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The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

Investing

10 Yoga Poses to Stretch and Strengthen the Psoas

The psoas major muscle is a bilateral (meaning you have one on each side), deep core muscle that connects each leg to the torso. This muscle can …

Yoga

Strengthen and Stretch Your Back With These Simple, Effective Exercises

The following is a simple workout to stretch and strengthen the back with a mix of dynamic and static stretches as well as elements of yoga. Perform …

Workouts

The FBI Is in Crisis. It's Worse Than You Think

In normal times, the televisions are humming at the FBI’s 56 field offices nationwide, piping in the latest news as agents work their investigations. …

Donald Trump

Brigitte Macron says first lady Melania Trump 'cannot do anything'

France’s first lady Brigitte Macron reveled in her time spent with Melania Trump this week but feels America’s first lady is constrained while living in the White House.<p>Macron, 65, told Le Monde that she had a wonderful time with the first lady and called her “really fun.”<p>“We have the same sense of …

North Africa

Fitness: Is the 7-Minute Workout too good to be true?

It’s no wonder the 7-Minute Workout took the world by storm when it debuted in 2013, promising a full-body workout in just a few minutes a day.<p>One of …

Exercise

Get More Inner Peace At Work Right Now: 3 Lessons From Eckhart Tolle

I went to see Eckhart Tolle speak in person recently. If you’re not already familiar, Tolle is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller <i>The Power of Now</i> and the highly acclaimed follow-up <i>A New Earth</i>, which are widely regarded as two of the most influential spiritual books of our time. His work …

Mindfulness

8 Exercises to Beat Back Pain

Did you know that aside from coughs and respiratory infections, back pain is the most common reason for seeing a doctor in the United States? More …

4 Simple Ways to Prevent Lower Back Pain from Ruining Your Life

Follow this five-minute circuit to make your next cross-country flight a little more tolerable.<p>Roughly 80 percent of American adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. This is not just a private, <i>ugh-this-sucks</i> type of inconvenience, either—this country loses an estimated 149 …

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Human movement can be reduced to three basic categories: pushing, pulling, and hip extension (squatting, jumping, running, and even riding a bike). …

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

Workouts

Canada's Marijuana Oversupply Concerns Just Got Worse

Capacity expansion is in overdrive, and that's not necessarily a good thing.<p>These are exciting times for marijuana stock investors. For the first …

Cannabis

Colorado governor says there's no problem with legal marijuana. He's completely wrong.

The governor of Colorado does our nation a grave disservice by misleading the public about the impact of marijuana on his state in the April 9, 2018, interview in <i>Rolling Stone</i> magazine.<p>Neither the governor’s statements, nor the smoke rising from 4/20 events, can hide the fact that drug use and …

Cannabis

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

Bob Harper's Favorite No-Equipment, Total-Body, Do-Anywhere Workout Moms Will Love

Proof you don't need fancy equipment or hours of free time to tackle an effective workout that will give you real results.<p>Walk into any full-size gym and there are more free weights and machines than most people know what to do with. There are kettlebells and resistance bands, battle ropes, and …

European Jews facing anti-Semitism “not seen since the Second World War”

Europe’s largest Jewish communities are enduring a level of mainstreamed anti-Semitism “not seen since the Second World War,” the European Jewish Congress said yesterday (April 11), placing blame on both the left and the far-right.On the same day, Tel Aviv University’s Kantor Center Report on …

This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

Here's Why Investors in Marijuana Stocks Shouldn't Be Too Scared About a Supply Glut -- At Least Not Yet

Marijuana stocks are risky -- you probably hear it all the time. And the biggest risk of all is the potential "epic glut" resulting from marijuana growers cranking out more supply than the market will demand.<p>If you remember anything from your high school or college economics classes, it's probably …

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

4 Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second-Class Citizen

Click here for reuse options! Legalizing weed is only half the battle.Marijuana is now legal in nine states constituting about one-fifth of the U.S. …

Cannabis

How Did Lift Tickets Become So Expensive?

<b>Buy the ticket (If you can afford it). Take the ride.</b><p><i>Words: Jesse Huffman</i><i>(Originally published in the latest print volume of TransWorld SNOWboarding</i> …

Skiing

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

Gaza's Passover massacre

The Passover massacre in Gaza was by no means an exception in the long history of Palestinian resistance.<p>For decades Zionists have blamed the Palestinians for Israel's ongoing colonial project. "If only the Palestinians had a Mahatma Gandhi," many Israeli liberals have exclaimed, "then the …

The Reason You Feel Stiff When You Wake Up—and How to Avoid It

Get relief for your stiff neck and back with these bedtime stretches.<p>It happens to the best of us. You go to bed feeling great, and then somewhere in …

A doctor told us that rowing on a machine will get you 'more bang for your buck' than running on a treadmill — here’s why

Rowing is having its moment in the fitness world, and the rise of the indoor group rowing class was one of the big fitness trends predicted for 2018.<p>It might not have a glamorous reputation, and it may not look like the easiest exercise to get to grips with. Still, the next time you're queueing for …

Exercise

9 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

8 Effective Post-Workout Stretches for Your Whole Body

ICYMI, stretching is one of the most important aspects of a well-rounded fitness routine. And yet, it’s still one of the most underrated and ignored areas of physical fitness. Not only does stretching help increase flexibility, promote better coordination, and prevent injury, but it can also quite …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

The Best Way for a Middle-Aged Woman to Lose Weight

Many women arrive at middle-age to find that their once tried-and-true weight loss or maintenance methods no longer work. For many, this is a time to …

J.Lo’s trainer swears by these “Spider-Man push-ups” to tone *everything* waist up

Ever wonder how celebs like J.Lo, Kate Upton, and Heidi Klum stay so fit and toned? Well, it helps that they tend to enlist fitness and nutrition …

Workouts