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This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

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12 habits of exceptionally likable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>In reality, being likeable is under your …

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Make Your Day More Productive

It's the most important part of your day that most people don't think about.<p>Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the …

A traveler's guide to Caribbean food

Caribbean cuisine blends fruits and rice, seafood and spice, to create flavors as vibrant as the colors of the islands. Each island has its favorite dishes and you can tell a lot about the island’s history by what’s favored. Ethnic heritages combine with local bounty to produce unique …

6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

November 11, 2014<br>They key to critical thinking is the ability to pose challenging and provocative questions to yourself. To think critically is to …

How I left the purity movement

<b>Photos of the author in high school</b><p>The church taught us it was a man’s duty to lead us down a righteous path. But again and again, I strayed<p>Andreea Nica<p>November 2, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>“This is so we can stay pure and abstain from sexual sin,” he said as he awkwardly placed the purity ring onto my …

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 …

Redefining Success: Why I Make My Husband's Lunch

I lived a pretty glamorous life. Past tense.<p>I spent my 20s jet-setting from Tokyo to London to NY and LA. The St. Regis in NY and Peninsula Beverly Hills were my homes away from home. Pop stars and dinners at Nobu and Spago were a regular part of my life.<p>In my 30s, I lived in DC and ran an advocacy …

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Three young adult fiction books worth a read

<b>Marina</b><p>By Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Little, Brown, 336 pages, $21<p>Fifteen-year-old Oscar Drai goes missing from his boarding school after stumbling upon a crumbling house on the fringes of Barcelona. There, he meets Marina, and her father, a portrait painter; the book tells the story of his missing days and …

Fitness protects men from cancer, even 20 years later | NBC News

Fitness can protect you from cancer -- even 20 or more years down the road, researchers report. And men who were the most fit in middle age were the least likely to die a quarter century later even if they were unlucky enough to get cancer, a new study finds.<p>Men who were the most fit at age 50 back …

The jobs crisis at top US law schools is worse than you think

The barren job market for law school grads has become a familiar reality by now. But here’s something that tends to get lost in the story: The problem isn’t just about no-name law schools churning out JD’s nobody wants to hire. Even graduates at some of the country’s top programs are struggling.<p>At …

Louvre closed on account of pickpockets

The Louvre, the world's most visited museum, was forced to close on Wednesday after workers staged a walkout in protest over pickpockets. More than …

Class of 2013 likely to face tough start in tight job market

High school and college graduates are still being hobbled by years of weak economic growth and an extremely tight job market, and that difficult start in the job market could impact the class of 2013 for years to come, a new analysis finds.<p>“Graduating in a bad economy has long-lasting economic …

New Encyclopedia Of Holocaust Will Completely Redraw The Atrocities Of The Third Reich

With the recent discovery in early March of more than 42,200 new sites used by the Nazis as ghettos and labor, concentration and death camps, comes …

With Plan B Ruling, Judge Signs Off On Years Of Advocacy

A federal judge ordered Friday what women's groups have failed to accomplish politically for a dozen years. He ruled that Plan B, the most commonly used morning-after birth control pill, be sold without a prescription or other restrictions to women of all ages.<p>Federal District Court Judge Edward …