Joseph Martell

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7 Surprising Ways to Instantly Upgrade Your Tacos

You can do better than canned olives and shredded cheese.<p>The next time you’re whipping up a Taco Tuesday spread, think outside the crunchy shell. Go …

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Examples of Mixing Different Wood Finishes Well

Mixing wood tones is rightfully considered a design challenge, but it really can be done beautifully. Use this post as a visual guide to examples of …

Why It’s Hard to Lose Weight—and Why Most Diets Fail

Diets come, and diets go—but one saying seems to persist: Weight loss depends on calories in versus calories out. According to Dr. Laura …

The Truth About How To Get A Six Pack

For something that should be so simple – eat less, do some crunches, get some abs – attaining a washboard stomach is still seen as the holy grail of …

5 Strength Moves You Need to Do If You Want to Lose Weight

Prepare to blast calories and stoke your metabolism.<p>Strength training is the best thing you can do for weight loss—and the reasons for that are as endless as the buckets you’ll sweat. For starters, resistance training burns hella calories by creating an “after burn” effect post-workout. It also …

Workouts

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

Workouts

How to re-wire your body to burn, not store, fat

Like so many other Americans, Mike Berland had been struggling with a big problem: weight gain and a seeming inability to lose it. An avid golfer, skier, runner and triathlete, Berland could no longer enjoy the activities he loved without feeling terrible or gaining weight. Eating restrictions …

Stop Seeing Your Furniture as a One-Trick Pony

Design books can be many things: Oversized and hardbound, the most visually compelling beg to be browsed page by page by page—the kind of aimless dream-life ogling that's reserved for Saturday mornings and Sunday eves. And while plenty of monographs are worth reading cover to cover, even smart and …

22 web trends every designer should know

The web never stops evolving. 2015 was a year of increasing device diversity, amazing scripting smarts, gorgeous image-rich news sites, and a …

A Complete Beginner's Guide to Fisting

~*Because hands are free sex toys you already own*~.<p>When I think about fisting, the first thing I think about is that scene in <i>Chasing Amy</i> where she makes a hole with one hand and then shoves a fist through it with the other like, "Ta-da!" and Ben Affleck's character is like, "WTF???" Because I too …

How to Save Money When You're Shopping for Beauty Products

It's hard out there for a girl on a budget. That's especially true if you have a serious beauty habit, since some droolworthy beauty buys (looking at you, $200 face lotion) can cost crazy-high prices for very small amounts of actual product. But not all hope (or money) is lost! Even a bona fide …

"Sandbagging" Is About to Become Your Go-To Makeup Technique

You'll swear by it this summer.<p>Sandbagging is the latest makeup/contouring trend taking over the internet, but here's the thing, it's not exactly <i>new</i>. It was actually back in August that Kim Kardashian's makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic initially posted a makeup how-to showcasing the game-changing …

12 Gorgeous Photos of Rose Gold Hair That Will Make You Want to Dye Your Hair Right This Second

Pink-hued dreams.<p>Just when you thought nothing could get cooler than having a rose gold iPhone, rose gold hair is coming in strong. #RoseGoldHair is the newest cool-girl hair color trend to blow up all over Instagram and I can't stop staring. If you're completely over denim hair, rainbow bangs, or …

Talking Heads, Patti Smith, Blondie, the Ramones: Legendary Photos from CBGB in the 70s

Forty years ago, the coffee shop on Bleecker and Bowery where David Godlis and I are sitting was a vacant lot. Across the street from the vacant lot …

I Tried Over 50 Drugstore Mascaras and These Are the 10 Best

A moment of silence for all the lashes I lost during this experiment tho.<p>If you're anything like me, approaching — let alone deciding from — the never-ending wall of drugstore mascaras is beyond overwhelming. Confused as to which one to buy: Lengthening? Volumizing? Thickening? I tried over 50 …