Jessica Kraft

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The 8 Best Beauty Products You Can Buy At Trader Joe's, According To The Experts

Seriously, what can't you get at TJ's?<p>There's something about shopping at Trader Joe's that makes us feel good about ourselves. Walking through the store, you can't help but feel a little trendier and healthier, and best of all, you feel smarter knowing you won't break the bank at the end of your …

Studying high-res satellite images on your lunch break can help uncover new archaeology sites

If you've ever dreamed of becoming an archaeologist, you might want to take a look at GlobalXplorer: a browser-based app that trains ordinary …

Archaeology

How This Woman Turned Her Sad, Flat Butt Into a Bubbly Booty

Her strategy was sound — but it's not rocket science.<p>Corinna Mantegazza, a 24-year-old, sixth-year med school student based in Novara, Italy, has a schedule that's totally bonkers. On some days, she'll spend nearly every hour sitting on her butt hitting the books, while she spends other days …

Accurate Miniature Architectural Illustrations

Lorenzo Concas est un architecte et un designer de luminaires. En dehors de son travail, il réalise de magnifiques croquis au sein desquels il …

Architecture

Steal Jenna Dewan Tatum's Hot-Body Secrets

What's on the actress' menu and fitness sched.<p>As a movie star, mom to 3-year-old Everly, and wife to Hollywood hottie Channing Tatum, it's safe to say Jenna Dewan Tatum is crazy-busy. But over the years, she's learned that it's important to carve out time for herself. "You have to be fulfilled in …

Kayla Itsines Shows You How to Tone Your Arms—No Weights Required

Take that, triceps.<p>Kayla Itsines may be famous for her hard-earned abs, but take a look at her flexing in the photo below and it's obvious that her arms give her six-pack a run for its money.<p>At her video shoot with WomensHealthMag.com, the Australian Instagram star toted around heavy pieces of …

The 3-Minute Abs Workout Kayla Itsines Swears By

'Gramable abs, here you come.<p>To say Kayla Itsines' abs are Instagram-worthy would be a vast understatement. Her famous six-pack is part of what draws her 5.3 million Insta followers to her feed (along with those inspiring before-and-after pics, of course).<p><b>RELATED: Here's Why Kayla Itsines' Workouts</b> …

7 YouTube Yoga Workouts for Every Day of the Week

There are countless health benefits of practicing yoga. At the same time that it gives you enviable toned arms, yoga helps improve your mental health (and say buh bye to your worries for at least an hour). But though you may swear by your daily om session, going through the same flow day after day …

The other London underground: See the ancient city that lies beneath the modern metropolis

By Diane Roberts<p>A dragon rears up bang in the middle of the road, wings outstretched, marking an invisible boundary. She (or he — with a dragon, how can you tell?) clutches a shield with scaly claws and snarls silently westward. The dragon is only a statue, perched on a fancy marble base with a …

England

How to burn fat

All gym rats have the same primary goals: Build muscle and burn fat. But melting away that pudgy layer to reveal the six pack you’ve worked so hard …

Nutrition

This Calming Yoga Routine Doubles As A Killer Upper Body Workout

Now this is our kind of multitasking.<p>Consider yourself toned <i>and</i> relaxed.<p>In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Jules Mitchell takes you through a short sequence designed to target stress. But don't let the nature of the routine fool you: These moves also serve as a killer way to work your upper …

Capturing the Most Beautiful Castle in Italy Before It’s Auctioned Off

Castello di Sammezzano (Non Plus Ultra) has to be the most beautiful castle in Italy. Often called abandoned, it’s not actually so; every once in a …

The 10-Minute Core Workout That Guarantees More Than Six-Pack Abs

This quick routine will maximize your burn and cinch your waist with compound moves<p>We all want defined abs, but working towards a six-pack isn't the …

Want to Get Fit? Follow This Pro Athlete Meal Plan

You’ve heard time and time again: A healthy lifestyle requires diet <i>and</i> exercise. But striking that perfect balance is tricky. Even if you’re doing an awesome job of nailing those whole-body workouts, you might still be wondering where all those hard-earned muscles could be hiding. To help you out, …

How Diaphragmatic Breathing Can Change Your Workout

Yogis know it best: Focusing on breathing while exercising can completely change your training. Practicing diaphragmatic breathing can boost your …

How to get started in CalligraphyIn this guest post, Seb Lester...

