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Twins! Taylor Swift and Amal Alamuddin Wear the Same Oscar de la Renta Frock

Need proof that Oscar de la Renta’s timeless designs can work on women of all ages? Look no further than Taylor Swift and Amal Alamuddin, who both …

How To Clean an Oven with Baking Soda & Vinegar — Cleaning Lessons from The Kitchn

You've probably heard it before: An oven's self-cleaning function can be super stinky. And hot. Since it's the middle of summer and you're probably …

Cleaning

Hey Fran Hey — 12 Foods For Boosting Your Brain Power Studying...

<b>12 Foods For Boosting Your Brain Power</b><p><b>Studying for a big test</b>? Rather than weighing your mind and body down with empty calories and junk food, eat …

Nutrition

Obama administration to release drone strike justification memo

The Obama administration is preparing to publicly disclose for the first time a secret memo offering the legal justification for targeted drone strikes on U.S. citizens on foreign soil, multiple administration officials told CNN.<p>Solicitor General Don Verrilli decided not to appeal the April 21 …

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The Best Exercises for Core Strength

The best core exercises may surprise you. It's not enough to just do ab crunches and sit ups. To build a strong core you need to exercise a variety …

Go Ahead: Drop It Like A Squat

0comments<p>Squats are great fitness moves if you want to tone your quads and glutes! They will take your lower body strength to a whole new level. If …

5 Moves to Lose Love Handles

Shares 12K<p>Love handles: nobody likes them, nobody wants them. But how do we get rid of them? <b>The following exercises make for a great workout routine</b> …

Ryan Reynolds's Purposeful Life

For years, Ryan Reynolds watched as Parkinson's Disease undermined his father's life. Last fall, he ran a marathon to raise funds to defeat the disease. Are you running with a purpose, too?

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos with Sweet Chili Slaw

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Cover the pork with the salt, pepper, paprika, onion powder and garlic powder. Sear the …

Hey Fran Hey

Nelson Mandela dies at 95

South African president Jacob Zuma made the announcement at a news conference late Thursday, saying, "We've lost our greatest son."<p>Mandela's death …

Minimum Wage Was Once Enough To Keep a Family of 3 Out of Poverty

This company wants to help you escape your terrible corporate job

After three years of working at Ernst & Young in London as a management consultant, Dominic Jackman felt unfulfilled and decided it was time for a change. In 2009, he asked his boss for a sabbatical but was told “no.” In the past three months, six of his colleagues had also asked for sabbaticals …

Goldman Sachs

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Why Insecurity May Be The Key To Success

Maybe you shouldn’t fake it until you make it. According to a new book, lower confidence may be the key to getting better.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 11 New Years resolutions you can actually keep in 2014. For the full list, click here.</i><p>Maybe everything you’ve been led to believe …

What Neuroscience Says About The Link Between Creativity And Madness

New research sheds more light on the strong ties between an original mind and a troubled one.<p>The idea that very creative people are also a little crazy has been around since humanity’s earliest days. In ancient Greece, Plato noted the eccentricities of poets and playwrights, and Aristotle saw that …

How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact.<p>It is possible to examine any object—including a brain—at different levels. Take the example of a building. If we …

4 Simple But Powerful Tips to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

<b>“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” ~Charles Swindoll</b><p>I found Tiny Buddha because I have never dealt with stress and …

Developing Razor Sharp Focus with Zen Habits Blogger, Leo Babauta

Share this:<p><i>Update March 2018: Since writing this post, I have discovered many other strategies to help stay focused. I’ve compiled the strategies in</i> …

The 14 Habits of Highly Miserable People

Most of us claim we want to be happy—to have meaningful lives, enjoy ourselves, experience fulfillment, and share love and friendship with other …

Can Stretching Make You Smarter?

Your yoga practice may be doing more for your body than combatting work stress and giving your muscles a good stretch between strength workouts. New …

Running for your Mind – How Exploring New Rewards Can Make your Habit Stick

Recently, I started running every day.<p>Every morning, I wake up at 7:30am, I roll out of bed and a put my running shoes on, which are conveniently …

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How to Mix Cardio and Strength Building to Zap Fat

We checked in with Mike Wunsch, certified personal trainer and Director of Training and Large Group Programming at Results Fitness, for his …

Exercise

5 Moves for Six-Pack Abs

Just because you can't get to the gym doesn't mean you have to neglect your exercise. One of the easiest body parts to work on without going to a gym …

Workouts