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The 10 best date night spots in Chicago

To help you find a place that will impress your date, our friends at The Infatuation put together a list of the best date night spots in Chicago.<p>Whether you're craving authentic Neapolitan pizza or incredible hand-crafted cocktails, these are 10 of the best places to eat on Valentine's.

Farm-to-table

Are you ready to finally ENERGIZE your runs, drop those last 10 pounds & fuel right for your workouts (with NO "dieting")?

<i>Nutrition for Runners</i> is the most comprehensive fueling and diet program that exists for runners. See how to dial in your nutrition and nail your …

The Simplest Bodyweight Workout Ever

Bodyweight workouts are perfect for athletes who lack access to a weight room or expensive equipment. With a little space and your body weight (plus …

Workouts

How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle

The biggest excuse for not traveling more often is because we think we don't have enough money.<p>Chances are slim that you'll win the lottery, strike it rich in a hot technology IPO, or have trust funds waiting for you to cash in. Most of us are in the grind of earning and burning with no end in …

Personal Finance

5 Ways to Never Pay for Travel Again

<i>By: Jason Steele</i><p>Traveling for free doesn't have to involve couch surfing, dumpster diving, or stowing away in the wheel well of a 747. It doesn't even have to involve credit card fraud.<p>No, there's a kind of free travel where you enjoy business-class flights, luxury hotel suites, and champagne …

The No-Fail Way to Cook Steak (Hint: It Involves Butter)

<i>by Adina Steiman</i><p>By the end of summer, you've probably hit your fair share of barbecues, spent a fair amount of time at the grill, and made your way through an avalanche of (often contradictory) advice on how to master the time-honored art of outdoor cooking. But there's a truth that the most honest …

BBQ

10 Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks to Die for

Sure, you can walk into Starbucks and order something off of the menu like everyone else. Or you could get in the know and order something off the secret menu! We've broken down ten of the tastiest Starbucks secret menu drinks so you know exactly what to order.<p><b>1. Caramel Apple Frappuccino</b><p>For a …

Coffee

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

How Much Exercise Makes You Smartest?

Exercise makes you sharper, but how much is best?<p>You've got a big test or an important meeting coming up, and you want to be at your sharpest. You've heard over and over that even a single bout of exercise can heighten your cognitive abilities. So what exercise, exactly, should you do before the …

PlayStation Side Effect: Dangerous Blood Clots, Docs Say

A New Zealand man who played eight hours of video games for four days in a row developed life-threatening blood clots so severe that doctors created a new condition: “gamer’s thrombosis.” The situation involving the 31-year-old PlayStation fan was picked as the case report of the year for 2013 by …

Inflammation

Racy video game makes older adults better multitaskers

A specially designed video game revved up the brains of middle-aged and elderly volunteers, researchers reported on Wednesday.<p>People who played the game became faster and better at multitasking than 20-somethings who hadn’t played it, the researchers report in the journal Nature. The benefits …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Linux

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

I Am Disabled | Living with Brain Injury

<i>"I am disabled."</i><p>I spit out three simple words with about the same degree of dignity that a cat yacks up a hairball.<p>It was an unexpected admission …