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This Trainer's Insane 20-Minute Treadmill Workout Incinerates Fat and Tones Your Body

An insane 20-minute workout by fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams recently resurfaced, making us second-guess our use of the treadmill's full potential. Williams originally posted the video on her Instagram back in 2016, but it's still as awesome as ever. The high-fat-burning and toning …

Exercise

3 Kettlebell Exercises for an Iron Grip

<b>Whether you know it or not, your forearm and grip strength say a lot about you</b>. Grip strength is a quick way to evaluate how much full body strength …

Workouts

10 Unconventional "History Books" That Will Change The Way You Think About Everything

If you stayed awake through history class in high school, you probably remember learning a lot of dates and names. It's likely that you studied the …

10 Fun Halloween Crafts for Kids

Get the kids involved with decorating the house for Halloween. Or use these ideas as an activity if you’re throwing a seasonal party.<p>Black Sock …

Decorations

'Killing of a Sacred Deer' Is A Twisted Indictment Of White Male Privilege

A heart surgeon develops a strange relationship with a teenage boy in Yorgos Lanthimos' new film. Reviewer Justin Chang says <i>The Killing of a Sacred Deer</i> is an "unnervingly strange" horror movie.<p>Transcript<p>DAVE DAVIES, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. In the 2016 film "The Lobster," Colin Farrell played a …

Gold Star widow's full phone call with Trump

Natasha De Alencar, the widow of Army Staff Sgt. Mark De Alencar, released video of her conversation with President Trump.

Donald Trump

It’s crazy out here! 25 books to save your life, right now

The Undefeated staff on books to comfort, inspire — and light a fire in your soul<p>The call was for “favorite” books, yes, but more specifically for …

Christians Turn To Podcasts To Say Things They Can't Say In Church

Toby Morrell curses and talks about sex on his podcast. Mike McHargue talks about evolution and LGBTQ issues on his. These things would be typical on most podcasts — but McHargue and Morrell's audiences are almost entirely Christian.<p>A study by the Pew Research Center, released in 2015, shows that …

30 New and Old Books by Black Authors You Should Read

The written word is not only informative, it's transformative. For as long as I can remember, words have always been an escape for me. During the …

Books

9 Overlooked Hip Hop Albums That Deserve More Recognition

The last 15, or even 20 years, saw real Hip Hop gradually lose ground to mainstream rap music. Generic – and often negative and dumb – rap music …

Rap & Hip-Hop

So You Want to Read Dystopian Fiction: Here’s Where to Start

Consider this book your introduction to dystopiana. Believe it or not, <i>1984</i> is totally hot right now. There have been reports of retailers actually …

12 beautiful garden ideas for the front of your house

Regardless of the style, area or theme, it’s always nice to have a green space in your house that allows you to stay connected with nature. If you …

The 10 most important books of 2016

Books are slow food. It generally takes two years, two hardworking years, to cook up a book from idea to publication. Some writers can go faster — those who publish a book a year (or more) are working at top speed — while others write much more slowly, ruminating and reworking and false-starting …

The Best Hip Hop Albums Of 2016

It’s time to review the best Hip Hop releases of this year. Let’s be honest folks. This year, up until recently, has been somewhat stale. There was a …

Five ethical clothing brands you can actually afford

We've found a few brands with low markups, so you're paying for quality materials and craftsmanship, rather than for brand status.<p>Whether you buy …

Clothing

Hydroponic Gardening: How to Easily Grow Plants In Water

We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own …

10 Whiskey Drinks That Will Become Your New Go-To Cocktails

Whiskey sour, who?<p>Because there's a wide world beyond your knee-jerk college drink orders (ahem, whiskey sours and whiskey gingers), it's a better time than ever to study up on these 10 whiskey cocktails that you can easily taste-test at home. Plus, they're just as delicious as your faithful bar …

Recipes

The Easiest Way To Figure Out Your Race Pace

You know that feeling when you’re registering for a race and you’re asked for your “expected finish time”? Sometimes, sure, you have it nailed. Other …

An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death

The story of modern cancer research begins, somewhat improbably, with the sea urchin. In the first decade of the 20th century, the German biologist Theodor Boveri discovered that if he fertilized sea-urchin eggs with two sperm rather than one, some of the cells would end up with the wrong number of …

Cancer

WATCH: Ted Cruz Clashes With Trump Supporter, 'He Is Playing You For A Chump'

If the entire, bizarre 2016 GOP presidential primary could be captured in one video, this might be it.<p>While campaigning for his political life in Indiana just ahead of their critical primary on Tuesday, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was shaking hands alongside Indiana Gov. Mike Pence when a very vocal …

Get More Space on Your iPhone (Without Having to Delete a Thing) | Valet.

1<p><i>Check how much available space you currently have by going to Settings > General > About.</i><p>2<p><i>Open the iTunes Store app and search for HD versions of</i> …

iTunes

Over 200,000 People Signed a Petition Begging Apple Not to Make This Major Change to the Next iPhone

According to the petition, "There's only one reason for this change: to leverage Apple's market share in order to extract even more profit from its customers."<p>The iPhone 6S launched last fall and almost immediately people began speculating about the changes Apple was likely to make with the <i>next</i> …

This physicist has a groundbreaking idea about why life exists

Why does life exist?<p>Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning, and a colossal stroke of luck.<p>But if a provocative new theory is correct, luck may have little to do with it. Instead, according to the physicist proposing the idea, the origin and subsequent evolution of life …

The 4-Week Plan to Run a 6-Minute Mile

Want cardio cred? Follow this program to run your fastest mile ever<p>It doesn’t matter whether you’re a runner or not, or whether you ever plan to toe the starting line of a marathon or 10K. Every man should aspire to run a 6-minute mile, or at least see how fast he can run this classic …

The Learning Styles Myth is Thriving in Higher Education.

2015 Dec 15;6:1908. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01908. eCollection 2015.<p>1Swansea University Medical School Swansea, UK.<p>Abstract<p>The existence of 'Learning …

11 Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes Straight from America’s Best Bartenders

With cozy Netflix movies queued up, late fall is finally upon us. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up on a little happy hour fun. Sure, it might be time to say goodbye to breezy, beach-side drinks, but tasty Thanksgiving and fall-themed sippers are lovely in their own right. Read on for the …

Hydroponic Jar Basil Mint Set

Want to make the perfect pesto? Look no further than your kitchen window. This Garden Jar set from Modern Sprout includes two self watering herb kits—basil and mint—in cute, colorful mason jars. This means is that even the forgetful gardener can have a flourishing herb garden at home. Who wants a …

The Periodic Table of Elements Scaled to Show The Elements’ Actual Abundance on Earth

When you learned about The Periodic Table of Elements in high school, it probably didn't look like this. Above, we have a different way of …

Periodic Table

In Apple's latest update, emojis get diverse

NEW YORK (AP) — Lovers of emojis, the cute graphics that punctuate online writing and texts, will soon be able to pick from different skin tones and …

UPDATED: Costa Rica wants to close its zoos and free all captive animals

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i><p>Costa Rica announced in 2013 that it will become the first country in the world to close down its zoos and free all captive …