Jon Bhaskar

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How to Build a Great Home Entertainment System

Step up your sound.<p>Taking the first steps beyond a basic TV or stereo setup can be intimidating. The options are nearly endless and the costs can quickly add up. But whether you put in an elaborate home theater or a more modest living room setup, a well-designed home entertainment system can bring …

Audiophile

A Renovated Midcentury in San Diego Is Sharp and Sustainable

Danish architect Jesper Pedersen reimagines a Lloyd Ruocco midcentury, putting sustainability at the forefront of the Scandinavian-inspired design.<p>In 2015, when Danish architect Jesper Pedersen of DNA Design Group was commissioned to work on this midcentury Point Loma home in San Diego, California, …

Architecture

6 Vital CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises You Need to Master

CrossFit dumbbell exercises are important for all athletes.<p>CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises<p>The 2017 CrossFit Open saw the return of dumbbells and …

Workouts

The 7 Best Travel-Friendly Hiking Shoes

Hiking boots tend to be bulky and take up a lot of space in your suitcase, but a pair of sneakers sometimes just won’t cut it. While it’s common to …

Shoes

6 Great Wireless Headphones

Millions of consumers who picked up a new cell phone in the last year or so have found themselves stranded without a headphone jack. If you don’t …

Consumer Tech

Kuo: New 2018 iPhone models to come in gold, grey, white, blue, red and orange colors

Ming-Chi Kuo released a report today that ups his estimates for the new 2018 iPhone sales, as well as detailing a few changes to expect. Kuo says that the 6.5-inch OLED iPhone model should be priced around $1000 like the current iPhone X, and will feature dual SIM capabilities. The 6.1-inch LCD …

Mobile Technology

Electric bicycle heavyweights Shimano and Brose both unveil new competing mid-drive motors

This week has been a good one for innovation in the electric bicycle industry, with two major players both unveiling new designs for mid-drive motors built specifically for electric mountain bikes.<p>Brose dropped the new Drive S Mag, a magnesium update to their previous Drive S that both increases …

Electric Bikes

The 7 Best Chest Exercises – As Recommended by James Haskell

Chest exercises turned England rugby international James Haskell from a man into a mountain. You might not have to withstand punishing hits but …

Workouts

The Unexpected, Yet Totally Natural, Way to Repel Mosquitoes

I live in a one bedroom "garden" apartment, which means that I get to have my own front door, porch, and small strip of flower bed. The only downside?<p>…

Plants

Germany Crashes Out of World Cup with Loss to South Korea

KAZAN, Russia — Germany became the latest defending champion to crash out of the World Cup at the first hurdle, part of a trend but definitely not part of the plan when Germany arrived here loaded with stars and swagger.<p>A smooth-running scoring machine when it won the Cup in 2014, Germany now …

Soccer

The 20-minute Functional Abs Workout for Busy Guys

4. Lateral Lunges<p><b>Why it works:</b> Lateral movement is important to sports and the motions of everyday life, but too often we ignore it in the gym. The …

Workouts

How to Build a Workout Routine

An effective workout is more than a sum of its parts. Its ability to build muscle, burn fat, and improve performance depends upon everything from its …

Exercise

The Benefits of Running vs. Walking

Running and walking are both excellent forms of exercise. Those who regularly do either typically have healthier hearts, stronger bones, and lower …

Exercise

Who is Rodrigo Bentancur? Uruguay World Cup ace and Juventus midfielder signed from Boca Juniors

Rodrigo Bentancur will hope to make a big impact in the World Cup.<p>Who is Rodrigo Bentancur and where does he come from?<p>BENTANCUR impressed hugely at …

Russia 2018 World Cup schedule, bracket, scores: Dates, start times, complete fixtures, TV channel, live stream info

France was crowned champions of the 21st installment of the FIFA World Cup<p>On Sunday, the French national team defeated the Croatian national team to …

Saint Petersburg

20 Bottles of Whiskey Dad Will Freak Out Over on Father’s Day

Better than any power tool out there.<p>If you grew up watching your dad indulge in a glass of whiskey after a long day or as a nightcap, you probably didn’t get why it was so great until you became an adult and tried for yourself. Now, you can really appreciate it and understand that it’s more than …

The best running sunglasses

If you like running when the sun’s out, you need a good pair of sunglasses — the last thing you want is to be squinting at the sun while trying to …

Clothing

If You're New to Deadlifts, Grab a Kettlebell to Learn the Right Way

If deadlifts aren't already part of your workouts, you need to begin incorporating them ASAP. They're a great alternative to squats and work your upper and lower body simultaneously. If you've been meaning to learn, grab a kettlebell because now's your chance. Personal trainer Chad Hargrove posted …

Workouts

Strength Coaches Reveal How You Can Get A Bigger Chest Without Bench Pressing

You know how it is: you're in decent shape, lift regularly and have your gym routine down to a tee. So why change it? Because you've been stuck …

Don't Sweat It—These Breathable Cool Sheets Were Made for Summer

When was the last time you woke up drenched in sweat in the middle of the night? If this happens to you all too often, your bedding might be to …

Full Body Kettlebell at Home (or Anywhere) Circuit Workout

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>General Fitness<p>Workout Type<p>Full Body<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout15-60 …

The Best (Free) Road Trip Apps

My boyfriend (now husband) and I once circled America in our Sprinter van. We learned a lot in that yearlong road trip: how to find ideal urban camping spots (hint: it involves Zillow and tall hedges), how to pee in a bucket in a moving vehicle, and how to make 27 different one-pan stir-fries. But …

30+ Exercises to Get a Sexy Midsection That Are Better Than Crunches

Get ready to transform your abs and build the strongest core you've ever had with these toning, strengthening exercises that are way better than a crunch. Take these exercises, and make yourself a workout! Choose your five favorite moves, and complete three to four rounds for time (30 to 60 …

Workouts

This Is Why Your Hangovers Are So Much Worse When You’re Older

Actually, yes (sorry)! As we age, we begin to produce less of the enzymes that help metabolize alcohol in the body. As a result, the by-products of …

World Cup 2018: How to watch, when it starts, schedule and more

It's the biggest tournament for the biggest sport on Earth, and it comes around only once every four years. The 2018 FIFA World Cup will feature 32 teams and 64 games across four glorious weeks of action in Russia. In the US, Fox and FS1 will broadcast games in English, and Telemundo and NBC …

How To Upgrade To First Class For FREE On Your Next British Airways Flight

Airline upgrades, when they do happen, tend to be decided by the computer and not the check-in agents. Elite frequent flyers get preference when …

Subwoofer 101: How to place and set up your subwoofer

On the A/V awesomeness scale, few components compete with the subwoofer. There’s just something primal about a box made for the sole purpose of …

The Best Engines on Sale Today

Sound, design, and power. These are the best of the best.<p>Modern performance engines are truly mesmerizing. Here are some of the best, according to you.

Sports Cars

6 oddly mesmerizing live videos of lava gushing from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

Like moths to a flame, humans are frequently most attracted to what we know is dangerous. And there is no better example of this than the strange, …

Before and After: An Old Japanese Farmhouse Gets a Modern Facelift

Once tied to a rice plantation, a renovated farmhouse in Ritto becomes a bright family home.<p>Outside the Japanese city of Ritto in the central Shiga Prefecture, a 53-year-old rice plantation farmhouse was renovated to carefully balance old and new. Koka–based ALTS Design Office was careful to …

Facelifts