Christopher Smith

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Vibrator Maker To Pay Millions Over Claims It Secretly Tracked Use

The makers of the We-Vibe, a line of vibrators that can be paired with an app for remote-controlled use, have reached a $3.75 million class action settlement with users following allegations that the company was collecting data on when and how the sex toy was used.<p>Standard Innovations, the Canadian …

Kristen Stewart goes topless and flaunts booty in thong and tights for 'V' magazine [PHOTOS] - IBTimes India

Twilight actress Kristen Stewart left little to the imagination when she flaunted her butt in a black thong and sheer tights for a magazine cover …

Quick Set Friday: Pre-Season Test Set

<i>Triathlete</i> contributor and swimming all-star Sara McLarty has a blog with more than 500 creative workouts used in her Masters swim program in …

A Week-by-Week Guide to Becoming a Runner (Later in Life and/or Safely)

<b>Whether it’s events like Tough Mudder, a marathon, or a local sprint triathlon many people decide to take the step to get into running each year.</b> …

"Three Runs a Week" Half Marathon Training Program – MarathonPal

The “Three Runs a Week” half marathon training program is based on results from FIRST’s (Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training) 2003 …

Best of the Best Part 1: The Top Multisport Articles of 2016

If you were too busy swimming, biking and running in 2016 to check out our blog regularly (we forgive you), now’s your chance to get caught up as you …

A 6-Week Plan To Earning A Run PR In Early 2017

<i>Add in these three key sessions per week to PR at your next 5K, 10K or half-marathon.</i><p>Want to translate your hard-earned triathlon fitness into some …

Marathons

Kellogg Launches VC Fund to Invest in Food Startups

Kellogg is the latest Big Food maker to get into the business of trying to find “winners” among the hundreds of startups that are crowding grocery …

How To Grow Asparagus

Beloved for its delicious young shoots, <b>asparagus</b> is one of the first crops of spring harvest. Growing asparagus is a boon to your health too, as this …

Gardening

7 great meatball recipes

Meatballs: classic comfort food, easy and versatile, and enormously fun to eat. Add them to pasta or soups, stuff them in sandwiches or savor them on their own, each one like a miniature meatloaf. Here are seven of our favorite recipes.<p><b>Loaded meatballs</b><p>In this variation, the meatballs are served …

Woman Finds Vulgar Message Printed on Chicken Wing Receipt

People really need to quit with the explicit, racist receipts. According to NBC, the most recent drama took place at Danny's Pizza Pizzazz in Bridgeton, New Jersey. Customer Loretta Smith Layne says she was there for an order of wings "fried hard." However, when she received her takeout bag she was …

Lobstah rolls: Mix chopped lobster meat w/ diced cucumbers, thinly sliced scallions, mayo (preferably Kewpie), salt, and pepper. Stuff into rolls. Serve w/ hot corn on the cob. #summer #sandwiches #lobster #DrClaw

The 4 Most Common Mistakes People Make When Grilling Veggies

Grilled vegetables are so easy, you could make 'em with your eyes closed…right? Wrong. Here are the most common mistakes people make when grilling veggies.<p>Grilled vegetables are one of summer's simplest pleasures. From hearty mains to simple sides, a good batch of grilled veg is the answer to …

Bacon-Wrapped Potatoes with Queso Blanco Dip

You can keep the queso blanco warm in a fondue pot or 1-qt. slow cooker. These are hearty, and would be a winner for a tailgate too.

Cooking

Alexandre Vauthier

How To Score A Deal On The Thermapen, The Only Thermometer America's Test Kitchen Thinks You Need

If you've ever overcooked a turkey or undercooked a birthday cake, you should invest in a Splash-Proof Super-Fast Thermapen.<p>There are hundreds of kitchen thermometers out there, ranging from just a few dollars to over $100. But if there's one source we trust to find the best, it's America's Test …

25 dishes you should know how to cook before you turn 25

You'll sail through life with these recipes under your belt.<p>When was the first time you picked up a saucepan? Or a whisk? I know a couple of people …

Cooking

Squid and Fennel Pasta with Lemon and Herbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>This squid pasta with fennel recipe is made for breezy summer evenings. All that's missing is the beach house.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 pound squid (bodies and tentacles), bodies sliced ¼ inch thick<p>Kosher salt and …

Gordon Ramsay's Beef Wellington Recipe And 7 More Easy Beef Dishes

We all love a classic roast dinner - but how many other beef recipes have you mastered? In the video above, Gordon Ramsay demonstrates how easy it is …

Recipes

US Shale Is Under Pressure From More Than Just Low Prices

Denton is one of several cities located on top of the massive Barnett shale formation, regarded as the birthplace of modern fracking. The ban, while incomplete, gives strength to what is a growing anti-fracking movement in the United States.<p>The Barnett shale covers an area of more than 5,000 square …

The Bizarre World of Cruise Ship Kitchens

<i>Photo © Carey Jones</i><p><i>By Carey Jones for FWx</i><p>Throughout its history, cruise ship fare hasn't exactly had the best reputation. (You can thank budget cruise lines with their endlessly dull buffets for that.) But in today's world of restaurant geeks and <i>Food Network</i> obsessives, cruises have to cater to …

Kitchens

4 Things You Must Do to Get the Salary You Deserve

The top workplace question I get asked about from young women is, <i>"How do I negotiate the salary for a new job?"</i><p>Sorry, that's not quite right. What they usually ask me, all too apologetically, is <i>"Is it okay to ask for more money?"</i><p>In other words, will their would-be boss be put off by their demands? …

No carpet rides here: Disney keeps no-fly zone over parks

What do the White House and the Magic Kingdom have in common?<p>Each is protected by a federally imposed no-fly zone.<p>That's because for the past decade, Disney World and Disneyland have benefited from a deal slipped into a 300-page spending bill that designates airspace above both parks as no-fly …

11 Tips And Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Android Phone

Since Android is an open platform, there's plenty of room for customization.<p>Beyond personalizing your phone, there are a few easy practices that can keep your phone neat and organized with plenty of battery life to last all day.<p>Here are some tips and tricks every Android user should know.

Android News

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Bill Clinton attacks Obama “fairy tale”

The former president says he has been “blistered” by Obama’s negative campaign.<p>Tim Grieve<p>January 8, 2008 3:09pm (UTC)<p>Is Hillary Clinton's sudden slide getting to her husband?<p>You be the judge.<p>Here's Bill Clinton, flashing what the New York Sun calls "anger and frustration" when somebody asked him …

Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney General

<i>This post was last updated at 4:44 p.m. ET.</i><p>Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first black U.S. attorney general, will resign his post after a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, reforms to the criminal justice system and 5 1/2 years of fights with Republicans in …