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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, …

7 Reasons To Try High-Intensity Interval Training

Trying to get fit fast? Here's why you should HIIT it up.<p><b>RELATED:</b> How Interval Training Is Different for Women<p><b>RELATED:</b> The Fast-and-Furious Interval Routine<p><b>RELATED:</b> A Super Fast Workout You Can Do Right Now

12 Scary Facts Your Skin Can Reveal About Your Health

Tune in to these complexion clues.<p><i>This article was written by Aly Walansky and repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover.</i><p>Visiting your dermatologist regularly is definitely a smart habit to establish: They're experts that can look out for inconspicuous signs of underlying health concerns. If …

Here's What Texting Really Does to Your Spine

This image will make you sit up straight, immediately!<p>Pop quiz: Are you currently reading this while hunched over your phone? If so, here's a very scary wakeup call: Looking down at your phone can force up to 60 pounds of weight on your spine, according to a new study in the journal <i>Surgical</i> …

The Exercise That Will Make You a Better Runner

And no, it's not more running!<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>If you’re a dedicated runner, you’ve probably got quads of steel. But to run farther and faster, it’s just as important to strengthen your hamstrings, according to a new study …

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The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

The Secret to Super-Tight Abs

Why doing crunches and planks isn't always enough<p>You've been working your core since high school and still can’t see your abs. It's a common complaint: The elusive six-pack is one of women's most frustrating fitness conundrums. But—get this—the solution isn't planking for hours on end. It's burning …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

A Refresher on Storytelling 101

At bedtime, I tell stories to my godchildren, Anna and Noah, when their parents invite me to care for them. Their capacity for stories amazes me. They beg for “just one more” and then “just one more.” It seems we are wired to enjoy a well-told story.<p>And as we grow up, we do not lose our thirst for …

7 Empowerment Tips From a 'Professional Patient'

I have been labeled a "professional patient" before by friends and family. "PP" for short. Inappropriate humor fans, have at it. While this mostly accurate term is not the initial impression I want people to have, if the shoe fits.<p>Like it or not, the "PP" title has followed me for 13 years now. You …

Brittany Maynard: My right to death with dignity at 29 - CNN.com

Brittany Maynard with her dog Charley in San Francisco. Maynard, a 29-year-old with terminal brain cancer, has died, advocacy group Compassion and Choices said in a Facebook post on Sunday. Click through to see more photos of Maynard's life.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Brittany Maynard's journey<p>Brittany Maynard's …

Bossiness Is Not a Leadership Trait, No Matter What Sheryl Sandberg Says

If we want little girls to grow up into leaders, let's stop praising bossy behavior.<p>"I want every little girl who someone says 'they're bossy' to be told instead, 'you have leadership skills,'" said Sheryl Sandberg. The COO of Facebook says she was told this, and look at her now! This quote keeps …

How to make your kids hate you

<i>Daniel Wong</i> <i>is a learning and personal development expert, as well as a certified youth counselor. A sought-after</i> <i>speaker</i> <i>and coach, he is also the</i> …

The Worst CEO Screw-Ups Of 2013

Which CEOs made the most egregious errors in 2013? We’ve compiled a diverse roster this year. These bosses’ mistakes cover a range of behavior, from obliterating their companies’ stock value to making appallingly offensive statements that brought ridicule on them and in one case a boycott of the …

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

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Banksy's Graffiti, Animated

Serbian artist ABVH makes Banksy's most recent works into short animated gifs.<p>The characters and critters in Banksy's graffiti are always seen mid-mischief, caught red handed in exactly the way Banksy himself has never been. It makes sense that Serbian designer and Gif artist ABVH would imagine …

19 Minimalistic Posters Of Your Favorite Childhood Stories

Artist Christian Jackson has created truly beautiful posters for your apartment or nursery.

Pillow Talk: What Does Your Pillow Arranging Style Say About You?

See what your pillow style says about you.<p>Are you classic or casual? Romantic or relaxed? It turns out that how you arrange your pillows can reveal clues to your psyche. Read on to see what your bed could be saying about your behavior.

6 new uses for your old iPad

If the arrival of Apple's latest iPad is tempting you to upgrade, you might be debating the fate of your old iPad.<p>Two options: keep or sell. The latter can net you some funds to help defray the cost of the new tablet; here are some tips on selling used iPads for maximum profit.<p>But there are plenty …

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Three Things that Actually Motivate Employees

The most motivated and productive people I’ve seen recently work in an older company on the American East Coast deploying innovative technology products to transform a traditional industry. To a person, they look astonished when I ask whether their dedication comes from anticipation of the money …

Why Productive Teams Have 3 Kinds Of Diversity

There are many different kinds of diversity. Here are a few you likely haven’t considered–and how they considerably help your work.<p>Here’s the bad news: People hire people who are identical to them. Here’s the good news: Working with people who <i>aren’t</i> identical to you is good for you work.<p>How so? A …

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FORTUNE — <b>Dear Annie:</b> Please settle an argument. I work with a brand-management team of about 20, some of whom I really think take the notion of “business casual” clothing a few steps over the line. The question is, where is the line? I say acid-washed jeans (with holes), yoga pants, and tank tops …

World's Most Idyllic Pools To Pamper Your Senses

Nothing is more relaxing than taking a dip in a refreshing pool or basking on its deck as you take in an amazing holiday in a far off, exotic …

21 Little Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Get Healthier

Diet and fitness plans just weren't built to last. These small tweaks will put you on the path of healthier habits.

What Could You Imagine With Lego's New Architecture Kit?

Here’s something architecture nerds can finally geek out on. Lego has launched its Architecture Studio kit, part of its popular Architecture series. …

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How to Reward Your Stellar Team

You’ve been told that getting the most from your team depends on rewarding and recognizing them collectively. But it’s tough to do that, especially when most management systems are so focused on individual performance, undermining the very teamwork you’re hoping to encourage. Luckily, you don’t …

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18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …