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Fighting traffic tickets: Seattle startup’s ‘Off the Record’ app boasts 97% success rate

Alex Guirguis has gotten several speeding tickets in his lifetime and he has contested all of them. But a Labor Day trip to Oregon with friends a …

How to Clean Your White Shoes This Spring

<i>For GQ by Jake Woolf.</i><p>Left: Bleached Adidas Energy Boost. Right: Brand new Adidas Ultra Boost.<p>Whether you wear them to the office or to the gym (or both), the biggest thing right now in running sneakers are super-slick all-white, knit-upper versions. Nike's got its Flyknit technology, while Adidas …

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10 Chrome extensions that can save you hundreds of dollars

Rent A Gent is a startup that lets you rent a platonic male friend for $200 an hour — here's what it's like to use

Sound familiar? It's a regular refrain for single ladies. Sometimes you can rustle up a friend, or find a date. But when that fails, we can now look to options like Rent A Gent, a site that sets you up with a professional platonic date.<p>No funny business, it claims, just a dependable (and dependably …

The Goldman Sachs Elevator guide to dressing like a gentleman

Maybe for some young bankers, it's an excuse to go out armed with business cards, pay for bottle service, and probably still go home alone.<p>Still, there's no shortage of advice when it comes to men's fashion. And there's obviously no real consensus.<p>You've got Mark Zuckerberg showing off his closet …

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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 Photos18 hours agoView More<p>Don't Miss!<p>Amazon …

A Better Reason to Be Fit

<b>"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity." -- John F. Kennedy</b><p>Here's a question for you: Why do you exercise? Why do you try to stay in shape?<p>(And if you don't exercise and hate everything about …

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10 Mind-Blowing TED Talks On How To Be Confident, Gorgeous- And A Better Person

1. Your Body Language Influences the Way You Feel<p>In this video, social Psychologist Amy Cuddy discusses research that shows how body language shapes …

How Did We Get So Fat And Is There Hope?

While I will be writing on Forbes mostly about the technology and the Human Internet of Things (HIoT) in health and wellness, I thought it was really important to get at the fundamental reasons we are so fat. Earlier, I wrote an article “Four fundamental shifts required for improved population …

17 Warren Buffett Quotes That Will Inspire You to Remarkable Success and Happiness

Learn valuable lessons for success and happiness from one of today's truly great businesspeople.<p>It's no secret that Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors and businesspeople in the world. However, what is not as well known is that he is also one of the happiest.<p>While Buffett has …

'It's Part of Who I Am,' Says Boston Doctor with Rare Condition That Lets Him Feel Patients' Physical Pain

A Boston doctor was born with a skill that he never could have learned in medical school.<p>Dr. Joel Salinas, a neurologist at Massachusetts General …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

Russian man to undergo world's first full head transplant

Mr Spiridinov, from Russia, suffers from Werdnig Hoffman disease, a muscle wasting condition that seriously diminishes his physical capabilities and left him dependent on a wheelchair.<p>Now he has announced his intention to become the world’s first subject of a full head transplant, so that his brain …

8 Ways to Spice Up Oral Sex

Going down is about to get even better<p>You probably have a ton of favorite positions when it comes to sex, but what about foreplay? If your pre-sex routine is feeling, well, routine, it’s time to get creative with your mouth moves. Take a page (or eight!) out of the <i>Men’s Health and Women’s Health</i> …

Read This, and You’ll Never Want to Skip the Bodyweight Lunge Again

Here's how to turn the simple forward lunge into a grueling 10-minute conditioning workout<p>It’s tough to get excited about a bodyweight lunge. We all know you can use it within a regular workout to build single-leg strength, explosiveness, and stability. “But you can also use it at the end of your …

The Truth about Foam Rolling

Foam rolling works—just not for the reason you think<p>Most trainers recommend foam rolling before a workout for good reason: A study in <i>The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research</i> found that rolling out for just a minute can improve your range of motion, while a study in <i>Medicine & Science in</i> …

