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Slow cooker minestrone<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>over 2 hours<p>Serves<p>Serves 4<p>This hearty Italian soup is made with pasta and beans. This soup is great for batch cooking, just divide into portions and pop in the freezer and wonderfully warming soup will never be far from your …

5 Strength Training Tips to Build Muscle Mass

Photo: Pond5<p>There’s no question that strong is the new skinny, but putting on muscle can be easier said than done. And while figuring out the formula …

University of Washington

School is a prison — and damaging our kids

<b>(wavebreakmedia via Shutterstock)</b><p>Longer school years aren’t the answer. The problem is school itself. Compulsory teach-and-test simply doesn’t work<p>Peter Gray<p>August 26, 2013 11:45am (UTC)<p>Parents send their children to school with the best of intentions, believing that’s what they need to become …

Student Loan Forgiveness: Available for Many, Used by Few

A few weeks ago, I went on HuffPost Live to talk about current student loan forgiveness programs and the stunning lack of public knowledge about them.<p>The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released a report showing that more than one-quarter of America's workforce -- more than 33 …

In New York, late nights are fueled by party drug Molly

NEW YORK — After a long and raucous dinner party on a recent weeknight, guests decamped to a loft in Manhattan's TriBeCa neighborhood, perhaps the most desirable chunk of real estate in the city that never sleeps.<p>There was no music or dancing at this after-party, though. Instead, a host distributed …

Drunk Dial Congress website thrives as government shutdown drags on

Website set up by mobile advertising company connects callers, sober or not, with congressmen's essential employees<p>"Mad at Congress over the shutdown? Have a drink and tell them."<p>This is the simple recommendation put forward by the website Drunk Dial Congress, which provides a service to connect …

Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning

<b>Creating The 21st Century Brain For 21st Century Learning</b><p>In the video below, Judy Willis explores how we might create a “21st century brain” by with …

Shut Up, Flexibility

A couple weeks ago, I sent out a newsletter in which I talked about the secret to flexibility being no secret at all, but simply commitment over time …

Tabata This: How to Use CrossFit to Increase Your "Work Capacity" at Work

[H]igh intensity interval workouts as short as four minutes can produce cardiovascular health benefits as great as those from far longer aerobic …

Building Better Calf Muscles: How the Calf Works and How to Work It

<b>Take a gander at the muscles on the back of your lower leg.</b> Which category applies to you: Are they short and bulky? Long and bulky? Average size? …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

It’s Time to Volumize for More Size on Your Bi’s and Tri’s So you’re back for more, huh? You accepted “The 500-Rep Chest Challenge” (IRON MAN, November ’12), you finished first in “The Back Blast 500” (July ’13), and now you want a 500-rep arm assault? Well, who am I to say no? So take […]

It’s Time to Volumize for More Size on Your Bi’s and Tri’s<p>So you’re back for more, huh? You accepted “The 500-Rep Chest Challenge” (<i>IRON MAN</i>, …