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The Exercise Move That Works Your Belly, Butt, and Hips

Trainers, yoga teachers, and pilates instructors love it—and you will too.<p>Even if you don’t know the Bridge by name, we bet you’re familiar with the pose. This resistance move is super popular with fitness trainers as well as yoga and pilates instructors because it’s simple yet strengthens your …

Bottle Lamp 2.0: Rechargeable LED Lights Up Your Empties

A candle stuck into the mouth of a wine bottle makes for interesting accent lighting, but this invention takes the idea into the 21st century. The …

NFL Players Had More Than 1,300 Injuries This Season

In recent years, the NFL has made many rule changes in the hopes of increasing player safety and decreasing the number of sustained …

The 15-Minute Back Workout

Score a strong, sexy rear view by training your traps, lats, and delts<p>When checking out your reflection, you likely give a quick spin to see how your butt looks, but barely notice your back muscles. That's a shame, because they're crucial to getting a healthier body (and can look damn sexy too). A …

7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

10 Ways to Sleep Better

We asked an aromatherapist, a chiropractor, an insomnia specialist, and more experts to share their best, natural tips for getting a good night's rest.<p><b>1. Clear Your Thoughts</b><p>"I like to keep a little yellow pad and pen next to the bed so that before turning the lights out, I can empty my head onto a …

The 13 Best Fitness Lessons from 2013

ICYMI: It was a pretty awesome year for fitness

15 Holiday Mashups to Deck Your Dance Halls

Holiday season is in full swing, and celebrators are waist-deep in Christmas cheer. Between scrambling to find presents for casual work …

Emotional Baby's Reaction to Mom Singing Will Have You in Tears

Prepare yourself for some serious baby feels.<p>YouTube user Alain Leroux uploaded this clip of a 10-month-old baby girl crying quietly as her mother …

Reimagining death for the 21st century

What will become of us when we die? For many, it's a tough and frightening question. For some, it also presents an intriguing design challenge.<p>This year, 2,050 designers from 96 countries participated in Design for Death, a contest organized by the site Designboom to reimagine mourning and burial …

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

Lifehacker Pack for Chrome: Our List of the Essential Extensions

Google’s Chrome browser is packed full of an incredible amount of extensions that add all sorts of functionality. It’s tough to sift through the …

How to Merge All Your Photos from the Web Into One Cohesive Collection

I have photos everywhere. I post some to Instagram, others are scattered around my computer and on external hard drives. I have tons at Flickr, and …

Awesome dad defends awesome daughter’s message to Texas lawmakers

<b>Billy and Tuesday Cain outside the Texas Capitol (Billy Cain)</b><p>Billy Cain thinks everyone needs to calm down about his daughter’s quippy rebuttal to Texas’ new anti-abortion law<p>Katie McDonough<p>July 22, 2013 10:30pm (UTC)<p>A 14-year-old Texan stirred a considerable amount of controversy last week with a …

The Anchor Alone With His Thoughts: Dan Rather Recaps The Newsroom

The plot thickens, the pace quickens and this new season of master screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's latest work becomes more interesting with each …

Journalism

New Yorker's 'Sesame Street' Cover Gets Explosive Twitter Reaction

For its upcoming cover story "Moment of Joy," <i>The New Yorker</i> released the cover art early Friday morning: an image of Bert and Ernie from <i>Sesame …

ASL Interpreter at Wu-Tang Concert Is the Greatest

It never fails: You go to a concert and while watching the performance, something strikes your eye. Typically, it's a patron who's dressed oddly or a …

"Taylor Swift Caption Fail," the Video That Proves Even Computers Can't Always Make Out What She's Singing

We have a special treat today for all the girls who've ever faked their way through a few bars of Taylor Swift by crooning nonsense words (and hiding behind a curtain of hair during a head-bopping dance move). Oh, wait. That's all of us. And it turns out we're not alone—even YouTube's …

12 To-Die-For Wedding Dresses From the Designer Behind Beyonce's Super Bowl Halftime Outfit. Your Jaw WILL Hit the Floor

Lots of wedding dresses are truly works of art, but when they're photographed, they just look like, well, dresses. That is so NOT the case with designer Rubin Singer's first bridal collection, which looks absolutely magical in these photos. (Rubin is the designer behind Beyonce's Super Bowl …

The 3 Best Fat-Blasting Exercises You Aren't Doing

Use these moves to torch your muffin top and tone up all over<p>The key to turning your body into a fat-burning machine isn't more time in the gym—it's enlisting more muscles.<p>“The more muscles you work, the more calories you burn,” says B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S., owner of StreamFit.com. Instead of …

The #1 Way to Build a Better Relationship

Nope, it's not sex (though a roll in the hay never hurts)<p>He restocked the wine rack, replaced the burned-out bulb in the bathroom, and even refueled your SUV. Did you, um, say anything? A new study from Florida State University shows that acknowledging your partner's little acts of generosity has a …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

The 'I'm Too Busy to Work Out' Workout

Too busy to burn calories? Try this once-a-week 20-minute workout routine that will preserve stamina and build muscle in no time<p><b>The Best of Less</b>Do one set of 10 to 12 reps of each move once a week with 3- to 8-pound dumbbells. Between exercises, hop on a stationary bike or run in place at a …

Advice for Newlyweds: A Guide to Living Happily Ever After

During your engagement, you probably saw your partner through rose-colored glasses–but now that life has settled down, some of the excitement might be wearing off. Couples living together, especially those who haven’t cohabited before, often have a lot to adjust to during the first few years of …

Around the World in Birchbox Instagrams: Art Deco Soap, Beyoncé Tees, and More

<i>Even when we can’t hop across</i> <i>the pond, our Birchbox counterparts in Europe keep us in the know with insider deets on the coolest goings-on. (Case in point: French pharmacy skincare must-haves). Every week, we’ll be sharing our favorite Instagrams from each of the four Birchbox teams so that you can travel the world without getting on a plane.</i><p>How stunning is the Art Deco packaging that these Société Parisienne de Savons soaps come in? The London team can’t seem to pick just one!<p>The girls from …

Our Favorite Work Week Hair Tutorials

If you’re anything like me, you probably get into a hair rut every once in a while. Working at a beauty company certainly makes it easier to find hair inspiration, but week after week I still find myself sporting the same styles 90 percent of the time: down and slightly messy, or up in a ponytail. For May, I’m aiming to expand my hair horizons with some new work-appropriate styles. Keep reading for five of my favorite hair tutorials, featuring styles you can easily do before rushing out the …