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How to get a six pack: The internet is full of lies and disinformation about how to build abs, here’s everything you need to know

For many, a six pack is the holy grail. A good set of abs makes you stop and stare, and it’s one of the most reliable forms of marketing in the …

Fitness

Which true wireless earbuds are worth buying?

With so many flagship phones leaving behind the headphone jack over the past two years, the need for a good pair of Bluetooth earbuds has only intensified. While the first crop of true wireless products had their share of comfort and connection problems, the selection improved dramatically in 2017, …

How to lose weight faster, but safely

No gimmicks, no lies — just 15 science-based nutrition strategies to jump-start your slim down.<p>Making small, specific goals is key to losing weight …

Black History

Wild Styles: The Best Hip-Hop Soundtracks Ever

In the days of pre-internet music consumption, soundtracks were a hugely important vehicle for new artists to get noticed. A relative unknown could …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to Be Happy with What You Eat This Year

In 2017, we turned to comfort food. Now, we're doing right by our bodies—and the world.<p>We pigged out last year. Who could blame us? Natural disasters. Man-made disasters. The looming threat of nuclear war. We poured ourselves another glass—or maybe bottle—of wine after every push alert, woke up the …

Trump Administration

Challenge Yourself to Eat Clean For 2 Weeks

Eating clean doesn't mean giving up foods you love, but it does entail making healthy, homemade meals. Our Two-Week Clean-Eating Plan For 2018, created by registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh of C&J Nutrition, focuses on whole foods: fruits, veggies, whole grains, and lean …

10 SUPERFOODS TO IMPROVE DIGESTION & GUT HEALTH

Our digestive tract, also known as our gut, is one of the most sensitive and interconnected systems in our body. We now know that our our gut is …

Dr Rangan Chatterjee's 4 Pillar Plan: Eat yourself slim, healthy and happy

<i>Forget fads or quick fixes – in the second stage of my 4 Pillar Plan , I share the simple tips that will transform your diet for good (with fats and carbs included)</i><p>Many of us, especially those over the age of 30, have grown up being told that we should eat a low-fat diet. It’s only recently become …

Nutrition

How to Be More Productive in 2018 | Inc.com

Holding her laptop, journal and pen, and paper calendar, Janice (not her real name) stopped long enough to field a question from one of her teammates. With an eye on the clock and her body positioned to get away to her next meeting quickly, Janice looked frazzled. Her endless meetings and a list of …

Time Management

Master Excel skills that’ll dazzle your bosses, and learn how for under $50

Excelling at Microsoft Excel may not seem like an inherently sexy talent. But as with most things in life, headline-grabbing flash fades while rock-solid fundamentals are forever.<p>Microsoft Excel has been the gold standard for data organization and presentation for decades, and that shows no sign of …

Microsoft Excel

23 Things Everyone Should've Watched On Netflix In 2017

Don't worry, though – you still have time to catch up.<p><i>Note: Some submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Soccer

Cake walk: a tour of London’s finest patisseries, ice cream shops and cheese sellers

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff sets off in search of the perfect sugar hit<p>Lynne Staartjes, who trained as a pastry chef, founded London’s Sweet Tooth Tours, “showcasing some of the finest delicacies the city has to offer” to encourage responsible indulgence. If you’re going to eat chocolate, she says, why …

Ice Cream

Seven once-in-a-lifetime safaris that aren’t in Africa

Africa may have a lock on our collective imagination when it comes to safaris, but there are plenty of places <i>outside</i> of Africa where you can come face-to-face with wildlife in its natural habitat, too — think Canada’s "Kings of the Arctic," Brazil’s big cats, the wolves of Romania, and so much more.<p>…

National Parks

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Happiness

Europe Travel: 10 Charming Villages for a Romantic Getaway

Europe’s most charming villages are at the heart of a fairytale story—gorgeous views, colorful scenery, and port-side, romantic stays against a …

Listen up, guys: 14 foods that may help your sexual performance

It comes down to improving circulation, dudes – and a diet full of these foods can help.<p>There are plenty of reasons for enjoying a healthier diet, and just as many excuses for not. The problem comes down to the immediacy of benefits: Broccoli could add years to my life, sure, but this deep-fried …

Nutrition

Google now recommends downloads to trick out your Android homescreen

One of the major advantages Android offers over iOS is the flexibility and freedom to customize your homescreen to suit your taste. While iOS only lets you set wallpapers and stuff apps into folders, Android additionally lets you place interactive widgets, use a custom launcher and overhaul the …

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

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 is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial navigation system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

10 movies you should watch to show off your surround sound

Put your new sound system to the test with these movies known for their outstanding sound design.<p>When you upgraded your television to a new 4K unit, you likely realized that the content available to show off those 6 million additional pixels was scant. Even today, 4K content is seriously lagging …

Audiophile

9 ways to watch movies online for free

Only the popcorn will cost you. Well, that and the internet connection for your phone, laptop or set-top box.<p>No money in the budget for a Netflix subscription? Or Amazon Prime? Fear not: As long as you have an internet connection, you can still enjoy movie night. Granted, you may not be able to …

Smart TV

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Stagger-Stance Single-Arm Row<p><b>Core Focus:</b> <i>Lats, Traps, Quadratus lumborum</i><p>Start with feet staggered, right foot in front of left, with a kettlebell on …

Gardening 101: Raspberry

Raspberry, <i>Rubus strigosus:</i> “The Welcome Rambler”<p>Raspberries should be re-classified as one of the seven wonders of the world. Native species of the …

Make 2017 the year you become an elite coder with this top-down training

It’s one of those perennial New Year’s resolutions for the tech-inclined: learning to code. If you’re in the dark about where to start, look no further than this Learn to Code 2017 course collection. You can now get this 10-pack of coding tutorials from TNW Deals… for any price you want to pay.<p>To …

Sherlock, Broadchurch and the return of Christina Ricci: the best television shows in 2017

<b></b>January<p><b>Sherlock</b><p>Back on top form after last year’s disappointing one-off, Mark Gatiss’s entry in the new trilogy sees Holmes awaiting the late Moriarty’s next move, while a vandal targeting images of Thatcher is found to have links to Mary Watson’s past.<p><i>BBC One, Jan 1</i><p><b>The Halcyon</b><p>Categorically not …

The top 20 fitness trends for 2017

A new year symbolizes a fresh start—and the perfect chance to reboot your stale workouts with one of 2017's top fitness trends.<p>In the upcoming year, wearable tech, body weight training, and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) will be huge, according to an annual report published by the American …

Exercise

The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness

27 Modern Living Rooms Full of Luxurious Details Photos

As one of the most frequent gathering spots for family and friends, whether you're hosting a movie night or a cocktail party, living rooms should be welcoming and cozy—but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style. These living rooms from the <i>AD</i> archives embrace a minimalist, modern aesthetic to …

Prediabetes doesn’t have to be a ‘doomsday message’: What you need to know, and do

Almost 90 million Americans have it, but even though the condition can carry long-term life-threatening consequences, they may have no clue.<p>What is it?<p>Prediabetes — which, in up to 30 percent of cases, can lead to full-blown Type 2 diabetes within five years, according to the Centers for Disease …

Diabetes