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31 Hidden Gems On Amazon With Near-Perfect Reviews

There are a lot of amazing products in the world but it still never fails to astound me how flippin’ excited people can get over inanimate objects. …

Skin Care

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Yoga

Geoengineering: 5 Ways Science Wants To Alter the Climate

Aside from those who identify as climate change deniers, most of humankind is generally concerned about global warming. Some scientists think that …

Climate Change

Smør Bullar: The Classic Danish Christmas Cookie No One Has Heard Of

My mother's side of the family is half Danish and my father's side half Norwegian. But at Christmastime, we feel 100 percent Scandinavian. Largely ignoring the English and Scottish bits of our heritage, we fill our Christmas table with treats such as crumbly Danish cookies and piquant pickled …

Dessert

13 gifts for coffee lovers that are way better than mugs

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Coffee is among the …

The Babe Pack: An Introductory Sex Collection Created by Women, For Women

Feminist, sex-positive company Unbound began as a group of girlfriends in New York City, aiming to empower women to be unapologetic about their sexuality. Out of their own intimidating shopping experiences at sex stores came a sexy and feel-good subscription box for vagina-havers to enjoy safe …

Skin Care

15 of the best travel apps for your next trip

Apps

Rick Rubin Reveals "Walk on Water" Was Partly Inspired by Eminem's Frustrations With Mumble Rap

Eminem fans were given plenty to get them through the weekend on Friday. In addition to dropping his new Beyoncé-assisted single "Walk on Water," Em …

7 things you peak at in life after age 50, according to science

It's in the back nine of life, for instance, that people have the best body images and can best pick up on others' emotions.<p>In case you're worried the prime of your life is rushing past you, here is some evidence the best is still yet to come.

Get Strong, Build Your Butt, and Chisel Your Core With These CrossFit Workouts

Joining a CrossFit gym can be intimidating — and <i>expensive</i>. If you want to see what it's like without shelling out the dough, try these CrossFit workouts. You'll get a taste of how intense and effective basic moves can be, and you won't have to spend a dime!

Workouts

The 1 Thing You Need to Stop Doing If Your Kid Has Curly Hair

Confession: I may be a little vain about my curly hair. It wasn't always this way. Growing up, I hated it. I was jealous of all the straight-haired girls in my fifth grade class who could run their fingers through their sleek, shiny tresses, which would fall immediately back into place on their …

Eminem, a rare white artist speaks out for his black fans

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thank you, Eminem, for your video stomp of President Donald Trump at the BET Awards. Somebody needed to say aloud the things black people have been saying to each other or muttering under our breath in frustration -- that "taking a knee" was never about disrespecting the flag or the …

Fall Reading List: 43 Books to Read Before They're Movies

Of the many movies coming out this Fall, lots of them are based on books, proving once again that Hollywood's best material comes from the page. There are always a ton of great books in the process of being adapted, so for the new season upon us, we have a brand-new reading list with titles that …

Books

How to Fix the Person You Love

At the heart of the American ideal of marriage lurks a potential conflict. We expect our spouse to make us feel loved and valued, while also expecting him or her to help us discover and actualize our best self — to spur us to become, as Tom Cruise’s titular character in “Jerry Maguire” puts it, …

Watch Trailers For ‘Do Your Job Part 2,’ ‘America’s Game: 2016 Patriots’

2,069<p>New England Patriots fans got a sneak peek Tuesday at two highly anticipated documentaries set to premiere this weekend and next week.<p>The NFL …

NFL

The Southern Poverty Law Center's list of hate groups

<b>(CNN) —</b> 917.<p>That's the number of hate groups operating in the US, according to data from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The Alabama-based nonprofit activist group tracks civil rights and hate crimes and defines a hate group as an organization with "beliefs or practices that attack or malign an …

Rights & Freedoms

Jason Reynolds Is the Hardest-Working Man in Washington

On the first Monday in July—a day it seemed like everyone else in Washington, D.C., took off to start celebrating the Fourth early—Jason Reynolds …

Books

There’s No Mistaking Trump for a Boy Scout

In the middle of his wandering speech before the Boy Scouts of America on Monday night, President Trump asked with a smirk if Barack Obama had ever visited them at a jamboree.<p>“The answer is no,” he assured the crowd. President Obama, who was a boy scout in his youth, unlike Mr. Trump, missed the …

Alabama Woman Stuck In NYC Traffic In 1902 Invented The Windshield Wiper

Even the most commonplace devices in our world had to be invented by someone.<p>Take the windshield wiper. It may seem hard to imagine a world without windshield wipers, but there was one, and Mary Anderson lived in that world.<p>In 1902, Anderson was visiting New York City.<p>"She was riding a streetcar …

Inventions

States Keep Saying Yes to Marijuana Use. Now Comes the Federal No.

In a national vote widely viewed as a victory for conservatives, last year’s elections also yielded a win for liberals in eight states that legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use. But the growing industry is facing a federal crackdown under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has …

Our 7 Favorite Farmhouse Kitchens

Even if you've been living under a rock (or have spent the last year binge-watching the <i>Great British Baking Show</i>), you still probably know that …

11 Lessons We've Learned From Young Heroines in Literature

Many of the classic books from our school days, including <b>To Kill a Mockingbird</b> and <b>A Wrinkle in Time</b>, featured heroic young girls who inspired us growing up. Some of our favorite "kids'" books — that are just as relevant and enjoyable to read today — feature strong, multidimensional heroines who …

Tone Your Abs and Booty With This Fast-Paced, Fun Workout

Ready to work you abs and tone your butt? Then follow along as Katie Dunlop of Love Sweat Fitness puts your core and backside to work! You don't need any equipment for this one, so get at it.

Fitness

6 Ways to Purify Water While Backpacking and Hiking

Stay Hydrated on the Trail with These Water Purification Options<p>A long hike or multi-day backpacking trip requires plenty of hydration and unless you …

50 state road trip: Bucket list destinations in the USA

If you really want to explore the USA, you'll need a stop in each state. GoBankingRates.com has chosen one can't-miss stop in each state as their bucket list destinations in the USA. Looking to make your budget last through all 50 states? They've also put together a list of fun things to do in each …

California's Greatest Beaches

You could lay down a towel and read a book almost anywhere in California. But if you feel like getting a little more active—surfing, trail running, mussel harvesting—we’ve picked eight beaches that are worth pulling over for, listed from north to south.<p>Patrick’s Point State Park<p>Trinidad<p>Patrick’s …

California

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

Tiny Houses You Can Rent for the Night

If you believe less is more, it’s easy to see the appeal of the tiny-house movement: You’ll spend less money living in a tiny house, use less energy, and spend less time inside. But if you’re not ready to downsize your entire life into 200 square feet, you can rent a tiny house for the weekend, …

Pacific Northwest

How to Make Your Own Solar Hot Water Heater

Heating water for our homes is one of the largest drains of energy, but for those who have had a cold shower on a chilly day, hot water is …

Green Living

How to Be Mindful With a Barking Dog

“Dogs have two ways of communicating; body language and barking,” says Joanne Ometz, founder of Mindfulness For Dogs. “Barking can be disconcerting to humans, especially when it seems to go on forever, and can bring up feelings of frustration and even anger. Approaching barking with mindfulness can …

Pets