Chris Atkinson

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The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

BBQ

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Exercise

Everyone’s breathing wrong, these experts say—here’s how to fix it

You’ve got your cardio-to-weight training ratio down to a science, you’re meditating on the reg, you’re eating <i>all</i> the adaptogens—and yet, you’re …

Yoga

You Can Finally Buy Prosciutto di Carpegna, an Italian Treasure, in America

America just got itself some really good ham.<p>For the first time in its centuries-old history, Prosciutto di Carpegna is being sold in America, and …

Italy

8 Reasons Savannah Should Be Your Next Southern Getaway

Elevated dining and a red-hot hotel scene, to name a few.<p>With its Spanish moss-draped squares and stately antebellum architecture, Savannah oozes …

National Parks

10 Top Stock Picks From Wall Street’s Best Analysts

The word on Wall Street – from the mouths of several top analysts – is that the market still has some serious room to run. And quality stock picks …

Bourbons That are Perfect for Wine Lovers

America is in the midst of a Bourbon boom. Producers are finishing this spirit in wine casks, using hyper-local ingredients and other innovative …

Whiskey

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

5 Experts on the Best Wine You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s — Shopping

Trader Joe's is one of my favorite resources for everyday wines. Good, inexpensive wines are hard not to love. But I never would have guessed that …

11 Instant Pot recipes we keep coming back to

Whether the Instant Pot is the kitchen helper you never knew you needed or the appliance that puzzles you, this electric countertop pressure cooker has become the talk of cooking blogs, Pinterest boards and entire Facebook communities.<p>We're not immune to the buzz. In fact, we're a part of it. …

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Tesla

Cancer patients are increasingly being treated based on their inherited genetics — and it’s putting doctors in a difficult position

It started to hit Dr. David Nanus, chief of hematology and oncology at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.<p>About one in 10 of the patients he sees with a condition like advanced prostate cancer has a mutation in their DNA associated with the cancer that can be useful in treating the …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Trump's Tax Cuts Will Boost UnitedHealth's Profits By $1.7 Billion

UnitedHealth Group, already growing rapidly from health insurance and its Optum health services unit, will see a boost of another $1.7 billion thanks to the Republican-led tax cut package passed and signed into law a month ago by President Trump.<p>“Corporate Tax Reform is expected to improve earnings …

Southern Holiday Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Did Mama teach you these yet?<p>Being able to eat and cook Southern food is a blessing that Southerners should never take for granted. You don’t need …

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

<b>Beringer</b> <b>Founder’s Estate California Cabernet Sauvignon ($9)</b><p>This historic winery makes arguably the broadest collection of acclaimed wines in …

Wine & Spirits

8 Innovative Industries That Will Really Boom in 2018

Lots of different fields, from medicine to marketing and tech to leisure, are poised to achieve breakthroughs and revolutions next year.<p>The world is constantly in flux, and new developments in the social and technological spheres mean we're about to see a boom in innovation across many different …

Virtual Reality

Warren Buffett's favorite stock market indicator is calling the top

It's up to you to listen.<p>Because the indicator that Warren Buffett uses to gauge whether the S&P 500 is expensive is trying very hard to tell you something.<p>This "Buffett-Metric" is the total market capitalization of U.S. stocks relative to the GDP of the country.<p>Today that metric sits at almost …

In Your 40s? Here's How to Be Rich in Your 60s

Get started now, while the power of compounding can still work in your favor.<p>Your 40s can be an incredible time to invest. Generally speaking, you're …

Jeremy Andrus Found Success With Skullcandy. Now He Hopes To Do It Again With Traeger Grills.

Jeremy Andrus joined Skullcandy in 2005 when it was selling less than $1 million worth of headphones. He led the Park City, Utah-based company to nearly $300 million in a sales and a hot initial public offering. As competition heated up in the headphone space, however, the firm’s stock price …

What’s in your bag, Dieter Bohn?

Travel essentials<p><i>What’s in</i> <i>Y</i><i>our</i> <i>B</i><i>ag?</i> <i>is a recurring feature where we ask people to tell us a bit more about their everyday gadgets by opening their bags and hearts to us. This week, we’re featuring Verge executive editor Dieter Bohn.</i><p>It's been four years since I last published the contents of my bag, …

John Grisham’s Do’s and Don’ts for Popular Fiction

1. DO — WRITE A PAGE EVERY DAYThat’s about 200 words, or 1,000 words a week. Do that for two years and you’ll have a novel that’s long enough.Nothing …

12 Stovetop Chicken Dinners That Take 30 Minutes or Less

Eaten simple or dressed up, hot or cold, in sandwiches or salads, chicken is one of those things that's pretty perfect all year long. Ovens, on the …

Cooking

Attain BBQ Mastery Tonight With These Grilling Apps

July 4th weekend is coming up, and for many of us, that means firing up the grill. And since you’ve got a smartphone handy, why not use it to up your grill game? Here are five apps that will make you the emperor of grilling.<p>The Pit Pal<p>If you just need an overview of BBQ, whether you’re about to …

This Party-Ready BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad Is Wilt-Proof

Slice the chicken crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide strips. Place in a medium bowl, add 1/3 cup of the barbecue sauce, and toss until the chicken is fully …

The Workout You Need to Do If You Sit All Day

It’s no surprise that sitting all day does some undesirable things to our bodies. Research has linked excessive sitting with an elevated risk for …

WATCH: Every Cut of Steak, Explained

From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.<p>Have you ever broken down a cow? Right. Probably not. After all, we're not all butchers. But that beef we love throwing on the grill, griddle, or cast iron doesn't just fall off the bone as a beautifully …

BBQ

A Top Chef’s Secret to Cooking the Perfect Steak

Acclaimed chef and author John Tesar shares his tips and tricks for cooking steak.<p>For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of …