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Plato, pulp and guns: meet Gabriel Tallent, the author of 2017's most talked-about novel

Turtle Alveston, the 14-year-old heroine of My Absolute Darling, one of the most talked-about novels of the year, eats raw eggs for breakfast, cracking them into her open mouth. She sleeps on the floor, skins and roasts rabbits over a fire of dried grass and is an expert shot, spending her evenings …

Books

This sexy Jon Snow costume is perfect for your next "Game of Thrones" binge or cave adventure

We officially cannot deal with the fact that this coming Sunday will be the last episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i> of the season — word on the street is that …

Students At Most Colleges Don’t Pick ‘Useless’ Majors

Growing up in a low-income household in Clifton, New Jersey, Vini Mehta saw one path to a better future: a college degree. Knowing that she would …

College & University

Drinking Green Tea Reduces Side Effects Of American Diet

This diet, also dubbed the "American" diet, is defined by foods rich in red and processed meats, high in saturated fats, refined sugars, and refined …

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Suspended – Medium

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Workouts

The breathing technique that will help you de-stress instantly, no matter where you are

Some mornings you blissfully roll out of bed and wander into a restorative yoga class, and other mornings, you’re a keyed-up ball of anxiety from the …

Suspended – Medium

The Good, the Bad & the Ridiculous: The Future of Home

I, for one, love the idea of the Internet of Things and smart home technology. I'm looking forward to more and more cutting edge, connected tools …

Smart Homes

92-foot 'Venus,' now San Francisco's tallest statue, opens to the public

Maybe you've caught a glimpse of her by peering down the skinny corridor on Eighth Street between Market and Mission streets.<p>The 92-foot-tall "Venus" twists her shiny steel body as if she were a genie coming out of a bottle, rising above a plaza at the center of the four-building Trinity Place …

20-Minute Calorie-Torching and Toning Skipping Rope Workout

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• 20-Minute Workouts<p>20-Minute Jump Rope Workout<p>20-Minute Calorie-Torching and Toning Skipping Rope Workout<p>Shares<p>Make your next …

If You’re Planning To Pick A Murakami, Here’s A List Of His 10 Best Books

You're probably living under a metaphorical rock if you haven't at least come across a quote by the literary genius Haruki Murakami. A Japanese …

The favorite books of 10 millionaires and billionaires

From entrepreneurs and media tycoons, to international superstars and the president himself, here are 10 books that should be required reading for anyone looking to improve their lives.

NASA Footage Shows Cassini's First Death-Defying Dive Over Saturn

Captured at 70,000mph.<p>NASA has released a movie sequence of images captured during Cassini’s first death-defying dive in between Saturn and its rings.<p>…

These are the best exercises to do after sitting all day

We can’t help it that we have to sit down at work all day. And things have gotten even worse with the rise of computers and the internet. The truth …

13 Minutes. 9 Stretching Exercises. One Routine That'll Make You Feel Like a New Person

We're all guilty of skipping out on the stretch at the end of a workout (sorry g2g!), but stretching can decrease recovery time, reduce your risk of …

Five Personal Trainers Share The One Stretch You Should Do To Improve Flexibility

Can you spare five minutes a day for one of these?<p>Let’s face it none of us stretch after a workout as much as we should do.<p>Whether we’re pressed for …

Apple has a secret team working on the holy grail for treating diabetes

Apple has hired a small team of biomedical engineers to work at a nondescript office in Palo Alto, California, miles from corporate headquarters.<p>They …

Apple Watch

10 Habits of the Most Confident People | Inc.com

When I look back on my 20s, I see two different versions of myself. The first five years were dominated by feelings of insecurity and anxiety. I was living a life I did not want, and I wasn't confident enough to stop it. Then, in the second half of my 20s, I learned to embrace my purpose and began …

Self-improvement

From heart attacks to fainting, this watch flags up health threats before they strike

Along with a range of health sensors, ContinYou's new Contact watch can send alerts about changes to its wearer's vital signs.<p>Norwegian entrepreneur …

Medical Technology

Here’s Some Disney Princess-Inspired Lingerie, Because YOLO

Tale as old as time. Lingerie questionable AF.<p>A few weeks ago, we brought you the news of Disney Princess-style bikinis, and though it’s not really …

Walt Disney Company

11 Books You'll Only Appreciate If You Read Them More Than Once

You know the feeling: You come home from the bookstore with a big bag of new releases. You settle down with a mug of tea, ready to cross some titles …

Do This Full-Body Pilates Tone Up in 4 Minutes

Short on time but looking for big results? Fortunately, this Pilates workout from Burn Pilates founder Lisa Corsello combines cardio with toning moves that work multiple muscle groups at once, giving you a better burn in less time. Do these four moves in four minutes and you'll have worked your …

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

Workouts

Elif Batuman turns her gifts to fiction in 'The Idiot'

With her smart and deliciously comic 2010 debut, the essay collection "The Possessed," Elif Batuman wrote one of the 21st century's great love letters to reading. Ostensibly orbiting an academic cottage industry devoted to the mighty Russians — Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov, et al. — her true quarry …

Literature

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

Wellcome prize shortlist announced: books that 'will change lives'

Six books are in contention for the annual award for excellence in science and health writing, including a trainee neurosurgeon’s posthumous memoir and books about the NHS, HIV/Aids and organ donorship<p>Spanning human origins, national health services, microbial life forms and death, the shortlist …

Books