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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

10 Smart Slow Cooker Dinners for Lazy Cooks — Recipes from The Kitchn

During summer I rely on my slow cooker more than ever. It's a staple during my weekend meal prep sessions, a must for cookouts and BBQs, and, most of …

Cooking

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

How to Make The Best Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is not a complicated concept; it’s bread with garlic on it. But, within those two ingredients alone, there is a lot of room for …

Recipes

23 Products That'll Help You Fix All Your Household Problems

Be your own handyman!

Shopping

The Beginner's Guide to Buying a House

If you’re a first-time home buyer, you probably still have a million and one questions about the process, starting, with, well, how the hell anyone …

Personal Finance

13 Ways to Take a Screenshot on a Mac

- Jun 29, 2018<p>Capturing a screen, taking a screenshot, or in PC talk, printscreening are different terms for the same desired outcome. macOS and OS X …

Operating Systems

Edward Snowden describes Russian government as corrupt

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has delivered his most trenchant criticism yet of the Russian government, describing it unequivocally as “corrupt”.<p>His comments mean the proposed US-Russia summit in Helsinki on 16 July is potentially risky for him if Donald Trump was to request …

Surveillance

50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas For Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …

Cooking

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

39 Ridiculously Helpful Things On Amazon Reviewers Purchase Again & Again

It isn't always easy to tell a diamond from a dud when shopping online. However, one way you can be sure you're getting a good deal is when you grab …

19 Problem-Solving Hacks Every Car Owner Should Try

How to remove scratches, hide your cash, and cool down your steering wheel.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 21 Hacks For Cleaning Up Your Car You'll Be Mad You Didn't Know About Until Now<p>• 29 Things From Walmart You Never Knew You Needed For Your Car<p>• 22 Useful Little Tips That'll Actually Keep Your Car Clean And …

If You Like Dogs More Than People, This Post Is For You

Pups > people

21 clever Alexa commands you will use again and again

More than any other device, Alexa has become our closest approximation of artificial intelligence.<p>Amazon's voice assistant has a voice and personality, and if you ask the right question, it'll even get sassy with you. Users even refer to Alexa as “she.” We usually prefer to say her name, rather …

Smart Homes

6 Steps That Make Eka Pada Bakasana II Accessible for All Levels

2.2K<p>SHARES<p>Join Senior Iyengar Yoga teacher Carrie Owerko for our new online course Iyengar 201—a mindful and fun journey into a more advanced …

15 Poses to Open Your Heart Again After Grief

540<p>SHARES<p>When my husband died 15 years ago, my yoga practice became a way for me to process my grief—one breath, one transition, and one asana at a …

5 Yoga Moves to Practice Daily for Everyday Core Strength

10K<p>SHARES<p>While you may think about your core on the mat, how often do you consider the work of the core in everyday life? As a mother of a 70-pound …

More Than a Pushup: Chaturanga Dandasana

13.7K<p>SHARES<p>For the first couple of years of my yoga life, Chaturanga Dandasana (Four-Limbed Staff Pose) was the bête noire of my practice. As a …

24 Limited-Edition Restaurant Copycat Recipes

Limited-edition menu items—like a Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks or a McDonald’s Shamrock Shake—are great while they’re around, but are sorely …

McDonald's

12 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Perfect for Summer Cookouts

The slow cooker is our secret to success for summer cookouts. Yes, this famed facilitator of one-pot cooking lets you get the work done in advance …

How To Make Slow Cooker Baked Beans — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Meet your new favorite summer party recipe: slow cooker baked beans. Long loved for their sweet, tangy flavor and tender, creamy texture, baked beans …

7 Decluttering Habits to Steal from People Who Are Moving

Ever watched in awe as a friend set aside endless bags of clothing to donate in preparation for a crosstown move? You don't have to wait until the …

11 Houseplants That Are Invincible

Well, maybe they’re not really invincible but they’re as close as it gets<p>The snake plant needs very little water, and it doesn’t require an abundance …

These Simple Tricks Will Keep Your House Cool All Summer Long

It certainly is nice to have warmer weather, but it’s never nice to have an uncomfortably hot home. If you’re looking for some quick fixes to cool …

This CBD Bath Bomb Is Going Viral for Making You Feel Really, Uh, Relaxed

A whole new meaning to the word relaxation.<p>Okay, let's cut to the chase: You can now soak in a tub filled with cannabidiol, i.e. CBD oil (you know, that stuff that vaguely reminds you of pot, even though you know it's not technically pot...right? Right).<p>The skincare brand Life Elements just …

You Can Make These Smoky, Sous-Vide Ribs Without A Grill Or Smoker

As someone who lives in a tiny studio apartment, I don't get to do a lot of grilling, smoking, or any other outdoor cooking. This makes me very sad, …

11 Hot Weather Home Accessories to Help You Stay Cool All Summer Long

Instead of relying on A/C to cool things down, beat the heat and enjoy all of summer's sense-tingling pleasures with these hot weather home and …

6 Home Upgrades Every Pet Owner Needs

Every pet owner knows how quickly four-legged creatures become a part of the family. If you’re a pet owner, you’ve probably even made some changes to …

7 Easy Practices to Reduce Work Stress

Keep stress in check. Your health and well-being depend on it.<p>Statistics reported by the American Psychological Association underscore what we already know to be true: work related stress is skyrocketing. Unreasonable workloads, low salaries, lack of social support, and unrealistic performance …

Work Stress

13 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool Without an Air Conditioner

If you don’t have an air conditioner, check out these creative ways to stay cool all summer long.<p>With a bowl of ice and a fan, you can create a faux …