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The 10 Best Spy Movies Ever Made

Some unconventional picks.<p>Spying is not so different from making a movie. "Twenty-four lies per second" is how director Michael Haneke describes filmmaking. Alfred Hitchcock knew that well, which is why he kept returning to the subject of professional liars again and again. He could relate. The …

Movies

5 Things The Anti-Sharia Movement Gets Dangerously Wrong

There's nothing more threatening to the Constitution than willful ignorance.<p>Sharia is a complex, wide-ranging, and ever-evolving set of principles that are meant to help Muslims get closer to God, according to the example set out by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad. It's a guide to life that …

Kahlil Gibran’s ‘On Pain’ Explains the Necessity of Heartbreak

I return to Kahlil Gibran’s <i>The Prophet</i> in every season of my life. Maybe it’s because, as a Lebanese person, my father handed me Gibran’s best-known body of work before I was even old enough to grasp its philosophy. But I love the thin book of poetry because it’s organized by subject, meant to …

No More Athleisure, Brick And Mortar, Made in China? How Fashion Will Change In 2017

The tectonic plates of the fashion world are moving. Here are four shifts to expect next year.<p>Change is afoot in the fashion industry.<p>We’ve already seen glimpses of how the tectonic plates in the fashion world are moving. In one of our best-read fashion stories of 2016, we explored how some of the …

11 Qualities Every Truly Happy Relationship Has In Common

Marriage therapists share their top relationship must-haves.<p>Chemistry and physical attraction may have brought you and your partner together, but you need more than a spark to maintain a happy, lasting relationship.<p>With that in mind, we asked marriage therapists to share the one quality they …

Salt Lake City

5 takeaways from the first presidential debate

She hits him where it hurts, and his defensiveness makes him seem wimpy.<p>There were a couple of not-so-very-subtle signals here inside of Hofstra University that Donald Trump lost Monday night’s highly-anticipated debate against Hillary Clinton, and badly.<p>The first was the audible sound of groaning …

Government

Apple Product Event in San Francisco

Wednesday September 7, 2016<p>Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 2016-09-07T16:44:38.552+00:00<p>Anny Kuo TOP Editor<p>Welcome to our TOPLive blog on Apple's …

Social Media

How A Near-Fatal Car Crash Inspired An Italian Entrepreneur's Mind-Boosting Business Idea

Fatalists believe that things happen for a reason, even terrible things. Giorgio Pautrie is inclined to agree with that, because in spite of almost losing his life in an horrific road traffic accident, the experience marked the start of his journey to becoming an entrepreneur.<p>Six years ago Pautrie …

Family Business

5 Strength-Training Tips to Rev Up Your Weight Loss | Women's Health

Shutterstock<p>The number one rule of exercising for weight loss: Lift.<p>Unlike cardio, which stops fighting fat as soon as you get off of the treadmill, serious strength training pulls 24/7 overtime to help you reach your goals. That's because, apart from burning calories in the gym, weight training …

Hack Your Health with This Homemade Hair Moisturizer | Women's Health

For more shine, mix one tablespoon of raw honey with two tablespoons of coconut oil. Work into the bottom 2/3 of your damp hair and let sit for 20 minutes before rinsing. The enzymes and nutrients in raw honey make dull hair lustrous without weighing it down.<p>So while things might get sticky, the …

7 Strength Moves That Will Help You Burn More Calories During Your Runs | Women's Health

And here's the thing: When you run faster without bad knees or sore ankles, you can torch more calories each time you hit the pavement.<p>These seven strength moves help you build strong legs, so you can work harder out on the road. <i>(Looking for your next challenge? Sign up for the RUN10FEED 10 …

Microsoft is beating Apple in a key battle for the future of computing

But by 2017, IDC says, the rise of keyboard-detachable tablets— like the Microsoft Surface Book, the Apple iPad Pro, and the Google Pixel C — will return the tablet market to stable, if single-digit, growth.<p>And it's Microsoft that is poised to take full advantage of the rise of the detachable.<p>IDC …

