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This 10-minute Tabata workout will push you — matter your fitness level

<b>Here's why you should try Tabata-style training: it's one of the fastest, most powerful way to get fit.</b><p>To prove that, I teamed up with trainer Amelia …

Exercise

The 90 Best Books for Comedy Fans

Hey, it’s books! Books have a lot going for them. They make you look smart when you read them, people leave you alone if you’re reading one in …

Comedy

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

Cooking

The Best Books on Writing, According to Novelists, Poets, and Writing Professors

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at least a fascinating dinner-party</i> …

Creative Writing

These Are the Best Beatles Books

In the decades since the Beatles’ 1970 breakup, the group’s rise and fall has been told as a myth. It’s also been told via children’s story, salacious gossip, dry history, detailed diaries, technical manuals, cartoons, and graphic novels. There are volumes dedicated to their recording equipment, …

Books

Mastering the Fretboard Using Keys and Chord Progression Roots

0<p>SHARES<p><i>This is an abridged and shorter version of a lengthier article that can be found on Guitarchalk.com.</i><p>The easiest way to master the fretboard is …

Electric Guitar

20 History Audiobooks You’ll Want to Listen To

Oftentimes, we are compelled to a particular historical moment or event because of how the story was told to us. This is particularly true in …

Books

These Are the Best Young Adult Novels for Teens and Grownups Alike

It might not be surprising to hear that kids these days are spending an average of nine hours a day consuming media. And adults, it doesn't look any …

Books

25 Expert Gardening Tips, Ideas and Projects that Every Gardener Should Know

We’re right in the middle of spring, the perfect time to start planting flowers, vegetables, herbs, and more! Gardening season is upon us and it’s in …

Gardening

Bill Gates Recommends These 5 Books for Your Summer Reading

It’s no secret that Bill Gates is a bookworm.<p>The Microsoft co-founder, who co-chairs the Gates Foundation, often writes about what he’s reading on …

Books

The Best Baking Cookbooks, According to Pastry Chefs and Professional Bakers

For home bakers of every skill level and interest.<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an</i> …

Dessert

Do This Total Body Resistance Band Workout Anywhere!

Whether you're traveling, working out at home or on a budget, resistance bands are the perfect tool to meet your needs.<p>This resistance band workout …

Workouts

2 Sample Menus for a 1,500 Calorie Diet

Cutting calories is one way to lose weight. Consuming 1,500 calories per day doesn't leave a lot of room for extras, but all in all, it's not that …

Nutrition

Bodyweight Routines Using Push-Ups and Squats

You've got no weights, no gym, no resistance bands — but you do have the desire to work out. Luckily, you have a built-in system to allow you to do …

Workouts

20 DIY Garden Projects Anyone Can Make

How to Build and Install Raised Garden Beds<p>For the experienced gardener or the novice, raised garden beds take the hassle out of horticulture. Here …

Landscaping

MH370 experts think they’ve finally solved the mystery of the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight

All but one of the 239 people on the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had probably been unconscious — incapacitated by the sudden depressurization of the Boeing 777 — and had no way of knowing they were on an hours-long, meandering path to their deaths.<p>Along that path, a panel of aviation …

Airplanes

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

66 Things You Can Grow At Home In Containers

Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t …

Gardening

New Books That Get Your Mind Right for Running

When Yuki Kawauchi and Desiree Linden won the Boston Marathon in April, no one focused on their fast times, and no one asked what they ate for breakfast or if their VO2 max exceeds 80.<p>Instead, everyone raved about their mental toughness. Fighting cold, wind, and rain, Kawauchi and Linden summoned …

Marathons

10 Nonfiction Books That Make Great Conversation Starters At Parties And On Dates

Is there anybody in the world that actually likes small talk? For me, the best way to blow pat that awkward phase of chit-chat is to bring up a …

Books

Rhubarb-Apple Crisp Will Make Everything OK for a Few Minutes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 6-cup, preferably oval, baking pan or dish with cooking spray.<p>Step 2<p>Combine rhubarb, apples, …

Baking

5 Keto Chicken Recipes to Get You Cooking

If you’re thinking about the ketogenic (or “keto”) diet or are already on it, you’ll want to grab ahold of these keto chicken recipes. The keto diet …

Cooking

This 3-part plank series from Jennifer Garner’s trainer fires up your abs from every angle

When you do even a simple, standard plank, you <i>know</i> a case of sore abs is in your near future. But when you decide to let Jennifer Garner‘s trainer …

Workouts

Three guitar heroes for a new era

Is the guitar dying? Ten years after the recession, the industry has seen its share of struggle: the 2,633,000 units sold in the US in 2017 falls about 5% short of the 2008 figure, according to Music Trades magazine.<p>But the instrument may not be dead yet. Here are three acts that could save the …

Guitar

7 pain-for-gain exercises for mountain bikers

Get stronger and more explosive out on the trails with these strength exercises – including a step-by-step guide on how to do them correctly.<p>Riding a …

Workouts

Revealed: 10 Simple Guitar Solos

78<p>SHARES<p>YouTube user Alex—a.k.a. guitarist6494—has put together a list of his Top 10 Simple Guitar Solos. While it’s a varied list of songs that …

Guitar

Lacey Stone's 20-Minute Upper-Body Resistance Band Workout

A little resistance can go a looong way.<p>If you've seen Lacey Stone flex her signature pose, then you already know she loves a good upper-body …

Workouts

The 10 Best Rock Albums That Dropped In April

Despite reports to the contrary, the rock genre is not only not on its last legs in 2018, it’s thriving quite nicely. Are there artists dominating the charts in a Drake-like fashion this year? No, and it doesn’t seem like there will be anytime soon. That being said, the slate of new and amazing …

Music

Beginner to Expert: The Ultimate 50 Street Photography Tips for You

My goal of this blog is to share my experience of learning Street Photography myself. Along this road, I wrote many long-form articles on certain …

Street Photography

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Books