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Six Google search tips to find anything faster

Start searching smarter.<p>Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web—the verb "to google" even made it into the dictionary. But while everyone's heard of the popular search engine, very few know how to make the most of it.<p>Behind the unassuming Google interface, you'll …

Google Search

How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

There are a lot of reasons to work out, including improving health, burning fat, gaining muscle, and just simply feeling better. Many of us have …

How Medellin went from murder capital to hipster holiday destination

Twenty-five years ago, Time magazine dubbed Colombia’s Medellin “the most dangerous city on earth”. Drug lords lived like princes, judges and policeman were regularly assassinated, paramilitaries invaded neighbourhoods and ordinary people disappeared overnight without trace.<p>Even 10 years ago, …

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

Frank Lloyd Wright

5 moves to get the abdominal V-shape you’ve always wanted

Six-packs? So 2016. Biceps? Give us a break. This year, people are drooling over a muscle you might not have known existed.<p>The transversus abdominis …

Want to get rid of cellulite? There's only one thing worth trying.

Contrary to what dozens of “cellulite solutions” companies want you to believe.<p>No one wants to hear that there’s no solution to the problem that vexes them. And while we might be loathe to admit it, we don't want to find out that the solutions that <i>do</i> exist are time-consuming and difficult. Take our …

Skin Care

The Hottest 100 Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

Looking to make a reservation somewhere new this weekend? You’re in luck.<p>OpenTable—the app that allows you to make online reservations, read and …

Hack Netflix with these add-ons and tricks

Supercharge your streaming<p>Part of Netflix's appeal is that it just works—whether you're on a phone, a tablet, or a smart TV, just fire up the streaming service and pick up where you left off. Dig a little deeper under Netflix's simple interface, though, and you'll find a number of ways to tweak and …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

It's really easy to stray from the path. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course corrections.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon …

Self-improvement

25 Of The Best New Albums To Stream On Spotify This Month

September kicked off with new releases from Travis Scott and Isaiah Rashad that dominated the conversation about the next generation of rap — but there were plenty more memorable albums out that month, too. The point of this column will be to highlight albums you might’ve missed elsewhere, …

Civil Rights

The Benefits of Oligosaccharides and Prebiotics

Sandwiched in between the simple sugars (monosaccharides) and the starches (polysaccharides) are a group of carbohydrates that we never heard much …

An Energizing 12-Minute Workout to Wake You Up

When it comes to exercise, caffeine has its benefits, but it also has some drawbacks (like possibly feeling more jittery than energized). So if a cup …

A 15-Minute Workout That’ll Help You Crush Your Next Cardio Session

If you want to get better at cardio workouts spend some time doing plyometric exercises, explains Sara Lewis, trainer and owner of XO Fitness in …

Workouts

101 Places to Buy Furniture & Home Decor Online

Oh, the joys of online home decor shopping. Not only can you find great deals on all kinds of housewares, you can do it all in your pajamas and from …

20 Tips That Will Actually Help You Start Running

(And people who aspire to be runners.)

7 Qualities of a Conscious, Loving Relationship

Over the past decade, between the two of us, Angel and I have read hundreds of books on relationships, coached hundreds of students who were …

The Best Month To Go

Your month-by-month guide to the hottest destinations, from Cuba to Croatia.<p>With the chilly months fast approaching, we round up the best European …

Costa Rica

10 great adventures for solo travellers

1. Wild Scotland<p>Just around the coast from the Eden community on Ardnamurchan lies the equally remote Knoydart Peninsula. A simple but comfortable alpine-style lodge with single rooms is the base for some challenging guided walks over the Knoydart passes and around the islands of Eigg and Rum. Most …

The Best Fitness Gear Of 2016

We tested the latest and greatest workout products. Here were the ones that rose above the rest<p>Skip scrolling through hundreds of online reviews for your next fitness tracker, workout shorts, running shoes, training system, or bike.<p>We tested a sporting goods store’s worth of gear and found the 19 …

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

The Brain

Steaks, Brisket, Kebabs, and More: 18 Grilled Beef Recipes for Memorial Day

Burgers are about as fancy as I get at most cookouts, but if I'm really celebrating I'll ditch the ground beef and break out the steak—it's hard to look at an open flame and not imagine a perfectly charred slab of beef. Our basic recipe will teach you how to get started, but a simple grilled steak …

BBQ

How to explore the world's greatest archipelagos

Readers share their tips on exploring the world's archipelagos.<p>This week's winning entry<p><b>Escape from modern living</b><p>Inspired by your article in Discover, we explored Palawan and the surrounding islands on the only sailing paraw [outrigger] in the Philippines. This is as remote as travel gets. …

The VICE Guide to Las Vegas: Where to Eat

The best chefs in the world call Vegas home. Here's proof.<p>Since Vegas is an insanely popular tourist destination, most big name chefs have an outpost somewhere on the Strip: Daniel Boulud (DB Brasserie), Wolfgang Puck (CUT, Cucina, and quite a few more), Gordon Ramsey (Pub & Grill, Burgr, and …

I retired abroad at age 29 for less money than I ever thought I'd need

The math behind financial independence is simple: you need 25 times your annual expenses to never have to work for money, ever again.<p>This calculation comes from the thorough Trinity Study, which defines the safe withdrawal rate based on historical returns, that will allow your portfolio to never …

Always Hungry? A New Prescription for Fat (Science) Combats Food Cravings & Obesity

<i>-Graphic Artist/Illustrator: Devin O'Sullivan</i><p>Just over two months ago, I made yet another annual vow (New Year's Resolution) to lose weight. At 41, it wasn't about fitting into a slinky black dress, - this was about being around long enough to watch my two children grow older. Type-2 diabetes ended …

15 Wise Motivational Movie Quotes That Will Inspire You To Live A Great Life

Movies are as much a source of wisdom to us as they are a source of entertainment. Films from across decades have mirrored life’s struggles …

15 Survival Gadgets For Your Next Outdoor Adventure

You've never wanted to go outside more than now.

Reasons Millennials Are TERRIFIED of Marriage (As Written By One)

My name is Nate, and I'm a Millennial... oh, and I'm also super single.<p>But here's the deal, I'm not running away from marriage. I've actually spent the last 3 years researching, studying and preparing for it!<p>I've talked to hundreds of happily married couples about what goes into creating amazing, …

Relationships

35 Signs You're in a Toxic Relationship

Here's how to tell if you're in a toxic relationship. If any of this sounds familiar, it's time to make some big changes.<p>No relationship is perfect, in the personal or the business sphere. But for the most part, a good relationship makes you feel secure, happy, cared for, respected, and free to be …

Self-help

10 Epic Places You Can Visit On A Budget

Wanderlust knows no wallets. 💸<p>Traveling on the cheap doesn't have to mean seedy motels and a road trip across the U.S. (Though trust us, that's not a bad plan at all.)<p>But for the wanderluster who wants to go somewhere <i>truly</i> epic, there are a number of options you're probably failing to consider. …