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Shine On: Metallics to Wear for Spring

After seeing metallics come down the Spring 2014 runways at Givenchy, Altuzarra, and Saint Laurent, it was official, this season calls for lustrous shine—night or day. Go head-to-toe in a metallic frock or just add a little glimmer to your look with a clutch. You'll surely be a standout in any of …

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Tesla eyes Europe with major Supercharger network expansion

Following a fairly gentle launch into the continent, electric-car manufacturer Tesla is committing to a major expansion in Europe through 2014. By the end of the year, says Tesla CEO Elon Musk, "we expect you will be able to travel almost anywhere in Europe using only Superchargers." A Supercharger …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

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Font Generator

YourFonts.com is an online font generator that allows you to create your own OpenType fonts within a couple of minutes. Go make your own handwriting …

Do we really need a large Army?

By Andrew J. Bacevich<p><i>Andrew J. Bacevich is a professor of history and international relations at Boston University. His most recent book is “Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country.”</i><p>Armies are like newspapers. They have become 21st-century anachronisms. To survive, …

This Map Explains Why Ukraine Is So Divided Over Russia

After an emergency Parliamentary session Saturday, Russia approved President Vladimir Putin's request to send troops into the turbulent nation of Ukraine.<p>The move came after Russia had already started taking hold of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, an autonomous parliamentary republic within Ukraine. …

Check Out Miranda Kerr's Nutrient-Packed Green Smoothie Recipe

If you've ever wanted to kick-start your day like a supermodel does—or, OK, just whip up a healthy smoothie you've probably never tried before—you'll want to check out what recipe Miranda Kerr loves.<p>In her new series for Net-a-Porter, Miranda talks about how she starts her day: first with a glass …

The Easy, Do-It-Now Move That Defines Your Waist

The waist is one of those perpetually challenging areas to exercise, don't you think? But it doesn't have to be!<p>That's why this move by Blogilates' Cassey Ho—via the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>—is so cool. Hip twists help strengthen your core muscles while also defining your waist!<p>The move works to strengthen …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

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Recipe: Carrot Salad

<b>Kim Schifino’s Carrot Salad</b><p><b>Schifino calls this recipe a</b> <b>“twofer—it’s healthy and</b> <b>fast.” Another bonus: “there</b> <b>aren’t a lot of dishes to do</b></i> …

The Right Way to Carb-Load Before a Race

You won’t hit the wall—as long as you fuel correctly.<p>Most runners know they should eat pasta, rice, potatoes, or other high-carb foods before a half or full marathon. After all, carbs are a great source of energy, and you need a lot of energy to cover 13.1 or 26.2 miles. But many runners are far …

Study: Foam Roller Lessens Soreness After Hard Workout

20 minutes of rolling helped to speed recovery.<p>Last year we reported on a study that showed that using a foam roller before a workout increased range of motion without decreasing power, suggesting that foam rolling could substitute for pre-run static stretching. Now there's evidence a post-workout …

Pillow Talk

Gentle yoga restores weary muscles.<p>​<p>​<br>After a long run or race, your legs, back, and shoulders feel sore, achy, and tight. Practicing a few simple restorative yoga poses can help you regain range of motion, reduce swelling in your legs, and improve circulation to speed your recovery. Do this …

Motivational Posters

1 of 85<p>Prepare to be motivated!<p>Mark Remy, Runner's World editor at large and author of the online column Remy's World, has been creating his own offbeat "motivational" posters for runners since December 2011. To celebrate the publication of his 50th poster, we decided to compile all of them (so …

How to Add CrossFit to Marathon Training

Here's how to work high-intensity strength training into your running plan without risking fatigue.<p>June is Marathon Month! I’ll be answering marathon training program questions all month long to help you get started on the right track this season.<p><i>How do you incorporate strength training in with a</i> …

No-Bake Cheesecake Flag Cake -- 4th of July Flag Cake

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