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The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Exercise

Florida candidate who wrongly she had college degree reportedly will drop out

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican candidate for the Florida Legislature who apologized for saying she had a college degree that she didn't complete has reportedly reversed course and said she would withdraw from the race.<p>Melissa Howard said in a text message to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune that “I …

College & University

Omarosa just dropped a bombshell claim about Trump, Hillary Clinton's emails and WikiLeaks

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman claimed President Trump knew about stolen Hillary Clinton emails before they were released by WikiLeaks and that she’s been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.<p>The new claims …

Donald Trump

'Millennia of human activity': heatwave reveals lost UK archaeological sites

The scorching weeks of the summer of 2018 left crops shrivelled and gardens scorched. It has also revealed the lines of scores of archaeological sites across the UK landscape, tracing millennia of human activity, from neolithic cursus monuments laid out more than 5,000 years ago to the outline of a …

Archaeology

Can Kanye West Bring Back XXL Pants?

The rapper slash designer slash free thinker did convince us big chunky sneakers were cool and that sweatpants could be worn 24/7.<p>With the return of supersized fits on some big name runways (Balenciaga, Raf Simons, Dries Van Noten) and fashion’s near constant infatuation with military clothes …

Jimmy Kimmel

These umbrellas have completely taken over Miami Instagram — but they’re kinda cool

We found the spot that will make your Instagram blow up this summer. It’s a new pop up art installation at Giralda Plaza in Coral Gables called …

Florida

CocoWalk is being demolished, but Coconut Grove is ready for a comeback

To anyone who’s been around long enough, it’s an astonishing sight: Half of CocoWalk, the open-air mall that was once the toast of Miami, reduced to …

Miami Beach

Hollywood to release 5 huge movies on same day

Hey, you got plans for Friday, Dec. 21?<p>You sure do! If Hollywood has anything to say about it, you’re going to the movies. Maybe not on the 21st, but …

Movies

These Are the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. Right Now

What makes a college the best deal? MONEY has developed a comprehensive analysis to help you determine just that. See our rankings.<p>Robin Schaad sat …

College & University

I watched three days of nudity at the Edinburgh fringe – this is what I learned

Fifteen naked people in a single day is a record for me. For a Monday, at least. I am in Edinburgh to attend the fringe, where I have been given a brief to … well, avoid briefs. Ban bras, skirt skirts – free willy. Go to Edinburgh, and see the naked shows, was the plan. Bring a towel to sit on, a …

Artists

The dreaded destination: why foreign flight attendants dislike travelling to and from India

Indians have a really bad reputation when it comes to air travel.<p>So much so that when an Emirates flight from the southern state of Kerala made a hard landing in Dubai last month, an ex-flight attendant had no qualms referring to the panicked passengers as “fucking rats” and an “untameable bunch” …

Flying

Michael Caine confirms what really happened at the end of Inception

It's been nearly 10 years since Christopher Nolan's <i>Inception</i> hit theaters, and the debate over the film's ending continues to rage on. Did dream …

Marion Cotillard

This Woman 'Enrolled' In Student Loan Forgiveness -- And Then Learned This

Mary Carroll has spent her career in public service.<p>Like many public servants, in exchange for her public service for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, she intended to benefit from public service loan forgiveness for her federal student loans.<p>Carroll, now 39 and living in …

College & University

The best résumés don’t have a ‘skills’ section

How can PR pros applying for new jobs convey their various abilities?In writing a résumé, many people include a “skills” section. Here, they cram …

Employment

The Best Men's Hair Trends For 2018 - Ape to Gentleman

If you spend any time at all thinking about what to ask for in the barber’s seat, you’ll know that men’s hair trends change just as frequently as …

Hair

How to find and delete where Google knows you've been

Even if "Location History" is off on your phone, Google often still stores your precise location .<p>Here are some things you can do to delete those markers and keep your location as private as possible. But there's no panacea, because simply connecting to the internet on any device flags an IP …

Maps

The utter collapse of Donald Trump's 'best people' boast

<b>(CNN) —</b> As a candidate, Donald Trump would famously boast that if elected, he'd "surround myself only with the best and most serious people" -- adding: "We want top-of-the-line professionals."<p>The first 18 months of his presidency have repeatedly revealed the fallacy of that pledge, as myriad …

Donald Trump

What's going wrong for Asian men?

