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How To Do A Plank

A plank is one of the simplest, most effective bodyweight exercises out there—if you do it right. Because while you could hold a plank for an hour (figuratively, don’t try that), it’s isn’t worth anything if your form is off. “The plank is a great exercise for strengthening your deep inner core: …

Eataly Chicago guide: reviews of 22 restaurants

1/51Photograph: Martha Williams<p>Pastry in Eataly.<p>2/51Photograph: Martha Williams<p>Pastry in Eataly.<p>3/51Photograph: Martha Williams<p>Pastry in …

Chinese billionaire arrested for crossing 'red line' of political activism

BEIJING – In a crackdown on dissent ahead of a crucial Communist Party gathering next month, Chinese authorities on Sunday formally arrested a billionaire venture capitalist who has turned his wealth toward supporting human rights issues.<p>The detention of Wang Gongquan, who was held on suspicion of …

Michael Vick, Manti Te'o Among the Most Disliked NFL Players According to Forbes

Link to Media<p>Here, NFL fans, is your list of football's most deplorable villains and archenemies.<p>Seeing as how every week features a bevy of remarkable athletic feats that could cause you to believe the league is made up of a collection of superheroes, it makes sense that it would feature some …

Ndamukong Suh

Netflix may be about to fall victim to the binge-watching revolution it started

Netflix has been coy about how “binge-watching” is affecting its business, but it may drop a big hint in its earnings report later today. And if it does, investors could get hit pretty hard.<p>The issue is how Netflix accounts for the cost of its original programming—shows available only on Netflix …

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Malaise Is Ahead For Malaysia's Bubble Economy

(Correction: this report originally cited Robert Prior-Wandesforde of Credit Suisse for reporting that Malaysian housing prices were rising “30 to 40 percent annually in property prices, with some areas rising by 50 percent.” This quote has been removed as it refers to Indonesian property prices.)<p>I …

25 Surprising Facts You Might Not Know About

Los Angeles-based graphic designer, letter and illustrator Drew Melton started Justlucky in 2009. Guided by curiosity and relentless yearning to to …

47 unearthly lightning strikes [PICs]

IN THESE IMAGES, lightning appears close up, often seemingly just a few city blocks away. Don’t let the images fool you though — pro lightning …

What pairs well with beer? Hard alcohol.

Last week Atlas Brewing, in partnership with Letherbee Distillers, released a new stout called Baskerville. Brewed with milk sugar and centennial …

Medicine ball burpee works muscles, burns fat

The burpee exercise done with a medicine ball is a wonder in efficiency, working several muscle groups at once, while raising your heart rate to burn fat, says Dr. Levi Harrison, orthopedic surgeon and developer of the Art of Fitness Cardio Core Workout.<p><b>What it does</b><p>This explosive move works the …

Ruling extends employee benefits to gay spouses

Individuals in same-sex marriages will be entitled to the employee benefits of their spouse even if they live in a state that doesn't recognize their union, the Labor Department said Wednesday.<p>Under guidance issued by the department, the terms "spouse" and "marriage" under employee-benefit rules …

Same-sex Marriage