Amit Patane

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The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

Can You Have Sex in Your Sleep?

File under “things that go bump in the night”<p>Picture this: You wake up in the middle of the night, and you're right in the middle of getting it on with your partner. Sounds like an unlikely—albeit pretty awesome—scenario, right?<p>Actually, according to recent Canadian research, up to 11 percent of …

What Happens When Someone 'Likes' Your Facebook Post

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Funny, we’ve had the Facebook Like button along the side of every Buffer blog post for the past several years. And I don’t think I’ve ever clicked it.<p>Hate spammy ICOs and crappy cryptocurrencies?So do we.VISIT HARD FORK<p>I’ve hoped that others would, …

Jen Selter: You Love Her Butt—But Should You Listen to Her Fitness Advice?

The woman who became famous for her booty pics on Instagram was named a fitness columnist for the New York Post<p>A “belfie” is a selfie snapped of your butt. It can be difficult to contort yourself into a position to capture such a shot, so luckily, it still counts if someone else takes it for …

The Boneyard of the East – My Retro Planespotting Experience

Noses of a Boeing 747 and 727 – Photo: Caleb Howell | Flickr CC<p><i>This guest post was written by Andrew Vane (@pipelinedrew) for …

What is Android?

Android has evolved a lot over the years and has quickly become the dominant mobile platform across the globe. While most of us know exactly what Android is, and how to use it, there are still a number of folks that are new to Google’s mobile OS, finally ditching that old-school mobile phone or …

Android News

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The 50 Best Family Movies

What is a family film? Which movie would you pick if you had to please everyone? It’s a tough question — almost a paradox. Is this a family with …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

American Samoa: an unsung South Pacific paradise

American Samoa, the only inhabited US territory south of the equator, is given the occasional nod for its love of American football and McDonald's, but few people realize that these lush tropical islands hold geometrically cut mountains and blue waters that rival the beauty of Tahiti and Hawaii. …

Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary

Android is open—except for all the good parts.<p>Six years ago, in November 2007, the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) was announced. The original …

Aviate: an always-changing, intelligent home screen for Android

What if Google Now was made of the icons on your home screen?<p>"We want to connect people to personalized information at the moment it’s useful," reads the mission statement of Aviate, a replacement launcher for Android available today in private beta. It sounds almost exactly like the tagline of …

Root Android: Everything you need to know!

One of the best things about Android is just how customizable and flexible it is. Android lets you use it the way you want to use it, whether that means changing the launcher or setting up a host of unique automatic functions with Tasker. But for some, that isn’t enough. That’s why many of us will …

Android News

Why the Nexus 5 should advance touchless control

The Android-gossip consensus is that we'll see a Nexus 5 running Android 4.4 KitKatrevealed on Tuesday, yet we've heard of no confirmation or official invites to any unveiling.<p>Whether the big debut of the next pure Google phone has been pushed back or not, there's one killer feature I expect to see …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

The 100 best dishes and drinks in New York City

From every borough for every palate, here’s our annual guide to New York’s 100 best new dishes and drinks of the year. Are you looking for a …