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The 6 Most Effective Exercises to Get Your Body Ready For Spring

The weather is starting to get a little sweeter, and we're excited to welcome in the warmth. With the higher temperatures and extra sunshine come all our favorite parts of Spring — putting on shorts and tank tops for the first time, outdoor workouts, and planning out our Summer vacations. If you're …

Workouts

The Top 20 Weight-Loss Foods That Won't Leave You Feeling Hungry

Each of these delicious whole foods has been shown to help you lose weight for one reason or another. Learn more about why you should be adding them …

Nutrition

The Outbound Journal

Start from 0! This low-impact workout is perfect for beginners

Want to start working out but have no idea where to start? This workout is for you!<p>If you want to start exercising, but have no idea where to begin, this is the workout for you. It's low-impact and suitable for beginners of all ages.<p>This three-circuit routine will target your entire body. Circuit …

Workouts

This Rub-on Male Hormonal Contraceptive Is About to Be Tested on People

It's a gel, but it doesn't go where you'd think.<p>If you're a sperm-producer who doesn't want kids, your personal contribution to contraception is …

University of Washington

A One-Pan Pasta Dinner That's an Ode to Philly Cheeseteaks

As a child of the 1980s, one night a week was reserved for Hamburger Helper — a quick sauté of ground beef, some noodles, and sauce and you've got …

Cooking

16 Italian Soup Recipes to Get You Through Chilly Nights

There's no disputing that Italians know their way around a pot of soup — pasta e fagioli, minestrone, and Tuscan white bean soup immediately come to …

29 Asian Noodle Recipes You'll Want to Slurp Up Immediately

You’ll find about a bajillion (only a slight exaggeration) recipes for pasta on Greatist, but today we’re shifting our noodle love to another …

Healthy Eating

Tired of bitter coffee? Pick up a cold brew coffee maker for $19

With an estimated 2.25 billion cups of coffee consumed each day, it’s no surprise that a cup of joe is an essential part of so many mornings. Such a …

Coffee

Make DIY cold brew coffee—without fancy equipment

The method and chemistry behind your favorite caffeine source.<p>If you want to buy cold brew coffee, known for tasting smoother and naturally sweeter than its hot cousin, you’ll have to deal with its inflated price tag. Luckily, it’s quite easy to make your own cold brew, despite what Big Coffee …

Coffee

Hold the Cream: How to Make Real-Deal Roman Fettuccine Alfredo

Growing up in Brooklyn, my family would sometimes go to Marco Polo restaurant, where my sister would invariably order the fettuccine Alfredo and I invariably would not. There was almost no food that I found to be too rich, but that platter of cheese-loaded, cream-soaked pasta crossed the line. I …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

5 Overlooked Reasons Marriages Fail

Marriage success is not attained by luck. It requires hard work and patience, as well as a lot of reflection. By being mindful of how satisfied you are in your relationship in addition to being aware of how your partner feels, you'll be able to stop problems before they make a heavy impact. The …

Schadenfreude

Tracking the Infinity Stones in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The big plot thread running through almost all the Marvel Cinematic Universe films since the beginning has been the introduction of the Infinity …

Here's how to watch the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe in chronological order

Including all the movies, TV shows and one-shots. You might need to take the whole summer off.<p>Ten years ago there was no such thing as the Marvel …

Marvel Universe

War Machine

<b>Who he is:</b> War Machine, a.k.a. James “Rhodey” Rhodes, a.k.a. Iron Patriot<p><b>His power:</b> War Machine is the name given to Rhodes when he’s wearing the …

Marvel Universe

Ant-Man

<b>Who he is:</b> Ant-Man, a.k.a. Scott Lang<p><b>His power:</b> Lang is in possession of a suit that allows him to shrink down to miniscule size, yet still retain …

Marvel Universe

Groot

<b>Who he is:</b> He is Groot.<p><b>His power:</b> An intelligent treelike organism, Groot has the power to grow and manipulate his body in a variety of ways. His …

Comics

Gamora

<b>Who she is:</b> Gamora<p><b>Her power:</b> Gamora was genetically altered by Thanos to be a living weapon, making her one of the deadliest assassins in the galaxy. …

Marvel Universe

Man Of Steel

<b>Release Date:</b> June 14, 2013<p><b>The story</b>: The movie begins on Krypton, as Superman’s father, Jor-El, fails to stop the destruction of his home planet. He …

Comic Books

Psylocke

<b>Who she is:</b> Psylocke, a.k.a. Betsy Braddock<p><b>Her power:</b> Depending on the timeline, Psylocke is either a teleporter or telekinetic, and she can use her …

Comics

Hela

<b>Who she is:</b> Hela<p><b>Her power:</b> Hela is the Asgardian goddess of death, so in addition to the usual Asgardian abilities of superhuman strength, speed, and …

Marvel Universe

The Top Comic Book Clichés That Should Annoy You

As much as we really love them, like every other form of entertainment, there are plenty of comic book clichés. Here we take a look at some of the …

Comic Books

The Mandarin

<b>Who he is:</b> The Mandarin. (The real one.)<p><b>His power:</b> Unknown. In the comics, The Mandarin possesses 10 alien rings that give him a variety of powers; …

Comics

The Hulk

<b>Who he is:</b> The Hulk, a.k.a. Bruce Banner<p><b>His power:</b> Renowned scientist Bruce Banner was attempting to create a new version of the serum that birthed …

Marvel Universe

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Why Don't Men Have Multiple Orgasms?

And other pressing questions.<p>In his new book, <i>If Our Bodies Could Talk,</i> James Hamblin, an MD and senior editor at <i>The Atlantic,</i> answers some key queries about the human body. Here's a preview.<p><b>Why are nipples sexualized?</b>In Poland—where female toplessness is illegal—anthropologists Agnieszka M. …

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