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Take the #Gimme5Challenge to Strengthen Your Body with Just Five Basic Moves

So freakin' simple. So freakin' awesome.<p>Hop off the treadmill, grab a seat, and check this out: Cardio is not the most effective way to reduce body fat. Without strength training, your weight-loss efforts will simply produce a smaller version of you. Is that truly what you want? Or do you want to …

The 10 Most Underrated Films of All Time According to Science*

*Science = my opinion.<p><b>Empire Records (1995)</b><p>This movie opened to terrible reviews, but has since become a cult classic, so if you haven't seen it, consider this is your wake-up call. Centering around one epic day at a record store (#RexManningDay), each character brings something different to the …

Gluten-Free, Protein Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This may be a silly question, but...anyone want a cookie?<p>How about a gluten-free, flourless, grain-free, protein-packed cookie—that's truly delish?<p>Before you answer, check out this recipe for chocolate chip cookies from Liz Moody of Not Crazy Healthy. Says Liz: "They're gooey on the inside with …

Dessert

It's Iced Coffee Season! 6 Refreshing DIY Recipes To Try

<i>This was originally published on April 8, 2015.</i><p>Just this morning, I met a friend for coffee before heading into the office. Having gotten there …

How to type Spock's Vulcan salute emoji with your iPhone or iPad

Right now the quickest and simplest way to enter the LLAP — or "raised hand with fingers separated between the ring and the middle finger" as the …

50 Great Genre-Bending Books Everyone Should Read

Sometimes, it seems as though the arguments about genre — be it poetry vs. fiction, fiction vs. nonfiction, literary fiction vs. SF vs. fantasy vs. …

Books

Lensbaby Velvet 56 lens promises ethereal portraits and macro images

The Velvet 56 is a new lens from Lensbaby which promises to deliver dreamlike, glowing portrait images when shot wide open. The 56-mm F1.6 lens, …

Cameras

The Vegetarian Reuben

Ingredients<p>1 small shallot (2 tablespoons chopped)<br>• 4 small dill pickles (2 tablespoons chopped)<br>• ¼ cup mayonnaise<br>• 2 tablespoons ketchup<br>• Dash hot sauce<br>• 1 …

Homemade Vegetarian Ramen Bowls with Tofu

<i>A recipe to fuel my Japanese obsession – homemade vegetarian ramen bowls filled with tofu, mushrooms, bok choy and miso! Easy to make and gluten …

Recipes

Vegetarian Thai Peanut Soup

Heat 1 tablespoon oil to 4 or 5 quart dutch oven or stock pot over medium until shimmering. Add the mushrooms, sweet potatoes, and peppers and stir …

More than 125 vendors line Metropolitan Pavilion for NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

Candy bars made with crystallized ginger, dehydrated garlic coconut fries inspired by the garlic fries at Yankee stadium and sushi made with chayote …

Our Best Layer Cake Recipes

Here, Martha's father's favorite orange-curd filled cake topped with chocolate frosting.

Dessert

The Original True Crime Murder Mystery That Gripped America

In 1956, a decade before In Cold Blood, Meyer Levin’s Compulsion thrilled readers with the grisly tale of the Leopold and Loeb murder and launched a …

How to Never Make Gray and Rubbery Mushrooms Again

It's okay: Basic cooking mistakes happen. Even with mushrooms.<p><i>Yes, sometimes even BA staffers make basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as cooking mushrooms. Below, assistant web editor Christina Chaey confesses her mushroom disasters to digital food editor Dawn Perry. Here's</i> …

10 Comics You Need to Read Before Avengers: Age of Ultron

Marvel Studios have crafted their Cinematic Universe in a way which means that their movies are both rewarding to hardcore comic book fans and …

Chocolate Espresso Bundt Cake PLUS United States of Cakes Cookbook Review

<i>United States of Cakes,</i> by Roy Fares<p>In 2010, Roy Fares, won Sweden's Best Pastry Chef competition. He lives in Sweden, but loves to visit the United …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

8 shower beers to suds up your daily routine

Shower beers don’t get much respect, but they're the hardest-working booze in hygiene.<p>A glass of wine in the bath is still the most socially …

Lensbaby Velvet 56: A 56mm f/1.6 Manual Focus Lens for Soft Portraits and Macro Shots

Lensbaby has just added a new lens to its lens lineup. The Velvet 56 is a 56mm f/1.6 lens that can be used for super soft portrait shots or for macro …

Distractify

Before you cough up $30 for her lip kits, here are all the complaints customers had about Kylie Cosmetics.<p>By Tiffany White<p>1 minute ago<p>All the people …

Kylie Cosmetics

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>We’ve got a …

How to set up iPhone location-based reminders

The iPhone's native Reminders app is pretty handy, but when you add in its location-based abilities, it becomes an absolute lifesaver.<p>That's because …

Scrambled Eggs with Spinach & Parmesan

1 Servings<p>Pull the eggs off the heat when they still look a little loose; carryover cooking will do the rest.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large eggs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 teaspoon olive oil<p>3 cups baby spinach<p>1–2 tablespoons grated Parmesan<p>Crushed red pepper flakes<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whisk …

Recipes

500 Calorie Per Day Diet Plan

Going on a 500 calorie per day diet plan is a very highly popular form of dieting taken up by a large number of people is recent time. Its popularity …

Avocado Cream

Makes about 3 cups<p>A lighter, smoother, more grown-up guacamole.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 ripe avocados, pitted, peeled<p>½ cup sour cream<p>2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro, plus leaves for serving<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fennel …

Dumbest Things to Do in Iceland

<b>What are some of the silliest, most ignorant, or plain stupid things that visitors to Iceland have done? What common-sense decisions have recent</b> …

Charly Lester’s top five bars for a date in London – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:15 pm, April 4, 2015 in Dating, Food & Drink<p><i>30 Dates blogger and Time Out’s Head of Dating Charly Lester picks her top five London bars</i> …