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How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

The Genetic Lottery: Marvel’s 10 Coolest Mutant Powers (And Its 10 Worst)

Being a mutant is no joke. Whether you’re a noble X-Man or a villainous member of the Brotherhood, someone is always trying to kill you. If it isn’t …

15 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Whip Up With A Can Of Tuna

All you need is a can of tuna and a few ingredients you (probably) already have.

Healthy Eating

15 diet foods for you to eat your way to weight loss this summer

15 diet foods for you to eat your way to weight loss this summer<p>Pixabay<p>Following a diet plan to lose weight can be difficult, especially during the …

15 Weird Facts About The Hulk's Body

It may seem like The Hulk’s powers are pretty straightforward if you’re only familiar with Marvel’s not-so-Jolly Green Giant from his appearances on …

Incredible Hulk

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

How to lose weight around your stomach, fast

There's a reason Men's Health has become synonymous with internet-breaking transformations. A rite of passage for staff members and our fitness …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

The 10 Most-Saved Whole30 Recipes of January

After following the Whole30 last year I learned two things: This style of eating requires a fair amount of cooking, and it's extremely helpful to …

Lift Weights, Eat More Protein, Especially if You’re Over 40

People who would like to become physically stronger should start with weight training and add protein to their diets, according to a comprehensive scientific review of research.<p>The review finds that eating more protein, well past the amounts currently recommended, can significantly augment the …

Nutrition

5 Reasons This Nutritionist Buys Frozen Fruits and Veggies

Frozen foods get a bad rap for being processed junk, but the truth is, some of the healthiest foods in the market are in the freezer section. Here …

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

The plank is the one exercise most commonly done wrong, according to a personal trainer — but this subtle change could make it twice as effective in half the time

The plank -- holding yourself on your hands and toes as if you're about to do a pushup -- is one of the most effective body-weight exercises for …

The Most Difficult Part Of Your Fitness Journey Will Be Starting It

Knowing how good exercise makes me feel doesn’t stop me sabotaging my own good intentions<p>My first run of the year was not unlike many runs that you – …

Living Rooms

These are the secret Netflix movie codes and other tips you need to know

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>Among its most popular series …

4 Go-To Beard Styles—and How You Can Get Them

Here are a few variations that work for every type of facial hair<p>A lot of guys might grow their beards without considering the possibilities. They may look at their facial hair pattern and density, and then accept this as their beard pre-set. They grow the beard and mustache out, trim it …

A Diet Lacking in Fiber Wreaks System-Wide Havoc, Scientists Find

The first two episodes of the Netflix documentary series <i>Rotten</i> touch upon important issues in our relationship to food. The first focuses on the …

Wellness

Everyone Forgets the New Guy in the CW's Adorably Goofy Superhero Show Skit

Instead of showing everyone punching the crap out of stuff, this year’s now-traditional joint advertisement for the return of the CW’s DC shows is a …

Contour line drawing

6 monthes ago - By Arty Velarde<p>This is a quick sketch I created while my husband pumped gas for me. Contour line drawing was the technique taught to …

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: Eating more fiber seems to lower people’s mortality rate, whatever the cause.<p>That’s why …

Microbiology

A new version of the Nokia 3310 with 4G is on its way (Update: Coming to China in February)

HMD Global has confirmed that it’s bringing a 4G version of the Nokia 3310 to China. The retro feature phone will launch in the region in February and features the same design, display, and camera as the regular 3G or 2G versions.<p>As noted in the previous TENAA listing, the Nokia 3310 4G is powered …

Mobile Technology

21 Fascinating Books Most Added To Amazon Wish Lists You'll Be Hooked On

Years ago, Amazon wasn't yet the place where you bought snacks and clothes and electronics and decor and beauty products, it was just a site where …

Start streaming: How to store your existing media in the cloud

Years ago, the thought of watching movies on a phone was absurd — our connections were too slow, or they took up too much space. Today, if we still …

Google Play

Guidemaster: Everything Amazon’s Alexa can do, plus the best skills to enable

Make the most out of Alexa by using these features and skills each day.<p>If you've just introduced one of Amazon's Echo devices into your home and feel …

The Mindful Notebook helps you think more clearly

popsci shop<p>Live more mindfully with this Kickstarter hit and get 26 percent off.<p>The fast pace of digital life can make it difficult to think clearly at times. The Mindful Notebook is designed to help you focus your mind at the start of each day and concentrate on what matters in your life. It’s …

Mindfulness

Here's The Important Reason We Don't Get Mad Chemistry Kits For Christmas Any More

Those things were deadly.<p>For the first half of the 20th century, the humble chemistry kit was a hit with science-savvy children across the western …