Jessamin Smith

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5 Hip-Hop Albums You Slept On In 2017

Hip-hop music is thriving more than ever as the most consumed music genre in the country. Kendrick Lamar reigned supreme over nearly everybody once again (shout out to KRS-One) and Jay-Z added yet another classic to his catalog. There was so much floating about the hip-hop stratosphere in 2017 …

Best books of 2017: indie publishers on their favourite books of the year

India’s answer to Lear, a teen tale set amid the London riots and the first great book on grime. Experts pick 2017’s smartest, oddest and most overlooked reads

Books

The 17 Steamiest Movies Of 2017

Happy holidays! Before we can fully embrace the avalanche of pop culture 2018 has in store for us, we need to take a look back at the unrelenting …

Whittle Your Middle and Sculpt Your Waist With These Powerful Oblique Exercises

If you've been trying to work your waistline to no avail, we've got you covered. These oblique-targeting exercises are going to help you sculpt that midsection and create powerful muscles that'll help with all areas of mobility and functional movement. So not only will you get some great …

Wallpaper is making a big comeback. Here’s how to choose, use and remove.

By Megan Buerger<p>Wallpaper is ready for its next act. The polarizing paint alternative and longtime decorating taboo has returned to fashion thanks to ultra-stylish prints, dimensional fabrics, and new materials that make it easy to install and, yes, to remove. Offering more drama than paint, it’s a …

This is how you should actually be foam rolling post-workout

It’s small, portable, a little painful, and <i>very</i> popular among trainers. Nope, this isn’t some newfangled, ahem, personal device—instead, it’s Rove, a …

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

Movies

23 Essential Korean Recipes to Know and Love

Kimchi, Korean barbecue, and jjigae—your starter guide to the great wide world of Korean food<p>A delicious verve of heat runs through Korean recipes. …

Advanced Core Crusher Workout

This cardio workout only involves two exercises, but don’t let that fool you: It’s intense! One of the two exercises is the inchworm, which is way …

Workouts

The 40 best books of 2016 you must read immediately

The Post’s books team on the titles they most loved — and some that, curiously, escaped notice.<p>by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)<p>On page one, this …

The 22 Best Books I Read in 2016

These books helped keep my brain sane amid a year of near-complete fuckery.<p>I read less this year than I have in almost 15 years—less than I did in 2014, 2013, 2012 (when I read 135 books), and every other year since I was still in college. From what I'm told, this is true of a lot of people. How …

A 30-Minute Tabata Session to Burn Some Serious Calories

This calorie-torching cardio and sculpting workout is one of our hardest ever, but Equinox Tabata instructor Raneir Pollard's amazing energy will inspire you to fight for it. Tabata is a form of HIIT (high intensity interval training) that alternates between 20 seconds of intense bursts of work and …

How to Find Affordable Furniture That Doesn't Look Cheap

IKEA is the fast-fashion retailer of home decorating: inexpensive, surprisingly stylish, but instantly recognizable in every picture you see. …

13 Protein-Packed Salads Under 500 Calories

Salads may seem like a safe mealtime bet, but they're pretty easy to either over- or under-do. Throw too many toppings on, and you may accidentally …

If You Only Have 10 Minutes to Work Out Today, Do This 4-Move Workout

If you love a good booty burn, you're going to be all over this 10-minute butt workout. You better get some quarters ready because your butt is going to be so fricking firm!<p>The Moves:<p>Squat thrust<br>Squat with overhead reach<br>Alternating forward lunge (one on each side counts as one rep)<br>Sumo squat …

Mongolian Beef, An “Authentic” Recipe

What, exactly, are the origins of Mongolian Beef? It’s definitely not Mongolian… In fact, in Mongolia, more often than not, meat is simply boiled and …

Mongolia

Easy Sweet and Sour Pork Chops

This recipe is the shining example of what a few well-placed ingredients and good cooking technique can do to a plain piece of meat.<br>Thick and …

15 Cornbread Recipes That Stomp Buttery Rolls

Warm and buttery rolls are a staple at every festive family dinner. However, when it comes to Thanksgiving, it’s *all* about that moist and crumbly cornbread. Whether you’re into a classic corny cornbread or like to add a unique spin with sweet and savory components, Thanksgiving dinner just isn’t …

The 3 Best Fat-Blasting Exercises You Aren't Doing

Use the moves to torch your gut<p>The key to turning your body into a fat-burning machine isn't more time in the gym—it's enlisting more muscles.<p>“The more muscles you work, the more calories you burn,” says B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S., owner of StreamFit.com. Instead of splitting up your workouts by …