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Transform Your Upper Body With These 18 Strengthening Exercises

When it comes to women lifting weights, a common myth is that you'll get "bulky" or look "manly". According to a 2006 review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the benefits of weightlifting for men and women are: increased bone mass, lean muscle mass, improved cardiovascular fitness, …

Workouts

Clouds Are No Problem for New Bacteria-Powered Solar Panels

A pretty useful trick.<p>Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new kind of solar cell that can convert sunlight into electricity, but instead of using electronics like most solar cells, this particular invention relies on bacteria.<p>Many bacteria are already capable of …

Clean Energy

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Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. “For those who are afraid of who they must be, are but slaves in a trance.” For Garrison, the idea of the African diaspora as “living monuments” was to some extent figurative. …

Black History

11 Oprah-Approved Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Here are some books to jumpstart your year.<p>Need a new read? Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has some suggestions.<p>In 1996, Winfrey launched Oprah’s Book Club on <i>The Oprah Winfrey Show</i>. Since its beginnings more than two decades ago, it’s only grown in prestige and popularity. Winfrey has expressed her love …

Books

This Instagram account has earned more than 5 million followers for its travel photos — here's what makes them so beautiful

The account posts photos from a variety of sources, whether they were taken by one of Beautiful Destinations' in-house photographers, popular Instagram users they officially work with, or by other Instagrammers that happen to post great travel photos and hashtag them #beautifuldestinations.<p>Founded …

Day 10 Recipes: Clean-Eating Plan

Breakfast: Avocado Toast With Fried Egg<p>Smashed Avocado Toast With Fried Egg<p>C&J Nutrition<p>Ingredients<p>1 slice sprouted grain bread, toasted<br>• 1/4 of an avocado<br>• Red pepper flakes<br>• Salt and pepper to taste<br>• 1 egg<br>• 1/2 cup baby spinach<br>• 1 teaspoon olive oil<p>Directions<p>Mash and spread the avocado over the slice of …

Recipes

The Ultimate Fat-Frying Tabata Workout

These high-intensity interval workouts are popular in gyms around the world. Here’s how you can use them at home to shrink your belly<p>Tabatas. The word strikes fear into the hearts of fitness enthusiasts around the world.<p>But the 4-minute, high-intensity interval workouts named after Japanese …

Superfood Cheesy Mac With Roasted Cauliflower [Vegan]

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Recipes

How to Eat Clean to Lose Weight

This 24-hour plan leaves no stone unturned.<p>RELATED: The Habit That's Causing You to Eat 500 More Calories a Day<p><b>RELATED:</b> Satisfy Salt Cravings With These Low-Cal Snacks

Today’s apps gone free: Time Surfer, Draw in 3D, PDF Printer and more

Surf across the galaxy, create amazing 3-D works of art, and convert files into PDFs with today’s collection of apps and games.<p><b>All app prices are</b> …

RNI Films analog photo filters arrive on the iPhone

Are you an iPhone photographer who nurtures a cruel obsession for film? Then you probably already use mobile apps like VSCO Cam or perhaps CameraBag to give your instant images that signature look of being shot with a film camera.<p>RNI Films, from Really Nice Images, whose desktop film plug-in for …

Xiaomi's $125 phone has the same heart as HTC's flagship

For those who don't know, Xiaomi has a budget line of smartphones called Redmi, but they've kind of fallen off our radar for some time. That's not the case with the latest model announced today. Following its predecessor, this Redmi Note 2 is sticking with the same 5.5-inch screen size but with a …

Moodnotes for iOS is a journaling app that could replace your therapist

I’ve always been a fan of journaling. I find it great for venting and gaining perspective on things, as well as enjoying jotting down random thoughts and ideas. So when I heard about Moodnotes, a new app for iOS that aims to track your moods and feelings through journaling, I felt compelled to give …

Mental Health

Ryan Adams Recording Smiths-Style Covers LP of Taylor Swift's '1989'

Ryan Adams is a master of stripped-down, emotional covers, but he's taking that mastery to a new level as he records covers of Taylor Swift's smash …

Nicki Minaj’s most banging guest verses

Amongst all the VMA dramas, you may have forgotten that her Minajesty, queen Nicki Minaj, just appeared in Meek Mill’s new vid, rapping about bad bitches (obviously) and rolling around in a swimming pool. It’s not the only track she’ll be lending her lyrical flow to, either. Next week, she’ll be …

25 Japanese Gardens All Nature Lovers Need to Visit ASAP

Manicured landscapes, wildflower fields, and Zen rock gardens define these historic retreats.<p>Each Japanese garden has its own fascinating history — some of the beautiful scenes here go back as far as the 17th century, while others were originally commissioned for wealthy actors and businessmen but …

6 Genius Eyeliner Hacks You NEED To Try

These are life-changing!<p>Few things in the beauty world are more frustrating than the moment when you ruin your entire eye look with one poorly applied stroke of eyeliner. Next time, try one of these tips from Chicago-based makeup artist Paula Heckenast to up your eyeliner game.<p><b>Smudge With …

Makeup

Google's 360-degree movies app is now available on iOS

Google Spotlight Stories, a hub for playing 360-degree movies on your phone, has finally made its way to iOS.<p>The app uses your phone’s motion sensors to allow you to explore different parts of the movies by looking around anywhere in a 360-degree sphere.<p>To be clear, these movies aren’y exactly …

The New Science on the Health Benefits of Yoga

<i>By: Cristina Goyanes</i><p>There were no signs that a heart attack was imminent. Dilip Sarkar was not overweight. Nor did he have high blood pressure or high blood sugar. In fact, the 51-year-old vascular surgeon from Virginia swears he had never been sick a day in his life. But in 2001, Sarkar found …

Yahoo!

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Online Life

9 Healthy Changes That Burn More Fat

Burn, baby, burn!<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Ready to boost your body's metabolism and burn more fat? There's no reason to go overboard with any crazy supplements, but there are plenty of easy, healthy ways you can support your goals …

8 music videos that the MTV VMA nominations totally snubbed

MTV announced this year’s Video Music Awards nominees Tuesday morning, but there were inevitably some stand-out clips missing from the list ranging. …

All Songs +1: What's The First Song A Newborn Should Hear?

Not long after my son was born it occurred to me that he'd never heard music before. He wriggled into the world and had spent the first few days looking dubious, taking in the sights and colors and sounds and voices around him, trying to make sense of it all. But he was yet to experience this thing …

Black Eyed Peas Go Retro in Hip-Hop-Celebrating ‘Yesterday’ Video

<b>UPDATE:</b> Erykah Badu took to Twitter to point out the similarities between “Yesterday” and her 2008 video “Honey.” “I think THE BLACK EYE PEAS …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Alessia Cara: Antisocial Optimist

<i>"i herd your covers and i just wish you never change cuz you are going to the top i love your stile and i am hoping you do more of amy winehouse she is my favorite :)"</i><p>For much of her recording life, the reviews cast upon 18-year-old Alessia Caracciolo’s soulful voice have read like this—thousands …

Music

The 33 Best 33 1/3 Books

When I say that this assignment fell into my lap, I mean it literally. I’ve been piling the more than 100 books in Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series on top of my desk for the past few months while attempting to read the entire collection sequentially. At some point, the tower of criticism grew too …

Books