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A test for American citizenship

When people apply to become a U.S. citizen, an officer with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services asks each applicant as many as 10 …

Full Body Kettlebell at Home (or Anywhere) Circuit Workout

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>General Fitness<p>Workout Type<p>Full Body<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout15-60 …

This woman’s list of “realistic” ways to help during a panic attack might be the most useful thing on the internet today

If you’re never had a panic attack, it’s impossible for you to understand the experience. And that likely means you don’t have a clue of what you’d …

Gentlemen, masturbating is really good for you

Men, we have got some good news for you — masturbating more can make you a better lover and boost your orgasms.<p>Regularly indulging in a bit of …

First-time judge appointed by Trump issues his very first opinion. It’s a doozy.

This is not how judges are supposed to behave.<p>Judge James Ho has been a federal judge for only a few months. Until Wednesday, he had never handed …

Campaign Finance

These rich white bros started an East Coast caste system to continue their domination of America

They copied the idea from India and called themselves the “Boston Brahmins”<p>In 1860, American writer and physician Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., whose …

The 8-hour sleep myth: How I learned that everything I knew about sleep was wrong

I’ve always been at odds with sleep. Starting around adolescence, morning became a special form of hell. Long school commutes meant rising in 6am …

Anthropology

Polyamorous, Aromantic, Demisexual—And 19 Other Sexuality Terms You Really Need To Know

How many of these labels apply to you?<p>Sexuality isn’t black and white, and the labels <i>gay</i> and <i>straight</i> don’t do the full spectrum of sexual orientation justice. That’s why new terms are popping up all the time.<p>“The identification and acceptance of words that fit a person's experience can help them …

Your Abs Will Be Sore For Days (Maybe Weeks, TBH) After This Wall Workout Challenge

Newsflash: sculpting your midsection doesn't have to entail repetitive crunches and mind-numbing planks. It can actually be a — dare I say it? — <i>fun</i> process. Case in point: Jeanette Jenkins's latest ab workout challenge.<p>The celebrity trainer, who works with stars like Pink and Alicia Keys, just …

This Is The Secret Meaning Behind The Devil's Number 666

It's a code for his real name.<p>We've all heard about the infamous number 666, which is rather cryptically referred to as the "number of the beast" in …

Ancient Earth Globe lets you travel back in time for a look at the planet

When dinosaurs roamed Earth, the planet looked like . . . what, exactly?<p>Scientists have plenty of theories about how the planet changed over time. Continents split. Water receded. Mass extinctions wiped out some forms of life and helped fuel others.<p>You can’t go back in time to see it in person, but …

Extinction

Egyptian Gods - The Complete List

The gods and goddesses of Ancient Egypt were an integral part of the people's everyday lives. It is not surprising then that there were over 2,000 …

An Incredible World Map That Plots the Literal Translation of Every Country Name In the World

The Literal Translation of Country Names is a remarkably researched map created by Neomam for their client Credit Card Compare, which plots the …

Oxford University Press

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

1,000 years ago, Illinois had the largest city in what would become the U.S.

Centuries ago Illinois was home to the largest and most influential city in what would become the United States, rivaling the size of European cities …

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

You've been working out, eating healthy, and losing weight, but you're still not seeing progress in your midsection. What gives? If you can't seem to …

What Is Labneh? What to Know About This Middle Eastern Dish

Move over, Greek yogurt.<p>February 06, 2018<p>If you've read any of my articles before, then you'll know I'm a proud Middle Eastern girl. And that I …

Only 2% of people can solve this Einstein riddle — see if you can figure it out

There's nothing like a good riddle to stimulate your mind and give you an excuse to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. Sure, the thrill of solving puzzles may not give you the adrenaline rush of a skydive, but regularly doing logic and crossword puzzles can keep your brain young as you age. And …

Albert Einstein

Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean: A New Book on Atlantic Slavery

<i>This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History and African Diaspora Studies.</i> …

Want a Real Strength-Building Workout? Try This Medicine Ball Routine

This intense total-body routine designed by Smith consists of two parts: a five-move circuit and a three-move finisher. Together, they hit all your …

Ancient Rome in 20 minutes - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Video<p>by <b>Arzamas</b><br>published on 15 January 2018<p>Caesar, The Colosseum, Republic, Nero, geese, plebeians, legions — everything that you once knew, but …

3 ways to start the year with a digital clean slate

Here’s a New Year’s resolution for 2018: de-clutter your digital history. Your computer stores a huge amount of browsing data, and in places you …

Mashed Potato Flatbread

<i>Having leftover mashed potatoes? Turn them into this easy mashed potato flatbread! It’s a yeast-free & oil-free side dish that everyone loves!</i><p>Making …

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results

Hint: It's not as long as you think<p>The concept of a plank is pretty simple: You hold yourself up in a pushup position for a set period of time to tone your core, glutes, and hamstrings. But while you probably already know how to do a plank, you might be hazy on how long you should actually hold one …

Recipe: Welcome fall with this sweet potato chicken chili

As summer winds to a belated close, I’m thinking all things fall – and no, I don’t mean pumpkin spice lattes. It’s the apples, sweet potatoes and …

Recipes

6 Ways You Can Get In Shape Like a Navy SEAL

Former Navy SEAL Mark Semos, a stunt double and advisor for the CBS show Seal Team, spoke to Men's Health about his nutrition and fitness tips<p>If you’re looking to get in the best shape of your life, CBS's new military drama <i>Seal Team</i> is here to serve as your inspiration. The show, which premieres …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This Core Workout For Runners Will Make Your Abs Burn

Having a strong core will definitely up your running game. This 10-minute workout focuses on the abs, back, and glutes to help keep you stable as you pound the pavement. And, yes, your abs will likely burn at the end of the workout. Press play when you're ready to work!

Workouts

Need a quick, kick-ass workout? Use this video of Anna Victoria’s total-body scorcher

Sometimes you’re just craving a truly kick-ass, leave-you-panting workout session—but you might not happen to be near a gym or boutique studio filled …

Exercise