3 Stunning Eyeshadow Looks That Aren't A Smokey Eye

Despite the popularity of the smoky eye, there actually is more than just one way to bring on the eye drama. Below, celebrity makeup artist Latisha …

Easy Makeup Tips That Literally Anyone Can Follow

Don't get us wrong: We love a show-stopping makeup look as much as the next girl. But makeup basics <i>are</i> important. They're what help you with your base makeup routine that gets you ready in just five minutes flat every. single. day. and the hacks that can take you from office to date in just a few …

The 1 Move Every Woman Should Do (and It's Not Squats)

There's one word in the world of fitness that millions of women have grown to truly loathe: squats. Just saying it can elicit shrieks from some of the most mentally tough women around. So let's discuss one move every fit woman needs to do in the gym — and it's not squatting. In fact, the single …

Workouts

How 'The Devil's Financial Dictionary' defines 13 Wall Street words

Words like "research" and "analysis" mean one thing to regular folks, but something totally different to the folks with a financial interest in how they are perceived.<p>To address this, Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Zweig is out with a new book, "The Devil's Financial Dictionary," which …

Most American Billionaires Are Self-Made

America’s uber rich have, overwhelmingly, climbed to the top on their own, according to a new report.<p>Of the 585 billionaires in the U.S., 363—or 62 …

It’s Time to Step Up Your Pushup Game, Ladies

Master this move for strong, sculpted arms.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Swiss-ball pushup plus</b><b>:</b> It's the most wonderful time …

Here’s What Happens to Your Body When You Take a Break from Working Out | Women's Health

Here are more details on what happens at each stage:<p><b>When You Haven’t Worked Out in a Few Days…</b><br>It’s no biggie. If you’ve been working out on the regular, your body probably welcomes the chance for recovery. It’ll use the time to repair your muscles and help you spring back stronger. That said, if …

The Workout That'll Make You Feel Like a Gym Class Hero

Unleash your competitive side and work up a sweat with this fun routine.<p>So maybe it's not Thursday quite yet, but that doesn’t mean we can't throw it back to your P.E. class days with a fun sweat session guaranteed to be good time.<p>This workout—brought to you by the trainers at New York City-based …

Workouts

A 5-Move, Full-Body Circuit That's SUPER Intense

Exercise 1 Tuck Jumps<p>Begin standing with your feet hip-width distance apart. Drop down into a half squat as you prepare your legs to explode. Let your arms drop back behind to assist in the jump <b>(A)</b>. Using your arms to pull, explode up into a high jump, bringing your knees up to your chest in a …

14 Creative Hostess Gifts For Any Occasion

Hostess gifts are tricky -- it sometimes feels near-impossible to think beyond the typical bouquet or wine bottle. As the season winds down, nail your remaining summer parties by bringing something snazzy that your host will use for gatherings to come -- or that you can borrow at the party, …

The Mystery of Murakami

His sentences can be awful, his plots are formulaic—yet his novels mesmerize.<p>Seasoned fans of Haruki Murakami, having patiently waited three years since the gamma-ray blast of <i>1Q84</i>, will have a few pressing questions about the master’s newest book, even though they may be able to anticipate the …

Tariq Ramadan: My Absence Would Certainly Be The Most Powerful Speech I Have Ever Given At ISNA

On Sunday, August 10th, 2014, renowned and notable scholar and professor Dr. Tariq Ramadan posted on his webpage a piece titled Why I Will Not Attend …

Ramadan

Where to Watch Robin Williams' Best Movies

With the news that actor and comedian Robin Williams has died at age 63—he was found at his home in California after an apparent suicide on …

In the Future We’ll All Be Renters: America’s Disappearing Middle Class

America’s wealth is concentrating in fewer hands, and while the rich are getting super rich, the once vital middle class is nearing extinction.<p><i>An</i> …

Iraqi Students Write About Life in War and Their Non-First-World-Problems

These essays written by Iraqi students attending college in Kurdistan chronicle life in wartime for young people trying to study and survive in a …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …