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8 New Ways to Become and Stay a Morning Exerciser

Follow these tips to make rising and sweating with the sun no sweat<p>Working out in the morning sounds great: It's one thing off your to-do list, it …

Fitness

How To Get Motivated And Crush Your New Year's Resolutions

I don’t know about you, but bouncing back to reality after the holidays isn’t easy. In fact, looking for inspiration on how to get motivated is almost a exercise in motivation itself. After eating all those yummy desserts and Christmas cookies, it takes some serious motivation to get back on track …

Why You Should Skip Resolutions This Year

The year 2014 is winding down. You’ve celebrated the holidays, you’ve created your Facebook “Year In Review," and you're probably starting to ponder …

13 Productivity Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s a good time to evaluate your work habits (yes, in addition to your fitness routine and maybe even your haircut). Especially for you creative freelancers out there, productivity often equals money, happiness and general well-being. We found 13 tips …

15 Phrases That Will Change Your Life In 2015

As the new year approaches, many of us will resolve to transform our bodies -- but what about our minds?<p>Giving ourselves a mental makeover could be just as important as giving ourselves a physical one. But accomplishing that doesn't just lie in changing our thoughts -- it's also dependent on …

4 Simple Goal Setting Ideas For 2015

New Year’s resolutions are like traffic. As the driver, your focus is intent while trying to “get there;” you see others pass you by; you get held up at a red light that slows down progress. Distractions such as the radio, crazy drivers, cellphones (in some states) preclude you from focusing on the …

17 Ways to Make a New Year's Resolution You'll Actually Keep

Many of us who have used this time of year to turn our bodies around have fallen into the same cycle of failure: We’re frustrated with our size or …

Fitness

The Which Blair Project

Once one of the most popular prime ministers in Britain’s history, Tony Blair is now reviled at home for his role in the Iraq war and the lucrative consulting career he’s built since leaving office. Delving into the byzantine world of Blair, Inc., which includes several philanthropic foundations, …

Business Writing

We asked a few writers and editors to choose some of their favorite stories of the year in specific categories. Here, the best in business …

What It's Like To Marry An Atheist When You Believe In God

<i>By Cecily Kellogg for YourTango.</i><p>When I was a kid, my mother and I joined a very large "non-denominational" Christian Church, one of the earliest versions of the Mega Churches that exist today. It was a very happy place. I was in the children's choir, the community was lovely, and we sang from a …

The Mystery Of God & The Brain

I'm in!<p>As science has steadily undermined the long-held beliefs of religion, almost all that remains for people of faith is to say that God is and …

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5 Cool and Easy Ways to Donate to Charity

One of the foundations of good finances is charitable giving. It might seem counterintuitive that giving your money away results in better finances for you, but it's true that giving can provide you with rewards that extend to the personal and the financial.<p>From the warm fuzzies you feel when you …

In-Between Worlds: David Airaudi Discusses Wine-Making and Music

Having already started a successful record label Three Quarter, founder and CEO David Airaudi has<p>Having already started a successful record label Three Quarter, founder and CEO David Airaudi has directed his entrepreneurial instincts elsewhere. Sharing his passion for wine and adopting the business …

Wines to Hunker Down With

<i>We may have food down cold, but wine? This is where we'll conquer it. Join us; we don't want to drink alone.</i><p>Cold winter weather makes me move a little slower. The clothes I wear each day are a little thicker. And the food I’m inclined to cook has a denser, bigger quality to it. Sweet potatoes …

Artist Creates "Paintings" with One Sheet of Intricately Folded Fabric

British artist Benjamin Shine creates textured “paintings” by carefully folding and ironing one giant sheet of tulle fabric. His subjects range from portraits of iconic stars like Elizabeth Taylor to realistic renditions of elderly hands and beautifully abstract faces emerging from the flowing …

Art

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science of Colors in Marketing

Why is Facebook blue? According to <i>The New Yorker</i>, the reason is simple: It's because Mark Zuckerberg is red-green colorblind. This means that blue is the color Mark can see the best. In his own words Zuck says, "Blue is the richest color for me -- I can see all of blue."<p>Not highly scientific, …

5 Drinking Stories That Put Yours To Shame

<b>by Ian Lendler</b><p>Turns out, the best drinking stories in history are actually, well, historical. So raise a glass to your forefathers and marvel at …

Behavioral Sciences

Jack White and Neil Young: collaborate for covers album?

Jack White and Neil Young have reportedly made an album together. Two different sources claim the musicians have collaborated on a covers LP, including songs by some of their favourite singer-songwriters.<p>Yesterday, journalist Michael Goldberg wrote that he had "confirmed" a story on the Neil Young …

Who did the hiring in 2013 and what they pay

Slide 1 of 9<p>Here’s the good news. The U.S. added more than 2.1 million jobs in 2013 for the third straight year, the best stretch since 2004 to …

Health Care

What are you doing to get color onto your winter table? Sara Kate brings watermelon radishes to the kitchen: http://thekitc.hn/1eFeKtA

Givenchy: The Broke Girl's Guide

For one of the most cult-followed labels in the world, Givenchy is actually knocked off surprisingly infrequently. Maybe it's because the house's …

Inside the February 2014 Issue of Vogue Paris

HOME MAGAZINE<p><b>Dip inside the February issue of the magazine, on sale January 22.</b><p><b>First, we spotted them on the runway. Then we called in some of the</b> …

Edgy

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

Selfies at night: Canadian photographer immerses himself in the wilderness - in pictures

Paul Zizka takes photos of himself in the wilderness of Canada. He began photographing night scenes but by adding himself into the shot he created a relationship between the central figure in the image and the nature around him. Paul uses the HDR technique to achieve these results

NHL Recap - New Jersey Devils at Colorado Avalanche - Jan 16, 2014 - CBSSports.com

DENVER -- Semyon Varlamov preferred his play do his talking, and it spoke volumes for the Colorado Avalanche.<p>Varlamov made 33 saves and Ryan O'Reilly …

10 Movies that Premiered at Sundance 20 Years Ago

Today, the Sundance Film Festival kicks off in beautiful Park City, Utah. Since 1978, the fest has been a launching point for independent filmmakers …

Oscars 2012 Stage Brings Back Old Hollywood Glamour (VIDEO)

Last night The 84th Academy Awards once again brought sparkle to Los Angeles as the 2012 Oscars celebrated talent across the film industry.<p>The Kodak Theatre, now referred to as the "Hollywood and Highland Centre" after a legal battle over sponsorship, hosted the usual star spangled spectacle …