The Once-A-Week, All-You-Need Abs Workout

Well, hello, crop top.<p>It's been well established that the best strength-training programs allow for some days of rest in between workouts—yet some experts say you should do abs workouts every day. That approach works if you are interested in improving the muscular endurance of your ab muscles. The …

Here's An Insanely Effective Leg Workout For Summertime Short Shorts

BuzzFeed Life asked Albert Matheny, C.S.C.S., co-founder of Soho Strength Lab in New York City, to create a 20-minute high-intensity workout that targets the lower-body.<p><b>REALNESS ANNOUNCEMENT:</b> You can and should feel great about your body and wear anything you want even if you never exercise and …

Ranking the NFL's Top QB/RB/WR Trios

In football, the three most glamorous and celebrated positions on the field are typically quarterback, running back and receiver. Quarterbacks throw touchdowns to receivers and running backs typically handle more opportunities with the football than any other position.<p>Every offense in today's NFL …

Google’s self-driving car is hitting public roads this summer

The cars will have safety drivers and a 25mph cap<p>Google's own self-driving car is almost ready to be tested on public roads. In a blog post, project director Chris Urmson says that a few of the prototype vehicles will drive around Mountain View, California, where the company is based. Safety …

The Workout Plan All Skinny Guys Have Been Waiting For

Use this 60-day routine to help you bulk up and gain muscle once and for all<p>If you’re a naturally skinny guy, bulking up can feel like trying to sneeze with your eyes open: Impossible.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Can Flatten Your Belly and Strengthen Your Body …

11 Brutal Exercises You Love to Hate (But Really Love)

Relationship status: It’s complicated. These grueling exercises are super difficult and draining, but they you keep coming back for more<p>The safety squat bar—or SSB—has built-in padding around the neck and shoulders. In fact, the two-pronged piece of equipment resembles a travel pillow attached to a …

Biologists Discover The Key Mechanism That Triggers Human Ageing

And they could use it to help slow or reverse the process.<p>Scientists have discovered that the deteorioration of the tightly-packed bundles of DNA …

Medical Research Suggests You Might Be Able to Think Your Way Back to Strength

Years ago -- freshman year of college, to be exact -- I had shoulder surgery. The recovery process was long, tedious and, at times, painful. After nearly six months of daily physical therapy, I was back in business.<p>At about the same time, Lucas, one of my wrestling teammates, was recovering from a …

How to Get Rid of Love Handles With These 10-Minute Workouts

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Love handles, like most types of abdominal fat, can be quite challenging to get rid of, and for many may hold even after you've lost …

17 Bodyweight Exercises for Speed and Strength

Getting in shape without access to a gym or any fancy equipment is totally doable. In fact, bodyweight exercises can not only build muscle and burn …

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The Perfect Day of Weight Loss

Boost metabolism, burn calories, and torch your belly for 24 hours<p>You can always use your time better. Boost metabolism, burn calories, and torch your belly for 24 hours with these secrets.<p>And for even more ways to torch fat and get lean for good, check out <i>The Lean Belly Prescription</i> by Dr. Travis …

America's Most Sex-Happy Cities

We looked at condom sales, birth rates, sex toy sales and rates of certain STDs, to determine the most sex-crazed cities in the nation<p>Texas towns haven't fared well in a few of our past rankings, having been included among the Fattest and the Drunkest U.S. cities. But this time is different. When …

Introducing the Dreaded and Hilarious Mashup of CrossFit Yoga (VIDEO)

Introducing CrossFit Yoga. What happens when two popular fitness cultures clash? A super hardcore vibe, AMRAPs (as many reps as possible) of sun …

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Heart attack damage repaired using gene therapy

Scarred heart tissue can be transformed into beating cells using a cocktail of five genes, according to a new study.<p>Heart attacks cause cells in the affected area to stop beating and become encased in scar tissue, but researchers believe the damage may not be permanent.<p>Using a combination of genes …