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How to Get Rid of Your Back Acne

Back zits can be embarrassing, but with these products, you no longer have to deal with them.<p>Back acne (or as the cool kids call it, bacne) is a particular kind of hell. Unlike regular acne, it's tough to tell if you even have it, and once you glimpse those telltale zits in the mirror, it's hard to …

Skin Care

How to (actually) find your purpose

You know what I don’t like? <b>Advice that doesn’t come with instruction</b>.<p>For instance, “leadership gurus” often say, “You must do the work you’re …

High School

Powerlifting Training: Workouts and Routines

<b>Powerlifting Training: Workouts and Routines</b>. Looking for some powerlifting routines and workouts to help you design your next powerlifting training …

Exercise

Quick packed lunch ideas for busy people

Egg, potato and gherkin salad (pictured above)<p>Boil 250g baby new potatoes in salted water until tender, drain. Boil another pot of water, lower in 2 eggs and cook for 8 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water until cool, then peel. Chop 1 egg and halve the other. In a bowl, mix 2 tbsp mayonnaise …

Spices

How to write a killer report with Pages for Mac and iPad

Today we’re going to use the new features in Pages 4.0 to create an amazing report. If you need to write a book report, or create a longer document for school or work, the new Master Pages feature in Apple’s free word processor will prove extremely handy.<p>With Pages, it’s now easier than ever to …

Tutorials

How to use color-coded calendars on Mac, iPhone and iPad to maintain balance in your life

It will surprise no-one to know that I was an early adopter of electronic calendars, starting with a Casio Digital Diary in the early 1990s, followed by a Psion 5mx in 1997. But making the switch from a Filofax to a grayscale PDA did mean giving up one thing I didn’t get back until years later: …

The Wave is a ring that controls sound as if by magic

Out in the desolate wastes of deepest Iceland, magic blooms. The Icelandic sagas tell of fairy houses to magical rings that control the world, and now one of those, the Wave, has landed on the internet.<p>The Wave is a ring that controls sound. It is essentially a wearable MIDI controller that lets …

Love Stories

The Best Night Cream for Men Will Fix Your Face While You Sleep | GQ

GQ’s Best Stuff tested tons of night creams, serums, and even hair masks to find the best products for a supercharged, well-groomed sleep.<p>If it sounds like we're invading the last sacred space—sleep—and forcing you to think about your appearance even then, well, we are. That's because if you …

The Best Home-Based Tools for Self Myofascial Release

Self-myofascial release sounds like a complicated subject, doesn't it? And while everything that has to do with the body can get pretty complicated, …

The Bulletproof Diet

• <b>Author:</b> Dave Asprey<p>In his mid-twenties, Dave Asprey was a successful Silicon Valley multimillionaire. He also weighed 300 pounds, despite the fact that he was doing what doctors recommended: eating 1,800 calories a day and working out 90 minutes a day, six times a week.<p>When his excess fat started …

Fewer heart attack patients die when top cardiologists are away at conferences, study finds

Heart attack patients are more likely to survive when top cardiologists are not in the hospital, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at Harvard Medical School found that when heart specialists are away at academic conferences, the survival rate at their hospitals actually improves.<p>They believe that …

These sleek $250 earbuds can translate languages in real time — and it's like something out of 'Star Trek'

The company's first product, the Pilot translating earpiece, started as an Indiegogo campaign in 2016. Now, the Brooklyn-based startup says it has sold 27,000 units and has begun shipping to its early customers.<p>The Pilot looks like a fairly standard pair of wireless earbuds. They fit snugly in your …

Language

Start Writing Digital Notes in 2018

You’ve got an iPad in your bag, a Surface Pro on your desk, and you’re still writing your notes on loose-leaf paper? Don’t be an animal. It’s 2018, …

Apps

The Core: Book Five of The Demon Cycle

• <b>Author:</b> Peter V. Brett<p><b>New York Times bestselling author Peter V. Brett brings one of the most imaginative fantasy sagas of the twenty-first century to an epic close.</b><p>For time out of mind, bloodthirsty demons have stalked the night, culling the human race to scattered remnants dependent on …

The Garlic Broth Recipe That Brought Me Back to Health

This soup has just three other ingredients, but garlic is the one that matters.<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Guide to Feeling Better Already, a collection of recipes, remedies, and distractions to get you back on your feet.</i><p>Before there was this garlic broth, my sick-day cooking was pretty …

Time I

The Safest, Strongest Way To Deadlift

Tired of trying to memorize a book of deadlift cues and still getting hurt? Turn the lift upside down, transform the way you think about it, and …

Workouts

Astell & Kern KANN Music Player Review

<b>PRICE</b> $999<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>Normal or high-gain output<br>Full and microSD card slots<br>Native 384/32 PCM and DSD support <b><br>Minus</b><br>Bulky Not as pretty as some other …

The Most Stylish Office Bags For Men

A brief case for investing in a smart new backpack, tote or pouch for work – plus what to pack in it<p>Being properly prepared for the day means …

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Naim Audio Uniti Nova integrated amplifier-media player

Audiophiles are oblivious to the low-end music-reproduction medium that's currently staging a comeback: the cassette tape (footnote 1). I've adopted …

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.<p>Weeknight fantasy: a beautifully bronzed whole roast chicken, on your table at 7. Weeknight reality: fire detectors, hot tears, dinner at 11.<p>While it might be <i>possible</i> to roast an entire bird on …

Cooking

Which true wireless earbuds are worth buying?

With so many flagship phones leaving behind the headphone jack over the past two years, the need for a good pair of Bluetooth earbuds has only intensified. While the first crop of true wireless products had their share of comfort and connection problems, the selection improved dramatically in 2017, …

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

People are saying the results are instant.<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University clinical …

A SoMa Sandwich Spot With Everything Bagels Flown in From New York

If there's one thing our city is known for, it's bagels.<p>Wait, no.<p>No, that's not right at all.<p>Guess we'll just have to get our bagels imported from …

Actually The Lamborghini Urus Is Freaking Awesome

We’ve been hearing about the impending arrival of the Lamborghini Urus SUV for months and like many of you, my gut reaction was: “But why?” Now I’ve …

Yogurt Marinating Is the Best Marinating

By Alex Delany<p>Why would you rub yogurt all over a piece of meat? Because it's delicious, that's why.<p>You probably don’t want to think about raw meat and dairy together. There’s something that just seems, well, gross about the whole thing. But trust us: Marinating meat in yogurt will change your …

BBQ

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

Nigel Slater’s unplanned supper recipes

A humble supper for a cold night. That was all I asked, all I needed. There were onions in the house, pearl barley in the cupboard and the usual mustard, garlic and a bunch of thyme. There were also a few vegetables that needing using up: a brown paper bag of mushrooms and a carton of cream (bought …

Onions

The Supra Is Back, But This Time It's A Toyota-BMW Collaboration

The Supra is back. Yes, the fast, cool-looking Toyota coupe that featured in the <i>Fast and Furious</i> movie series and was once quicker than a Porsche 911, but half the price, will make a long-awaited return after a 16-year hiatus. And given the fact that Toyota and BMW joined forces to co-develop the …

Autos

Low-carb meal plan: 7 days of recipes - TODAY.com

If you want to get a handle this year on your weight and blood sugar, a low-carb diet may be your best bet. That's because reducing carbohydrates in your diet helps to take away the reliance on insulin, a hormone that, when used too much, may increase the risk for obesity and other components of …

Healthy Eating