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This is the one type of exercise that will help you build muscle fastest, according to YouTube fitness stars The Lean Machines

We've all seen those guys in the gym who hunch over an EZ bar and curl their biceps to destruction before studiously analysing themselves in the mirror.<p>And while it can be tempting to isolate the muscle groups you're most self-conscious about, it's by working as many muscles at once that will see …

Muscle

Whew! Apple Watch ECG was a heartbeat away from missing FDA nod

Some on the Apple Watch team may have felt their hearts pounding in the days leading up to the big Apple Watch 4 unveiling in Cupertino last week. The new watch’s marquee health feature–an electrocardiogram–had not received a Food and Drug Administration clearance until within 24 hours of the …

Apple Watch

Global financial crisis: 10 years on

Five Reuters reporters examine what has changed — and what has not — in the decade since the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008.

Lehman Brothers

Study: A Daily Baby Aspirin Has No Benefit For Healthy Older People

Many healthyAmericans take a baby aspirin every day to reduce their risk of having a heart attack, getting cancer and even possibly dementia. But is it really a good idea?<p>Results released Sunday from a major study of low-dose aspirin contain a disappointing answer for older, otherwise healthy …

Aspirin

10 Slow-Cooker Recipes Made for Fall TV Binges

There are a few things I do when I come home from work: I greet my pup Quentin "Q" Compson, kneeling down to her level and sticking my head out so she can lick the heck out of my face (which, I've read, helps raise her serotonin levels). I pour myself a glass of wine, put on an episode of whatever …

Slow Cookers

Which Exercise Burns the Most Calories? Here's What Science Says

Your time is precious — and limited. So when it comes to working out, it’s not uncommon to wonder: what exercise burns the most calories?<p>Exercise …

The problem with all the plastic that’s leaching into your food

There’s mounting evidence that it’s a health hazard.<p>Consider what you’ve eaten today. Perhaps you drank juice from a plastic bottle and coffee from a Keurig pod. For breakfast, you might have had fruit with yogurt. Your lunch salad may have been packed in a plastic container.<p>There’s a good chance …

Administrative Law

Crazy rich Asia: Home to the fastest-growing pool of wealth in the world

The glitz and glamour of summer box-office hit "Crazy Rich Asians" sought to shine a light on an exclusive subgroup of the wealthy elite. But, …

Income Inequality

Brilliant Recipes for the Busy

<i>[Sign up here to receive the Five Weeknight Dishes newsletter in your inbox every Friday. The recipes are also available on NYT Cooking in the Weekly Plan in your Recipe Box. You can save your favorites there.]</i><p>Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes! It’s our first official newsletter, devoted …

Eggs

Trump tells Apple to make products in U.S. to avoid China tariffs

(Reuters) - U.S. President Trump tweeted on Saturday that Apple Inc (AAPL.O) should make products inside the United States if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports.<p>The company told trade officials in a letter on Friday that the proposed tariffs would affect prices for a "wide range" of Apple …

Tariffs

How to Earn Unofficial VIP Status at a Hotel With a Single Gesture

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all our luxury</i> …

Jackson Hole

How Many Weightlifting Sets Is Enough?

How much weight do you need to lift to get stronger? A new study suggests it’s not as much as you think—but more is still better when it comes to …

Exercise

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

When to Buy Travel Insurance

When you’re planning a vacation, scheduling excursions and picking which restaurants you’ll dine at each night isn’t so much a chore as an exciting …

Personal Finance

Student Loan Watchdog Quits, Says Trump Administration 'Turned Its Back' On Borrowers

<b>Updated at 1:12 p.m. ET</b><p>The federal official in charge of protecting student borrowers from predatory lending practices has stepped down.<p>In a scathing resignation letter, Seth Frotman, who until now was the student loan ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, says current leadership …

Trump Administration

A Coffee Enema Is the Most Refreshing Way to Spend Your Afternoon

If you think drinking a cup of coffee perks you up, wait till you get 16 ounces of it tubed into your butthole<p>I’m not the kind of guy who does stuff …

