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A Guide to the Best Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley is the heart of the American Cab scene. Follow this Cabernet Sauvignon-centric itinerary along Highway 29 to get a taste of why.<p>So, you …

Wine

The 38 Best California Restaurants, Mapped

Find perfect pastries in Los Angeles, outstanding pho in Orange County, and incredible tacos in Sonoma<p>The time has come for Eater’s first-ever guide to California, wherein we name the 38 most essential restaurants all across the 160,000-plus square miles that make up Golden State.<p>Over three months …

MIT Researchers Have Developed a ‘System for Dream Control’

When is a sleeper actually asleep?<p>There is a borderland between waking life and the uncharted wilderness of sleep that we all traverse each night, but we rarely stop to marvel at the strangeness of this liminal world. If we do, we find that it is full of hallucinations both wonderful and …

Deal Alert: Flights to Hawaii From $352 Round-Trip

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How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

The best Napa Valley wineries to visit feature a tasting room in a cave, artisanal cheese pairings, on-site sommeliers and more <i>—Megan Krigbaum (with</i> …

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

By Elisabeth Leamy<p>, Writer<p>Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious …

Real Estate

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

The (Second) Greatest Sales Deck and Pitch I’ve Ever Seen

It’s Salesforce and they are the godfather of strategic storytelling. Here’s why.<p>Last September, Andy Raskin wrote an amazing post breaking down the …

I ditched my financial advisor for an app, and saving money has never been easier

At the risk of sounding cliché, I'm a millennial with almost no investing experience. I have a 401(k) retirement account, but all my non-retirement savings has been stashed in a standard savings account from Bank of America.<p>With interest rates low and my savings not doing much, I decided it was …

Apps

10 ways to make money just by living your best life — literally

Snagging a side gig is a typical way to earn extra cash, but let’s be honest: A second job can be so time-consuming it could mean the demise of your …

Six fixes for anterior pelvic tilt

Anterior pelvic tilt is a change in posture that happens when the front of the pelvis rotates forward, and the back of the pelvis rises.<p>Some research …

Pain

When Does It Make Sense to Contribute to a Roth 401(k)?

Saving for retirement is an important step to take on the path to true financial independence. With rising concerns about the future of Social …

Retirement

The Star Wars Prequels Have Never Looked as Good as On These Posters

The <i>Star Wars</i> prequels will forever be a point of contention. Some love them as their <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy. Others find them mindless and painful. But …

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

How to Move Your Photo Library Between Apple Photos and Google Photos

We’re all disappearing under a virtual avalanche of photos and videos, and no one’s really sure about how to organize it all—though Apple and Google …

It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to know that splitting fairways, draining putts and knocking chips close will lead to some seriously low scores. …

Golf

How Rogue One's Plot Ties Directly into The Force Awakens

Chirrut and the planet Jedha in “Rogue One” might just have a much greater relevance to the rest of the “Star Wars” saga than they seem<p><i>(Some slight</i> …

The Definitive Harry Potter Gift Guide

A trip to Diagon Alley might not be in the cards for you this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give gifts as magical as what you’d find in …

NOMATIC Travel Bag

If a mad scientist put a travel duffel, a backpack, and dresser into some sort of evil device and switched it on, we’re pretty sure that this Travel …

A Definitive Ranking of Carpool Karaoke Guests

Now with added FLOTUS.<p>Who knew that a British talk show host driving around and having a bit of a sing-song would become such an internet sensation? But James Corden's Carpool Karaoke on <i>The Late Late Show</i> has become a proper phenomenon - every one a treat. So which is the best? Here's our totally …

Aer Travel Pack

Just about two years ago now Aer jumped on Kickstarter with a bag that they believed was the ideal solution for carrying office and gym essentials. …

The best movies and TV shows coming to Amazon, iTunes, Hulu, and more in June

In June, there are many hit movies and TV shows coming to your favorite streaming services, including the Disney box-office smash "Zootopia," Matt Damon in "The Martian," and on the TV side, the new season of "UnReal" as well as the much-anticipated ESPN documentary "O.J.: Made in America."<p>Here's …

Smart TV

The 7-Move Upper-Body Upgrade

Target your shoulders and upper chest with this V-shape workout<p>The V-shaped torso is a magical thing.<p>Put two guys with the same amount of muscle and fat on their frames next to one another, and the one with the broader shoulders and slimmer waist will <i>always</i> look more athletic.<p>And the wider your …

You’ve Never Done the Stepup Like This Before

This variation of the classic exercise challenges your lower body in all new ways<p>Here’s the typical way to do a stepup: Face a bench, and step up and down.<p>But in the video above, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour shows you the crossover version of the movement. You’ll travel across the …

The Glute Workout From Hell

Will it hurt? Yes. Will it get results? Hell yes.<p>It’s time to put that cushion you sit on all day to work with this 10-minute glutes workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>It’s as simple as it gets—one exercise, two variations, 10 minutes—but your butt will be burning by the end. …

The Worst Way to Perform the Bulgarian Split Squat

The Men’s Health Fitness Director sees this form fail all the time. Are you guilty?<p>The Bulgarian split squat is a terrific way to build single-leg strength, add lower-body mass, and improve hip mobility—<i>except</i> when it’s done with a long stance.<p>When your front foot is too far forward, it causes all …

3 Questions That All Great Sales Messages Answer

The purpose of a sales message is to obtain permission to sell rather than jump right into selling.<p>Based upon the hundreds of sales messages I've critiqued in my free weekly newsletter, most sales messages try to sell too soon.<p>The purpose of a sales message is to obtain permission for you to sell. …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks