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14 Healthiest Vegetables on Earth

By Rachael Link<p>Vegetables are well-known for being good for your health. Most vegetables are low in calories but high in vitamins, minerals and fiber.<p>…

Nutrition

Apple just gave away all the iPhone camera’s secrets

Just because you know how to press your iPhone's camera shutter and record button and snap the perf selfie doesn't mean you're getting the most out …

Want to Raise Healthy Kids? Science Says Teach Them to Eat Like Japanese Families Do

Rule #1: Use smaller plates.<p>A study in the British medical journal <i>The Lancet</i> points out that of all the world's cultures, children who are born and grow up in Japan have the longest lives and healthiest lifestyles. One of the key reasons? It has to do with the way their families manage meals and …

Today's Workout 42: The dumbbell-only circuit to build total-body mass

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>You don't (always) need to lift heavy to gain mass and definition—and this simple, dumbbell-only routine is …

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

No gym membership? That’s no excuse to swerve a workout. After all, if the Ancient Greeks taught us anything, it’s that an Adonis physique came long …

Workouts

Today's Workout 38: The dumbbell-only circuit for a total-body shred

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you're looking to put your usual muscle-building routine into overdrive—and want to see some serious …

Today's Workout 36: The dumbbell circuit for muscle growth

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This no-frills, no-nonsense workout that's guaranteed to spur muscle growth throughout your entire body only …

How to bake the perfect salted caramel brownies

Some have reservations, but there are few things that aren’t improved by a dollop of salted caramel – and adding it to a squidgy, dark brownie is a no brainer<p>Some of you, I know, have had your fill of salted caramel. You’re sick of finding it in everything from green tea to cider, still unconvinced …

Dessert

Today's Workout 28: The 4-move circuit for massive pecs

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Whether at the beach or in the bedroom, every guy wants to look great shirtless. The secret to a bigger chest, …

​This Workout Will Serve Up A Major Dose of Muscle From Head to Toe

Turn your body into a powerhouse with this barbell and plate workout<p>This workout, by Ashley Horner, owner of American Sled Dogs, combines three strength moves that will turn your body into a powerhouse and build a lower body of steel.<p>The barbell heavy squat not only builds massive legs and glutes, …

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

Nutrition

Tone Your Lower Abs, Butt, and Legs All at Once With 1 Exercise

Need a low-impact cardio move that works the abs and legs? We've got you covered with this awesome standing exercise, no equipment required.<p>Here's how to do a knee driver (sometimes called "smashing the coconut"):<p>Begin with your weight on your left foot and your hands together in front of you for …

Today's Workout 26: The squat combo routine to build strength

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>You may think this total-body, squat-focused workout seems simple at first glance—and you'd be right.<p>It is …

This Is Not a Drill: These 5 Healthy Snacks Are Actually Satisfying

The healthiest, most virtuous snack is worth nothing if you don’t want to eat it. After all: You don’t put in max effort during your weekend cycling trip only to wrap up the day with a sad handful of artificially sweetened puffed-air crisps. These days, we approach snacking like we tackle our …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Seattle sues Trump over 'sanctuary cities'

Seattle filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Wednesday, charging that President Donald Trump’s executive order threatening funding for “sanctuary cities” is “unconstitutional and ambiguous,” and violates the 10th Amendment of the Constitution.<p>Mayors and police chiefs from around the …

How to Stop Destroying Your Clothes in the Wash

Theoretically, it’s better to spend more on quality, but that’s only true if the quality item lasts. I used to have a bad habit of tossing my clothes …

Cleaning

The Best Hotel Secrets Only Insiders Know

The price you pay for a hotel room can vary greatly depending on the property, its location and when you stay. On average, the daily rate for U.S. …

The Hardest, Most Effective No-Equipment Workout You'll Ever Do​

Your go-to when you can't squeeze in a visit to the gym.<p>I travel at least a weekend or two a month, but I haven't missed a scheduled workout in the last 10 years.<p>I call my go-to hotel room workout "Sore Legs, No Equipment." It's so killer that I even do it when I'm at the gym and really want to …

The Best Homemade Ramen Soup Recipes

Chicken noodle soup has got nothing on these ramen recipes.<p>Traditional Japanese ramen ― the broth-y noodle soup loaded with umami flavors and often times topped with a soft boiled egg ― can take a long time to perfect. Ramen masters spend years honing their craft. But most of us living stateside …

No Excuses: 3 Intense Workouts You Can Do in 10 Minutes

Here’s a hard truth: Sometimes you just won’t be able to fit in an hour-long, balls-to-the-wall workout at the gym. But don’t let an all-or-nothing …

9 of the best resources for learning HTML and CSS

Learning HTML and CSS can feel like a bit of an uphill struggle, especially because there's almost too much information out there. Where do you even …

Web Design

We Tested Pinterest Cooking Hacks And Here's Which Ones Worked

Here's what worked and what (definitely) didn't.<p><b>DID IT WORK?:</b> Yup!<p><b>THE RESULTS:</b> The cake mix made about 15 cookies, and <b>perhaps unsurprisingly, the cookies were very cakey.</b> I like my cookies crispy on the edges and super fudgy in the middle and these were none of that — so I didn't even eat the whole …

The Complete Learn to Code Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Python Tutorial: Learn by Coding</b><p>Go From Beginner to Master of Python with 7.5 Hours of Hands-On Training<p>Cement your coding skills by learning Python: server-side interpreted, open-source, non-compiled scripting language commonly used in web and video game development. Begin with the basics of …

Web Development

A man who flew around the world for 3 months on less than $1,000 shares his best advice to save a fortune on airfare

After retiring at age 34 , Brandon traveled around the world for three months, visiting 14 countries on four different continents — and he paid only $947.91 for his flights.<p>What's his secret to traveling so cheaply?<p>Frequent flyer miles, scored through free credit card signup bonuses.<p>Brandon, who …

Frequent-flyer Programs

The Top All-Inclusive Resorts in the U.S. Virgin Islands

No passport or bill shock? Sign us up.<p>Craving a spur-of-the-moment weekend trip? You don’t need a passport to head to the U.S. Virgin Islands, making …

Caribbean

The renter's guide to smart-home tech

People who used to be priced completely out of the category finally have some decent options.