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The complete guide to transforming your desk into a peaceful, productive place to work

Some say a messy desk is a sign of creativity. Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg—all notorious champions of workplace disarray—might agree.<p>More often than not, however, a messy desk is just messy.<p>Unless you’re already a creative genius, having a helter-skelter work space is likely to …

Minimalism

Hot, hot, hot: February breaks worldwide temperature record

Earth's temperature soared to a record high last month, a whopping 1.5 degrees above average as measured by weather satellites.<p>That's a huge amount in climate science, where records are often broken by hundredths or tenths of degrees. The level makes February the most unusually warm month ever …

Global Warming

How to Cleanse Your Body, Feel Great — And Not Starve Yourself in the Process

The idea of detoxing your body through a cleanse might sound good in theory, but starving it by only drinking pressed juice for three days straight …

Fitness Lies People Still Believe

<i>By: Laura Williams</i><p><i>Credit: Jacob Lund/Shutterstock</i><p>In a world where everyone has a body, and therefore has an opinion on that body, the number of misconceptions surrounding physical fitness is astounding. Despite years of research refuting some of these long-held fitness myths, they continue to be …

How Fast Do You Need to Lift Weights? | Men's Health

So someone struggling to lose weight might be advised to eat slower and walk faster, and to beware of fast-talking salesmen trying to push the latest supplement miracle.<p>It’s no surprise that in the gym, we also lift at different speeds. The open question is how much difference it makes.<p>Brad …

Fish oil found to convert fat-storing cells into fat-burning cells

Chock-full of vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids, fish has gained quite the reputation for keeping our hearts and brains healthy, but new research …

Nine in 10 cancers caused by lifestyle

Environmental and external factors such as smoking, drinking, sun exposure and air pollution account for nine in 10 cancers, new study shows<p>Up to nine in 10 cancers are caused by environmental and external factors such as smoking, drinking, sun exposure and air pollution, a new scientific study has …

Cancer

100 ways to burn fat fast

To stoke your metabolism and prime your body to drop fat, you've got to go beyond the basics.<p>Here are 100 tried-and-true methods to help you lose …

High cholesterol - Diagnosis and treatment

Diagnosis<p>A blood test to check cholesterol levels — called a lipid panel or lipid profile — typically reports:<p>Total cholesterol<br>• LDL cholesterol<br>• HDL …

22 Fat-Loss Bootcamp Exercises | Men's Health

The reason: to allow one part of your body to recover while another area works. This helps you extend the amount of time you can train before exhaustion sets in—for greater calorie burn and better results.<p>Perform each exercise for 50 seconds, taking 10 seconds to transition between the …

Can you solve it? Are you smarter than a Japanese schoolchild?

Hello Guzzlers.<p>It is with huge pleasure that I introduce today’s puzzle, which is already a big deal in Japan. It’s called Menseki Meiro, or Area Maze, and I hope you find it as brilliant as I do.<p>Can you solve it? How can you engineer a country with more girls than boys?<p>Read more<p>Area Maze is the …

Equations

How to deal with bad breath and why mints just make the problem WORSE

Do YOU have bad breath? From licking the back of a spoon to ditching high-protein diets, experts reveal how to deal with it...and why mints just make …

Wellness

Women pose naked in floral photoshoot inspired by American Beauty

Celebrating American Beauty: Women of all different shapes, sizes and races pose naked in floral photoshoot inspired by the Oscar-winning movie to …

Mainstream Media

8 Ways to Get Great Abs—Without Crunches

Not only can you do crunches everyday for years without seeing any dramatic results, but you can also cause neck and back strain, fitness experts …

Fitness

The 9 Worst Breakfasts for Your Waistline

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11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

Nutrition

Two-Move Upper-Body Workout That Builds Muscle

Just pair the dumbbell pause <b>bench press</b> with the farmer’s walk. The bench press hits your chest, front shoulders, and triceps, while the farmer’s walk works your forearms, back, and traps. It’s a formidable combo for building muscle in a short amount of time.<p>(For more awesome fit tips sponsored by …

6 Best Nuts for Weight Loss

It’s the perfect example of good food gone bad. Nuts, like avocados, are loaded with heart-healthy fats. But healthy doesn’t always mean lean. A …

Nutrition

Walking can be an excellent part of weight-loss plan

<b>DEAR MAYO CLINIC:</b> I am 53 and about 60 pounds overweight. I want to start walking to lose some weight but don’t know where to start. What do you …