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Calories in Nuts Chart: Which Are The Lowest Calorie?

Nuts. There are lots of them. And a lot to know about their nutritional content.<p>Nuts are healthy, but can also be high in fat. The nutritional values …

NINE KEYS TO A PERFECT SQUAT

<i>Written by Jim Stoppani, PhD and Michael Berg</i><p><b>FLEXONLINE.COM</b><p>It's so brutally simple, a caveman could have invented it. Drape a heavy weight across …

The Proof Is in the Pull-Up: 10 Tools for Getting Better at Pull-Ups

Once upon a time, I could not do one pull up. Heck, I couldn’t do a push-up, either. I used to ask my mom to write me notes to get me out of gym in …

Lyft Is Expanding Its Ride-Sharing Service To Silicon Valley

Ride-sharing startup Lyft has been on a mission to make its mobile ride app available in various markets around the country, recently launching service in places like Dallas, Indianapolis, and St. Paul. But its newest market is a little closer to home: Beginning Friday evening, riders in certain …

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Why U.S. Health Care Is Obscenely Expensive, In 12 Charts

The U.S. leads the world in health care spending, but we don't live very long, and going to the doctor is so expensive that we don't do it very often. So where is the money going?<p>Not toward obesity-related diseases or unnecessary tests and treatments, as the writer John Green pointed out in a …

3 Ways to Ease a Muscle Cramp

Don't let cramping muscles slow you down!<p><b>Step on a cold floor.</b>Or limp to your fridge for an ice pack, says Peterson. Studies show chilly temps block pain pathways in the muscles and can reduce spasms in your thighs, calves, or feet.<p><b>If that doesn't work. . .</b><p><b>Swig some pickle juice.</b>Weird but true: A …

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes

In my new eBook, <i>365 Inspirational Quotes: Daily Motivation For Your Best Year Ever</i>, I share the quotations that have inspired me as I’ve launched my companies, written my books and raised my children. In the spirit of self motivation, here are my top 100 inspirational quotes.<p>1. Life is about making …

The US professionals quitting the rat race to become farmers

<b>Farming has always been a hard way to make a living.</b><p>Now, a small but - anecdotally - growing group of Americans are leaving the structure and security of an office job for the gruelling, yet rewarding work of earning money from the land.<p>Some want to be a part of improving the food supply for …

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Fracking Blamed For Widespread Death Of Federally-Protected Fish In Kentucky

Hydraulic fracturing fluids leaked from nearby natural gas drilling wells caused the widespread death or distress of aquatic species in Kentucky’s Acorn Fork, according to a joint study by the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.<p>Hydraulic fracturing is the most common …

The Genius of Whisper, the Massively Popular App You Haven't Heard Of

It's anonymous. It's ephemeral. It's PostSecret optimized like FarmVille.<p>I have a secret to tell you: There is a mobile app you've probably never heard of that gets 2.5 <i>billion</i> page views a month, substantially more than all of CNN. It's called Whisper, and the youths just love it.<p>Here's how it …

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Why The Gym Is Becoming The New Center For Business

Forty years ago, it might have happened on the golf course. A round of eighteen with a partnering exec, some negotiation on the fairways, and a handshake agreement after the last putt.Business as usual.<p>Today, though, business is finding a new home outside the boardroom, one with a lot more Under …

50 Life Secrets and Tips

Memorize something everyday.<p>Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to …

The Fit 5: Smart CrossFit Training

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Fit Celebrities Who Swear By CrossFit

See which stars turn to this intense workout to stay in amazing shape<p><b>Jack Osbourne</b> grew up in the public eye on MTV’s <i>Meet the Osbournes</i>, so we all …

9 Stars Who Do CrossFit

Why CrossFit is Awesome

By Rob Sulaver<p>CrossFit is all about constantly varied “functional” movement performed at high intensity.<p>Their definition of fitness is: “increased …

Grilling Without Aluminum Foil

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Aluminum foil isn't the only answer to grilling delicate or small items.</i><p>Summer …

5 Great Steaks to Remember for Killer Grilling! Plus, a Caveman T-Bone Recipe You'll Never Forget

S T E A K. Five simple letters that spell a world of carnivorous pleasure. A well-grilled steak (like this Caveman T-Bone recipe!) stimulates all your senses: the sight of the dark crust, the scent of smoke, the sizzle of the meat on the grill, the meaty chew, and, of course, the inimitable flavor: …

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6 healthy reasons to keep loving coffee

I adore coffee, so I wasn’t surprised when I came a cross a recent study, which found that drinking java is linked to positive emotions, including pleasure, kindness, affection, satisfaction, friendship, calm, and happiness. I couldn’t agree more, but as a nutritionist, my love for morning mud …