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The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Hair loss

<b>Losing your hair isn't usually anything to be worried about but it can be upsetting. Treatment may help with some types of hair loss.</b><p>Causes of hair …

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox goes dark in blow to virtual currency

TOKYO/ST LOUIS (Reuters) - Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest bitcoin exchange, abruptly stopped trading on Tuesday and its chief executive said the business was at “a turning point,” sparking concerns about the future of the unregulated virtual currency.<p>Several other digital currency exchanges and …

The First Bitcoin ATM In The US Is Opening In Austin, Texas

USA! USA! We are now officially almost as good as Canada! Why? Because the folks at Robocoin are officially turning on the first U.S.-based Bitcoin ATM at the HandleBar in Austin, Texas.<p>The ATM, placed prominently in the Austin tavern, will be much like any other ATM you’ve used. You walk up, put …

Flesh & Buns: restaurant review

<b>41 Earlham Street, London WC2 (020 7632 9500). Meal for two: £50 to £100</b><p>A few years ago the American publisher of one of my books assigned to me a publicist who delighted in the name Chastity Lovely. Naturally I assumed they were joking. That's not a name; it's a stridently conservative Hallmark …

The 50 Most Dazzling Pictures From Space

Taking pictures in space ain’t just point and shoot. When a spacecraft is billions of miles from home, it takes an awful lot of data processing and …

Foolproof Pan Pizza Recipe

<b>Read more: The Pizza Lab: Foolproof Pan Pizza</b><p>Ingredients400g bread flour (14 ounces; about 2 1/2 cups), plus more for dusting10g kosher salt (0.35 ounces; about 2 teaspoons), plus more for sprinkling4g instant yeast (0.15 ounces; about 1 teaspoon)275g water (9.5 ounces; about 1 cup plus 3 …

10 Hangover Helpers -- New Year's Edition

This New Year's Eve, it's okay to indulge. It's okay to put on your sparkliest party dress, gather round some buddies, and maybe hit the rum punch a bit too hard. December 31st happens but once a year, and you've got to make sure 2013 goes out with a bang -- and maybe a karaoke rendition of "Build …

We need to have a frank discussion about marriage

Marriage, as most know it in western countries, is regarded as the end goal of a relationship between (usually) a man and woman, and it normally has some sort of religious component. Marriage is regarded as "sacred". Weddings are planned that few really want to attend; pointless dresses are worn …

Chile-Braised Short Ribs

8 Servings<p>This braise gets its deep flavor and color from dried New Mexico chiles. Find them in the produce section.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 dried New Mexico chiles<p>4 cloves garlic cloves<p>Zest and juice of 1 lemon<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>5 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 teaspoon ground coriander<p>1 teaspoon ground …

Vintage Cocktail Recipes for the Holidays

Looking to brighten up a Christmas feast—or liven up a stuffy holiday party? The '70s had it right in terms of cocktails, and these festive party drinks, published in the December 1979 Harper's Bazaar, are no exception.<p>One does not live by wine alone, certainly not during the holidays. There are …

Recipes

Chicken Pasta e Fagiole with Smoked Paprika Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> Garbanzo beans or white beans can be substituted for the kidney beans.<p><b>Read more: Chicken Dinners: Chicken Pasta e Fagioli with Smoked Paprika</b><p>Ingredients3 tablespoons olive oil, divided3 ounces pancetta, finely chopped (optional)2 medium onions, finely chopped (about 1 3/4 cups)1 bay leaf6 …

The Astronomical Hijinks of the Shortest Day of the Year

The solstice isn't for more than a week, but the earliest sunset of the year is already upon us. How's that possible?<p>If you live around latitude 42N—a well-populated latitude in North America and Europe, taking in Boston, Rome, and Vladivostok—today is the day you'll experience the earliest sunset …

Spicy Chicken Nuggets Recipe

We first encountered these spicy chicken nuggets in a special issue of Gourmet (Sept 2007) that focused on Latin American cuisine. “Chicharrones” …

Cooking

Cook The Ultimate Red Chili

Slow-simmer a week’s worth of delicious meals<p>Bears hibernate. Geese fly south. Sharks swim to warmer waters.<p>If you want to survive a long winter, you have to adapt. That goes for your cooking, too. Gone are the days of quick-seared meals on your grill. A slapped-together lunchmeat sandwich doesn’t …

What is the second law of thermodynamics?

Endless movement between hot and cold will eventually mean the end of the universe<p>Thermodynamics is the study of heat and energy. At its heart are laws that describe how energy moves around within a system, whether an atom, a hurricane or a black hole. The first law describes how energy cannot be …

Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

In California’s San Joaquin Valley, about halfway between Bakersfield and Fresno, on the outskirts of the fly-infested, windblown, stink-soaked, …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Uncertainty reigns over Heisenberg's measurement analogy

A row has broken out among physicists over an analogy used by Werner Heisenberg in 1927 to make sense of his famous uncertainty principle. The …

"Other Universes are Pulling on Our Universe" -- New Planck Data Triggers Controversy (Today's Most Popular)

"Such ideas may sound wacky now, just like the Big Bang theory did three generations ago," says George Efstathiou, professor of astrophysics at …

10 of the Most Dangerous Space Walks Ever Done

The blockbuster film Gravity features one heart-stopping emergency in space after another, most of them outside the confines of a spacecraft. Real-life emergencies during extravehicular activity, or EVA, are more rare, but they do happen.<p>The blockbuster film <i>Gravity</i> features one heart-stopping …

Shrimp Fried Rice

4 Servings<p>If you forget to thaw the shrimp in the morning, set the bag in a large bowl filled with cold water. It will defrost in minutes. One cup of dry rice will yield 3 cups cooked; leftover rice, which is slightly dried out, makes the best stir-fries. You'll soon be making this shrimp fried …

20 Rum Cocktail Recipes for Talk Like a Pirate Day

20 rum-based cocktails to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day<p>Avast, ye scallywags! We be hearin' that 'tis this day be the day that ye landlubbers speak as reg'lar folk, or as ye put it, Talk Like a Pirate Day. But any ol' salt can enlAARRRge his vocabulary with nautical talk and imitations of jolly …

Sichuan Dan

<b>Author Notes:</b> This fiercely spicy and addictive noodle will burn and numb your face off at the same time. This recipe requires red and green sichuan peppercorns (yes, there are two different types!) and "douban chili paste", which are all common Chinese ingredients. Online sources for all the …

Spicy Beer Queso with Chorizo and Black Beans

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Remove any casing from the chorizo and add to the skillet, using a wooden spoon to break apart the …