Maddie Eden

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The Standing Abs Move You Can Do During Every Workout

A functional core is a strong core, one that will help you crush it in the gym and during day-to-day living, and standing abs exercises are great for …

The 5-Move Workout Your Legs Will Love to Hate | Women's Health

One of the fastest ways to make your legs look long, lean, and super sexy is to throw on a pair of killer heels. They automatically shorten your calf muscles, making them pop. Whenever a client asks me what she can do to make her calves look better, that’s the first thing I suggest—with a wink and …

Scientists Turn Nuclear Waste Into Long-Lived Diamond Batteries

The diamonds are made from radioactive graphite and can generate a small electric current for thousands of years.<p>Researchers at the University of Bristol have developed a method to turn radioactive graphite blocks, a waste product of nuclear reactors, into artificial diamonds that generate …

5 Super Effective Compound Exercises That Will Transform Your Body

<i>When it comes to efficient workouts, routines that feature compound exercises are where it's at. These supercharged moves are two exercises that join</i> …

State of the Union 2015 Fact Check

The State of the Uni­on is tra­di­tion­ally a laun­dry list of policy pro­pos­als long on rhet­or­ic and short on de­tails. And everything …

Health Care

Cookware, Cooking Utensils, Kitchen Decor & Gourmet Foods | Williams Sonoma

Under the Republican Congress, All Environmental Politics Will Be Local

With the Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate in January, Oklahoma's Senator James Inhofe is likely to once again serve as chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, a position he held from 2003-2008 during George W. Bush's presidency. Senator Inhofe has called climate science a …

Climate

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Frighteningly Delicious, Shockingly Stress-Free, Healthful Halloween Slow Cooker Recipes

At my house, we are in Halloween count-down mode, and between costume prep, candy shopping, pumpkin carving and general holiday festivities, dinner this week will be stress-free, healthy and yummy. This time of year always inspires me to pull out my slow cooker, and I'm happy to share a sneak peek …

The federal government lost its war against Cliven Bundy

Six months after the standoff in Nevada, officials have failed to issue either an arrest or an indictment<p>It has been six months since the federal government called off its attempt to round up cattle belonging to Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy amid a tense standoff with heavily armed militiamen who …

Chili Cheese Enchiladas

<i>This cheese enchiladas recipe is topped with homemade chili and extra cheese for a delicious weeknight dinner!</i><p>Raise your hand if your significant other has ever been less than enthused about his dinner.<p>Yeah. Mine too. Ungrateful jerks, all of 'em.<p>We were talking about how I make casseroles allllll. …

4 Essential Fall Cocktails from Death & Co.’s David Kaplan

Death & Co. founder Dave Kaplan shares his four favorite fall cocktails.<p>Dark and mysterious, behind a thick wooden door deep in NYC’s East Village, …

6 Light-Yet-Satisfying Summer Soups

<b>1. Creamy Zucchini, Walnut and Dill Soup</b><p>This silky puréed soup is surprisingly healthy -- there's no heavy cream or dairy in it, just a handful of toasted walnuts to thicken it up. Serve it warm or cold, depending on the weather and your mood. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chilled Roasted Red Pepper Soup</b><p>This …

Chicken Breasts Dijon

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 pounds)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 small leeks, white and pale-green parts only, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)<p>1 small onion, minced (about 1/2 cup)<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<p>2 cups …

Dijon Mustard

Slow Cooker Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pot Roast Sandwiches

Crockpot Brown Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pulled Pot Roast Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 13, 2013 139<p>It’s Friday. Let’s do this thang.<p>This crockpot …

How to Make a Summer Fruit Galette (And Why You Should)

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Pie is great. Galettes are better. Associate Editor Marian Bull is here to explain why.</i><p>We all know how wonderful and lovely and perfect pie is. It is butter’s highest …

Baking

The Science of Why We Don’t Believe Science

Margaret Fox's Amazon Chocolate Cake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now.</i> …

Dessert

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Architecture

Why You Can’t Sell Me a Car

A millennial’s message to automakers<p>[<i>UPDATE</i>: The author has responded to a number of reader questions in a new post, titled "Why You Still Can't Sell Me A Car."]<p>When I was a kid, my father's Kettering, Ohio, auto shop was often my daycare center. Grease-stained mechanics wielding hefty tools the …

Nigeria urged to reduce child marriages

Child marriage - defined as a marital union with a person under the age of 18 - affects more girls in Nigeria than in all the countries of West Africa combined, according to a recent Ford Foundation study that assesses child marriage in the region’s sixteen countries.<p>Though it is technically …

Male brain versus female brain: How do they differ?

Chapter 16 of my book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about topographic mapping, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience.<p><b>Summary</b>: Subtle observable differences exist between male and …

Drug Cures Mice Of Down Syndrome With A Single Dose

But it's not a cure for humans yet.<p>Cure Down syndrome with a single injection? Well, maybe--if you're a mouse. A team of scientists from John Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health have cured newborn mice of Down syndrome by injecting them with a drug that stimulates what's called …

A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

Gene Therapy Emerges From Disgrace to Be the Next Big Thing, Again

• Author: Carl Zimmer. Carl Zimmer Science<br>• Date of Publication: 08.13.13. 08.13.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Rarely does a whole life’s work …

10 worst examples of Christian or far-right terrorism

Conservatives claim that all terrorists are Muslim, but most violent attacks in the US are carried out by white men<p>From Fox News to the Weekly Standard, neoconservatives have tried to paint terrorism as a largely or exclusively Islamic phenomenon. Their message of Islamophobia has been repeated …

'Holographic Duality' Hints at Hidden Subatomic World

According to modern quantum theory, energy fields permeate the universe, and flurries of energy in these fields, called “particles” when they are …

5 Eco-Friendly Cities Built From The Ground Up

From Incheon, South Korea, to Osceola County, Florida<p><b>Lavasa</b> <i><br>Maharashtra, India</i><br>Planned population: 300,000<br>Projected completion date: 2021<br>Lavasa's designers are using biomimicry to transform an arid site in India's Western Ghats into a lush city. Building foundations will store moisture, as trees do, …