Rebecca Anne Reed

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“Let's talk about genre”: Neil Gaiman and Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation

The two literary heavyweights talk about the politics of storytelling, the art of the swordfight and why dragons are good for the economy.<p><i>Neil</i> …

Summer reading guide: The 136 books you'll want to read

Another summer, another chance to draw up the perfect reading list to see you through those languid, sun-drenched days. Whether you’re stretched out by the pool or nestled in a coffee shop, clutching a hardcover, paperback or e-book, we’ve got more than enough titles to keep you reading through …

Books

Want to Cure Income Inequality? The Answer Is Entrepreneurship

One of the most pressing issues for our society today is income inequality. That is, the rich get richer while the poor struggle to access meaningful opportunities. Janet Yellen, President Obama, and former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich have all cited it as a growing concern for our economic …

7 Best Fries for Weight Loss

Here at Eat This, Not That!, we're all about no-sacrifice slim-down strategies.<p>One of our biggest strategies: Don't deny yourself. Find healthier …

Healthy Eating

The Woes of the Corporate Anthropologist

In classical anthropology, there’s a rigid distinction between “field” and “home.” Field’s where you go to do your research, immersing yourself, …

Missing Cheese? How to Go Dairy-Free Without Going Flavor-Free

We were at a holiday function recently, sitting around the table after dinner eating cookies. Everyone wanted milk with their cookies and that got the conversation going about what type of milk people were dunking into. It surprised us that nearly everyone opted for almond milk and mentioned that …

Palatschinken (Austrian Crêpes) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Everyone knows the delicious French crêpes, but of course in Austria we have our own kind. The Austrian type is closer to the French crêpes than the thick American pancakes and yet a little thicker than the French version.<br>Traditionally they are filled with apricot jam, then rolled up …

Dessert

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

8 Foods that Pack on Muscle

Whip up a batch of biceps in no time<p>If muscles were made from chips and beer, we'd look huge. But they aren't, and we don't—unless you count that sack o' fat up front and dead center.<p>If not Doritos and double bock, then what? We decided to delve deep into the human anatomy to find the secret spot …

Planking and Slacklining: Efficient and Fun Core Workouts

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>There are many good reasons to work on and develop your core muscles, and these benefits go far beyond the aesthetic bonus of getting …

Should We Drop the Term 'Plus-Size?'

Model Ashley Graham, who will be gracing the ad pages of the upcoming -- and saliva-inducing -- <i>Sports Illustrated</i> swimsuit edition, is brunette, tall, busty, and plus-size.<p>Now quick, guess which one of these features has landed her in the news?<p>That's right, Graham's curvaceous, bootylicious, …

Plus Size

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Exercise 1 Pushup Row<p><i>"This combo hits your entire upper body and core like no other move."</i><p>Start in a plank position with your hands resting on a pair of dumbbells directly under your shoulders and your body forming a straight line from head to heels <b>(A)</b>. Keeping your core tight, bend your elbows to …

Veggie Side Acts That Just Might Steal Your Dinner Show

<b>11 of the best veggie recipes that even non-vegetarians will love.</b><p><b>Asparagus Flatbread</b><p>As soon as this flatbread comes out of the oven, it's guaranteed to disappear. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Whole Roasted Carrots</b><p>Cumin and mint give it a Moroccan flair, and the roasted onions add sweetness. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Crispy</b> …

Google Puts Online 10,000 Works of Street Art from Across the Globe

<i>Circling Birdies</i> by Cheko, Granada Spain<p>Since last we wrote, Google Street Art has doubled its online archive by adding some 5,000 images, bringing …

Art

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

10 Beginner's Fitness Mistakes You'll Never Make Again

I love the old saying, "If it were easy, everyone would do it." It can be applied to countless instances in life, but it rings especially true when …

Fitness

12 Incredible Abs Exercises You Should Know

Everything you need to do to get a stronger core without doing a single solitary crunch. For everyone from fitness rookie to hardcore exerciser.<p>Thumbnail from Thinkstock.

Workouts

We’re all genre readers now: Can we finally stop the tired “pixies and dragons” vs. literary fiction wars?

When Ursula Le Guin accused Kazuo Ishiguro of despising fantasy, she invoked a divide that’s increasingly obsolete<p>From the moment a profile of him appeared in the New York Times late last month, it was obvious Kazuo Ishiguro was going to be getting grief. “Will readers follow me into this?” the …

We're Starting a Book Club. Read Along!

By Dan Piepenbring March 9, 2015<p>The ‘Mating’ Book Club<p>On April 7, at our annual Spring Revel, we’re honoring Norman Rush with our Hadada Prize, presented each year to “a distinguished member of the writing community who has made a strong and unique contribution to literature.” To celebrate, the …

Books

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

Nutrition

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Hate Running? 25 Ways to Learn to Love It

Shares 5.3K<p>Running is boring. It’s hard. It hurts. It’s lonely. And it doesn’t give you immediate results. Right?<p>While we don’t think any of these …

5 Ways to Avoid Burning Out on Your Run

The best part: You don't have to train more. You just have to train smarter. Here's how.<p><b>Start Really, Really Slow</b><br>On your long runs, follow the example of the world's top distance runners: "These guys like to start their runs barely jogging," says Andrew Kastor, coaching director for the L.A. …

Could driverless cars own themselves?

<b>Forget buying an electric-powered Tesla, sharing a Zipcar or hiring an Uber - the most disruptive force in getting from A to B on four wheels could be cars that own themselves.</b><p>Emancipated automobiles sounds like a crazy concept. But the man advocating the idea goes further: he thinks they'll have …

Autonomous Vehicle

Tracking a Leopard in Sri Lanka

Green leaves are flickering and peacocks are howling outside my tent. I lie in an enormous bed strewn with flower petals as the night begins to lighten, with a half-moon still in the sky. A young man sets a pot of steaming coffee on the veranda; a squirrel jumps onto the cream. This is my first …

Take BuzzFeed’s 14-Day Butt And Core Challenge

Take this challenge with us, and reap the strong-butt-and-core benefits. Plus, get in the habit of doing something physical at least once a day. It's a win-win!

Workouts

At Last, a Cookie You Can Eat for Breakfast

You already know the nutritional benefits of oats, from lowering bad cholesterol to controlling your appetite, and I'm guessing you've got your go-to …