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50 Best Albums of 2018 So Far

We Say: The band members, four liberal-minded musicians who have called purple-state North Carolina their home since they formed in 1989, wrote all …

North Carolina

15 Min Quick Ab Circuit for Shredded 6 Pack Abs w/ Gerardo Gabriel

In this video, we asked team Nutrex athlete Gerardo Gabriel to shed some light on how he built and maintains his shredded 6 pack.<p>So, he shared his 15 …

Workouts

All You Need Is a Stability Ball For This Killer 4-Move Ab Workout

Ab day doesn't have to be all about crunches, and in fact, it shouldn't. Targeting one area of your body won't help you achieve your desired results as much as incorporating your entire body will. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams shared her favorite ab exercises in a video on …

Workouts

This Exclusive 14-Minute Kayla Itsines Workout Will Change Your Body

If there's one workout you need to bookmark immediately, it's this 14-minute wonder, created especially for you by our favorite trainer Kayla Itsines. Did we mention it's <i>only</i> 14 minutes(!!)?<p>We love a lot of things about the fitness phenom that is Kayla, but if we had to pick one, it would be her …

Workouts

We've Got Booze, Dames, and Robots in the First Episode of Scifi Noir Automata

<i>Automata</i> is a classic story of two hardened detectives solving crimes and scoring ladies in Prohibition-era New York City. Except this time, one of …

Doug Jones

'They put us in a little box': how racial tensions shape modern soul music

Leon Bridges remembers the exact moment he realized something had gone wrong. It was June of 2016, and Bridges was performing a headlining set in front of a mixed crowd at the Roots music festival in Philadelphia when he noticed a visible disconnect with the black fans in his audience. As Bridges …

Leon Bridges

50 Best Albums of 2018 So Far

We Say: Although Cabello was the most high-profile member of Fifth Harmony, this group wasn't built to last, and Cabello broke away in one of the …

Music

"There is no innovation without sustainability" says Nike's chief operating officer

Nike is putting new focus into sustainability, says chief operating officer Eric Sprunk, and has just created a new super material from recyclable …

Sustainability

Learn How To Publish Your Novel On Your Own With This In-Depth Guide

It helps you become an author by focusing on the entire process, from writing to creating a website to getting your book published on Amazon.<p>The idea …

Writing

Kenny Golladay looks primed for a breakout season

The Kenny Golladay hype train is active again, and after dominating Detroit Lions OTAs and minicamp, there is no reason to expect the buzz around the second-year wide receiver to slow down anytime soon.<p>This time last year, Golladay made a strong first impression on Justin Rogers of the Detroit News …

Fantasy Football

10 Smart Questions to Ask Your Partner at the Dinner Table

10 Smart, Introspective Questions to Ask Your Partner at the Dinner Table<p>June 9th, 2018<p>Image Credit: Kim Lucian<p>"How was your day?"<p>Every couple …

Relationships

Summer fiction: the best new novels, thrillers, crime books and short stories

Stuck for holiday reading? Whether you’re looking for literary fiction, thrilling page-turners or hardboiled mysteries, our critics have the answer<p>Novels<p>Kudos by Rachel Cusk<p>Few fictional projects have been as subtly shape-shifting as Cusk’s trilogy, starting with Outline (2014) and Transit (2016), …

Creative Writing

Tip: Jump for Gains

Denser muscle. Better squats and deadlifts. Sound good? Then you need to work jumps into your workouts. Here's how.<p>Whether you're an athlete or just …

Exercise

Summer non-fiction: the best new biographies, history, science and politics books

Stuck for holiday reading? Whether you’re looking for memoirs, historical biographies or cutting-edge science, our critics have the answer<p>History<p>Arnhem by Antony Beevor<p>Beevor’s account of the Arnhem campaign, that ill-judged and deeply unlucky northward leap by the Allies into occupied Holland in …

Books

9 Page-Turning Spy Novels to Keep You on the Edge of Your Beach Chair

Marked by an exhilarating pace, plenty of dramatic twists and turns, and richly drawn, complex protagonists, spa novels are about as riveting as it …

