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This Is the Absolute Best Workout to Shed Pounds — You're Welcome

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it's rewarding to feel "in shape," even if weight loss isn't our goal. Of course, many people seek workouts that burn the most fat — and burning belly fat is a common objective. If …

Exercise

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

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

The Best Firming Neck Creams for Every Budget

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Skin Care

This Superfood Cheatsheet is Your Guide to Health

This Superfood Glossary is the Ultimate Cheatsheet to Health<p>Save this link on your phone and you'll never be confused at a juice bar again.<p>October …

Che Guevara: Lessons From a Revolutionary Life

Miguel SalazarFifty years after Che Guevara’s death, <i>The Nation</i> interviews his biographer, Jon Lee Anderson.The post Che Guevara: Lessons From a …

Cuba

As More States Legalize Marijuana, Investors And Marketers Line Up

Quietly on election night, overshadowed by the epic battle between blue and red, the map of America grew greener. Voters in four states — California, Massachusetts, Nevada and Maine — chose to legalize recreational marijuana. In Florida, Arkansas, Montana and North Dakota, ballot measures passed …

Cannabis

Right-wing vs. progressive populism: How to win in these populist Trump times

To be living in populist times is to be living in an era when political authority is no longer seen as legitimate<p><i>This piece originally appeared on Waging Nonviolence.</i><p>Donald Trump just rode into power on an anti-establishment wave caused by the deep fault lines of crisis. This is unfortunately what …

Middle-class

Trump advisers back deregulation, privatized Social Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — During his triumphant presidential campaign, Donald Trump renounced Republican orthodoxy on a Social Security overhaul.<p>"We're not going to hurt the people who have been paying into Social Security their whole life," Trump declared, calling the payment of promised benefits …

Donald Trump

16 Photos Of The Most Beautiful Bookstore In The World

The Ateneo Grand Splendid is both a literary and an architectural paradise.

White armed occupiers were acquitted. Native American activists were tear gassed.

Two very different scenes played out in Oregon and North Dakota on Thursday.<p>On Thursday, two protest movements based on land occupation played out …

Tom Hayden Taught Us How to Get Beyond Trump and Trumpism

Tom Hayden and I spoke and corresponded a good deal during the last year of his life about the 2016 presidential race. The great radical thinker and …

Why Doesn’t Spending Time With Women Make Men Less Sexist?

Recent election polling shows that women prefer Hillary Clinton by about 15 percentage points, while men prefer Donald Trump by about 5 percentage …

Feminism

On November 8, Pussy Grabs Back

When is enough enough? In Poland, the government was set to pass a total ban on abortion earlier this month, sparking mass demonstrations and a …

Feminism

Powerful Portraits of Former Black Panther Members Today – Page 2

<b>Jamal Joseph (b. January 17, 1953)</b> was one of the Panther Twenty-One in New York. He later spent five-and-a-half years in Leavenworth Federal Prison …

The Best Foods To Eat When You're Trying To Lose Weight

You’ve cleaned up the pantry. You got clear on your goals. You’re educated on the sneaky, science-backed tricks for keeping your appetite in check. …

Shape Beneath Color: The Impressionistic Wonders of ‘To the Lighthouse’

<b>1.</b> <i><br>Ekphrasis</i> is an aesthetic notion the meaning of which has shifted over time. The literary critic <b>Christopher Benfey</b> once described it as “writing …

Literature

‘One Mississippi’: How Tig Notaro Turned Tragedy into TV’s Realest New Comedy

The stand-up comedian’s new Amazon series, based on her real-life story, provides a heartrending—and achingly funny—look at coping with …

Comedy

Eimear McBride: how I wrote A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing

The author on how Lars von Trier, James Joyce and Sarah Kane’s uncompromising brutality all inspired her to explore a new immersive style<p>I wrote my debut novel <i>A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing</i> in six months, during 2003 and 2004. I wish I could offer a detailed account of that time, explain why I was …

Literature

The case against big data: “It’s like you’re being put into a cult, but you don’t actually believe in it”

Salon talks to Cathy O’Neil, author of “Weapons of Math Destruction,” about formulas that rule our lives<p>If you’ve ever suspected there was something baleful about our deep trust in data, but lacked the mathematical skills to figure out exactly what it was, this is the book for you: Cathy O’Neil’s …

New York City

The Surprising Benefits of Hating Everything

Essayist Mark Greif's new book 'Against Everything' doesn't tell you how to live, but it does encourag<p>Intellectuals get a bad rap. Long gone are the days when you could call up your favorite poet/theorist for a night of discussing German philosophy over absinthe and indoor cigarettes. In 2016, …

Reality TV

The 15 Best Places On The Internet For Book Lovers

It’s lit<p>The internet is great for many things: <i>The OC</i> GIFs, Harambe memes, and literature.<p>Does it seem like one of those things is not like the other? If it feels at all strange to you that the medium which has been credited (along with television, of course) with a national decline in attention …

Books

Colson Whitehead Talks Ferguson, Fiction and Acclaim vs. Bad Reviews

The press whirlwind for Colson Whitehead’s <i>The Underground Railroad</i> which is being touted as his masterpiece, continues unabated. And the author is …

The First Trans Woman in Western Fiction

‘Nightwood’s Dr. Matthew O’Connor was gender dysphoric.<p>When Djuna Barnes’s novel <i>Nightwood</i> was published in 1936, writing a book that seriously …

John Waters on Multiple Maniacs, Transgender Bathroom Laws, and the Potential End of His Film Career

Image: Lawrence Irvine, courtesy of Janus FilmsYesterday, the Gawker office was graced with the presence of legendary director John Waters, who’s …

Reality TV

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Curating a Festival About Black Identity, the Rise of Right Wing Populism, and Immigration in America and France

The Festival Albertine has just announced the curator for its third year in existence: <i>Between the World and Me</i> author Ta-Nehisi Coates, who recently …

Tinhouse is located on the northwestern tip of the Isle of Skye, Scotland on a steeply sloping site overlooking The Minch, the body of wa…

Tinhouse is located on the northwestern tip of the <b>Isle of Skye</b>, <b>Scotland</b> on a steeply sloping site overlooking The Minch, the body of water separating the Inner and Outer Hebrides.<p>Self-built (with materials chosen to allow for an ease of build by one person) over 5 years by Rural Design. Available for rent<p>From the editors —<p>The most common comment on our posts is: <i>can I stay here!?</i><p>We want to hear from you if you own a rental cabin (tag a friend if applicable 👀) Submit your info here:</b> …

clubcuteanimals: “Baby wolves. ”

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How Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West Fell in Love

The real-life story behind “the longest and most charming love letter in literature.”<p>Four years after the end of her turbulent decade-long romance with Violet Trefusis, the English poet, novelist, and landscape designer <b>Vita Sackville-West</b> became intensely infatuated with <b>Virginia Woolf</b>, ten years …