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Ditch the Crunches and Do This Game-Changing, 4-Move Workout For Sexy Abs

Tired of doing crunches every time you want to target your abs? Switch up your routine with this game-changing, tummy-toning, seven-minute ab workout. Do it at home or in the gym, but no matter where you do it — you're bound to have sexier abs.<p>Do each move for 45 seconds followed by one minute of …

Workouts

26-Year-Old Born With Extremely Rare Facial Defect Is Breaking Beauty Standards With Her Modeling Career

"Remind the world that everyone is beautiful." These are the words of Ilka Brühl - a 26-year-old woman from Germany, who took it upon herself to …

Teenagers Defeat Trump’s Move to Kill Climate Change Lawsuit

A group of 21 youths who accuse the U.S. government of failing for decades to properly address climate change defeated the Trump administration’s …

Senate passes Republican-backed tax bill along party lines

WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a sweeping and contentious overhaul of the tax code early Saturday morning, moving one step closer to sending the bill to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature.<p>The bill passed 51-49 along party lines with just one Republican, Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, …

Mitch McConnell

Here's what's in the Senate tax bill - and how it differs from the House's bill

Republicans crossed another major hurdle in their effort to get a tax bill to President Trump's desk by Christmas.<p>In the early hours of Saturday morning, the Senate passed a sweeping tax overhaul bill in largely party-line vote.<p>Just one Republican, Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, voted against it on …

Personal Finance

An Obvious—But Underused—Way to Devour Spaghetti Squash

Of all the winter squash, perhaps spaghetti squash has the most undeserving reputation for being boring. There’s lots of competition—butternut, acorn, kabocha and delicata—all adorning the farm stands this time of year. Spaghetti squash may not seem special at first, and it may not be obvious how …

Cheese Dreams Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°. Beat cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Beat in heavy cream and next 5 …

Hiking alone - things to keep in mind for a solo hiking adventure

When hiking alone, there is no room for external distractions. It’s just you and nature. It can be hard to find a hiking companion – someone who …

Hiking

Someone reported the Queen to the police because she wasn't wearing her seat belt

As the Queen traveled to Westminster this week for the State Opening of Parliament, one eagle-eyed observer noticed she wasn't wearing her seat belt as she rode in the rear of the car.<p>This observer then decided that such a flagrant, public flouting road safety regulations ought not go unpunished - …

Seatbelt

40 YEARS OF HIP HOP

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Here's What A Muslim Dietitian Eats During Ramadan

A day in the life during Ramadan (with recipes!).<p>The rest of the day is like any other work or weekend day, minus the meals, snacks, or water. There are two more prayers during the day, and keeping busy helps the hours go by fast! I try to make time for a nap in the late afternoon. Everyone …

How to Save $1000 Without Even Noticing

<b>Week 1:</b> $200<p><b>Week 2:</b> $100<p><b>Week 3:</b> $150<p><b>Week 4:</b> $50<p><b>Week 5:</b> $200<p><b>Week 6:</b> $100<p><b>Week 7:</b> $150<p><b>Week 8:</b> $50<p><b>Total: $1000</b><p><b>Limit going out.</b> Consistent nights out will …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Vim

Trump is using @POTUS to live-tweet at the FBI director as he testifies before Congress

Trump tweets at James Comey; Congress asks Comey about Trump’s tweets. 2017!<p>Here’s a real thing that happened today: As the head of the FBI testified before Congress about possible Russian involvement in the 2016 election, the White House took to the @POTUS twitter account to argue with the head of …

Donald Trump

The 27 hardest job interview questions, according to Glassdoor

Jobs interviews are always hard, but some come with trickier questions than others. Where do you see yourself in five years? How many ping pong balls …

3 Tips For Finding Your Ideal Workflow

When most of us think of flow at work, we may think of charts, project plans and deadlines. But there is another kind of work flow that is incredibly important, especially for entrepreneurs.<p>Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi popularized the concept of “flow” in the early 1990’s. …

Self-improvement

Polynomial -C

Pipeline 150 miles from Dakota Access protests leaks 176,000 gallons

<b>(CNN) —</b> Activists who have demonstrated for months against the Dakota Access Pipeline may have some fuel to justify their protests.<p>A spill has occurred 150 miles from Cannon Ball, North Dakota, where protesters have fought construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.<p>State officials estimate 4,200 …

Oil & Gas Industry

The Sugar Wars

Science can’t prove it and the industry denies it, but Gary Taubes is convinced that the sweet stuff kills.<p>The Case Against Sugar<p>By Gary Taubes<p>Knopf<p>“I hope that when you have read this book I shall have convinced you that sugar is really dangerous,” wrote John Yudkin in his foghorn-sounding …

How to Create Realistic Jedi Levitation Portraits

Photographer, weird lens expert, and friend of <i>PetaPixel</i> Mathieu Stern created this very simple and straightforward Photoshop tutorial for anybody out …

Tutorials

We Hand-Craft World Globes The Same Way They Were Made Hundreds Of Years Ago

We invited Berlin photographer Ana Santl into our private London art studio for the day, to see what daily life is like for a traditional globemaker. …

Kinder Morgan pipeline: Canadians intensify huge opposition to expansion

Opponents of a contentious Canadian pipeline project are preparing for a lengthy, multifaceted battle that will see thousands take to the country’s streets, courts and legislatures to contest the government’s recent approval of the project.<p>Prime minister Justin Trudeau announced on Tuesday that the …

Canada

New Zealand earthquake so strong it lifted sea floor 2 meters

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit New Zealand this week lifted the seabed two meters, leaving seaweed-covered rocks and marine animals exposed above tide level.<p>Incredible photographs show the extent of the devastation on South Island's coastline from Monday's quake.<p>"Much of the …

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Eating off the floor: Modern Paris apartment's floor becomes the dining table

We're admittedly fond of interior spaces that attempt to bring in a bit of nature inside. While it may be a bit clichéd, the tree planted inside is …

Living Rooms

10 Instagram Tips for Photographers

Small pictures can make a big difference in a mobile-driven world.<p>Quite often other photographers tell me “I don’t have time for another social …

Dakota Access pipeline opponents occupy land, citing 1851 treaty

(Reuters) - Native American protesters on Monday occupied privately owned land in North Dakota in the path of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, claiming they were the land’s rightful owners under an 1851 treaty with the U.S. government.<p>Protesters demonstrate against the Energy Transfer Partners' …

North Dakota