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Yoga Routine For Flexibility | Women's Health

Think of your workout as a meal. Your warm-up is your appetizer, the actual sweat session is your entree, and your cooldown is—wait... cooldown? "Most people skip stretching because they don't think it's important," says John Porcari, Ph.D., an exercise and sports science professor at the …

The 24 Killer Bodyweight Moves for Your Butt

News flash: Your glutes exist for better reasons than just looking good in those apple-bottom jeans. The major muscle group (made up of your gluteus …

Workouts

The Dark Mirror: A Backyard Reflecting Pool in Eastern Europe

From the street, you would never know. A tall hedge of clipped yew hides a backyard reflecting pool whose surface is “a dark mirror,” designed to …

Kettlebell Swing: Hamstrings, Glutes, Abs, Shoulders

Difficulty Level<p>Intermediate<p>Focus<p>Power, Strength<p>Muscles Involved<p>Hamstrings, Glutes, Abs, Shoulders<p>Equipment<p>Kettlebells<p>Step 1 Hold a single kettlebell …

Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies With Only 3 Ingredients!

TODDLER TESTED AND APPROVED…OH AND I APPROVE TOO, DELICIOUS COOKIES. All you have to do is…Mash, Mix, Scoop and Bake to create delicious Banana …

Dessert

Samsung’s Galaxy C9 Pro packs a Snapdragon 653 and is coming to India

Samsung’s midrange Galaxy C9 Pro is coming to India, but it’s a little pricier than competitors with similar specs. It’s not a new device, as it …

Phones

Pittsburgh's new artificially intelligent stoplights could mean no more pointless idling

Thanks to a new pilot program from the tech startup Rapid Flow Technologies, Steel City now boasts 50 intersections whose stoplights are running artificial intelligence software known as Surtrac that reduces wait times on empty or lightly-traveled roads.<p>Since Surtrac was first introduced in 2012, …

Transportation

How To Start Meditation

First of all, you don't have to be religious to meditate. Treat meditation as a relaxation technique, very much like getting a massage for your mind. …

A “sound bath” provides many of meditation’s benefits, without the discipline

The benefits of meditation—increased focus and clarity, decreased anxiety, and a heightened capacity for empathy among them—hold obvious appeal. The thing is, sitting still with one’s thoughts, let alone transcending them, is actually really hard. Therein lies the appeal of one of the latest waves …

Masqueology Brings South Korean Skin-care Innovations to the Masses

The brand's sheet masks have entered more than 3,000 Wal-Mart doors.<p>Masqueology wants no one to miss out on the South Korean skin-care craze.<p>After …

Skin Care

7 Ways You Stress Yourself Out

Experts gave us insight into practices you may think are harmless—but are in fact disrupting your peace of mind.<p>Robin Hilmantel, <i>Life by Daily Burn</i><p>I …

5 essential analytics for internet of things applications

Data analytics, the brain of IoT<p>ATLANTA – Mike Gualtieri, principal analyst at Forrester, hosted a panel titled <i>Five Essential Analytics for IoT</i> …

Internet of Things

Qualcomm, Ericsson Join Program to License Patents to Automakers

Some of the biggest holders of telecommunications patents are joining together to license their technology to automakers, creators of smart meters …

Internet of Things

This tech powerhouse is poised to reap the benefits of the Internet of Things

And while consumers will certainly benefit, companies that have positioned themselves correctly before mass adoption will reap plenty of benefits themselves. Startups and innovative tech companies have lots to gain when the IoT goes mainstream, but one traditional tech powerhouse is in prime …

Internet of Things

The Promise Of The Internet Of Things Just Got Even A Little Brighter For Everyone

We are quickly moving from a physical world to a digital world, and thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), data has become the key to business success and new levels of consumer satisfaction.<p>In the Cognitive Era, the IoT, applied at scale, can potentially decrease traffic and energy use across a …

Internet of Things

The internet of things needs better-made things

Networked devices for your smart home are the modern way to manage your life, but the rush to sell shoddy smart products risks compromising security<p>You know the problem. You’re going abroad for a couple of weeks, during which time your house will be empty. You haven’t yet got round to installing a …

Tech Industry

Startup Crunches 100 Terabytes of Data in a Record 23 Minutes

There's a new record holder in the world of "big data."<p>On Friday, Databricks—a startup spun out of the University California, Berkeley—announced that …

Family Motto: Vegetarian Enchiladas

September 26, 2014<p>Shares 25<p>Today I’m sharing a Vegetarian Enchiladas recipe with beans, lentils, onions, corn, and fresh tomatillas straight out of …

16 Vegetarian Mains for a Festive Holiday Table

The holidays can be be an isolating time for folks who don't eat meat—prime rib and glazed ham are wonderful festival centerpieces for meat-eaters, but anyone else is going to get stuck cobbling together a meal from side dishes. We don't think that leaving guests out of the most exciting part of …

10 Healthy Two-Ingredient Avocado Recipes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, make dessert, smoothies, milkshakes, and more in five minutes flat.<p>The world's most perfect berry — yes, avocados are classified as berries — doesn't need much to taste delicious. A little salt is all you really need. But when you're feeling a little fancier, …

Healthy Eating

PSA: Frozen Peas Are Actually Better Than Fresh

By Christina Chaey<p>Vibrant frozen peas might be even tastier, and more versatile, than their fresh counterparts. Seriously.<p>Let's just put our cards on the table: <b>We love frozen peas.</b> Is there a part of us that fantasizes about spending hours sitting on a porch somewhere bucolic, breaking open fresh, …

Vegetarian Black Eyed Pea Salad

According to Southern Tradition, eating black eyed peas on New Year’s Day will give you good luck for prosperity throughout the year. As long as they …

The Best Drugstore Skin Care Products of 2018

Ask any dermatologist about their favorite skin care products and there’s a good chance at least 3/4 of them come from the drugstore. It’s true—while there are plenty of great luxury options out there, that very same innovation has trickled down into what you'll find on the shelves at your local …

Skin Care

AWS IoT Button: Introduction

Did you heard about the AWS IoT button? Anyone who has basic programming skills can easily test out different IoT applications and create their own …

Internet of Things

Top 7 Things That Will Happen When You Start Doing Planks Every Day

Plank is a simple exercise that is becoming more popular around the world. She is one of the most effective types of exercise because of her need to …

10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Will Make You Far More Successful

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, "If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being.<p>Our brains are wired such that it's difficult to take action until we feel at …

Self-improvement

11 Things You Need To Know About Introverts

I can't tell you how many times I've had my introversion mistaken for something else. It's either mistaken as coldness, arrogance, or weirdness, just to name a few things.<p>I can see why, too. Introversion isn't an easy thing to read. Most of my friends are, as you might've guessed, boistrously …

Self-help