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Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

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14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

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5 ab exercises that are better than crunches

Crunches are on their way out (too back rounding and too inefficient), so that means you’ll need new ways to strengthen—and sculpt—your core.<p>“It’s …

Workouts

Luxury homes, live-in housekeeper and a balmy tropical climate: The three overseas destinations where Aussies can live the 'good life' for just $40,000 a year

Many of us have dreamed about relocating to tropical and exotic climes to escape the stresses and strains of big city life and the associated …

Chiang Mai

10 Excellent New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Shorts You Need to Check Out

Sometimes, you’ve got the bandwidth for watching the extended cut of a superhero movie plus all its special features, or binge-watching an entire TV …

Science Fiction

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

Netflix martial arts series will feature 'The Raid' star Iko Uwais

Altered Carbon's Byron Mann will also be part of the show.<p>Netflix has given yet another original the go-ahead to shoot 10 episodes: this time, it's a martial arts sci-fi crime drama called <i>Wu Assassins</i>, and it will star Indonesian actor Iko Uwais. The name will most likely sound familiar to fans of …

Martial Arts

Breathtaking wonders from the winners of the Travel Photographer of the Year Awards

The impressive contest spans three categories: Nature, Cities and People, with three overall winners chosen from more than 13,000 entries. As well as …

This app you’ve never heard of lets you watch shows and movies for free that aren’t even on Netflix

People often think that when it comes to streaming TV shows and movies online, there are only three options: pay for the good stuff, steal the good …

14 Shows All 'Game Of Thrones' Fans Should Be Watching Right Now

It won't be long until <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans know who will be sitting on the Iron Throne. With Season 8 set to be the final season of the hit HBO …

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions to the 9 Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

11 fantasy films now on Netflix that you need to see

Movies with swords, sorcery, and a whole lot of monsters.<p>Eons ago, in the dark ages of video stores, adventurers navigated labyrinthine aisles and palavered with part-time archmaesters to find treasured artifacts of the fantasy film genre. Now, thanks to Netflix, one can simply walk into Mordor and …

12 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

Science Fiction

15 Life-Saving Kitchen Hacks

Including how to keep your produce fresh for longer!

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Streaming service Netflix is undoubtedly hugely popular already - thanks to the range of both TV programmes and films it offers.<p>But there is actually …

Entertainment

Finally, a comic novel gets a Pulitzer Prize. It’s about time.

Andrew Sean Greer did something rare this week: His latest novel, “Less,” won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction.<p>That’s extraordinary, of course, but what makes this year’s winner so unusual is that his novel is funny. <i>Very funny</i>. Laugh-till-you-can’t-breathe funny.<p>That just doesn’t happen in the …

Literature

Space Opera is the funniest science fiction novel I’ve read since Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Eurovision in spaaaaaaaaaace!<p>Many authors attempt comedy in science fiction, but few pull it off. Alongside very funny works like John Scalzi’s <i>Redshirts</i> and Terry Pratchett’s entire <i>Discworld</i> series, the pinnacle of hilarious science fiction is Douglas Adams’ <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,</i> …

10 New Netflix Shows You Should Be Watching

We have access to so many unique services with so much great content that it's difficult to filter through it all. How many times do you go to start …

TV

The Best Beer From Every State, According to the Biggest American Beer Nerds

So much beer, so little time to try them all.<p>Beer junkies really don’t play around. If a craft beer expert invites you over to their house, don’t you …

Overseas and Under Sheets: The 11 Steamiest International Movies on Netflix

Here are the steamiest non-American made movies Netflix has to offer.<p>Photos: IFC Films ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>Love</b><br>Gaspar Noe's film may be the …

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Incredible Ancient Archaeological Sites in the U.S.

American history, as it is conventionally taught, skips a great deal. As far as most high school students know, the story of the United States began …

How to get perfect crispy bacon without burning it by adding one simple ingredient - and it's not oil

Crispy bacon is one of life's greatest pleasures.<p>Achieving the perfect crisp for your bacon, however, isn't always that easy - there's a fine line …

‘Russian Vivian Maier’ Discovered After 30,000 Photos Found in Attic

She was Leningrad’s lost photographer. Russian photographer Masha Ivashintsova (1942-2000) photographed constantly but never showed her work to …

10 DC Graphic Novels You Must Read Before You Die

4. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns<p>Frank Miller might’ve lost his way over the millennium, what with all his texts possessing the unique – shall we …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

In Winston Churchill, Hollywood rewards a mass murderer

By Shashi Tharoor<p><i>Shashi Tharoor is author of “Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India.” He chairs the Indian Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.</i><p>“History,” Winston Churchill said, “will be kind to me, for I intend to write it myself.” He needn’t have bothered. He was one of the great …

Winston Churchill

10 Principles for Leading Through Change: A Navy SEAL's Approach

Dealing with change can suck on any battlefield. Here are 10 principles for success.<p>It wasn't long after I left the SEAL Teams, attended graduate school, and started my first company that I realized <i>change</i> is a consistent reality in today's more volatile and disruptive business landscape. It affects …

16 Optical Illusions Your Brain Will Refuse To See Correctly

"Wait, what?!" –Your brain<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

The Best Bacon in America

A comprehensive survey of the finest bacons in these United States.<p>1 of 14<p>The Best Bacon in America<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Best Non-Belly Bacon: Uncured …

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