Jeff Utne

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The Best Workout You Can Do When You Can't Hit the Gym

You won't need a single piece of equipment<p>This workout from Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of the <i>Maximus Body</i> from <i>Men's Health</i>, is proof that you don't need a gym, heavy-duty equipment—or even basic equipment—to get in a heart-pumping, fat-melting workout.<p>"The 10 to 1 is one of my go-to …

Workouts

Your guide to mysterious literary genius Donna Tartt

All fiction should be immersive, but reading a novel by American author Donna Tartt is like entering a parallel universe, constellated by sumptuous descriptions and erudite references, suspenseful twists and jolting turns, as well as characters so fully fleshed out that you mourn their absence long …

The 12-Minute Hotel-Room Workout

Try a quick circuit to keep you energized on your business trip.<p>You know the frustration: not just all the crap that comes with business travel, but also how it too often breaks your fitness routine. Five days on the road and suddenly all that work you've been doing goes down the crapper. By the …

Try this renowned steakhouse marinade recipe for the ultimate steak

Most steak gurus will tell you that a dry rub is best. But when you are feeling bold, try this marinade recipe from Quality Meats Steakhouse of NYC. It is the perfect tangy mixture that explodes with flavor.<p>The Quality Meats steak marinade works best with bavette, skirt, flank and flatiron steaks. …

How to get a six-pack in six weeks

If you’re looking to get a six-pack by July Fourth, you’ll need to start now. It takes six weeks with the right exercise — and food.<p>“The key to …

This computer language is teaching kids to code

When Zuckerberg entered the room, many of the young students had a hard time pulling themselves away from their projects, even to gawk at one of the world's richest men. Facebook's founder instead came to them.<p>"What are you making?" he'd ask. And they would proudly say, "A game!" or whatever it …

How many of Goodreads’ “Books That Everyone Should Read at Least Once” have you read?

There are just some books that everyone should read at least once in their lives. Some are beloved books from childhood, like <i>Green Eggs and Ham</i> and</i> …

These Six Slow Cooker Dinners Are Perfect When You Have A Busy Day

Just throw it in the slow cooker, go about your day, and come home to dinner!

Cooking

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

25 trips every family should take in their lifetime

Traveling with your family can be tough — there are many different personalities to accommodate, and many different predilections to please.<p>Children's tastes also develop quickly, so a vacation your kid would have loved at eight could be hated by the time they're 12. Luckily, no matter what stage …

13 books Ernest Hemingway thought every young writer should read

In 1934, a young man named Arnold Samuelson was fresh out of journalism school at the University of Minnesota when he read "One Way Across," a short story by Ernest Hemingway.<p>The story later became part of Hemingway's fourth novel "To Have and Have Not."<p>Samuelson admired the story so much that he …

The 100 Greatest Singer-Songwriter Songs

In a time long ago – well sometime before the early 60s – songwriters wrote songs and singers sang them. It was less often that people did both. Of …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that allow humans to access a different mental or emotional space than the one they …

Brain Imaging

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Nutrition

7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

Fitness

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, …

The Ultimate Productivity Gift Guide: 73 Ideas for Everyone on Your List

The holidays are here and it’s time to rack your brain once again to think of the perfect gifts for all the special people in your life. To save you …

Shopping

Scouting the White Sox’ Monster Return for Chris Sale

In what will probably be the blockbuster deal of the entire offseason, the White Sox sent LHP Chris Sale to Boston this afternoon in exchange for two …

Sports Analytics

What to Do If Your Thyroid Is on the Fritz

From weight gain (or loss) to exhaustion, brain fog, depression, anxiety, and dry skin, thyroid dysfunction causes a wide range of symptoms, which …

Wellness

This DIY Grout Cleaner Will Make Your House Sparkly Clean

No more yuck between your tiles!<p>View this post on Facebook<p>1/2 cup baking soda<p>1/4 cup hydrogen peroxide<p>1 tsp dish soap<p>Bowl<p>Cleaning sponge<p>1. Combine ½ cup of baking soda, ¼ cup of hydrogen peroxide, 1 teaspoon of liquid dish soap, and stir well.<p>2. Use sponge to rub mixture into grout between tiles.<p>3. …

DIY

Top 5 2017 SF&F Novels I’m Already Thankful For

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States.<p>Family. Turkey. Football. Reading. Relaxing. It is a day that means a great deal to those who take the …

26 long books worth the time they'll take to read

Binge-watching is easy; just drag the laptop into bed and go. But savoring a book of, say, 800 pages or longer is a <i>project</i>. No book that size is perfect, because excess is kind of the point. What marathon runner doesn't curse the universe or even get bored once in a while? That doesn't negate the …

According To Science This Is The One Exercise You Need To Burn Belly Fat

Whether you are a every-day-gym-bunny or a once-a-week-wonder, you will know that there are some areas that are harder to tone and shift weight from …

Exercise

A sommelier shares 10 words to look for to find high-quality wines under $25

Affordable wine doesn't have to taste cheap.<p>But how can you tell you have a good bottle before pouring that first glass?<p>"Many wine consumers in the US are still challenged by the abundance of language on a wine label," says Jörn Kleinhans, owner of the The Sommelier Company. "It's difficult enough …

10 Ideas to Store Shoes In Your Entryway

No matter how many pairs of feet live in your home, you always have multiple pairs of shoes for each season. Your closet may be the biggest offender …

Interior Design

Ryan Reynolds' parenting tweets are so bad we can't help laughing

Becoming a parent changes a person, whether it stresses them out permanently or gives them a new drive in live. But for some people, parenting …

10 Investment Tips For Beginners

If you are thinking about getting into investment, you are likely unsure of how to start and what you should be investing in. The world of investment …

Investing

19 Impossibly Cool Crafts For Kids That Adults Will Want To Try

They might blow your mind, too.

Science shows these are the only kinds of bug spray that actually work

The virus is spread by aggressive mosquitoes that bite during the day, and in addition to wearing long sleeves and pants, or staying inside, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends anyone over two months old should use insect repellent in areas where mosquitoes are …

Lawn Chemicals Linked to 2 Types of Cancer in Dogs

Lawn Chemicals Linked to 2 Types of Cancer in Dogs<p><i>Spring is here, Summer is just around the corner, and there is nothing as inviting as a lush green</i> …