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Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and US Army training exams, sit-ups are getting a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce waistline …

Exercise

How to Retain What You Read

Think about a book you read last year. How much of it do you remember? Could you list ten things you learned from it? Can you even remember what …

Writing

How to find your way out of the woods without tools—or your phone

Navigate back to civilization.<p>Today, we live in a world where GPS systems, digital maps, and other navigation apps are all available on our smartphones. Few of us just walk straight into the woods without a phone, a personal GPS, or another navigation tool. But phones run on batteries, and …

Astronomy

The Unique Concealer Trick Celebrities Swear By To Look 10 Years Younger

Concealer is arguably the most important item in your makeup collection. One rockstar concealer can eliminate the need for additional products like …

Makeup

Is Hawaii's Kilauea volcano shooting green gems into the air?

<b>Update 6/15/18 at 4:30 p.m. EST:</b> Per the USGS: University of Hawaii at Hilo scientists, who are conducting chemical analysis of the lava, said the …

Earth Science

Even the clothes you donate probably end up in a landfill

Well-intentioned recyclers can't keep up with our fast fashion habit.<p>Inside a large industrial building in Jamaica, Queens, I sighed, taking a quick break from ripping staples off of fabric. My back was to the windows, but even if I wanted to look outside, I’d have a problem. A mountain of trash …

The Barre Code’s explosive, six-minute HIIT workout you can do anywhere

“Explosive” isn’t just a term used by movie critics. It’s a word you could be using to describe your new super-efficient workout routine.<p>Studies have …

How to Look Like the Smartest Person in Every Meeting

Try these great tips to stand out in your next meeting.<p>My work as an executive leadership coach often has me shadowing the people I'm coaching. And that means sitting in a lot of meetings--as many as seven or eight a day. And I've come to realize that there's always one person who stands out, who …

Communicate

How A Cleaning Lady Inspired Awesome Leadership

In an interview with Adam Bryant of the <i>New York Times</i>, Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger shared a lesson he learned in college during a business strategy final exam. Bettinger needed to ace the test so he could graduate with a 4.0. He spent hours reviewing formulas and case studies. On the day of …

Leadership

Palm-sized yet Powerful

Small and potent, like a stick of dynamite, the Snarl shouldn’t be taken at face value. With an overall length of 4.3 inches (half of which is the …

Just 13 Delicious Lunch Recipes You Can Make Ahead In A Mason Jar

These recipes are a-mason.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Supercharge your resume and start a new career with this epic cybersecurity training bundle

popsci shop<p>Get 12 hours of video tutorials and five ebooks for $29.99.<p>With demand for cybersecurity experts at an all-time high, now is a great time to take your first steps in the industry. The 2018 Supercharged Cybersecurity Bundle helps you get started, with 12 hours of video tutorials and five …

How to find things online even Google doesn't know

Research like an expert.<p>The internet is a big place overflowing with information—which makes it a great place to do research. However, as good as your Google skills might be, even the most well-known search engine doesn't always cut it. Sometimes, you just don't get the results you want—or any …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Privacy

Even apps go on sale—here’s how to get the lowest price

Set up price-drop alerts.<p>There comes a time when those free smartphone apps just don't cut it. Before you pay for a program, however, you should see whether you can get it at a discount. In fact, you can have this information delivered right to your phone with a price-drop alert. Here are a couple …

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

Apps

How to Buy Vintage Designer Bags Like a Pro

This story originally appeared on travelandleisure.com. For more articles like this, visit travelandleisure.com now.<p>When shopping abroad, vintage …

Beverly Hills

Rock-Head Sciences, Sandie Will, Hydrogeology Manager

12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Why Tonight’s Big Game of Thrones Death Was a Very Necessary Departure from the Books

The following post contains spoilers for <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 5, Episode 1 “The Wars to Come.” To remain unsullied, don’t read any further!<p>There was a major death that closed out the Season 5 premiere of <i>Game of Thrones</i> and it’s one not even book readers could have seen coming. At the end of the …

How to Eat Healthy and Affordable During Long Hotel Stays

<i>What are your best hacks for eating healthy and affordable while traveling, especially when options are limited?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter,</i> …

Bra Fitting 101 For Women With Small Busts

Every woman knows that having great bras is important; it's a necessity, not a want, and one that can be a bit costly these days. When choosing a great bra quality should be at the top of the list, but we all love to look and feel sexy. Who knows when we may need to "suddenly" toss our shirts off, …

Cheap Kit Lenses Are Not Weak Kids’ Lenses

Well known photographer and blogger Scott Kelby recently pointed to the 18-55mm kit lens as a reason why beginners find it difficult to take good …

3 Simple Pointers for Avoiding Awkward Poses When Shooting Portraits of Couples

Some couples are naturals when it comes to posing gracefully for the camera, while others may be more awkward and require more guidance from the …

Wedding Photography

Creating a High Key Landscape Using Lightroom in 6 Simple Steps

High key landscapes are often dramatic and emotive images. They typically work best in black and white but can sometimes work well in color using …

Flickr Tab in Chrome: Get a Dose of Photo Inspiration with Every New Tab

If you enjoy random bits of inspiration throughout your day, Flickr has a new Chrome extension just for you. Called Flickr Tab, it’s a simple little …

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