The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History

It was a perfect sunny summer afternoon in Copenhagen when the world’s largest shipping conglomerate began to lose its mind.<p>The headquarters of A.P. …

Long-form Journalism

Nikon's long-awaited Z7 mirrorless camera is here, and it's spectacular

Check out the first shots from Nikon’s new mirrorless full-frame camera.<p>Nikon has finally announced its highly-anticipated and heavily-teased line of mirrorless full-frame cameras and this morning we had an opportunity to spend some time shooting with a pre-production model of the Z7.<p>The Z7 is the …

Cameras

No amount of alcohol is good for your overall health, global study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're one of the third of all humankind who drinks alcohol, take note: There's no amount of liquor, wine or beer that is safe for your overall health, according to a new analysis of 2016 global alcohol consumption and disease risk.<p>Alcohol was the leading risk factor for disease and …

University of Cambridge

Study: Sexually fantasizing about one’s partner inhibits relationship-damaging behaviors

Sexual desire is among the strongest forces in human nature; one that can induce ecstatic pleasure and a profound connection between partners. …

Psychology

Half of the Top 10 U.S. Colleges Are in the Same State — and Four Are Public Schools. Here's Why They Rule

Consider these schools if you're applying to colleges.<p>If MONEY’s 2018 Best Colleges rankings put you in a West Coast state of mind, there’s a reason: …

College & University

Trump’s Plan to Make America Great Again Involves Giving His Constituents Cancer

The president is pushing for asbestos, a known carcinogen, to make a comeback—and you’ll never guess which country is its primary exporter.<p>As you may recall, when <b>Donald Trump</b> was running for president, he had a little slogan about how if elected he would “Make America Great Again.” For many, who …

Here's how much protein you really need

Athletes do need more protein—but that doesn't necessarily mean you need supplements.<p>Gym buffs get a lot of grief for their shaker bottles full of chalky protein powder—but should they? They, like so many of the rest of us, are just trying to fuel their bodies properly. And when it comes to …

Nutrition

Court bans popular farm pesticide defended by Trump. What it means for farms, workers, kids

A court ordered the Trump administration Thursday to ban a widely used farm pesticide that environmentalists say can damage the nervous systems of …

Cancer cells use biological 'drones' to battle immune system - study

Scientists have discovered how cancer cells send out remote proteins to defend against T cells which the body uses to tackle them.<p>Scientists have …

Who Gets a New 20% Tax Break? The Treasury Dept. Speaks, and Trump May Save

WASHINGTON — A new 20 percent tax break included in last year’s $1.5 trillion tax overhaul could wind up benefiting President Trump’s real estate empire given how the Treasury Department plans to implement the provision, several tax experts said.<p>On Wednesday, the Treasury Department issued a …

Donald Trump

The Last Major TV Factory in the U.S. Is Shutting Down Because of President Trump's Tariffs

A South Carolina plant that assembles televisions using Chinese parts plans to shut down and lay off nearly all its employees because of new tariffs …

From Tokyo to Paris, Parents Tell Americans to Chill

A mother in Sweden says she often didn’t know where her elementary-school-aged son went for the afternoon after school.<p>A father in Paris says he sends his daughters outside to the playground nearby — alone.<p>And a mother in the Netherlands says parents don’t feel compelled to stick around for …

‘I’m Totally Freaked Out’: Brazilians Weigh a Farewell to Paradise

Shaken by violence, thousands of TV stars, bankers, lawyers and wealthy Brazilians are fleeing the country<p>RIO DE JANEIRO—Wealthy Brazilians are fleeing the country, terrified by spiraling gun violence and pessimistic about the nation’s political and economic future.<p>Thiago Lacerda, a top soap opera …

Opera

Perfect, Gooey Cinnamon Rolls Get a Peachy Upgrade

<i>We've partnered with Bosch, makers of high quality home appliances like the Benchmark side-opening wall oven, to share recipes, tips, and videos that highlight the little details that make a dish truly delicious.</i><p>Top of the list of things to know about me: I’m an early bird in the truest sense of …

Cinnamon