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You can drive this $100,000 SandRacer on the street

It might not look like it, but this Zarooq Motors sand racing car is street-legal.<p>Built in the United Arab Emirates, this sleek but boxy dune jumper …

United Arab Emirates

Our Best Christmas Cakes

Impress your holiday guests with a show-stopping cake that tastes as great as it looks on the dessert table. Our favorite festive cake recipes are …

Here's How Much Mouse Poop, Maggots, and Cigarette Butts the FDA Allows in Your Food

These are the bonus ingredients that might be hiding in your lunch

45 Essential Thanksgiving Desserts

End your big feast on a sweet note.<p>Sure, the turkey may seem like the star, but really, it's all about dessert. End your feast on a sweet note with our favorite pies, cookies, cakes and more.

Dessert

Astronomers Unveil a 46-Gigapixel Photo of the Milky Way That Took 5 Years to Make

Last year, NASA released a 20-gigapixel photo of the Milky Way that was made up of over 2 million infrared photos. Back in January, NASA published a …

The Mexican Drought Caused This Mysterious Sunken Temple To Re-Emerge

It sounds like something out of a gothic story or a fantasy novel, but it’s real: the ruins of a magnificent 16th-century temple have just emerged from the bottom of a Mexican river. Unfortunately, though, neither magic nor mysticism were responsible. It was drought.<p>In the southern Mexico state of …

Biodegradation

8 Gymnastics Moves You Must Add to Your Routine

Incorporate these exercises into your workout to improve your stamina, power, and strength

The Exercise That Will Help You Touch Your Toes

We guarantee you’ve never used a barbell like this before<p>Stand up. Now touch your toes. Did you do it <i>without</i> rounding your low back?<p>If your answer is “hell no,” then you have a mobility problem. And that could be the reason your deadlift is suffering and your back hurts after a workout.<p>But you …

A futuristic razor that shaves hair with a laser has raised nearly $4 million on Kickstarter

But two Swedes think they have a solution: A razor that shaves hair with a laser, not a blade. They call it the Skarp Razor.<p>The project went nuts on Kickstarter but has now been kicked off the crowdfunding site over concerns that it didn't have a working prototype.<p>As we previously reported, in its …

Crowd Funding

19 Savory Pumpkin Seed Recipes to Make This Season

A great pumpkin pie recipe paired with a seasonal latte is an autumn dream. But even with all our PSLs and pumpkin love, we’ve been neglecting an integral part of our beloved gourd — the seeds! Yes, they’re all goopy and gross when you’re scooping them out to make a jack-o’-lantern, but did you …

Healthy Eating

Lose Belly Fat With Just Two Exercises

It's simple, but effective—and will rev your metabolism for hours afterwards<p>A while back, I asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world’s top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men’s Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged.<p>But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan …

7 Fat-Loss Foods that Make Your Life Easier

Don’t let your busy world keep you from getting the body you want<p>There’s an old saying: “Abs are made in the kitchen.” But perhaps the following statement is more accurate: “Abs are <i>destroyed</i> in the kitchen!” And at the drive-thru. And anywhere else you get your food.<p>That’s because when it comes to …

Monday Workout: Lower Body

Use this routine to blast your legs like never before<p><i>Editor’s note: This workout is part of our free online exercise and nutrition program, Cook & Chisel: Gainz Edition. (Click the link to see the full plan.)</i><p><b>How to Do It</b><br>Perform this workout every Monday for four weeks straight.<p>Each of the exercises …

Extreme Sports

The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, they are one and the same. In each case, the goal is to prevent the …

Foundation Drops Are The Secret To A Natural Makeup Look

Thank us later.<p>"<i>Your skin looks great! What have you done?"</i><p><i>"You can't be wearing makeup. Your complexion looks so natural."</i><p>"<i>I want whatever foundation you have on right now. Seriously."</i><p>These are just a few of the compliments you may receive if you're using foundation drops. While this liquid …

