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Why the gravity-driven resistance of squats, planks and push-ups will be the top fitness trend of 2015

The fitness industry has spawned some eyebrow-raising trends over the years, from Suzanne Somers’ Thighmaster to the more recent RipSurfer X, a …

“The game is rigged”: Longtime defense attorney Robbin Shipp takes on the carceral state

“Justice While Black” author tells Salon why after 18 years she decided she could keep her peace no longer<p>As the arrest of Cornel West and others in Ferguson this week made clear, the national conversation that began this summer following the killing of teenager Michael Brown by officer Darren …

Flaky Bread

Makes 10 Servings<p>An unfloured surface provides some traction, so it’s easy to roll the dough very thin.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more, room temperature, for brushing (about 10 )<p>Flaky sea …

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I know why the caged bird sings! Maya Angelou lives on forever! #iconic #artforfreedom

A truly inspirational poet, writer, artist, woman, activist, human being! Thank you for your words of wisdom and your big beautiful heart! #rebelheart #artforfreedom

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Lemon and Oregano

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lemon<p>4 large or 8 small skin-on, boneless chicken thighs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 teaspoons olive oil, divided<p>3 sprigs oregano<p>1 tablespoon minced shallot<p>1/2 garlic clove, minced<p>1/8 teaspoon crushed red …

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Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

11 Things Top Trainers Wish They'd Known Before Their First Workout

Exercise has a ton of benefits, from physical health to emotional wellness. Staying fit can improve mood, boost creativity, and even sharpen …

What 'Clean Eating' Means to 12 Different Women

"To me, clean eating is about not only eating healthy, but also eating organic. It's about putting foods in your body that supply it with great energy and fuel while being health-conscious at the same time. Lots of grilled chicken, leafy greens, fruits, quinoa, rice, etc., and the occasional …

are you doing any of these 16 crazy things that sabotage weight loss?

<i>I’m a little more than half way to my goal weight range.</i><p>(Remember, it’s <i>a range</i> I’m aiming for, not a specific number.)<p>I’ve lost 35 lbs. so far. …

14 Beautiful Fruit-Infused Waters To Drink Instead Of Soda

Healthy, hydrating, and homemade.

Flavors

Ruby Dee: a life in pictures

Ruby Dee has died aged 91. Look back at some of the most prominent moments from the actor, writer and activist's life

Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon Celebrates Third Anniversary

<i>JP HOWARD, aka Juliet P. Howard, is a poet, a Cave Canem fellow, a member of the Hot Poets Collective, and a native New Yorker. She curates and</i> …

How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

When changing the color of an object in Photoshop there are ways to change the base Color and the Highlight color, we go over each of those methods …

Tutorials

Photoshop Essentials: What is an Adjustment Layer and How to Use Them to Edit Your Images

Many of us who use products like Lightroom and Aperture will be familiar with the term non-destructive editing. In these programs, the editing …

Tutorials

And Still I Rise

How To Write Poetry: Make It Easy For Editors To Say YES To Your Poems - Writer's Relief, Inc.

With more and more people writing and submitting poetry to literary journals, how do you save your poems from becoming lost in a sea of verse? The …

Ydenise Mcclay

Revolutionary to Evolutionary<p>I wake up. I take first breath. I pray. I am thankful that God helped me move from night to a new day.<br>I stand. I feel …

The Best Exercises for Core Strength

The best core exercises may surprise you. It's not enough to just do ab crunches and sit ups. To build a strong core you need to exercise a variety …

Colorful Smoothies and Juices to Kick the Winter Blues

<i>Do your kids drink smoothies and/or homemade veggie juice? A nutritious smoothie has been one of my go-to methods for getting S and C protien and</i> …

How to Make Healthy Flavored Water at Home

Sometimes plain old water just doesn’t cut it. The thirst-quenching solution? Fruit-infused H2O! Infused waters are easy to make, nutritious, and …

Spices

Smoothie Sunday: Glowing Coconut Carrot Smoothie | Hello Glow

Are you ready for one of the most refreshing smoothies ever?! I swear to you I would just about rather sip a coconut water smoothie than anything …

Origami Artist Creates Life-Sized Elephant From One Piece of Paper

He's done it! Professional origami artist Sipho Mabona has created a huge, life-sized elephant with just one sheet of paper. His most ambitious work to date, the elephant took Mabona and a team of over a dozen people four weeks to complete. Standing just over 3 meters high (or 10 feet tall), the …

Origami

Healthy Homemade Banana Chocolate Ice Cream

<i>Kaley’s here today with one of our family’s favorite snacks. My littles totally think of this as dessert, which I love because it’s really nothing</i> …

Tuesday Ten: Detox Approved Snacks

Last month I shared a list of some of my favorite detox meals that I prepare when I want to feel clean and energized. I was so happy to see that you …

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Phenomenal Woman

“Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.” In this video, poet, teacher, and activist Maya Angelou recites her inspirational and engaging poem …