Matthew Salazar

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The Proof Is in the Pull-Up: 10 Tools for Getting Better at Pull-Ups

Once upon a time, I could not do one pull up. Heck, I couldn’t do a push-up, either. I used to ask my mom to write me notes to get me out of gym in …

The Right Way to Ask for a Raise and Get What You Deserve

Asking your boss for more money is probably up there with doing your taxes and cleaning the gutters on your list of favorite things to do. But salary …

Career Development

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Empowering Info About Your Sexual Health

From the editors at Cosmo.com, 9 things every woman should know.<p><b>1. Most sexual health care services, including contraceptives, are now free thanks to the Affordable Care Act.</b> "Most sexual and reproductive health care is consumed by women, which puts them at more of a financial burden than men," …

How to Peel Away the Grossness That Your Phone Maker Added to Android

It's an all too frequent dilemma. You get one of the best high-end Android phones out there–maybe it's a Galaxy S5, or maybe it's an HTC One–and the …

Regenerating plastic grows back after damage (w/ video)

(Phys.org) —Looking at a smooth sheet of plastic in one University of Illinois laboratory, no one would guess that an impact had recently blasted a …

University of Illinois

Meet the BAT, an airborne wind turbine

The first time you see this bizarre aircraft floating high above the horizon, you may be confused. It looks kind of like a giant, winged doughnut.<p>It's 35 feet wide, and inventors call it the BAT.<p>It's an unmanned, helium-filled, cylindrical blimp wrapped around three spinning blades that turn wind …

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Meet the first all-female Palestinian racing team

We are living in a fantastic time for movies about cars and motor racing. The <i>Fast and Furious</i> franchise brings mindless action, and movies like <i>Rush</i> show there can be a more intellectual side to motorsports. There's even room for some interesting documentaries, as well. Havana Motor Club is trying …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

17 Movie Posters Improved With Animation

This should be the future of all movie posters, IMO. Thanks to this awesome Imgur user for creating the poster art.

The Summer's Most Exciting Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

This summer, you can spend every free moment reading an amazing book — that's how many incredible tales are coming in the next few months. So get …

Books

Make Your Own No-Hassle Vegetable Stock Without a Recipe

The great thing about making your own stock is that, besides using up scraps and leftovers that would otherwise be compost, you get a flavorful base …

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The Best Sounds for Getting Work Done

The right kind of sound can relax your mind, hone your focus, drown out distractions, or get you pumped to kill your to-do list. We've assembled some …

We Developed a Reader's Cake Recipe and Would Like a Second Slice, Please

We developed a reader's recipe in our test kitchen—a Salted Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake—and are totally excited about the results.<p>A few weeks ago, during Reader's Choice Week, we asked you to submit your own recipes for us to develop into real Bon Appétit recipes in our test kitchen. And, man, did …

LIX: The World’s Smallest 3D Printing Pen Lets You Draw in the Air | Colossal

<p>LIX is the latest contender in the handheld 3D-printing field. Launched just a few hours ago on Kickstarter, the developers say the super compact …

A Team-Up We'd Love to See: IKEA & Minale-Maeda, Yielding Partially-Downloadable and 3D-Printable Furniture Designs

We've seen the concept of gizmo-joined furniture plenty of times before, most recently with Henry Wilson's A-Joint. To refresh your memory, the idea …

WIRED Italy – Editorial Illustrations by Daniel Nyari

Several Editorial Illustrations for WIRED Italy.<p>Daniel Nyari has created this series of editorial illustrations for WIRED Italy. The illustrations …

Graphic Design

Everything You Need to Know to Rebuild Civilization from Scratch

Lewis Dartnell is an astrobiologist in England who wants to help you save the world after civilization collapses. To that end, he's written a book …

The Five Must-Watch Food Videos of the Week

This week's best videos from across the Eater Universe have something for everyone. First, get inspired by 28-year-old <b>Jessica Largey</b> who currently serves as chef David Kinch's (Manresa, Los Gatos) right hand woman. Next, rock out to this montage of <b>food-themed song parodies</b> (including "Cooking for …

Workin’ It: 15 DIY Desks You Can Build

To continue on our organization kick (all month long, get ready!), we turn our attention to DIY desks. We’ve shown you a few wall-mounted ones, a handful of standing ones, and now it’s about 15 ways use shelves, file cabinets, and old doors to create your own custom workspace. Time to get …

Modern Desks from Gus*Modern

Gus*Modern consistently produces simple modern furniture and accessories that are not only practical, they’re beautifully designed. They’re expanding …

20 DIY Desks That Really Work For Your Home Office

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to work from home, you know how influential your home office furniture can be with regard to your productivity. …

36 Elegant Mid-Century Desks To Get Inspired

Mid-century modern desks are amazing, they are elegant, full of dignity and style, sometimes functional and sometimes not but always exciting! We’ve …

Furniture

How to Achieve the Look of Timeless Design

What makes timeless home design? Have you ever picked up a magazine from another era and thought to yourself that you could be looking at something …

Improve Your Resume with This Simple Formula Recommended by Google

Recruiters don't look at your resume for more than a few precious seconds, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't still carefully craft your resume to …

8 ​Godawful Anime Adaptations of American Properties

America has had plenty of experience in taking awesome Japanese anime and making terrible adaptations of them. But for every <i>Dragonball: Evolution</i>, …

Anime

Rethink the Table: 22 Bedside Alternatives

The often neglected bedside space has a ton of personality potential. And we’re not talking about your grandma’s doily-covered nightstand. (Although we do love a good doily when we see one.) We want some bedroom innovation that goes beyond stands and tables, so we’re shaking up the bedside game …