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How to build a stronger core

<b>Core training is crucial to performance insists Jo McRae, trainer and author of RideStrong: Essential Conditioning For Cyclists.</b>• Exercises you can do …

Yoga

The 7 Best Abs Exercises for Fast Results | Women's Health

<b>1. Cable Twist</b><br>Your core consists of so much more than just your upper and lower abs, says Adam Rosante, certified personal trainer and author of <i>The 30-Second Body</i>. “Your core actually includes everything from your pelvic floor all the way up through your spine, and its job is to stabilize the spine …

MY PHNOM PENH: Youk Chhang, Genocide archivist

<i>Youk Chhang is the director of the Documentation Center of Cambodia and a Phnom Penh native. On the 41st anniversary of the city’s fall this week, he</i> …

Zaha Hadid

The fascinating story of how 2 brothers went from running a failing business out of a van to building a $100 million company

That's the question Bert and John Jacobs were trying to answer when they decided to take a seven-week road trip from California to Boston in 1988.<p>The brothers — 20 and 23 at the time — say that the trip forever changed their lives.<p>John, who has since founded the Life is Good apparel company with …

Acting Out

The 8 Best Exercises for Lower Abs

Moves to tackle that lower-belly fat and build a strong core.<p>The term "lower abs" is actually a misnomer—your rectus abdominis muscle, or abdominal …

Workouts

MIT Drones Dance Their Way Around Obstacles

Looking at the open spaces<p>Drones are stupid. This isn’t a subjective judgement; without the hands of a canny pilot, most flying quadcopters or remotely controlled planes will crash into obstacles in their path, like the world’s largest, clumsiest insects. That’s fine for casual flight in open …

Drones

20 modern classic TV shows everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

Business Insider has rounded up the 20 most noteworthy shows of the last 15 years — the best of this bright generation in TV. They range from the most elite shows of the period, like "Six Feet Under" and "Mad Men," to shows that have become part of the pop-culture lexicon, like "Firefly" and "30 …

TV

Notable Queens Restaurants Make Michelin Guide for Cheap Eats

ELMHURST — Notable neighborhood restaurants made it into a Michelin Guide to cheap eats around the city, adding cuisines from Thai to Korean to Greek.<p>…

New York City

The Best Jewish, and Kosher, Food in New York

Russ & Daughters, a great Jewish food store in New York<p>Looking for kosher food in New York? How about non-kosher Jewish specialties?<p>Luckily, there’s …

Manhattan

Sci-Fi: The Top Ten Israeli Inventions That Allow The Blind To ‘See’

Reading someone’s facial expressions; looking at the night sky, or browsing the internet – these are mundane tasks that hardly require our attention. …

What happens next after the 'No’ vote in the Greece referendum

Will the eurozone collapse? Will Greece print drachmas? Can I still pay for taramasalata in euros?<p><b>The left-wing Syriza government has won</b><p>A "No" vote is an endorsement of the left-wing Syriza government's view that the austerity package attached to Greece's bail-out deal is too harsh. Leftist …

Europe

If You’re Choking And No One Is There To Help, This Simple Trick Could Save Your Life.

It’s a scary scenario: You’re by yourself when and all of a sudden, food becomes lodged in your throat and you begin to choke. The Heimlich maneuver …

When I Heard What This Teacher Did, I Was In Awe. We Need More People Like Her, Amen?

Mary's friends avoided her after she delivered a stillborn son. So she's sharing her heartbreaking story, hoping it will end the s...<p>Lots of people …

Oklahoma City

Embrace the Outdoors in Orlando

1. Where to Stay<p>Find a quietly refined retreat at <b>Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes</b> (from $329). Set on 500 lush acres alongside Shingle Creek, the …

Vietnam

5 Mom-Shaming Trends That Need to Stop Now

<i>By Stephanie Barnhart</i><p>I am beyond exhausted listening to all of the mom-shaming going on these days. Yet, I know that I, too, am guilty of it. Newsflash: So are you. At some point, you've judged another mom on the playground, or at least on Facebook.<p>As a first-time mom, I've come to this simple …

Parenting

Son pays parents' mortgage for Christmas, leaves them (and the Internet) in tears

In what was arguably the best Christmas present of 2014, Joey Riquelme's life-changing present to his parents left the pair (and most of the Internet) in tears.<p>Riquelme's iPhone video editor app, Videoshop, has been so successful that he was able to pay off his parents' mortgage for Christmas. A …

Internet

Strategic Feasting Before Fasting - Hands-On Jewish Holidays

During the 25-hour fast of Yom Kippur, many people suffer from dehydration, low sugar levels, and lack of caffeine. It is much easier to persevere …

20 Savory Rosh Hashanah Recipes, Because It Ain't All Apples and Honey

Rosh Hashanah isn't necessarily a time for culinary innovation—your family has probably been eating the same things for years. But food is a huge part of the holiday, so it's worth putting some thought into what you make. That could be as simple as a brisket braised to moist, tender perfection or a …

Why ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe Cannot Be Equated With Anti-Semitism, Either in Nature or Degree

With violent attacks against Jewish communities on the rise across Europe, it’s worth revisiting one of the sillier memes to have infested public …

Religion

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Pledge $1 Million to DonorsChoose

By Katie Couric<p>She's a philanthropist, mother and half of the world's most generous couple. Melinda Gates and her husband, Bill, have tackled …

Education