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One Word to Solve the “Affect” vs. “Effect” Dilemma

On the 21st floor of a corporate high-rise, we sat bunched in a corner office on a Friday afternoon.“Okay, I know this is really sad, but I still …

Tutorials

30-Day Fitness Challenge for Your Arms, Abs, and Butt

Busy Philipps’ trainer, Lauren Kleban, created a custom workout just for us.<p>Isn’t it ironic how we’re starting our next 30-day toning challenge right …

Workouts

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

How to Walk Off 10 Pounds

The quick-stepping secret to dropping 10 pounds and flattening your belly in just three weeks.<p>When you want to shed serious weight, walking might not …

Exercise

If You Want to Slim Your Waist, These Are the 13 Best Side Plank Variations

You can skip the crunches because plank is one of the most effective core-carving poses. But don't forget to spend a little time on your obliques by adding these side plank variations to your strength-training routine.<p>Begin by lying on your side. Bring your right elbow directly under your right …

Workouts

The Easiest Workout to Tone Your Entire Body

JK... but at least it’s fun.<p>In the words of the wise one, Kanye West (less cap lock, more PG13);<p>“1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and get them sit ups right …

Lose Weight Fast With This 7-Minute Fitness Routine [Infographic]

Sometimes, less is more. If you're trying to get into shape, punishing your body to its limits at the gym is unlikely to produce the results you …

Fitness

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Workouts

Fit to be King: HIIT Training - 24 Hour Fitness Circuit 1

When it comes to my personal training, HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training, is probably my favorite. This style of workout allows you to get …

Exercise

This 20-Minute Full-Body Workout Will Give You Results in Just 4 Weeks

Start making fitness a priority by incorporating these strength training exercises into your daily routine. It'll leave you looking and feeling …

Workouts

This Cardio and Ab Workout From Kayla Itsines Can Be Done in Your Living Room

If you've ever used Instagram, you've probably heard of or seen Australian trainer Kayla Itsines at some point. She created the popular workout program BBG, and her profile is chock-full of useful workouts you can do either at the gym or at home. Kayla is back yet again with another fat-burning …

The hottest new workouts you can stream from the cozy comfort of your own home

Thanks to the brave new world of on-demand sweat sessions, playing hooky from your IRL workout class is no biggie. And hallelujah for that, since the …

Living Rooms

Butternut Squash Fritters With Cilantro Yogurt

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a small bowl, combine the flour, cumin, turmeric, ginger, ½ teaspoon salt, and several grinds pepper.<p>Step 2<p>In a large bowl, …

17 Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make in a Mug

As much as I wish I could start every day with a stack of pancakes or a luxurious omelet, I don't usually have the time to whip up fancy things like …

Breakfast

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Get your own corner of the Web for less! Register a new .COM for just $9.99 for the first year and get everything you need to make your mark online — …

The American Revolution: A Free Course from Yale University

When you have a little time, you can drop in on a free course that revisits a seminal moment in U.S. history--the American Revolution. Taught by Yale …

American Revolution

Creamy Tomato Soup with Cheese Toasties

December 2017<p>4 servings<p>To keep our tomato soup a one-pot operation (and avoid splattering scalding hot liquid), we purée the mixture with an immersion blender, which gets the job done. For an extra-smooth texture, though, feel free to use a regular blender. Want to keep it vegan? (Well, the soup, …

Food Preservation

The 10-Minute Teacher Show with Vicki Davis, the Cool Cat Teacher: Teaching History with Simulations and Game Based Learning (e203)

<b>Preview Mode</b> Links will not work in preview mode<p>Teaching History with Simulations and Game Based Learning (e203)<p>Produced by Vicki Davis, Cool Cat …

Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together first 2 ingredients and 1 tsp. granulated sugar in a glass measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Beat 1/2 cup …

Dessert

22 Holiday Decor Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"

Shout-out to smart, stress-free shortcuts.

You Need These Lemon Chicken Stuffed Shells in Your Life

Do you have some leftover chicken in the fridge that needs to be repurposed? If you do, great. If you don't, I highly suggest grabbing a rotisserie …

Parmesan Cheese

Chicken Enchiladas

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.<p>Put the tomatillos, onion, serrano, yellow chile and 3/4 cup water in a medium, heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil …

31 of the Most Effective Dumbbell Workout Videos All in 1 Place

You know you should be strength training to build muscle, but if you're at a loss for where to begin, here are 31 videos you can follow along with. From 10 minutes to 45, from arms to booties, choose the workout that will help you reach your goals.<p>A 20-Minute Workout to Sculpt and Tone Your Entire …

Exercise

Butter Chicken

You could also use boneless, skinless chicken thighs to make this rich and delicious Indian main dish recipe; just cook it a bit longer. It's called …

27 Dump Dinners That Basically Cook Themselves

Winner, winner, slow-cooked dinner.

Show This Insanely Viral Video To Anyone Who Doesn’t Understand What ‘Privilege’ Means

This teacher’s tactic makes effects of privilege clear<p>In 2017, the concept of privilege is a hot button issue. Yet despite how frequently the term is …

Christopher Columbus: Setting the Record Straight

Few stories in American history are as monolithic as the story of Columbus's "discovery" of America, and American children grow up believing a tale …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Excellent Article On Confederate Monuments For TOK Classes

I’ve been looking forward to tackling the controversy about Confederate monuments in this year’s Theory of Knowledge classes, and have been …

Confederate Monuments