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Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

Happiness

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Muscle

How to catch the peak of the dazzling 2018 Perseid meteor shower

There's a way for everyone to watch the spectacular Perseids on Saturday and Sunday night as the annual meteor shower reaches its height.<p>One of the best shooting-star shows of the year (at least in the northern hemisphere) is probably best seen in North America from the northern Great Plains and …

Perseids

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Exercise

The Meteor Shower This Weekend Might Bring the Best Stargazing of the Year

To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including …

Meteor Showers

How to Replace a Polarized Plug

A polarized plug has prongs of contrasting sizes to reduce risk of electrical shock.<p>Step 1<p>Purchase a new polarized plug from your local home …

Home Improvement

This Is What Belly Fat Is, And How to Get Rid of It

Those might not be love handles, but they could be a warning sign.<p>A little extra belly fat may just seem like a little more to love, but that’s not …

Diabetes

Heads-up: These are the networks you can access with TV Everywhere and your YouTube TV account

Last October, YouTube TV started working as a cable login, allowing subscribers to the service to access other participating networks' streaming …

YouTube TV

The 10 best perfumes for men

From timeless classics to classics-in-the-making, our grooming expert Lee Kynaston picks out the 10 best perfumes for men.<p>The one to get fresh with: Dior Eau Sauvage<p>Described by fragrance historian Roja Dove as ‘one of the most important creations of the second half of the last century’ this …

Men's Fashion

This Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's (No Matter Your Age)

<i>By the year 2050, the United States will have 14 million people in need of full-time care for Alzheimer’s disease, a number equal to the populations</i> …

Alzheimer's Disease

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

10 Things You Should Never Do To Your Car

If your goal is to keep your car in great shape, don’t even consider doing any of these things or you’ll regret it.<p>The Internet is brimming with …

Automotive Industry

Don’t put plastic containers in microwave or dishwasher, new research says

Do you regularly heat up leftovers in plastic food-storage containers? Do you put plastic reusable water bottles in the dishwasher when they need a …

Immune System

No one cares about your logo

Let’s take some pressure off logos–they really don’t need to work so hard. Here’s what drives your brand instead.<p>Somehow companies have gotten into the mind-set that a logo–this thing that does nothing more than identify us–is incredibly important.<p>We build our brands around them and when we get …

Graphic Design

How to Be More Empathetic | The Art of Manliness

“Fellow-feeling. . .is the most important factor in producing a healthy political and social life. Neither our national nor our local civic life can …

Empathy

Three hacks to help your brain learn stuff faster

Getting to know your basal ganglia can help you waste less time cramming (and forgetting what you’ve learned later on).<p>Trying to learn some new skills and improve your current ones? Join the club. Unfortunately, many of us find the learning process slow, tedious, and painful. But the good news is …

The Brain

6 Easy Life Hacks That Immediately Boost Your Energy

Right now is when you can start making smarter choices about what you eat and how you care for yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“I just need more energy, doc. What can you give me?” With tiredness becoming more prevalent in today’s society, this is becoming one …

Wellness

What to do when you think your life sucks

When life sucks, it’s hard to be around perpetually perky people. My college room mate had unrelenting positivity and I frequently responded with …

Self-help

What Is "Healing" In Lightroom 2018? It Will Make Your Photos Look So Professional

It's easier than ever to snap photos right from the smartphone you have on you at all times, but do you ever wish that you could enhance your pics a …

Tutorials

How to Paint a Room | The Art of Manliness

Painting can be one of the hardest and dullest of all household projects, which is why many people put it off. When done wrong, painting is …

Art

Extremely high-res outtakes from Apollo 11’s 1969 moon landing

The first human set foot on the moon 49 years ago on July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong emerged from the Apollo 11 lander.<p>Along with the footage that was broadcast live on television, iconic images of the lunar expedition come from still photos the astronauts took themselves on a Hasselblad camera. …

Space Science

How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic if These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day

Do your co-workers violate company policies repeatedly? Yes, toxic.<p>According to UNC Keenan-Flagler Business School, it is estimated that toxic workplaces cost U.S. employers $23.8 billion annually in the form of absenteeism, health care costs, lost productivity, and more.<p>A company's most valuable …

4 Smartphone Apps That Aggressively Block Spam Calls

Inundated with junk calls? Stop pesky robo-dialers with these anti-spam apps<p>I miss my phone. Oh, I still have it—I just can’t remember the last time I picked up a call. When I do, it’s always some robot under the illusion that it works for the IRS, a chatty guy who wants to forgive my student …

Apps

The Incredible Harmonic Complexity Found Within Each Part of the Iconic Eagles Song ‘Hotel California’

Doodling music theorist and musician 12tone, who alnalyzed the “internet’s favorite song”, did the very same for the iconic Eagles song “Hotel …

Check Out These 5 Hidden Gems in Adobe Photoshop (VIDEO)

Adobe Photoshop is such a rich and textured (some might even say “dense”) image editing program that it’s likely you don’t even know a third of what …

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

Super Elegant Business Card Designs Printed by MOO

You probably have noticed that we are fans of minimalist brand identity and design work. We believe in the saying "if I had more time I would have …

Graphic Design

Mindfulness could help to stave off dementia, research suggests

Mindfulness and meditation could stave off dementia, research suggests. Analysis of research involving 30,000 people found that those who suffered moderate to severe anxiety in mid-life were more likely to develop dementia years later.<p>Researchers said responses to stress may speed up brain cell …

Dementia Gone, Memory Back

Recently, an 82-year-old woman who suffered from dementia, who couldn’t recognize her own son has miraculously got her memory back after changing her …