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Fat-melting yoga moves you can do at home

7 PHOTOS<p>Fat-melting yoga moves to do at home<p>See Gallery<p>Fat-melting yoga moves you can do at home<p>Up Next<p>See Gallery<p>Discover More Like This<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>of<p>SEE ALL<p>BACK TO SLIDE<p>A hot new workout class combines the toning benefits of yoga with the fat-burning power of cardio. CrossFlowX, …

Yoga

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

Chinese president Xi Jinping visits Parliament... and receives an unexpected lecture on human rights

POLITICAL SKETCH: As David Cameron looks on, John Bercow, the Commons Speaker, makes pointed remarks about ‘democracy’ and ‘freedom’<p>Security for <b>the Chinese president’s state visit</b> could hardly have been tighter. Yet, incredibly, just before <b>Xi Jinping</b>’s speech to Parliament, a protester had somehow …

China

11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy schedule, we have a third option for you.<p>To get smarter about investing and psyched about managing money, start by bookmarking these 11 sites:

Personal Finance

10 Ways to Invest That Don't Involve the Stock Market

Five years into a bull market in stocks that has brought predictable, double-digit returns to tens of millions of investors probably seems like a bad time to bring this topic up.<p>But now is actually the perfect time to explore ways to invest that don't involve the stock market. After all, sooner or …

Uncut’s 100 best debut albums

From Elvis to Eminem, Arctic Monkeys to Zeppelin… we give you the greatest debuts<p><b>Uncut presents 100 startling bursts of glory that revealed rock’s</b> …

Foo Fighters

Gochujang Pork Shoulder Steaks

4 Servings<p>The centerpiece of Korean barbecue is the meat, but it doesn't have to be steak; Seattle chef Rachel Yang recommends grilling pork shoulder. Keep an eye on the edge of the meat where it touches the grill: When it’s browned, turn the pork over.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 garlic cloves, …

BBQ

19 Cheesy Recipes that Prove Everything's Better with Cheddar

Everything's better with cheddar cheese—these 19 recipes prove it.<p><b>You know what they say:</b> Everything's better with Cheddar (oh wait, or feta.). It's true! These recipes for queso, waffles, sandwiches, toasts, and popovers (to name a few) star one of our very favorite cheeses.

Cooking

Wotsit all about? We asked a top London chef to turn Creme Eggs and Wotsits into a gourmet meal – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 12:30 pm, May 3, 2015 in Food & Drink<p><i>A swanky London hotel is challenging diners to bring their own ingredients for their chefs to turn</i> …

Top Chef

These Are Humanity's Options When Earth Becomes Unliveable

As astrophysicists and avid science fiction fans, we naturally find the prospect of interstellar colonization intriguing and exciting. But is it practical, or even possible? Or is there a better solution?<p>Science fiction has painted a certain picture of space travel in popular culture. Drawing on …

Space Travel

The World Changing Ideas Of 2015

14 of the most important trends, theories, and inventions that are going to re-shape business, society, and the planet in the year to come.<p><b>All ideas change the world</b> in some small way, but not all ideas are “world changing.” At <i>Co.Exist</i>, we like to consider the ideas that are tackling the big …

The 20 best break-up albums

As Zayn Malik quits One Direction, here are 20 of the best break-up albums for upset Directioners to console themselves with<p><b>Frank Sinatra</b><p><b>In The Wee Small Hours (1955)</b><p>The first break-up album of the rock’n’roll era was from the King of Swing. With his career in freefall, Frank Sinatra’s second …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Al Gore

7 Reasons You Should Care About Your Personal Branding | Inc.com

Personal branding is especially crucial for the current generation of young workers, who are more likely to move around professionally. Over the course of their careers, many professionals will change industries, transition between completely different careers, and be hired by companies as …

Personal Branding

Pirate Bay can now be accessed by UK users as CloudFlare SSL service trumps ISP blocks

Not only is the Pirate Bay back up and running, but now UK users of the internet's most notorious website used for illegal BitTorrent file sharing …

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Balkan food: the next big thing?

Could it be that a region so often associated with conflict is finally gaining a reputation abroad for its cuisine instead, asks Katy Salter<p>You may scoff into your Thai green curry, but the Balkans is the latest region gaining attention from British foodies. Rick Stein’s new show and cookbook, From …

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>These shipping containers have left …

Costa Rica

The world's most beautiful ports: 19 places you must arrive at by sea

Watch Christina Aguilera Do a Perfect Britney Spears Impression

A Mouse Club divided against itself cannot stand.<p>Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears have known each other since they were both Mouseketeers on <i>The</i> …

Music

Asylum Seekers Flood Into Hungary

The European Union is experiencing a steep rise in the number of Kosovar citizens smuggling themselves into the affluent bloc in search of a better life, with 23,000 migrants reaching Hungary in the first six weeks of 2015, compared to 6,000 for the whole of 2013. This influx follows a relaxation …

Project Myriad Aims To Bring Order To The Big Data Universe

Big Data no longer looks like a Hadoop monopoly, but it’s not yet clear exactly what its future will be.<p>For years, the open-source, data storage-and-management framework Hadoop—and its associated data-processing tool MapReduce—were virtually synonymous with Big Data. Now, though, the would-be Big …

Ginger beer recipe

This is an unbeatable recipe for old-fashioned ginger beer<p>Homemade ginger beer is one of those drinks that immediately conjures up days gone by when harvest was a time for all the family to get into the fields to lend a hend. Consequently, there was generally a party atmosphere, and once the job …

Stainless Steel

How to write the perfect travel journal

Want to record the thrills and spills of your adventures? Here's how to write an evocative and captivating travel diary<p><b>Ask yourself...</b>Who is the …

Creative Writing

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

Prince George's most memorable gifts, in pictures - Telegraph

Prince George of Cambridge

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Fixing the ‘problem’ of ageing is the mission of Silicon Valley, where billions is pouring into biotech firms working to ‘hack the code’ of life – despite concerns about the social implications<p>In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope …

Peter Thiel

7 of the Craziest Predictions for the Future, From the Past

Back in 1992, in a special issue of TIME devoted to predicting what to expect in the new millennium, writer Lance Morrow waxed philosophical about …

Secretary of Agriculture

Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the new year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

THE SELECTS: Musical Portraits