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11 Romantic Relationhip Hacks Anyone Can Use

Get better at being boo'd up. Inspired by this Quora thread.<p>Then, on a special occasion or when you have the money, take that special weekend trip, buy that nifty thing.<p>Conversations are easier to have when you're side-by-side rather than facing one another. Plus, can you really stay mad at someone …

Women Reveal What Drove Them To Cheat On Their Husbands

Writer Sara Cornell never intended to have an extramarital affair, but before she knew it, she was deep in the throes of one.<p>"It wasn't a specific, conscious, considered act," she told The Huffington Post. "I didn’t wake up one day and think, 'Hey, I think I’d like to have an affair.' It just …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What She Said<p>Paper towels are not coffee filters.<p>By Beca Grimm2 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>The California native's debut album <i>Expectations</i> is …

The Stylish Man’s Guide To Linen

When it comes to staying cool in summer heat, linen really can’t be topped. So, why has it developed a reputation as being a bit ‘past it’?<p>Most …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

You won't even notice these changes—swear!<p>Of course you know that eating healthy is a lifelong goal—but that doesn't mean that it takes ages to make it happen. In fact, there are tons of quick, easy ways to be sure you're eating well that basically involve zero effort. Here are a few to get you …

Nutrition

50 Short, Clean Jokes And Puns That Will Get You A Laugh Every Time

By Brandon Gorrell,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Cq4jcp<p>From the jokers over at AskReddit.<p>1. What did the Buddhist ask the hot dog vendor?<p>“Make me …

Adidas Stan Smith Cracked Leather

Posted in Style<p>Since its original release back in 1971, the Stan Smith has gone on to not only become one of the greatest releases from Adidas, but …

Shoes

7 Habits Of Incredibly Stylish Gentlemen

We’ve all seen them; know one, even. The incredibly stylish gent. Whether a stranger on the train or that annoyingly suave guy at work, the stylish …

How To Care for Your Waterlogged Shoes

Though there are plenty of products to keep your favorite footwear protected, we can’t always be prepared. If you find yourself with waterlogged kicks, here’s what to do.<p><b>1. Take Them Off (Duh):</b><p>The longer you hang around in wet shoes, the nastier they’re going to get. Remember, you essentially have …

What to Ask the Person in the Mirror

If you’re like most successful leaders, you were, in the early stages of your career, given plenty of guidance and support. You were closely monitored, coached, and mentored. But as you moved up the ladder, the sources of honest and useful feedback became fewer, and after a certain point, you were …

The Secret to Running Faster

Yes, you can run faster and stronger without training harder or longer. The key? How you breathe<p>If it weren't for the pain in my legs and my quickly deteriorating coordination, I might appreciate the words of encouragement. They're all around me at mile 20 of the Philadelphia Marathon. "You're …

Running

How to Layer Clothing For Men | The Art of Manliness

Are you bewildered by talk of “layering” in menswear?<p>Don’t worry — most men are.<p>The goal of this article is to help fix that.<p>So let’s start out …

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

One Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Save Weeknight Dinners Everywhere

Weekdays are busy. They're also really long. And even though we all have to eat, making dinner at the end of a workday is the last thing we want to do. Right? If you're nodding your head in agreement, we have good news: We have found a simple dinner option. Let us introduce you to our new favorite …

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Your iPhone has been hacked by the NSA

That iPhone in your hands? It’s been compromised by the National Security Agency through its SIM card, and government spies can access your phone through a backdoor installed on it without even needing a court order.<p>Sound scary? It is, and it’s the latest bombshell to be dropped by American …

Do Pellet Grills Make Barbecuing Too Easy?

"It's easy--maybe a little <i>too</i> easy," I told a crowd of Barbecue University students gathered around the first wood pellet grill many had seen, five years ago.<p>Smoking and barbecuing are supposed to be hard work. If not chopping wood, then at least breathing in charcoal dust and smoke and laboring to …

Determined Artist Makes a Beautiful Illustration for Every Single Disney Film

Vancouver-based illustrator Rafael Mayani put himself up to a mighty challenge. In chronological order, he would watch every single Disney movie, and then he would create an original illustration based on each. Since its first movie, <i>Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs</i>, which was released in 1937, to …

The 11 Best BBQ Cities in America

<i>By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers</i><p><i>Credit: Dan Gentile</i><p>Few styles of food are more satisfying and primal than barbecue. Meat and fire tend to do that sort of thing. And while we've pointed out the best barbecue spots in the country before, we've never sat down over a pound of brisket and hashed …

Iron Man could do 'something you wouldn’t imagine' when feuding with Captain America

Tony Stark, the billionaire genius otherwise known as Iron Man, may tear a rift in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and actor Robert Downey Jr. gave Empire Online some hints about what might precede the tearing.<p><i>Spoiler warning: The following contains hints at the future of the MCU and some background</i> …

Marvel Universe

Deceptively Easy Valentine's Day Recipes

First things first: don't eat out on Valentine's Day. Going to a restaurant on Valentine's Day is a little like dining out on New Year's Eve. You're surrendering to meaningless hype. You're needlessly subjecting yourself to overpriced prix-fixe menus. You're voluntarily submerging yourself in …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair …

5 Style Tips Every Man Should Know

Style is personal, and sometimes it’s hard for us to define what’s ‘stylish’ as opinions on what looks good and what doesn’t differs. But in general, …

The taco that’s taking the US by storm

The Korean-Mexican mashup took off in Los Angeles thanks to Twitter and a fleet of food trucks. Is the dish a passing fad or here to stay?<p>I was in search of a food truck.<p>Not just any food truck, of course. I was in search of a Kogi BBQ truck, a southern California phenomenon thanks to the addictive …

Trusty Ingredient Combinations You Should Keep On Hand For Easy Dinners

Cooking dinner night after night can be a chore. No matter how much you love to cook, thinking up and putting together dinner recipes every night can feel like a burden. But it doesn't have to be this way. If you arm yourself with some essential ingredient combinations, making dinner can be almost …

Top Southern Chef Shares Where to Eat Now in New Orleans

When I recently hit New Orleans for the first time, I had only 24 hours to consume what so many chefs tell me is one of America's best food cities. So I enlisted the aid of one of the South's most talented chefs, Derek Emerson of Jackson, Mississippi's highly acclaimed Walker's Drive-In, Local 463, …

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …

Evolution

Cute Killers? Gray Seals Maul, Suffocate Seals and Porpoises, Studies Say

Long thought to be fish-eaters, the big-eyed animals have been observed taking on bigger prey in the North Sea.<p>It seemed a heart-warming sight: two seals apparently frolicking in the sea before slipping below the waves off the German island of Helgoland (map) in 2013.<p>Then an ominous sheet of red …

Marine Mammals

Rich People Are Less Sad—But They Aren't Any Happier Than The Rest Of Us

Life is a little less miserable when you can throw money at your problems.<p>There is a lot of research to suggest that richer people are more satisfied with their lives than poorer people, at least up to a certain point when their most important needs are met. But life satisfaction is different from …

Equil Smartpen

Want to digitally immortalize your Best Ever Iron Man sketch? (Or, in my case, boobie doodles?) The Equil Smartpen 1 turns drawings done by hand into …