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The Perfect Book for Every Mood

Feeling abandoned? Zestless? In their new book, The Novel Cure, bibliotherapists (yes, really) Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin prescribe skipping …

Japan's Experimental 'Micro Apartments' Look Pretty Dilapidated After 41 Years

Now in 2013, his "masterpiece" stands dilapidated and virtually empty.<p><b>Click here to go inside the Capsule Tower ></b><p>So what happened?<p>When the Capsule Tower was under construction in the 1960s, it was an exciting moment in architecture. Founded on a movement called Metabolism, the idea was to formulate …

Phil Anschutz Is Off The Hook For Michael Jackson Death, But Thanks To Washington Shutdown, He's Still Having A Bad Week

<i>The Denver billionaire’s AEG Live was absolved from fault in Jacko’s demise, yet his Xanterra Parks & Resorts is losing millions from the federal shutdown.</i><p>The jury in the Michael Jackson’s wrongful death case absolved concert promoter AEG Live from any responsibility for the King of Pop’s demise. …

Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

The ultimate in space-saving travel tech

Trying to keep it to carry-on? This list of essential and compact travel gadgets and tips will make your trip easier – and your luggage lighter – without skimping on fun and convenience.<p>'Travel Gear' by Eric Ritchey. Creative Commons Sharealike Attribution licence<p><b>Ebook reader</b><p>Books are beautiful, …

11 Totally True And Completely Adorable Animal Facts

This week's been pretty rough.<p>Luckily for our sanity, this Reddit thread in response to user AaronM97's request to be cheered up lists thousands of happy facts.<p>We science nerds picked out 10 of the happiest animal facts from the thread to brighten your day. We've even found the science to support …

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

From Bird Baths To Basketball, There's Probably A State Law About It

Before you add that soaking tub to your new master bath, think twice. If you live in Prunedale, CA, and you already have a tub in another bathroom, you’ll be breaking the law.<p>Silly, outdated, nonsense-based laws exist on the books in every state in the country. A good number of these laws regulate …

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

JD Salinger Really Was A Park Avenue Rich Kid

So I am blowing some of the blogging time that the end of the day job freed up on a JD Salinger jag. The biography by David Shields and Shane Salerno is done in the form of an oral history – brief anecdotes by various people who knew Salinger interspersed with quotes from Salinger’s work and …

Undefeated Filly Sweet Reason Makes Perfect Sense For Her Owner And Trainer

Trainer Leah Gyarmati gave up an academic career for a life at the racetrack, so it is, perhaps, a little ironic that the filly who brought her her first graded stakes victory is named Sweet Reason.<p>Gyarmati had an off-again, on-again relationship with reason earlier in her life, wrestling with the …

Recovery for Runners

Zoe Romano, who recently finished running the Tour de France course, certainly knows a thing or two about efficient recovery. She ran an average of 30 miles a day over the course of two months, running eight days in a row before taking the ninth day off! You don’t have to log 30 miles a week (or …

9 Foods High In Iron | Women's Health

9 Great Sources of Iron for Active Women<p>If your body doesn't have enough iron, your muscles can't recover as quickly post-workout. Stock up on these foods high in iron to reach your fitness goals<p>Shutterstock<p>Iron isn't just a metal—it's a key nutrient for exercise performance. In fact, a new study …

How to Choose a Healthy Breakfast Spread

Make sure you’re not consuming more salt than you realize<p>There’s no way to butter this up: A new study conducted in the U.K. finds that almost four in 10 butters and spreads have a salt content above the recommended guidelines.The Consensus Action on Salt & Health (CASH) examined 128 butters and …

Nutrition

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 …

Yoga

Natural Fixes for Low Energy

Digital Vision/Thinkstock<p>Sight<p>Yellow is the color most closely linked with a healthy mood; other positive hues include orange and lilac. Try using these tones on your walls or fill some vases with similarly shaded blooms. You can also get an energy kick from sitting near a light box for 45 minutes …

50 Cooking Tips That Will Change Your Life!

50 Food Tips That Will Change Your Life!<p>The web's most resourceful food bloggers share tips for how to make every meal taste utterly mouth-watering<p>Dan Forbes<p>Along with salt and pepper, the most important kitchen staple to have on hand these days is a Wi-Fi connection. Smartphones and social …

The 15-Minute Core Workout Routine

Exercise 1 Kettlebell Windmill<p><b>CORE TARGET: Obliques (side abs)</b><br>Grab a kettlebell with your left hand and stand with your feet more than hip-width apart. Bring the weight next to your left shoulder, then press it overhead <b>(a)</b>. Rotate your chest to the left and look up at the kettlebell as you try to …

Kale Quinoa Salad Recipe

<b>Google's Quinoa and Kale Salad</b> <i><br>Serves 4</i><p>1 bunch kale, washed and de-stemmed<br>1 cup cooked quinoa<br>2 avocados, diced<br>Juice of 2 lemons<br>2 tablespoons olive oil<br>Salt, to taste<p>1. Chiffonade the kale by stacking the leaves, rolling them tightly, and then slicing them perpendicularly to the roll to create long, …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly | Women's Health

Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the floor and place your shins on a stability ball. Your body should form a straight line from head to heels (a). Keeping your back flat, slowly bend your knees toward your chest (b). Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do 15 to 20.<p>Grab a light …

Sex Bucket List

Your Ultimate Sex To-Do List<p>Here's a to-do list you won’t mind checking off: Use this list of new, pleasure-filled ideas to spice up your sex life<p>Shutterstock.com<p>The <i>To Do List</i>, a new movie starring Aubrey Plaza from <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, just hit theaters. In the flick, Plaza’s character is an …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<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 …

The Stress Buster You Haven't Tried

Mindfulness can help you fend off anxiety. Here’s how to put it into practice<p>“Stop and smell the roses” isn’t just good advice—it’s also a powerful safeguard against stress. Mindfulness, or the practice of consciously and non-judgmentally observing the present moment, has been linked to better …

Mindfulness

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Exercise 1 Plank with Leg Lift<p>Get into a modified pushup position with your weight resting on your forearms and toes, elbows directly beneath your shoulders. Your body should form a straight line from your neck to your ankles. From that position, brace your core and lift one foot off the floor. You …

A Healthy Diet Contains Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Experts agree on the merits of omega fats: They're great for your skin, help ward off Alzheimer's, and decrease the risk of heart disease. To reap these benefits, you should be taking in about 3,000 milligrams of omega-6 and 1,000 milligrams of omega-3 fatty acids a day. That 3:1 ratio is …

Women's Health

19 Things You Didn't Know About Orgasms<p>Everything you've ever wanted to know about your big O: namely, how to have one—or your best one yet<p>Shutterstock.com<p>How long does it take to cross the finish line? Which positions make you most likely to climax? And is it really possible to have an orgasm …

The Best Meat Substitutes

<b>TwinOaks Original Plain Tofu</b><br>In addition to being a great source of lean protein (this brand has 11 grams in each 3-ounce serving!), tofu also packs iron, magnesium, calcium, and more. What’s great about TwinOaks in particular is that it’s extra firm and ready to cook right away—not a watery mess …