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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 …

Workouts

Workout of the Week: Mix of Calisthenics Reps with Fast Runs & Weighted Legs

This full body workout is a combination Spring Training sample of calisthenics and leg strength/endurance for fitness tests and running faster for …

Workouts

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>By<p>Mar 28 2018, 11:09 PM<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand …

Relationships

How to Renew Laminate Kitchen Countertops

Feel trapped by your old, dingy laminate kitchen countertops but don’t have the cash to upgrade to natural stone? You don’t have to live in shame of …

Home Improvement

Creamy Irish Colcannon

<i>Bring your potato mash to a whole new level by turning it into creamy Irish Colcannon! Mix buttery mashed potatoes with sautéed kale and leeks, top</i> …

Best Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs

"Man boobs" can be one of two things: an enlargement of breast tissue due to hormone changes that result in gynecomastia—a condition that occurs most …

How to lose weight fast: 8 ways to drop 2 kg in one week

How to lose weight fast: 8 ways to drop 2 kg in one week<p>How to lose weight is a quest several brave men and women venture onto. But few end up …

Perfectionism among teens is rampant (and we’re not helping)

I’ve spent the last two years talking with parents about the unprecedented stress and anxiety plaguing their adolescents — nearly half of whom, according to recent studies of college students, report feeling “overwhelmed by all I had to do.” Our conversations often end with parents expressing a …

Parenting

Why Wage a War on Christmas?

The interrogation of tradition is a fine and healthy thing. But sometimes a tradition turns out to hold all, or many, of the answers within it.<p>Donald Trump’s promise to end the war on Christmas, which he delivered earlier this year, was of a piece not so much with his other broken promises—to drain …

Donald Trump

The Two Clashing Meanings of 'Free Speech'

Today’s campus controversies reflect a battle between two distinct conceptions of the term—what the Greeks called isegoria and parrhesia.<p>Little distinguishes democracy in America more sharply from Europe than the primacy—and permissiveness—of our commitment to free speech. Yet ongoing controversies …

Rights & Freedoms

The Power of the Troublemaker

In her new book, the author Carla Shalaby explores the repression and freedom at play in America’s classrooms.<p>As a veteran educator, I have encountered my share of “troublemaker” students—those who talk when they should be quiet, stand up when they should sit down, and generally find endless ways …

Education

The 27 hardest job interview questions, according to Glassdoor

Jobs interviews are always hard, but some come with trickier questions than others. Where do you see yourself in five years? How many ping pong balls …

Employment

A Brief History of the Hot Toddy, Winter's Favorite Drink

How did this magical cold-weather concoction get its name?<p>Is there anything better on a blustery, red-nosed winter evening than relaxing by the fire with a Hot Toddy? It goes without saying that the drink—a mug of hot water dashed successively with whiskey, lemon, spices, and sugar—is a perennial …

Choose Your Own Adventure

William Faulkner's Hot Toddy Recipe Is the Secret to Surviving Winter

A cocktail lesson from the boozy Southern writer.<p>William Faulkner's affinity for alcohol was no closely guarded family secret. Should you find yourself at Faulkner's grave in Oxford, Mississippi, the only appropriate way to pay homage to the great Southern wordsmith is to take a swig of bourbon, …

Literature

The Image in the Age of Pseudo-Reality

Daniel Boorstin’s 1962 classic on celebrity, fame, and America’s tenuous relationship to facts remains as poignant as it is prophetic.<p>Phineas T. Barnum once displayed, in his American Museum in New York City, the corpse of a “mermaid” that was in fact the preserved head of a monkey sewn onto the …

University of Chicago

A Scandal in the Cabinet

A few words about Teapot Dome and the (possible) repetition of history.<p>Gerald Nye was a Republican who represented North Dakota in the U.S. Senate for the 20 years between 1925 and 1945. Nye was a lifelong good-government progressive who grew up in Wisconsin, where his father, a smalltown newspaper …

North Dakota

How Helicopter Parenting Can Cause Binge Drinking

The way some white professionals raise their children is exacerbating an alcohol problem on U.S. college campuses.<p>I was a teenager in the 1970s. It was a different time. We did not drink—or do drugs or have sex—in captivity. We did those things in the wild, away from our parents, in the danger and …

