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The 20-Rep Core Torcher

Feel the temperature rise to ignite a burn in your six-pack<p>Not all core exercises <i>look</i> like they're blasting your abs. That's why after you finish blazing through this week's challenge, you'll feel a surprising sizzle in your six-pack.<p>"You might not realize it at the time—because you'll be focused …

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7 Reasons Your Pecs are Flat

1 of 8<p>Bench Better to Get Bigger<p>While the Bench Press can certainly be your ticket to a Schwarzenegger-like chest, what many trainees fail to realize …

3 Fat-Destroying Finishers That You Can Do At the End Of Every Workout

Pick one of these options as your workout’s grand finale<p>No one ever tells you to end your workout on a “low” note. That’s because you want to leave the gym feeling better than when you walked in. You want a finale that floods your brain with endorphins and makes you crave more.<p>So we asked Bruce …

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How Her Guy Friends Help YOU Have More Sex

Reap the benefits of her platonic pals<p>Is your girlfriend spending too much time with the guys? Don’t get angry—get in bed: In a study at Oakland University, men who said their partners had a lot of male friends and coworkers also reported having more-frequent sex.<p>But there was one catch: This link …

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5 Ways to Blast Your Abs—During Your Warmup

Ignite a burn in your six-pack that will sizzle through your entire workout<p>When you feel pressed for time at the gym, it’s tempting to skip your warmup and jump right into the tough stuff. Don’t.<p>“First and foremost, your warmup is important because it’s a chance to wake up your muscles so you can …

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First Look at Wink Hub: A Foolproof Home Automation Center

Another day, another product is added to the ever-growing “smart home” industry. Just last week, GE announced a $15 smart LED bulb along with a slew of other “connected” devices from its partnership with invention company Quirky.<p>Still, ask an average person if they’ve heard of Quirky and you might …

Google plans to expand Chromecast in 2014

Look out for an open SDK, international expansion and new devices from Google's Chromecast system over the coming year.<p>The search giant is planning …

One productive week with Microsoft Surface Pro 2 convinces me to try week two

Advertisement<p>40 Comments<p>Yes, it’s true. I bought a Microsoft(s msft) Surface Pro 2. I did this last week after sharing some thoughts on using one of …

Former NSA spy chief gets a little of his own medicine thanks to random act of journalism

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lightspring<p>The National Security Agency has gotten a lot of well-deserved attention over the past few …

6 new uses for your old iPad

If the arrival of Apple's latest iPad is tempting you to upgrade, you might be debating the fate of your old iPad.<p>Two options: keep or sell. The latter can net you some funds to help defray the cost of the new tablet; here are some tips on selling used iPads for maximum profit.<p>But there are plenty …

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2014 BMW 2-series Debuts: Same Rear-Drive Game, New Even-Numbered Name

The shuffling and expansion of BMW's badges is complete. Mostly.<p>Considering BMW’s newfound commitment to the wonders of electrification—witness the new compact i3—you may need some assurance that the brand’s core values remain intact. While we have yet to drive one, the company’s latest debutante, …

Photographer Captures New Yorkers Kissing for Past 30 Years

For thirty years, photographer Matt Weber has been capturing candid scenes of romantic passion on the streets of New York City. His <i>Urban Romance</i> collection reveals the numerous tender moments of love that take place between adoring couples throughout the bustling city. Their affection ranges from …

Forget Terabit networks; new multicore fibers could signal the Petabit age

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Some interesting experiments in fiber optics could dramatically improve the data rates of our backbone internet networks. …

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Top 10 motoring apps

The best motoring apps can tell you everything, from where to park, to how much your car is worth. Here are our top 10.<p><b>Auto Trader Mobile</b><p>FREE<p>The nation's most famous classified car ads mag and website comes to your smartphone. Includes mapping to show the location of vehicle for sale.<p><b>Aston Martin</b> …

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Which iPhone are you looking forward to most, the iPhone 5c or iPhone 5s?

Sony Smart Stick announced, Google TV in a Chromecast form factor for the Bravia line - Pocket-lint

Google's own Chromecast will not be the death of Google TV as many have hinted. Instead, the platform has added its own small MHL plug-in device in …