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The Insanely Effective 15-Minute Workout

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Can you really get an effective workout in only 15 minutes? You bet your abs you can! Maximize every second of your precious time with this simple plan that's as effective (if not more!) than most hour-long training sessions. The secret is that it combines two proven …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental input.<br>• On the first few tests, the well-prepared kids get perfect scores, while the unprepared kids …

How to Reduce Belly Fat: A Complete Plan to Shrink Your Waist

Despite claims we are "eating right," many times we don't realize that if we are not getting the results in fat loss, then no matter how good we are eating, it is not good enough.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that the current diet of the Western world is between 70 to 90 …

Insulin

Oatmeal: Your Healthiest Breakfast Yet

Boost Your oatmeal with these recipes<p>Oatmeal's health-food reputation is so solid, you might not think to check the label. But some brands cram in artificial ingredients and sweeteners that displace the heart-smart, waistline-trimming benefits. Luckily, there's an easy solution, or five: Ditch the …

Nutrition

The 5 Yoga Poses You Should Do Every Morning

Morning time: The birds are singing, you haven’t checked your e-mail yet, and you have a moment of peace before the day attacks. This is your opportunity to start the day off right. Like the common belief that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, your morning exercise routine is one of …

Confirmed: Fracking practices to blame for Ohio earthquakes

Science News<p>Wastewater from the controversial practice of fracking appears to be linked to all the earthquakes in a town in Ohio that had no known past quakes, research now reveals.<p>The practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, involves injecting water, sand and other materials under high …

Natural Gas

Get Up and Go for Brain Fitness

Enter the "brain fitness" industry. It's grown by leaps and bounds lately, but it didn't pop up by accident. In fact, the marketing formula was incredibly simple: Gigantic Population + Fear = a BIG business opportunity.<p>Last week, I was having dinner with several buddies. As usual when we get …

Alzheimer's Disease

An 8-Minute Fat Loss Workout

It all begins with something called "Tabata training." If you want to learn how to lose fat fast with just eight minutes of exercises, then you'll definitely need to be familiar with this style of training.<p>Most of us exercise more than we actually need to. Sure, if you want to finish an Ironman …

Exercise

Five Minute Workout: Short Exercise Plans To Get You Fit

Got five minutes?<p>Even if you can't block off the time for that 90 minute yoga class or three mile run, there's still no reason you can't rev up your metabolism and benefit from many of the healthful aspects of a workout. In fact, some research has suggested that a short blast of intense exercise …

10 Minute Workout: Short, Intense Workout To Get Fit

If you've got 10 minutes, you've got a workout.<p>That's the consensus among exercise researchers, who are finding full benefits from abridged workout circuits.<p>In fact, some research has suggested that a short blast of intense exercise can boost metabolism for the entire day more effectively than a …

Exercise Intensity Matters More Than Duration In Keeping Weight Off: Study

Every little bit counts.<p>That's the message of a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion, which showed that even a few minutes of brisk physical activity can add up to protect against obesity.<p>"What we learned is that for preventing weight gain, the intensity of the activity matters …

Never Give Stores Your ZIP Code. Here's Why

Why do merchants sometimes ask us for our ZIP code when we buy something?<p>I recently visited the Mob Museum in Las Vegas, an interesting addition to Sin City’s attractions. I paid my admission with a credit card, prompting the museum ticket seller to ask me: “What’s your ZIP code?”<p>When I paused for …

Can an audiophile find joy in a full-size $40 headphone?

I'm always on the lookout for great sounding products in all price ranges, so when an Audiophiliac reader suggested the almost too good to be true JVC HA-RX700 full-size headphones, I pulled the trigger. I'm glad I did, first the HA-RX700 doesn't look or feel like a cheap headphone. Better yet, it …

Heart-Pumping Yoga

Burn major calories with this vinyasa flow yoga routine<p>Cardio Yoga<p>Vinyasa flow is specifically designed to build heat and keep your heart rate up with a series of demanding standing poses, twists, and inversions held for long periods. I've burned up to 400 calories during a 90-minute class! And the …

Yoga

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Paramount Pictures

What Are Electronic Cigarettes And How Safe Are They?

If you haven’t seen the strangely-sleek barrel of an electronic cigarette yet, or its peculiar vapor cloud, chances are you will soon. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported earlier this year that use of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, rose from about 10% in 2010 to about …

101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

Marathons

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8 Star Wars Ice Cube Trays That Belong on the Planet Hoth (list)

The Star Wars brand continues to gain momentum even as the original film grows older and older. And while there are an endless array of LEGO inspired …

Rejection is more powerful than you think

<b>(Dooder via Shutterstock)</b><p>In the brain it registers like physical pain<p>Guy Winch<p>July 23, 2013 3:22pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from Emotional First Aid<p>Rejections can cause four distinct psychological wounds, the severity of which depends on the situation and our emotional health at the time. Specifically, …

8 Tips For Dealing With Difficult People

Like the old <i>Saturday Night Live</i> character, Debbie Downer, some people are only happy when they’re unhappy and bringing down everyone else around them too.<p>Here are eight tips for dealing with difficult people at work.<p>1. Don’t get dragged down—The old saying is “Misery loves company.” The most …

The design of iOS 7: simply confusing

The new iOS is better and worse all at once<p>What I saw today at Apple's annual WWDC event in the new iOS 7 was a radical departure from the previous design of the company's operating system — what CEO Tim Cook called "a stunning new user interface." But whether this new design is actually <i>good</i> …

Make your old iPhone run like new

My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole Apple Maps fiasco. But I believe the main culprit for decreasing …

The Detonator

The Detonator is a small speaker that packs a lot of power.<p>The 4" magnesium and aluminum cone driver coupled with a large computer optimized magnet …