New Book Promises It Can Teach Anybody How to Do a Split, Including You

New Book Promises It Can Teach Anybody How to Do a Split, Including You

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Eiko is a yoga instructor at a place in Osaka, Japan, but that’s not all she’s doing these days! She recently published a new book entitled Even the Stiffest People Can Do the Splits in which she details a 4-week stretching regiment, by the end of which even you or I can accomplish our childhood dream of doing a full split!   Eiko has been a YouTube sensation where she uploads videos demonstrating yoga routines to the masses—views on her channel are recorded at having almost 7 million views! In fact, she is so popular in Osaka that children point at her …

Top 10 Roald Dahl Quotes to Keep You Dreaming

Top 10 Roald Dahl Quotes to Keep You Dreaming

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Roald Dahl (not-so-affectionately called Roald the Rotten by his first wife), might have been a difficult man, but he was a gracious writer. His children’s stories are filled with hope and have given us innumerable unforgettable characters, such as Willy Wonka, Matilda, and James (the one with the giant peach).   Above all, he gave generations of children a sense of wonder and generosity. It’s that for which we remember the allegedly “rotten” man. Here are ten Roald Dahl quotes to fill your heart with a magic that will never die.   1. It doesn’t matter who you are or what …

10 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes to Make You Take Action

10 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes to Make You Take Action

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” is likely one of the most inspiring things you can read. As the title suggests, King wrote it in jail, and it is essentially a treatise in defense of nonviolent direct action. More broadly, it’s about doing something instead of nothing. It’s a call to action for anybody who sees anything wrong happening. It was written to rally clergymen to King’s cause, to convince them of the righteousness of breaking unjust laws.   It’s easy enough to find inspiring Martin Luther King Jr. quotes, so I chose specifically from his “Letter from …

10 Anne Frank Quotes That’ll Remind You Not to Let Go of Your Ideals

10 Anne Frank Quotes That’ll Remind You Not to Let Go of Your Ideals

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Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl is one of those required books everybody reads at a young age and you never hear anybody complaining about. It’s obviously emotional, but it’s also surprisingly uplifting and humorous. She showed such wisdom at such a young age, and her idealism in the face of cruel Naziism can give anyone a reason to keep their chin up.   Anne Frank’s diary is rightfully required reading, and should be required re-reading and re-re-reading. But in the situation that a re-reading has thus far eluded you, here are some of the most insightful thoughts …

10 Anne Frank Quotes That'll Remind You Not to Let Go of Your Ideals

10 Anne Frank Quotes That'll Remind You Not to Let Go of Your Ideals

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Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl is one of those required books everybody reads at a young age and you never hear anybody complaining about. It’s obviously emotional, but it’s also surprisingly uplifting and humorous. She showed such wisdom at such a young age, and her idealism in the face of cruel Naziism can give anyone a reason to keep their chin up.   Anne Frank’s diary is rightfully required reading, and should be required re-reading and re-re-reading. But in the situation that a re-reading has thus far eluded you, here are some of the most insightful thoughts …