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10 influential pulp novels that are criminally good

American pulp fiction first appeared on cheap, wood pulp paper. In the early 20th century, it lived in fiction magazines that cost no more than a …

Literature

The Ghost Factories Of Greece

As Athens faces growing pressure to reach agreement with lenders to avoid financial chaos, an angry Greek public feels the pain of cuts following a …

The Best Movies On Netflix You Haven’t Yet Seen

23. Head-On (Gegen die Wand)<p>Directed by: Fatih Akin, 2004<p>Two strangers in Germany deal with their Turkish identity in separate ways but are joined …

The best new movies on Netflix in May

These days, Netflix is doing an amazing job with its original programming—from everyone’s favorite obsession, <i>Stranger Things</i>, to a new season of <i>The</i> …

No Pain, No Gain! 5 Magazines to Get You Moving

Making that New Year’s resolution to exercise more is easy, but if you’re new to a routine it can feel daunting or get boring very quickly if you’re going at it alone. Fortunately, we’ve found a variety of exercise options as well as visual guides complete with videos and GIFs.<p>With these five …

Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss - Healthy Smoothie Recipes To Help You Lose Weight

Smoothie recipes for weight loss is among the several key phrases that take the first of a lot of search engines upon searching for weight loss tips. …

3 Simple Smoothie Diet Recipes

Smoothies have been all the rage for quite some time, but are they really beneficial to dieters? Yes!<p>Smoothies help dieters maintain hydration, …

The Best Workout to Prevent Back Pain | Men's Health

Turns out, the thing that’s suppose to keep you healthy—exercise—may be to blame for your pain, says Stuart McGill, Ph.D., professor of spine biomechanics at the University of Waterloo in Ontario and the author of <i>Ultimate Back Fitness and Performance.</i><p>“Coach potatoes typically don’t get back pain,” …

7 Ways to Eat Less without Feeling Bad about It

<b>2. Stop before your tank is full.</b> Picture a gas gauge in your belly. “E” means you’re ravenous and “F” represents a full tank. Aim to stay between half and three-quarters of a tank by eating before you feel famished and stopping when you’re satisfied, not stuffed, says Matt Lawson, M.A., a …

What’s the Best Way to Rest between Sets?

Science reveals exactly what you should do during your rest periods<p>If a quick look around your gym tells you anything, it’s that there are nearly as many ways to kill time between sets as there are ways to exercise.<p>Some guys spend “rest” time doing exercises like jumping jacks for a mid-set cardio …

University of Utah
High Blood Pressure

The Cure for Brain Diseases Is in Your Gut

Researchers are just now starting to link inflammation in your gut with some of the most deadly and debilitating diseases we have.<p>Why are we making …

6 Habits to Chisel a Solid 6-Pack

But if you stray from your plan even a few times a week—which most men do—you'll probably never see your abs.<p><b>Related:</b> Transform your body with The Anarchy Workout. One guy lost 18 pounds of fat in just 6 weeks!<p>The solution: six simple habits, which I teach to my clients to help them strip away …

Women's Health

Exercise 1 Goblet Squat<p><b>Why it's perfect for you:</b> This squat variation (my hands-down fave!) hits your quads like most others but also focuses on the glutes, hamstrings, and core-stabilizing muscles, which tend to be weaker in women.<p>Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width apart, holding the end of …

Meet The Man Who Is Helping Redefine Modern Horror

Jason Blum, the producer behind Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and The Purge, has found a way to turn low-budget horror into mainstream success.<p>Jason Blum is producing some of Hollywood's riskiest films, even though he doesn't see it that way. As the founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions, he's …

Horror

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

Best Shoulder Workout - Get Those Mushroom Caps Growin

Shoulder Anatomy<p>Most people focus on training 3 parts of the shoulder or delts based on the three heads of the muscle. The anterior deltoid (front), …

11 Foods You Love—But Used to Think Were NASTY

<b>2. Brussels Sprouts</b><br>Considering that these guys hold the title of the <i>ultimate</i> nasty food of your childhood, you'd think that they'd be a little less, you know, delicious.<p><b>3. Tomatoes</b> <br>The texture didn't do it for you back then—but now, you can't make a salad without them.<p><b>4. Fat-Free Milk</b> <br>If you grew …

How to Tell if a Nutrition Bar Is Actually Healthy

<b>Calories</b><br>If you're eating the bar as a snack, you want it to be about 200 cals—although Caspero says she will go up to 250 if the bar is fruit- and nut-based. "Those items tend to be more caloric but are also nutrient-dense," she says. "There is a huge difference to me in 200 calories of cashews …

Counting Calories May Not Be The Most Effective Way To Manage Weight

Be specific in choosing the types of proteins and carbohydrates you eat, because these little things might make a big difference in your weight loss …

The Truth About Protein

<b>You Need More</b><br>Think big. Most adults would benefit from eating more than the recommended daily intake of 56 grams, says Donald Layman, Ph.D., a professor emeritus of nutrition at the University of Illinois. The benefit goes beyond muscles, he says: Protein dulls hunger and can help prevent obesity, …

The Surprising Healthy Food That's Messing with His Sperm

The men who ate the least amount of fruits and vegetables with lots of pesticides had an average sperm count of 171 million sperm per ejaculation, while men who ate loads of pesticide-tainted fruit and veggies had only 86 million sperm per ejaculation. Think about it—that's a whole lot lower! Those …