One of my earliest memories is of a car journey with my father, when I was about six years old. A man suddenly ran in front of our vehicle to grab a ball his child had thrown into the road. “Sorry, Doc!” he shouted to dad, both hands in the air, as he smiled apologetically.<p>That was the stereotype …

Gujarat

Stunning iPhone 9 Image Shows How Apple Could Beat Galaxy Note 9

It's going to be close, though.<p>The next round of the smartphone wars is getting underway. In one corner, the Galaxy Note 9 wowed viewers last week …

Mobile Technology

A student accidentally created a rechargeable battery that could last 400 years.

There’s an old saying that luck happens when preparation meets opportunity.<p>There’s no better example of that than a 2016 discovery at the University …

Rechargeable Batteries

Ruby Rose is the latest celebrity driven off Twitter by abuse

It's only been a few days since Ruby Rose was cast as "Batwoman" for the CW series <i>Arrowverse</i>, but the Australian actor has already had to quit Twitter after a stream of abusive messages. Much of the backlash has focused on accusations that Rose -- who identifies as gender fluid and is a prominent …

Social Media

Thanks To Yeezy, Kanye West Is Set To Become A Billionaire

Sex sells. As does gender-fluid neutral sportswear<p>As if the Kardashian-West coalition of chaos needed any more wealth, turns out Kanye West is the next billionaire in the making. For that, we can thank Marmite label Yeezy and its ever-swelling popularity.<p>On her latest appearance on <i>Jimmy Kimmel …

Kylie Jenner

An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 …

Florida

It is now abundantly clear that Elon Musk does not have 'funding secured'

Elon Musk has written a blog post explaining why he said last week on Twitter that he might take Tesla private at $420 a share. "Funding secured," he declared in the tweet.<p>But after reading Musk's new post, the only conclusion to be drawn is that funding was, in fact, not secured.<p>And that could …

Tesla

Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson both came out Monday against boycotting Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson, the day after President Donald Trump said it would be "great" if there was a boycott.<p>Trump's Sunday tweet forced Walker and …

Scott Walker

Omarosa airs tapes on ‘Meet the Press,’ says Trump has ‘mentally declined’

Presented by<p>DRIVING THE DAY<p><b>CHUCK TODD</b> played a tape on <b>NBC’S “MEET THE PRESS”</b> that appears to have <b>CHIEF OF STAFF JOHN KELLY</b> firing Omarosa Manigault Newman. This is allegedly from the situation room in the White House. Again, let that sink in. An adviser to the president brought a recording device …

Donald Trump

'A huge red flag': why Trump could be toxic for Republicans at the midterms

I don’t see how this ends well for a party that is trying to hold on to a 23-seat majority Michael Steele<p>A television assembly plant in small town South Carolina could prove the graveyard of ambition for Republicans in November’s midterm elections.<p>This week Element Electronics warned that it might …

Elections

Trump Says White House Is No Place for Lying Lowlife from Reality Show

BEDMINSTER, New Jersey (The Borowitz Report)—Blasting his former colleague Omarosa Manigault, Donald J. Trump said on Monday that “the White House is no place for a lying lowlife from a reality show.”<p>“People were impressed by Omarosa because they saw her on a TV show,” Trump told reporters from his …

Donald Trump

‘Don’t Run This Year’: The Perils for Republican Women Facing a Flood of Resistance

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. — Diane Harkey, the Republican candidate for California’s 49th Congressional District, recognizes that President Trump “doesn’t make women real comfortable.”<p>Men just have a different style, she said: “They’re more warrior-oriented. We are a little more …

Government

Gay Bars & Clubs, Hotels, Beaches, Reviews and Maps

Gay Montreal<p>As one of North America’s most diverse and welcoming cities, Montréal is bursting with world-inspired (and world renowned), Canadian …