? Do you have to run a five-minute mile? Do you have to have a six-pack while standing?<p>If it did, I wouldn’t make the cut. Fitness, to me, is being strong enough for whatever you want to do. If you want to rock climb like a boss, you …

Fighter's Abs: Train Like a Kickboxer

When I was younger, I wanted to get in shape fast. I wanted to get 6-pack abs, defined shoulders, and a powerful looking back. At the same time, I …

Insights & Ideas | Charles Schwab

At Charles Schwab, we encourage everyone to take ownership of their financial life by asking questions and demanding transparency.<p>Our <b>Insights & Ideas</b> bring you information that fosters that ownership, because we believe that the best outcomes in life come from being fully engaged.

7 Times When Refinancing Your Mortgage Isn’t Worth It

Refinancing your mortgage can save you a lot of money in interest and lower your monthly payment — when the numbers makes sense, that is. But there …

Does Your Teen Need to File a Tax Return?

<i>Dear Carrie,</i><p><i>My daughter is 16 and has her first paying job. Does she need to file a separate tax return?</i><p><i>—A Reader</i><p>Dear Reader,<p>Congratulations to your daughter—and to you. A first job is an important milestone for both kids and parents. It's a step toward independence and personal responsibility for …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Celebrities Pay Tribute to Singer George Michael, Dead at Age 53

Eighties pop icon George Michael, 53, died on Christmas Sunday of heart failure at his home in Oxfordshire, England. The news broke late on the holiday and shook those who knew the singer for hits like "Fame," "Freedom! '90," and, somewhat hauntingly, the holiday staple "Last Christmas." His death …

George Michael

Paying for College: Are Scholarships Taxable?

<i>Dear Carrie,</i><p><i>My daughter was lucky enough to receive a significant college scholarship. Is this considered taxable income to her? And does her scholarship limit my ability to claim an education tax credit?</i><p><i>—A Reader</i><p>Dear Reader,<p>First congratulations to your daughter—and to you. Her scholarship can be …