Eric Trachtenberg

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How to Cook Dried Beans (the Tastiest Beans of All, if You Ask Us)

By Alex Delany<p>Do you know how to cook dried beans? Well, you should. Because they're cheaper and tastier than the ones in a can, and easier to cook than you think.<p>Most people don't know how to cook dried beans. Their knowledge of legumes doesn't extend past that old playground rhyme. How’d it go? …

The 5 Best Road Bikes

Looking for a great way to explore the roads in your area without having to find a walking buddy? Looking into a sturdy, affordable road bike is what …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

You'll never get sick of a playlist again.<p>Whether you're looking for a playlist for your next run, your strength-training routine, a dance-cardio session, your yoga practice, or just because you're so over everything that's in your iTunes right now, trust us: We've got you covered...<p><b>The Justin</b> …

How to Choose Replacement Windows - Consumer Reports Magazine

Contrary to what some ads say, saving money on your energy bills is not the reason to replace your windows. That’s because it could take decades to …

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How (and Why) to Flex Your Hips

Your running regimen isn’t going to make up for your workday nine-to-five. All that sitting causes serious problems with hip mobility, which are only exacerbated by the repetitive movements of endurance training.<p>“Running and cycling combine to make some of the tightest, shortest hips on the …

BMW M4 Convertible and X4 crossover to premier at New York Auto Show

With the New York Auto Show just around the corner, manufacturers are beginning to leak details of some of their new offerings. BMW will be on hand …

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Fully Fit

Improve your form and avoid injury with this elite coach's fast head-to-toe workout.<p>I am a marshmallow. After enduring two grueling days of dynamic stretching, strength training, hurdle and sprint drills—all under the exacting eye of Olympic coach John Cook—muscles I didn't know existed ache and …

2015 Chevrolet Bi-Fuel Silverado Heavy Duty launched at Chicago

Chevy's full-size pickup truck gets gassy<p>By hardening the valves and valve seats of the company's workhorse 6.0L V8, Chevrolet has created a Clydesdale that's a little easier on the ol' feedbag, and a little bit gassier. Revealed here this week in Chicago, the company's Bi-Fuel Silverado 2500HD and …

Our 10 Favorites From the 2014 Detroit Auto Show

A souped-up Corvette, a scorching-hot sports car concept from Kia (yes, you read that right), and a new take on the country's top-selling truck highlight this year's North American International Auto Show.<p>A souped-up Corvette, a scorching-hot sports car concept from Kia (yes, you read that right), …

Build a Better Knee

Key exercises to get (and stay) pain-free.<p>The same training philosophy applies whether you're recovering from a knee injury or trying to prevent one. Ideally, your off-road workout should include stretching and strengthening--stretching to keep the IT band from causing friction, and strengthening …

Mid Week Minis – Bontrager, WD-40, Vaude, Banjo Brothers, and Road ID

It may be past warmer season for some parts of the globe, but depending on the weather and location a good set of arm/knee/leg warmers can prove …

Audi Connect gets new T-Mobile data plans

If a vehicle outfitted with Audi Connect has found its way into your garage, T-Mobile has a pair of new data plans for you to consider. Dropping $450 nets car owners 30 months of "full data services" to power the infotainment system, which packs features including Google Earth, real-time Sirius XM …

Hit Your Marks

Run benchmark workouts to measure your fitness, hone your speed, and stoke race-day confidence.<p>Twenty-five x 400 at 10,000-meter race pace. That was my benchmark workout two weeks out from nationals in 1985. At first, I didn't think it sounded too tough, since each repeat was followed by 30 seconds …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Get yours before it sells out.<p>8 Photos20 hours agoView More<p>School Shootings<p><i>GQ</i> Editor-in-Chief Jim Nelson on all the ways Donald Trump fails …

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New Arrivals<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>16 Photos3 days agoView More<p>Style<p>The …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>If you're looking to eat healthy, this gadget is a welcome addition to your kitchen.<p>By Ben Mims2 days agoView More<p>Real Life Diet<p>“Once I …

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Profiles<p>Atlanta’s realest rapper doesn't say much—but when he does, we listen.<p>By Samuel Hine3 hours agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>Your new summer secret …