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5 things a trainer wishes you knew about getting abs

Your key to a six pack<p>Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like getting ripped abs.<p>But there's a lot of BS floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' abs by working out - so Shannon Jewell, personal …

Workouts

What to eat after working out, according to a top Harley Street nutritionist

There is a lot of conflicting nutrition, health and fitness advice around.<p>Whilst some people swear by cutting out carbs and smashing cardio, others …

Suspended – Medium

Where to place home security cameras, according to the data

Better placement means better protection.<p>In 2015, the total value of reported stolen property was more than $12 billion, according to the FBI. A well-placed camera can help identify intruders and potentially get your stuff back after a robbery.<p>If your security cameras are placed in the wrong areas, …

Home Automation

Car Salesman Confidential: How to Keep Your Car From Burying You

Avoiding the Albatross of Negative Equity<p>A couple of years ago I saw a story about a man who died and was buried in his automobile. I forget what kind of car it was. I think it was a 1958 Pontiac, and the man bought it new and drove it his whole life. He loved that car so much he asked to be buried …

Paul Ryan Failed Because His Bill Was a Dumpster Fire

It was bad policy, not poor tactics or negotiating skills, that doomed the GOP’s efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.<p>The American Health Care Act died on Friday. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has conceded defeat, declaring in words that must have been painful for him to utter—<br>“Obamacare is the …

Health Care

How to unlock your iPhone to use with a different carrier

If your iPhone is paid off, then you are free to switch networks.<p>Perhaps you moved to a new area where your carrier doesn't have great coverage. Or maybe you simply want to lower your monthly bill and found a better deal from another carrier. No matter your reason, it's perfectly legal to unlock …

Mobile Technology

Man adopts 18-year-old dog: 'I couldn't let her spend 1 more night in the shelter'

At the age of 18, at the end of February, Julep the dog found herself in an animal shelter instead of at home.<p>Julep's person — who'd loved her very much, for a very long time — had just died. Family was unable to take care of the white-faced dog.<p>Julep was one of the oldest, "if not the oldest," dog …

Car Salesman Confidential: Beware These 2 Dirty Tricks

Bad actors aren't the rule, but they exist<p>Most of the people you meet in car sales are honest, decent people just trying to make a living. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any crooks out there. Bad guys are sprinkled throughout the world of sales like raisins in oatmeal-cookie batter. And, to mix …

Cyber Monday Made Simple

When the craziness of Black Friday subsides and you’ve successfully conquered Small Business Saturday, it’s time to gear up for yet another shopping …

Free Shipping

How to take a screenshot on a Galaxy S8, S7, Note, or any other Android device

Taking a snapshot of your Android phone’s screen is easy, and there are all sorts of situations where a screenshot could come in handy, whether you …

4 Apps for a Smart Garage Door

With a swipe of your finger you can open and close the door to your garage, turn lights on and off, and even receive text alerts when your garage door is opened while you're away. Unprecedented control over such a frequently used area of your home can be attained with a bit of simple installation …

Home Automation

iOS 7 Tips & Tricks: Siri

Our iPhones and iPads are capable of amazing things, but most of us only use a small percentage of their abilities. In this weekly column I share tips and tricks for beginners, or anyone who wants to harness the full power of their iDevice. This week, I'm going to give you some tips for Siri. She …

Siri

The 10 most common sex mistakes

1. Getting too intimate<p>When it comes to verbal seduction, less is more. You might think it's what she wants to hear, but letting the conversation …

Become a Trivia Beast

The stakes may be considerably higher on <i>The Chase</i> than they are at your local bar. But if you want to boost your knowledge—and up your odds of walking away with a $50 gift card (or free plate of wings)—follow Labbett's tips for unleashing your inner trivia beast.<p><b>1. Break a Sweat</b><br>"It sounds weird …

5 things every guy should know about weight loss

Weight loss is a challenge for most people, but it doesn’t need to be overly complicated.<p>What’s the trick? It’s what you eat, when you eat it, and …

Fitness

The 30-minute big back workout routine

Circuit training and high-intensity workouts are "in," but when it comes to packing on size, there's always room for single body part …

How to Do Everything. (Well, Almost.)

Learning something new every day just ain't enough, so we rounded up a herd of pros, experts, and autodidacts; interrogated them (gently); and laid down their secrets here. Dig in to our encyclopedic array of do-it-yourself intelligence and discover the right way to climb high, fool fish, brew …

Fly Fishing

How to make Chrome's new tab page look like iOS 7

If you appreciate iOS 7's distinctive design, you might like this Chrome extension that makes the new tab page look just like iOS 7.<p>Apple's new mobile operating system for the iPad and iPhone, iOS 7, has a distinctive look that's easily recognizable. The design isn't for everyone, however, as Jason …

Apps

Snapchat used by 9 percent of US cell phone owners

The ephemeral messaging app, just 2 years old, is already half as popular as Instagram with adult cell phone owners, according to Pew.<p>Nine percent of cell phone users in the US use Snapchat, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center's Internet Project.<p>The finding explains why investors …

Pew Research Center

The Uncluttered iPhone (How to See Your Wallpaper)

Like many iPhone fans, I downloaded iOS 7 the day it was released. And I know I am not alone in having fallen in love with it. And with iOS 7 came a whole plethora of great features and upgrades. Now, users can finally have an uncluttered iPhone.<p><b>How to have an uncluttered iPhone</b><p>Prior to iOS 7, …

Apps

5 Kettlebell Exercises for Beginners

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7 Known Issues With the iPhone 5s and iOS 7 — And How to Deal With Them | WIRED

With the launch of every new iPhone comes a wave of fresh problems plaguing iOS users.<p>In 2010, it was so-called Antennagate, a hardware issue that …

The best iPhone apps for road trips

If you are planning a weekend holiday or about to embark on a spur-of-the-moment getaway, you might want to check out our list of the best road trip …

Best fantasy football apps for iPhone

What’s more gratifying than watching Monday Night Football, you ask? Well, it’s having YOUR TEAM win the tournament you and your buddies just made …