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14 'Sneaky' Abs Moves Top Trainers Swear By

When you do a typical abs workout, you usually know exactly what to expect. The moves are focused on your midsection, and you can feel a burning …

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

Middle East

Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids

I filled an iPad with hundreds of learning apps for my students. Here are 15 of my favorites, plus some creative ideas for how to use them.<p>January …

Here are the 4 geopolitical hotspots of 2017

This makes maps a vital part of our work, here at <i>This Week in Geopolitics</i>. So we have decided to showcase some of the best maps our graphics team (TJ Lensing and Jay Dowd) made in 2016.<p>These four maps help explain the foundations of what will be the most important geopolitical developments of 2017.

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 29 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.<p>In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 31 of those questions.<p><i>Jacquelyn Smith, Alison Griswold, and Vivian Giang</i> …

Employment

Take It From A German: Americans Are Too Timid In Confronting Hate

In Germany, we were taught over and over again that Hitler came to power because ordinary people were afraid to stand up and speak out. Americans …

The Best Diet Plan for Weight Loss: Your 7-Day Guide

Exactly what to eat for all your meals and snacks.<p>Forget elimination, deprivation, and midnight hunger pangs. The best diet plan for weight loss fuels your body with real, whole foods—loads of veggies, lean protein, whole carbs, and healthy fats—and enough flavor and variation to prevent boredom, …

Healthy Eating

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

Doctors And Hospitals Tell Patients: Show Us The Money Before Treatment

Tai Boxley needs a hysterectomy. The 34-year-old single mother has uterine prolapse, a condition that occurs when the muscles and ligaments supporting the uterus weaken, causing severe pain, bleeding and urine leakage.<p>Boxley and her 13-year-old son have health insurance through her job as an …

The Top 5 Most Motivational Books I've Ever Read

Note: Personal development books are perfect for listening during your commute or workout. If you're into audio books and haven't tried audible by Amazon before, you can sign up here and get two free audiobooks.<p>Self-help books get a bad rap.<p>Yes, many fill their pages with trite pieces of advice and …

Humans are still evolving in some surprising ways

It's often said that through our innovations in science, agriculture and medicine humans have become masters of our biological destiny.<p>That we've seized control of our evolution, eliminating most of the causes of death and suffering experienced by our ancient and not too distant ancestors.<p>We've …

The Abs Workout That'll Make You A Better Runner

An abs workout for runners? Believe it. While the best way to become a better runner is to—you guessed it—actually <i>run</i>, the workouts you do when …

A Household Spending Plan to Save for Retirement | Investopedia

“I’m Too Busy to Plan for Retirement”<p>Like all of us, you’re busy. Retirement is a fuzzy, distant event that has nothing to do with shuttling the kids …

Personal Finance

The Mediterranean diet could be the fast track to a longer life — here's what to eat

A delicious diet that might help extend your lifespan? Yes, please! A recent study revealed that the Mediterranean diet could prevent 19,000 deaths …

Healthy Eating

Run A Half Marathon: The Ultimate 8-Week Training Plan

If running a half marathon is on your to-do list this year, this is the plan to help get you to race day feeling fast and strong. Coach Katie …

5 Practical Steps for Parents: From Whining and Crying to Thinking and Reasoning

Many times in my life, I have seen children and teenagers whine, stick out their lip, and cry to get what they want. I always think that they are …

How Old Is the Bible?

Some in the collection of texts that comprise the Bible are sacred to over <b>54</b>% of the world’s population who believe in <b>Abrahamic</b> religions. These …

Theology

29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days.<p>Kids’ books are beautifully simple. …

Books

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The results are in: I am a woman. According to the Science Museum’s interactive test of “brain sex”, I am – in common with others of the female persuasion – possessed of a “good visual memory”, but not so skilled at “seeing things in three dimensions” or “being able to imagine how things …

Green Party

We were all told they walked over a land bridge from Asia. Now that theory’s being called into question.

You were probably told in school about how the first people reached North America over ten thousand years ago. The explanation most history or social …

What's next for Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos?

It could come down to Elizabeth Holmes versus the Food and Drug Administration.<p>Holmes is the 32-year-old founder of Theranos, a startup that wanted to disrupt blood testing by gathering just a pinprick of blood and running up to 70 lab tests in record time.<p>But that claim, and Theranos' technology, …

When Should Cancer Treatment Wait?

Aggressive testing is leaving some people with benign or early-stage diseases in medical limbo.<p>Imagine for a moment that you have a tiny but worrisome lung nodule or, say, a growing bulge in a crucial blood vessel. You have no choice but to continue with normal life: going to work, running errands, …

Cancer

The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in America

It’s known as a modern-day hub of progressivism, but its past is one of exclusion.<p>PORTLAND, Ore.— Victor Pierce has worked on the assembly line of a Daimler Trucks North America plant here since 1994. But he says that in recent years he’s experienced things that seem straight out of another time. …

Oregon

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Uber Celebrates One Billionth Ride Taken

Uber has passed a serious milestone: a billion rides given using the ride-sharing service.<p>The lucky passenger was Marvin, a Londoner who hired UberX driver Ara for a £5 trip (in a blue Honda Insight, if you were wondering) on Christmas Eve. To celebrate, Uber is giving Marvin a year's worth of free …

Medellin neighborhood transformed by giant escalators | CNN Travel

15 Fall 2015 TV shows to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's that time of the year again.<p>New fall shows are coming, and there will be familiar faces and plot lines that make you say "This reminds me of..." We present to you the 15 shows you probably want to check out for Fall 2015 TV season.<p>"Narcos" (Netflix)<p>Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel …

TV

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

10 Effective Ways To Make You A Faster Learner

If you want to start learning faster, you need a new approach. The following 10 tips may change the way you learn for the better.

Learning