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Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

The Czech Republic’s Bohemian Paradise: as magical as it sounds

Sitting in contemplative silence atop an enormous sandstone rock, I hear the first whoops in the distance. My initial reaction is to wonder who dares destroy this peace and tranquillity? Is it leftover warlords from Jez Butterworth’s new blockbuster TV drama Brittania? Scenes from the series (which …

Hiking

16 One-Pot Keto Recipes That Prove Cheese and Bacon Are Good for You

Handling Non Functional Requirements in User Stories

For Training, Coaching, and Consulting engagements, please contact me for details on how I can help your organization.<p><b>Please Note:</b> User Stories are …

27 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Even though we use our iPhones all day every day, there are still a handful of features that are relatively unknown.<p>Some of these features are buried …

10 Horror Movies You Mustn't Miss That Are Coming Out In 2017

2017 is the year of horror movies and there a bunch which are coming out and we are sure anticipating them! Therefore, here is a list of the most …

Game of Thrones: Everything You Need to Know Before Watching Season 6

A spoiler-free refresher on where we left off.<p>It’s been a long time since we visited the Starks, Lannisters, Targaryens, and more. Though speculation about what <i>might</i> happen next year is sky high, many have stayed out of the guessing game. For those who prefer to be surprised by what’s in store for …

50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

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7 Time Management Tricks to Help You Keep Your Cool

#5: Use music to help you focus.<p>Choosing wise ways to use our time is critical to reaching our goals. After all, “Time is a precious, nonrenewable …

Buffa-Que Wings

Recipe adapted from Steven Raichlen. You can find more recipes from Steven in his cookbook, BBQ USA.<p>Ingredients<p>16 whole chicken wings (about 3-1⁄2 …

Hamburger Onion Mushroom Frittata Recipe

Hamburger Onion Mushroom Frittata Recipe<p>Prep time<p>5 mins<p>Cook time<p>20 mins<p>Total time<p>25 mins<p>A delicious low carb frittata recipe made with ground beef, …

Recipes

Cold-Brew Iced Coffee Concentrate

Makes 5 cups concentrate<p>Cold brew goes down easy, but watch out: This is high-octane stuff. For a clear liquid, use coarsely ground coffee. (Finely ground beans make for a cloudier drink.)<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces coarsely ground fresh coffee beans<p>Milk (optional)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place …

25 Ways to Grill Chicken Better

Behold our definitive guide to grilling the best chicken of your life! With these 25 tips, tricks, and recipes, your bird will never be boring<p>Like burgers and dogs or a rack of ribs, grilled chicken is a rite of summer. Whether skewered, flattened, brined, spiced, or upended on a beer can, there …

Skinny Baked Cauliflower Tots

Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a nonstick cookie sheet with cooking spray or lightly grease with oil. Set aside.<p>Steam cauliflower in hot water for 3-5 …

What Every Country in the European Union Is Best At

By: Kate Peregrina<p><i>Credit: All images by Thrillist/Jennifer Bui</i><p>The European Union has 28 member countries, and much like snowflakes, they're all special in their own way. You already know what each country is worst at. Well, every country excels at something, too -- and to that end, we found one …

Europe

No-Bake Chocolate Pumpkin Mousse Pie Recipe

<b>Notes:</b><p>I like to use Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers in the cookie crust. You can substitute chocolate graham crackers, just decrease the sugar by half.<br>• If you don't have a food processor, place the cookies in a zip-lock bag and mash with a rolling pin.<br>• If the mixture seems too dry, you can add a …

How To Clean Your Windows Like a Pro

Good news: If it's sunny outside, you can wait to wash your windows. It's best to save the task for an overcast day, because the direct sunlight can …

Cleaning

Why You Should Work Your Abs First

Lift more weight, burn more fat, and unlock your potential by training your core at the beginning of your workout<p>If you want to take your workouts to a whole new level, start with your middle.<p>“People achieve better results when they do core exercises at the beginning of their workout instead of the …

China Has A Tropical Island You Know Nothing About

Betcha didn't know China could look like this.<p>Curious wanderlusters should head to the island of Hainan, in the South China Sea, before it gets any more popular. The tropical isle -- with sprawling rainforest and pristine volcanic hot springs -- is a totally unexpected retreat from mainland Asia.<p>On …

10 Insider Hacks For Common Cleaning Conundrums

Be warned: they are weird, and many require a fridge.<p>During my first internship at a fashion magazine, I watched the editors with awe (and a little fear): They were powerful, worked hard, and looked impossibly chic. Everything about them seemed cool and effortless. So I studied them. I tried to …

CVS Stores Reportedly Shut Down Apple Pay Support

While the new way to pay using your iPhone 6 is easy to use, recent reports indicate that CVS stores have already removed Apple Pay support, according to MacRumors.<p>Earlier this week, Rite Aid pharmacy shut down its unofficial Apple Pay support, asking customers trying to pay with the new system to …

6 Reasons Travelers Are Upgrading to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

My husband just purchased an iPhone 6 Plus in anticipation of a long trip next month, and I'm pondering whether to get that version, or the slightly smaller iPhone 6. For the past couple of weeks, I've been writing down questions, and talking with my friendly local geniuses and …

Mobile Technology

‎USA TODAY on the App Store

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12 Tables Made with Cinder Blocks, Economy Edition

Cinder blocks may bring to mind grad-student shelving, but we like them as ad hoc table bases. (If it’s good enough for Axel Vervoodt, it’s good …

Google's Chromecast streamer learns some cool, new tricks

SAN FRANCISCO — Google announced at Google I/O today that its $35 Chromecast streaming device has added some new features that are sure to please its users.<p>The most important new feature is the ability to mirror any images or video from your phone to your TV set. This can be done with one touch in …

50 Websites to Waste Your Time On

Bored with your usual digital stomping grounds?<p>Don't fret! There are plenty of sites other than Facebook or Tumblr for you to waste countless hours. …

11 of the Best Media Consoles & TV Stands

(Image credit: West Elm)<p>Even though more people are streaming tv shows and movies on their computers or mounting screens on the walls these days, the …

Living Rooms

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