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The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

Workouts

This Is How to Lose Your Stomach Fat Once and For All

When people are looking to lose weight and transform their bodies, one of the most common areas they are looking to target is their core. More specifically, they want a "flat stomach." In reality, they are probably trying to target belly fat; your stomach is actually an organ located on the upper …

Fitness

Don't Order Fish on Mondays, Plus 9 More Dining Out Tips We Learned from Anthony Bourdain

In recent years, the celebrated, uncensored and adventurous Anthony Bourdain, who died at the age of 61 on Friday, became increasingly famous as the …

A New Genius Recipe for Wildly Juicy Roast Chicken—Without Preheating the Oven

My favorite roast chicken method will always be my first love, a merit badge in confident cooking. Its notoriously high oven temperature and crisp skin are the legacies of Barbara Kafka, the pioneering cooking expert who changed how we think about roasting and much more, and who sadly passed away …

Mating Rituals of Humans in Their Natural Habitat

(YouTube link)<p>The format of a nature documentary works pretty well with the wildest species in the world -the human. In a video from Viva Dirt …

How to Make Your Own BBQ Spice Rubs | The Art of Manliness

Many great meats start with a great spice rub. While you can buy any number of blends from the store, why not try your hand at creating your …

Video Game Monster Size Comparison

LinkMetaBall Studios’ latest size comparison video features characters from various video game franchises, from <i>LittleBigPlanet</i>‘s diminutive Sackboy …

Presenting Hana Bunny, Your Ultimate Waifu Cosplayer

Hana Brings Quality Costumes for Quality Photos<p>We’ve returned for another weekly post in which we strive to make your draw drop. To that end, we have …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

10 Stretches that Feel F*cking Great

When you think about stretching, your mind probably floods with images of people swilling juiced grass out of tiny plastic shot glasses, or …

7 Tips for a Next-Level Grilled Cheese

In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day, <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin Chapple and our New York City Test Kitchen Manager Kelsey Youngman …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

Heavy Denim Perfect for Winter

If you’re anything like us, the bottom half of your daily uniform is always denim. As much as we’d like to wear jeans everyday, it’s not always …

Clothing

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Italian Food

The Chicken Breast Recipe that We Argued About for Days

Food director Carla Lalli Music and editor in chief Adam Rapoport get saucy over saucy chicken.<p><i>Food director Carla Lalli Music penned this impassioned defense of her 12-minute saucy chicken breasts with lime. We thought it was only fair that editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport got a chance to weigh in.</i> …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

Rachael Ray's 9-Ingredient Carbonara Recipe Is an Internet Favorite

The Food Network's Rachael Ray knows comfort food, and her carbonara recipe is exhibit A. The chef recently shared the crowd-favorite recipe on her …

Want to Pamper Your Holiday Guests? Make Gougères

Caviar and truffles are all well and good, but nothing says “I’m pampering my guests” quite like a tray of hot, crisp gougères straight from the oven.<p>It isn’t because these French cheese puffs are expensive to make. They’re not. A humble mix of grated cheese, butter and flour, they’re among the …

Baking

If/How to Wear a Suit Without a Tie | The Art of Manliness

Men have complained about ties for ages. They can feel binding and hot, and seem a little strange, a little pointless, and a little like a colorful …

Don't Just Lift Heavy, Carry Heavy | The Art of Manliness

The other day I was helping a guy move. We were carrying heavy stuff like pianos, dressers, and even an old cabinet hi-fi stereo.<p>As I was helping him …

Game Release Dates Of 2018: Red Dead Redemption 2, Battlefield 5, Fallout 76

After the amazing gaming year that was 2017, many wondered how well 2018 would turn out. Fortunately for everyone, it has been great. The first half of the year has yielded a wealth of fantastic games, and there's more on the horizon. Upcoming games for the rest of this 2018 include slew of hotly …

Red Dead Redemption

Blimey! How I accidentally got abs in my 40s

Yes, those are my abs. Yes, I’m 46 years old. No, I’m not sure they’re appropriate for my age – the flesh equivalent of band logos on T-shirts, or an entire head-to-toe outfit bought straight off the mannequin in H&M. But I tell you what: I’m not giving them up.<p>They happened by accident. I never …

EarthBound Dark Secrets & The Story You Never Knew

EarthBound’s incredible gameplay is where Ness made his most treasured SNES appearance. Ness meets Pokey, Poo, Paula, and Jeff only to fight Gyigas …

The Famous Daily Dozen Exercises | The Art of Manliness

In the 1920s and 30s, “Daily Dozen” was a household phrase. Some have even heard of it still today, although they may not know its provenance.<p>The …

Student Athletes

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

How to Season Rice So That Everything You Eat with It Tastes Better

A simple trick for wayyy more flavorful rice.<p>I eat a lot of rice: brown, white, black, basmati, something called TexMati that I don't quite understand. I find it to be a suitable carbo-base for just about any meal. And, maybe it's because I was raised on Cream of Rice, but I've always enjoyed rice …

Tasty Banana Dream Cake Dessert

This banana dream cake is so rich, moist and delicious! The taste is a real dream! It is very simple and easy to prepare! So, if you are a banana …

How To Identify And Avoid Burnout

Every worker in the world is prone to burnout, and the more hours you put in at your job the more likely you are to fall victim to burnout, no matter …

This Beautiful Infographic Illustrates The Tree Of Languages

Tracing languages back to their roots can be an interesting way to see how the world's languages have developed and evolved over time, but the …

Having A Baby Is Just Like Playing A Video Game

Before Players one and two are handed a newborn baby and officially begin their first quest in the strange and wondrous game called Parenthood they …