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How This 3-Minute Breathing Exercise Will Help You Achieve (and Understand) Your Goals

Photo: Mike Smolowe<p><b>We tend to revere professionals and experts because we feel they hold abilities we could never attain ourselves.</b> We sometimes …

Meditation

The best exercises for banishing foot pain

Chelsea-based pilates instructor Ilaria Cavagna founded the High Heel Rescue workout to help her private clients — including “Get Out” star Allison …

Workouts

This Workout Is Halle Berry's Secret to Getting Lean Muscle

Halle Berry is always switching up her training techniques to stay in shape, and teaching us new tricks along the way through her "Fitness Friday" series on Instagram. She's been focusing on martial arts to prepare for her upcoming role in <b>John Wick: Chapter 3</b>, but this week, she brought the heat …

Exercise

You Don't Just Get Fired at Amazon. What Happens Instead Is Brilliant. (Or Maybe Insane. Your Choice)

It's like "a video-conference version of the Thunderdome," as one report described it.<p>Few people would want to admit they nearly got fired from a job--especially from a big company like Amazon.<p>But a woman named Jane, who works at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle, came clean recently about her …

Employment

Protect Your Lower Back With the Drawing-In Maneuver

Drawing in is one of a number of core stabilization techniques taught to spine patients during the initial phases of physical therapy. Generally …

Yoga

7 Simple Cures for Smelly Feet

Here's how to get rid of foot odor for good.<p>Maybe you like to do hot yoga. Maybe you like to wear Vans slip-ons with no socks. And maybe you once left a container of fruit in your gym bag for a week. Either way, no judgment here. In fact, you're not alone if you’ve got some gear so ripe it has to …

Best films of 2018 so far

All the Money in the World<p>Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom – a film that became notorious in its own right after reshooting scenes featuring disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.<p><b>What we said:</b> With the …

Comic Books

What are the symptoms of rotator cuff tendinitis?

Rotator cuff tendinitis is inflammation of the connective tissues that help the shoulder to move. The condition is also called an impinged shoulder …

Pakistan’s attempts to secularise qawwali are unnecessary – it has always been pluralistic

A secular understanding of qawwali is anachronistic to the pre-modern progenitors of the art form.<p>One of the characteristics of the modern</i> …

A cheap VPN could be the only thing standing between you and internet freedom

Signing up for a VPN (virtual private network) is important if you want to be able to browse the internet privately, as well as access streaming …

4 Upcoming Non-Blockbuster Films That Deserve Your Excitement

<i>Samuel Brace with four upcoming non-blockbuster films that deserve your excitement…</i><p>It’s particularly easy in this business to merely focus on the …

Action Movies

CyberGhost is a VPN that stands out, and not just because it's on sale

One bright spot in this year's black hole of bad news concerning internet privacy and data security: VPNs are thriving. It seems like you can throw a …

Lateral Band Walking Exercise

The lateral band walking exercise looks (and feels) pretty strange, but it's actually the perfect way to improve hip stability, strengthen the hip …

Eight reasons to go to Uzbekistan

Sandwiched between and landlocked by a bunch of other ’Stans (including Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan), Uzbekistan and much of this part of Central …

Device goes up the nose to permanently improve breathing

If you have chronic nasal congestion, it could be due to an obstruction caused by the shape of your internal nasal valve. A new device is designed to …

‘Evil Genius’: Netflix’s Latest True Crime Addiction Explores the Pizza Bomber Heist

From the producers of ‘Wild Wild Country’ comes this bizarre real-life tale of “America’s most diabolical bank heist,” premiering May 11th on Netflix.<p>…

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Can the science of autophagy boost your health?

<b>A little-known scientific process is being hailed as the new way to lose weight, look younger and prolong life.</b><p>Autophagy is a natural regeneration process that occurs at a cellular level in the body, reducing the likelihood of contracting some diseases as well as prolonging lifespan.<p>In 2016, …

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Globalization

‘My £1,000 Macbook Air was stolen at airport security and no one cares’

As travellers sling their wallets, purses, laptops, smartphones, keys and other valuables into the grey plastic tray heading into an airport security scanner, many have a slight frisson of fear. What if you’re held up and then find on the other side that someone has raided your tray?<p>That’s what …

Flying

Incorporate This Stretching Routine Into Day-to-Day Life to Keep Your Whole Lower Body Fresh Between Surf Sessions

<b>Lower back problems and limited range of motion around your hips can create some challenging surf sessions.</b> Sooner or later, Father Time is coming …

Review: KEF's LS50W are the best gateway to the world of hi-fi speakers

Few hobbies exemplify the law of diminishing returns like audiophilia. Buying $500 speakers may be a clear upgrade from a pair that cost you a benjamin, but the more money you spend, the less obvious those improvements become. As you venture into the world of hi-fi, the requirement of a decent …

Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

The free-love cult that terrorised America – and became Netflix’s latest must-watch

Anyone who has ever dipped a toe in the pool of new-age mysticism is likely to have come across Osho. The bearded Indian mystic has had his books translated into more than 60 languages, published by more than 200 publishing houses – you’re likely to find his works next to the crystals and yoga mats …

Brad Pitt

6 yoga moves runners should do to speed recovery

Whether you run a 5K a day with your girlfriends or you’re in the midst of marathon training, you probably feel it: tight hips, achy hamstrings, and …

Yoga

Standing Pilates Wall Roll Down

Wall roll down is a simple way to practice using your abs to achieve the articulated curve of the spine that we use so much in Pilates. It stretches …

The Terror review – menacing Arctic horror series gives a lasting chill

Despite its unstoppable increase, there remains something undeniably exasperating about small-screen horror, the extended format bloating any potential scares. The campy American Horror Story franchise has grown tired, The Walking Dead should have died a long time ago and news of a Blair Witch …

Horror

The Perfect Plank for Maximum Shoulder Stability and Strength

Having trained over 3,000 people in my fitness career, I've seen a lot of patterns in the mistakes people make when attempting to learn common …

Workouts

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Learning

The Quorn revolution: the rise of ultra-processed fake meat

It was reported last week that Quorn is on course to become a billion-dollar business. It is part of a booming industry of meat alternatives – but many of these products are a far cry from the idea of a natural, plant-based diet<p>What exactly is Quorn? I have been asked that question regularly for …

Agriculture