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The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Educational Websites for Kids That Are Free and Fun

Your children can learn something new today in a safe online environment. These 20 free educational websites for kids are fun while offering online …

Kids

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Can a White Person Understand the Black Experience?

What does an African American want?<p>In response to my article Colorblind Ideology is a Form of Racism, I was recently asked, “What does an African …

African-American News

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

Productivity

Swagger Like Us | by Chennedy Carter

M<p>y dorm room is decked out. My mom and I spent the <i>entire</i> first day that I moved in decorating it — the perfect way to start my freshman year at Texas …

Basketball

We Rank The Best Five Apps For Landing A Cheap Flight

If you follow our travel section at all, you know we at Uproxx love cheap flights. But we also know that sometimes you can’t plan ahead, or that you’re not always near a computer to book a flight. And the best deals require you to act fast. So we’ve ranked five apps that will let you snag a cheap …

American Airlines

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Mary Magdalene

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage in unsafe behaviors.<p>According to the child safety website …

Shortly After Our Wedding Day, I Knew It Wasn't "Happily Ever After"

I was standing at the entrance of a swanky bar on an unremarkable Wednesday night in September the first time I saw the light hit his face. Every …

Meet Marc Dolce, One of Adidas's Biggest Weapons in Its War With Nike

Marc Dolce left Nike for Adidas in 2014—and is just getting started on envisioning the future of the Three Stripes.<p>It’s impossible to talk about The Sneaker Wars between Nike and Adidas—the prolonged period of aggressive competition between the two brands, with the Three Stripes making up …

Seven real-life skills your teenager needs before going away to college

In my job teaching college English and creative writing, I hold individual conferences with my freshmen every semester, and this year’s were a doozy: One young woman wanted me to help her with a criminal complaint; one young man sought advice on finding a neurologist; and another student asked me …

Parenting

King’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ explains the rage over the NFL anthem protests and the persistence of racial injustice

Re-reading the famous letter today shows how much still needs to change<p><i>On Feb. 11, at 8 p.m., The Undefeated will present</i> Dear Black Athlete<i>, a</i> …

Slavery Is Mistaught and Misunderstood in U.S. High Schools

Just eight percent of American high school seniors can identify the cause of the Civil War; less than a third (32 percent) know which amendment …

This Divorced Man Wrote Some Beautiful Marriage Advice Every Man Should Read

A newly-divorced man revealed on Facebook the advice he wished he’d known before tying the knot. Gerald Rogers, who works as a motivational speaker …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Faith over Football: 4-Star QB Tanner McKee Delays CFB Dream for 2-Year Mission

CORONA, Calif. — Tanner McKee didn't see it happen. Didn't watch the true freshman quarterback create magic and become a national champion. Didn't know a star was born that night in January.<p>Instead, McKee—a 6'6", 220-pound senior quarterback from Centennial High who has driven Nick Saban's boat and …

College Football

How To Teach Mosquitoes To Leave You Alone

Human skin is a cornucopia of fragrances.<p>The bacteria living on our skin emit more than 200 odor chemicals.<p>"Many of these molecules smell quite pleasant," says biologist Jeff Riffell at the University of Washington. "They smell grassy or a little bit like mushrooms. Some human scents are the same …

Mosquitoes

When Does Disciplining a Child Start to Work?

Before they can walk, or even crawl, babies can grasp the basics of discipline.<p>By<p>Jan 19 2018, 5:03 PM<p>Parents often see discipline as something to be …

According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, These Are the Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas | Inc.com

As I was growing up I'd often quip that my grandmother, who had been born at the start of the 20th Century in a Greek village and lived to nearly the age of 100, saw more change in her lifetime than I'd ever possibly see. Turns out I couldn't have been more wrong because my future math was a few …

Singularity

Blood test which confirms prostate cancer could prevent 70pc of biopsies

A simple blood test which confirms the presence of prostate cancer could prevent 70 per cent of painful biopsies, scientists believe.<p>Researchers at Nottingham Trent University and University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust have discovered that the immune system changes when cancer is present, and …

Cancer

50 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Kids

"First, this just isn't true. Second, one of the most damaging things for a child is the un-lived life of a parent. Lastly, this leaves the child …

How to cut the cord and stream like a pro

If you’re ready to cut the cord, we can help. Getting started in the wild and wonderful world of streaming is an exciting—at times …

Televisions

'As a black woman I'm always fetishised': racism in the bedroom

It’s past midnight, November 2016, in Dunstable, a small town in Bedfordshire. My friend Miranda has accompanied me here for moral support. We scale a no-frills metal staircase at the end of an alleyway behind the high street, where a weary blond woman is ruling a domain of coats, cash and lists. …

Black Culture

Watch the History of the World Unfold on an Animated Map: From 200,000 BCE to Today

"Where are you from?" a character at one point asks Babe, the hapless protagonist of the Firesign Theatre's classic comedy album <i>How Can You Be in Two</i> …

East Africa

This week’s must-read books

<b>The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn</b> <i><br>(Fiction, William Morrow)</i><p>Anna Fox lives alone, monitoring the comings and goings of the neighborhood through her …

Books

The number one predictor of divorce (and how to fix it)

John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying couples at The Gottman Institute in order to determine what <i>really</i> causes a rift between two people — and how to fix it. After all that …

This Simple Animation Answers Everything About How A Clutch Works

Many of us have a basic idea of what our car’s clutch does, but still find all the teeth and springs confusing when we actually look at one out of …

Animation

18 documentaries on Netflix that will change your life

Filmmakers create documentaries in order to open audience’s eyes to new ways of life. Some documentaries are so powerful they can literally change …

The best wireless and noise cancelling headphones

If you’re sick of untangling cables on your morning commute, it’s about time you cut the cord and invested in a pair of wireless headphones. We’ve …

Consumer Tech