How to Make the World’s Best Taco

We went to Mexico in search of the ultimate taco. We found it—and brought the instructions for making it back to you<p>My heart is racing. My hands are shaking.<p>I’ve been throwing back multiple beers 2 miles above sea level in a tiny cantina in Mexico City, so that probably has something to do with it. …

Ease Your Neck and Shoulder Pain in Less Than 10 Minutes

It's not as enjoyable as a massage, but it works better<p>If you regularly get neck or shoulder pain—or even burning sensations down your arm—try this stretch from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>It’s designed to relieve the “neuro-tension” in your neck and traps and help mobilize your …

19 Ways to Build Your Back

Discover the simple exercises that will make you strong<p>There’s an old saying: If you want to grow, you have to row.<p>That’s “grow” as in your muscles and “row” as in the exercise.<p>So we asked <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness advisor Andy Speer—creator of the cutting-edge Anarchy Workout—to give us 10 ways we can …

The MetCon Meltdown

This high-intensity metabolic conditioning workout creates a serious ‘afterburn’ effect—for staggering results<p>Are you ready for a metabolic EPOCalypse? The 10-minute shred cycle below will blast calories while you work out, and stoke your metabolic furnace for hours afterward—for a fat-burning fire …

Toyota just showed its hydrogen-powered car at the Frankfurt Motor Show

The Japanese brand that pioneered the hybrid gas-electric powertrain sees hydrogen cars as the end-game, following plug-in hybrids and full-electric vehicles.<p>The region's new CEO, Johan van Zyl, told reporters on the sidelines of the Frankfurt auto show on Monday that "It's not a question of if, …

Alternative Fuel

Sphero BB-8 Android app updated with voice command capabilities

Did you get yourself a nifty Sphero BB-8 Star Wars droid? The app-controlled spherical robot is about the coolest tech toy we have seen hit the market in a long time. And using your phone to move the android around is only the basic feature; this thing is smarter than one would imagine. One of its …

Robotics

How to Add Protein Powder to ANYTHING

Chef Robert Irvine helps you power up breakfast, lunch, and dinner<p>Protein powder isn’t just for shakes. You can use it to boost the muscle-building power of baked goods, soup, ice cream, and even tacos.<p>Chef Robert Irvine, host of Food Network’s <i>Restaurant Impossible</i> and author of <i>Fit Fuel: A Chef's</i> …

Photographer Documents Diminishing Darkrooms Around the World

My project, built on an observation of the decline of silver-based photography, took as its central object the darkroom, rapidly deserted because of …

Photography

Go to the dark side of debt with this $28,500 'Star Wars' watch

If spending all your money getting the coolest stuff during Force Friday didn't already leave you bankrupt, this high-end Empire-themed watch from Devon will.<p>Just when you think it's impossible to spend more money on your favorite gear thanks to Force Friday, watchmaker Devon comes along and offers …

10 Super Mario fan theories that will make your mustache curl

One rule about pop culture: If it exists, there's probably a fan theory about it.<p><i>Super Mario Bros.</i> is celebrating its 30th anniversary on Sept. 13, …

Asus VivoStick Continues The Trend Of PCs On A Stick

Windows 10 in the palm of your hand<p>The Asus VivoStick is the latest HDMI dongle computer out of the Taiwanese computer maker. The VivoStick offers a Windows 10 machine in the same slim, tiny form factor as a USB drive, or Google's Chromecast. Like the latter product, it seeks to replace the need …

The hype awakens: Disney launches new Star Wars toys

The new Star Wars flick, <i>The Force Awakens</i>, isn’t due in theaters until December 18. But Lucasfilm—and its newish parent company, the Walt Disney …

The Best Way to Make a Sloppy Joe

Prepare your palate for the best sloppy joe you’ve ever tasted

3 Workouts That Are Better Than Running

Push your limits with these fat-destroying routines<p>Exercising outside is a great way to get some fresh air and Vitamin D, and it seems to be generally good for your health. (According to science.)<p>But that doesn’t mean you have to log lots of miles running or lug your dumbbells outside.<p>“You can get …