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10 Simple Ways to Actually Enjoy Running

A few easy tweaks and handy tools can shift your entire attitude toward your workouts.<p>Though he’s now a pro trail runner—a two-time national …

Team USA

7 surprising ways to become a better runner (beyond just running)

When you’re training for a race, it’s tempting to just lace up and run as much as possible. But while logging mileage is definitely key, there are …

Marathons

7 Tips on how to make travel affordable

We all love traveling and being able to explore the world, but one of the unfortunate realities of travel is its cost. Most of us do not have endless …

Best in Travel 2018 - Value

Estonia’s capital is compact, fashionable and terrific value. Explore one of Eastern Europe’s loveliest old towns on foot for free, stay in good-value dorms, guesthouses or private homes, and take in Baltic Sea views and a superb panorama of the city from the flat roof of the vast Linnahall (one of …

Travel

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

The disintegration of Jake’s life took him by surprise. It happened early in his junior year of high school, while he was taking three Advanced Placement classes, running on his school’s cross-country team and traveling to Model United Nations conferences. It was a lot to handle, but Jake — the …

Parenting

10 Tips For Taking Kids On Overnight Flights

Vacation is all about fun and relaxation, but first you have to get there. Your flight should be stress-free, but if it is several hours long, it could be quite the task to entertain your kids. An overnight flight may be the solution to your problem. With a little planning, your flight can be a …

6 Vacations You Can Actually Afford (Thanks to Your Tax Refund)

You've rifled through old receipts, deliberated over deductibles, and finally filed your tax. Now for the fun part: the refund. Eight in 10 taxpayers …

Dominican Republic

How to Save $1000 Without Even Noticing

Whether you want to stow away some cash to put toward your next summer getaway, or you are just looking to bulk up your rainy-day fund, a …

Personal Finance

5 Steps to Multiply Your Savings in Months, Not Years

It’s no secret that we’re a little obsessed with small-space hacks, but there comes a time when every renter grows weary of the struggle. There are …

Personal Finance

Under 150 Calories: 9 Healthy Snacks You Should Keep at Your Desk

Sitting at a desk all day long can be challenging, especially when 3 p.m. rolls around and you need a little something to eat. Our first inclination …

PSA: These Are the Best Vacation Ideas for a 2018 Getaway

What type of traveler are you? Do you love to roam through a new place with little more than a compass and a backpack or do you prefer the five-star …

The Netflix Travel Documentaries You Need to Watch Now

Sometimes a spot of television is all that's needed to help stoke even the most dormant of wanderlust.<p>While Netflix, the popular video-streaming …

Climbing

These Destinations Aren't on Your Bucket List—but They Should Be

From climbing the Eiffel Tower to walking the rim of the Grand Canyon, there are some iconic destinations that seem to appear on everyone's bucket …

8 Ways to Fight Seasonal Depression

<i>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic medical center, on Quora.</i><p><b>Feeling SAD? Seasonal Affective</b> …

Essential Oils

There's a Startling Increase in Major Depression Among Teens in the U.S.

Describing teens as moody and angsty is an old cliche. That stage of life is loaded with drama and intense feelings. And it was ever thus—just go …

Depression

Vigils and protests swell across U.S. in wake of Trump victory

Vigils and protests against Donald Trump spread from coast to coast early Thursday as crowds burned effigies of the president-elect, blocked highways and warned of wider backlash — underscoring the difficult task Trump faces in uniting a fractured country.<p>Despite Hillary Clinton and President Obama …

Donald Trump

Millions at Wrigley, downtown for Cubs' World Series parade, rally

Chicago transformed into a sea — and a river — of Cubbie blue Friday as the city celebrated the Cubs' historic, if still somewhat surreal, World Series triumph.<p>A massive crowd turned out for a parade and rally — dubbed "Cubstock 2016" by manager Joe Maddon — that finally rewarded the loyalty of the …

Tim Tebow Just Started a New Baseball Career, But Some Things Never Change

The Mets are embracing new team member Tim Tebow’s previous career: He’s sporting a No. 15 jersey just like his quarterback days.<p>Florida Gators, …

Baseball

Brock Turner, Convicted of Sexual Assault, Registers as a Sex Offender

Ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, who spent three months in prison after he was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a …

Criminal Sentencing

8 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 8 A.M. to Be More Productive

When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie?<p>When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie? If you're like most people, you probably feel like a zombie.<p>Most people's mornings are a chaotic mess. Exhausted. Stimulant-driven. Rough.<p>However, …

Swimming Pools

Jackie Robinson: A 'great American,' a complicated man

<b>(CNN) —</b> The story of Jackie Robinson isn't just the story of a pioneering baseball player.<p>It's also, says Ken Burns, a story that says much about race and America -- as well as the complicated man at its center.<p>Robinson is the subject of "Jackie Robinson," a documentary from celebrated filmmaker …

Black History

Super Tuesday: What to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> Super Tuesday is here, and as the presidential race goes national, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are hoping to put themselves way ahead. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio need strong turnouts to show they can fight Trump over the long-term. And Bernie Sanders hopes to stem Clinton's momentum with …

Government

50 trips everyone should take in the US in their lifetime

America has been called a lot of things: beautiful, majestic, wild, and great. It's all those and more.<p>Whether you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or embracing your inner child at Orlando's Disney World, the US is full of incredible surprises.<p>From the East …

National Parks

Mockingjay: Part 2 Is the Best Hunger Games Film

The blockbuster franchise ends its run with a scary, stirring final film.<p>Five years ago, in a year-end roundup of the best books and articles the staff of Gawker (where I worked at the time) had read in 2010, I listed <b>Suzanne Collins’s</b> <i>Mockingjay</i>, the final book in her <i>Hunger Games</i> trilogy, as one of …

Movies

The 11 most explosive moments of the GOP debate

The Fox Business News moderators are keeping themselves out of the crosshairs, but the Republican debate on Tuesday night still had plenty of memorable moments. Below are some of the best:<p><b>1. Trump’s back.</b><p>After a low-energy performance in the last debate, Trump came out punching and wisecracking on …

Government