Melissa Jo Dumantay

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Contextual Lockscreen Cover Hits Google Play Boasting Less Battery Drain And 100 More Upgrades

Cover is bringing its situation-aware lockscreen to more Android users today after its beta test launch six weeks ago. It’s now available in the Google Play store to Android 4.1+ users in the US, Canada, and Europe. Cover’s 100 new improvements include cutting down battery drain and being better at …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

6 Squat Variations For Total-Body Strength

<i>By Joe Vennare for Life By DailyBurn</i><p>Love them or love to hate them, squats are one of the best exercises for increasing strength and size, while simultaneously burning fat. It's no wonder they're often referred to as the king of all strength training exercises. Still, some gym-goers opt out of …

Do You Believe in Love?

<i>Photo credit: dark_mephi</i><p>If asked, most of us say we believe in love. Is it a person showing up for us, being in our corner, spending time together and the right words? We may think of allowing love as outside of ourselves.<p>"What are their actions? What are they doing? When will they stop that …

5 Things Every Yogi Needs to Know

One of the joys of being a yoga teacher is that I get to see a side of people that most people don't get to see. During an hour-long practice, I see a room full of people drop their outer facades and fall into the present moment. I see faces soften. I see shoulders relax. I see defenses fall away. …

The Sex Talk You and Your Partner NEED to Have

What you must, must, must ask your partner about<p>Well, this is scary: In new research out of Indiana University's Center for Sexual Health Promotion, almost half of the people surveyed said that they hadn't discussed how to prevent STDs with a sexual partner in the past six months.<p>That's extra …

Orgasm for dummies: Neuroscience explains why sex feels good

<b>(Jeff Thrower via Shutterstock)</b><p>New brain studies explain how pleasure really works — and the amazing science behind amazing pleasure<p>Anjan Chatterjee<p>November 9, 2013 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Reprinted from “The Aesthetic Brain”<p>Before I realized what was happening, the patient reached down between my legs and …

Investors see legal marijuana as growth industry

It looks like any other business conference — lots of suits, name badges, a long line to the buffet — except that the 700 people who each paid $599 to be in this conference hall south of Seattle are in an industry unlike any other: marijuana.<p>The people at this meeting aren’t Cheech and Chong. …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

How Coffee, Citrus And Nuts Help Cut The Risk Of Diabetes

If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking.<p>And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard for researchers to disentangle the two habits. "So it made coffee look bad in terms of health …

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Samsung shows off its wild concepts for flexible screen devices

Samsung’s Galaxy Round was an underwhelming first attempt at making a device with a curved display but the company’s future flexible display devices …

The Drugs of Work-Performance Enhancement

A step beyond caffeine, Adderall and other common ADHD medications can improve productivity and focus—even when medical necessity remains debatable.<p>My morning writer’s ritual is as predictable as it is contemporary: Walk the dog. Down a cup of coffee. Eat my shredded wheat. And, twice a …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

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A Portable Bluetooth Speaker That’d Look At Home On “Mad Men”

“The last 25 years of consumer electronics have been mostly dominated by a design aesthetic I think you could classify as futuristic or techie,” says Adam Schwartz, cofounder of the company Otis & Eleanor. “Just because you’re working in new technology doesn’t mean your design has to look like a …

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The 9 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

You spot a flash of orange out of the corner of your eye. There it is again! Either you really wanta Fanta, you're being followed by a rogue basketball team or...it's fall! You're finally allowed to buy the tiny, adorable day-glo-orange pumpkins from the grocery store and arrange them on your …

Can You Target Certain Body Parts for Weight Loss?

Trying to lose belly fat or slim your thighs? Make sure you read this first<p><b>The question:</b> Can you target specific body parts (say, stomach pooch) while losing weight? And if so, how do you do it?<p><b>The expert:</b> James O. Hill, Ph.D., executive director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the …

DIY Bookends Made From Old Toys

Give old toys new life with a little bit of creativity! Kids will love these funky, unique DIY bookends.<p>376<p>1045

Chocolate Candy Corn Pretzel Recipe

Thanks so much for having me here today! Be sure to stop on over to Lemon Tree Dwelling<p>to check out some of my other delicious Halloween treats!<p>OK, I …

Go for the Glow: No-Carve Glow-in-the-Dark Pumpkins

This week we are channeling our 90’s techno dance party selves with a bunch of glow-in-the-dark halloween décor projects. While we’ve been staying up too late making jungle bass mix tapes and watching the hit 1995 film Hackers, starring Angelina Jolie, we also came up with some great projects and …

Is The Bull Market Running Out Of Runway?

One of the most dreaded fears of an airline pilot is running out of runway. With the S&P500 up over 20% year to date, a lot of investors and advisors are questioning whether this bull market is running out of runway.<p>There’s an intense smell of pessimism and disbelief in the air from everyday …

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There are pop stars and there are rock stars—but there's only one Lady Gaga. Prolific, polarizing, and passionate in the extreme, the Grammy winner formerly known as Stefani...

Google to unveil Auto Awesome feature that creates stories from your videos

Putting aside the small matter of launching a new Nexus smartphone and Android OS, Google also plans to unveil new Google+ features and improvements. Sources aware of Google's plans tell us that today's media-focused event will include the introduction of Auto Awesome for videos, an expansion of …