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Eating greens and doing cardio is not the way to get lean, says personal trainer

If you’re looking to lose fat and get in shape, you might be thinking you need to spend every evening pounding the pavements, slogging away on the …

Nutrition

10 cool things to do in Amsterdam at night

1. PLAY IT BY EAR WITH VAN GOGH<p>The Van Gogh Museum is one of the busiest attractions in Amsterdam, for obvious reasons, but on certain Friday …

European Travel

What Ever Happened To Brendan Fraser? | GQ

GQ’s Zach Baron reports on the stupendous rise and surprising disappearance of the once ubiquitous movie star.<p><b>Brendan Fraser</b> wants me to meet his horse. “I got this horse because it's a big horse,” he says, standing in a barn in Bedford, New York. He removes a green bandanna from his pocket and …

John Paul Getty III

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

Here Are 17 True Crime Documentaries You Should Watch Before They Leave Netflix

The current pop culture fascination with true crime documentaries is real, and it is not going anywhere. If you're one of the many, <i>many</i> people …

Crime

Jimmy Buffett Does Not Live the Jimmy Buffett Lifestyle

Jimmy Buffett awoke one morning last year in one of his many homes — he can’t remember which one, there are a lot of them — and a panic gripped him in his throat. His new Broadway musical, “Escape to Margaritaville,” was coming along nicely, but something was off.<p>It wasn’t the music — they’d been …

New Orleans

How to Take Back Your Facebook News Feed

In December, Facebook announced yet another tweak to the News Feed. This time, the social network would begin prioritizing “meaningful” conversations …

Social Media

What is Pathological Narcissism?: A Primer for the Layperson...

This article first appeared in the author’s own blog, From Andrea’s Couch at andreaschneiderlcsw.com What is narcissism? We have all heard the word …

Narcissism

This Is Why Uma Thurman Is Angry

Yes, Uma Thurman is mad.<p>She has been raped. She has been sexually assaulted. She has been mangled in hot steel. She has been betrayed and gaslighted by those she trusted.<p>And we’re not talking about her role as the blood-spattered bride in “Kill Bill.” We’re talking about a world that is just as …

Uma Thurman

31 Genius Products For Anyone Who Thinks They Suck At Doing Their Hair & Makeup

If you're anything like me, you'll agree that words like "contour" or "smoky eye" or "waterfall braid" mean one thing: minutes, maybe hours, of …

Hair

This Is What It Feels Like To Be In A Coma, According To People Who Have Experienced It

Though it might seem like being in a coma — either one that is medically induced or natural — is like sleeping, or getting knocked out by anesthesia, …

Empathy

14 reasons you must visit vibrant Venice for the Carnival

The Venice Carnival starts tomorrow, but this fabled city on the water has plenty to offer all year round.<p>1. See the original carnival<p>Venice was already a tourist honeypot by the 18th century. But visitors were also drawn by the courtesans, gambling dens and the original carnival. The party …

We tried these cult-favorite work pants with an adjustable hem for heels or flats — and we loved them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase</i><p>MM. LaFleur<p>Women's workwear is in a heyday of evolution.<p>One landmark company in the emerging movement is MM. LaFleur— a cult-favorite using …

Clothing

59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

Stainless Steel

Jailed German serial killer charged with 97 new counts of murder

The nurse was already sentenced for killing six patients by injecting them with drugs and then trying to revive them. If convicted, Niels Högel will …

I had an Apple Store experience from hell — and it's clear there are larger problems with Apple's retail presence

It all started because I was running late.<p>While rushing up the subway steps one evening, phone in hand, I tripped.<p>My iPhone 6S broke my fall — and I broke my iPhone.<p>Miraculously, the phone was fine. The insides still worked, but the screen was hideously cracked. Jagged scars ran upward from the …

Apple Store

Shoulder Length Haircuts To Show Your Hairstylist Now

Ah, this length is just right.<p>Shoulder-length hair gets flack for lacking gumption. It’s often dismissed as a transition stage between, say, a blunt …

These 28 Compact Versions Of Everyday Products On Amazon Are So Innovative

While the phrase "good things comes in small packages" was definitely created to characterize jewelry, it's actually the perfect way to describe …

Shopping

The Assault on Reason

Albert Einstein was awarded a Nobel Prize not for his work on relativity, but for his explanation of the photoelectric effect. Both results, and …

How dangerous are vacations in Mexico?

The most recent US travel warnings for tourists going to Mexico triggered confusion and criticism. But they are the result of political pressure and …

Let This Vagabonding Couple Explain How To Budget For The Van Life

Every vanlifer we’ve interviewed (and we have interviewed a <i>lot</i>) is confronted with queries about financing their vagabonding lifestyle. It’s a pressing concern, right? Especially if you’re trying to develop a career from within the confines of a vehicle and keep gas in the tank. There are obvious …

Crater Lake

13 Creepy True Crime Docs Streaming On Netflix You Need To Watch ASAP

There's just something about the genre of true crime that makes it undeniably fascinating. Granted, that might say more about us than it does about …

Tupac Shakur

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

35 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That You Will Be Obsessed With Too

Some products are so unique, so brilliant, or solve a problem <i>so</i> skillfully that all the hype surrounding them is actually well-deserved. When this …

Accessories

Awake Under Anesthesia

One day in the nineteen-eighties, a woman went to the hospital for cancer surgery. The procedure was a success, and all of the cancer was removed. In the weeks afterward, though, she felt that something was wrong. She went back to her surgeon, who reassured her that the cancer was gone; she …

Consciousness

The Key to Seeing a New City Like a Local, According to Full-time Travelers

It's all in the timing.<p>For a lucky few, traveling isn’t just a passion or a hobby, but rather a full-time job that happens to come with a whole lot …

‘What Are We Going to Do About Tyler?’

Hats

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

British Philosophy

UnSpoil Me – A Unique Service That Helps You Forget Movie Spoilers

Ever watch a whole season of your favorite TV show just to have a friend casually tell you how it ends just before the final episode? Or did you ever …

I have no voice, and I must scream

‘Anesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness’ explores the terrifying history of pain and memory in modern medicine<p>The …