Needhi Parekh

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10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

Diet & Fitness<p>These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive …

Workouts

5 Technology Trends That Will Make Or Break Many Careers In 2018

Technology is bringing about seismic changes to just about every aspect of our modern lives. In 2018 we will see self-driving cars, artificially intelligent doctors and deliveries carried out by drones.<p>Contrary to what many seem to think, you don’t need to be a software engineer or computer …

Artificial Intelligence

How to travel the Maldives on a budget

<i>I met the incredible Kristie from you.theworld.wandering on my recent trip to the Maldives. You know, the trip where this super funny incident</i> …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

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San Francisco Bay Area

Don't Even Think About Using This Product in Your Shower Over the Holidays

Two things that will inevitably occur when you go home for the holidays: 1) You'll wonder how the hell you ever managed to sleep comfortably in a twin bed for 18 years, and 2) you'll find yourself in your childhood shower, surrounded by your high-school body washes, razors, and loofahs. As tempting …

The 7 Most Intriguing Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God

Nietzsche is famous for saying that God is dead, but news of The Almighty's demise may have been greatly exaggerated. Here are some of the most …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid at All Costs

From the self-absorbed to the soul-sucking, be on the lookout for these toxic types.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact they have on those around them, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>As …

Almond Coffee Cake

• 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) butter, melted<br>• 1/4 cup crème fraîche<br>• 1 1/2 cups sugar, plus 1 1/2 teaspoons for sprinkling<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour<br>• 1 pinch salt<br>• 1 teaspoon almond extract<br>• 1/3 cup sliced or slivered almonds<p>Preheat the oven to 350° F. Line a 10-inch cast-iron skillet with aluminum …

Recipes

The Best Exercises for Your Lower Abs

If you're like us, there's probably one area you feel like you can't work enough: your abs. More specifically, your lower abs. It seems like no …

Workouts

17 Easy Mini Desserts To Make When You're So Over Cupcakes

Cupcakes are so 2004.

Dessert

Matcha & Coconut Mochi Cake

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>To embark on this chewy cake journey with me, you need to first assure me that you are down with your baked good being green, and then affirm that you are on board with a cake texture unlike any cake in your past (unless you've made this before). Dense and gummy in a good way—the kind …

Recipes

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …