From HIIT to EMOM, a handy guide to what those gym acronyms actually mean

Don’t know your DOMS from your AMRAP? The fitness scene loves a good acronym – and Strong Women writer and PT Miranda Larbi is here to explain what they all mean. Fitness language can be confusing, so you’re not alone if you’ve ever been in a class wondering what on earth your instructor means when she tells you to do […]

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Amateur metal detectorists stumble upon 1,400-year-old grave of Saxon warlord

Metal detectorists who hunt for items underground as a hobby stumbled across the grave of an Anglo-Saxon warlord. They unearthed the rich burial site of a sixth-century man thought to be a warlord who was buried with several weapons. Dubbed the "Marlow Warlord" the 1,400-year-old skeleton reveals he would have been six feet tall, which was much higher than the […]

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Oil Industry Turns to Mergers and Acquisitions to Survive

With the price of a barrel stuck around $40 and no recovery in sight, companies are combining to cut costs and ride out the pandemic. By Clifford Krauss HOUSTON — The once mighty oil and gas industry is flailing, desperately trying to survive a pandemic that has sharply reduced demand for its products. Most companies have cut back drilling, laid […]

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Bustle Digital Group Staffers to Form Union

Staffers at Bustle Digital Group are forming a union with the Writers Guild of America East. A number of employees at brands including Bustle, Nylon, Input, Romper, Elite and The Zoe Report signed union cards last week and the company has been informed of the unionization effort, although a BDG spokeswoman declined to comment. An official company response is expected […]

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Trump rips Fauci as COVID-19 ‘disaster’ with a ‘bad arm’ for baseball

U.S. President Donald Trump complained about the entertainment value of COVID-19 and Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert at the White House, in a call with campaign staff on Monday. The president claimed that Americans are getting “tired of” hearing about the coronavirus, which has killed nearly 220,000 Americans to date — more than any other nation in […]

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Anti-police protesters storm prison in Nigeria, freeing some 200 inmates

Nigeria’s protests against police brutality turned violent Monday when a crowd stormed a prison and freed some 200 inmates in Benin in southern Nigeria. Some prisoners jumped from a high fence of the institution while others were seen running away on the street, according to videos from the scene. Nigerian officials have not announced if there were casualties from the […]

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U.S. Charges Russian Intelligence Officers in Major Cyberattacks

The Justice Department announced indictments on Monday of six Russian military intelligence officers in connection with major hacks worldwide, including of the Winter Olympics and elections in France as well as an attack in 2017 aimed at destabilizing Ukraine that spread rapidly and was blamed for billions of dollars in damage. Prosecutors said the suspects were from the same Russian […]

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