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The Best At-Home Workouts for Every Budget

No gym, no problem!

With winter upon us and COVID no better, it’s time to reconsider (again) how we work out. While running and yoga in the park got us through the summer, winter is a different beast to tackle. No longer can we do our 5k training outdoors nor can we meet in parking lots for a quick bootcamp workout from our favorite instructor. With many gyms closed and the outdoors far from hospitable, we’re forced to get our quick calorie burns in at home—but at-home workouts don’t have to be drab. In fact, you might find your makeshift home gym is your preferred way to sweat. To help you make the transition from outdoor group fitness classes to apartment-friendly burnouts, we’re rounding up the best at-home workouts available online at every price point. Grab your yoga mat and queue up your power jams, we’re turning our living room into our dream studio.

7 Trippy Places Around the World That “Alice in Wonderland” Fans Will Love

Ready to fall down the rabbit hole?

Oftentimes, we use vacations to escape reality. But if luxuriating on a sandy beach feels too grounded, consider a trip to somewhere so surreal you’ll swear you just downed a potion labeled “Drink Me.” Such a destination might look like one of the following locations, where, post-visit, you’ll be left wondering if it was all really a dream.

10 Stories From Around the World That Would’ve Made Amazing “Drunk History” Episodes

Plus, where to soberly or not so soberly recount them for your travel companions

Drunk History may not be returning for more seasons of half-remembered tales of leaders, rebels, and oddities, but there are plenty more stories that are just begging to be transformed through the power of too much tequila. Stories that you don’t need to remember that well (because the broad strokes are so incredible) in order to impress your traveling companions as you stroll around Versailles’ gardens or turn-of-the-century parks. Here are 10 stories that would have been great episodes of Drunk History.

This Japanese New Years Ritual Is the Fresh Start We All Desperately Need

Those tired resolutions that fade by February are no match for the dumpster fire of the last year. Ditch them, because there couldnt be a better time for Japans Oosoujithe Big Cleaning. The Japanese believe that taking unresolved baggage into a new year is unlucky, whether its literal clutter, unfinished business, or damaging thoughts. So … Continued

2020 Quarantine Trends, Ranked

It’s the roundup fit only for 2020.

While we might have made it through nine months of quarantine, it hasn’t been easy. We’ve had our highs—like that glimmer of hope when restaurants reopened for outdoor dining—and we’ve had our lows (yes, I’m referring to that celebrity clad Imagine video). But something that’s stayed consistent through quarantine is our ability to find new and unique ways to stave off boredom. Our collective ingenuity has resulted in some interesting trends. With everything from viral dances to sourdough starters, 2020 has been the year of the “new hobby” (among other things). After rounding up some of 2020’s most popular quarantine trends, we’re looking at which ones will make the cut for 2021.

10 Weird Rock Formations Around the World

Sometimes the best art is rocks.

Rock formations are truly Mother Nature’s art. These ancient sculptures were formed by thousands of years of weather and erosion—they’re too weird and wonderful to have been made by the human mind. This list came straight from the Earth herself. From giant rocks that resemble elephants to whole national parks made up of rocks that look an awful lot like goblins, here are some of the most incredibly strange rock formations in the world.