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The Essential 7-Minute, No-Gym Warmup

Work in these five moves before your run to get faster and stay injury free.<p>Seven minutes can be an eternity—for a runner, at least. That's enough time to bang out a mile repeat, ice a cranky knee, or boil water for pasta. And now, it's also enough time to squeeze in a strength-training workout.<p>We …

Workouts

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

Dance

Women's Health

Truth Or Dare: The Sex Edition<p>In this game, everyone wins<p>When it comes to great sex, novelty and spontaneity are clutch. But it can be intimidating to suggest something new and different—even if you totally trust your partner. Problem solved. This naughty twist on truth or dare gives you tons of …

Best Running Songs: The Best Playlist for a Long Run

The Best Playlist for a Long Run<p>Queue up these 15 songs and your run will be over before you know it<p>Dirima/Shutterstock<p>Aside from brunching over Bloody Marys, my other favorite thing about weekends is the fact that I get to go on a realllly long run. (Don’t worry, I go before brunch!) I live on the …

Go Now: 5 Spectacular Fall Drives

(photo: Blue Ridge Parkway by NCBrian/Flickr Creative Commons)<p>America has so many breathtakingly scenic highways, it's no wonder that the family road trip is a national obsession. But summer isn't the only season to pack up the family and hit the pavement. With cooler weather comes the brilliance …

Hiking

7 Must-have Apps for Audio Lovers

Are you someone who constantly has your ear buds on?<p>Do you love listening to music, audio books, or podcasts while driving or working out?<p>Well, here are seven awesome iPhone apps to fill your ear buds with energizing music, educational audio books, or funny podcasts all day long.<p>1. Umano (free)<p>If …

Apps

OS X Mavericks is out, walkthrough: iBooks, Maps, and more

Today Apple released version 10.9 of Mac OS X, codenamed “Mavericks.” The new OS includes several new features and enhancements over the previous version, “Mountain Lion.” The update is available for free for all compatible Macs from the App Store<p>Below you’ll find a closer look at some of the new …

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

Literature

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

BBQ

Grilled chicken drumsticks with fennel and bacon

Our grill is falling to pieces. And, I don’t mean that figuratively. Chunks of its innards – especially the heat diffuser thingys – are falling off …

This underwater hotel is the future of lodging [pics]

Water Discus Underwater Hotel<p>Though still in its conceptual phase, Dubai's Water Discus Underwater Hotel sure is making some waves (!). It's slated …

Swimming Pools

14 Ways To Enjoy New York City's Swankiest Spots For Free (Or Cheap)

From a subterranean food court inside the Plaza Hotel to little-known lunch deals at some of the city's best restaurants, here are 14 ways to enjoy New York City's fanciest venues without spending a fortune.

New York City

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Landscape Photography

Anxiety Quotes: 8 Reasons To Stop Worrying

When the Cornell Legacy Project asked elderly Americans about their biggest regrets, an overwhelming number said that they wished they hadn’t wasted so much time worrying. People described years lost to all-consuming thoughts about outcomes beyond their control. Quieting the noise in the back of …

Chipotle Beef Tacos with Caramelized Onions (Tacos de Carne Asada Enchipotlada) Recipe

Ingredients (7)<p>1 (7-ounce) can chipotle chiles in adobo sauce<br>• 1 pound skirt or flank steak (skirt steak should be trimmed of fat and white silver …

56 Healthier Burger Recipes for Grilling Season

Summertime means grilling time, and we all know what that means: burger season. We love a good juicy burger just like the rest of 'em, but we'll be …

Cooking

French Fries - Two Ways

Do you guys remember the 2003 remake movie <i>Freaky Friday</i>? Don’t even try to pretend like you don’t! I mean, we all wish Lindsay Lohan was still that …

Nutella Swirled Banana Bread

Regular Marijuana Users May Be Skinnier, Have Better Blood Sugar Control: Study

People who regularly smoke marijuana may have better control of their blood sugar <i>and</i> may be skinnier than non-marijuana users, according to a new study.<p>The research, published in the American Journal of Medicine, shows that people who reported regularly using marijuana had a lower risk of insulin …

Bikini Body Workout: The Ultimate Body Shaper

Exercise 1 Sumo Deadlift Shuffle<p>Grasp one end of a heavy dumbbell with both hands, arms hanging straight in front of you, and stand with your feet about shoulder-width apart, toes turned out slightly. Step your left foot out to the left, bending your knees and pushing your hips back to lower …

Summer Drinks

<b>ELECTRIC HONEYDEW</b><br>1 Tbsp green tea leaves<br>1 Tbsp dried chamomile leaves<br>2 oz gin<br>3 leaves anise-hyssop<br>2 oz pureed honeydew (puree in blender)<br>3/4 oz lemon juice<br>1/4 oz agave syrup<br>1 fennel frond, for garnish<p>In a jar or glass, mix green tea and chamomile leaves with gin and let sit for 3 hours at room …