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8 Best Exercises For Quick Weight Loss To Women

Women today are facing a very major issue of weight gain. A few years back this was not a very serious concern because then they were involved in the …

3 Fun Cardio Workouts (That Aren’t Running)

Guess what?! Cardio is not synonymous with running! You don’t have to hit the pavement to get all of the fat-burning benefits if running isn’t your thing. As long as you’re moving and getting your heart rate into that cardio zone, you’re still getting the perks. There are actually tons of different …

Exercise

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

"He's settling in just fine."<p>Let freedom (and the cash register) ring!<p>Save up to 70 percent off everything from bedding to kitchen appliances!<p>Old …

Home Improvement

Make These Gluten-Free, Paleo, and Vegan Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies for a Healthy, Sweet Treat

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine flaxseeds and water; mix well and set aside to form a gel (which acts as a vegan egg-binder) for 5 minutes.<p>2. Then add remaining ingredients; mix well to combine. Place in fridge for 40 minutes to chill.<p>3. Remove from fridge and place …

Can You Target Certain Body Parts for Weight Loss?

Trying to lose belly fat or slim your thighs? Make sure you read this first<p><b>The question:</b> Can you target specific body parts (say, stomach pooch) while losing weight? And if so, how do you do it?<p><b>The expert:</b> James O. Hill, Ph.D., executive director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the …

Hello 2014: 21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life

Here are 21 ways to lead a resilient life:<p><b>1. Set healthy boundaries that work for you and not everyone else.</b> Put this phrase at the top of your healthy, self-loving boundary setting list: "That doesn't work for me." If others don't understand your boundaries, so what? You are not creating them for …

5 New Moves to Reveal Your Abs

How fast can you complete this grueling fitness challenge?<p>Leave the crunching to the accountants. "If you want to reveal your six-pack, you need to blast your abs <i>and</i> strip away the fat that covers them," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., metabolic training expert and owner of StreamFit.com. One of the …

How I Learned To Talk To My Parents

Illustrated By Sydney Hass.<p>My parents aren’t big talkers. For most of my life, it’s been that way. Our family dinners were laughably silent, joyless …

Sex Will Be Boring In 2014 — Bummer

Photo: Courtesy of LELO.<p>You all probably fancied yourselves quite <i>innovative</i> in the bedroom these past couple of years. In fact, according to LELO's …

How French Women Curb Cravings: This 5-Minute Breakfast

All it takes is six easy ingredients and some je ne sais quoi<p>For a best-selling author who writes books with sharp titles like <i>French Women Don't Get Fat</i> and <i>French Women Don't Get Facelifts</i>, 67-year-old Mireille Guiliano isn't what you'd expect. The former Veuve Clicquot CEO is instantly warm and …

H&M Launches Performance and Athletic Wear: Here Are 5 Must-Haves From the New Collection

Gym clothes have never been as fashion-forward as they are today. From Kate Hudson's new active-wear line to Sweaty Betty's new New York City flagship store, shopping for a fancy pair of bottom-flattering yoga pants is the new shopping for designer jeans—and now, fast-fashion retailer H&M is …

3 Exercises That Knock Out Holiday Travel Stress Before It Even Starts

Holiday stress is one thing...add in holiday <i>travel</i> stress and it's a whole other sack of tinsel. Crammed in a car or jammed in the middle seat on the plane during the busiest travel season? Blergh.<p>So to help ease your mental <i>and</i> physical travel stress—well before you go through security—April …

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

Get a peek inside the luxurious home!<p>Just in time for Memorial Day!<p>From scooters to sand toys, your kids will be entertained for hours!<p>Spice up those …

Pop Culture: Entertainment and Celebrity News, Photos & Videos

Entertainment and celebrity news, interviews, photos and videos from TODAY<p>A 'Clueless' musical is coming soon — here's where you can see it<p>A new …

Neuroscientist uses MRI scans to show that dogs have emotions similar to humans

Man’s best friend may have more in common with his or her human owners than previously thought.<p>For the past two years, neuroscientist Gregory Berns of Emory University has been conducting a series of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans on canines – including his pet terrier Callie – and he says …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Scientists create mini human brains in lab

Researchers have developed complex human brain tissue in a 3-D culture system that allows pluripotent stem cells to develop into cerebral organoids – …

The Brain

A Campaign To Save The World's Ugliest Endangered Animals

The pig-nosed frog deserves your love (and cash for conservation), too.<p>It's well-known that the more adorable and charismatic of the endangered animals get most of the funding. That doesn't mean the cute animals, like the iconic panda, aren't worth saving, but it leaves a lot of the less photogenic …