High School

How to Refresh Your Brain In a Matter of Seconds When You're Stressed

Experiencing a massive brain shutdown? Try these 3 ways to restore your higher-level thinking.<p>Your rational brain can process about six bits of data at once.<p>For example, let's say you're in a meeting with someone. You could be processing:<p>what happened in your last meeting with her;<br>• the concerns that …

The Brain

Once You Try This Wing Sauce, You May Never Go Back to Plain-Old 'Hot'

If you've been coating wings in only hot sauce or BBQ, you're missing out.<p>You could probably tell where someone grew up based on the first thing that comes to mind when they think of barbecue. A tangy, vinegar-based sauce? North Carolina. More of a mustard-based style? Fine, South Carolina then. …

Cooking

The Chilling Effect of Fear at America's Colleges

The coddling of students’ minds has resulted in grave restrictions of free speech on campus—but academic leaders are also to blame.<p>No great universities exist in the world without a deep institutional commitment to academic freedom, free inquiry, and free expression. For the past 60 years, American …

Higher Education

How to Make Memorial Day Meaningful to Kids

Memorial Day is the gateway to summer. And it’s a great holiday: no presents to buy or turkey to bake, just family, food, and parades.<p>But it also has …

Self Control

This Habit Is the Number One Predictor of Divorce

Here's how to stop it.<p>John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying couples at the Gottman Institute in order to determine what <i>really</i> causes a rift between two people—and how to fix …

Fun-Da-Mental

Gym Culture Meets Planet Earth in This Pretty-Accurate Parody Video

Like antelopes at the watering hole.<p>You don't need to be a gym rat to know that fitness centers come with their own specific culture. From the etiquette of machine usage to the unique mating rituals of sweaty individuals in this steamy ecosystem, the gym is filled with fascinating anthropological …

Anthropology

Merry Christmas, Ya Bastids

Here's to Dickens, and Tiny Tim.<p><i>"There are many things from which I might have derived good, by which I have not profited, I dare say," returned the nephew. "Christmas among the rest. But I am sure I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round—apart from the veneration due to its</i> …

Time I

5 Ways Remarkably Successful People Spend the Weekend | Inc.com

Weekends have always been our time to relax, wind down, and be with loved ones. Yet many never even consider that these precious days of respite could be spent productively--even while having fun. Read on for ways very successful people spend their weekends so that you can incorporate them into …

Self-improvement

Stop What You're Doing and Make This Guinness Cheese Dip

Presenting the best dip ever—with beer.<p>I lose it over any beer and cheese combination. So when my friend Cara and I were brainstorming what appetizers to make for a party, I told her to STOP EVERYTHING when she suggested a five-ingredient cheddar dip spiked with Guinness.<p>The dip was a such a hit, …

Cooking

College student's op-ed criticizing Black Lives Matter movement stirs controversy

An Iraq War veteran has found himself in a First Amendment battle after taking on the Black Lives Matter movement in his role as a college newspaper columnist.<p>Bryan Stascavage, a 30-year-old Wesleyan University student who served two tours in Iraq, penned an op-ed in the school newspaper that …

Black Lives Matter

How to Tie a Tie Two Ways: The Standard and Windsor

Two illustrated takes on one essential skill every man should possess.<p><i>No matter what your personal style is—whether you're a suit-wearer or the kind of guy who prefers jeans and sneakers—there are certain skills every man should possess. That's where we come in. This week, we present five essential</i> …

Men's Fashion

The secret to being a great football coach has nothing to do with football

With the new college football season upon us, fans across the country are hoping their team could be the one crowned national champion on January 11 2016 in Glendale, Arizona’s University of Phoenix Stadium. Of course, who is ultimately successful will depend a lot on the talents of their …

College Football

8 Things We Learned in Couples Therapy That Saved Our Marriage

We needed someone's help to learn how to live together.<p>Marriage is hard, and it requires hard work sometimes. People aren't taught how to be good at marriage or even how to be a good life-long partner, and so we often screw it up. But in failing and learning how to solve problems, you can make a …

Marriage