How to get started in Calligraphy<i>In this guest post, Seb Lester gives us an insight into his practices and offers tips to anyone wishing to develop</i> …

Calligraphy

The 10 Best Stationery Stores in Tokyo

Japan is a paper-lover’s paradise—here's where to find the best selection.<p>For anyone who appreciates feather-light stationery, beautiful notebooks and cards, and pens you'd hate to lose, Japan is as good as its gets. The only real issue is choosing where to go to stock up—which is why we've …

Japan

The Personal Trainer's Guide to Successful Fat Loss

Getting superhero lean isn't easy. It isn't even moderately easy... but that's a good thing. If it was easy, everyone would have a next level …

A No-Nonsense Guide to Growing Food in Your Apartment

Don’t be intimidated.<p>Once, the roof was silver tar, sticky and blinding in the summer heat like a melting spaceship. Now, it’s a green oasis three stories above the ground.<p>Annie Novak hunches over rows of crops, harvesting chard and arugula as she looks out over empty rooftops towards the Chrysler …

Gardening

Yoga For A Strong Core: The Only Move You'll Ever Need

This weekly core drill will get your abs and back muscles stronger in no time. Below, I'll provide a beginner, intermediate, and advanced option of …

These 14 Yoga Poses Can Help You Gain Lean And Firm Thighs

Practicing yoga during pregnancy is a great way to nurture you and your baby. It can also help you cope and prepare both your mind and body for any …

7 Types of Fruit Trees You Can Grow in Your Living Room

There are decorative house plants and then there are edible plants that you tend to in a tiny kitchen garden. But what about in between?<p>If you're looking for an indoor plant that's both decorative <i>and</i> edible, look to the world of fruit trees! <b>While many grow to be enormous in the wild and are native</b> …

On the hunt for the Nazi gold train: Inside the Polish tunnels that may hold the bullion

Claims that a long-lost train carrying Nazi gold is close to being found have brought excitement to a Polish town<p>There has always been a bit of gold in the steep, tree-decked hills around Walbrzych in southern <b>Poland.</b> Enough to prompt the opening of a few mines long ago, and enough for tourists to …

The Beginner’s Guide to Every Type of Yoga Out There

<i>By Christine Yu, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You’ve decided to finally start doing yoga—but after Googling classes in your area, your head is spinning. Should …

A Pro Ballerina Shares a Page From Her Food and Fitness Diary

<i>Photo: Stacey Mark/Ballet Beautiful</i><p>As the founder of the online workout phenomenon, Ballet Beautiful, <b>Mary Helen Bowers</b> responsible for transforming …

The 20-Minute Workout to Help You Get Fit, Get Toned, and Get On with Your Day

Whip your body into shape with cardio bursts and Capoeria-inspired exercises that burn big calories in just 20 minutes<p>1. Run and Sprawl<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Run in …

5 Plyo Moves to Sub for Cardio (Sometimes!)

Break out of an exercise rut by trying gut-busting plyometrics exercises that'll increase your power by the time you go back to your old cardio …

Workouts

Carve Your Core with CrossFit Star Christmas Abbot

The "skinny fat" NASCAR crew member turned CrossFit competitor shares her new body fat-reducing diet plan<p>If you feel soft in the middle, you can …

Kick Your Own Butt with This Great Glutes Workout

Fire up your glutes with booty-boosting exercises that use your bodyweight in conjunction with a kettlebell and resistance band<p>1. Bridge with Foot …