Books

Read the 1999 essay that made Anthony Bourdain famous

Bourdain’s first big essay shows off all the things that would make him a great food celebrity.<p>Before Anthony Bourdain was a TV host, he was a memoirist. And before he was a memoirist — before <i>Kitchen Confidential</i>, before <i>Medium Raw</i> — he was an essayist.<p>Actually, technically, Bourdain was first a …

Charisma

How to Design Your Own Killer Metcon Workout

You'll only have yourself to thank -- or blame -- after you do one of these intense fat-burning workouts.<p>If you already know (and love) high-intensity interval training (HIIT), it’s time to kick your workout up a notch.<p>But wait, how do you make intense exercise even more <i>intense</i>? The answer: with …

Exercise

The 15-Minute Fat Burning Workout for Busy Guys

A middle-aged guy takes his shirt off and looks in the mirror. What does he see?<p>That’s not the beginning of a joke, although what he sees might be …

Middle Age

Snoop Dogg posts video supporting J.R. Smith after Game 1 mishap

The Cleveland Cavaliers saw J.R. Smith make one of the most inexplicable late-game mistakes possibly ever when he grabbed an offensive rebound in a …

Snoop Dogg

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Workouts

8 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend

It's a new month, and that means new releases on Netflix.<p>To make your decisions on what to watch a lot faster, we look through Netflix's selection each week and pick several movies you should watch.<p>We select a few that have come on the service recently and mix in a couple available movies you might …

Netflix Original

Drool For The Summer: The Hottest Bods On Netflix

Not all fireworks take place in the sky.<p>Photo: Netflix<p><b>Alison Brie (Glow, Sleeping With Other People)</b> <br>You can't go wrong when it comes to Alison Brie. …

Entertainment

The 13 enthralling science fiction and fantasy books you need to check out this June

Adventures in space, machines run amok, and more to add to your reading list<p>I’ve been writing and editing military science fiction for years. In that time, robots, drones, and artificial intelligence have been slipping onto real-world battlefields. When people think about robots on the battlefield, …

Books

The best recent thrillers – review roundup

After an eight-year hiatus Henry Porter is back with <b>Firefly</b> (Quercus, £14.99), in which a 13-year-old boy has escaped from the refugee camps in Greece and is on a dangerous odyssey to Germany and freedom. But he has knowledge that has put him in the firing line of an Islamic State terrorist cell; …

Books

Revenge is a dish best served with AI and unicorns: 3 sci-fi reads

Revenge is a dish that’s best served cold, but that doesn’t mean it’s not complicated. These three novels use the imaginative landscapes of science fiction to explore the motivations behind revenge and how the act itself can help (or hurt, as the case may be) a larger cause.<p>“Medusa Uploaded” by …

Books

5 Carbs That Will Never Cause Weight Gain, According To Nutritionists

We are super conscious about eating healthy. Sure we have a square of dark chocolate each night after dinner, but that’s a necessity and not an …

Nutrition

The Cannonball Biceps Workout Will Have You Busting Through Your Sleeves

Your shirt sleeves won't forgive you after you do this bicep-building workout.<p>For many guys, the highlight of arm day in the gym is when they get to grab a set of dumbbells and curl their "guns" into oblivion in front of the biggest mirror available.<p>We love working though reps of the exercise and …

Workouts

8 Bodyweight Exercises That You've Never Heard Of

The most common reason to skip a workout is lack of time but with these eight bodyweight moves, an awesome pump can be achieved right in your bedroom.<p>…

Workouts

How to Get Strong Enough to Scale Buildings Like Spider-Man

The French hero had some serious climbing strength.<p>By now, you've probably seen the footage on social media or on the news: A shaky phone records a lone man scaling the side of a building, straining to reach the fourth floor to save a toddler dangling from a railing.<p>That man, who is being hailed …

Workouts

5 Calorie-burning Rowing Workouts to Burn Fat Fast

Rowing is a great way to burn calories and develop a lean, muscular physique. Even if you hate cardio, you’ll quickly see the benefits of rowing …

Exercise