What are You Made of?: Fit Fact or Fiction →
turbogirl: Cardio burns more calories than strength training. Fiction. Contrary to long-held belief, strength training is—as new studies have shown—superior to steady-state cardio in caloric burn. In one University of Southern Maine study, participants blasted as many calories doing 30 minutes of… I love that this was posted. So many people think lifting weights means you will bulk up...
If someone does not smile at you, be generous and offer your own smile. Nobody...– Dalai Lama (via turbogirl)
Rain is a good thing...but not for worms
So far I’ve saved 4 worms today. Not the busiest day of worm saving in recent memory but I’m sure those 4 are quite happy right now. If they can even be ‘happy’.
I like big books and I cannot lie
I have a Kindle. I love it. LOVE IT. I love it because I have a compulsion to carry a small library everywhere I go and carrying just one and my Kindle means I have 100s, and access to thousands more. Important to note: I love books. I love the smell of them, the feel of them, the weight of them. I go to Goodwill weekly to see what is there, I go to local book sales at libraries, I have four...
dearaimee asked: Oh my goodness, that is so funny! That's totally the spot! We went to Hopkinton for a hs soccer game and I snapped these while driving! I wish the foliage was more bountiful and vibrant this year, but I guess we still have a bit of time before the peak!
Harry Potter Dog ‘Padfoot’ Needs New Home - ABC... →
Berry, the 10-year-old black German Shepherd that played Padfoot in the “Harry Potter” movies, is up for adoption, and the requests are streaming in, many from the U.S. His owner, stuntman and trainer Paul Thompson, gave Berry to England’s German Shepherd Rescue in July along with a white 13-year-old German Shepherd named Porridge. The two dogs, who grew up together, must be adopted as a...
It's Scary Inside There: X-Men: House of M and... →
greatbriton: I’ve been asked a couple times where to start in reading Marvel comics. I don’t have the best answer and since I am hugely biased toward X-Men it’s hard to answer that question. But as an X-Men fan I can point toward these story arcs as the must reads to get caught up on current events in X-Men… Awesome post is awesome.
I’m a big fan of a woman in a plain white T-shirt. Can be v-cut or not, doesn’t matter. If you can rock a plain white T you can rock anything. True story.