Sal Rodriguez

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Fossil beardogs shed light on the evolution of dogs and their relatives

Large, ferocious-looking animals called beardogs—neither bears nor dogs—roamed the northern hemisphere between about 40 and 5 million years ago. But …

Natural History

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Takeshi Kimura Drifts His Ferrari F40 Up a Ski Slope to Find the Perfect to Spot to Build a Fire & Relax

In Red Bull‘s new thrilling short film, <i>A Day In The Life</i>, driver Takeshi Kimura puts snow chains and tire studs on a Ferrari F40 and drifts his …

Supercars

For Cod's Sake, Make These 20 Awesome Recipes Already

Meaty, flaky, firm, and affordable—this is a cod dream.<p><b>Even though salmon is often the most praised fish in the room, the Meryl Streep of fish, if you will, cod can't be beat.</b> The meaty, flaky, and firm fish holds up in soups, and is versatile enough to star in Spanish-style poaches or take a …

Cooking

21 noodle dishes that say comfort food in every language

Put down the tomato sauce and spaghetti — there's a whole world of noodles waiting for you to take a bite.

Food

25 Japanese recipes easy enough to make at home

Sure, you love sushi and ramen. But you'll fall even harder for Japanese food when you try these recipes.

Japanese Food

All the big fat weight loss lies you should know by now | health and fitness

Do you spend your days scouring random websites that give unending tips on weight loss? And no matter how hard you try, the bulge refuses to budge? …

Weight Loss

This Interactive Tool Shows You What Sugar Is Doing To Your Body

It’s no secret that overdoing sugar isn’t good for your teeth or your waistline. But a diet consistently high in sugar can be bad news for many parts …

14 French Toast Roll-Ups for Your Lazy Sunday Morning

Weekends are the perfect opportunity to sleep in a *little* later than normal, and spend some extra time making a leisurely breakfast. Healthy breakfast bowls are a great weekday option, but French toast is a go-to for when you’re craving something a little more… <i>naughty</i>. You already love it …

Why Award-Winning Mixologist, Marvin Martinez, Thinks the Negroni is the Perfect Cocktail

<i>What I Drink is a series featuring legendary bartenders to learn about how they got started, what they love to drink and discover their go-to</i> …

The chicken recipe that changed my life

Now and then, a recipe comes along that feels truly life-changing. It happened to me just the other day when I stumbled on a recipe for Chinese-style …

Cooking

25 Super Simple Spring Dinners

Spend your free time in the sunshine, not stressing in the kitchen.<p>Spend your free time in the sunshine, not stressing in the kitchen.

Cooking

9 Cocktails to Make with Ginger Beer Besides Dark n' Stormies

You don't have to like rum to make a cocktail with ginger beer.<p>Spicy, spritzy ginger beer is always a great cocktail mixer to have on hand—and not …

How to Cut 550 Calories a Day Without Noticing

Think it takes a massive diet overhaul to lose weight and keep it off? Not necessarily. Small changes in your daily routine can add up to make you …

Nutrition

Sushi burgers: It's what you'd have if you can't decide between the two

Lunch decisions are hard, and if you are like us you spend more time umming and ahhing over what you want as opposed to actually eating.<p>If you have a …

Pancetta Mac and Cheese

Ah, to think back on the macaroni and cheese of your youth. Maybe it was topped with crunchy bread crumbs and baked; maybe it was silky with …

Recipes

The 8 Most-Pinned Cake Recipes on Pinterest

We see a delicious slow-cooker dessert in your future.<p>If you're looking for a recipe that's sure to be a hit with the masses, the best place to find it is on Pinterest, obviously. Pinners far and wide have excellent taste when it comes to dessert, which is why we've rounded up these most-pinned …

Dessert

42 Recipes That Are a Zillion Times Better Because of Fish Sauce

Basically instant umami—and one of the most unexpectedly versatile condiments on earth.<p>If you look up umami in the dictionary, we bet you'll find a big ol' bottle of fish sauce (usually made from anchovies, salt, and water) as the entry. A staple in Southeast Asian cooking, fish sauce adds a hit of …

The Top 5 Best Coq au Vin Recipes

Learn how to make the delicious Burgundian dish at home.<p>You don't have to be in Burgundy to enjoy coq au vin, the traditional French stew of red …

Best Corned Beef Recipes for St. Patrick's Day Dinner

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with delicious corned beef.<p>Stock up on Guinness and lay out all your best green clothing, St. Patrick’s Day is just …

People labelled fat based on BMI scores could actually be healthy

New research suggests relying on Body Mass Index (BMI) scores as a measure of dangerous weight is an 'oversimplification'<p>People are being wrongly classified as fat based on their Body Mass Index (BMI), new research suggests.<p>Calculated based on height and weight, BMI is used as a tool to measure if …

13 of My Best Chicken Dinner Recipes

A quick and easy one-pot weeknight meal, features chicken and mushrooms in a creamy mustard and tarragon sauce. Uses any cut of chicken and grainy …

Cooking

4 Delicious Low-Proof Cocktails: Why Less (Alcohol) Is Actually More

Is the high-proof, high-concept cocktail on its way out? Bartenders—and with them their patrons—are turning to lower-proof, lighter offerings in the form of aperitifs or so-called session cocktails or shims. These lower-ABV (alcohol by volume) sips won’t overpower the flavors of your supper, and …

A Cocktail From Our Freezer (& Our Community!)

The freezer is a good place to store the things you want to have around for a really long time. Six months, eight months, one year later, you'll be thankful for your advanced planning. And that the stuff is still in good shape.<p>Like yesterday, when we decided it was finally time to break open the …

The 11 Most Sought-After Super Bowl Recipes, According To Google

This Sunday, these are the recipes you need.<p>There are a lot of great recipes geared just for the Super Bowl. From poppers to wings to sliders, the options are limitless. You could get decadent with mac and cheese jalapeño poppers or you could get spicy with Chili Garlic Sticky Wings. But this might …

10 Unique Takes on Carrot Cake That Will Change Your Life

It’s National Carrot Cake Day! Even though carrot cake has been around since the Middle Ages, it wasn’t until World War II that this dessert gained …

Rachel Roddy's Neapolitan potato and cheese bake

This <i>gattò di patate –</i> a moreish bake of potato, mozzarella, smoked cheese and egg – is Italian comfort food at its best, and just as good in slabs the following day. What’s more, it’s a great canvas for some culinary freestyling – with extra veg, a scattering of sausage or even a fried egg on top …

23 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

Ah, mighty Crock-Pot. Maker of crazy delicious breakfasts, Paleo stews, savory meals that will last all week, and crowd-pleasing cocktails. Is there …

Top 5 Mistakes Might be Stopping you building More Muscle.

So many people head to the gym day after day, week after week, spending countless hours on the weight floor and cardio equipment, doing everything …

The 21-Day MetaShred Will Strip Away Fat and Reveal Lean, Hard Muscle

This program ignites your metabolism, torches fat, and builds the body you’ve always wanted<p>I’ve been training clients and working on my own body for the past 15 years. I once was a pudgy 275 pounds and wore 44-inch pants. Today I’m a ripped 225 and slip into 32-inch jeans.<p>I tried every fat-loss …